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reporting on the return of Susan Kolb from a cult group.

Ken Klapel named Kiel Kiwanis Club’s Citizen of the Year.

KHS senior Larry Orth set a new physical education record for situps, doing 2,500 in a 90 minute period, he also broke his own pull-up record with 32.

Kiel’s Nelda Manz was chosen as Manitowoc County’s senior prom queen.

The two-generation family-owned Western Cheese Company, operated by Myron Wriedt, was sold to the Branch Cheese Company.

State Farmer Degrees conferred upon FFA members Mark Kutz, David Salm, Donald Lallensack and Geri Ann Miller.

A crowd of 500 people attend the third annual river races, sponsored by the Kiel Lions Club.

Gary Muellenbach pitched a 1-hit shutout against Johnsburg, running the Kiel A’s season record to 6-0.

45 years ago

Bill Deehr and Sandy Mogenson will represent Kiel High School at the sate music festival.

Judy Christel of Kiel will be an Alice in Dairyland contestant.

The Five High team from Kiel High School consists of Diane Gebhart, James Bruckner, Kay Keppler and Sue Pritchard.

Robert Schoenborn and Terrell Schultz won the 70 mile canoe trip from the Sheboygan Marsh to the Sheboygan Yacht club, defeating the pack by an hour. They were denied the trophy since they were not Sea Scouts.

Junior Prom king and queen are Gary Stoeckigt and Ruth Stoelting.

UW basketball coach John Powless speaks at the athletic appreciation banquet.

Postal deficits are forcing the cost of a stamp to increase from 6 to 7 cents.

Two Kiel teachers have signed contracts to return after brief absences, Mike Schroeder and Bill Daskam. Other new teachers hired include Al Doebert, Shirly Riha, Sharon Madigan and Dorothy Unbehaun.

Class speakers for graduation are Mike Baus, Mike Fifrick and Jim Bruckner.

Kiel golfers win the Eastern Wisconsin Conference title behind the efforts of Randy Theiler, Mike Fifrick, Woody Dahmer, Chuck Baus and Pete Ludwig.

Hurdler Paul Bonde captured two firsts in the WIAA regional track meet. Roger Dedering won the long jump.

Gary Vondrachek proudly displays the trophy for the best float in the State Jaycees convention parade on behalf of the Kiel Jaycees.

One of Kiel’s oldest landmarks, the Milwaukee Road Depot, will be torn down in the near future.

70 years ago

Teedles tells of her conversations with Melvin Baumann and his military experiences in New Guinea and Australia. She also shares comments from Jack Graf, Joe Willinger and the Diefenthaler twins, all of whom have been home on furlough.

Elmer Berth, Kiel’s youngest mayor, resigns to take a job as a funeral director in Racine.

People in Kiel have been told the impending invasion of Europe will not be a frontal assault across the English Channel, but a number os fmall scale incursions supported by heavy naval broadsides.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Klaeser have been notified that their son, Gilbert, is being held in a German POW camp.

Former Kiel Record editor Bradford Cox has been promoted to major.

Top 10 students in the Class of 44 at KHS are Marion Schreiber, Elaine Hein, Barbara Johnson, Dolores Kautzer, Howard Gerlach, Betty Kazmeier, Bernice Voland, Marjory Hennings, Hazel Schilling and Isabell Dickmann.

Othmar Bechle of Kiel has been reported killed in action in Italy on May 23.

A. A. Laun has been selected to head the re-election committee for Governor Goodland.

10 years ago

New Holstein Public Library officials planned a series of events to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the library.

Brian Belair, a Spanish teacher at New Holstein High School, earned the Teacher of the Year honor from Chilton’s Wal-Mart.

New Holstein School District officials were dealing with a larger than expected turnout of 4-year-old kindergarten students.

Christel and Heiberger Builders broke ground in New Holstein for a new office building in the city’s Tax Increment Finance District.

New Holstein High School’s girls soccer team scored 10 goals in a 10-2 win over Sheboygan Falls. Senior Heather Morgan had three of the goals.

Willowpark Residence officials announced plans to purchase Lions Park and expand their facility in New Holstein to the north of their existing building.

Six New Holstein Boy Scouts earned Eagle Scout distinction in a single ceremony— Derek Buechel, Patrick Shell, Kenneth Kohlman, Jeremy Stephany, Greg Schad and Lucas Thuecks.

25 years ago

Building a $300,000, four-room addition onto New Holstein Elementary School was proposed by a Building Advisory Committee of the New Holstein School District.

With the help of a $1,000 grant received from the Wisconsin Economic

New Holstein

Education Council, New Holstein educator Jim Flora is working on ways to improve cooperation between educators and the local business sector.

“By as early as this fall, Stell’s Super Valu, 1411 Milwaukee Dr., New Holstein, will be one of nine retailers in Calumet County offering its customers an ‘On-Line Lottery Game’ which may possibly pay winners multi-million dollar jackpots.”

New Holstein Postmaster Ron Karrels announced he would be leaving that position to become the postmaster in Port Washington.

Lee Tikalsky, longtime city clerk of New Holstein, made official the announcement of his upcoming retirement.

With utility construction scheduled to begin in fall, a committee was making recommendations on streetscape features for Wisconsin Avenue.

30 years ago

A high school graduation standards bill signed by Wisconsin Governor Tony Earl will have an effect on New Holstein High School students.

Twenty-five former employees are suing Chromalloy American Corporation in Calumet County Circuit Court. The suit is asking for more than $100,000 in severance pay and insurance costs. The plaintiffs were all employees of Chromalloy when the New Holstein plant—the Arps Division—was sold to the current owners of the company.

Joseph and Marci McShaw have opened a greenhouse business on Honeymoon Hills Road just outside the city of New Holstein.

40 years ago

Retiring New Holstein Police Chief Al Bartash recounted his 24 years of service in law enforcement in the city.

The New Holstein American Field Service (AFS) program “will be going into a holding pattern for a year,” according to outgoing chapter president Mrs. Gerald Hollenbeck.

Over $300,000 is pollution control facilities in operation at the Lauson small engine plant were described for 35 high school seniors in the applied science course during a tour of the New Holstein factory.

A total of 203 seniors will receive their diplomas Thursday, May 30 from New Holstein High School.

A final scheme for the New Holstein Elementary School expansion project was presented to the New Holstein School District Board when it met with Larry Bray of Bray Associates Architects Inc. and general contractor Charles D. Smith of Fond du Lac and the mechanical contractor, Rhode Brothers of Plymouth.

A request for girls gymnastics and sex education programs in the New Holstein School District was rejected by the New Holstein Board of Education.

Mel Pfister is the new owner of a Chrysler-Plymouth automotive dealership in New Holstein.

60 years ago

About 400 men and women attended the annual banquet of the Inter-denominational dartball league at the New Holstein High School gymnasium.

After more than 35 years of striving, the New Holstein Amerian Legion Post No. 124 is going to have a home of its own. The post voted to build a $21,000 memorial clubhouse.

While Fred Greve was combing a field on his farm 2-1/2 miles northeast of New Holstein, he came across an object which turned out to be a highly valuable piece of electrical equipment from the U. S. Weather Station in Green Bay.

A sketch of the proposed new public library in New Holstein was given enthusiastic reception when presented for inspection to the Common Council.

The Alice in Dairyland regional finals were held in New Holstein. Two young ladies were to be selected to represent this region at the state contest in Monroe.

The 46th commencement at New Holstein High School was scheduled to recognize 59 seniors.

Carl Wilberscheid, well known New Holstein mink rancher, was elected president of the Kettle Moraine Mink Breeders association.

65 years ago

“Good news to golfers of New Holstein and vicinity this week comes with announcement of the rehabilitation of the former Calumet golf course northwest of Chilton which has been purchased by Irwin P. Heus of this city and Harold Schulz of Hilbert.”

Large scale commercial production of trout is the newest venture of Associated Fur Farms, Inc. in the diversification of its fur and dairy farming operations.

Establishment of a stock collection station in Calumet County on a two-acre plot of land opposite the Joe Gisch farm on Highway 57 about two miles north of New Holstein has been planned by the Oscar Mayer packing company of Madison.

Negotiations were completed for the sale of the fomer Schmidt Pea Harvester manufacturing plant to Alex Pudlo of Chilton. Pudlo plans to operate a machine shop in the New Holstein building.