• TIGERS HOLD ON TO DEFEAT COMETS By John Grones Editor| The Wrightstown Tigers stood tall in a battle of high school football powerhouses, traveling to Waupaca and taking a 28-25 victory over the previously unbeaten Comets at Haberkorn Field on Friday night. After three lopsided victories, this victory seemed more sweet for the team. “It's […]

  • STEINEKE RECEIVES 'FRIEND OF GROCERS' AWARD By Brian Roebke Editor| The Wisconsin Grocers Association likes to recognize people who help the grocery industry thrive, and presented Wisconsin Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna) with a “Friend of Grocers” award Thursday at Larry’s Piggly Wiggly in Kaukauna. Brandon Scholz, president of the Wisconsin Grocers Association, noted […]

  • LITTLE CHUTE-KAUKAUNA PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE CONNECTION DISCUSSED BY TRUSTEES By Tom Collins Reporter| The vision for a pedestrian and bicycle bridge or boardwalk connection between Little Chute and Kaukauna came under some scrutiny at the Sept. 14 Little Chute Village Board meeting. Parks, Recreation and Forestry Director Adam Breest introduced the topic in terms of […]

  • HEART OF THE VALLEY YMCA DEDICATES SECOND ADDITION By Brian Roebke Editor| A growing community demands growing services, and the Heart of the Valley YMCA in Kimberly has responded again, dedicating its second addition to the original facility built in 2002 on Tuesday afternoon. The Y opened with 80,000 sq. ft. of space that housed […]

  • COMBINED LOCKS EMS SERVICE TO BEGIN IN JANUARY The Combined Locks Fire Department will begin providing EMS coverage for the village in beginning in January. This means after Outagamie County Sheriff’s Department receives a 911 call for an emer-gency in the village requiring an ambulance, they will simultaneously dispatch EMS personnel from the fire department […]

  • CITY RESPONDING TO STUDENT'S DEATH By Brian Roebke Editor| It’s always sad when a child passes away, but it’s even sadder when it’s sudden. The Kaukauna community, as well as other school districts in the area, are coming together to heal after Justin Johnson, a seventh grader at River View School in Kaukauna, was killed […]

  • BOYS SOCCER WINS CONSOLATION IN TOURNEY The Wrightstown boys soccer team was the consolation champion in the eight tournament they hosted on Saturday at Wrightstown High School. Kohler defeated Seymour 1-0 in the championship game. The Tigers lost to Kohler 4-2 in the opening round. Wrightstown was up 2-0 in the first half before giving […]

  • BANK SENDS NAVY BUDDIES TO BADGER-LSU FOOTBALL GAME By Brian Roebke Editor| Men who serve together in the military live in close quarters amongst blood, sweat, and sometimes tears. Because of that, they have a closeness that’s never forgotten. Some men go well into their senior years remembering times they had with men they served […]

  • ANTIQUES ROADSHOW APPRAISER RAISES FUNDS FOR WRIGHSTOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY A What's It Worth antique and collectible appraisal event featuring antiques expert, Mark Moran, a guest expert on the PBS series, Antique Roadshow, brought his program to Apple Creek Campground on Thursday. The event took place inside the campground recreation hall. Moran appraised objects in the […]

  • YMCA CELEBRATES 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF BASKETBALL PARK By Brian Roebke Editor| In March 2005, David Richardson passed away after a short illness and his family, Kimberly youth basketball team, and community were devastated. The young boy who was well known at the Heart of the Valley YMCA in Kimberly for hanging around for hours playing […]

  • VILLAGE AND TOWN SHOW INTEREST IN BORDER AGREEMENT By John Grones Editor| In an effort to improve communication and seek out the best ways to improve and grow their communities, Village of Wrightstown Interim Administrator Travis Coenen invited Town of Wrightstown board members Bill Verbeten, Ronald Diny, and Jessie Juedes for a sitdown discussion last […]

  • TIGERS DESTROY MARINETTE IN HOMECOMING GAME By John Grones Editor| Last week homecoming  in Wrightstown was filled with fun activities like the annual parade, powderpuff girls football night, pep rally, but also involved extra celebrations with the Wrightstown High School Centennial including a gala and showcasing many from Wrightstown's past. The Wrightstown football team made […]

  • PLUM LITTLE CHUTE WAREHOUSE DEVELOPMENT CONCERNS RURAL NEIGHBORS By Tom Collins Reporter| The perfect storm of urban growth and commercial development versus traditional rural life met in an emotional public hearing and discussion at the Sept. 7 Little Chute Village Board meeting. On one hand, trustees and village staff members were presented with perhaps a […]

  • PETERS RETURNS TO THE FOOTBALL FIELD By John Grones Editor| For the Tiger Nation on Friday night, what they were witnessing was more than a routine extra-point attempt in a lopsided football game. It was seeing a 50-week journey of perseverance and hard work. Wrightstown junior Jacob Peters made his return to the field for […]

  • KAUKAUNA BOY PASSES AWAY AFTER TRAFFIC ACCIDENT By Brian Roebke Editor| The first day of school ended with sadness Tuesday afternoon when River View Middle School seventh grade student Justin A. Johnson, 12, passed away following injuries sustained at the corner of Second Street and Crooks Avenue. The Kaukauna boy was walking home from school […]

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