Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Bonduel’s Luis Lagunes, top, holds down Weyauwega-Fremont’s Carter Greening during Saturday’s Division 3 Bonduel Sectional.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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For a second straight season, the Bonduel wrestling team will have four individuals competing at state. With two returning state-qualifiers, sophomore Isaac Banker (182) and senior Jacob Giese (195), and two new state-qualifiers, sophomores Luis Lagunes (113) and Max Sokolski (126), the Bears are... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Keith Tourtillott, left, walks towards Xavier’s Mac Strand during a Bay Conference dual on Feb. 5. Tourtillott will take the state mat on Thursday against Brookfield Central’s Jacob Somlai.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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Qualifying for the individual state wrestling tournament is no small feat, with a select few earning that honor each year. For those who achieve the opportunity to wrestle inside the Kohl Center at the end of the season, it’s a chance to showcase years of hard work within the sport while taking... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Shawano Community High School freshman Adeline Lyles, left, holds a plastic bag under the funnel as freshman Kersten Stueck pours some macaroni into the bag as part of an assembly line Wednesday in the commons at Shawano Community High School.
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Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Shawano Community High School freshmen Kloie Boyles and Dane Adams, use sealers to close up plastic bags filled with macaroni, soy protein and cheese packets, the last step before the packages are boxed up and sent to area food pantries. The students had the day off from school because of ACT testing, which required only juniors to come to school.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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The palettes were set up on the floor. Large, empty boxes were set on tables. Packages of macaroni and soy protein were ready to be poured into bags. Volunteers were all that were needed to bring the project to completion. By mid-morning, the volunteers were there and preparing meals furiously... + continue reading

Leader photo by Morgan Rode Menominee Indian’s Norman Kakwitch, middle, goes up for a shot while being defended by Bonduel’s Aaron Margelofsky, left, and Isaac Boldt, right, during Friday’s Central Wisconsin Conference-East Division matchup at Bonduel High School.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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A Central Wisconsin Conference-East Division battle between Menominee Indian and Bonduel was about as entertaining as a high school boys basketball game could get, with momentum swings, an amped up crowd and intense moments on the court. In the end, it was a pair of free throws from Bonduel... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Tori DePerry, left, drives past an Antigo defender during Tuesday’s Division 2 regional playoff game at Shawano Community High School.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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The start of postseason play can sometimes pit two conference opponents against each other, while others feature teams that are very unfamiliar with one another. With the Shawano girls basketball team drawing Antigo of the Great Northern Conference in its playoff opener, a pair of Shawano... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Bonduel’s Luis Lagunes, top, holds down Weyauwega-Fremont’s Carter Greening during Saturday’s Division 3 Bonduel Sectional.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Keith Tourtillott, left, walks towards Xavier’s Mac Strand during a Bay Conference dual on Feb. 5. Tourtillott will take the state mat on Thursday against Brookfield Central’s Jacob Somlai.

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Shawano Community High School freshman Adeline Lyles, left, holds a plastic bag under the funnel as freshman Kersten Stueck pours some macaroni into the bag as part of an assembly line Wednesday in the commons at Shawano Community High School.
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Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Shawano Community High School freshmen Kloie Boyles and Dane Adams, use sealers to close up plastic bags filled with macaroni, soy protein and cheese packets, the last step before the packages are boxed up and sent to area food pantries. The students had the day off from school because of ACT testing, which required only juniors to come to school.

Leader photo by Morgan Rode Menominee Indian’s Norman Kakwitch, middle, goes up for a shot while being defended by Bonduel’s Aaron Margelofsky, left, and Isaac Boldt, right, during Friday’s Central Wisconsin Conference-East Division matchup at Bonduel High School.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Tori DePerry, left, drives past an Antigo defender during Tuesday’s Division 2 regional playoff game at Shawano Community High School.

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Thursday, 21/02/19
The city of Shawano will have its restructured management team fully in place by the end of next month when it adds a newly created finance director to the administrative staff. Greg Smith, currently financial manager for the Menominee Indian Tribe, will take on those duties for the city... + continue reading
Thursday, 21/02/19
A handful of area primary contests decided Tuesday now finalizes the list of contested races that will go before voters in the spring election in April. In the town of Washington, incumbent town chairman Jim Schneider lost his bid to return to that seat in a three-way primary race. David... + continue reading
Thursday, 21/02/19
Better access to high-speed internet is coming to rural Shawano County, but the process is going to require patience from homeowners and cooperation between municipalities and communication companies. Village of Birnamwood residents were invited to an informational session before the village... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Shawano Community High School freshman Adeline Lyles, left, holds a plastic bag under the funnel as freshman Kersten Stueck pours some macaroni into the bag as part of an assembly line Wednesday in the commons at Shawano Community High School.
Wednesday, 20/02/19
The palettes were set up on the floor. Large, empty boxes were set on tables. Packages of macaroni and soy protein were ready to be poured into bags. Volunteers were all that were needed to bring the project to completion. By mid-morning, the volunteers were there and preparing meals furiously... + continue reading
Wednesday, 20/02/19
New teachers who come to the Shawano School District in August will be paid more than those who came before them. The Shawano School Board voted Monday to increase its starting teacher pay from $37,000 to $40,000 in the hopes of improving recruitment and retention. Todd Kleinhans, human... + continue reading

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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Bonduel’s Luis Lagunes, top, holds down Weyauwega-Fremont’s Carter Greening during Saturday’s Division 3 Bonduel Sectional.
Wednesday, 20/02/19
For a second straight season, the Bonduel wrestling team will have four individuals competing at state. With two returning state-qualifiers, sophomore Isaac Banker (182) and senior Jacob Giese (195... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Keith Tourtillott, left, walks towards Xavier’s Mac Strand during a Bay Conference dual on Feb. 5. Tourtillott will take the state mat on Thursday against Brookfield Central’s Jacob Somlai.
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Saturday, 16/02/19
Last week, news broke about a potential dog park being planned in Shawano near the Shawano County Humane Society. As a dog owner, I should have found that to be wonderful news. I didn’t, because I’ve... + continue reading

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Saturday, 16/02/19
Michelle Powers’ 4-year-old kindergarten class at Sacred Heart Catholic School talked about what it can do for others this school year. They decided to raise the funds to adopt a llama for a family... + continue reading

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