Days of Old – 9-25-2013
10 years ago – Tribune of September 10, 2003
The Glenwood City Common Council last Tuesday night appointed Robert Darwin as the new police chief. He had been serving as acting chief for the past month following the retirement of Ray Ista.
The new Miss Glenwood City Samantha Cassellius was crowned Saturday evening as part of the annual Rustic Lore Days celebration. Jessica Frieburg was crowned 1st Princess and Samantha Wizykoski was crowned 2nd Princess.
The Village of Boyceville approved an increase in sewer rates at Monday night’s meeting, something that hasn’t been done in over 10 years.
After months of preparation and remodeling, sisters Jessica Waldroff and Laura Ulrich reopened Glenwood City’s Oak Street Restaurant this past weekend.
Glenwood City sophomore Josh Morrow has been heading a crew that replaced the sand at Hinman Park for his Eagle project.
25 years ago – Tribune of August 17, 1988
Fire destroyed a barn on the Brad and Pam Dorwin farm early Sunday morning.
The crowning of the new Miss Boyceville, the grand parade on Sunday, and the return of “The Memories” to Boyceville are just some of the highlights of the 1988 Cucumber Festival this weekend.
The Boyceville school board held their August meeting at the Connorsville school Monday night. They approved hiring Jeff Belongia of Clayton Brown and Associates, Milwaukee, to develop a financial plan.
50 years ago – Tribune of October 10, 1963
A farewell party was held at Mady’s Lanes last Friday evening for Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wienke and family, who are moving to New Richmond where they have purchased a home. They lost their barn on their farm on May 18 to fire, and have sold their farm to Ed Obermueller.
A safety check was conducted here on highway 128 at the County Fairgrounds on September 25 and the results showed that about 68 percent of the vehicles checked had some defect.
60 years ago – Tribune of September 24, 1953
On Tuesday, Sept. 29, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Standaert and family will be the television guests of “County Road 5” a program sponsored by Phil’s Farm Store of Glenwood City.
At the farm of Wm. Kelm west of Emerald, a pool has been constructed it is about 18×35 feet in size and takes about 42 hours to fill. Mr. Kelm, who did the work himself, said that the pool cost him about $150 for materials, but that there were some material donations.
The annual meeting of the Downing Local and Pure Milk Products Co-operative will be held in the Methodist Church basement in Downing on Tuesday, September 29.
95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – August 22, 1918
Glenwood City had the distinction last Thursday of being the place of birth of the Northwestern Wisconsin Veterinary-Medical association.
The most notable funeral ever conducted in Glenwood City was held over the remains of the late Walter Kroll, who was killed by a bolt of lightning while serving his country in the Marines in Cuba July 11th.
Next Tuesday evening Congressman Frear will address the voters of Glenwood City and vicinity.
30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – September 55, 1983
Boyceville High School’s Homecoming festivities begin 11 a.m. Sept. 23 with the queen’s tea. This year’s queen is Sheila Dimler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil King. Dan Galloway, son of Bertha Galloway is the homecoming king.
Boyceville’s school bus pickup policy came in for scrutiny during the regular meeting of the Boyceville School Board Sept. 19. Members decided that since no hard and fast policy exists, one needs to be developed.
Students at Boyceville High School are being joined by Sverker Michelson, a foreign exchange student from Stockholm, Sweden. He arrived in Boyceville August 12 and will be attending the junior class.