Days of Old – 10-9-2013
10 years ago
Tribune of September 24, 2003
Todd Petersen, 6, Emerald, and Jake Lake, 5, Boyceville, competed at the National Pedal Tractor Pull in Omaha, Nebraska on Sat., Sept. 20. Jake placed second at Nationals, and Todd took fifth.
The 2003 Glenwood City Homecoming court candidates are: Alicia Obermueller, Stephanie Cormican, Geoff Phillips, Louis Adams, Laura Link, Kristen Hansen, Chad Rasmussen, and Joe Gray. Perris Kusilek and Allison Nitchey are the MCs of the homecoming activities.
The 2003 Boyceville Homecoming court candidates are Josh Webb, Cody Stark, Tim Filipa, Davin Chernak, Charles Anderson and Dustin Chernak, Alicia Bembenek, Chelsea Fisher, Sabrina Harnisch, Amber Brettinger, Nikki Bloomfield, and Kala Thompson.
25 years ago
Tribune of August 31, 1988
The hodgepodge of letters that look like alphabet soup where you might expect a byline to be, is actually the name of Carlton and Paula DeWitt’s new reporter – Bill Chrostowski.
These are the candidates for Miss Glenwood City: Amy Obermueller, Rebecca Aeschliman, Kristen Nelson, Amy Breternitz, Jenny Graese, Jody Standaert, Stephanie Riba, and Shari Prinsen.
On July 27 Thomas R. Corcoran, 34, of Glenwood City was arrested after a raid at a rural Glenwood City home where marijuana was found. Patrick Eugene Dixon, 43, of Glenwood City is accused of taking prescription drugs from Glenhaven, where he was employed.
50 years ago
Tribune of October 24, 1963
Nearly 100 people attended the life saving demonstration held at the elementary school cafeteria here on Monday evening.
This past Sunday, Pastor and Mrs. Leonard O. Anderson shared an open house at the parsonage with the Salem Covenant congregation, friends and neighbors. The congregation ad completed a remodeling of the kitchen and bathroom, plus a number of other repairs.
Numerous varied activities towards improving the efficiency of facilities and safety margin at the heavily used Northwest Public Shooting Range near Boyceville have been carried out intermittently during the recent weeks by members of the Northwest Rod and Gun Club, Inc.
60 years ago
Tribune of October 8, 1953
Fire Monday night completely destroyed the farm home of Mrs. Philamena Heutmaker, about four miles north of Glenwood City on Highway 128.
An agreement has been made regards to the overhead on State Trunk Highway 128, and the matter will be taken to the St. Croix County Board in the form of a resolution at the November session. It is estimated that the structure will cost $150,000.
Jerry Canfield, local Standard Oil dealer, is a winner in the third annual appearance and cleanliness contest conducted by Standard Oil Company for August dealers. He was awarded a fountain pen and pencil set.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
September 5, 1918
After many years of capable service Landlord J. R. Wheeler has retired from the hotel business, closing the Central house last week to all but lodgers.
All aboard! Last call for the BIG fair next Wednesday, Thursday and Friday – the 9th annual Glenwood Inter-County Fair.
At St. John’s Catholic church last Sunday afternoon Father P.G. Rivers conducted an impressive first communion service during which a class of forty-one – nineteen girls and twenty-two boys- took this important step in church membership. The class was one of the largest in years, and the services were witnessed by an unusually large congregation.
30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
October 6, 1983
Boyceville’s village board tabled, by referring the matter to committee, whether or not to vacate the alley between Smith and West Streets, during a hearing Oct. 3 prior to the regular board meeting.
Helping Boyceville High School take third place in the recent Dunn County Market Hog Show Ralph Williams, Chad King and Dave Black led the way for the 44 contestants from BHS. Williams placed ninth out of the 300 total contestants.
Former homecoming queens attended a homecoming queen’s tea on September 23. Those attending included Tammie Hedlund, Janelle Anderson, Robin Hight, Debbie Swenson, Linda Benitz, Mary Guarnerl, Joan Delegard, Laurie Schuttz, Marvles Olson, Jean Bosshart, Audrey Anderson, Darlene Sutliff, and Ellen Adler.