Ronald Schmitt

18 Jul 19
Wausau Pilot & Review

WAUSAU – Northcentral Technical College has announced the following students were awarded diplomas at commencement exercises in May 2019. Abbotsford: Paige Bruesewitz, Adam Mundt, Hannah Mynsberge, Caitlin Schmeiser, Kay Schultz, Katrina Weaver, Brittani Zoellick Amherst: Leah Dake, Melissa Decker Aniwa: Alyssa Bickler, Samantha Dziondziakowski, Alisha Evers, Kristine Kurth, Esther Manteufel, Devin Novitzke Antigo: Amber Bickler, Miranda Blakeslee, Cynthia Derksen, […]

17 Jul 19
Space Today

History Before Apollo  Kennedy’s Decision On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy announced before a special joint session of Congress the dramatic and ambitious goal of sending an American safely to the Moon before the end of the decade. Kennedy felt great pressure to have the United States “catch up to and overtake” the Soviet […]

17 Jul 19

Tuesday marks 50 years since Apollo 11’s Saturn V launched from the Kennedy Space Center

17 Jul 19
Pure Blather

This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of many important milestones. The Mets won the World Series. There was a music festival on a farm in New York. Oh, and human beings walked on the moon. Ask the average person about the Apollo Program, and they will know that it was Apollo 11 that landed the […]

14 Jul 19
Daily Republic

Jul. 14–Mr. and Mrs. Waddell couldn’t have known it at the time, but the sight of their 2-year-old son Willard atop the 30-foot-tall windmill that pumped water for their southeastern Nebraska farm was a glimpse into the future. In a scene that might have come straight out of “October Sky,” the 1999 film based on […]