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Days of Old – 8-5-2015

Days of Old – 8-5-2015

10 years ago
Tribune of July 20, 2005

Kathy Obermueller announced her retirement last month after 40 years as an elementary teacher in the Glenwood City School District. Kathy said that if she didn’t have health issues, she would still be teaching.

Glenwood City resident Dave Logghe has been elected president of the statewide Wisconsin Technical Collage District Board Association.

About half a dozen trees on the George Tuttle and Bob and Kathy Wheeler property along First Street and Syme Avenue in Glenwood City were damaged by the high wind Sunday evening.

25 years ago
Tribune of June 27, 1990

The 1909 Knapp Elementary School last Tuesday survived a referendum vote by a 1788 to 1700 margin. Had the vote gone the other way around, Menomonie School District would have closed the Knapp and Lucas schools.

Allied Processors Inc. of Boyceville has designed and developed a specialized, custom spray dryer system. The project will nearly double Allied’s present production capabilities.

50 years ago
Tribune of August 26, 1965

On Sunday, August 29, at 9:30 a.m. Dr. Clarence Nelson, president of the Ev. Covenant Church of America, will speak at the dedication of the remodeled sanctuary of the Salem Covenant Church here.

Dr. R. D. Fletcher, a native of LaCrosse, hopes to open his new office sometime in September in the building formerly occupied by the Gavic Grocery at the corner, of Oak and Second Streets.

Plans are progressing satisfactorily for dedication ceremonies marking the start of construction of the Glen Hills Watershed, which are set for Saturday, September 11.

60 years ago
Tribune of August 4, 1955

The City Council Tuesday evening accepted the bid of Harry Heiss for the construction of 2,676 lineal feet of curb and gutter at the rate of $1.90 per foot.

Six head of cattle and a brood of sow were killed here Sunday morning by lightning in one of the worst electrical storms in some time.

The hot, dry weather of the past week, being ideal for grasshopper development, has greatly increased the potential danger to crops from these pests.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
July 1, 1920

No formal celebration has been planned in Glenwood City for either July 3rd or 4th, but Mgr. Evans has arranged to have the famous Cameron Liza Hane orchestra here Monday evening, July 5th, to play for a grand independence day dance at the Glenwood City opera house.

The community was saddened Monday by the news of the death of Mrs. George Koberstein, Sr., at her home in this city about 2 p.m. Mrs. Koberstein was one of the pioneers of this section.

Holtz Bros. & Co. have recently installed complete Declo Light Systems on many local farms.

35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
August 7, 1980

1980’s grain harvest is underway Oats combined in the morning of August 1 on Lawrence Retz’ field were the first of this year’s crop to be ground at the Cenex Mill in Boyceville.

Preparation for the 1980 Cucumber Festival have been in the wind since about last Christmas, but as the summer wanes and the big dates of August 22, 23, and 24 grow closer, planning is in the final stages.

Marvel J. Styer has announced her candidacy for Dunn County treasurer, running on the Republican ticket. She has been employed by Dunn County since 1961, as deputy county clerk, where her main job has been accounting.