Days of Old – 7-9-2014
10 years ago
Tribune of June 9, 2004
Following the 2003-04 school year, Becky Rogers has retired after 35 years with the Boyceville School District.
The Boyceville School District hosted an Open House for outgoing superintendent Bruce Anderson on Monday, June 14. Anderson has served the district for seven years, and his final day will be June 30.
At its monthly meeting June 14, the Boyceville Village Board gave its approval to plat an additional 25 lots in the Anderson Hill Development.
25 years ago
Tribune of May 31, 1989
Six Boyceville Bulldogs and two Glenwood City Hilltoppers will compete in the Class C Stat Track Meet this Friday and Saturday at the Memorial High School Track in Madison: Bruce Klefstad, Nick Hellmann, Brent Schlough, Joel Myers, Ana Walsh, Matt Walsh, Greg Quinn, and Justin Kuehndorf.
Pat Stevens, who has taught in the elementary school of Glenwood City for 31 years, announced her retirement Wednesday morning.
This area has received a couple of heavy rains and in the Boyceville area hail was reported that did damage to many autos.
50 years ago
Tribune of July 30, 1964
The Glenwood City Methodist Church will observe its 75th anniversary this year, on Sunday, August 2.
The new manager of the Inter-State Lumber Co. yard at Glenwood City is Darlo “Archie” Stensvold, who come to Glenwood City from Mahtomedi, Minn. Archie is a former resident of Forest.
The Wilson Lutheran Church will celebrate its 75th anniversary with ceremonies on Sunday, August 9.
The new club house of the Glen-Hi Riders Saddle Club has been constructed on their riding area just south of Glenwood City.
60 years ago
Tribune of July 8, 1954
Donald Flanum, 19, was instantly killed on Wednesday afternoon June 30, when the tractor he was driving overturned and crushed him on the road near Stanton.
Suzanne Ohman luckily escaped serious injury when she was struck by a car in front of her home on Maple street late Monday afternoon.
The City Council Tuesday night approved the hiring of Miss Shirley Norenberg to serve as a lifeguard at the city swimming pool.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
June 5, 1919
Rutzen & Aarre, the new garage firm, this week bought of C.K. Ellingson the 100-foot frontage across from their present building on West Oak Street, and will proceed to erect thereon in the near future a fine new garage building.
August Cirkel of Boyd has bought of Postmaster Henry Gleason his house and three lots on the corner of Pine and First streets. Mr. Cirkel has leased the same to Mr. Brown, who will proceed to convert the property into a first-class hotel and run it as such.
The Apple River Milling Co.’s construction crew are now pushing work on the connecting line to afford a 24-hour light and power service to Glenwood City, Downing, Boyceville, Emerald and country intermediate to those places.
30 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
July 5, 1984
This issue of the 74-year-old Boyceville Press-Reporter is its last as an independent, community newspaper. It has been sold to Carlton DeWitt, publisher of the Glenwood City Tribune, who intends to merge the two weekly publications starting with next week’s edition. As a result, Dunn County will go from three to two newspapers.
In October of 1963, the legislature passed assembly Bill 260, which raises the drinking age in Wisconsin to 19. The bill was signed into law by Gov. Earl in November, and it is to take effect Sunday, July 1.
The “Awaiting the Arrival of the School Bus” photo taken by the Press-Reporter’s Dave Diel, and published in the September 8, 1983 edition, won second place in the best photograph category of the Wis. Newspaper Assn.’s 1984 Better Newspaper Contest, for newspapers with circulations of 2,000 or less.