News: Medford - Possible County Airport Sites #2 (18 Nov 1943)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Brandl, Galistel, Janko, Mathey, Sawtelle, Schlais, Torkelson

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 11/22/2018

Originally published in the Star News, November 18, 1943

The Taylor county board of supervisors voted 26 to 2, Saturday to pay for a survey of the best of the proposed county airport sites. Janko of Browning and Brandl of Medford voting against.

The recent report of the state planning board, through M. W. Torkelson, director, on the preliminary examination of sites by Fred Sawtelle, engineer recommended that the area along highway 13 north of Medford be examined for a possible site and that the two most desirable sites already examined by surveyed thoroughly.

Five sites have been examined: 1, the present airport at the county farm; 2, two miles east of Medford in Browning, a the Mathey tavern corner; 3, 1 ¼ miles east of Stetsonville on A, in Deer Creek; 4, a mile north of Stetsonville on Highway 13, the section east of the Schlais tavern in Deer Creek; 5, three miles southwest of Stetsonville, in Little black at the Galistel corners.



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