Days of Old – 6-10-2015
10 years ago
Tribune of May 25, 2005
Andrea Samz-Pustol has been named Valedictorian of the Boyceville Class of 2005, and Evangeline Behling has been named Salutatorian.
By a unanimous vote 5-0 Tuesday morning, the Dunn County PR&D Committee approved the recommendation for Western Wisconsin Renewable Energy Cooperative’s request to rezone 110.91 acres of land in the town of Hay River as industrial. Last Wednesday, by a 22-4 vote, the Dunn County Board of Supervisors in its monthly meeting, approved the amended motion to permit ethanol production in an industrial zone in the Town of Hay River only.
The Glenwood City Police Department, along with the Glenwood City School District, will be presenting information about methamphetamine awareness in our community on June 2.
The 2005 Boyceville Boys’ and Girls’ Track and Field Teams have been named Dunn-St. Croix Champions. This is the Boys’ third straight and the Girls’ second consecutive Conference Titles. The Boyceville Boys also claimed the WIAA Regional Championship.
25 years ago
Tribune of May 2, 1990
The Glenwood City Common Council last Thursday afternoon agreed to sell a parcel of land in the Industrial Park to the Farmer’s Co-op, for one dollar. The parcel is located to the south of Misty Meadows Wood Products’ sawdust building and is just over an acre in size.
The 1990 GCHS Junior prom was held last Saturday night. Tonya Ista and Jason Timm were crowned queen and king.
The David Booth family was presented with a special “Family Affairs” blood donor award at the 10th District American Legion Spring Conference at Cumberland. They are they first family to receive this award. The family has donated over 32 gallons of blood at the VA center in Minneapolis.
50 years ago
Tribune of June 24,1965
The City Council has purchased the Education Building of Faith Lutheran church in Glenwood City for the purpose of remodeling it into city hall and city library. This is the Trinity Lutheran church building located at the corner of Pine and second streets. The purchase price of the building was $5,000.
Rev. and Mrs. Conrad Mickelson and their two children arrived last week from Amherst, Virginia and will take over his new duties as pastor for the Methodist churches here. Mickelson will take the place left vacant by the departure of the Schmelling family when they accepted a call to Fossil, Oregon.
The Glenwood City Chapter of the Future Farmers of America has again won the section 1 safety award of the Wisconsin Association of Future Farmers of America.
60 years ago
Tribune of June 9, 1955
Fire of undetermined origin early Tuesday morning completely destroyed the barn on the place known as the Herb Neiderer farm in the Town of Forest.
A new mail service known as Certified Mail will be placed in effect June 7, which will reduce cost to patrons and speed delivery of mail now handled as registered mail, for which no indemnity value is claimed.
Miss Bonita Hathaway, Hersey has been hired to teach this coming year at the Hersey school. Mrs. Esther Bach, Chippewa Falls, has been hired as the new kindergarten teacher in Glenwood City. The new Science man will be Donald. L. Fick of Wilton.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
May 6, 1920
The congregation of our savior’s United Lutheran Church has decided to repaper and redecorate the house of worship on Pine street, and also to make extensive improvements on the parsonage on Maple street.
Dr. Truman Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Smith, of the Town of Springfield, has been appointed by the surgeon-general of the United States Public Health service, to give dental treatment to Douglas county ex-service men and women at the expense of the government, where it is shown that they are entitled to such treatment.
Some highly interesting statistics concerting St. Croix County, have just been compiled for the State Department of Agriculture. These statistics show that the total value of the milk product for the year was $4,682,510.
40 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
Tribune of June 6, 1975
John and Sue Nelson wish to announce to the public that they have purchased the Don Burton Service Station in Downing and have now taken over. You are invited to stop and see the new facility.
Four members of the Boyceville Chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America will leave on June 9 for San Francisco: Mike Schlough, Marcia Robinson, Karen Hedlund, and Debby Horkey. Advisors Mr. and Mrs. Dan Harms will also be attending.
Senior Mike Schlough was presented the most valuable thinclad trophy last week by Coach Gilbertson for an outstanding track season.