Days of Old – 1-1-2014
10 years ago
Tribune of December 17, 2003
Racing at the Nationals at Indian Riffle Park in Kettering OH, Brittany Schillinger ran her best and came home with a medal. She placed 35th overall in her run of 3.2 miles. Her time was 22:59, placing her 69th.
Burglars took about 27 cartons of cigarettes, beer and booze in the amount of $2,500 from the Kuehl’s Country Mart in Downing late Friday evening.
The Glenwood City School District Board of Education appointed newcomer Judy Achterhof as the Board’s Delegate to attend the WASB Delegate Assembly, to be held in Milwaukee during January.
25 years ago
Tribune of November 23, 1988
An intruder into the American Legion Club in Glenwood City caused thousands of dollars worth of damage last Thursday. Officials reported that about $30 was taken from the change in the cash registers.
Construction that began in July on a new wastewater treatment facility to accommodate expansion by Allied Processing Incorporation is pretty much on schedule and should be completed by Dec. 1.
Construction of a 40×80 foot addition to the Luepke & Sons building in downtown Downing was completed on Oct. 30.
50 years ago
Tribune of January 16, 1963
Northern States Power Co. moved into their new quarters last month in the new building constructed on Clarke Street just north of the Glenwood Body Rebuilders shop.
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Jahn and their two children Allen and Mark were in a car when it collided about 7:30 Sunday evening with a car driven by Charles Schultz on highway 64 near Forest.
The tax roll for the City of Glenwood has this year reached another high, exceeding the previous high of last year by $5,329.56. The tax roll for the Town of Emerald is this year down $562.98.
60 years ago
Tribune of December 31, 1953
On Tuesday, January 5, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Tuttle and family will be the television guests of “County Road 5” a program sponsored by Phil’s Farm Store of Glenwood City, and the Purina Mill of Minneapolis.
The total tax roll for the City of Glenwood this year amounts to $62,584.01, an increase of $7,486 over last year’s levy.
Holiday festivities at the Oscar Hanson home were brought to an abrupt end Christmas morning when a car accident put Mr. Hanson and his daughter, Miss Delores Hanson, in hospitals.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
November 28, 1918
Sup’t Guy D. Hill has completed his canvass of Glenwood City, Downing and Boyceville, made with a view to ascertaining if patronage to the extent of 15 horse power could be depended upon if the W.-M. Light and Power Co. should inaugurate a 24-hour or all day service for the three places.
Unless there is a decidedly favorable turn in the influenza-epidemic situation between now and next Monday, the public schools will not reopen on that day, as it was hoped they would.
The Soo line restored its daily freight service from both directions Monday, greatly to the satisfaction of our local business houses, which have found the every-other-day service to entail much inconvenience.
30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
December 29, 1983
Sixteen degrees below zero isn’t bad for a midday temperature lately, thanks to the unseasonably cold weather which has poured into the region.
General Telephone customers will see an increase in local service rates this month, the result of a rate award authorized Nov. 29 by the Wis. Public Service Commission.
Distribution of federal surplus commodities in Wisconsin will occur monthly beginning in December.