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– Courier-Sentinel Lookback –


10 Years Ago – 2010

With Cloverleaf Farm Supply providing grain storage/ drying for Cadott, an excess of grain may have caused a building wall at the business property to collapse. The wall was propped up by a loader, until repairs could be made.

20 Years Ago – 2000

Cornell Lions Club president Chuck Roscoe presented $750 to Cathy Moussette, for the Cornell Community Development Association. The funds will help pay for new garage doors enclosing the Mill Yard Park pavilion.

30 Years Ago – 1990

Cadott’s John Morgal advances to the State cross country meet, after placing second at Sectional competition in a time of 17:03. Morgal also took first at the Cloverbelt Conference meet, finishing 35 seconds ahead of other runners.

40 Years Ago – 1980

Lake Holcombe School superintendent John Schomisch is moving out of a district-owned house he has resided in, which leaves the Board of Education to come up with a plan for the teacherage. Schomisch recommended placing the property up for sale, which would bring in revenue to help cut expenditures.

50 Years Ago – 1970

Dottie Emerick, Cadott High School student, will make an appearance on WEAU-TV Channel 13, as part of the annual Fall Modeling Contest. Emerick will help showcase the latest in fall fashions, as 28 girls compete for a chance at prizes.

60 Years Ago – 1960

Fire damages the Lloyd Gass Holcombe Livestock Exchange building, which is located between Cornell and Holcombe. The main loss was new merchandise that hadn’t yet been unpacked, sitting in the storage area.

100 Years Ago – 1920

Dr. Wayne A. Bissell retires from medical practice, to focus on his sheep ranch in Birch Creek, just west of Holcombe. Bissell also plans to start a stump pulling business with a machine he constructed, set to pull 15 stumps at one time.