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Days of Old – 6-19-2013

Days of Old – 6-19-2013

10 years ago – Tribune of June 4, 2003

Ashley Risler has earned the honor of being named valedictorian for the Glenwood City High School Class of 2003. Amber Johnston has earned the salutatorian honors.

A van driven by Penny Klatt, Glenwood City, failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of 63 and 64, and struck the side of a car driven by Beverly Hagen of North Hudson. No one in the accident required ambulance transportation for medical attention.

The move of the Sand Creek Brewery into a site in Boyceville came closer to being a reality Monday night as the village board approved a developer’s agreement that will allow the brewery to move head with its building plans.

The Boyceville Boys Track and Field Team recently completed a sweep of the Dunn St. Croix and WIAA Regional and Sectional Team Titles.

25 years ago – Tribune of May 11, 1988

Three people were injured this past week in two separate accidents in which cars rolled over. On accident was in the Town of Cylon and one was on Highway 128 about 2 miles north of Glenwood City.

The acoustical ceiling titles in the Boyceville High School gym Friday afternoon.

The Boyceville Fire Department was called out four times this past week for more grass fires, including one case of suspected arson.

The Glenwood City School Board Monday night approved the consequences for violating the smoking policy.

Lloyd and Jean Greenway, Rt. 1, Wilson, are leaving in a month for a two-year stint in the Peace Corps. They will be serving in Lesotho, a small country in southern Africa.

50 years ago – Tribune of June 27, 1963

St. Croix County will open its new $291,000 jail in Hudson on Saturday, June 29, from 1 to 5 p.m. with a public inspection tour and “open house.”

The ZIP code, the Post Office Department’s revolutionary new mail system of improved mail dispatch and delivery, goes into effect nationally on July 1. Glenwood City’s ZIP code is 54013, Wilson’s is 54027, and Emerald’s is 54012.

Maurice Sachsenmaier and Bob Swanson have put together an electronic organ from thousands of component parts over the past two years. Its builders estimate its value at $1300, almost $1000 less than the $350 parts investing in the musical instrument.

60 years ago – Tribune of June 18, 1953

Dedication services at the new St. Bridget’s church at Wilson will begin Monday, June 22, at ten o’clock and will be followed by a Solemn High Mass at 10:45.

Joint School District No. 9 of the towns of Glenwood in St. Croix County and Tiffany in Dunn County was dissolved in its entirety and consolidated with Jt. School District No. One of the City of Glenwood City and the Towns of Emerald and Springfield, with part of Dist. No. 9 being consolidated with Jt. Dist. No. 7 of the Village of Downing and the towns of Tiffany, Stanton, Springfield
and Glenwood.

The annual 1953 Glenwood City Dairy Day will get underway at 11 o’clock Friday morning, June 19, when all from ages 6 to 99 will be eligible to enter a milk drinking contest.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – May 16 1918

A Four-Minute men’s club was organized here last week, at request of  Roger Y. Flanders, state president.

The eighth grade of the Glenwood City Schools, to graduate sixteen pupils this year, will hold commencement exercises at the high school Wednesday afternoon at 2:30.

At a special meeting of the vestry of Trinity Lutheran Church Sunday, it was unanimously decided to purchase a service banner and also a U.S. flag. Such enthusiasm was shown at the pastor’s suggestion that several members at once added special donations.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – June 16, 1983

There are nine candidates who are seeking the Miss Boyceville title: Michelle Lange, Tammy Wellington, Yvonne Koebler, Melanie Metzger, Pam Harvey, Wendy Klingman, Teresa Kostman, Sue Boesl, and Bridget Schlough.

Boyceville native Andy Pafko’s uniform and other memorabilia may be seen in the Burleigh Grimes room at the Clear Lake Area Historical Society throughout the summer months.

Kurt Wood, Glenwood City, was injured June 11 when the ultralight aircraft he was flying crashed behind the Boyceville Community High School. Wood reportedly broke his leg and received facial cuts.