Union Grove

Plans stall for proposed gas station, convenience store

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Plans for a Casey’s General Store in Union Grove along Highway 11 have hit snags from state authorities, but village officials in recent weeks revealed the company is still interested in operating a store within the community. At a Village Board meeting March 12, Trustee Jan […]

 
 

Student fun shines on Glow Night

Student fun shines on Glow Night

Union Grove Elementary School students (from left) Courtney Fitzgerald, Mallory Woodworth, Olivia McClelland and Makayla Mackiewicz enjoy the school’s Glow Night earlier this month. Fifth through eighth grade students at the school played games and danced under black lights and disco balls during the event sponsored by the school’s student […]

 
 

UGHS to stage ‘Oklahoma!’

UGHS to stage ‘Oklahoma!’

  Run of five performances opens Friday Union Grove High School’s production of the musical “Oklahoma!” boasts a cast and crew of more than 50 student volunteers. Five regular performances of the show will be presented at 7 p.m. March 9, 10, 16 and 17. All tickets are $5 and […]

 
 

Threat to ‘shoot up school’ leads to student’s arrest

Threat to ‘shoot up school’ leads to student’s arrest

A 15-year-old Union Grove High School student was arrested Monday on charges of making terrorist threats and disorderly conduct after school officials told authorities he had thoughts of “shooting up the school,” according to the Racine County Sheriff’s Office. Other students reported the incident to school officials and said the […]

 
 

Yorkville school sets info meeting dates for April referendum

Yorkville school sets info meeting dates for April referendum

  By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Yorkville Elementary School’s 5-year, $3.35 million total referendum will be on the spring general election ballot in less than two months. With the countdown clock ticking, district officials are in the midst of planning information meeting dates and other specifics in an overture board members […]

 
 

Super Saturday at risk of ending without leadership in place

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent For more than two decades, it has been an end-of-summer, family-friendly community event, bringing together children and their parents. But Super Saturday, which has been a mainstay in Union Grove since its founding by then-Village President Edna Lowe in 1996, might not continue this year because […]

 
 

Yorkville brings referendum question back for April election

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent When it failed by a narrow 21-vote margin last spring, officials in the Yorkville School District indicated a referendum question asking voters for permission to exceed the state’s revenue caps would likely re-emerge in a future election. This week, district officials followed through on the sentiment, […]

 
 

Little dribblers

Little dribblers

Members of the Union Grove Dribble Club perform for the crowd during halftime of the Jan. 12 varsity girls game between Union Grove and Lake Geneva Badger at Union Grove High School. (Photo by Heather Ruenz)

 
 

Union Grove explores possible refuse, recycling changes

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With the clock ticking on the terms of an existing contract, a Union Grove panel is in the early stages of exploring refuse and recycling options in the year ahead. The village has a contract with Burlington-based ASDA Enterprises Inc., which sunsets at the end of […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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