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Days of Old – 2-10-2016

Days of Old – 2-10-2016

10 years ago
Tribune of January 25, 2006

Jennifer Elliot has opened a new cooking business in Boyceville, On Fire! Ovens. On Fire! Ovens is a multi-level operation that consists of among other things, custom baking, catering, and cooking classes.

The municipalities served by the Boyceville Fire Department approved Brian Marlette as the new fire chief last week. Outgoing fire chief Dale Mounce served the Boyceville Department for over 25 years.

A fire consumed a historical round barn in Emerald Township on Saturday evening, January 21. The barn on the Mark and Jackie Tyler farm had recently been completely restored and nine horses were lost in the flames.

25 years ago
Tribune of January 2, 1991

Consumers statewide will be required to recycle the first time beginning January 1, 1991, when used motor oil, worn-out vehicle batteries and old household appliances no longer can be thrown out in trash destined for landfills or some incinerators.

Fire destroyed the home of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Snyder in the early hours of December 26th. The farm is located on County Highway N in Hay River Township about 3 miles northeast of Boyceville.

The First National Bank of Glenwood has extended its banking hours and includes Saturday Drive-up opening.

50 years ago
Tribune of March 3, 1966

Dr. Dale Soderberg, optometrist, will be entering an associate practice with Dr. A. L. Lindell at New Richmond.

Over 200 people turned out Sunday afternoon to wish many happy wishes to Glenwood City’s oldest resident, Louie Larson, who on Sunday was observing his 100th birthday.

The St. Croix County Board of Supervisors, at their meeting at Hudson last Friday, February 25, voted unanimously to bond the county for $500,000 to complete and furnish the new county court house.

60 years ago
Tribune of February 9, 1956

The Glenwood City Auto Co. was awarded a certificate of appreciation by the American Automobile Association, Wisconsin Division, for the local Ford dealer’s generous loan of a dual control automobile to the Driver Education program here.

Lawrence Blakeborough of Barron has accepted the position of manager of the St. Croix Valley Co-operative Dairies. He took over his new duties here on February first, the date that the resignation of Richard Oelrich became effective.

Fire Tuesday afternoon damaged the farm home of Oscar Blomgren about a mile and a half west of Glenwood City on G. Damage has been unofficially estimated about $500.00.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
January 6, 1921

Oscar Berkseth, of Route 3 of Glenwood City, is the state champion in the ears of corn contest. He was awarded a trip to Chicago by the Armor Packing Co.

The new depot white way was turned on last Thursday evening for the first time. There are three posts on the north side of the depot and two on the south side.

Oscar Nelson, a young man who has been working at the Hotel Glenwood, left town last Friday evening via “tie pass”, taking with him, according to employees of the hotel, about $35 of the concern’s money.

35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
February 12, 1981

A primary election for the five candidates who have filed for two seats on the Boyceville school district board will be Feb. 17. Candidates in the primary are Larry Hayes, Jeanne Yonda, O.K. Hedlund and incumbent Wenzel “Bunny” Humpal and Ken Mattison.

Special services at St. John’s Evangelical Church, Boyceville, Feb. 8 marked the beginning of a commission as a military chaplain for the Rev. Raymond E. Larson, Sr., and the end of his service as pastor for the Boyceville congregation.

Linda Bird of Boyceville has been appointed by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Barbara Thompson to the Council on Exceptional Education.