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Food and fun featured at Raymond senior breakfasts

Serving seniors at a recent monthly Senior Citizen Breakfast held at Raymond School are seventh- and eighth-grade students (above pic, from right) Alex Goodrich, Casie Ertl, Charlene Gelhaus, and Shianne Dombrowski.

It’s the second Wednesday of December and seventh- and eighth-grade students at Raymond School are waiting in the entryway to greet and guide senior citizens to breakfast. Besides a delicious breakfast, that day the seniors enjoy entertainment or presentations by students of all ages. Students also serve the meal and […]

 
 

Raymond School honors its top students

First Quarter Grade 5 – A honor roll: Beck, Owen; Betthauser, Paige; Campbell, Noah; Cerda, Julianna; Dixon, Destri; Dybedahl, Rebecca; Eschmann, Samuel; Fruth, Katie; Gerschwiler, Molly; Hansel, Luke; Hansen, Ethan; Hansen, Madeyln; Hoffman, Hailey; Hribar, Katelyn; Koelsch, Luke; Koelsch, Wyatt; Koerber, Kelly; Moore, Michaela; Passehl, Elly; Peterson, Anna; Radovich, Jeremy; […]

 
 

Ringing out a Red Kettle message for the season

Ringing out a Red Kettle message for the season

This year, people aren’t the only ones to ring the bells By Julie Rossman Correspondent Every December in Union Grove, faithful volunteers from local service organizations camp outside of Mullberry’s Restaurant and at the Piggly Wiggly, ringing the bell for the Salvation Army. Organizations that provide volunteers each year include:  […]

 
 

Shoplifting suspect hit with drug charges

Shoplifting suspect hit with drug charges

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor A shopping trip to Sentry Food in Mount Pleasant resulted in the arrest of a 23-year-old Union Grove woman for multiple charges. Michelle L. Blaser, 14808 Washington Avenue, Union Grove, is charged as a repeat offender with felony posession of cocaine, misdemeanor retail theft and […]

 
 

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Hailey Laroy, 5, Union Grove, visits with Santa Claus during the Dec. 3 Holiday Gift and Craft Fair and in Union Grove. (Photo by Julie Rossman)

 
 

’Tis the time of year to fill ’er up for the Food Bank

’Tis the time of year to fill ’er up for the Food Bank

By Julie Rossman Correspondent This is again the time of year to fill up a Ram “pick-up” for the Union Grove Area Food Bank. Martin’s Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-GEM automobile dealership in Union Grove is continuing its yearly tradition of collecting food that donors place in the back of a pick up truck, […]

 
 

Village taxes up even though operating cost are down

Street projects, DPW building factor into village’s increase By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Although the Village of Union Grove operating budget will decrease in 2012, the property tax levy will rise as ongoing efforts to fund past work in the community continues. The Village Board last week approved a budget that […]

 
 

Enjoy Dover tree lighting with music and cookies

All Dover residents are invited to the third annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony being held on Friday, Dec. 9, at the Town Hall. The event runs 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Honor students and choir members from Kansasville Grade School will help light the tree and lead Christmas carols. Inside […]

 
 

Drug charges filed following raid at Kansasville home

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor A 38-year-old Kansasville man faces multiple drug charges stemming from a raid conducted last year at his home by Racine County Sheriff’s Department Metro Drug Unit agents. Joseph V. Lena was arraigned Nov. 23 in Racine County Circuit Court, at which time a plea of […]

 
 

As local needs grow, food bank outgrows its home

Director Arlene Odeja unpacks food last year after the Union Grove Area Food Bank moved to its current location. The food bank continues to grow and is looking for a larger facility.

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent An organization working to meet the needs of the greater Union Grove community again needs to be on the move. A year ago, the Union Grove Area Food Bank moved to its current place in the southeast corner of the former Piggly Wiggly building on Vine […]

 
 
 
 
 

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