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Mar

Sherwood off-road legislative petitioners grow impatient over slow legal review

The pace of getting a legislative initiative from petition to ballot in Sherwood received some measured heat and impatience from at least one petitioning group representative during the March 14 village board meeting.
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23
Mar

Buchanan supervisor No. 4 has 2 candidates on spring ballot

Incumbent Tom Walsh is being challenged by Joann Lee for Supervisor No. 4 in the Town of Buchanan in the April 5 Spring Election. 
 
Tom Walsh 
Occupation: Project Engineer with Northeast Asphalt
Wed
23
Mar

Buchanan supervisor No. 2 has 2 candidates on April 5 election ballot

Paul Knuppel is challenging incumbent Dennis Reinke for Supervisor No. 2 in the town of Buchanan.
 
Paul Knuppel
Occupation: Sales for J J Keller
Education: BS in Business from UW-Green Bay, Appleton Xavier High School
 
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23
Mar

Kimberly school board has four candidates for two positions

James R. Boots, Penny Hoh, Brian Regal, and Debbie Roberts are on the ballot for members of the Kimberly Area School District’s board of education on the April 5 ballot. Hoh and Roberts are the incumbents.
 
James R. Boots, D.C.
Wed
23
Mar

Hungry 1000 Islands goats gain attention from statewide visitors


Brian Roebke photo — 1000 Islands naturalist Deb Nowak told the Kaukauna Common Council the “grasing goats” from Mulberry Farms in Sherwood are moving to a new area in the nature conservency this spring.
The famed Kaukauna High School Galloping Ghosts have some four-legged competition in their midst gathering attention to the city for what could be called their “on field performances.”
Wed
23
Mar

Buchanan board sells $1.8 million in notes for capital improvements

The Buchanan Town Board approved a resolution providing for the sale of approximately $1,800,000 general obligation promissory notes last week. 
The $1,800,000 will cover the cost of capital improvement projects for 2020-22 and 2022-23. The resolution passed on a 4-1 vote with Chair Greg Sprangers voting nay.
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23
Mar

Little Chute Village Board approves firm to conduct fire station space needs study

Well known engineering and consulting firm SEH (Short Elliott Hendrickson) was the low bid for the next step in the Little Chute Fire Department’s long history. 
The Little Chute Village Board approved the choice at their March 16 meeting.
Wed
23
Mar

Kimberly Village Board adopts emergency management plan

An emergency response plan and program compatible with the state plan of emergency management was adopted by the Kimberly Village Board last week.
Wed
23
Mar

Kaukauna likely to order fire truck early to beat costly increases

The double-edged prospect of costly increases and uncertain timelines driving up the price of a new aerial ladder truck for the Kaukauna Fire Department spurred discussion by Fire Chief Jake Carrel at the March 14 edition of the city’s Public Protection and Safety Committee.
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Mar

SCUTTLEBUTT

Little Chute High School alumnus and longtime Appleton Area School District administrator, teacher, and coach Greg Hartjes has been named the district’s next superintendent. Currently the district’s chief financial officer, he replaces Judy Baseman on July 1.
 

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