Days of Old – 6-4-2014
10 years ago
Tribune of May 19, 2004
Jeff Roemhild joined the Glenwood City branch of Citizens State Bank as the new vice president and manager.
Marvin Cormican’s crew razed the old post office and Hiawatha National Bank building in Glenwood City this week. The lot will become a parking lot for the new bank and post office.
Boyceville’s 2003-04 girls basketball team and coach, accepted the 2004 girls basketball State Tournament Sportsmanship Award from the WIAA on Monday.
25 years ago
Tribune of April 26, 1989
The Boyceville School Board presented plaques to outgoing Board President Bob Fischer and outgoing board member Harry Joles Jr. at their April 17 meeting.
Dale Lipovsky, son of former Boyceville resident Len Lipovsky, had the pleasure of being one of eight specially invited Horseshoe Pitching guests of newly elected President, George Bush, at the White House on Saturday, April 1.
Two separate incidents in recent weeks have resulted in over $900 cash being stolen from Glenwood City and Boyceville High Schools.
Wilson Evangelical Lutheran Church is celebrating its 100th anniversary on May 14th.
50 years ago
Tribune of June 18, 1964
Another type setting machine, a model C Intertype, has just been installed in the Tribune office. It is the same kind of machine, only with three sizes of type instead of one.
Six new teachers have been hired to complete the staff of the faculty in the schools of Jt. School District No. 1. The new members of the faculty are: James Augustine, Mrs. Elizabeth Ard, Curtiss McCulley, Mrs. Joan Ehrenreich, Mrs. Jeanette Groepper, and Miss Kay Dobberfield.
The election of school board members at the annual meeting has been streamlined, and a maximum of two ballots will be required.
60 years ago
Tribune of June 3, 1954
The city’s water tank is now getting a new coat of paint, inside and out.
The city council Tuesday was presented with a claim for damages by dogs. Ray L. Swanson last month lost 103 chickens that were killed by dogs.
According to Postmaster General Arthur E. Summerfield, the government has closed 1277 fourth class post offices since January 1953.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
May 1, 1919
Glenwood City’s new depot prospects are not as pleasing as they might be at the present time. In a letter from Vice President Huntington, that due to the “extremely bad revenue at the present time … It is my suggestion that you permit us to go ahead and erect a frame building, one which will adequately take care of your business; otherwise it looks to me as though you would have to wait another year.”
Glenwood City high school carried away the honors at the league declamatory contest at Roberts last Friday evening. Miss Eva Heist, who represented the local school, being awarded first place with her selection, “Bobby Shafto.”
Last Friday evening about twenty-five of the ladies, on the hostess’ invitation, met at the home of Mrs. H. H. Dean on Pine street and proceeded to the tentative organization of a civic or community league, the purpose of which will be to promote and aid project for the betterment and advancement of Glenwood City and vicinity.
30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
May 31, 1984
The commencement ceremony for the Boyceville class of 1984 was held May 25 in the high school gym.
“We have waited a long time, but finally Dunn County will have its second judge,” Assembly Assistant Majority Leader Dick Shoemaker said.
State track meet competitors from BHS include Steve Bird (discus), Wayne Dow (300 meter low hurdles), and 1,600 replay team members Shelly Rasmussen, Betsy O’Connell, Marissa Walsh and Laura Myers. Bird took second and Dow was third in their events, and the relay team took second place. This is the first time for a Boyceville girls 1,600 relay team to make it to the competition.