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– Courier-Sentinel Lookback –

– Courier-Sentinel Lookback –

10 Years Ago – 2010

The community is invited to submit an original design for a Cadott Booya Days tshirt, which can be turned in at the Cadott Color Center or Kromrey Chiropractic. The design must feature “Cadott Booya Festival since 1984,” somewhere on the shirt.

20 Years Ago – 2000

Construction is underway for new buildings in the Estella Township, near a gravel pit on County Hwy. K, allowing for equipment storage of the Chippewa County Highway, and County Forest and Parks departments. County highway commissioner Bruce Stelzner says the new buildings will replace the facilities located in Cornell and Holcombe.

30 Years Ago – 1990

The Hornette Pom-Pom squad brings home the “Spirit Stick” for the second year in a row, from a fourday NCA Pom/Cheer Camp. The team performed their routines, under the co-captainship of Jeni Sterling and Janie Fetter.

40 Years Ago – 1980

Brothers Doug and Dale Hanson take over Vern’s Auto Sales in Cornell, but relocate the used car lot to a spot on State Hwy. 27.

50 Years Ago – 1970

Heinz Stucke, Hodelhof, West Germany, takes a nap on the lawn of the Cadott Corner Store, on his quest to bicycle around the world, as he wanted to see the globe. He began his journey in 1960, pedaling 50,000 miles so far and estimating that he will return home in two years.

60 Years Ago – 1960

Cornell resident Richard A.Ambrose announces plans to develop a golf course in Holcombe, 3/4 of a mile before the Silver Bridge. Ambrose has dubbed the course, Lake Holcombe Golf Links.

100 Years Ago – 1920

Whooping cough has become highly prevalent in Cornell’s fair city, and parents are reminded that infected children cannot leave the home and a placard must be affixed to the house. Once children have recovered, the home must be fumigated. The same applies for measles and chicken pox.