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05
Mar

Badgers upset Hoosiers in season finale

AP Sports Writer

MADISON Standing at the foul line with the game in the balance, Mike Kelley was just concentrating on his ride home.

With big free throws from Kelley and a career-high 16 points from Maurice Linton, Wisconsin roared from behind in the closing minutes to upset No. 14 Indiana 56-53 Sunday in the Big Ten's final regular-season game.

Sun
05
Mar

The violins in winter

Leader photo by Amy Weaver

The Shawano Community High School concert orchestra and full symphonic orchestra have been practicing hard to prepare for the Winter Symphony Concert Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the SCHS auditorium. Works of the concert orchestra will include an American Folk song and Corelli's Concerto Grosso opus 6 #3. The symphony will then present Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite 2 and the Aladdin Suite from Aladdin and the Forty Thieves. The first piece will feature a solo by Maureen Tjoflat, a soprano, in the last movement. Admission is free.

Sun
05
Mar

$5,000 Powerball ticket purchased in Gresham

and Shawano Leader

Someone who purchased a Powerball ticket at the Gresham Town Mart for last Saturday night's drawing are going to be $5,000 richer.

No one from Wisconsin had a ticket to win the huge Powerball jackpot Saturday, but some lucky person did purchase a ticket from the Gresham Town Mart that matched four of the five regular numbers and is a $5,000 winner.

Sun
05
Mar

Tribal police probe murder

Menominee Tribal Police and the FBI are involved in a joint homicide investigation on the Menominee Reservation after a body was apparently discovered Saturday.

The body was reportedly found in the Pine Ridge area of the reservation near Middle Village, about 4 a.m.

FBI Special Agent and spokesman Brian Manganello said a news release would be issued later today regarding the investigation. It was not released before deadline.

Maganello declined to comment when asked if anyone is in custody in connection with the investigation.

Sat
04
Mar

Powerball fever running high

Leader photo by Amy Weaver

Wayne Peters Sr. of Neopit was one of many people buying lottery tickets this weekend, especially the $150 million Powerball, from Dorothy DiSanto at Pick N' Save in Shawano.

By Joe Vandel

Leader Reporter

If you waited until Saturday to buy your tickets for a shot at the $150 million Powerball jackpot you weren't alone.

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