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Tue
09
May

Bonduel baseball team wins again

Leader Sports Editor

MANAWA It was another game and another win for the Bonduel baseball team who beat Manawa 10-0 in CWL Conference action Tuesday afternoon for their 16th straight win to remain unbeaten on the year.

Derek Drage allowed just two hits and struck out 10 in six innings of work to pick up the win for the Bears on the mound.

Tue
09
May

S-G schools awarded grants for alternative education

Leader Reporter

The Alternative Education Program in the Shawano-Gresham School District has been named the recipient of state education grants totaling $280,000 over the next five school years.

According to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 60 schools in the state will share $5 million in grant money. 139 applications were received for the funds.

Tue
09
May

Cecil man accused in robbery to be tried on drug charges

Leader Reporter

A former Cecil business owner, already facing a trial in Shawano County Circuit Court on bank robbery charges, was bound over for trial on drug related charges after a preliminary hearing Tuesday.

Darrell Tachick, 47, the former owner of the Cecil Citgo Convenience Store, will be arraigned May 30 at 1:30 p.m. on two counts of delivering cocaine and a single count of allowing his apartment, above the convenience store, to be used for or frequented by people using illegal drugs.

Tue
09
May

Manure will fuel small power plant

Leader photo by Amy Weaver

Paul, Steve, Janet, Louise and Ronald Schmidt stand in front of the site of a power plant to be built by Microgy Cogeneration Inc. on the Schmidt Ponderosa in Bonduel, which they will use to convert cow manure into electricity. Construction will begin this summer for operation by fall.

By Amy Weaver

Leader Reporter

BONDUEL Paul Schmidt believes in keeping up with the ever changing farming industry.

Tue
09
May

Man dies in Shawano house fire

A Shawano man died Tuesday night from injuries he suffered in a fire at his home.

Shawano Area Fire Department deputy chief Duane Aschenbrenner, said the victim is Kenneth W. Trepanier, 62, of 1379 S. Andrews St.

The fire department received a call at about 10:30 p.m., apparently from a neighbor of Trepanier, reporting the blaze, Aschenbrener said.

When firefighters arrived, a portion of the house on the west side was fully engulfed in flames, he said.

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