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Days of Old – 5-25-2016

Days of Old – 5-25-2016

10 years ago
Tribune of May 10, 2006

For the third, and hopefully last time for them this year, the Glenwood City school board discussed the Russell Meyer Scholarship in detail Monday.

The Glenwood Greenhouse held their open house last week. The business has been a tradition in Glenwood City since 1938.

Amy Hanson has been hired as the director for the Glenwood City School District’s new Community Education program.

Isa Julson of Boyceville is among 120 All-State Scholars.

Zach Lyon of Menomonie, a senior at Glenwood City High School, has been named to the 2006 Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Squad.

25 years ago
Tribune of April 17, 1991

78 area residents showed up last Wednesday at  the Glenwood City Community Center for a ‘community input’ meeting/public hearing held by the Glenwood City Common Council to discuss the possible changes in the route of Highway 170. A show-of-hands vote of 67-0 was in support of leaving Hwy. 170 unchanged.

Anastacia Quinn, 14 of Downing, was recently named a finalist in the third annual “Speak for Yourself” letterwriting contest. Quinn was chosen from among 8,000 students nationwide who submitted letters they wrote to members of Congress.

Retirement announcements were accepted for Boyceville teachers Howard Edlin, who taught physics and chemistry for 31 years in Boyceville and Adella Hanson, who is a 3rd grade teacher.

50 years ago
Tribune of June 23, 1966

Project No. 2 under the ESEA federal aid to education is a speech correction program for this summer. This project is a cooperative program between the Glenwood City and Spring Valley Public Schools.

R. C. Hinman last week announced the sale of his bridge construction company to the Nelson Construction Co. of Black River Falls. Hinman, who has been in the bridge construction work for about 50 years,  said the new firm will operate out of the warehouse here in Glenwood City, and that his crew of workers will continue to be employed by the Nelson Construction Co.

Fire Monday night completely destroyed the barn on the Gerald Forrest farm a half mile south of the Emerald Cemetery in the Town of Emerald. Also lost in the flames was a new hay mower, a nearby shed was heavily damaged, and the wood stave silo was lost. The fire was caused by defective wiring.

60 years ago
Tribune of May 24, 1956

Fr. Leonard William Fraher, son of Mrs. James Fraher of St. Bridget’s Parish, Wilson, will be one of five young men of the Diocese of Superior to be ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Joseph J. Annabring of Saturday, May 26, at 10 a.m. in the Cathedral of Christ the King.

The Gray Goose Pavilion, located in Hersey, will open Saturday night this week under new management. The pavilion as well as  the tavern across the street, has been bought by George and Agnes Zastrow, formerly of Forest Lake, Minn. The opening will mark the first time since the pavilion was built in 1928 that it has not been under management of some member of the Chas. Hathaway family.

The attendance for the dedication services of St. John’s Lutheran church at Boyceville last Sunday was approximately 900.

The City Council last week Wednesday accepted the $44,825.00 project for the improvement of County Highway X in the city limits.

Bill Halverson and Jerry Snyder placed second in their respective events at the Eau Claire sectional track meet last Friday. This earned them the right to represent Glenwood City in the State Track meet in Madison on Saturday, May 26.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
April 21, 1921

On Saturday the deal was consummated whereby C. N. Cole and H. Stone became owners of the Krueger Garage property on Oak Street. The new firm will be known as the Glenwood City Auto Company.

Mrs. Wm. Reynolds will open up a new restaurant and ice cream parlor in the Larson building next to Dr. Park’s office on Main street next week. Extensive improvements have been made on the building and it is now in first-class shape for the business.

The Glenwood Tire & Battery company is a new concern organized here, with L. V. Ward, president; E.  H. Berg, vice president; and E . D. Payne, sec’y-treasurer. It will begin business on April 25th.

35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
May 28, 1981

Bids for Boyceville’s waste treatment plant can now be solicited, announced Joe Petryk, village board president at a May 21 special meeting of the village board.

Dunn County taxpayers will pay approximately $100,000 for engineering costs necessary for planning of a new county shop building and a remodeling of the courthouse building.

On May 14, General Telephone Company of Wisconsin was authorized by the Wisconsin Public Service Commission to implement tariffs providing high rates on the firm’s telephone instruments. The increase was designed to ease the depreciation problem and not to increase the company net income.