Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Amber Arneson and Jeremy Weed are introducing Shawano to Chicago-style hot dogs with the new J Doggs food stand. The couple have seen steady traffic since opening for the season in May.
Friday, June 23, 2017
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J Doggs is more than just a place where you can order a Chicago-style hot dog, at least for Jeremy Weed and Amber Arneson. Arneson always wanted to own and operate a restaurant, and when she met Weed, her boyfriend, it was an opportunity to bring culinary skills and entrepreneurship together... + continue reading

Leader File Photo The new Junior Fair Building, shown in an artist’s rendering, will be renamed the “Huntington Family 4-H Youth Building” to honor the family’s financial support.
Friday, June 23, 2017
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One of the busiest places at the Shawano County Fair is getting busier with a facelift that should be complete before the 2017 county fair. Crews have started work on a long-awaited effort to overhaul the Junior Fair Building, which is home to 4-H Club members and their families throughout the... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Tim Ryan Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, encourages local Democrats to speak up and get involved in the political process Wednesday at a meeting of the Shawano County Democratic Party at the Shawano Civic Center.
Friday, June 23, 2017
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The executive director of a Wisconsin-based progressive advocacy group brought his voice to the Shawano County Democratic Party’s monthly meeting Wednesday to encourage local Democrats to use theirs. “We think it’s important that people use their voices as much as they possibly can, to discuss... + continue reading

Photo by Rob Zimmer Siberian iris come in a wide range of colors and patterns, like this beauty, Contrast in Styles.
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Photo by Rob Zimmer The elegant beauty of Silver Edge Siberian iris makes it a new favorite among lovers of these plants.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
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After the bloom of tall bearded iris has begun to fade, their close relatives, the Siberian irises, begin to put on their glorious display. Siberian irises have a different growth habit and form than the more common bearded iris. The leaves are slender and grass-like, while the flowers are often... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Bonduel Legion first baseman Bryce Engel reaches for a ball as Wittenberg-Birnamwood’s Gavin Scheurer runs through first base on a dropped third strike. Engel had two hits and three RBIs in Monday’s 5-4, 10-inning home victory.
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Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Wittenberg-Birnamwood Legion second baseman Casey Kerstner awaits a throw from Dalton Zeinert as Bonduel’s Brandon Olsen attempts to steal second base. Kerstner entered to pitch the final two innings as his team fell 5-4 in 10 innings on the road Monday.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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Two hits and two walks in the bottom of the 10th inning allowed the Bonduel American Legion baseball team to secure a 5-4 walk-off victory over Wittenberg-Birnamwood in 10 innings Monday night. Bonduel’s Jordan Boldt doubled to start off the inning, and then Brandon Olsen singled to move him to... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Amber Arneson and Jeremy Weed are introducing Shawano to Chicago-style hot dogs with the new J Doggs food stand. The couple have seen steady traffic since opening for the season in May.

Leader File Photo The new Junior Fair Building, shown in an artist’s rendering, will be renamed the “Huntington Family 4-H Youth Building” to honor the family’s financial support.

Leader Photo by Tim Ryan Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, encourages local Democrats to speak up and get involved in the political process Wednesday at a meeting of the Shawano County Democratic Party at the Shawano Civic Center.

Photo by Rob Zimmer Siberian iris come in a wide range of colors and patterns, like this beauty, Contrast in Styles.
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Photo by Rob Zimmer The elegant beauty of Silver Edge Siberian iris makes it a new favorite among lovers of these plants.

Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Bonduel Legion first baseman Bryce Engel reaches for a ball as Wittenberg-Birnamwood’s Gavin Scheurer runs through first base on a dropped third strike. Engel had two hits and three RBIs in Monday’s 5-4, 10-inning home victory.
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Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Wittenberg-Birnamwood Legion second baseman Casey Kerstner awaits a throw from Dalton Zeinert as Bonduel’s Brandon Olsen attempts to steal second base. Kerstner entered to pitch the final two innings as his team fell 5-4 in 10 innings on the road Monday.

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Friday, 23/06/17
A 63-year-old Tigerton woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle crash Wednesday evening on state Highway 29. Geraldine Barkow was the driver of a vehicle heading westbound on Highway 29 when it collided with a northbound commercial vehicle crossing the highway on County Road U... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Amber Arneson and Jeremy Weed are introducing Shawano to Chicago-style hot dogs with the new J Doggs food stand. The couple have seen steady traffic since opening for the season in May.
Friday, 23/06/17
J Doggs is more than just a place where you can order a Chicago-style hot dog, at least for Jeremy Weed and Amber Arneson. Arneson always wanted to own and operate a restaurant, and when she met Weed, her boyfriend, it was an opportunity to bring culinary skills and entrepreneurship together... + continue reading

Leader File Photo The new Junior Fair Building, shown in an artist’s rendering, will be renamed the “Huntington Family 4-H Youth Building” to honor the family’s financial support.
Friday, 23/06/17
One of the busiest places at the Shawano County Fair is getting busier with a facelift that should be complete before the 2017 county fair. Crews have started work on a long-awaited effort to overhaul the Junior Fair Building, which is home to 4-H Club members and their families throughout the... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Tim Ryan Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, encourages local Democrats to speak up and get involved in the political process Wednesday at a meeting of the Shawano County Democratic Party at the Shawano Civic Center.
Friday, 23/06/17
The executive director of a Wisconsin-based progressive advocacy group brought his voice to the Shawano County Democratic Party’s monthly meeting Wednesday to encourage local Democrats to use theirs. “We think it’s important that people use their voices as much as they possibly can, to discuss... + continue reading
Thursday, 22/06/17
Seven months after a Shawano County jury decided a dispute over Green Bay Packers season tickets, attorneys in the civil case are still jousting over whether the case was decided fairly. The presiding judge in the case surrounding Packers ticket broker Douglas Burris will decide soon whether a... + continue reading

Sports

Friday, 23/06/17
Five area athletes received All District recognition from the Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association. Bonduel’s Kailee Pedersen earned the top honor among area schools by being named to... + continue reading

Leader File Photo Shawano senior Colleen McFarlane was a second-team all-conference selection for the Hawks, who finished fourth in the Bay Conference this spring.
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Saturday, 17/06/17
Have you ever prayed for a phone call? Diana Whealon does, every single day. In October 2015, Diana learned she has bile duct liver cancer, a rare type of cancer. I wrote an article about Diana... + continue reading

Contributed Photo Catalina and Della Vue with a painted rock.
10/06/17 -

Schools


Contributed Photo Seniors from Menominee Indian High School who took 4x4 classes at the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College were recently recognized for their hard work at the Shawano Regional Learning Center. They included, from left, Ronald Frechette, Tiana Nickey, Santana Caldwell, Alyssa James and Alexis Corn. Not pictured are Autumn Chevalier, Mary Jane James, Megan Kaquatosh, Monae Waukau, Aaliyah Pecore, Jordyne Firgens, Julie Schlichting and Jay Reiter.
Friday, 16/06/17
Menominee Indian High School Seniors from Menominee Indian High School who took 4x4 classes at the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College were recently recognized for their hard work at the Shawano... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski The Von Trapp children bid the guests at their home, along with the audience, good night in one of the scenes from “Getting to Know the Sound of Music”: from left, front row, Alex Burr (Kurt), Grace Haffner (Gretl) and Josie Cerveny (Brigitta); back row, Tessa Ferguson (Marta), Hannah Cerveny (Louisa), Kennedy Hoffman (Liesl) and Val Cerveny (Friedrich).
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Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Capt. Von Trapp, played by Randy Chicks, proposes marriage to Maria, played by Alyssa Roe, during a scene for “Getting to Know the Sound of Music.” The show opens Friday at Gresham Community School.
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