Union Grove

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 […]

 
 

Man dies in Monday morning crash

A 35-year-old Kenosha man died and traffic was impacted for several hours Monday following a crash involving a car and a semitrailer truck on Highway 20 at Highway C in the Town of Yorkville, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol. Neil H. Volling was pronounced dead at the scene, according […]

 
 

Open House to honor long-time children’s librarian

Pat Freitag will retire at the end of the year from Graham Public Library, where she has been Children’s Librarian for the last 19 years.  The library will host an open house in her honor on Friday, December 2, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Photo by Julie Rossman)

By Julie Rossman Correspondent Pat Freitag has been a familiar face at Union Grove’s Graham Public library for the last 19 years, however, she has decided to retire at the end of the year. An open house will be held in her honor on Friday, Dec. 2, from 3 p.m. […]

 
 

Hay, this is fun

Hay, this is fun

Yorkville School first graders (top) learn about life on the farm thanks to a visit by Al Wilks, who brought a Case tractor and square baler to school.  Students tried to lift the big bales of straw by working together.

 
 

Taking stock, giving thanks

Taking stock, giving thanks

Just in time to help purchase much-needed supplies for the holidays, Arlene Odeja of the Union Grove Area Food Bank (left) is thankful to receive a $2,000 donation from Laurie Ehleiter, president of the Union Grove Kiwanis Club. The Kiwanis Club this year is also donating Christmas gifts for 25 […]

 
 

Shepherds College recommended for accreditation

Shepherds College recommended for accreditation

By Julie Rossman Correspondent After just three years in existence, Shepherds College, Union Grove, is now one step closer to being fully accredited as a post-secondary school for young adults with intellectual disabilities. The college hosted a review team from the North Central Association – Commission on Accreditation and School […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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