Leader photo by Tim Ryan Furniture and other items line the basement hallway at the Shawano County Courthouse as meeting rooms and the employee break room are prepared for the first stage of a major asbestos abatement project.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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Visitors to the Shawano County Courthouse will see some cluttered hallways on some floors and in some alternating locations between now and the end of April, with further disruptions starting again next November. It’s all part of a long-awaited asbestos abatement project that will finally remove... + continue reading

Leader photo by Jacy Zollar Bonduel High School senior Dalton Cairns looks to pass during Friday’s 59-52 loss against Amherst. Cairns scored six points for the Bears and was 2-for-2 at the free-throw line.
Saturday, December 9, 2017
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Bonduel closed an 18-point first-half deficit, but couldn’t overcome Amherst and fell 59-52 in its Central Wisconsin Conference-East opener at Bonduel on Friday. The Bears were off to a slow start with 19 first-half points, but a 3-pointer by Bryce Weier to open the second half initiated a... + continue reading

Leader photo by Jacy Zollar Shawano Community High School freshman Carson Cummings prepares for the 200-yard freestyle race during the Hawks’ home meet against Tomahawk on Thursday.
Friday, December 8, 2017
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The Shawano swim team came up short against Tomahawk on Thursday, but several Hawks still saw personal gains at the meet. Shawano senior Connor Angeli shaved four seconds off his 200-yard individual medley, finishing in 2 minutes, 26.61 seconds to take third place. Angeli is just four seconds... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Crystal Siemers-Peterman, right, Wisconsin’s 70th Alice in Dairyland, talks with Bonduel High School junior Kenadee Stoss about whether she’s had experience milking a cow during a visit to the school Wednesday.
Thursday, December 7, 2017
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There was plenty of milk to be had Wednesday when a couple of four-legged visitors joined Wisconsin’s Alice in Dairyland at Bonduel High School. Several Bonduel students got the chance to milk a cow by hand, a practice not done as much by Wisconsin farmers since technology has produced automated... + continue reading

Leader photo by Jacy Zollar Shawano Community High School senior Cole Nelson drives up the court during a 55-53 loss to Pulaski on Tuesday. Nelson led the Hawks with 16 points and shot 4 of 4 free throws.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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Shawano couldn’t extend its 2-0 start to the season after losing a tight home-opener matchup against Pulaski on Tuesday. Coach David Ambrosius isn’t too worried, though. “It’s still early in the season,” he said, “so at this point it’s just some mental mistakes that we’ll be able to show the... + continue reading

Leader photo by Tim Ryan Furniture and other items line the basement hallway at the Shawano County Courthouse as meeting rooms and the employee break room are prepared for the first stage of a major asbestos abatement project.

Leader photo by Jacy Zollar Bonduel High School senior Dalton Cairns looks to pass during Friday’s 59-52 loss against Amherst. Cairns scored six points for the Bears and was 2-for-2 at the free-throw line.

Leader photo by Jacy Zollar Shawano Community High School freshman Carson Cummings prepares for the 200-yard freestyle race during the Hawks’ home meet against Tomahawk on Thursday.

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Crystal Siemers-Peterman, right, Wisconsin’s 70th Alice in Dairyland, talks with Bonduel High School junior Kenadee Stoss about whether she’s had experience milking a cow during a visit to the school Wednesday.

Leader photo by Jacy Zollar Shawano Community High School senior Cole Nelson drives up the court during a 55-53 loss to Pulaski on Tuesday. Nelson led the Hawks with 16 points and shot 4 of 4 free throws.

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Leader photo by Tim Ryan Furniture and other items line the basement hallway at the Shawano County Courthouse as meeting rooms and the employee break room are prepared for the first stage of a major asbestos abatement project.
Wednesday, 13/12/17
Visitors to the Shawano County Courthouse will see some cluttered hallways on some floors and in some alternating locations between now and the end of April, with further disruptions starting again next November. It’s all part of a long-awaited asbestos abatement project that will finally remove... + continue reading
Wednesday, 13/12/17
There are now three potential races shaping up so far for the Shawano County Board in the April election. Meanwhile, District 20 Supervisor Tom Madsen has filed notice that he will not seek another two-year term. Rick Giese, who lost that seat to Madsen in 2016, has taken out papers to run in... + continue reading
Saturday, 09/12/17
A hearing is set later this month on Shawano Municipal Utilities’ request for an electric rate hike, but even SMU at that hearing will argue against the way the state Public Service Commission has divvied up the increase among customer types. SMU has requested a rate increase that would bring in... + continue reading
Saturday, 09/12/17
Larry Klement has always been a man of passions ranging from his love of family to his innovative and successful career in the timber industry. He has also been dedicated to his faith and has an unwavering commitment to community. With the holiday season approaching, Klement and his wife Donna... + continue reading
Friday, 08/12/17
A development proposal to put a luxury apartment building and single-family condominiums on the former Shawano Medical Center property would require a $2 million Tax Incremental Finance grant from the city if the project moves forward. The Shawano Plan Commission, after a closed session... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 13/12/17
GIRLS BASKETBALL Bonduel 42 Weyauwega-Fremont 25 Bonduel won its first Central Wisconsin Conference-East matchup against Weyauwega-Fremont on Tuesday at Bonduel High School. The Bears’ (5-2... + continue reading

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Saturday, 09/12/17
During this time of year, I find myself reminiscing about past Christmases. I enjoy the memories, even the painful ones. I love Christmas trees, and I can still picture several of them from my... + continue reading

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Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Crystal Siemers-Peterman, right, Wisconsin’s 70th Alice in Dairyland, talks with Bonduel High School junior Kenadee Stoss about whether she’s had experience milking a cow during a visit to the school Wednesday.
Thursday, 07/12/17
There was plenty of milk to be had Wednesday when a couple of four-legged visitors joined Wisconsin’s Alice in Dairyland at Bonduel High School. Several Bonduel students got the chance to milk a... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Tom King, played by Joseph Waukechon, fights to keep the adorable Cuddles away from Gracie Heavyhand, played by Dolly Potts, who plans to cook the puppy in a stew in a scene from “The Dead Dog Café Comedy Hour.” The show will be performed Wednesday at Menominee Indian High School.
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