Leader Photos by Lee Pulaski Amy Hanten, author of the cookbook “The Cooking Mom Cooks Up Memories,” scoops pistachio pudding into the trifle dish to make her green and gold trifle Thursday night at the Shawano City-County Library as part of the Library @ 7 series. The host of the “Cooking With Amy” show had previously visited the library in 2010 for a cooking demo.
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Amy Hanten shows off her trifle dish Thursday.
Saturday, September 14, 2013
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Amy Hanten is on a mission, and that mission is to get people back to the dinner table. She plans to stop at nothing to make that happen, and she’ll use every tool in her arsenal to do that — salads, turkey taco bakes, even green and gold trifles to entice Green Bay Packers fans. “We didn’t... + continue reading

Leader Photos by Lee Pulaski SoHappy Davids, a teacher’s assistant at Gresham Community School, assists seventh-grade student Makayla Haffner with an assignment Monday while MacKenzie Roe continues reading.
Friday, September 13, 2013
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Three local schools are among the 167 recognized throughout the state with School of Recognition awards. Gresham Community School, Tigerton Elementary School and Marion Elementary School were the area schools to be selected for the award from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Tim Ryan Tom Kariean holds his arms up to stop traffic in the crosswalk near the Main and Center streets intersection Thursday afternoon as he assists a teen in crossing the street.
Friday, September 13, 2013
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“I’m just here for the safety of the kids,” Tom Kariean said Thursday afternoon as he paced the sidewalk along Main Street in a yellow safety vest waiting for pedestrians he could assist across the intersection at Center Street. Over the span of about 15 minutes, three teenagers crossed the... + continue reading

Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Bowler/Gresham coaches Brent Morris, standing, left, and Ralph Smith, right, talk to the team during a Great 8 Conference 8-man football game in Bowler. The Cats made the switch this season from 11- to eight-man football.
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Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Bowler/Gresham coach Ralph Smith Smith expects more schools to learn that in order to keep their football programs alive they will need to make the transition to eight-man, which he says is the best and safest option for the athletes.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
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For many Shawano area residents, high school football has been as much a part of fall as back-to-school shopping and the smell of burning leaves. Football field lights have shined as beacons across the Friday night sky, as the Hawks, Bears, Panthers, Tigers, et al. battled on the gridiron, just... + continue reading

Leader Photos by Lee Pulaski Amy Hanten, author of the cookbook “The Cooking Mom Cooks Up Memories,” scoops pistachio pudding into the trifle dish to make her green and gold trifle Thursday night at the Shawano City-County Library as part of the Library @ 7 series. The host of the “Cooking With Amy” show had previously visited the library in 2010 for a cooking demo.
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Amy Hanten shows off her trifle dish Thursday.

Leader Photos by Lee Pulaski SoHappy Davids, a teacher’s assistant at Gresham Community School, assists seventh-grade student Makayla Haffner with an assignment Monday while MacKenzie Roe continues reading.

Leader Photo by Tim Ryan Tom Kariean holds his arms up to stop traffic in the crosswalk near the Main and Center streets intersection Thursday afternoon as he assists a teen in crossing the street.

Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Bowler/Gresham coaches Brent Morris, standing, left, and Ralph Smith, right, talk to the team during a Great 8 Conference 8-man football game in Bowler. The Cats made the switch this season from 11- to eight-man football.
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Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Bowler/Gresham coach Ralph Smith Smith expects more schools to learn that in order to keep their football programs alive they will need to make the transition to eight-man, which he says is the best and safest option for the athletes.

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Saturday, 14/09/13
Shawano officials are exploring ways they could use some of the revenue from the city’s Tax Incremental Finance (TIF) districts to give an additional boost to economic development in those areas. TIF districts are areas where municipalities invest in infrastructure, such as sewer and water, to... + continue reading
Saturday, 14/09/13
Plans to develop a county policy for land acquisition funds are on hold, with the current budget crunch to blame. The Shawano County Capital Improvement Projects Committee on Thursday briefly discussed whether it would be prudent for the county to start setting aside funds for future land... + continue reading

Leader Photos by Lee Pulaski Amy Hanten, author of the cookbook “The Cooking Mom Cooks Up Memories,” scoops pistachio pudding into the trifle dish to make her green and gold trifle Thursday night at the Shawano City-County Library as part of the Library @ 7 series. The host of the “Cooking With Amy” show had previously visited the library in 2010 for a cooking demo.
Saturday, 14/09/13
Amy Hanten is on a mission, and that mission is to get people back to the dinner table. She plans to stop at nothing to make that happen, and she’ll use every tool in her arsenal to do that — salads, turkey taco bakes, even green and gold trifles to entice Green Bay Packers fans. “We didn’t... + continue reading
Friday, 13/09/13
Pounding the table, Sheriff Randy Wright on Thursday likened the attitudes of two county committees to the dictatorial rule of Syria’s Bashar Assad. Wright’s outburst at the Shawano County Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) Committee meeting was prompted by a Finance Committee decision earlier... + continue reading
Friday, 13/09/13
Several Shawano County supervisors want to see work started on an evidence storage facility, even if it’s just erecting a fence and laying gravel around the proposed site. Supervisor Bert Huntington told his colleagues on the Public Safety Committee this week that he and three other supervisors... + continue reading
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Sports


Leader Photo by Gerrard Diaz Shawano Community High School defensive back Cody Urban intercepts a Dakota Oskey pass during Friday night’s game against Seymour in Shawano.
Saturday, 14/09/13
Fans of big defensive plays might have liked Friday night’s Bay Conference football game between Shawano and Seymour in Shawano, but Hawks fans won’t like the final score. Seymour won 47-0.... + continue reading

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Saturday, 07/09/13
“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” — William James Last week I wrote about how the city responded to the aftermath of the storm. This week I would like to comment on how citizens... + continue reading

Schools


Leader Photos by Lee Pulaski SoHappy Davids, a teacher’s assistant at Gresham Community School, assists seventh-grade student Makayla Haffner with an assignment Monday while MacKenzie Roe continues reading.
Friday, 13/09/13
Three local schools are among the 167 recognized throughout the state with School of Recognition awards. Gresham Community School, Tigerton Elementary School and Marion Elementary School were the... + continue reading

Contributed Photo Physical education teacher Rob Wolff goes over the rules and expectations for the playground at Olga Brener Intermediate School during the school’s Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports kickoff on the first day of school. Students visited various stations to get information needed to be respectful, responsible and safe.
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Contributed Photo KENOTE RETIRES: Jana Kenote models the new Pendleton blanket she received Aug. 29 in honor of her retirement from Menominee Tribal School after 17 years. Kenote worked as a para-pro for 10 years and was in maintenance for seven years. Besides the blanket and other gifts, a potluck lunch was held with the staff. Short speeches, including a humorous poem written by Mike Clark, were given to show Kenote how much the school will miss her kindness, dedication and hard work.
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