Ann Bies, manager at Fat Boyz 2, shares a laugh with a customer on April 23 inside Fat Boyz in Tisch Mills. Fat Boyz 2 is a popular spot for Kewaunee Power Station workers.
As the effect of the Kewaunee Power Station closing ripples out from the shore of Lake Michigan into the community, Fat Boyz 2 bar and grill, five miles away in Tisch Mills, will be one of the first businesses to feel the impact.
Manager Ann Bies said Kewaunee and Point Beach Nuclear Plant employees and contractors make up about one-third of Fat Boyz 2's business. Losing the Kewaunee contingent, including the contract employees who come in every 18 months to work refueling outages, will be a blow.
"That was huge," Bies said. ...