Days of Old – 2-19-2014
10 years ago
Tribune of February 4, 2004
After 28 years in the postal service, Jim Jeske was awarded the Eagle Spirit Award from the United States Postal Service.
About a foot of new white stuff hit our area on Sunday and Monday, forcing the closing of area schools.
A 45-year-old Wheeler man, Arthur G. Apfel, lost his life early Saturday morning, January 1, as the result of a single vehicle accident near Boyceville. He was found deceased in his vehicle, which was against a tree along State Highway 170.
25 years ago
Tribune of January 11, 1989
Mother Nature dumped over seven inches of snow on the area Saturday night and added a little wind for good measure, and then dropped the temperature to 25 below on Monday morning just to remind us of what winter is all about.
At Monday night’s Glenwood City School board meeting the board chose to adopt Principal Julian Bender’s proposal to switch the Driver’s Education Program from the traditional school year to the summer.
The Glenwood City Common Council Monday night voted to support the request from the ambulance director that the city support a program to attempt to secure a defibrillation unit for the local ambulance service.
50 years ago
Tribune of March 5, 1964
The price support rate for 1964 crop oats in St. Croix County will be 64 cents per bushel.
A capacity crowd of 404 persons enjoyed the testimonial dinner held at Baldwin Saturday evening in honor of G. Emory Sipple of Menomonie, who is national Vice Commander of the American Legion.
Jodi Hill will represent Glenwood City High School in the “Queen of the Springtime” modeling contest at Eau Claire, which will be televised over WEAU-TV, Channel 13.
60 years ago
Tribune of February 18, 1954
The School Board of Jt. District No. 1 last week Wednesday opened bids for construction of the new school buildings here and at Emerald.
An average of 15,032 pounds of milk and 581 pounds of butterfat was registered by the 33-cow herd registered Holstein-Friesians owned by John H. Doornink, Jr. of Baldwin.
The Glenwood City Fire Department was called to the Ford Cooley farm home in the Town of Forest last Thursday afternoon, where they proceeded to clean the chimney. The chimney fire did no damage to the building.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
January 16, 1919
Former president Col. Theodore Roosevelt died at his home in Oyster Bay early Monday morning. The immediate cause of death, it was stated by one of his physicians, was pulmonary embolism, or lodgement in the lung of a clot from a broken vein.
Grand old man George Fenton of Cranetown is now in his hundredth year, and received many congratulations and songs of kindly neighbors assembled at his son’s home last Saturday evening.
Fairnook Farm offers for sale, Choice Foundation herd: Five 2-yr.-old Holstein Heiferd at $85.00 each; five yearling Holstein Heifers at $65.00 each.
30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
February 16, 1984
A proposal for moving Boyceville’s offices from the basement of the village hall to the upstairs area would provide separate space for the clerk and treasurer, as well as provide a meeting room for the board. The remodeling proposal was heard Feb. 6.
Possible difficulties between the Boyceville Municipal Airport and a proposed airport near Menomonie have been smoothed over and application will be made to get the Boyceville facility on the state and federal airport system plan, thus qualifying it for grants.
Boyceville’s village board handled matters affecting village’s finances during its regular Feb. 6 meeting and heard one proposal to raise more revenue that will not sit well with mobile home owners.