(KAUKAUNA, WIS.) June 29, 2016 – More people used the Fox River Lock System in May of 2016 than in years past. The Fox River Navigational System Authority (FRNSA) welcomed 1,617 people through the locks from May 6 through Memorial Day weekend of this year. From late April to May of 2015, 1,384 people used […]
Category: Fox Locks in the News
Renovations at the Little Chute lock were completed about a year in advance, but there’s still work to be done. The new bridge in Little Chute is not yet operational and the cleaning process in the Little Chute canal is ongoing. As a result, the lock and the bridge will not be in operation this […]
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Opening of the Little Chute lock is slightly delayed due to canal maintenance and final operational details with the bridge. We will have this lock open as soon as possible. For the most updated information, please follow our Facebook page at this link.
Thank you to all who visited the bill signing! The legislation augments the statues under which the Fox River Navigational System Authority operates–and paves the way for constructing a visitors center at Appleton Lock 3. As part of the day, Governor Scott Walker was made a locktender for a day, and area 4th graders joined […]
Results of Fox River Navigational System Authority Board of Directors meeting March 8, 2016 The Menasha lock will remain closed while the FRNSA takes action on two issues reviewed at the most recent board meeting. The board voted to authorize staff to research the feasibility of moving the proposed boat transfer & cleaning […]
Attention all fishermen: We need your help to monitor the spread of the invasive round goby in Lake Winnebago and the Fox River system. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is urging anglers to report the incidental catch of round gobies in the lower Fox River above the Rapide Croche Dam, in Little Lake Butte des Morts and […]
Celebration Time at the Locks Thanks to the hundreds of people that visited the Fox River Navigational System Authority in Kaukauna to help celebrate the rebuilding of the Fox River Locks. The celebration on August 25, 2015 was a celebration of completing the massive project on time and on budget. Please take a moment and enjoy the […]