Days of Old – 5-13-2015
10 years ago
Tribune of April 27, 2005
Wisconsin’s Lt. Governor Barbara Lawton stopped by Glenwood City to tour West CAP facilities last Tuesday afternoon, April 19.
At the Glenwood City School Board meeting Monday night, former board member Tom Quinn and outgoing members Robert Bartz and Richard Bonte were honored for their years of service. New school board members Mike Kadinger and Jon Mrdutt also took their new seats.
Boyceville and Glenwood City Firefighters worked to extinguish a fire in a home in Connorsville last week. The fire was at the home on Highway 79, at the Corey Nye residence. There was considerable damage to the house.
Boyceville High School Principal William Fisher was recently appointed to the State Superintendent’s Task Force by State Superintendent Elizabeth Burmaster.
Mike Lee and Anne Steffen were crowned King and Queen during the 2005 Prom at Glenwood City on April 23.
25 years ago
Tribune of April 4, 1990
Dr. Kurt Wood, longtime chiropractor in Glenwood City, has accepted a position as a full-time assistant professor of clinical sciences at Northwestern College of Chiropractic, Bloomington, Minnesota, effective in the summer trimester, April 1990.
Save now – subscription prices are going up! We are forced to raise the price of the Tribune Press Reporter. Since our last increase, which was over two years ago, we have faced a continuing increase in the cost of producing the Tribune Press Reporter. The new rates will be $15 per year in Wisconsin and Minnesota, and $20 elsewhere in the United States, and will go into effect April 14, 1990.
The Glenwood City chapter of the General Federation of Woman’s Club was founded April 7, 1930. The local chapter will be celebrating it 60th anniversary, while the Federation Woman’s Club will celebrate its 100th.
50 years ago
Tribune of May 27, 1965
John Oakeson, director the Glenwood City Summer Recreation program, announced today that there will be a softball league for adults. All interested person should meet at the fire hall in Glenwood City on Tuesday evening, June 1, at 7:30 p.m.
Work is progressing under the Governor’s Major Disaster Project, to repair damages done by the spring floods. Neighborhood youths have been hired by the State of Wisconsin Department of Public Welfare and are now cleaning up most cities affected.
Thursday, June 3, is the big day for the picture taking of your youngsters! The Tribune is having pictures taken at the Odd Fellows Hall between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. absolutely free of charge. The tribune wants pictures of your child to print in its forthcoming feature “Citizens of Tomorrow” a series of photographic studies of local children.
60 years ago
Tribune of May 12, 1955
Glenwood City firemen used 14,000 gallons of water to extinguish and cleanup after the fire that destroyed the whole upper portion of the barn on the Wm. Voeltz farm last Friday evening.
The Rev. David Harrison is now occupying the pulpit at the Salem Covenant church here, the post just vacated by the Rev. Laird.
A portion of the Summit Jt. School District No. 1 and 2 of the Towns of Springfield and Cady have been attached to the school district in Glenwood City.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
April 8, 1920
The Glenwood City Equity Co. has closed arrangements for the purchase of the Quality Shoe store, and will conduct a general mercantile business in the building now occupied by Mr. Lauber until the large new building is completed.
Max Andrashko has begun extensive improvements to his brick building, corner Oak and Second streets. When they are completed the Vogue millinery establishment will be moved into the building, but it will not be for some time.
The Catholic rectory on First street has been improved during the past week by the addition of a fine porch, which will be screened later. The whole house will be repaired and the lots graded this spring.
40 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
Tribune of May 8, 1975
Goodwill Industries gave its 56th annual financial statement recently Boyceville residents helped provide jobs for 357 handicapped people last year by donating 23,910 pounds of usable material to the Goodwill donation box at City Property next to the fire station.
The fire and ambulance departments got by without being called for the second straight week, a very unusual stat, as the ambulance has been exceptionally busy up until this lull.
Thinclad Award Winner: After setting the record at 43’10.25” two Fridays ago at Elmwood, Randy McIntyre rebroke the record at Eau Claire on Wednesday at 44’3” and on Friday rebroke it again against Glenwood City with a toss of 44’3.5”