(Waupun) A street redevelopment project in Waupun was recognized by Governor Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. The city took top honors in the Connect Communities Award over 5,000 Population category for reconstruction of the 300 block of East Main Street last year. Mayor Julie Nickel says their historic downtown is the heart of their community. She says they are very pleased to receive this state level award in recognition of the accomplishments property and business owners have undertaken. City Administrator Kathy Schlieve says this award celebrates the revitalization work done on the properties that house Gysbers Jewelry, My Property Shoppe, Wind and Unwined and K’s Boutique.