Days of Old – 12-18-2013
10 years ago
Tribune of December 3, 2003
A brand new milk machine, which is the first under direct control and operation of the school, was installed at the Glenwood City schools.
The city council ran through its monthly business in short order Monday night, including approving a new code of city ordinances, hiring a new full-time police officer, transferred money into the Main Street Improvement Project, and learned from Mayor Lindholm that he will not seek another reelection.
Despite citizen’s objections, the St. Croix County Board approved a land use/resource management plan.
25 years ago
Tribune of November 9, 1988
The St. Croix County Highway Department was awarded a plaque on Oct. 13 setting a record in the laying of asphalt. The crew put down 3,834 tons of asphalt in a 12-hour day on Sept. 21.
The 1988 Glenwood City High School Homecoming Royalty were crowned. Missy Heifner was crowned queen and Rick Jasperson was crowned King.
Inclement weather, a bit of a stranger to Wisconsin the last two winters, started making up for lost time last Saturday morning.
50 years ago
Tribune of January 2, 1964
Lawrence Bogut of Emerald has been appointed Chairman of the Town of Glenwood, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Wm. Berends.
The Glenwood City fire department answered a total of 23 fire alarms during 1963, nine in the City of Glenwood and 14 outside the city.
The total tax roll to be collected locally in the Town of Glenwood is up $3,254.60 over the amount for last year.
60 years ago
Tribune of December 17, 1953
Fire Saturday evening completely destroyed two tractors and a small shed on the Brownie Mortel farm on Highway G, west of Emerald.
Wisconsin 1953 traffic accidents claimed a total of 799 lives through November 30.
Fire Sunday evening completely gutted the interior of the Ralph Sutliff farm home, in the town of New Haven, Dunn County, about a half mile off of old highway 64.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
November 14, 1918
Glenwood City, in common with all the rest of the United States, was taken in by the false report of peace sent from Europe last Thursday.
Richard Baker was re-elected chairman at the annual session of the county board on Tuesday, and then the board adjourned to Nov. 25, because of he influenza ban which forbids public meetings.
Tremendous demand for Vick’s VapoRub the last few days has wiped out excess stocks that had been estimated would last until next January. It is advised for druggists to conserve supplies and buy only small quantities to avoid a shortage.
30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
December 15, 1983
Joe Petryk, Boyceville, has been elected head of the Dunn County Historical Society. He succeeds Alta Morgan, who agreed to serve as vice-president.
District One Technical Institute, Eau Claire, will graduate 230 students at mid-year commencement 1:30 p.m., Dec. 22 at the Ray Wachs Civic Center.
Wisconsin is one of four states that has been selected to participate in a pilot program called Concentrated Banking Method.