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Days of Old – 3-11-2015

Days of Old – 3-11-2015

10 years ago
Tribune of February 23, 2005

Five area wrestlers will be making their way to Madison for the WIAA Individual State Wrestling Championship this weekend at the Kohl Center in Madison: Adam Christopherson, Steve Kurschner, Andy Schoonover, Aaron Kersten, Judson Manor.

Don Scott, Jr., a Boyceville native has been awarded the Purple Heart for injuries he sustained in Iraq.

The Ford Taurus in which Mike and Adam Christopherson of Boyceville were riding received heavy damage as the result of a two-vehicle accident on Sunday on Highway 12 in Menomonie.

UW-River Falls physics professor Earl Blodgett received the 2003-04 Outstanding Chapter Adviser Award of the Society of Physics Students, for his impressive contribution to the physics community and his nurturing support of physics activities at the University, Blodgett lives on the family farm in Boyceville.

The Boyceville Girls Basketball team set a furious pace for the Dunn-St. Croix Conference during a third conference title run in four years with a perfect 20-0 record.

25 years ago
Tribune of January 31, 1990

Fire of undetermined cause destroyed this home of Tony and Patty Chave in Tiffany Township early Tuesday morning. The home is located about one mile northwest of Boyceville.

It appears that the outlying schools of the Boyceville School District, those at Connorsville and Wheeler, will soon become an apartment building for the aged and a day care center. Those were the preliminary  intentions of the parties who submitted high bids for the defunct buildings at the Boyceville School District’s special monthly meeting.

Kurt Lee Eschenback of rural Glenwood City was taken to the Baldwin hospital Sunday afternoon after riding on a toboggan that was being pulled by a snowmobile hit a rock. He lay in the snow for about 40 minutes until help arrived to take him to the hospital, where he spent the night.

50 years ago
Tribune of March 25, 1965

The Glen Hills Watershed Association held their annual meeting at the Glenwood City high school cafeteria on Monday evening before a the smallest crowd ever to gather at a watershed meeting. Only 24 people were present at the meeting.

Northern States Power Company invites the general public to visit its new office and service center in Amery on Sunday, March 28.

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Forrest won a new RCA color television set last week by registering at the Farmers Store.

60 years ago
Tribune of March 10, 1955

The Glenwood City High School Department of Vocational Agriculture is now completing its eighteenth year of instruction and service to the further and present farmers of this area. During that time over 300 boys and men have been enrolled in the program.

Only 70 voters turned out Tuesday to cast their ballot in the special primary election for the office of State Senator, caused by the resignation of Warren P. Knowles.

St. Croix County is the 25th Wisconsin county to begin compulsory Plan “A” operation under the expanded Brucellosis control program.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
February 5, 1920

The organization meeting of the Stephen S. Curry Post No. 161, American Legion, held in the parlors of the First Methodist church Tuesday evening, was an enthusiastic and well-attended one. Officers were elected, and the Post Commander is F. J. Frazier.

At the annual meeting of the stockholders of the Glenwood City Dairy Union held at the opera house on Saturday, the satisfaction over the year’s business was expressed by the re-election of old officers and directors. The total business for 1919 was reported at $346,572.10, with 1,746,438 lbs. of cream received.

Dr. Park reports about twenty cases of influenza in and about Glenwood City. None of them have proven serious.

40 years ago
The Press Reporter
March 13, 1975

On Sunday evening, the folks in this area supported our most popular music group, “The Memories”, in the finals of the 8-week long contest being held at the Black Steer in Eau Claire. The group was voted to be unanimous winners. The prize gives them a recording contract with Love Records and 500 record releases. In addition, a TV station is securing booking dates, a radio station has contacted them and an agent in the crowd Sunday evening realized their potential and is offing them a contract.

The D-D Farm Center in Boyceville, and Edgerton Farmers’ Warehouse Company in Edgerton Wisc., were recently purchased by CENEX, a regional supply cooperative based here. A purchase price was not disclosed.

In the latest A.R.C. pamphlet, Chimney Rock Farm, owned by Bill Utphall, was listed in the top fifteen unofficial testing herds in Dunn County for 1974. No other herd from the Boyceville area was listed in the top fifteen.