Union Grove

Village wants residents to keep sidewalks shoveled

Village wants residents to keep sidewalks shoveled

Trustee calls for more enforcement of ‘miserable’ conditions By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After winter’s first big one-two wallop of the season, renewed calls for prompt, robust snow cleanup were made at a recent Union Grove Village Board meeting. Trustee Peter Hansen sounded off on the state of the village’s sidewalks […]

 
 

Plans for Canopy Hill advance

Plans for Canopy Hill advance

Residential development to feature 188 single-family homes By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A Union Grove committee devoted to development-related issues within the village gave its consent to a number of big-picture and granular details linked to a large-scale housing proposal that has been under the microscope a number of times in […]

 
 

No easy solutions to affordable housing challenge

No easy solutions to affordable housing challenge

New housing that meets that criteria is impossible in Union Grove, builder says By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A group of disparate professionals offered viewpoints on what can be done to address a perceived lack of affordable housing within Union Grove during a recent discussion. Finding a silver-bullet solution, however, might […]

 
 

Deputies rescue driver from fiery crash

Deputies rescue driver from fiery crash

She’s been charged with OWI, reckless driving Racine County Sheriff’s Deputies rescued an unconscious 18-year-old woman from a severely damaged car as it burst into flames early Sunday in the Village of Yorkville. The woman, Rashae Ashanti Martin, of Pleasant Prairie, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was treated at a nearby […]

 
 

Man arrested after rolling his car

Man arrested after rolling his car

A Union Grove man was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after a rollover crash in the 1300 block of Vine Street just past midnight on Nov. 9. Anthony G. Skokut, 28, was arrested for first-time drunken driving and received multiple traffic citations before being transported to the Racine County […]

 
 

Village inks 3-year pact with sheriff

This is a rendering of a mural that is proposed for the side of a building at 1401 Main St., Union Grove. The project, spearheaded by Leadership Union Grove, is intended to welcome visitors to the village.

Union Grove will save $93,000 during that period   By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Deputies with the Racine County Sheriff’s Department will continue patrolling the streets of Union Grove for at least the next three years on the heels of a new long-term agreement. The Village Board on Oct. 19 approved […]

 
 

County is catalyst for trail extension

County is catalyst for trail extension

Officials say project will be a boon for area A proposed $500,000 investment by Racine County would, if approved, provide the push needed to extend the White River Recreational Trail 11 miles to the east and further spur the development of a regional trail network dubbed the Route of the […]

 
 

RCEDC: Area economy still strong

RCEDC: Area economy still strong

But small business are feeling effects of the pandemic By Dave Fidlin Correspondent For all the challenges that have arisen throughout 2020 at the hands of COVID-19, economic development across Racine County has been strong, according to an organization devoted to economic development. Laura Million, business development manager with the […]

 
 

Proceed at your own risk

Proceed at your own risk

Village sets date, but won’t endorse trick-or-treat By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While it is holding firm on its neutral stance on mass gatherings, Union Grove decision-makers have opted to recognize a time-honored tradition next month. The Village Board has set the date and time frame for this year’s trick-or-treat. It […]

 
 

A hankering for fair food

A hankering for fair food

  Norma Mullet runs soft pretzels to hungry drivers at the Ben’s Pretzels booth during the Fair Food Drive Thru event at the Racine County Fairgrounds Sept. 12. Event-goers drove through the fairgrounds with the option of visiting 12 different vendors selling cotton candy, funnel cakes, sweet corn, baked potatoes, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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