Days of Old – 10-8-2014
10 years ago
Tribune of September 22, 2004
“The kid from Boyceville” Andy Pafko returned to his hometown last Friday, and was at the Boyceville Middle School to sign autographs.
Among the many programs that WestCAP facilitates is the Pleiades Business Development Program. This particular department helps families and individuals obtain increased self-sufficiency through the development of small businesses and local economies.
At the meeting held September 20, the Boyceville School Board was presented with the 2003-2004 audit report from the district’s auditor, who reported that the district is “right in the ballpark of [its] budgeting.”
25 years ago
Tribune of August 30, 1989
Last week the final chapter of Syme Avenue came to a close after four years of construction. The new hot blacktop mix was laid down last week completing a project which saw the construction of a new bridge over Tiffany Creek, new water and sewer mains, new storm sewer and new sidewalks and curb and gutter.
Dr. Tim Cuchna of Emerald is the newest addition to the staff at the St. Croix Valley Veterinary Clinic in Glenwood City. Cuchna replaces Dr. John Springer who is heading up his own practice in Roberts. Cuchna started at “St. Croix Valley” on July 1.
The straight stretch of Highway 64 just to the west of Connorsville claimed the life of Mrs. Caroline Hillman of Connorsville. The accident that occurred sent six others to the hospital.
50 years ago
Tribune of October 29, 1964
Two Glenwood City High School students, Gene Kelm and Allen Klatt, have been selected as members of the touring troupe of the 1964 State 4-H Club Band and Chorus.
Congressman and Mrs. Alvin O’Konski were in Glenwood City Friday morning, making a tour of the county, one of the five which were added to the tenth district which he represents, as a results of the recent redistricting.
Damages to crops covered by Federal Crop Insurance in St. Croix County is estimated at $268,300, according to an official of Federal Crop Insurance Corporation.
60 years ago
Tribune of October 7, 1954
Wayne Peterson was named Wisconsin Star Dairy Farmer by the Wisconsin Association of Future Farms at their annual convention in Kansas City, Missouri, October 11-14.
Menomonie’s young radio station, WMNE, just three years old last June, took a step up in the broadcast world on Tuesday, October 5. The final switch was thrown to change the station’s effective broadcast power from 500 watts to 1,000 watts.
Did you ever wonder how much rain fell here during the summer? Henry Hentsch of the Town of Forest came up with the astounding figure that 34.2 inches of rain fell on his farm during the six months ending September 30.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
September 4, 1919
Latest advices from Milwaukee indicate that the soldiers’ bonus bill was endorsed by a safe majority at the referendum election Tuesday. It carried almost 18 to 1 in Glenwood City.
Mrs. Truman Fleming has moved her millinery store across the street to larger quarters in the building formerly occupied by the light company as an office.
The stage is all set for the big Victory Tenth Annual Glenwood Inter-County Fair to be held next Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, September 10, 11 and 12. Many promising attractions and demonstrations are booked, including two good ball games.
40 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
October 10, 1974
Members of the Boyceville FFA placed first in the Dunn County Soil Judging Contest on Tuesday October 1. The top five winners were Roger Bailey (1st), Terry Hiben (2nd), Dan Johnson and Gary Cormican (3rd) and Richard Krig (4th).
Harvest Moon was the theme of the 1974 Prairie Farm High School Homecoming that saw the crowning of Diana Stern and Marc Wiesner as royalty of the annual event held on Friday, September 20.
If you have not already entered in the “Lucky Buck” contest, just sign up at any participating merchant, then be in Boyceville at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, and if your name is called, you win 50 free bucks.