Days of Old – 10-10-2012

Days of Old – 10-10-2012

10 years ago – Tribune of September 25, 2002

Memorial services will be held Thursday morning for a Boyceville couple, Bruce and Karen Palmer, who died as the result of a motorcycle accident on Sept. 21.

Construction work continues on two new business buildings on Glenwood City’s main street. One is the new car wash on West Oak Street, owned by Lane and Leon Berenschot; the other is the new Hiawatha National Bank building.

Several dozen people attended the opening event at Refuge Farms, located in Spring Valley, Sept. 15. The farm is owned by Sandy Gilbert and offers a home for horses in addition to providing opportunities for people who are experience physical or emotional problems to advance their recovery by caring for an animal who has also experienced trauma.

Rolf Donhowe, Glenhaven Care Center’s new administrator, knows that he made the right move from a 233-bed facility in Logansport, Indiana, to a 44-bed facility in Glenwood City.

The new 40×78 village shop in Wilson was completed some time ago, and replaces a small facility on Wilson Street, which has been removed.

The Wilson Village Board on September 17 approved a rezoning request to create a 27-lot subdivision in the village.

25 years ago – Tribune of September 9, 1987

Glenwood City ambulance personnel attended to Roger D. Drury, 26, Wheeler, following a motorcycle accident on 130th Avenue about a quarter mile west of Downing. He was taken to Myrtle Werth Medical Center in Menomonie and transferred to Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

The Downing Feed Mill was broken into some time during the night of Monday, Aug. 31. Owner Dan Rassbach, owner, said that about $96 in cash was taken and two tool boxes full of tools were also missing, as was a grease gun.

Maxine Timm was honored last week for her 40 years of service of enhancing the image of the banking industry. She is Chief Operating Officer of the First National Bank of Glenwood.

50 years ago – Tribune of October 18, 1962

Homecoming Queen candidates at the Glenwood City high school are Charlotte Stack, Arliss Thompson, Jennifer Stack, and Sharon Johnson.

The Glenwood City Community Club is again this year sponsoring a Halloween show and party for the youngsters at the Glen Theatre on Wednesday evening, October 31.

New officers of the Glenwood City Community Club are pictured here following the annual meeting of the club last Thursday evening. Lawrence Blakeborough, left, was named vice president: Gale Rasmussen was elected president; and Roger Lexvold, was again elected secretary-treasurer.

60 years ago – Tribune of October 9, 1952

On Monday evening the Glenwood City Woman’s Club voted to give the Glenwood City Library $127.15.

Farmers in St. Croix County will join the national observance of “Hen House” Day on Saturday, October 11, when they will turn their attention toward the annual move of pullets leaving the range for the comfort of the hen-house.

The Draxler Farm Store was sold last week to Phillip Rassbach of Star Prairie. Don Draxler has operated the Farm Store here for the past three years.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – August 30, 1917

Manager Libby, of Glenwood & Downing Light and Power Co., has just completed and placed on the front of the company’s office building on Oak Street an electrically illuminated American flag 3×7 feet.

Official word was received from the treasury department at Washington this Wednesday morning that the application for authority of proceed with the organization of the Farmer’s National Bank of Glenwood City, Wisc., has been favorable acted upon.

Next Tuesday the Glenwood City high school opens for another school year.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – October 7, 1982

Boyceville’s village board effectively tabled a proposal to relocated the public library at their regular meeting Oct. 4. Library members sought to move the site of the current library from the basement of the village hall to the main floor of the hall.

Solar panels line the top of Gale Smith’s Glenwood City home. Solar heating provides up to 80 percent of Smith’s energy needs in addition to furnishing domestic hot water.

Daniel Dickel, of Edina, Minn., wanted in connection with the seizure of over $1 million worth of marijuana discovered on three Boyceville area farms, surrendered to Dunn County authorities Sept. 29.