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Days of Old – 1-2-13

Days of Old – 1-2-13

10 years ago – Tribune of December 18, 2002

Terry Engeman, Downing rural mail carrier for the past 16 years, will retire at the end of the year. His last day  on the route will be on Friday, December 20.

On Friday, December 13, 2002, at approximately 8:15 p.m., the 4 corners Auto Stop Convenience Store located in rural New Richmond was robbed by a lone male who displayed a silver and black handgun and took an undetermined amount of cash from the two tills.

A live Nativity Scene was part of Boyceville’s “Spirit of Christmas” program Saturday.

25 years ago – Tribune of December 2, 1987

The doors of the John Holly Knapp home at 500 Meadow Drive in Menomonie will be opened wide to all “holiday callers” for the fifth annual Victorian Christmas celebration Dec. 4-6.

Vince Lyons, Rt. 1, Glenwood City, has a collection of nearly 30 model tractors.

Brian Frieburg won a silver medal and Dan Webster got a ribbon at the state meet in TMR bowling last week.

Governor Tommy Thompson called on all motor vehicle drivers and passengers to wear safety belts and predicted that most will buckle up now that the mandatory seat belt law becomes effective on Dec. 1.

50 years ago – Tribune of January 10, 1963

The Town of Springfield this year will receive a $20,815  credit against their tax roll.  The Town of Emerald tax roll increased $2,895.07 and the City of Glenwood tax roll increased $12,026, but the Town of Forest tax roll went down $2,790.87.

On Thursday, January 3 the ladies of the former Trinity and Our Savior’s Lutheran churches merged themselves into one organization, calling themselves The Faith Lutheran Church Women.

An organizational meeting of groups representing communities is St. Croix, Pierce, Dunn and Pepin counties will be held at Baldwin on January 30, 1963, in an attempt to organize one or two Psychiatric Clinics in the area.

60 years ago – Tribune of January 1, 1953

Are you hungry? Then go to the Glenwood City Implement Co.  on Saruday, January 3, for free coffee and doughnuts.

The tax roll for the Town of Forest this year totals $53,205. Last year the roll was about 8,000 less.

Word was received here Tuesday morning that John Tuttle was injured in a car accident at St. Croix Falls on Monday evening. He is receiving treatment at the St. Croix Falls hospital.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – November 22, 1917

On Monday evening quite a large number of citizens met at the hall and took steps to organize a local chapter of the Wisconsin Loyalty Legion.

Some local men conceived the idea of sending some smoking supplies to the soldiers, and Friday morning W. L. Daye got busy and raised a $25.00 tobaccos fund among the businessmen and citizens. A supply of smoking materials was put into each of the Red Cross packages sent to Hudson by the ladies that afternoon.

Art Hagen, who is stationed at the U.S. naval operation base at Norfolk, VA,  is now wearing a medal for being the best rifleman and carrying five dollars in his pocket won in sharp shooting.

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

Recently receiving the Daughters of the American Revolution good citizen award is Janine Jackson, a Boyceville High school senior. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  William Jackson, Rt. 2, Boyceville.

The Rev. Walter Leonard Peterson, 92, died Dec. 16 at Duarte, Co. Peterson was born Oct. 8, 1890, the son of Adolph and Hulda Peterson, who moved to Boyceville in 1900.

A new service is available to Dunn County farms. Several committees are making available a no-till planting unit for use in the county. This machine will be capable of planting corn in sod or as a ridge row type of planter on a field that had been in corn the previous year.