1941
  • December 7, attack on Pearl Harbor triggers America's entrance into WWII. More than 2,500 men and 80 women serve in the nation's armed forces.


1942


  • New Broadway Street bridge over the Red Cedar River dedicated.


1944


  • Lakeside Aluminum Company becomes subsidiary of National Pressure Cooker Co. of Eau Claire.

  • Co-op soybean reduction plant built.


1945


  • Verne C. Fryklund becomes president of Stout Institute.

  • Menomonie Housing Authority established to provide homes for returning veterans.


1946


  • Menomonie celebrates its Centennial.

  • Lange Canning Company moves to north Menomonie, establishes plant on Tainter Street.

  • Sanna Dairies purchased by Nestle Food Company.


1949


  • Major addition and new entrance erected on hospital's east side.




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