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A LOOK Back FROM THE FILES OF THE STANLEY REPUBLICAN COMPILED BY JOSEPH BACK 6 years ago June 30, 2022 Woman reported missing Authorities in Minnesota and Wisconsin are searching for Shannah Boiteau, …

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6 years ago June 30, 2022

Woman reported missing Authorities in Minnesota and Wisconsin are searching for Shannah Boiteau, a 2011 graduate of Stanley-Boyd High School.

Boiteau, 24, was reported missing Wednesday. She hasn’t been seen or heard from since Tuesday.

Police in St. Cloud, MN say Boiteau, of Chippewa Falls, was last seen in the area of Interstate 94 and Stearns County Road 74 Wednesday afternoon. Boiteau ran from her boyfriend’s vehicle in that area just before 4:00 p.m.

Ovcers believe Boiteau does not know anyone in the St. Cloud area and does not have a phone.

If you have information on Boiteau’s whereabout, you’re asked to call St. Cloud Police at (320) 251-1200.

20 years ago June 20, 2002 Letters to the Editor Dear Editor and the Taxpayers of the City of Stanley: Work has begun on the 2003 budget. The preliminary evaluation is that the budget will be very tight. So far this appears to be the most divcult challenge I have faced as Finance Chair. The economy continues to struggle and taxes are already too high in Stanley. Therefore my goal as a Council member is to balance the 2003 budget without raising taxes and with no more borrowing for general fund expenses.

Mike Henke Resolution Requests Lower Speed Limit on County Highway NN Council Approves Finance Committee’s Recommendations The Stanley City Council met for its second regular meeting of the month on June 17th. Alderperson Dean Witt was not present.

Following the approval of the meeting’s agenda and the minutes of the June 3 meeting, State Representative Larry Balow (D-68th Assembly District) said his goodbyes to the Stanley City Council.

Balow said he believes the Stanley Prison is a done deal, and expects the first prisoners to arrive the first part of Sep tember. He said event though he will no longer be that area’s representative, he will always be available to hear from Stanley.

30 years ago June 18, 1992

NOTICE City of Stanley Property Owners 1992 Board of Review Property owners planning to attend the Board of Review on Thursday, June 25, 1992 should contact the City Clerk’s Ovce for an appointment and for an objection form for real property assessment.

Diane Zais Clerk-Treasurer, City of Stanley Mathwigs Celebrate Golden Anniversary with Open House Dr. and Mrs. R. J. Mathwig, celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary, Saturday, June 13th, with an Open House at the Clark County Medical Center.

The Couple was married on Saturday, June 13, 1942 at the Methodist Church in Lowell.

Pastor Vincent Sammartino ouered a prayer of thankful ness for the occasion and to bless the food.

Two granddaughters assisted with the serving. Amy Michelle Mathwig poured the punch, and Kari Christine Larson cut a beautifully decorated wedding cake. Lois Flaten, a good friend, poured the couee.

Out-of-town guests included Herb and Amy Mathwig of Oak Forest, IL; Mr. and Mrs. Ken Larson, Kari and Scott, Ironwood, MI; Dr. and Mrs. John Mathwig, Mundelein, IL; Dr. and Mrs. Jeu Manlove, St. Paul; Mr. and Mrs. Willard Kath, Bob and Sue, Reeseville; Mrs. Elaine Baerwald, Columbus; Ruth Herman, Eagle River; Lee Smiley, Marsh- field; and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Speich, Owen.

Contestants being sought for Little Miss and Master Entires are still being taken for the Little Miss and Master contest to be held during the Fall Festival.

Entrants must have a Stanley address and be born in 1984 or 1985. The winner will be chosen by a drawing.

The contest this year will be held on Friday, August 7th. For more information, please call Gina Endvick at 669-****. Deadline for entries is June 25, 1992.

40 years ago June 17, 1982

Rod and Gun Club Plays Parent To Baby Pheasants It isn’t easy to play surrogate parent to 1,400 baby birds.

For over 25 years, the Rod and Gun Club has undertaken that task, raising baby pheasants through the summer and releasing them about a month before hunting season begins.

This year was no exception.

They arrived on Wednesday, June 2, 1,400 squalling, hungry, day-old baby pheas- ants and their first batch of seed, courtesy of the Department of Natural Resources. Raising those birds to adulthood is up to the club.

Club President Ray Foster estimated it costs the club about $2,000 per year to feed and foster the chicks. The first three weeks were described as “crucial” by Foster, as the birds must be kept between 90 and 100 degrees or else they will die.

49 years ago February 1, 1973 Letters to the Editor January 23, 1973 Letters to the Editor Stanley Republican Stanley, Wisconsin Dear Mr. Fazendin: In view of the recent decision of the United States Supreme Court on Abortion, we, the undersigned, would like to state that we are in business for the following reasons: 1. Medical examination for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.

2. Diagnostic x-ray. 3.Electrocardigraphic equipment 4. Laboratory Services 5. Cancer detection examinations 6. Maternity services In regard to family planning, we have been advising our patients about this for many years.

Concerning sterilization procedures, these are recom- mended only for bona fide medical reasons. Example: Cancer of the Prostrate or Breast. Never for contraception only.

Concerning abortion, we advise abortion only when it is necessary to preserve the life of the mother.

Yours sincerely, J. J. LaBreche, M. D. D. A. Sallis, M. D.

60 years ago June 21, 1962 New Pastor New pastor of the Stanley, Thorp, and Cadott Methodist churches is the Rev. Roy Scott, formerly of the Pepin and Maiden Rock Methodist Churches. He succeeds Rev. Cecil A. Ward here. He and his family moved to the parsonage Wednesday. Ordination… Warren Salveson, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Frank M. Salveson, will be ordained into the ministry of the Lutheran church at a special ordination service in Our Saviour’s Lutheran church here Sunday. A graduate of St. Olaf College, the new minister completed his theological training at Luther Theological seminary in St. Paul last month.

70 years ago June 26, 1952 Large Crowds Attend Quo Vadis The movie Quo Vadis attracted large crows of Stanley and Stanley Country people to the Stanley Theatre. Comments indicate that people were impressed with the spectacular picture, depicting events of early Christian life. George Johnson, owner of the theatre, stated he was pleased with the community response.

Stanley Scouts Present At Camp Phillips Stanley Boy Scout Troop 50 members had the never to be repeated experience of participating in the formal dedication ceremonies of Camp Phillips, Sunday at the camp. Lewis E. Phillips, General twining and other notables appeared on the program that was replete with pageantry and music and inspiration.

Present were scouts Jack Ragatz, Jack Sneen, Hugh Hayes, John Mason, Tom Webber, Michael Gauney, Jerry Berseth, Roger Johnson, Peter Huus, Brian Solie, Jerry Henderson, James Hunt, Tom Wald, John Wald, Andrew Dzelskalns, Herbie Hayes, John Thompson, David Seib.

Driving cars transporting scouts were: Mrs. Sally Wald, Harry Weber, Harold Hayes, E. J. Ragatz, Lloyd Berseth 80 years ago June 19, 1942

Swimming classes get away to a good start Local Red Cross Class directed by Miss Brinkman Assisted by Miss Shirley Stone Swimming lessons sponsored by the Red Cross, Chippewa Chapter and Stanley Branch, commenced at the Stanley Beach Tuesday, June 16, under the instructorship of Hazel Brinkman, County Supervisor of Red Cross Swimming. These lessons are given each Tuesday and Thursday afternoon.

War News: Heydrich killed in Central Europe, Japan loses at Midway, no one able to secure gas under the gas rationing law “who does not have an automobile tax stamp,” and a weekly newspaper is suppressed at Muncie, Indiana for “seditious utterances.”

June 12, 1942

Kidnapper, robber invades village of Boyd Entering Boyd at 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday and taking a beer and sandwich at the Rank tavern, lost his (stolen) transport to village marshall Ripplinger, who noting it had been stolen took possession of same.

The stranger then went to the Backhaus farm near Boyd and took Mr. and Mrs. Backhaus hostage with the family vehicle.

Leaving Mrs. Backhaus at County Trunk O and Mr. Backhaus at the Davis schoolhouse corner, the man using an alias of “Craig” later held up the Anton Lewan store at Gilman and then drove out of town to the west in a Buick coupe.

90 years ago June 17, 1932 Walter Peterson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Peterson, drowns in Chapman Lake after becoming exhausted trying to swim across from the former location of the bath houses to the dam. Attempt by doctors to resuscitate a failure, being too late.

100 years ago June 30, 1922

A black baseball team made of southern college graduates comes to Stanley, winning 13 to 0 and comparing “very favorably with work done in the major leagues,” from which they were then shut out of.

110 years ago June 22, 1912

Accident at Gilman.

Ed Heagle of Thorp lost both arms in the plant of the Gilman Mfg. Co. at Gilman Thursday afternoon about four o’clock. He was slipping a belt on a revolving pulley and was caught on a shaft and whirled around the rapidly revolving shaft till his body was released by both arms being literally pulled ou near the shoulders. Dr. Ericksen was called and the injured man was brought down on S. M. & P. Train 4 and taken to Eau Claire Hospital on Soo Train 5. Strange to record the injured man has recovered from the shock and indications are that he will recover. He is a cousin of the Heagle brothers who are the principal owners and managers of the Gilman Mfg. Co. (Note: A memorial ID of 120361325 contradicts this rosy assessment, with death for Edward Heagle dated June 21. Generally speaking, the loss of blood entailed from such an incident would mean that without either quickly sealing arteries in tourniquet fashion and/or giving a transfusion, death is assured).

Foresters at Boyd. Last Sunday was a gala day at Boyd when more than 200 members of the Catholic Order of Foresters took part in initiating 34 candidates into their order. State Chief Ranger John A. Kuypers of DePere, state Secretary Leo P. Fox of Chilton and State Organizer Emery L. Mangold of Appleton were present. The initia- tory work was exemplified during the afternoon and in the evening the Boyd Opera House was filled to overflow ing with people who came to listen to the program and hear the speeches of the state ov cers. It is doubtful if a class of 34 members has ever before been initiated in the Foresters in Northern Wisconsin and the doings last Sunday is a feather in the cap of the Boyd court.

126 years ago June 20, 1896 Our Greatest Day was June 16, 1896. The Woodmen and their Friends Attend to the Number of Several Thousand.

Stanley does herself proud. We think so because everybody says so. The elements prospicious. A day of festivities.

“Old Sol” came up and smiled benignly from a clear sky, upon Stanley Tuesday morning. During the night a refreshing shower had laid the dust and tempered the humidity of the preceding day.

As early as 7:30 a.m. the crowds began to arrive. They came from the towns along the W.C.L. (Wisconsin Central Line). They came from the towns and villages in the interior and they came from the farms of all the surrounding country prepared to make a day of it. Before noon most everybody was here with his wife and family or his best girl and they good-naturedly elbowed and jostled each other on the crowded walks.

June 13, 1896

Business directory General Merchandise Northwestern Lumber Co. Stanley Manufacturing Co. P. A. Lien Confectionery, etc.

Wm. Schultz Hotel. Lytle House Lawyers C. B. Culbertson Anson Green Doctors J. G. Lobb, M. D. C. H. Erdman, M .D.