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Days of Old – 10-29-2014

Days of Old – 10-29-2014

10 years ago
Tribune of October 13, 2004

Two suspects who burglarized Ormson’s SuperValu during the early morning hours of Aug. 29 made off with about $1,000 worth of merchandise from the local grocery store. Identification of the suspects is the only element needed to solve the case and make an arrest.

Glenwood City’s Allan Dow’s business, A.W.I. Diversified, LLC, with the assistance of recent Glenwood City graduates Aaron Grant and Geoff Phillips, fabricated and assembled 10 hand-made  benches and trash receptacles for the Glenwood City Oak Street Reconstruction project. The local artisan has iron work all over the country.

The Grand Re-Opening of Glenwood City’s Main Street is set for Thursday, October 14 from 5-9 p.m.

25 years ago
Tribune of September 20, 1989

Glenwood Township chairman James Luepke will preside over a special town meeting on Thursday evening to discuss the closing of the town dump. The meeting is set for 8 p.m. at the town hall.

After more than a month of “negotiating”, the Boyceville School Board and the Village of Boyceville Board still appear to be in a stalemate regarding the question of who should pay for the extension of the water main to service the new Tiffany Creek Elementary School.

Area residents Dan Yurista, Erin Altemus, Sam Adams, Craig Adams, Lucy Altemus, Louis Adams and Paul Webster will live in Nicaragua for a year as part of their “Farmer to Farmer” project. Primary objectives of the journey will be to introduce and exchange farming methods with the Nicaraguans, and to share culture and friendship.

50 years ago
Tribune of November 19, 1964

The Wisconsin Conservation Department announced that 398 deer registration stations will be open for the upcoming deer season, Nov. 21-29.

Miss Sandy M. Hedlund, 19, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hedlund of Boyceville, is a candidate for the Queen of the Snows for the St. Paul Winter Carnival. Miss Hedlund is a 1963 graduate of Boyceville High School. The Queen of the Snows will be crowned on November 27.

150 wrestlers participated in the wrestling clinic at the High School last Saturday. Wrestlers participating were from Baldwin-Woodville, Clear Lake, Colfax, Hudson, New Richmond, Prescott, River Falls and Glenwood City.

60 years ago
Tribune of October 28, 1954

Price support for the 1954 corn crop in St. Croix county is $1.60 per bushel, the same as it was originally announced in March.

Perhaps the most important problem in Wisconsin dairying that is subject to local control is that of cattle disease, Bang’s disease.  Bang’s disease, or Brucellosis, is specifically the most important of the health problems in the giant Wisconsin dairy herd. It is estimated that originally five percent of the milk cows of the state were infected, but it has been announced that it is now down to 3 percent.

Wisconsin’s bees this year produced only two-thirds of the amount of honey made in 1953 but the output of honey in the nation was only slightly under last year’s production.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
September 26, 1919

Teachers and students: You will want the Tribune during the coming school year. Mail or hand us $1.00 and we will send it to you from October 1st to June 1st, at any address in the United States.

October 14 and 15 have been designated as St. Croix County Honor Days at New Richmond, at which time the biggest celebration in the history of the county will be staged.

Work has been started on a fine improvement to  the Trinity Lutheran church on the corner of Pine and Second Streets. Facing second street 125 feet  of concrete curbing, gutters and sidewalk will be built, and Rev. Hennings informed us that the ground will be leveled off, boulevarded and shade trees have planted thereon next spring.

40 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
October 31, 1974

On Tuesday night, Oct. 22, the Boyceville F.H.A. chapter participated in the F.H.A.-H.E.R.O. (home economics and related occupations) Fall Rally at Menomonie High School. A banner contest was held with Boyceville placing first.

Once again this year the Foreign Language Club at B.H.S. is selling sharp cheddar cheese spread in traditional stonewear crocks in 20 and 40 ounce sizes.

Boyceville Community Schools is in the midst of a special collection drive aimed at obtaining extra athletic equipment for elementary and Jr. High Students. The program, Labels for Education, is sponsored by Campbell Soup Company and offered to elementary schools, both private and public.