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Former trustee challenges longtime Union Grove board member

Former trustee challenges longtime Union Grove board member

      Former Union Grove Village Board Trustee Adam Graf is challenging 14-year incumbent Timothy Mallach for his seat in the April 7 election. As of Friday morning, the April 7 election was still scheduled to proceed despite challenges posed by the spread of coronavirus. For the past three weeks election […]

 
 

Sheriff: Some calls will be handled by phone

Sheriff: Some calls will be handled by phone

The Racine County Sheriff’s Office announced new procedures, including responding to some calls by phone, to help stem the spread of coronavirus. The new procedures, according to a news release, looks to ensure the safety of both deputies as well as community members along with businesses. “The Sheriff’s Office will […]

 
 

Mural proposed for village

Mural proposed for village

Artwork intended to welcome people into Union Grove By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A new artistic depiction of some of Union Grove’s most notable features could soon be installed in one of the village’s most highly trafficked areas with assistance from a civic organization. Village Administrator Mike Hawes presented the Village […]

 
 

Union Grove takes top spot in robotics competition

Union Grove takes top spot in robotics competition

Team earns a berth in international competition Six teams of students from the engineering classes at Union Grove High School competed in the South East Wisconsin Seaperch underwater robotics regional tournament in Elkhorn on Feb. 16 and succeeded in capturing two of the top three places. The team of sophomores […]

 
 

Crash devastates local families

Crash devastates local families

Tragedy claims lives of police officer, talented lawyer By Jason Arndt Editor A horrific vehicle crash on a snowy afternoon in the Village of Yorkville Feb. 9 claimed the lives of two people heavily devoted to their respective professions and families. While one was a dedicated City of Racine police […]

 
 

Primary to narrow Yorkville School candidates

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Board is dealing with split between teachers, administration Five candidates are seeking two available seats on the Board of Education for the Yorkville Joint 2 School District, which has been rocked by controversy over leadership in recent months. District voters in Tuesday’s primary election will narrow the field to four […]

 
 

Planners eye sidewalk safety upgrades

Union Grove seeks improvements near elementary school By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A pair of technical documents linked to public improvement projects went under the microscope recently in Union Grove and have advanced. Members of the village Plan Commission on Feb. 3 gave favorable recommendations to the resolutions, which pertain to […]

 
 

Hit and run suspect believed he struck an animal

Hit and run suspect believed he struck an animal

The driver formally charged with hit and run for allegedly striking and injury a man who was clearing snow from his driveway in Union Grove Jan. 17 told investigators he heard a thump but thought he struck an animal so he did not stop. James O. McKnight, 43, was charged […]

 
 

Village re-ups with YMCA

Village re-ups with YMCA

Agency will again provide village’s park and rec service By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After what has been characterized as a successful pilot launch, Union Grove officials have agreed to renew their relationship with Racine Family YMCA for parks and recreation programs in the future. The Village Board on Jan. 13 […]

 
 

Grandma’s memories preserved

Grandma’s memories preserved

Local author’s children’s book recounts move to the farm By Chad Hensiak Correspondent Union Grove High School alumnus and author Rich Hebron returned with illustrator Kenneth Ferguson on Jan. 19 to host a book release party at Old Settlers Inn to celebrate the release of their first children’s book. The […]

 
 
 
 
 

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