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Days of Old – 2-3-2016

Days of Old – 2-3-2016

10 years ago
Tribune of January 18, 2006

The Boyceville School District will be looking for a new Community Education Director, after the school board accepted the resignation of Dawn Mitchell at the school board meeting Monday night.

For the last five years, Jayme Beyrer has been able to gather unlimited information  on the history of New Haven, and the first copies of the completed book were published last month.

Aaron Gavic, grandson of Leon and Irene Gavic of Glenwood City, recently got back from a 10 month trip throughout the world. He started the trip on March 20, visiting places including South America, Africa, India, Thailand, Japan, Korea, and the South Pacific.

25 years ago
Tribune of December 26, 1990

At the request of the district’s “Children At Risk” coordinator, Steve Olson, a presentation was made to the Boyceville School Board at its meeting Monday night. A one-year trial was approved for the project, which entails designating one or two businesses in a community where troubled youths can find temporary refuge.

A rural Wilson couple, Dan and Darla Gregory, and their four children were left without anything following a fire that destroyed their home Wednesday morning.

On weekends, Esther Koosmann and Marie Berenschot at Marie’s ‘Hometown Crafts’ store travel all over the state with their creations to Wisconsin Arts Board Craft Shows throughout the year. Marie started the business in October of ‘88 and Esther is her only full time employee.

50 years ago
Tribune of February 24, 1966

Louie Larson, Glenwood City’s oldest resident, will celebrate his 100th birthday on Sunday, February 27, at Glenhaven.

A new beauty salon, the Curl Clinic, is now open in Glenwood City in the completely remodeled old post office building at the corner of Oak and First Streets. The proprietor of the new business in Glenwood City is Mrs. Marion Harnisch, a beautician with 12 years experience.

Premium milk in pop bottles – a relatively new idea in milk merchandising – will soon be on the market in the Polk, Barron, Rusk Chippewa, Eau Claire, Dunn, Pepin, Pierce and St. Croix County area. The pop bottled milk will be produced under the brand name of GOal, by GOal Bottling Inc of Amery, with plant facilities at Amery.

60 years ago
Tribune of February 2, 1956

A record crowd of nearly 200 attended the annual meeting of the Glenwood City Co-op Services at the high school last Saturday afternoon. The Co-op reported a 7.6% dividend this year.

Eleven candidates have filed for City Office positions, including three candidates for treasurer and contests in each ward. Candidates  for the offices of mayor and assessor will be unopposed on the ballot

The Pandora Dress Shop in Glenwood City has decided to quit business here and will close their place of business by the end of February. The proprietors, Mrs. Ada Hughes and Mrs. Ethel Hughes, also operate a ladies clothing store in Spring Valley, and have cited the reason that it is too hard to operate both places of business. They will continue to operate the Spring Valley Store.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
December 30, 1920

Rev. E. Malueg and family are now nicely settled in their new home in Forest beside St. John’s Lutheran church, of which Rev. Malueg is pastor. The new parsonage was dedicated on Sunday, with Rev. Fred Kersten of Alena preaching the dedicatory sermon.

Chas. Blomberg has purchased of R. E. Carpenter the section of the old Boardman house that was still standing on his lot. Mr. Blomberg is this week moving the same to the lot, corner Elm and Third streets, and will convert it into a home for himself and his family.

Glenwood City is the ideal place to build a home – city water, sewerage, six fine churches, and one of the best high schools in this part of the state. Come and grow with us.

35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
February 5, 1981

Boyceville has been notified that it has been eligible to receive a Federal Environmental Protection Agency grant of $374,510 for a portion of construction costs of updating its wastewater treatment plant. The grant is for 85% of the allowable project costs.

Attorneys representing the Village of Boyceville have been called to appear in court in Madison Feb. 16 to answer charges filed by the Dept. of Natural Resources with the state’s attorney general.

Paul Arntzen, a mechanic who moved to Boyceville, recently opened Dynamotive, a repair shop on Main Street. It will be open weekdays 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.