Days of Old – 4-2-2014
10 years ago
Tribune of March 17, 2004
The Boyceville girls basketball team suffered a 48-45 heartbreaking loss to Ozaukee on Saturday in the WIAA Division 3 state title game.
The State Department of Natural Resources has granted preliminary approval of an air pollution control and construction permit for a proposed ethanol plant between Wheeler and Boyceville along Hwy. 170.
Dean Sanders, superintendent of the School District of Glenwood City, recently accepted the superintendent’s position at Lake Mills.
25 years ago
Tribune of February 22, 1989
Denis Eckart’s resignation of Athletic Director at Glenwood City schools was accepted by the school board on Monday, February 13.
Both the Baldwin-Glenwood City-Knapp and Menomonie-Boyceville Cenex branches were awarded for their performance this past year at a Cenex/Land O Lakes sponsored program entitled “Direction 90”.
Dave Logghe gave a tip to law enforcement that led to the arrest and conviction of a person for stealing goods from his farm machine shed, and as a result received a $500 check from the St. Croix County Farm Bureau.
50 years ago
Tribune of April 16, 1964
The city council of Glenwood City at a special meeting held last Thursday evening held last Thursday evening, March 9, voted to borrow $100,000 on general obligation bonds to get things started on the construction of the city’s new lagoon type sewage disposal plant.
Warren Mutual Fire Insurance Co. has moved its office to Emerald. Local agents are Charles Slama, Downing; Ervin Timm, Wilson, and Lawrence Bogut, Emerald.
The tail end of the tornadoes that struck the south central states Monday lashed out in this area with winds reported over 60 miles an hour. Much damage has been reported in this area.
60 years ago
Tribune of April 1, 1954
The Rev. Herbert Enser has accepted a call and will conduct his first services at the Trinity Lutheran church in Glenwood City and at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Forest this Sunday, April 4.
A meeting to organized Girl Scouts and Brownies was held at Mrs. Myron DeSmith’s home last Saturday.
Rose Marie Knoonst and Lewis Schoenwetter will enter the state forensic contest at Madison on April 10. Both are students at Glenwood City.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
February 27, 1919
Messrs. A.J. VanderHiden, R.A. Cleveland and C.P. Peterson conferred with Vice President Huntington at the Soo General offices in Minneapolis Tuesday. They were assured that work on the structure would be begun in the near future, and that it would be built of brick according to the plans adopted a year or more ago.
The annual meeting of the Glenwood Inter-County Fair association held Monday evening was one of the best in the history of the association. September 10, 11, and 12 were finally decided upon as the dates for the 1919 fair.
Glenwood City should consider 1919 its year of golden opportunity to secure establishments essential to its greater progress and prosperity.
30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
March 29, 1984
Tornadoes are the most devastating local storms that occur in the world. This area has become known as Tornado Alley, and the axis of this alley points directly towards Wisconsin.
United Methodists this year are celebrating the 200th birthday of Methodism in the U.S. with numerous bicentennial activities planned in churches across the nation.
Dunn County Supervisors approved tranfser of $28178.88 from the general fund to cover overdrafts in several county departments during their March 21 meeting.