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Days of Old – 7-3-2013

Days of Old – 7-3-2013

10 years ago – Tribune of June 18, 2003

Larry and Donna Zirgibel have been invited to officiate the WMA World Track and Field Championships this July in Puerto Rico.

After spending a combined 65 years in education, longtime Glenwood City teachers Jim Tripp and Tom Knox have retired.

All three Glenwood City State Forensics participants won medals at the state competition April 11-12. Rebecca Nichols received a perfect score and gold medal; Christina O’Reilly also received a gold medal; and Amanda Risler won a silver.

Lee Swanepoel and Scott Hoffman of the GC-FFA were awarded their State Degrees with gold pins and certificates at the Wisconsin State FFA Convention last week in Madison.

25 years ago – Tribune of May 25, 1988

Scot A. Howard has recently taken a position with the First National Bank of Glenwood. He will be selling auto, homeowners, lief and health insurance and annuities at the bank agency.

The Boyceville Fire Department has responded to four calls this week, two of which were vehicle fires.

Brad Kauck and Cyrena Martin reigned over the Boyceville High School Prom held Saturday, May 14.

Living Word Chapel at Forest announced this week the installation of their new pastor, Randy Dean.

50 years ago – Tribune of July 18, 1963

The new owners of the bowling alley in Glenwood City are Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mady, who came to Glenwood City  from St. Paul and purchased the Hi-Skor Lanes from Mr. and Mrs. Gordy Mollers. They took over operation of their new business on July 3.

The post office department’s new “zip” code went into effect on July 1 and last week’s issue of the Tribune was zipped right past its destination and subscribers in Downing and Emerald didn’t get their papers until Friday. Glenwood City’s postmaster Gordy Mollers urged patrons to “have some patience, the new system is bound to work out.”

An eclipse of the sun will be partially visible here on Saturday, July 20, but the public health service advises: DON’T LOOK AT IT.

60 years ago – Tribune of July 2, 1953

Little Peter Tuttle, the eight-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Tuttle, collapsed last Thursday noon, while at play with other youngsters in the churchyard of St. John’s Catholic church. He was immediately rushed to Dr. McCusker’s office but was dead upon arrival. Peter had just celebrated his eighth birthday with a party at his home the evening before. Funeral services were conducted from St. John’s Catholic church on Saturday morning.

Friends, neighbors, relatives and business associates gathered in Glenwood City last Friday, June 26, to offer their congratulations and well wishes to Dr. William K. English upon the completion by him of fifty years of service to the community.

The thermometer reached a new high for the year Tuesday when it climbed to 95 degrees. Not only that, the weather man promises us five days like it, with maybe a scattered thunderstorm for the Fourth.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – May 30, 1918

Both City and Town of Glenwood have gone over the top by a good margin in the Red Cross drive, which concludes today.

In view of the extreme need for wheat, it has become necessary for the food administration to exert every possible effort to get every bushel of surplus wheat into food.

German women in the United States are required to register with chiefs of police or postmasters between June 17 and 25 under regulation issued on Tuesday by the department of justice.

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

A number of different home rehabilitation loan programs will be available through Boyceville’s Community Block Grant, according to information presented during  a special Boyceville village board meeting June 11.

Remodeling of the second floor of the County Courthouse is about 90 percent finished.

Installed as minister June 12 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Boyceville, the Rev. Gary Albert has been serving as Vicar of the church since June 3, 1982.