Days of Old – 1-15-2014

10 years ago
Tribune of December 31, 2003

Boyceville senior Joanna Bird will be honored in February by the Women’s Sports Advocates of Wisconsin as an award recipient.

By the year 2020, the population in St. Croix County could pass the 95,000 if the current projections materialize.

The sixth annual Medieval Feat kicked off Tuesday, December 23 in the Boyceville High school small gym amid candlelight and lavishly dress ‘lords and ladies’.

Tom Quinn has filed a letter of non-candidacy for school board member.

25 years ago
Tribune of December 7, 1988

Mayor Luepke announced at the regular council meeting Monday night that he had received a letter of resignation from Alderman Merlin Holden, and recommended to the council that Terrance (Porky) Klinger be appointed to Holden’s seat.

Dr. Herbert Grover, state Superintendent of Public Instruction, has accepted an invitation from School Superintendent Wallace Lindholm to visit the Glenwood City School District. He will arrive in the district by the noon hour on Dec. 12.

Preliminary figures on the 1988 Wisconsin gun deer hunting season show hunters bagged 254,687 whitetails.

The Boyceville Village Board adopted a budget of $457,994 at the annual budget hearing held last Tuesday evening. Village taxpayers will be asked to raise $79,684 or about $8,000 more than last year.

50 years ago
Tribune of January 30, 1964

The new Glenwood City high school debate team competed in its inaugural competition tournament with a very surprisingly excellent start. The team placed second  in the River Falls district debate tournament last Saturday January 25.

Three candidates have filed for City nomination papers for mayor.  They are Guy Ainsworth, Dr. L.A. Anderson and Martin Teigen. Mayor Dr. A. W. Limberg declining to again be a candidate.

Detailed field surveys have now been completed for the three Glen Hills Watershed flood control structures close to Glenwood City.

60 years ago
Tribune of January 14, 1954

Glenwood City business people decided last week to remain open on Saturday evenings until 9:30 p.m.

An exploding coal heating stove Wednesday caused the total destruction of two homes in Emerald. The fire started in the home occupied by Alfred Olson (owned by Melvin Olson) and quickly spread to the Clarence (Mike) Fleming home.

Temperatures in the northwest plunged to a new low for the season Tuesday morning and left the people here shivering at 25 below zero.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
December 12, 1918

At the election of officers earlier in the day, Chas. P. Peterson of Glenwood City was unanimously elected county asylum trustee to succeed H. M. Traiser of New Richmond, for the full three-year term. In order to comply with the state law, Mr. Peterson, just before his election, resigned as supervisor from the Third Ward of this city, and the council at once accepted this resignation.

All you need is a dollar and a heart: Next week from December 16 to 23, has been designated as Red Cross Christmas Roll Call week, in which it is hoped to enroll every person in the United States as a member of the Red Cross.

Last Thursday the firm of White & Dunn bought of C. J. Augustin the spacious brick building on Oak street which they occupy as a clothing store.

30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
January 12, 1984

A milestone in the history of the Soo Line Railroad – its 100th anniversary is being celebrated this year. Soo was the first railroad to construct an east-west line through the undeveloped areas in northern Wisconsin.

Controversy over drainage ditch construction in Boyceville surfaced again at the regular Jan. 3 meeting when trustee Art Nelson Jr. didn’t approve of the village paying $1,000 for an easement.

All incumbent members of the Dunn County Board, except for Terry Utzig and Allen Andress, have filed for re-election.  There is also a third position left open by the death of supervisor Arthur Medtlie.