10 years ago
Feb. 24, 2013
The Antigo school board will discuss how to fill the vacancy caused by the recent death of Miles Stanke when it meets Tuesday.
School security and safety will be discussed when the White Lake board of education convenes for its February meeting on Tuesday.
The Red Robins boys basketball team advanced in the playoffs after a thrilling 45-44 win over New London at the Sheldon Fieldhouse Saturday in the second round of the regionals
25 years ago
Feb. 24, 1998
The Antigo Common Council will continue work on a Highway 64 alternate route through the city’s northeast side the it meets Wednesday.
Two people remain jailed in Langlade County lockup today on charges which allege their involvement in a counterfeiting operation. It is believed to have spanned at least four counties and netted thousands of dollars.
Red hot shooting, plus the usual defensive effort led the Antigo High School boys basketball team to an easy 69-36 non-conference win over Wausaukee Monday night.
50 years ago
Feb. 24, 1973
Antigo native Timothy Fronek, son of Mr. And Mrs. Raymond Frank, was named the youngest engineer in the United States to be inducted into the National Association of Power and Stationary Engineers.
Elcho took the winning edge defeating White Lake 76-69 in the opening round of the Class B subregional basketball tournament. Elcho’s Dave Zelinski was high scorer posting an amazing 34 points.
The main story on today’s front page spotlighted the transformation of Antigo’s business district. Some of the major developments include the demolition of the buildings formerly occupied by Paul’s store at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Superior Street and the adjoining properties that once housed the Antigo Daily Journal and Office and Equipment and Supply Company.
75 years ago
Feb. 24, 1948
Among the runs registered by the Antigo Fire Department over the weekend include a stop at the Thomas Young residence, 1238 Fifth Ave., for an overheated furnace, Fred Mayo’s home, 1112 Cleremont St. for a chimney fire and to the railroad yards for a blaze in a gondola car.
The Red Robins swing into action in the Merrill-Wittenberg regional basketball tournament Wednesday, opening with a contest against Wittenberg. The first game could be a real test for the local lads.
Mrs. Douglas Aird suffered knee injuries in an accident in the town of Ainsworth yesterday afternoon. The vehicle operated by her husband collided with another driven by Earl Bussiere. Mrs. Aird was taken to Elcho for medical treatment.