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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.

School Board Reprimands VP
– Jim Leister Calls Complaints “Retaliation”

An extra seat was on the stage for Attorney Shana Lewis, an attorney from the Strang, Patteson, Renning, Lewis & Lacy firm in Madison, as the Kewaskum School Board met on Monday, Nov. 12.
Lewis advised the School Board throughout the meeting, beginning immediately after the Board President Troy Hanson read an introductory statement. Board Vice President Jim Leister questioned whether that was acceptable since it was not on the meeting agenda.

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

Proposed Village Of Kewaskum Budget Has Nine Percent Increase

The Kewaskum Village Board has proposed a budget of $2.3 million for 2019.
There is still some information from the county and state that will have an impact on the final village mill rate, but the current status of the budget equates to a 9.13 percent increase over the 2018 budget. That would add approximately $132 to a tax bill on a property assessed at $200,000.

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


 Students at Farmington Elementary School greet a Blackhawk helicopter that lands on the school grounds for a Veterans Day program on Friday, Nov. 9.
photo submitted





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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