Union Grove

Meeting set to discuss entertainment stage

The Village of Union Grove is seeking input from residents regarding plans for an entertainment stage earmarked for School Yard Park. A community meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at 925 15th Ave. According to officials, the village has received a $100,000 […]

 
 

Reward increased for info in hit and run death

Reward increased for info in hit and run death

Crime Stoppers of Racine County has increased the reward for information leading to the arrest of the personal responsible for the apparent hit and run death of Keith Brown, of Raymond, on Nov. 27. The anonymous tip agency is offering a $2,000 reward for information that leads to the culprit. […]

 
 

Drunken driver allegedly left son, 2, home alone while buying tobacco

Drunken driver allegedly left son, 2, home alone while buying tobacco

A six-time convicted drunken driver is again charged with operating while intoxicated as well as child neglect after he allegedly left his 2-year-old son at home while he went to buy tobacco. Nathan T. Hansen, 41, of Kansasville was charged with operating while intoxicated (seventh, eighth or ninth offense) and […]

 
 

New village officials to start in February

New village officials to start in February

Hawes will fill administrator post, Calder is new clerk The Village of Union Grove has officially filled its vacant administrator and clerk positions. The village recently appointed Michael Hawes as its new administrator and Bradley Calder as clerk, officials announced in a news release. Hawes, who is scheduled to start […]

 
 

Grove man dies after being struck by car along dark highway

Grove man dies after being struck by car along dark highway

A 51-year-old Union Grove man died Saturday after being struck by a car while walking along a dark Kenosha County highway shortly before 3 a.m. Jeffery D. Etlicher suffered severe injuries as a result of the incident that was reported at 2:57 a.m. along Highway H (88th Avenue) about a […]

 
 

Village wants answers on motel

Officials not sure if people are living in abandoned structure By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Are people living in an abandoned motel property on a high-profile piece of land? Is power still running to the facility? Members of the Yorkville Village Board grappled with these and other questions recently as the […]

 
 

The gift of reading

The gift of reading

High school honor students reach out to second graders By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Every year, Union Grove High School National Honor Society students brainstorm under the guidance of their sponsor, Andy DelPonte, for service projects. This year, NHS students considered what they would have found helpful when they were younger. […]

 
 

A totally organic relationship

A totally organic relationship

Funeral home partners with local artist during renovation By Alex Johnson Correspondent Friends for nearly 20 years, Marlene Daniels of Polnasek-Daniels Funeral Home, and Lynn Garwood, a local artist, have found a new way to promote small business, celebrating the power of community and artistry by displaying about a dozen […]

 
 

Grove committee reviews village’s 2019 utility budgets

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A Village of Union Grove panel recently reviewed spending plans linked to the village’s three utilities for the year ahead. Members of the village’s Water, Wastewater, Storm Water and Streets Committee combed through the financial documents at a meeting Nov. 19. According to documents in the […]

 
 

Grove officials have final review of budget before adoption

Village scheduled to vote on spending plan Monday By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The Union Grove Village Board and department heads had one last preliminary review of the $2.56 million draft budget at a meeting recently. Village Administrator Mark Janiuk said “no major changes” were incorporated into the draft document reviewed […]

 
 
 
 
 

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