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ert’s garage.

Sue McCabe won a bronze palette

award in the Milwaukee Journal art contest.

Terrill Schultz and Jeff Kutz won the 50-mile canoe race from the Sheboygan Marsh to Sheboygan, sponsored by the Explorer Scouts.

Joe Kauth is the top shooter in the Kiel Pool League.

Kathy Voelker and Ted Freis serve as royalty for the “spring fling” which is a replacement event for the usual prom.

A new bridge over the Sheboygan river east of Rockville is allowing the county to take some of the curves out of the road.

Kiel Jaycees youth bowling awards go to Mark Theiler, Jon Konz, Dan Reichwald, Karen Werdeo and Wendy Ninmer.

Kiel City Council bans dogs from Kiel city parks at any time.

Albert Laun is Kiel’s Citizen of the Year.

Kiel girls state track qualifiers are Carla Goodrich, Connie Meiselwitz, Kathy Voelker, Jill Jindra and Ruth Biwan.

Goodrich a state hurdles champion and relay team with Meiselwitz, Voelker and Jindra also wins gold.

Jack Brenegan and Jerry Bella have opened a miniature golf course in Elkhart Lake.

65 years ago

Kiel AA’s basketball tournament trophy from the Eastern Wisconsin League is on display in the window at Brill’s Jewelry.

Earl “Oily” Mathes will begin a sports column in the Tri-County Record named “Sports Roundup by Oily.”

Teams in the Kiel fastpitch softball league include A. A. Laun, Millhome Bar, Pigeon Lake, Wriedt’s Bar, St. Anna, Kiel FFA and Denny’s Tavern.

Omar Richart is the new owner of the tavern at Fourth and Fremont.

John Kissinger has given up his Phoenix Hall tavern and grocery store in Rhine Center to Johnny Schwoerer.

The Kiel AA baseball team is set to open its season with a lineup of familiar names—Sy Lerch, Cowboy Schnur, Elroy Konz, Bobby Graf, Norb Goebel, Joe Eiring, George Wirtz, Arno Herwig and Ray Wagenknecht.

Reserves include Bob Gartzke, Fran Keuler, Pete Richart, Oily Mathes, Marv Nett, Weasel Faust, Merlin Riehn, Ducky Stewart and Fritz Bruckner.

Fred Pritchard and his son, Robert, have agreed to a contract with the Sears and Roebuck Co. of Sheboygan to install plumbing and heating systems for area customers.

Frederick Balz and Dorothy Hansen earn firsts in the state music festival on trombone and flute.

Gale Orth and Bill Lettenberger are delegates from Kiel for the sixth annual Badger Boys State.

Willie Seifert of Millhome is leading the Kiel fastpitch league in hitting at a brisk .750 clip.

10 years ago

New Holstein Area Chamber of Commerce and City of New Holstein officials jointly discussed the possibility of hiring a part-time economic development coordinator.

Retiring New Holstein High School educators Mel Jacobson and Jim Flora were honored with a social at The Beacon.

Bill Schmitz and Megan Stephany were the king and queen of the New Holstein High School prom.

Alice in Dairyland Sheri Hicken of Prairie du Sac joined local students for a tour of Feider farm on New Holstein’s north side.

It was announced that when school resumed next fall, Holy Rosary Grade School in New Holstein would be without nuns for what is believed to be the first time in the 64-year history of the school.

Bob Bosma was elected president of the New Holstein Board of Education

25 years ago

Dave Juckem of Chilton said he planned to build a replica of the Voyager airplane—the first airplane to fly around the world without refueling—at the New Holstein Municipal Airport.

City of New Holstein officials were working on cost estimates to renovate the former Hipke canning company buildings into an industrial park.

Information on nitrate contamination in wells in the Johnsburg area was presented at a public meeting held at Johnsburg School.

St. Cloud Village Board members should give serious consideration to putting in a second water well, board members were told at one of their monthly meetings.

The New Holstein Airport Commission approved recommending Jack A.

New Holstein

Schneidewind as the new fixed base operator at the airport.

Fond du Lac County workers were busy providing a facelift to Wolf Lake, including expanding the beach area.

30 years ago

Calumet Homestead Nursing Home in New Holstein celebrated its 25th anniversary with an open house.

The per pupil cost of the New Holstein Public School District was low when compared to other area districts.

Lisa Radandt was this year’s Poppy Princess in New Holstein.

Leo Dorn retired as New Holstein’s fire chief.

New Holstein Kiwanis Club members were assisted by Webelo Scouts in planting 1,000 seedling trees at Kiwanis Park, the city landfill and other sites.

Five students shared valedictorian honors at New Holstein High School for the Class of 1982—Paula Bertram, Catherine Ausloos, Dennis Diederich, Paul Markwardt and Pamela Mertens.

Seventeen residents of the Van Buren Street area in New Holstein filled the Common Council chambers to discuss a proposed special assessment for the installation of storm sewer laterals.

40 years ago

Plans were under way for the second annual New Holstein Lions Air Show at the New Holstein Municipal Airport.

Jim Bauer was elected president of the New Holstein Kiwanis Club.

A decision was made by the Green Bay Diocese to have Holy Rosary Parish served by one priest instead of two, as had been the practice in recent years.

City of New Holstein officials prepared to bargain their first-ever contract with newly formed unions for police and street department employees.

New school records in track were set by Dave Stellpflug in the high hurdles (15.5 seconds) and the 880-yard relay team of Chuck Lefeber, Dave Burg, Keith Seifert and Bill Luehrs (1:32.2).

A new lounge was completed at St. John United Church of Christ in New Holstein.

Principal Tom Lynch reported that 95 of the 174 members (55 percent) of the New Holstein High School senior class planned to go on to college.

A full-color insert in the New Holstein Reporter asked, “Why would anyone serve ‘oleoed’ peas, ‘oleoed’ corn or ‘oleoed’ anything when fresh garden vegetables beg to be buttered?”

60 years ago

Richard Dorn was re-elected chief of the New Holstein Volunteer Fire Department.

Mr. and Mrs. Andy Anderson of Clintonville are taking over as operators of Leon’s Fine Foods in New Holstein.

Edward Schildhauer, member of the freshman class of Ripon College and son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Schildhauer of New Holstein, has completed requirements for entrance in the U. S. Naval Academy.

William L. Paul, veteran of World War II and proprietor of the Peoples Insurance Agency of New Holstein, was elected commander of the local American Legion Post.

Paul Spletter Jr. told about his part in rescue operations of men tossed into the sea when two Navy ships collided on their way to Europe.

65 years ago

Edward Vollstedt announced the closing out of his grocery stock. The business has been in operation for the last 18 years.

An early morning fire caused considerable damage at the Arps Corporation office.

The Hart-Carter Company placed an ad saying it was looking for men for day and night shift work, with second shift workers receiving a five cent hourly bonus.

Wingers’ Grocery in Marytown was advertising a 10-1/2 ounce can of Phillips tomato soup for eight cents.

The Trempe men’s clothing and furnishing store, “the most modern and finest of its kind in Calumet county,” will be opened for business in New Holstein.

Howard Langenfeld returned from taking Associated Fur Farm foxes to new owners in South America.

“One of New Holstein’s oldest landmarks, shades of past generations and past glories, the D. F. Kaiser general merchandise store, will soon be nothing more than a memory. The building, originally built by the late Rudolph Puchner and located at the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Washington Street, is being razed this week by workmen engaged by N. H. Builders Inc.”