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Members of theColby Class of1999 sing at their graduationceremony.
Paging Through H
Members of theColby Class of1999 sing at their graduationceremony.

Abbotsford T ribune Published in Abbotsford - 70 years ago May 27, 1954

Highway project resumed

Work was continued on the resurfacing of Highway 13 on the stretch from Abbotsford to Marshfield. The roadway had been widened the year prior and the surface course of black topping will finish off the project.

Fire department needs clear directions to fires

Fire chief Norman Olsen asked that community members provide more details as to the location of fires when calling in the emergency. The announcement was made after a fire truck was sent to an incorrect location on Wednesday morning.

Eighty-four children at Lutheran Summer Bible School

A number of local youths attend the religious vacation school that began on Monday and will continue for three weeks.

Tribune-P honograph Published in Abbotsford and Colby - 50 years ago May 23, 1974

Mrs. O. Carlson retires from teaching

The Colby teacher was honored at a retirement tea given Tuesday at the Colby high school library. Carlson had taught since 1927 and had worked at Colby for the past 10 years.

Abbotsford Merchants open season with 8-6 win

A three hit day, two of which were triples, for Al Krueger helped the Merchants to overcome Phillips 8-6 in their season opener.

162 students graduate tonight at Colby High

Class President Jeffrey Brown will preside over the commencement ceremony while class speaker Marilyn Bauer and Michael Lamont, Rev. Kenneth Dix, and Dr. Darwin Slocum from UW-Madison also addressed the graduating class and those gathered.

Tribune -P honograph Published in Abbotsford and Colby - 25 years ago May 26, 1999

Dorchester vet recalls 1,500-mile journey through Europe during WWII

Cliff Herman recounted the tale of his time with the 173rd Artillery Group during World War II, which took him from Utah Beach in Normandy to Salzburg, Austria over the course of a year.

Two Abby special education staffers honored

Nancy Koehler, who earned Special Education Teacher of the Year, and Becky Mathison, who was presented with the School Psychologist of the Year award, were recognized by the Marathon County Children with Disabilities Education Board at the 15th annual recognition dinner on May 10.