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Road work set to begin in Yorkville

Road work set to begin in Yorkville

Wisconsin Department of Transportation work on southbound I-94 at Highway 20 in Yorkville is scheduled to begin Tuesday. The work will replace 700 feet of concrete pavement joints installed during the recent reconstruction of the WIS 20 Interchange. During peak travel times, three lanes of traffic will be maintained in […]

 
 

Woman named in fatal crash

Woman named in fatal crash

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor A Union Grove woman died following a two-vehicle crash on Sylvania Avenue in Yorkville Tuesday. Evelyn Goebel, 87, was a passenger in a vehicle driven by her husband when they were struck about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. According to a press release from the Racine County […]

 
 

Parents seek improvements at Kansasville School

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor As far as research can tell, Kansasville Grade School was originally built in 1918, with renovations made in 1958. With close to 60 years on the building since those changes were made, the school district is looking to make some additions with a referendum set to […]

 
 

Village OKs rooming house rules

Ordinance regulates rental of private properties to guests By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove property owners considering renting out their homes will have to obtain a permit from the village, following a decision this week. After months of review and scrutiny, the Village Board on Aug. 8 officially minted the […]

 
 

Person of interest in baby’s death may be in area, authorities say

Person of interest in baby’s death may be in area, authorities say

Officials exhume grave of newborn, found dead in 1989 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Authorities believe a person who may be connected to the 1989 death of a newborn boy in the Town of Paris could still be in the area, watching the story unfold, according to the Kenosha County […]

 
 

Greek Orthodox retreat center welcoming to all

Greek Orthodox retreat center welcoming to all

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor In the Greek Orthodox – or really, the Orthodox – religion, the importance of “retreating” is an important part of life. “Retreating is a big part of our faith,” explained Chrysanthy Tiggas, the director of the St. Iakovos Retreat Center. “There’s this image of going away […]

 
 

Obregon’s defense requests venue change

By Jason Arndt STAFF WRITER Andrew Obregon, 33, appeared in Kenosha County Circuit Court June 24, where both parties agreed they need more time to prepare for a September Jury Trial. In the motion hearing, Obregon’s defense requested a change of venue, and to suppress certain pieces of evidence associated […]

 
 

Fire department honored for heart care

On June 7, the Union Grove-Yorkville Fire Department was awarded the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Bronze Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. With more than 250,000 people experiencing what is called a STEMI – an elevation of the […]

 
 

Crash claims life of student athlete

Crash claims life of student athlete

Community rallies in memory of Taylor Skendziel   By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor With the summer sun still bright, a handful of red balloons drifted slowly into the evening sky Saturday. Minutes earlier, friends and family of Taylor Skendziel circled around members of the Union Grove High School softball team as […]

 
 

Driver in two-vehicle collision dies

Driver in two-vehicle collision dies

  The driver of a Dodge Neon carrying three Union Grove Union High School students to the school’s post-season softball banquet succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash Thursday night. Taylor Skendziel, 17, died in the early evening, with a family member posting a Facebook update shortly before 8 p.m. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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