Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Don Reiter of the Menominee Conservation Department holds up a sturgeon for Terry Waupekenay, a teacher at Menominee Indian Middle School, to bless with traditional tobacco. Many tribal members got the opportunity to be up close and personal with the sturgeon, which is a vital part of Menominee culture.
Friday, April 19, 2019
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It’s an annual tradition for many Menominee people to await the arrival of sturgeon from Lake Winnebago. The wait came to an end this week, as the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources brought 34 sturgeon to Chickenay Creek near the Keshena Falls corridor of the Wolf River. More than 100... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano senior Carrie Young competes in the 4x800-meter relay at Tuesday’s Bay Conference Relays. Young helped the relay team to second in the event.
Thursday, April 18, 2019
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Athlete: Carrie Young Sport: Track and field School: Shawano Community High School Year: Senior Shawano Community High School senior Carrie Young is hoping to make her final track and field season her best one yet. She has started the season with several strong finishes. She most... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Gage Timm competes in the triple jump at the Bay Conference Relays at Xavier High School on Tuesday. Timm tied for fourth with a distance of 38 feet, 3.75 inches.
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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Alice Hoffmann competes in the 4x800 relay at the Bay Conference Relays at Xavier High School on Tuesday. The 4x800 relay came in second with a time of 10 minutes, 58.23 seconds.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
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Several Shawano Community High School track and field athletes turned in strong finishes while competing in the Bay Conference Relays at Xavier High School on Tuesday. Behind a big night from Parker Pues, the boys team scored 63.3 points and took seventh. The girls team used strong efforts in... + continue reading

Contributed Photo Rob Berna placed third in the Late Model Division last year and is hoping to compete for the title this year. Pictured is Berna’s paint scheme for the upcoming season.
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Leader File Photo Chris Madden led from start to finish to win the 2018 Sun Drop Shootout. This year’s Sun Drop Shootout is scheduled for July 30.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
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With warmer temperatures and the snow from the latest storm almost melted, it’s time for local racers to start racing at the half-mile track the Shawano Speedway offers. The snow postponed the start of the season to this Saturday, but that won’t diminish the excitement surrounding a new season... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Kaleb Lowney makes a throw to first base in the third inning of Monday’s Bay Conference loss to West De Pere.
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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Karson Rades throws to first during the second inning of Monday’s Bay Conference loss to West De Pere.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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The Shawano Community High School baseball team was unable to get its offense going in a 14-0 Bay Conference loss in five innings to West De Pere on Monday. The West De Pere pitching duo of Benjamin Hampton and Aidan Ahrens did not allow a hit and combined for 10 strikeouts. “This is the... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Don Reiter of the Menominee Conservation Department holds up a sturgeon for Terry Waupekenay, a teacher at Menominee Indian Middle School, to bless with traditional tobacco. Many tribal members got the opportunity to be up close and personal with the sturgeon, which is a vital part of Menominee culture.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano senior Carrie Young competes in the 4x800-meter relay at Tuesday’s Bay Conference Relays. Young helped the relay team to second in the event.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Gage Timm competes in the triple jump at the Bay Conference Relays at Xavier High School on Tuesday. Timm tied for fourth with a distance of 38 feet, 3.75 inches.
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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Alice Hoffmann competes in the 4x800 relay at the Bay Conference Relays at Xavier High School on Tuesday. The 4x800 relay came in second with a time of 10 minutes, 58.23 seconds.

Contributed Photo Rob Berna placed third in the Late Model Division last year and is hoping to compete for the title this year. Pictured is Berna’s paint scheme for the upcoming season.
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Leader File Photo Chris Madden led from start to finish to win the 2018 Sun Drop Shootout. This year’s Sun Drop Shootout is scheduled for July 30.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Kaleb Lowney makes a throw to first base in the third inning of Monday’s Bay Conference loss to West De Pere.
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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Karson Rades throws to first during the second inning of Monday’s Bay Conference loss to West De Pere.

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Friday, 19/04/19
Plans to recommend a holiday hunt over Christmas and New Year’s Day, along with extending the crossbow and archery season until the end of January 2020 were scrapped by the Shawano County Deer Advisory Council. The council voted unanimously against holding a holiday hunt after many spoke out... + continue reading
Friday, 19/04/19
The Samanta Roy Institute of Science and Technology has agreed to sell two blighted downtown Shawano buildings to the Shawano Redevelopment Authority, ending months of inaction as SIST fought condemnation proceedings in court, Shawano City Administrator Eddie Sheppard announced at the Shawano... + continue reading
Friday, 19/04/19
The long-awaited saddle replacement project on Main Street got underway this week, beginning north of Main Street up to Third Street for the first phase. The entire project will cover Main Street from just south of the channel to the end of the 200 block of South Main Street. At issue are... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Don Reiter of the Menominee Conservation Department holds up a sturgeon for Terry Waupekenay, a teacher at Menominee Indian Middle School, to bless with traditional tobacco. Many tribal members got the opportunity to be up close and personal with the sturgeon, which is a vital part of Menominee culture.
Friday, 19/04/19
It’s an annual tradition for many Menominee people to await the arrival of sturgeon from Lake Winnebago. The wait came to an end this week, as the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources brought 34 sturgeon to Chickenay Creek near the Keshena Falls corridor of the Wolf River. More than 100... + continue reading
Wednesday, 17/04/19
The long-vacant property at Main and Division streets in downtown Shawano will soon have new life in it. City officials Tuesday signed off on a development agreement between the Shawano Redevelopment Authority and Cornerstone Chiropractic and Wellness, LLC, to locate a chiropractic center at 153... + continue reading

Sports

Thursday, 18/04/19
Shawano Community High School staff, parents and volunteers determined they wanted to improve the athletic culture at the school after a Wednesday presentation led by athletic director Joel Wondra... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Shawano senior Carrie Young competes in the 4x800-meter relay at Tuesday’s Bay Conference Relays. Young helped the relay team to second in the event.
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Friday, 19/04/19
“Paris is Burning” is supposed to be the name of a 1990 American documentary, not the main news on the internet earlier this week. Yet many of us were transfixed to television and computer screens... + continue reading

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Thursday, 11/04/19
The College of Menominee Nation will celebrate Earth Day on April 26. With events centered on the theme “Netāēnawemākanak: All Our Relatives,” participants will explore how each of us can be a... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Cole Gorecki, a seventh-grade student at Pulaski Community Middle School, stirs a pan full of xylem sap as it’s being cooked down to pure maple syrup Friday outside the school. Gorecki learned about the process last year and is one of the students helping with the process this year.
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Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Pulaski Community Middle School sixth-grade teacher Jon Wood shows students what a hydrometer is during an outdoor learning day at the school Friday. Wood started teaching about the process of making maple syrup first at Fairview Elementary School, but he brought his curriculum with him four years ago when he transferred to PCMS.
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