Union Grove

Traffic won’t be a hurdle, study says

Traffic won’t be a hurdle, study says

Intersections near Canopy Hill should operate ‘safely and efficiently’ By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Increased traffic on major roadways near the large-scale Canopy Hill housing development is not expected to have an adverse impact on the overall area, according to a new study, assuming several tweaks are made. Union Grove officials […]

 
 

Signs of the times

Signs of the times

Detour signs popped up on Highway 11 in Union Grove this week as the state Department of Transportation began preparation for reconstruction of highway on the village’s east side. The work is expected to last until late summer. The posted detour is along Highway 45 to Highway KR before rejoining […]

 
 

Family escapes fire on property

Family escapes fire on property

Burned building was 50 feet from primary residence A Racine County Sheriff’s deputy woke members of a Yorkville family early Wednesday morning and evacuated them from their home as an adjacent building of their property burned. The building – a former farmhouse that was no longer occupied – was fully […]

 
 

A time to heal

A time to heal

Family finds closure with cold-case homicide conviction By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Zachary Zdroik was only a youngster when he found out his mother, Juanita, was murdered and left on the side of a Village of Raymond road 21 years ago. Zdroik, now 34, admits he didn’t talk about his […]

 
 

Committee digs into snow plowing

Committee digs into snow plowing

Village officials explore ways to expedite task By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Should overtime be tapped to expedite snow plowing? What areas of Union Grove should receive top priority after a high-accumulating storm? These were among the questions a village committee hashed over at a recent meeting. After receiving a range […]

 
 

Space heater suspected in blaze that destroyed home in Dover

Space heater suspected in blaze that destroyed home in Dover

A space heater is a suspected cause of a fire that destroyed a home in the 600 block of Britton Road in the Town of Dover Tuesday morning. A father and son were able to escape the blaze, which was reported at 6:27 a.m., along with three dogs, according to […]

 
 

Union Grove officials fill board vacancy

Amy Sasse, 42, selected from field of five hopefuls By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A three-year resident with leadership experience in the hospitality industry has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Union Grove Village Board. The six incumbent members of the local elected body named Amy Sasse, 42, to […]

 
 

Hometown Hero: More than an athlete

Angela Slattery (foreground) and her sister, Sam, spend time exploring campgrounds, including Wisconsin Interstate State Park (Submitted/Southern Lakes Newspapers).

Grove’s Slattery strives to help the community By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Angela Slattery is more than just a two-sport student-athlete with multiple athletic accolades at Union Grove Union High School. Slattery, the youngest of three children to parents Paula and George, holds a 3.95 grade point average while staying […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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