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– Courier-Sentinel Lookback –

– Courier-Sentinel Lookback –

10 Years Ago – 2010

The Rev. Stephen Scott is appointed as Holcombe United Methodist Church’s new minister, after graduating from seminary school, following a 23-year career in journalism. The Stanley native is married to the Rev. Ann Scott, whose parish is the Zion United Methodist Church in Chippewa Falls.

20 Years Ago – 2000

Crystal Sperber, 16, is selected as this year’s Cadott Miss Nabor Days. Running against Sperber and receiving princess honors, are Ashley McNamara and Jessica Ryba.

30 Years Ago – 1990

Larry Green, Chippewa Falls, takes first place in the heavyweight division of the annual Paradies Recreation Horsepull in Holcombe. Finishing first in the lightweight division of the competition, is Randy Dorst.

40 Years Ago – 1980

David Pettis, Cadott, leads the village police department on a high-speed car chase, after Pettis left the Rustic Lanes Bowling Alley and ran a stop sign. Pettis lost the police car, but later turned himself in and now faces four charges, including reckless endangerment.

50 Years Ago – 1970

The Cornell Little League mothers sponsor a bake sale at the old Montgomery Ward building. The sale is held to provide funds to support the summer youth sports program.

60 Years Ago – 1960

The Clear Creek Cheese Factory, rural Cadott, is sold, after six years of ownership and operation by Norman Marcott. Purchasing the cheese plant, is William Wolowicks of Mosinee, who previously owned a cheese factory in that town.

100 Years Ago – 1920

Cornell resident John Dill saw a chance to fatten his pocketbook, after falling into possession of checks intended to be cashed by Adolph Bayerl. Dill impersonated Bayerl at the bank, cashed the stolen checks and skipped town. Bayerl was later apprehended in Phillips, and was brought back to Chippewa County to face the music and make amends.