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18
May

Bears beat Bowler in WIAA softball regional

Leader Sports Editor

BOWLER Two solid teams met in the opening round of regional baseball competition Thursday afternoon, with Bowler getting the best of Marion in a 6-3 Panther win. The loss sent the Mustangs home for the year after a 16-5 campaign in the 2000 season, while extending the Panthers' season at least one more game.

Thu
18
May

Interpretive sign dedicated at Wittenberg Academy

Leader Correspondent

WITTENBERG Amidst rain drops and a cold wind, about 20 people gathered Thursday at the old Wittenberg Academy for a dedication of the 12th interpretive sign from The Pineries to the Present Heritage Tourism Council.

Retelling some of the history of the building, which was built in 1883, Wittenberg Village Chairman Ray Hartleben said one of the most remarkable stories he found in his research was that the Academy supported both a boys and girls basketball team in 1910.

Thu
18
May

Father hopeful his children will return soon after ex-wife is accused ot taking the three to Montana

Leader Reporter

WITTENBERG A few short weeks ago, like millions of other people across the world, Corwin Roth of Wittenberg, watched the unfolding crisis over the custody of the Cuban boy Elian Gonzalez.

Little did Roth know that in just a few days he would be fighting to get his three young children back after they were taken from his custody earlier this month.

But thankfully, Roth believes his personal crisis could soon have a much happier and quicker conclusion than the one endured by the father of the young Gonzalez.

Thu
18
May

School to work trains for real world

Leader photo by Amy Weaver

Clintonville High School senior Nate James learned many useful skills over the past two years working at American LaFrance in Shawano as an apprentice in the Wolf River School to Work program, like metal finishing a door for a fire apparatus. James and 16 other area students completed the Youth Apprenticeship program with a recognition banquet Thursday.

By Amy Weaver

Leader Reporter

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