Photo by Carol Wagner Rebecca Sievers is the director of Camp Tekakwitha, a year-round camp on Loon Lake run by the Diocese of Green Bay.
Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Camp Tekakwitha has gone through several changes since its beginning 90 years ago, and more appear to be in store for the Diocese of Green Bay camp on Loon Lake in Shawano County. “We’re definitely trying to expand,” said camp director Rebecca Sievers, who spent 10 years at Tekakwitha as a... + continue reading

Photo by Carol Wagner Chris Marcks is making and selling T-shirt blankets to benefit Hope Community Church.
Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Chris Marcks is making and selling T-shirt blankets, and donating the money to Hope Community Church. Marcks was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She graduated from Forest Hill Central High School and went on to earn a degree in human resources management from Michigan State University. She... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Shawano Community High School shortstop Alex Hoffman fields a ground ball in Friday’s 8-0 home loss to West De Pere. The Hawks committed three defensive errors that led to five unearned runs.
Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Shawano senior pitcher Dylan Sumnicht had given up three hits and two walks, along with one hit batter, before back-to-back errors prevented Shawano from getting out of the fifth inning Friday in an 8-0 loss to West De Pere. With runners on first and second, the consecutive errors led to one run... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Greg Mellis Thomas Jefferson developed recipes for tomatoes and cultivated a variety of them on his Monticello estate. This dish is called Monticello Pickled Tomatoes.
Friday, April 28, 2017
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I know of no other food product that has taken a more circuitous route to mainstream culinary prominence than the tomato. The twists and turns of this historical journey are many, and widely debated. Ironically the famous tomato dishes of the Mediterranean countries such as Italy, France and... + continue reading

Contributed Photo Four Shawano Ski Sharks members participate in the Chain of Records attempt to break the record for largest strap doubles line last week. The pending record set during the event is 22 couples.
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Contributed Pphoto A trios line of 12 sets, which including four Shawano Ski Sharks members, is pending a National Show Ski Association record after last week’s Chain of Records in Florida.
Friday, April 28, 2017
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Four Shawano Ski Sharks members participated in the second-ever Chain of Records event April 19-23 at the Chain of Lakes in central Florida. Eric Gran, Brad Keuschel, Nick Spalding and Kylie Wallace participated mainly in the doubles and trios events. As one of five event organizers who began... + continue reading

Photo by Carol Wagner Rebecca Sievers is the director of Camp Tekakwitha, a year-round camp on Loon Lake run by the Diocese of Green Bay.

Photo by Carol Wagner Chris Marcks is making and selling T-shirt blankets to benefit Hope Community Church.

Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Shawano Community High School shortstop Alex Hoffman fields a ground ball in Friday’s 8-0 home loss to West De Pere. The Hawks committed three defensive errors that led to five unearned runs.

Leader Photo by Greg Mellis Thomas Jefferson developed recipes for tomatoes and cultivated a variety of them on his Monticello estate. This dish is called Monticello Pickled Tomatoes.

Contributed Photo Four Shawano Ski Sharks members participate in the Chain of Records attempt to break the record for largest strap doubles line last week. The pending record set during the event is 22 couples.
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Contributed Pphoto A trios line of 12 sets, which including four Shawano Ski Sharks members, is pending a National Show Ski Association record after last week’s Chain of Records in Florida.

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Saturday, 29/04/17
The Green Bay Packers made shoring up the secondary their first priority in the NFL draft. They took Washington cornerback Kevin King with the first selection of the second round on Friday to fill a big need on defense. The 6-foot-3 King adds size and speed to a secondary that was burned in the... + continue reading
Saturday, 29/04/17
A decision could come as soon as Thursday on whether a referendum creating a Mattoon school district will go before voters in November. A hearing was held Tuesday at Antigo High School with the School District Boundary Appeal Board, a panel of 12 school board members from around the state... + continue reading

Photo by Carol Wagner Donna Baenen was awarded the Carol and Robert Bush Excellence in Nursing Award as Nurse of the Year for 2017 for her work at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay.
Saturday, 29/04/17
Donna Baenen has been named 2017 Nurse of the Year and recipient of the Carol and Robert Bush Excellence in Nursing Award for her work at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay. “It’s a very prestigious award,” said Baenen, who graduated from Shawano High School in 1983. “I’m incredibly honored and... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Scott Williams Helping donors renew or start their endowment contributions Friday are, from left, seated, Barb Schmid and Amy Teplate, volunteers for the Dollars for Scholars program.
Saturday, 29/04/17
Education got the red-carpet treatment Friday as members of the Shawano community turned out for the annual Shawano Dollars for Scholars gala banquet. More than 200 people showed their support for the student scholarship program at the organization’s 24th annual gala at The Gathering banquet... + continue reading
Saturday, 29/04/17
In a few days, it will be the first of May. In some parts of the world, May Day is a traditional spring holiday, a day that signals rebirth and new beginnings. Unfortunately, May Basket Day is a tradition that has become lost over time. Back in simpler times, people rang in the first of May with... + continue reading

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Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Shawano Community High School shortstop Alex Hoffman fields a ground ball in Friday’s 8-0 home loss to West De Pere. The Hawks committed three defensive errors that led to five unearned runs.
Saturday, 29/04/17
Shawano senior pitcher Dylan Sumnicht had given up three hits and two walks, along with one hit batter, before back-to-back errors prevented Shawano from getting out of the fifth inning Friday in an... + continue reading

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Saturday, 29/04/17
In a few days, it will be the first of May. In some parts of the world, May Day is a traditional spring holiday, a day that signals rebirth and new beginnings. Unfortunately, May Basket Day is a... + continue reading

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Friday, 28/04/17
Gresham Community School Gresham Community School students in grades 10-12 gathered April 19 at Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School with Bowler and Birnamwood students to attend the “It Can Wait”... + continue reading

Contributed Photo Students who won medals at the seventh annual Wisconsin State-Wide Bible Bowl held April 1 in Wausau include, from left, front row, Jacob Moede, Megan Nowak, Thomas Reignier, Ben Schmidt, Elizabeth Schmidt, Hannah Schmidt; back row, Caitlin Johnson, Anna Palmer, Tyler Johnson, Abigail Palmer, Leah Schmidt and Dan Schmidt.
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