Days of Old – 10-1-2014
10 years ago
Tribune of September 15, 2004
Taylor Voeltz was crowned the new Miss Glenwood City Saturday night as part of the annual Rustic Lore Days celebration. The new First Princess is Heather Cress and the new Second Princess is Danielle Forrest.
Information released by city hall showed that the estimated population for Glenwood City as of January 1, 2014 is 1231.
The Glenwood City Masonic Lodge recently donated the Mason’s Hall in Glenwood City on Oak Street to the Glenwood City Area Historical Society. The donation preserves one of the oldest and most historic buildings in Glenwood City.
25 years ago
Tribune of August 23, 1989
The following girls were selected as the new Boyceville Court on Saturday as part of the Cucumber Festival: Angela Dormanen, Miss Boyceville 1989, Carrie Williams, First Princess; Kristen Bartos, Second Princess; Jennifer Gundlach, Miss Congeniality; Tammy Traxler, Junior Miss Boyceville; Susan Polonec, runner-up for Junior Miss Boyceville.
Runaway inflation made a disturbing comeback at last Thursday’s Glenwood City School Board meeting. The costs for both the district’s TM building addition and for the health insurance for district employees came in far above earlier projections.
During the Boyceville Cucumber Festival on Sunday, someone walked off with a box of eight chickens from the FFA’s petting zoo, which belonged to Charles Humpal.
50 years ago
Tribune of October 22, 1964
Frank D. Slama, 41, died Monday morning in a car accident and fire when the car he was driving went off the road and burst into flames.
The Stephen S. Curry American Legion Post 168 of Glenwood City will hold an awards dinner to honor eleven charter members for their continuous membership for 45 years: Louie Goetkin, Carver Johnston, Walter Kolasinski, Chas. Rasmussen, Dr. C. F. McCuster, Ole Jorgenson, Guy Johnson, Edwin Gavic, Robert Hinman, A. L. Arnquist and Albert Busch.
The proposed budget for the City of Glenwood for the year 1965 is down a total of $2,582.14 from the budget of 1964.
60 years ago
Tribune of September 9, 1954
Casper Teigen, after an absence of four years, has re-opened his radio and television repair shop in Glenwood City.
Mrs. Gladys Albrecht, Glenwood City, district manager for the House of Stuart Cosmetics, received a telegram from Newark New York, Tuesday morning stating that she had won a third place in a nation wide sales plus activity contest. She received a $100 cash prize.
The state’s historic free roads policy will be continued after all. The state total road commission has found that prospective income from a suggested trans-Wisconsin toll road won’t be economically feasible, at least for the present.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
August 28, 1919
The Tribune is informed that the contract for the new Glenwood City depot has been awarded to Withee Construction Co., which built the depot at Stevens Point, Thorp, Medford, and Grand Rapids. The contract calls for a brick depot.
The City of Glenwood last week purchased a 20 h.p. automatic electric pump, which will be put in operation when the 24-hour electric service is inaugurated. This will add to the efficiency of our municipal water system, which already ranks as one of the most successful in Northern Wisconsin.
Excavating was begun yesterday on the mill and elevator site of the Apple River Milling Co. on First Street.
40 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
October 3, 1974
On Monday morning when Milt Kundson came to deliver and pick up mail at about 6:45, he found the post office filled with soot, so in turned called the fire alarm. Though there were no flames, the building was filled with smoke due to a faulty furnace.
King and Queen of Boyceville’s Homecoming festivities are Paul Schlough and Nikki Goodell.
Yes, the subscription rate is going up…$5.00 a year in Wisconsin, $6.00 out of state. Effective Sept. 1, 1974.