Days of Old – 3-20-2013

Days of Old – 3-20-2013

10 years ago – Tribune of March 5, 2003

The Boyceville girls basketball team won the Regional Championship for the third time in three years.

The 2002-2003 Glenwood City Boy’s Basketball team captured the Dunn-St. Croix Basketball Championship. The team members are Eric Mueller, Chad Rasmussen, Perris Kusilek, Scott Thompson, Mike Pax, and Scott Hall, Andy Kins, Josh Miller, Dan Ottney, Chris Newgard, Ben Graese, Zach Lyon, Aaron Grant, Geoff Phillips, and Jordan Myers. Head coach of the team is Fred Booth; other coaches are Ben Lamb and Chase Rasmussen.

The Boyceville Wrestling Team won the sectional championship after defeating Cadott 51-18 to claim the school’s 5th sectional wrestling title.

25 years ago – Tribune of February 17, 1988

Alvin Knutson is the new administrator of Glenhaven Nursing Home, Glenwood City. Knutson, formerly the administrator of the Dallas Health Center, started last Monday. He replaces Cheryl Nelson.

On Monday evening, Feb. 15, a meeting was held at the community center regarding the organization of the Glenwood City Area Chamber of Commerce. The history and by-laws of a chamber were read and discussed.

The Boyceville School District received a $1,000 check from Polaris Industries for its snowmobile safety course.

The Boyceville Fire Department was called to the Samy McIntyre home on Wednesday and the Ben Butler home on Saturday.

50 years ago – Tribune of March 28, 1963

Raymond Gehrig, who operates the Farmer’s Store in Glenwood City, won the 1962 Loyalty Award of the Honor Roll Club of Fairway Foods, Inc.

A county wide oral polio vaccination program will be presented in Dunn County by the Dunn County Medical Society, at various Dunn County locations April 5 and 6.

Higher phone rates for the subscribers of the Glenwood City Exchange of the General Telephone Co. will be charged to cover costs of conversion to dial operation. The new rates would give the company a return of about 4.4 percent on the basis of its new rate base.

60 years ago – Tribune of March 19, 1953

The Connorsville Cooperative Creamery Association did over a half million dollars worth of business during 1952, as presented to the annual stockholders meeting March 7. In 1952 the plant received 12,179,000 pounds of milk.

A chimney fire did slight damage at the Paul Wienke farm Sunday evening. Paul lives in the Town of Glenwood.

The ever present death toll resulting from highway accidents was down ten percent in Wisconsin during the first two months of this year.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – February 14, 1918

The Red Cross dancing social at the opera house Friday evening was probably the most successful affair of its kind yet held in St. Croix county. A total of over $225 was taken in, of which over $185 will be clear profit to the organization.

The stores of Glenwood City and Emerald have larger supplies of flour because of the activity of the state food examination in this vicinity last week. Through the voluntary action of 52 consumers in the neighborhood of Glenwood City and Emerald, 589 sacks were returned to the stores, the purchasers receiving money back or credit.

In accordance with an order from the authorities of New Richmond, Chief of Police John Boyle held a young man here Tuesday evening who answered the description of one of the robbers of the Williams store at New Richmond.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – March 17, 1983

A write-in campaign is being organized to elect Ed Evenson as Boyceville village president, according to Butch Hedlund. Hedlund explained that his father, Junior Hedlund, who was unopposed for the post at the time of his death Feb. 5, had planned to appoint Evenson to the board after his election.

A total of $235 was given by residents of the Tiffany Township in the recent Heart Assn. fund raising drive.

There are five sound reasons why its important to support your own town by doing as much shopping at home as possible: market analysts claim that every dollar spent in a town actually does the work of five or more.