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Thu
17
Feb

Truckers still in hunt for title

Leader Sports Editor

CLINTONVILLE The Clintonville boys basketball team kept their hopes alive for a share of the Valley Eight Conference title with a 69-40 win over Oconto Falls Thursday night. Jeremy Jirschele hit five three pointers to help the Truckers pull away early in the game.

Wed
16
Feb

Trio of bomb threats probed

Leader photo by Joe Vandel

Gordon Kowaleski of the Shawano County Sheriff's Department takes a photo of a section of door frame from Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School, on which a bomb threat was written. Investigators are trying to determine who is responsible for a series of bomb threats made over the last month at the school. Investigator A reward is being offered in the case.

By Joe Vandel

Leader Reporter

Wed
16
Feb

Gasoline prices hit all time high

Don Raddant of the Shawano Shell station on E. Green Bay Street changed the sign advertising gas prices Wednesday afternoon. The price of gas in Shawano went up about a nickel at most stations around town, as fuel supplies around the nation continue to tighten.

By Associated Press

and Leader staff writer

Don Raddant was busy Wednesday on an all too common task these days: Changing the gasoline prices on the sign at the Shell station on E. Green Bay Street.

Wed
16
Feb

Student charges with pointing toy gun at teacher

Leader Reporter

A student from Shawano Community High School will make an initial appearance in Shawano County Court March 13 on a charge that he pointed a cap pistol at a teacher while in a classroom Feb. 9.

According to the criminal complaint, the teacher was unaware if the cap pistol was a toy or a real gun when it was allegedly pointed by the student, 16-year-old Troy A. Fowler of 620 Hamlin St., Shawano.

Wed
16
Feb

Hodkiewicz named race director at speedway

HODKIEWICZ NAMED RACE DIRECTOR AT SHAWANO SPEEDWAY

Dale Hodkiewicz, who through the years has been associated with the weekly races at the Shawano Speedway as a fan, a race team member and a member of the Fair Board, has been named the track's race director for the 2000 season.

Hodkiewicz, who assumed the duties in the middle of January, takes over for Mike Babino Sr., who decided to step down from that position.

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