Days of Old – 1-7-2015
10 years ago
Tribune of December 22, 2004
The Boyceville Lions presented over $4,000 to Mike and Lynelle Lagerstrom from proceeds from a benefit raffle. An accident this fall left Mike paralyzed.
At the meeting held Dec. 20, Dawn Mitchell, Community Education Coordinator, updated Boyceville school board members on community education developments n the district. According to Mitchell, one program that has gotten quite popular is karate, with about 40 kids enrolled in the class.
St. Croix County Board members voted to amend the county’s budget by adding $184,930 for 2005 liability insurance coverage. The amount budgeted for was $213,859, but the actual premium will be $398,789. Nearly $7 million was paid out by the county and its insurance company to settle a class action suit involving about 2,000 people who were allegedly illegally strip-searched at the county jail.
25 years ago
Tribune of November 29, 1989
Michael Obermueller, son of Francis and Kathy Obermueller, of rural Glenwood City, has earned a place in the ranks of the Madison Scots, Wisconsin’s leading Drum and Bugle Corps. As a junior at GCHS, Mike was the youngest of 38 musicians to audition for two openings in the Corps.
A divided Village of Boyceville Board approved a 1990 budget at a special meeting Monday night that will reflect a $33,103 increase over last year.
During the past year St. Croix County has initiated a Groundwater Quality Study, which sampled the water quality of several hundred wells in all areas of the county. The results are available for the towns of Cady, Cylon, Forest, Stanton and Springfield and will be presented at meetings on Dec. 4 and 6.
50 years ago
Tribune of January 28, 1965
Sister M. Cecelia, principal at St. John’s Parochial School, was honored at a reception at the church parlors Sunday evening, Jan. 24, at 8:00 p.m. in recognition of her 50th year as a Sister.
About 350 people attended the fifth anniversary party at the Wilson Elevator Co. at Wilson on Tuesday, January 19.
A public meeting is being planning for next Thursday evening, February 4, at 6 p.m. at the elementary school gymnasium in Glenwood City to discuss the proposed five-county vocational school.
60 years ago
Tribune of January 6, 1955
On Tuesday, Harold (Jake) Gobelli received the official approval of the Wisconsin State Board of Health of his new slaughter house here. The new building, of concrete block construction, is located near the Gobelli home in the City.
The tax roll for the City of Glenwood City is up $5,429. The Town of Emerald tax list is up about $1600. The Village of Downing tax roll totals $12,908.
Saturday, January 15 is a big day at the Glenwood City Implement Co. That’s the date of the big Open House when you’re invited to see the great new Ford tractors!
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
Mail carrier Hanson, of Clear Lake, whose route passes through the north part of Forest, met with a serious accident Monday near Willowville.
George Carlson of Glenwood has been chosen as the assistant manager of the Ford Assembly plant at Copenhagen, Denmark. The branch is a new one and it will have supervision over Norway, Denmark, Sweden and West Russia.
The Tribune is in receipt of notice from the Wisconsin Railroad commission in the effect that a hearing will be held at Madison on December 16, 1919, in the matter of application of the Apple River Milling Co. for authority to revise and reduce its rates.”