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Days of Old – 4-24-2013

Days of Old – 4-24-2013

10 years ago – Tribune of April 9, 2003

In December, brothers Allen Limberg, M.D. and the late Phil Limberg, M.D. were entered in Red Cedar Medical Center Hall of Fame Honor Roll, in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the medical care of residents of this region.

Steven Fischer has been elected as the Boyceville Village Board’s new president, defeating incumbent Michael Olson.

Steve Parliament, a construction supervisor at WestCAP, appeared before the Glenwood City Council Monday night to describe a proposal for improving the sidewalk and to make the WestCAP building handicap accessible.

Boyceville teacher and resident Larry “Bud” Gilbertson was recently honored by the DNR for 25 years of service as a certified snowmobile safety program instructor.

25 years ago – Tribune of March 23, 1988

The new building for Misty Meadows Wood Products is underway in the Glenwood City Industrial Park. The 120’x200’ building will be used by John and Dave Logghe to store sawdust.

Junalee Hogenson was honored at Glenhaven on March 16 for 16 years of service to the institution.

A preliminary audit report of the Glenwood City Ambulance Service showed that the service has not collected over half of its accounts from last year.

Incumbent Glenwood City mayor Clarence Luepke filed nomination papers in January for re-election. Last week a local resident, Richard Tews, indicated that he would be a write-in candidate.

50 years ago – Tribune of May 2, 1963

Glenwood Lodge No. 254, F&AM, had the pleasure of honoring Brother H. Lyman Payne on April 22, as a fifty year member of the Masonic lodge.

Mary Amundson, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Amund-
son, is the valedictorian of Glenwood City High school with a scholastic average of 95.6. Allen Alleman, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Alleman, is the salutatorian of Glenwood City High School. Allen has a 94.8 average.

Three Glenwood City high school forensic students attended the state contest in Madison on April 27. They were Marilyn Herrly, who won a B in interpretive reading; Karen Flottum, who won an A with an original oration; and Sandy Johnson, who received an A  in interpretive reading of prose.

60 years ago – Tribune of April 23, 1953

Fire Monday afternoon destroyed an old school bus and a good part of a lumber pile stored at the rear of the church grounds of the Community Bible Church at Hersey of which Glen Teasdale is the pastor.

Gale Rasmussen has taken over the Breadbasket Bakery and will be open for business in his new place on Friday, April 24.

Henry Hoffman, Glenwood City, has just purchased the young Guernsey sire, Jack of Grapeville, from W.R. Grapes, Knapp.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – March 21, 1918

Not many cities the size of Glenwood City can boast of as high class and complete mercantile establishments as our city has. One of the largest and leading houses in St. Croix county is the White Store, and is nearly 30 years old.

The service flag service at the Methodist church Sunday evening was quite well attended and was interesting and impressive. It honored 17 M.E. boys.

HUDSON CAR FOR SALE – Will exchange my 6-cylinder, Hudson, which is in good condition, for land. If interested, write me. R.A. Cleveland, Glenwood City, Wis.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – April 21, 1983

Students dropping out of Boyceville Community Schools will not be allowed re-entry until the start of the next semester, unless a special exception is made, due to a policy adopted by the board at its meeting April 18.

Boyceville has been notified that it will receive a federally funded $638,000 Community Development Block Grant, according to Ann Schutts, village clerk.

Finding it hard to give up for the year, winter revisited the region April 14 in the form of a snowstorm which forced widespread school closings, caused power outages, shut down I-94 west of Baldwin and made driving the freeway hazardous west of Menomonie.