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Days of Old – 11-13-2013

Days of Old – 11-13-2013

 10 years ago – Tribune of October 29, 2003

Anne Steffen of Glenwood City, Michelle Jeske of Glenwood City, and Josh Hoff of Boyceville will be competing this Saturday’s WIAA State Cross County Championships. Steffen and Jeske finished third and 12th respectively in the girls sectional race. Josh Hoff was the boys runner-up.

After hearing 10 hours of testimony Oct. 21, the Dunn County Zoning Ordinance Board of Adjustment delayed making a decision on an application submitted by Western Wisconsin Renewable Energy Cooperative for a proposed ethanol plant in the Town of Hay River between Wheeler and Boyceville.

The Glenwood City school board met Monday night for a short meeting to approve the final draft of the proposed 2003-2004 school budget. The less enrollment with more valuation lowered the aid for the Glenwood City school district.

25 years ago – Tribune of October 5, 1988

The First National Bank of Glenwood has been recognized of being among the first 100 Wisconsin banks to establish a primary account with the Bankers’ Bank of Wisconsin.

Governor Thommy Thompson visited St. Croix County last week as part of a campaign trip for Republican candidates for the state legislature.

Luke Berends participated in the national pedal tractor pulling meet in Norfolk, Nebraska on Saturday, September 24, and he won the state championship in the 7-year-old division.

50 years ago – Tribune of November 28, 1963

The whole country, indeed the whole world, still reacting with stunned disbelief and horror, on Monday laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery the body of the 35th President of the United States. John Fitzgerald Kennedy died on Friday afternoon, November 22, felled by an assassin’s bullet. In Glenwood City and throughout the nation, schools and businesses were closed in mourning, and memorial  services were held in churches of every denomination around the country.

Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in as the 36th president of the United States at 1:30 p.m. CST on Friday, November 22, 1953.

$200,000 appropriation for the Eau Galle River Flood Control Project is included in the fiscal 1964 Public Works Appropriation bill reported out on Nov. 15. The legislation still must be passed by the Senate.

60 years ago – Tribune of November 12, 1953

Thirty-four freight cars were derailed at Knapp as two Omaha fright trains crashed about 9 0’clock Sunday morning. There were no injuries in the accident. Scattered wreckage along the right of way for more than two blocks.

Overloading of the Glenwood City sewage treatment plant far beyond its capacity has reduced the treatment of the sewage here below the standards that are required by the State Board of Health.

According to the proposed budget of the City of Glenwood, local taxpayers will be spending less for city purposes next year than they did the past year.

About 150 guests attended the open house at the Glenwood City schools on Monday evening.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – October 10, 1918

Early Monday morning occurred the death of Fred Kremer, one of Glenwood’s early settlers, at his home just north of the city line.

The sad news came last Thursday that Gynter Landsverk had died that morning at his training camp in Kansas City, Missouri, of influenza.

“Boil It Down” – If you have the notion that it is hard for a paper to “fill up” in these times, get it out of your head at once. “Boil down” anything you wish printed in the reading columns. If you don’t, we will simply have to do it for you, for we have not yet discovered the process of getting two inches of matter in one inch of space.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – November 10, 1983

Joan Bisson is the newest member of the Boyceville Village board, appointed during its regular Nov. 7 meeting. She fills the seat vacated by Dan Lauersdorf, who resigned to become administrator of the Village’s Community Development Block Grant. The CDBG administrator’s seat was vacated by Paul Hedlund, who resigned due to accepting different employment.

There is a drug and alcohol problem among young people in the Boyceville area, residents at a “town meeting” decided Nov. 2. They met to confront teen drug abuse, and will address questions during a meeting Nov. 9.

The Connorsville Elementary School received a new flag, which was donated by the Connorsville Amvets Post 72. It is destined to be displayed in the gym because it’s too large to fly on the outside pole. The Dale VanBlaricom family donated the flag after his death to the Amvets post he belonged to.