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Survivor from Drunk Driving Glad to Have a Second Chance at Life

It was an accident Jerry Davids can't remember and His family can't forget

By Le Ann Sluga

Leader Correspondent

Jerry Davids, deemed a walking miracle by many, was welcomed home March 25 with balloons, signs, yellow ribbons along the road to their house and a house full of surprise visitors.

With shuffling gait, slow speech and childish grin, Jerry told his unexpected guests, "It feels really good to be home."

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Main Street looks ahead to moving forward on design plan

Leader Reporter

Community members and business owners learned Wednesday night at the Shawano Improvement Inc. annual town meeting about the progress downtown Shawano has made in the past year, as well as what the future looks like.

Main Street Manager Robyn Tempus said the focus of 2000 will primarily be on the downtown design plan.

With the help of Smith Group JJR, a Madison design firm, the city has now has a five-year comprehensive plan for improvements to the downtown area.

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Menominee Casino begins major addition

Leader Reporter

KESHENA  A major expansion and renovation of the Menominee Casino-Bingo-Hotel has begun. Ground has been broken for the project which is expected to take nearly two years to complete.

According to General Manager James Reiter the renovation/expansion project calls for slot machines from the front of the casino and the operations from the Nickel Room and the Crystal Palace to be moved to a temporary building now under construction in the facilities' main parking lot.

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