Days of Old – 11-5-2014
10 years ago
Tribune of October 20, 2004
Dan and Sandy grant started their own locksmith business, Diamond Lock and Security, out of their house on Clarke Street just over a year ago. Eventually the pair would like to make Diamond Lock and Security into a full-time husband-and-wife team.
About 100 people attended a political forum organized by students and held at Glenwood City High School on Oct. 10. The crowd showed up to meet, listen to, and ask questions to the candidates running for the 29th Assembly District and the 10th Senate District – Craig Mohn, Joe Plouff and Andy Lamb.
The Glenwood City Police Dept. has recently acquired several new gadgets in the past year, including a TASER X26 Less Lethal Weapon, a Mobile Data Computer
The newly crowned Homecoming King and Queen for 2004 are Judson Manor and Cortney Leduc, who were crowned last Friday evening.
25 years ago
Tribune of September 27, 1989
Glenwood City Homecoming Royalty that were crowned Friday evening were Queen Peggy Bonte and King Andy Kahler.
The company that occupies the former American Legion building on Glenwood City’s east side now goes by the name of “Continental Network Group International Incorporate.” What 400 people witnessed at the company’s “Open House” a week ago Friday, is what evolved from the old “Franklin Signal Company” in Clear Lake.
An impromptu meeting called jointly by both the village and school boards, resulted in an agreement regarding the water main extension for the new Tiffany Creek Elementary School. What the boards basically agreed on was to split the cost of the 300-foot water main extension.
50 years ago
Tribune of November 26, 1964
Kathryn Gerber, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Gerber of Glenwood City, is one of the twenty-five Luther College seniors who have been named to the “Who’s Who Among Students in Universities and Colleges”. These students were elected to the group by a vote of their classmates and approval of the Faculty Committee on Honors and Awards.
Northern States Power Company of Wisconsin announced plans for its eighth reduction in electric rates in four years. The planned reduction, which is subject to the approval by the Public Service Commission, will take effect Jan. 1 and will save NSP customers $223,600 annually.
On September 27, nine young people were confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church. A class of 24 from Faith Lutheran Church and Zoar Lutheran church were also confirmed on September 27.
60 years ago
Tribune of November 4, 1954
The DeCamp Furniture store has completed plans for a grand opening to be held in their new place of business on Friday, and Saturday, November 5 and 6.
Democrats and Republicans battled it out at the polls Tuesday to return Walter J. Kohler to the governor’s office. The margin of his victory, however, was small as was the case in many other offices on the state and county ballot.
Economic prospects for Wisconsin dairymen have brightened substantially during September and October. Current trends in the dairy industry include the reductions in storage stocks of butter and cheese, increases of out-shipments of fluid milk and a better-than-seasonal advanced in average milk prices, all indicate a “strengthening” dairy situation.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
October 2, 1919
M. Christianson and John H. Boyle have purchased of Schuster Bros. the Pioneer Meat Market, taking possession yesterday.
Two nice pieces of road construction are under way in this vicinity: one the north state road between Camp Nine and the Forest line, and on the Springfield road from Ellis’ corner to Oak street.
West Oak street is fast becoming one of the city’s most prosperous business section and is building up in fine style. There are reports that several bungalows are to be constructed in Clark’s addition, and if once started, that will no doubt become a popular residence section as well.
40 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
November 7, 1974
Tot Finder Decals and phone stickers with Emergency Service Number on are available from the Boyceville Fire Department and will be distributed in the townships as soon as they pick them up. The decals are designed to avert the tragedy of having a child trapped in his room, separated from his family in the confusion of a fire.
Last Wednesday we had a winner present for “Boyceville Bucks” and Mrs. Woleta Ludtke was $125.00 richer.
The steps leading to the Village Board rooms, Library and Dr. DeLeon’s office need work badly are in the process of being remodeled. When finished, the entrance on either side will be covered.