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Days of Old – 3-6-2013

Days of Old – 3-6-2013

10 years ago – Tribune of February 19, 2003

Glenhaven crowned its Valentine’s Day Court Last Friday during festivities: Lawrence Jackelen, King; Eleanor Weiss, Queen; Denver Drinkwine, Prince; and Doris Clark, Princess.

Junior Sarah Zavodny and sophomore Robert Duerst were crowned king and queen of the Purple and White Dance held Last Friday, Valentine’s Day.

Police Chief Robert Darwin made a routine traffic stop on State Highway 170 at 230th Street, and discovered 9 grams of marijuana from the driver who was identified as April Bland of Menomonie.

Five head of youngstock were lost in a fire Sunday afternoon at the Jerry Frederick farm on County Road D.

The Dunn County Sheriff Department arrested four individuals who attempted to burn a rural Boyceville home in July of 2001.

25 years ago – Tribune of February 3, 1988

In the dense fog of early Sunday morning a pickup truck struck a westbound Wisconsin Central train at the crossing on 280th Street in the Town of Glenwood. The driver, Thomas Engebretson of Fridley, Minn., and passenger Curtis Eggert of Deer Park, both were transported to Holy Family Hospital and released.

Vandals struck at the high school some time Saturday night and damaged the school mascot.

The will of Russell E. Meyer of Glenwood City, who died on Jan. 4, 1988, has been filed in court. His will bequeathed the entire estate to the United Methodist Church of Glenwood and to the Glenwood City High School.

Jeff Harris of Downing recently purchased the plumbing, heating and air conditioning business of Gale Smith of Glenwood City.

Gary and Mary Jackelen, Rt. 2, Glenwood City, received a top quality award from Wisconsin Dairies for producing the highest quality milk in their district.

50 years ago – Tribune of March 14, 1963

The St. Croix Valley Co-op Dairies will hold their annual meeting in the Glenwood City Elementary School (the old school) gymnasium Thursday, March 21.

March 12 will find the Girl Scouts of the USA observing its 51st birthday.

Approximately three-hundred junior high music students from ten area schools took part in the annual junior band solo and ensemble music festival held at the Glenwood City High school on Saturday, March 9.

60 years ago – Tribune of March 5, 1953

Stephen S. Curry Post. No. 168 of the American Legion last week donated a television set to Miss Irene Chevrier. Miss Chevrier, a shut-in, was greatly pleased with the fine gift from the Legion.

National 4-H Club week is March 7 -15. More than 42,000 Wisconsin boys and girls 10 to 21 years of age are “getting set” in their projects and activities.

A public hearing to consider proposed regulations for fixing standard identity and reasonable definitions for ice cream, frozen custard, ice milk, sherbet and water ice is scheduled for March 13 in Madison.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – January 31, 1918

In order to meet the shortage of labor caused by the war, the Secretary of Labor has been making an organized effort to secure importation to this country as soon as practical 100,000 American citizens for common labor from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. There is need for much additional help in all industries.

Barnes & Fleming, the local ice salesmen, finished putting up their year’s supply of ice the end of the week. The quantity is more than usual, having between 400 and 500 tons now in store.

On January 8 comes off the big Red Cross Benefit dance at the opera house – one of the last chances to dance before lent.

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

A splatter of rain did nothing to dampen the spirits of Boyceville’s citizens as they awaited the homecoming of WIAA state heavy weight Class C Wrestling Champion Chris Wisemiller Feb. 27.

A public information meeting to discuss proposed improvements on STH 25 from CTH D to CTH G south of Wheeler and from Wheeler to STH 64 north of the village will be 8 p.m. March 9 in the Wheeler Village Hall.

Boyceville received $4,874.27 net payment in local transportation aide for the second quarter from the Wisconsin Dept. of Transportation.