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– CS Lookback –


– CS Lookback –

10 Years Ago – 2010

Raymond F. Hakes, 29, is apprehended, after a highspeed chase through Cornell and the surrounding area. Hakes had a warrant out for his arrest and at one point, was clocked at 103 mph.

20 Years Ago – 2000

Gordon Peterson receives the Birch-Sturm Fellowship from the Cadott Lions Club, for his many years of service to the community. Peterson has been active in the club since 1951, as well as with many community projects and activities.

30 Years Ago – 1990

Linda Mohr, manager of Cornell’s Auto Stop, said there is now a “Safe Place” program in effect at the gas station, where, if youth are in crisis, they can go into the business for help, as is the SuperValu store. A black and yellow diamond sticker is adorned to the windows of the businesses, letting kids know there is a safe haven.

40 Years Ago – 1980

The Town of Arthur garage and shop, is at long last complete and dedicated, with a community celebration. Town official Bob Josifek performed ribbon cutting honors, before digging into the lunch provided.

50 Years Ago – 1970

Sam and Marion Reda return to Cornell, after Sam’s parents operated a restaurant 20 years in the same location as the couple’s new venture – Reda’s Garden Cafe. The Redas purchased the businesses from Irv and Maddie Helgerson, who ran the place as Eichelt’s Cafe.

60 Years Ago – 1960

A coin laundry is set to open in Cadott, just north of the medical center, operated by Marvin Mueller. Mueller says when open, the laundromat will be the finest automatic laundry in the area.

100 Years Ago – 1920

After a recent robbery of 800 pounds of butter from the Cornell Creamery, authorities are nearing catching the crooks, after some tubs were recovered by Deputy Sheriff Sam Melville, from a hotel in Chippewa Falls. With the investigation, it’s been reasoned that there are many involved in the robbery plot.