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Days of Old – 9-11-2013

Days of Old – 9-11-2013

10 years ago – Tribune of August 27, 2003

Fire destroyed a barn on the Mark Tellijohn farm on 280th St. in the Town of Forest on August 21.

Last Wednesday evening wind took down part of the barn on the Leon and Judy Helgeson farm on Highway Q in Forest Township.

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind has announced the award of $73,775 to the Deer Park Fire and Rescue Dept. from the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.

There are eight girls vying for the Miss GC title this year: Krista Klatt, Jackie Smith, Jessica Frieburg, Samantha Wizykoski, Samantha Cassellius, Jolene Peskar, Sarah Kaiser, and Mindi DeLong.

25 years ago -Tribune of August 3, 1988

Officers seized approximately 400 marijuana plants with growing equipment, found on the Frank Belgea property in the town of Glenwood. Arrest warrants are expected shortly for at least two people.

Township and village officials expressed displeasure with Dunn County’s medical examiner at their quarterly meeting July 19.

The Glenwood City council Monday night approved more improvements on Syme Avenue.

50 years ago – Tribune of September 26, 1963

The Stella Cheese Company Decision of Universal Foods Corporation announces the construction of an addition of its production facilities at Clayton, Wisconsin.

Homecoming queen candidates are: Peggy Hill, Georgine Wickenhauser, Kathy Riba, and Roberta Lifto.

The School Board is insuring all elementary and high school students again this year, according to Mr. Oakeson, the high school principal. The insurance is though the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association and is done as a service to the community.

60 years ago – Tribune of September 10, 1953

According to word received from Pastor Willard L. Archer, the congregation of the Downing Bible Church voted to purchase some land in the Village of Downing for a building site for a new church building.

The local school was praised last week for the unusual accomplishment of having completed ten years of offering driver training education.

The opening of school this year signaled a drastic change in driving habits for Wisconsin motorists. When meeting  or overtaking school buses on the highway, motorists now have to be more alert than ever before.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – August 8, 1918

The call has just gone out for 25,000 nurses for war service. The campaign will last until Aug. 11.

Many potato growers in this vicinity have noticed the unusual blight on their potatoes this year, which is caused by a multitude of small insects known as leafhoppers.

The Downing Civic hall, which is now completed, will be initiated into series Friday evening and Saturday with a church festival and jubilee, which the good people of Downing are preparing to make a grand and glorious affair.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – September 8, 1983

Dale Lipovsky, twice consecutive world champion horseshoe pitcher, will be in the Boyceville Open Horseshoe contest Sept. 10 -11. Lipovsky’s roots trace back to Boyceville, where his father, Leonard, was raised.

A Boy’s Opinion of His Father, by Tay Pay Borden: Ages 1-4: Hasn’t formed an opinion yet; Ages 5-9: Thinks his dad knows everything; Ages 10-14: Thinks his dad is slipping; Ages 15-19: Thinks “How could I have a father so dumb”; Ages 20-26: The old man seems to be improving; Ages 27-35: Do you suppose we should ask Dad’s advice?; Ages 35 and up: Wish dad were here. He’d KNOW what to do.

A tracked shovel stated work on the Center St. improvement project in Boyceville the week of Aug. 22.