Step back in time: Feb. 19-25 in Hub City history
By Ann Ziegler
Ten years ago
Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle proclaimed this week School Bus Driver Recognition Week. Bus drivers were offered breakfast or other treats as a thank you by the Marshfield School District, Arby’s Restaurant, McDonald’s, Pizza Hut, and Culver’s.
Twenty-five years ago
Brian Hurley was named president and chief operating officer at Marathon Travel Shops. Hurley’s duties included overseeing all the aspects of the travel division of NCI Companies of all Marathon Travel Shops, including the office in Marshfield’s City Hall Plaza.
Fifty years ago
Marshfield Mayor Anderson B. Connor recently attended a forum on federal programs that involve the elderly. Members of the Marshfield Senior Citizens Club, City Attorney Carl Meissner, R. H. Harrington, Francis Meinhart, and Felix Merkel accompanied the mayor to the forum, which was held in Wausau.
Seventy-five years ago
City Clerk Elmer H. Olson was named explosives licensing agent for the Marshfield area. Vendor’s, purchaser’s, or foremen’s licenses to use or sell explosives, under this wartime measure, had to be obtained from Olson as authorized by the Federal Explosives Act.