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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.

Community Voices Opinions On Proposed Park
– Majority Support Creation Of New Park At Townhall Meeting

It was standing room only as about 160 people packed inside the Kewaskum Municipal Building Annex last Wednesday to voice their opinions on whether the Kewaskum Village Board should accept a donation of 31 acres of undeveloped land with from the James D. Reigle family to be used as a village park.
The consensus of the crowd was in favor of the proposed park, although final details of the plan still need to be determined.
To learn more, check out this week’s Kewaskum Statesman.

Kewaskum Dairy Queen Receives National Attention For Being Politically Incorrect

Kevin Scheunemann, who is the owner of the Kewaskum Dairy Queen and president of the Village of Kewaskum, has received national attention this week for a “politically incorrect” sign he has posted at the Dairy Queen.
About four years ago, Scheunemann put up a sign in his Dairy Queen that says that his restaurant is politically incorrect and has been known to say things such as “Merry Christmas,” “Happy Easter” and “In God We Trust,” and that the restaurant gives free sundaes to veterans on Veterans Day.

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


About 250 people gather in front of the Kewaskum Municipal Annex building near a steel beam recovered from the World Trade Center Monday morning as they remember the 2,996 people who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.
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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