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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

Crooks Avenue closed at Ann Street through Friday for water main break

KAUKAUNA -- The intersection/median at Crooks Avenue and Ann Street is closed through Friday due to emergency repairs of the water main. The intersection is estimated to re-open on Friday afternoon with possible partial opening occurring sooner, according to a news release from the city of Kaukauna. Please use alternate routes if

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

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