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Wed
14
Jul

WisDOT sets public hearing for I-41 project


Brian Roebke photo/The Wisconsin Department of Transporation is proposing to reconstruct the overhead bridge on Interstate 41 over Highway 55 (Delanglade Street) in Kaukauna.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is going full speed ahead on the expansion of Interstate 41 from Highway 96 (Wisconsin Avenue) in Appleton to Highway F (Scheuring Road) in De Pere and has three public hearings set for later this month.
Tue
13
Jul

Catch a ride to Paperfest on free shuttle to Combined Locks festival site

Paperfest is slated to take over Memorial Park in the Village of Combined Locks July 15-18. Additional parking challenges come with the location change and welcoming additional spectators for the scheduled live music lineup, including national act Eli Young Band. 
Tue
13
Jul

RSVP volunteer among two awarded APD’s Volunteers of the Year


Mary Jo Mohr
By Jan Sommerfeld
RSVP Director
Mary Jo Mohr winters in Arizona and when she gets back to her Greenville home in spring, she returns to a box full of projects at the Appleton Police Department. 
Tue
13
Jul

Kimberly Public Library news for July

By Holly Selwitschka, Director
Kimberly Public Library
Tue
13
Jul

Kaukauna Utilities receives national awards for helping community through pandemic


Submitted photos/OMS Award – Kaukauna Utilities Outage Management Project Team – Eric Miller (Manager of Engineering & Electric Distribution), Don Krause (Manager of Information Technology), and Dave Pahl (Manager of Generation & Substations).
The American Public Power Association recognized Kaukauna Utilities with two awards for efforts the utility made during the pandemic. KU is the recipient of both the Sue Kelly Community Service Award and the E.F. Scattergood System Achievement Award.
Wed
30
Jun

Sheriff’s investigators looking for help with Town of Kaukauna trailer theft


Submitted photo/Investigators from the Outagamie County Sheriff’s Department are searching for a travel trailer that was stolen from a storage unit complex in the Town of Kaukauna around June 17. Anyone with information may contact Sgt. Sheldon Pedranzan
A travel trailer was stolen from a storage unit complex in the Town of Kaukauna around June 17.
Wed
30
Jun

National leadership award bestowed on Jeff Feldt


Submitted photo/Kaukauna Utilities General Manager Jeff Feldt received the Mark Crisson Leadership and Managerial Excellence Award at the American Public Power Association National Conference. He is pictured with Jolene Thompson, Chair of APPA Board of Directors and CEO of American Municipal Power and Colin Hansen, incoming Chair of APPA Board of Directors and Executive Director of Kansas Municipal Utilities.
Jeff Feldt, general manager at Kaukauna Utilities, received the Mark Crisson Leadership and Managerial Excellence Award during the American Public Power Association’s National Conference in Orlando, Fla., on June 22. 
Wed
30
Jun

City of Kaukauna reveals pool master plan


Submitted illustration/The current version of the Kaukauna swimming pool master plan shows a new bath house and other improvements on the outside of the pool well that’s still in good shape.
The Kaukauna Recreation Department is in the process of developing a master plan for the revitalization of the Kaukauna Municipal Pool and is looking for public input.
Wed
23
Jun

American Pickers to film television show in Wisconsin in July

The American Pickers are excited to return to Wisconsin to film episodes of The History Channel hit television series throughout our area in July.
Wed
16
Jun

History Museum at the Castle to reopen Father’s Day weekend

APPLETON — The History Museum at the Castle will reopen to the public Friday, June 18.
The History Museum will be open to the public Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. through the summer. It will schedule group visits Monday through Thursday to limit the number of visitors at a given time. 

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