Union Grove

Food, fun and fireworks

Food, fun and fireworks

Event features two nights of live music, pyrotechnics Two nights of food, fun and fireworks are planned for the Racine County Fairgrounds in Union Grove Saturday and Sunday. Fireworks Fest is described by organizers as a family friendly event aimed at bringing the community together to assist charities in raising […]

 
 

Revaluation prompts questions

Revaluation prompts questions

Assessor fielding property owners’ queries about the process, home values By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Several weeks have passed since Union Grove’s assessor sent out revised valuations to property owners across the village, and questions on the numbers have reportedly been funneling into his office. Village Administrator Mike Hawes provided an […]

 
 

Lamping’s legacy lives on

Lamping’s legacy lives on

Lions Club will donate barbecue proceeds to foundation that carries on his efforts The Union Grove Lions Club plans to donate 50% of the proceeds from its 41st annual Chicken Barbecue to the GoFrankGo Foundation. The event – which is the club’s biggest fundraiser – will be held June 6 […]

 
 

A sign of the changing times

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.

New ordinance gives officials the ability to vote virtually, post-pandemic By Dave Fidlin Correspondent In a sign of what a post-COVID-19 environment could look like, Union Grove officials have gone on record in support of letting members of the elected Village Board and other appointed boards, commissions and committees participate […]

 
 

‘It’s been a pleasure’

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.

Aimone ends 14-year run as village president   By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After nearly a decade-and-a-half as Union Grove’s top elected leader, Mike Aimone closed out his last meeting with reflective comments about the village itself and his elected colleagues. Aimone, who has been Union Grove’s village president for 14 […]

 
 

Traffic won’t be a hurdle, study says

Traffic won’t be a hurdle, study says

Intersections near Canopy Hill should operate ‘safely and efficiently’ By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Increased traffic on major roadways near the large-scale Canopy Hill housing development is not expected to have an adverse impact on the overall area, according to a new study, assuming several tweaks are made. Union Grove officials […]

 
 

Signs of the times

Signs of the times

Detour signs popped up on Highway 11 in Union Grove this week as the state Department of Transportation began preparation for reconstruction of highway on the village’s east side. The work is expected to last until late summer. The posted detour is along Highway 45 to Highway KR before rejoining […]

 
 

Family escapes fire on property

Family escapes fire on property

Burned building was 50 feet from primary residence A Racine County Sheriff’s deputy woke members of a Yorkville family early Wednesday morning and evacuated them from their home as an adjacent building of their property burned. The building – a former farmhouse that was no longer occupied – was fully […]

 
 

A time to heal

A time to heal

Family finds closure with cold-case homicide conviction By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Zachary Zdroik was only a youngster when he found out his mother, Juanita, was murdered and left on the side of a Village of Raymond road 21 years ago. Zdroik, now 34, admits he didn’t talk about his […]

 
 

Committee digs into snow plowing

Committee digs into snow plowing

Village officials explore ways to expedite task By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Should overtime be tapped to expedite snow plowing? What areas of Union Grove should receive top priority after a high-accumulating storm? These were among the questions a village committee hashed over at a recent meeting. After receiving a range […]

 
 
 
 
 

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