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Sat
25
Mar

Lady Badgers in finals of WNIT

Associated Press

MADISON Wisconsin's roller-coaster season has ended up in the same place it finished a year ago: the final game of the Women's National Invitation Tournament.

Kelley Paulus had 18 points and four of Wisconsin's 16 steals as the Badgers returned to the championship game of the WNIT with a 78-60 victory over Colorado State on Saturday. Wisconsin will host the championship game on Tuesday.

Thu
23
Mar

Huge training center in works at Wittenberg

Special to the Leader

MADISON Plans for an industrial and technical training center in Wittenberg were unveiled here Thursday with hopes that it will provide instructional and testing facilities for area manufacturers while attracting firms which will provide up to 1,000 jobs.

Thu
23
Mar

Suspects in murder of 3 activists in Colombia arrested

Leader staff writer

The sister of a Menominee Tribal member murdered in Columbia last year, says nothing short of the extradition to the United States of all of the suspects believed responsible can be considered justice.

Gina Washinawatok made the comments after she learned Colombian police Thursday had arrested a man they identified as the guerrilla commander responsible for the kidnap-slayings of Ingrid Washinawatok, 41, and two other American activists in February 1999.

Thu
23
Mar

New Marion bank under construction

Above is an artist\'s rendering of Marion State Bank\'s new building under construction. Bank officials expect it to open in July.

By Grace Kirchner

Leader correspondent

MARION A new Marion State Bank building is under construction, the latest in a series of expansions by the bank.

The new facility in the Industrial Park on Mavis Road will provide future expansion capabilities and will have approximately 22,000 square feet in two stories.

Thu
23
Mar

Optomist Club names students of the year, youths urged to continue their education

Leader Reporter

A total of 155 students including four students of the year were honored last night at the annual Shawano Community High School Scholastic Awards Banquet. The event was held at The Gathering and was sponsored by the Shawano Optimist Club.

Shawano Optimist Club president Al Kuck told the over 400 people in attendance the banquet is a chance for the community to honor Shawano's "best and brightest."

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