Years Gone By

Aug. 20, 2009
10 Years ago

Nueske Applewood Smoked Meats awarded the Gold Sofi Award from the national Association for the Specialty Food Trade event in New York.

Wittenberg-Birnamwood Nature Center giving tree completed by Carol and Bill Strand. Leaves list donors and amounts given.

Obits: Irene M. Laude, 87, Wittenberg; Marie Bauch, 92, Birnamwood.

Birth: Stella Lee Benbow born to Amanda and Scott Benbow, Lafayette, California. Grandmother is Sylvia Peterson Griggs, of Bogota, Columbia. Carol and Willys Folsom, Wittenberg, are great-aunt and great-uncle.

Marriage: Barbara Norrbom, daughter of Carl and June Norrbom, Wittenberg, marries John Clarke of Longmont, Colorado, on June 26.

Aug. 24, 2019
19 Years Ago

County land values up nearly 9%. Shawano County land values grew at a larger percentage than the state.

Caroline woman, Ellen Bushnell, 78, dies in two-car accident near Marion.

Major Richard S. Nelson, son of Andrea and Jerry Nelson, grandson of Betty and Gordon Cowles of Wittenberg, took command of the 56th Component Repair Squadron Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

Engagement: Nicole Mattmiller, Antigo, and Scott Ostrowski, Eland. An Aug. 25, 2001, wedding is being planned.

Obits: Olive E. Marsh, 88, Elderon; Frederick Hetzel, 62, Birnamwood; Lyman Spranger, 82, formerly of Elderon.

Elderon made a clean sweep of honors in the northern division of the BABA this year, capturing the regular season and playoff titles.

Aug. 18, 1994
25 Years Ago

State Senator Roger (D-Eland) says crime problems and prison overcrowding need long-term solutions.

Thad Paisar, Wittenberg, placed second in Otto Grunski Cycling Memorial Challenge in Menasha.

Bowler Area Development Committee will hold first ever “Bowler Beach Bash” on Sat. Aug. 20.

Births: Sheila Beckwith and Gary Boldig, Elderon, had a son, Mason Lee, on Friday, Aug. 12.
A son, Rick James, born to Dan and Paula Rew, Birnamwood, Aug. 11.

Obits: Zachary Sickler, 14, Eland, of a motorcycle accident; Clinton Knight, 79, Wittenberg; Melvin Long, 69, Wittenberg; Esther Sickler, 82, Wittenberg.

Mary (Hance) Sansevere, formerly of Wittenberg, was hired by the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves as director of the Timberwolves performance team.

Birnamwood’s Brad Resch leads the Kings to a fourth-place victory, 6-4, over Almon on Saturday. Resch pitched a complete game and banged out four hits.

Aug. 23, 1956
63 Years Ago

Four boys left for service last Thursday: Dave Brunner, Leopolis; James Becker, Bonduel; James Yaeger and James Thorson, Wittenberg.

Eighth reunion of the Wittenberg Academy met at St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Laude’s IGA store ad: cantaloupe 19 cents each, ground beef 39 cents per pound, quart of Miracle Whip is 51 cents.