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The drawdown of the Sheboygan River
has made the Kiel millpond unsafe for skating.
Ninmer’s Lanes won the Tri-County Scratch League bowling title this year behind the efforts of Jim Ninmer, Chuck Graf, Cal Pritzl, Joe Schreiber and Jon Konz.
Jeff Mogenson, a sophomore, won two gold medals for Kiel in the Eastern Wisconsin Conference swim meet.
Advisors Sandy Bella and Judy Kniola along with their 22 Girl Scouts are rescued from the Kiel Fish and Game by snowmobilers, after being stranded their by a storm.
Kiel Patrolman Ron Meyer promoted to Corporal in the Kiel Police Department.
Six Kiel women have received a license for a nursery school.
Vernon Raquet receives heroism award from Manitowoc County for saving Michelle Klapperich from drowning in the Sheboygan River last summer.
Mary Ruh is a member of the UW LaCrosse pom pon squad.
Rev. Francis Kerscher, a native of Two Rivers, has been appointed pastor of Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic parish in Kiel.
Kevin Ramminger and Kathy Hoefler are the skating derby winners this year.
Kay Krebsbach has won the KHS Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow Award.
Randy Freis and Mike Seifert both win major letters for their roles on the Wisconsin Badger football team.
Rules for the new swimming pool have been announced by pool director Carlton Goodrich.
Robert Halfmann, Jr., Jim Ehnert, John Hartmann and Brian Schmitz came to the rescue of Frank Georgeson and his daughter when their snowmobile went through the ice on the Rockville millpond.
Debbie Neils and Mary Schmitz did a flaming baton twirling routine in a complete blackout at halftime of a Kiel Raider basketball game.
Dale Heimann won the Lion’s CP Fishbowl autographed Packers football.
Live go-go dancing will be featured at Steinthal bar.
Jerome Mertens is elected president of the Kiel Area Association of Commerce.
Three bowlers hit the 600 mark at the local lanes, including Fritz Bruckner, Lloyd Kissinger and Wally Voland.
The life expectancy of a baby born in Kiel this year is listed at 60 years.
Worst blizzard since the Storm of ‘36 hits Kiel, closing school for two days, stopping rain, bus and truck service. Piles of snow hit 10 feet along roads, forcing a Marinette trucker to seek shelter at the JB Laun lumber yard for a truck full of calves and pigs, that were dying from the cold.
Fritz Schaller’s tavern has eighths and quarts of White Cap beer.
The Philip Pagel family received a letter from relatives in Germany for the first time since 1941.
Lake to Lake plans a new dairy plant in Kiel.
A front page warning in the Tri-County Record calls on Kiel tavern keepers to stop serving boys between the ages of 15-20 or risk seeing their establishments closed down.
Arno Herwig hits 12 points for Kiel in a 42-32 win for the city team over Stockbridge.
New Holstein’s Board of Education scheduled a special meeting to discuss whether or not to hold a building referendum in April and what to put on that possible referendum.
The City of New Holstein authorized $1.36 million in bonds to finish work on Tax Incremental Financial District #1.
The new Fire Station and meeting hall in Mount Calvary was completed and opened for the public to view.
The Board of Education decided to go for a $3.3 million referendum which, if approved, would do critical maintenance issues.
A primary was necessary for the mayor’s seat in New Holstein as incumbent Vern Rolbiecki was being challenged by Ron Karrels and Mary Ann Dietz.
Calumet County Sheriff Oscar Beilke and New Holstein Fire Chief Jim Roehrig visited the temporary World Trade Center memorial in New York City.
New Holstein High School’s wrestling team won its first-ever regional team title to advance to the team sectional.
City of New Holstein officials met with New Holstein Area Chamber of Commerce representatives to discuss the STH 32/57 reconstruction project planned for 1990.
The Economic Development Administration approved a $200,000 increase in the grant (to a new total of $500,000) to renovate the former Hipke Canning Co. property into the Park Avenue Industrial Park.
New Holstein High School’s dropout rate for 1985-’86 was 1.5 percent, less than half the state average of 3.49 percent.
The efforts to raise money for a civic and recreational building in St. Cloud have intensified with the mailing out of brochures, letters and pledge receipts.
St. Cloud officials did tests of the Sheboygan River upstream from its wastewater plant which showed the ammonia-nitrogen levels were already well above acceptable levels.
The New Holstein School District was undergoing some environmental changes, including putting in a second set of doors at the front of the High School to reduce heat loss.
Hoedowns and Kookaburras were the new Girl Scout cookies for this year.
The New Holstein Community Chest drive was deemed a success even though it fell $1,339 short of its $12,920 goal.
The Chromalloy Farm Equipment Division— formerly the Arps Corporation in New Holstein—is one of 25 businesses which will be up for sale from the parent corporation Chromalloy American Corporation.
New Holstein Public School District teachers submitted 20 proposals amounting to a 21 percent increase in their compensation package as contract negotiations got under way.
The first of what is hoped to be an annual snowmobile race is scheduled at the Outdoors grounds east of New Holstein, sponsored by Outdoors and the New Holstein Kiwanis Club.
The New Holstein Jaycees were sponsoring a donkey basketball game.
James Roehrig of Marytown speared the largest sturgeon to date on Lake Winnebago—122 pounds and 77 inches long.
Holy Rosary School officials said they would conduct a first grade class during the 1972-’73 school year, something the public School District has done for the past 10 years.
Elroy “Shorty” Mauer was honored for being the Legionnaire of World War II who best represents District 6 for service to his community.
Richard Greuel and Terry Stier helped lead the Holy Rosary basketball team to its fifth conference championship for coach Ron Hoerth in six seasons.
For the first time in school history, two New Holstein High School students finished four years of studies with perfect 4.0 grade point averages. The students are Sandra Weber and Steven Wirth.
A record 220 people attended the Civic Club Fashion Show at the Altona Supper Club.
Two teenage girls—Donna Muenster and Kathryn Trier—were injured in a tobogganing accident in New Holstein. Miss Muenster was taken to St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan where it was found she had suffered a fractured vertebrae in her spine.
The University of Notre Dame will play two concerts in New Holstein on April 16.
New Holstein High school’s basketball team won for the first time in many years at Valders. Jerry Thuecks was the big gun with 15 points.
Agnes Schneider of Rice Lake took over the position of English teacher for grades seven to 10 in New Holstein. She took over for Peggy Wiese, who taught here for three years.
“All local boys who are in the armed forces and are now stationed overseas will receive the Readers Digest through the efforts of the Community Chest.”
“This community has a Scouting setup second to none in the entire Kettle Moraine Area or the Northwest District of the area as it moves forward under a three-in-one program thoroughly coordinated to provide the boys of each group the best to be had in the way of activities.”
William P. Heus, operator of the Heus tavern at Market Square for the past 20 years announced this week he would retire from active participation in the business starting Feb. 1. The tavern business has been leased to Edmund Voelker and Melvin Bosma of New Holstein.
The first week of February saw the worst blizzard in this area since 1936. New Holstein was practically snowbound for 36 hours.
Lake Winnebago was reported to be in its poorest condition in years for sturgeon spearing. Heavy snow made it difficult to get out onto the lake, and visibility is reported to be seven or eight feet at best.
Local hunters are trying to curtail the large number of fox in the area.