Years

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Coach Ken Anderson’s New Holstein High School football team beat winless Southern Door 33-12. Rich Greuel led the Huskies with 112 yards rushing in 15 carries.

Former New York Yankees pitcher Ryne Duren spoke to the local high school PTA about his alcoholism.

60 years ago

Formal dedication of the New Holstein American Legion Post’s new Memorial Building was scheduled to take place. The event will be the culmination of nearly four years of planning and work.

A new entirely fireproof cement block and concrete building for Kestell Furniture factory was being constructed.

The new Starlite Motel was under construction on New Holstein’s south side.

The New Holstein High School football team won the Eastern Wisconsin Conference championship, beating Chilton 26-12 to cap a 6-0 season. New Holstein scored 158 points in conference play, more than double the next closest total.

Dedication of the new public library in New Holstein was planned.

Indications are that the tax rate for the city of New Holstein will be the same as the previous year—$20 per $1,000 of assessed valuation.

Leverenz Shoe Company announced that it would be starting a factory in Valders.

World famous portrait artist and aviation expert George New of Milwaukee was scheduled to address the New Holstein American Legion.

Because of an increase in costs it was announced that local annual subscriptions to the New Holstein Reporter would be going up to $3 per year.

65 years ago

Fred Wieting was the first local boy to make it to the war zone in Korea and wrote a letter back to the New Holstein Reporter.

Jamaicans working in the area for the last four months for A. T. Hipke and Sons departed for the cane fields of Louisiana.

Famous former New Holstein resident Hildegarde appeared in concert in Kohler.

“Remember back in October 1948 when WTMJ’s Gordon Thomas lost a bet with the Milwaukee Stockyards’ Hig Murray and the result was Thomas attempted to milk a cow on main street in New Holstein?”