Days of Old – 10-30-2013
10 years ago
Tribune of October 15, 2003
In a meeting that consumed over two hours Monday night, the Boyceville village board took action and discussed many items of village business. Included in the discussions were Anderson Hill Development, Sand Creek Brewery, the new village water well, and a report from the village auditor.
The Red Cedar River Potato Company of Menomonie has fields of potatoes near Wheeler, and some of those potatoes just might be those that you are eating next time you order some French fries.
Everyone is invited to celebrate “Year of the Barns in Wisconsin” this coming Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Glenwood City Community Center.
Rural Downing resident Ruth Wold is leading an effort to restore the gravesite of Downing’s founder, James Downing.
25 years ago
Tribune of September 21, 1988
One of the US Navy’s greatest ships, the USS Wisconsin will be recommissioned and return to sea on Saturday, October 22. Navy Chief Mark S. Aebly, son of Anna Aebly of Glenwood City, will be on board the USS Wisconsin.
At their September 12 meeting, the Glenwood City School Board decided to put property from the Russell Meyer estate open for bids. A 40 acre plot, located near Grandview in Bayfield County, was left to the district by Meyer.
They Boyceville school board adopted seven goals for the 1988-89 school year at their monthly meeting held Monday night.
50 years ago
Tribune of November 14, 1963
Rainfall in this area during the past summer was about two and a half inches below normal, and about five inches below the total fall for 1962.
The Glenwood City chapter of the Future Farmers of America observed their 25th anniversary with appropriate charter presentation ceremonies held at the elementary school here Tuesday evening, Nov. 5.
The Sight-In Clinic, which was sponsored and carried out by some members of Dunn County’s Rifle and Pistol Club on Sunday, November 3, was a success.
The week of November 10-15 has been designated as “Join a 4H Club week” in Wisconsin.
60 years ago
Tribune of October 29, 1953
A Prairie Farm man died and another man was injured when their cars collided at the junction of highways 128 and 64 at the Camp 14 school corner north of Glenwood City about 11 o’clock Saturday morning.
Plans are now complete for the big Halloween Party to be held on Saturday evening at the high school gymnasium. This year there is to be absolutely no “tricks or treats” on Halloween. If someone’s child comes to your house on Halloween, please send them to the party at the gym.
Tuesday evening at 10:45 the fire department was called to extinguish a blaze in a car. The car, which belonged to Monrad Jordheim caught on fire from an overheated emergency brake drum. Mondrad had extinguished the fire by throwing sand on it and it was under control by the time the department arrived.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
September 26, 1918
Next Saturday, the 28th, has been designated as the day upon which all persons notified should appear before the proper committee in their unit of territory and sign up for their allotment of the 4th Liberty Loan bonds.
NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS – Conforming to the federal order, the Tribune will hereafter stop all papers which are more than three months in arrears.
Glenwood City’s number of gold stars was added to by one Monday when Roy, son of Mrs. P.J. Levi, of this city, passed to the unknown country while in the naval services of the Unites States at Great Lakes training station near Chicago. Pneumonia, supposedly following Spanish influenza, was the cause of the death.
30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
October 27, 1983
Boyceville’s Village board hired John A. Wilman, Elk Mound, as the new police chief during a special meeting Oct. 21.
Town meetings to confront the problem of youth alcohol and drug abuse have been scheduled in Boyceville to coincide with the nationwide PBS series, The Chemical People. Meetings will be at 6:30- p.m on Nov. 2 and 9 in the high school study hall, and are open to anyone in the Boyceville School District.
The grand opening of Curl Clinic II (formerly Milady’s Beauty) will be held Nov. 1 through Nov. 12th. Stop in for coffee, cookies, and register for a drawing. Darla Humpal is the manager.