Days of Old – 5-6-2015
10 years ago
Tribune of April 20, 2005
Members from the Glenwood City police department, Somerset K-9 unit and St. Croix county Sheriff’s Department K-9 unit performed a drug search on Glenwood City school grounds Monday morning.
Jim Luepke, owner of Luepke and Sons in Downing, and Don Arvold of Glenwood City designed a plaque honoring the six slain hunters from the Rice Lake shootings on November 21, 2004. A year before in the same area, six elk were mistaken for deer on the Arvold family farm. The plaque was auctioned off at a benefit in Rice Lake this past weekend for the family members of the shootings.
All of the seats were full plus standing room capacity for the public hearing held April 12 and the Dunn County Judicial Center. The public hearing was to discuss the town of Hay River’s request to amend the Dunn County ordinance that permits the construction of ethanol plants in industrial districts. After hearing the last speaker, the committee announced they’ll have a decision by 9 a.m. on April 26.
25 years ago
Tribune of March 28, 1990
A crowd of almost 200 had gathered at the Glenwood City high school Sunday to pay tribute to Wally Lindholm, who has served 24 years as Superintendent.
Three people are vying for the Glenwood City mayoral seat to replace present mayor Clarence Luepke, who announced he would not seek re-election. The three candidates are Terrance Klinger, Melvin Aeschliman and Leon Berenschot.
Local business recognized: J. R. Service was honored recently by the Midwest Division at Lennox Industries, Inc. for a 25 percent increase in business during 1989.
50 years ago
Tribune of May 20, 1965
The plane of a former Forest Lake, Minn., resident lost in a snow storm in Nevada Jan. 24, was found Thursday, May 13, by a private pilot. The body of David E. Gast, 35, of Salt Lake City was found on the plane. David is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Gast of Emerald.
Superintendent Wallace Johnson reports that six new teachers have been contracted to teach in the Glenwood City Public School District during 1965-66. They are Miss Kathleen Bixby, Miss Carol Jacobson, Mrs. Joy Livingston, Miss Calve Norby, Mrs. Gustav Franz, and Mr. James Darby. Mrs. Ard will be the new librarian in the high school.
60 years ago
Tribune of May 5, 1955
Orval Biel and Walter Wienke, Jr., are now operating the Cities Service Gas Station between here and New Richmond that they purchased last month.
Two students from the Glenwood City 8th grade were winners of first prizes at the Helen Mears Art Contest held in New Richmond recently. The winners were Sally Standaert and Julie Albrecht.
Saturday, May 7, is the date of the Junior Prom at Glenwood City High School.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
April 1, 1920
John B. Steven, has won out in a nation-wide examination and been appointed chief examiner of the New York Civil Service commission. John is the son of Mrs. Ellen Steven and grandson of Mrs. M.A. Boardman, and a local boy and a graduate of Glenwood City high school Class of 1906.
A valuable white pine forest, one of the largest in this section, the property of C. A. Goodrich, of Cylon, was recently condemned by the state department of agriculture on the ground of its being infected by the deadly blister rust which is menacing the white pine future of this country.
The Glenwood City Equity Co. bought of Wm. Gersdor five lots in Clark’s addition. Plans are now underway for a large structure in which they will conduct extensive mercantile business on the cooperative Rochdale system.
40 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
Tribune of May 8, 1975
Becky Brezina, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Brezina, Boyceville, has been named valedictorian of the Boyceville High School Class of 1975. Randy Bissell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Bissell, Boyceville is the salutatorian.
Randy McIntyre broke the oldest track and field record at the Elmwood Relays last Friday. He threw the shot 43’ 10.5” breaking the old record of Lowell Hakanson’s at 43’ 5”.
A framed picture was presented recently by the Boyceville High School Class of 1947 in memory of their classmate, Jack Bisson. The picture will hang in the school library.