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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 […]

 
 

Union Grove considers sidewalk rules for businesses

Union Grove considers sidewalk rules for businesses

Goal is to have clear guidelines for outdoor dining, sales displays By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A revised, potentially streamlined, set of regulations concerning the use of municipal sidewalks could soon be put in place for Union Grove businesses — particularly those situated along the downtown corridor. The village’s Administration Committee, […]

 
 

Live-training in a realistic environment

Live-training in a realistic environment

Fire crews from throughout the area worked together on exercise By Chad Hensiak Correspondent The Kansasville Fire and Rescue Department along with various emergency response partners from surrounding communities on March 19 participated in a live fire training at a controlled burn, 975th 224th Ave., Kansasville. The training exercise in […]

 
 

New laws support vets in transition

New laws support vets in transition

Evers signs legislation at Veterans Home in Union Grove By Chad Hensiak Correspondent Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers signed two new bills Tuesday in Union Grove designed to assist military veterans making the transition back into civilian life. Evers was joined by Wisconsin Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary Mary Kolar, members […]

 
 

Union Grove joins county council

Union Grove joins county council

Municipal collaboration is goal of proposed panel By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove has agreed to join a new government entity aimed at bringing together municipal leaders across Racine County to hash over such issues as road salt costs and labor shortages. The Village Board on Feb. 28 adopted a […]

 
 

UG water rates could increase 42.5%

UG water rates could increase 42.5%

Village to seek its first rate hike in more than a decade By Dave Fidlin Correspondent At the strong urging of the village’s financial advisor, Union Grove officials are in the early stages of going before state officials and seeking authority to increase water utility rates by as much as […]

 
 

Union Groves considers chicken ordinance

Union Groves considers chicken ordinance

Village officials willing to look into allowing backyard birds By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove could be the latest community to consider a backyard chicken ordinance. But a number of steps still need to take place before village officials go full throttle in allowing feathered fowl within the community. Village […]

 
 

Village preps for ATV vote

Village preps for ATV vote

Union Grove plans FAQ for upcoming referendum By Dave Fidlin Correspondent In the weeks ahead, Union Grove officials will detail the three separate advisory questions related to recreational vehicles that will be placed on the April ballot through a series of outreach and communication efforts. Village Administrator Mike Hawes outlined […]

 
 
 
 
 

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