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Candidates Steinke, Kelly to appear at education forum

APPLETON -- Assembly candidates Jim Steineke, the incumbent Republican from Kaukauna, and Sam Kelly, currently a Kaukauna School Board member running as a Democrat, will share their vision for public education in Wisconsin at an upcoming forum in Appleton. Although the presidential race will be the top ticket on the Nov.

Plans move forward on Commerce Crossing sale; Walmart seen as likely

KAUKAUNA -- Plans for what could be a Walmart at the Commerce Crossing development moved forward Tuesday with the approval of a purchase and development agreement. The Kaukauna City Council on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, agreed to sell a portion of the development to Juniper Partners, according to WHBY. Juniper Partners is expected

Where am I Wednesday: Behind the scenes

You’re familiar with You know Kaukauna, right? Do you know on which building this sign is located? The photograph was taken by Nate Vils of Shutter Freaks and posted to the Kaukauna Pictures Facebook group. Vils, who also works as an electrician, was doing some work of the renovation of this downtown

Lighthouse is lucky for Kaukauna lottery winners

KAUKAUNA -- For the second time in five months, the Lighthouse Corner convenience story on Crooks Avenue has sold a big lottery winner. William Berken purchased an $87,000 Badger 5 ticket that was drawn on Sept. 9, according to the Wisconsin Lottery. His ticket matched the winning numbers of 1, 7, 9,

Thousands raised for family of Kaukauna student killed in bus accident

KAUKAUNA -- Fans attending Friday's high school football game donated more than $5,500 for the family of a River View Middle School student who died earlier in the week in a school bus accident. The Kaukauna High School Student Council organized a Miracle Minute during the Sept. 9, 2016, football game between

Three Kaukauna schools put on hold during police activity nearby

KAUKAUNA -- Students at three Kaukauna schools were kept under with the school district calls a "hold" for about 15 minutes today while police activity took place nearby. Tanner, Quinney and New Directions Learning Community were on hold from about 1:40 p.m. to 1:57 p.m. this afternoon, Sept. 8, 2016. The Kaukauna

Seventh grader remembered as playful friend; funeral set for Monday

KAUKAUNA -- Justin Johnson had a gift for bewildering his friends and family with magic tricks. He also was pretty good on a scooter and loved to fish. Those are just of few of the memories shared in Johnson's obituary posted at Wichman-Fargo Funeral Home. READ Johnson, a 12-year-old seventh grader at