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Feb

Shawano youth wrestling team gets good results in tourney

The Shawano Youth Wrestling Club competed as a team at the Coleman Youth wrestling Tournament, Saturday, February 5. Ten wrestlers from the club gained 54 Team-points.

Second Place medals went to Kraig Tuma, a 4th grader from Lincoln in his first competition of the year; Sam Coe, an Olga Brener first grade student; Steven Carroll from Gresham School and Jay Lonick, 4th grader at Olga Brener. Lonick had an 8-second pin during his second match of the day.

Wed
09
Feb

Shawano council ends longevity pay policy

Leader Reporter

Non-union employees of the City of Shawano will no longer receive longevity pay after this year.

As the Common Council passed the year 2000 wages and salaries for non-union city employees Wednesday, they agreed to eliminate longevity pay.

"We would rather evaluate employees on their performance and skills and pay them accordingly, than pay them for how long they've been with the city," explained alderperson Lorna Marquardt.

Wed
09
Feb

Council to vote on flouridating water supply

Leader Reporter

The City of Shawano Common Council will consider putting fluoride into the city's water system at its March meeting.

By bringing the amount of fluoride already in the city's water supply to an optimal level, Shawano County Public Health Director Jan Lewellyn said it will help reduce tooth decay. She asked the council Wednesday to put the issue on next month's agenda.

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