Out of the Past – 9-19-2012
10 years ago – Tribune of September 4, 2002
SP4 Terry Clausen, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Duane Johnson (formerly of Boyceville), has been recognized for his heroic action at the Pentagon Sept. 11. He was promoted, honored by the President of the United States and First Lady, George W. and Laura Bush, and has appeared on Larry King Live and Good Morning America.
Laura Link, Cortney Leduc, Laura Markuson, Tina Gates, Dana Schone, Heidi Stevens, Tammy Hansen, Brittani Mitch, and Breanne Mahoney are candidates for the new Glenwood City court.
The Cornerstone Time Capsule was removed from the Grace Lutheran Church in Connorsville on Sunday, August 25. The capsule contained mostly church related items, including the church’s constitution and brief history.
25 years ago – Tribune of August 19, 1987
Herb and Shirley Dow are the Grand Marshals of the 1987 Cucumber Festival. They will lead the grand parade at 1 p.m. Sunday down Main Street.
The Boyceville School Board met Monday evening at the Connorsville School, and approved adding two school bus routes.
The Glenwood City High School Marching Band added another first place trophy to its collection in all-state competition a week ago at the Pine City Chamber of Commerce Parade in Pine City, MN.
Maggie and Emma Bergum, rural Glenwood City, hosted a picnic the last weekend in July to mark the 100th anniversary of the Bergum farm. Over 450 people, including some from Alaska, attended the two-day event.
50 years ago – Tribune of September 27, 1962
An estimated 5,000 bales of hay went up in smoke early Sunday morning when fire destroyed the pole type building on the Helmer Hurtgen farm on the north edge of the Village of Downing, Glenwood City fireman received the call at 2:30 a.m. and upon arrival found the building totally involved in flames.
Glenwood City’s own “telephone fair” will be open here for two days next week, Tuesday and Wednesday, October 2 and 3. The fair, housed in a big truck, will be parked near the Glenwood City post office and will be open from 8 a.m. to noon on both days.
Historymobile II, the massive new traveling museum of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, has started a nine-month tour of the state and is scheduled to appear in Glenwood City on Monday, October 15, from 3 to 8 p.m., under the sponsorship of the Glenwood City Tribune.
60 years ago – Tribune of September 18, 1952
The Downing Bible church announces the arrival of its new pastor, the Rev. Willard L. Archer. Mr. Archer is well known in Dunn County.
About forty men representing six townships, two villages, and the City of Glenwood were present at a meeting held in the fire hall in Glenwood City last Thursday evening to take steps to organize a rural fire fighting department.
Fred W. Norenberg and Ole B. Jorgenson last Friday dissolved their partnership with Mr. Jorgenson disposing of his interest in the Glenwood City Auto Co. to Mr. Norenberg.
95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – August 9, 1917
Nearly all Glenwood City men have passed the physical test Monday and Tuesday.
The last week has been the dullest in the matter of local happenings worthy of newspaper mention in many years. It isn’t often that the Tribune has occasion to express regret for a lack of live home news.
30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – September 16, 1982
Boyceville village president Joe Petryk’s lobbying paid off Sept. 7 when board members passed an amendment to the sewer-water ordinance. All Boyceville residents who received future water and water main extensions will be charged a uniform rate, although provision was made to allow board members some discretion in setting charges.
Boyceville’s Public Library will show “An American in Paris” at its next movie night September 18.
Helping lead morning worship Sept. 19 at Our Savior’s Lutheran, Wheeler and Trinity Lutheran, Boyceville, will be Advent, a concert ministry team sponsored by Lutheran Youth Encounter. Comprising the group are Paul Bingea, Chris Bingea and John Bingea.