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Bowler man gets two years for false imprisonment

Leader Reporter

Saying he didn't doubt for a minute that the victim of Jeff Pecore's assault at the Pine Hills Golf Course in January 1999 was "extremely traumatized" by the incident, Shawano County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Grover Monday disregarded terms of a plea bargain and sentenced the Bowler man to two years in prison and four years probation.

Jeffrey L. Pecore, 35, of N8685 Maplewood Avenue, had entered no contest pleas earlier to misdemeanor charges of battery and intimidation of a witness and a felony charge of false imprisonment.

Mon
06
Mar

Swim club closes out season

The Shawano Community Swim Club closed out its regular season at Green Bay on Saturday, as the Stingrays competed in a swim meet at Southwest High School.

In the Girls 6 & Under 25 yd. freestyle: Stephanie Wetzel finished in seventh place with a time of 30.02 and placed sixth in the 25 yd. breaststroke with a time of 39.75.

Mon
06
Mar

Lightning plaes third in tourney

Leader Sports Editor

ANTIGO The Shawano Lightning squirt hockey team closed out its season this past weekend with a third place finish in a tournament at Antigo. The Lightning finished the weekend with a 2-1 record beating Wausau and Everest, while losing to Green Bay.

Sun
05
Mar

Badgers upset Hoosiers in season finale

AP Sports Writer

MADISON Standing at the foul line with the game in the balance, Mike Kelley was just concentrating on his ride home.

With big free throws from Kelley and a career-high 16 points from Maurice Linton, Wisconsin roared from behind in the closing minutes to upset No. 14 Indiana 56-53 Sunday in the Big Ten's final regular-season game.

Sun
05
Mar

The violins in winter

Leader photo by Amy Weaver

The Shawano Community High School concert orchestra and full symphonic orchestra have been practicing hard to prepare for the Winter Symphony Concert Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the SCHS auditorium. Works of the concert orchestra will include an American Folk song and Corelli's Concerto Grosso opus 6 #3. The symphony will then present Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite 2 and the Aladdin Suite from Aladdin and the Forty Thieves. The first piece will feature a solo by Maureen Tjoflat, a soprano, in the last movement. Admission is free.

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