Oct. 5, 2012
Voters in the Antigo school district, who will decide the size and set-up of the district for decades into the future in one month, are invited to get a “just the facts” look at the far-reaching plan on Monday. The district will hold an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the high school to review the building and operational referendums, which officials say are key to continued educational excellence in Antigo.
High winds are believed to have helped spread a grass fire which burned land in the vicinity of Highway W and Trout Road overnight.
A man identified as a convicted felon and wanted on suspicion he may be i9n possession of a firearm will most likely be charged with that and other criminal counts as the result of his arrest during a traffic stop within the Antigo city limits Thursday.
25 years ago
Oct. 5, 1997
A habitual shoplifter who has already paid more than $20,000 in fines here and in Oneida County is in the Langlade County Safety Building lockup waiting for a court appearance later today.
An Antigo woman escaped serious injury when the vehicle she was driving was struck head-on Saturday.
An Antigo man who came across what appeared to be a fist fight among brothers early Sunday received a sound beating for his trouble.
50 years ago
Oct. 5, 1972
The undefeated Antigo football team improved their streak to 6-0 after a whopping 47-0 homecoming win over Wisconsin Rapids. It was their fifth straight shutout.
Cindy Sharon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sharon, was selected as the Antigo homecoming queen. Her court members were Julie Hands, Sue Pirsig and Sue March.
Kareem Abdul-Jabar and three other teammates on the Milwaukee Bucks basketball team were jailed in Colorado today suspicions that they passed marijuana and other dangerous drugs.
75 years ago
Oct. 5, 1947
What is called “teaser” ads have started appearing in the Journal today for an upcoming appearance by polka great Frank Yankovic and his recording orchestra. No details are yet being offered.
Morgan Poullette, principal at the Antigo High School, has been elected an executive member of the Central Wisconsin Teachers Association. The selection was made at a meeting Friday.
Superintendent Henry Ehlers reports that the cost of materials sent the outlay for the local water treatment plant up 38 percent last year.