Days of Old – 6-5-2013

Days of Old – 6-5-2013

10 years ago – Tribune of May 21, 2003

One man drowned while another was saved by Glen Hills Park employees after a small boat the pair were riding in capsized on Glen Lake Thursday, afternoon, May 15. The drowning victim was identified as 20-year-old Christopher J. Wilson, the other passenger was Daniel Floyd Lucas, 31, Boyceville.

Carla Carlson has earned the honor of being named valedictorian for the Boyceville High School Class of 2003. Rocky Bodsberg has earned the honor of being named salutatorian.

Moving day for the Hiawatha National Bank was last weekend, when they moved from the old building to the new facility. The drive up opened Saturday, and by Monday morning, the entire bank was located in the new building.

25 years ago – Tribune of April 27, 1988

Shari Prinsen, a sophomore at Glenwood City High School, earned the right to compete at the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Cincinatti, OH.

The Boyceville Fire Department was called to a grass fire at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Wheeler. A fire of undetermined origin burned about five acres of a corn field owned by Steve Crites of rural Boyceville. Fourteen firemen were at the scene for 1.5 hours.

Three Boyceville High School teachers may have their contracts reduced to half-time and two half-time teachers face possible layoffs.

50 years ago – Tribune of June 13, 1963

The first carload shipment from Emerald Foods will complete its loading at Durand. The carload will then move to its final destination at Beresford, S.D.

The Women’s Club “Street Signs” campaign is currently underway. Forty street signs will soon be ordered from the Wisconsin State Prison Industries Inc.

Lightning on Saturday afternoon struck a large tree near the Ole Jorgenson home in the city, with the bolt following to the house on the TV aerial lead in.

60 years ago – Tribune of June 4, 1953

Three candidates have already announced that they will seek election to Congress from the Ninth Congressional District. The three, Arthur L. Padrutt of Chippewa Falls, Dennis B. Danielson of eau Claire, and Arthur L. Peterson of Prescott. The office was left vacant by the recent death of Merlin Hull.

Plans for the Wisconsin Association for the Disabled’s 15th year of camping for the physically handicapped were completed this week, according to Kenneth L. Svee, Madison, secretary.

The feeding of raw garbage to hogs in Wisconsin will become unlawful July 1 of this year as the state joins 35 others in an all-out effort to rid the nation of vesicular diseases in swine.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – May 2, 1918

The Pabst building, corner of Oak and First Streets, will now become a container of strong vaults, safes and securities, etc. The Farmers National Bank has purchased it and in the near future will be remodeling it into a modern banking house.

The urgent and continual clamor by his hundreds of friends in various parts of the county has prompted A. L. Best, well-known and respected early-day settler of Tiffany, to consider the nomination for the Wisconsin assembly.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – June 2, 1983

Pastor David Street and his wife Louise will conducting services every evening at 8:15 p.m. on June 7-12 at the Wheeler Church of the Nazarene.

Dunn County’s Public Health Services has set dates for the free blood pressure clinic and three immunization clinics. The free clinic for anyone 60 or older will be June 8. The immunization clinics will be held June 9, 10, and 17.