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22
Apr

Town of Wescott family becomes homehowners with help from Wolf River Habitat for Humanity

Leader Reporter

At last Sonia Kniess and her high school age son will have a home of their own.

Kniess will be the owner of the first Habitat for Humanity home built in Shawano County by the group's local Wolf River Chapter.

A ground breaking ceremony was held Saturday morning on the lot where the home will be built at the corner of Anderson and Lafayette Streets in the Town of Wescott.

Sat
22
Apr

Area Native American singers to take part in Library of Congress 200th anniversary

Leader Reporter

ZOAR Myron Pyawasit and the Smokey Town Singers have received quite an honor.

The group, which for 25 years has performed traditional Native American music, has been chosen to be part of Monday's stage show that will help celebrate the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Library of Congress in Washington D.C.

Twelve of the group's 17 members will fly to the nation's capital Sunday, perform in the stage show in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building during mid-day Monday, and then return on a flight that same night.

Sat
22
Apr

Parents, officials differ on NHS selection process

Leader Reporter

When Cindra Vant found out her son Aaron, a junior at Shawano Community High School, was not accepted into the National Honor Society, she was upset.

Sat
22
Apr

Genke wins two events at Rosholt meet

Leader Sports Editor

ROSHOLT Bonduel's Andy Genke won two events Saturday afternoon in a five-team track meet to lead the Bears boys team to a fourth place finish. The boys scored 77 points on the day. The girls scored just seven points on their way to a fifth place finish in the meet.

Genke place first in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:09.9 in an event dominated by Bonduel. The Bears' Brian Polzin placed third in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:13.9. Genke's other win came in the 1600 meter run when he finished with the top time of 4:51.9.

Sat
22
Apr

Tigers sweep two from Port Edwards

Leader Sports Editor

TIGERTON The Tigerton softball team swept a doubleheader against Port Edwards Saturday afternoon, highlighted by a no-hitter from Holly Kurszewski in The Tigers' 11-1 game-two win.

Kurszewski pitched both games leading the Tigers to an 8-2 win in the first game striking out 10 batters for the win. She struck out nine batters in her no-hitter in game two.

Sat
22
Apr

Nation Take Your Daughter to the Golf Course week begins Monday

Special offer from Cathedral Pines Golf Course:

Mark your calendars, the week of April 24th through April 30th is National Take you Daughter to the Golf Course Week. This new event is sponsored by the National Association of Golf Course Owners and is developed to introduce your daughter to the game you love.

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