Days of Old – 6-24-2015
10 years ago
Tribune of June 8, 2005
Boyceville’s Jason Kading won the Division 3 110 High Hurdles Championship during the WIAA State Meet at LaCrosse on Saturday.
Greg Holden was appointed the new fire chief Monday night by Glenwood City Mayor Mark DeBehnke and confirmed by the City Council. He assumes duties from Mike Mounce, who has held the position for more than five years.
After 30 years in the Glenwood City School District, Tony Ninneman will be retiring at the end of the school year. When he was first hired he taught elementary Phy Ed., and along the way he has been a Title 1 teacher, 3rd grade, Chapter 1, back to Phy. Ed. and spent his last 15 years in his current position, junior high English and Reading.
The 2004-2005 Glenwood City Boys’ Track and Field team became the WIAA Division 3 regional champions at Webster.
25 years ago
Tribune of May 16, 1990
For the first time that anyone can remember, the Glenwood City School District will have to borrow money to meet its June payroll. At the meeting, it was estimated that the district would need to borrow about $200,000 until it gets its largest lump sum payment of state aid around the end of June.
Mary Jo Malean and Jason Boda were crowned as Boyceville’s prom queen and king on April 21.
Hilltopper junior sprinter Nicky Jackelen broke the Glenwood City school record in the 100m dash last Friday at Boyceville in a 5-team meet. Bulldogs’ Joe Stai made school history as well, clearing 13-2 in the pole vault.
50 years ago
Tribune of July 15, 1965
Bids were opened at the Courthouse in Hudson for the construction of a new residence for the county sheriff, and the contract for the construction of the home was awarded to Benoy and Wicklander of Hudson on their low bid of $18,896.00.
A windstorm descended on the Ed Wahl farm about six miles west of Glenwood City last Thursday afternoon and completely destroyed a pole shed on the property. The machinery that was stored inside was untouched.
Duane Hill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hill, Glenwood City, will represent the St. Croix County area at the Wisconsin Council of Agriculture Cooperative Clinic for Young Farmers to be held July 14-16 at the University of Wisconsin College of Agriculture.
60 years ago
Tribune of June 23, 1955
The post office at Cylon has now been closed, and patrons there will get their mail on Route 3, New Richmond.
On Monday afternoon a class of 49 were confirmed at St. John’s Catholic Church. Twenty-two young folks made their First Holy Communion at St. John’s on Sunday, June 22.
The new speedway at Boyceville will have their grand opening for the season this coming Sunday, June 26.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
May 20, 1920
The new state trunk highway to go through Glenwood City will be No. 79, according to the official 1920 Wisconsin State Trunk Highway map, just issued.
Construction work on the new Glenwood City depot is now actively underway. The excavating is now practically completed, and work has been started on connecting up with the city waterworks system.
A post of the American Legion was organized at Downing last Friday evening with A. T. Triestad as Commander.
40 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
June 20, 1975
Jeff Bump, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bump of Connorsville, won the Gold Cup Award in Wildlife Conservation Competition at the 46th Annual State F.F.A. Convention at Green Lake, Wisconsin.
Three members of the Boyceville F.F.A. Chapter received the state’s highest F.F.A. Degree on June 12th at the State F.F.A. convention at Green Lake, Wisconsin. Receiving the award from Boyceville were Don Clark, Steve Cole, and Don Cormican.
It is hoped in a short time that a 1960 Studebaker, now powered by LP gas, will run on water. The project has been underway since February. Dean Tronrud, Alan Timblin, Todd Brezina and Earl Blodgett have been the mechanics on the project.