Memories from the archives: March 25
1 Year Ago: 2016
Luxemburg-Casco senior Jake Zeitler was awarded first-team all-state honors in Division 2 by the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association this season.
Kewaunee County’s Great Lakes anglers reeled in almost 36,000 chinook salmon last year, the 20th straight year the county led the state in the harvest of “king” of Lake Michigan.
Emily Selner and Joanna Wavrunek of Denmark are among the six top candidates for the 69th Alice in Dairyland title.
10 years ago: 2007
March Madness isn’t all about basketball this year. Kewaunee County was inundated by about 20 inches of snow Sunday and Monday, according to Highway Commissioner, Dale Jandrin.
Zac Cibula of Luxemburg celebrated his championship in the 145-pound class during the 2007 WIAA State Wrestling Tournament at the Kohl Center in Madison.
Beginning next week, the Kewaunee Enterprise, Algoma Record-Herald and Luxemburg News will be replaced by the Kewaunee County News.
25 years ago: 1992
Although there are six WWI veterans living in Kewaunee County, only two attended the American Legion Birthday Banquet on Sunday evening. They were Edwin Waterstreet and Art Fiala.
Three adult males, whose names will be released after they are formally charged, committed a burglary on Tuesday afternoon at Gib’s Supper Club south of Kewaunee.
John Metzler, New Franken, was Sunday’s $40 winner in the Luxemburg Lions Club fundraiser calendar drawing.
40 Years Ago: 1977
Kelly Koss, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Koss, Algoma, won the district FFA Speaking Contest held at Valders on Thursday afternoon.
The IRS urges taxpayers filing tax returns for 1976 to take note of changes resulting from the recent passage of the Tax Reform Act.
Larry Wright, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Wright, Kewaunee, recently completed 10 weeks of training in the Peace Corps at El Salvadore, Central America.
50 Years Ago: 1967
A Kewaunee High School senior, Mary Ann Tulachka, has been named Kewaunee County’s Outstanding Holstein Girl for 1967. In the fall she plans to enter the Wisconsin School of Cosmetology at Green Bay.
The Easter Bunny will bring candy treats to children from toddler age through first grade at the Kewaunee Fire Hall on Saturday March 25, because of the early Easter date and the possibility of bad weather.
The new implement firm of Ralph Uecker and Sons in Maplewood will have a grand opening on March 17 & 18. Movies, free refreshments and prizes are planned from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day.
60 Years Ago: 1957
Neil Hettiger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Hettiger, Algoma, has been named to the Dean’s List for last semester at Beloit College.
Diane and Debra are the names chosen for their twin daughters by Mr. and Mrs. Lee DeDecker. Born on Tuesday morning at Mr. Sinai Hospital in Milwaukee, the girls weighed 5 pounds, 2 ounces and 6 pounds, 7 ounces.
Two Kewaunee County men left for Milwaukee and induction into the U.S. military. They are Lucas Rataczak, Rte. 3, Kewaunee, and Robert Schneider, Algoma.
75 Years Ago: 1942
Gilbert A. Tess of Rte.2, Kewaunee, is the Kewaunee County No. 1 Man this week. His selective service serial number 441 was the first one drawn out of the draft “goldfish bowl” in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday evening.
When robins arrive, spring can’t be far behind, and robins are plentiful in Kewaunee County right now. Scores of people report that the red-breasted birds have been in their lawns and gardens. Mrs. A. Alexander of Kewaunee was the first to report seeing a robin both this year and last.
On Wednesday of this week, Sylvester Ratajczak, West Kewaunee farmer, butchered a hog. The animal weighed 525 pounds. Emil Swintosky helped with butchering and dressing which took seven minutes.
90 Years Ago: 1927
The Luxemburg Village Board of Trustees have reached a decision to buy a motorized firetruck to provide for better fire protection for the village.
There are four men running for chairman in Wolf River. Roads are in bad shape. The first who promise to fix the road will get the votes.
The electors of the Luxemburg Village Board have voted for the construction of several additional cisterns, to provide a water supply for fire prevention.
100 Years Ago: 1917
Michael Burke is one of a committee of businessmen in Casco interested in erecting a grist mill there in the near future.
Henry Meyer and Joseph Raider set a record this week by loading a carload of logs in exactly one hour and 35 minutes, for the Ahnapee Veneer and Seating Co.
The regular maple syrup season in Kewaunee County will begin early next week. Dr. Robert Manchen, owner of the reserve at Casco Junction, will begin “sugaring off” next week. He has hired a crew of men and a cook.
110 Years Ago: 1907
The glass front was placed in the new Haney building on the corner of Steel and Second streets. The work thus far shows an attractive design.
Emil Wolfgram of Milwaukee has been in Algoma looking with the view of leasing a hotel building on Fourth Street, known as the Enola. The current owner has decided to retire from the hotel business and return to teaching,
The Lutheran congregation in Rankin has chosen Ferdinand Hartwig as deacon. It’s been decided to celebrate the 40th anniversary of this congregation sometime in May.
120 Years Ago: 1897
William Fellows of Foscoro, who has been attending the University at Madison, has been taking a course in agriculture. He was in Algoma last Tuesday.
George Laux, the Ahnapee boxer, made a good showing in a recent bout in Milwaukee. He is expected to be a bright and shining light among the lightweights.
Bicycle dealers are expecting to do a large business here in the coming summer. Indications are wheels will be sold cheaper than ever before.
This article originally appeared on Green Bay Press Gazette: Memories from the archives: March 25