Days of Old – 11-10-2014
10 years ago
Tribune of October 27, 2004
10th Senate candidates, Gary Bakke and Sheila Harsdorf attended a student-led political forum held at Glenwood City High School on Oct. 13.
Two people escaped serious injuries Friday night at about 8:15 p.m. after the pickup truck they were in collided with a tree at the intersection of Highway 64 and 128. The driver, Keith Ramsden of Fall Creek, was pinned for over an hour.
Boyceville’s Boys’ and Girls’ Cross Country teams claimed the Dunn-St. Croix Champion titles. The Boyceville Bulldogs Boys were also WIAA Sectional Champions for the first time in school history.
25 years ago
Tribune of October 4, 1989
Town of Glenwood residents filled the old Sunny Slope School house for the Town Hall meeting of September 21. The DNR has put the Town on notice via the Title “D” landfill program to either conform to new landfill regulation effective July 1990, or else close the 5 acre facility for use as a landfill. The Glenwood Town Board has opted to shut the landfill down.
The Glenwood City Common Council approved adding a new “Clerk of Courts” position and a 2.6 percent raise for all full-time personnel.
An open house in honor of the first annual Hubbard Feed’s Fall Kick off was held at the Forest Feed Mill. The event drew a large crowd for the pork chop dinner in which over 400 pounds of chops were served.
50 years ago
Tribune of December 3, 1964
The City’s new pole building located on the St. Croix County Fairgrounds between the old football field and Harry Gordon’s Salvage has now been completed.
The City Council of the City of Glenwood at its regular meeting on October 5 voted to cancel the fire protection contracts between the City and the surrounding Towns and Villages. The reason for the cancellation was to re-negotiate the contracts, which will now expire in six months from the time of notification of cancellation.
Raymond Timm, Spring Valley, and Ned Hahn, Glenwood City, made the three highest corn yields in this FFA section of the state with yields of 204.44 and 126.5 bushels per acre.
60 years ago
Tribune of November 11, 1954
A great many people had the opportunity last Friday and Saturday to visit the large new quarters of DeCamp’s Furniture store here on the occasion of their grand opening.
The Lone Pine Tavern, located west of Glenwood City on County Highway G, is now under the management of Donald Munkwitz. He took over his new job on November 1. Art Ragusse, the former operator of the tavern, is now in the tavern business in Connorsville.
On Tuesday, October 26, at the annual dinner meeting of the Glenwood City Community Club, the Industrial Committee for the development of the Glenwood City area presented H. Q. Stedman. Mr. Stedman is an associate of the Acme Woodcraft Co. of Minneapolis. He gave a brief history of the small woodworking company and told the club that they wanted to get out of the Twin Cities into a small community where they could expand.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
October 9, 1919
One of the biggest events of the year will be the homecoming and celebration which the enterprising citizens of Downing will put on Saturday. Among the events will be a Curtis airoplane, which will give daring and awe-inspiring exhibitions of aerial skill; the Chippewa Marine Band who will be sure to thrill with its splendid music, and free movies.
Glenwood City has been the mecca of sugar seekers from a radius of thirty miles since last Friday. On that day the White Store received a carload of that exceedingly rare commodity from New York, and immediately the deluge camel by phone and by person.
Those enterprising Boyceville boosters have organized a good roads association, with Dr. Howison as president and Postmaster Lyle Daigneau, well-known Glenwood City High School alumnus, as secretary. And they are going after a trunk highway from Chippewa Falls to New Richmond, something which we need very much through here.
40 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
November 14, 1974
Mrs. Margaret Bartlett, Boyceville Teacher, has been appointed secretary of USTEP (Unified Solutions to Teachers Education Problems). This is a group of public elementary school teachers who are members of the UW-River Falls Teacher Education Advisory Council.
Bartlett’s Elevator of Boyceville is the new franchised Doboy feed dealer for this area. The announcement was made this week by Wayne Wiseman, general manager for Doboy formula feeds, and Dave Wilke, state sales manager for this area.
Little Billy Utphall will undergo major surgery at Fairview Southdale Hospital soon.