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Days of Old – 4-16-2014

Days of Old – 4-16-2014

10 years ago
Tribune of March 31, 2004

The Department of Justice  has filed a lawsuit in St. Croix County against Robert Buberl of Stillwater, MN alleging violations of state solid waste management laws at his yard waste composting facilities in Cady Township, St. Croix County.

Current Glenwood City mayor Wallace Lindholm is not seeking re-election in the upcoming Spring Election on April 6. There are three candidates for the position: Mark DeBehnke, Steven Lee, and Ron Jolitz Jr.

David W. Frank, 18 of Forest, has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award.

25 years ago
Tribune of March 8, 1989

The Most Rev. Raphael M. Fliss, Bishop of the Diocese of Superior, will make a pastoral visitation of St. John the Baptist Parish, Glenwood City, and St. Bridget of Ireland Parish, Wilson, this weekend of March 11-12.

State Senator Richard Shoemaker of Menomonie faces up to 16 years in prison and a $35,000 fine if convicted of misconduct in public office and theft by fraud.

Two of Gov. Tommy Thompson’s Northern Representatives appeared at the Boyceville Village Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 28 to listen to concerns and answer questions from area residents.

50 years ago
Tribune of April 30, 1964

Walter (Wally) Waters has been appointed the City Assessor of Glenwood City.

Henry Hanson, 80 of rural Boyceville,  died on Monday, April 20, from a heart attack induced by fighting a rampaging grass fire that threatened the farm buildings.

About two weeks ago robbers broke into the Frank Kobeska home about seven miles west of Glenwood City, while the Kobeskas were in the hospital recovering from auto accident injuries. To date no arrests have been made.

60 years ago
Tribune of April 15, 1954

The groundbreaking ceremonies which marked the start of the building program of the new addition to the school in Glenwood City, which will provide additional classrooms for the grades here, was held recently and the new building may be occupied by classes this coming fall.

Miss Rose Marie Koonst, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Koonst, Glenwood City, last Saturday was among the winners in the annual Wisconsin State High School Forensics Association speech competition held at Madison. She won the “a” rating in a serious declamation.

Miss Mary Arnquist, daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. A L. Arnquist, Glenwood City, is one of the new members of the Governor’s Youth Advisory Board. Her term will be from April 1954-April 1955.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
March 13, 1919

Truman Fleming has bought the interest of this partner, Geo. H. Barnes, in the Glenwood City dray line and retail ice business, and will conduct the business alone after April 1st. Mr. Barnes, we regret to say, expects to leave Glenwood City and embark in farming near Pepin.

Norma Hansen, daughter of Rev. M.C. Hanson, pastor of the Forest and Deer Park M. E. churches, suffered a tragic death on the Milwaukee train tracks. Norma, 22, was on her way to work when she started to cross the railroad tracks at 12th Ave. S., when she saw a train and was paralyzed with fear.

From the Boyceville Press we learn that Dr. W. H. Park last week disposed of his interest in the Boyceville Telephone Co., which, by the way, was a controlling one, to William Clough, a well known businessman of that place and president of the Boyceville Store Co.

30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
April 12, 1984

At their meeting on Monday, April 2, the Boyceville village board gave considerable attention to additional office space.

Two new school board members and one new village board member were elected in via Boyceville area balloting April 3.  Linda Bird and Curtis Klefstad will be on the school board and Joan Bisson was elected to the village board.

For Dunn County Board supervisors Roger Hones, chairman, was defeated by Layton Anderson, and Roland Waters, vice-chairman was defeated by Nicholas H. Loechler. New chairman/vice-chairman will be elected by supervisors April 17.