Step back in time: March 12-18 in Hub City history
By Ann Ziegler
Ten years ago
South Central Avenue is scheduled for reconstruction in 2010 from Wildwood Zoo to Veteran’s Parkway. City officials wanted to hear from citizens and others who worked, visited, lived, and shopped Marshfield’s downtown for ideas to beautify the sidewalk areas along the reconstructed route.
Twenty-five years ago
The Main Street board of directors elected Ruth Voss to fill a vacant seat on the board. Dale Anderson, Main Street president, also appointed Voss to chairman of the design committee.
Fifty years ago
Members of the Marshfield Youth Council were to be treated with a series of three free dances held at the Youth Center, the first dance scheduled for March 17.
Elected to the governing board of the council were Mary Beth Hash, Peggy Williams, Jackie Bilek, Charlene Moen, Kay Palmer, Mary Britten, Melanie Murray, Alice Weinfurtner, Sue Weber, Karen Altmann, Cathy Shwery, Renee Schulte, Mary Gorman, Glenda Grassman, and Seely Weber.
Seventy-five years ago
An elimination forensic contest was held at Marshfield Senior High School, resulting in five regulars and five alternates chosen to represent the school in the league forensic contest March 19 in Nekoosa. Regulars chosen were Jay Joseph, Carolyn Hendricksson, Jeanne Nelson, Lila Mae Wenzel, and Marjorie Ferrell.