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By Joe Block 

Sauk Prairie named Carrier Town USA


December 13, 2018

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At left, employees celebrate the win. Above, The U.S.S. John F. Kennedy is just one of the carriers with Milwaukee valve products.

Sauk Prairie has won the competition and is Aircraft Carrier Town for 2018. Competing in an online poll against cities from twice to 25 times their population, they ran away from the competition.

For winning the vote, Milwaukee valve will receive a $2,500 donation, which they will match, to go to Sauk Prairie High School.

Milwaukee Valve machines, assembles, and inspects valves that are used in all Navy vessels. They have done so since 1964.

Kathryn O'Brien-Hoege, Marine/Govternment Software Coordinator at Milwaukee Valve, says "It's been a wonderful experience." She continued, "It was a no...

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