Days of Old – 9-4-2013

Days of Old – 9-4-2013

10 years ago – Tribune of August 20, 2003

Tim Johnson, a teacher in the Boyceville School District, has been selected as the new Glenwood City Junior and High School Principal.

Curves® is pleased to announce that Mickey Mueller has been hired as the new club manager in Glenwood City.

The Boyceville School Board has approved the tentative budget for the 2003-04 school year.

Kaitlyn Klaustermeier, Natalie Nelson and Dylan Iverson were the among the locals that placed well at the Dunn County Fair this year.

25 years ago – Tribune of July 27, 1988

The Glenwood City United Methodist Church will celebrate 100 years of Christian Service on Sunday, July 31, with two days of celebration.

The Boyceville school board accepted six staff resignations and Monday night’s board meeting: those of Mina Lindelof, Lori Hamilton-Clay, Tom Hilgren, Joe Doucette, Connie Olson, and Vicki Fiebig.

Through the donations of several area groups and individuals, a total of 84 bottles of 100 chewable children’s vitamins were made ready for shipment to Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Lucille DeWitt left Friday for Denver and will fly to Bolivia on Aug. 1. She will be working and living at a mission school there.

The groundbreaking for a $3.5 million I-94 rest area development in Menomonie will take place on 2 p.m.  Wednesday, July 27.

50 years ago – Tribune of September 19, 1963

Highway construction work is now underway on County Highway G just west of Glenwood City.

Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin said last week that President Kennedy would visit northern Wisconsin as a part of his nationwide tour on the conservation of natural resources.

The Glenwood City high school band will play in Camp Randall at the University of Wisconsin.

60 years ago – Tribune of September 3, 1953

The Glenwood City Cooperative Services last week purchased the oil station building in which they are located from Clarence Voskuil.

The city library will open next Tuesday at its new quarters in the lower part of the Odd Fellows hall.

Star Scout David Marquardt was awarded the Pro Deo et Patria Award at a special service during the Morning Worship of Our Saviors Lutheran Church.

According to the latest figures from the recent assessment, Jt. School Dist. No. 1 of the City of Glenwood and the Towns of Glenwood, Springfield, Emerald, and Baldwin has a total assessed valuation of $2,582,617.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – August 1, 1918

Among the better known business houses of Glenwood City is the Metropolitan Meat Market, situated on Oak street near Second. It was established in 1890, making it 28 years old.

Word was received from General Manager Huntington that present conditions make it out of the question to build a first-class depot such as the Soo line purposed constructing here, and asking if the community would be content to have built a small frame structure which could, and would, be removed to some other point after a few years, or when financial conditions should become better.

Active preparations are now in progress for the 9th annual Glenwood Inter-County fair, which will be held Sept. 13-14-15.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – September 1, 1983

Despite being habitually plagued by bad weather, the annual Boyceville Cucumber Fest activities were successful.

An airport committee has been formed by Cedar Corp., Menomonie, to investigate and create support for an airport to be built in Menomonie.

Wisconsin’s first place slot in country bands has been claimed by the Memories, a group Boyceville claims as its own. The members are Tim Stevens, Warren Petryk and John Lynch. For winning, the trio received use of a 1984 Dodge van for one year, $1000 and an all-expense paid trip to Nashville to compete in the national country music finals Nov. 14-17.