Days of Old – 1-29-2014

Days of Old – 1-29-2014

10 years ago
Tribune of January 14, 2004

Both the Village board and School board of Boyceville will be holding a primary election, but the City of Glenwood and Glenwood City School board will not need a primary.

Clarence Luepke is a busy retiree. Besides planting an enormous garden each summer and being musically inclined, he does amazing things with wood and stone.

The Boyceville Village Board approved two conditional use permits for the construction of two new homes at the monthly meeting held  Monday night.

25 years ago
Tribune of December 21, 1988

Immediate action is being taken to correct the existence of asbestos in the Boyceville School buildings.

The Emerald Methodist Church on Sunday burned the note for the money they had borrowed for and addition of a kitchen, bathrooms and fellowship room to the church.

After a bit of nagging from a friend, Judy Upthall submitted one of her pictures to the “American Woman Photography Contest”, netting her $100. The one she submitted was of Darcy Seeger on the day after her wedding, still attired in her bridal gown atop an International Harvestor tractor.

50 years ago
Tribune of February 13, 1964

Miss Sue Lueck, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lueck, has been named the 1964 Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow at Glenwood City high school.

Pfc. Oliver F. Knoebel recently received a letter of commendation from his commanding officer on the occasion of his being named Soldier of the Month for October 1963.

Judge Thos. J. O’Brien, county judge for St. Croix County, is a candidate for re-election to that office.

60 years ago
Tribune of January 28, 1954

The Maggie and Scotty Stage show, famous group of radio, television, stage and recording stars, will entertain farm families of the area on the Emerald Legion Hall stage on Feb. 2 as part of the Doughboy Good Neighbor Farm Party.

Do you know this about polio? The March of Dimes will spend 19 million dollars for gamma globulin to protect against polio in 1954.

Contrary to some of the rumors circulated around here, the Minnesota-Wisconsin Truck Lines will continued to give daily service to this area. There will however be some changes in their operations.

An examination for Postmaster at Wilson, $3,264 a year, will be open for receipt of applications until February 16, 1954.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
December 26, 1918

There are three things Glenwood City must go after in 1919 – a flour mill, elevator and depot are urgently needed.

Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Tallmadge received a letter dated Dec. 1 from their son Orville Monday, in which he conveys the pleasing news that he has been advanced to sergeancy.

Principal Denman reports that the school board has engaged Miss Celia Maccani of Bessemer, Mich., to take charge of the domestic science department of the city schools.

30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
January 26, 1984

Boyceville appears to stand a fair chance of receiving another federally sponsored Community Development Block Grant.

Boyceville board members met in a special, mostly closed, session Jan. 19 concerning litigation with Glen R. Johnson, former police chief who the board fired after about four days of duty. Johnson has brought suit over the dismissal, and members voted to hire Thedinga Law firm of Menomonie to represent the village in the matter.

Dunn County’s board of supervisors Jan. 18 adopted a wetlands zoning ordinance that had been rejected at its October meeting.