Step back in time: Jan. 1-7 in Hub City history
Ten years ago
Five generations of the Kaiser family gathered. Photographed were great-great grandmother Loretta Ertl of Marshfield, great grandmother Rosemary Dieringer of Marshfield, grandmother Connie Kaiser of Marshfield, and father Christopher Kaiser of Auburndale holding his son Isaac, born Sept. 25, 2006.
Twenty-five years ago
Three local Tri-State Breeders Association technicians were recognized for their outstanding sales within their designated service areas in 1991. The three were Orville Schwarze of Spencer with 30 years of service, Mike Bauer of Loyal with 22 years of service, and Leonard Alleman of Abbotsford with 20 years of service.
Fifty years ago
The J. Figi Brewing Company, Marshfield, began serving the routes formerly covered by the Marathon Brewery. The Marshfield company purchased the trade names of Superfine and Tannenbaum of the Marathon Brewery to produce the two beers.
Seventy-five years ago
Postmaster T. F. McDonald announced that receipts at the Marshfield Post Office were $4,000 more than the year prior. The cancellations in the 1941 Christmas business was 12,000 more than in 1940, and it was the largest for the Christmas season at the post office.