Leader photo by Carol Ryczek Jeff Kirchner is surrounded by sales at Gentlemen’s Quarter, 109 S. Main St., Shawano. Kirchner announced that he will be closing his business after 27 years in downtown Shawano. The store closing sale will begin June 20.
Thursday, June 13, 2019
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Jeff Kirchner, the owner of the Gentlemen’s Quarter in Shawano since 1992, always planned on going out on his own terms three years from now. With cancer changing those plans, he is selling entire inventory of menswear and closing his doors. Kirchner’s original plan was to retire in 2022 when... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Hannah Tourtillott, left, and Carolyn Litscher were reunited nearly 25 years after Litscher and her family came upon a car accident near Chute Pond and rescued a little girl — Tourtillott — from the vehicle. The women’s families came together recently to meet, and many of them plan to keep in touch through social media and email.
Thursday, June 13, 2019
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Nearly 25 years ago, Carolyn Litscher and members of her family were the first to arrive at the scene of a vehicle accident and helped retrieve a little girl who was trapped. Recently, Litscher was reunited with that little girl when she was a short-term rehabilitation patient at Shawano Health... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski A calf looks up in surprise Wednesday afternoon in the calf barn for the Goers Family Dairy in the town of Herman. The barn was originally a barn for all the cows before the Goers family built a freestyle barn for the adult cows in 2010.
Thursday, June 13, 2019
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One hundred fifty years ago, the Goers Family Dairy was born, settling in on a piece of land just south of Gresham in the town of Herman. Today, that farm has not only survived but expanded as more than 200 cows are milked and cared for on a daily basis. Next weekend, the dairy will do... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Coach Dave Hanssen, right, encourages Shawano’s Carrie Young during the 4x800-meter relay during the Division 1 D.C. Everest Sectional on May 23. Hanssen, who coached at Shawano for three seasons, is retiring from coaching.
Thursday, June 13, 2019
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Shawano Community High School track and field coach Dave Hanssen is calling it a career. The long-time coach spent the final three years coaching the Hawks after previous stints in Watertown (1977-2013) and Oconomowoc (2014-2015). When Hanssen first moved to Shawano, he had no intent of... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Bowler’s Logan Thiex delivers a pitch during a conference doubleheader against Manawa on May 10 in Bowler. Thiex was one of four Bowler players named to the CWC-North first team.
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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Marion’s Carter Goke throws a pitch during a conference road clash against Gresham on May 10. Goke made the CWC-North second team after a strong year on the mound.
Thursday, June 13, 2019
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The Bowler High School baseball team had a conference-best four players named to the Central Wisconsin Conference-North Division first team after a strong spring season. Bowler finished second in the conference with an 8-2 record and were rewarded by having a total of seven players earn all-... + continue reading

Leader photo by Carol Ryczek Jeff Kirchner is surrounded by sales at Gentlemen’s Quarter, 109 S. Main St., Shawano. Kirchner announced that he will be closing his business after 27 years in downtown Shawano. The store closing sale will begin June 20.

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Hannah Tourtillott, left, and Carolyn Litscher were reunited nearly 25 years after Litscher and her family came upon a car accident near Chute Pond and rescued a little girl — Tourtillott — from the vehicle. The women’s families came together recently to meet, and many of them plan to keep in touch through social media and email.

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski A calf looks up in surprise Wednesday afternoon in the calf barn for the Goers Family Dairy in the town of Herman. The barn was originally a barn for all the cows before the Goers family built a freestyle barn for the adult cows in 2010.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Coach Dave Hanssen, right, encourages Shawano’s Carrie Young during the 4x800-meter relay during the Division 1 D.C. Everest Sectional on May 23. Hanssen, who coached at Shawano for three seasons, is retiring from coaching.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Bowler’s Logan Thiex delivers a pitch during a conference doubleheader against Manawa on May 10 in Bowler. Thiex was one of four Bowler players named to the CWC-North first team.
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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Marion’s Carter Goke throws a pitch during a conference road clash against Gresham on May 10. Goke made the CWC-North second team after a strong year on the mound.

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Leader photo by Carol Ryczek Jeff Kirchner is surrounded by sales at Gentlemen’s Quarter, 109 S. Main St., Shawano. Kirchner announced that he will be closing his business after 27 years in downtown Shawano. The store closing sale will begin June 20.
Thursday, 13/06/19
Jeff Kirchner, the owner of the Gentlemen’s Quarter in Shawano since 1992, always planned on going out on his own terms three years from now. With cancer changing those plans, he is selling entire inventory of menswear and closing his doors. Kirchner’s original plan was to retire in 2022 when... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Hannah Tourtillott, left, and Carolyn Litscher were reunited nearly 25 years after Litscher and her family came upon a car accident near Chute Pond and rescued a little girl — Tourtillott — from the vehicle. The women’s families came together recently to meet, and many of them plan to keep in touch through social media and email.
Thursday, 13/06/19
Nearly 25 years ago, Carolyn Litscher and members of her family were the first to arrive at the scene of a vehicle accident and helped retrieve a little girl who was trapped. Recently, Litscher was reunited with that little girl when she was a short-term rehabilitation patient at Shawano Health... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski A calf looks up in surprise Wednesday afternoon in the calf barn for the Goers Family Dairy in the town of Herman. The barn was originally a barn for all the cows before the Goers family built a freestyle barn for the adult cows in 2010.
Thursday, 13/06/19
One hundred fifty years ago, the Goers Family Dairy was born, settling in on a piece of land just south of Gresham in the town of Herman. Today, that farm has not only survived but expanded as more than 200 cows are milked and cared for on a daily basis. Next weekend, the dairy will do... + continue reading

Leader File Photo Paul Bergsbaken with Home Field Kettle Corn prepares a bag of kettle corn for a customer on the opening day of the 2018 Shawano Farmers Market. This year’s market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Oct. 5 in Franklin Park, 235 S. Washington St., Shawano.
Thursday, 13/06/19
The Shawano Farmers Market will reach a milestone Saturday as it opens its 2019 season firmly situated for the first time within the boundaries of its new home at Franklin Park. “We’re very excited about it,” said farmers market board member Bob Dumke. “We think it’s a much more market-friendly... + continue reading
Thursday, 13/06/19
The Shawano Common Council unanimously approved Wednesday adding e-cigarettes and other vaping devices to an ordinance aimed at keeping tobacco out of the hands of minors. Without discussion, the council voted to update the city ordinance to add vaping products to cigarettes and other tobacco... + continue reading

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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Coach Dave Hanssen, right, encourages Shawano’s Carrie Young during the 4x800-meter relay during the Division 1 D.C. Everest Sectional on May 23. Hanssen, who coached at Shawano for three seasons, is retiring from coaching.
Thursday, 13/06/19
Shawano Community High School track and field coach Dave Hanssen is calling it a career. The long-time coach spent the final three years coaching the Hawks after previous stints in Watertown (1977... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Bowler’s Logan Thiex delivers a pitch during a conference doubleheader against Manawa on May 10 in Bowler. Thiex was one of four Bowler players named to the CWC-North first team.
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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Marion’s Carter Goke throws a pitch during a conference road clash against Gresham on May 10. Goke made the CWC-North second team after a strong year on the mound.
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Thursday, 13/06/19
We all know Murphy’s Law, where if anything can happen, it will. Now, I’m wondering if there should be a Stewart’s Law — one that says, if a comedian starts getting serious, you’d better pay... + continue reading

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Thursday, 13/06/19
A business education teacher at Shawano Community High School has been named teacher of the year by Junior Achievement in the Wolf River area. Katie Beres was presented the honor during a... + continue reading

PHOTO BY MIRIAM NELSON Rikki Jo Koplitz, saxophone, and Morgan Joswiak, clarinet, play with the Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School band one last time at the graduation ceremony Saturday.
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