Days of Old – 9-9-2015
10 years ago
Tribune of August 24, 2005
A new Miss Boyceville court for 2005-06 was chosen during a coronation held last Saturday night. Stephanie Retz was crowned Miss Boyceville; Amber Harnisch, 1st Princess; Amanda Leach, 2nd Princess; Kiandra Schaffer, Jr. Miss Boyceville; and Kennedy Hellmann, Jr. Miss Princess.
At its meeting Monday night, the Glenwood City school board approved to have three $10,000 CDs each on a one-year, two-year, and three-year certificate taken out of the accumulated interest for the Russell Meyer account.
Tom Buis, Vice President of Government Relations of the Washington office of the Farmers Union, was making his way through the Midwest, inquiring about farmers’ concerns/goals for the future, and stopped at the Dave Swanepoel residence outside of Forest Thursday night. Nearly 30 area farmers gathered.
25 years ago
Tribune of August 1, 1990
Firemen from Boyceville and Glenwood City battled a hay fire in the barn on the Richard Keeley farm in the Town of Stanton Monday afternoon.
Felicia Marlette, 17, was crowned Queen-Miss Karl Oscar Queen of Lindstrom, MN on Thursday, July 12. She was chosen out of 18 contestants. She is the granddaughter of Rev. and Mrs. Kerestes of Boyceville, and has many relatives in the area, and can be seen at the Cucumber Festival Parade at Boyceville August 19.
The Press box located by the Glenwood City football field got a lift last week. The press box was moved back about seven feet to make room of the new permanent bleachers.
Work is processing on the 65 foot dryer tower at the Allied Processors, Inc. plant in Boyceville. When complete API has said that the addition will create 20 new jobs.
50 years ago
Tribune of September 30, 1965
Mr. and Mrs. James Gaspard are the new owners of La Ray’s Cafe, purchasing the cafe from Mr. and Mrs. Ray Bonte. They took possession of their new business on Monday, Sept. 27.
The High School Homecoming Royalty were John Halvorson, Chuck Rassbach, Dick Bakken, King Paul Melby, Queen Sharon Larson, Susy Walz, Charlene Klinger and Jean Teigen.
Over 300 parents, school athletes students and school officials met at the high school on Sept. 14 to discuss the oral code and physical training standards for the students participating in high school athletics.
60 years ago
Tribune of September 8, 1955
The Rev. Walter Ave-Lallemant was installed as pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Forest and Grace Lutheran Church of Connorsville in special services conducted last Sunday evening at both churches.
The Woman’s Society of Christian Service of the Emerald Methodist church commemorated the fifteenth anniversary of the reorganization of the former Ladies Aid societies of the Methodist church into the present group.
Ray B. Lightfoot, formerly of Glenwood City and County Superintendent of Schools of Sheboygan County, was honored last week by the Wisconsin State Fair when he received recognition for his long period of service to public school education.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
August 5, 1920
Rev. E. Malueg, of this city, has accepted a call from St. John’s Lutheran church, of Forest, and will enter on the duties of the pastorate there October 1st. He will dispose of his business interests here and move with his family to Forest as soon as the parsonage is completed.
Not only is Pinehurst achieving a reputation as a terpsichorean center, but it is also gaining renown for its fine cattle. The proprietor, Geo. L. Schlough, ranks as one of the most successful dairy and cattlemen in this section of the state. Last month one of his cows hung up the phenomenally high test record of 8.4% and gave 37 pounds of milk per day.
Stephen S. Curry Post No. 168, American Legion, has received a supply of the application blanks for the new Victory Medal which the United States government will award to all who were in the service during the recent world war.
41 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
September 11, 1980
At the September 8 board meeting, Ed Evenson told local residents that came to hear discussion on the proposed formation of a tax increment district in Boyceville that “What we’re trying to do is encourage industry in this town”.
Gov. Lee Dreyfus administration’s announced 4.4 percent cut in state shared revenues and other payments to communities in this area could trigger a round of increase in local property and school taxes over the next few years, some sources claim.