The Shawano Leader

Lt. Chris Madle, left, and Deputy Nathan Thornborrow, pay for a batch of toys in the Walmart checkout using the cash donations given by local shoppers Nov. 29.

Lee Pulaski | NEW Media
11/30/2023 - 4:13pm
The Shawano County Sheriff’s Office raided the Shawano Walmart on Nov. 29, taking hundreds of toys into custody with onlookers watching. It was all for a good cause, though, as the toys will be turned over to good girls and boys just in time for...

Wittenberg Enterprise & Birnamwood News

Vehicles pass on state Highway 47, just south of Old Dump Road in Shawano, as a Feb. 27 morning snowstorm coats the road in snow and ice. The morning storm came just days after Shawano received 18 inches of snow. The many weather incidents from the winter of 2022-23 caused Shawano County to exceed its five-year snow removal budget average by 26%.

File | NEW Media
11/30/2023 - 4:09pm
Just as sure as death and taxes, Wisconsin winters mean snow, wind and ice — and that means snowplows. For the next four months, the Shawano County Highway Department office will be staffed 24 hours a day to monitor the current road and weather...

Oconto County Times Herald

Young people congregate at the float off East Side Beach during the Sunset Concert Series event July 28 in Oconto Falls. City officials say budget constraints mean they won’t be able to afford lifeguards or repair the deteriorating float in 2024.

File | NEW Media
11/28/2023 - 11:45am
The Oconto Falls City Council finalized its 2024 city budget Nov. 27, with several street projects dependent on whether state grants come through to support the work. The city is looking to spend about $3.3 million in the coming year, with $1.5...


Alex Haines (3) led Oconto Falls with 11 points against Little Chute in the Panthers’ 66-32 loss. He shot 3-for-8 from the floor and 5-for-7 from the free throw line. He also had five rebounds and three steals.

Dustin Riese
11/29/2023 - 1:26pm
If you want to be the best, you have to beat the best, and that is what the Oconto Falls boys basketball team was trying to accomplish Nov. 28. Coming off a season opening win the week before, the Panthers turned their attention to conference play...


Kevin Wasco
11/30/2023 - 9:19am
For many, weight management is an important factor that helps support their overall health and well-being. “Carrying extra weight is a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes,” said Dr. Kevin Wasco, a general surgeon and co-director of the ThedaCare...


11/21/2023 - 1:02pm
To the editor: For decades, Wisconsin ranked near the top in voter participation in the nation. In contrast, when Republicans took control of the governorship and the Legislature in 2010, they pushed through a voter ID law that disenfranchised many...