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Local author raising money to digitize historical collection of Kaukauna Times

KAUKAUNA -- Gavin Schmitt, an author and volunteer with the Friends of the Kaukauna Public Library, is hoping to bring historical editions of local newspapers into the digital age. Schmitt is raising money to benefit Friends of the Kaukauna Public Library's effort, and his GoFundMe.com page already has raised nearly $900 of a

Bruce McCabe, avid supporter of Kaukauna athletics, dead at 71

KAUKAUNA -- Bruce H. McCabe, 71, known for his love and support of Kaukauna athletics, died after a battle with heart disease. He was surrounded by family and friends, according to a notice in the Post-Crescent.  Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 18, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the

What’s going on at Kaukauna’s Fassbender Park?

KAUKAUNA -- Fassbender Park in downtown Kaukauna, longtime home of the Kaukauna Club Cheese Crock, is undergoing a transformation. Work began recently on work to revitalize the park to create a space that will allow for an amphitheater and occasional acoustic music performances. The David and Rita Nelson Family Fund donated $28,000

Funding for Kaukauna’s Veterans Memorial Bridge advances

Veteran's Memorial Bridge, Kaukauna. File photo.

KAUKAUNA -- Funding to make Kaukauna's Veteran's Memorial lift bridge operational again got a boost Friday when the state's budget writing committee indicated it would allow the city to qualify for a $1.7 million state grant. The city of Kaukauna is currently under orders of the U.S. Coast Guard to make the Veterans Memorial Lift Bridge

Two injured as car tumbles down embankment in Kaukauna

Emergency crews rescued two people from a car that tumbled down an embankment early June 5, 2019.

KAUKAUNA -- Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries early Wednesday after their car tumbled down an embankment at the end of Eighth Street. Both patients were transported by Kaukauna paramedics to a local hospital with apparent non-life-threatening injuries, according to a Kaukauna Fire Department news release. Emergency crews were called at at

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

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