Photo by Carol Wagner Officers of the Shawano Woman’s Club are, from left, Mary Martzke, recording secretary; Karen Fischer, vice president; Karen Kupper, president; and JoAnn Radeske, treasurer.
Saturday, April 22, 2017
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The Shawano Woman’s Club was started in 1897 by women who wanted to make a difference in their community. “They created the library and started the historical society,” club President Karen Kupper said. In 2017, the club is continuing to make a difference by raising money for the library and... + continue reading

Photo by Carol Wagner Sharon Schlender has been volunteering at the Bonduel Community Archives for many years.
Saturday, April 22, 2017
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One of the places Sharon Schlender volunteers is at the Bonduel Community Archives. Born and raised in Bonduel, Schlender graduated from Bonduel High School. She worked in the office of Morley-Murphy in Green Bay for five years. That was followed by working for a veterinarian, Dr. William... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Gresham freshman Karissa Nietzer slides into Marion catcher Abby Polzin in the fifth inning of Gresham’s 9-3 win. Nietzer was safe after Polzin was unable to hang onto the ball.
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Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Gresham junior Dani Huntington runs to first base after dropping down a bunt in the fifth inning of Friday’s 9-3 home victory. She beat out the throw from Marion pitcher Skylla Szczerbak for one of her two hits on the day.
Saturday, April 22, 2017
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Gresham junior Hailey Hoffman threw six consecutive scoreless innings, striking out nine batters and giving up two earned runs, in Friday’s 9-3 home victory over Marion. Marion tallied four hits and capitalized on an error to score three runs in the first inning. From there, however, Hoffman... + continue reading

Leader File Photo Bonduel village officials are considering starting a community garden where participants could cultivate their own supplies of fresh fruits and vegetables.
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Leader File Photo University of Wisconsin-Extension leader Jamie Patton, right, picks cucumbers with her son, Sawyer, in this 2014 photo from a community garden in Shawano.
Saturday, April 22, 2017
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The healthy food and neighborly spirit of a community garden could be coming soon to Bonduel. Village officials and gardening enthusiasts are asking Bonduel residents if they would be interested in joining what would be the village’s first community garden. Such a concept involves dividing a... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Greg Mellis Spectators brave Thursday’s rain to watch the annual ritual of sturgeon spawaning at the Shawano dam on the Wolf River.
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Leader Photo by Greg Mellis Workers net, weigh, tag and return sturgeon to the Wolf River on Thursday. The annual run is expected to last at least another day or two.
Friday, April 21, 2017
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Sturgeon spawning season in 2017 is proving that less-than-ideal weather conditions will not dissuade these magnificent fish from doing what comes naturally. Despite cloudy skies and chilly temperatures, the seasonal mating ritual is under way on the Wolf River at the Shawano dam at Sturgeon... + continue reading

Photo by Carol Wagner Officers of the Shawano Woman’s Club are, from left, Mary Martzke, recording secretary; Karen Fischer, vice president; Karen Kupper, president; and JoAnn Radeske, treasurer.

Photo by Carol Wagner Sharon Schlender has been volunteering at the Bonduel Community Archives for many years.

Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Gresham freshman Karissa Nietzer slides into Marion catcher Abby Polzin in the fifth inning of Gresham’s 9-3 win. Nietzer was safe after Polzin was unable to hang onto the ball.
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Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Gresham junior Dani Huntington runs to first base after dropping down a bunt in the fifth inning of Friday’s 9-3 home victory. She beat out the throw from Marion pitcher Skylla Szczerbak for one of her two hits on the day.

Leader File Photo Bonduel village officials are considering starting a community garden where participants could cultivate their own supplies of fresh fruits and vegetables.
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Leader File Photo University of Wisconsin-Extension leader Jamie Patton, right, picks cucumbers with her son, Sawyer, in this 2014 photo from a community garden in Shawano.

Leader Photo by Greg Mellis Spectators brave Thursday’s rain to watch the annual ritual of sturgeon spawaning at the Shawano dam on the Wolf River.
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Leader Photo by Greg Mellis Workers net, weigh, tag and return sturgeon to the Wolf River on Thursday. The annual run is expected to last at least another day or two.

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Saturday, 22/04/17
Allegations that two properties owned by the Samanta Roy Institute of Science and Technology have been stealing power from Shawano Municipal Utilities is more likely to become a civil issue than a criminal one, according to authorities. Shawano police were notified in February of a theft... + continue reading
Saturday, 22/04/17
Today is Earth Day, celebrated in 193 countries. It is a day to raise public awareness about the need for environmental protection. A citywide clean-up hosted by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will begin at 9 a.m. today. If interested, you can join the volunteers who will meet... + continue reading

Leader File Photo Bonduel village officials are considering starting a community garden where participants could cultivate their own supplies of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Saturday, 22/04/17
The healthy food and neighborly spirit of a community garden could be coming soon to Bonduel. Village officials and gardening enthusiasts are asking Bonduel residents if they would be interested in joining what would be the village’s first community garden. Such a concept involves dividing a... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Greg Mellis Spectators brave Thursday’s rain to watch the annual ritual of sturgeon spawaning at the Shawano dam on the Wolf River.
Friday, 21/04/17
Sturgeon spawning season in 2017 is proving that less-than-ideal weather conditions will not dissuade these magnificent fish from doing what comes naturally. Despite cloudy skies and chilly temperatures, the seasonal mating ritual is under way on the Wolf River at the Shawano dam at Sturgeon... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Scott Williams Mart Grams keeps a framed Ph.D. indicating he earned the degree from Patrick Henry University in Cleveland, Ohio, which he acknowledges is a fictional university.
Friday, 21/04/17
As a school teacher in Shawano County for almost 30 years, Mart Grams borrowed frequently from author Ayn Rand’s influential novel “Atlas Shrugged” when discussing politics or economics in his classroom. Grams also got something else from Rand’s popular work of fiction: his own Ph.D. Known... + continue reading

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Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Gresham freshman Karissa Nietzer slides into Marion catcher Abby Polzin in the fifth inning of Gresham’s 9-3 win. Nietzer was safe after Polzin was unable to hang onto the ball.
Saturday, 22/04/17
Gresham junior Hailey Hoffman threw six consecutive scoreless innings, striking out nine batters and giving up two earned runs, in Friday’s 9-3 home victory over Marion. Marion tallied four hits... + continue reading

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Saturday, 22/04/17
Today is Earth Day, celebrated in 193 countries. It is a day to raise public awareness about the need for environmental protection. A citywide clean-up hosted by the Church of Jesus Christ of... + continue reading

Schools

Friday, 21/04/17
Gresham Community School Junior high students completed the Forward Exam. Elementary students started testing after spring break. On Tuesday, a mock tornado warning was issued, so all students... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Lloyd Frieson, playing Sam Paqneo, makes an impassioned plea to move funding to his oil business instead of solar energy as Ann Walenski listens in “CMN’s Solar Energy Institute Goes to Washington.”
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Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski The discussion in a U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing gets heated in “CMN’s Solar Energy Institute Goes to Washington.” Director Ryan Winn, left, watches as, from left, Sabrina Hemken, Ann Walenski and Lloyd Frieson rehearse the show Thursday afternoon.
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