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Tue
14
Mar

Appeals court ruling pleases city, defendants

Leader Reporter

Police Chief Norm Jahn's lawsuit against the city could finally be over, as the Court of Appeals of Wisconsin agreed Tuesday to enforce the settlement agreement with the City of Shawano.

And its defendants are pleased.

"The City is pleased that the Court of Appeals has issued its decision," city officials said in a statement released to the Leader Tuesday night. "… This certainly has been a divisive issue in our community and we are grateful that it is finally over."

Tue
14
Mar

Man found not guilty of shooting hunter

Leader Reporter

A Two Rivers man, charged with negligently shooting a Shawano man while hunting in Shawano County in September of 1998, was found innocent of the charge Tuesday by a Shawano County jury.

The one day jury trial for 23-year-old Ratsamy Yabandith concluded yesterday after the jury deliberated for about a half hour to reach the innocent verdict. Yabandith had been charged with causing injury by the negligent handling of a firearm. He allegedly fired a .22 caliber rifle at Troy Watters in a Sept. 27, 1998 incident.

Tue
14
Mar

Bond set for area businessman in Cecil bank robbery

Leader Reporter

Bond has been set at $250,000 for the owner of a Cecil convenience store arrested Monday in connection with last fall's robbery of the First State Bank in Cecil.

Darrell G. Tachick, 46, the owner of the Cecil Citgo Convenience Store, made his initial appearance Tuesday in Shawano County Circuit Court where he was formally charged with bank robbery and burglary while armed.

Tue
14
Mar

Bond set for area businessman in connection with Cecil bank robbery

Leader Reporter

Bond has been set at $250,000 for the owner of a Cecil convenience store arrested Monday in connection with last fall's robbery of the First State Bank in Cecil.

Darrell G. Tachick, 46, the owner of the Cecil Citgo Convenience Store, made his initial appearance Tuesday in Shawano County Circuit Court where he was formally charged with bank robbery and burglary while armed.

Tue
14
Mar

Youth wrestling club closes season at Bonduel

The Shawano Youth Wrestling Club placed 6th out of 15 teams at the Annual Bonduel Youth Wrestling Tournament, Saturday March 11.

This weekend twenty wrestlers competed for the STWC ranging from first grade to ninth grade.

Placing first place were Steven Carroll, a second grader from Gresham, 3-0 with one pin and Cody Siolka, a St. James 4th grade student. Cody went 3-0 with 1 pin.

Tue
14
Mar

Seymour, New Berlin West favorites in Division 2

Top-ranked New Berlin West presents a challenge of the tallest order to the rest of the Division 2 WIAA boys tournament field.

The undefeated Vikings, making their first state tournament appearance, are 6-foot-10, 6-foot-8 and 6-foot-5 across the front.

New Berlin West (24-0) takes on 10th-ranked Oregon (22-3), with no starter taller than 6-foot-2, in the Division 2 semifinals at the Kohl Center in Madison at 1:35 p.m. Friday.

The second semifinal at 3:15 p.m. pits third-ranked Seymour (24-1) against Durand (22-3).

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