Days of Old – 8-28-2013
10 years ago
Tribune of August 13, 2003
Long-time Boyceville business people and residents Bob and Karen Anderson have been chosen to serve as the 2003 Grand Marshals of the Boyceville Cucumber Festival. The Andersons stay busy running their business, Anderson’s Rock and Lime, and sending time with their children and grandchildren.
The Boyceville Village board has approved a 99-year lease with the Boyceville Firefighters’ Assoc. to operate at truck and tractor pull near the airport.
The Boyceville FFA Alumni presented a $4,000 check to the Boyceville firefighters Monday night, August 11.
On behalf of his family, Edwin James presented a large, beautiful American flag to the Glenwood City School District at the August school board meeting.
Local residents who placed well in the Dunn County Fair this year include Missy Klatt, Elizabeth Retz, Andy Cormican, Tony Cormican, and Amy Schutts. Heidi Stevens placed well in the St. Croix County Fair.
25 years ago
Tribune of July 20, 1988
Elva and Walt Johnson will serve as the grand marshals of the 1988 Cucumber Festival. Walt is the inventor of the “E-Z PIC” cucumber harvesting machine which he and a son developed after tiring of stooping over to pick their cucumber patch.
Gene and Todd Tylee, Boyceville won the cart class at the Mission Creek Draft Horse Show in Hinkley, Minnesota last weekend.
The Northwest Trapshooting Club is planning a ribbon-cutting ceremony to formally open the trapshooting facilities installed this summer at the Northwest Public Shooting Ranging Boyceville. The open house is planned for Aug. 21 at 9 a.m.
50 years ago
Tribune of September 12, 1963
Girl Scouts to Organize New Troop Here – New Girl Scout handbooks went on sale Monday. It is estimated that over 3 million new books will be distributed throughout the United States this week. In Glenwood City 29 Girl Scouts secured their books and the reorganization of troops is in progress.
Another car went out of control here last Wednesday evening about 8:30 when a car driven by Jerry Bont, went down the steep bank and ended up in the creek bottom just south of Hap’s Bar. He suffered some broken ribs in the accident.
60 years ago
Tribune of August 27, 1953
Fire Sunday night completely destroyed the barn of Ed Engebretson at Graytown, in the Town of New Haven. The Glenwood City Fire Department was also called out last Wednesday evening to extinguish a small blaze in the new addition to the Limberg Clinic.
St. Croix County sportsmen met in force at the rearing pens at New Richmond Sunday to release this year’s crop of 2,800 pheasants.
The two-day Hospital Benefit Bazaar held at the Baldwin high school on August 18 and 19 demonstrated what can be done by many hands working harmoniously together for a common cause.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
July 25, 1918
The contract for the new Soo depot in this city had not been let at last account, but there is now full assurance that it will be built of brick and stone according to the plans heretofore described in the Tribune.
George Schlough, manager of the well-known Pinehurst dance hall, is going to put on a big Red Cross dance Saturday evening.
The work of the American Red Cross is now being given out in quotas in contrast to the former method of letting each chapter and branch make what it pleased.
30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
August 25, 1983
Nine candidates are vying for the title of Miss Boyceville. They are Wendy Klingman, Yvonne Koebler, Pam Harvey, Sue Boesl, Melanie Metzger, Tammy Wellington, Bridget Schlough, Michelle Lange, and Teresa Kostman.
Tricia Wold, 14, has been named Miss Connorsville for 1983. She is the first Miss Connorsville chosen.
George L. Howard of Dunn County, who has offices located at 407 Tiffany St., Boyceville, has been elected as a member of the board of directors of the northwest district of the Wisconsin Chiropractic Association.