Time Capsules: The stories that graced the Gazette
10 years ago: July 10, 2009
Organizers have added an additional day to the annual Rosholt Thresheree and Antique and Farm Tractor Pull, expanding it from a Saturday and Sunday event to a Friday through Sunday one.
The Stevens Point Water and Wastewater Department will begin the sewer project on Patch Street and Industrial Park Road with its lift station and then easterly expansion to the Portage County Business Park.
Jeff Brengman, a Rochester, MN, native, found retirement boring, so after a few months in which he says he redid his back patio deck several times, he re-entered the job market – a decision that has helped bring him to Stevens Point as the new principal at Pacelli High School.
20 years ago: July 9, 1999
The Midwest Renewable Energy Fair is taking a sabbatical to Madison. Tehri Parker, executive director of the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, said the fair will leave the Portage County Fairgrounds at Amherst in 2000 for the Expo Center in Madison.
The village of Plover will install sidewalks along Maple Drive between Jackson and Wilson avenues.
A $2.2 million remodeling project in the lower level of the University Center was endorsed by the Physical Planning and Funding Committee of the Board of Regents.