Contributed Photo A photo from the state inspection report at Matsche Farms shows calves on a concrete lot that regulators say the farm built without permission, which farm representatives deny.
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Contributed Photo An aerial image from the state inspection reports shows Matsche Farms on top with yellow arrows indicating the path of runoff that allegedly got into the Embarrass River at the bottom.
Friday, July 28, 2017
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Matsche Farms Inc., one of Shawano County’s largest dairy farms, is working to resolve a state regulatory finding that the farm improperly discharged waste into the Embarrass River. An inspector for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources cited Matsche Farms in May after discovering runoff... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Clintonville Legion right fielder Colton Kluth dives for a ball during Thursday’s 6-1 home loss to West Salem in the Class A state tournament.
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Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Clintonville Legion pitcher Nate Krueger gave up 10 hits and six earned runs in Thursday’s 6-1 loss to West Salem in the Class A state tournament.
Friday, July 28, 2017
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West Salem’s Alex Jeranek had Clintonville Legion’s number all day Thursday in a dominating performance. He scattered four hits over seven innings and added four hits at the plate in a 6-1 victory over the Diamondcats in the Class A Legion State Tournament in Clintonville. “That’s a nice ball... + continue reading

Photo by Grace Kirchner Don Jirschele, left, was saluted Wednesday by Waupaca County Board Chairman Richard Koeppen at the American Legion Class A state baseball tournament in Clintonville.
Friday, July 28, 2017
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For the first time in 22 years, the American Legion Baseball Class A state tournament is being held in Clintonville. The tournament opened Wednesday and continues through Sunday at Don Jirschele Stadium in the W.A. Olen Athletic Field. During the opening ceremony Wednesday, Waupaca County... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Greg Mellis Wisconsin residents love their Friday fish fries. Many people enjoy having their fish with tartar sauce and coleslaw, with a beer to wash it down.
Friday, July 28, 2017
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The fish fry represents Wisconsin’s food culture almost as much as cheese. So how did it become such an important part of Wisconsin history? No doubt, religion, and the Catholic church in particular, played a central role. One myth claims that a powerful medieval pope made a secret pact with... + continue reading

Contributed Photo Stephanie Nielson works as a licensed practical nurse at ThedaCare Physicians-Shawano.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
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Some say nursing is the heart of health care. Stephanie Nielson, licensed practical nurse at ThedaCare Physicians-Shawano, couldn’t agree more. “Nursing is my passion,” Nielson said. “I love working with the patients.” Nielson has been with ThedaCare for more than a year. She is a practice... + continue reading

Contributed Photo A photo from the state inspection report at Matsche Farms shows calves on a concrete lot that regulators say the farm built without permission, which farm representatives deny.
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Contributed Photo An aerial image from the state inspection reports shows Matsche Farms on top with yellow arrows indicating the path of runoff that allegedly got into the Embarrass River at the bottom.

Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Clintonville Legion right fielder Colton Kluth dives for a ball during Thursday’s 6-1 home loss to West Salem in the Class A state tournament.
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Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Clintonville Legion pitcher Nate Krueger gave up 10 hits and six earned runs in Thursday’s 6-1 loss to West Salem in the Class A state tournament.

Photo by Grace Kirchner Don Jirschele, left, was saluted Wednesday by Waupaca County Board Chairman Richard Koeppen at the American Legion Class A state baseball tournament in Clintonville.

Leader Photo by Greg Mellis Wisconsin residents love their Friday fish fries. Many people enjoy having their fish with tartar sauce and coleslaw, with a beer to wash it down.

Contributed Photo Stephanie Nielson works as a licensed practical nurse at ThedaCare Physicians-Shawano.

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Friday, 28/07/17
Two Shawano men with links to what authorities have called one of the largest drug conspiracy cases ever seen in Shawano County were indicted in federal court this week for allegedly purchasing firearms on behalf of California drug smugglers, according to court records. Gary W. Hancock, 24, and... + continue reading

Contributed Photo A photo from the state inspection report at Matsche Farms shows calves on a concrete lot that regulators say the farm built without permission, which farm representatives deny.
Friday, 28/07/17
Matsche Farms Inc., one of Shawano County’s largest dairy farms, is working to resolve a state regulatory finding that the farm improperly discharged waste into the Embarrass River. An inspector for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources cited Matsche Farms in May after discovering runoff... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Greg Mellis Wisconsin residents love their Friday fish fries. Many people enjoy having their fish with tartar sauce and coleslaw, with a beer to wash it down.
Friday, 28/07/17
The fish fry represents Wisconsin’s food culture almost as much as cheese. So how did it become such an important part of Wisconsin history? No doubt, religion, and the Catholic church in particular, played a central role. One myth claims that a powerful medieval pope made a secret pact with... + continue reading
Friday, 28/07/17
Sacred Heart Catholic School in Shawano will hold an open house for its preschool and 4-K programs from 5:30-7 p.m. Aug. 7. The event will offer newly registered and prospective families the opportunity to witness firsthand what students in those classrooms learn, participate in, experience and... + continue reading
Friday, 28/07/17
OWI/Injury A Shawano man has been charged with four felony counts related to an accident in the town of Richmond last month. Leland J. Okimosh, 29, is charged with fourth offense operating while intoxicated and operating with a prohibited blood alcohol count, causing injury while driving... + continue reading

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Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Clintonville Legion right fielder Colton Kluth dives for a ball during Thursday’s 6-1 home loss to West Salem in the Class A state tournament.
Friday, 28/07/17
West Salem’s Alex Jeranek had Clintonville Legion’s number all day Thursday in a dominating performance. He scattered four hits over seven innings and added four hits at the plate in a 6-1 victory... + continue reading

Photo by Grace Kirchner Don Jirschele, left, was saluted Wednesday by Waupaca County Board Chairman Richard Koeppen at the American Legion Class A state baseball tournament in Clintonville.
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Saturday, 22/07/17
While just teenagers, two young brothers came to the United States with a suitcase and a prayer. Walter Robenhagen (my grandfather) and Fred Robenhagen (Elaine Buettner Knope’s grandfather) set out... + continue reading

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Friday, 28/07/17
Bonduel School District media specialist Lisa Sorlie attended the Energy Institute for Educators, a teacher workshop hosted by the Wisconsin Energy Institute on the University of Wisconsin-Madison... + continue reading

Contributed Photo Karelyn Malliet, of Shawano, works with Brian Nozny, a faculty performer, at the percussion and steel band session at the Birch Creek Music Performance Center in Egg Harbor.
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