50 Years Ago
April 24, 1969
Paul Kohlhoff, 27, of 506 West Cady Street, is the manager of the new West Side Citgo Service Station, which will open on Monday, April 21.
Kohlhoff, a 1960 graduate of Watertown High School, has lived in Watertown all his life. He has been an auto mechanic since 1959. For the past five years he was employed by Stienmann Motors, Oconomowoc. Before that he worked five years for Schlei Olds in Watertown.
25 Years Ago
April 24, 1994
The Rev. Eric Schulze, chaplain of Marquardt Village, will conduct his last worship services at Bethany Chapel and Zinzendorf Hall on Sunday. He will leave Marquardt on Wednesday after serving as chaplain for over 11 years.
Marquardt is an agency of the Moravian Church Western District. He will be honored at a farewell dinner at the Watertown Country Club on Tuesday.
A village farewell will be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m. He will also be honored on Monday at Zinzendorf Hall, where he also served as chaplain. Schulze, 66, partially retired from Marquardt last October.
10 Years Ago
April 24, 2009
Luther Prep hosted its fourth annual gala event with over 300 people attending and raised a total of $57,100 in funds that will benefit ministry projects, financial aid, technology and the school's general budget.
The gala is held to showcase the talent of Luther Prep and give attendees an opportunity to show thanks for Luther Prep and to raise additional revenue to support the school. Debbie Rothe, associate director of Mission Advancement, spent over nine months planning the event. Over 150 students helped to set up the event, performing music, serving hors d'oeuvres, registering guests and cleaning up.