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11
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Agencies warn of ozone-generating devices

Leader Reporter

Two state agencies are warning the public about ozone-generating devices marketed by Alpine Industries to people throughout Wisconsin and the nation as air cleaners.

Some users of the devices, however, say they are satisfied with their performance, and the company is defending the product as safe and effective.

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11
Mar

Bids for the proposed remodeling of the Mielke Fine Arts Center will be opened May 9.

Leader Reporter

Bids for the proposed remodeling of the Mielke Fine Arts Center will be opened May 9.

That was the decision of Shawano County's Mielke Theater Ad Hoc Committee at its meeting Friday afternoon.

At that same meeting the committee approved schematic drawings of the proposal by architect Scott Nordin of Nordin-Pederson Associates, Ltd. of Shawano.

Sat
11
Mar

Badgers fall to Spartans in Big Ten semifinals

AP Sports Writer

CHICAGO (AP) Defense, that's Wisconsin's game. It's Michigan State's, too.

On Saturday in the Big Ten tournament semifinals, the No. 5 Spartans played it better.

"It's a strange world and shots are not always going to go in. One thing you can do is go out and give great effort and play great defense," Michigan State guard Mateen Cleaves said after sparking the Spartans past the Badgers 55-46.

"If you can stop a team, you are going to win. We feed off our defense."

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11
Mar

Brewers prepare for Home Run Central

AP Sports Writer

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) It won't take long to find the first victim of baseball's Home Run Central.

Look no further than the Milwaukee Brewers, who have the unenviable task of opening the season against Ken Griffey Jr.'s Cincinnati Reds and Mark McGwire's St. Louis Cardinals two of the three great sluggers in the National League Central.

Nearly every NL team will have to face either Griffey, McGwire or Sammy Sosa and the Chicago Cubs in back-to-back series, but only Milwaukee opens the season that way.

Thu
09
Mar

Former Shawano athlete receives award

Former Shawano Hawks basketball player, Zach Zeuske, was selected to the second team All-Conference squad while playing for the UW-Marinette Buccaneers.

Zeuske was a starting guard for the Buccaneers averaging 11 points per game, four rebounds a game and two assists per game. The Bucs finished the year 16-12 tying for the conference championship. They have won outright or shared the title for six straight years.

Zeuske is the son of Terry and Shelly Zeuske of Shawano.

Thu
09
Mar

Badger victory makes case for NCAA tournament

UW advances in lowest scoring Big 10 tourney game ever.

By NANCY ARMOUR

AP Sports Writer

CHICAGO (AP) When the Big Ten's best defense and the league's worst team meet, one thing's for sure: It's going to be ugly.

Mark Vershaw scored 17 points and had five assists Thursday as Wisconsin beat Northwestern 51-41 in the lowest-scoring game ever at the Big Ten tournament. The 92 points topped the 98 scored in Northwestern's 54-44 victory over Penn State last year.

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