Days of Old – 5-22-2013

Days of Old – 5-22-2013

10 years ago – Tribune of May 7, 2003

The Finder family of Knapp will host the 10th Annual Dunn County Dairy Breakfast on Saturday, May 17.

Veterans were honored at the Community Center Sunday afternoon. The ceremony and event was sponsored by the Glenwood Area Historical Society.

Boyceville High School’s 2002-03 Forensics team did very well this year, bringing home two gold medals and a silver from the state competition in Madison this year. The gold medal winners include Theresa Allison, Anna Carlson, Joy Sauer, Lauren Olson, Sherissa Ludwig, Alex Schaffan, and Penny Reinhold. The silver medalists include Sonya Troller-Renfree and Sammiejo Stubb.

Through the generous support of the Glenwood City Masonic Lodge #254 and Project ADAM, the Boyceville schools are now equipped with an AED (Automatic External Defibrillator).

25 years ago – Tribune of April 13, 1988

Larry and Cheryl Standaert are the new managers at the American Legion Club in Glenwood City. They took over their duties this week.

Betty Brandt, of rural Glenwood City, will be autographing her newly published children’s book, “Special Delivery” on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Glenwood City library.

David Logghe was unseated by Robert Bartz n Tuesday’s election for the Glenwood City School Board, but Edwin James was the big vote getter.

Incumbent Joseph R. Gordon was defeated for re-election to the Glenwood City council, and will be replaced by Steven Lee.

50 years ago – Tribune of May 30, 1963

The parents and students of the Glenwood City high school are notified that 60 books valued at $300, have been taken home and have not been returned.

A $500 joint faculty and community scholarship was awarded Thursday night at a commencement exercises to Miss Mary Mussey, a member of the graduating class of 1963.

Jimmy and Tommy Jeske, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Jeske Jr., got a hold of a 30 inch, 7 lb. Northern Sunday afternoon while fishing on Lake Magnor. It took the combined efforts of the two boys, their father, and Al Yelle.

60 years ago – Tribune of May 21, 1953

Because Memorial day this year falls on a Saturday, Glenwood City business places usually observing the same closing hours will be open Friday evening, May 29 and will be closed all day May 30.

Excavation was started last week for the new addition to the Boyceville school.

The Wisconsin Hydro electric Company will be making some transformer changes at their substation in Glenwood City early Sunday morning and it will be necessary to turn the power off for that time.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – April 18, 1918

An audience of 400 heard Henry Seutsch of Minneapolis in an enthusiastic patriotic gathering at the Opera House on Sunday evening.

George Elmblade, aged twenty years, of the Town of Glenwood, living two miles north of Downing, was seriously injured Sunday when out driving a young horse near Best Valley.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – May 19, 1983

The Boyceville School Board conditionally approved the summer program through the eleventh grade.

The newest addition to facilities at Boyceville Community Airport is a hangar erected recently by the Airport Booster Club, approved May 3 by the village of board.

Paul Hedlund’s appointment as administrator of Boyceville’s Community block grant was accepted by the village board during a special meeting May 16.