By Ann Ziegler
Ten years ago
Four area students received recognition as Volunteens for their service to Saint Joseph’s Hospital. Maria Anderson and Amy Jones, both students at Marshfield High School, each donated over 100 hours of service. Eden Brussow, a junior at Loyal High School, and Jacinda Peckham, home-schooled, both donated more than 50 hours of service to the hospital.
Twenty-five years ago
The Marshfield Tigers ninth-grade baseball team lost to Wisconsin Rapids West by a final of 6-4 on Friday. Mike Rasmussen pitched four innings and was the losing pitcher, and Matt Golz pitched the final three innings for the Tigers.
Eric Wilson and Ryan Gilhausen were the top hitters for Marshfield. They each went 2-for-3.
Fifty years ago
State Governor of the Optimists David Nolte was in Marshfield to present the charter to the Marshfield Optimists chapter to Ron Kittel, local president. Les Ansorge was the principal speaker, and Richard Wiskow was master of ceremonies at the event.
Seventy-five years ago
A sugar rationing registration began on Monday and would continue through May 7. Applicants were urged by the Office of Price Administration to have the correct answers on the application when they registered. Elementary schools throughout the nation were the locales for registration, in Marshfield being at Lincoln, Grant, Jefferson, and Washington schools.