Union Grove

Village panel reviewing trash, recycling service options

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Changes to garbage and recycling pick-up services could be on the horizon in Union Grove as a village panel sifts through various options. Village Administrator Mark Janiuk discussed with the Union Grove Administration Committee potential options at a meeting April 16. Members on the appointed panel […]

 
 

It’s a small world…

It’s a small world…

Emme DeGarmo, Emma Santarelli and Abigail Zabler perform in a concert of Disney songs recently at Union Grove Elementary School. For more photos from the concert see the April 20 edition of the Westing Report.

 
 

Rails to Trails still on track, despite slow momentum, organizer says

By Dave Fidlin Corresponodent It is moving slow, but it is moving forward. Larissa Gallagher, a Union Grove resident instrumental in the Rails to Trails program, made this assertion recently as she gave an update on the effort, which has been multiple years in the making. In 2016, village officials […]

 
 

Donation helps create handicap drop-off at Legion Hall

Donation helps create handicap drop-off at Legion Hall

Community State Bank made a $1,000 donation to American Legion Post 171 recently as part of a larger plan to develop a drive-up that will provide better access to the building’s handicap entrance. “The idea originally came from Community State Bank’s president at one of their events at the American […]

 
 

NATIONAL WALKOUT DAY: Local students take action

NATIONAL WALKOUT DAY: Local students take action

Victims remembered, opposing viewpoints expressed on National Walkout Day   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com All eyes were on local high schools March 14 at 10 a.m. National Walkout Day, which honored the 17 victims of the Feb. 14 mass shooting at a Florida high school, ignited a movement among area […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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