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November 27, 2019

70 Years Ago

Week of Friday, November 25, 1949

John A. Korn of Newburg Corners was the only person of this community injured during the first four days of the deer hunting season. He was taken to a Black River Falls Hospital after being shot in the right leg above the ankle. He is recovering nicely.

Several local residents report hearing an explosion about 10:00 Saturday night, but no one seems to know the cause of it or the scene of it. It was of sufficient force to rattle windows in some sections. Two lesser explosions were also reported by some citizens.

60 Years Ago

Week of Friday, November 27, 1959

La Vern and Ann Dickman will be holding an open house at their new Coffee Shop location this Friday. There will be free coffee and donuts, also potato chips and pop for the younger set.

Richard Stephen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Stephen, is a member of the String Sinfonia at La Crosse State College, where he is a freshman.

50 Years Ago

Week of Thursday, November 27, 1969

The Outstanding Americans Foundation announced today that Jacqueline Miller, Nancy Hutchens, and Gerry Hundt, all from Cashton High School, have been selected as Outstanding Teenagers of America for 1970.

A new restaurant has opened for business in downtown Cashton. Grace’s Cafe, operated by Mrs. Chris (Grace) Olson of Ontario, is staging its grand opening this week. The cafe is located at 603 Broadway, between Pralle’s IGA and Ron’s 10th Inning Tavern.

40 Years Ago

Week of Wednesday, November 28, 1979

Members of the Cashton Volleyball team received honors at the end of the year. Kathy Hall received honorable mention, Kathy Newburg second team all-conference, and Rita Ripley received honorable mention.

Mr. and Mrs. Jerald Cary, Cashton, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Debbie, to Tim Hundt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Hundt of Cashton. A December 29lth wedding has been set.

30 Years Ago

Week of Wednesday, November 29, 1989

Voice of Democracy speech contest winners at Cashton High School are Peter Hilden, who won first place, and Jenny Weber, who took second.

A Cashton woman will be one of the soloists this weekend when the Viterbo Music Department presents Bach’s “Magnificat”. Christine Conrad, daughter of Paul and Joan Conrad of rural Cashton, is among the soloists for the 12-section composition.

20 Years Ago

Week of Wednesday, November 24, 1999

Allen Harter, Mark Kuhn, and Adam Harter were called out at Summer Camp to become members of the Ni-Sanak-Tani Lodge of the Order of the Arrow.

Clara Weibel turns 100 and will celebrate with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. at Rolling Hills Nursing Home in Sparta. She was born to Joseph and Emma Weibel on the family homestead in Sheldon Township, Monroe County, Wisconsin.

10 Years Ago

Week of Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Cashton area Knights of Columbus Punt, Pass, and Kick District winners included Jaden Schmitz, Dylan Campton, Kole Ripley, Olivia Pieper, Nicholas Lasky, Katelin Mack, Josie Wolf, Mark Gronemus, Anna Kircher, and Sarah Peterson. Dylan Campton placed second at the State Competition.

Little Britches Rodeo awards were given out to Dixon Hestetune, Nick Volden, Nora Hestetune, and Jay Kraabel.


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