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Days of Old – 3-13-2013

Days of Old – 3-13-2013

10 years ago – Tribune of February 26, 2003

The Connorsville Co-op Creamery celebrated its 100th anniversary on January 26.

Eight area individuals earned berths to the 2003 WIAA Individual Wrestling Championships. They are: Tim Miller (Glenwood City, senior), Allan Lain (Boyceville, senior), Chris Nelson (Boyceville, senior), Tony Harvey (Boyceville, junior), Tyler Schooner (Boyceville, senior), Mike Krig (Boyceville, senior), Brian Duerst (Boyceville, senior) and Andy Schooner (Boyceville, sophomore).

The 2002-2003 Boyceville girls basketball team won the conference crown for a second straight season. Members of this year’s squad are Sarah Zavodny, Brooke Hakanson, Joanna Bird, Bekky Schaffer and Tiffany Turchany, Brittani Hakanson, Carly Poeshel, Carly Score, Karie Score, Tuesday Schmidt, Carla Carlson. Head coach of the team is Jolene Bird, and assistant coaches are Joel Roemhild and Tom Turchany.

25 years ago – Tribune of February 10, 1988

Due to the rising expense of maintaining two store locations so close together, Inter-State Lumber has decided to consolidate its local yard. After careful consideration it has been decided that Boyceville will be the location for the new larger operation. The Glenwood City Store will be open through Monday, Feb. 29.

Glenwood City firemen honored James Norenberg as their Fireman of the Year on Saturday night.

State Treasurer Charles P. Smith has announced the disbursement of a state trust fund loan of $50,000 to Glenwood City, to construct a well, well house, and watermains.

Meeting in special session last Thursday afternoon the city council accepted an offer from Citizens State Bank of Woodville regarding the old St. Croix Valley Creamery building on West Oak Street. In the offer from the bank, the city will receive $2,000 plus title to the property and the city will be responsible for securing the building.

50 years ago – Tribune of March 21, 1963

Fire of undetermined origin on Wednesday, March 13, destroyed  a house in the Town of Forest. The house was owned by M. D. Love and occupied by the Art Maske family.

The worst snow storm of the season of the season hit this area Tuesday, the total had reached nine inches of wet, heavy snow.

It was building moving day at St. Croix County Fairgrounds on Friday as preparations got under way to make room for the new building to be constructed there. The building is about 40×80 and will house the 4-H Home Economics exhibits at the county fair.

60 years ago – Tribune of March 12, 1953

One hundred seventy six people registered last week Wednesday for the cooking and baking demonstration at the Daylight store building under the sponsorship of Steffen Our Own Hardware.

Firemen on Wednesday afternoon of last week waited for a snow plow to open the driveway before they could get to a fire at the farm home of Merrill Platson, Stanton Township, to extinguish a blaze in an upstairs room.

The St. Croix Valley Cooperative Dairies held their annual meeting at the high school gym Saturday afternoon. An estimated 400 people attended and the co-op had net earnings of $62,663 for the year ending Dec. 31, 1952.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – February 7, 1918

Red Cross News: At the work meeting Tuesday afternoon, eight finished sweaters were turned in – a fine record for one day.

John A. Ryan showed us some eggs the other day which made us think we were “seeing things.” He had four of them, the largest one measuring 8 inches around one way and 9 the other.

About ten enemy aliens have thus far registered at the local post office.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – March 10, 1983

Gaylord Johnson was appointed to the Boyceville Village Board, and the appointment was confirmed during the regular meeting March 7. Johnson will serve the remainder of Junior Hedlund’s term, which expires in 1984. Hedlund was killed in an accident Feb. 5.

Early snow melt has swollen Tiffany Creek and its tributaries, causing them to spread out over their banks and into the Dunn Count  park in Boyceville, along the back of Tiffany Creek across form the high school.

Youth of Wheeler will begin a planned 24-hour famine about noon March 19 at Grace United Methodist Church. Youth participating in the program will experience feeling hungry together and learn why hunger exists in the world and what they can do about it. They may also contribute some of their money or seek supporters to pledge whatever amount they wish to go to World Vision  to help with world hunger.