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Fri
26
Aug

College senior wins Miles of Art poster contest

The Shawano Country Tourism Council has announced the winners of the Miles of Art poster contest.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->First place and $750 award went to Angela Leopold, a University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point senior majoring in graphic design.

Fri
26
Aug

College senior wins Miles of Art poster contest

The Shawano Country Tourism Council has announced the winners of the Miles of Art poster contest.

First place and $750 award went to Angela Leopold, a University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point senior majoring in graphic design. Second place and $250 was awarded to Hannah Herkert, a UW-Stevens Point freshman majoring in illustration.

Fri
26
Aug

Annual Lumberjack Days coming to Tigerton

The village of Tigerton will host its 45th annual Lumberjack Days celebration this weekend at the Tigerton Park Shelter.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->"This is a great community event and a way for businesses in town to thank the people for their patronage for the year," said Wally Breitenfeldt, chairmen of Lumberjack Days and president of the Tigerton Advancement Association. "It's kind of a general homecoming festival for Tigerton."<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Activities will kick off at 1 p.m.

Fri
26
Aug

Annual Lumberjack Days coming to Tigerton

The village of Tigerton will host its 45th annual Lumberjack Days celebration this weekend at the Tigerton Park Shelter.

"This is a great community event and a way for businesses in town to thank the people for their patronage for the year," said Wally Breitenfeldt, chairmen of Lumberjack Days and president of the Tigerton Advancement Association. "It's kind of a general homecoming festival for Tigerton."

Activities will kick off at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Park Shelter with a silent auction, which will remain open until 6 p.m.

Thu
25
Aug

A quick guide to what's fair at the fair

<p>It's almost here. The contests, entertainment, food and midway are just around the corner as the Shawano County Fair draws closer.</p><p>Here is a list of highlights from each day of the fair:</p><p>Wednesday, Aug. 31</p><p>The County Farm Tractor Pull at 7 p.m. in the grandstands will have machines roaring and kicking up clouds of dust as they prove who can outhaul who.</p><p>Featured classes will include antiques, pre-1938 and 1939-1957, along with various weight classes.</p><p>The ticket window opens at 5 p.m.

Thu
25
Aug

Shawano Art Alliance reuniting

<p>The Shawano Art Alliance will reunite, five years after disbanding, for an art show Labor Day weekend at Badger's Best Furniture and Bedding in Bonduel.</p><p>"The organization kind of broke up as we all got older," said Judy Bryant, a painter in the alliance. "We used to do shows all over the state together, but it got to be too much after a while.

Thu
25
Aug

A quick guide to what's fair at the fair

It's almost here. The contests, entertainment, food and midway are just around the corner as the Shawano County Fair draws closer.

Here is a list of highlights from each day of the fair:

Wednesday, Aug. 31

The County Farm Tractor Pull at 7 p.m. in the grandstands will have machines roaring and kicking up clouds of dust as they prove who can outhaul who.

Featured classes will include antiques, pre-1938 and 1939-1957, along with various weight classes.

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