Union Grove

Animal control policy tied to budget costs

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove could have an animal control enforcement policy on its books, but officials say implementation of that policy is still off into the future as logistical issues – including staff responsibilities and costs – are reviewed. Members of the Village Board’s Administration/Finance Committee discussed the […]


A bitter pill to swallow

Village officials discuss lack of local WRCHD clinic By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove officials met with staff members from the Western Racine County Health Department last week to discuss concerns about its program offerings and costs. The village’s future relationship with WRCHD is currently in question. Cheryl Mazmanian, director […]


A chance to Be The Match

Eleven-year-old Shaymus Guinn (right) plays with friend Liam Mlot in this recent photo. Guinn, whose father lives in Burlington, has been battling Ewing’s Sarcoma since 2008 and is in need of a bone-marrow transplant.

Bone marrow drive set for benefit of local boy By Julie Rossman Correspondent Shaymus Guinn is an 11-year-old boy who has endured so much more than any child should have to. Diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma in 2008, Shaymus has undergone chemotherapy, a stem cell transplant and surgery. Now, he is […]


Bronco Hall of Fame seeks nominees

The Union Grove Union High School Hall of Fame Committee is seeking nominations for 2012. The committee invites the community and Union Grove High School alumni to think back to those memorable years and send in nominations of distinguished graduates of UGUHS. Past or present teachers, advisors, coaches, administrators, and […]


‘Sound of Music’ hits the stage at UG High School

‘Sound of Music’ hits the stage at UG High School

Cassy Maurer, playing the part of Maria, says a prayer for the Von Trapp children during a dress rehearsal of Union Grove High School’s upcoming musical production of “The Sound of Music.” Performances are at 7 p.m., March 16 and 17 at 7 p.m. Tickets, $5, are available at the door or in […]


Village officials cool to the idea of earlier liquor sales

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Despite a recent change that loosened restrictions at the state level, Union Grove officials will likely maintain a status-quo approach when it comes to regulating when retailers can sell alcoholic beverages within the village. Wisconsin lawmakers late last year approved Act 97, which shortens the restriction […]


Governor signs bill to benefit local vets home

Gov. Scott Walker signs new legislation at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in Union Grove to convert the now-vacant Gates Hall into a 38-bed skilled nursing facility. (Photo by Julie Rossman)

Union Grove facility will be upgraded By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer   Just a few days after proclaiming 2012 as the Year of the Veteran, Gov. Scott Walker visited the Wisconsin Veterans Home In Union Grove March 2, signing legislation to move forward a renovation that converts Gates Hall into a […]


High school referendum set for May 15 vote

Nearly $2 million asked for athletic field updates By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After several months of debate and discussion, it’s official. Residents living within Union Grove High School’s boundaries will be asked to vote “yes” or “no” in a special referendum about authorizing the district to borrow up to $1.895 […]


Students of the month

Students of the month

January’s students of the month at Union Grove High School are left side, front to back:  Rose Daniels, Ashley Buckner, Rachael Peterson, and Alexander Clark; right side: Austin Willkomm, Rebecca Brandies, Kylea Geiss, Andrew Kiedrowski.  Missing from photo:  Bethany Rennock and Kody Kortendick.” The Bronco Students of the Month program recognizes students from each […]


Drug dealing tip leads to multiple charges

By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer Racine County Metro Drug Unit agents raided a Vine Street apartment in Union Grove Feb. 14 after receiving a tip that marijuana was being sold out of the apartment and a vehicle. Charged with multiple felonies after execution of their search warrant is Koy Brixius, […]


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