Days of Old – 4-22-2015
10 years ago
Tribune of April 6, 2005
When Palmer Carlsrud first signed up for the American Legion, the year was 1945. He is now celebrating 60 years with the American Legion.
Fire destroyed a Town of Stanton barn and killed eleven heifers on the Ken and Pam Larson farm on 130th Street. The fire was discovered shortly after 1:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.
The Glenwood City Council met last Monday and the board agreed to a 7 p.m. April 25 public meeting in which associates from Ehlers and Associates will come and discuss debt options for the city.
25 years ago
Tribune of March 14, 1990
The Glenwood City School District has found a new permanent District Administrator to replace Wally Lindholm. As of July 1st, Michael Weber, currently of Sheboygan, will be Glenwood City’s Superintendent.
A new chiropractor has joined the staff at the Family ChiroCare, S.C. in Glenwood City. Dr. Brad Poock and his wife, Jennifer, are new Glenwood City residents, have moved into their home on Maple Street.
The freezing rain that struck the entire Dunn-St. Croix area last Thursday not only glazed roads with ice and forced schools to close, but also crippled the good intentions of the Glenwood City Fire Department. When responding to a chimney fire call on Highway W, the slick roads caused the fire truck to slide off the road and forced two other cars driven by firemen into the ditch. Fortunately the fire burned itself out with no damage to the house, and there was no damage to the fire truck, cars, or volunteers.
50 years ago
Tribune of May 6, 1965
A replanting of about 4,500 trees is scheduled for this Saturday, Monday and Tuesday, as a community effort to replace part of the planting last year of 6,000 evergreens that failed to survive the dry season of last year.
The Prom Royalty that will reign at festivities of the Glenwood City high school junior prom on Saturday evening, May 8 are King Richard Bakken and Queen Marilyn Graese.
Three choices were presented at a public hearing about the matter of a proposed new city hall. The first proposal involved remodeling the present fire hall, building an addition to the rear to provide space for the council chambers, library, restrooms and furnace rooms. The second proposition presented was the purchase and remodeling of the education building of Faith Lutheran church. The third possibility was for a new city building, where it was pointed out that land was available on the main street, just east of the Tribune office.
60 years ago
Tribune of April 21, 1955
Lightning early Monday morning caused a fire that totally destroyed the barn and 27 head of cattle on the Ed O’Neil farm located in the Town of Cady, about a half mile south of highway 12 and a half mile west of 128.
Marlene Skagen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Skagen, town of Emerald, has been chosen by the faculty to represent Glenwood City high school at the 12th annual Session of Badger Girls State.
Everett Klundby, 37, village treasurer and assistant postmaster at Wilson, died of a heart attack on Friday afternoon. He was also commander of the Wilson Legion post at the time of his death.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
March 18, 1920
The big 16,000-gallon gasoline tank which W.F. Weavers will have just west of the Soo tracks near the Apple River Milling Co. building, arrived last week and will be set up as soon as weather conditions will permit. The gasoline will be piped from the tank to the filling station which Mr. Weaver will install at the corner of Oak and First streets.
The West Wisconsin Telephone Co. finds it necessary to ask the Railroad Commission for permission to raise its rentals on all phones 25 cents per month.
The name of another old Glenwood boy who made the supreme sacrifice in the recent World War has just come to the light. It being that of Ingwald Moe, a son of John Moe of Spooner and nephew of Mrs. Ole Borgen and Rob Moe.