February 19, 2020
Dear Village Resident,
Mark your calendars for this year's Easter Egg Hunt! Join the fun on Saturday, April 4 at 2 p.m. at the RB Community High School gym at 8311 Rte. 31 in Richmond. Bring your basket, meet the Easter Bunny and hunt for eggs. Find the special eggs to win a fun-filled basket and other special prizes! The Hunt starts promptly at 2 so don't be late! There is no charge, but please bring a non-perishable food item to help support the local food pantry. View the flyer here .
Trivia Night 2020
Trivia Night 2020 will be held Saturday, April 18 from 5 – 10 p.m. at Bella Vita Banquets in Burlington, WI. The evening includes silent auction, trivia and tantalizing intermission games. Grab a team and register by mailing or dropping off the form by April 10.
R/SG Area Rotary Spaghetti Dinner Tonight!
You're invited to the R/SG Area Rotary Club Spaghetti Dinner tonight, Wednesday, February 19 from 4 - 8 p.m. Dinner is in a new location at the Richardson Adventure Farm Event Barn located at 909 English Prairie Rd . Don't miss out on the raffle items! Carry-outs available. All proceeds benefit the R/SG Community Food Pantry. Cash bar. Bring your friends or family! View the flyer here.
Photo of the Week

Art Peterson got a great shot of the moon over Spring Grove on February 8. In lunar calendars, moons are often named for the seasons — hence wintry February’s full moon is called Snow Moon. If you have a photo of Spring Grove you would like to share, email i t here .
Teen Night at WLAC!
Drop by Saturday, February 22, from 7:00-9:00 p.m., stay warm and have fun! Join in a game of dodge-ball, tug of war, competitions and other challenges or just watch and hang out with friends! $10 per person. Located at 2449 Pierce Drive. Call 815-675-3005 or view more event info here
Holiday Lights Recycling
Holiday light recycling is now provided all year round. Dro p off any unwanted holiday lights or extension cords in the foyer of the Municipal Center Monday - Friday from 8-4. Located at 7401 Meyer Road. Click here for more information.
Presidential Primary Information
The Presidential Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, March 17, with early voting starting March 2. For information on early voting and voting by mail click here . Burton Township and Richmond Township precinct information is available here .

Still need to register to vote? 
  • Register online by March 1.
  • Check whether you're registered here.
Blast from the Past
In 1902, Jacob Freund purchased the store and entire stock of Alexander & Gould's Hardware Store at 1919 Main Street. In the "Do You Remember When?" picture from 1902, you can see there were still wooden sidewalks then. In 1904, Jacob's soldering stove exploded and set fire to the rear of the building. The building was saved, but the stock, which was not insured, was not. His wife sustained such a nervous shock that she became very ill. Luckily, she and the store survived. The later picture is from 1918 and shows the building with new cement sidewalks. In the 1930s and 40s, free movies were shown on the side of the building during the summer months. The movies were actually paid for by merchants as a way to bring people to the downtown. Each town in the area showed movies on different nights. Sometime in the 60s or 70s the building was converted into a residence.
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