Union Grove

Marching Broncos playing their show at home Monday

  By Tom Ganser Correspondent The Union Grove Union High School Marching Broncos performed Oct. 18 at Perkins Stadium on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus in the 2014 Wisconsin State Music Association (WSMA) State Marching Band Championships.  The Marching Broncos are one of 33 marching bands from across the state […]


Missionary to speak at Raymond UCC church

Mark Behle, a missionary from the African Kingdom of Lesotho, will present a slide show about his mission work on Wednesday Oct. 22, 7-9 p.m., at Raymond Community Church, United Church of Christ. Behle is a partner with Global Ministries, and has served in Lesotho for more than 15 years, […]


The Marching Broncos are bringing their show to Whitewater

If you go: What: State Marching Band Competition Who: Union Grove High School Marching Band When: Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 Noon Where: UW-Whitewater Perkins Stadium, 910 Schwager Drive, Whitewater, WI 53190 Tickets: $14, adults; $7, senior citizens, children ages 6 through 17 and undergraduate college students. Children ages 5 and […]


Anniversary celebration(s) Oct. 26 at Yorkville UMC

Yorkville United Methodist Church will celebrate two anniversaries on Sunday, Oct. 26. The first milestone is the Centennial or 100th anniversary of the Red Brick Church, which was dedicated on Oct. 18, 1914. Part of that 1914 sanctuary is the present chapel with the beautiful stained glass windows. The red […]


Worn flags collected, Honor Flights supported

North Shore Bank is collecting worn and tattered American flags now through Oct. 25 and will work with the American Legion and local Boy Scouts troops to respectfully dispose of the flags during a Veterans Day flag retirement ceremony in November. Collection locations are Union Grove, 1101 Main St.; Burlington, […]


Traditional turkey dinner set for Oct. 18

Union Grove United Methodist Church, home of Bright & Beautiful Christian Child Care Center, 906 12th Ave., will host its traditional turkey dinner on Saturday, Oct. 18, serving from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, adults; $5, children ages 5-10; free for those under age 5. All carryouts […]


Great Pumpkin Festival plans pumpkin chuckin’

Expect the squash to soar Saturday, Oct. 25, when the Greater Union Grove Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a new contest, Pumpkin Chuckin, to its annual Great Pumpkin Festival. Students and backyard engineers are welcome to build trebuchets, catapults and slingshots and compete to see who can launch an 8- […]


Welcome home: 2014 Bronco Hall of Fame induction held

Union Grove Union High School held its eighth Bronco Hall of Fame induction ceremony Friday, Oct. 3, on Bronco Field, prior to the high school’s football game against Elkhorn. This year’s recipients are Lowell Holloway, Class of 1951; Jack Spencer, Class of 1967; W. Steve McClelland, Class of 1974; Frank […]


Fall Pork Chop Dinner at Yorkville UMC Saturday

Yorkville United Methodist Church is known for its annual pork chop dinner, cooking 100 pork chops at a time on racks over a specially-built cooker and featuring an array of delicious desserts. This year, te Fall Pork Chop Dinner will be held Saturday, Oct. 11, from 3:30 p.m. to 7 […]


School breaks and calendars considered for possible changes

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Following the lead of many Wisconsin public districts, Raymond School officials may part with the long-held practice of holding spring break around Easter time. The placement of one of the K-8 district’s two extended vacation periods each school year was among the topics discussed Sept. 15 […]


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