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Days of Old – 11-20-2013

Days of Old – 11-20-2013

10 years ago – Tribune of November 5, 2003

Tim Johnson has been hired as the new high school principal of the Glenwood City School District.

Bob Darwin officially started as police chief on September 1.

Boyceville’s Community School District Board of Education conducted a special meeting Monday evening due to the recent and sudden resignation of Superintendent Bruce Anderson.

25 years ago – Tribune of October 12, 1988

Boyceville senior Kevin Mentor has been notified by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation that he has been designated a Commended Student in the 1989 National Merit Scholarship Program.

News reporter Jason Davis, KSTP’s “On the Road” journalist, will be speaking at the St. Croix County Library hat Hammond on Thursday, Oct. 27

The Boyceville Fire Department will be celebrating its 40th anniversary on October 18.

50 years ago – Tribune of December 5, 1963

Tom Berends and Duane Holldorf, students in the Glenwood City high school made the highest and second highest corn yields in this FFA section of the state, with yields of 171.7 and 147.8 bushels per acre, respectively.

A plaque is being purchased to be placed in the lobby at Glenhaven in appreciation of those who generously made contributions to the Glenhaven Nursing Home could be constructed.

Santa Claus this week sent confirmation that he will be in Glenwood on Saturday afternoon, December 14. He did say that his big load of goodies made it impossible to again make the trip by helicopter as he did last year.

60 years ago – Tribune of November 19, 1953

The blueprints for the new school buildings to be constructed at Emerald and Glenwood City are now being given final touches and it is expected that the Board will be ready to ask for bids the first part of the year.

The City Council Tuesday evening accepted the proposed budget as it appeared in last week’s Tribune, and levied a tax for the coming year of $17,692.00 This amount is about $140.00 below the last year.

This year the Conservation Commission passed a regulation requiring every deer hunter to report and register his deer to the Conservation Department so that an accurate count can be determined relative to the deer kill.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – October 17, 1918

Last Saturday, acting on the advisory order of the state board of health, the local board of health met and decided to join in the countrywide fight against the spread of Spanish influenza by ordering all churches, schools, amusement houses and other places of public gathering in Glenwood City closed until further notice.

The terrible forest fires in Northern Minnesota last Saturday and Sunday have been the talk of the week. Many old-time Glenwood people lived in the devastated territory.

The installation of new pews in St. John’s Catholic church was finished last week. They are of the fine quality of oak, finished golden, and will seat 360 people.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – November 17, 1983

John Willman was sworn in Oct. 25 as Boyceville’s new police chief. He went on the payroll Nov. 1, and he and his family plan to move from rural Elk Mound to Boyceville about Nov. 22.

During the last several weeks, perhaps months, the Tainter town board has been embroiled in controversy.

Two juvenile suspects have been arrested in connection with money theft from the residence of Don Seaman, Boyceville on Nov. 11.