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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 […]

 
 

LaRoche attorney to review ‘voluminous’ evidence

LaRoche attorney to review ‘voluminous’ evidence

Homicide suspect appears at status conference By Jason Arndt Staff Writer After months of delays mainly due to her inability to find a defense attorney, Linda LaRoche’s homicide case moved forward Monday in Racine County Circuit Court. LaRoche, 64, of Cape Coral, Florida, who failed to have representation on multiple […]

 
 

Plan to expand yard waste services put on hold

This is a rendering of a mural that is proposed for the side of a building at 1401 Main St., Union Grove. The project, spearheaded by Leadership Union Grove, is intended to welcome visitors to the village.

Officials worry about making changes in the middle of the year By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A plan to expand the frequency of yard waste pickup for Union Grove residents will be sidelined for the remainder of the year, based on a group’s recent consensus. Members of the Union Grove Administration […]

 
 

At the market

At the market

Gail Hack and her husband Ray make a sale of produce grown on their nearby farm at the Union Grove Public Market Tuesday. Among their offerings were strawberries, raspberries, peas, potatoes and cucumbers. The market, which is sponsored by the Greater Union Grove Area Chamber of Commerce, is held each […]

 
 

Farewell to a local legend

Farewell to a local legend

Packers super fan Frank Lamping dies just days after parade in his honor         Editor’s note: Green Bay Packers Fan Hall of Fame member Frank Lamping – arguably Union Grove’s biggest celebrity – lost his battle with prostate cancer Thursday at the age of 63. Five days earlier the […]

 
 

Preserving a Raymond ritual

Preserving a Raymond ritual

Teachers bid farewell to students from a distance   By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When Mackenzie Geschke attended Raymond School, she remembers seeing high school graduates roam the halls, waving goodbye during the school’s annual year-end celebration. Geschke, who left Raymond School in 2016, experienced a reversal June 5 as […]

 
 

A motorcade for the graduates

A motorcade for the graduates

Graduate Karlee Lois waves to teachers as she passes Union Grove High School during Sunday’s parade for graduates of the school. The Class of 2020 was honored with the school’s first-ever graduation motorcade. Led by local police, fire, and rescue vehicles, the procession left Racine County Fairgrounds at 1 p.m. […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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