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Days of Old – 11-14-2012

Days of Old – week of 11-14-2012

10 years ago – Tribune of October 30, 2002

The Glenwood City Area historical Society recently acquired an early 1900s International wood-sided threshing machine and an early Gehl silo filler. The machinery, and other small equipment and tools, were donated by the Chippewa Valley Museum in Eau Claire. Through the generosity of Downing Tractor Parts, the machinery was transported to Glenwood City.

Get ready to enjoy some classical theatre Friday and Saturday night. The Boyceville High School Drama Department kicks off its fall season with two one-act presentation of The Women of Troy and the Second Best Bed at 7:30 p.m.

The Boyceville School Board approved tax levy of $1,956,006 during the Oct. 23 meeting.

25 years ago – Tribune of October 14, 1987

The owner of the Round Oak Inn on Highway 12 in Wilson, Wallace Rivard, was sent to St. Paul Ramsey Hospital with second and third degree burns he received while he and his wife, Bonnie, escaped a fire.

The Glenwood City Fire Department has answered seven fire calls in the last ten days, according to department officials.

Sgt. Dianne Wadzinksi and military working dog Karny posed with their second place trophy won at the 3rd Air Force Dog Trails held at RAF Upper Heyford, England, Wadzinski is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Randall Wadzinski, Rt. 1, Boyceville.

Possible funding for the wastewater treatment plant addition was discussed at Monday night’s Boyceville Village Board meeting.

50 years ago – Tribune of November 22, 1962

The Rev. Maynard J. Larson is the new pastor of Our Saviors Trinity Lutheran churches here, the Zoar Lutheran Church at Emerald and the Immanuel Lutheran Church at Forest. Installation services will be on Sunday, Dec. 2.

Good Old Santa Claus has forsaken his traditional reindeer, gone modern, taken to the air and will this year arrive in Glenwood City by helicopter on Saturday, December 15.

The St. Croix County Board, at its annual fall meeting which concluded last week, approved an expenditure of about $12,000.00 for a new building on the St. Croix County Fairgrounds.

60 years ago – Tribune of November 13, 1952

Glenwood high school will offer a course in driver education to 10 students this year.

Mrs. Maude Johnston, who retired last year from the Glenwood City school board, received praise in the October edition “School Board News”, the publication of the Wisconsin Association of School Boards.

The Downing Bible Church is sponsoring a concert to be performed tonight by Mrs. Sterling Hubbard, accomplished marimaist of Minneapolis, and “The Singing Men of Hayden Heights”.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – October 4, 1917

The urgent appeal of The Tribune last week  that a Red Gross Chapter be formed here met with prompt and gratifying response. Yesterday about 100 of our citizens met at the opera house formed a local branch of the Red Cross.

Glenwood City’s new banking house, the Farmers’ National, opened for business yesterday morning, starting business under favorable auspices.

Paul Steinberger, contractor, and Mr. Kampfer, architect, came over from St. Paul last Saturday and met with the directors of the Glenwood City Dairy Union. A careful inspection of the new creamery was made, and as a result of it the directors accepted the building from the Steinberger Construction Co.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – November 11, 1982

As Boyceville High School principal for nearly 14 years and a faculty member for 14 years before that, Gilbert Sykora has observed changes in education both nationally and locally, some beneficial and others possibly detrimental.

Boyceville voters joined the rest of the nation in voting the Democratic ticket Nov. 2, only occasionally straying to the Republicans.

It’s starting! A variety of flowers outside the National Bank of Boyceville hung heavy after a dusting of snow last week, following a spell of Indian summer.