Op-Ed

25 YEARS AGO March 7, 1996 With no opposition raised at a public hearing held Monday night, the city of Whitehall will proceed with an application for state funds to help a new business locate in the east-side industrial park. Only two citizens appeared at the hearing on the $80,000 Community...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO Feb. 29, 1996 A divided Whitehall school board district board of education voted to hire a new boys’ baseball coach Monday, but not without debating how the school goes about filling such a position. The board voted 4-2 to approve the school administration’s recommendation to hire...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO Feb. 22, 1996 The Pigeon Falls Fire Department was called out about 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon to battle a barn fire on the Roger Guse farm, located just south of the village on W. Daggett (formerly Fuller) Coulee Road. The PF firemen, aided by men and equipment from the Whitehall...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO Feb. 15, 1996 Two area residents and a couple trucks donated by local fire departments, are part of a caravan of vehicles headed south this week on a Mission to Mexico. Clark Moe of Whitehall and Duane Sackett of Independence departed Saturday morning with about 20 other people and 10...
To the Editor: Glory Walking to the Mississippi River on a cold grey day, I want to write about the beauty here but am haunted by the images on TV, and my heart aches for a nation reeling.   I cannot ignore the cloud over our people, the terrible suffering. Our beloved country broken, riddled with...
While many in the state of Wisconsin are wondering what the future holds for Aaron Rodgers, the Green Bay Packers seem to be in position to give him exactly what he seems to want most: Commitment. Rodgers went viral following the team’s NFC Championship Game loss to Tampa Bay when he wondered...
25 YEARS AGO Feb. 1, 1996 Most people who heard about the Jan. 19 carbon monoxide poisoning that killed two Blair-area residents probably figured it couldn’t happen to them. Not Eric and Audrey Haas of rural Whitehall. They knew that the colorless, odorless gas could kill anyone — because it almost...

 

 

The very first draft pick of Ted Thompson’s career as general manager in Green Bay was Aaron Rodgers. He had risen to the job of GM after starting as a scout with the Packers back in 1992 and being recruited to join the Seahawks by Mike Holmgren from 1999 to 2005. That first pick of his tenure was...
25 YEARS AGO Jan. 25, 1996 When he becomes secretary of the state Department of Financial Institutions, it won’t be a first for Dick Dean, but it will be for Wisconsin.  The Whitehall native has already headed a state agency – the office of state banking commissioner – for not quite three years....
 David “Smoothie” Michael Waldera, 66, of Arcadia, passed away December 23, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse.  David was born in Arcadia, November 16, 1954, to Severin and Marion (Motzsko) Waldera. He graduated from Arcadia High School with the Class of 1972. On September 13, 1975,...

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