Photo by Carol Wagner Brian Johnson stands by the trophy case at Shawano Community High School. He is the president of the Shawano Athletic Booster Club and has been a member since 1991.
Saturday, March 28, 2015
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Brian Johnson is the president of the Shawano Athletic Booster Club, which will hold its spring jamboree April 11. Johnson was born in Stevens Point, moving to Shawano when he was 6 years old. Following graduation from Shawano High School in 1986, he earned a degree in sociology from the... + continue reading

Photos by Carol Wagner Five women have been making quilts at Peace Lutheran Church Tilleda for many years. They include, from left, Ann Lang, Pat Reinert, Forence Trinko and Florence Giessel.
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Irene Wohler sews the quilt tops.
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Quilts have been a part of the ladies group from Peace Lutheran Church in Tilleda for the past 30 years. It started with more members but is now down to four women who quilt and one who cuts and sews. They meet at the Peace Parish Hall. “We mostly make lap robes,” Ann Lang said. Lang, Pat... + continue reading

Photo by Carol Wagner Mark Buettner and his children, Isabella, holding Guster, and Isaac, holding Buster, are doing OK after the loss of their wife and mother, LoriLynn, to cancer in November. The puppies were special Christmas presents for the kids.
Friday, March 27, 2015
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When cancer strikes, it affects many lives. Mark Buettner and his children, 12-year-old Isabella and 10-year-old Isaac, have been learning to cope with the loss of their wife and mother, LoriLynn, who passed away Nov. 26, 2014. “It’s going good,” said Buettner, a registered nurse at Shawano... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Nick Matz, of Shawano, lifts weights Thursday afternoon at the Shawano Recreation Center. Matz, a 2014 graduate of Shawano Community High School, tries to work out every day. The number of people in Shawano County in good physical health improved over the last year, according to the annual County Health Rankings released this week.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
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Menominee County again ranks as the least healthy county in the state, according to the sixth annual County Health Rankings released Wednesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. Shawano County, which ranked 60th last year among... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Goalie Brenda Laehn, of the ModTech team, prepares to put a ball into play after successfully defending a shot Saturday during the inaugural Shawano Hockey Broomball Tournament at the Crawford Center. The event was a fundraiser for the Shawano youth and high school hockey programs.
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Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Hunter Ludvigsen, of the Knope Roofing and Furnace Co. team, takes a shot Saturday against Andrew Fehlaber at the inaugural Shawano Hockey Broomball Tournament at the Crawford Center.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
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Fewer teams than anticipated turned out for its inaugural broomball tournament Saturday, but that won’t deter the Shawano Hockey League from making it an annual event. The event, which attracted six teams and raised $600, was a fundraiser for the Shawano Hockey League youth teams and the hockey... + continue reading

Photo by Carol Wagner Brian Johnson stands by the trophy case at Shawano Community High School. He is the president of the Shawano Athletic Booster Club and has been a member since 1991.

Photos by Carol Wagner Five women have been making quilts at Peace Lutheran Church Tilleda for many years. They include, from left, Ann Lang, Pat Reinert, Forence Trinko and Florence Giessel.
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Irene Wohler sews the quilt tops.

Photo by Carol Wagner Mark Buettner and his children, Isabella, holding Guster, and Isaac, holding Buster, are doing OK after the loss of their wife and mother, LoriLynn, to cancer in November. The puppies were special Christmas presents for the kids.

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Nick Matz, of Shawano, lifts weights Thursday afternoon at the Shawano Recreation Center. Matz, a 2014 graduate of Shawano Community High School, tries to work out every day. The number of people in Shawano County in good physical health improved over the last year, according to the annual County Health Rankings released this week.

Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Goalie Brenda Laehn, of the ModTech team, prepares to put a ball into play after successfully defending a shot Saturday during the inaugural Shawano Hockey Broomball Tournament at the Crawford Center. The event was a fundraiser for the Shawano youth and high school hockey programs.
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Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Hunter Ludvigsen, of the Knope Roofing and Furnace Co. team, takes a shot Saturday against Andrew Fehlaber at the inaugural Shawano Hockey Broomball Tournament at the Crawford Center.

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City officials Monday will consider a proposed agreement with the heirs of the original Shawano Medical Center property that could clear the way for its future development. Special back-to-back meetings of the Shawano Finance Committee and Common Council have been scheduled for 8 a.m. Monday at... + continue reading
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The Shawano County Board this week approved earmarking up to $10,000 from its general fund to go toward a two-year marketing promotion through Discover Wisconsin. The Discover Wisconsin Media Network plans to put together a television piece about the Wolf River. Besides three showings on... + continue reading
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A customer lunching at Flamingo’s Family Restaurant was injured Thursday morning when a vehicle ran into the building. The 47-year-old Abbotsford woman was seated in a booth at the restaurant at 1017 E. Green Bay St. when a Dodge van struck the southwest corner of the building about 11:20 a.m.,... + continue reading
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A Shawano man convicted of multiple counts of child sex assault was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison. Dick R. McKenna, 57, will also have to serve an additional five years extended supervision after his prison sentence and register as a sex offender. McKenna was originally charged... + continue reading
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The Clintonville Common Council recently voted unanimously to support interim City Administrator Chuck Kell’s proposal to seek a Rural Development grant and loan to help pay for extensive upgrades to the city’s wastewater treatment plant. The application is due April 1. Kell told the Common... + continue reading
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A good indicator of the resiliency of the Shawano Community High School girls soccer team last season was in evidence during a two-week stretch that began with the Hawks on the business end of a 10-0... + continue reading

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Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Many Gresham Community School students and staff members wore blaze orange Friday as a sign of moral support for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, which helps fund research and caregiving for patients diagnosed with blood cancers.
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Gresham Community School exceeded its goal for its fifth annual Pennies for Patients fundraiser, which ended Friday, but not before one student donated $150 in loose change to the cause. Addison... + continue reading

Contributed Photo Sixteen Olga Brener Intermediate School students performed with four professional opera singers from Opera for the Young on March 13 when they presented “Beauty and the Beast.” The local participants included, from left, front row, Elise Pyatskowit, Ruby Phillips, Hazel Tepiew, Kloie Boyles, Mariah Krolow, Braylyn Babino, Caitlyn Katchenago, Brianna Goestch; back row, Jaida Hill, Aidan Preston, Ashton Henning, Alison Moede, George Buerman, Alexis Christopherson, Ben Rouse and Craig Pynenberg (in the waterfall costume).
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