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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.

Second School Board Member Censured

 The Kewaskum School Board voted 5-2 to censure Board Member Timothy Ramthun at Monday night’s board meeting for violating two board policies.
A censure is a written statement of the board’s disapproval of a board member’s behavior, according to Tony Renning, the school district’s attorney.
The board spent about an hour discussing whether Ramthun had broken policies regarding public expression of board members and board-staff communications.

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

County Board Supports Wisconsin 9/11 Memorial
– Kewaskum Remembers, Inc. Has Been Organizing Memorial Since 2014

The Washington County Board unanimously passed a resolution to designate the Wisconsin 9/11 Memorial as the official memorial in Washington County to commemorate the terrorist attacks. The resolution asks the State of Wisconsin to also make the monument the official memorial of the state.
Supervisor William Symicek of Kewaskum represents the memorial and moved to approve the resolution.
The board heard a presentation from members of Kewaskum Remembers, Inc., who have been planning the memorial designed around a piece of I-beam from the north twin tower. Kewaskum Remembers was organized by Gordon Haberman, who lost his daughter Andrea in the twin tower attacks. The steel arrived in Kewaskum in 2014.

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



Gordon Haberman, whose daughter Andrea Haberman was killed in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, talks about the Wisconsin 9/11 Memorial planned for Kewaskum during a Washington County Board meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 9.
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.

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