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Sun
27
Feb

Cool kids

Marlan Schmidt and Sydney Kassube, both age 6 of Shawano, were among the many young people on the ice Saturday for the Shawano Bassmasters\' children fishing event.

Sun
27
Feb

Keshena man convicted of sex assault in federal court

Leader Reporter

A Keshena man was convicted last week in federal court in Milwaukee on a charge of sexual abuse.

The jury trial for 36-year-old Michael A. Peters ended with his conviction on the charge Wednesday in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

Peters is facing up to 20 years in federal prison without parole. He is scheduled to be sentenced on May 26 by Federal Judge Rudolph T. Randa.

Thu
24
Feb

Man pleads guilty to delivering LSD to sister

Leader Reporter

A 20-year-old Baraboo man, charged with one count of delivering LSD to his sister, entered a guilty plea to the charge Thursday during an appearance in Shawano County Circuit Court.

Thu
24
Feb

Nimble on the notes

Leader photo by Amy Weaver

Local piano teacher Gloria Grys watches as eight-year-old Jason Alexander practices a piece for the Wisconsin Music Teachers Association audition on Saturday. Alexander and 119 other students from Shawano, Bonduel, Suring and Green Bay will compete at either the district or state level at Shawano Community High School. Students who advance in the state level will compete at the Badger Competition in May.

Thu
24
Feb

Fog causes school delays, difficulties for drivers

Unseasonably warm temperatures coupled with area snow cover has caused extremely foggy conditions in the area over the last several days. Those conditions have caused delays in start times for many area schools and difficult driving conditions.

The Shawano-Gresham and the Bowler School Districts started classes one hour late today to allow driving conditions to improve. Other area school districts that started two hours late this morning included: Bonduel, Pulaski, Menominee Indian, Clintonville, Oconto Falls, Gillett and Stockbridge-Munsee Head Start.

Thu
24
Feb

Shawano only area team still standing

Leader Sports Editor

SHAWANO For the second time this season the Shawano girls basketball team made easy work of Freedom, but the Hawks' 60-37 win Thursday night extended their season at least one more game. With the win the Hawks are the only remaining area girls team still alive and will travel to play Oconto Falls on Saturday in a WIAA regional final.

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