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29
Jan

Arrest made in two-year old murder case

Leader Reporter

A 24-year-old Keshena man is in the custody of federal law enforcement officials for the March 1998 murder of a Keshena woman.

Christopher B. Matchopatow of Keshena was arrested Friday morning on the Menominee Indian Reservation by Federal Marshalls after a 22-month investigation of the murder of 25-year-old Mary C. Tomow of Keshena.

He appeared before federal magistrate James Sickel in Green Bay Saturday and was charged with first degree murder.

Sat
29
Jan

New county administrator has busy first week

Leader Reporter

Shawano County's new administrative coordinator Jim Arkens has had a busy first few weeks on the job.

Arkens, who's first day at his new post, was Jan. 3, has already had the county board make him the point man in developing the county's courthouse annex/remodeling project.

Earlier this month the county board tabled the proposed more than $12.5 million project and requested he head efforts to trim the project's price tag and size significantly.

Sat
29
Jan

Leader brings home numerous WNA Awards

Reporters and editors for the Shawano Leader won six awards in the Wisconsin Newspaper Association's Better Newspaper Contest.

The awards were presented in Appleton Friday night at the annual WNA Convention. They were for a number of categories for work completed between Jan. 1, 1998 and June 30, 1999.

Sat
29
Jan

Hawks dominate West DePere

Leader Sports Editor

SHAWANO The Shawano boys basketball team kept its hold on second place in the Bay Conference Friday night with a 64-39 win over West DePere. The Hawks used a 20-0 run in the second period to pull away in their 25-point win.

Shawano opened the game with a 7-2 run to take a lead they would never relinquish. The Hawks held DePere without a field goal in the first period to take a 10-4 lead after the first period.

Sat
29
Jan

Bonduel girls fall late to Shiocton

Leader Sports Editor

SHIOCTON The Bonduel girls basketball team dropped back into a first-place tie with Amherst n the CWL Conference after a tough 36-34 loss to Shiocton Friday night. Shiocton rallied from a six-point deficit heading into the fourth period and nailed a go-ahead free throw with 30 seconds left to play to hand the Bears only their second conference loss.

Sat
29
Jan

Bonduel boys whip Shiocton

Leader Sports Editor

BONDUEL The Bonduel boys basketball team used a big second period to overcome a 14-10 deficit to beat Shiocton 67-39 in CWL Conference action Friday night.

The Bears got off to a slow start trailing 14-10 after the first period. The second period would prove to be a different story for Bonduel who went on a 20-6 run to take a 10-point halftime lead.

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