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Seven days of literary inspiration at the Fox Cities Book Festival

KAUKAUNA -- Author David Sheff will share details from his memoir, "Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction," during the 2016 Fox Cities Book Festival that runs from Monday, April 18, 2016 through Sunday April 24, 2016 at 14 locations throughout the Fox Cities. FULL SCHEDULE The Kaukauna Public Library

Fox River locks visitor center plan moves forward

APPLETON -- A $1.8 million visitor center designed to showcase the history of the Fox River locks system took a major step forward today after a bill paving the way for the center was signed by Gov. Scott Walker. Walker held a signing ceremony April 14, 2016 at Lock No. 3

Time Machine 1960: John F. Kennedy campaigns in Kaukauna

April 1, 1960 -- Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy made an appearance at Kaukauna High School on Tuesday morning. Kennedy and two associates walked up the sidewalk until they reached the door. There was a flurry of activity by the reporters gathered near by. The over flow crowd cheered to see the

Kaukauna woman dead after three-car crash

OSHKOSH -- A Kaukauna woman died and three other people were injured today, April 13, 2016, after a crash that closed down Highway 76 in Oshkosh. Although some media reports said the victim was about 20, officials say her age and identity have not yet been released. According to WBAY TV, three

Where am I Wednesday: Notice the reflection in the window

You’re familiar with You know Kaukauna, right? Do you know which building has these windows? Check out the reflection for a clue. Answer: It's the window at the new Kaukauna Public Library The ribbon cutting ceremony for the Historic Eagle Mill at Grand Kakalin has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 28, 2016. More HERE.

Do you remember the tornado of 2011?

KAUKAUNA -- It was five years ago, on the evening of April 10, 2011 that 157 homes were damaged or destroyed when an EF-1 tornado tore through Kaukauna. The storm was one of several spawned by a strong story system that moved through northeast Wisconsin that evening. "This tornado, what we believe

Can Tom Nelson help flip Congress for the Democrats?

  Outagamie Co. Executive Tom Nelson just announced he'll be running for Congress. — Eric Crest (@EricCrest) April 7, 2016 APPLETON -- Outagamie County Board Chairman Tom Nelson was the Democrats' top choice to make a run at the Congressional seat being vacated with the retirement of Reid Ribble. Nelson answered the call

Kaukauna voter turnout more than 60 percent

KAUKAUNA -- Kaukauna matched the rest of the state in both voter turnout and candidate preferences, according to preliminary numbers from Kaukauna City Clerk Susan Duda. Duda reported 8,415 registered voters in the city, with 5,130 of them casting a ballot on April 5, 2016, or 61 percent. A tight mayoral race

Outagamie County executive to announce run for Congress

KAUKAUNA -- Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson is expected to announce today that he is running for Wisconsin's 8th Congressional District seat. The seat will be open following the retirement of Republican Rep. Reid Ribble. Nelson will be the first Democrat to to announce a run for the seat. State Sen. Frank

Rosin wins another term as Kaukauna mayor

KAUKAUNA -- Voters gave Gene Rosin a thumbs up on his job performance and elected him to another term as Kaukauna mayor Tuesday. Rosin survived a strong challenge by Marty DeCoster, a local businessman who is active in community events. Rosin outpolled DeCoster 2,471 to 2,219. Rosin said that in his 10 years