10 YEARS AGO: Sixty-two seniors are to receive diplomas May 31 at Spencer High School as the class of 2003 holds its commencement. Students ranked in the top 10 percent of the graduating class are Christopher Anderson, Kristen Cattanach, Miranda Gregory, Darby Hoesly, Sarah Miskanis, Amy Phillips and Christopher Wolf.
Budget cuts might postpone plans to expand Marshfield and Wood County bicycle and pedestrian trails. There has been an increased demand for trails, but plans might be put on hold if funding isn't provided.
25 YEARS AGO: Columbus High School students voted this week for Student Council officers for the 1988-1989 school year. Elected were Andy O'Reilly, president; Jeff Burrill, vice president; Amy Folz, secretary; and Tom Bores, treasurer.
50 YEARS AGO: Dr. Rudolf Pyka of the Marshfield Clinic is the only Wisconsin applicant to receive an Alpha Chi Omega Easter Seal scholarship for advance study of neuromuscular diseases of cerebral palsied children. The announcement was made by Mrs. Porter Greenwood, Marshfield chairman of the North Wood County Easter Seal Society.
75 YEARS AGO: Erection of a permanent memorial in Memorial Park will complete a project started eight years ago by the auxiliary to the William J. Lesselyong Post. Gold Star Mothers began the task by planting trees in the park eight years ago.