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Wed
26
Apr

Students get view of Shawano County government

Leader photo by Joe Vandel

Wed
26
Apr

New trial date set in Tomow murder

Leader Reporter

A June 26 trial date has been set for a 24-year-old Keshena man accused of the March, 1998 murder of a 25-year-old Keshena woman.

The trial date for Christopher B. Matchopatow was set following a hearing Wednesday in U.S District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. The trial was to have started Monday, but was postponed due to a scheduling conflict with one of the defense attorneys.

Tue
25
Apr

The sturgeon arrive

Leader photos by Amy Weaver

Top, Bob Hermies of Oshkosh volunteered Tuesday to help Department of Natural Resources officials, like Dean Schoenike of Shawano, catch sturgeon near the dam in Shawano to be tagged. The DNR tags the fish every year to monitor the population.

Tue
25
Apr

Bowler athletic director resigns

Leader Correspondent

BOWLER The Bowler School Board voted 5-1 Monday to accept the resignation of Randy Kuivinen as athletic director.

Kuivinen said recently he was resigning so he would have more time to spend with his family.

The action, however, comes just three weeks after the school board reversed Kuivinen's suspension of two students under the district's athletic code.

Tue
25
Apr

Accomplice in robbery enters no contest plea

Leader Reporter

A Wabeno woman, who according to authorities is the self confessed accomplice of two men who are accused of robbing the First State Bank in Cecil on Oct. 11, 1999, entered a no contest plea Tuesday to a single charge of armed robbery in the case.

Margaret E. Wamego, 25, entered the plea in Shawano County Circuit Court as part of a plea bargain with Shawano-Menominee County District Attorney Gary Robert Bruno.

Tue
25
Apr

No-No #4: Kurszewski gets fourth straight no hitter

Leader Sports Editor

TIGERTON With another five innings of work Tigerton pitcher Holly Kurszewski notched her fourth straight no-hitter in the last four days as the Tigers beat Bowler 13-0 Tuesday afternoon.

Kurszewski's latest victim, the Bowler Panthers, were in awe of efforts on the mound Tuesday.

"What else can you say, except Holly is a heck of a pitcher," said Bowler Head Coach Mike Igl.

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