Days of Old – 12-31-2014
10 years ago
Tribune of December 15, 2004
Wheeler residents will soon have to pay attention to where they park their automobiles during snowy days. Snow emergency signs have been purchased and a one-time notice will be sent to residents informing them of the change in the parking procedure.
The Boyceville Village Board approved moving ahead with 12 more lots in the Anderson Hill Development.
Brittany Schillinger of Glenwood City ran an AAU State Cross Country meet in Fall Creek on November 6 and took a third place finish. And from there she advanced to the National Cross Country meet, which was held at Kingsport, TN and placed 30th out of 1,732 participants.
25 years ago
Tribune of November 22, 1989
On Sunday morning fire destroyed a farm home that was constructed back in the logging days of the 1880’s. The farm was the homestead of John and Clara Spaeth and is located in the township of Glenwood about one and a half miles northeast of Glenwood.
Architect Bill Turner, with blueprints in hand, guided the Boyceville School Board and a small audience through a room-by-room tour of the high school Monday night to outline the remodeling projects that have or will be taking place in the facility.
Newly elected president of the Wisconsin Educational Association Council (WEAC) Dick Collins toured the Tiffany Creek Elementary school construction site last Thursday. He was in Boyceville to hear teacher concerns and see the new school.
50 years ago
Tribune of January 21, 1965
The General Telephone Company last week Wednesday evening held an open house in their newly remodeled and redecorated business office in Glenwood City with guided tours.
St. Croix County was the first county in the state to reach and surpass the 1965 Farm Bureau membership quota. This is the second year in a row that St. Croix has achieved this distinction.
The new number for buildings in Glenwood City have now arrived and are being distributed by the ladies of the Glenwood City Women’s Club.
60 years ago
Tribune of December 30, 1954
Contrary to the general tax trend, the Town of Glenwood this year shows a reduction in the real estate and personal property tax rolls.
Anna Legler took top honors and a prize of $25.00 for the best display in the outdoor Christmas decoration contest that was sponsored here by the Glenwood City Community Club.
The deer kill in Wisconsin was below the hopes of many of the deer hunters, according to common complaint but it was about 25% above higher than the total number of kills last year.
Secretary of State Louis Allis Jr., Milwaukee, who was appointed to fill that office for an interim 17 day term, resigned his position Friday. He was appointed to the office following the death of Secretary of State Fred R. Zimmerman.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
November 27, 1919
$200,000 will be available for road improvements in the county in 1920, as reported from the annual session of the St. Croix county board.
The St. Croix County board last Tuesday voted $800 to the fairs of the county, $350 of which goes to New Richmond. $350 to Glenwood City and $100 to Hammond.
With the institution of the new light and power service, a revised scale of rates will be used, which will result in many cases in material reductions. The company plans to put them in effect this month if possible.