Days of Old – 6-29-2016
10 years ago
Tribune of June 14, 2006
Julie Cole is Boyceville’s new postmaster. She started her new job last week, replacing the retired Mark Nelson.
Early last week the Boyceville Police Department assisted the Chicago Field Office of the Drug Enforcement Administration in the seizure of a plane of a known drug trafficker, Esteban Colon. The plane was seized at the Boyceville Airport and the trafficker is currently sitting in federal prison.
For nearly 45 minutes, the Glenwood City School Board Monday night, heard strong, passionate opinions from parents whose kids are entering the third grade level. The reason why the parents were in attendance was to let their feelings be known to the board about the District’s decisions to have two sections for the upcoming third grade class. The district plans to have 26-28 student in each class, and after hearing the opinions from those in attendance, would debate the topic and make a ruling at the July 24 meeting.
25 years ago
Tribune of May 22, 1991
Boyceville High School announced this week that Christopher Hartz has been named valedictorian of this year’s graduating class. Anastacia Walsh is the class salutatorian. The class of 1991 commencement exercises will be this Friday, May 24 at 8 p.m. 57 will graduate on Friday.
Brian Hurtgen, and Emerald native, was elected to the St. Croix County Board of Supervisors at their meeting last Tuesday night in Hudson.
Through the will of the late Russell Meyer, fourteen Glenwood City seniors will receive $1,000 scholarships for furthering their education. At Sunday’s graduation ceremony, it was announced that 31 seniors will receive over $30,000 in scholarships.
50 years ago
Tribune of August 4, 1966
20 school bus routes for the Glenwood City Public Schools are in completed form for the 1966-67 school year. Fourteen regular routes, three kindergarten noon routes, two early afternoon Emerald routes, and one after school Downing tour will be in operation. There will also be two later routes for students who take part in athletics and other after school activities that will run certain days of the week.
Northern States Power Company’s Pathfinder power plant – the world’s first nuclear generating plant with a nuclear superheater – began commercial production of power July 26, NSP official’s report.
Wisconsin’s new probationary driver license law began taking effect last week as first suspension and revocation orders were issued under that law by the Motor Vehicle Department.
Dale L. Ruosch, Woodville, will be ordained into the ministry of The American Lutheran church on Sunday, August 7 at 1:30 p.m.
60 years ago
Tribune of June 28, 1956
Employees of the St. Croix Valley Dairies walked out on a strike last Friday morning, seeking more pay and less hours, but a settlement was made, on a temporary basis, between the Union and the Co-op board and the men returned to work Saturday morning.
Ordination and installation services will be held here next Sunday afternoon, July 1, at Our Savior’s Lutheran church for the Rev. Richard A. Hofstad, who will take over his first pastorate here at Our Savior’s Lutheran and at the Zoar Lutheran church in Emerald.
After 19 years of service to the community as instructor in agriculture at the local high school, Raymond C. Wall has resigned. Mr. Wall organized the department of vocational agriculture here in 1937.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
May 26, 1921
A number of fine improvements have been made in the Glenwood City opera house recently. They include a new center ticket office, and enlarged foyer, new dressing rooms, new lighting system, replastering and general renovating.
I have moved my cash produce business from Maple street to the Pioneer Meat Market, where I am ready to receive all produce as before except cream. – Glenwood City Cash Produce Co., M. Christianson.
Members of Trinity Lutheran church were busy at work Saturday grading the church grounds, corner Pine and Second streets. It is planned to plant shade trees along the east side of the church and generally beautify the property.
35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
July 2, 1981
Boyceville’s boys team, which captured the Dunn-St. Croix Conference track championship as well as WIAA regional and sectional titles, set three new school records this spring. Robbie Bosshart broke the long jump mark with 21 feet, 5 inches, while Dean Score went 13 feet, 1/4 inches in the pole vault. Bosshart also helped the 1600-meter relay unit set a record of 3:37. His allies included Dan O’Connell, John Simonson and Dan Engebretson.
11-year-old Kevin Lagerstrom won second place in his division at the Eau Claire Horseshoe tournament June 13.
A “Day on the Farm” was held June 27, and about 250 persons came to the Bob and Joe Draxler farm for tours, free gifts, and a free pancake breakfast. It was sponsored by Glenwood City’s Jaycees, Steffen Hardware, Glenwood City Co-op Services.