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Kaukauna Police Department thankful for donations toward electric patrol bikes

What do the Kaukauna Bombers youth baseball team and the Kaukauna Utilities have in common?
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Bid higher than expected for pair of Little Chute Main Street projects

The current bout of inflationary costs aren’t just pushing up prices for gasoline, clothing, building supplies and groceries. The Little Chute Village Board saw an impact on at least one summer construction project at their April 6 meeting.
Along with the cost increase was the factor of fewer bidders than expected.  
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Community members defend galloping ghost statue


Brian Roebke photos — Jean Promer, recording secretary for the Kaukauna Alumni Foundation, told the Kaukauna school board the foundation has donated more than $500,000 in scholarships to KHS graduates. This year, the foundation was told a $1,000 donation was being withheld because of discussions to remove the galloping ghost statue from the front of Kaukauna High School.
With word around the community that some Kaukauna High School students want to see the bronze galloping ghost statue removed from the front of school, community members showed up en force at the March 8 Kaukauna board of education meeting.
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Kaukauna moves forward with fire ladder truck order to lock in price

The prospect of several seven percent price increases escalating the eventual costs for a new city ladder fire truck influenced the city’s Public Protection and Safety Committee with their unanimous vote to order the 2024 Pierce unit prior to the next expected increase in May.
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Apr

April events at Kaukauna Public Library

By Jenny Schink
Library Assistant
April has arrived which means our Spring Friends of the Kaukauna Public Library Used Book Sale is right around the corner. 
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Apr

McMahon presents plans for Kimberly’s Fox River Overlook


McMahon photo/illustration — Plans for an indoor and outdoor 49-seat pavilion that features indoor and outdoor access to restrooms on the Fox River Overlook was presented to the Kimberly Village Board last week by representatives of McMahon Associates, engineers for the village.
Plans for an indoor and outdoor pavilion, which can seat 48 people, and features indoor and outdoor access to restrooms on the Fox River Overlook was presented to the Kimberly Village Board last week by representatives of McMahon Associates, engineers for the village.
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Kaukauna Lions Club collecting used eyeglasses

Annuallly in Wisconsin, more than 800,000 pairs of used eyeglasses are processed at the Wisconsin Lions Foundation Center in Rosholt. 
The center is one of 18 recycling centers in the world.
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Apr

Kaukauna downtown artwork delivered


Brian Roebke photo — Statues from the Sculpture Valley firm arrived in Kaukauna last week. The company is placing public art sculptures on city property in the downtown area, including these two to be installed in the West Wisconsin Avenue Parklet between Richard’s Diamonds and Gems and Uptown Girl Beauty & Boutique. The statutes will be unwrapped soon.
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State Park Road culvert structure needs replacement in Sherwood

The details of a major storm water culvert problem in Sherwood came into clearer focus at the March 28 edition of the Sherwood Village Board.
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Chicks hatch at Kimberly Public Library


Brian Roebke photo — Cyrus, Esther, Isaia, and Justin Gosa of Kimberly view the display of chicks under the incubator at the Kimberly Public Library last week.
Compiled by Brian Roebke
Editor
Young children, as well as some not so young, have been delighted with hatching chicks the past few weeks at the Kimberly Public Library.

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