Photo by Jody Ward Shawano Community High School senior Averi Vomastic has seen her performance level rise steadily this year.
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Photo by Jody Ward Shawano Community High School senior Averi Vomastic attacks the ball.
Friday, September 22, 2017
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Eighty-two kills and 55 digs over her team’s past two tournaments offer a glimpse of Shawano senior Averi Vomastic’s dominant role on the Hawks’ volleyball team. Her leadership role goes beyond statistics, though. “Averi is definitely the leader of the team on and off the court,” Shawano head... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski A library with a new facelift greeted Shawano Community Middle School students this week. The $125,000 project included new carpet, paint, bookshelves, furniture and a dropped ceiling that will reduce the noise level in the room.
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Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Sixth-grade student Emily Knope studies in the SCMS library Wednesday. The new layout provides plenty of room to accommodate students doing research or studying.
Friday, September 22, 2017
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Books are still being unpacked, but for all intents and purposes, Shawano Community Middle School’s library is open again. The summer renovation project finished last week with new amenities. The work was long overdue, according to Jeff Easter, Shawano School District’s maintenance director... + continue reading

Photo by Rob Zimmer Fringed gentian, dressed in September blue, in full bloom in a Shawano County meadow. Photo by Rob Zimmer.
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Photo by Rob Zimmer Bottle, or closed gentian is commonly found in wet ditches and wetland edges throughout our area, blooming in rich, deep blue.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
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During September, the colorful, spectacular gentians come into bloom, filling our roadside ditches, wet meadows and prairies with the truest blue color of the year. There are several varieties of gentians that are native to Wisconsin and found in our area. These beautiful, late season... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski New stained glass windows depicting the creation story in the Book of Genesis bring fresh color to the sanctuary at Zion Lutheran Church in Shawano. New pews with cushioned backs were also installed.
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Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski New carpeting and tile flooring lead to the pulpit at Zion Lutheran Church. Everything from the cross on the wall to the baptismal font was updated in the renovation.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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Zion Lutheran Church now has a sanctuary for the 21st century instead of something out of the 1960s. Renovation work for the Shawano church concluded this month, with a public dedication ceremony planned for Oct. 1. The news is warmly embraced by the more than 900 parishioners who make up Zion,... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Jacy Zollar Shawano/Bonduel junior Jenne Dreyer swims in the 200 individual medley during Tuesday’s loss against New London.
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Leader Photo by Jacy Zollar Shawano/Bonduel junior Tatiana Kunschke prepares for the 200 medley relay during Tuesday’s loss against New London.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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Despite an injured knee, Shawano freshman Macy Monfils led the Shawano/Bonduel swim team in her two individual events against New London on Tuesday. Monfils placed third in the meet’s longest event, the 500 freestyle, and fourth in the 200 individual medley. New London topped Shawano/Bonduel... + continue reading

Photo by Jody Ward Shawano Community High School senior Averi Vomastic has seen her performance level rise steadily this year.
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Photo by Jody Ward Shawano Community High School senior Averi Vomastic attacks the ball.

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski A library with a new facelift greeted Shawano Community Middle School students this week. The $125,000 project included new carpet, paint, bookshelves, furniture and a dropped ceiling that will reduce the noise level in the room.
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Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Sixth-grade student Emily Knope studies in the SCMS library Wednesday. The new layout provides plenty of room to accommodate students doing research or studying.

Photo by Rob Zimmer Fringed gentian, dressed in September blue, in full bloom in a Shawano County meadow. Photo by Rob Zimmer.
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Photo by Rob Zimmer Bottle, or closed gentian is commonly found in wet ditches and wetland edges throughout our area, blooming in rich, deep blue.

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski New stained glass windows depicting the creation story in the Book of Genesis bring fresh color to the sanctuary at Zion Lutheran Church in Shawano. New pews with cushioned backs were also installed.
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Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski New carpeting and tile flooring lead to the pulpit at Zion Lutheran Church. Everything from the cross on the wall to the baptismal font was updated in the renovation.

Leader Photo by Jacy Zollar Shawano/Bonduel junior Jenne Dreyer swims in the 200 individual medley during Tuesday’s loss against New London.
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Leader Photo by Jacy Zollar Shawano/Bonduel junior Tatiana Kunschke prepares for the 200 medley relay during Tuesday’s loss against New London.

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Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski A library with a new facelift greeted Shawano Community Middle School students this week. The $125,000 project included new carpet, paint, bookshelves, furniture and a dropped ceiling that will reduce the noise level in the room.
Friday, 22/09/17
Books are still being unpacked, but for all intents and purposes, Shawano Community Middle School’s library is open again. The summer renovation project finished last week with new amenities. The work was long overdue, according to Jeff Easter, Shawano School District’s maintenance director... + continue reading
Friday, 22/09/17
The Clintonville School Board is not interested in trying to get the former Clintonville High School building listed on the Wisconsin or National Register of Historic Places, at least until it decides what to do with the facility. On April 4, school district voters rejected a $24.9 million... + continue reading
Friday, 22/09/17
Writer Betty Pearson will be the featured speaker at the annual meeting of the Friends of the Clintonville Public Library at 6 p.m. Oct. 17. Pearson will share insights on writing memoirs. She and her husband live in a cottage on the Embarrass River. They have owned the property for over 40... + continue reading
Friday, 22/09/17
A new theater group, Phoenix Players, will hold auditions for the musical “On The Air: A 1940s Christmas Musical Comedy” from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 29 and 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 30 at Christ Congregational Church, 70 S. Main St., Clintonville. Organizers of the new theater group are Brandon Byng, who... + continue reading
Thursday, 21/09/17
The Gresham School Board is reaching out to all district residents in the next few weeks with a communitywide survey about educational facilities needs. The board developed the survey to gather input from April’s unsuccessful referendum as well as to determine what a future referendum should... + continue reading

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Photo by Jody Ward Shawano Community High School senior Averi Vomastic has seen her performance level rise steadily this year.
Friday, 22/09/17
Eighty-two kills and 55 digs over her team’s past two tournaments offer a glimpse of Shawano senior Averi Vomastic’s dominant role on the Hawks’ volleyball team. Her leadership role goes beyond... + continue reading

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Contributed Photo Vicki (Lamberies) Wartman writes under the pen name Nanny V. She has published two books and has plans for more, including Christian books for children.
Saturday, 16/09/17
Her pen name is Nanny V, but most of you know her as Vicki (Lamberies) Wartman. Vicki was raised in Gresham, where her parents owned and operated the Woodland for decades. Many of you probably... + continue reading

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Thursday, 07/09/17
St. Rose/St. Mary’s School in Clintonville will hold its inaugural Gala Evening... + continue reading

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