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– Courier-Sentinel Lookback –


– Courier-Sentinel Lookback –

10 Years Ago – 2010

The Cadott Historical Society celebrates its 25th anniversary, by planning an event. Shirley Starck says the Planning Committee wants to have historical displays in area businesses, a fall festival dinner, Native American speakers and society members appearing on local TV channels.

20 Years Ago – 2000

Each year, regular coffee customers of the Lake Holcombe Cafe, don blaze orange vests before traipsing along a section of State Hwy. 27, north of Holcombe. Their mission is to collect debris that litters the roadway.

30 Years Ago – 1990

Halloween is a red letter day for Cadott Community Library director Janet De-Jung, who retires after 12 years with the library. In her time as head librarian, DeJung was instrumental in shoving the lending system to the community forefront.

40 Years Ago – 1980

It’s a good time to be a Cornell and Lake Holcombe fan, as the school’s sports programs have two championships to their credit this season. The Cornell volleyball team claimed the West Cloverbelt championship, going undefeated, while the Lake Holcombe volleyball squad was crowned as the East Lakeland champs.

50 Years Ago – 1970

George Tannler, Cadott, received a Century Farm Award, for his Stoneybrook property. Ownership in the family can be traced to Tannler’s great-great-grandparents, who homesteaded the land in 1863.

60 Years Ago – 1960

Holcombe School gets a three-room addition, with a 96x44 structure, for the cost of $38,260, to house the seventh and eighth grades, and a lobby for a gymnasium. O& N Lumber in Cornell, is the general contractor, while Sheldon Electric will complete the wiring.

100 Years Ago – 1920

A fire engine is demonstrated in the Village of Cornell, with those in attendance impressed with how the Oldsmobile handled, as new equipment is needed.