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Days of Old – 11-28-2012

Days of Old – 11-28-2012

10 years ago – Tribune of November 13, 2002

Wisconsin has a new governor – Jim Doyle, the first Democratic Government in 16 years. 23rd District Senator Dave Zien and 29th Assembly District Joe Plouff were re-elected.  Cindy Campbell was elected as the New St. Croix County Clerk and Cheryl Slind was elected as the New St. Croix County Treasurer. Dennis Hillstead was re-elected St. Croix County Sheriff.

Two teachers at the Glenwood City High School had a fender bender in the school parking lot following school last Wednesday. The drivers of the vehicles were Bonnie Cronk and Dana Uetz.

Hundreds of geese have made their home at the Emil Fah farm just off 300th Street in the Town of Glenwood. Fah stopped by the Tribune office last week to tell about the geese and that a helicopter and a red and white airplane have been harassing the geese.

25 years ago – Tribune of October 28, 1987

Rose M. Baillargeon, 50, of Somerset was killed Thursday morning when she lost control of her car and slid into a semitrailer. The accident occurred on Highway 64 about a mile west of Highway O in the Town of New Haven in Dunn County.

Gloria Walz is the new treasurer in the Town of Springfield. She was appointed by the town board at its meeting Monday evening and will take over the duties on Nov. 1.

A celebration marking 100 years of Lutheranism in Glenwood City was held Sunday at Holy Cross Lutheran Church.

The new owners of the Glenwood Bar in Glenwood City are Gail and Bud Quinn. They took over last week from Merlin and Rosie Holden.

Wisconsin Rapids wrestling coach Lewie Benitz was inducted into the George Martin Wrestling Hall of Fame for the contribution to the growth of wrestling in Wisconsin. Benitz, a Boyceville native, is one of the three coaches being honored at a banquet on Friday.

50 years ago – Tribune of December 6, 1962

Friday and Saturday of this week are the days when all citizens of St. Croix County are urged to receive their Type II oral polio vaccine.

High school senior Jean Marie Cassellius received a letter from Governor Nelson complimenting her on the article she wrote for her school newspaper.

George (Joe) Klinger is a patient in the Holy Family hospital in New Richmond where he is recovering from serious injuries received early Saturday evening when his car left the road and rolled over in the field at the Albert Sachsenmaier farm about 2 miles east of Glenwood City on highway G.

60 years ago – Tribune of November 27, 1952

Men Only are invited to see “Wheels Over India” and to hear Anthony Trotto and his talented wife on Tuesday evening, Dec. 2 at 8:15 p.m. in the Downing Civic Hall. “Wheels Over India” is a thrilling sound motion picture of an ancient land and people, showing the amazing Calbra worshipper.

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1952 at 9:00 in the morning has been set as the jump-off day for the local Community Chest drive.

County Agent E.E. Anderson has been commenting on the milkhouse situation in St. Croix County. He believes that more than three fourths of all the county dairymen have milkhouses completed or under construction.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – October 18, 1917

There was an attendance of twenty-six at the meeting of the Glenwood City branch of the St. Croix County Chapter, American Red Cross, held at the city hall last Thursday afternoon.

The joint convention of the I.O.O.F. association of the 7th district and the Rebekah association of the 5th district held at I.O.O. F.  hall Friday was one of the  best yet held by the two orders.

The great push for the sale of $350,000 worth of Uncle Sam’s Liberty bonds in St. Croix county is now on, and the entire county has been organized and apportioned into working districts in order that this most urgent object may be accomplished.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – November 25, 1982

A tentative agreement has been reached by Associated Milk Producers Inc (AMPI) management to lease their Boyceville plant to a former employee. That agreement was revealed at a special  Nov. 18 Boyceville village board meeting.

Spending for a controversial new highway shop could total $1.4 million following the Nov. 17 approval by the Dunn County Board of Supervisors.

A Dec. 1 public hearing has been scheduled as a possible prelude to a state audit of Downing village records. The hearing is a “result of a petition signed by a significant number of … village residents requesting an audit” of village records.

Boyceville’s proposed 1983 budget levy was cut by nearly $30,000 following the village board’s Nov. 15 budget hearing. The 1983 budget is approved.

A 14.83 percent levy  increase was approved Nov. 17 by the Dunn County Board of Supervisors.