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Days of Old – 4-30-2014

Days of Old – 4-30-2014

10 years ago
Tribune of April 14, 2004

Mark DeBehnke was overwhelmingly elected mayor of Glenwood City in the April 6 election. DeBenke received 190 votes, Steven Lee received 83, and Ron Jolitz Jr. received 31.

Jerry Falde, a senior at Boyceville High School, was awarded an Eagle Scout badge on February 28th. He is the sixth person from Boyceville to earn an Eagle Scout badge, and also might be the last. After Boyceville troop 26 discontinued last fall, Falde joined troop 103 in Menomonie.

Jim Swenson of Swenson Oil Co. in Connorsville made his final fuel deliveries in March. Swenson has decided to enter semi-retirement and last month closed his Connorsville gas station.

The United States Achievement Academy has announced that Jessica Frieburg, Glenwood City, has been named a United States National Award Winner in History & Government. This award is a prestigious honor, as the Academy recognizes fewer than 10% of all American High School students.

25 years ago
Tribune of March 22, 1989

The Glenwood City Common Council on March 6 heard a proposal from a company, Continental Network International Group Inc., that would relocate its business in Glenwood City. The council voted to purchase the former American Legion building and to sell it for $70,000 on a 15 year contract with the company paying the city 2% more for the money than the city paid for it.

50 years ago
Tribune of May 14, 1964

A record sized class of 74 seniors will be graduated from the Glenwood City high school at commencement exercises to be held Thursday, May 21.

Doughboy Industries, Inc. of New Richmond announced at its annual stockholders meeting Tuesday, May 12 that it has purchased the production facilities and assets of Faribo Turkeys, Inc.

The big wind last Wednesday blew down many trees, shingles, and even a few buildings in the area.

60 years ago
Tribune of April 29, 1954

The new addition to the school building in Emerald is getting off to a good start. The footings for the new building, which will join the present building there on the southwest corner, were run on Friday.

Four new teachers have joined the staff at the Glenwood City schools for the 1954-55 school year: Mr. and Mrs. Eugene and Mary Swanson, Miss Gertrude Kolstad, Mr. Robert Houg. The following teachers have turned in their resignations: Miss Mary Ann Brovold, Mr. Donald Hensey, Mr. Fred Johnson, and Mr. Duncan Pailsey.

Six Glenwood City students attended the fourth annual Youth Conference in Oshkosh, April 22 throughout 24. The students were Mary Arnquist, June Davis, Rose Marie Koonst, Barbara Meulemans, Marlene Skagen and Lawrence Springsteen.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
March 27, 1919

August Schutts, owner of Hotel Glenwood and who has been operating it since last fall, has leased that hostelry to Harry Muckle, of St. Paul who takes possession April 1st.

The spring election which will be held next Tuesday bids fair to be one of the most spiritless ones in the history of the section of the state. There is no local contests in the City or Town of Glenwood, and Superintendent Aune is also unopposed.

The desperate financial condition in which the railroads find themselves at the present times makes it difficult for Mr. Huntington to promise such a station as Glenwood City wants this year, but he says he hopes to be able to give definite information in the very near future.

30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
April 26, 1984

Cindy Swanepeol has been hired as Boyceville’s new village clerk. Trustees made the decision during a special meeting for that purpose on April 17.

Raymond Score and Delbert Smith, both of Boyceville were elected as chairman and vice-chairman, respectively, by their fellow supervisors at the April 17 Dunn County Board organizational meeting.

Child abuse, including sexual abuse, isn’t a rare thing, nor is it confined to large cities. It is all too common in Dunn County, authorities say, including the Boyceville School District. According to Bruce Palmer, Dunn County Sheriff’s Dept. juvenile officer, in 1983 the Sheriff’s Dept. took legal action regarding 104 juveniles. [.emember_protected]