Contributed Photo Shawano Community High School senior Tyrell Hesse, left, and sophomore Tori DePerry each qualified for state in the high jump at Thursday’s WIAA Division 1 sectional meet at D.C. Everest.
Friday, May 26, 2017
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Shawano senior Tyrell Hesse and sophomore Tori DePerry each qualified for WIAA Division 1 state track meet next week with first-place finishes Thursday at the sectional in Schofield. Hesse, who had not previously competed at sectionals, won the title with a leap of 6 feet, 4 inches. DePerry... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Bonduel High School senior Bryce Engel catches a ball to force Shiocton’s Cole Wilcox out at first base during Bonduel’s 6-2 home victory Thursday in a WIAA Division 3 regional quarterfinal.
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Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Bonduel High School shortstop Jacob Banker makes a sliding stop but could not come up with the throw to get an out in Thursday’s 6-2 victory over Shiocton. The Bears gave up just four hits.
Friday, May 26, 2017
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A three-run second inning was more than enough support for Bonduel junior pitcher Wyatt Erb. Erb allowed just four hits and two runs over seven innings as the Bears defeated Shiocton, 6-2, at home Thursday in a WIAA Division 3 regional quarterfinal. Bonduel will travel to St. Mary Catholic... + continue reading

Contributed Photo First-grade students performing “The Wizard of Oz” last week at Bonduel Elementary School include, from left, Ryan Niles, Peyton Westrich, Mary Sue Margelofsky and Ryley Kurtz.
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Leader Photo by Scott Williams Denise Rudersdorf, shown in her classroom at Bonduel Elementary School, is retiring after more than 20 years of producing “The Wizard of Oz” shows with the school’s first-graders.
Friday, May 26, 2017
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Denise Rudersdorf has reached the end of her yellow brick road. The Bonduel school teacher is retiring after producing “The Wizard of Oz” every year for more than two decades with first-grade students playing Dorothy and the other beloved characters. The show has become a popular community... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Scott Williams Steve Davids, left, promotions manager for the North Star Mohican Casino Resort, helps Phyllis Easker try her hand at a prize wheel Thursday during the casino’s 25th anniversary celebration.
Friday, May 26, 2017
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The North Star Mohican Casino Resort is marking its 25-year anniversary by celebrating with the people who have made it all possible — its customers. Management of the Shawano County casino treated patrons Thursday to an anniversary party as a show of gratitude for the support that has made the... + continue reading
Friday, May 26, 2017
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Looking for a factual record of the origin of Creole cuisine is a real challenge. Cuisine types are formed by communities of people over many generations, and with the amazing variety of influences in Creole cuisine, pinning down its roots becomes messy at best. It’s safe to say that Creole... + continue reading

Contributed Photo Shawano Community High School senior Tyrell Hesse, left, and sophomore Tori DePerry each qualified for state in the high jump at Thursday’s WIAA Division 1 sectional meet at D.C. Everest.

Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Bonduel High School senior Bryce Engel catches a ball to force Shiocton’s Cole Wilcox out at first base during Bonduel’s 6-2 home victory Thursday in a WIAA Division 3 regional quarterfinal.
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Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Bonduel High School shortstop Jacob Banker makes a sliding stop but could not come up with the throw to get an out in Thursday’s 6-2 victory over Shiocton. The Bears gave up just four hits.

Contributed Photo First-grade students performing “The Wizard of Oz” last week at Bonduel Elementary School include, from left, Ryan Niles, Peyton Westrich, Mary Sue Margelofsky and Ryley Kurtz.
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Leader Photo by Scott Williams Denise Rudersdorf, shown in her classroom at Bonduel Elementary School, is retiring after more than 20 years of producing “The Wizard of Oz” shows with the school’s first-graders.

Leader Photo by Scott Williams Steve Davids, left, promotions manager for the North Star Mohican Casino Resort, helps Phyllis Easker try her hand at a prize wheel Thursday during the casino’s 25th anniversary celebration.

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Contributed Photo First-grade students performing “The Wizard of Oz” last week at Bonduel Elementary School include, from left, Ryan Niles, Peyton Westrich, Mary Sue Margelofsky and Ryley Kurtz.
Friday, 26/05/17
Denise Rudersdorf has reached the end of her yellow brick road. The Bonduel school teacher is retiring after producing “The Wizard of Oz” every year for more than two decades with first-grade students playing Dorothy and the other beloved characters. The show has become a popular community... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Scott Williams Steve Davids, left, promotions manager for the North Star Mohican Casino Resort, helps Phyllis Easker try her hand at a prize wheel Thursday during the casino’s 25th anniversary celebration.
Friday, 26/05/17
The North Star Mohican Casino Resort is marking its 25-year anniversary by celebrating with the people who have made it all possible — its customers. Management of the Shawano County casino treated patrons Thursday to an anniversary party as a show of gratitude for the support that has made the... + continue reading
Friday, 26/05/17
Looking for a factual record of the origin of Creole cuisine is a real challenge. Cuisine types are formed by communities of people over many generations, and with the amazing variety of influences in Creole cuisine, pinning down its roots becomes messy at best. It’s safe to say that Creole... + continue reading
Thursday, 25/05/17
A federal judge Wednesday dismissed all but one of the claims filed by a former Shawano County sheriff’s detective who alleges he was harassed and forced out of his job, and ruled that five county supervisors named in the suit are no longer defendants. Wade Wudtke maintains he was targeted by... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Lydia Colon looks over her plants as she figures out which plants should go where during her prairie restoration project Saturday at Kuckuk Park. Colon and her volunteers planted 487 plants in a 750-square-foot area in the park near the Wolf River.
Thursday, 25/05/17
A Shawano Girl Scout’s Gold Award project, once completed, will help bring native prairie plants and grasses back to Kuckuk Park. Lydia Colon, a member of Girl Scout Troop 4363, recruited family and friends to brave the chilly and rainy weather Saturday to start planting 12 types of plants in a... + continue reading

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Contributed Photo Shawano Community High School senior Tyrell Hesse, left, and sophomore Tori DePerry each qualified for state in the high jump at Thursday’s WIAA Division 1 sectional meet at D.C. Everest.
Friday, 26/05/17
Shawano senior Tyrell Hesse and sophomore Tori DePerry each qualified for WIAA Division 1 state track meet next week with first-place finishes Thursday at the sectional in Schofield. Hesse, who... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Bonduel High School senior Bryce Engel catches a ball to force Shiocton’s Cole Wilcox out at first base during Bonduel’s 6-2 home victory Thursday in a WIAA Division 3 regional quarterfinal.
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Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Bonduel High School shortstop Jacob Banker makes a sliding stop but could not come up with the throw to get an out in Thursday’s 6-2 victory over Shiocton. The Bears gave up just four hits.
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Saturday, 20/05/17
While showering, I noticed a mole on my midriff had grown larger. I knew that might not be a good sign. After a very quick shower, it was off to do research on my computer. My first search was non... + continue reading

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Contributed Photo First-grade students performing “The Wizard of Oz” last week at Bonduel Elementary School include, from left, Ryan Niles, Peyton Westrich, Mary Sue Margelofsky and Ryley Kurtz.
Friday, 26/05/17
Denise Rudersdorf has reached the end of her yellow brick road. The Bonduel school teacher is retiring after producing “The Wizard of Oz” every year for more than two decades with first-grade... + continue reading

Contributed Photo Marion Elementary School teachers, from left, Stephanie Schroeder, Michelle Brill and Chelsey Gieseler hold a plaque presented to the school for raising the most money in a “penny war” benefiting the Bridge the Gap autism program. Gieseler’s fourth-grade class was Marion’s overall winner. Schroeder’s first-graders won weeks one and two, and Brill’s third-grade class was the week three winner.
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Contributed Photo McGruff the Crime Dog paid a visit to Bowler Elementary on May 18. He was joined by Officer Scott Brown of the Stockbridge-Munsee Police Department. Brown gave an anti-bullying presentation to more than 100 preschool to third-grade students.
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