Days of Old – 5-15-2013
10 years ago
Tribune of April 30, 2003
At the Glenwood School Board’s organizational meeting Monday night, the board voted to install Dr. C.W. Rasmussen as the new board president. Rasmussen replaces Ed James as the president, following James’ loss in the April 1 election. James was presented with a certificate of commendation for 30 years of serves as a school board member. He also received an official high school diploma under the 2001 Wisconsin Act 98 (Student Veterans’ Diploma).
The Boyceville Fire Dept. answered a fire call every day for six days in a row. The Glenwood City Fire Department responded to four grass fires this past week, and were also called to a barn fire at the Devin Lauren property in the Town of Tiffany.
Leon Berenschot of Glenwood City will serve as the new president of the Wisconsin Associated County Extension Committees Inc. (WACEC) Board of Directors.
Work is tentatively scheduled to start sometime in August for the replacement of the bridge over the Hay River just east of Wheeler on Highway 170.
Allison Nitchey and Blake Peskar were crowned Queen and King at the 2003 Glenwood City Prom. Alexio Schaffan and Erin Ecklor were named King and Queen at the 2003 Boyceville Prom.
25 years ago
Tribune of April 6, 1988
Gary Nyseth of Cedar Corporation was present at the regular Glenwood City council meeting Monday night and reported on the council that the new well is completed and has been on line for a week and a half.
A five-legged Holstein bull calf was born on the Ken Nichols farm, Rt. 1, Downing, last Sunday. The extra leg is attached to the front shoulder and has bone and tendon, but no muscle. The Nichols family plans to keep the calf.
Steve Olson, 13, is busy in his sugar bush near Connorsville collecting maple sap and cooking syrup. He has been making syrup for several years after learning how from his grandparents, Clyde and Muriel Olson. Steve is the son of Carol and Warren Olson.
50 years ago
Tribune of May 23, 1963
A class of 68 seniors will receive their diplomas tonight when they will be graduated from the Glenwood City high school at 8’clock in the high school gymnasium.
At a meeting held at the Limberg Clinic basement here last Wednesday evening, final approval was given to the plans of the Glen Hills Watershed Association.
Fire Saturday afternoon completely destroyed the barn on the Paul Wienke farm, about three miles northwest of Glenwood City in the Town of Glenwood.
60 years ago
Tribune of May 14, 1953
The tornado Sunday afternoon which struck in the Town of Stanton, in St. Croix County and continued north through Amery left two dead and did hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of property damage. Miss Mary Maloney, 78, died when the storm completely destroyed the farm home in the Town of Stanton.
Maureen Steffen, the band’s acrobatic majorette, brought glory to Glenwood City high school by receiving a First rating in Class B at the state Music Festival this year.
School district No. 6, Maple Ridge will consolidate with School district Jt. 7, Village of Downing. This action was taken at a meeting held at the Downing Civic Hall Thursday evening.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
April 11, 1918
M. S. Hull, for many years a well-known Northern Wisconsin newspaper man, retires from The Tribune staff and from being a newspaperman in general this week to take up a position at the DuPont Powder works at Washburn.
Married Men Wanted, for steady employment. WAGES – $2.20 to $2.60 per day. Bonus of 3c per hour for steady service. Gornell Wood Products Company.
30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
May 12, 1983
Richard Steinberger is the Boyceville Class of 1983 valedictorian and Donna O’Connell has been named salutatorian. The class will graduate on May 20 at the Boyceville High School.
The state has approved funds for a Community Development Block grant in the Village of Boyceville. Included items to be funded are financing the milk dairy in Boyceville and housing rehabilitation and improvements.
Cindy Lierman and Bruce Halvorson, seniors at Boyceville High School, recently received the Army Reserve Scholar-Athlete Award at a school assembly.