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Fox River Locks Open for Business May 5

Posted on May 5, 2017 by

(KAUKAUNA, WIS.) May 2, 2017 – The 2017 navigation season on the Fox River opens on Friday, May 5 opening just over 25 miles of the river to boaters. Locks begin operations starting at 8 a.m. in DePere, 10 a.m. at the Little Kaukauna lock, and 11 a.m. in Appleton, Little Chute, Cedars, and Combined […]

Fox River Locks conducting maintenance on DePere lock

Posted on Mar 30, 2017 by

If you’ve ever wanted to see a lock without any water in it, this is your chance. Maintenance work on the DePere lock on the Fox River will be completed by early May including repair of the lock gates, valves and operating machinery. Construction equipment has been in place over winter at the lock in […]

Fox River Locks Announce FREE Lockage for Fall Colors Viewing

Posted on Oct 11, 2016 by

Locks in DePere, Little Kaukauna and Little Chute open for one day only Boaters can take advantage of free lockage on October 22 from noon-6 p.m. at three of the locks on the Fox River system. Locks at DePere, Little Kaukauna and Little Chute (called the Cedars Lock) will provide free lockage for boaters and […]

Fox River Locks Open for Business May 6

Posted on May 4, 2016 by

(KAUKAUNA, WIS.) May 4, 2016 – 10 of the 17 locks on the Fox River lock system begin 2016 operation on Friday, May 6 at 8 a.m. Locks begin operations starting at 10 a.m., noon, in Appleton, Little Chute and Little Kaukauna Lock and the DePere lock opens at 8 a.m. on Friday. For a […]

Governor Scott Walker signs legislation for Fox River Locks

Posted on Apr 15, 2016 by

Bill paves the way for riverfront improvements (KAUKAUNA, WIS.) April. 14, 2016 – Governor Scott Walker will visit Appleton on April 14 from 11 a.m. to noon to sign a bill that broadens the scope of authority and responsibilities of the Fox River Navigational System Authority (FRNSA). When signed, the legislation will amend state statute […]

Menasha Lock Site Public Visioning Workshop

Posted on Jan 10, 2016 by

Jan. 15, 2016 Menasha Lock Site Public Visioning Workshop Sat., January 23, 2016 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon Menasha Public Library Lower Level “Company E” Room 440 1st St, Menasha, WI MEDIA IS WELCOME (KAUKAUNA, WIS.) Jan. 15, 2016 – The public is invited to a visioning workshop that will cover topics associated with planning […]

MENASHA LOCK TO OPEN ONE DAY FOR LARGE BOATS

Posted on Sep 29, 2015 by

Sept. 28, 2015 Kaukauna, Wis.–The Fox River Navigational System Authority, (FRNSA) will reopen the closed Menasha lock in order move larger boats through the lock to Lake Winnebago en route to winter storage. The FRNSA is working cooperatively with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to manage the special lockage Thursday, October 1. On September […]

MENASHA LOCK CLOSED TO BOAT TRAFFIC

Posted on Sep 4, 2015 by

September 3, 2015 KAUKAUNA, WIS.—The Fox River Navigational System Authority (FRNSA) has proactively closed the Menasha lock in consultation with the Department of Natural Resources while the DNR determines if the round goby fish is in the Lake Winnebago environment. This is the southernmost lock on the Fox River and the first lock that links […]