Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Crews place concrete barriers along the Wolf River to block floodwaters in an effort to reopen state Highway 47-55 Thursday in downtown Keshena.
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Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Workers with the state Department of Transportation, Menominee County and Menominee Indian tribe conduct clean-up efforts on state Highway 47-55 Thursday in downtown Keshena.
Friday, December 19, 2014
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State Highway 47-55 in Keshena remained closed Thursday as crews from the Menominee Indian tribe and Menominee County worked to remove floodwater from the roadway. Brent Matthews, state highway maintenance supervisor, reported Thursday afternoon that water levels had receded but still remained... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz First-year head coach Michael Homan directs the Shawano Community High School wrestling team during a drill Monday at the school.
Friday, December 19, 2014
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Michael Homan, the new Shawano Community High School wrestling coach, knows a little bit about the program he’s taking over from former coach Adam Bieber. “I started wrestling in this room,” Homan said Monday after practice in the SCHS wrestling room. A 2004 SCHS graduate, Homan was a state... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Two motorists stop at the state Highway 47-55 road closure in Keshena on Wednesday, a day after the state Department of Transportation closed the road due to flooding. The DOT said county highway officials are awaiting water pumps and concrete barriers in an effort to reopen the road.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Several pumps and concrete barriers have been ordered by the the Menominee County Highway Department to help alleviate flooding and hopefully re-open state Highway 47-55 in Keshena. The state Department of Transportation closed the main road through Keshena on Tuesday, a day after the Menominee... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Shawano Community High School junior Sara Hokenstad drives against Marinette during a Bay Conference game Tuesday in Shawano. Shawano ended a five-game losing streak with a 44-41 victory.
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Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Shawano Community High School junior Megan Klitzke takes shot Tuesday during a game against Bay Conference foe Marinette in Shawano. Shawano won, 44-41.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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A big first-half lead and the quick hands of junior Sara Hokenstad helped the Shawano Community High School girls basketball team get its first win of the season Tuesday against visiting Marinette. After building a 33-17 lead in the first half, the Hawks (1-5, 1-3 Bay Conference) allowed... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Dave Sayer, left, of the Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol, presents Karl Jonsson, of Gresham, with a $1 million check and flowers outside his home Tuesday.
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Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Karl Jonsson, of Gresham, reacts to news that he won $1 million after being surprised by Dave Sayer, of the Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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Karl Jonsson’s life changed about 2:15 p.m. Tuesday when he answered a knock on the door of his parents’ Gresham home. When Jonsson answered the door, he was greeted by the Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol bearing balloons, flowers and an oversized certificate listing Jonsson as a $1... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Crews place concrete barriers along the Wolf River to block floodwaters in an effort to reopen state Highway 47-55 Thursday in downtown Keshena.
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Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Workers with the state Department of Transportation, Menominee County and Menominee Indian tribe conduct clean-up efforts on state Highway 47-55 Thursday in downtown Keshena.

Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz First-year head coach Michael Homan directs the Shawano Community High School wrestling team during a drill Monday at the school.

Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Two motorists stop at the state Highway 47-55 road closure in Keshena on Wednesday, a day after the state Department of Transportation closed the road due to flooding. The DOT said county highway officials are awaiting water pumps and concrete barriers in an effort to reopen the road.

Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Shawano Community High School junior Sara Hokenstad drives against Marinette during a Bay Conference game Tuesday in Shawano. Shawano ended a five-game losing streak with a 44-41 victory.
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Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Shawano Community High School junior Megan Klitzke takes shot Tuesday during a game against Bay Conference foe Marinette in Shawano. Shawano won, 44-41.

Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Dave Sayer, left, of the Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol, presents Karl Jonsson, of Gresham, with a $1 million check and flowers outside his home Tuesday.
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Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Karl Jonsson, of Gresham, reacts to news that he won $1 million after being surprised by Dave Sayer, of the Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol.

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Nationwide racial tensions that have simmered in recent weeks over the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police have not been lost on local law enforcement, even though the Shawano area does not have a large African-American population. The concern locally, according to Shawano Police... + continue reading
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The chokehold being blamed for the death of Eric Garner during a confrontation with New York police in July is technically legal as a deadly force alternative, but you won’t find it in the trained tactical arsenal of the Shawano police or county sheriff’s departments. Shawano Police Chief Mark... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Jason Arndt Crews place concrete barriers along the Wolf River to block floodwaters in an effort to reopen state Highway 47-55 Thursday in downtown Keshena.
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State Highway 47-55 in Keshena remained closed Thursday as crews from the Menominee Indian tribe and Menominee County worked to remove floodwater from the roadway. Brent Matthews, state highway maintenance supervisor, reported Thursday afternoon that water levels had receded but still remained... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Tim Ryan Dale Radder, left, seated beside his attorney, Leonard Kachinsky, listens to the judge’s ruling on Radder’s motion for a reduced sentence on child porn possession charges Thursday in Shawano-Menominee County Circuit Court.
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A Belle Plaine man serving 30 years in prison for child porn possession and several drug-related felonies lost a bid Thursday to have his sentence reduced. Dale R. Radder, 42, was sentenced in August 2013 after pleading no contest to 213 counts of possessing child pornography, as well as... + continue reading
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The city attorney says Clintonville Mayor Judith Magee illegally authorized a $203,000 check. Magee, who took a medical leave of absence from Oct. 1 to Nov. 26 citing stresses of the job and working with the Common Council, admitted authorizing the check for improvements for TIF 3 in August.... + continue reading

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Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz First-year head coach Michael Homan directs the Shawano Community High School wrestling team during a drill Monday at the school.
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Michael Homan, the new Shawano Community High School wrestling coach, knows a little bit about the program he’s taking over from former coach Adam Bieber. “I started wrestling in this room,” Homan... + continue reading

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To the editor: By now all of you have heard that Ray Rice has been reinstated on his appeal to play in the NFL again. If some team wants him. You can bet Adrian Peterson will also be reinstated... + continue reading

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Bonduel Elementary School Some of the third-grade students at Bonduel Elementary School were asked to reflect on what they are thankful for. Each student wrote a few sentences describing them, and... + continue reading

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