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Where are they now? Adam Schmidt is mushing towards a dream

Adam Schmidt train his dogs last week at the Otter River Sled Dog Training Center, near Houghton Michigan. Schmidt, a second-year chemical engineering major at Michigan Technological University, will compete in an 80-mile two day race this weekend as part of the CopperDog 150. Photos by Sarah Bird/Michigan Technological University   By Mark Wilcox,

#FollowFriday This week’s top stories on Kaukauna Community News

See more photos at Don Krueger's Facebook page HERE. It’s #FollowFriday! Please help grow the family by sharing Kaukauna Community News with your friends on Facebook. Click HERE. In case you missed them: The editors have picked these five from the most-read stories this week: 1) The No. 1 seeded Kaukauna boys basketball

Annual KHS alumni rally June 18, 2016

Alumni getting ready to go to the class reunion in 1948. Photo from the Kaukauna Public Library ... KAUKAUNA -- The class of 1966 will be recognized June 18, 2016 for their 50th anniversary during the 80th annual Alumni Rally. All anniversary classes will be introduced, as well as scholarship winners. Tickets are $18

Kaukauna school board race 2016

KAUKAUNA -- Kaukauna will choose three school board members from a field of five when voters go to the polls April 5, 2016. We've reached out to the candidates and will send them a questionnaire with that includes questions that we think voters will want to know. What do you think we should ask

Individual state wrestling begins Thursday with nine from Kaukauna

Photo via Kaukauna School District KAUKAUNA -- Nine Kaukauna High School wrestlers will compete in Madison beginning Thursday in the WIAA individual state wrestling tournament. All three mats of the finals will be streamed on with authentication of your cable service provider. In addition, all six mats of the pre-finals matches

Kaukauna girls playoff run begins Tuesday

KAUKAUNA -- The Kaukauna girls basketball team gets its first playoff game at home Feb. 23, 2016 when regionals begin in the WIAA Division 2 basketball post-season tournament. The No. 8 seed Ghosts host No. 9 seed Marinette at 7 p.m. at Kaukauna High School. The game is in effect a play-in game,

No injuries reported in Sunday afternoon fire on Lawe Street

Dan Plutchak Kaukauna Community News KAUKAUNA -- A stovetop fire early Sunday was quickly extinguished, but caused $8,000 to $10,000 in damage, according to a Kaukauna Fire Department news release. Firefighters were called out at 5:46 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016 for a report of a fire at 1500 Lawe Street. Upon arrival, firefighters

What do you want to know from the candidates?

By Dan Plutchak Kaukauna Community News KAUKAUNA -- Kaukauna will choose a mayor and alderperson when voters go to the polls April 5, 2016. We've reached out to the candidates and will send them a questionnaire at the end of the week with five questions that we think voters will want to