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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 […]

 
 

Ex-employee pulls knife while demanding waffles

Ex-employee pulls knife while demanding waffles

A Racine man who demanded waffles from a group of employees at Echo Lake Foods in Raymond is charged with disorderly conduct after he allegedly swung a knife at one of the men when they failed to meet his demand. Alberto Ramirez Jr. is charged in Racine County Circuit Court […]

 
 

Feel the power

Feel the power

Touch A Truck Wisconsin, launched by Kurk Concrete, celebrated its fifth annual event Saturday on the Racine County Fairgrounds in Union Grove. Kaden Marriott, 5, of Milwaukee, learns how to put out a fire with assistance from Kansasville Assistant Fire Chief Tom Kalbas. For additional photos from the event see […]

 
 

UGES unveils facility improvements

UGES unveils facility improvements

More than 60% of voters backed school upgrades By Jason Arndt Editor Union Grove Elementary School District officials unveiled facility improvements authorized through a referendum passed by voters last November at a dedication ceremony on Saturday. The nearly $8 million referendum addressed aging infrastructure, added flexible learning spaces, including more […]

 
 

A handshake from the Gravedigger

A handshake from the Gravedigger

      Former Green Bay Packers player Gilbert Brown, a.k.a. the Gravedigger, shakes hands with a fan during a meet-and-greet session at the 11&75 Sports Park and Eatery in Kansasville Sept. 5. Event attendees took photos with and spent some time talking to Brown while he autographed various items for them. […]

 
 

Local brothers accused of leading massive drug operation

The Kenosha County Sheriff's Department uncovered massive counterfeit THC vaping cartridge scheme in Bristol (Photo Courtesy of Kenosha County Sheriff's Department).

Officials looking for possible links to THC vaping injuries By Jason Arndt Editor Authorities said courageous parents from Waukesha helped uncover a massive counterfeit THC vaping cartridge manufacturing operation in Kenosha County and resulted in the arrest of two Paddock Lake men. The two men, Tyler Huffhines, 20, and Jacob […]

 
 
 
 
 

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