Memories from the Star-News archives: Nov. 28
1 Year Ago: 2014
The Krohn Dairy Store, associated with Agropur, is celebrating the business’ expansion with an open house on Nov. 15.
The city of Algoma has welcomed a full-time officer to its Police Department. Mayor Wayne Schmidt swore in Officer Cody Gulbrand, a Luxemburg-Casco High School and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College graduate, on Nov. 14.
One of Kewaunee’s most well-known high school students, Paige Kassner, suffered injuries in a two-car crash on Nov. 15 in the town of Montpelier. She is receiving treatment at a Green Bay hospital.
10 Years Ago: 2005
The Caffe Tlazo restaurant in Algoma was awarded the Discover Wisconsin’s Restaurant of the Month award this week.
The season’s first snowstorm of the season produced slippery road conditions throughout Kewaunee County on Nov. 16. About 13 motor vehicle accidents were reported.
An NWTC Quilting Class at Kewaunee High School, taught by Mary Gaye Rant, uses a new quilting machine that was purchased from an anonymous individual’s donation of $7,000.
25 Years Ago: 1990
On opening weekend, Kewaunee County deer hunters registered 346 bucks and 277 does for a total harvest of 623.
Karen Schleis of rural Kewaunee, who has been crowned Miss Farm Bureau of Kewaunee County, is now competing for the state title.
The Algoma High School DAR award for this school year went to Jaris Briski, the son of Frank and Kris Briski.
40 Years Ago: 1975
Algoma physician Dr. Valentino S. Ancheta received the AMA’s Physician Recognition Award for completing 150 hours of continuing medical education within three years.
A Kewaunee High School junior, Greg Rabas, was honored with a berth on the Associated Press All State team. His record is approaching the receiving records held by former KHS star Jack Novak, who plays for the Cincinnati Bengals.
It was National Children’s Book Week and, as part of the observance, the Algoma Friends of the Library held a poster contest.
50 Years Ago: 1965
Massey-Ferguson Inc. is expanding its activities and will begin manufacturing a new garden-type tractor at the Algoma Badger Northland facility.
The Kewaunee Chamber of Commerce elected five men to serve two-year terms on the board of directors. They are O. William Alberts, Elmer Bruening, Vince Euclid, Maynard Lufter and Leo Vanderbloemen.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Serrahn, Rte. 2, Algoma, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 28. Open House will be held in the Legion clubhouse at the Dug Out.
60 Years Ago: 1955
William E. Perry, 63, former head of the Algoma Plywood and Veneer Co., died suddenly at his apartment in Delray Beach, Fla.
Excavating for the $34,000 addition to the Door-Kewaunee Teachers College was started on Monday.
Gregor School of Lincoln and East Twin River School in Carlton are among the 31 out of 50 county schools in the federal milk program.
75 Years Ago: 1940
An animal thought to be a mink killed 46 chickens at the Herman Hannamann home in Casco last week.
The clothing specialist from the University of Wisconsin tells us the slim silhouette is shoving the wide skirt out of the fashion picture.
Wisconsin producers this year harvested the smallest potato crop since 1916, according to the departments of agriculture.
90 Years Ago: 1925
John Burke, a Casco High School graduate and a student of River Falls State Normal, will arrive Saturday to spend Christmas vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Burke.
Hugo Born of Wolf River was nearly buried in a cave-in at the Peterson Gravel Pit on Tuesday. Luckily, there weren’t any large stones in the falling material.
Miss Olivia Maedke was recently appointed editor-in-chief of the school paper “Royal Purple” by a faculty committee.
100 Years Ago: 1915
Thomas Knipfer of Algoma took a cold plunge while skating on the river last Tuesday. He managed to get out without help and suffered no ill effects from the accident.
As S.H. Newman, owner of the Plumbers factory, was leaving work, he failed to notice the power handcar bearing down on him as he started across the tracks. By backing up, only the right front wheel of the car was struck.
Adolph, the 11-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. William Hoffman of Forestville, was taken to Green Bay last week to have an operation for appendicitis.
110 Years Ago: 1905
Three brothers, George, Mike and Frank Bohman, intend to go into the fishing business on a more extensive scale next year. They recently ordered a new fish boat and will now run a fleet of two boats.
Secretary of the Treasury Shaw has recommended $3,500 be spent for a dwelling for light keeper Umberham. As soon as the money is available, work on the residence will begin.
Action for the Algoma City Council calls for a new bridge to replace the Fourth Street bridge that was carried out by ice last winter.
120 Years ago: 1895
Ernest Heck, treasurer of the Town of Pierce, was the first to pay state taxes to the county treasurer this year.
Last Friday and Saturday were the coldest days of the winter thus far. Mercury registered 16 to 18 degrees below zero on the mornings of these days.
M.F. Pohland of this area is planning a trip to Germany next month. He intends to stay about three months, traveling there and in other foreign countries, with a return the end of May.
This article originally appeared on Green Bay Press Gazette: Memories from the Star-News archives: Nov. 28