Glimpses of the Past: Jan. 26-Feb. 1
It was reported today the Senate had confirmed the nomination of Howard F. Vande Hei for postmaster at West De Pere. Vande Franc and Robert Johnson, chief observer, cite the need for 200 volunteers if De Pere is to accomplish round-the-clock air ...
January 25, 2015
Glimpses of the Past: Feb. 2-8
HOWARD. Feb. 7, 1978. The cause of the fire that gutted the U-Name-It Tavern, 2015 Velp Avenue, Howard, remains under investigation today by Brown County detectives and village firefighters. Fire apparently started in a wall located between the main ...
February 1, 2015
Glimpses of the Past: Sept. 8-14
HOWARD. Sept. 10, 1897. The largest and most complete silo in the state has just been completed by M. Brunette of Duck Creek. The new silo is of stone, cement lined throughout, circular in form 130 feet high and 23 feet in diameter and has a capacity ...
September 7, 2014
A little railroad engine that has been known variously during its 40-year career as No. 8341, No. 101, No. 756, "Whistle" and the "General Pershing" headed into honored retirement today. Now known as the General Pershing, the 65-foot 69-ton locomotive was one of 150 similar locomotives built by the Baldwin Co. for service in World War I with the American Forces under Gen. It was the only one of the 150 that didn't get overseas but the Army used it in this country until World War II, when it served in southern training camps. The first step in an active campaign to perpetuate in permanent form Sidney Bedore's "Spirit of the Northwest" was launched today when the Spirit of the Northwest Memorial committee mailed to all service club members an outline of its plan of... The committee, which is composed of Milton F. Smith, chairman, John Rose, treasurer, Earl Eklund, W. F. Haafs, Frank Vaughn and James H. McGillan, proposes that approximately half of the money needed shall be raised by the members of the service... "It has been frequently regretted that Green Bay cannot point to statues marking its long and interesting history. It is the consensus of opinion that now is the time for Green Bay to start placing in tangible form the wonderful historical background for which it is really famous.
The midget auto racers will make their last appearance at the fairgrounds Saturday night, and a banner crowd is expected. Promoter Milt Vanda Huvel revealed today that a total of 27,600 persons paid to see the 11 midget auto racing programs during the 1949 season, averaging 2,509 per night. In this area’s first taste of midget auto racing in 1948, approximately 30,000 persons attended 14 programs for an average of 2,143. The Saturday night races will feature a special match event between the high point drivers for the season - Joe... Expected Saturday night besides Burany and Melius are Billy Johnson, Landy Scott, Carol Hunter, Gordie Frie, Kelly Peters, Johnny Dietz, Don Patzke, Wallace Patzke, Duane Hansen and Ed Kichefsky. The Brown County Salvage Committee meeting Tuesday night discussed the present Scrap Harvest on farms throughout the county and also ways and means by which the further ferreting out of metal and rubber scrap, fats and greases and other types of... Farmers may either bring their scrap to dealers themselves or they may have heavier pieces picked up by a special projects committee which has begun to function under the direction of N. P. Hayes, County Highway Commissioner.
Holiday: Vancouver clock shop offers timely gifts
Having been in business for 25 years now, The O’Clock Shoppe offers a wide variety of new and classical-style clocks. They’re an authorized retailer of Howard Miller ... a 40 percent off sale on all used grandfather clocks. The majority of the Johnson ...
December 5, 2012
Clock-repair skills are in his genes
The kid grew up learning the trade from his grandfather. So when Vince Degani died ... director of marketing for one of the biggest clock manufacturers in the country, Howard Miller. "We're making more of them today because of greater online sales, but ...
January 16, 2008
Style directions: Town & country French
French flair marks this new grandfather clock from Howard Miller. A shell and leaf carving grace the bonnet-shaped pediment while the bottom flares softly with a matching medallion overlay on the front. The clock face moon phase features landmarks from Paris.
October 13, 2002