Days of Old – 10-23-2013
10 years ago
Tribune of October 8, 2003
The Glenwood City City Council heard many voices in opposition to a proposal that would change a parcel of land owned by Marvin and Jean Booth from Parks and Conservancy to Agriculture Residential.
A meth lab was found inside an old cave along Rustic Road #4 near the Glen Hills Dam and lake by the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office on Sept. 22. St. Croix deputies arrested five individuals in connection with the meth lab.
Residents of the Boyceville Community School District approved a $2,149,706 levy during the annual meeting Oct. 6.
25 years ago
Tribune of September 14, 1988
The new Miss Glenwood City, Jenny Lu Graese was crowned Saturday night as part of the annual Rustic Lore Days. First Princess is Amy Breternitz and Second Princess is Shari Prinsen.
Boyceville village residents can expect their quarterly sewer bills to increase nearly 40 percent increase starting Oct. 1.
The Glenwood City Council met last Tuesday evening and discussed many items and took action on several matters, including hearing about a recycling complaint, selling the creamery property, and buys a car.
50 years ago
Tribune of November 7, 1963
The cast has been chosen and rehearsals are underway for the first all school production, which will be the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma,” which will be presented in the high school on Friday and Saturday, November 15 and 16. Casting includes Mary Dettmann as Laurey, Gene Kelm as Curley, Kathy Lark as Ado Annie, Terry Meacham as Will Parker, Roger Dahl as Judd, Sandy Johnson as Aunt Eller and Russell Hammond as Ali Hakim.
Historymobile II is again headed toward Glenwood City and is scheduled to be here on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 3 p.m. through 6 p.m.
Adult farmer classes at the Vocational Agriculture Department at the Glenwood City high school will begin one week from tonight, Thursday, November 14.
60 years ago
Tribune of October 22, 1953
Various sections of the country may have their widely publicized valleys which raise very fertile crops, but they will have to hustle mightily to beat Glenwood City. Crops grown by Mr. and Mrs. Joe Schug within the city limits on the West edge of town were quite large this year.
The Downing Bible Church will hold its annual Missionary Conference October 21-23. The Rev. H.C. Miller of Ecuador is to be the guest speaker.
Compulsory labeling of butter grades was one of the resolutions unanimously approved by members of the St. Croix County Farm Bureau at their annual meeting at Hammond last Wednesday night.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
September 19, 1918
The second wartime fair held under the auspices of the Glenwood Inter-County Fair association was a success that surprised the most sanguine booster in our midst.
At the state fair Friday, Sept. 13, St. Croix county was awarded the 1918 Milwaukee Journal cup for having the best exhibit at the fair.
There is one local place of business that has been forging ahead is great style in these war times. Postmaster Henry Gleason informs us the business of the office at the end of the last quarter lacked only $391 of the $5,000 per annum, the amount required to make it an office of the second class. Unfortunately for him, the government has suspended salary raises for postmasters during the war, regardless of the growth of business.
30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
October 20, 1983
The Boyceville Community School District will levy $35,000 more than approved at the annual district meeting, due to a decision made by the school board on Oct. 17.
Alan W. Gove, Rt. 1, Boyceville, was killed in a car accident at approximately 6:25 p.m. Oct. 11, south of Boyceville on CTH O.
With a new curb and gutter in place on the south side of its intersection with Main Street, Center Street in Boyceville is ready to be resurfaced between Main and the Soo Line railroad tracks.