Days of Old – 11-26-2014
10 years ago
Tribune of November 10, 2004
Among the many members of the armed forces who were recently called to duty in Iraq are area residents Scott Larson, Robert Aeschliman, and Richard Lingerfelt. All three, who are members of the National Guard, were recently home on a ten day leave and returned to duty earlier this week.
President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney were returned to the White House. Congressman Ron Kind and State Senator Sheila Harsdorf were also returned to their seats, and Andy Lamb will be the new 29th Assembly Representative in Madison, replacing incumbent Joe Plouff.
The Kinnickinnic Chapter of Pheasants Forever made an application to the Dept. of Natural Resources for a cost-sharing grant of roughly $200,000 to help pay for the purchase of an approx. 155-acre tract of land in the Town of Emerald.
The Boyceville Village Board heard a proposal to by the village owned trailer park, hired a new assessor, and approved the employee wage schedule for 2005 at the regular monthly meeting.
25 years ago
Tribune of October 18, 1989
Queen Stephanie Harms and King Rick Deckler were crowned as part of the 1989 Boyceville Homecoming festivities.
Sue Nelson of Woodville was selected as St. Croix County Clerk on the first ballot at Tuesday’s county board meeting and will replace Jill Berke November 1.
A car driven by Evelyn M. Wylie of rural Glenwood City, was traveling north on County Highway D and a dump truck driven by Joseph A. Anderson of Baldwin was driving east of County Highway DD collided. Heavy damage was reported to the Wylie vehicle and minor to the truck.
50 years ago
Tribune of December 17, 1964
The proposed lake and recreation area in the Glen Hills watershed is closer to becoming a reality. The Soil Conservation has approved the site based on the conditions at site No. 10 on the P. Slama farm in the town of Springfield.
Fire on Tuesday morning, December 8, considerable damage occured to the barn of the Alfred King farm in the Town of Forest.
Near final figures from the Conservation Department on this year’s Wisconsin Deer Hunt show it to be one of the most successful on record with 93,300 deer bagged.
60 years ago
Tribune of November 25, 1954
The Glenwood City Co-op Services completed its second fiscal year of operation on October 31. The year has been another successful one with sales for the year of $127,530, an increase of more than $21,350 over the previous year.
A special election in the tenth senatorial district will be called to coincide with the spring election in April 1955. Senator Warren P. Knowles will resign January 1 to take over his new position as lieutenant governor.
Beware of strangers, warns Police Chief Jim Teigen. Do not admit strangers who enter houses to check furnaces. If they do enter, call police immediately. Strangers are know to be in town entering homes and asking to check furnaces, then shutting off the heat and telling the owners their furnace is badly in need of repair
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
October 23, 1919
Why go to college? The average salary per year of the non-educated man in the United States is $400. The average salary of the high school graduate is $1,000 yearly. The average college graduate of the United States received $1,800 annually.
This is Roosevelt Memorial week – Oct. 20-27. The state of Wisconsin is asked to raise $100,000 for the Roosevelt memorial fund, St. Croix County’s share of which is $700.00.
About ten teams were busy the fore part of the week grading the grounds and roads around St. John’s Catholic church on North First Street.