50 Years Ago

June 5, 1969

Thomas Lyons of the architectural firm of Durrant, Deininger, Dommer, Kramer and Gordon reported to the park and recreation commission Thursday evening the total cost of the Timothy Johnson Memorial Park shelter would be $21,313. At a recent meeting, the commission asked the architectural firm to contact the low bidder, Hutson-Braun to negotiate for some reductions in the cost of the general contract. Lyons' report was on the negotiations. The commission adopted the revised plan and it will be delivered to the planning commission for recommendations before the June 16 council meeting.

25 Years Ago

June 5, 1994

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Journal Communications of Milwaukee is splitting its Perry Printing Corp. subsidiary based in Waterloo into two companies. The parent company's board of directors approved the move Tuesday. Perry's offset web printing plants in Waterloo and Baraboo, with 1,250 employees, are to continue to be known as Perry Printing Corp. with Craig A. Hutchison remaining as president. But Perry's four plants for manufacturing packaging and promotional materials in Brown Deer, Watertown, Green Bay and Norway, Mich., with a total of about 430 employees, are to become a new company. The president will be Paul M. Bonaiuto, who has been senior vice president and chief financial officer of Perry Printing.

10 Years Ago

June 5, 2009

A graduation ceremony was recently held for the participants in the 2009 Leadership Watertown Session 12.

The seven graduates and their business affiliations are: Lori Brandt, Talaris; Dave Vitale, Watertown Unified School District; Elsa Arnold, M&I Bank; Katey Higgins, Bethesda Lutheran Homes; Jenna Wegner, Creative Community Living Services; Susan Nuelk, Landmark Credit Union; and Susan Roe, Watertown Police Department. Each year students in Leadership Watertown select two to three topics as class projects and then separate into breakout groups to study the different subjects.

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