Union Grove

A roundabout question

DOT to hold informational meeting on possible roundabout at highways 20 and 75 By Tracy Ouellette Staff writer The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Southeast Region in Waukesha will hold a public information meeting to discuss reconstructing the intersection at highways 20 and 75 (County S) in Racine County. The meeting […]

 
 

Ton of dope can’t pay a $1 million bond

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor Despite charges that he was running a multi-million dollar marijuana operation, a 44-year-old Raymond township man remained in custody Wednesday on a $1 million bond. John Gay is charged with multiple felonies after agents with the Metro Drug Unit, federal High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program […]

 
 

Living the ‘green’ life

Village considers participating in recycling competition By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Recycling could be a buzzword in Union Grove in the next few years if village officials move forward with a proposal to participate in an advocacy organization’s initiative to promote the virtues of green living. Recyclebank and Johnson Wax have […]

 
 

High school play opens Thursday

UGHS to present ‘A Bad Year for Tomatoes’ UGHS’s theatre department is currently working on its newest production, ‘A Bad Year for Tomatoes’ written by John Patrick and produced with permission by Dramatists Theatre Inc. The play follows the famous Hollywood actress, Myra Marlowe, who heads out into the country […]

 
 

A passion for history

Graham Public Library volunteer Betty Backus pages through the history files at the library – a volunteer project she has been working on for about 15 years. Backus recently received the Wisconsin Library Association’s 2011 Citation of Merit Award for her volunteer work.  (Photo by Julie Rossman)

Betty Backus recognized for library volunteer work By Julie Rossman Correspondent Betty Backus has been connected to Union Grove’s Graham Public Library for a long time. First, as a part-time employee for more than 20 years, then as a volunteer for the past 19 years. After receiving a large stack […]

 
 

Two high school students arrested for making bomb threat

By Tracy Ouellette Staff writer Two 16-year-old students at Union Grove High School were arrested last week after writing bomb threats on the boys’ and girls’ bathroom walls in the school. According to UGHS Superintendent Alan Mollerskov, the threats, found Wednesday, Oct. 26, by other students said the school would […]

 
 

Village Board looks at charging Chamber rent

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Faced with ongoing budget constraints, Union Grove officials are contemplating a proposal to charge the local Chamber of Commerce organization a rental fee to use village facilities. The Village Board’s Administration/Finance Committee discussed the issue Tuesday, but took no action. The Greater Union Grove Area Chamber […]

 
 

Raymond man’s thriving business goes to pot

Raymond man’s thriving business goes to pot

Deputies find nearly a ton of marijuana, sophisticated operations By Tracy Ouellette Staff writer After what officials are calling the biggest drug bust in the area’s history and possibly the state, a 44-year-old Raymond Township man remained in Racine County Jail as of Wednesday morning on a $1 million cash […]

 
 

Santa breakfast tickets available Nov. 5

The 26th annual Breakfast With Santa and Elves, sponsored by the Greater Union Grove Area Chamber of Commerce is Saturday, Dec. 3.  The first serving is at 9 a.m., and the second serving is at 11 a.m., at the Masonic Temple, 1021 – 11th Ave., Union Grove. Tickets go on […]

 
 

Teen charged with burglary, theft, forgery

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor An 18-year-old Union Grove woman is charged with one count of felony burglary to a dwelling as a repeat offender; two felony counts of forgery as a repeat offender; and two misdemeanor theft charges of property valued under $2,500 as a repeat offender for allegedly breaking […]

 
 
 
 
 

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