Village Brat Fry
On August 12, 2015 Village residents were able to meet their new Administrator and Public Works Director, Mitch Foster and Kirk Ruetten. Village employees and trustees served the residents brats, hotdogs and all the trimmings. Once again residents had the opportunity to meet and interact with their board members and neighbors. The Historical Society opened the museum doors for anyone who wanted to take a tour.
Sovereign State Days 2015
Winneconne's biggest event of the year is Sovereign State Days. It takes months of planning and organizing this three day weekend. The theme for 2015 is "Life is a Beach". It begins with live music at Waterfront Park and a Men's Softball Tournament at Marble Park on Friday night. The parade starts everyone's Saturday and is followed by softball, cornhole, volleyball, swimming, fishing, flea market, corn roast and loads of kids activiites at Marble Park and more live music Saturday night at Waterfront Park. Sunday,the fun continues. The Mason tent is used for a pancake breakfast, followed by a pie and ice cream social sponsored by the Beautification Committee. There is more fishing, more softball, more shopping at the flea market and a visit to the Historical Society's Museum Complex.
Grand Re-Opening at Anytime Fitness
Anytime Fitness has new owners and new management. To make their Grand Re-Opening even more special they had a brat fry in front of the fitness center. All proceeds went to Blake Halverson, a local student who was diagnosed with cancer.
Chamber of Commerce Car Show
Every year in June the Winneconne Chamber of Commerce sponsors a car show. This year's event was larger then ever. It takes many volunteers and businesses to put on this show every year.
8th Grade Picnic
Traditionally Winneconne's 8th grade class have an end of year picnic at Marble Park. This year was no exception. The students had an incredible sunny day. They played soccer, volleball, basketball, cornhole and swam in the Marble Park pool.
Whistle Stop The Winneconne Area Community Foundation had more than 200 people join them at their Whistle Stop awareness event on Sunday May 17 2015. They offered free food and music at the Winneconne Historical Society grounds at Marble Park so people could get to know each other and the organizations that do good for our community.The afternoon included tours of the 1871 Railroad Depot Museum, the "Little House" - a 1889 one-room schoolhouse, the Kay Wilde Doll Cottage and the Steamboat Museum. Attendees had a chance to meet the library's mascot, Winston, and share fun activities with the Friends of the Winneconne Public Library.Entertainment came from Dave Jerabek and the Winneconne High School polka band. Organizations including the Historical Society,The Friends of the Library, the American Legion No. 364 Giles Luce Post and Butte des Morts Conservation Club had informational displays.
Rec. League Tryouts
In March 2015 the Village of Winneconne had its annual rec. league tryout day. Boys and girls in all levels of play were required to tryout so the coaches could grade them in their skills in hitting, throwing, catching running etc. Little ones who played T-Ball and Coach Pitch did not have to try out. We had 316 players for the 2015 season.
International Pathfinder Camporee
On August 11-15, 2014 as part of the "Forever Faithful" International Pathfinder Camporee in Oshkosh through the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, young people from New York, California, Michigan, Alaska, Oregon, Maryland, and Florida came to perform community service projects in Winneconne and other neighboring communities. With the help of Village staff, the Pathfinders painted at various spots around the Village, including all the parks!
Grant Street Trail
On June 28, 2014, due to the help of some wonderful donors, the Village was able to celebrate the opening of the Grant Street Trail.
On June 28, 2014, Proto-1 Manufacturing welcomed guests from the community into their newly-expanded facility in the Industrial Park.
ADA Accessible Pier
Coughlin Park, located just off of Grant Street, features 2 new ADA-approved fishing piers and offers a serene environment for anglers of all ages to enjoy.