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Days of Old – 5-28-2014

Days of Old – 5-28-2014

10 years ago
Tribune of April 28, 2004

The estate of Lillian Jane French, Deceased, gave a gift of $12,371.72 to the Glenwood City School district.

Gasoline prices go over $2.00 – Several local area gas stations have prices that reflect the 2.02.9 mark on Tuesday morning.

The Village Board learned that the Anderson Hill could be developed into 117 building lots when the entire area is completed and mapped out.

25 years ago
Tribune of April 19, 1989

Roxie Prinsen has earned the rank of Valedictorian and of the 1989 Class of Glenwood City Senior High School. Rhonda Aeschliman has earned the honors of class salutatorian.

Dry conditions and suspected foul play turned last Sunday into anything but a day of rest for the Boyceville Fire Department. A total of five fire calls were made on Sunday.

Local Co-Op employees Eugene Pribnow, Ken Weiske and Gordon Otterson were honored by Cenex/Land O’Lakes Ag Services for outstanding achievement in building sales and retail market share as part of the Direction ‘90 program.

50 years ago
Tribune of June 11, 1964

A $20 check was presented to Glenhaven last week by Ed Mady, proprietor of Mady’s Bowling lanes. The check represents the proceeds of Mady’s May Day auction of May baskets on May 1.

Robert James, recent graduate of the Glenwood City high School, has been named a member of the 1964 state FFA band. His instrument is the snare drums.

There is a new emblem designed to make farm tractors and machinery on the highway more visible. It is a triangle shaped emblem with a red reflective board to give visibility in day and night.

60 years ago
Tribune of May 27, 1954

Forty-one Glenwood City high school students receive their diplomas at Commencement exercises Wednesday evening, May 26.

The Doughboy travelling “Livestock and Poultry Educational Exhibit,” unique live farm animal show on wheels containing live experimental hogs, chickens and turkeys taken from the Doughboy Experimental Farm at New Richmond, while be coming to Emerald on June 3.

The Glenwood City Fire Department was called to the Emerald depot at Roddis about 8:30 Wednesday morning.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
April 24, 1919

Word was received by friends here the first of the week of the death, at his home in Hudson, of County Treasurer Louis Peterson, on Saturday last, after a protracted illness with throat trouble.

April 28-May 10 are the two weeks that have been designated by Gov. Phillip in an official proclamation as Wisconsin’s Clean-Up weeks, and all cities are expected to get busy and make a thorough job of it.

You are invited to come to the Dance and Supper at the Downing Civic Hall This Saturday evening, April 26th. This social even will commemorate the 100th anniversary of Odd Fellowship, and three-linked brethren invite all to come and celebrate with them. A special supper will be served – price, 50c. Dance tickets, $1.00 including war tax.

30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
May 24, 1984

Boyceville School Board members approved of hiring a coordinator for an Accelerated Learning program during their regular meeting May 21.

Fourth place in the Clerk Typist II competition at the OEA National Contest at Indianapolis goes to Sue Lutzen, Boyceville.

Set to have a “hands on” experience with science experts this summer, Boyceville junior high students, Duane Gove and Amanda Stratton will attend Science World ’84 at the Pigeon Lake Field Station.