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This week’s most-read stories on Kaukauna Community News

In case you missed them: The editors have picked these five from the most-read stories this week: 1) Several teams are reportedly interested in bringing in Kaukauna grad Tanner Agen as a free agent after the draft is over. READ 2) Here's the Buddy Bench at Electa Quinney and New Directions. If you

#WhereAmIWednesday: New life for an old turbine

You’re familiar with Kaukauna, right? In the 1970s, this turbine lay rusting across from the tennis courts at what now is River View Middle School. It's been cleaned up and now is prominently displayed in town. Do you know where it is located? Answer: Hydro Park opened last October, and is located along the canal leading up

Service provides important updates from Kaukauna City Hall to your phone

KAUKAUNA -- Would you like to know about local Amber alerts, storm warnings, hazardous situations and more? The city of Kaukauna has a VIP text service to notify residents. Residents who want to receive notifications to their cell phones from the city should: Text the message CITYKAU to the number 36000. You will receive the

Island Street bridge construction begins Monday

KAUKAUNA -- The long awaited construction of the Island Street bridge begins Monday, according to a Facebook post by Kaukauna Police Department. Traffice will narrow to one lane from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. from Monday, April 25, 2016 through Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Police anticipate delays and urge motorists to take

Kaukauna forensics team excels at state

MADISON -- Kaukauna High School’s forensics team set a new record of achievement at the State Tournament April 15-16, 2016 in Madison. Team captains for the 2016 season were Nicole Behnke, Emma Ebben, Cheyenne Fleming, Mackenzie Judd, and Eve Prodoehl. 2016 Kaukauna High School award winners include: Critic’s Choice Award (Gold medal): Nicole

Time Machine 1938: Jesse Owens in Kimberly

April 1, 1938 -- Olympian Jesse Owens appeared at the Kimberly Club House for an exhibition basketball game. The exhibition was described in the Kaukauna Times, "... the world’s fastest human will appear at the Kimberly club house this evening with his all colored basketball team against the Kimberly AA five.

City of Kaukauna seeks input on website redesign

KAUKAUNA -- What do you think of the city of Kaukauna website? City officials would like to know. The city is in the process of redesigning its website, and is seeking input from residents on what changes they would like to see and what information they would like included, according to

Services Sunday for Kaukauna woman killed in crash

KAUKAUNA -- Services for Tayla Slomski, who died April 13, 2016 in a car crash near Neenah, have been set for Sunday and Monday in Neenah. Slomski was traveling south on Highway 76 near County Highway G in the town of Vinland when her vehicle apparently was hit from behind, pushing