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Days of Old – 10-28-2015

Days of Old – 10-28-2015

10 years ago

Tribune of  October 12, 2005

The Hay River Crossing at the Intersection of Highway 170 and 25 in Wheeler celebrated a Grand Opening last Friday. Dan Uetz, CEO/President of Tri-Mart Corporation, is the owner of the convenience store, and Lisa Minor is the manager.

The community center will be getting a new floor as per action by the City Council at its Oct. 3 meeting. The council also learned that Municipal Judge Kim Moe has appointed Rebecca Con Pollnova as Clerk of Courts.

Paul Ramey, who lives in Emerald township with his wife Jeanette, was in the Gulf Coast area for 27 days as a field engineer and saw Hurricane Katrina’s wrath up close. He said he saw rubble in areas 6-12 feet high.

25 years ago
Tribune of September 19, 1990

The new snowmobile bridge over Tiffany Creek was completed recently by volunteers. The bridge spans Tiffany Creek near the east side of the City’s wastewater treatment facilities and will make a shorter route from Glenwood City to Downing, following the old Soo Line Railroad Bed. It is 80-feet long.

The West Central Wisconsin Community Action Agency, Inc. (WestCAP), will observe its 25th year of service on October 13, 1990.

A standing room only crowd of about 1,000 packed the Tiffany Creek Elementary gymnasium to witness Boyceville’s dedication of its new elementary and secondary school facilities on Sunday.

50 years ago
Tribune of November 18, 1965

The City Cafe here again opened for business on Monday morning of this week, under the management of Mrs. Leonard Johnson. Elvira has been employed for some time at the Midway Cafe here and more recently at Carl Soika’s at Hersey.

A bus was on its way to pick up students for their Monday morning classes when icy road caused it to run into the ditch and roll over near Emerald. The driver of the bus, Noel Moe, escaped with only bruises, and no students were in the bus when it overturned.

39 St. Croix county dairymen whose herds all averaged over 500 lbs. of butter fat were awarded at the 12th annual Dairy Recognition Banquet and Program held at River Falls on Wednesday evening, Nov.  10. Dave Logghe, Robert Draxler, and Robert Pohl were among those presented with trophies for their herds.

60 years ago
Tribune of October 27, 1955

The Rev. Kenneth Wittenberg arrived the fore part of the week from Lake George, Minn., and he will occupy the pulpit of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church here and the St. John’s Lutheran Church at Boyceville. Installation services will he held on November 6th.

Stockholders of the Cooperative Community Locker Association met at a special meeting Tuesday evening in the basement of the Limberg Clinic and voted to form a new organization for the promotion of industry in this area.

Stockholders of the St. Croix Valley Cooperative Dairies last Thursday evening, at a special meeting held in Glenwood City, voted to move the organization’s drying plant room from its present location  at Forest to Glenwood City.

Barry Halverson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Halverson, Glenwood City, received a plaque when he was judged best on his Junior Fire Marshal’s Home Report, competing with the 5th graders of both Glenwood City and Emerald Schools.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
September 23, 1920

Work was begun by the Soo Line this week on the project of raising its tracks in Glenwood City. Two long carloads of sand and gravel have already been unloaded here, and five section crews are at work on this project.

Chairman Louis VanRanst informs us that work on the Glenwood-Downing state road is beginning this week, and he is advertising for men and teams in this issue.

All previous records for attendance were broken by the Eleventh Annual Glenwood Inter-County fair last week and the universal verdict was that it had been a success beyond all expectations.

35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
October 30, 1980

Two juveniles were apprehended by Boyceville police at 5:15 p.m. October 24 in connection with a telephone bomb threat that was  received at the high school office earlier in the week.

Dr. George L. Howard, Boyceville chiropractor, has been elected president of the Northwest Dist. of the Wis. Chiropractic Association.

Voters in Dunn County will express their opinions Nov. 4, joining other voters throughout the state and the nation in the general election next Tuesday. In addition to helping to choose a president, voters in the area will elect a U. S. senator, a representative to Congress from the third district, a state assemblyman, and  a slew of Dunn County officials and a referendum.