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Time Capsule: Skogmo Cafe

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Skogmo Cafe

From the Oct. 11, 1934, Herald-Telegram:

MacDonald Café Bought by Bert, Inez Skogmo

The purchase of the MacDonald Café at 107 Bridge Street by Bert and Inez Skogmo was announced today, the name of the restaurant in the future to be known as the Skogmo Café.

The Skogmo Café will be operated and under the direct management of Inez Skogmo who plans a formal opening on this coming Sunday at which time the public is invited to come in and enjoy the special menus being planned for the occasion. A special formal opening advertised in the Herald-Telegram on Saturday will give all the details and the fine menus for the day.

Each Saturday, the Chippewa Area History Center showcases a piece of local history in the Herald. The Area History Center at 123 Allen St., Chippewa Falls has multiple rooms of displays about Chippewa County history and genealogy. Visit to learn more about the future Chippewa Area History Center and how you can help support local history preservation and education.


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