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Days of Old – 4-10-2013

Days of Old – 4-10-2013

10 years ago – Tribune of March 26, 2003

Dr. Craig Anderson, a 1988 graduate of Glenwood City High School, has joined the staff at Family ChiroCare.

Fire of undetermined origin destroyed the barn on the Tom Knox property in Glenwood Township.

The Glenwood City School Board accepted the retirement request of long-time educator James Tripp, who will retire at the end of the current school year.

25 years ago – 

Saturday was the first day Dave and Diane Nelson’s store was open to the public, offering a full line of groceries.

Bob and Lu Hager rode their snowmobiles from Boyceville to Ontario, Canada and back, logging 1,150 miles.

With the need to construct new “Welcome” signs at the entrances to Glenwood City, ideas are currently being sought from the community concerning construction and design.

The Glenwood City Council Monday night directed their attention to what to do with the new well of the city’s water utility. The well has been a topic of discussion at many previous meetings, and took top priority at this one.

50 years ago – Tribune of April 18, 1963

Dave Sempf and Jodi Hill will reign as king and queen over the Glenwood City Junior Prom on May 11.

Glenwood City’s FFA dairy cattle judging team placed 16th in the state out of 159 teams in the State FFA judging contest held April 8 at the University of Wisconsin College of Agriculture campus.

To define its function more accurately, the name of the University of Wisconsin Hydrobiology Laboratory has been changed to Laboratory of Limnology. Limnology is the science of inland waters.

60 years ago – Tribune of April 9, 1953

Electors of the Hersey School District met Monday evening, March 30, to discuss the problem of school consolidation. After a very heated debate the voters turned down the consolidation plan by a majority of nearly two to one (50 against and 27 in favor).

A new supervisor, Dr. P.W. Limberg, has been elected in the City of Glenwood. C.J. Krueger, who served more than 30 years as Town of Springfield chairman, was defeated by Otto Kuchenbaker. The Town of Emerald voters also elected a new chairman, Wm. Kelm.

A heifer born on March 19 on the Bert Stoner farm north of Downing should be near a record. It weighed 134 pounds at birth.

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

It would seem to be high time that steps were taken to purchase and suspend across Oak Street a service flag showing the splendid contribution Glenwood City and the country immediately surrounding have made to the fighting forces of Uncle Sam in the army and navy.

The ashes of the burned Soo depot in this city had not cooled when the Glenwood City Advancement association, through its committee on railways, took steps to acquaint the Soo line with the fact that Glenwood City not only wants, but eminently deserves, a depot of far better character than the one destroyed by fire last Thursday morning.

Lost – A fountain pen, presumably on Oak Street, had small silver band with name E. Young on it. Finder return to Tribune office.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – April 7, 1983

Boyceville village board members signed an engineering design services contract April 4 with Owen Ayers and Assoc. for planning the Duffy St. bridge replacement project.

One of the more disturbing trends in agriculture today is the increasing disappearance of the family farm.

Bruce Retzloff and Gary Scheel took part in a recent Tainter Lake Sportsmen’s Club day, devoted solely to making woody condos out of plastic pails for woodducks.