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‘Finley’s Friendship Bench’ unveiled at Yorkville Elementary School

UNION GROVE–YORKVILLE — Students, staff, and families of Yorkville Elementary School, 18621 Washington Ave., unveiled a new friendship bench, in memory of a former student, on Nov. 14. Finley Gibson finished his kindergarten school year in 2021. Gibson unexpectedly died in July during his first summer break. The cause of his death is unknown. The […]

Posted inCelebrations, Community, Culture, Events, Parenting, Things To Do

2022 Trick-or-Treat Schedule for Racine County

If you are looking for something sweet, it’s best to know where and when you can Trick-or-Treat. The 2022 Racine County Trick-or-Treat schedule provides information to make sure that you and your family have a happy Halloween. Trick-or-treat dates and times are subject to change per each Racine County city, town and village. Updates to […]

Posted inElections, Government, Local news, Politics

Vos campaigns against Steen – again – in November election 

RACINE, WI — After winning the primary for the 63rd Assembly seat by 260 votes on Aug. 9, House Speaker Robin Vos will face his Republican opponent Adam Steen again as a write-in candidate in the general election on Nov. 8. About 10,000 people voted in the 63rd District Assembly race on Aug. 9. The […]

Posted inBusiness, Business Spotlight, Culture, Health and Fitness, Life, Local news

Business Spotlight: Luxe Injection Boutique

Union Grove is a little fuller now; there’s a new botox provider in town. Luxe Injection Boutique has opened its doors inside Wellness At Wildwood at 4514 Jack Pine Lane in Union Grove, Wisc. A local nurse is aiming to provide community members with an outlet that helps them achieve comfortability in their own skin. […]

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Willkomm’s Mobil closes; to be replaced by 4th Rocket Wash

MOUNT PLEASANT – Willkomm’s Washington Avenue Mobil, 6840 Washington Ave., here has closed and will be replaced by a Rocket Wash automated car wash. Willkomm Companies confirmed the June 30 closing on its Facebook page and website. They reported that the convenience store/restaurant and car wash buildings currently on the Washington Avenue site will be […]

Posted inLocal news, Police and fire

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 […]

Posted inLocal news, Police and fire

Bonds Set for Sturtevant Couple Accused of Drug Dealing

RACINE – Cash bonds were set Tuesday afternoon for a Sturtevant couple who were arrested over the weekend on an array of drug-related charges. A $25,000 cash bond was set for Paul E. Braun Jr., 49, during an initial appearance in Racine County District Court. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged Braun with possession […]

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Sturtevant Couple Held On Multiple Drug Charges

YORKVILLE – A Sturtevant couple was being held in the Racine County Jail following their arrest on multiple drug-related charges at a motel here Sunday afternoon. Paul E. Braun, 49, of 9432 Carol Ann Dr., Sturtevant, was arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia […]

Posted inLocal news, Police and fire

Woman injured in car versus pedestrian crash on County Line Road

VILLAGE OF YORKVILLE – A 36-year-old woman suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries in a car versus pedestrian crash Friday, Oct. 8 in the 2000 block of County Line Road. Deputies with the Racine County Sheriff’s Department responded at 6:24 p.m. to a call for a high and run crash. A passing motorist cared for the […]

Posted inLocal news, Schools

Yorkville Board of Education and Administration Hires Dr. Mark Rollefson as Superintendent of Yorkville JT #2

The Yorkville Board of Education and Administration has hired Dr. Mark Rollefson to serve as their next superintendent. Dr. Rollefson has 31 years of education experience including 23 years in administration for the School District of Jefferson. Dr. Rollefson will be serving the district on a part-time basis starting July 1, 2021. About Yorkville JT […]

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Union Grove Man Charged After Threatening Wife

YORKVILLE –  Racine County Sheriff’s Office deputies apprehended a Union Grove man who had attempted to run his wife’s vehicle off the road here Thursday. Mark L. Naeve, 53, of Union Grove was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with two counts of second degree recklessly endangering safety and disorderly conduct-use of a […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS, Local news

16 and older? Get your COVID-19 vaccine, Racine County officials say

RACINE COUNTY – As of Monday, all Wisconsin residents 16 and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Racine County officials reported “plenty of appointments available” at sites throughout the county this week. County officials added that the two-dose Pfizer vaccine is the only COVID-19 vaccine currently approved for Individuals ages 16 and 17. […]

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Teen Eludes Officers; Apprehended by Dog

YORKVILLE – An Illinois teen, who initially sped away from Racine County Sheriff’s deputies, was apprehended by a deputy’s dog on Monday evening. The driver, Kamryn Harris, 18, of Zion, Ill., was taken to a local hospital for treatment of injuries from fighting with the dog. A search of Harris’s vehicle revealed a handgun, marijuana, […]

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