Union Grove

Shoplifting suspect hit with drug charges

Shoplifting suspect hit with drug charges

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor A shopping trip to Sentry Food in Mount Pleasant resulted in the arrest of a 23-year-old Union Grove woman for multiple charges. Michelle L. Blaser, 14808 Washington Avenue, Union Grove, is charged as a repeat offender with felony posession of cocaine, misdemeanor retail theft and […]


I’d like an iPad and a…

I’d like an iPad and a…

Hailey Laroy, 5, Union Grove, visits with Santa Claus during the Dec. 3 Holiday Gift and Craft Fair and in Union Grove. (Photo by Julie Rossman)


’Tis the time of year to fill ’er up for the Food Bank

’Tis the time of year to fill ’er up for the Food Bank

By Julie Rossman Correspondent This is again the time of year to fill up a Ram “pick-up” for the Union Grove Area Food Bank. Martin’s Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-GEM automobile dealership in Union Grove is continuing its yearly tradition of collecting food that donors place in the back of a pick up truck, […]


Village taxes up even though operating cost are down

Street projects, DPW building factor into village’s increase By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Although the Village of Union Grove operating budget will decrease in 2012, the property tax levy will rise as ongoing efforts to fund past work in the community continues. The Village Board last week approved a budget that […]


Enjoy Dover tree lighting with music and cookies

All Dover residents are invited to the third annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony being held on Friday, Dec. 9, at the Town Hall. The event runs 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Honor students and choir members from Kansasville Grade School will help light the tree and lead Christmas carols. Inside […]


Drug charges filed following raid at Kansasville home

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor A 38-year-old Kansasville man faces multiple drug charges stemming from a raid conducted last year at his home by Racine County Sheriff’s Department Metro Drug Unit agents. Joseph V. Lena was arraigned Nov. 23 in Racine County Circuit Court, at which time a plea of […]


As local needs grow, food bank outgrows its home

Director Arlene Odeja unpacks food last year after the Union Grove Area Food Bank moved to its current location. The food bank continues to grow and is looking for a larger facility.

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent An organization working to meet the needs of the greater Union Grove community again needs to be on the move. A year ago, the Union Grove Area Food Bank moved to its current place in the southeast corner of the former Piggly Wiggly building on Vine […]


Man dies in Monday morning crash

A 35-year-old Kenosha man died and traffic was impacted for several hours Monday following a crash involving a car and a semitrailer truck on Highway 20 at Highway C in the Town of Yorkville, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol. Neil H. Volling was pronounced dead at the scene, according […]


Open House to honor long-time children’s librarian

Pat Freitag will retire at the end of the year from Graham Public Library, where she has been Children’s Librarian for the last 19 years.  The library will host an open house in her honor on Friday, December 2, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Photo by Julie Rossman)

By Julie Rossman Correspondent Pat Freitag has been a familiar face at Union Grove’s Graham Public library for the last 19 years, however, she has decided to retire at the end of the year. An open house will be held in her honor on Friday, Dec. 2, from 3 p.m. […]


Hay, this is fun

Hay, this is fun

Yorkville School first graders (top) learn about life on the farm thanks to a visit by Al Wilks, who brought a Case tractor and square baler to school.  Students tried to lift the big bales of straw by working together.


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