Days of Old – 7-17-2013

Days of Old – 7-17-2013

10 years ago – Tribune of July 2, 2003

Citizens State Bank named Gene Haberman President and CEO at a recent meeting of the board of Directors.

The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation 2003 Excellence Scholarship was presented to Boyceville graduate Carla Carlson, at a recognition luncheon hosted by U.S. Senator Herb Kohl.

Fundraisers for Joe Strehlo have netted nearly $18,000 to benefit Joe and his family. Joe, who is the head groundskeeper at Glen Hills Golf Course, is battling cancer.

25 years ago – Tribune of June 8, 1988

A 10-year-old Boyceville girl, Stacy Smith, remains in critical condition at Sacred Heart Hospital following a traffic accident Thursday afternoon. Stacy was riding a bicycle when she was struck by a pickup.

Boyceville’s Cyrena Martin won the 100m dash at the state track meet Saturday. Martin along with the rest of the 800m relay team placed third at Madison.

The new bridge over Tiffany Creek just south of the high school is nearing completion.

The Glenwood City pool will be pumped and cleaned this week.

50 years ago – Tribune of August 1, 1963

The St. Croix County Fair opens today in Glenwood City, with over 6,000 youth exhibits are expected.

Another new building on the St. Croix County fairgrounds in Glenwood City is the Faith Lutheran Church Dining hall, which has just been completed.

The ASC has received notice that the Secretary of Agriculture has declared St. Croix County, along with six other counties in this area, disaster counties due to the prolonged drought which has greatly limited growth of pastures and second cutting of hay.

Miss Paula Jean Klatt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul H. Klatt, Downing became the bride of Carlton R. DeWitt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ross DeWitt, Glenwood City, in a double-ring ceremony performed by Pastor H. Marcus Schwartz at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Menomonie on Saturday, July 20, 1963.

60 years ago – Tribune of July 16, 1953

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon at the DeCamp Funeral Home for Harry H. Dean, 86, who passed away at his home here on Sunday, July 12. When the movement to incorporate Glenwood City into a city took shape it was Mr. Dean who handled the legal work necessary to the incorporation.

Edwin Van Ranst has resigned his position of chief of police in the City of Glenwood to accept the position of county traffic officer. No successor has as yet been named to take his place here.

The new addition to the Community Hospital of Baldwin is underway, with a groundbreaking ceremony that took place on Tuesday morning, July 14.

Electors at the annual meeting of Jt. School District No. 1 of the City of Glenwood and Towns of Glenwood, Emerald and Springfield on Monday evening turned down a motion to levy a one mill tax for building purposes and in its place voted for a motion to levy a three mill tax for the building fund.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – June 13, 1918

Formal announcement is made by Thomas M. Rees, cashier of the Farmers National Bank, that the Pabst building has been purchased by the Farmers National Bank and work of remodeling, renovating, rearranging and installation of new and modern equipment will shortly begin, which when completed will give the Farmers National Bank a thoroughly up-to-date banking home.

A vocational training bill for disabled soldiers, was before the house during the latter part of last week.

Farmers, hurry!  Bring in your wool, and we will pay you for first-class wool the government price of 62 cents per pound. When you get your wool sheared, call me up or bring it to me. I am buying for the Chippewa Woolen Mills. – Frank Gordon, Glenwood City.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – July 14, 1983

With the help of a $94,000 Community Development Block grant loan, Allied Processors will be expanding its facility in Boyceville with the creation of more jobs as a likely result.

Receiving a plaque honoring 32 years of accident-free driving, Gaylon Porter, Boyceville mail carrier, has been given the Million Mile Club award by the National Safety Council in Chicago

The Southside ditch of STH 170 at Boyceville has been smoothed out after Dunn County deep end and widened the ditch in places to provide better drainage. The village crew cleaned up the brush and removed culverts that had to be changed. Reseeding of the ditch had already been done. .