Days of Old – 9-7-2016
10 years ago
Tribune of August 23, 2006
The new Miss Boyceville Court for 2006-2007 was chosen at the coronation ceremony held last Saturday night. Alicia Kerr is the new queen, Samantha Dickens is 1st Princess, and Nerissa Retz is 2nd Princess. Tori Kostman is Jr. Miss Boyceville.
JohnsonStar recently opened up a store in Glenwood City on 127 East Oak Street (the former Glen Hills Pharmacy). The store will specialize in offering Dish Network and Verizon Wireless services. Scott Johnson is the owner and Jake McKown is the Sales Manager.
The Boyceville village’s acquisition of a hangar at the Boyceville Airport has apparently become bogged down and mired in a tangle of bureaucratic red tape. It might cost the municipality more than the $3,000 they were led to believe. No action has been taken.
25 years ago
Tribune of July 31, 1991
Five young ladies are vying for Junior Miss Boyceville this year: Bobbie Pederson, Angela Evenson, Sarah Formoe, Lisa Blechinger, and Megan Scherer.
Dr. Scott Prunty will be joining the Family ChiroCare staff in Glenwood City on August 1.
The Emerald Farmers Exchange has closed its doors on Friday, July 19. The closure comes following the July 15 death of the manager, Roger Smith, who entered a 2,000 gallon tank used to store molasses.
50 years ago
Tribune of October 13, 1966
Last Thursday evening the Community Club meeting there was a discussion of the need and practicability of building efficiency type apartments here. It was decided to further explore their need before taking any action.
The City Council has issued a request that the annual crop of leaves be burned some place other than on the blacktop or concrete of the city streets, or disposed of in some other manner than burning.
General Telephone Co. of Wisconsin reached another milestone when its total telephone plant in place surpassed the $100 million mark during the third quarter of 1966.
60 years ago
Tribune of September 6, 1956
David Hahn, the seven-year-old-son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hahn, was found last week Wednesday evening a short time after he was reported missing. The lad was found fast asleep in a corn crib.
Wisconsin’s cranberry crop this year is expected to be 11 percent below last year compared with a decrease of 7 percent shown for the nation. If the present forecast materializes, Wisconsin will produce about 30 percent of the nation’s 957,000 barrels of cranberries this year and rank second in production.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Gavic celebrated their golden wedding anniversary with an open house held at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Glenwood City on Sunday afternoon, August 19.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
August 4, 1921
Emil Lindow, living north of Connorsville, was attacked by a bull on his farm Monday forenoon and came within an ace of losing his life.
At the community meeting at the city hall Friday evening about twenty business men listened to an explanation of the Every Purpose Truck Body and a demonstration of its different parts and forms by Frank J. Preeshl. It was unanimously agreed that it was a fine product and one that would be increasing marketable. Mr. Preeschl is now arranging financing for the project, and is offering stock in the company, which is to be incorporated under the name of “The United Moor Truck Body & Cab Corporation.”
Arrangements have been made to have the body of Private Stephen S. Curry, killed in action in France in 1918, and after whom the local post of the American Legion was named, brought to Glenwood City for interment in American soil. His mother, Mrs. Ellen Jaeger, is a resident of this city.
35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
September 10, 1981
After going scoreless in the first half of Sept. 4th home opener and first game, the Boyceville Bulldogs muscled their way back and sent the Plum City Blue Devils home in defeat. The final score was 14-6.
In our way of saying thanks, there will be free all-you-can-eat pancakes , sausage, coffee and milk from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, September 12, at the JEM Outlet and Warehouse, Boyceville.
“The American Short Story” an eight-week series of free films for adults, begins 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Tainter Library in Menomonie.