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– Courier-Sentinel Lookback –

– Courier-Sentinel Lookback –

10 Years Ago – 2010

After suffering a mild transient ischemic attack, Jim Falls native Jim Walters, fell and dislocated his shoulder, presenting a problem of how to get the cords of wood he bought cut up. Friends of the man didn’t let him down, and gathered to put up the wood for the recovering man and his family.

20 Years Ago – 2000

Located a short distance from Holcombe, on the east side of State Hwy. 27, a new 50x90 building is constructed, owned by Dan Bohl, Kirby Colbenson, Dennis Ewer and Joel Hilson. Residing in the building, are Northland Service Center, D.J.’s Concrete and Nosser Construction.

30 Years Ago – 1990

A new organization begins in the Cadott School District, called PACE (Parents Active in Cadott Education). The group will be organized to help teachers, parents and administrators communicate.

40 Years Ago – 1980

At a National Press Club lunch in Washington, D.C., Ambassador of Norway, Knut Hedemann, is presented with an honorary membership in the Cornell SPEALE (Society for the Prevention of the Extinction of the Art of Lutefisk Eating), by member Larry Moen.

50 Years Ago – 1970

The Cadott Woman’s Club plans a fashion show, with models in the latest in fashions. The event will be narrated by Mrs. John Lavine, wife of the publisher of the Chippewa Herald-Telegram.

60 Years Ago – 1960

Dick Conklin, Cornell teacher, wins the Ladysmith Amateur Golf Championship, shooting a 118 in three rounds, to upset defending champion Ralph Day.

100 Years Ago – 1920

The area around Holcombe is the fastest growing in the country, as far as the need to establish a new rural mail route. Plans are for the people of Arnold, to have a route within a couple months, so residents don’t have to travel to Holcombe, to obtain correspondence.