Step back in time: April 16-22 in Hub City history
By Ann Ziegler
Ten years ago
Ryan R. Foth, a 2001 graduate of Marshfield High School and the son of Debra and Dale Foth of Marshfield, recently graduated from the Milwaukee Police Academy.
Twenty-five years ago
The most recent recipient of Main Street Marshfield’s Volunteer of the Month Award was Georgette Frazer. She was honored for her volunteering role in completing the business recruitment packet of Main Street.
Fifty years ago
The new executive director of Greater Marshfield Inc. (GMI), James A. Jay, arrived in Marshfield April 17. In taking the position with GMI, the community promotional agency, Jay succeeded Richard Pfeil. Welcoming Jay was the president of GMI, Robert L. Reitz Sr.
Seventy-five years ago
Mayor George J. Leonard issued a reminder to all residents of the Victory Book Day that would be held on April 17. Set by President Franklin Roosevelt, the day would be nationally observed to give Americans the opportunity to donate books for use by men in the United States Armed Forces. Local donations were made and deposited at the Marshfield Free Library.