Days of Old – 7-30-2014
10 years ago
Tribune of July 14, 2004
The Glenwood City Royalty float was chosen “Most Beautiful” at the Chetek Liberty Fest Parade held on the Fourth of July. A congratulatory letter was received, along with a cash prize of $100.00.
O.K. Gardens LLC, located less than a mile from Glenwood City on 140th Ave., is a new business that is owned and operated by local gardening duo Gordon Otterson and Tom Knox.
Local Realtor David Bartz updated the Downing Village Board on his preliminary plans to build a housing development in the village at its meeting held July 6.
Daniel T. Pauley, 54 of Elk Mound, has been charged with arson in connection with a fire that destroyed a home at N9708 370th street in Hay River Township.
25 years ago
Tribune of June 21, 1989
As best as can be determined, all events that were scheduled to take place at the Boyceville High School, have been switched to another location until the school is finished with asbestos removal.
Boyceville School District Administrator Stu Waller unveiled the proposed budget for the 1989-90 school year at Monday night’s board meeting. The figures Waller gave the board called for a 10.3% increase in the preliminary budget for next year.
Four area people were injured in two separate accidents on Friday and Saturday: Matt Swanepoel, Tim Mrdutt, Mary Wienke, and Jamie Cassellius.
50 years ago
Tribune of August 20, 1964
Students will find very little change in operations within the district this year, as schools are to reopen on Monday for the new school year.
Boyceville’s “Babe Ruth” Club, the Western Division champion of the local Junior Baseball League received a beautiful trophy as “Grand Champions” by winning over Ridgeland in the final tournament game at Colfax August 13.
At their meeting on August 13, the City of Glenwood has awarded contracts totaling $170,725 for the construction of a new city sewage disposal plant of the lagoon type.
60 years ago
Tribune of July 29, 1954
The new bath house at the Glenwood City swimming pool will soon be finished and ready for use.
Another car accident occurred on highway 12 last Friday to send eight people to the hospital.
We now have several typewriters for rent: by the day, week or month. – Glenwood City Tribune.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
June 26, 1919
A thousand dollars is an enviable income to derive from one acre of land, but land in this vicinity can and is producing a crop of that value. E. H. Radtke has one solid acre of strawberries plants on his farm near Downing, and has been mighty busy filling orders for this luscious product since a little want ad appeared in the Tribune last week.
The daylight saving bill repeal passed both branches of Congress last week and will go into effect next October. The vote was nearly two to one for repeal, and it is significant that the farmers of the country, who work from twelve to fifteen hours per day, were unanimously for repeal.
The ante has been raised again, and previous high price record smashed. Gottfried Winberg last week sold one hog to Schuster Bros. for $122.60. The animal was about two years old.
Last Friday night thieves entered the barn of John Hinman on Oak Street and stole his Ford car; they also gained entrance to the garage of George R. Koberstein nearby and appropriated four casings and three inner tubes. They likewise took his outfit of tools.