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Written by Wauneta Breeze   
Friday, 11 March 2016 17:30

10 years ago this week

March 9, 2006

Piping hot cinnamon rolls and breakfast sandwiches in the morning with made-to-order pizza, sub sandwiches, hot wings and a variety of breadsticks available the rest of the day have made Crossroads a dining hot spot once again.

Years ago when Crossroads was located in its old building to the west, the attached cafe pulled people in off Highway 6 for a quick bite. With the opening of the Picadilly Circus Pizza and sandwich counter at Crossroads, folks are coming hungry and leaving satisfied, just like a few decades ago.

25 years ago this week

March 14, 1991

Village Board members gave their approval to a plan by the Frenchman Valley Development Corporation to build a new 16- by 24- foot picnic shelter in the southeast corner of the park.

Development board members Bernie Steinert and Dale Bischoff attended the village board’s regular meeting Monday to discuss the plans for the addition.

Steinert and Bischoff said they felt the roadside picnic area would be able to draw some highway travelers who might be looking for a stop along the way.

50 years ago this week

March 10, 1966

Gary Goodchuck, Baryl Bard, LaVerna Fannng, Judith Polly, Arline d’Allemand, Donna Applegarth and Lois Wine were among the hundreds of professional teachers attending the Nebraska State Education Association “Helpmobile” Feb. 26 at Sidney.

Those who attend the all-day sessions do it on their own time and travel at their own expense. There is no charge to the participants since the project is part of the professional teachers’ program to further improve their own efforts.

75 years ago this week

March 12, 1941

Two bills of considerable importance were argued before the revenue committee but no action has been taken on either. The bills provide that gasoline used in farm machinery shall be exempt from paying four of the five cent state gasoline tax. The bill appears to have considerable support from the senators.

100 years ago this week

March 9, 1916

There is much talk in our city of starting a movement to build a new school house. This is the only thing to do. Our present building is very inconvenient, unsanitary and out-of-date. Every town around us have built new buildings in the past few years. Start the ball to rolling.

110 years ago this week

March 8, 1906

Vera Spence was suffering severely with a gathering on her eye the first of the week.

Frank McCallum is rushing the season by setting out shade trees around his hotel, livery barn and residence. C. D. Fuller has also put some out at his residence.

Mr. Pitman and family of Adams, Neb. arrived with a car of emigrant goods on Saturday’s train. They will build on the Reid farm near Ough which they recently purchased.

125 years ago this week

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