Union Grove

Yorkville voters to decide on incorporation in April

Referendum largely in response to Foxconn-related development pressures By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The Town of Yorkville could become an incorporated community known as the Village of Yorkville this spring, depending on voter input. Yorkville’s three town supervisors on Jan. 2 voted unanimously in favor of a resolution that sets the […]

 
 

Village panel sets protocol for newly laid sidewalks

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent As the sea of orange construction barricades, barrels and signage has dissipated from the Highway 45 corridor, a Union Grove panel has set in motion protocol for freshly laid infrastructure in one of the village’s highest profile spots. The Union Grove Water, Wastewater, Storm Water, Streets […]

 
 

Songs for the season

Songs for the season

      Seventh- and eighth-grade Union Grove Elementary School choir members (from left) Isabelle Huenink, Brooklyn Bailey and Rachel Kalba sing during the school’s annual holiday program Dec. 12.

 
 

In this week’s Westine Report…

In this week’s Westine Report…

Racine County has had 35 confirmed drug overdose deaths in 2017 and county officials are looking to make someone pay. The county will join neighboring Kenosha County and dozens of other Wisconsin counties in filing a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers following County Board approval Tuesday. This is among the lead […]

 
 

Union Grove poised to grow by more than 80 acres

Village approves request to annex parcel from Yorkville By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT The Village of Union Grove is about to increase the size of its municipal limits at the expense of the Town of Yorkville. On the heels of a favorable recommendation last week, the Village Board on Dec. 11 […]

 
 

Community State Bank proposes changes to Union Grove HQ

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A Union Grove panel has approved a local bank’s planned modifications, so long as state and federal authorities give the same approval. Community State Bank, a 114-year-old financial institution, has proposed the first of several modifications to its corporate headquarters at 1500 Main St. In the […]

 
 

Christmas trees from the Kiwanis Club

Christmas trees from the Kiwanis Club

Mike Aimone (from left), Len Erickson and Dan Maurice team up to trim a tree for sale at the Union Grove Kiwanis Club Christmas tree lot in downtown Union Grove at Main Street and Mill Avenue. The lot is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and […]

 
 

A veteran and a grandpa

A veteran and a grandpa

Matthew Von Bergen shares a moment with his grandpa, veteran Glen Von Bergen, during Yorkville School’s Veterans Day event on Nov. 10. The program gave students a chance to interview and honor local veterans and family members who served. 

 
 

Search for missing woman resumes

Search for missing woman resumes

The Racine County Sheriff’s Office resumed a search Nov. 6 for a Town of Dover woman who went missing in June. The office is continuing to investigate the disappearance of Lynn Rickard, 59, and has continued to investigate information received from the public. Rickard was reported missing from her Town […]

 
 

Vandals shoot out car windows

Investigators from two departments are attempting to find the person or persons who shot out windows on nearly 50 vehicles Saturday night. The Racine County Sheriff’s Department reports that 32 vehicles were struck in the Village of Union Grove between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. In the City of Burlington another […]

 
 
 
 
 

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