Days of Old – 1-14-2014
10 years ago
Tribune of December 27, 2004
After nearly 36 years, Marlene Kerr will retire from the Glenwood City School district’s kitchen.
Part-time Wheeler/Boyceville resident Samantha Booth, 19, was crowned Miss Snowflake at the 35th annual Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs workshop held last October. She was pictured on the cover of the December issue of Wisconsin Snowmobile News.
Four Glenwood City wrestlers finished undefeated at the annual John Timm Duals earlier this month. They were Ben Bartz (103), Ethan Weeks (215), Darryl Quinn (275), and Kevin Ashleson (152).
25 years ago
Tribune of December 6, 1989
The Boyceville Village Board, in another special meeting last Thursday night, unanimously approved a plan that would allow construction to begin on Highway 79 by August 1, 1990.
City of Glenwood City Clerk-Treasurer Louise Jeske told the council members at the City’s annual budget hearing that the new city budget would drop the city’s tax levy one cent per thousand dollars of valuation.
The Rainbow Kids will perform in concert Sunday night at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Glenwood City. The Rainbow Kids is a group of six youngsters from the Twin Cities area. One of the members, Allison Hess, is the daughter of Mary Beth Draxler Hess, and granddaughter of Bob and Doris Draxler.
50 years ago
Tribune of February 4, 1965
The Common Council of the City of Glenwood, at its regular monthly meeting Monday evening, established the new wage scale for city employees and officials for the coming year. The salary of the mayor has been raised from $10 to $15 per meeting, and city alderman will now get $12.50 per meeting instead of the $8 they had been receiving. The salary of the chief of police will remain the same at $400 per month plus a $50/year clothing allowance The city clerk-treasurer will continue at $110 per month.
Fire last Wednesday afternoon severely damaged the interior of the Charles Rasmussen, Jr. home on Maple Street. Following the fire Mr. and Mrs. Rasmussen and Skip are making their home with her parents in Woodville, while Sally, Connie and Mickey are living with their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Rasmussen, Sr.
Leland E. Mulder, chairman of the ASC committee, announced that Wisconsin farmers have bought over 3 million bushels of CCC grain at bargain prices under the Emergency Livestock Feed program.
60 years ago
Tribune of January 13, 1955
Ford Motor Company’s new farm tractors for 1955 will go on display Friday, January 15, in the showrooms of the Glenwood City Implement Co.
A demonstration of the Century welder, sponsored by the local Gamble store will be held in the Glenwood City high school ag. shop on Monday, January 17 at 8 p.m.
Glenwood City High School has sent 16 of its graduates to Wisconsin State Colleges as freshmen in the last four years, according to a study released January 7.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
December 11, 1919
The premium checks for winners at the Tenth Annual Glenwood Inter-County fair were mailed Tuesday, and Pres. C. P. Peterson reports that about $1,000 were paid out.
L. B. Larson has purchased of A. J. VanderHiden and M. F. Baker the old Central hotel property, corner of Pine and Second Streets. The property will be converted into two much-needed residences and will help with the housing shortage.
Yesterday morning at 5:50 Harry C. Muekle, proprietor of the Hotel Glenwood, passed away, the cause of his death being diabetes.