Union Grove

A chance to slime the teacher

A chance to slime the teacher

Union Grove Elementary School student Ella Reesman slimes director of student services Tom Hansen during a pep assembly Nov. 2 with assistance from counselor Erin Weber. Students and staff celebrated raising more than $3,000 for a childhood cancer charity.


Casey’s proposes convenience store in Union Grove

Gas station and store eyed for site on Durand Ave. By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Residents and other motorists passing through Union Grove on a daily basis may soon have a new option for fuel and convenience store fare. The village Plan Commission on Nov. 6 conducted a preliminary review of […]


Former Caledonia, Sturtevant administrator to lead Union Grove

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After an extensive search, Union Grove’s elected officials have hired an administrator who has worked in various capacities in Racine County in a nearly four-decade span of time. After having gone without one for nearly a decade, the Union Grove Village Board on Oct. 23 named […]


School shooting threat determined to be a hoax

School shooting threat determined to be a hoax

The Racine County Sheriff’s Office has labeled a social media post threatening a shooting at Union Grove High School to be a hoax. A 14-year-old girl, who is a student at the school, was questioned by investigators and allegedly admitted to altering an Instagram post showing a person wearing a […]


Pumpkin pie in the face

Pumpkin pie in the face

Jessica Schnick works on her pie with no hands during the pie-eating contest at the Pumpkin Chuckin’ Festival at the Racine County Fairgrounds on Sunday. The event was part of the Great Pumpkin Chuckin’ Fest, sponsored by the Greater Union Grove Area Chamber of Commerce. (Photo by Toni Schneider)


Union Grove man charged in bar brawl

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 2 for a Union Grove man charged with beating two people in a “mob-mentality” fight outside a Racine bar in September. Marshawn J. Thurman, 27, was charged Oct. 23 in Racine County Circuit Court with two counts of substantial battery as a party […]


Dover might pursue incorporation to prevent annexation

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The recent news Foxconn is laying roots in Mount Pleasant has elected officials in at least one neighboring township contemplating their future. Town of Dover’s board briefly discussed the prospect of incorporating into a village at its monthly meeting Oct. 9 on the heels of the […]


Living history

Living history

     Dressed in period costume Mary Ramstack (left) looks at Carol Knuth’s embroidery while Naomi Holthhaus watches her husband, Lyle Holthaus, playing his guitar. The group was part of the Half Point Historical Re-enactment at the Racine County Fairgrounds in Union Grove from October 13 to 15. (Photo by […]


Dover supervisors censure chairman

Lena criticized for ‘unprofessional’ conduct in office By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The Town of Dover’s two supervisors this week called out the leader of the community for perceived unprofessional and unethical actions while conducting municipal business relating to repair of a truck. At a Town Board meeting Oct 9, Supervisors […]


Village reviewing high school’s referendum-fueled expansion plans

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Voters will have a say in Union Grove High School’s expansion plans during next month’s $7.85 million referendum question. District officials, however, are not wasting any time in setting the stage for the ambitious project, which is aimed at benefiting the high school’s agriculture, industrial arts […]


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