Remember When


30 years ago

Mike Doss recognized for his success as a power weight lifter.

Terry Criter named CHS baseball MVP.

Chilton High School band performs at the Green Bay Packers Bishop’s Charities game for halftime entertainment.

Schneider family band cavalcade of music fetes Marvin Hoffmann, the musical instructor for many of the family members. The event was televised live on WBAY-TV. More than 1,000 people attend.

Bill Engler Jr. will face Bruce Alten in the Hickory Hills match play championships.

Wayne Pagel, Dan Gillis and Harlee Suttner challenge for Calumet County Sheriff’s position.

Julie Hertel spends seven weeks in Caracas, Venezuela, a participant in the AFS program.

Faye Wink named Calumet County Fairest of Fair.

Chilton High School petitions Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association for a transfer out of the Eastern Wisconsin Conference.

LeRoy Hughes plans to retire after 24 years as Calumet County Coroner.

Chiltlon AC’s win the East Shore League Championship for the first time, nipping Kiel 3-2 in the third and final game of the three game playoff series. Members of the team are Leon Geiser, Frank Schmidlkofer, Ron Kolbe, Paul Sket, Dan Hemauer, MIke Schmidlkofer, Jeffy Steffen, Rich Kopf, Ken Mueller, Roger Kolbe and Tom Schmidlkofer.

35 years ago

Albert Webber, Chilton, completes 20 years with General Telephone Company.

Hotel Chilton wins men’s softball title, defeating Skeeter’s Bar 9-8. Members of the championship team include Tim Schwarz, Steve Kartheiser, Dave Bennin, Fran Weller, Gary Sturtz, Dan Albedyll, Paul Selk, Todd Schwarz, Gary Helmuth, Mark Hertel, Mike Mueller, Richard Streng, Don Karl and Mike Kasper.

Vern’s Cheese captures Over 30 tourney behind the efforts of Wayne Pagel, Joe Woelfel, Cliff Beil, Rich Seider, Vern Knoespel, Armand Zastrow, Dan Albedyll, Don Zastrow, Bob Sager, Marv Pagel, Clarence Schered, Don Sattler, Jim Eisner and Ralph Schmidt.

Cheryl Meier named Calumet County’s Fairest of the Fair.

Arno Bruckner honored as Chilton’s Firefighter of the Year.

Bob Schibline featured for his work in teaching scuba diving at Neptune’s Diving Center, Chilton.

Dr. Patrick Curry joins the Baus dental practice in Chilton.

40 years ago

Tom Koch won the rec department’s junior golf tournament with a score of 102. Bruce Alten was runner up, three strokes back, followed by Jim Schlaefer.

Coach Neil Nelson has six returning letterwinners for the football squad including

This was The Elite Hall in New Holstein back in “the good old days.” Standing outside were (from left) Peter Schaar, Thies Schaar, three unknown persons, Mrs. Max Libke, Herman Libke, Herbert Libke, Mr. Neujahr, Mrs. Herman Libke, Mrs. Neujahr, Mrs. Rud. Zarmsdorf, and in the buggy Alvin Fluhr and Doretta Buhl.

Dave Grittner, Bob Ratz, Paul Rusch, Mike Kobriger, Jerry Klein and Dave Seborra.

Candidates for the 1972 Homecoming queen position are Rachael Pfeiffer, Diane Gensenk, Ruth Reinl, Barb Pohland and Jean Weber

Chilton firefighters battle a raging fire on the Benjamin Duchow farm, to no avail.

50 years ago

Dr. William Hasal, a graduate of Marquette Dental School, is expected to open a practice in Chilton.

New teachers at the Chilton schools include Marilyn Gronski, Mike Gallahue, Sherman Van Drisse, Gordon Schumacher, Joyce Olson, Janet Erman, James Stracka, Gretchen Hunmuth, Mr. Larson and Janet Schomisch.

Winning blue ribbons at the state fair were a pair of Chilton girls for showing. Marilyn Lintner had the winning Guernsey heifer, while Doris Aebischer had a winning heifer and was pronounced top junior showperson.

The City of Chilton introduces parking meters on a six month trial basis.

Norman Ditter, Michael Allison, Gerald Woelfel and Mark Nelson named presidents of the four classes at Chilton High School.

Candidates for Homecoming queen are Diane Woelfel, Nancy Piepert, Karen Hackbarth, Shirley Franzen and Susan Schneider

60 years ago

Carl Hofmeister, Chilton named vice president of Calumet-Winnebago bar association.

Bill Fox, Jr. of Hickory Hills, successfully defended his title in the Essex-Kent junior tournament at Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Sylvester Miller, Reginald Heiting, Leo Kolbe and Elmer Zastrow are the divisional winners in what is termed Calumet County’s first tractor pulling contest.

Emil Jodar, owner of Jodar Hardware, was named to the opening for first ward alderman on the Chilton City Council.

CHS class presidents include Claire Pfeffer, Ken Leitner, Karen Humleker and David Daun.

Candidates for CHS Homecoming queen are Marcia Stenklyft, Peggy Zimmermann, Donna House and Charlotte Page.

15 years ago

The Kiel Municipal Band is invited to play at the unveiling of a new stamp honoring John Phillip Sousa and “The Stars and Stripes Forever.”

New downtown signs point out city facilities.

Class AA champions in the summer trapshooting league at Kiel Fish & Game include Doug Prange, Bill Goetsch, Bob Kroeplien, Mark Wehmeier and John Schmitt. Schmitt and Lori Walber were men’s and women’s high gun honorees.

Among the new teachers this year at Kiel are Dave Friend, Robb Leonhard, Ron Holder, Marcia Drumm, Terry Meissner and Christine Schoenberger.

Badger Creek club champions are John Klinzing, Dennis Heimermann, Jim Schwantes, Junior Nett, Lori Diederich, Judy Wagner, Mary Jo Grube and Corey Stoeckigt.

Kiel Horseshoe League champs are Bruce Jeanty and Dean Bettack in the National League and Andy Kienbaum and Dan Bettack in the American League. Both teams were sponsored by Spirits.

Cedar Lake Resort owner Glenn Braun wrestles with township over rights to lake access road.

30 years ago

Winners in the Kiel Jaycees Picnic Milk Drinking contest were Brian and Todd Hill, Dan and David Werdeo and Bev and Mary Drewek.

Roland Tess displays his Governor’s Sweepstakes award for a prize winning Cheddar cheese entry for Lake to Lake.

Jack Graf and Robert Werdeo are presented with Honorary FFA Chapter Farmer Awards for their work with FFA as school custodians.

Dick Isely, the self-proclaimed “Maor of Henzeville” was the led dignitary at a fundraiser held in Lions Park.

A brick cleaning project undertaken by the Kiel Optimist Club has drawn wide media attention.

Wally Freis hononred at the state fair as a Most Admired Senior Citizen.

Winners in the first annual croquet tournament at Steinthal Valley Lodge were Betty Mathes and Tony Ehlenbach.

Dr. Patrick Curry slated to join the practice of Dr. Michael Baus in the Kiel and Chilton offices.

Dr. V. A. Baus announces his retirement.

John Knier receives word of his appointment to the US Military Academy at West Point.

Louis Luykx has the top entry in the Los Angeles County fair, winning two golds and a silver medal.

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