Days of Old – 5-15-2014
10 years ago
Tribune of April 28, 2004
The Pat and Jean Carlisle family of Menomonie won a new 2004 Chevy Impala through GM’s Second Chance Drawing for its “Hot Button” promotion. The vehicle was picked up at Keyes’ Chevrolet.
The Glenwood City Council Monday night approved a contract with Ryan Contracting for the reconstruction of the city’s main street. However, the bidding for the street lights was rejected and is scheduled for rebidding.
Three Glenwood City students, Heidi Stevens, Donald Bletsoe, and Rachel Jackson, will be heading to the State Forensics competition on April 2 and 3.
25 years ago
Tribune of April 12, 1989
Last Friday Victor Palewicz started preparing his 101-year-old asparagus patch for the 63rd time. Palewicz turned 90 a week ago Sunday.
On Saturday morning Glenwood City firemen set fire to the last of the original wood fair buildings on the fairgrounds in Glenwood City. This is to make room for the new building, which is expected to be ready for use during the annual running of the fair in July.
The Glenwood City School board made some strong headway into finalizing the criteria for applicants of the Russell Meyer Scholarship Fund.
50 years ago
Tribune of June 4, 1964
Four members of the local FFA chapter attended the state convention at Green Lake this week Monday through Wednesday. They were Doug Hill, Scott Teigen, Ned Hahn and John Shepard.
Guy H. Ainsworth, 79, returned from the Holy Family Hospital in New Richmond on Wednesday, recuperating from injuries suffered in a car accident last week Thursday.
60 years ago
Tribune of May 20, 1954
The kindergarten round up, which was held last Friday in the kindergarten room of the Methodist Church saw 21 children registered for next year’s class.
Twenty six head of cattle perished in a fire that destroyed the barn on the Gene Jurisch farm Sunday night.
The Glen theatre here has just completed the installation of a new giant curved screen and wide angle lenses on their projectors which should add considerable to the enjoyment of the latest types of motion pictures.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
April 17, 1919
Last week Mrs. Ellen Jaeger was wired from the adjutant general that Pvt. Steve S. Curry, Infantry, previously reported missing in action since Oct. 25th, has now been reported killed in action October 26th.
John A. Ryan has been tearing down the lean-to of the old creamery building in the Second ward, and will use the lumber for improvements on one of his farms.
W.E. Kiser, the well-known Stanberry, Mo. cabbage buyer, was in Glenwood Saturday and Sunday arranging for the planting of Holland cabbage seed by a number of our farmers. Mr. Kiser says that this year gives every promise of being a favorable one for cabbage raising.
30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
May 17, 1984
Baccalaureate and graduation ceremonies for Boyceville Community High School will be 8.m. May 25 in the high school gym. Wayne Dow is the class valedictorian and Kathleen Laatsch is salutatorian.
Boyceville intends to get $49,000 in federal funds due it released, or get a straight answer why they’re not forthcoming even if doing so required legal action.
Glenwood AA and Alanon groups will celebrate their 15th anniversary at 8 p.m. May 18 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Glenwood City.