Years Gone By

Dec. 17, 2009
10 Years Ago

Township of Wittenberg donates $12,000 to the Witt-Birn Hi-Wood Forest and Nature Center. Money will be used to upgrade hiking trails in the 80 acres and make other improvements to the center.

Wittenberg Enterprise & Birnamwood News editor Miriam Nelson starts up Your Community Shopper to fill the advertising void left by the demise of the Northerner. The vision is to promote a strong economy by shopping locally.

Northcentral Technical College partners with University of Wisconsin-Green Bay for Registered Nurse and Bachelor of Science Nursing degree program.

Obit: Fabian Corozalla, 74, Birnamwood.

Marriage: Betheny Marble, Eland, married Daniel Grant, Fort Bragg, California, on Nov. 9 in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.

Lindsey Janikowski and Alex Zastrow are Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School students of the week.
Charger Girls basketball beats Shiocton 105-18 and beats Bonduel 56-32.
WBHS athlete of the week is Rick Parker.

Dec. 14, 2000
19 Years Ago

Long’s Twin Barn Farm, Wittenberg, loses barn and 85 cows in fire.

Mielke Fine Arts Center complete expansion project started five years ago.

Births: Caleb Christopher was born Dec. 6 to parents Chris and Lisa Butler, Holmen. Grandparents are Howard and Betty Halbeslaben, Birnamwood. Jeremy Robert was born Dec. 5 to Michael and Becky Richard of Schofield. Foster grandfather is Carl Ellefson of Wittenberg.

Obits: Betty Brow, 73, Elderon; Ardellis Draeger, 65, Wittenberg.

WBHS students of the week are Chris Hawley and Jenny Vanderkooy.

Dec. 15, 1994
25 Years Ago

WBSD board votes to spend $50,000 to modernize outdated computer system.
Sen. Roger Breske (D-Eland) opposes cuts in aid for town roads.

Amanda Hanson and Joey Gretz are selected as WBHS students of the week.

Selected for the Daughters of the American Revolution — Good Citizen Award is Jenni Day, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Day, Eland.

Floyd Doering, Madison, receives Distinguished Service to Agriculture award. Doering was the agriculture education teacher at Wittenberg High School for 16 years.

Mike Schulta, Birnamwood, receives District Award of Merit from the Rib Mountain chapter of the Boys Scouts of America.

Birth: Samuel Andrew was born Dec. 6 to Terry and Shirley Wellhoefer, Birnamwood.

WB grapplers fall to Bonduel 37-30.

Dec. 13, 1956
63 Years Ago

Beulah Folkedahl, author of the historical narrative “A Dream Come True - The Homme Homes of Wittenberg” will be autographing copies of her book Dec. 15 at the Wittenberg Enterprise office. Books are $3.

Obit: Mrs. Tena Panko, 76, Elderon.

Birth: A son was born Dec. 7 to Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Ostrowski, Eland.

Marriage: Betty Mae Verkuilen, Eland, married Elroy Koskey, Hatley, on Dec. 8.

Marine Cpl. Archie Kluck, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfonse Kluck, Wittenberg, is stationed at Marine Corps Air Station in Iwakuni, Japan.

Wedding dance for Lila Beyer and Lawrence Klitzka is set for Dec. 15 with music by the Jolly Jolka-Dots.