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Days of Old – 11-11-2015

Days of Old – 11-11-2015

10 years ago
Tribune of  October 26, 2005

It was learned last week that the Village of Knapp and Town of Otter Creek will end their contracts for service from the Boyceville Fire and Ambulance. Knapp will be joining Menomonie Fire and Ambulance, Colfax Fire Department will provide service to the Town of Otter Creek.

The Glenwood City Football team won the 2005 Dunn-St. Croix Conference Championship with an unblemished 9-0 record for regular season and 7-0 conference record. They have also earned the No. 1 seed in their division.

Glenwood City runners Brittany Schillinger, Derek Wink and Michelle Jeske qualified for state by placing in the top five at the sectional meet in Boyceville on Saturday. The state meet will be on Saturday. Boyceville’s Josh Hoff also qualified for state, this being his fourth year in a row to clinch a state berth.

25 years ago
Tribune of October 3, 1990

The Glenwood City Common Council approved the addition of Century Aquadene Service of St. Paul to city water to help with the water problems the city has been having.

Josh Nave and Ana Walsh were crowned the 1990 Boyceville Homecoming king and queen.

The new Cenex venture opened in Boyceville at 5 a.m.  on Wednesday, Sept. 12. A grand opening is planned for October 18-20. The convenience store employs 11 people.

50 years ago
Tribune of December 2, 1965

The new dental clinic in Glenwood City is at last completed and is now open for business. The business is located in the former Gavic Building at the corner of Oak and Second Streets, which has been going under extensive repairs and remodeling. Glenwood City’s new dentist is Dr. R.D. Fletcher, who comes from La Crosse.

Word has been received that Santa Claus will make his annual visit in Glenwood City on Saturday, December 11. There will be free movies on Saturday, Dec. 4 and Saturday, Dec. 11.

A new $57 top weekly benefit rate will start applying in January, under Wisconsin’s unemployment and compensation law. The present top rate is $56.

60 years ago
Tribune of November 10, 1955

Installation services were held last Sunday evening, Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran church here for the Rev. Kenneth Wittenburg.

The school lunch program in the Glenwood City Public Schools has been expanded to serve other schools in this area, and serves 500 students daily.

Governor Walter J. Kohler has approved contracts for work to be done on Highway 12, for an estimated cost of $552,000 and another for $487,200.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
October 7, 1920

The City is doing some important improvement work on Main Street at the present time. The square on Oak and First streets is to be hard-surfaced with crushed rock and Tarvia, and the rock has already been put in place. The first two blocks from First Street east are being treated with a new coat of Tarvia.

Everything is all set for the big Round-up celebration at Downing this Friday, October 9th. An elaborate program has been arranged for – a parade, aeroplane flights, free acts, a speech by Prof. Haake of the University of Wisconsin, a big ball game between Downing and Star Prairie, races and other games, a dance in the evening and a feature moving pictures shows both in the afternoon and evening.

Thursday, October 14th, promises to be a big day in Glenwood City. On that occasion the Ladies’ Altar  Society and the Young Ladies’ Sodality of St. John’s Church will hold their annual bazaar and fair in the basement of their church.

35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
November 13, 1980

Election 1980 is a thing of history now, but one thing that is beyond argument in Dunn County is that local voters turned out in record numbers.

Boyceville’s revenue sharing dollars were earmarked for use in streets’ improvement and for the Tiffany Cemetery Association, according to action taken by the village board at a proposed use hearing Nov. 10.

Sitting outside of the fire hall, which is the polling place for the Village of Boyceville, was Ernie Fennie, who for the day was functioning as a single cog in the giant, information gathering machine that is generally known as NBC. He was one of the thousands of Americans hired by the network to collect the data on which it based its early announcement that Ronald Reagan was elected president. Fennie’s job was randomly to solicit people leaving the polls who would fill out a confidential information form.