Days of Old – 8-17-2016
10 years ago
Tribune of August 2, 2006
Tim Drallmeier of Glenwood City received his Eagle Scout rank June 1, 2006. His ceremony will be held August 5, 2006 at 1 p.m. at the Glenwood City Community Center. He is the son of Bob and Nancy Drallmeier.
Diane Jeske has had a regular school bus route with Glenwood City School District for over 20 years.
Dr. Mark Knobbe, originally from Nebraska, started at the St. Croix Valley Vet Clinic in Glenwood City July 1.
25 years ago
Tribune of July 10, 1991
The Glenwood City School Board conducted their Budget Hearing here Monday night, and after an hour of discussion, unanimously approved the 1991-92 school year budget presented to them by Superintendent Mike Weber. The proposed budget calls for a 3.1% levy increase.
Boyceville’s new Chief of Police, Robert E. Hoage of Wheeler, who has replaced John Wilman, presented his first report to the Village Board on Monday.
The finishing touches on the playground equipment at Hinman Park were recently made. New baseball dug outs, a pump house and concession stand and yet-to-be-built tennis course are also new items in the park.
50 years ago
Tribune of September 22, 1966
Rueben Marten of Minneapolis, formerly of Glenwood City, won a 1966 Mustang in Superamerica Station’s Red, White and Blue Sweepstakes.
About 100 people attended the tenth annual old settlers picnic held at the Legion Hall in Connorsville last month, making this year’s affair the largest attendance wise.
The Production Credit Association will now hold office in the Clerk-Treasurer’s office in the new City Hall in Glenwood City. For a long time past the association held their office in the Fire Hall.
60 years ago
Tribune of August 16, 1956
George Obermueller is one of the new agents for the Socony Mobil Oil Co. He started July 1 and will service Glenwood City and vicinity. Earl Larson is the new route salesman for the company, and he took over his duties August 1. He will service the territory of Downing and vicinity.
Everett M. Lee, superintendent of Glenwood City schools from fall 1951 to spring 1955 was chosen for the book “Who’s Who in American Education”. Lee is now superintendent of Viroqua City schools.
The new mobile grinding and mixing unit just recently purchased by Phil Rassbach of Phil’s Farm Store here, was quite an attraction at the St. Croix County Fair here the first three days of last week. While on display Phil took time to grind and mix, free of charge, feed for the 4-H boys and girls who were showing their cattle at the fair.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
July 14, 1921
At about 2:30 Monday morning the building occupied by Ed. Foley and John Bjelland, known as the old Pabst building, was totally destroyed by fire. The loss is estimated at $2,500.
The annual meeting of the stockholder of the First State Bank was held at their banking room July 6th, and with a large attendance. The same officers and directors were re-elected and the same dividend of 8 percent was a declared. The year’s earnings showed an increased over last year.
35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
August 20, 1981
Members of Boyceville’s school board voted to begin charging a $20 fee for students enrolled in the behind-the-wheel driver’s education course at their August 17 meeting.
Boyceville’s Trinity Lutheran Church will celebrate its 75th anniversary August 23.
Daryl (Corky) Spagnoletti has announced his resignation as Dunn County Sheriff. He served the county for 13 years.