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16
Jun

Nelson Family Heritage Crossing officially opens to the public June 18

The long-awaited Nelson Family Heritage Crossing officially opens to the public on Friday, June 18. 
The crossing is a 1,100-foot bicycle and pedestrian bridge between Heesakker Park in the Village of Little Chute and a new rail trail connection that makes its way to downtown Kaukauna.
Wed
16
Jun

Harvey uncovers peregrine falcon nest in Kaukauna

Tim Harvey spends several hours a day outside exploring wildlife and he’s found all sorts of neat stuff lately but nothing better than a new peregrine falcon nest in the wall of the navigational canal in Kaukauna. The nest site is unusual because it’s out in the open and not in a secluded area.
Wed
09
Jun

70th Appleton Flag Day Parade returns on Saturday


Submitted photo/This year’s Appleton Flag Day Parade escort to the U.S. Flag is World War II veteran Oliver V. Lerum. The Parade Grand Marshal, as always, is the United States Flag.
After a one-year hiatus, the 70th Annual Flag Day Parade returns to Appleton on Saturday, June 12. 
“It’s on,” Appleton Parade Committee Chairperson Corey Otis said. “We’re proud to announce that the Flag Day Parade will be back, bigger and better than ever this year.”
Wed
09
Jun

Nelson grant will help map biking-hiking route to High Cliff


Brian Roebke photo/Speakers at last week’s program to announce the $100,000 grant from the Community Foundation’s David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund included Harrison Village Board Trustee Pete Stier.
Wed
02
Jun

UW Health offers advice for those not yet vaccinated against COVID-19

State and federal guidelines recently relaxed masking and other regulations for those who are fully vaccinated, but many aren’t yet or can’t be vaccinated.
Wed
02
Jun

Newspaper enacts fundraiser policy

In an effort to be fair to all organizations, it is our policy to require a paid advertisement for any fundraising events. 
In addition to an ad, we will print a small news story in the newspaper and attempt to attend the event.
All fundraisers will receive our low non-profit rates.
Wed
26
May

Little Chute Memorial Day activities returning Monday

Little Chute American Legion Post 258 resumes its annual Memorial Day parade and program on Monday, May 31.
Wed
26
May

Plans for potential hotel and apartment complex presented to Kaukauna Plan Commission


Abacus Architects illustrations/Plans for a five-story, 101-unit apartment complex were unvield at last week’s Kaukauna Planning Commission meeting for the corner of Catherine Street and East Wisconsin Avenue. That adds to the previously reported 67-room Sleep Inn hotel at 222 Lawe St. Developers still have many hoops to jump through to get the proposal approved by the city’s common council. The building would be located adjacent to the city’s painted mural along Catherine Street.
A project that will change the look of Downtown Kaukauna continues to work its way through city committees, with the Kaukauna Planning Commission approving the preliminary site plan on Thursday evening.
Wed
12
May

Kaukauna alumni rally set for June 19 at Van Abel’s


Submitted photo/Al Borchardt is pictured in front of the Kaukauna Public Library, where he volunteers to shelve books on Monday mornings. Borchardt will be the rallymaster at the annual Kaukauna Alumni Foundation Rally on June 19 at Van Abel’s of Holladtown.
The Kaukauna Alumni Founda-tion will hold its 84th alumni rally at Van Abel’s of Hollandtown on Saturday, June 19.
This year’s Rallymaster is Al Borchardt from the Class of 1971.
Borchardt is celebrating his 50th anniversary this year, along with the other members of the class of 1971. 

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