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Days of Old – 4-17-2013

Days of Old – 4-17-2013

 10 years ago – Tribune of April 2, 2003

Ally Stuart, social services in Glenhaven, has been selected as the Wisconsin Association of Homes and Services for the Aging Region IV winner of he 2003 Employee Service Award.

On April 8, from 1:30 – 8:30 p.m., the Glenwood City High School gymnasium will be transformed into a 14th century Renaissance village for the entire community to experience and enjoy.

JoAnn Utphall of Boyceville was one of the twenty women who were provided with Farm Bureau Women of the Year Awards at the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation 2003 Women’s Leadership Seminar held March 21-23.

25 years ago – Tribune of March 15, 1988

Glenwood City firemen were called to Larry Mousel farm in Hersey Tuesday forenoon for a barn fire.

The members of the 1988 Boyceville Bulldog boys basketball team are Kevin Bird, Bruce Klefstad, Danny Boda, Duane Gove, Damon Anderson, Scott Hintzman, Ron Hybben, Greg Pieters, Bob Knops, Kevin Klefstad, Brent Klefstad, Ron Hanestad, Chris Wakefield, Dennis Boda. Head Coach  is Tom Hilgren, Assistant Coach is Roger Brostom, and managers are Vaughn Pieters and Dale Hanson.

Family members attended the 98th birthday party last week for Maud Johnston at Glenhaven in the new Solarium Room.

JoAnn Utphall, Rt. 2, Boyceville, was named the Dunn County “Farm Wife of the Year” by WWIB/WOGO Radio in Chippewa Falls.

50 years ago – Tribune of April 25, 1963

A decrease in rates after 9 p.m. for station to station long distance calls to points outside Wisconsin is the major effect of the long distance rate changes which became effective April 4.

Ten Glenwood City cheerleaders  will be campaigning the area from door to door during the next two weeks. They are selling light bulbs to make money to pay for their new uniforms, which were purchased this year, and to attend cheerleading camp this summer.

Lee E. Teigen, Glenwood City, has been accepted as a junior member of the Holstein-Friesian Association of America, Brattleboro, Vermont.

60 years ago – Tribune of April 16, 1953

Ed Kopecky has opened a roller skating rink in the pavilion on the Fair Grounds here and will for the time being be open for regular skating on Wednesday and Sunday nights.

Harry Horgan this week sold the Horgan Chevrolet Co. to the Keyes Chevrolet Co. of Boyceville. Wm. Keyes took over the Chevrolet franchise on April 10.

The City Council took action at its regular meeting last week to bring in help from the Wisconsin Department of Taxation to make a reassessment of all the taxable property within the City.

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

A. J. VanderHiden and R. A. Cleveland, representing the Glenwood City Advancement Association, went down to Stevens Point Monday to consult with Superintendent of Construction Urban of the Soo line in regard to the material to be used in the construction of the new local depot.  Brick and stone will be used, along with asbestos shingles. Work will begin as soon as the ground is in workable condition.

In offering “War Savings Stamps and Thrift Stamps” to the public, the United States Government presents to every man, woman and child an opportunity for profitable, simple and secure investment. Lend Uncle Sam $4.14 today, and five years from now he’ll pay you $5.00.

J.A. Brock of Washington D.C., representing the United States Food administration, advised the raising of a large acreage of sugar beets to help offset the sugar shortage caused by the war. He spoke to an audience of about seventy five Tuesday afternoon at the opera house and an audience of about fifty at the Downing hall in the evening.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – April 14, 1983

E. S. Evenson will again serve as Boyceville’s village president, having been elected by 190 write-in votes at the April 5 election. Harry Joles Jr. and Arthur Nelson Jr. returned to the board as well.

The eighth graders from Boyceville Junior high won a trophy and the championship game in a March invitational basketball tournament at the school.