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Sun
07
May

Property tax credit bill sent to Governor

MADISON The state Senate today approved a $319 million plan that would give Wisconsin residents who pay rent or property taxes an average $186 credit on their next income tax bill and sent the legislation to the governor.

Senators took less than five minutes to pass Gov. Tommy Thompson's plan on a voice vote and immediately adjourned, ending the special session the governor called last week to address the property tax-rent credit.

Sun
07
May

Church honors Neopit woman for making world a better place

Even at the Nursing Home, Lenore Malitz (left) another resident at Birch Hill, said Viola Powless (right) became a wonderful friend and was a good listener from the start. \"I\'ll miss her,\" admits Malitz.

By Le Ann Sluga

Leader Correspondent

Viola Powless has turned the tragedies of her life into a strength that helps others.

The Neopit woman was one of four people recognized Friday by the Green Bay Diocese with one of the highest honors the church gives to laity the Gaudium et Spes Award.

Sat
06
May

Eagles pick up non-conference win

Leader Sports Editor

WABENO The Menominee Indian baseball team picked up a non-conference win over Wabeno Friday afternoon with a 7-3 victory.

Dennis Maulson got the start for the Eagles going three innings, but did not figure in the decision as Mike Kinepoway finished the game and picked up the win in relief thanks to the rally the Eagles had in the late innings.

Sat
06
May

Truckers find offense to beat Hawks

Leader Sports Editor

CLINTONVILLE The Clintonville softball team picked up a non-conference win over Shawano Friday afternoon handing the Hawks a 9-5 loss. Both teams pounded out 11 hits in the offensive-minded game that saw the Truckers score two runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to break a 5-5 tie on their way to the win.

Clintonville's Steph Lehman picked up the win on the mound pitching 3 2/3 innings of relief for Kerri Krubsack. Shawano's Liz Kugel got the loss on the mound for the Hawks.

Sat
06
May

Hawks shutout by Truckers

Leader Sports Editor

SHAWANO In a meeting of former Bay Conference rivals, the Shawano baseball team was shutout 8-0 by Clintonville in non-conference action Friday afternoon.

The Truckers, now in the Valley Eight Conference, got off to a quick start and never looked back handing the Hawks their second straight loss. Clintonville scored three runs to open the game as Shawano's Aaron Retzlaff picked up the loss on the mound for the Hawks.

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