Union Grove

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, […]

 
 

They call it the COVID Crash

They call it the COVID Crash

      Driver Drew Nelson, of Salem, takes hits from both sides during the “COVID Crash” demolition derby at the Racine County Fairgrounds in Union Grove Sept. 6. The event was hosted by 1175 Sports Park and Eatery and Dead Mann Saloon. 1175 owner Rikki Storbeck said, “We all need events […]

 
 

Still hoping for a Super Saturday

Still hoping for a Super Saturday

Organizers take steps to encourage safety at this weekend’s annual event Acknowledging the concerns of hosting an event during the coronavirus pandemic, organizers of Union Grove’s Super Saturday said they are putting precautions in place to protect visitors while at the same time preserving an annual village tradition. The 2020 […]

 
 

Not during a pandemic

Village turns down Kiwanis’ temporary alcohol license due to COVID-19 concerns By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A venerable organization’s request to serve alcohol at an upcoming event was voted down by Union Grove decision-makers to maintain a hands-off approach to mass gatherings amid COVID-19. The Village Board on Aug. 17 was […]

 
 

A chase right out of the movies

A chase right out of the movies

Driver charged with multiple offenses following crash A driver who allegedly fled from a deputy at more than 100 mph, careened through the center of a roundabout and crashed into a digital message board in the Town of Dover has been charged with multiple offenses, including recklessly endangering safety. Joseph […]

 
 

Sweating the details

Sweating the details

Union Grove High School to host special meeting to finalize return plan By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent The Aug. 10 Union Grove High School Board meeting saw roughly 40 spectators, including a group of people advocating for every day, in-person instruction at the school – a physical impossibility according to District […]

 
 

Officials look to define affordable housing for Union Grove

Officials look to define affordable housing for Union Grove

Realtors weigh in on options available in the area   By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Two residential realtors have backed recent sentiment that affordable housing within Union Grove is in short supply. In the hopes of getting a better handle on the village’s housing needs in the road ahead, the board […]

 
 
 
 
 

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