Days of Old – 3-12-2014
10 years ago
Tribune of February 26, 2004
The results are in for the primary held last Tuesday: Julie Speer and Sue Nelson are on the ballot for St. Croix District 3 County Board, while Herb Dow, Gilbert Krueger, Jo Palmer, Larry Zirgibel, William Sempf, and Steve Allison will appear on the ballot for the Village of Boyceville.
Duffy, a West Highland White terrier owned by Jack and Rochelle Sachsenmaier, performed a variety of tricks for the Glenhaven Nursing Home residents recently. And it is possible that Duffy could appear on the The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
The Wisconsin DNR is drafting a referral to the State Justice Dept. about clean up efforts at the spot of Gordon’s Salvage and Steel. The business has been closed for a number of years and the two buildings are along Tiffany Creek on West Oak Street in Glenwood City.
25 years ago
Tribune of February 1, 1989
Frank and Julie Retz, both 26, of Route 1, Boyceville, were named the Outstanding Young Farmers of the Year in Dunn County, by the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. The award will earn them a trip to our nation’s capital in April.
The St. Paul Winter Carnival is pleased to welcome Miss Glenwood City Jenny Grease, one of the. 75 Regional Visiting queens participating in the winter festivities.
Earlier this week a bill was co-sponsored by Al Baldus which would provide a penalty for motorists caught driving on public roads without insurance or bond. This will allow police officers to ticket, levy a fine, and charge demerit points to uninsured motorists.
50 years ago
Tribune of March 26, 1964
Fire of unknown origin completely destroyed a barn near the Eldon Seeger home north of Downing. The building was owned by Dave Schroeder.
Clarence Cassellius, Glenwood City, will have the exclusive use of the prefix “Cassellacres” in naming all registered holstein animals bred in that herd from now on.
Local Vo Ag students will be featured on the radio station WEAU, featuring a discussion of the plans for the upcoming district convention of the Wisconsin Junior Dairyman’s convention.
The ballot for city officers that will be voted on April 7 will have no candidate for city assessor.
Northern States Power Company of Wisconsin today announced plans for two reductions for electric rates that will bring $463,200 in annual savings to its electric customers.
60 years ago
Tribune of March 11, 1954
Paul J. Murtha has been appointed Standard Oil agent for the Glenwood City area.
Tuesday’s Judicial Primary election recorded on 31 voters in the City of Glenwood City.
Eight fire calls in a week set a new record for the fire runs by the Glenwood City fire department. Three were chimney fires and the other five were grass fires.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
February 6, 1919
Two fires have occurred after a long period of immunity, when the Chris DeSmith residence and Schuster Bros. barn went up in smoke this past week.
A number of Glenwood City passengers on Soo train No. 4 Monday evening, planning to arrive here at the usual hour of 9:22, were badly disappointed, as there was a six-hour delay when the engine jumped track in St. Paul. The train arrived at the local station at 3 a.m.
Father Rivers is entitled to the thanks of the community for inaugurating, with the new year, the pleasing as well as useful custom of having the bell of St. John’s church run at 8 a.m., 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. on each weekday.
30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
March 8, 1984
Boyceville agriculture conversation students have been busy making bluebird houses and woodduck houses this spring. The houses are being built with funds provided by the Northwest Rod and Gun Club, Inc.
Apparently the majority of those who have children attending the Boyceville Community Schools are in agreement with most of the decisions made by the town board. The conclusion drawn by the Boyceville Parent Teacher Organization after analyzing a recently conducted survey.
John Klier of Wheeler was among 17 members of the Farmers Union Milk Marketing Cooperative (FUMMC) honored at the Five Star Awards banquet Feb. 24 in Madison.