Days of Old – 6-11-2014
10 years ago
Tribune of May 26, 2004
Members of the School District of Glenwood City School Board have named Mike Davis and Tim Emholtz finalists in their superintendent search.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held last Wednesday at the Homestead of Glenwood City, a newly completed senior housing unit in Glenwood City.
Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Tuesday morning for the new ethanol plant to be constructed by the Western Wisconsin Renewable Energy Co-Op on land between Boyceville and Wheeler along Highway 170.
Tuesday Schmidt, daughter of Melody and Lyndon Schmidt, has earned the honor of being named valedictorian or the Boyceville High School graduating class of 2004. Laura Jo Buerger, daughter of Frank and Rachael Engebretson, has earned honors of salutatorian. The Class of 2004 has 33 Honor Students, or 45% of the class.
25 years ago
Tribune of May 3, 1989
Selma Jensen celebrated her 90th birthday on Saturday with an open house at Holy Cross Lutheran Church.
Boyceville High School is proud to announce that Vaughn J. Pieters has earned the rank of valedictorian and will lead the class of 1989 to stage at commencement exercises on May 19. Dennis Boda has earned the rank of salutatorian.
The Glenwood City common council Monday night agreed to support with up to $1,000 in city monies for the repair of the sidewalks on Main Street.
Wallace Lindholm, Glenwood City district administrator, was presented a certificate of appreciation for serving on the State Superintendent’s Task Force on Leadership, Training and Licensure.
The Boyceville High School Vocational Industrial Clubs of America, Parliamentary Procedure Team took first place in state competition on Saturday, April 22.
A calf on the Bernie Standaert farm in the Town of Forest was born with three toes.
50 years ago
Tribune of June 25, 1964
High winds, accompanied by rain that measured up to an inch and a half an hour, descended on the area west and north of Glenwood City last Thursday evening and caused great property losses.
The horse show sponsored by the Glen-Hi Riders Saddle Club here last Sunday afternoon proved to be a very successful affair, with about 500 spectators at the show to watch the 350 entries of horses in the various races during the afternoon.
A committee of businessmen from Glenwood City, Woodville, Baldwin, and Spring Valley are going ahead with plans for the organizing of a Corporation and also a committee to explore the possibilities of a golf course which would serve all the communities concerned.
60 years ago
Tribune of June 10, 1954
The average attendance in Wisconsin rural schools has improved in recent years, as a result of consolidation and reorganization.
Glenwood City businessmen last Thursday evening endorsed the farm parity program of the Farmers Union.
Total number of dairy cows and production per cow both climbed last year. There were over 22 million cows in the country – almost a million increase over a year before.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
May 8, 1919
Farmers between Little Falls, Deronda and Wanderoos, up in Polk county, together with business men from the two villages last named, have organized an electric company with a capital of $15,000 and it is reported that land values along the proposed line have increased from $15.00 to $25.00 as a result.
The United Lutheran Churches of Glenwood City, Emerald, Boyceville and Wheeler have issued a joint call to a clergyman of exceptional ability as a speaker both in English and Norwegian. The pastor called is at present located in Montana, and his answer has not yet been received.
Glenwood City is still standing stoutly by her guns and demanding of the Soo line management a depot of brick or stone “fully as commodious and creditable” as that recently built in New Richmond.
30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
June 7, 1984
At their regular monthly meeting on June 4, Boyceville’s village board sidelined a decision on building new offices.
Six candidates are vying for the title of Miss Boyceville this year: Kristine Mittlestadt, Amy Jo Behling, Tracy Hybben, Tami Kuhn, Heather Andrews, and Stacey Mrdutt.
The Memories, 1983 Country Band of the Year, will appear in a one-hour Wisconsin ETV Network Special at 9 p.m. June 9.