KAUKAUNA — Although the pandemic dominated headlines around the nation in 2021, there were many other stories that captured the attention of Kaukauna Community News readers.
We celebrated state championships from our high school sports teams, and mourned those tragically lost too soon.
Here’s our list of the top 10 most-read Kaukauna stories of 2021:
UPDATE: The district has recorded 415 COVID-19 cases among students so far this school year, and 74 among staff.
UPDATE: People have donated roughly $90,000 on GoFundMe to help with funeral and other expenses.
8. June 30: Kaukuana wins state softball championship.
UPDATE: The state softball title follows a state title won by the wrestling team in February.
UPDATE: Two suspects are awaiting trail.
UPDATE: The suspects have not been identified
The Facebook group remains active, moderated by volunteers.
4. Dec. 14: Former Darboy Club building demolished
UPDATE: The new owners are clearing the property for future redevelopment.
3. Aug. 23: Movie crew filming in downtown Kaukauna
UPDATE: Filming wrapped up at the end of September. A release date has not been announced.
2. Dec. 16: Kaukauna track coach killed in crash
UPDATE: A memorial gathering for Steve Buss is scheduled for Dec. 30.
UPDATE: A former employee has reportedly purchased the restaurant and has reopened it as Mama D’s Cafe.