Step back in time: March 19-25 in Hub City history
By Ann Ziegler
Ten years ago
Valborg Chronquist was recognized at Sunday’s concert with the Central Wisconsin Choral Leadership Award. Previous award recipients were Greg Reierson, Kathy Biederwolf, Bill Allen, and Joe and Mary Ousley, all of Marshfield; Marge Retzer of Medford; and Diane and Randy Veale of Spencer.
Twenty-five years ago
Two administrators at Columbus Catholic High School announced their resignations. The Rev. William P. Neis, principal, would resign at the end of the school year to continue studies at the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana. Sister Barbara Nelson, Columbus’ associate principal, was elected regional superior for the United States for her religious order, the institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and would resign from her position at the school.
Fifty years ago
According to N. E. Dietrich, utility manager, work on the Electric and Water Department’s multimillion dollar addition to the power plant in Wildwood Park was progressing smoothly. Department officials hoped to have the addition finished by the end of April 1968.
Seventy-five years ago
Recently organized under the Civilian Defense Council, the roster of the Auxiliary Fire Department was announced by Unit Chief Ray A. Flagel. There were 37 men on the roster that were divided into five squads. Squad leaders were Joe Matowitz, J. F. Shuman, Sib Knapstein, William Kraschnewski, and Oscar Witt.