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Kaukauna man sentenced for heroin death, three overdoses

APPLETON, Wis. – A Kaukauna man was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison for his role in four heroin overdoses, including one that was fatal. Leslie A. Brown was sentenced by Outagamie County Circuit Court Judge Mitchell Metropulos to 15 years in prison and ten years of extended supervision for First

Coal hopper catches fire at Thilmany

file photo Kaukauna fire department

KAUKAUNA — A hopper containing 40 tons of coal caught fire Thursday morning at the Thilmany paper mill, which sustained no damage to the plant and no injuries. The Kaukauna Fire Department responded this morning, at approximately 4:45 am to the fire at 600 Thilmany Rd. When crews arrived on scene they found

Freezing rain expected as major storm hits northwest Wisconsin Sunday

Transitions of freezing rain are expected in the Fox Valley and Door County as a potent storm with heavy snow is expected tonight, Feb. 23, 2019, into Sunday over much of northwest Wisconsin, according to the National Weather Service in Green Bay. Travel will become difficult tonight, especially north and west of

At long last, Highway 55 interchange at 41 reopens

Ribbon cutting Oct. 26 for the new Highway 55, Interstate 41 interchange. WisDOT photo.

KAUKAUNA -- Kaukauna's long-awaited Highway 55 interchange with Interstate 41 officially reopened yesterday, giving motorists on the city's north side quick access to the highway. The ramps reopened Saturday morning, Oct. 27, with a ribbon cutting ceremony with local and state officials. The interchange ramps had been closed since July 30 as

Kaukauna’s Expera sold to Finnish paper maker Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj

Former Thilmany Mill, Kaukauna. Wikipedia Creative Commons license

News release NEW YORK, (PRNewswire) -- KPS Capital Partners, LP announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement, through an affiliate, to sell Expera Specialty Solutions, LLC to Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj, of Finland, a global leader in fiber-based materials, for $615 million. Headquartered in Kaukauna, Expera employs approximately 1,800 people.  KPS created Expera in June 2013 by completing two

Sen. Baldwin joins Kaukauna Community leaders for roundtable on illegal opioids

Sen. Tammy Baldwin meets with Kaukauna firefighters May 29, 2018 prior to a roundtable on illegal opioids.

KAUKAUNA – U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin met with local law enforcement, first responders and community leaders today in Kaukauna to discuss ways Washington can do more to support local efforts to fight illicit opioids, fentanyl and methamphetamine. “Washington needs to step up and be a stronger partner to help local communities

Preview: Kaukauna faces Westosha Central in WIAA semifinal Friday

Kohl Center, Madison

News release MADISON -- The 103rd annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Boys Basketball State Tournament will take place Thursday-Saturday, March 15-17, 2018 at the Kohl Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin. Top-seeded Kaukauna will attempt to win its second state championship in the past three years

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