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Days of Old – 1-13-2016

Days of Old – 1-13-2016

10 years ago
Tribune of December 28, 2005

Kum & Go Convenience stores presented a $76,700 check to the Catholic Charities for Katrina Relief. The donation was raised through the sale of Katrina wristbands.

Fire caused damage to an outside wall at the home of Bob Darwin, Glenwood City’s Police Chief. The local fire department was notified at midnight of December 25 of the fire. The cause of the fire was a short in the electrical wiring of the outside Christmas decorations.

The issue with the Boyceville Fire Department making required fire inspections in the Village of Knapp has apparently been resolved. It was also learned that Boyceville Fire Chief Dale Mounce will be resigning as head of the department, with his last day being January 16.

25 years ago
Tribune of December 5, 1990

A storm window of a house owned by Joe Petryk on County Road O south of Boyceville received shotgun damage when a shot fired within the city limits blasted a storm window in the dining room. This occurred during Tuesday or Wednesday during the deer hunting season’s first week.

The tabulation of registrations from Wisconsin’s 1990 deer hunting season has hit an all-time high mark of 334,788, topping last year’s total of 310,191 deer,

The Glenwood City Common Council approved the 1991 city budget which calls for a total expenditure of $55,903, some $91,000 higher than the present year.

50 years ago
Tribune of February 3, 1966

Northern States Power Company’s 700,000 residential and farm customers will each receive a 150 watt bulb as a gift from the company in observance of National Electrical Week (Feb. 6-12). Total cost of the bulbs is $200,000.

The annual forage crop meeting for farmers is scheduled for Glenwood City in the high school on Wednesday, Feb. 9th.

The grand opening for the Glenwood City library is set for Saturday, February 65. Many new books will be arriving to fill the shelves of the new library.

60 years ago
Tribune of January 12, 1956

Richard Oelrich last Saturday tendered his resignation as manager of the St. Croix Valley Cooperative Dairies, to the board of directors of that organization.

A committee of farmers and businessmen have launched a campaign for the object of selling stock in the Cooperative Industrial Development Association, which is the organization converted over from the Cooperative Community Lockers.

The Town of Springfield tax roll is up $7,740.35. The tax roll for the Town of Forest is up about $2,000.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
December 9, 1920

The fine dairy barn of Sam Teigen was burned to the ground yesterday, the fire starting about 12:50 p.m. The cause of origin is not known. A stave silo and a great deal of machinery and equipment went with it, but all the cattle – about forty head – were saved.

A library, reading room, and skating rink have been secured for Glenwood City. They are three mighty fine things which Glenwood City has long needed, and their acquisition marks another big step forward for the city and the surrounding community.

The Ward Hardware Co. has leased the bowling alley section of the lower floor of the Odd Fellows hall to use for mercantile purposes.

35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
January 15, 1981

An action filed by 13 members of Dunn County against the co-op’s board of directors was “dismissed without prejudice” by Circuit County Judge Donna Muza on January 9. Originally filed Oct. 16, the suit alleged the board acted in a manner which was undemocratic and not in keeping with the general philosophy of the co-op.

A condemnation procedure is in process for the old Memorial Hospital building, according to Dunn County administrator John Krizek.

Town of Hay River officials have scheduled an open house in the new town hall from 2-4 p.m. January 17.