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Days of Old – 4-9-2014

Days of Old – 4-9-2014

10 years ago
Tribune of March 24, 2004

Scott Kostman of Hersey jockeyed his 1997 ZRT 600 Arctic Cat snowmobilie down a 1,000 foot speed race runway in Forest Lake, MN and set a world record of 103.9 mph.

The Boyceville School Board learned  that $1.6 million worth of updates, repairs, and equipment are needed in the district at their monthly meeting March 15.

At a special meeting of the School District Glenwood City received a letter of resign from fourth-year superintendent Dean Sanders. Sanders will be accepting the superintendent position at Lake Mills.

25 years ago
Tribune of March 1, 1989

Nearly 900 people turned out to vote on and listen to discussion concerning a $3.35 million proposal by the Boyceville Community School District. The proposal is aimed at building a new elementary school, remodeling the high school and outlying grade schools, and purchasing land, and passed 464 to 411.

Capt. James Harvey, U.S. Navy, visited with Glenwood City students recently. His sister, Mrs. Ardys Wyss, is a teacher in the home economics department.

Steve Allison will be installed Sunday as the new pastor of Salem Covenant Church in Glenwood City. He will be taking over the duties from Greg Fullerton.

50 years ago
Tribune of April 23, 1964

The house on the Lester Gluege farm in the Town of Forest was completely destroyed by fire last Friday morning. This was one of the six calls the fire department had within three days this past week.

Louis Draxler, who was elected City Assessor in a write-in campaign in the election of April 7, has declined to accept the position. The vacancy will now be made by the City Council by appointment.

Wayne Koene, local vocational agriculture instructor, has a weekly radio show on station WIXK, New Richmond each Monday morning at 6:4 a.m. The show is five minutes long and features each week, a segment of the vocational agriculture program in Glenwood City.

60 years ago
Tribune of April 8, 1954

The Glenwood City High School announces the selection of the Valedictorian and Salutatorian of the class of 1954. Vella Webster daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Webster is the valedictorian, and Edward Gade III, son of Rev. and Mrs. E. H. Gade is the salutatorian.

Voters in the City of Glenwood Tuesday turned out to name Louis Draxler and Richard Oelrich as new city alderman. Howard Davis has been re-elected as  a trustee as the Village of Downing.

Glenwood City was presented by Jens Jensen, LeRoy Kostman, and Jerome Sutliff in the dairy cattle contest in the State Judging Contest on Monday, April 5.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
March 6, 1919

Our local boys in khaki have had two good things come their way last week. The president on Friday last signed the bill giving them all their clothing they bring with them, including their uniforms. In the recent appropriation bill, $60 for soldiers and sailors payable on discharge from service was provided.

On Friday last Wm. Rutzen, a well-known and progressive young farmer of the town of Glenwood, and Peter Aarre, of Tiffany, and experienced auto machinist bought out Thos. O’Brien’s auto repair business on West Oak street. They expect to be ready for business the first of next week.

We have had more severe weather during the last ten days than in nearly all of the preceding winter. Two heavy snow falls, a blizzard and about a week of sub-zero weather were  included in the choice bunch of dainties handed out by the department of meteorology.

30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
April 5, 1984

Several changes are coming to Boyceville as a result of actions taken at the Village Board’s monthly meeting April 2. In addition to reviewing project bids for the fire hall addition,  bids are to be let for construction to reduce southside flooding problems, and sewer and water extensions to the mobile home park annex are to commence.

Village clerk Anne Schutts has tendered her resignation at the monthly village board meeting April 2. She has six years of service to the village.

Two Boyceville residents, Linda Slind and Andrew Hybben, have been appointed to chair the Leukemia Society of America In.-Wisconsin Chapter’s 1984 residential campaign. Linda will chair the campaign in the Town of Stanton, and Andrew will chair the campaign in the Town of Tiffany.