Leader photo by Chris Caporale Shawano freshman Kate Hoffman slides under Peshtigo’s Megan Behnke for the game-winning run in the ninth inning of Thursday’s WIAA Division 2 regional semifinal contest at home.
Friday, May 27, 2016
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Shawano Community High School freshman Kate Hoffman, after being stranded as the potential game-clinching run on third base in the bottom of the seventh inning, used her speed on a bunt from freshman Bayleigh Laabs to score the game-winning run in a 7-6, nine-inning victory over Peshtigo on... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Greg Mellis Several local groups, including 4-H, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts put American flags at veterans’ gravesites throughout Woodland Cemetery on Thursday afternoon. Qualheim’s True Value donated the flags.
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Memorial Day in Shawano will be marked Monday by a parade to Woodlawn Cemetery and a program honoring fallen veterans. The parade is scheduled to start from Huckleberry Harbor at 9:20 a.m. and proceed east along Fifth Street until reaching Humphrey Circle and then Woodlawn Cemetery. In... + continue reading

Photo by Carol Wagner Harvey Coleman enlisted in the United States Marine Corps after Pearl Harbor was bombed.
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Right after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, Harvey Coleman enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in January 1942. Coleman, 93, who was born and raised in Mountain, was just 19 at the time and talking with a friend and fellow Eagle Scout about joining the service. “He wanted the Coast Guard,”... + continue reading

Leader photo by Chris Caporale SCHS sophomore pitcher Erin Cerveny allowed four runs in the first inning, but settled in to keep Peshtigo scoreless for two more innings in Shawano’s postponed WIAA Division 2 regional semifinal game at home. The Hawks led Peshtigo, 5-4, when lightning postponed the game until 4 p.m. Thursday.
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The Shawano softball team rebounded from giving up four runs in the top of the first inning to take a 5-4 lead after two in a postponed WIAA Division 2 home regional semifinal contest against Peshtigo. Sophomore pitcher Erin Cerveny needed a little time to find her composure in the circle,... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Scott Williams Donated to the Shawano County Historical Society, the 19th century church has been restored at Heritage Park and now is open for visitors or private rental.
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It is the little white church salvaged from a bygone era and brought into the present to begin life anew. Now part of Shawano’s Heritage Park, the church, dating back to 1891, has emerged from a three-year restoration effort and is about to host its first wedding at its new location. Michael... + continue reading

Leader photo by Chris Caporale Shawano freshman Kate Hoffman slides under Peshtigo’s Megan Behnke for the game-winning run in the ninth inning of Thursday’s WIAA Division 2 regional semifinal contest at home.

Leader Photo by Greg Mellis Several local groups, including 4-H, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts put American flags at veterans’ gravesites throughout Woodland Cemetery on Thursday afternoon. Qualheim’s True Value donated the flags.

Photo by Carol Wagner Harvey Coleman enlisted in the United States Marine Corps after Pearl Harbor was bombed.

Leader photo by Chris Caporale SCHS sophomore pitcher Erin Cerveny allowed four runs in the first inning, but settled in to keep Peshtigo scoreless for two more innings in Shawano’s postponed WIAA Division 2 regional semifinal game at home. The Hawks led Peshtigo, 5-4, when lightning postponed the game until 4 p.m. Thursday.

Leader Photo by Scott Williams Donated to the Shawano County Historical Society, the 19th century church has been restored at Heritage Park and now is open for visitors or private rental.

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The village of Mattoon is seeking a court injunction to stop the Unified School District of Antigo from closing Mattoon Elementary School at the end of the current school year. The complaint filed in Shawano-Menominee County Circuit Court Monday maintains the village and parents of elementary... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Greg Mellis Several local groups, including 4-H, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts put American flags at veterans’ gravesites throughout Woodland Cemetery on Thursday afternoon. Qualheim’s True Value donated the flags.
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Memorial Day in Shawano will be marked Monday by a parade to Woodlawn Cemetery and a program honoring fallen veterans. The parade is scheduled to start from Huckleberry Harbor at 9:20 a.m. and proceed east along Fifth Street until reaching Humphrey Circle and then Woodlawn Cemetery. In... + continue reading
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The Shawano County Historical Society is planning some new additions to the eighth annual Rhubarb Fest at Heritage Park on June 11. A rhubarb pie baking contest is planned. Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers. Slices of the contest pies will be offered for sale in the dessert line... + continue reading

Photo by Carol Wagner Harvey Coleman enlisted in the United States Marine Corps after Pearl Harbor was bombed.
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Right after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, Harvey Coleman enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in January 1942. Coleman, 93, who was born and raised in Mountain, was just 19 at the time and talking with a friend and fellow Eagle Scout about joining the service. “He wanted the Coast Guard,”... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Scott Williams Donated to the Shawano County Historical Society, the 19th century church has been restored at Heritage Park and now is open for visitors or private rental.
Thursday, 26/05/16 - 0 comment(s)
It is the little white church salvaged from a bygone era and brought into the present to begin life anew. Now part of Shawano’s Heritage Park, the church, dating back to 1891, has emerged from a three-year restoration effort and is about to host its first wedding at its new location. Michael... + continue reading

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Leader photo by Chris Caporale Shawano freshman Kate Hoffman slides under Peshtigo’s Megan Behnke for the game-winning run in the ninth inning of Thursday’s WIAA Division 2 regional semifinal contest at home.
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Shawano Community High School freshman Kate Hoffman, after being stranded as the potential game-clinching run on third base in the bottom of the seventh inning, used her speed on a bunt from freshman... + continue reading

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To the editor: Much has changed in policing since 1962 when President Kennedy set aside May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which it falls as a time to recognize America’s... + continue reading

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Contributed Photo Shawano Community High School’s Angela Kowalewski, left, a Northeast Wisconsin Technical College general anatomy and physiology instructor, and principal Scott Zwirschitz, second from left, receive a hand-painted model of the lymphatic system, donated by Dr. Jeff and Holly Zander, of Shawano, right. This donation was partially funded by the Bill Mielke Volunteer Educator Award received by Dr. Zander in 2015.
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Dr. Jeff Zander and his wife, Holly, have donated a high quality, hand-painted model of the lymphatic system to the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College’s general anatomy and physiology course at... + continue reading

Contributed Photo Hillcrest Primary School teacher Lori Schwecke is pictured with her second-grade class. Schwecke last week was named the 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year for the Junior Achievement Wolf River District.
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Contributed Photo Lori Schwecke, center, receives her Teacher of the Year award from Junior Achievement of the Wolf River District representatives Marty Monfils, left, and Sandy Ebbinger on May 12.
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