Days of Old – 12-5-2012

Days of Old – 12-5-2012

 10 years ago – Tribune of November 20, 2002

The Dunn County Board of Supervisors approved a $56 million budget for 2003 board’s annual budget meeting Nov. 13.

Dan Fedderly, chair of the Town of Sherman and Dunn County Board of Supervisors, has resigned his position as the St. Croix Highway Commissioner.

Glenwood City Schools have received a $500 grant from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program to support school libraries.

25 years ago – Tribune of November 4, 1987

The heavy fog Monday morning caused several accidents in St. Croix County including one on Highway 128 south of Glenwood City at 5:20  a.m. Robert Buhr, Clear Lake, did not see the stop sign due to the heavy fog when he was on County Highway E and was hit by a pickup truck driven by Leland Teigen, rural Glenwood City. No injuries were reported.

Allen Fleming, big game hunter from Emerald, bagged a large brown bear on a recent hunting trip to the Alaska Peninsula. The bear measured in at 9 feet square. Allen is having a rug made out of the skin. Besides bear hunting he also bagged a caribou and did some fishing.

Topper co-captains Brett Taylor, Tom Caress and Wes Booth accepted the second place award at the WIAA sectional football game at Osceola Saturday afternoon. Making the presentation was Mike Williams, District 1 director of the WIAA.

50 years ago – Tribune of December 13, 1962

Faith Lutheran Church is the new name that has been selected for the two Glenwood City Lutheran churches (Trinity Lutheran Church and Our Savior’s Lutheran Church) that recently merged.

Santa Claus will be visiting by helicopter on Saturday in Glenwood City, and will visit Forest and Emerald.

Three local high school students ranked high in a corn yield contest. Brothers Lee and Scotty Teigen tied for fourth place rating in Section I of the FFA association, and Tom Berends placed 7th in the region.

60 years ago – Tribune of December 4, 1952

The annual Grassland Farm Institute Forage Crop Show will be held in the Glenwood City high school gym on Friday, December 5, staring at 9:30 a.m.

This winter’s first storm descended with a vengeance on the Northwest a week ago Tuesday evening and left a heavy coating of ice and snow on telephone and power lines, causing widespread loss of service.

Ed Cody, 57, Emerald farmer, died as the result of injuries received when the car he was driving was struck by the “400” at a railroad crossing in Baldwin Friday afternoon.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – October 25, 1917

Up to this day (Thursday) morning about $12,000 worth of Liberty Bonds have been disposed of in Glenwood City.

Last Sunday was a day memorable in the annals of St. John’s Catholic congregation of this city. The cornerstone of the beautiful house of worship, which the congregation is building on North First street, was laid at 11:30 a.m. with impressive exercises in the presence of about 300 members of the congregation.

The Soo line’s “hog special” featuring Duroc-Jerseys, arrived from the west at 1 p.m. yesterday and for a few hours was visited in the local yards by scores of farmers, who were well repaid for their trip of inspection.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – December 2, 1982

Connorsville’s grade school soon will be implementing a new programs designed to combat negative peer pressure among students.

Thanksgiving takes on a special meaning for the Joe and Gloria Pieters family this year when a long-awaited addition comes to their family in the form of their newly adopted son. He is nine-month-old Jeremiah, who was adopted Nov. 22.