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Bears remain unbeaten with win over Amherst

Leader Sports Editor

BONDUEL On a day more suited for playing baseball on a Nintendo, the Bonduel baseball team overcame a dreary, drizzly day to stay unbeaten on the year with a 12-2 win over CWL Conference foe Amherst Thursday afternoon.

J. C. Reinke pitched six innings for the Bears allowing just two runs on five hits in the win. Reinke also had five strikeouts for the Bears.

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May

Hawks win battle with Seymour

Leader Sports Editor

SEYMOUR The Shawano baseball team took a big step in keeping its third place standing in the Bay Conference with a 10-8 win over Seymour Thursday afternoon.

Josh Buettner got the start on the mound for the Hawks lasting six innings allowing just four hits and striking out four batters in the win. Aaron Larson came on to pitch the seventh inning striking out two for the save.

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11
May

Shawano area man records Crandon mine issue in book

Leader Reporter

Shawano area free-lance writer John Mutter Jr. hopes his recently published book about the proposed Crandon mine can serve as a civics lesson to young people.

Mutter's book entitled "To Slay a Giant," was released not by chance on Earth Day, April 22.

The Crandon mine is an issue that's been debated in Wisconsin for over two decades. Mutter said his book, printed by Palmer Publications of Amherst, details the long, hard fight by environmentalists and state residents to have a mining moratorium become law in Wisconsin.

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11
May

A super cool day

Leader photo by Joe Vandel

Overcast skies and misty conditions didn't stop the Shawano Community Middle School Orchestra from performing outside Thursday afternoon as part of the Annual Super Cool Middle School Fair. Parents, students and other members of the community were able to tour the school and view the various projects completed by students at the school in many areas including art, science, reading and social studies.

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11
May

Property owners still fighting against street plan

Leader Reporter

BONDUEL Despite approval from the Village Board to move forward with the West Side Street project Thursday, property owners have vowed not to give up their fight to halt it.

Opponents of the street project have said the board is not listening to them when they say the work should not be done at this time.

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