Union Grove

Let freedom rise

Let freedom rise

      Members of the Union Grove High School Varsity Dance Team leave the ground in unison as they perform for the crowd during the community’s July 4 parade Tuesday on Main Street. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

 
 

Decision on vacant Union Grove trustee seat could come next month

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A decision on how to proceed with a vacancy on the Union Grove Village Board could be made next month. The six sitting members of the Village Board continued discussing a month-and-a-half-old issue June 26 concerning a vacant seat on the board. Clerk-treasurer Jill Kopp said […]

 
 

Sheriff remains determined to find missing woman as search effort is scaled back

Sheriff remains determined to find missing woman as search effort is scaled back

Although search efforts have been reduced, officials with the Racine County Sheriff’s Department remain determined to find a Kansasville woman, who wandered away from her home Sunday morning. “Although scaled back, we remain diligent with our search and continue to investigate,” Sheriff Christopher Schmaling said in a news release issued […]

 
 

All about that ag

All about that ag

Breakfast links consumers to local faming By Alex Johnson Correspondent Back for the third straight year after a 15-year hiatus, the Racine County Breakfast on the Farm did it’s best Saturday to promote local farming practice and products. Hosted this year by the Bird Family Farm, a cultivator of 630 […]

 
 

Sheriff concerned about outcome as search for woman drags on

Sheriff concerned about outcome as search for woman drags on

Four days into a massive search, about 130 officials from five counties still had not found a Kansasville woman missing since Sunday, the Racine County Sheriff’s Office reports. Lynn M. Rickard, 59, was reported missing from her residence in the 4900 block of Schoen Road in the Town of Dover […]

 
 

UG chamber helps businesses endure road construction obstruction

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent As orange cones and barrels dot the landscape alongside construction equipment, representatives with Union Grove Area Chamber of Commerce want to sound a clear, decisive message: The village is open for business. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has begun construction of Highway 45, from 7th Avenue […]

 
 

Breaking news: Sheriff’s officials searching for missing Kansasville woman

Breaking news: Sheriff’s officials searching for missing Kansasville woman

Residents throughout Western Racine County are asked to assist authorities in the search for a 59-year-old Kansasville woman who went missing Sunday morning. The woman likely suffers from mental health issues and requires oxygen. The woman, Lynn Rickard, is believed to have left her home without clothes or her oxygen, […]

 
 

Village holds off on contract linked to downtown redevelopment

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A company specializing in environmental remediation could be tapped to assist in downtown redevelopment efforts in Union Grove. But the proposal is on the back burner for the time being. The Village Board was slated to discuss a contract for ongoing environmental services as work on […]

 
 

Home values under review

Perceived low level has Union Grove considering re-evaluation By Dave Fidlin Correspondent As a precursor toward planning for future residential developments and a possible re-evaluation in the village, a Union Grove panel recently combed through current housing data. According to results from a recently completed analysis, Union Grove’s incorporated limits […]

 
 

Award-winning photo

Award-winning photo

      This photo, “Farming Through the Generations,” taken by Kelsey Henderson, of Yorkville, a Racine County 4-H member, was chosen as a Top 12 photo in the 2017 Wisconsin 4-H and Youth State Photo Display. Henderson is a member of the Yorkville 4-H Club and has been participating in the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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