Days of Old – 1-25-2017

Days of Old – 1-25-2017


10 years ago
Tribune of January 10, 2007

18-year-old Samantha Kelly, a senior at Boyceville High School, has been appointed to the village board at its regular monthly meeting January 8th. She was confirmed on a six-to-one vote. Kelly will fill the unexpired term left open by the death of Robert Schmitt and will serve until the term expires on April 17. Kelly took the oath of office following the meeting.

The Glenwood City Common Council  reviewed numerous issues in the meeting January 8, which included the unresolved topics of fluoride in the water, the road leading to Glenwood Meadows, parking on Oak Street and the outside furnace ordinance.

Boyceville FFA members Katie Larson of Downing and Nerissa Retz of Boyceville attended the 2006 National FFA Convention Oct. 25-27 in Indianapolis, IN which was attended by more than 50,000 people.

25 years ago
Tribune of December 18, 1991

The Glenwood City School Board voted unanimously to accept a donation from either Pepsi or Coke, depending on which one offered the best deal, for the purchase of new indoor and outdoor scoreboards.

Village of Boyceville Trustee Gib Sykora moderated an air quality meeting at the Tiffany Creek Elementary School last Tuesday night. The purpose of the meeting was to give residents a chance to hear first-hand some of the opinions from experts regarding its during relationship with the local food processor API.

Wisconsin deer hunters registered 310,525 deer after the first nine days of hunting.

50 years ago
Tribune of March 2, 1967

The first annual Cub Scout “Pinewood Derby” was held at the elementary school on Monday evening. Model pinewood cars were made by the Cub Scouts and then raced down a long incline track built by Bruce Harris. Winners of the derby were James Zastrow and his father Aner. Second place winner was Joe Gordon.

A three year contract with General Telephone Company of Wisconsin has been ratified by membership of the Communications Workers of America. The new contract will retroactive to January 29, 1967.

Joanne Bonte placed second and Lois Voeltz placed third in a group of 481 girls who took a transcription test with 99 and 98 percent accuracy, respectively. This is a state-wide contest. Accuracy of such high degree is very unusual in high school shorthand.

60 years ago
Tribune of January 24, 1957

Thomas J. O’Brien was appointed St. Croix County Judge last Thursday by Gov. Thompson. He was named to succeed Robert G. Varnum who resigned to take office as a circuit judge.

Rev. Richard Hofstad, pastor of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Glenwood City, will deliver a sermon to be on broadcast on the Church of the Air over station WNME, at 1 p.m. January 27.

An informational meeting has been scheduled on Wednesday evening, February 6, in the high school gymnasium for the purpose of explaining the proposed construction of a school addition in the near future.

A record crowd of approximately 300 men, women and children attended the 5th annual meeting of the Glenwood City Co-op Services at the Glenwood City High School auditorium on Saturday afternoon, January 19.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
December 15, 1921

At the meeting of Stephen S. Curry Post No. 168, American Legion, Harry C. Dean was elected commander for the year 1922.

The stockholders of the Glenwood City Equity Co. and the Glenwood City Dairy Union held a joint meeting at the opera house Saturday for the purpose of changing the names of the two institutions. They took official action and renamed the Glenwood City Dairy Union to The Farmers Co-Operative Creamery of Glenwood City, Wis. The Glenwood City Equity company voted to change their corporation name to The Farmers Co-Operative Store, but this action will not be official until more members have voted on it.

The purebreds score again! Ed Schultz, a prominent young farmer living south of town sold a 4-month old Holstein calf at the Barron sale Wednesday that fetched $105. The regular market price would be a trifle more than $10. – Boyceville Press.

35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
January 28, 1982

Record snow problems have caused record problems and the cancellation of numerous activities and events scheduled for Jan. 20-22. Among the closings were Boyceville School district, athletic activities, and many Boyceville businesses. During the morning of January 20 and early morning of January 21, snow fall in a 24-hour period reached a new record in the area, with a total of 17.1 inches, surpassing the record set by the Armistice Day blizzard of 1940. The new record didn’t have a chance to get old, because the snow that started falling Jan. 22 didn’t stop until 17.8 inches of snow had fallen.

Final approval was given by the Dunn County Board of Supervisors to sell the memorial Hospital Facility in Menomonie and a county-owned parcel of land adjoining the facility to a Spring Valley developer, Robert Richardson, for the sum  total of $140,000.

For the second time in his political career, Charles Bartlett, Boyceville has been appointed to the Dunn County Board of Supervisors to fill the seat of the man who has twice beat him in the elections for the Dist. 2 seat on the county board.  He will fill the seat recently vacated by E.S. Evenson of Boyceville, who has resigned. Bartlett was previously appointed to fill Evenson’s seat in Nov. 1969. [/emember_protected]