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Union Grove OKs chicken ordinance

Union Grove OKs chicken ordinance

Village Board votes to allow backyard chickens   By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After a lengthy review process, Union Grove officials have decided to give village residents an opportunity to have chickens on their properties in specific circumstances. The Village Board on July 25 voted in favor of the chicken-keeping ordinance, […]

 
 

Aspiring firefighter

Aspiring firefighter

A firefighter shows a boy how to hold a fire hose during the Kansasville Fire and Rescue Department Pancake Breakfast and Safety Day on July 10. Along with breakfast, the event also included a silent auction, raffles, demonstrations by the fire and EMS departments, a motorcycle safety display, fire trucks […]

 
 

Freedom-loving firefighters

Freedom-loving firefighters

A long line of fire vehicles travel down Main Street during the annual July 4 parade in Union Grove. (Photo Chad Hensiak)

 
 

UG July 4 parade is a ‘National Treasure’

UG July 4 parade is a ‘National Treasure’

Union Grove will host the community’s annual Fourth of July parade Monday beginning at 9:15 a.m. The parade is a community celebration and a show of appreciation to county, current military members and veterans, according to organizers. It is a joint effort of the Greater Union Grove Area Chamber of […]

 
 

‘I’ve enjoyed every moment of it’

‘I’ve enjoyed every moment of it’

Departing UGES administrator reflects on her 37-year career By Dave Fidlin Correspondent When she joined the Union Grove Elementary School faculty in 1985 as a physical education and health teacher, Brenda Stevenson never imagined her entire career in education would be within the K-8 feeder district. But fast forward 37 […]

 
 

Up on the roof

Up on the roof

Union Grove Elementary School Principal Thomas Johnson conducted his business from the roof of the school on May 24 as a reward for the students, who exceeded their goal in an aluminum collection. He’s shown here with the kindergarten students from the classes of teachers Monica Ninneman and Janette Kieffer.

 
 

Union Grove borrows $5.88 million

Funds will be used for utility projects By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Interest rates came in higher than anticipated, but a plan to sell bonds to fund utility-related projects has moved forward in Union Grove. The Village Board on May 9 voted in favor of the sale of $5.88 million in […]

 
 

Memorial Day vehicle parade for veterans set

Memorial Day vehicle parade for veterans set

  The third annual Memorial Day Parade to honor the residents of Wisconsin Veterans Home Union Grove will be held on Monday, May 30. All interested participants are asked to meet from 1 to 1:45 p.m. in the parking lot of the Racine County Fairgrounds. Participants are asked to use […]

 
 

Board backs chicken ordinance

Board backs chicken ordinance

Union Grove will draft rules for keeping poultry in village By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove residents could soon have the opportunity to raise a small number of chickens, based on a recent pivotal decision. On a 6-1 vote, the Village Board on April 25 gave the go-ahead to proceed […]

 
 

Village finalizes food truck rules

Village finalizes food truck rules

Action clears the way for planned food truck park By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After several rounds of discussion, Union Grove officials recently finalized a series of tweaks to an existing ordinance outlining the dos and don’ts of operating a mobile food truck in the village. The reviews came in response […]

 
 
 
 
 

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