Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Menominee Indian’s Norman Kakwitch (24) shoots the ball as Wittenberg-Birnamwood’s Shane Herb, right, Simon Stewart (31) and Austin Gibson (23) and Menominee Indian’s Richard Wayka, back, look on during Tuesday’s conference clash in Keshena.
Thursday, December 13, 2018
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On paper, Tuesday night’s Central Wisconsin Conference-East Division matchup between Menominee Indian and Wittenberg-Birnamwood looked like a can’t-miss game. The game certainly lived up to the billing. Behind the hot shooting of junior Brendan Resch, Witt-Birn was able to escape Menominee... + continue reading

Contributed photo A flyover of Shawano Lake by the sheriff’s department this week shows areas of thin ice and open water. Authorities are warning winter enthusiasts to take caution before venturing out onto the ice.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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Despite the recent cold temperatures, Shawano County authorities warned Tuesday that there are still some areas on Shawano Lake that remain dangerous. Large areas of open water and/or dangerously thin ice have been reported early this week on the south shore of Shawano Lake between the island... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Clintonville’s Alberto Dominguez, right, defends Shawano’s Nick Sherman during Saturday’s nonconference game in Shawano.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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Behind strong first half scoring efforts from juniors Carter Weisnicht and Nick Sherman, the Shawano Community High School looked to be on their way to a convincing nonconference win over Clintonville in Shawano on Saturday. Clintonville showed resiliency in the second half and made things... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Hailey Buschman, left, drives past Clintonville’s Hannah Strong (21) as Clintonville’s Jordan Lehman, right, closes in during Saturday’s nonconference clash in Shawano.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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Back-to-back 3-pointers from Shawano sophomore Rachel Reed and senior Hailey Buschman helped the Hawks seize the momentum late and come away with a 58-51 victory over Clintonville at Shawano Community High School on Saturday. Trailing 49-47 after a bucket by Clintonville junior Elly Arndt,... + continue reading

Photo by Jim Leuenberger Packers running back Aaron Jones, left, runs away from Falcons defensive lineman Deadrin Senat during Sunday’s game at Lambeau Field.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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There were plenty of words to describe the Green Bay Packers after losing to the Arizona Cardinals — lifeless, uninspired, humiliated are a few that come to mind. Led by interim coach Joe Philbin, the Packers looked like a completely new team Sunday in an impressive 34-20 win over the Atlanta... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Menominee Indian’s Norman Kakwitch (24) shoots the ball as Wittenberg-Birnamwood’s Shane Herb, right, Simon Stewart (31) and Austin Gibson (23) and Menominee Indian’s Richard Wayka, back, look on during Tuesday’s conference clash in Keshena.

Contributed photo A flyover of Shawano Lake by the sheriff’s department this week shows areas of thin ice and open water. Authorities are warning winter enthusiasts to take caution before venturing out onto the ice.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Clintonville’s Alberto Dominguez, right, defends Shawano’s Nick Sherman during Saturday’s nonconference game in Shawano.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Hailey Buschman, left, drives past Clintonville’s Hannah Strong (21) as Clintonville’s Jordan Lehman, right, closes in during Saturday’s nonconference clash in Shawano.

Photo by Jim Leuenberger Packers running back Aaron Jones, left, runs away from Falcons defensive lineman Deadrin Senat during Sunday’s game at Lambeau Field.

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Thursday, 13/12/18
The city of Shawano Wednesday bypassed the idea of going to a referendum and instead unanimously approved a resolution adding the city’s name to a growing number of communities around Wisconsin and across the country that have urged a constitutional amendment specifying that political spending by... + continue reading
Wednesday, 12/12/18
The Shawano County Jail has experienced three dozen failures in its outdated technology system this year, including one incident that allowed several inmates to get out of their cells unnoticed and wander into an unsupervised commons area. In a presentation to the county’s finance committee... + continue reading
Wednesday, 12/12/18
Shawano County wants to move ahead with an upgrade to its dispatch system that will make it compatible with the upcoming move to the Next Generation 911 emergency system. The county’s finance committee Tuesday recommended to the County Board borrowing $1 million for the project. The current... + continue reading

Contributed photo A flyover of Shawano Lake by the sheriff’s department this week shows areas of thin ice and open water. Authorities are warning winter enthusiasts to take caution before venturing out onto the ice.
Wednesday, 12/12/18
Despite the recent cold temperatures, Shawano County authorities warned Tuesday that there are still some areas on Shawano Lake that remain dangerous. Large areas of open water and/or dangerously thin ice have been reported early this week on the south shore of Shawano Lake between the island... + continue reading
Saturday, 08/12/18
Taxes in the village of Bonduel will see an increase next year, but not as high as it might have been, thanks to some offsetting savings from school and technical school assessments, according to Village Board member Barb Wickman. The total tax levy for 2019 will be $591,015, an increase of 8.05... + continue reading

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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Menominee Indian’s Norman Kakwitch (24) shoots the ball as Wittenberg-Birnamwood’s Shane Herb, right, Simon Stewart (31) and Austin Gibson (23) and Menominee Indian’s Richard Wayka, back, look on during Tuesday’s conference clash in Keshena.
Thursday, 13/12/18
On paper, Tuesday night’s Central Wisconsin Conference-East Division matchup between Menominee Indian and Wittenberg-Birnamwood looked like a can’t-miss game. The game certainly lived up to the... + continue reading

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Saturday, 08/12/18
To the editor: This holiday season and throughout the year, our goal is to help make roadways as safe as possible for everyone. As part of these efforts, the Shawano County Sheriff’s Office will... + continue reading

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Contributed Photo Sergeant First Class Lori Mathwich, a retired 21-year member of the U.S. Army, stands with her oldest son, Wyatt, a third-grade student at Sacred Heart Catholic School, following the school’s ceremony Nov. 16.
Wednesday, 21/11/18
Sacred Heart Catholic School students and staff honored local veterans Nov. 16 with a special ceremony. The all-school assembly included reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance, the singing of the... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski College of Menominee Nation students reenact the day that the Menominee Restoration Act was signed on Dec. 22, 1973, which is shown in a black-and-white image in the background, in a scene from the play ““Menominee Restoration Day: Reader’s Theatre That Helps Us Remember.” Shown at the signing are, from left, back row, Curtis Wilhelmi, Lillian Martinez, Natalie Ninham, Brandon Boyd and Adrienne Tucker; front row, Thomas Seidler and Evelynn Grignon.
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