10 YEARS AGO TODAY

November 21, 2010

For the second year in a row, Langlade Hospital has been named one of Modern Healthcare’s Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare in the nation. And this year it comes in at number 54. Pictured on today’s front page celebrating the honor, is Christin Strong, RN; Ruth Risley-Gray, director of patient services and chief of nursing, Janelle Markgraf, director of human resources; and Pat Tincher, chief financial officer.

It was a rough start to the season for the Antigo-Rhinelander girls’ hockey co-op, known at the Northern Edge. The Edge fell Saturday to the Bay Area Ice Bears 10-0. A game pic in sports today features Edge skaters Mackenzie Stolzman, Amber Best and Kaitlin Rhode.

25 YEARS AGO TODAY

November 21, 1995

A feature story in today’s Journal features a mother and son duo, both enrolled at Northcentral Technical College in Antigo. Kathy and Ben Waldvogel are shown on today’s front page in class together at NTC. Kathy, 46, is an accounting major, and Ben, 21, is in the architectural-residential design program.

The Antigo Jesters semi-pro hockey team fell to Wausau Friday night at the Langlade County Multi-Purpose Building 8-3. Steve Pollock had two goals for Antigo, Kevin Kubacki the other.

50 YEARS AGO TODAY

November 21, 1970

Antigo High School forensics students return from the sectional one-act play competition with an “A” rating, enabling the students to enter the state finals in Stevens Point. Members of the cast are Dan Keohane, Roger Cahak, Mary Byrne, Eric Neuwirth, Lee Krueger, Keith Schroepfer and Duane Borneman.

New and modern X-ray equipment which offer comfort to patients and diagnostic information to the medical staff have been installed at Langlade County Memorial Hospital.

75 YEARS AGO TODAY

November 21, 1945

The Rhinelander football team had one of the season’s most exciting moments today. The bus the Lions Club had chartered to take them to the Wisconsin-Minnesota football game in Minneapolis tipped on its side west of Rhinelander. None of the boys were hurt.

After years of posting draft notice, the Journal lists men who have enlisted to serve in the army. They include William Zelinski, Eugene Galuska, Gary Voysey, Leo Hersant, Benny Mach and Eugene Wilcenski.

Frank Welnetz, 87, a resident of Antigo since 1890, died last night after a brief illness.