Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Menominee Indian’s Jalynn Martin, left, prepares to go up for a shot while being defended by Bonduel’s Breanna Schnell during Thursday’s Central Wisconsin Conference-East Division clash at Menominee Indian High School.
Friday, February 15, 2019
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With seedings being released this past Sunday, girls basketball teams knew the final week of the regular season would not be able to help or hurt them. Of course, heading into the postseason with some momentum is always a feat teams hope to accomplish though. Thursday’s Central Wisconsin... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski J.W. Barlament, a 17-year-old high school junior from Oneida, sets up his books Saturday morning at Beans and Books in Shawano. Barlament has written two fantasy novels and self-published them through Amazon.
Friday, February 15, 2019
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J.W. Barlament had an interesting trip to Shawano on Saturday morning. On his way to a book signing and presentation of his two novels at Beans and Books in Shawano, he found himself in an unpleasant situation. Like many others driving Wisconsin roads in winter, Barlament’s car wound up in the... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Bonduel’s Max Sokolski, front, attempts to break out of the grasp of Weyauwega-Fremont’s Cian Fischer during the Central Wisconsin Conference Tournament on Feb. 2. Sokolski is one of eight Bonduel wrestlers that will be competing at sectionals this Saturday.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
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Less than a week from now, wrestlers from around the state will be under the spotlight at the 76th Annual WIAA Individual Wrestling Championship Tournament at the Kohl Center in Madison. To earn that honor, wrestlers must qualify by turning in strong finishes at sectionals this Saturday. Six... + continue reading

Leader file photo Darwin Davis reacts to his guilty verdict on child sexual assault charges after a jury trial in Shawano-Menominee County Circuit Court in November 2015. Davis lost a bid to overturn his conviction Tuesday before a state appeals court.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
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A former Shawano bar operator sentenced to more than 20 years in prison for child sexual assault lost a bid for a new trial Tuesday after his conviction was upheld by a state appeals court. Darwin R. Davis, 51, was found guilty after a weeklong jury trial in November 2015 of having sexual... + continue reading

Leader photo by Morgan Rode Bonduel’s Kara Troxel, center, shoots a 3-pointer during a Central Wisconsin Conference-East Division matchup against Wittenberg-Birnamwood on Jan 8. Troxel and the Bears earned a No. 1 seed for the postseason.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
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Back on Nov. 5, girls basketball teams around the state stepped on to the court for their first day of practice. After months of hard work, teams learned their postseason fates when the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association released tournament brackets on Sunday afternoon. Sitting with... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Menominee Indian’s Jalynn Martin, left, prepares to go up for a shot while being defended by Bonduel’s Breanna Schnell during Thursday’s Central Wisconsin Conference-East Division clash at Menominee Indian High School.

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski J.W. Barlament, a 17-year-old high school junior from Oneida, sets up his books Saturday morning at Beans and Books in Shawano. Barlament has written two fantasy novels and self-published them through Amazon.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Bonduel’s Max Sokolski, front, attempts to break out of the grasp of Weyauwega-Fremont’s Cian Fischer during the Central Wisconsin Conference Tournament on Feb. 2. Sokolski is one of eight Bonduel wrestlers that will be competing at sectionals this Saturday.

Leader file photo Darwin Davis reacts to his guilty verdict on child sexual assault charges after a jury trial in Shawano-Menominee County Circuit Court in November 2015. Davis lost a bid to overturn his conviction Tuesday before a state appeals court.

Leader photo by Morgan Rode Bonduel’s Kara Troxel, center, shoots a 3-pointer during a Central Wisconsin Conference-East Division matchup against Wittenberg-Birnamwood on Jan 8. Troxel and the Bears earned a No. 1 seed for the postseason.

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Friday, 15/02/19
The Shawano Common Council on Wednesday approved the addition of several new elements at the Skate Park, none of which will require taxpayer money, according to city officials. The money will come from the park and recreation department’s skateboard park fund, which has a balance of $17,607, all... + continue reading
Friday, 15/02/19
A new monument paid for by a local veterans group will be added to the Veterans Memorial at Woodlawn Cemetery, marking the final piece of a project that has been ongoing for several years. The local AmVets organization has provided a $10,000 denotation for the sole purpose of adding a bronze... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski J.W. Barlament, a 17-year-old high school junior from Oneida, sets up his books Saturday morning at Beans and Books in Shawano. Barlament has written two fantasy novels and self-published them through Amazon.
Friday, 15/02/19
J.W. Barlament had an interesting trip to Shawano on Saturday morning. On his way to a book signing and presentation of his two novels at Beans and Books in Shawano, he found himself in an unpleasant situation. Like many others driving Wisconsin roads in winter, Barlament’s car wound up in the... + continue reading

Leader file photo Darwin Davis reacts to his guilty verdict on child sexual assault charges after a jury trial in Shawano-Menominee County Circuit Court in November 2015. Davis lost a bid to overturn his conviction Tuesday before a state appeals court.
Thursday, 14/02/19
A former Shawano bar operator sentenced to more than 20 years in prison for child sexual assault lost a bid for a new trial Tuesday after his conviction was upheld by a state appeals court. Darwin R. Davis, 51, was found guilty after a weeklong jury trial in November 2015 of having sexual... + continue reading
Thursday, 14/02/19
The Shawano Common Council on Wednesday approved tapping tap two expiring Tax Incremental Finance (TIF) districts to promote new affordable housing and renovate existing units in the city, particularly in the downtown area. “There’s been a lot of interest from building owners in the downtown to... + continue reading

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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Menominee Indian’s Jalynn Martin, left, prepares to go up for a shot while being defended by Bonduel’s Breanna Schnell during Thursday’s Central Wisconsin Conference-East Division clash at Menominee Indian High School.
Friday, 15/02/19
With seedings being released this past Sunday, girls basketball teams knew the final week of the regular season would not be able to help or hurt them. Of course, heading into the postseason with... + continue reading

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Saturday, 09/02/19
“If you are any good, why aren’t you in New York?” When you work in newspapers, you get used to hearing comments about your work. How your paper sucks. How you are incompetent, naive, money-... + continue reading

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Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Newsies, from left, Albert (Mickey Wirtz), Specs (Hannah Dornfeld), Spot Conlon (Autumn Wood) and Mush (Rylee Miller) vow to go on strike in a musical number from “Newsies.” The musical is not only a first for Pulaski High School, but for most schools as Disney extended performing rights to high schools in 2018.
Thursday, 07/02/19
Newspaper subscribers tend to get irritated when they don’t get the news delivered on time, but imagine that the late deliveries are on purpose. That scenario is at the center of “Newsies,” a... + continue reading

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