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By Teresa Simpson
Whitman County Gazette 

Keeney recognized after 40 years with LaCrosse


March 21, 2024

Angela Broeckel | Special to The Gazette

Public Works Supervisor Don Keeney stands alongside a sign showing the people he worked with over the last 40 years in LaCrosse.

LACROSSE - Public Works Supervisor Don Keeney has been on the job for 40 years.

On Thursday, March 14, the Town Council recognized him for his years of service and commitment to LaCrosse.

"It's something you have to like to do, or you wouldn't stick with it," Keeney said, of being supervisor. "You have to love the work."

Town Clerk and Treasurer Angela Broeckel said Keeney started working March 12, 1984.

Keeney said he wouldn't have stayed so long if it weren't for the fact that LaCrosse is his hometown. He grew up and graduated here. Then he applied for the job at a council meeting.

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