10 years ago
March 3, 2013
As planting season approaches and calves and foals are being born, Langlade County is welcoming a new agricultural agent in Stephanie Plaster, a native of Cedarburg.
The Langlade County Sheriff’s Department investigated a two-vehicle crash Friday on Highway C, about one mile west of Highway 45. Details were few, but no injuries were reported.
The Lady Robins sent four athletes to the individual portion of the state gymnastics tournament Friday, with junior Lindsay Bernd who came out on top, finishing with a 12th overall on the balance beam.
25 years ago
March 3, 1998
After 19 years with the Antigo street department — including the last nine as the overseer of operations nailing everything from street projects to snowplowing — Chet Carrigan is calling it a day.
Langlade County parents appear to be interested in shuffling their children in the Unified School District of Antigo and out of White Lake and Elcho. As of today, 28 applications have been made to enroll students into the district. Of those, 10 were from White Lake and nine from Elcho.
A local grocery store employee accused of stealing $978 worth of merchandise over a six-month period entered a not guilty plea in Langlade County Circuit Court Monday.
50 years ago
March 3, 1973
A public hearing regarding a report that Scotty’s Bar was the site of nude dancing in January was adjourned for another two weeks to the dismay of nearly a dozen or so residents attending the meeting. The tavern could lose their liquor license if found guilty.
Rev. Robert W. Girod was the guest of honor at a surprise potluck dinner to honor his completion of 20 years as pastor of Arbutus and St. John Lutheran churches, Lee Wenzel was master of ceremonies.The Junior High eighth grade basketball team capped their unbeaten record with a 43-42 win over St. Mary Catholic Church for the championship. Danny Thorpe scored 23 points for the eighth grade while Dean Seis led St. Mary with 29.
75 years ago
March 3, 1948
Antigo High School Latin students had a great time last night at the annual Roman banquet. The club’s 39 members were cleverly dressed as gods and goddesses.
For the first time, Antigo will have a basketball tournament for the local grade schools. Eight teams from public and parochial schools are signed up for competition that gets underway Friday night.
The Chicago and Northwestern reported that 47 cars of potatoes were shipped from Antigo during the month of February, four fewer than for the same month a year ago. Most of the potatoes leaving town were certified seed.