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30 years ago
EBEN — There’s a new spirit of teamwork at Superior Central Schools, where former rivals say they now work and play better together. Trenary and Eben students, parents and teachers began a new era here Aug. 31 when the consolidated school district opened its doors.
All students in grades seven through 12 attend class now at Eben. Superior Central South, the former Trenary School, houses elementary students from that area. Eben elementary students attend Superior Central North, formerly Eben Elementary. Student Council President Christa Cook a senior from Trenary, said things have never been better.
Principal Gerry Lasak said the students have patiently made adjustments to consolidation. School officials see the biggest plus for students as offering an expanded curriculum in art, music, French, chemistry, advanced mathematics, journalism and creative writing.
90 years ago
MARQUETTE — Playing his fourth year on the Northern State Teachers college football team, Jerry Hemr of Menominee will captain the team this season from the fullback position, where he has played since joining the Northerners.
He has unusual ability in sizing up an opponent’s play and is quick to check it. He again will do the punting, as there have been few kickers that have out-distanced his boots.
James Hardimon is another four-year man whom Coach C.B. Hedgcock is depending upon to turn back the first invasion of Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Normal, which plays here this afternoon. Hardimon has had most of his experience at end, but has been shifted to quarter this year. Hemr and Hardimon are the only two men playing their fourth year of ball this season.