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Days of Old – 12-30-2015

Days of Old – 12-30-2015

10 years ago
Tribune of December 14, 2005

Four-year-old Daniel Rubenzer and his puppy Bailey were the subject of a lost child search after they wandered away from their Glenwood City home. “All is well that ends well” after he was found and returned home.

The Boyceville village board pondered items of business in its Monday night’s meeting. Included in the discussions were a new village hall, fire inspections at Knapp, and approval of the Certified Survey Map for the trailer court.

Sewage was the hot topic at the monthly Downing Village Board meeting on December 6. Since Glenwood City and Downing share a sewage lagoon, both parties have been working on an agreement the last few months.

25 years ago
Tribune of November 21, 1990

Last Tuesday’s early morning fire, which destroyed Creative Ideas and damaged four other businesses, has affected Jennifer McNamara of Country Casuals in Glenwood City. When Creative Ideas was destroyed last week, McNamara not only lost her printer but all the merchandise she had at the Menomonie business.

DIHLR has written a letter of apology and has granted an extension to the Glenwood City School board. They apparently had the wrong information on file about the building and any violations currently issued against the building are not required to be corrected until September 1, 1990.

Robert Drinkman of Emerald piled his 1974 pickup into a tree just off of Hwy. 170. He was extricated from the cab by the Glenwood City Ambulance with the “Jaws of Life” and was taken to Myrtle Werth in Menomonie, where he was stabilized before going to Sacred Heart in Eau Claire. He was taken out of critical care on Monday.

50 years ago
Tribune of January 20, 1966

The archery deer kill in Wisconsin this fall total approximately 4,800 according to a preliminary tabulation. The figure compares with 3,164 last year.

Dairyland Power Cooperative’s 1966 year of operations established new records in production and with new advances in service to the 27 member system and their 106,000 consumer members.

The Rev. Harold G. Becker, directory of church relations at Wartberg College, will speak to the American Lutheran Parish in Glenwood City on Sunday. He will be at services at Zoar Lutheran in Emerald, Immanuel Lutheran in Forest, and Faith Lutheran in Glenwood City.

60 years ago
Tribune of December 29, 1955

Rev. E. S. Skaar expects to move his family to Hudson, South Dakota, today, where he as accepted the pastorate of the Hudson Lutheran Church. Rev. Skaar came to Glenwood about 5 and a half years ago and has served at Zoar Lutheran and Our Savor’s Lutheran since that time.

The Ski Hill for the “57” Hill Ski Course is now ready for skiing. But those who are waiting for the tow will have to wait until the end of the week before the tow will be in operation.

The St. Croix County Fair association’s annual financial report shows that  the fair closed a successful year, and although the cash on hand right now is only $5.90, the books show that nearly $1,600 was spent on plant and equipment on the fairgrounds.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
November 25, 1920

About $400,000 dollars will be spent on highways in St. Croix county next year, according to figures based on appropriations made by the county board last week. About $120,000 of this will go to build three miles of concrete out of Hudson on Trunk Highway 12. And appropriation  was also made for opening up No. 4 from Dunn County line to the junction with No. 79 north of Glenwood City. A sum of $800 was appropriated for grading on the Glenwood-Emerald Road, beginning at the Soo railroad crossing west of Glenwood City. This will mean a total of $1,000 for this work.

The route for State Trunk Highway No. 64 has not been definitely decided upon. Several surveys are being made at the present time and probably within a few weeks the surveyors would be able to say definitely just which route seems most desirable.

Glenwood City’s Thanksgiving will be saddened this year because of the death this week of David H. Syme, a man who has been most intimately connected with the city almost since its inception.

35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
January 1, 1981

A dog must be vaccinated against rabies within 30 days after reaching four months of age and revaccinated within one year after the vaccination under Wisconsin law.

Boyceville Public Library board met at the library Dec. 2. Delores Brezina was honored by the board or her five years of faithful attendance at meeting. She has resigned and will be replaced by Karen Anderson.

State Treasurer Charles P. Smith, chairman of the board of commissioners of public lands, has announced the disbursement of a state trust fund loan of $95,000 to Dunn County for repair of the Eau Galle Dam.