Skip to content

Days of Old – 6-26-2013

Days of Old – 6-26-2013

Tribune of June 11, 2003

Penny Klatt of Glenwood City was ordered to post a $2,500 signature bond on June 2, 2003 in St. Croix Co. Circuit Court on charges of operating while intoxicated-fourth.

Boyceville High School seniors Mike Krig and Rocky Bodsberg capped their prep athletic careers in the highest of fashions, as both claimed gold medals at last week’s WIAA State Track & Field Championships. Mike placed as the Division 3 Boys’ Pole Vault Champion, and Rocky placed as the Division 3 Boys’ Shot Put Champion.

On Saturday, sixty area Lions and guests met at Dean & Sue’s to celebrate the The Knapp Lions Club’s 50 years of service.

Fire destroyed a barn in the 2300 block of County Highway G Monday afternoon in the town of Emerald. The property belongs to Norman Logterman and was being purchased by David Waldroff.

Members of the Glenwood City High School turned their tassels signifying that they have graduated. Glenwood City’s graduation was held Sunday afternoon, June 8, in the high school gymnasium.

25 years ago – Tribune of May 18, 1988

The Students Offering Support group was presented with the second installment of its $4,000 award last year in the Reader’s Digest Foundation “Don’t Drive and Drink” Challenge.

Donna and Ron Brettingen’s last day as owners of the Indianhead Motor Plaza was last Wednesday. They have been associated with Indianhead for almost 17 years and have sold it to Kwik Trip.

Uncertainty about state legislation concerning cost controls in school budgets caused the Boyceville School Board to delay action on items on Monday night’s agenda.

50 years ago – Tribune of July 11, 1963

The first round of the recreational department’s swimming classes were completed on Monday, July 8.

An estimated 500 people attended the grand opening of the new riding area of the Glen-Hi Riders saddle club a half mile south of Glenwood City on Highway 128, on Sunday afternoon, June 30.

On Sunday, August 4, the Connorsville Old Settlers Picnic will be held at the Legion Hall in Connorsville.

60 years ago – Tribune of June 25, 1953

The Most Reverend Albert G. Meyer of Superior confirmed a class of 65 Sunday evening, June 21, at St. John’s Catholic Church.

Dr. William K. English will step into the limelight Friday, June 26 when many of his friends will offer their congratulations at an open house and banquet for the Glenwood City dentist, who has been in business here for 50 years.

Many people attended the annual Dairy day observance held in the City Park here last Friday.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – May 23, 1918

Sunday morning at 2 o’clock began one of the hardest rain and windstorms  witnessed in these parts for some time.

The class of 1918 graduates with a larger number of members on its roll than any class has had for many years. Commencement exercises take place at the opera house this evening when twenty-six will receive diplomas.

The Glenwood City service flag was raised on the corner of Oak and Second streets Saturday morning to greet the mammoth crowd of Saturday visitors coming here to shop and attend the movies in the evening. It is a beautiful flag, size 10’x15’, and makes a conspicuous emblem of the pride of the community in its representatives with the colors.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – June 23, 1983

Beginning construction of toilet facilities at Boyceville’s Airport park, Green Thumb workers Edwin Scharlau, Steve Psak, Minard Dalhoe and Denver Drinkwine laid block. Work should be completed in about a month, they say.

Back in the restaurant business after a hiatus, Ernie and Delores Davis opened Casa de Amigos June 3 in the former Variety Store building, which they completely remodeled to meet the requirement of their Mexican food establishment.

Handling orders and taking over of other business at her recently acquired Nancy’s Kitchen, Nancy Smith relies on Nancy Hitz, her fiance’s daughter, for help, as well as on her own two sons and Hitz’ two sisters. She took over the former BJ’s Cafe May 16 and plans to move to Boyceville from her present home in Menomonie.