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Wed
26
Jan

Early antlerless deer hunts to be considered by state

MADISON - Three consecutive years of mild winters have caused the deer herd in northern Wisconsin to grow well beyond population goals. In response to a state Natural Resources Board request for recommendations on how to curb deer herd growth, wildlife biologists will recommend an early antlerless gun deer hunt similar to the Zone-T program held in the farmland regions of the state.

Wed
26
Jan

Key coaches are hired for Packers

New Green Bay Packers coach Mike Sherman picked an old friend and an admired foe as his offensive and defensive coordinators.

Sherman Wednesday named Kansas City Chiefs quarterbacks coach Tom Rossley the Packers' offensive coordinator and hired Denver Broncos secondary coach Ed Donatell as defensive coordinator. Like Sherman, neither Rossley nor Donatell has NFL experience in his new position.

Wed
26
Jan

NRB approves purchase of land for trail through city

Leader Reporter

Since 1993 efforts have been unsuccessful to complete the Mountain-Bay Recreational Trail through Shawano, but the end is now in sight after action Wednesday by the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board.

The board approved the purchase of the nearly two-mile stretch of abandoned Chicago and Northwestern Railroad right-of-way from its current owner, Union Pacific Railroad.

Wed
26
Jan

County agrees to delay on arena

Leader Reporter

Shawano County Supervisors Wednesday agreed to extend the date construction must begin for the proposed Shawano County Expo Center.

According to construction and management agreements signed by the county, the City of Shawano and all other parties involved in the project, construction was to have started Dec. 10, 1999. But those involved in putting together the project say they need the date moved back to May 15, 2000, so they can complete their fund raising efforts and the construction plans.

Tue
25
Jan

Man accused of trying to run down officer

Leader Reporter

A Clintonville man, accused of trying to hit a Shawano police officer with a vehicle during a Jan. 15 incident, will be arraigned in the case Jan. 31.

Kevin J. Hogg, 36, 200 E. Morning Glory Dr., #102, has been charged with the unlawful use of a telephone for a threat, carrying a concealed weapon and first degree recklessly endangering the safety of another person.

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