Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Shawano Community High School senior Threse VanDyck performs a solo as the school’s jazz band entertains the audience at the Dollars for Scholars gala Friday at The Gathering.
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Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Dollars for Scholars President Michael Sleeper addresses more than 200 people at the organization’s annual gala Friday at The Gathering.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Shawano Dollars for Scholars will provide a record $450,000 in scholarships to area students this year, the organization announced Friday at its annual gala at The Gathering in Shawano. Nearly 100 Shawano Community High School seniors will be among the scholarship recipients. Of the $450,000... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Luke Hartwig prepares sodas Thursday for the tasting area of the new Twig’s museum and gift shop at 920 S. Franklin St., behind the bottling plant, in Shawano. Hartwig is a third-generation bottler, carrying on a tradition started in 1951 by his grandfather, Floyd “Twig” Hartwig.
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Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski A small theater, featuring a robot serving Sun Drop, is part of the tour of the new museum, and patrons will have the chance to learn the history of bottled soda.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Most museums frown on visitors enjoying beverages while viewing exhibits, but Twig’s Beverage officials don’t mind. In fact, they encourage it. Twig’s will officially open its museum and gift shop to the public May 1, although some groups have gotten a sneak peek at the tribute to the history of... + continue reading

Contributed Photo A fundraiser is planned May 2 to help pay medical costs of Darwin “Nubby” Higgins, 81, of Clintonville, who has battled a series of health issues over the last year.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Darwin “Nubby” Higgins, 81, has spent the past eight months in hospitals in Appleton, Milwaukee and West Allis. He and his wife, Shirley, are now hoping they can be back in their rural Clintonville home before the end of the month. A fundraiser is being planned May 2 at Clintonville Lanes by... + continue reading

Photo by Carol Wagner Dorothy Gouine helps several veterans auxiliaries. She has organized a dance on May 2 to raise funds for the Wisconsin AMVETS Auxiliary. Gouine is holding a quilted tote bag she made for the raffle at the dance and an Army shirt she made into a tote for a wheel chair.
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Dorothy Gouine is a member of several veteran auxiliaries. She was born in Shawano, graduating from Shawano High School. She worked at F.W. Woolworth, L... + continue reading

Photo by Carol Wagner Bryan Zook is the president of Shawano Girls Softball.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Each summer, girls have a chance to improve their softball skills courtesy of the Shawano Girls Softball program. “We usually are very competitive,” President Bryan Zook said. The league has two age groups — 14 and under, and 15 to 17. The older group starts as soon as the high school teams... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Shawano Community High School senior Threse VanDyck performs a solo as the school’s jazz band entertains the audience at the Dollars for Scholars gala Friday at The Gathering.
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Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Dollars for Scholars President Michael Sleeper addresses more than 200 people at the organization’s annual gala Friday at The Gathering.

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Luke Hartwig prepares sodas Thursday for the tasting area of the new Twig’s museum and gift shop at 920 S. Franklin St., behind the bottling plant, in Shawano. Hartwig is a third-generation bottler, carrying on a tradition started in 1951 by his grandfather, Floyd “Twig” Hartwig.
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Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski A small theater, featuring a robot serving Sun Drop, is part of the tour of the new museum, and patrons will have the chance to learn the history of bottled soda.

Contributed Photo A fundraiser is planned May 2 to help pay medical costs of Darwin “Nubby” Higgins, 81, of Clintonville, who has battled a series of health issues over the last year.

Photo by Carol Wagner Dorothy Gouine helps several veterans auxiliaries. She has organized a dance on May 2 to raise funds for the Wisconsin AMVETS Auxiliary. Gouine is holding a quilted tote bag she made for the raffle at the dance and an Army shirt she made into a tote for a wheel chair.

Photo by Carol Wagner Bryan Zook is the president of Shawano Girls Softball.

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Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Shawano Community High School senior Threse VanDyck performs a solo as the school’s jazz band entertains the audience at the Dollars for Scholars gala Friday at The Gathering.
Saturday, 25/04/15 - 0 comment(s)
Shawano Dollars for Scholars will provide a record $450,000 in scholarships to area students this year, the organization announced Friday at its annual gala at The Gathering in Shawano. Nearly 100 Shawano Community High School seniors will be among the scholarship recipients. Of the $450,000... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Luke Hartwig prepares sodas Thursday for the tasting area of the new Twig’s museum and gift shop at 920 S. Franklin St., behind the bottling plant, in Shawano. Hartwig is a third-generation bottler, carrying on a tradition started in 1951 by his grandfather, Floyd “Twig” Hartwig.
Saturday, 25/04/15 - 0 comment(s)
Most museums frown on visitors enjoying beverages while viewing exhibits, but Twig’s Beverage officials don’t mind. In fact, they encourage it. Twig’s will officially open its museum and gift shop to the public May 1, although some groups have gotten a sneak peek at the tribute to the history of... + continue reading
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A Neopit man who attacked his girlfriend with a hammer last fall was sentenced this week in federal court to four years in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release. Scott A. Rettler, 45, pleaded guilty in January to an assault that caused substantial bodily injury in an Oct. 14... + continue reading
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The Bonduel Village Board on Thursday approved the new village president’s appointment of Luka Zischka to fill a vacant trustee seat. Zischka teaches social studies and is an assistant girls basketball coach at Bonduel High School. He graduated from St. Norbert College in 2011. Zischka will... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Muffy Culhane, board member of SAM25, attempts to take out a loan from Robert Little, of Gresham, during a poverty simulation exercise Thursday at the Shawano Lake County Park pavilion.
Friday, 24/04/15 - 0 comment(s)
More than 40 area residents walked a mile in the shoes of people living in poverty at a simulation Thursday at the Shawano Lake County Park pavilion. The event was sponsored by Shawano Area Matthew 25, ThedaCare, Thrivent Financial and the University of Wisconsin-Extension. Nancy Schultz,... + continue reading
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Junior Zeke Gueths and senior Daniel Boivin scored double wins Thursday to lead the Shawano Community High School boys track team to a first-place finish at the Dale Peterson Invitational at Antigo... + continue reading

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“Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln Greetings, it is nice to be back visiting with you once again. There are so many exciting things happening in... + continue reading

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Contributed Photo OUTSTANDING TEACHER: Bonduel School District teacher Mary Wudtke, center, was honored April 17 as a Wisconsin Council of Administrators of Special Services Region 5 award recipient. Wudtke was recognized as an outstanding general education teacher for students with disabilities. She was honored at a luncheon on April 17 in Green Bay. She is pictured with her husband, Phil Wudtke, and Julie LaBerge, the district’s pupil services director.
Saturday, 25/04/15
St. Paul Lutheran School Under the direction of Deb Guenterberg, the third week of Prevea’s “Love to Run” program is nearly complete. The goal for last week was to run about 12 to 15 minutes... + continue reading

Contributed Photo Fifth-graders make masks in the Bonduel Elementary School Art Room.
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Contributed Photo Bowler Science Fair winners are, from left, front row, Ethan Boyd, third grade, third place; Joe Cardish, third grade, first place; Gavin Klose, third grade, second place; Bailey Grosskopf, fourth grade, first place; Tristan Thiex, fourth grade, second place; and Brady Strassburg, fourth grade, third place; back row, Selina Thiex, fifth grade, third place; Kaitlyn Pingel, sixth grade, third place; Logan Blum, fifth grade, first place; Beau Hartwig, fifth grade, second place; Skye Breitrick, sixth grade, second place; and Adin Brei, sixth grade, first place.
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