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SEH receives masonry award for Kaukauna Fire Department building


Brian Roebke photo/SEH received the Excellence in Masonry Award award for the Kaukauna Fire Department building. Front: Assistant Fire Chief Chad Gerrits, Chief Jake Carrel, Assistant Chief Craig Schneider, and Mayor Tony Penterman. Back: Sr. Architect Trevor Frank of SEH; Retired Fire Chief Paul Hirte, City of Kaukauna Director of Public Works/City Engineer John Sundelius, and Barry Scholz, executive director of the Wisconsin Masonry Alliance.
The City of Kaukauna Fire Department is very proud of its new fire station at the corner of Second Street and Reaume Avenue and now it has another reason to be proud.
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May

1000 Islands confirms four eaglets in nest


Facebook screen shot/Four eaglets have been spotted in the 1000 Islands Conservancy in Kaukauna. Check out video on the 1000 Islands Environmental Center Facebook page.
Staff at the 1000 Islands Environmental Center in Kaukauna confirmed there are four eaglets in the eagle nest in the islands that dates back to 1988, and to their knowledge, there have only been three other documented nests with four chicks in the United States.
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Fox Valley Metro Police respond to Little Chute swatting call

Officers with the Fox Valley Metro Police Department responded to the 1700 block of Buchanan St. in the Village of Little Chute on Thursday evening for the report of a “family disturbance which resulted in a death.”
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28
Apr

Grignon Mansion opens for the season Saturday in Kaukauna

The Friends of the Grignon Mansion in Kaukauna are looking forward to opening for their regular, seasonal hours and special events starting Saturday, May 1, from noon to 4 p.m. with the last tour group beginning at 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The mansion was completely closed in 2020 because of the pandemic.
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Apr

Little Chute Windmill opens for season Saturday

Experience a fully functioning authentic windmill, explore the past, and search one’s Dutch genealogy at the Little Chute Windmill, opening for the season this Saturday.
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28
Apr

Fox Cities COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic now open without appointments

The Fox Cities COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic, located at the Fox Cities Exhibition Center, 355 W. Lawrence St., Appleton, (behind the Paper Valley Hotel) is now open to walk-ins from 9-11:30 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday for Pfizer first dose and boosters. Moderna vaccine was exhausted earlier this week.
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28
Apr

Elite Smiles Dental wins Main Street award


Brian Roebke photo/Elite Smiles Dental of Little Chute was the co-winner for the Best Downtown Revitalization Initiative for Connect Communities under 12,000 at the 30th Wisconsin Main Street Awards ceremony.
The Wisconsin Economic Develop-ment Corporation recognized the best downtown revitalization projects of 2020 at the 30th Wisconsin Main Street Awards ceremony, held virtually through dozens of socially distanced “watch parties.”
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28
Apr

Kaukauna Utilities beginning office reopening process


Brian Roebke photo/Permanent kiosks were recently installed in Hydro Park to provide visitors with information concerning the hydro-related features of the park. These include information on the Old Badger Hydro facility, the Badger Hydro facility commissioned in 2014, the native prairie that outlines the old power canal feeding Old Badger Hydro and the runner blade that was removed from the former New Badger Hydro in 1965.
With COVID-19 cases in the area decreasing and many people being vaccinated, Kaukauna Utilities is in the process of reopening for the first time in more than a year.
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Apr

Let’s try this again – Paperfest 2021 to be held in Combined Locks with Eli Young Band

Let’s try this again - Paperfest, presented by Community First Credit Union, is back for 2021 with the Eli Young Band. An event that was postponed from 2020, Paperfest makes the move to Memorial Park in Combined Locks to help celebrate the Village of Combined Locks Centennial on July 15-18. 
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