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30
Nov

Van Lieshout delights audience with tales of times past


Brian Roebke photo — Little Chute native John M. Van Lieshout entertained a captive audience of several dozen people last week at a signing event for his book, “Growing Up Little Chute,” at the Little Chute Civic Center.
By Brian Roebke
Editor
Little Chute native John M. Van Lieshout brought people back to the 1960s and 1970s last week when he did a book reading and talked about his book, “Growing Up Little Chute,” at the Little Chute Civic Center.
Wed
23
Nov

Residents frustrated over 2023 Crosswinds subdivision sidewalk installation

By Tom Collins
Reporter
An informational hearing, designed to help the Little Chute engineering staff learn more about the nuances of residences in the Crosswinds subdivision soon turned into a sour episode during the approximately 45-minute portion of the Nov. 16 Little Chute Village Board meeting.
Wed
23
Nov

Kimberly native leads Evers gubernatorial campaign to victory


Submitted photo — Gov. Tony Evers won re-election for a second term on Nov. 8 came in part due to the efforts of Cassi Feneli, a 2007 Kimberly High School graduate. On the left is Sam Roecker, while Garren Randolph, who both also worked on the campaign, is on the right.
By Brian Roebke
Editor
Gov. Tony Evers won re-election for a second term on Nov. 8 and he has a 2007 Kimberly High School graduate to thank for playing a big role in the effort.
Cassi Feneli, the daughter of Pam (Pierce) Fenili and the late Mark Fenili, was his campaign manager.
Wed
16
Nov

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Kaukauna football fans were detoured off Interstate 41 Friday night returning home from Ashwaubenon because of a car-pedestrian crash that killed a 40-year-old man from Green Bay whose car was later found parked on the side of the road with its flashers on. The driver of the striking vehicle was not hurt, but the vehicle was damaged.
Wed
16
Nov

Magic brings out creative side in Kimberly middle schooler


Brian Roebke photos — A seventh-grader at J.R. Gerritts Middle School in Kimberly, Kahlan Scherg is having a blast learning the secrets of being a magician, being tutored at Monty’s Secret Theater on Kimberly Avenue.
By Brian Roebke
Editor
Kahlan Scherg, a seventh-grade student at J.R. Gerritts Middle School in Kimberly, is having a blast learning the secrets of being a magician, being tutored by Monty of Monty’s Secret Theater on Kimberly Avenue.
Thu
10
Nov

Title search points to 1977 agreement for city to purchase Camp Winnecomac


Brian Roebke photo — A title search resulted in the City of Kaukauna finding they can purchase the Girl Scout camp property, officially known as Camp Winnecomac, adjacent to the 1000 Islands Nature Conservancy zone, for $3,600.
By Tom Collins
Reporter
According to documentation found during a 60-year title search, the City of Kaukauna retains the first right to purchase the Girl Scout camp property, officially known as Camp Winnecomac, adjacent to the 1000 Islands Nature Conservancy zone.
Thu
10
Nov

Kaukauna eyes results of leaves still dropping and unpredictable concrete availability


Brian Roebke photo — Kaukauna Director of Public Works/City Engineer John Neumeier announced Monday the Island Street Bridge was opening on Tuesday morning. That will undoubtedly help traffic on Highway 55 in front of River View Middle School that’s often backed up before and after school Monday through Friday.
By Tom Collins
Reporter
While the unusually mild late October and early November weather might be creating late summer-like opportunities for some residents, it also is creating some tension and weather watching for Kaukauna’s engineering and street department personnel. 
Thu
10
Nov

Village of Combined Locks trustees approve 2023 budget

By Judy Dixon Hebbe
Reporter
The Combined Locks Village Board last week approved a balanced budget of $5,378,428 of which $1,825,970 will be levied. The levy is a 1.15 percent increase over last year.
Thu
10
Nov

City of Kaukauna budget presentation shows bottom line city tax increase for residents

By Tom Collins
Reporter
There once was a saying for Broadway productions that opened in other cities prior to their New York City premiere. How something played in Philadelphia or another chosen city reflected on what might happen when the show hit the big stage.

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