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– Courier-Sentinel Lookback –

– Courier-Sentinel Lookback –

10 Years Ago – 2010

Midnight At The Starlight, a musical comedy at the Heyde Center for the Arts in Chippewa Falls, has local ties. Cadott actors Tim Danielson, Rich Peterlik and Diane House, lend their talents to the play about a group of friends in their 50s.

20 Years Ago – 2000 The tavern, currently Set ’em Up, between the Cornell Theatre and Mary Hoel’s law office, is one of the cities earliest landmarks. Built in 1910, by John Milton Hinton, the business was first established as a saloon and pool hall, and has remained in that capacity ever since, no matter who owned the property.

30 Years Ago – 1990

Cadott senior wrestler Kevin Bruhn and his cousin, junior Scott Bruhn, bring home second and third places in the 140 and 103-pound weight classes, at the State wrestling tournament. This marks the first time in Hornet history, that two competitors have returned with top honors from the tournament.

40 Years Ago – 1980

Diane Endres’ Cornell Elementary School class writes Pres. Jimmy Carter, asking what he intends to do about the Iran hostage situation. The class hears from another Carter in response – Hodding Carter III, assistant secretary for public affairs – who assures students that the president will not rest until the crisis is past.

50 Years Ago – 1970

Dr. C. H. Willkom accepts a position as head dentist at the Northern Wisconsin Colony and Training School, and plans to close his Cadott practice at the end of March. Willkom will continue to reside in Cadott, along with his family.

60 Years Ago – 1960

The Cornell Lions Club kicks off the sale of new, 50-state U.S. flags, available from the Cornell Courier office or any Lions officer.

100 Years Ago – 1920

The influenza epidemic seems to have faded away, after Cornell was under a flu ban for some weeks. Under the ban, no social activities or public meetings were allowed within the city.