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– Courier-Sentinel Lookback –

– Courier-Sentinel Lookback –

10 Years Ago – 2010

Crescent Meats, north of Cadott, receives grand champion awards from the Wisconsin Association of Meat Processors Inc. Owned by Wayne and Stacey Lautsbaugh, the meat locker and catering business won the awards for their head cheese and barbecue jerky.

20 Years Ago – 2000

Cornell High School senior Megan Carothers receives a Kohl Initiative Scholarship, the first Cornell student to be awarded the honor since the Kohls program began 10 years ago. Carothers maintains a high GPA, takes college level English courses and is involved in many extracurricular activities.

30 Years Ago – 1990

Cadott Daffodil Days takes over the veterans hall, as bunches of the vibrant flower are offered for sale, in bunches of 10. Proceeds from the flowers will go to the American Cancer Society.

40 Years Ago – 1980

Around a 1/3 of Cornellites are left without electricity, after an insulator is found to have failed at the city substation. City utility foreman Ed Jenneman says the cause was from fuses which were blown at the Northern States Power Company (NSP) Dam, which knocked out one of the lines going to the city.

50 Years Ago – 1970

Joyce Gannon, Cadott, is recognized for her outstanding work as the assistant of the Green Light Program.

60 Years Ago – 1960

Henry Plagge is recognized for his 35 years of meritorious service to the Verhulst-Willmarth-Paulsen American Legion. Plagge was presented with a plague in his honor, by the Holcombe Legion commander.

100 Years Ago – 1920

The Community Club meets at the Baribeau home in Cornell, with the lady of the house playing piano, while Archie Coggin treated members to a violin performance. Everyone who attended agreed it was an evening well spent and that such a time should be had again soon.