Union Grove

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 […]


Mother of boy found dead charged for violating bond

Mother of boy found dead charged for violating bond

Woman with history of child, substance abuse was not to contact family By Vicky Wedig and Jason Arndt Staff Writers The mother of a Union Grove High School student was arrested after the 15-year-old boy died, possibly from drowning, on Sept. 20 near their Town of Dover home. Austin Wyatt […]


Four individuals, softball team named to Bronco Hall of Fame

A former teacher, three alumni and a state championship softball team will join 48 others in the Union Grove Union High School Bronco Hall of Fame. Former faculty member Thomas Czerniak, alumni William Klug, Jason Morgan and Ward Richter and the 2007 state softball championship team will be inducted into […]


Union Grove sophomore dies behind town of Dover home

Union Grove sophomore dies behind town of Dover home

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Tragedy struck a town of Dover family Wednesday, when a 15-year-old boy died 200 yards behind their home in the 22700 block of Deer Meadow Drive, where his father found him submerged in a small pond. The 15-year-old was identified as Union Grove High School […]


Arrest made in cold case

Arrest made in cold case

Mother was found on roadside in Raymond 17 years ago   By Jason Arndt Staff Writer For more than 17 years, the murder of Juanita Zdroik was an unforgettable and chilling moment for Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling, who announced the arrest of one of two suspects in Monday morning […]


Village considers next steps in business park exploration effort

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove officials continue to have high hopes of turning undeveloped land near 67th Drive and Highway 11 into a new business park. A next step in the exploratory process came into clearer focus when the village Plan Commission met Sept. 5 and laid out plans […]


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