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– Courier-Sentinel Lookback –

– Courier-Sentinel Lookback –

10 Years Ago – 2010

Cadott third graders in Mary Ann Creaser, Paula Newton and Donna Haring’s classes, make quilts to send to an orphanage in Bolivia, South America. The quilts, telling the story of Cadott, are part of a humanitarian effort, Hands Across the Americas.

20 Years Ago – 2000

A load of logs spills over onto the roadway on the corner of State Hwys. 64 and 27, with the logs ending up in the Dairyland State Bank lot. The bank was not open at the time, no one was injured and the driver was not cited, but the log company was, for improperly loading the cut trees.

30 Years Ago – 1990 Brian Boyea, Cadott, strikes the back of a vehicle owned by Edward Nichols, Sheldon, causing a gas spill on the highway just south of Cornell. The local fire department contained the leaking fuel before a blaze could start.

40 Years Ago – 1980

People in the Town of Lake Holcombe have spoken, as they decide to incur the cost of garbage pick-up, instead of relying on the town to pay for the service. The change comes after the permanent close of the town’s landfill to comply with EPA regulations.

50 Years Ago – 1970

Chuckie, a tame groundhog adopted by the Herman Mahr family in Cadott, appears to make his prediction on how long winter will last. With full sun on that day, Chuckie determined winter would be around for at least six more weeks.

60 Years Ago – 1960

Jack Walker, of Walker Signs in Cornell, takes advantage of warmer weather, by changing the Markey’s Market sign on Main Street, to Lowell’s Groceries. Lowell Billiard has assumed management of the store.

100 Years Ago – 1920

An early morning fire destroys a potato shed owned by Henry Hanson near Marsh Miller Pond, with an estimated $3,000 in damage. There were 1,000 bushels of potatoes stored there, as well as tools.