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Grant for second school liaison officer approved

Leader Reporter

The City of Shawano is one of five Wisconsin communities that have been notified they will receive federal grants through the government's Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program.

Shawano will receive $75,000. Officials applied for the funds so a full-time police/school liaison officer could be placed at the Shawano Community Middle School. Currently officer Craig Kasten serves as police/school liaison officer, but splits time between the middle and high schools.

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Referendum set for new Clintonville High School

Leader correspondent

CLINTONVILLE Voters in the Clintonville School District will be asked to give their approval to funding a new high school at a special election on Sept. 12,

As recommended by the administration, the Board of Education voted unanimously Monday to adopt an initial resolution authorizing general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $22,915,000 to pay the cost of constructing and equipping a new high school, including a community recreation facility.

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Spring swing

After school Wednesday, Shawano Community Middle School sixth grader Diana O\'Kimosh hung around the playground at Memorial Park with her younger sister and a classmate. Temperatures for the rest of the week are expected to be in the 50s and 60s, but there is a chance of showers Friday night and Saturday.

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Mar

Badgers are WNIT champs

AP Sports Writer

MADISON, Wis. (AP) After a season filled with slumps, injuries and suspensions, the Wisconsin Badgers still finished as winners.

But it took a little luck and a frantic scramble at the buzzer. Wisconsin blew all but one point of a 15-point lead before hanging on to beat Florida 75-74 Wednesday night and win the Women's NIT for the first postseason title in the program's history.

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Still same Badgers after 59 years

MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) Robert Sullivan Sr., who played on Wisconsin's last NCAA champion team, can see similarities from the distant past as today's Badgers head into the NCAA Final Four.

Sullivan was a sophomore on the last Badgers team to advance beyond two rounds of the NCAA tournament.

That was in March 1941 when the Badgers, under low-key coach Harold "Bud" Foster, won their only NCAA championship.

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Hunters are fighting back against a cancer

You've been diagnosed with cancer. It's only in your finger currently, non-restrictive to your activities, but highly visible and an eye-sore. If you don't treat the cancer now, though, you will die. Address the problem, you live. Do you treat the cancer, or ignore it?

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