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Days of Old – 11-12-2015

Days of Old – 11-12-2015

10 years ago
Tribune of  November 2, 2005

Long-time Glenwood City resident Gloria Walz became Glenwood City’s new Postmaster last month, replacing Sandy Aaby.

Glenwood City’s Common Council is considering a change to the current winter parking regulations, which may cause residents accustomed to parking their vehicles on city streets overnight to find other arrangements.

The Glenwood City football team will be hosting Eau Claire Regis in a Division 6, Level 3 playoff game on 4 p.m. on Saturday.

25 years ago
Tribune of October 10, 1990

Marc Harmer and Nicky Jackelen reigned as king and queen over the 1990 Glenwood City High School Homecoming last Friday.

Construction of the village of Boyceville’s proposed phase II for the waste water treatment facility is closer to reality. On Monday, the board approved the financing report submitted by for the utility.

For the second year in a row, the Glenwood City School Board has found it necessary to raise the district’s tax levy after presenting budgets that called for no increase at its annual meeting.

50 years ago
Tribune of December 9, 1965

Wallace G. Johnson, Superintendent of Schools, has been named Glenwood City Chairman for the 1966 Brotherhood Week observance.

Mr. Edward Mathison, senior at Wisconsin State University at River Falls, will begin student teaching in the vocational agriculture department at the Glenwood City high school next week.

Miss Julie Johnson, a 1959 graduate of Glenwood City high school, recently opened a new business, The Opportunity Employment Agency, at 84 South 6th Street in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

60 years ago
Tribune of November 17, 1955

Robbers early last Friday morning broke into six business places in Downing, forced open the front doors, blew open two safes, and escaped unseen and unheard with an estimated $436.62 in cash and stamps. The places hit by the robbers were the Post Office, Smith Implement Co., Downing Locker Plant, Nelson’s Fairway Store, L.V. Ward Hardware Store and the Downing Feed Mill.

The Stella Cheese Co. last week shipped on the Soo Line from Glenwood City another carload of cheese consigned for Los Angeles, California. This carload contained 43,040 lbs. of eight different kinds of cheese, and this is the 27th carload of cheese to be shipped to the west coast this year.

The business men of Boyceville have pledge $20,000 toward a fund to rebuild the former burned out Erickson store there.

The City Council held its annual budget hearing last Thursday evening and adopted a proposed tax levy for the coming year in the amount of $18,600.22.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
October 14, 1920

The deal was closed yesterday whereby Edwin and Elmer Gavic purchased from William Pittard the Metropolitan Meat Market, taking immediate possession.

A spectacular fire took place in Glenwood City last Sunday evening when  the home of Fred Legler on West First Street was burned to the ground. The blaze was started upstairs about 6:30.

Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Booth had a close escape from death Monday evening when their Ford overturned on west First street, pinning them underneath. Fortunately they escaped serious injury.

35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
November 20, 1980

The 1981 budget which calls for a local levy of $68,734, was unanimously adopted by Boyceville’s village board at a budget hearing Nov. 17.

Hot lunch prices for Boyceville Community School district students were raised when the board of education met Nov. 17. Currently Boyceville charges 29 cents for elementary students and 50 cents for those in high school. But Board members agreed unanimously set lunch prices, effective a the beginning of the second semester, at $16 for elementary students, which amounts to 36 cents per meal.

Boyceville high school senior Kelli Daniel, daughter of Butch and Connie Daniel, is packing her bags to leave for Hollywood, California.  She will be taking part of the National Miss United Teen Pageant, as she is representing Wisconsin. After Hollywood, she will be flying to Honolulu, Hawaii for the second phase of the pageant.