Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano senior Carrie Young competes in the 4x800-meter relay at Tuesday’s Bay Conference Relays. Young helped the relay team to second in the event.
Thursday, April 18, 2019
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Athlete: Carrie Young Sport: Track and field School: Shawano Community High School Year: Senior Shawano Community High School senior Carrie Young is hoping to make her final track and field season her best one yet. She has started the season with several strong finishes. She most... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Gage Timm competes in the triple jump at the Bay Conference Relays at Xavier High School on Tuesday. Timm tied for fourth with a distance of 38 feet, 3.75 inches.
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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Alice Hoffmann competes in the 4x800 relay at the Bay Conference Relays at Xavier High School on Tuesday. The 4x800 relay came in second with a time of 10 minutes, 58.23 seconds.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
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Several Shawano Community High School track and field athletes turned in strong finishes while competing in the Bay Conference Relays at Xavier High School on Tuesday. Behind a big night from Parker Pues, the boys team scored 63.3 points and took seventh. The girls team used strong efforts in... + continue reading

Contributed Photo Rob Berna placed third in the Late Model Division last year and is hoping to compete for the title this year. Pictured is Berna’s paint scheme for the upcoming season.
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Leader File Photo Chris Madden led from start to finish to win the 2018 Sun Drop Shootout. This year’s Sun Drop Shootout is scheduled for July 30.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
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With warmer temperatures and the snow from the latest storm almost melted, it’s time for local racers to start racing at the half-mile track the Shawano Speedway offers. The snow postponed the start of the season to this Saturday, but that won’t diminish the excitement surrounding a new season... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Kaleb Lowney makes a throw to first base in the third inning of Monday’s Bay Conference loss to West De Pere.
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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Karson Rades throws to first during the second inning of Monday’s Bay Conference loss to West De Pere.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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The Shawano Community High School baseball team was unable to get its offense going in a 14-0 Bay Conference loss in five innings to West De Pere on Monday. The West De Pere pitching duo of Benjamin Hampton and Aidan Ahrens did not allow a hit and combined for 10 strikeouts. “This is the... + continue reading

Leader photo by Tim Ryan Jaral McCollum, one of eight people charged in a drug ring operated out of Shawano, waived his preliminary hearing at a court appearance Tuesday. Beside him is his defense attorney Jeffrey Haase. McCollum, described by authorities as the ringleader of the conspiracy, faces 15 felony charges.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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Local authorities have busted up yet another large-scale drug ring operating out of Shawano County, this one being blamed for a significant increase in crack cocaine, meth and heroin trafficking in the area. The case, in which eight parties have been charged, comes two years after authorities... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano senior Carrie Young competes in the 4x800-meter relay at Tuesday’s Bay Conference Relays. Young helped the relay team to second in the event.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Gage Timm competes in the triple jump at the Bay Conference Relays at Xavier High School on Tuesday. Timm tied for fourth with a distance of 38 feet, 3.75 inches.
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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Alice Hoffmann competes in the 4x800 relay at the Bay Conference Relays at Xavier High School on Tuesday. The 4x800 relay came in second with a time of 10 minutes, 58.23 seconds.

Contributed Photo Rob Berna placed third in the Late Model Division last year and is hoping to compete for the title this year. Pictured is Berna’s paint scheme for the upcoming season.
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Leader File Photo Chris Madden led from start to finish to win the 2018 Sun Drop Shootout. This year’s Sun Drop Shootout is scheduled for July 30.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Kaleb Lowney makes a throw to first base in the third inning of Monday’s Bay Conference loss to West De Pere.
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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Karson Rades throws to first during the second inning of Monday’s Bay Conference loss to West De Pere.

Leader photo by Tim Ryan Jaral McCollum, one of eight people charged in a drug ring operated out of Shawano, waived his preliminary hearing at a court appearance Tuesday. Beside him is his defense attorney Jeffrey Haase. McCollum, described by authorities as the ringleader of the conspiracy, faces 15 felony charges.

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Wednesday, 17/04/19
The long-vacant property at Main and Division streets in downtown Shawano will soon have new life in it. City officials Tuesday signed off on a development agreement between the Shawano Redevelopment Authority and Cornerstone Chiropractic and Wellness, LLC, to locate a chiropractic center at 153... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Carol Ryczek Winners of awards from the Wisconsin Rural Water Association are, from left, Jim Welcing, Rodney Hoppe, Jeremy Morris and Todd Lorbiecki. Welcing received the District 1 Operator of the Year award, and the utility received the statewide Conservation Award.
Wednesday, 17/04/19
The Bonduel Sewer and Water Utility and one of its longtime employees were recently honored by the Wisconsin Rural Water Association. The sewer and water service received the statewide Conservation Award, and 33-year veteran Jim Welcing received the District 1 Operator of the Year award,... + continue reading
Wednesday, 17/04/19
A proposal to disband the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Board and People with a Disability Committee was pulled from the Shawano Common Council’s agenda Tuesday at its re-organizational meeting. Alderwoman Sandy Steinke made a motion at the outset of the meeting to pull those items off the agenda for... + continue reading
Wednesday, 17/04/19
High-speed internet is almost at hand for thousands of Shawano County residents, a representative from Bertram Communications told the Shawano County Board on Tuesday. Currently, there are holes in broadband internet service in the county, and getting into the fast lane of the information... + continue reading

Leader photo by Tim Ryan Jaral McCollum, one of eight people charged in a drug ring operated out of Shawano, waived his preliminary hearing at a court appearance Tuesday. Beside him is his defense attorney Jeffrey Haase. McCollum, described by authorities as the ringleader of the conspiracy, faces 15 felony charges.
Tuesday, 16/04/19
Local authorities have busted up yet another large-scale drug ring operating out of Shawano County, this one being blamed for a significant increase in crack cocaine, meth and heroin trafficking in the area. The case, in which eight parties have been charged, comes two years after authorities... + continue reading

Sports

Thursday, 18/04/19
Shawano Community High School staff, parents and volunteers determined they wanted to improve the athletic culture at the school after a Wednesday presentation led by athletic director Joel Wondra... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano senior Carrie Young competes in the 4x800-meter relay at Tuesday’s Bay Conference Relays. Young helped the relay team to second in the event.
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Wednesday, 10/04/19
Perhaps when Donald Trump leaves the White House, whether it’s in two years or six, he should fund a theater troupe. Democrats might assume I’m making light of his overdramatic personality, but in... + continue reading

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Thursday, 11/04/19
The College of Menominee Nation will celebrate Earth Day on April 26. With events centered on the theme “Netāēnawemākanak: All Our Relatives,” participants will explore how each of us can be a... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Cole Gorecki, a seventh-grade student at Pulaski Community Middle School, stirs a pan full of xylem sap as it’s being cooked down to pure maple syrup Friday outside the school. Gorecki learned about the process last year and is one of the students helping with the process this year.
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Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Pulaski Community Middle School sixth-grade teacher Jon Wood shows students what a hydrometer is during an outdoor learning day at the school Friday. Wood started teaching about the process of making maple syrup first at Fairview Elementary School, but he brought his curriculum with him four years ago when he transferred to PCMS.
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