Days of Old – 3-4-2015
10 years ago
Tribune of February 16, 2005
The Glenwood Area Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m., Sunday Feb. 20 at the Glenwood City Community Center. The program will feature the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Community Center in Glenwood City.
Gordy and Sylvia Parent were the Grand Marshals for the 2005 Emerald Horsin’ Around Days at Emerald.
The Boyceville Village Board took action to advertise the village-owned trailer courts for sale. They also accepted the high bid on the village-owned land that was for sale, and approved the process of being the extension of utility lines to serve four lots in the village.
25 years ago
Tribune of January 24, 1990
Following the recommendation of President Ed James, the Glenwood City School Board unanimously approved the selection of Robert Howard as the district’s interim superintendent.
Two area New Richmond men, incumbent Judge Eric Lundell and Scott Needham, are vying for the Branch I Circuit Judge position in April’s election.
Due to the increased number of measles outbreaks in the United States, it is now recommended that children receive a second dose of MMR. The Div. of Health policy states that children who are entering Kindergarten, Grade 6, or Grade 12 of the 1990-91 school year are eligible to receive dose #2 of the Measles/Mumps/Rubella vaccine.
50 years ago
Tribune of March 18, 1965
Mrs. Martha Jump, 61, Knapp, and Knapp Village President Ernest Cormican, 70, are dead as the result of a two-car crash on Highway 12 in the Village of Knapp at 12:40 p.m. Saturday.
The entire community was saddened last Friday to learn of the untimely passing of one of its most respected citizens, Harris E. (Ike) Lauber. A native of this community, Ike served 22 years in the post office and took an active part in many civic affairs of the community.
The Public Relations Department of General Telephone Company of Wisconsin will present a dramatic demonstration of the Laser light on Thursday evening, March 25th.
60 years ago
Tribune of March 3, 1955
Dr. L. A. Anderson arrived here last week from eastern Oregon and is now associated with Dr. C. H. Kreblein in the general practice for veterinary medicine.
R. C. Hinman was the low bidder and has received the contract for the construction of two bridges near Boyceville. One will be a bridge on 79 near Boyceville Creamer and the other is a bridge over Hay River about 2 miles north of Boyceville.
The hearing on the St. Croix County Plan A Bangs Control petition was held at the Hammond Village Hall on Feb. 17. All those attending were in favor of the plan, and the methods of carrying petitions in the county were approved.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
January 29, 1920
As far as known, all previous records for prices paid for a dairy cow in Northern Wisconsin were broken last week when the St. Croix County Asylum farm at New Richmond sold the purebred Holstein cow, Minita Korndyke Ormsby 282746, and her 3-month-old heifer for $2,100 ($1,500 for the cow and $600 for the calf).
Someone broke into the school building last Thursday night and stole about $12 and a fountain pen from the desk of Miss Elsie McNamara, one of the teachers. There is a clue to the mystery and it is being followed up.
In reference to the article appearing in last week’s Downing Herald stating that the Albert Miller potato warehouse in Glenwood City had been closed and all the bins, etc., removed to be used in the warehouse at Downing, J. W. Harmor, local representative of the Albert miller Co., stated that he had heard absolutely nothing about it, and as far as the bins being removed, it was not true, as they are built right in. “I expect to buy potatoes just as usual,” said Mr. Harmor.