Days of Old – 10-12-2016
10 years ago
Tribune of September 27, 2006
Andy Pafko returned to his hometown of Boyceville last Thursday to visit friends and family. While in Boyceville, Pafko spent a few hours in Boyceville signing autographs.
Trinity Lutheran Church in Boyceville will be holding its centennial this Sunday, October 1.
Renee Alleman, a 2000 graduate of Glenwood City High School, recently returned from Armenia after serving there in the Peace Corps for the past two years.
25 years ago
Tribune of September 4, 1991
Irene and Leon Gavic will be Glenwood’s honored citizens when the community celebrates Rustic Lore this weekend.
Dave Nichols joined Kadinger’s in Downing just after Memorial Day as a controller. He will be overseeing the accounting and bookkeeper functions of the Downing, Barron and Red Wing yards.
Julie Held and Janice Teberge are two new employees in the Glenwood City Schools. Held is an occupational therapist, and Teberge is the new elementary art teacher as well as the gifted and talented teacher.
50 years ago
Tribune of November 17, 1966
An occurrence of unusual local and historical interest took place Friday, November 11, when Dunn County, through activities of its Board of Supervisors, acquired the Eau Galle dam and flowage from Northern States Power Company.
The annual deer gun season opens statewide this Saturday, November 19 and Wisconsin hunters are reminded that state law requires blaze orange, yellow or red clothing for all persons afield during the deer season.
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60 years ago
Tribune of October 11, 1956
Construction on the new postoffice building here, which started about five weeks ago, is now in the stage where it is expected that the building will be ready for occupancy about the first of November.
Mrs. Don McGee won the $100 check in the “You Should Know” television program, sponsored by the Merit Drug Stores and appearing on KSTP TV, channel 5, daily at 6:15 p.m. She correctly answered a question concerning the eastern boundaries of Poland.
Fire on Wednesday morning, October 3, completely destroyed the barn and contents on the John Collis farm in the Town of Emerald. The farm is located one mile south of the Emerald cemetery and about 2.5 miles west.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
September 8, 1921
A deal was completed this week whereby John Fraher, became a partner with Conrad Jensen in his blacksmith shop. Mr. Fraher worked for W. M. Philbrick in his shop here about fifteen years ago and has had over twenty years of experience in the business.
Emerald at last has a barber shop, running full blast and doing a thriving business. Mr. Thompson of Hudson, is the proprietor and is thoroughly experienced in his line.
The Emerald street lights are expected to be in operation soon, and a number of citizens have been discussing plans for a grand celebration of the event.
An accident occurred on the farm of C. J. Wienke, well known town of Forest farmer, Monday afternoon which came within an ace of taking a toll of two human lives. A silo-filer was being operated when, without warning, it exploded, its fragments flying with terrific force in every direction.
35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
October 15, 1981
After more than a century of providing a roof and shelter for the joys and sorrows of those who live in it and visited it, the house that J. M. Odde built in 1873 is being torn down. It is located about a mile and a half north of Boyceville on Highway 79.
The First Bank and Trust announces an open house at their new Wheeler Branch Office, on the corner of Highway 25 and Highway 170. The open house will be Wednesday-Friday, Oct. 21-23. New services of the bank include a drive-up window, night depository, expanded parking, and expanded hours.
On Oct. 8 at 1:08 a.m. the Boyceville Fire Department was called to the Randy Anderson home at 106 Elm Street in Wheeler for a reported chimney fire. The fire was confined to the wall and attic, but there was heavy smoke and water damage to the house and contents.