Kaukauna man sentenced for heroin death, three overdoses

APPLETON, Wis. – A Kaukauna man was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison for his role in four heroin overdoses, including one that was fatal. Leslie A. Brown was sentenced by Outagamie County Circuit Court Judge Mitchell Metropulos to 15 years in prison and ten years of extended supervision for First

Coal hopper catches fire at Thilmany

file photo Kaukauna fire department

KAUKAUNA — A hopper containing 40 tons of coal caught fire Thursday morning at the Thilmany paper mill, which sustained no damage to the plant and no injuries. The Kaukauna Fire Department responded this morning, at approximately 4:45 am to the fire at 600 Thilmany Rd. When crews arrived on scene they found

Crooks Avenue closed at Ann Street through Friday for water main break

KAUKAUNA -- The intersection/median at Crooks Avenue and Ann Street is closed through Friday due to emergency repairs of the water main. The intersection is estimated to re-open on Friday afternoon with possible partial opening occurring sooner, according to a news release from the city of Kaukauna. Please use alternate routes if

Voters reject Kaukauna school referendum, other local results

KAUKAUNA -- Voters rejected a nearly $33 million school referendum Tuesday by a vote of 3,007 to 2,690. (Results from WBAY) Kaukauna School Referendum Outagamie, Brown $32,930,000 for multiple school renovations, new gymnasium and security improvements 100% Reporting No 3,007 53% Winner Yes 2,690 47% Kaukauna City Council - District 3 Outagamie 100% Reporting Brian Schell Skelly 356 52% Winner Thomas McGinnis 331 48% Return To Top Kaukauna City Council - District 4 Outagamie 100% Reporting Pennie

Rico’s Family Restaurant in Kaukauna expected to reopen Tuesday

KAUKAUNA -- After posting a notice on their door Sunday that they would be closed until further notice, Rico's Family Restaurant says they expect to reopen Tuesday. In a message to Kaukauna Community News Sunday evening, the owners wrote, "We will open the restaurant back up on Tuesday morning." In a post

Freezing rain expected as major storm hits northwest Wisconsin Sunday

Transitions of freezing rain are expected in the Fox Valley and Door County as a potent storm with heavy snow is expected tonight, Feb. 23, 2019, into Sunday over much of northwest Wisconsin, according to the National Weather Service in Green Bay. Travel will become difficult tonight, especially north and west of

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