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the Kewaskum Statesman, Kewaskum's hometown newspaper!


Every week the Kewaskum Statesman brings you news about the people you care for. Hitting the newsstand Wednesday and delivered to your doorstep Thursday, the Kewaskum Statesman offers complete coverage of local events.

Village Adopts 2019 Budget
– Property Owners To See Six Percent Tax Increase

Village residents will see a 43 cent increase in the mill rate in 2019, Village Administrator Matt Heiser reported at the public hearing held on Tuesday, Nov. 27.
That equates to a 6.13 percent increase in the tax rate.
“What that does is add approximately $86 to a property in the village assessed at $200,000, for a total tax bill of $1,049,” Heiser said at the November 27 meeting.

To learn more, check out this week’s Kewaskum Statesman.

Mighty River Project Launched In Kewaskum

A group of 16 people gathered on Riverview Drive in Kewaskum on Monday, Dec. 3 and walked along the river.
They were taking the first steps at beginning the Mighty River Project in Kewaskum. The project is focusing on restoring the eastern bank of the Milwaukee River, from Habeck Street to just north of Wil-A-Be Lane.
“Kewaskum was founded on this mighty river. We are so incredibly blessed this fresh water resource running right through the heart of our community.

To learn more, check out this week’s Kewaskum Statesman.


There will be no mail delivery on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, as USPS observes a national day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush. Mailed newspaper delivery may be delayed.


 McKinnley Strobel decorates a cookie at the Kewaskum Christmas Cookie Hunt on Sunday, Dec. 2. The Kewaskum Area Chamber of Commerce hosted bothe the Cookie Hunt and the Christmas Parade on Sunday.
photo by Anne Trautner





The Kewaskum Statesman is owned by Wisconsin Free Press. Wisconsin Free Press owns and operates the Campbellsport News and the Dodge County Pionier in addition to the Kewaskum Statesman. In this day and age of newspaper buyouts and mergers, these publications remain locally and independently owned and operated. The staff at the Kewaskum Statesman is proud to continue in the tradition of serving its community in the same independent spirit on which it was founded.

Andrew and Laura Johnson


Andrew and Laura Johnson purchased the paper on May 28, 2015. The Johnsons also own the Campbellsport News and the Dodge County Pionier.

Current Campbellsport News editor,
Andrea Hansen Abler
will expand her duties and also be the Managing Editor of the Kewaskum Statesman.

We look forward to covering the Kewaskum Community and getting to know the people who live here.

Connect to the Campbellsport News our company's newspaper for Cambellsport and the surrounding areas.
Connect to the Dodge County Pionier our company's newspaper for Mayville, Horicon, Lomira and the surrounding areas.


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