Days of Old – 3-26-2014

Days of Old – 3-26-2014

10 years ago
Tribune of March 10, 2004

Current St. Croix county board supervisor for district two, Leon Berenschot, is being challenged by Brian Hurtgen for the seat this April.

10 inches of heavy, wet snow fell on the area during the early hours of last Friday, March 5, causing the cancellation of school and some accidents.

During a special meeting, it was announced that the City of Glenwood will be receiving a grant for funding of the Oak Street project. and the council also rescinded approval for  a topographical survey and flood planning analysis on first street, which was approved the week before.

Members of the Boyceville Girls Basketball Team won their Sectional game against Thorp by 3 points, and are heading to Madison Saturday evening.

25 years ago
Tribune of February 15, 1989

The cleanup of herbicides is underway at the Glenwood City Feed and Seed Company following a fire that broke out at the 220 Oak Street store last Tuesday evening, February 7. One fireman, Greg Holden, was overcome with smoke inhalation and was treated and released from Myrtle Werth Medical Center in Menomonie.

As part of their comprehensive effort to inform all school district residents about the upcoming Special District Meeting, the Boyceville Task Force will hold three informational sessions starting Monday, Feb. 13.

The Glenwood City School Board approved the purchased of a new Bluebird TC 2000 school bus at the cost of $40,215 at the board meeting Monday night.

50 years ago
Tribune of April 9, 1964

The last load of milk to be received at the Glenwood City plant of the Stella Cheese Co., was unloaded on Tuesday, March 31. While the plant is receiving no more milk here, and the cheese making equipment has been moved out, the plant will remain in operation probably until sometime in July  to finish processing the cheese on hand.

Dr. L.A. Anderson, a write-in candidate, won Thursday’s election for mayor by a five-to-one majority over his nearest opponent. Thos.  J. O’Brien was re-elected St. Croix County judge. All four of the referendum questions on Tuesday’s balloting were defeated, with the highway question being defeated by approximately a seven to one majority.

All of the buses at the Glenwood City school  were reinspected on March 31, 1964, and that all buses passed safety  and performance requirements.

60 years ago
Tribune of March 25, 1954

About fifty Glenwood City residents attended a meeting Friday evening to discuss the possibilities of new homes. While no definite building program is as yet underway, the need for more homes in Glenwood City is well established.

Bill Knapton, formerly of Downing, is the coach of the championship Stevens Point basketball team. At 26 years old, he is the youngest coach ever to get his team into the state tournament. Stevens Point defeated Superior Central.

A Holstein cow, owned by Clyde Hanson of Hammond, last week gave birth to sextuplet calves. They were born three months prematurely and were dead at birth.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
February 20, 1919

A score or more of representative farmers and businessmen turned out to hear County President J. P. Stevens at the city hall. After Stevens spoke,  a local union of the American Society of Equity was organized.

During 1918 the butter factories operating in the ten-mile strip of country extending from Emerald eastwardly to Boyceville made a total of more than $1,000,000 worth of butter, and our Glenwood City factory produced more than one quarter of this!

30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
March 22, 1984

Joining the new Cooperative Education Service Agency as mandated by the state Dept. of Public Instruction, could wind up costing the Boyceville school district money unless a few issues are resolved.

Boyceville High School students will be instituting a program designed to curb on campus crime, designated at Operation SSC – Students Stopping Crime.

Boyceville High School’s chapter of Future Farmers of America were responsible for the placement of a milk machine in the high school lobby. Since October of 1983 the group has sold 46 cases of milk through the machine.