Union Grove

Moving forward with technology

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With the intent of being environmentally conscious, efficient and compliant with open records laws, Union Grove officials are considering a proposal to issue an iPad, or tablet computer, to each of the seven Village Board members. Before a decision is rendered, however, a number of issues […]

 
 

High school referendum passes with 100 votes

Unofficial tally puts athletic field improvements into play By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor Union Grove Union High School’s $1.895 million athletic field improvements referendum passed easily Tuesday, although not in every community served by the high school. Unofficial results Tuesday night showed 970 “yes” votes to 870 “no” votes, with […]

 
 

Dover loan refinancing saves more than $14,000

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor The state Board of Commissioners of Public Lands (BCPL) recently approved State Trust Fund Loans totaling slightly more than $5.4 million to fund public purpose projects in Wisconsin communities. Among the loans approved May 2 are $369,000 for the Town of Dover. Dover Town Clerk/Treasurer […]

 
 

Union Grove grad earns Aronson journalism award

Union Grove grad earns Aronson  journalism award

    While many of us were home watching the state capitol budget/labor protests on TV last year, John Nichols was on the ground – talking, recording and observing it all for posterity. For those efforts, as well as his years of work as a journalist, blogger and book author, […]

 
 

Have fun with the fire department

The Relay for Life team with the Union Grove–Yorkville Fire Department will host a rummage and bake sale on Saturday, May 19.  Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. The sale will be held rain or shine. A large array of items including baby clothes, toys, household items, furniture and […]

 
 

Homeowner charged with reverse drive-by shooting

Homeowner charged with reverse drive-by shooting

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor Two teens who were test-driving a truck they recently repaired were allegedly shot at sometime after midnight April 29 by a Union Grove homeowner who apparently mistook them for criminals intent on mischief. Brian S. Allyn, 55, 1222 Sta te St., Union Grove, is charged […]

 
 

Public health service options continue to be explored

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove officials continue to examine options to answer a looming question: Who will provide health services to the village in 2013 and beyond? The requirement to have a health department on hand to handle a myriad of tasks – ranging from restaurant inspections to immunization […]

 
 

Animal control switch coming to Union Grove

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Besides exploring public health care options for 2013, Union Grove officials are also considering how best to offer animal control services beyond this year. The question remains, but one fact is certain: The current provider is ending its contract at the end of 2012. Racine-based Countryside […]

 
 

Come in and enjoy the Graham Public Library’s new look

Come in and enjoy the Graham Public Library’s new look

Open house planned for April 11 to celebrate   By Julie Rossman Correspondent Renovation work at Graham Public Library is now complete and the public is invited to stop in and see the library’s fresh, new look. The nearly 6-month-long project includes a new furnace, windows, lighting and roof insulation. […]

 
 

Trophy winner of Bowling Battle of the Businesses announced

Trophy winner of Bowling Battle of the Businesses announced

Congratulations to Highway 50 Storage, the winners of the 2012 Bowling Battle of the Businesses with a combined score of 3,158. In a close second place was Dousman Transport with a score of 3,134; in third place was Old Settlers Bowling Center with a score of 3,129; in fourth place […]

 
 
 
 
 

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