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Days of Old – 2-6-2013

Days of Old – 2-6-2013

10 years ago – Tribune of January 22, 2003

The Boyceville Village Board at its January 13 meeting started the process of condemnation to have the old building on 813 Main Street street razed.

Two girls, Heidi Prinsen and Tara Quinn, were injured in an accident on Rustic Road 4 last Friday morning at about 8 a.m.

The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Dept. reported that on January 13, 2003, approximately two pounds of illegally manufactured methamphetamine was seized as a result of a buy, bust undercover operation that took place in Hudson, WI. The total weight of the drugs was 895.30 grams, with a street value of $50,000.

25 years ago – Tribune of January 6, 1988

Lisa Kaiser, D.C., daughter of Roger and Linda Schone, Glenwood City, received a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Northwestern College of Chiropractic in commencement ceremonies at the college on Saturday Dec. 19.

Mark Severson, Route 1, Downing, was overcome with smoke as he attempted to extinguish a fire at this home last Thursday.

On Saturday, December 26, the Glenwood City wrestlers and some admiring parents had a real treat. Ben Peterson, Olympic gold and sliver medalist, was here to assist Coach Phil Ottney with the wrestling squad.

50 years ago – Tribune of February 14, 1963

The General Telephone Co. of Wis. is planning a meeting to be held at the Glenwood City Elementary School on Wednesday evening, February 20, at 8 p.m., to explain the workings of the new dial telephones to which the Glenwood City Exchange will be changing later this month.

Peter E. Johnson, 82, of Rt. 1, Boyceville, was instantly killed at 9:38 a.m. Monday when his pick- up truck was struck by a Soo Line freight train at a railroad crossing in Boyceville.

The Glen Hills Watershed project is scheduled to be held in the Glenwood City High School cafeteria tonight (Thursday) at 8 o’clock. The Glen Hills Watershed covers about 36,000 acres lying in St. Croix and Dunn counties and preliminary plans indicated that the completed project will run over one million dollars.

60 years ago – Tribune of February 5, 1953

New action has been taken  by the school board of Jt. Dist. No 1 City of Glenwood, Springfield and Emerald in proceeding toward an adequate building program for the overcrowded school. The board is ready to present the building plan.

The state of Wisconsin now licenses about 350 businesses and occupations, according to the Feb. issue of the Wisconsin Taxpayer.

The annual Boy Scout’s father and son banquet will be held on Thursday, February 12, at the high school gym at 6:30 p.m. The Boy Scouts will celebrate their 43rd birthday.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – December 27, 1917

The last 1,000 bricks needed for the construction of the new St. John’s Catholic church were hauled from Menomonie last Thursday in six Ford cars belonging to the congregation.

Twice the allotted number of local Red Cross members has been secured in the big campaign ending Christmas Eve.

The Glenwood City Advancement Association met for the first time since April last Thursday evening at the AJ VanderHiden residence. Wm. Evans was elected president.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – February 3, 1983

Neither a fire department nor an ambulance service budget was adopted for the two Boyceville area services at their joint annual meeting Jan. 31 at the village’s fire hall.

There are four candidates for the So-Jammers queen this year: Lisa Heifner, Darcy Seeger, Teresa Kostman, and Wendy Ludtke. The Sno-Dance will be held Feb. 12.

Boyceville area caucuses during January were fairly well attended, though not all elections will offer voters many choices.