With the start of daylight savings time, it was reported the train schedule would not change as it once did. The schedule for passenger trains included four eastbound and four westbound trains daily.
A tornado struck at noon west of Columbus. Another tornado-like-storm struck at the same time just north of Fall River where minor damage was reported. Farms damaged by the storm were that of Helen Polsfuss west of Columbus on Highway 60 and the Lloyd Thompson farm which is north of the Polsfuss farm on Hall Road.
What started out as a hobby turned into a full-time business for Bob and Dixie Gray when they opened the doors to Bob’s Bike Shop, located next to the Western Auto Hardware Store also operated by the Grays.
Herb Raether announced he is a candidate for the office of Lieutenant Governor. Raether has served as Columbia County Supervisor and Board Chairman; Chairman of the Central Wisconsin Council of Governments; Chairman of the South Central Wisconsin Health Planning Council; and has been a professional insurance and tax consultant from 1935-1978.
The Wisconsin State Fair announced grandstand entertainment for this year’s fair includes REO Speedwagon, Alabama, Chicago, Reba McEntire, Kenny Loggins, and the Beach Boys.
Drs. John F. Poser and Rolf F. Poser were inducted into the Fifty Year Club of the State Medical Society. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have served their profession and patients for 50 years.
Three adults were arrested as a result of a drug bust at Columbus High School. The three were charged with possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and delivery of marijuana in a school zone.
Larson House announced the development of a respite care unit for persons who need