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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’s Utility District Tax On Select Properties May Be Unconstitutional

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) has identified concerns regarding the levy of an extra tax against owners of nine undeveloped parcels in Kewaskum's Utility District 3 (UD3).
Valeah Foy, director of the DOR’s Local Government Services Bureau, informed Village Administrator Matt Heiser on November 22 that to levy the UD3 tax against nine of the district’s parcels when the utility district is composed of 42 parcels appears to be out of compliance with the taxation uniformity clause of the Wisconsin constitution.
To learn more, check out this week’s Kewaskum Statesman.

Kewaskum Christmas Parade And Cookie Hunt This Sunday

The Kewaskum Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas Parade will stroll down the festively decorated Main Street this Sunday, Dec. 4, at 5 p.m.
The theme for this year’s parade will be “Peace, Love and Candy Canes.”
Prior to the parade will be a “Christmas Cookie Hunt.” This family-orientated, chamber-sponsored event will be held from noon to 4 p.m.

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


Children at Little Folks School House gather together after collecting food during the month of November for the Kewaskum Community Food Pantry. Pictured are: (front row, from left) Matthew Brown, Parker Marx, Oliva Zagorski and T.J. Rosenstiel; (second row) Beckett Melzark, Decker Schutz, Josie Schoneman, Ella Herman and Charlie Ogi; and (back row) Henry Ogi, Thomas Schloer, Lily Dorn and Violet Schulz.

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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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