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Days of Old – 7-2-2014

Days of Old – 7-2-2014

10 years ago
Tribune of June 16, 2004

At the end of the 2003-04 school year, three staff at the Glenwood City High School have retired: Fay Ebersold, 33 years of service, Family & Consumer Education teacher; Allen Klatt, 25 years of service, science teacher; and Mary Hagen, 37 years of service, principal’s secretary.

At the monthly board meeting Monday night, the Boyceville Village Board authorized a clean-up of an auto repair business and the razing and removal  of a long-vacant building. Both properties are on Boyceville’s Main Street.

Considering the Glenwood City School District’s recent budget cuts, Superintendent Dean Sanders suggested to the Board that its members entertain a discussion regarding a referendum.

25 years ago
Tribune of May 24, 1989

On Tuesday Stewart Waller, Boyceville school district administrator, and board members Bruce E. Palmer and Lynda Bird, signed closing documents for a new form of financing for schools. His is the first financing of a Wisconsin school by municipal leasing.

Carol Thompson, Cathie Plaehn and Joyce Hopkins were each named “Teacher of the Year” by the Boyceville School District.

Responding to concerns about 9-1-1 leveled last week by the WCCO I-Team in the Twin Cities, Emergency Communications Director Stephen T’Kach advised that the St. Croix County 9-1-1 system in good condition.

50 years ago
Tribune of July 23, 1964

The work for the new Glenwood City sewer system which has been delayed reportedly over the last two years and particularly the last few months, is scheduled to start in August.

Three volunteer firemen of the Boyceville fire department were injured last Thursday afternoon when the department’s tank truck in which they were riding overturned on the way to a grass fire.

The annual school district meeting of Jt. School District No. 1, City of Glenwood City, et al., will be held at the gymnasium of the high school at 8:00 p.m. July 27.

Buy your gasoline in Glenwood City! 22.9 cents per regular gallon, 26.9 cents per premium gallon.

60 years ago
Tribune of July 1, 1954

A total of 481 were X-rayed here when the mobile unit of the Wisconsin Anti-Tuberculosis Association visited Glenwood City April 10-20.

Chester DeCamp this week purchased the Daylight Store building from A.L. Arnquist and as soon as the remodeling and decorating is finished will move his stock of furniture in his new quarters.

Want a recall movement? You’ll need at least $28,572.28. That was the amount spent by the “Joe Must Go” Club during its recent 75-day campaign to recall Sen. Joseph McCarthy.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
May 29, 1919

Myers’ Variety Store has been moved to its new quarters in the Syndicate block and is now open for business in the new location with a large stock of seasonable merchandise.

The Eighth Grade commencement exercises were held at the school house last Wednesday afternoon, with twenty-two graduates.

A class of eighteen clean cut young Americans received their diplomas at the annual commencement exercise of the Glenwood City high school last Thursday evening.

30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
June 28, 1984

Dunn County board of supervisors voted 22-7 June 20 to authorize the construction of an adult day care center at the Dunn County Health Care Center.

Tougher health screening requirements for food service workers at Boyceville Community Schools was one of the results of the school board’s June 18 meeting.

Tom Behling will have an electronics shop in his home now that he has graduated among 19 electronic servicing students who completed the two-year vocational diploma program at Dist. One Technical Institute in Eau Claire.