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April 29, 2020

70 Years Ago

Week of Friday, April 28, 1950

Wrestling will return to the Cashton Community Hall Wednesday night, May 10, and it promises to surpass any previous card that has been booked here. The Greek Warrior, Kostas Devilis will be featured.

Workers at the Cashton tobacco warehouse are on vacation this week, following the completion of the work for the P. Lorillard company. Next Monday they will resume work starting on tobacco for their own company, the Northern Wisconsin Leaf Tobacco company.

60 Years Ago

Week of Friday, April 29, 1960

Three of the musical groups of Cashton High School will present their annual spring concert Wednesday, May 4, at 8 p.m.

ADVERTISEMENT - Dr. F. N. Petersen - Veterinarian. Telephone 95, Cashton Wisconsin.

50 Years Ago

Week of Thursday, April 30, 1970

Mrs. Irene Chalupnik has sold her interest in the Badger Store to her son, James, and his wife. Mrs. Chalupnik, widow of Barney Chalupnik, has been involved in the business for the past 43 years.

Michael Nulf and Mary Jernander presided over prom as king and queen. 130 students attended to the theme “The Illiad and the Odyssey.”

40 Years Ago

Week of Wednesday, April 30, 1980

Cathryn Collingon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Collingon, was named the 1980 Cashton High School Valedictorian. Patricia Korn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Korn, is this year’s Salutatorian.

Still no moisture to help the tinder-dry situation. We hear the fire whistle all too often.

30 Years Ago

Week of Wednesday, May 2, 1990

The annual Cashton Fireman’s fundraiser will begin this Saturday, May 5, at 10 a.m. with the Amish bake sale and an open house at the fire station.

Lora Schreier and Nancy Dickenson each earned a first place finish in the 300 hurdles and 3200 run respectively. The girls track team placed in every event at the home quadrangular.

20 Years Ago

Week of Wednesday, April 26, 2000

Steve Hundt, and his mother Dona, received an award from William Doucette of Daimler Chrysler Motors corporation for 50 years of Hundt Implement selling Chrysler vehicles.

Jim Lusk & Sons, Paul Klinkner, and Gerald Klinkner were among area farmers to be recognized for dairy excellence.

10 Years Ago

Week of Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Cashton Elementary School students were on hand to witness the release of a Great Horned Owl, rescued in Cashton.

Lia Fanning pitched for 15 strike-outs, 5 walks, and 3 hits in a win over Brookwood last Monday. The Cashton senior recorded all the outs in the five inning game by way of strike-out.


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