Years Gone By

Sept. 17, 2009
10 Years Ago

Walls of Wittenberg hosts annual fall show that features the work of the late Richard Neevel. Daughter Elaine Diffor, Wittenberg, gathered his artwork from friends, relatives and her siblings to showcase the work of a self-taught artist who specialized in nature scenes.

Wittenberg True Value spruces up Tigerton Middle/High school with a 40-gallon paint donation.

Wittenberg Area Chamber of Commerce hosts first fall rummage-o-rama.

Tigerton will celebrate 100th anniversary of the first commencement ceremony Sept. 26.

Obit: Arley Edward Hartleben, 62, Blackshear, Georgia, formerly of Wittenberg.

Kendal Wormuth is WBHS athlete of the week.

WBHS Chargers hosted cross country invitational Sept 8. Girls place fifth and boys sixth.

Sept. 21, 2000
19 Years Ago

Shawano County population is up more than 5.5% from the 1990 Census.

Erin Day, Elderon, daughter of Lawrence and Mary Day, was selected to play flute in the 2000 National FFA band in Louisville, Kentucky, at the FFA National Convention.

Gas pipeline was vandalized at the Wisconsin Gas/ANR Pipeline company substation on Hwy. 32 in town of Green Valley.

Obit: Virginia Jakubek, 77, Galloway.

Brooke Bernitt and Jame Clark were named WBHS students of the week.

WB Chargers ground Falcons 49-14.

Alan Beversdorf, WBHS graduate, finds success in second year at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh as quarterback.

Sept. 15, 1994
25 years ago

Dana Matson and Joe Bartelt were WBHS students of the month.

Our Savior Lutheran Church, Elderon, to celebrate 75th anniversary Sunday.

Obits: Dorothy P. Dillman, 74, Mosinee; Cathleen Jensen, 28, Mosinee, from a car accident; Siegfried Mauro Jr, 64, Menominee Falls, formerly of Wittenberg; Margaret Christiansen, 82, Tigerton; Dorothy Hartleben, 74, Morris.

Charger girls win Irish Invitational.

Sept. 13, 1956
63 years a

Keith Decorah, 20, charged with murder at Neopit.

Birth: A daughter was born Sept. 6 to Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Long, Tigerton.

Auction sales: Joseph Ploeder farm, south of Antigo; Emil T. Luibbe farm, north of Ringle; Ernest Christiansen farm, north of Iola; Oscar Holm farm, north of Tigerton.