Days of Old – 6-8-2016
10 years ago
Tribune of May 24, 2006
Mold has been discovered in the basement offices of the city hall, and apparently has caused some health problems with employees. The council voted last Wednesday afternoon to move the city hall into a rented store building on the city’s main street (Oak Street) until a solution can be found.
The Boyceville High School Class of 2006 will be graduating Friday, May 26, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. Isa Ann Julson is the valedictorian and Matthew W. Buetow is the salutatorian.
At Glenwood City Schools, Patrick Olson and Jacob Score were hired to fill the positions vacated by the retirements of Jim Wall and Cheryll Holldorf. Ann Anderson was hired for the 7-12 science position. The position of high school math remains open.
The 2006 Boyceville Girls’ track and Field Team won its third consecutive D-SC team title this year.
25 years ago
Tribune of May 1, 1991
After seeing multiple building projects come in way over the estimated price and done to the satisfaction of no one, the Glenwood City School Board made a decision to hire a construction manager if the district builds a new elementary school.
Thomas J. Humpal, a rural carrier associate for the Boyceville post office, has been selected the local postal Volunteer of the Year. He was presented a certificate of appreciation during a ceremony at Boyceville on April 22.
Fire last Friday morning destroyed 25,000 turkey chicks on the Lloyd Olsen farm in the Town of Springfield. Also lost was the large barn, which housed the turkeys. Fire officials theorize that one of the L.P. gas heaters could have malfunctioned and started the fire.
50 years ago
Tribune of July 14, 1966
The final inspection of the first three structures to be built in the Glen Hills Watershed was completed last week Wednesday.
Dave Logghe’s cow won the honors of the reserve champion female and the reserve grand champion female at the District No. 1 Black and White Show held July 6 at the County Fairgrounds in Glenwood City. 181 animals were shown at the event.
The annual school board meeting of Jt. School District No. 1 will be held at the Glenwood City high school Monday evening, July 25. Two members of the board are to be selected this year in the place of Ray Anderson (who died unexpectedly Wednesday) and Marvin Teigen. George Steffen, who previously announced his resignation, has reconsidered and withdrawn his resignation.
60 years ago
Tribune of June 7, 1956
Father Bernard Niggemann, pastor of the St. John the Baptist Church here, celebrated a solemn Mass in commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of his ordination on Memorial Day, May 30, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Glenwood City.
Horse hits truck was the cause of an accident that happened to Ben Forrest last Sunday night on Highway 8 between Bruce and Ladysmith. The black horse came out of the night to run into the side of Ben’s truck. Outside of some small cuts and a black eye, Ben was uninjured, and the horse got up and walked away.
Glenwood City-Downing, to be known as “The Twins”, has organized a ball club and will assume the Boyceville franchise in the Dunn County League for the remainder of the league schedule, as Boyceville withdrew from league play.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
May 6, 1921
In Emerald, Mr. Smith, our new blacksmith, is busy with the foundation for his new shop. Jack Lawrence, of Centuria, has bought out the restaurant and confectionery which has been operated by Tom Speis.
C. H. Gleason, of Durand, is painting some new curtains in the M. W. A. hall in Cylon. Mrs. Gleason, who is equally as good an artist, is with her husband.
Waukegan, Ill. – The school children of Waukegan will receive 10 cents a hundred for all flies they kill before May 11. The city administration has started a campaign to make Waukegan flyless and mosquitoless.
35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
June 11, 1981
Eight girls will be vying for Cucumber Festival queen this year: Jody Larson, JoAnn Utphall, Jeanette Slind, Tami Lohfink, Robin Hight, Sue Heifner, Alana Andrews, Kelly Swenson.
For the second consecutive year, the Boyceville Press-Reporter has received an award in the Wis. Newspaper Assn. Better Newspaper Contest. A photo was judged the third best entry in the single photo contest, weekly division, paper’s with a circulation of not more than 2,000.
Boyceville’s Carlsrud Dairy bowling team won the 1981 Menomonie Mens Bowling Association Tournament of Champions.