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Hawks hand Freedom 22-point loss

Leader Sports Editor

SHAWANO the Shawano girls basketball team had to wait almost a month to play their non-conference game against Freedom, and Monday night they made the wait worthwhile winning 64-42. The game was previously scheduled for Jan. 11 but was rescheduled due to the weather.

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Feb

Bears end regular season with win

Leader Sports Editor

CRIVITZ The Bonduel wrestling team closed out its regular season Monday night with a 53-12 non-conference win over Crivitz. The Bears used five pins and two forfeits to pull away for the easy win.

To open the match Bonduel's 103 pound wrestler Paul Boettcher pinned Dan Judy in just 42 seconds to give Bonduel the quick 6-0 lead. After Craig Kowalczyk received a forfeit in the 112 pound match, Bonduel took a 12-0 lead.

Mon
07
Feb

State charges filed against woman for Cecil bank robbery

Leader Reporter

A 25-year-old Wabeno woman is now facing state charges in connection with the Oct. 11 armed robbery of the First State Bank in Cecil.

Earlier this month Margaret Wamego was charged in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin with the federal crime of party to the crime of bank robbery.

Mon
07
Feb

S-G opts out of September school start law

Leader Reporter

The Shawano-Gresham Board of Education Monday night approved a school calendar for the 2000-2001 school year that includes a school start up date prior to Aug. 31.

The calendar, created by Shawano-Gresham teachers starts the year on August 28, 2000 and ends the year on June 7, 2001.

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06
Feb

Utility rate payers shell out $56.7 million in surcharges

Associated Press Writer

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin electricity customers paid an extra $56.7 million during the past three years to help utilities pay for unexpected power costs, according to an Associated Press review of Public Service Commission records.

The surcharges were in stark contrast to the years 1993 through 1996, when companies returned almost $25 million to consumers because they overestimated the cost of their power.

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