Step back in time: Sept. 10-16 in Hub City history
By Ann Ziegler
Ten years ago
Recently held in the center court in front of JCPenney at the Shoppes of Wood Ridge Mall, the MOMS Club of Marshfield presented a children’s book reading. Books were read by club members Charissa Yurkovich, Jessica Torres, Kari Lobner, Karen McGreevey, and Amy Neumann.
Twenty-five years ago
In recent bowling action in the Mainstreet Major League, John Bangart had the high game of 258, followed by Gary Stargardt with a 249. Bangart had a high series of 661 to Stargardt’s second highest series of 641.
Fifty years ago
Driving a 1955 Mercury, Harold Aldrich of Marshfield won the feature race at the Rangeline Speedway Saturday night. Art Halverson of Loyal won the semi-feature in a 1952 Ford, and the winner of the powder puff derby was Ruth Nikolai.
Seventy-five years ago
After serving in World War I together in France, two Marshfield men expected to be in the Army again in the near future. Mike Wellner, who was employed at the Marshfield Post Office, and Leo Michels, who worked at Chick’s Cafe, had been contacted by Uncle Sam to come and aid in the World War II effort, continuing the job they started as volunteers in 1917.