Leader photo by Carol Ryczek Gary DeFere, president of Shawano Area Waterways Management, shows the change in water levels at his Bischoff Bay Lane home on Shawano Lake’s south shore. The top of the white line, where his right foot rests, shows a typical water level, DeFere said. He said his pontoon boat, docked at his pier, is now essentially resting on the sand. He said shoreline property owners would like to see lake levels restored to historic levels.
Monday, June 24, 2019
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Two state fishing clubs have effectively delayed for weeks even a temporary resolution to the water level issues in Shawano Lake, the channel linking the lake with the Wolf River and the river pool above Shawano dam. The comments are in response to an application to the Federal Energy Regulatory... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Tarah Malotky, of Clintonville, is all smiles as she is crowned the new Fairest of the Fair on Sunday by her predecessor, Taylor Przybylski, during the Shawano County Brunch on the Farm. Przybylski had been crowned in 2016, but the county did not conduct the Fairest contest in 2017 or 2018.
Monday, June 24, 2019
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Shawano County once again has a Fairest of the Fair, the first since 2016, after Tarah Malotky was named this year’s winner Sunday during the annual Brunch on the Farm. Malotky, who resides in the town of Larabee and just recently graduated from Clintonville High School, will be the county fair’... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Clintonville’s Klay Barkow, right, takes a swing at a pitch in front of Marion/Tigerton catcher Cayden Schoen during Thursday’s Legion baseball game in Marion.
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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Marion/Tigerton’s Izaiah Hidde looks upward to locate a foul popup during Thursday’s Legion baseball game against Clintonville in Marion.
Monday, June 24, 2019
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The Clintonville Legion baseball team hung on late for a 9-5 win over the Marion/Tigerton co-op in Marion on Thursday. It marked the second straight day Clintonville topped Marion/Tigerton; the Diamond Cats earned a 4-2 win June 19. Clintonville took an early lead before a five-run third... + continue reading
Monday, June 24, 2019
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A few weeks ago, Shawano Speedway inducted two new Hall of Fame members, taking time to honor the past. On Saturday, the track looked to future with a tribute to local karters. With nearly 30 karts displaying their cars and taking part in the national anthem parade lap, it was apparent that dirt... + continue reading

AT A GLANCE The city of Shawano and Shawano School District have more than a dozen community presentations on the new recreation center planned. They include the following: • 7 p.m. July 8 at Belle Plaine Town Hall, N3002 State Highway 22, Clintonville. • Noon July 9 at Shawano Country Chamber of Commerce, 1263 S. Main St., Shawano. • 3:30 p.m. July 10 at Shawano Business Improvement District meeting at City Hall, 127 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. • 4 p.m. July 11 at Wescott Town Board meeting at Wescott Town Office, N5794 Old Keshena Road, Shawano. • 5:30-7 p.m. July 11 at Shawano Community High School library, 220 County Road B, Shawano. • 6-7:30 p.m. July 15 at Wescott Town Office, N5794 Old Keshena Road, Shawano. • 7:45 a.m. July 16 at Shawano Downtown Business Association meeting at The Daily Grind, 130 S. Main St., Shawano. • 6-8 p.m. July 23 at City Hall, 127 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. • 6-8 p.m. Aug. 6 at City Hall, 127 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. • 6-8 p.m. Aug. 7 at Richmond Town Hall, N5170 County Road MM, Shawano. • Noon Aug. 13 at Shawano Country Chamber of Commerce, 1263 S. Main St., Shawano.
Friday, June 21, 2019
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Tax rates for the Shawano School District could go up 57 cents for every $1,000 of equalized valuation if a proposed new recreation center comes to pass. Jeff Easter, the district’s facilities director, announced at a community meeting Thursday at Shawano Community High School that, to build a... + continue reading

Leader photo by Carol Ryczek Gary DeFere, president of Shawano Area Waterways Management, shows the change in water levels at his Bischoff Bay Lane home on Shawano Lake’s south shore. The top of the white line, where his right foot rests, shows a typical water level, DeFere said. He said his pontoon boat, docked at his pier, is now essentially resting on the sand. He said shoreline property owners would like to see lake levels restored to historic levels.

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Tarah Malotky, of Clintonville, is all smiles as she is crowned the new Fairest of the Fair on Sunday by her predecessor, Taylor Przybylski, during the Shawano County Brunch on the Farm. Przybylski had been crowned in 2016, but the county did not conduct the Fairest contest in 2017 or 2018.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Clintonville’s Klay Barkow, right, takes a swing at a pitch in front of Marion/Tigerton catcher Cayden Schoen during Thursday’s Legion baseball game in Marion.
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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Marion/Tigerton’s Izaiah Hidde looks upward to locate a foul popup during Thursday’s Legion baseball game against Clintonville in Marion.

AT A GLANCE The city of Shawano and Shawano School District have more than a dozen community presentations on the new recreation center planned. They include the following: • 7 p.m. July 8 at Belle Plaine Town Hall, N3002 State Highway 22, Clintonville. • Noon July 9 at Shawano Country Chamber of Commerce, 1263 S. Main St., Shawano. • 3:30 p.m. July 10 at Shawano Business Improvement District meeting at City Hall, 127 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. • 4 p.m. July 11 at Wescott Town Board meeting at Wescott Town Office, N5794 Old Keshena Road, Shawano. • 5:30-7 p.m. July 11 at Shawano Community High School library, 220 County Road B, Shawano. • 6-7:30 p.m. July 15 at Wescott Town Office, N5794 Old Keshena Road, Shawano. • 7:45 a.m. July 16 at Shawano Downtown Business Association meeting at The Daily Grind, 130 S. Main St., Shawano. • 6-8 p.m. July 23 at City Hall, 127 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. • 6-8 p.m. Aug. 6 at City Hall, 127 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. • 6-8 p.m. Aug. 7 at Richmond Town Hall, N5170 County Road MM, Shawano. • Noon Aug. 13 at Shawano Country Chamber of Commerce, 1263 S. Main St., Shawano.

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Leader photo by Carol Ryczek Gary DeFere, president of Shawano Area Waterways Management, shows the change in water levels at his Bischoff Bay Lane home on Shawano Lake’s south shore. The top of the white line, where his right foot rests, shows a typical water level, DeFere said. He said his pontoon boat, docked at his pier, is now essentially resting on the sand. He said shoreline property owners would like to see lake levels restored to historic levels.
Monday, 24/06/19
Two state fishing clubs have effectively delayed for weeks even a temporary resolution to the water level issues in Shawano Lake, the channel linking the lake with the Wolf River and the river pool above Shawano dam. The comments are in response to an application to the Federal Energy Regulatory... + continue reading
Monday, 24/06/19
Though housing is not a primary concern of Shawano County Economic Progress, Inc., SCEPI’s board held a discussion Monday of housing concerns facing the county and its impact on economic development. “One of the key elements of economic expansion is the availability of housing,” said local... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Tarah Malotky, of Clintonville, is all smiles as she is crowned the new Fairest of the Fair on Sunday by her predecessor, Taylor Przybylski, during the Shawano County Brunch on the Farm. Przybylski had been crowned in 2016, but the county did not conduct the Fairest contest in 2017 or 2018.
Monday, 24/06/19
Shawano County once again has a Fairest of the Fair, the first since 2016, after Tarah Malotky was named this year’s winner Sunday during the annual Brunch on the Farm. Malotky, who resides in the town of Larabee and just recently graduated from Clintonville High School, will be the county fair’... + continue reading
Saturday, 22/06/19
Gary Defere, president of Shawano Area Waterways Management (SAWM), and other boaters on Shawano Lake are waiting for action on water levels from the Federal Energy Resources Commission (FERC). Defere said, “We’ve heard nothing - not positive, not negative” from the agency since the comment... + continue reading

AT A GLANCE The city of Shawano and Shawano School District have more than a dozen community presentations on the new recreation center planned. They include the following: • 7 p.m. July 8 at Belle Plaine Town Hall, N3002 State Highway 22, Clintonville. • Noon July 9 at Shawano Country Chamber of Commerce, 1263 S. Main St., Shawano. • 3:30 p.m. July 10 at Shawano Business Improvement District meeting at City Hall, 127 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. • 4 p.m. July 11 at Wescott Town Board meeting at Wescott Town Office, N5794 Old Keshena Road, Shawano. • 5:30-7 p.m. July 11 at Shawano Community High School library, 220 County Road B, Shawano. • 6-7:30 p.m. July 15 at Wescott Town Office, N5794 Old Keshena Road, Shawano. • 7:45 a.m. July 16 at Shawano Downtown Business Association meeting at The Daily Grind, 130 S. Main St., Shawano. • 6-8 p.m. July 23 at City Hall, 127 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. • 6-8 p.m. Aug. 6 at City Hall, 127 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. • 6-8 p.m. Aug. 7 at Richmond Town Hall, N5170 County Road MM, Shawano. • Noon Aug. 13 at Shawano Country Chamber of Commerce, 1263 S. Main St., Shawano.
Friday, 21/06/19
Tax rates for the Shawano School District could go up 57 cents for every $1,000 of equalized valuation if a proposed new recreation center comes to pass. Jeff Easter, the district’s facilities director, announced at a community meeting Thursday at Shawano Community High School that, to build a... + continue reading

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Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Clintonville’s Klay Barkow, right, takes a swing at a pitch in front of Marion/Tigerton catcher Cayden Schoen during Thursday’s Legion baseball game in Marion.
Monday, 24/06/19
The Clintonville Legion baseball team hung on late for a 9-5 win over the Marion/Tigerton co-op in Marion on Thursday. It marked the second straight day Clintonville topped Marion/Tigerton; the... + continue reading

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Friday, 21/06/19
Nat Werth has a lot to be proud of in his high school career. Becoming the valedictorian of your class is no easy feat, and with that honor, you get to give an address to your fellow classmates,... + continue reading

Schools

Tuesday, 18/06/19
The Wittenberg-Birnamwood School Board is working with its contractors to cut costs after learning last month that estimates for the second phase of the construction projects approved by voters in... + continue reading

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