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----Source: Stanley Republican,
Thursday May 23, 2002, Page 3
10 Years Ago, May 21, 1992 In a 6 - 2 vote by the city council, Acting Chief of Police Chuck Ziel was not rehired. As a result of Ziel's termination, Mayor Clarence Hoel, using his chief executive authority, appointed Roy Fredrickson as acting chief of police for the city.
25 Years Ago, May 19, 1977 Mary Techmeier, Debra Kuhn, Gary Machler and Alan Gruba graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in May commencement exercises.
40 Years Ago, May 24, 1962 John B. Ver Weyst has been appointed as the Stanley Postmaster.
Ninety-one seniors will receive their diplomas this Thursday evening, the first class to be graduated from the new Stanley-Boyd High School. Salutory addresses were given by Rosemary Tryboski and Deanne Schneider. Valedictory addresses were given by Victoria Szczech and Barbara Weissenberg.
50 Years Ago, May 22, 1952 Peggy Huls, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Huls, is valedictorian for the Class of 1952. Salutorian is Beverly Heian, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Heian.
60 Years Ago, May 22, 1942 The 44th commencement exercises of the Stanley High School will occur this evening at the high school auditorium. Seventy-nine students, 38 boys and 41 girls, will constitute the Class of 1942. Valedictorian is Audrey Eslinger and Salutorian is James Sharp.
70 Years Ago, May 20, 1932 Jos. Tronick, late superintendent of the Stanley Baggage Company and inventor of Tronick Trucks, and J. I. Hoidahl have formed a partnership under the name of The Stanley Luggage Company. They have purchased the plant and stock of The Stanley Baggage Company and have leased the factory buildings and will continue operation of the business.
100 Years Ago, May 24, 1902 Harold Gregorson, son of Andrew Gregorson, was dangerously wounded from being hooked by a cow on Monday evening. He was taken to the Eau Claire hospital on Tuesday. It is believed that he will recover.
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