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A LOOK Back FROM THE FILES OF THE STANLEY REPUBLICAN COMPILED BY JOSEPH BACK 11 Years Ago January 5, 2011 Several public office posi tions open School Board, Stanley Council looking for newcomers …

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11 Years Ago January 5, 2011

Several public office posi tions open School Board, Stanley Council looking for newcomers this time around By Daniel Williams The deadline to run for public office within the City of Stanley, Village of Boyd, and the Stanley-Boyd School District is nearing with some positions open for political newcomers. January 4th is the deadline for filing nomination papers to run for the four council positions in Stanley, three trustee and village pres- ident positions in Boyd, and three school board positions open for this election season.

For the City of Stanley, the four council positions open are: First Ward, Eugene Hodowanic; Second Ward, Jeanne Gates; Third Ward, Mike Henke; and Fourth and Fifth Ward, Jeremiah Taylor. All council members except for Hodowa nic have taken out nomina- tion papers. Henke is the only member that had returned papers as of last week with Hodowanic having already filed non-candidacy papers. The Village of Boyd has four positions open, three trust ee positions and the Village President position. Village President, Randy Setzer, has taken nomination papers but has not returned them yet. The three trustee positions open for election are currently held by: Dale Isaacs, Dick Schara and Robert Zwielhofer. No trustee positions have had nomination papers filed yet. Zwielhofer has declared can didacy but has not returned his papers yet. Schara has neither taken nor returned papers for his position.

High School student to en ter Catholic seminary Daniel Williams, a senior at Stanley-Boyd High School and a parishioner at St Ber- nard=-St. Hedwig's Catholic Church in Thorp, was recent ly accepted to be a seminarian for the Diocese of LaCrosse. Williams, 17, was accept – ed by the Diocesan Board of Admissions and His Excel – lency, Bishop William Patrick Callahan, at Holy Cross Dioc esan Center in La Crosse on December 22nd. "I am excited for the new adventure God has taken me on," said Williams. "The call – ing from God that I received to enter seminary is humbling in the fact that I will be dis – cerning the Holy Priesthood for the next eight years." The process for beig a Catholic priest takes eight years if entering at the beginning of college. Four years of studying Philosophy withy another four years, also called 'Major Seminary" studying Theology.

Williams will be double majoring in Philosophy and Catholic studies at the University of St. Thomas while attending St. John Vianney Seminary on campus in St. Paul, MN. For major semi – nary, there are many choices for locations, which will be worked out once Williams gets to that level of discernment.

Williams asks for prayers as he continues to learn more about this possible vocation. "I ask for the prayers of the faithful," said Williams. "I also would like to thank all of those who have given me the support I have needed through the past few years." Daniel is the son of Dan – iel and Tina Williams. His grandparents are Bill and Millie Mickett, Stanley, and Daniel and Pat Williams of New Bern, NC. His sisters are Sadie, 15; Grace, 10; and Me – lissa, 27. Daniel's pastor in Thorp is Fr. Keith Apfelbeck, who Williams says has been very supportive through the ac- ceptance process. Daniel will graduate from Stanley-Boyd in May.

December 29, 2011

Bits and Pieces aside A Letter to Santa From Mom Dear Santa, …Well, Santa, the buzzer on the dryer is ringing and my son saw my feet under the laundry room drawer. I think he wants his crayon back. Have a safe trip and remem ber to leave your wet boots by the chimney and come in and dry off by the fire so you don't catch a cold. Help yourself to cookies on the table but don't eat too many or leave crumbs on the carpet.

Yours Always…Mom. P.S. – One more thing… you can cancel all my requests if you can keep my children young enough to be- lieve in (Nicholas of Myra, a man known and remembered for his generosity).

20 Years Ago January 10, 2002

Michelle R. Flora and Ste – ven K. Frederick Married in Oct. 13 Stanley Ceremony Michelle R Flora and Ste ven K. Frederick were united in marriage on Oct. 13, 2001 at Faith Evangelical Free Church in Stanley, with Pas –

tor Matthew Miklasz officiat ing. Parents of the couple are Clayton and Laurel Flora (both deceased), Nolis Fred erick (deceased) and Ray and Emily Frederick of Superior.

The bride was escorted down the aisle by her friend, John Greany. Terry Manier, friend of the bride, was ma –

tron of honor. Holly Gause (friend of the bride) was personal attendant.

The groom's friend, Mark Johnson, served as best man. Ushers were William Fred- erick, brother of the groom and Brett Flora, brother of the bride.

A dinner reception was held at the Holiday Inn Con – vention Center, downtown Eau Claire.

Michelle is employed as the accounting manager for Hurd Millwork Company, Inc. of Medford and Steve is the general manager of the Country Inn and Suites in Eau Claire. The couple's home is Stanley.

Health Tips from VMC and VMG Doctors All Together Now! One! Two! One ! Two!

By Dale Bergeson, PA Regular exercise is good for you.

(As my kids would say, "Well, Duh!") Of course, so are liver, lima beans, and getting a root canal. That doesn't mean we enjoy them. (If you enjoy liv –

er and lima beans, bon appe – tit. If you enjoy getting a root canal, lack of exercise isn't your biggest problem).

If making excuses quali – fied as aerobic exercise, we'd all be in much better shape.

But it doesn't. So how do we motivate ourselves to exercise regularly?

First, choose an exercise program that's right for you. It should be appropriate for your age, health, and abilities. It should be reasonably con –

venient. It should be some – thing you enjoy doing… Law of the Month… In Winter, Give Yourself Some Space: Don't Follow Too Closely Not leaving enough space between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you this winter could mean a new grille on your car and a hike in insurance rates. It could also put a dent in your wallet.

“Following too closely is putting yourself and your passengers in unnecessary dan- ger," said Major Sandra Hux table of the Wisconsin State Patrol. “Should the vehicle in front of you have to stop suddenly on a slippery road, you won't have enough space to stop your vehicle, and that could lead to a crash." Obituaries: Rev. B. Ernest Detrick 1913 – 2001. Former pastor at Stanley Church of the Breth- ren. Passed away December 31 at Timbercrest Retirement Community. Funeral services in Manchester, Indiana. A. Elizabeth Detrick 1918 – 2002, widow of Rev. B. Ernest Detrick. Passed away January 6, 2002 at Timber crest Retirement Community. Burial at Oaklawn Cemetery in North Manchester, Indiana. Deborah A. Steinmetz 1951 – 2001. Born on Au – gust 29, 1951 to Ted and Frieda (Roth) Woznick. Mar – ried David L. Steinmetz on August 30, 1997 at Fond du Lac. Funeral services at Holy Family-St. Patrick's Church in Fond du Lac. Entombment at Shrine of Rest Mausoleum in Fond du Lac. Donations appreciated to the charity of one's choice. Mary Brodacki 1907 – 2002. Born April 1, 1907 in Illinois to Thomas and Teckla (Octyko) Jakubowicz. Moved with her family as a young girl to Town of Colburn. Moved back to Chicago, Illinois to work and married William Brodacki on October 1, 1938. Long-time member of St.

Mary's Czestochowa Church and Rosary Society. Funeral at St. Mary's Czestochowa with Father John Puerner of- ficiating. H. Roger Licht 1940 – 2001. Born to Harold and Hazel Licht of Boyd, grew up and spent childhood working on the farm. Moved to Keno sha after high school and worked for American Motors. Met wife while teaching her brother-in-law to fly. Married Ann on September 18, 1971 in Appleton. Several flying businesses/endeavors over lifetime. Died December 9 over Lake Michigan. Memo – rial Service held at St. Mary's Catholic Church on Saturday, January 12 at 3:30 p.m.

Florine C. Wold 1921 – 2002. Passed away January 3 at Chippewa Manor. Born in Edson on March 23, 1921 to Peter and Ida (Burke) Gilles. Attended Boyd Area Schools. Married Leonard Wold on January 11, 1945, then liv – ing in Milwaukee. Husband Leonard died in 1968. Also preceded in death by parents and a daughter named Nancy Haigh in 2000, among oth er relatives. Funeral services were held Monday, January 7 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Stanley, burial at St. Rose of Lima Cemetery, Cadott.

Lorraine M. Dorski 1918 – 2001. Passed away Decem ber 31 at her residence in Eau Claire. Born December 27, 1918 in Stanley to Alvin and Mabel (Johnson) Peterson. Graduated from Stanley High School and received teaching

certificate from Eau Claire Normal, teaching in coun – try schools at Drywood and South Worden, along with one year in South Dakota. Married Thomas Dorski on June 1, 1940 in Stanley. Lived in Neillsville and Bloom – er. Members at Our Savior's Lutheran in Stanley. Thom- as died in 1975. Lorraine a member of First Lutheran at Eau Claire, where services were held January 3. Burial in Bloomer Cemetery at Bloomer.

Helen Maslowski 1901 – 2001 Passed away December 31 at Victory Medical Cen – ter at Stanley. Born as Helen Przywara on August 18, 1901 in Chicago Illinois to Thom as and Victoria (STachnik) Przywara. Moved to Stanley with her family as a young girl and farmed near Junc- tion. Moved back to Chicago to work, where she met John Maslowski. Helen and John were unit ed in marriage on September 12, 1922 in Stanley and re sided in Chicago for a few years. Bought farm east of Thorp, moved there and be – gan farming. Helen worked as a cook for St. Hedwig's school and also cooked for weddings and funerals many years. In 1972 she and John moved off the farm and into Thorp. John died in August of 1996. Helen was a member of St. Bernard-St. Hedwig's Catholic Church and an active member of the P. C. C. W., enjoying baking, people, and especially her family. Funeral services held Saturday January 5 at St. Bernard-ST. Hedwig's Catholic Church in Thorp, with Father John Puer – ner officiating. Burial was in New St. Hedwig's Cemetery. 30 Years Ago January 2, 1991

Stanley Locals Call 644-****when you have a local item Christmas Day guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed ward Shilts and family were Mr. and Mrs. Palmer Kro – eplin, Dale Lee, Penny Lee and Reverend and Mrs. Low ell Snow.

Spending Christmas Day with Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Berseth were family members , Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Filipiak and Steve of Hudson, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Berseth and Eric of Fall Creek and Jon Berseth of Menomonie. Bergliot Slowinski spent several days over Christmas with her sister-in-law, Mrs. Evelyn Thoreson of Whitehall.

Clark County Sheriff's Re port Slide-in car crash between two men with same last name slowing down to turn into a driveway.

40 Years Ago December 31, 1981

Tuesday if Final Filing Date for Nomination Papers No One Has Yet An nounced For School Board Correspondent Needed For Sunset Homes The Stanley Republican is looking for a person to take over the correspondent's du – ties for the Sunset Homes complex.

The position would entail gathering local news and writing it up for the paper, and also submitting other items of interest from Sunset Homes. There is a pay schedule set up for the position. Anyone interested is asked to contact the Stanley Republican for more details.

50 Years Ago December 30, 1971

Many Stanley Streets Af – fected By New Snowmobile Ordinance NOTICE: Stanley Stores To Close At 5:30 p.m. Friday New Year's Eve. 60 Years Ago January 4, 1962

News from the Boyd com munity Santa Visits Boyd for an- nual Lion-Businessmen's Christmas party Entertained Church Circle Mrs. Mayme Baker enter tained the Little Flower circle of St. Joseph's church at her home Thursday afternoon, December 28th. After the business meeting cards were played. Mrs. Norbert Kleiner won high, Mrs. Tom Swirtz was low and Mrs. Louis Horn won the traveling prize. A very nice lunch was served by the hostess. The circle will meet next month at the home of Mrs. Louis Horn.

70 Years Ago January 3, 1952

New Power Substation For City; Area Ready For Jan. 6 Hook-up; Power To Be Off Briefly That Day Distribution system con – verted from 2,500 volt three wire to 4,000 volts four wire, portion of 69,000 volt line from Wissota to Cadott entirely rebuilt and modernized in 1951 (voltage drives pow er).

80 Years Ago January 9, 1942

Stanley High Team De –

feats Neillsville 39 – 13 Orioles show big improvement in lopsided game Tues- day, Meet Boyd here tonight (check back next week for more, including the full game highlights from 80 years ago)