Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Shawano Legion shortstop Zack Sousek tags out Mosinee’s Ryan Jamroz at second for the first half of a double play Friday. Shawano beat Mosinee 7-3 to advance in the American Legion Class AA Region 3 tournament but was eliminated with a loss to Oconto Falls.
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Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Shawano Legion pitcher Grant Wainio throws during Friday’s American Legion Class A Region 3 tournament game against Mosinee. Shawano won, 7-3, but later was eliminated from the tourney with an 11-5 loss to Oconto Falls.
Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Oconto Falls eliminated Shawano from the American Legion Class AA Region 3 tournament Friday night at Memorial Park. Defensive mistakes were again costly for Shawano (11-7) in the 11-5 loss. After falling behind 2-0 in the first inning, Shawano tied the score in the top of the second on Mason... + continue reading

Photo by Carol Wagner Tyler Schmidt has volunteered for the youth baseball programs for many years. Schmidt and his wife, Heather, live in Shawano with their children, from left, Ainsley, Carter, Emma, Anderson and Ky.
Friday, July 25, 2014
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Tyler Schmidt has volunteered for the youth baseball programs in Shawano for many years. He was born in Shawano and graduated from Shawano High School in 1994. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point for two years, then began working for the city in 1996. He is currently the... + continue reading

Photo by Carol Wagner The Family History Center has a wealth of information for residents of Shawano and Menominee counties. Shown, from left, are Jean Barkow, Jeanette Rekow and Cathe Ziereis.
Friday, July 25, 2014
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If you want to know about your genealogy, the Family History Center is a great place to find it. The dedicated volunteers love what they do — gathering information on the residents of Shawano and Menominee counties. The center is located in a library at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Oconto Falls Legion pitcher Hunter Magnin throws a pitch during Thursday’s Class AA Region 3 game against Shawano at Memorial Park. Shawano lost, 2-0.
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Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Shawano Legion pitcher Taylor Prey winds up during Thursday’s Class AA Region 3 tournament game against Oconto Falls at Memorial Park. Prey struck out 13 batters, but Shawano lost 2-0.
Friday, July 25, 2014
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Shawano fell to Oconto Falls 2-0 Thursday in an American Legion Class AA Region 3 tournament game at Memorial Park. Shawano pitcher Taylor Prey struck out 13 batters. His Oconto Falls counterpart, Hunter Magnin, fanned 15. Prey struck out seven of the first nine batters — and would have had... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Bonduel Legion batter Hunter VanderLinden gets a hit against Manawa during an American Legion Class A Region 3 tournament game Thursday in Marion. Bonduel won, 6-1.
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Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Bonduel Legion pitcher Connor Rosin throws during the third inning of a game against Manawa on Thursday in Marion. Bonduel won, 6-1, in the American Legion Class A Region 3 tournament.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Thanks to a solid day on the mound by Connor Rosin, the Bonduel American Legion baseball team beat Manawa 6-1 to advance in the Class A Region 3 tournament Thursday in Marion. “They finally came to play,” Bonduel coach Jason Luepke said. “All year long I told them this is what we play for.”... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Shawano Legion shortstop Zack Sousek tags out Mosinee’s Ryan Jamroz at second for the first half of a double play Friday. Shawano beat Mosinee 7-3 to advance in the American Legion Class AA Region 3 tournament but was eliminated with a loss to Oconto Falls.
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Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Shawano Legion pitcher Grant Wainio throws during Friday’s American Legion Class A Region 3 tournament game against Mosinee. Shawano won, 7-3, but later was eliminated from the tourney with an 11-5 loss to Oconto Falls.

Photo by Carol Wagner Tyler Schmidt has volunteered for the youth baseball programs for many years. Schmidt and his wife, Heather, live in Shawano with their children, from left, Ainsley, Carter, Emma, Anderson and Ky.

Photo by Carol Wagner The Family History Center has a wealth of information for residents of Shawano and Menominee counties. Shown, from left, are Jean Barkow, Jeanette Rekow and Cathe Ziereis.

Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Oconto Falls Legion pitcher Hunter Magnin throws a pitch during Thursday’s Class AA Region 3 game against Shawano at Memorial Park. Shawano lost, 2-0.
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Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Shawano Legion pitcher Taylor Prey winds up during Thursday’s Class AA Region 3 tournament game against Oconto Falls at Memorial Park. Prey struck out 13 batters, but Shawano lost 2-0.

Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Bonduel Legion batter Hunter VanderLinden gets a hit against Manawa during an American Legion Class A Region 3 tournament game Thursday in Marion. Bonduel won, 6-1.
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Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Bonduel Legion pitcher Connor Rosin throws during the third inning of a game against Manawa on Thursday in Marion. Bonduel won, 6-1, in the American Legion Class A Region 3 tournament.

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Monday, 28/07/14 - 0 comment(s)
Shawano Speedway on Saturday honored legends Jerry “Medina” Smith and Cubby Lamberies as the newest members of the historic half-mile’s Hall of Fame. On the track, Brett Swedberg scored his first win of the season in the Late Model feature, outdueling Tim Rothe, who led most of the race.... + continue reading
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A 44-year-old Green Bay woman reported missing Saturday was found dead Sunday in a wooded area near a residence on County Road HH in the town of Washington where she was staying, the Shawano County Sheriff’s Department said. Celeste Blanchette was reported missing Saturday afternoon and found... + continue reading
Friday, 25/07/14 - 0 comment(s)
Editor’s note: The Shawano Leader sat down for interviews Friday with Republican sheriff’s candidates Randy Wright and Adam Bieber. This is the first of a series of stories from those interviews. As far as incumbent Randy Wright is concerned, the race for Shawano County sheriff is as much about... + continue reading
Friday, 25/07/14 - 0 comment(s)
In-office absentee voting for the Aug. 12 primary starts Monday and, if the votes cast this week at area nursing homes is any indication, municipal clerks can look forward to a busy election season. Special voting deputies collected ballots Friday at the Birch Hill Health Care Center, 1475 Birch... + continue reading

Contributed Photo Anna Lee Scully, formerly of Shawano, will be among the performers at the Shawano Folk Musical Festival from Aug. 8-10 at Mielke Park in Shawano. Her son, Chris Aaron, also will perform.
Friday, 25/07/14 - 0 comment(s)
Shawano native Anna Lee Scully, now of Virginia, will be among the diverse group of musicians performing at the 36th annual Shawano Folk Music Festival from Aug. 8-10 at Mielke Park in Shawano. Scully has been part of the festival for several years, and has experienced people of varying ages... + continue reading
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Monday, 28/07/14 - 0 comment(s)
Shawano Speedway on Saturday honored legends Jerry “Medina” Smith and Cubby Lamberies as the newest members of the historic half-mile’s Hall of Fame. On the track, Brett Swedberg scored his first... + continue reading

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Friday, 25/07/14 - 0 comment(s)
To the editor: On May 22, an event took place that received little notice: the Ms. Senior Waupaca/Shawano County Homemaker Pageant. The venue was the Clintonville Bowling Lanes. Each contestant... + continue reading

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Photo by Carol Wagner Elisha Wagenson, left, principal of Sacred Heart Catholic School, and Susan Longmire, principal of St. James Lutheran School, are working together on a long-term technology project that will benefit both schools.
Tuesday, 22/07/14
A unique partnership between two Shawano parochial schools—Sacred Heart Catholic and St. James Lutheran-intends to bring learning into the 21st century with a five-year technology plan expected to... + continue reading