Days of Old – 10-2-2013
10 years ago
Tribune of September 17, 2003
David Frank, Forest, is working on his Eagle Scout Award with a community project of improving the Forest Township Cemetery.
At the September meeting of the School District of Glenwood City Board of Education the members approved a short-term borrowing action, not to exceed $2,200,000.
Joe and Charlene Draxler, owners of Lofty Acres Farm, were recently honored at the 2003 Wisconsin State Fair, August 5, for their Century Farm.
Richard (Dick) Kadinger is the second long-time employee to retire from Kadinger’s after 37 years.
25 years ago
Tribune of August 24, 1988
Darla Martinson was crowned Miss Boyceville 1988 at the coronation Saturday evening. Heidi Walton was crowned 1st Princess and Shelly Swanepoel 2nd Princess.
Dr. Jon Springer has joined the staff at St. Croix Valley Veterinary Clinic in Glenwood City.
Bill Novotney was the finder of the “Golden Pickle” and won the $25 prize. He, along with Karl Palmer, found the pickle before the final clue was posted.
Dunn County Board Chairman Ray Score cut the ribbon at the Northwest Trapshooting Club Facilities dedication held Sunday morning.
50 years ago
Tribune of October 17, 1963
The extensions of the City’s Water System was nearning completion as of last Friday.
The Soo Line recently proposed to the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin a plan of centralized station agency service for the state, which, if permitted to become effective, will decide if the following sites will close: Cadott, Boyd, Stanley, Thorp, Boyceville, Bruce, Colfax, Gilman and Sheldon.
“Resusci-Ann” will be at the high school all day Monday, October 21. Members of the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Association will give demonstrations on mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and external cardiac massage. The general public is invited to attend the demonstrations of these two most highly raised emergency methods of saving lives.
60 years ago
Tribune of October 1, 1953
The Glenwood City Library is open every Tuesday afternoon from 2 to 4 o’clock at the Odd Fellows building.
The Circuit Court received an H.H. Dean Memorial of the St. Croix-Pierce County Bar Association. It was read before the opening of the September term of the Circuit Court in Hudson on Sept. 14.
Mrs. Jane McGee has tendered her resignation as clerk of the Town of Springfield and the town board appointed E.R. Villman to fill her unexpired term. Mrs. McGee stated that poor health made the resignation necessary.
Rev. and Mrs. Glen Teasdale, Hersey, will leave this week for their new home at Park River, North Dakota, where he has accepted a call by the Bethel Baptist Church. He will assume his duties there on Oct. 4.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
August 29, 1918
It is doubtful if this community ever received a greater shock than that caused by the electrocution of Erwin Heist last Friday evening.
The allowance of flour for farmers has been announced: eight pounds for each member of family per month till October 1.
The new home of the Farmers’ National Bank is certainly a credit to that progressive institution.
30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
September 29, 1983
Boyceville’s Village Board hired Glen Johnson of Lindstrom, MN as the new chief of police during a special board meeting September 20.
Boyceville’s school board decided to undertake various repairs and improvements to school district property, during the regular meeting Sept. 19.
Maxine Cole, Boyceville, was installed Sept. 19 as the new treasurer of the Indianhead Group of the National Association of Bank Women. Cole is employed by the National Bank of Boyceville.