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Take that!

Take that!

Yorkville Elementary School student Megan Billmyer pastes District Superintendent David Alexander with a pie in the face as fellow teachers Brenda Rivest, Mike Biex, Erin Savage and John Johnsen await their turn. Students and staff raised $2,607 for the Honor Flight Program. This money will send five World War II […]


Area schools open enrollment applications available

Public school open enrollment, which allows parents to apply for their children to attend school in a district other than the one in which they reside, is February 6-24. Interested parents must submit an application to the non-resident school district, and may not submit more than three different applications per […]


Get ready to enjoy the Lions pancake breakfast

The Union Grove Lions Club will hold its 25th annual pancake breakfast at St. Robert Bellarmine Church, 3329 S. Colony Ave. (Highway 45), Union Grove, on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This year’s breakfast, as in the past, will be more than just a good meal. […]


Jamboree still on but Big Chill delayed a week

The fourth annual North Cape Lutheran Youth ice fishing jamboree and meat raffles event will go on as planned this Saturday, Jan. 14, ice or no ice. But Racine’s Big Chill snow-sculpting contest has been postponed one week in hopes of colder weather. • The Jamboree runs from 10 a.m. […]


Alleged heroin deals draw felony charges

By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer A 26-year-old Waterford man is charged with selling heroin out of his home and at a Yorkville fast food restaurant. According to the criminal complaint filed Dec. 29 in Racine County Circuit Court: On three occasions, Andrew Hauck, 5406 Clearview Lane, Waterford, delivered a quantity […]


Most local candidates are unopposed

By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer Candidate filings for 2012 local elections feature plenty of races with little or no challenge to the status quo. The election is scheduled for Tuesday, April 3. A listing of local seats up for election follows.   • VILLAGE OF UNION GROVE trustee (three seats) […]


Union Grove’s year in review

A state softball title highlighted banner 2011 By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer The state of Wisconsin made national news on more than one occasion in 2011 – the good, the bad and the ugly. The home to reigning Super Bowl champs the Green Bay Packers was thrust into the national […]


DNR advises on steps to take while living among area’s urban coyotes

Because of a recent coyote attack on a small dog in Racine County, the Department of Natural Resources is advising Wisconsin residents to learn about strategies for living with urban coyotes. Coyotes are one of the most adaptable predators in Wisconsin. They are found throughout the state from the forests […]


Car dealership thefts bring multiple charges

Car dealership thefts bring multiple charges

By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer A Burlington man is charged with multiple felonies for allegedly stealing catalytic converters and accessory parts off vehicles in Union Grove and Burlington dealership lots, then selling the converters and parts for cash. According to the criminal complaint filed in Racine County Circuit Court: Burlington […]


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 […]


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