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Bears have tough day at Peshtigo

Leader Sports Editor

PESHTIGO The Bonduel track team had a long day Friday competing in the Peshtigo Invitational with the boys team placing seventh in the nine-team event, while the girls placed ninth.

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07
May

Speedway sees no repeat winners

Leader Correspondant

SHAWANO With Mother Nature providing warmer than normal temperatures, the Shawano Speedway continued its racing season last Saturday night with a good sized crowd on hand to take in the action. All four divisions saw new feature winners in victory lane. Gordie Seegert ran a strong race to win the WISSOTA Late Model feature, while Gary Nelson bested the Sportsman field. The two IMCA divisions saw Brad Rohloff win the Modified feature and Rod Snellenberger take home the Stock Car win.

Sun
07
May

Lobos open with loss to Bonduel

Leader Sports Editor

BONDUEL The start to the 2000 Dairyland Baseball season was near perfect for one area team, while another are squad will be looking to forget about its start Sunday afternoon. The Bonduel Broncos handed the Shawano Lobos a 10-0 shutout loss in the season-opener for both teams.

Bonduel's Scott Blum picked up the win on the mound giving up no runs in his season debut, while striking out three batters in his seven innings of work. Shawano's Grant Bystol picked up the loss for the Lobos.

Sun
07
May

Property tax credit bill sent to Governor

MADISON The state Senate today approved a $319 million plan that would give Wisconsin residents who pay rent or property taxes an average $186 credit on their next income tax bill and sent the legislation to the governor.

Senators took less than five minutes to pass Gov. Tommy Thompson's plan on a voice vote and immediately adjourned, ending the special session the governor called last week to address the property tax-rent credit.

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07
May

Church honors Neopit woman for making world a better place

Even at the Nursing Home, Lenore Malitz (left) another resident at Birch Hill, said Viola Powless (right) became a wonderful friend and was a good listener from the start. \"I\'ll miss her,\" admits Malitz.

By Le Ann Sluga

Leader Correspondent

Viola Powless has turned the tragedies of her life into a strength that helps others.

The Neopit woman was one of four people recognized Friday by the Green Bay Diocese with one of the highest honors the church gives to laity the Gaudium et Spes Award.

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