Union Grove

Spirit Week – virtually

Spirit Week – virtually

Oliver Keen relaxes in a sea of stuffed animals when Union Grove Elementary School celebrated an online Spirit Week earlier this month. The event was meant to recognize the efforts of teachers and staff members as well as students and parents during this period of virtual learning due to coronavirus. […]

 
 

Union Grove prepares for reopening

Union Grove prepares for reopening

Officials outline COVID-19 protocol at municipal center By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove officials have begun outlining efforts to slowly emerge from coronavirus restrictions with in-person government meetings and a reopening of the municipal building. To strike a balance of maintaining social distancing and conducting municipal-related business in person, the […]

 
 

Union Grove considers COVID-19 protocol

Officials consider procedures once Village Hall reopens By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While the Union Grove municipal center remains closed to the public into the foreseeable future, village officials are in the early stages of exploring protocol once Gov. Tony Evers lifts his Safer-at-Home order. At a meeting April 27, Village […]

 
 

Closing TID to bring windfall for Union Grove

Closing TID to bring windfall for Union Grove

Revenue will be returned to local taxing districts By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After months of discussion, Union Grove officials have moved forward with a plan to close out a specially created district that has been used to take advantage of tax-incremental financing. Based on projections, it could bring an additional […]

 
 

Stay strong, neighbors

Stay strong, neighbors

This message of strength and perseverance greets drivers along South Colony Avenue near 58th Road on Union Grove’s north side. Similar public expressions are seen in communities throughout the area as residents cope with a societal shutdown due to coronavirus. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

 
 

Man allegedly slashed brother’s head

Man allegedly slashed brother’s head

  A status conference is scheduled for May 28 for a Union Grove man charged with cutting his brother’s forehead. Robert C. Moorehead, 63, was charged April 9 in Racine County Circuit Court with mayhem and aggravated battery, both with the use of a dangerous weapon; obstructing an officer; and […]

 
 

A lifeline for local business

A lifeline for local business

Union Grove creates small business relief program By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With muscle from an already-in-place economic development program, Union Grove officials last week announced plans to offer loans of up to $5,000 to village-based businesses facing sudden hardship from COVID-19. The Village Board held a special meeting April 6 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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