Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Shawano Community High School junior Kori Halstead, foreground left, presents her findings to the Shawano School Board on why hand dryers are more environmentally friendly than the paper towels currently in use in most school restrooms. Halstead said the expense to provide all four schools with dryers would be over $50,000, but the district could expect to recoup its costs within five years.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
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When you’re ready to give up on something, it’s called throwing in the towel. Shawano Community High School junior Kori Halstead isn’t ready to do that. She’s ready to throw out the towels — the ones made out of paper, at least. “I have an idea how to make the high school and the school... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Tim Ryan State Sen. Robert Cowles and state Reps. Gary Tauchen and Jeff Mursau take questions from Shawano County Board members at the board’s monthly meeting Wednesday.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
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Shawano County supervisors looking to hear what’s going on in Madison these days in the way of legislative progress Wednesday got a fairly blunt assessment from one of three state lawmakers who appeared at the County Board’s monthly meeting. “Right now we’re in campaign mode,” said Rep. Gary... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Family Video held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday to celebrate incorporating a Total Wireless store into the existing Shawano building. Taking part are, from left, Doug Seefeldt, Family Video regional manager; Mike Kohne, regional director of operations; Shawano Mayor Ed Whealon; and Rosie White, store manager.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
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Family Video in Shawano will still be offering movies and more for families to rent, but the company is branching out into the wireless business. About a month ago, the local store became the seventh Family Video to include a Total Wireless store. There are currently 14 partnerships in place... + continue reading

Leader photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Kendra Kristof connects on a swing during the team’s 5-4 regional win over Luxemburg-Casco.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
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A Kendall Prevost three-run homer capped a four-run first inning for Luxemburg-Casco in a Division 2 regional playoff matchup against Shawano on Wednesday afternoon. From there, the Hawks’ pitching duo of Taylor Johnson and Gracyn Habeck held the hosts in check while the Shawano offense started... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Greg Mellis As Memorial Day weekend approaches the water levels on Shawano waterways are below normal levels. Pre-summer skies reflect off the calm waters of the Shawano channel on Tuesday.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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With the traditional Memorial Day start of summer expected to bring a big increase in recreational activities this weekend, boaters are being urged to use caution navigating the Wolf River and channel due to lower water levels. Officials at Shawano Area Waterways Management (SAWM) say water... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Shawano Community High School junior Kori Halstead, foreground left, presents her findings to the Shawano School Board on why hand dryers are more environmentally friendly than the paper towels currently in use in most school restrooms. Halstead said the expense to provide all four schools with dryers would be over $50,000, but the district could expect to recoup its costs within five years.

Leader Photo by Tim Ryan State Sen. Robert Cowles and state Reps. Gary Tauchen and Jeff Mursau take questions from Shawano County Board members at the board’s monthly meeting Wednesday.

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Family Video held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday to celebrate incorporating a Total Wireless store into the existing Shawano building. Taking part are, from left, Doug Seefeldt, Family Video regional manager; Mike Kohne, regional director of operations; Shawano Mayor Ed Whealon; and Rosie White, store manager.

Leader photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Kendra Kristof connects on a swing during the team’s 5-4 regional win over Luxemburg-Casco.

Leader Photo by Greg Mellis As Memorial Day weekend approaches the water levels on Shawano waterways are below normal levels. Pre-summer skies reflect off the calm waters of the Shawano channel on Tuesday.

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Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Shawano Community High School junior Kori Halstead, foreground left, presents her findings to the Shawano School Board on why hand dryers are more environmentally friendly than the paper towels currently in use in most school restrooms. Halstead said the expense to provide all four schools with dryers would be over $50,000, but the district could expect to recoup its costs within five years.
Thursday, 24/05/18
When you’re ready to give up on something, it’s called throwing in the towel. Shawano Community High School junior Kori Halstead isn’t ready to do that. She’s ready to throw out the towels — the ones made out of paper, at least. “I have an idea how to make the high school and the school... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Tim Ryan State Sen. Robert Cowles and state Reps. Gary Tauchen and Jeff Mursau take questions from Shawano County Board members at the board’s monthly meeting Wednesday.
Thursday, 24/05/18
Shawano County supervisors looking to hear what’s going on in Madison these days in the way of legislative progress Wednesday got a fairly blunt assessment from one of three state lawmakers who appeared at the County Board’s monthly meeting. “Right now we’re in campaign mode,” said Rep. Gary... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Family Video held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday to celebrate incorporating a Total Wireless store into the existing Shawano building. Taking part are, from left, Doug Seefeldt, Family Video regional manager; Mike Kohne, regional director of operations; Shawano Mayor Ed Whealon; and Rosie White, store manager.
Thursday, 24/05/18
Family Video in Shawano will still be offering movies and more for families to rent, but the company is branching out into the wireless business. About a month ago, the local store became the seventh Family Video to include a Total Wireless store. There are currently 14 partnerships in place... + continue reading
Thursday, 24/05/18
A retired U.S. Army officer from Waupaca will be the keynote speaker for the Memorial Day ceremonies in Clintonville and Embarrass on Monday. Lt. Col. Joseph McGrath served the United States for 35 years in the Army, Army Reserve and National Guard. Ceremonies will begin with the laying of... + continue reading
Thursday, 24/05/18
To help support local businesses, Leadership Shawano County is hosting its first Shawano County Shop Hop — a 10-day passport shopping event. From Friday through June 3, shoppers who visit participating businesses in the Bonduel, Cecil and Shawano area will receive stamps in their passports. The... + continue reading

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Leader photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Kendra Kristof connects on a swing during the team’s 5-4 regional win over Luxemburg-Casco.
Thursday, 24/05/18
A Kendall Prevost three-run homer capped a four-run first inning for Luxemburg-Casco in a Division 2 regional playoff matchup against Shawano on Wednesday afternoon. From there, the Hawks’... + continue reading

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Saturday, 19/05/18
Amanda, my grandson Jeff’s wife, is a beautiful dark-haired, dark-eyed, devoted wife and mother of four. Her smile lights up a room. If you met this vibrant woman, you would never know she is living... + continue reading

Schools

Wednesday, 23/05/18
The Clintonville Public School District has announced that this year’s recipient of the distinguished Alumnus Honoris Award will be Bill Jartz, a news anchor with WBAY-TV Channel 2, someone locals... + continue reading

PHOTO BY MIRIAM NELSON Speaking to a group of seven business respresentatives, Lynn Aprill explained the concept of the Inspire program, which was designed to complement the Career Cruising application mandated by the state for career planning for students sixth grade through 12. Aprill is the director of the Center on Education for Economic Development at CESA 8. The event was open to the public and held May 11 at the NTC Wittenberg Campus.
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