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Union Grove man is finalist for Packers fan Hall of Fame

Union Grove man is finalist for Packers fan Hall of Fame

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Frank Lamping prides himself in his ability to collect unique Green Bay Packers items. In a room dedicated to the Packers in his home in Union Grove, he has a cancelled check from a “Tom Miller” – issued by the Green Bay Packers and with Vince […]


Breaking news: Man killed in Raymond rollover

Breaking news: Man killed in Raymond rollover

A Racine County man was killed in the early morning hours Friday after a rollover crash in Raymond where he was ejected from his vehicle. Thirty-one-year-old Steven Stich was pronounced dead at the scene. According to a press release from the Racine County Sheriff’s Department, the county communications center got […]


Incumbents dominate area races

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor With the exception of Village of Rochester Trustee Mike Weinkauf making the decision to step down, few elections this spring will have challengers. From 2003-2009, Weinkauf, who lives in the former township area, served on the now-defunct Rochester Town Board. When the unincorporated land was merged […]


Woman accused of shooting husband during argument

A woman who the Racine County Sheriff’s Department initially said Tuesday would be charged with attempted murder is instead facing lesser charges after allegedly shooting her husband during a domestic dispute at their residence in Union Grove. Phyllis Vernice Madeja, 41, was charged in Racine County Circuit Court Wednesday with […]


Update: Union Grove woman charged with attempted murder

Update: Union Grove woman charged with attempted murder

Update: The Racine County Sheriff’s Department has released the names of the man and woman involved in the early-morning shooting, and charged the wife with attempted second intentional degree homicide. According to the updated release, witnesses said Phyllis Madeja and her husband, Konrad, got into a verbal and physical argument. […]


Man allegedly did drugs while kids were in car

A Kansasville man is accused of nearly overdosing on narcotics while he left his children in the car Sunday. Joshua Koerber, 38, was charged with resisting an officer and two counts of child neglect – all Class A misdemeanors – Monday in Racine County Circuit Court. He was also charged […]


Speaker to talk about NCAA recruiting road

The road to college for athletes is no longer lined with traditional mile markers. It used to be that batting averages, points per game or yards per carry paved the way for sports stars. Nowadays, one more percentage is carrying more and more weight. It’s called the grade point average. […]


Woman dies after being hit by vehicle

Woman dies after being hit by vehicle

A 53-year-old Town of Yorkville woman died Thursday evening after being struck by a vehicle near hear home on Highway 20, according to the Racine County Sheriff’s Office. The county’s emergency communications center received multiple 911 calls shortly before 6 p.m. regarding a pedestrian hit by a vehicle on Highway […]


Union Grove man charged with battery

A Union Grove man is facing a pair of felony charges after allegedly attacking his father while drunk Nov. 25. Brian Hardy, 51, was charged in Racine County Circuit Court Monday with aggravated battery of an elderly person, repeater, with domestic abuse assessments and strangulation and suffocation, again with domestic […]


Ecumenical Thanksgiving service planned

People of all faiths are invited to a service of praise and thanksgiving at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23, at Yorkville United Methodist Church at 17645 Old Yorkville Rd., Union Grove. Participating pastors and their congregations are Rev. Manda Stack (Raymond Community Church and Union Grove Congregational UCC), Rev. […]


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