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Days of Old – 8-13-2014

Days of Old – 8-13-2014

10 years ago
Tribune of July 28, 2004

Six young milking cows were found dead at the David Gabower far in Glenwood Twp. early Tuesday morning. Four of the six dead cows were near a water tank in a feeding area near the free stall barn, which may be consistent with an electrical shock, but early reports to the Tribune office indicated that there was a possibility that a meteor might have crashed into the free stall.

After running a nursery in Hersey for a number of years, Lu Jasperson, her husband Tom and children moved to a new home on County Road G in Emerald Township. It also marked a transition as Jasperson has moved into custom growing for her clientele.

The Dunn County board accepted several grants and approved a request from the Dunn County Fair Board for an additional appropriation of $60,000 for costs associated with the concert by Collin Raye, country-western singer, during the county fair.

25 years ago
Tribune of July 5, 1989

The new 60×120 foot multi-purpose building was constructed by St. Croix County at the fairgrounds this spring. It will be used by the County Highway Department during most of the year and then by the Fair for exhibits during tis annual run.

Work continued on Boyceville’s Tiffany Street last week. The street is getting readied for a new water main and storm sewer before the road is resurfaced. Work is also being done on Stanley and Ash streets between Tiffany and Main Streets.

The Boyceville School board accepted Dresel Construction’s bid for the work to be done for “site preparation” of the new elementary school.

50 years ago
Tribune of September 3, 1964

Enrollment in the schools of Jt. District No. 1 has now reached a new high, with a total enrollment of 1,034. Last year the total was 969.

The school board is insuring all elementary and high school students again this year, according to John Oakeson, the high school principal. Their insurance is through the Interscholastic Athletic Association and is done as a service to the community.

The proposal of the Baldwin Cooperative Creamery  Association to merge with the Twin City Milk Producers Association was turned down by a vote of 113 top 110 at the special meeting of the association last Friday night at the Baldwin-Woodville high school.

60 years ago
Tribune of August 12, 1954

Earl Larson, who has served as City Engineer since the resignation of D.R. Schreiner last month, has resigned from that position. Carl Koonst and Ed Kopecky have been hired to take over the many duties to keep this city running, and will start their new jobs on August 16.

The trend for constantly increasing traffic on Wisconsin roads is evidently endless. Last year, the state highway department’s division of economic studies reported traffic column increased eight percent over the previous year.

The Glenwood City and Emerald Schools will open this year on Tuesday, August 21, according to an announcement by Superintendent E. M. Lee.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
July 10, 1919

All records were broken Friday evening when over 400 couples attended the Fourth dance at Pinehurst, and this in spite of muddy roads. The big barn accommodated the crowd in fine shape and at no time during the evening was the floor badly crowded.

M. J. Garske, who will be in charge of the fine new mill and elevator which the Apple River Milling Co. is about to erect here, has moved to Glenwood City and is occupying the Schuster residence, next to H. C. Pott’s on Elm Street.

Gottlieb Kunz, of the town of Dunn, shot and killed himself Sunday night, giving as his reason that he was afraid of life without beer. He had a sunstroke a few years before and was not just right. – Woodville Times.