Union Grove

Man allegedly outran police in wild car chase

Man allegedly outran police in wild car chase

  A status conference is scheduled for Jan. 29 for a Mount Horeb man charged with outrunning police in a rented BMW. Dennis R. Frame, 27, was charged Dec. 10 in Racine County Circuit Court with second-degree recklessly endangering safety and attempting to flee or elude an officer. According to […]

 
 

Multiple people injured in two-vehicle crash

Multiple people injured in two-vehicle crash

Multiple people were injured Thursday afternoon in a two vehicle crash that occurred about 1:30 p.m. in the Town of Dover. One of the victims was ejected from a vehicle in the crash and was transported from the scene to a hospital by Flight for Life helicopter, according to the […]

 
 

Man charged with burglary at Martin Ford

Man charged with burglary at Martin Ford

Warrant has been issued for arrest of Indiana man An Indiana man who has been incarcerated in Illinois has been charged with breaking into the Martin Ford dealership in Union Grove and stealing auto parts, tools and a truck back in May 2018. Jeffery Vlietstra, 55, is charged with burglary […]

 
 

Cookie walk bounty

Cookie walk bounty

Riley Kuhlmey reaches for a chocolate chip cookie at Union Grove Lumber and True Value Hardware during the annual Cookie Walk hosted by the Greater Union Grove Area Chamber of Commerce. Participants were able to visit 23 local businesses to gather cookies. (Photo by Chad Hensiak)

 
 

The results are in

Village officials comb through Union Grove survey data By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Crime and safety topped the list of importance, but the village’s proximity to nearby employment came in lower on the spectrum. Union Grove Village Administrator Mike Hawes and the Village Board recently distilled data from a community survey […]

 
 

From the school greenhouse to the kitchen

From the school greenhouse to the kitchen

Agriculture students at Union Grove High School recently delivered the first harvest of lettuce from the school’s greenhouse to the kitchen. Above: Students Adriana DeYong (from left) and Connor Esch have the honor of handing off the lettuce to Brenda Sunderland, food service director. Agriculture students learn about sustainable growing […]

 
 

‘Jane Doe’ was abused, killed by nurse who took her in, officials allege

‘Jane Doe’ was abused, killed by nurse who took her in, officials allege

Suspect is charged with murder in 20-year-old case By Jennifer Eisenbart Correspondent The trail may have gone cold, but as Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling said Friday morning, the Jane Doe case from 1999 never grew dust. “Over the last 20 years, we have dedicated thousands of investigative hours to […]

 
 

Sheriff to reveal victim, suspect in 20-year-old murder case

Sheriff to reveal victim, suspect in 20-year-old murder case

Racine County Sheriff’s officials have scheduled a news conference for Friday morning during which they plan to announce the names of the victim and her suspected murderer in a “Jane Doe” case that dates to 1999. The media briefing is scheduled for 11 a.m. at the Patrol Station in Ives […]

 
 

Man charged with 19 counts of possessing child porn

Man charged with 19 counts of possessing child porn

A 59-year-old Union Grove man appeared in court on Tuesday, Oct. 29, on 19 criminal charges of possessing child pornography. A Racine County Court commissioner set cash bond at $10,000 for Jay R. Demant before binding him over for trial on the charges. He was also ordered not to use […]

 
 

Union Grove trick or treat still on for Thursday

Trick-or-Treat hours in the Village Union Grove will remain Thursday, Oct. 31, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Officials at Village Hall report they have received many calls asking if the hours will be rescheduled due to the weather forecast. However, the existing hours have been established and publicized on many […]

 
 
 
 
 

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