Days of Old – 2-25-2015
10 years ago
Tribune of February 9, 2005
On January 19 the Packers announced they were signing Joe Quinn, a Glenwood City High School graduate. Quinn signed a two-year deal, which includes going over to NFL Europe this spring and being at Training Camp for Green Bay when it commences this summer.
On January 9-11, four students from the Boyceville High School Choir participated in the Dorian Vocal Festival at Luther College in Decorah, IA, the largest honors choir in the United States. The following students participated: Sasha Rose, Kristen Marusak, Theresa Allison, and Michael Iverson.
Sophomore Melissa Hinshaw and senior Ben Ballard were crowned the 2005 queen and king of Boyceville High School’s Purple and White Dance of Friday, Jan. 28.
Brittanni Hakanson of Boyceville eclipsed the 1,000 point barrier in the first quarter at the Osceola girls basketball game on Saturday.
The Boyceville Wrestling Team claimed a fifth consecutive Dunn-St. Croix Wrestling Championship with a perfect 4-0 dual meet conference record.
25 years ago
Tribune of January 17, 1990
The Boyceville School District Administration team is set for the 1990-91 school year now that William F. Wold has been added as the new Senior High Principal effective July.
Daniel Carl Brink, a 48-year-old Duluth man with a history of mental illness, turned himself in to the St. Louis County authorities yesterday morning. He was reported to have made several threats that he was going to harm “some school children” and was last seen in the Spooner and Barron area. As a result of the threat Brink represented, many area schools, including Glenwood and Boyceville, kept their elementary schoolchildren indoors last week at recess.
50 years ago
Tribune of March 11, 1965
John A. Hunt, son of John Hunt formerly of Hersey, Woodville and Baldwin, was killed on March 5 in an air crash in Pennsylvania.
Ned Hahn, 165 pound class Hilltopper wrestler, was the only Topper to place first and will be going to the state meet on March 12 in Madison.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Bonte, who recently purchased the City Cafe here from Mr. and Mrs. Carl Koonst, will have their opening today as La Ray’s Cafe.
60 years ago
Tribune of February 24, 1955
Fire completely destroyed the farm home of Harold Hanson in the Town of Springfield last Friday afternoon. The house was located about a mile north of Hersey.
An estimated crowd of over 500 people were present at the Glenwood City schools Monday evening to attend the dedication program of the new building additions to the schools at Emerald and Glenwood City.
The Glenwood City Auto Company, has been named one of Ford Motor Company’s Four Letter Dealers for 1954, it was announced today by M. L. Hill, Twin Cities district sales manager.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
January 22, 1920
The new electric rates have been received as approved by the Wisconsin Railroad Commission. The new cooking and heating rate runs from 2¢ to 4¢ net. The power rates run from 2¢ to 8¢, varying with horsepower and the amount of current used. The minimum rate for residences will be $1.00 net.
The annual meeting of the Glenwood City Local Union, A. S. of E. held at the Farmer’s National Bank last Thursday evening was a very enthusiastic one. Two carloads of ground limestone for use on acid soil were ordered, and these will be distributed among the members at cost.
The organization meeting of the Steven S. Curry Post No. 168, American Legion, will be held in Glenwood City Feb. 3.