Days Of Old – 7-24-2013

Days Of Old – 7-24-2013

10 years ago – Tribune of July 9, 2003

The City Council Monday night approved a contract with Cedar Corporation of Menomonie to write a Community Development Block grant to fund improvements on the City’s main street (Oak Street).

Several Glenwood City staff members’ resignations were approved at the Glenwood City School Board meeting: Shirley Cassellius, Jackie Steinhoff, Jennifer Rodes, and Sean Schmidt. They also approved the hiring of Christal Oshein, Joe Heinbuch, and Donna Sylte.

Girl Scout Troops #262 (Glenwood City) and #250 (Boyceville) learned how to test the waters of Tiffany Creek on Thursday, June 26. Each troop has chosen a stream to test four times throughout the summer and will be sent to Beaver Creek Reserve for analysis.

25 years ago – Tribune of June 15, 1988

The 1988 Rustic Lore Committee has chosen Ray and Bernice Gehrig to be the grand marshals of this year’s Rustic Lore festivities. The Gehrig’s have been lifelong residents of the Glenwood  area, and they operated the Farmers Store on the corner of Oak and Second Streets for over 20 years.

David Smith is the new manager of the K&W General Store.

Downing will celebrate 100 years as a community with a Centennial celebration on June 25-26.

50 years ago – Tribune of August 8, 1963

The drill team of the Glen Hi Riders Saddle Club has been selected to compete at the Minnesota State Fair.

Mrs. Rosalie Albracht will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sunday, August 11.

Friday morning’s storm packed a lot of wind that flattened a barn on the Gordon Hoitomt farm about a mile east of Camp 14 school. The farm, formerly known as the Herman Hill farm, is now occupied by Myron Hoitomt.

60 years ago – Tribune of July 23, 1953

James Teigen has been hired as Chief of Police in Glenwood City. This action was taken by the city council at a special meeting helped Monday evening in the fire hall.

The Bryan University Gospel Messengers, featuring a brass quartet will present a musical and inspirational program at the Downing Bible Church on Friday, July 24 at 8 p.m.

With many municipal government leaders angrily protesting, the state has put into effect a new system of airplane taxation that will benefit the state treasury at the cost of the local government treasuries of Wisconsin.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – June 20, 1918

Every road leading into Glenwood City has now been regraded and is being put through a treatment of dragging at frequent periods. The streets within town are receiving the same attention.

New sugar and beef rules have been made due to the demand of beef for the allied armies and the present sugar situation.

For Progressive Farmers – The Glenwood City Tribune and Wisconsin Farmer for $2.25 a year. A great bargain. Don’t pass it up. It applies to renewals as well as new subscriptions. Send in your order today.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – July 21, 1983

Boyceville’s school board approved the presentation of the $2.4 million budget proposal during their meeting this week, which will be presented at the annual meeting August 1.

Boyceville’s village board July 12 rejected resignations of Walter Johnson, village trustee and Don Donahue, building inspector. Johnson had reconsidered and decided he wanted to keep his seat on the board, and Donahue was also convinced to stay. A resignation from Dan Deiss, chief of police, was accepted, as he has taken another job and already left town.

After having witnessed countless trains traveling past it over many years, Boyceville’s railroad station is set to do a little travelling of its own. Workmen jacked the structure up July 15 in preparation for loading it one a flatbed truck for moving.

Rev. Bob Ouradnik has been appointed as new pastor at Wheeler Grace United Methodist Church.

The grand opening of the Connorsville Branch of the National Bank of Boyceville will be held Wednesday, July 27.