Days of Old – 3-18-2015
10 years ago
Tribune of March 2, 2005
Boyceville senior Andy Schoonover won the WIAA Division 3, 275-pound state wrestling title this past Saturday at Madison.
Construction will start soon on a new housing development in Hay River Township, which lies off State Highway 170 and Bird Road. The development called Forest Ridge will have 28 lots. Since it’s not within Wheeler village limits, residents will need to provide their own water and sewer system.
Two weeks ago, St. Croix County Circuit Judge Edward Vlack reversed the special exceptions permit granted to the WWREC by the Dunn Co. Board of Adjustments, sent the case back to the BOA for reconsideration the permit is in regards to the 40 million gallon ethanol plant on Highway 170 between Boyceville and Wheeler.
The 2004-2005 Glenwood City Girls’ Basketball Team will be moving on to Sectionals, after claiming the WIAA Division 3 Regional Champions title.
The Glenwood City Boys’ basketball team claimed its 12th Conference title in Coach Booth’s 23 years.
25 years ago
Tribune of February 7, 1990
Glenhaven of Glenwood City has announced the formation of a 700 Club to help with the funding of planned additions at the facilities.
Members of the Glenwood City Hilltoppers Wrestling Team, coaches and cheerleaders rejoiced, following the teams’ winning the Dunn-St. Croix title Saturday at the conference tourney held in Glenwood City.
The Glenwood City Common Council at its regular meeting Monday night took bold action with regards to the city’s waste compactor and recycling center. The council voted four to two in favor of the committee recommendation to deny the Glenwood Township use of the city’s solid waste and recycling center, Johnson Sanitation should not be allowed to dump in the compactor, and that Glenwood City residents should be issued an I.D. Card.
50 years ago
Tribune of April 1, 1965
The Grace Bible Church of Boyceville is celebrating their 30th anniversary by having a week of special meetings beginning April 4.
35 cars of a Soo Line freight train were derailed and piled up about 3 miles northeast of Glenwood City near the Harry Drinkman farm, and 12 more cars were left upright but derailed in a train wreck Monday morning. The cause of the wreck has not been determined. No one was injured in the wreck that tore up about a half mile of track.
A dramatic demonstration of the Laser light, one of the five most important discoveries of the 20th century, was presented for the Glenwood City Community club at their regular meeting on March 25th at the elementary school.
60 years ago
Tribune of March 17, 1955
The B & L Hardware will have their grand opening here this Saturday, March 19.
Seven Glenwood City forensic students returned Tuesday from the St. Croix Dunn county league contest at Boyceville with “A” ratings, who will represent Glenwood City in the district forensic contest. They are Carolyn Lexvold, Carol Dahl, Shirley Norenberg, David Marquardt, Louis Schoenwetter, Philip Slotevig, and Larry Springsteen.
Robert Knowles of New Richmond won the 10th senatorial district’s nomination in last week’s election with a total of 2,182 votes.
Roscoe (Ockie) Garske is the new mail carrier who will be carrying the mail on Route one out of Glenwood City. He took over his job on March 16.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
February 5, 1920
Stephen S. Curry Post No. 168, American Legion, now has a membership of forty. It is hoped to double this, and those eligible should come in and enroll as soon as possible.
The West Wisconsin Telephone Company handed us a list of phones installed since their last directory was issued, reporting 58 new phones. It is a noteworthy fact that the West Wisconsin Telephone Co., of this city, is one of only three companies in the whole state of Wisconsin which have not increased their rates.
Clough & Rasmussen,the well-known Boyceville auctioneers, are again entering upon another big season in the auction business. During the season of 1919 the firm successfully conducted 147 auction sales and now rank as leading auctioneers in northwestern Wisconsin.