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– Courier-Sentinel Lookback –


– Courier-Sentinel Lookback –

10 Years Ago – 2010

Jeanne Hutchinson, Jim Falls, ensures that her family’s recipes aren’t lost to the ravages of time, with her cookbook, Mom’s Home Cookin’. The recipe book is filled with meals from her grandmother and mother, to be passed down to her own children and grandchildren.

20 Years Ago – 2000

Under leadership of director Joni Weinert, the Lake Holcombe band program offers 300 poinsettia plants for sale. The seasonal plants are part of a fundraiser to help band students earn enough money to tour the nation’s Capitol in the spring.

30 Years Ago – 1990

Dan Anderson, professional Cadott truck driver, receives the Dart Hall of Fame Award, for seven years accident free driving with the Dart Transit Company in St. Paul, Minn.

40 Years Ago – 1980

Despite an influx of snow and mud, the Cornell city crews are hard at work on a road leading from Ripley Street, to the new water tower site. The tower is located behind the high school football field.

50 Years Ago – 1970

Harold “Dusty” Rhodes takes over operation of Cadott Lanes from John Murphy, who ran the bowling alley for three years. Rhodes and his wife, Elaine, come from Eau Claire, and plan to make Cadott their home, as they have already fallen in love with the friendly community.

60 Years Ago – 1960

Final figures of the 1960 census are in, showing that Cornell’s population has shrunk from the 1950 count. Previously, there were 1,944 people living in the city, but there are now 1,685.

100 Years Ago – 1920

Along with a committee of public-spirited citizens, Holcombe Village Schools’ principal George R. Ranow organizes a Parent/Teachers Club. More than 100 people attended the first official meeting and neighboring districts are encouraged to start their own association, as everyone agrees it’s important to be involved in the affairs of one’s school.