Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Clintonville’s Mercede Lorge, right leaps to make the catch while Shawano’s Abi Vomastic slides into second base during Thursday’s Division 2 regional quarterfinal game at Martzke Park.
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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Emilee Bastar delivers a pitch during the team’s Division 2 regional quarterfinal win over Clintonville at Martzke Park on Thursday.
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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Naomi Wynos follows through after delivering a hit during Thursday’s Division 2 regional quarterfinal game at Martzke Park.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
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An aggressive offensive approach helped the Shawano Community High School softball team overcome an early deficit and cruise to a 12-1 regional quarterfinal victory in five innings over Clintonville at Martzke Park in Shawano on Thursday. After Clintonville manufactured a run in the first,... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Bonduel’s MacKenzie Moore scores a run in the first inning of Thursday’s Division 3 regional quarterfinal win over Menominee Indian.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
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SOFTBALL Bonduel 12 Menominee Indian 2 (5 inn.) The Bears scored 12 runs across the first two innings before cruising to a Division 3 regional quarterfinal playoff win over the Eagles at Cedar Park in Bonduel on Thursday. Bonduel took advantage of eight walks while also posting eight... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Seven Shawano students made their college decisions official on Wednesday. From left, top row, Karson Rades, Parker Pues, Nathan Krizan and Crede Timm; bottom row, Bayleigh Laabs, Kate Hoffman and Julia Klement will all play collegiately.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
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Seven Shawano Community High School students took the next step in their athletic careers on Wednesday when they officially announced which colleges they would be attending. Six of the seven athletes will stay in state. Nathan Krizan will play football for St. Norbert College, while Crede Timm... + continue reading

Contributed Photo Gresham senior Nathanial Juga hit a grand slam to help his team defeat Marion on May 10.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
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Athlete: Nathanial Juga Sport: Baseball School: Gresham Community High School Year: Senior Gresham Community High School senior Nathanial Juga has enjoyed a strong senior season batting in the cleanup spot in the Wildcats batting lineup. Juga has delivered timely hits and drawn some... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Bonduel’s Isaac Boldt throws a pitch during a CWC-East win over Wittenberg-Birnamwood in Wittenberg on April 25. Boldt and the Bears picked up a No. 3 seed in Division 3 for the postseason.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
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Local baseball teams learned their postseason fates when the WIAA announced brackets on Thursday. At the Divsion 2 level, Shawano earned a No. 6 seed. The Hawks will need to upset third-seeded Green Bay Notre Dame to advance. Clintonville, a No. 7 seed, will look to put together another... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Clintonville’s Mercede Lorge, right leaps to make the catch while Shawano’s Abi Vomastic slides into second base during Thursday’s Division 2 regional quarterfinal game at Martzke Park.
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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Emilee Bastar delivers a pitch during the team’s Division 2 regional quarterfinal win over Clintonville at Martzke Park on Thursday.
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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Naomi Wynos follows through after delivering a hit during Thursday’s Division 2 regional quarterfinal game at Martzke Park.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Bonduel’s MacKenzie Moore scores a run in the first inning of Thursday’s Division 3 regional quarterfinal win over Menominee Indian.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Seven Shawano students made their college decisions official on Wednesday. From left, top row, Karson Rades, Parker Pues, Nathan Krizan and Crede Timm; bottom row, Bayleigh Laabs, Kate Hoffman and Julia Klement will all play collegiately.

Contributed Photo Gresham senior Nathanial Juga hit a grand slam to help his team defeat Marion on May 10.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Bonduel’s Isaac Boldt throws a pitch during a CWC-East win over Wittenberg-Birnamwood in Wittenberg on April 25. Boldt and the Bears picked up a No. 3 seed in Division 3 for the postseason.

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Thursday, 16/05/19
Shawano School District Superintendent Gary Cumberland plans to retire at the end of this school year, about a year ahead of schedule, and take a post-retirement job with Sacred Heart Catholic Church, pending the Shawano School Board’s acceptance of his retirement. Cumberland sent an email to... + continue reading

Photo by David Wilhelms Mike Kroenke, city forester, shows off one of the new plantings in Franklin Park in Shawano.
Thursday, 16/05/19
Behind the trees in the city of Shawano is a grove of people who help them thrive. Mike Kroenke, city forester, said volunteers and city personnel have combined to aid in planning, selection, planting and maintenance of trees. Kroenke recently completed an arboretum plan for Franklin Park at... + continue reading
Thursday, 16/05/19
According to a recent audit, the Village of Wittenberg is doing well financially with a healthy general fund balance. Jackie Nielson, audit manager at Kerber Rose accounting firm, presented the 2018 audit report to the village board at its meeting May 7. Industry standards indicate that... + continue reading
Thursday, 16/05/19
To help the Clintonville School District with its facilities analysis and future planning, the district is looking for help from the community. At its meeting Monday, the Clintonville School Board voiced a need for a committee of 20 to 30 people to review data and help with the planning. “It... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Miriam Nelson Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School freshman Reed Quade displays a cross that will be used to honor deceased members of the military. Names and branches of service will be painted on the crosses, which will be displayed at cemeteries during Memorial Day weekend.
Thursday, 16/05/19
Editor’s Note: NEW Media recently chatted with Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School Principal Jill Sharp about a new community service project called R2 — Respectfully Remembering. Q: How did the project come about and how did it get named? A: It was part of a brainstorming session with several... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 21/05/19
Wittenberg-Birnamwood posted a team score of 353 to take second at the final Central Wisconsin Conference Meet of the season Thursday at Pine Hills Golf Course in Gresham. Ian Resch led Witt-Birn... + continue reading

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Thursday, 16/05/19
When so much about politics is partisan, one might expect a topic like police body cameras to be contentious, particularly as it relates to public access to recordings. Proposed legislation to... + continue reading

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Thursday, 16/05/19
A highly honored nurse practitioner from Marion will receive this year’s distinguished Alumnus Honoris Award at the Clintonville High School graduation ceremonies. Tina Bettin, a 1981 graduate of... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Miriam Nelson Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School freshman Reed Quade displays a cross that will be used to honor deceased members of the military. Names and branches of service will be painted on the crosses, which will be displayed at cemeteries during Memorial Day weekend.
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