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03
May

Prep golf

Mustangs, Eagles beaten by Shiocton in CWL meet

By Michael Ray

Leader Sports Editor

MARION Marion, Menominee Indian and Shiocton battled it out on the links at Glen Cairn Wednesday afternoon with Shiocton coming away with the win with a 190. Marion was five strokes back with a 195, while Menominee Indian finished the day with a 200.

Wed
03
May

Prep softball

Bonduel routs Gillett 19-1

By Michael Ray

Leader Sports Editor

GILLETT The Bonduel softball team took care of business Wednesday afternoon pounding Gillett 19-1 in non-conference play.

Bonduel nailed Gillett pitching for 15 hits, while allowing just three hits of their own. Stefanie Richter got the start on the mound for the Bears going the distance striking out five batters in the win.

Wed
03
May

Landfill expansion to begin next week

Leader Reporter

Construction is expected to begin Monday on an expansion of the Shawano County landfill.

Tuesday the Shawano County Solid Waste Management Board met and approved the awarding of the construction contract for the work to Riverview Construction of Wausau.

Wed
03
May

City panel OKs sale of land for new plant

Shawano's Plan Commission on Wednesday unanimously gave its stamp of approval to a proposed sale by the city of about four acres of industrial park land to Timbco for the company's planned expansion.

According to commission member Bill Schmidt, the company wants to purchase the land, which is adjacent to the western end of its present property, along with a small piece of property nearby from J & R Machines, so they can construct a possible 40,000 square foot addition for the addition of a rubber tire vehicle division.

Wed
03
May

Schultz, Best cited as top law officers

A police officer and deputy sheriff were recognized Wednesday for their dedication to law enforcement by the Shawano Optimists Club.

Alan Schultz of the Shawano Police Department and Sally Best of the Shawano County Sheriff's Department were presented officer of the year awards from Gary Robert Bruno, a club member and Shawan County District Attorney.

Bruno thanked Schultz and Best for their efforts at preventing and solving crimes. He stressed that everyone should play a role in helping to deter or report crime.

Wed
03
May

SACF marks a decade of giving

Leader Reporter

The Shawano Area Community Foundation marked their 10-year anniversary Wednesday by awarding over $8,000 in grants the most ever given by the organization.

The foundation has grown so much in the past decade, not only in terms of membership, but in financial support as well, president Barb Schmidt said at the annual meeting.

"It just shows you what people of the Shawano area are willing to do for their fellow communities," she said.

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