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Investigation: Costs of widely prescribed drugs jumped more than 5,000 percent

By Sean Kirkby, Dee J. Hall and Bridgit Bowden Wisconsin Health News, Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, Wisconsin Public Radio WAUNAKEE, Wis. — Jess Franz-Christensen did not realize the seriousness of her son’s Type 1 diabetes diagnosis until staff in the doctor’s office offered to call an ambulance to take him to

Kaukauna man sentenced to prison for armed robberies

KAUKAUNA -- A Kaukauna man was sentenced today, Nov. 28, 2016, to 12 1/2 years in prison after being convicted of two counts of armed robbery. Justin A. Posey, 41, of Kaukauna was found guilty Oct. 15, 2016 following a jury trial, according to online court records. Posey turning himself in last February when

Motel owners seek to challenge condemnation order

Former Fox Cities Motel in Kaukauna

APPLETON -- The owners of the Fox Cities Motel on Hyland Avenue in Kaukauna are challenging a condemnation order by the city to tear down the building, and are seeking a restraining order to prevent its demoliton. A status hearing on the case will take place Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 before

Black Friday dining: Where are you eating today?

Black Friday is well underway, and although the kickoff to the holiday shopping season began to creep into Thanksgiving Day yesterday, there still be be plenty of folks on the move and in the stores. By noon today, all those shoppers will no doubt be hungry. Kauakauna Communty News has compiled a list of recommended

Two from Kaukauna earn player-of-the-year honors

KAUKAUNA -- Hannah Moore in golf and Cooper Diedrich in volleyball were named players of the year when the Fox Valley Association announced its post-season honors. Other honorees following the 2016 fall season are: Football 2nd Team - Jon Heilman 2nd Team - Mason Van Asten 2nd Team - Brant Sanderfoot Honorable Mention - Marcus Schuh Honorable

Victor Haen achieves top ranking; Kaukauna School District exceeds expectations in latest report

KAUKAUNA -- Victor Haen Elementary School achieved the top score in the latest school report card released by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. The report cards are based on major changes included in the 2015-'17 state budget and provide a snapshot of school and district performance. Victor Haen Elementary School earned

Countryside’s Schmidt honored with WADA award

WISCONSIN DELLS -- Tom Schmidt of Countryside Golf Club was honored Nov. 13 with a Distinguished Service Award from the Wisconsin Athletic Director's Association. Schmidt was the District 4 honoree at the 2016 WADA awards banquet at the Kalahari Resort and Conference Center in the Wisconsin Dells. The program also featured the