Days of Old – 10-31-2012
10 years ago – Tribune of October 16, 2002
On a three to two vote, the board approved the appointment of Larry Zirgibel as a Village Board Trustee at the board’s meeting October 14.
The Glenwood City Fire Dept. was called out on 310th Street, just north of the Glenwood Town Hall for the power line that apparently was blown down by the winds and set a tree and some grass on fire. The power company was called and made repairs.
The Village of Wheeler is to replace over two miles of water mains. It was recommended by John Iverson of Ayers Assoc. that all of the six-inch mains, except for those that have not had breaks be replaced.
25 years ago – Tribune of September 30, 1987
Mina Lindelof has opened a massage service in her Glenwood City home. Lindelof is certified by the Minneapolis School of Massage. The cost of a one-hour massage is $25.
The BHS Homecoming royalty were crowned Friday afternoon. The homecoming court are Julie Schutts, Heidi Garkse, Darcie Stoeklen, Jill Stuart, Queen Heidi Erickson, King Craig Jeffords, Nathan Behling, Shawn Cormican, Dave Lierman and Kevin Klefstad.
Warren (Chub) Schutz’s last day of carrying mail out of the Knapp Post Office was last Friday, ending 33 years of delivering mail for Chub.
Ambulance crews from Boyceville, Glenwood City, and Colfax as well as the Boyceville Fire and Police Departments responded to a seventeen-victim disaster drill at the Boyceville Airport on Thursday.
50 years ago – Tribune of November 8, 1962
A hardware store turned drive-in was the way the Gamble’s Store looked Friday morning as a car jumped the curb and crashed through the front window, breaking two place glass windows, knocking out the brick work below the windows, breaking the door and farm and smashing up quite a few smaller items in the store. No injuries were reported.
Lee’s Drug Store is now observing the 25th anniversary of its opening of business in Glenwood City.
George Steffen, Glenwood City businessman, was recently named St. Croix County “Friend of 4-H”.
60 years ago – Tribune of October 30, 1952
“Let the Bible Speak” will be the theme of the Bible Conference to be held at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Glenwood City, on November 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. The preconference will be conducted by Lutheran Bible Institute of Minneapolis and is known in the area through his radio program.
A new plan for selecting the state board of directors for the American Dairy Association of Wisconsin in now being put into effect. This will allow members more direct control over their own dairy products promotion program beginning in 1953.
The general election will be held Tuesday, for offices of governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, and state treasurer. Candidates for governor are incumbent Walter J. Kohler, Republican, and William Proxmire, Democrat.
95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – September 20, 1917
Glenwood City honored itself by doing honor to its boys in the national army just prior to the departure of eight of them for Camp Grant Tuesday evening. Bright and early Wednesday morning eight of our home boys left for Hudson: Arthur Anderson, Howard Augustin, John Boyle, Steve Curry, Walter Johnson, Henry Jacobson, Henry Knops, Henry Nordell, Julius Sorenson.
The installation of Rev. Robert Brockopp as pastor of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran church last Sunday forenoon was marked by an unusually large attendance of members both of the local church and St. John’s Lutheran Church in Forest.
The directors of the Farmers’ National Bank of Glenwood City held a meeting yesterday afternoon, and it was decided to make all efforts to have the bank open and ready for business about Oct. 1st.
30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – October 28, 1982
Dunn County’s board of supervisors approved Oct. 20 a resolution to borrow up to $150,000 to finance computer hardware and software purchases in 1983. In addition, the board also authorized the creation of a computer operator position doe 1983 to run the equipment.
The Boyceville Public Library will be sponsoring several Halloween activities Oct. 30, including a trip through a haunted house, a costume contest and the showing of the 1939 classic film, “Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde.”
Renovation projects totalling over $14,000 to Wheeler’s Grace United Methodist Church include new siding, reroofing and a new chimney. Gifts and proceeds from a land sale sinnanced the projects, which were recently completed. A special dedication service is set 10 a.m. Oct. 31.