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Thu
26
Jan

No public comments made at public hearing for new Kaukauna TIF district

By Brian Roebke
Editor
The creation of another Tax Incremental District in Kaukauna passed another hurdle Thursday when nobody spoke against or in favor of a creation of TIF District No. 12 in the City of Kaukauna.
The public hearing was part of the plan commission meeting.
Thu
26
Jan

Combined Locks increases parking violation fees

By Judy Dixon Hebbe
Reporter
Parking violations are increasing in Combined Locks following last week’s Village Board meeting. Violations in communal parking sites will increase from $10 to $20 and handicapped parking violations will increase from $25 to $50. 
Thu
26
Jan

Kaukauna Utilities forced to pivot during natural gas curtailment

By Brian Roebke 
Editor
Something pretty unusual happened on Dec. 23-24 when Kaukauna Utilities was called on during a We Energies natural gas curtailment.
Thu
26
Jan

Kaukauna Common Council sees a spotlight on both new and familiar faces

By Tom Collins
Reporter
The business of the Jan. 17 Kaukauna Common Council meeting included a few moments that might have included a chorus of “Auld Lang Syne.”
Thu
26
Jan

Papermaker Players return after three years with ‘Charlotte’s Web’


Brian Roebke photo — Sam Prucha (left), a fifth grader at Woodland School plays Wilbur, the pig, deciding on his name with Jenna Firgens who plays Fern, in the Papermaker Players rehearsal of “Charlotte’s Web.”
By Brian Roebke
Editor
In its first production since November 2019, Papermaker Players Family Theatre returns next week with a production based on the classic book by E. B. White, “Charlotte’s Web,” on Feb. 2-4 at Kimberly High School.
Thu
26
Jan

Fire hits L&B Cabinets building in Little Chute


Brian Roebke photo — Fire caused extensive damage to L&B Cabinets in Little Chute on Thursday evening. The Little Chute Fire Department was assisted by several other agencies.
The Little Chute Fire Department was dispatched to L&B Cabinets at 1533 E. Elm Dr. at 8:30 p.m. following reports from a passerby stating they saw smoke and flames coming from a building.
Thu
26
Jan

Progress noted on Kaukauna Municipal Swimming Pool, sea wall projects


McMahon illustration — City Engineer and Public Works Director John Neumeier shared some early renderings on the proposed project that is envisioned to include 100 feet of the sea wall at last week’s Kaukauna Board of Public Works meeting.
By Tom Collins
Reporter
The two-pronged efforts to work on both the design for the reconstructed city swimming pool and to support the project with donations are moving along well according to information presented at the Jan. 16 Kaukauna Board of Public Works meeting.
Thu
19
Jan

Kimberly Water Commission approves emergency repair

By Judy Dixon Hebbe
Reporter
The Kimberly Water Commission last week approved an emergency repair and inspection of  Well No. 1 by Water Wells Solution of Ocono-mowoc, which has participated in regular inspections and repairs for the commission for a number of years.
Thu
19
Jan

Sherwood Village Board reviews ideas regarding infrastructure improvements

By Tom Collins
Reporter
Using overlays from three different areas of village infrastructure, the Sherwood Village Board was able to clearly see some areas of the community that are eligible for infrastructure improvements.

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