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Days of Old – 8-19-2015

Days of Old – 8-19-2015

10 years ago
Tribune of August 3, 2005

About 20 Hay River residents met in the Town Hall Saturday afternoon for a special meeting concerning the ethanol plant that is proposed to be built in their township. The meeting lasted about an hour and the agenda specifically concerned the rezoning of the land for the ethanol site.

The Glenwood City Common Council moved ahead on the process to abandon part of a street in Glenwood City’s industrial park to allow for a planned expansion by Dejno’s.

Craig A. and Rachelle P. Schmidt of Merrillan, WI were injured when their motorcycle struck a deer on July 20 on County Highway E just west of 280th Street in Springfield Township.

25 years ago
Tribune of July 11, 1990

The Boyceville Village Board at its monthly meeting chose to go with McCoombs Engineers for sewer Phase II, since Cedar Corp asked the board for a fee increase.

After 30 minutes or so of new Superintendent Mike Weber’s first school board meeting, he and the Glenwood City School Board agreed that the budget to be proposed to the district a the upcoming Annual Meeting would call for no tax levy increase.

Aaron Schoonover, an 8-year-old Connorsville youth became a traffic fatality last Thursday afternoon when he fell out of a cab of a tractor and was struck by the haybine trailing the tractor.

Lindy Walz hit a hole in one at Glen Hills Hole #2 last Thursday.  The ace came in a practice round, but Walz later birdied the hole that night in match play. Walz’ hole-in-one was only the fifth ever recorded on the 2nd hole.

50 years ago
Tribune of September 9, 1965

Glenhaven last week was the recipient of a $13,500 gift from Mr. and Mrs. George Penke. The gift represents the proceeds from the sale of Penke home  here, which had been given to Glenhaven.

The Baldwin Co-op Produce Association has leased the Glenwood City Mill and Elevator from Warren Meintsma and took over its operation on September 1. The Glenwood City plant will be under the management of Leroy Larson.

The 18th annual Boyceville Fall Festival is set for this Saturday and Sunday, September 11 and 12.

60 years ago
Tribune of August 18, 1955

Glenwood City has had a proposition presented to it for the development of a plastic industry. This industry would be organized under an application for a patent for the production of plastic gutters and downspouts and eventually for production of other innovations in the plastic industry field. A meeting will be held Friday evening, August 19 at the Limberg clinic to discuss this proposal.

The 4-H Parade float winners were 1st Place – Lone Pine, 2nd Place – Bellringers, 3rd Place – Sunnyside, and 4th place – Hilltoppers. The Wilson 4-H club won first place in the group of smaller floats. The parade took place during this year’s fair on Wednesday afternoon.

Dr. J. W. Golden, of the National Board of Evangelism of the Methodist Church will be guest speaker next Sunday, August 21, at Trinity Methodist Church of Deer Park.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
July 15, 1920

The Glenwood City Equity Co. is now open for business, and cordially invite all to come in and get acquainted. See us for anything you need in the implement line; if we haven’t got it we’ll get it for you—and you’ll get it right.

A largely attended reception for Rev. P. G. Rivers and his sisters was held Tuesday evening.

The construction crew of the Apple River Milling Co. arrived in Glenwood City Monday and they are here to rebuild the distributing system in Glenwood City, to make an extension to Conrad Jensen’s farm, and to build a farmer’s line from August Gillis’ corner west and north.

41 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
August 21, 1980

With a goal of having additional building space available of the school year that begins in 1981, the Boyceville Board of education members during their Aug. 18 session authorized $200,000 worth of short-term borrowing..

A face-lift for Wheeler’s post office is in progress!  The door will move just a few feet west of its present location which will make room for new windows across the front. Post office employees say it should make the building warmer this summer.

Arrangements have been made for Dunn County reserve officer Bill Maves, a full-time fireman for the city of Menomonie, to be assigned permanent reserve police duty for the village of Boyceville.