Days of Old – 9-14-2016
10 years ago
Tribune of August 30, 2006
Ten young ladies are vying for Miss Glenwood City: Hanna Arvey, Rachel Benson, Shannon Carufel, Katie Klinger, Kirsten Konder, Allison Krosnoski, Sara Schouten, Melissa Voeltz, Dayna Walz, and Christine White.
Mitchell Erickson, member of Beaver Valley Beavers 4-H Club, won the State 4-H Tractor Safety Contest that was held August 24, 2006 in Beaver Dam, WI.
At the annual meeting of the Boyceville school district an unbalanced budget was proposed by school superintendent Dennis Rettke, about $233,488 short of being balanced. The reason for the unbalance is the declining enrollment and increasing valuation of the district. Fund balances would be able to handle the shortfall in revenue.
25 years ago
Tribune of August 7, 1991
Orval Smith and sons Jerry and Gordy announced their plans to add a new branch to their business in Fort Atkinson, IA. A downscaled version of their Downing operation, the Iowa site will be called Tri-State Tractor Parts when it opens in a few weeks.
The Glenwood City Common Council Monday night have the go ahead for the Pine Street Sidewalk project. The project is to replace or construct new sidewalks along the entire south side of Pine Street’s five block length, plus both sides of Second Street for a half block south of Pine.
Fred Knoebel of Glenwood City was taken by ambulance to Werth Medical Center in Menomonie Monday afternoon after the car he was driving struck a parked beer delivery truck on West Oak Street. He is expected to be released from the hospital Tuesday.
Jodi Milune of Glenwood City was injured seriously in a Friday night auto accident that sent her to St. Paul Ramsey by helicopter
50 years ago
Tribune of October 20, 1966
Next Wednesday evening, October 26, is the date set for the meeting to discuss the possibility of forming a corporation here to build apartments that can be rented to senior citizens. Representatives of the Farmers Home Administration will be on hand to explain the details of the plan.
A sharp increase in the number of posters being placed on utility poles brought a request from Northern States Power Co. today that people refrain from using any utility poles for advertising purposes. According to a spokesman for the company, “Linemen have been injured because of the nails and tacks driven into poles.”
60 years ago
Tribune of September 13, 1956
Construction started last week Wednesday on Glenwood City’s new post office building. The building is being constructed just north of the First State Bank.
St. Croix Valley Co-op Dairies is now shipping whole milk to Omaha. The first truck was loaded at Glenwood City last week with 36,000 lbs. of milk.
Eau Claire’s 6th annual Modeling Contest will be televised over WEAU-TV Channel 13, at 9 p.m. Wednesday, September 19. Among the more than 40 girls who will represent 20 area high schools will be Kay Sanford and Joan Wall of Glenwood City high school.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
August 11, 1921
While on the way home after the Chautauqua on Saturday afternoon, the steering wheel became loose on the Kemling Ford just after crossing the Soo tracks by the cheese factory with the car plunging into the ditch and turning completely over and the occupants being pinned underneath.
Competitive fur is flying in the Wisconsin-Oklahoma government savings contest. These two states, each striving to outdo the others in purchasing government savings accurities between July 1 and November 1, have passed out of the preliminary stage and are beginning to line up their forces for a hard struggle. The Wisconsin postmasters are confident that they will be able to score heavily on their “brothers-in-business” in the Southwestern state.
A large increase in premiums on pure-bred cattle, swine and sheep will be paid for these exhibits at the Glenwood Inter-County fair this year.
35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
September 17, 1981
In preparation for the blacktopping of the Boyceville airport runway, stakes have been set and the airport is now officially closed.
A construction and resurfacing project currently underway on a 2.7 mile section of Wis. Hwy. 79 south of Boyceville is a month behind schedule.
There are four new teachers at Boyceville Community School: Gregory Balvanz is the new junior and senior high music and band instructor; Paul Osen is the new junior high science teacher; Don McLean is the new industrial arts teacher; and Mike Kruszynski is the new 7th and 8th grade English teacher.