Leader photo by Jacy Zollar Bowler High School sophomore Brooke Theix drives up the court during Tuesday’s 51-25 win over Almond-Bancroft. Theix scored four points for the Panthers.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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Bowler High School senior Reanne Kietlinski scored 25 points to lead the Panthers to a 51-25 blowout over Almond-Bancroft on Tuesday. After scoring 16 first-half points, Kietlinski opened the second-half with a 9-0 run before the Eagles found their first basket off a jumper from their leading... + continue reading

Photo by John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal Fifth-grade students at Lincoln Elementary School in Madison including, from left, Simon Yuroff, Gus Tills and Lucero Dunscombe, use a mobile phone to view a digital rendering of a children’s book about the Ho-Chunk Nation which they helped write and illustrate as third-graders at the school. A tribal grant supported a print run of 2,000 copies.
Saturday, January 13, 2018
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In a cross-cultural literary feat two years in the making, a class of dual-language immersion students at Lincoln Elementary School in Madison has helped create the first trilingual children’s book about the Ho-Chunk Nation. Now in fifth grade, the students as third-graders in teacher Emily... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Greg Mellis U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson talks about the importance of bipartisanship in Congress in the coming year during an interview with The Shawano Leader. He pointed out that it will be tough to pass bills through the Senate with GOP support alone because there are only 51 Republicans in that chamber.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
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Editor’s note: This is the last in a series of articles addressing issues from The Shawano Leader’s recent interview with U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson about what the federal government has accomplished in the last year, and what he hopes will be accomplished in the future. With a razor-thin margin in... + continue reading

Leader photo by Jacy Zollar Shawano Community High School junior Alex Mueller tries to pass during a 71-50 loss at West De Pere on Tuesday. Mueller scored nine points for the Hawks.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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Shawano had five players contribute behind the arc but fell short to West De Pere 71-50 in a Bay Conference matchup on Tuesday at West De Pere. The teams entered the game tied at 2-2 in the Conference, and West De Pere’s win pushes them to the No. 2 spot, while the Hawks drop to No. 5. “I... + continue reading

Leader photo by Jacy Zollar Shawano Community High School junior Kennedy Klemens drives past West De Pere’s Alivia McNabb during a Bay Conference matchup against West De Pere on Friday. The Hawks lost 79-66.
Saturday, January 6, 2018
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West De Pere clinched the No. 2 spot in the Bay Conference after defeating Shawano 79-66 for the tie-breaker on Friday. Early buckets from West De Pere’s Brehna Evans, who chipped in a game-high 31 points, gave the Phantoms a 10-point lead midway through the first half, but the Hawks were able... + continue reading

Leader photo by Jacy Zollar Bowler High School sophomore Brooke Theix drives up the court during Tuesday’s 51-25 win over Almond-Bancroft. Theix scored four points for the Panthers.

Photo by John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal Fifth-grade students at Lincoln Elementary School in Madison including, from left, Simon Yuroff, Gus Tills and Lucero Dunscombe, use a mobile phone to view a digital rendering of a children’s book about the Ho-Chunk Nation which they helped write and illustrate as third-graders at the school. A tribal grant supported a print run of 2,000 copies.

Leader Photo by Greg Mellis U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson talks about the importance of bipartisanship in Congress in the coming year during an interview with The Shawano Leader. He pointed out that it will be tough to pass bills through the Senate with GOP support alone because there are only 51 Republicans in that chamber.

Leader photo by Jacy Zollar Shawano Community High School junior Alex Mueller tries to pass during a 71-50 loss at West De Pere on Tuesday. Mueller scored nine points for the Hawks.

Leader photo by Jacy Zollar Shawano Community High School junior Kennedy Klemens drives past West De Pere’s Alivia McNabb during a Bay Conference matchup against West De Pere on Friday. The Hawks lost 79-66.

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Thursday, 18/01/18
A state-contracted UW-Extension position that had been downsized by the state will instead become a full-time Shawano County employee after a vote by a county committee. Shawano County Administrative Coordinator Brent Miller said officials were rankled not just by the time reduction for the... + continue reading
Thursday, 18/01/18
The Shawano Redevelopment Authority is hoping to take possession of a long-vacant, blighted downtown property as soon as next month, provided its offer to purchase is approved by the court. The property at 214-216 S. Main St. is owned by the Samanta Roy Institute of Science and Technology and... + continue reading
Wednesday, 17/01/18
A technical glitch by Express Scripts, a St. Louis-based integrated pharmacy benefit management company, has caused significant confusion for Network Health Plan (NHP) customers who fill prescriptions with Shawano’s Dreier Pharmacy. Tim Dreier, owner and pharmacist at Dreier, reported a number... + continue reading
Wednesday, 17/01/18
City officials scrambled Tuesday to get the word out about a sudden date change to a highly anticipated public meeting next week intended to help shape the future of downtown Shawano. Fliers and other advertising had already been circulating about the meeting and its originally intended date of... + continue reading
Wednesday, 17/01/18
The Mielke Discovery Center opened inside Hillcrest Primary School more than three years ago, but much of the community has yet to discover it. Representatives with the Mielke Family Foundation presented a plan Monday to the Shawano School Board that would allow more of the community to enjoy it... + continue reading

Sports

Thursday, 18/01/18
After the crazy finish in the last of four NFL playoff games last week, a rhetorical question issued forth among fans of the Green Bay Packers. Who would you rather see win the Super Bowl —... + continue reading

Leader photo by Jacy Zollar Bowler High School sophomore Brooke Theix drives up the court during Tuesday’s 51-25 win over Almond-Bancroft. Theix scored four points for the Panthers.
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Saturday, 13/01/18
The other day, I was sitting in my dining room talking on my cell phone with a friend, Judy Judd. We were visiting about a mutual friend who recently passed away. As we were talking, a beautiful red... + continue reading

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Photo by Amy Tubbs Pulaski High School students performing in the musical “42nd Street” are, front row, from left, Geovanni Virella-Torres, Autumn Rettke, Gabe Koepke and Frances Schaetz; middle row, Benjamin Petroll, Emmarose Bader, Dana Madden, Lauren Lacera and Jordan Busse; back row, Caleb Miller, Hunter Chrisman, Tyler Tanner and T.J. Hock.
Saturday, 13/01/18
Pulaski High School students are staging “42nd Street,” a musical that tells the story of a young performer who gets her big Broadway break in the 1930s. The musical, written by Michael Stewart,... + continue reading

Contributed Photo Part of the College of Menominee Nation Student Government are, from left, Susan Schuler, treasurer; Betsy Trudeau, president; Kayla Rusch, secretary; and Adam Schulz, vice president.
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