Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Bonduel High School senior Althea Berry, one of three returning starters, gets low to make a pass during practice Wednesday. Berry and Brynn Reinke have helped take over the leadership of the volleyball squad heading into 2017.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
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With a setter, hitter and libero as the only returning starters from a year ago, it’s going to be up to them to lead Bonduel into a new season. Senior Brynn Reinke (setter), senior Althea Berry (libero) and junior Mckenzie Wollenberg (outside hitter), are paving the way for youth needing to... + continue reading

Photo by Rob Zimmer Annual black and blue salvia is a hummingbird favorite in stunning cobalt blue with contrasting black stems and bracts.
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Photo by Rob Zimmer Anise Hyssop, sometimes called blue or lavender hyssop, is an excellent native wildflower know for its licorice scent and flavor.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
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For lovers of summer blue, there are plenty of options for spectacular blue blossoms as late summer arrives. Annuals and perennials that bloom in beautiful blue are popular for the breathtaking color they provide now in August, continuing into the fall season. Combining the color blue with... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Scott Williams Ethyn Peterson of Northern Concrete Construction Inc. works in an excavated area Tuesday as concrete pouring begins for the foundation of a new Prevea Health clinic in Shawano.
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Leader Photo by Scott Williams Greg Bielinski of Northern Concrete Construction Inc. works on pouring concrete Tuesday for the foundation of a new Prevea Health clinic at 1276 E. Green Bay St., Shawano.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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Prevea Health has launched construction of a new Shawano walk-in clinic that could be serving patients in the area by next April. Crews have cleared the former site of Anello’s Torch Lite restaurant, 1276 E. Green Bay St., and have started work on the foundation for the nearly 10,000-square-foot... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Gresham Community School senior Dani Huntington works on her passing during a drill at practice Tuesday. Huntington is one of six seniors on the roster and will be the starting setter for the Wildcats this fall.
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Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Gresham Community School senior Hailey Hoffman bumps a ball during a control drill this week. Hoffman, an outside hitter for the Wildcats, is one of four returning starters from 2016.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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A large senior class, having worked its way through the Gresham volleyball program, is looking to make its mark in 2017. Led by Dani Huntington, Hailey Hoffman and Mackenzie Hoffman, the Wildcats will rely heavily on their six seniors this fall. “That experience I think is huge because we’ve... + continue reading

Contributed Photo The Shawano Ski Sharks doubles strap team of Bradley Keuschel and Kylie Wallace placed seventh at nationals in Loves Park, Illinois, last weekend.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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For the second time in as many seasons, the water-skiing duo of Bradley Keuschel and Kylie Wallace found themselves among the top 10 in the nation. Competing in the 2017 Show Ski National Championships in Loves Park, Illinois, last weekend, the Ski Sharks’ strap doubles team placed seventh among... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Bonduel High School senior Althea Berry, one of three returning starters, gets low to make a pass during practice Wednesday. Berry and Brynn Reinke have helped take over the leadership of the volleyball squad heading into 2017.

Photo by Rob Zimmer Annual black and blue salvia is a hummingbird favorite in stunning cobalt blue with contrasting black stems and bracts.
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Photo by Rob Zimmer Anise Hyssop, sometimes called blue or lavender hyssop, is an excellent native wildflower know for its licorice scent and flavor.

Leader Photo by Scott Williams Ethyn Peterson of Northern Concrete Construction Inc. works in an excavated area Tuesday as concrete pouring begins for the foundation of a new Prevea Health clinic in Shawano.
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Leader Photo by Scott Williams Greg Bielinski of Northern Concrete Construction Inc. works on pouring concrete Tuesday for the foundation of a new Prevea Health clinic at 1276 E. Green Bay St., Shawano.

Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Gresham Community School senior Dani Huntington works on her passing during a drill at practice Tuesday. Huntington is one of six seniors on the roster and will be the starting setter for the Wildcats this fall.
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Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Gresham Community School senior Hailey Hoffman bumps a ball during a control drill this week. Hoffman, an outside hitter for the Wildcats, is one of four returning starters from 2016.

Contributed Photo The Shawano Ski Sharks doubles strap team of Bradley Keuschel and Kylie Wallace placed seventh at nationals in Loves Park, Illinois, last weekend.

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Thursday, 17/08/17
A 53-year-old woman was found deceased in the wreckage of an apparent house explosion Thursday in the town of Wescott, according to the Shawano County Sheriff’s Department. The cause of the explosion was still unknown Thursday evening and was under investigation by the state fire marshal.... + continue reading
Thursday, 17/08/17
The deadline has come and gone for the Samanta Roy Institute of Science and Technology to offer a counter-appraisal of a blighted downtown property that the Shawano Redevelopment Authority wants to either acquire or condemn. Public Works Director Eddie Sheppard, a staff adviser to the RDA, said... + continue reading
Thursday, 17/08/17
A new route has been added to the fifth annual Bike the Barn Quilts Ride, which will take place Sept. 30. The bike rides consist of routes varying in distance from 5 to 70 miles. Each ride features barn quilts at local farms throughout the county. Depending on the ride chosen, participants will... + continue reading
Thursday, 17/08/17
Entries are being accepted for the 28th annual Shawano Country Chamber of Commerce Fall Homecoming Parade, which will step off at 6 p.m. Oct. 6. This year’s theme is “There’s No Place Like Home.” The chamber coordinates the parade in cooperation with Shawano Community High School and sponsoring... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Scott Williams Ethyn Peterson of Northern Concrete Construction Inc. works in an excavated area Tuesday as concrete pouring begins for the foundation of a new Prevea Health clinic in Shawano.
Wednesday, 16/08/17
Prevea Health has launched construction of a new Shawano walk-in clinic that could be serving patients in the area by next April. Crews have cleared the former site of Anello’s Torch Lite restaurant, 1276 E. Green Bay St., and have started work on the foundation for the nearly 10,000-square-foot... + continue reading

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Leader Photo by Chris Caporale Bonduel High School senior Althea Berry, one of three returning starters, gets low to make a pass during practice Wednesday. Berry and Brynn Reinke have helped take over the leadership of the volleyball squad heading into 2017.
Thursday, 17/08/17
With a setter, hitter and libero as the only returning starters from a year ago, it’s going to be up to them to lead Bonduel into a new season. Senior Brynn Reinke (setter), senior Althea Berry (... + continue reading

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Saturday, 12/08/17
I’m sure most of you readers, at one time or another, had someone say, “That’s an old wives’ tale.” Some thought the tales were merely superstitions, while others considered them to contain some... + continue reading

Schools

Saturday, 05/08/17
Shawano Community High School graduate Rachel Marquette has received a Student Volunteer Award from Scholarship America Dollars for Scholars. Marquette was awarded a scholarship for her... + continue reading

Contributed Photo Kim Strayer, a Bonduel School District special education teacher, discusses entrepreneurship with Tricia Ascher, owner of Ascher’s Janitorial Service.
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Contributed Photo Kelly Carlson, an educator at Bowler School District, learns about restocking the freezers at Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Meats.
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