By Ann Ziegler
Ten years ago
Army veteran Jeff Koopman of Marshfield, who served in Iraq and Kosovo, saluted the color guard from the Wisconsin Lao Veterans of America at the Memorial Day ceremony held at the Highground Veterans Memorial Park near Neillsville. Riding their bicycles for 250 miles to Neillsville in less than four days to be at the Highground festivities were Mike and Peg Stoecklein from Dubuque, Iowa.
Twenty-five years ago
Wednesday afternoon Desiree Thompson, 12, and Kristy Abel, 13, participated in the Marshfield Junior High School Wellness Walk, promoting health and a drug-free lifestyle. Along with the two girls were other junior high students and teachers, who walked to 17th Street, Peach Avenue, Marshfield Senior High School, and back to the junior high.
Fifty years ago
Officers were installed Saturday night at the Marshfield Jaycees and Jaycettes’ annual banquet held in the Hotel Charles. The Jaycees’ new president was Charles Lindgren, and Mrs. Roger (Jeanne) Marg was the new president of the Jaycettes.
Seventy-five years ago
Local agent J.L. Sincler announced the discontinuance of the service of two passenger trains in Marshfield. Train No. 106, which would arrive at 7:20 a.m. from Merrillan, and Train No. 129 from Wausau that would arrive at 2:35 p.m. were cancelled.