Leader photo by Jacy Zollar Bonduel High School senior Brynn Reinke drives towards the basket during Friday’s home opener loss against Manitowoc-Roncalli.
Saturday, November 18, 2017
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In a game that started with just 16 points scored at the half, Bonduel and Manitowoc-Roncalli turned up the heat with 3-pointers and the Jets escaped with a 37-35 win in the final minute on Friday. The Bears kicked off their home opener with with an easy two points from a putback by Grace Petcka... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Traffic crawls along Green Bay Street at the railroad tracks Friday. Plans for road reconstruction in 2019 include upgrading the intersection with gates and new signal lights.
Saturday, November 18, 2017
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Reconstructing state Highway 22 through the city of Shawano in 2019 will require the installation of gates and new signal lights at the railroad crossing on Green Bay Street, the Office of the Commissioner of Railroads ordered this week. On a request from the Department of Transportation, the... + continue reading

PHOTO BY MIRIAM NELSON CARRYING ON THE BOWLING TRADITION: Owners Jason and Jenny Resch purchased LA Lanes in 2008 and renamed it Resch Lanes. The bowling alley has only changed hands three time in seventy years.
Saturday, November 18, 2017
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The Wittenberg Bowling Center opened in fall 1947. Local resident Pat Gunderson started bowling there a year later, shortly after returning home from the Army. Seventy years later, under only its third set of owners, the center is still going strong under the name Resch Lanes, and Gunderson, 89... + continue reading

Leader photo by Jacy Zollar Shawano Community High School senior Atty Wagner, left, is one of eight seniors for the Hawks this year. After losing in the first round of playoffs last year at home, the seniors are hungry for a chance to advance farther in their final season.
Friday, November 17, 2017
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A seasoned Shawano boys basketball team is eager for redemption after feeling the pang of loss on their home court in the first round of Division 2 playoffs last year. Not only is the team returning eight seniors and several more varsity players, they also have an edge in the Bay Conference in... + continue reading

Photo by Carol Wagner A benefit is planned for Jonathon Kent, seated left, on Nov. 25 at Golden Sands in Cecil. His wife, Kay, sits next to him and standing, from left, are Randy Wright, Mary Wright, Stacy Kent and Chris Kent.
Friday, November 17, 2017
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Jonathon Kent didn’t think his life would go the way it has the past year. Almost exactly one year ago, the Shawano Community High School choir director became paralyzed from the waist down. “We had just driven to Milwaukee and back,” he recalled. It was the Saturday after Thanksgiving... + continue reading

Leader photo by Jacy Zollar Bonduel High School senior Brynn Reinke drives towards the basket during Friday’s home opener loss against Manitowoc-Roncalli.

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Traffic crawls along Green Bay Street at the railroad tracks Friday. Plans for road reconstruction in 2019 include upgrading the intersection with gates and new signal lights.

PHOTO BY MIRIAM NELSON CARRYING ON THE BOWLING TRADITION: Owners Jason and Jenny Resch purchased LA Lanes in 2008 and renamed it Resch Lanes. The bowling alley has only changed hands three time in seventy years.

Leader photo by Jacy Zollar Shawano Community High School senior Atty Wagner, left, is one of eight seniors for the Hawks this year. After losing in the first round of playoffs last year at home, the seniors are hungry for a chance to advance farther in their final season.

Photo by Carol Wagner A benefit is planned for Jonathon Kent, seated left, on Nov. 25 at Golden Sands in Cecil. His wife, Kay, sits next to him and standing, from left, are Randy Wright, Mary Wright, Stacy Kent and Chris Kent.

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Saturday, 18/11/17
The city expects to save some money next year by moving to a new insurance plan, but former Shawano employees who expected their coverage to continue will be cut off by 2019. The city had been part of the state-run Employee Trust Fund, but backed out of it because of a looming $175,000 increase... + continue reading
Saturday, 18/11/17
After years of fruitless debate on the County Board floor, county supervisors this week agreed to change the start time for board meetings beginning in April, with expectations it could broaden the pool of potential County Board candidates. All board meetings will begin at 3 p.m. starting with... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Lee Pulaski Traffic crawls along Green Bay Street at the railroad tracks Friday. Plans for road reconstruction in 2019 include upgrading the intersection with gates and new signal lights.
Saturday, 18/11/17
Reconstructing state Highway 22 through the city of Shawano in 2019 will require the installation of gates and new signal lights at the railroad crossing on Green Bay Street, the Office of the Commissioner of Railroads ordered this week. On a request from the Department of Transportation, the... + continue reading

PHOTO BY MIRIAM NELSON CARRYING ON THE BOWLING TRADITION: Owners Jason and Jenny Resch purchased LA Lanes in 2008 and renamed it Resch Lanes. The bowling alley has only changed hands three time in seventy years.
Saturday, 18/11/17
The Wittenberg Bowling Center opened in fall 1947. Local resident Pat Gunderson started bowling there a year later, shortly after returning home from the Army. Seventy years later, under only its third set of owners, the center is still going strong under the name Resch Lanes, and Gunderson, 89... + continue reading

Leader photo by Tim Ryan Jerry Strickland encourages the Shawano Common Council to cut spending rather than adopt a 60-cent per $1,000 increase in the tax rate at a budget hearing Wednesday at City Hall, 127 S. Sawyer St.
Friday, 17/11/17
Shawano city officials ditched a proposed wheel tax Wednesday after hearing from an angry contingent of citizens opposed to it, but a spike in the city’s tax rate remained in place at the end of an exhaustive evening of debate. The city’s share of the tax rate will jump from $9.29 per $1,000 of... + continue reading

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Leader photo by Jacy Zollar Bonduel High School senior Brynn Reinke drives towards the basket during Friday’s home opener loss against Manitowoc-Roncalli.
Saturday, 18/11/17
In a game that started with just 16 points scored at the half, Bonduel and Manitowoc-Roncalli turned up the heat with 3-pointers and the Jets escaped with a 37-35 win in the final minute on Friday... + continue reading

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Saturday, 18/11/17
Who are church basement women, and what exactly do they do? There was a book written many years ago that was all about these women. It had recipes and poems, and took a humorous look at them and the... + continue reading

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Photo by Carol Wagner A benefit is planned for Jonathon Kent, seated left, on Nov. 25 at Golden Sands in Cecil. His wife, Kay, sits next to him and standing, from left, are Randy Wright, Mary Wright, Stacy Kent and Chris Kent.
Friday, 17/11/17
Jonathon Kent didn’t think his life would go the way it has the past year. Almost exactly one year ago, the Shawano Community High School choir director became paralyzed from the waist down. “... + continue reading

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