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Days of Old – 6-12-2013

Days of Old – 6-12-2013

 10 years ago – Tribune of May 28, 2003

Two Dunn County men were sentenced in Madison May 23, for their participation in an attempted firebombing in Dunn County July 2001. Joshua Harlson of Ridgeland received 150 months in federal prison and Shawn Olson of Boyceville, received 157 months in federal prison.

The Glenwood City Fire Dept. was called out just before midnight on Monday, May 26 for a barn  fire on the Steven and Irene Link farm on 980th Ave. in Tiffany Township. Boyceville fire fighters assisted and most of the livestock were saved from the burning structure.

Gail Stark was elected president of the Boyceville School Board at their special meeting held on May 12.

The Boyceville School Board pondered Monday night, May 19, on how to reduce the expected 100 percent increase in the cost of property insurance for the buildings and equipment the school owns.

25 years ago – Tribune of May 4, 1988

Greg Pieters is the valedictorian of Boyceville High School Class of 1988. Salutatorian is Heidi Erickson. BHS graduation is Friday, May 20.

The Glenwood City Fire Dept. made 48 calls in 1987, according to a report issued last Tuesday evening.

Jodi Tuttle and Jason McNamara were crowned queen and king of the 1988 Prom at Glenwood City High School last Saturday night.

The Boyceville school district’s task force is recommending an architectural consultant be hired to study the district’s buildings and develop cost estimates for various possibilities.

50 years ago – Tribune of June 20, 1963

Two truck loads of scrap paper was collected by the local troop of the Boy Scouts in their recent paper drive.

Lee Teigen, a senior this next year at Glenwood City high school, was named one of the directors-at-large of the youth group at the state Wisconsin Jr. Dairyman’s Association at the state convention this past Monday.

The City Library will be open three days of each week. The new hours are Tuesdays from 3 to 5 and from 7 to 9; Friday evenings 7 to 9, and Saturday from 3 to 5.

60 years ago – Tribune of June 11, 1953

Marvin Berg, assistant coach at Amery for the past three years, has resigned that position to accept a position of athletic director at Glenwood City.

A new Wisconsin law, requiring motorists to come to a full stop when they encounter a school bus which has stopped to load or discharge passengers, is now in effect and must be observed by all drivers.

Five new teachers have been hired at the Glenwood City Public Schools. They are Bernyce Riveland, Amery; Beverly Solberg, Eau Claire; Carolyn Styre, Menomonie; Marvin Berg, Sunburg, Minn.; Robert Randaleman, Appleton, Minn.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – May 9, 1918

Drafting is Cheaper Than Recruiting: Statistics of the first draft show that  the cost of the draft per man accepted for service is $5.00. Records show that the per capita cost of recruiting in the year 1914 was $24.48; in 1915, $19.14; and the first nine months of this fiscal year $28.95.

One of the best-stocked lumber yards in Northern Wisconsin is the Glenwood City yard of the Inter State Lumber Co. The company also has highly creditable yards at Boyceville and Emerald, in charge respectively of John Eicher and Henry V. Fleming.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – June 9, 1983

Bulldogs Marisa Walsh received a gold medal in the high jump and Deonne Steinberger received fifth place recognition in the same event June 4 in Madison.

Boyceville Board members turned down a building request during their regular meeting June 6. The board is seeking stricter code compliance.

Slated to open in the near future, the Connorsville branch of the National Bank of Boyceville is located on STH 64 northeast of its intersection with CTH 79.