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Stem cell study opponent reviews proposal again

The chief sponsor of a plan to ban certain forms of human embryonic stem cell research in Wisconsin is re-examining his proposal based on President Bush's support of the research in limited cases.

"We're re-assessing what he is allowing in order to see how that would fit into what we're doing," said Rep. Stephen Freese, R-Dodgeville. Freese announced last week he would introduce the "human embryo protection act" along with Sen. Bob Welch, R-Redgranite.

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12
Aug

Bonduel girls third in first meet

CECIL -- The Bonduel girls golf team tied the score that won last years invite, but was only low enough to take third at the Bonduel Invite held Friday at Golden Sands Golf Course.

Bonduel scored a 398 to take third behind Notre Dame and Preble at their first meet of the season.

"A score of 398 won last years invite, it's just the case that Preble and Notre Dame are going to be the teams to beat again," said Bonduel girls golf head coach Dan Anderson.

Sun
12
Aug

Six inducted into Shawano Baseball Hall of Fame

Six new members were inducted into the Shawano Baseball Hall of Fame on Saturday, following an "old-timers" game.

The five new members inducted were Jan Schreiber, Jeff Weisnicht, Rick Raddant, Steve Acra, Marv Weisnicht and Don Raddant.

"Don didn't know he was going to be inducted, it was our surprise to him." Shawano Lakers head coach Al Boyd adds, "This was our way of saying thanks to him for the past 40 years."

Sun
12
Aug

Click here for obituary information

Beginning June 5, 2001, complete obituaries will not be available on the Shawano Leader's website.

As a service, the website will list the name, age, city of residence, as well as the date and location of death.

Other obituary information may be obtained by purchasing a copy of the Shawano Leader at dealers and newsboxes throughout the Shawano County area. If you would like to subscribe, please call 715-526-2121 or 1-800-236-2105.

Sun
12
Aug

Program explores tribal battles to save sacred places

KESHENA -- Fighting to preserve sacred places -- it's a struggle that many Native American tribes are facing across the United States. But, with a little understanding, tribes hope it could be an averted battle.

Participants in a recent American Indian Summer Studies Institute at the College of Menominee Nation found out just how these issues affect not just tribes, but all people.

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