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Don Mattox named new Kiel School District Administrator.
40 years ago

Eddie Hansen honored on his 80th birthday for 50 years in the Kiel Municipal Band.

Jim Ungrodt has announced the opening of his Kiel law office.

Steve Umland won the Pressland Golf Championship among 16-18 year olds.

The Town House in Kiel is offering a spaghetti and meatballs special for $1.45.

A. A. Laun Furniture is celebrating its 80th anniversary with an open house.

Kiel Picnic goers consume 191 half barrels of beer.

Carroll Leonard, Kiel Record printer and linotype operator, retiring after 18 years with the paper.

Allen Kracht presented with State Farmer Degree. Gary Vondrachek named Kiel FFA Chapter’s Honorary Farmer.

Keith Tussing is the new associate pastor at St. Peter’s UCC, Kiel.

Don Vogel and Audrey Karstaedt are the top shooters in the Kiel Fish and ame Summer Trap League

Robert Graf acquires the Commercial Hotel from William Gaston.

Mike Schroeder won the Kiel Monday League golf tournament, with Gerald Bella as runner up.

Lucy Propson is Kiel’s new Harvest Queen.

Rev. Allen Bowe has announced his retirement as pastor of First Presbyterian Church.

George Wanish wins highly contested Manitowoc County Sheriff’s race.

Groundbreaking ceremonies held for the new site of Stoelting Bros. Co. near Highways 149-57-32.

Jack Voigt is a starting defensive back at UW-Stout.

Jim Bunge’s field goal gives KHS a 3-0 gridiron win over Kewaunee, snapping Kewaunee’s 28-game winning streak.

Jim Hoefler is playing football for UW-Oshkosh, while Mike Seifert is a defensive end for the Wisconsin Badger squad.

Connie Meyer presided over the 25th anniversary of the FHA organization at Kiel High School.

First place winners in punt, pass and kick competition are Charles Klauck, Darrel Boll, Tony Wolf, Dave Kanz and Mike Schaller.

65 years ago
Among the new teachers added to the

staff at Kiel schools are Viola Walker, Gordon Langenkamp and Robert Root.

Kiel FFA members selected to participate in the state fair are Robert Willems, Carlos Miller, Gordon Bosma, Roger Miller and Jim Ninmer.

Sy Lerch allowed seven hits and Fran Keuler went 3-for-4 as the Kiel A. A. team downed Valders.

Gottschalk’s 5¢ to $1 store is having a cookie and candy sale.

White Cap Beer is advertised at $2.35 a case.

Art Kahl began his shoe repair and new shoe sales business in the Rock Building. He was a former projectionist at the Kiel Theater.

Vito Mariani plans to open an accordion school in the Graceland Hotel.

Donna Kolb and Florence Huberty took a 26-mile bike trip to Cleveland, WI and back last week.

The Kiel Study Club holds its first motion picture clinic.

The former Howards Grove Cigar Shop has been moved to Kiel. It will become August Hanke’s Shoe Repair Shop.

Raymond and Arno Christel have taken over the former Mertens grocery store in Kiel.

New Holstein
10 years ago

U. S. Senator Russ Feingold held a listening session at the New Holstein Public Library.

New Holstein High School graduate Megan Werner was assisting Senator Jim Baumgart with his campaign.

New Holstein High School baseball players Brad Buechel, Eric Koenigs and Wes Scheidt all made the first team of the all-Eastern Wisconsin Conference baseball squad. The Huskies tied Campbellsport for the EWC title.

Honeymoon Acres broke ground for its new facility in New Holstein.

A market analysis of New Holstein was analyzed in a series of articles in the Tri-County News.

New Holstein Night at the Sheboygan A’s was held as former Huskies Geoff Lefeber, Mark Wieser, Mike Casper and Brent Buechel were all playing for the A’s. Gene Mand, a former Husky and A’s star, was also cited, and former Husky coach Ken Anderson threw out a first pitch as did coach Chuck Lefeber.

25 years ago
Financing for renovation of the former Hipke Canning Co. site into an industrial park was finalized by the New

Holstein Common Council. A $94,586 grant from the Wisconsin Development Fund helped make the purchase of the property possible.

The City of New Holstein had the 12th lowest tax rate among the state’s 189 cities, according to the Wisconsin League of Municipalities.

New Holstein High School’s new scholarship fund started by Dave Ditter had received $8,745 in donations to date.

No opposition was expressed to a $2.8 million tax levy for the New Holstein Public School District. A total of 58 electors registered for the meeting. Just two years earlier, 310 people attended the meeting and rejected the levy by a two-to-one margin.

New Holstein High School baseball player Brian Kraus was invited to travel to Holland with a local team of ballplayers.

30 years ago

An Experimental Aircraft Association race used the New Holstein Airport as one of its turning points.

The employment outlook in Calumet County remained bleak with Job Service reporting an unemployment rate of 13.1 percent.

The New Holstein Public School District budget barely passed by a vote of 71-68 at the district’s annual meeting.

Republican candidate for governor Lowell Jackson made a campaign stop in New Holstein.

A new city ordinance concerning neighborhood block parties will need to be written, the New Holstein Common Council decided at its Aug. 11 meeting.

A total of 69 boys reported to the first day of football practice at New Holstein High School for head coach Jim Flora.

The Leo Geiser family farm at W1944 Redwood Rd., New Holstein was named a Century Farm at the Wisconsin State Fair.

40 years ago

The New Holstein 4-H Club donated $50 toward a new slide for children at Kiwanis Park.

Edmond Kautzer and his son Gregory have been selling honey for years, and recently they received a letter from India telling them how outstanding the honey was and asking for more.

The New Holstein Historical Society hosted a regional meeting of the Wisconsin Council for Local History.

Theresa Stier has been the leading point scorer on the New Holstein swimming team sponsored by the staff at the pool.

New Holstein youths Eddie Arnold and Allan Brotz will be touring the U. S. and Canada on their motorcycles.

The city assessment of property in New Holstein rose over $1.8 million over the past year.

The new water tank truck purchased by the Town of New Holstein for the New Holstein Fire Department got an immediate workout when it helped extinguish a barn blaze at the Edwin Preder farm four miles northeast of the city.

Gerald Schwarz was elected president of the Police Reserve.

60 years ago

Local U. S. Navy personnel Alphonse Ramminger and Elmer Basler Jr. had the opportunity to do some post-war sightseeing in Rome.

Sheriff Cornelius Kosmosky of Calumet County, with the aid of a special agent in charge of the Milwaukee FBI office, arrested a trio of bank robbers in Calumet County. Three people were arrested in a home north of Chilton for having robbed a bank in Iowa County.

Dr. Edward J. Shelley, a veteran of the U. S. Navy, will open a dental office on the second floor of the Baldock building in Market Square.

Construction of an addition to Schilling Hardware—at the rear of the store on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Washington Street—was started.

Flexiclogs Co. will be moving into its new facility on the south city limits.

65 years ago

Tornado-like winds caused thousands of dollars worth of damage in the Artesia Beach area along Lake Winnebago.

This year the cherry crop from trees

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