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January 6, 2021

70 Years Ago

Week of Friday, January 5, 1951

Night school for farmers at Grandview school house Monday evening, Jan. 8. E. A. Chinander will talk on rock phosphate and also show slides.

Peter E. Mitby, 92, oldest male resident in Cashton, died Saturday evening at his home here. He would have turned 93 in March.

60 Years Ago

Week of Friday, January 6, 1961

This winter the army chemical corps will conduct tests on decontamination of fallout under winter conditions using facilities at Camp McCoy.

The Monroe physicians feel that no person should be deprived of polio vaccine because of their ability to pay, and are continuing to give their services free of charge.

50 Years Ago

Week of Thursday, January 7, 1971

This issue of the Cashton Record marks the beginning of the 75th year of publication.

The worst snowstorm in over 10 years virtually paralyzed this hamlet of 828 residents this week, dropping an estimated 17-22 inches and stranding some in their vehicles.

40 Years Ago

Week of Wednesday, January 7, 1981

On January 2, 1981, the federal government authorized financial institutions the right to pay interest on checking accounts.

Cindy Braund, a Cashton senior has been selected by the faculty as the Daughters of American Revolution Good Citizen for 1980-81.

30 Years Ago

Week of Wednesday, January 9, 1991

Andre Casabonne , Janelle Nielson, and Patricia Olmstead are all members of the 44th General Hospital unit which will go to Germany to replace military hospital personnel who have been sent to the Persia Gulf.

Grades K-2 Gold Medal winners include: Mark Kuhn, Kyle Von Ruden, Crystal Knoll, Beckie Schwarz, Amanda Amundson, Aaron Zebell, Laura Bushek and Julie Chapiewsky.

20 Years Ago

Week of Wednesday, January 3, 2001

Fred Hundt, of Hundt Implement Inc. is happy to see “winter.” The bountiful snowfall so far is the difference between storing 20 used snowmobiles and having only nine left to begin January.

Cashton residents were very generous this year in their donations to the Adopt-An-Angel Program at the Bank of Cashton.

10 Years Ago

Week of Wednesday, January 5, 2011

51% of the telephone numbers included on the January 1, 2011, Wisconsin no-call list will be cell phones.

The Monroe county Board voted to include a non-binding referendum for the county Justice Center to be included on the April election ballot.


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