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Tue
21
Mar

New coach says first day's workouts a little sloppy'

Associated Press

GREEN BAY New coach Mike Sherman didn't mince words when asked what he thought after the first workouts of his first Packers minicamp.

"I think it was a little sloppy. I think we can do a lot better," he said after the second of two closed practices Tuesday.

Sherman said the drills seemed a bit less organized than he had hoped.

Tue
21
Mar

SCHS track season gets underway with first meet

Leader Sports Editor

MENASHA the Shawano track team opened its season Tuesday afternoon with a dual meet at Menasha. The boys team narrowly lost by a 67-60 score, while the girls were beaten 74-42.

"This was a real good meet to use as a measuring stick to see where both teams are," said Sue Sam, Shawano's track coach.

Tue
21
Mar

Progress 2000: Tourism in Shawano Co. is multi-million dollar industry

Managing editor

Tourism in Shawano County is at least a $50 million a year industry, according to state figures.

"Tourism is vital to the economy of Shawano County," said Val Wylie, executive director of the Shawano Area Chamber of Commerce.

In 1998, tourism spending in the county totaled $51.1 million, an increase of 10.4 percent from 1997, according to the Wisconsin Department of Tourism.

Tue
21
Mar

PFC meets with officers in closed session

Leader Reporter

The Shawano Police and Fire Commission took no action Tuesday night after meeting in closed session with 12 Shawano police officers.

It was the first PFC meeting held since the state Court of Appeals on March 14 upheld the resignation agreement between the city and now former chief Norm Jahn. The agreement settled Jahn's lawsuit, in which he claimed several officers and current or former PFCmemers conspired to remove him from his job.

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