May 6, 2020
70 Years Ago
Week of Friday, May 5, 1950
King Omen Bethauser and Queen Maralyn Hendrickson led the grand march at prom held at the Cashton Community Hall last Friday, April 28. Ninety-four couples attended.
No injuries were reported following a crash near Paul’s Cafe shortly before midnight Sunday. Damage was reported to a Chevrolet and a Willys convertible Jeepster.
60 Years Ago
Week of Friday, May 6, 1960
Two more baseball wins were chalked up by the Cashton High School team during the past week. Both were in the Monroe-Vernon conference and give Cashton five straight triumphs.
Friday Night Awards to be discontinued. A state inspector, on routine business in Cashton, noticed a registration box in a local business place and advised that the Friday night drawing plan was illegal.
50 Years Ago
Week of Thursday, May 7, 1970
The Cashton Post Office has extensively increased its postal delivery service due to heavy response for area patrons.
It appears after almost 20 years of delay, the State of Wisconsin has “started the ball rolling” to correct a well-known traffic hazard - the state hopes to straighten Highway 27 from Melvina to Highway 33 south of the village, thus eliminating the Cashton Hill.
40 Years Ago
Week of Wednesday, May 7, 1980
Gasahol has come to Cashton. Yes, that popular automobile fuel which consists of 90% unleaded gasoline and 10% alcohol, has been added to the pumps at Cashton Motor Company.
On Saturday, May 10, the Cashton Area Jaycees are sponsoring a Teen Dance at the Cashton Community Hall from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
30 Years Ago
Week of Wednesday, May 9, 1990
The Westby Syttende Mai celebration will begin this Friday with breakfast at Borgen’s from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m.
Cashton senior Girl Scouts Cassie Hanley, Erika Byers, Paula Byers, and Jean Jothen will be honored at the annual Scout Awards Dinner as part of the graduating senior class and for 10 years in the program.
20 Years Ago
Week of Wednesday, May 3, 2000
A high tech milking parlor and free stall barn has been added to the Leis family farm on Dell Road. The Leis family dairy was on display Saturday for an open house.
Scenic Bluffs Community Health Center in Cashton will be opening for business at it new location (formerly Oasis/Bowling Alley) beginning on Monday, May 8.
10 Years Ago
Week of Wednesday, May 5, 2010
John Bertling (Cashton Lions Club), Merv and Sue Broten, and John Hauser (Cashton Community Club), all presented donations checks to the wildlife rehabilitation center following the release of a great Horned Owl in Cashton.
Independently-owned Hansen’s IGA, based in Bangor, has purchased the Neillsville Bob and Caryl’s IGA from the Solberg family.