Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference desk staff at Peter White Public Library.

30 years ago

SKANDIA – Boy Scout Pack 356 met for their end-of-the-year picnic at the Skandia Community Center Pavilion to present awards to the following scouts: Wolf scouts – Tyler Debelak, James Fowler, Rusty Gustafson, Clayton Wilson, and Dan Zeug; Bear scouts – Zach Rudisill, Robert Wozniak, Nick Dupras, Jamie Jamros, David Nelson, Donald Miller, Dan Rickaby, Micah Smyth, and John Wesley Thomas; Webelos – Ralph Koehler, Brian Phillips, Derrick Ploof, Dusty Nellis, Jamie Shirey, and Jeremy Wills. Adult leaders were also noted for their service: Marty Kovarik, tiger leader; Jennifer Burch and Lynn Heller, Wolf leaders; Barb Dupras, Steve Nelson, and Evelyn Thomas, Bear leaders; Lauren and Jim Timmons, Welbelos leaders; Randy Thomas, cubmaster; Terry Ploof, chairperson; Rose Martel, treasurer; and Teresa Wormuth, secretary.

60 years ago

REPUBLIC – Ben Mykkanen, president of the Republic Board of Education and W. J. McClintock, superintendent of schools, laid the date stone for the new Republic Central School being constructed in South Republic. Representatives of the contracting firms and a few residents turned out for the occasion. The new Republic school building is slated for completion by Jan. 15, 1964 at a total cost of $908,000. Good weather has enabled the contractors to progress rapidly with construction. All of the footings and foundation walls have been completed. The building will accommodate 500 students from kindergarten through 12th grade.


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