Skip to content

Days of Old – 9-26-2012

Days of Old – 9-26-2012

10 years ago – Tribune of September 11, 2002

The new Miss Glenwood City is Brittani Mitch, who was crowned on Saturday as a part of the Rustic Lore Days. Her attendants are first Princess Tammy Hansen and 2nd Princess Dana Schone.

About 80 round bales of hay and a three-sided metal shed were destroyed by fire early Sunday morning on the Scott and Connie Anderson farm in the Township of Tiffany.

Heavy rainfalls recently put the Connorsville ballfield and park under almost three feet of water. But the area children took advantage of the flooding and the temporary lake to have a little water fun and keep cool with a an inflatable raft.

25 years ago – Tribune of August 26, 1987

Kris Joles, daughter of Harry and Karen Joles, was crowned the new “Miss Boyceville” at the coronation Saturday evening. Ranae Wyss was named 1st Princess, Bethany Wisemiller named Miss Congeniality, Traci Clark was named 2nd Princess, and Tessa Schutts named Junior Miss.

Glenwood City Mayor Clarence Luepke announced Monday that he will not be seeking re-election to the post he has held for the past five and a half years.

The Glenwood City High School Marching Band won first place in Class B competition at the Boyceville Cucumber Festival grand parade. The band is under the direction of Gordon Decker in his first appearance as band director.

50 years ago – Tribune of October 4, 1962
Due to a lack of interest the high school will not be offering the typing or art classes this year. Tentative plans are to offer these classes every other year.

Boyd H. King, Emerald, has purchased the Curtiss Breeding Service franchise from Harold Stack and has now taken over the duties of his new job.

Cong. Lester Johnson will visit here soon on his annual extensive tour of Wisconsin’s Ninth Congressional District, which he represents in Washington, D.C.

60 years ago – Tribune of September 25, 1952

Mrs. Olive Mulhollam of Spring Valley has been hired to assist Miss Nellie Sharp in the first grade. Thirty-six students in the first grade required action which the board as taken. This brings the Glenwood City faculty to a total of 25 members and an enrollment to date of 460.

Ernest L. Severson has resigned his position as manager of the local plant of the Stella Cheese Co. The Seversons expect to leave Glenwood City this week and will spend two weeks at Amery, after which they will move to Canastato, New York, where he will be employed in a milk plant.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – August 16, 1917

Downing voted in favor of issuing bonds to the amount of $8,500 for the construction of a municipal building, at the special election held in the village Tuesday, the vote being 42 for and 21 against.

Prof. G. E. Denman, the new principal, arrived from Goodman the fore part of the week and will spare no efforts to have everything in readiness for an auspicious opening of the high and graded schools on the morning of Sept. 4.

The widely-known Corry Carnival Co. has closed a contract with the committee on attractions, sports and privileges of the Inter-County Fair, and will have its big aggregation of attractions, including an electric carousel, on the grounds Aug. 29.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – September 23, 1982

Happy to continue participating in the federal Green Thumb program, worker Roy McColpin, 83, and Carl Lawson, 79, have recently repaired steps on Boyceville’s municipal hall. The two Knapp men work part time in the Boyceville area on civil projects. The Green Thumb program nearly lost its funding in the latest budget confrontation between the Reagan administration and Congress.

In a nearly 5-1 margin in the Sept. 14 state primary, Boyceville voters joined the rest of Wisconsin in becoming the first state to call for a negotiated nuclear weapons freeze.

A $2 million issue was approved Sept. 15 by the Dunn County Board of Supervisors to finance county construction projects including: Law Enforcement Center retrofitting; Dunn County Courthouse annex; courthouse remodeling and repair; and a controversial new Dunn County Highway shop.