Photo by Carol Wagner Elaine Gast, left, and Kathy Stoltenow display books available at the Wolf River Boutique Gift Shop at ThedaCare Medical Center-Shawano. They are involved the Reach Out and Read program.
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A visit to the doctor for children 6 months to 5 years old is more than just a health checkup at ThedaCare Physicians in Shawano. The clinic participates in the Reach Out and Read program, a nonprofit organization that provides new and age-appropriate books to a children at every wellness visit... + continue reading

Photo by Carol Wagner Wayne Czypinski sits at the Mielke Arts Center, where he is the volunteer chef at the Songbird Café during the Shawano Folk Music Festival.
Saturday, July 30, 2016
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Wayne Czypinski volunteers at the Songbird Café during the Shawano Folk Music Festival. The café is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday of the festival. He was born in Chicago and moved to this area because his grandfather owned the former Lilac Club between Gillett... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Shawano Lobos second baseman Riley Acra tags out Bonduel’s Colton Dobratz on a stolen base attempt in the Lobos’ 7-6 tournament championship victory Friday at home.
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Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Shawano Lobos pinch hitter Jack Lacy scores the game-winning run on a double from Bryce Szymanski in the bottom of the seventh inning of the team’s tournament title game Friday.
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A five-run seventh inning, capped by Bryce Szymanski’s two-run, game-winning double to right field, pushed the Shawano Lobos to the championship of the team’s 24th annual tournament Friday with a 7-6 victory over the Bonduel Broncos. “We were lucky enough to break through in the seventh,”... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Bruce Wilber, grandson of “Gems of Yesteryear” writer/director James Frechette, gives a monologue during a rehearsal Thursday at the College of Menominee Nation. Wilber will be narrating the pageant, the same as his grandfather did in 1954.
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Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Lloyd Frieson, who will be playing Tecumseh in “Gems of Yesteryear,” records some dialogue Thursday in the digital media lab at the College of Menominee Nation. The dialogue will be played during the pageant performance on Aug. 3, with the actors pantomiming to tell the story.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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A Menominee Nation tradition is returning to the grounds of the Woodland Bowl in Keshena, 80 years after its construction. The College of Menominee Nation will re-create an original pageant that debuted in 1954 as part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the Menominee Nation Contest Powwow.... + continue reading

Photo by Rob Zimmer Many daylily varieties bloom in shades of red, brightening the garden during July and August.
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Photo by Rob Zimmer Hardy Hibiscus, or rose mallow, blooms in late summer and fall, with many varieties available in shades of red.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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The scarlet summer has begun and as the peak of summer bloom is underway, a variety of perennials that bloom in shades of red begin to strut their stuff. Surprisingly, there are very few perennials available in the richest shades of red. While purples, oranges and yellows steal the stage, red... + continue reading

Photo by Carol Wagner Elaine Gast, left, and Kathy Stoltenow display books available at the Wolf River Boutique Gift Shop at ThedaCare Medical Center-Shawano. They are involved the Reach Out and Read program.

Photo by Carol Wagner Wayne Czypinski sits at the Mielke Arts Center, where he is the volunteer chef at the Songbird Café during the Shawano Folk Music Festival.

Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Shawano Lobos second baseman Riley Acra tags out Bonduel’s Colton Dobratz on a stolen base attempt in the Lobos’ 7-6 tournament championship victory Friday at home.
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Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Shawano Lobos pinch hitter Jack Lacy scores the game-winning run on a double from Bryce Szymanski in the bottom of the seventh inning of the team’s tournament title game Friday.

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Bruce Wilber, grandson of “Gems of Yesteryear” writer/director James Frechette, gives a monologue during a rehearsal Thursday at the College of Menominee Nation. Wilber will be narrating the pageant, the same as his grandfather did in 1954.
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Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Lloyd Frieson, who will be playing Tecumseh in “Gems of Yesteryear,” records some dialogue Thursday in the digital media lab at the College of Menominee Nation. The dialogue will be played during the pageant performance on Aug. 3, with the actors pantomiming to tell the story.

Photo by Rob Zimmer Many daylily varieties bloom in shades of red, brightening the garden during July and August.
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Photo by Rob Zimmer Hardy Hibiscus, or rose mallow, blooms in late summer and fall, with many varieties available in shades of red.

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Contributed Photo An aerial view shows the twisting racetrack at US Air Motorsports Raceway, a 40-acre complex with a racing season that continues until October.
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Shawano County’s renowned US Air Motorsports Raceway is under new ownership midway through its 2016 season of outdoor go-kart races and other events. Robert Holzmann, a lifelong motorsports fan, has purchased the town of Wescott attraction with an eye on renovations and improvements to a... + continue reading

Contributed Photo Farmer Greg Riesenberg, left, gets his cholesterol checked by Dawn Dingeldein, a staff member of Rural Health Initiative, a group supported by the Shawano Area Community Foundation.
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Editor’s note: This is last in a monthly series of articles celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Shawano Area Community Foundation. The history of the Shawano Area Community Foundation is the history of a community reaching out with a helping hand for those in need. Whether it is farmers... + continue reading
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The owner of a residential property located within the Shawano Redevelopment Authority’s proposed blight elimination district wants to know whether the city is interested in acquiring the property. The Shawano Plan Commission on Wednesday will discuss what if any action should be taken regarding... + continue reading
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Throughout our marriage, we have always had pets. When we were first married, my hubby had a horse. There are those who do not think a horse is a pet; to them, a horse is considered livestock. Others have defined a horse as a companion animal. To my husband, his horse was his friend, his pet.... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Scott Williams Gathered inside Luigi’s Pizza & Pasta in downtown Shawano, supporters of the Boys & Girls Club of Shawano gather Thursday for the club’s kickoff event.
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Supporters of the new Boys... + continue reading

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Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Shawano Lobos second baseman Riley Acra tags out Bonduel’s Colton Dobratz on a stolen base attempt in the Lobos’ 7-6 tournament championship victory Friday at home.
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A five-run seventh inning, capped by Bryce Szymanski’s two-run, game-winning double to right field, pushed the Shawano Lobos to the championship of the team’s 24th annual tournament Friday with a 7-6... + continue reading

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To the editor: The citizens living in Northeastern Wisconsin have traditionally enjoyed a middle class standard of living. The area has been blessed with employment enterprises that paid a living... + continue reading

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Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski The Cat in the Hat, played by Trevor Pedersen, holds a cartoon voice bubble as Jojo, played by Allissa Tilleson, makes the sound that allows the outside world to realize there’s a civilization of Whos on a speck of dust during a scene from “Seussical the Musical.” The show starts its three-night run Thursday at Bonduel High School’s Sousa Hall.
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Horton, the Whos and a colorful mix of characters will invade Bonduel next week as students perform “Seussical the Musical.” “Seussical” will open Thursday at Sousa Hall at Bonduel High School and... + continue reading

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