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Days of Old – 11-4-2015

Days of Old – 11-4-2015

10 years ago
Tribune of  October 19, 2005

Dejno’s in Glenwood City is planning to expand its business if the road becomes abandoned and the LP tank currently owned by Goldstar is removed.

This That N’ Everything in Boyceville, owned by Sharon Seeger, celebrated its 10th anniversary this past weekend.

The 2005-2006 Boyceville Girls’ volleyball team clinched a share of the Dunn-St. Croix Conference title with a 3-0 sweep of Colfax last Tuesday (the team will share the crown with Mondovi). This is only Boyceville’s second volleyball championship in the program’s history.

At the conference meet in Mondovi on October 11, the Glenwood City Girls’ cross country team claimed its second Dunn-St. Croix Conference Championship in the last three years, for the second time in school history. Brittany Schillinger won the individual conference title for the second time in three years.

25 years ago
Tribune of September 26, 1990

After some discussion and Gordy Smith’s motion at the Boyceville School Board meeting, the board unanimously voted to sell its defunct Connorsville site to Allan Drinkman of Herdsman Feeds for $20,000.

Last Tuesday a St. Paul police officer shot and killed a 27-year-old man, who according to Glenwood City Police Chief Ray Ista, was involved in the 1979 robbery of Lee’s Drug Store here.

Don’t go to work on Thursday – You’ll save more money than you could make, because Geving’s House of Furniture will be having a sale, and Thursday, Sept. 27 will be a “humdinger” – Adv.

50 years ago
Tribune of November 25, 1965

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Sand, who recently purchased the Glenwood Greenhouse from G. H. Ainsworth have been preparing flowers for the Holiday season. The Sands have one son, Terry, and they come to Glenwood City from Green Bay. Mr. Sand is a native of Knapp and the family has at times made their home at Boyceville and Knapp.

Despite the Wisconsin Conservation Department’s expectations of a larger deer harvest than last year, hunters in this part of the state are registering fewer deer than last year.

Wisconsin dairy herds produced 6 percent less milk in October than a year ago, and the out put for the national was off 2 percent. According the he Wisconsin Statistical Reporting Service.

60 years ago
Tribune of November 3, 1955

Fire of undetermined origin swept the barn and machine shed on October 25 at the Frank Cassellius farm. The farm is about 5 miles north of Glenwood City in the Town of Glenwood.

The Farmers Union reorganized and formed a Glenwood-Emerald Local of the Farmers Union. William Kelm was elected as president.

One of the major events of the year took place Monday night at the high school gym when 325 children took part in the Halloween party.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
September 30, 1920

The First State Bank of Prairie Farm was entered by burglars last Wednesday evening, and they succeeded in blowing open the vault and getting away with valuable papers and liberty bonds. The loss was covered by burglary insurance.

A grain stack fire, which took the hardest efforts of about twenty local volunteers to extinguish, occurred on the Jacob Gobeli place about 7:00 Monday morning. The obstinate blaze kept eating down into the grain stack.

Two Ford autos were stolen in Baldwin Tuesday evening during the street fair. It is thought that both of them were taken by joy riders.

35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
November 6, 1980

Permission for Boyceville’s Young at Hearts Club to apply for state funding to finance the remodeling of the old fire hall was denied at the village hall meeting Nov. 3.

A project plan for Boyceville’s tax incremental finance program was unanimously adopted by the village board in a special hearing Nov. 3.

The sidewalk between Jerry Retz’ building on Tiffany Street and the JEM store on Main Street was torn down Oct. 29 so a new one with better drainage can be laid before winter sets in.