Out of the Past – 11-13-2013
10 years ago – November 12, 2003
Colfax senior Lloyd Neuberg was selected as the Bremer Bank Youth of the Month for November.
After saving the life of Sharon Linberg by using a defibrillator, Elk Mound police chief Randy Bartelt was acknowledged by Cardiac Science, the company that makes the device, with a “Heartfelt Thanks” award.
Student Council advisors from Colfax Middle School, Roxanne Close and Tim Devine were named Region 1 Advisors of the Year by the Wisconsin Association of School Councils
25 years ago – November 10, 1988
Final statistics in the Dunn-St. Croix Conference for volleyball show Tina Lloyd of Colfax leading the league in blocking with 42, Jodi Bosch was sixth in service aces with 27 and Lori Bates tenth in aces with 24.
Elk Mound quarterback W.J. Vincent finished third in the D-SC in the passing department with 1, 293 yards and led the conference by completing 57% of his passes. Teammate David Rhude led the league in receptions with 33 and in yards with 518.
A son, Alexander Stovern Buckley, was born Oct. 13 at Luther Hospital, Eau Claire to Dr. Bruce Buckley and Terri Stovern.
35 years ago – November 16, 1978
A son, Jerrod Matthew, was born Nov. 12 to Jerry and Jolene Albricht of Colfax at Menomonie Memorial Hospital.
The first bowling balls were rolled by Lyle Christianson and Rona Don Prince Nov. 9 when owners of the Viking Bowl, Juel and Pat Knutson opened the eight lane bowling alley.
20 wrestlers reported to the matts for third year coach Ken Mueller to begin the new season. Mueller will be assisted by Phil Bohnen.
50 years ago – November 14, 1963
A son, Michael Darrel, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Hoyland Nov. 6 at Bloomer Memorial Hospital.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Sudbrink at the Stoughton Community Hospital, a son named Carl David Nov. 6.
Mr. and Mrs. Burdette Lorenzen of Colfax are the parents of a daughter, Valerie, born Oct. 29 at the Bloomer hospital.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Holte of Ridgeland, a daughter (no name given) Oct. 29 at the Bloomer hospital.
Mary Lee Solberg of Elk Mound and Alfred V. Sundstrom of Colfax were married Oct. 26 at Barum Lutheran Church in Elk Mound.
Jane Marie Michels of Colfax and Arlan R. Vahlenkamp of Bloomer exchanged wedding vows Oct. 26 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Cooks Valley.
Lutheran Church of the Good Shepard in Eau Claire was the setting for the wedding of Karen Jean Brownell and Timothy B. Haugle Nov. 2.
65 years ago – November 18, 1948
Two prominent members of the village passed away last week including former village president Fred Martin, age 59 on Nov. 11, and 57 year old B.C. Gullickson who owned a restaurant in the village many years on Nov. 14.
Alvin Larson of Ridgeland, driving a 1937 Ford, and passenger, a Frami boy, were involved in an accident Saturday night when the car struck some guardrails and went over an embankment into a field a mile south on Highway 64 on County Trunk M. Both had scratched and bruised faces.
Mrs. Emma Dean, who operates a farm in Popple Creek Settlement, picked some ever-bearing strawberries from her garden on Nov. 10. If the pleasant, mild weather continues, she may be able to find more for Thanksgiving.
100 years ago – November 28, 1913
George Emmerton’s dray team took a lively run from the lumber yard Tuesday. They were frightened by a sudden puff of a locomotive and were caught by the north side of the school with only a broken wheel on the wagon.
Funeral services and interment were held at the Holden church for 78 year old Mrs. Rognhild Bjerkness and Mrs. Anna Knutson, also 78, last week.