1910
  • James Huff Stout dies.

  • The Menomonie Times ceases publication.


1911


  • Stout Institute becomes a state school.

  • Chippewa Valley Railway Light & Power Company purchases the operations of the Menomonie Electric Light & Power Company.

  • The LaPointe Lumber Company, George LaPointe, Jr., manager, purchases the retail yards of the Wilson-Weber Lumber Company.

  • Stella Lucas, librarian at the Mabel Tainter Memorial, dies; Essie Nickerson hired to serve in her place.


1912


  • City government changed from alderman to commission form.

  • Segerstrom Piano Factory established.


1913


  • Building Trades Building (Ray Hall) at Stout Institute erected.

  • Another new Roman Catholic parochial school opened.

  • New post office building completed.


1914


  • Phillip Kraft and three sons, John, William, and Samuel, organize Kraft State Bank.

  • Segerstrom Piano Co. bankrupt, George P. Norris is appointed receiver. He reorganizes firm as Holland Piano Company.


1915


  • City hospital opens.


1916


  • O & N Lumber Company incorporates and opens general office in Menomonie with George LaPointe, Jr., as its secretary and general manager. By 1925 it was running 33 yards in nine Wisconsin counties.


1917


  • A milk condensary built by John Wildi Evaporated Milk Company.

  • First World War begins on March 26. Company H called to guard bridges and docks at Superior and main line railroad bridge over the Red Cedar River.

  • Dunn County Chapter of the American Red Cross organized on March 19.


1918


  • A new brick Coddington School opens on the site of the former wooden school building.

  • Company H arrives in France on March 10.


1919


  • Litnum Bronze Co. organized, establishes plant in former Globe Iron Works Building.

  • Hosford-Chase Post No. 32, American Legion, organized on October 9.




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