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Days of Old – 12-12-2012

Days of Old – 12-12-2012

 10 years ago – Tribune of November 27, 2002

Preliminary call-in totals from deer registration stations across the state indicate that hunters killed 120,658 deer over the first two-days of Wisconsin’s nine-day gun deer hunter season.

Kayla L. Olson, 17, Glenwood City, lost control over her car on Rustic Road #3 in Springfield Township just before Thurs. morning, Nov. 18. Olson and her sister, Jacquelyn M. Olson, 15, were taken to the Baldwin Hospital.

The School Board Monday night reviewed several of the school’s policies and then discussed the possibility of seeking an individual to assist the board and the administration to update the school’s policy manual.

25 years ago – Tribune of November 11, 1987

The new city well house near the swimming pool that should have been completed on Oct. 15 is still under construction. Delays in well drilling have put the building construction and equipment installation behind schedule. Cedar Corporation told the Glenwood City City Council last week the job should be completed by Dec. 1 and the contractor faces a $50/day penalty.

A proposal to attract CESA 11 to relocate in Boyceville drew some criticism at Monday night’s village Board meeting.

The Glenwood City School Board met Monday night and approved the second reading of the proposed ban on tobacco products at the school. They also set Monday, Nov. 16 as the day for implementation of the new rule.

H. Ross Power was hired to the newly created position of Dunn County Community Resource Development agent.

50 years ago – Tribune of December 20, 1962

According to unofficial totals, an estimated 18,000 persons received Type 2 Sabin Oral polio vaccine at clinics held in each of the six St. Croix County school districts. December 7 and 8.

There is still time to enter the outdoor Christmas home decorating contest. The judging will take place on Friday, December 21.

The Glenwood City High School students and faculty spent some time in discussing the revising of the Honor Roll system. This year, the new honor roll system moves from the traditional viewpoint to the progressive idea.

60 years ago – Tribune of December 11, 1952

All parents are cautioned to keep their children off the ice at the swimming pool.

Victor Pohl was named Grand Champion for loose hay and received a trophy at the annual Grassland Farm Institute and Forage Crop Show held in Glenwood City last Friday.

The Glenwood City Community Club has completed arrangements for its annual free Christmas movie party to be held at the Glen Theatre on Saturday, Dec. 18. There will be two shows.

George Tuttle, 14 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. John Tuttle, received minor back injuries when sliding on the city streets last Thursday evening.

Governor Walter J. Kohler has approved a $125,000 contract for the bituminous surfacing of an eight mile section of state trunk highway 64 in Dunn and St. Croix counties.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – November 1, 1917

Last Thursday evening John Zimmerman, the eight-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Zimmermann, living in Cranetown, was accidently shot with a revolver in the hands of his brother, Paul. The funeral was held Monday and the remains were interred in the cemetery at Downing.

St. Croix County oversubscribed its share of the Liberty loan to the  subscriptions by over $14,000.

$100,000 to loan on farms at 5% interest. Take up your 6 percent loan and save 1 percent per annum. No commission.  See C.A. Dressel Land Co., Glenwood City, Wisconsin.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – December 9, 1982

A large number of residents had gathered to hear arguments and counter-arguments over the financial effectiveness and efficiency of the Downing Village Board. Both sides agreed that there was a definite need for the state to conduct an audit, to either prove or disprove claims.

Boyceville’s low and moderate income residents may get some housing assistance through a state grant program the village intends to apply for January 1983.

Surplus cheese and butter will be distributed to qualified individuals Dec. 9-10 in several area locations.