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Racine County Fair – 100th Anniversary edition

UNION GROVE – The Racine County Fair is celebrating its 100th anniversary in a big way this week! The annual fair literally has something for young and old alike – live entertainment, farm and exotic animals, shopping, midway rides, games, incredible food, blue ribbons and much, much more. Racine County Fair schedule The Racine County […]

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10 Outstanding farm stands to visit in Racine County

Racine County offers a variety of produce, crops, and locally-grown goods. Shopping at farm stands allows you to support small businesses and find products made or grown close to home. Items like fruits, vegetables, eggs, honey, canned goods, and much more can be found at a local stand near you. Check out these farms stands […]

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4th of July Parade in Union Grove: ‘National Treasure’

The streets of Union Grove will be beaming with red, white, and blue on Independence Day. The 2022 Union Grove 4th of July Parade will kick off at the Racine County Fair Grounds, 19805 Durand Ave. This year’s event is sponsored and supported by the Greater Union Grove Chamber of Commerce and American Legion Bixby-Hanson […]

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2 killed in head-on collision with semi-tractor-trailers

YORKVILLE – Two people were killed in a head-on collision involving two semi-tractor-trailers here Tuesday morning. The collision shut down Highway 11 (Durand Avenue) at the 16000 block east of Union Grove for several hours. The Union Grove-Yorkville Fire Department reported that both drivers were killed in the accident. No other injuries were reported. The […]

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2020 election critics challenge local GOP incumbents; Vos, Wanggaard targeted on August 9 primary election

RACINE COUNTY – Two long-time Racine County legislators are being challenged in the August 9 Republican primary 2020 election by candidates that are questioning the integrity of the 2020 general election in which President Joe Biden narrowly defeated Donald Trump. Wisconsin Voter Alliance, an organization critical of the 2020 Wisconsin election, placed billboards like this […]

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Memorial Day Remembering Together Ceremony is May 29

The 2022 Memorial Day Remembering Together Ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 21731 Spring St., in Union Grove. The Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery (SWVMC) serves as a final resting spot for ​veterans, spouses and dependents, and creates a lasting memorial to their achievements and sacrifices. All […]

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Union Grove Relay for Life event to honor local cancer survivor on June 3

Kim Terpstra, a Union Grove resident and breast cancer survivor, is aware of the impact cancer can have on a family. It’s why she’s passionate about the work that Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society provides. About 20 years ago, Terpstra was the chairperson overseeing the Union Grove Relay for Life event. Now, […]

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The Village of Union Grove Offers $320K in Loans & $20K in Grants

The Village of Union Grove has recently offered $320,000 in loans to businesses and $20,000 in grants. The Board of Directors for The Village of Union Grove approved updates to the existing Union Grove Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) and Matching Grant Program (MGP). The RLF and MGP programs are administered by the Racine County Economic […]