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Days of Old – 11-6-2013

Days of Old – 11-6-2013

 10 years ago – Tribune of October 22, 2003

The school district of Boyceville Monday night approved the short term borrowing of $2.2 million for one year.

Forliti Realty’s 12-unit apartment under construction along Third Street is still the subject of city council discussion, following the council’s refusal to allow Forliti to connect to a private sewer lateral, which is against the city ordinance.

Bob Palewicz, chairman of the Tootsie Roll Drive, presented Carolyn Sorenson, Glenwood City’s special education directory, with a check for $955.21.

25 years ago – Tribune of September 28, 1988

Following seven months of information gathering, the Boyceville school district facilities task force has voted to recommend the lowest cost approach a deal with increasing student enrollment.

There are several new faces and businesses in the Glenwood City area.  Among them include Mike Bakken and Scott Larson of Glenwood Lockers, Scott Heinbuch who is associated with Jim Forrest with accounting, owner Jeff Harris and serviceman Pete Krizan at J.R. Service Plumbing and Heating, and Leon and Marie Berenschot’s Tanning and Toning salon and Hometown Crafts.

50 years ago – Tribune of November 21, 1963

Local 5547 of the Communication Workers of America, who represent the employees of the General Telephone Co. of Wisconsin, operating this area, have been negotiating with the telephone company on a new contract since September 23rd, and to date have been unable to reach an agreement.

Local deer hunters this year may have difficulty in finding a place to pursue their game, as much of the valuable deer territory in the area will be posted against trespassing.

David Anderson, 15 of Emerald, has been named Wisconsin’s outstanding 4-H tractor project member for 1963.

60 years ago – Tribune of November 5, 1953

For the first time in history, Wisconsin’s corn yields per acre have averaged the highest for any state in the nation, with an average of 57 bushels of corn per acre.

The new Fordson Major Diesel Tractor will be demonstrated on Friday afternoon, November 13, at the Lawrence Cassellius farm, about a half mile north of Downing on Q. The diesel is a new addition to the line of Ford tractors.

Miss Beverly Peterson of Glenwood City has been chosen “Outstanding Girl 4-H member in St. Croix County for 1953.”

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – October 3, 1918

Contributing to the conserving of gasoline, power in the engines of automobiles should be completely stopped when the cars are not running. This should apply not only on “gasolineless” Sunday, but every day in the week. The fuel administration request this.

Glenwood City went over the top in grand style on the very first day of the 4th Liberty Loan campaign, having subscribed considerably more than its quota of $11,000 when night came last Saturday. At the close of last evening the city’s total had reached $13,100.

Fruit pits are essential in the manufacture of gas masks, so essential to the safety of our boys in France, and as there is a scarcity of material just now, our people are urged to save all the pits, stones, and shells from peaches, prunes, apricots, olives, cherries, plums, dates, hickory nuts, butternuts, walnuts, and Brazil nuts (these only and none others). The local Red Cross will see to it that they reach their proper destination.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – November 3, 1983

Boyceville school district instructors Oct. 12 attended an inservice designed to increase their awareness of the problem of sexual abuse in children. On Aug. 15 the Boyceville School Board approved implementation of a program that aims to inform those who need to be aware of the problem the most – the children themselves.

Many Boyceville youngsters celebrated Halloween with a party and costume parade at Boyceville Schools.

The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture has removed the state’s Tuberculosis Accredited-Free State status. That change was effective Oct. 1, the result of the disclosure of TB infection in three state cattle herds.