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Kaukauna Community News A gathering place for Kaukauna news, leisure and commentary with a little cheese, pulp and paper thrown in for good measure. Founded by Kaukauna natives Dan Plutchak and Carrie Forster, the Kaukauna Community News page is a forum for news, events, people and commentary for those who live here and those who are interested in the goings on in this historic community along the Fox River.

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As the school year comes to a close, be sure to thank your crossing guard. Here's a heartfelt message from one of those ...
06/01/2022
River View crossing guard’s end-of-year message, ‘We all made it work’

As the school year comes to a close, be sure to thank your crossing guard. Here's a heartfelt message from one of those who looks over our school kids at River View Middle School.

River View Middle School crossing guard Vicki Vandenberg shared a message of thanks in the group on the final full day of classes before students are dismissed for the summer.

Good luck graduates!
06/01/2022

Good luck graduates!

Graduation ceremony prep is underway! What a glorious day! 🖤🧡

Ham makes for a great summer meal. Check out more in the flyer just out from our Kaukauna or Little Chute stores. Downlo...
06/01/2022

Ham makes for a great summer meal. Check out more in the flyer just out from our Kaukauna or Little Chute stores. Download it here: KaukaunaCommunityNews.com/pig-flyer.

UPDATE: The Kaukauna Ghosts' girls' soccer team cruised to an 11-0 win over Hortonville Tuesday in the WIAA Regional Sem...
06/01/2022
UPDATE: Kaukauna girls soccer advances after shutout win over Hortonville

UPDATE: The Kaukauna Ghosts' girls' soccer team cruised to an 11-0 win over Hortonville Tuesday in the WIAA Regional Semi-Final in Kaukauna. The Ghosts will take on Menasha in the Regional Final on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Kaukauna High School.
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The Ghosts' girls soccer team is taking on Hortonville right now in WIAA Regional action. You can watch live right here.

The No. 4 seed Kaukauna girls’ soccer team begins WIAA Regional action Tuesday against No. 13 Hortonville in Kaukauna beginning at 7 p.m.

The #11 Ghosts traveled to #6 Green Bay Preble Tuesday in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal and defeated the home team 10-...
06/01/2022
Ghosts’ baseball upsets Preble, advances to Regional Final

The #11 Ghosts traveled to #6 Green Bay Preble Tuesday in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal and defeated the home team 10-8. Here's who Kaukauna plays next.

The #11 Ghosts traveled to #6 Green Bay Preble Tuesday in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal and defeated the home team 10-8.

Two Outagamie County Sheriff's Office deputies are on administrative leave after the woman they were transporting Monday...
05/31/2022
Woman dies after jumping from moving sheriff’s office vehicle on 441

Two Outagamie County Sheriff's Office deputies are on administrative leave after the woman they were transporting Monday jumped from the moving vehicle on Highway 441 and later died.

A woman is dead after authorities she jumped from a moving sheriff's office vehicle Monday while begin transported by deputies.

Here's who's heading to state in track and field for Kaukauna. Good luck Ghosts! They'll compete beginning Friday in La ...
05/30/2022
Eight Kaukauna Ghosts qualify for 2022 WIAA state track and field meet

Here's who's heading to state in track and field for Kaukauna. Good luck Ghosts! They'll compete beginning Friday in La Crosse.

Eight Kaukauna High School Ghosts have qualified for 12 events in the Division 1 WIAA state track and field meet that begins Friday at UW-La Crosse.

If it's been a while since you've been to High Cliff State Park, this coming weekend might be a good time to go. No park...
05/30/2022
DNR waives park stickers, fishing licenses for Free Fun Weekend

If it's been a while since you've been to High Cliff State Park, this coming weekend might be a good time to go. No park sticker or fishing license required.

The Department of Natural Resources is hosting the 9th annual Free Fun Weekend June 4-5, 2022. Park admission fees, fishing licenses and trail passes are waived for all visitors.

The Kaukauna Ghosts' softball and girls' soccer teams play at home Tuesday, while the baseball team travels to Green Bay...
05/30/2022
Tuesday is shaping up to be a big day for Kaukauna High School athletics

The Kaukauna Ghosts' softball and girls' soccer teams play at home Tuesday, while the baseball team travels to Green Bay. Get out and support the teams if you can!

As the WIAA post-season push continues in multiple sports for Kaukauna athletes, Tuesday is shaping up to be a big day in multiple sports.

An annual tradition at Landreman's Family Restaurant honoring our fallen heroes on Memorial Day.
05/30/2022

An annual tradition at Landreman's Family Restaurant honoring our fallen heroes on Memorial Day.

Recognizing our fallen who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for OUR Freedom on this memorial day.

On this Memorial Day, we honor those brave heroes who died in service to our country. Today's service will be at 11 a.m....
05/30/2022

On this Memorial Day, we honor those brave heroes who died in service to our country. Today's service will be at 11 a.m. at the Kaukauna Veterans Memorial Park & Ring of Honor.

Gov. Evers has ordered flags to be flown at half staff on Memorial Day to pay tribute to our nation's fallen heroes.
05/29/2022
Gov. Evers orders flags to half-staff for Memorial Day

Gov. Evers has ordered flags to be flown at half staff on Memorial Day to pay tribute to our nation's fallen heroes.

Gov. Evers has ordered flags to be flown at half staff to pay tribute on Memorial Day to our nation's fallen heroes.

Who's grilling on Memorial Day? We have everything you need for your holiday meal in the latest flyer from our Kaukauna ...
05/28/2022

Who's grilling on Memorial Day? We have everything you need for your holiday meal in the latest flyer from our Kaukauna or Little Chute stores. Download it here: KaukaunaCommunityNews.com/pig-flyer.

Kaukauna's annual Memorial Day service is set for Monday. Stop by to honor those who have died serving our country. Here...
05/28/2022
Kaukauna Memorial Day service set for Monday

Kaukauna's annual Memorial Day service is set for Monday. Stop by to honor those who have died serving our country. Here are the details.

This year’s Memorial Day Service in Kaukauna will take place at 11 a.m., Monday, May 30, 2022.

Photos from City of Kaukauna Government's post
05/27/2022

Photos from City of Kaukauna Government's post

Memorial Day weekend in perfect for burgers! We have everything you need for your holiday meal in the latest flyer from ...
05/27/2022

Memorial Day weekend in perfect for burgers! We have everything you need for your holiday meal in the latest flyer from our Kaukauna or Little Chute stores. Download it here: KaukaunaCommunityNews.com/pig-flyer.

Congrats!
05/26/2022

Congrats!

The Ghosts' softball team's WIAA Division 1 state title defense begins tomorrow. Here's who they face in their game in K...
05/25/2022
Ghosts’ softball state title defense gets under way Thursday

The Ghosts' softball team's WIAA Division 1 state title defense begins tomorrow. Here's who they face in their game in Kaukauna. Also, sign up here for email alerts.

The reigning Division 1 state champion Kaukauna Ghosts softball team will begin post-season tournament play Thursday, May 26, 2022 against Kimberly.

Looks like it will be one home preseason game for the Packers this year. The opponents were released a while ago, but he...
05/25/2022
Packers release 2022 pre-season dates

Looks like it will be one home preseason game for the Packers this year. The opponents were released a while ago, but here are the dates of the games.

The Green Bay Packers will have one home preseason game in 2022, the team announced Wednesday.

How does steak sound for Memorial Day weekend? Check out this deal and more in the latest flyer that just came out for o...
05/25/2022

How does steak sound for Memorial Day weekend? Check out this deal and more in the latest flyer that just came out for our Kaukauna or Little Chute stores. Download it here: KaukaunaCommunityNews.com/pig-flyer.

Congrats to the Kaukauna High School class of 2022! Here's what seniors are up to this week leading up to graduation.
05/24/2022
Kaukauna High School class of ’22 set to go out in style

Congrats to the Kaukauna High School class of 2022! Here's what seniors are up to this week leading up to graduation.

Having made it through four years of high school that included the historic pandemic, the Kaukauna High School class of 2022 is set to graduate.

The Kaukauna school board said the cost of proposed signage for the Galloping Ghost was too expensive and sent the plan ...
05/24/2022
Kaukauna school board balks at proposed cost of sign in front of Galloping Ghost statue

The Kaukauna school board said the cost of proposed signage for the Galloping Ghost was too expensive and sent the plan back to the drawing board. (To maintain civility, commenting has been turned off)

The controversial Galloping Ghost statue will likely remain in front of Kaukauna High School, but the sign intended to explain its history will cost less than originally proposed.

Congrats to Aaron Renier on being named the Kaukauna Public Library's  first creator in residence sponsored by The Bank ...
05/23/2022
Author named Kaukauna Public Library’s first creator-in-residence

Congrats to Aaron Renier on being named the Kaukauna Public Library's first creator in residence sponsored by The Bank of Kaukauna. You can meet him June 7.

Aaron Renier, a Green Bay author of graphic novels for younger readers, has been named as the Kaukauna Public Library's first creator-in-residence.

Be extra careful if you're driving near Park School this morning. Here's why you may see more bicyclists than usual.
05/23/2022
Watch for bicyclists on their way to school Monday morning

Be extra careful if you're driving near Park School this morning. Here's why you may see more bicyclists than usual.

May is National Bicycle Safety Month, and students at Kaukauna's Park School are taking advantage of it by biking to school Monday morning.

Walk-in interviews Wednesday!Join us for open interviews this coming Wednesday, May 25, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., at the th...
05/22/2022

Walk-in interviews Wednesday!

Join us for open interviews this coming Wednesday, May 25, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., at the the Ahlstrom-Munksjö Thilmany Mill, 600 Thilmany Road in Kaukauna.

Pay increases and advancement begin immediately and you can be earning up to $24/hr in 6 months.

Summer positions also are open for students or anyone (different pay rates apply)

Learn about the jobs available here: https://tinyurl.com/Ahlstrom-Munksjo-April22 or email your resume now to [email protected].

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Can anyone tell me why our street never gets plowed? All streets around us but not ours. It’s a nasty slushy mess in front but on sides, crossroads are all clean. We pay our taxes, we pay our city bills they stick us with but they can’t be bothered to plow our street. Happens all the time, but this time we won’t be left with a ice street at least.
Delete if not allowed. I am having trouble posting formula on market place. It's brand new and never been opened. My baby is on a different brand and I don't want the formula to go to waste. PM if you have questions. I have different brands. Burt's bees and Enfamil.
Any news on parking restrictions lifted early?
When is large item pickup?
NEW HOURS at Kaukauna Walgreens Pharmacy. Not sure if this is ok but we want to get the word out. Due to Pharmacist shortages and trouble staffing the current 8am-8pm, corporate has changed our Pharmacy hours to be Monday-Friday 9am-7pm. Saturday and Sunday will continue to be 9-6 and 9-5. Sorry for any inconvenience, there just aren't enough Pharmacists.
Have you been considering Girl Scouts for your daughter? We have lots of troops right in Kaukauna. Now is a great time to join as the membership fee is 50% off through February 28! Let me know if you have any questions!
See Kaukauna Racer Gordy Halsey ⚡️ February 6th 11am races start High Voltage Ice Races https://fb.watch/aOCK55__iz/
Wondering what to feed the family when there's no school next Monday (January 24)? Choose Pagoni's! From 11 am - 8 pm, 10% of all sales - dine-in, pick up or delivery - benefit NDLC. You can even order online and choose your delivery or pick up time. Please support Pagoni's and Ernesto and NDLC!
Semi tipped over somewhere in town?
Just in case this wasn't posted, we have lost our black and white male cat Saturday night. He is neutered and his name is Ozzie. Please text or call 920.419.6748 if you know the whereabouts.