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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.

Kewaskum Fire Department Receives New Thermal
Imaging Cameras

The Kewaskum Fire Department has two new thermal imaging cameras, thanks to a donation from thee Kewaskum Firefighters Association.
“They are a good tool,” to Kewaskum Fire Chief Mark Groeschel said. “When you have a smoke-filled room where you can't see what is in front of your face, and you put this up and you can see through the smoke, it's a good tool. This is the best tool they have to see through smoke.”

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

School Bus Drivers Prepare For New School Year
– New Eight-Light Warning Law Goes Into Effect

School is starting, and school bus drivers are ready.
“All the routes are done and out,” said Lori Heisler, manager of the Johnson Bus Kewaskum terminal, who completed mailing about 1,200 transportation forms last week.
St. Lucas was starting school on Wednesday, Aug. 24, and the Kewaskum School District and Holy Trinity begin regular instruction on Thursday, Sept. 1.
 The summer gave a short reprieve for some of the bus drivers, but the company stayed busy preparing routes for the upcoming school year and transporting students to summer school, among other things.
To learn more, check out this week’s Kewaskum Statesman.


New teachers for the Kewaskum School District started preparing for the new school year this week. New teachers include: (front row, from left) Brittany Ward (FES/i4L/KMS teacher), Diane Radmer (i4L teacher), Michael Mandujano (KMS/KHS teacher), Ariel Krueger (KMS special ed), Karlee Flasch (KMS special ed), Samantha Daun (KHS counselor), Karla Daane (KHS counselor), Lindsey Jolly (FES teacher), Lauren Trautner (FES teacher), Jamie Fait (KMS counselor) and Katie Pendowski (KMS teacher); and (back row) Josh Towner (KHS teacher), Brian Vetter (KHS teacher), Cheryl Norstrem (speech and language), Traci Biedenbender (KES special ed), Brad Doro (KHS teacher), Krista Lesiecki (KHS teacher), Jen Zoesch (KMS teacher) and Joel Hartline (KMS teacher).

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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