Days of Old – 7-23-2014
10 years ago
Tribune of July 7, 2004
David Perry of rural Wheeler is facing drug-related charges after being arrested on June 29.
Glenwood City residents Carol Thompson and Phil and Karen Ottney recently participated in the 2004 Grand Excursion 400 mile bicycle ride, which was from June 27-July 3.
Fire Monday night, July 5, completely destroyed a Hay River Township home located at N9708 370th Street, about a mile south of Highway 170. The fire was under investigation at press time on Tuesday.
25 years ago
Tribune of June 14, 1989
Miss Leigh Ann Hight, age 16, daughter of Lyle & Shirley Hight of Boyceville has been accepted as a state finalist in the Miss Wisconsin American Coed Pageant to be held June 9 & 10 at the Red Carpet Hotel, Milwaukee.
New Hurst Jaws of Life was put into service by Glenwood City Ambulance personnel last Saturday.
The Department of Public Instruction has announced that Frank Dummer, Jr. High science teacher at Boyceville, has been appointed to the leadership component of Science World ’89. He was one of 30 individuals out of hundreds of nominations to represent middle school science educators in Wisconsin.
50 years ago
Tribune of August 13, 1964
Grand Champion honors at the St. Croix County Fair last week went to Dick Ulrich of the Springbrook 4-H club fore purebred holstein, and Dave Anderson of Bellringers 4-H Club for Yorkshire hog
Almost two million legal deer have been taken in Wisconsin during the past 60 years, according to a report issued recently by the Conservation Department. It noted that future prospects are even better.
The latest of Public Roads breakdown of U.S. road mileage shows that 46 percent of Wisconsin’s roads and streets are unpaved. Nationally, two-thirds of all roads are unpaved.
60 years ago
Tribune of July 22, 1954
D. R. Schreiner last week resigned from his position as city engineer, a post he has held for over fifteen years.
Plans for this year’s St. Croix County Fair are now nearing completing and from every angle it appears that the fair will open here on August 9 for a three day run, which will be the largest fair to be held here in many years.
Wisconsin’s corn acreage to be harvested this year is five percent larger than a year ago and the largest on record for the state, according to mid-year crop acreage estimates made by the Federal-State Crop Reporting Service.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
June 19, 1919
Mrs. M. Higgins has leased of P. A. Cirkle his property on the corner of First and Pine streets, and has already re-opened the same as the Park Hotel.
Boyceville is going to stage a big celebration and welcome for returned soldiers, sailors and marines. Numerous notable features have been arranged for, including a big military band, parade, ball game, fireworks, etc.
Speaking about big prices for farm animals paid in Glenwood City as exemplified by the Kingman hog incident, how is this for a good horse price? Mike Rugo of Route 3 sold a 5-year-old black mare last week for $325.