Chilton
remember when
In 1948 the New Holstein High School band was in full dress uniform for this photograph.
30 years ago

Pam Woelfel crowned queen of Chilton HS homecoming.

Kloten native Robert J. Goggins sworn in as county judge for Scott and Carver Counties in Minnesota.

Harlan Gruett of Gruett Mfg. in Potter receives a top five award for outstanding dealer sales from Metko Manufacturing of New Holstein.

Greg Garton, Jr. earns Eagle Scout rank.

Teacher/coach Brian Ruh talks to the Chilton Optimist Club about a new weight lifting program he is planning to start at Chilton High School.

Albert Ludwig and Hazel Hephner honored for 35 years of volunteer work with Calumet County 4-H groups.

Ebenezer UCC, Chilton, burns its mortgage after a short 10 year period.

Father-son tandem Mike and Jim Thurwacther team up to build a Shelby AC Cobra from a kit. The project took three years, but actually about 15 months of work, due to cold winters holding the duo back.

35 Years Ago

George Ecker, executive VP at Horst Distributing received an outstanding sales achievement plaque.

Sam Kopf represented Chilton at the Young Farmers Discussion in Madison.

Russell Gasch earns Outstanding Soil and Conservation farmer award.

Ken Zacharias named student of the month by the Chilton Kiwanis Club.

Those honored for 20 years of service to Calumet Memorial Hospital included Lila Kilsdonk, Lorraine Schaefer, Patricia Wittmann, Dorothy Boll, LaValice Hilbert and Ruth Miller.

Chilton’s Ken Weber earns a national champion pigeon trophy for his Kormoner Tumbler at Louisville, KY.

World War I vets Ebon Philips, Emil Jodar and Art Keuler honored by American Legion.

40 years ago

Debbie Hoerth was crowned Chilton Homecoming queen. Chad Daun served as her escort.

An unoccupied home owned by Leo Kolbe of Chilton was destroyed by fire.

Kristi Moeschberger, Chilton native, named homecoming queen at Lakeland College.

Joe Schoenborn picks off a pair of passes against Algoma to earn Tiger player of the week honors.

Cathy Steiner crowned as Miss Calumet Farm Bureau.

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Hansen named Outstanding Young Farmers for Calumet County.

Calumet Medical Center, 20 years old, admits its 50,000th patient.

Three Chilton Tiger girls compete in the state swimming meet, including Ann Bloomer, Pat Freidel and Jean Nolan.

John Kratz named new DHIA supervisor for Calumet County.

Four Chilton High School players named to All-Packerland Conference team including Mark Schlaefer, Art Lisowe, Dave Isajiw and Dan Everix.

50 years ago

Officers of the Chilton High School student council include Robert Hume, president; Don McHugh, vice president; Linda Urban, secretary; and David Schaefer, treasurer.

Chilton enacts a 10 p. m. curfew for people under 16 five nights a week.

Officers of the Working Woodchucks 4-H club include Nadine Gasch, president; Carol Wagner, vice president; Mary Tasch, secretary-treasurer; Bob Schmitz, reporter; Dexter Sattler, song leader; and Mary Kleinhans, sunshine girl.

St. Martin’s Lutheran Church of Chilton celebrates its 50th anniverary.

Andrew Pendl heads up the Chilton United Fund.

Fred Eggers serves as president of Chilton Kiwanis Club.

Fire destroys two barns and a shed in Brothertown owned by Joseph Goeser.

Chilton gets consideration as potential site of a state university.

Fred Longrie named highway commissioner for Calumet County.

All-Eastern Wisconsin Conference football players from Chilton include Tom Cullen, Don McHugh and Steve Woelfel

60 years ago

Two Calumet County Democrats named to serve on state convention committees for the party, including Attorney Robert Collins on the constitution committee and Attorney Jerome Fox on the rules committee.

Freshman class officers at Chilton High are Mary Hertel, president; Judy Schmahl, treasurer; James Westerhouse, vice president; and Bill Schneider, secretary.

Chilton High School band member Jane Zeihan picked to play as a drummer in the U. S. Navy Band during an appearance of the band in Sheboygan.

Friends of the Arno Peik family showed up at the Peik Farm with 14 tractors to plow 50 acres while Peik was in the hospital.

A group of 40 neighbors lent a hand to rebuild a barn on the Joseph Hanke near Charlesburg. The barn had burned down after a lightning strike.

Joseph Shyn named adminstrator of Calumet Memorial Hospital.

Bonnie Hedrich is class president of the senior class at Chilton High.

Former Chilton standout Bill Hertel is a member of the University of Wisconsin varsity Badger football squad.

Kiel
20 years ago

Kiel resident Wayne Hoffmann named educator of the year at Cedar Grove-Belgium High School for his innovative work in technology education. Award was made by Wiscosnin Manufacturers and Commerce.

Robert Meyer, Kiel, named Man of the Year by Wisconsin Association of Dairy Plant Field Representatives.

Kiel City officials accept a $75,000 from the Kiel Senior Citizens for the Kiel Ambulance Fund.

Clarence Faust named Kiel Citizen of the Year.

Castle Players present Pirates of Penzance.

Kiel Cross Country Raider boys advance to WIAA State Meet, along with Emily Fintelmann a qualifier for the Kiel girls.

Ken Vassar brings a proposal to the Kiel City Council to build a bowling alley on Service Road.

Coach Chris Barry’s Kiel Raider girls capture EWC swimming/diving title with largest point total in conference history -140. Samantha Wall and Nicole Dedering lead the way with four gold medals each.

City of Kiel to start using fee-based trash carts.

35 years ago

Oliver is the Kiel High School musifarm cal under the co-direction of Delbert Mey and Mike LeClair.

Kiel Optimist leaders include Tom Lefeber, president; and Al Morgen, vice president.

Dr. Monte McBride hired as interim KHS principal.

Carlton Goodrich honored for 25 years of volunteer service to Red Cross.

Daniel Schroeder, a 1951 graduate of Kiel High School, receives Distinguished Service Citation as physics and astronomy professor at Beloit College.

The walls of the new Kiel firehouse are gradually going up.

KHS dairy cattle judging team of Mike Kovach, Sherry Siemers and Kyle Holtz prepares to compete in Kansas City FFA Nationals.

Marge and Paul Albrecht perform a one-act play in the Kiel High School little theater.

Annette Seifert sets new conference record in EWC diving competition.

Dan DeTroye is building an auto parts store on Kiel’s north side, east of Vogel Chevrolet-Olds.

45 Years Ago

Bethlehem UCC church steeple struck by lighting and destroyed by fire.

Sandy Hartman named 1970 Kiel Harvest Queen.

Clayton LaBine served with a condemnation order and must remove his restaurant building by Dec. 1.

Punt, Pass & Kick winners are David Herwig, Mike Mangan, Kevin Mey, Brian Schneider, Jeff Wilkens and Dave Kanz.

Homecoming court members are David Schmitz (king), Carol Reichardt (queen), Pat Stecker, Roger Dedering, Diane Pethan, Marv Mangan, Diane Dineen, Mark Grohskopf, Dorothy Gries, Richard Hoerth, Kathy Voelker, Dave Gebhart.

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