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MTE receives award from Commerce Dept.

NEOPIT Menominee Tribal Enterprises has won the Distinguished Recognition Award from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration.

The award is one of only six given by the Chicago Regional Office of the EDA to recognize firms for "Partnership Innovation and Synergy." MTE was designated as the rural winner.

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Man charged with hunting bear without a license

A Two Rivers man faces an April 3 appearance in Shawano-Menominee County Circuit Court to face a charge of being party to the crime of hunting or baiting bear without a license or permit.

Kenneth C. Bartz, 29, of 7136 Tannery Rd., was sent a summons to make his initial court appearance on the charge.

If convicted on the charge Bartz faces a possible fine of $2,000 and imprisonment of not more than 6 months or both.

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Mar

Text of former Shawano Police chief Jahn statement

Editor's note: This is the entire text of the statement Norman Jahn submitted to the Leader following his departure from the Shawano Police Department Tuesday, after the state Court of Appeals upheld the settlement of the former police chief's lawsuit and the city of Shawano.

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15
Mar

Jahn out as city police chief

Leader Reporter

Norm Jahn is no longer Shawano's police chief.

City officials moved quickly after a decision was announced Tuesday morning by the Court of Appeals of Wisconsin to enforce a year-old settlement between the city and Jahn, calling for the chief's resignation.

Jahn said city officials late Tuesday served him with a letter saying because of the court ruling, his employment with the city was termed over. He said he was ordered to remove his personal items from his office at the police department and turn in his gun and badge.

Wed
15
Mar

Badgers open WNIT with win

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin showed Fairfield the difference between big and Big Ten big.

LaTonya Sims and Jessie Stomski each scored 13 points Wednesday night as Wisconsin routed Fairfield 83-46 in the first round of the Women's National Invitation Tournament.

"My team was a very motivated team tonight," Wisconsin coach Jane Albright said. "I think they were all the things that a coach dreams about having a team be.

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Cubs pound Milwaukee in exhibition

Cubs 10, Brewers 4

MESA, Ariz. (AP) Henry Rodriguez returned from a shoulder injury to hit a three-run homer and a sacrifice fly, leading the Chicago Cubs over the Milwaukee Brewers 10-4 Wednesday.

Shane Andrews hit his fifth home run of the spring for the Cubs.

Rodriguez jammed his right shoulder last Thursday, crashing into the left-field wall trying to field a triple off the bat of the Giants' J.T. Snow. The injury kept him out five days.

"It's just a little stiff," Rodriguez said. "I'm fine."

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