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The Shawano Leader

Third grade student Colton Farley, left, and first grade student Ayriss Nicholas pray as they partake in the first all-school Mass during the new school year at Sacred Heart Catholic School.

Contributed
09/14/2021 - 1:50pm
With the 2021-22 academic year underway, three area parochial schools are seeing a noticeable increase in their student counts. “St. James currently has 215 students enrolled in grades K-8,” said St. James Lutheran School Principal David Kaiser. “...

Wittenberg Enterprise & Birnamwood News

Verna Fowler, left, talks about the history of Bethany Indian Mission and School during a Sept. 12 presentation at Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School. Fellow panelists include, from left, Paul Rykken, Heather Bruegl, Susan Sihler and Richard Gonzales.
Warren Bluhm | NEW Media
09/15/2021 - 10:10pm
The old Bethany Indian Mission in Wittenberg thrived during an era when the goal was to eradicate tribal traditions and assimilate Native Americans into white society. On the footprint of what once was the mission’s property, about 100 people...

Oconto County Times Herald

Third grade student Colton Farley, left, and first grade student Ayriss Nicholas pray as they partake in the first all-school Mass during the new school year at Sacred Heart Catholic School.

Contributed
09/14/2021 - 1:50pm
With the 2021-22 academic year underway, three area parochial schools are seeing a noticeable increase in their student counts. “St. James currently has 215 students enrolled in grades K-8,” said St. James Lutheran School Principal David Kaiser. “...

SPORTS

Shawano’s Carson Popp, left, prepares to pass the ball during the team’s nonconference win over Marinette on Aug. 28 in Shawano.

Morgan Rode | NEW Media
09/16/2021 - 12:34pm
The Shawano Community High School football team endured a tough start to the season, losing to Denmark in week one and also losing two players to injury. Behind the effort of players like senior quarterback Carson Popp, the Hawks were able to bounce...

Community

Dean and Cheryl Konkel, right, are shown with Todd and Wendy Senzig, sponsors of Shawano County’s 372nd barn quilt at W13004 State Highway 29 in Tilleda.

(Jim Leuenberger)
09/14/2021 - 1:39pm
Todd and Wendy Senzig, owners of Senzig’s Fine Home Furnishings in Shawano, have sponsored Shawano County’s 372nd barn quilt. Called “I Feel MOO-velous,” it is on display on a farm owned by Dean and Cheryl Konkel at W13004 State Highway 29, Tilleda...

OPINION

09/13/2021 - 9:59am
A change has been made to the “emergency response” protocol at the old Point Beach nuclear reactors on Lake Michigan, south of Green Bay. The operator, NextEra Energy Point Beach, has replaced the site’s disaster warning sirens. No more will the...