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Space heater suspected in blaze that destroyed home in Dover

Space heater suspected in blaze that destroyed home in Dover

A space heater is a suspected cause of a fire that destroyed a home in the 600 block of Britton Road in the Town of Dover Tuesday morning. A father and son were able to escape the blaze, which was reported at 6:27 a.m., along with three dogs, according to […]

 
 

Union Grove officials fill board vacancy

Amy Sasse, 42, selected from field of five hopefuls By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A three-year resident with leadership experience in the hospitality industry has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Union Grove Village Board. The six incumbent members of the local elected body named Amy Sasse, 42, to […]

 
 

Hometown Hero: More than an athlete

Angela Slattery (foreground) and her sister, Sam, spend time exploring campgrounds, including Wisconsin Interstate State Park (Submitted/Southern Lakes Newspapers).

Grove’s Slattery strives to help the community By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Angela Slattery is more than just a two-sport student-athlete with multiple athletic accolades at Union Grove Union High School. Slattery, the youngest of three children to parents Paula and George, holds a 3.95 grade point average while staying […]

 
 

Village wants residents to keep sidewalks shoveled

Village wants residents to keep sidewalks shoveled

Trustee calls for more enforcement of ‘miserable’ conditions By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After winter’s first big one-two wallop of the season, renewed calls for prompt, robust snow cleanup were made at a recent Union Grove Village Board meeting. Trustee Peter Hansen sounded off on the state of the village’s sidewalks […]

 
 

Plans for Canopy Hill advance

Plans for Canopy Hill advance

Residential development to feature 188 single-family homes By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A Union Grove committee devoted to development-related issues within the village gave its consent to a number of big-picture and granular details linked to a large-scale housing proposal that has been under the microscope a number of times in […]

 
 

No easy solutions to affordable housing challenge

No easy solutions to affordable housing challenge

New housing that meets that criteria is impossible in Union Grove, builder says By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A group of disparate professionals offered viewpoints on what can be done to address a perceived lack of affordable housing within Union Grove during a recent discussion. Finding a silver-bullet solution, however, might […]

 
 

Deputies rescue driver from fiery crash

Deputies rescue driver from fiery crash

She’s been charged with OWI, reckless driving Racine County Sheriff’s Deputies rescued an unconscious 18-year-old woman from a severely damaged car as it burst into flames early Sunday in the Village of Yorkville. The woman, Rashae Ashanti Martin, of Pleasant Prairie, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was treated at a nearby […]

 
 

Man arrested after rolling his car

Man arrested after rolling his car

A Union Grove man was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after a rollover crash in the 1300 block of Vine Street just past midnight on Nov. 9. Anthony G. Skokut, 28, was arrested for first-time drunken driving and received multiple traffic citations before being transported to the Racine County […]

 
 

Village inks 3-year pact with sheriff

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.

Union Grove will save $93,000 during that period   By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Deputies with the Racine County Sheriff’s Department will continue patrolling the streets of Union Grove for at least the next three years on the heels of a new long-term agreement. The Village Board on Oct. 19 approved […]

 
 

County is catalyst for trail extension

County is catalyst for trail extension

Officials say project will be a boon for area A proposed $500,000 investment by Racine County would, if approved, provide the push needed to extend the White River Recreational Trail 11 miles to the east and further spur the development of a regional trail network dubbed the Route of the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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