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Days of Old – 11-27-2013

Days of Old – 11-27-2013

10 years ago – Tribune of November 12, 2003

Fire destroyed a 40×120’ steel sided pole type building on the Jim Weyer farm in the Town of Glenwood the morning of Wednesday, November 5.

Chris Thomason, a senior at GCHS, recently finished in the top five percent of over 1 million entrants in a pre-SAT test associated with the National Merit Scholarship Program.

The Boyceville village board learned Monday night that the airport is not compliance with state rules.

Boyceville Middle School principal Susan Halseth was recently selected as the Wisconsin Association of School Council’s Region I Principal of the Year.

On Saturday, September 8, our community lost a good friend and servant, Bob Palewicz.

25 years ago – Tribune of October 19, 1988

Louise and Orville Jeske’s son Art recently appeared on a poster on behalf of the United Way as a favor in hope that it might lure more contributions for those who need it. Art lost his legs from the knee down due to a farming accident, but that hasn’t stopped him from leading a “normal life.”

Governor Tommy Thompson today announced that the Village of Boyceville will receive $428,000 in assistance through the Wisconsin Development Fund Economic Development Program. According to the Governor, the fund assistance will be provided to the village to lend to Allied Processors, Inc.

Months of low  dairy prices have pushed a group of Wisconsin farmers to give their milk away to low-income consumers.

50 years ago – Tribune of December 12, 1963

A white Christmas was in prospect when a five inch snowfall early Sunday morning covered the countryside.

Better and faster freight train service for Soo shippers will be made possible through a 200-mile radio base stations now installed at five wayside locations between Shoreham and Stevens Point. The radio stations are at Withrow, Emerald, Albertville, Owen and Sherry.

David Anderson, 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Anderson, Emerald, state tractor award winner, received a plaque symbolizing his achievements as champion of the Wisconsin 4-H Tractor Program.

60 years ago – Tribune of November 26, 1953

Employees of the Northern District of the Community Telephone Company of Wisconsin were honored at a dinner in Menomonie last Thursday evening. Among those honored were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Marquardt, Miss Agnes Sneen, and Miss Tillie Thompson, all of Glenwood City.

Norman Hagen, Elmer Holmson and Jack Fansler had the pleasure last week of “trimming” the victorious Glenwood City high school basketball team. The “trimming” was a free hair cut given to eleven members of the team as an award for their winning the first basketball game of the season.

The Agriculture class of the Glenwood City High School has completed some extra-curricular work in the construction of a very nice garage on the residential property owned by the school and occupied by Superintendent E.M. Lee.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – October 24, 1918

The Glenwood City Dairy Union have been working on a commodious warehouse directly back of the creamery on West Oak Street. Frank Logghe has charge of the carpenter work.

W.L. Daye, the jeweler and optometrist, expects to enter the military service in the near future, and in consequence has begun the closing out of his business in the Syndicate block.

At the October meeting of the common council it was voted to levy a total of $15,191.42 as the tax for 1918-1919.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – November 24, 1983

Starting in 1984, croplands removed from production to satisfy farm program acreage reduction requirements will be known as Acreage Conservation Reserve (ACR).

Boyceville School District’s curriculum is in for a complete overhaul during the next year.

Tracy Stevens, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eldin Stevens of Wheeler, has been selected to sing in the Wartburg College Chapel Choir during the 1983-84 school year.