Saving Kewaunee’s Clock


By Joe Hardtke | August 21, 2013

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If you leave Kewaunee in a hurry, it’s easy to miss the world’s largest grandfather clock sitting on a hill north of town.  The company that built the clock moved three years ago, leaving it behind.  Producer Joe Hardtke takes us to meet the man who’s trying to save time. 

Special thanks to WFRV-TV in Green Bay for the archival clock story from 1984.

Learn more about Jason’s efforts to save the clock.

Joe Hardtke

Joe Hardtke is technical director and sound designer for “Wisconsin Life” radio segments.  He was raised on a dairy farm in Kewaunee County, spending most of his youth milking cows and bailing hay. If that isn’t Wisconsin enough, his first broadcast gig was at a polka radio station.
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