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Thu
22
Jun

Verhagen receives alumni award at Kaukauna Alumni Rally

By Brian Roebke
Editor
A former Lang Trophy award winner added another prestigious honor to her list of life’s accomplishments at Saturday night’s Kaukauna Alumni Foundation Rally at Van Abel’s of Hollandtown.
Thu
22
Jun

Jacobson remembers good times at Kaukauna High


Don Krueger photo — Joe Jacobson speaks during his rallymaster address at the Kaukauna Alumni Foundation Rally on Saturday night as his wife Linda looks on at Van Abel’s of Hollandtown.
Joe Jacobson’s rallymaster speech from Saturday night’s Kaukauna Alumni Foundation Rally at Van Abel’s of Hollandtown.
Wed
14
Jun

Building owners excited about RACK loan program

By Brian Roebke
Editor
Building owners for years have been envious about new businesses getting assistance for municipalities, often in the form of TIF Districts that reduce the cost they have to construct a building.
Existing building owners lament they don’t get any help.
Wed
07
Jun

Vehicle considered a total loss in car wash fire


Chad Brewer photo — The fire at the Best Wash car wash at 2600 Konkapot Trail Road in Kaukauna was already venting through the roof of the structure with heavy smoke and flames showing when firefighters arrived on the scene.
The Kaukauna Fire Department was dispatched to the Best Wash car wash located at 2600 Konkapot Trail Road on Wednesday, June 1, at 3:19 p.m. for a report of a truck on fire inside one of the wash bay areas. 
Wed
07
Jun

Construction underway for hangar expansion at Appleton Flight Center

Construction has started on a hangar expansion at its Appleton Flight Center, the facility that serves general aviation aircraft at Appleton International Airport. The 32,770 sq. ft. hangar will cost $7.2 million and is federally funded through the 2022 CARES Act. Construction is expected to be complete in fall of 2023.
Thu
01
Jun

Sherwood considers July 1 introduction for first phase of sewer rate increase

By Tom Collins
Reporter
With the realities of the wastewater treatment plant improvement costs just months ahead the Sherwood Village Board examined where the first step in the proposed sewer rate increase stands during their May 22 meeting.
Thu
01
Jun

Firefighters descend on Kaukauna for ‘Fire Ops 101’

Local 1594 members Ryan Steffel and Sam Klimek hosted City of Kaukauna HR Director Shanon Swaney and Mayor Tony Penterman to “Fire Ops 101” on Wednesday, May 25. 
The event, hosted by Madison College and Madison Firefighters Local 311, gave elected and appointed officials a real life “day in the life” of a firefighter. 
Wed
24
May

Fire damages home in Buchanan

A home on Fontana Way in Buchanan was severely damaged Friday evening, May 19.
Combined Locks Fire & Rescue, Buchanan Fire & Rescue and Harrison Fire Rescue were dispatched to a residence on Fontana Way around 8:41 p.m.for a report of a possible chimney fire. 
Wed
24
May

Fourth annual Breaking Boundaries Triathlon the best yet


Brian Roebke photo — Kaukauna High School student Nick Grady walks to the finish line after sitting for the majority of the Breaking Boundaries Triathlons Friday at Kaukauna High School. See page 10 for more photos.
By Brian Roebke
Editor
Anyone who saw any part of the first three Breaking Boundaries Triathlons for Kaukauna High School students with disabilities knows how special an event it is.

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