Days of Old – 9-16-2015
10 years ago
Tribune of August 31, 2005
Murley and Milnor Johnson have been chosen as the Grand Marshals for the 2005 Rustic Lore celebration, Sept. 7-11.
Four candidates will be vying for the 2005 Miss GC title: Kellie Anderson, Brianna Forrest, April Risler, and Betsy Thompson.
The four workers who have been at Glenhaven the longest are Evelyn Orton, Viv Hanson, Faye Gartmann and Junalee Hogenson. Together, these four have combined for 125 years of service to Glenhaven.
25 years ago
Tribune of August 8, 1990
Four young ladies are running for the 1990-91 Miss Boyceville crown: Pam Mounce, Leslie Swanepoel, Laura Amble, Shannon Mounce.
Bud and June Peterson will preside as Grand Marshals at the 1990 Rustic Lore Days September 7, 8 and 9.
Dr. Eric Swanson, a Bemidji native, has joined Doctors Hetzel and Whitten as a new associate veterinarian at the St. Croix Valley Clinic in Glenwood City. Swanson joined the firm on July 16 and replaced Tim Cuchna, who has taken an associate position in Washington.
50 years ago
Tribune of October 7, 1965
Clarence Sylla honored for 25 years of teaching at a ceremony held at the elementary school in Glenwood City last Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Sylla is now in his 19th year of teaching at the elementary school here of which he is also principal. Prior to that he taught for two years at the Beaver Valley School and for five years at the Logghe school.
Mrs. Roberta Limberg, of Glenwood City, was elected Grand Conductress of the Order of the Eastern Star in Wisconsin during the Diamond Jubilee held September 28-30 in Milwaukee.
Carlton DeWitt, at the regular meeting of the City Council on Monday evening, resigned his position as Alderman from the third ward, a position he has held for about two and a half years. His resignation was made necessary because he has moved into the second ward and no longer lives in the ward he represents.
60 years ago
Tribune of September 15, 1955
The curb and gutter project on Pine Street is nearing completion. Already over two blocks, on both sides of the street, have been completed by Harry Heiss and his crew. Heiss bid in the job at $1.90 per foot for curb and gutter.
Miss Louise Keck and Judy Klinger, students at Glenwood City high school, will make TV appearances over WEAU-TV, Channel 13, next Wednesday evening, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m. They will be taking part in the 5th Annual Eau Claire Fashion Modeling contest.
The Glenwood City Co-op services opened a major advertising campaign today to introduce a new fuel oil, “Infra-Heat”. The advertisement is the largest the cooperative ever has used to tell about a single product, says manager Milnor Johnson.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
August 12, 1920
This locality has entertained many circuses, but never anything to compare with the gigantic double shows billed as Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Combined which will exhibit afternoon and night at St. Paul, Friday, August 27.
Contractors are here with their crew and army trucks to gravel three miles of the state road. They will take the gravel from the Love hill and will board at the Thos. Buck home.
Grand Rapids, Wis. — The ordinance passed last night by the city council, changing the name of this city to Wisconsin Rapids will be published today and the new name will go into effect immediately.
35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
September 18, 1980
A tax increment district – the first for Boyceville – was approved Sept. 12 when village residents and board members met for a special hearing and board session on the proposal.
Boyceville schools will be offering a free immunization clinic, as the Wisconsin legislature last spring passed a new Immunization Law which requires all students in grade K through 12 and children in daycare centers to be immunized before entering school.
What does a township do when fire sweeps though its hall and shop, damaging or destroying most of its assets? The Town of Hay River, in that situation since a fire on April 16, stages an auction.