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May

Hawks shutout by Truckers

Leader Sports Editor

SHAWANO In a meeting of former Bay Conference rivals, the Shawano baseball team was shutout 8-0 by Clintonville in non-conference action Friday afternoon.

The Truckers, now in the Valley Eight Conference, got off to a quick start and never looked back handing the Hawks their second straight loss. Clintonville scored three runs to open the game as Shawano's Aaron Retzlaff picked up the loss on the mound for the Hawks.

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06
May

Schmidts named Outstanding

Young Farmers in Shawano Co.

Leader photo

Jeff and Holly Schmidt of Gresham received the Outstanding Young Farmer Award at the Agricultural Awards Banquet Thursday night.

By Leader staff writer

CECIL Jeff and Holly Schmidt of Gresham were named the Outstanding Young Farmers in Shawano County at the Agricultural Awards Banquet Thursday.

"This really is a surprise," Jeff Schmidt told the 100 people who gathered for the annual event at the Fox Ballroom. He then thanked his family for their help and support.

Sat
06
May

Prijic named to No. 2 post at S-G

Bill Prijic, principal at Lincoln School, will begin serving as assistant superintendent this summer for the Shawano-Gresham School District.

Prijic named to No. 2 post at S-G

By Amy Weaver

Leader Reporter

After serving as principal at Lincoln Elementary School for 15 years, Bill Prijic is leaving the school but not the district.

Prijic was appointed assistant superintendent of the Shawano-Gresham School District Thursday night by the school board.

Sat
06
May

Shawano youth plays small role for the big screen

Contributed photo

Actor Jeff Daniels, seated in the pickup, looks on as Alex Frechette of Shawano checks out the truck's side-view mirror, while technicians set up a scene in Daniels' movie, "Escanaba in da Moonlight." Frechette, 4, has one scene in the movie, filmed recently in the Upper Peninsula. Behind Alex is actress Kimberly Norris Guerrero, who plays Daniels' wife and Frechette's mother in the film, to be released this fall.

By Amy Weaver

Leader Reporter

Sat
06
May

Virus found on county computers

Leader Reporter

Computer systems around the world were infected Thursday as a computer virus disguised as a love letter overwhelmed networks and burrowed into hard drives, destroying files containing precious photos and video.

The destructive "ILOVE-YOU" virus was discovered on some personal computers at the Shawano County courthouse, according to the county's Director of Information Systems Tim Johnson.

Sat
06
May

Neighbors take aim at proposed shooting range

Leader photo by Amy Weaver

Lisa and Steve Collins and her son Cody Singer hope the town of Belle Plaine won't allow the Shawano County Sheriff's Department to build a training/shooting range in the township about 60 yards from their backyard. People who are for or against the proposal are encouraged to attend a town zoning committee meeting Monday night.

Neighbors take aim at proposed shooting range

By Amy Weaver

Leader Reporter

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