Step back in time: Feb. 26 – March 4 in Hub City history
By Ann Ziegler
Ten years ago
Stephanie Meckley, a senior at Marshfield High School, was named to the girls’ basketball All-Wisconsin Valley Conference first team. Jesse Schneider, also a senior, and sophomore Danielle Carlson received honorable mention in the Valley Conference.
Twenty-five years ago
The mercury at the Marshfield Agricultural Research Station rose to 57 degrees on Sunday, March 1, breaking a 28-year-old record high. The old record high temperature for March 1 was 50 degrees, set in 1964.
Fifty years ago
Last Saturday at the Marshfield/Wood County Center, the Central Regional Arts and Crafts Show concluded with a one-day workshop. Among those chosen as eligible to enter the State Art Show in September were paintings by Mrs. Herb Ziebell of Marshfield and Mrs. Delbert Struble of Neillsville.
Seventy-five years ago
Marshfield’s E. S. Ysolde Bess, a purebred Holstein cow owned by the Marshfield Experiment Station, contributed her part to national defense. Over the past year she produced 4,648 quarts of milk and 380 pounds of butterfat.