Photo by Curt Knoke Heidi Waukechon does her part to keep the feline population in check. Her efforts have earned her the Shawano Community Service Award, a volunteer award from the Shawano Area Community Foundation.
Saturday, June 23, 2018
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Editor’s Note: The Shawano Area Community Foundation, in conjunction with The Shawano Leader, has staged a Celebration of Giving Volunteer of the Year promotion for the last nine years. Each year, select area volunteers are presented $1,000 cash grants for their efforts to improve the quality of... + continue reading

Leader photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Brett Ainsworth looks to put down a bunt during Thursday’s game.
Saturday, June 23, 2018
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Menasha seemed to have runners all over the bases but could not seem to cash in during a Thursday night matchup with the Shawano Legion baseball team at Memorial Park in Shawano. The visitors scored three runs in the top of the second inning, but Shawano battled back and tied the game in the... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Kelly Hogan Employees at Porter’s Patch in Navarino, from left, Kaden Bergsbaken, Keelie Murphy-Besaw and Alyssa Diemel showcase some of the farm’s strawberries.
Saturday, June 23, 2018
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The coming of mid-June marked the beginning of the long-anticipated strawberry-picking season. Typically, strawberries are ripe for picking for three to four weeks, starting around the third week in June and lasting until mid-July. The fate of the short season of strawberry picking rests on... + continue reading

Leader photo by Tim Ryan Candidates for 6th District State Assembly field questions Wednesday at a forum hosted at the Shawano Civic Center by the Shawano Area Women’s Network. Democrat Richard Sarnwick, left, Libertarian Michael Hammond, center, and Democrat William Switalla took part. Republican incumbent Gary Tauchen did not attend.
Friday, June 22, 2018
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Three of the four candidates running for the 6th District Wisconsin Assembly seat this fall took part in a forum Wednesday hosted by the Shawano Area Women’s Network. Democratic candidates Richard Sarnwick and William Switalla, who will face off in a primary on Aug. 14, both attended, along with... + continue reading

Leader photo by Tim Ryan Tara Kelliher of the Shawano Park and Recreation Department grinds some rough spots while Eagle Scout volunteers Gabe Bohm, left, and Sam Edwards clean up the World War II tank at Memorial Park on Thursday in preparation for a coming coat of primer and new paint.
Friday, June 22, 2018
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Just in time for the Fourth of July holiday, the iconic World War II-era tank that has been stationed for years at Memorial Park on South Main Street is getting a makeover. The tank arrived in Shawano in 1953, driven here from Madison with a police escort. It has been showing its age, however... + continue reading

Photo by Curt Knoke Heidi Waukechon does her part to keep the feline population in check. Her efforts have earned her the Shawano Community Service Award, a volunteer award from the Shawano Area Community Foundation.

Leader photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Brett Ainsworth looks to put down a bunt during Thursday’s game.

Leader Photo by Kelly Hogan Employees at Porter’s Patch in Navarino, from left, Kaden Bergsbaken, Keelie Murphy-Besaw and Alyssa Diemel showcase some of the farm’s strawberries.

Leader photo by Tim Ryan Candidates for 6th District State Assembly field questions Wednesday at a forum hosted at the Shawano Civic Center by the Shawano Area Women’s Network. Democrat Richard Sarnwick, left, Libertarian Michael Hammond, center, and Democrat William Switalla took part. Republican incumbent Gary Tauchen did not attend.

Leader photo by Tim Ryan Tara Kelliher of the Shawano Park and Recreation Department grinds some rough spots while Eagle Scout volunteers Gabe Bohm, left, and Sam Edwards clean up the World War II tank at Memorial Park on Thursday in preparation for a coming coat of primer and new paint.

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Photo by Curt Knoke Heidi Waukechon does her part to keep the feline population in check. Her efforts have earned her the Shawano Community Service Award, a volunteer award from the Shawano Area Community Foundation.
Saturday, 23/06/18
Editor’s Note: The Shawano Area Community Foundation, in conjunction with The Shawano Leader, has staged a Celebration of Giving Volunteer of the Year promotion for the last nine years. Each year, select area volunteers are presented $1,000 cash grants for their efforts to improve the quality of... + continue reading
Saturday, 23/06/18
A Shawano couple is facing numerous drug-related charges, including possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine and maintaining a drug trafficking place, as a result of a search warrant executed at their residence in the city in March. Nicholas W. Temple, 23, and Katie Beaver, 22, could... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Kelly Hogan Employees at Porter’s Patch in Navarino, from left, Kaden Bergsbaken, Keelie Murphy-Besaw and Alyssa Diemel showcase some of the farm’s strawberries.
Saturday, 23/06/18
The coming of mid-June marked the beginning of the long-anticipated strawberry-picking season. Typically, strawberries are ripe for picking for three to four weeks, starting around the third week in June and lasting until mid-July. The fate of the short season of strawberry picking rests on... + continue reading

Leader photo by Tim Ryan Candidates for 6th District State Assembly field questions Wednesday at a forum hosted at the Shawano Civic Center by the Shawano Area Women’s Network. Democrat Richard Sarnwick, left, Libertarian Michael Hammond, center, and Democrat William Switalla took part. Republican incumbent Gary Tauchen did not attend.
Friday, 22/06/18
Three of the four candidates running for the 6th District Wisconsin Assembly seat this fall took part in a forum Wednesday hosted by the Shawano Area Women’s Network. Democratic candidates Richard Sarnwick and William Switalla, who will face off in a primary on Aug. 14, both attended, along with... + continue reading

Leader photo by Tim Ryan Tara Kelliher of the Shawano Park and Recreation Department grinds some rough spots while Eagle Scout volunteers Gabe Bohm, left, and Sam Edwards clean up the World War II tank at Memorial Park on Thursday in preparation for a coming coat of primer and new paint.
Friday, 22/06/18
Just in time for the Fourth of July holiday, the iconic World War II-era tank that has been stationed for years at Memorial Park on South Main Street is getting a makeover. The tank arrived in Shawano in 1953, driven here from Madison with a police escort. It has been showing its age, however... + continue reading

Sports


Leader photo by Morgan Rode Shawano’s Brett Ainsworth looks to put down a bunt during Thursday’s game.
Saturday, 23/06/18
Menasha seemed to have runners all over the bases but could not seem to cash in during a Thursday night matchup with the Shawano Legion baseball team at Memorial Park in Shawano. The visitors... + continue reading
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Saturday, 23/06/18
The once-in-a-lifetime blizzard in mid-April became a nearly once-in-a-lifetime rainfall in the middle of June. It was getting quite dry around Shawano County, and I am sure most people were hoping... + continue reading

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Leader photo by Kelly Hogan Hillcrest Primary School student Ember Prellwitz shows off her instrument of choice in an exploring music class Tuesday.
Tuesday, 19/06/18
June 18 marked the first day of the summer school programs offered at Hillcrest Primary School, Shawano Community Middle School and Shawano Community High School. Summer school supplies “... + continue reading

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