The Shawano Leader

With the Ferris wheel from the Shawano County Fair in the background, IMCA Sports Mod drivers look to finish a race on championship night at the Shawano Speedway on Sept. 3. Shawano County Agriculture Society Chairman Scott Breitrick reported that the speedway suffered six rain-outs this season, but he noted that the total attendance to the races was approximately 70,000.

File | NEW Media
01/27/2023 - 12:01pm
It was a busy and productive year for the Shawano County Agriculture Society. Chairman Scott Breitrick made an appearance at the Jan. 25 Shawano County Board of Supervisors meeting, where he gave a year-end report and highlighted certain events,...

Wittenberg Enterprise & Birnamwood News

A group of piglets recently born in the ag building sleep as classes take a lull at Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School on Jan. 25. WBHS Agriculture Teacher Matthew Christian’s pig Sylvia farrowed 12 piglets at the school on Jan. 6. Christian said the piglets will be sold to students in Shawano and Marathon counties who are looking to show the animals at various events, including the Shawano County Fair.

Luke Reimer | NEW Media
01/27/2023 - 12:04pm
The agriculture department at Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School recently got a little larger. Sylvia, a pig owned by WBHS Agriculture Teacher Matthew Christian, gave birth to 12 piglets on Jan. 6. She and her large litter live in the agriculture...

Oconto County Times Herald

Encompass Early Education and Care Inc. is in the process of acquiring the former Kaempfer and Associates building at 650 E. Jackson St. in Oconto Falls. Plans are to convert it into a child care center serving as many as 140 children.

Warren Bluhm | NEW Media
01/25/2023 - 8:01am
The Oconto County Board approved a $250,000 grant that will help Encompass of Green Bay bring more child care availability into the county. The funds, approved unanimously Jan. 23, are to come out of an American Rescue Plan Coronavirus Fiscal...

SPORTS

01/29/2023 - 1:38pm
BOYS BASKETBALL Manawa 57 Gillett 41 Gillett dropped a nonconference matchup to Manawa on Jan. 28 in Gillett. Aydin Franti hit four 3-pointers and scored 14 points for Gillett. Jesse DeBauch added 12 points. Ben Matczak contributed seven points for...

Community

A group of piglets recently born in the ag building sleep as classes take a lull at Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School on Jan. 25. WBHS Agriculture Teacher Matthew Christian’s pig Sylvia farrowed 12 piglets at the school on Jan. 6. Christian said the piglets will be sold to students in Shawano and Marathon counties who are looking to show the animals at various events, including the Shawano County Fair.

Luke Reimer | NEW Media
01/27/2023 - 12:04pm
The agriculture department at Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School recently got a little larger. Sylvia, a pig owned by WBHS Agriculture Teacher Matthew Christian, gave birth to 12 piglets on Jan. 6. She and her large litter live in the agriculture...

OPINION

01/26/2023 - 9:15am
It’s an exciting time to be a fan of the Wisconsin Badgers football team. During my lifetime, Wisconsin football has spent many weeks ranked in the top 25. They’ve made bowl games just about every season and have won double-digit games on many...