Days of Old – 12-11-2013
10 years ago
Tribune of November 26, 2003
The Dunn County Zoning Ordinance Board of Adjustment has approved a special exception permit for an ethanol plant in the Town of Hay River.
The current Boyceville Academic Decatholon team became the school’s first-ever team to qualify for the competitions national regional event. They will be competing January 9, 2004.
Work has been completed on the Highway 180 bridge over Hay River, east of Wheeler.
Arica Schlough, a member of of the Boyceville FFA Chapter, recently received the American FFA degree.
25 years ago
Tribune of November 2, 1988
Randy Thompson of rural Glenwood City was the lucky winner of a new Polaris Indy Sport snowmobile. He registered at Meyer Implement in Baldwin, his name was drawn there and called into a Minneapolis radio station where it was drawn as the winner. Randy had just purchased a new snowmobile so he is offering this one for sale.
Trying to pare down an estimated $3.5 million building and renovation project was the chore of the Boyceville School District facilities task force at a meeting held Thursday night.
The proposed 1989 Boyceville Fire Department and Ambulance Service budgets were reviewed last Tuesday at the quarterly meeting of town and village officials. While some changes were suggested, final approval will not be made until the January meeting.
50 years ago
Tribune of December 26, 1963
Wm. Berends passed away late Saturday afternoon at the Holy family hospital in New Richmond, from injuries received last Tuesday morning.
Fire of undetermined origin last Friday, December 20, completely destroyed the Lyle Leehe, Jr., garage in the Village of Wilson.
The 36,000 acre Glen Hills Watershed project won final approval on December 18.
60 years ago
Tribune of December 10, 1953
The entire community was saddened last Thursday upon learning of the sudden and untimely death of Fred W. Norenberg, Glenwood City. Norenberg operated the Glenwood City Auto Company. The death is believed to be caused by coronary thrombosis.
The new highway safety law of the year, which requires stopping of every vehicle upon approaching a stopped school bus from both front or behind, has not yet caught on with the motoring public.
Mayor Edward Gavic, at the regular meeting of the City Council on Tuesday evening, named W. W. Winchester to fill the vacancy of Alderman Fred W. Norenberg on December 3.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
November 7, 1918
W.L. Days closed his jewelry store Monday, after disposing of the great part of the stock at a private sale. He will be joining the military.
Last Friday., Nov. 1, Mr. and Mrs. August Schutts of New Haven assumed the management of Hotel Glenwood, succeeding Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Higgins.
Supt. Guv D. Hill has been making a canvass during the last week with a view to ascertaining the approximate amount of initial patronage which Glenwood City, Downing and Boyceville may be relied upon to give should the Wisconsin-Minnesota Light & Power Co. decide to inaugurate a twenty-four hour service for the three places.
30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
December 10, 1983
Boyceville’s Village board approved a salary schedule for 1984 without incident during its Dec. 5 session. It includes salary increases for most employees.
Edward Gavic, 89, former mayor of Glenwood City, died Nov. 29 at Myrtle Werth Medical Center, Menomonie.
Marisa Walsh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Walsh, has been selected as the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen for Boyceville High School.