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Days of Old – 5-29-2013

Days of Old – 5-29-2013

10 years ago – Tribune of May 7, 2003

Gary Anderson and his wife Carol opened a new business on Glenwood City’s Main Street on Monday. It is called Gary’s Sharpening and is located at 131 East Oak Street.

The Boyceville Village Board again had a heated exchange of words of the local airport. The board voted not to apply for any more grants for the airport.

The Glenwood City School Board is going to be facing budget cuts for the 2003-2004 from $320,000 to $500,000.

Simon Eng donated his uniform, belt, hat and trench coat that he wore in World War II to the Glenwood City Area Historical Society at the open meeting on May 4.

25 years ago – Tribune of April 20, 1988

Gladys Bonte, Pat Stevens and Jayne Gibson have each taught  for 30 years in the Glenwood City Schools at the end of this school year.

The major Wisconsin electric utilities and the state Public Service Commission are studying the possibility of building a 345,000 volt power line across central Wisconsin from the St. Croix River to Green Bay.

The Boyceville Fire Dept. was called to another six grass fires last week, including four runs on Saturday.

50 years ago – Tribune of June 6, 1963

A new building for the St. Croix County Fair will be located just east of the stage on the fairgrounds in Glenwood City.

Fire of undetermined origin last Friday completely destroyed the barn and its contents on the John Utecht farm located about 3 miles southwest of Glenwood City in the Town of Springfield.

60 years ago – Tribune of May 28, 1953

Forty-three Glenwood City high school students received their diplomas at commencement exercises on Wednesday evening. May 20.

Plans are now complete for the grand opening of Keyes Auto Sales here Friday, May 29.

Mr. and Mrs. Ted Peterson, former Glenwood City residents,  have recently purchased the Finlayson, Minn. Telephone Exchange.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – April 26, 1918

Glenwood City subscribed $11,850 in the third Liberty Loan drive, close to $5,000 its quota. The Township went over $17,350, over $3,000 its quota.

The citizens of Hersey are going to organize a Loyalty Legion chapter there on the evening of May 4 at 8 o’clock sharp. They will secure a good speaker and especially invite Springfield citizens not belonging to the Glenwood City Chapter to be present.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – May 26, 1983

Commencement exercises of the Boyceville class of 1983 took place May 20 at Boyceville Community High School.

Three Boyceville High School teachers – Greg Balvanz, Larry Zirgibel and Doug Enloe – ran in the annual Indianhead Marathon May 8 in Eau Claire.

Residence of Dunn County will have additional community action outreach services available starting June 1.