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Days of Old – 3-8-2017

Days of Old – 3-8-2017

10 years ago
Tribune of February 21, 2007

Boyceville and Glenwood City will each send a pair of wrestlers to this year’s WIAA State Tournament set to run Thursday through Saturday at the Kohl Center in Madison. Eric Sutliff and Mike Poeschel of Boyceville, and David Ashleson and Garrett Bonte of Glenwood City.

A year after extending his contact, the Boyceville school board accepted the resignation of superintendent Dennis Rettke effective June 30 of this year.

The Boyceville Cenex C-Store made a $600 donation to the Boyceville School District last Wednesday, February 14. The funds were raised through the “Fuel Your School Program”.

25 years ago
Tribune of January 29, 1992

Jim Weyer’s Knapp Machine Shop has relocated to Glenwood City. He had outgrown his place in Knapp and Glenwood City was helpful in the relocation. The 3,800 square foot building opened in Glenwood just over a month ago on December 21, and is located on the hill opposite the high school.

Tuesday, February 18th has been set as the date the Boyceville Community School district will hold its primary election of school board candidates. The result of the election will eliminate one of the five candidates who have filed to run in April’s general election: Joe Adams, Sally Carlson, Craig Conklin, Chuck Maves and Mary Rasmussen.

William “Bill” George, age 34 of Woodville, died Sunday in Eau Claire’s Sacred Heart Hospital of head and chest injuries stemming from a snowmobile accident he was involved in last Saturday morning.

50 years ago
Tribune of April 13, 1967

The Glen Hills Watershed hold their annual meeting last Thursday evening, and re-elected four directors and named one new member to the board. Re-elected were Earl Villman, Phil Slama, Ross DeWitt and Herb Hagen. The new director elected is Robert Cassellius, who replaced Al Obermueller, who has moved out of the watershed area.

The Northwest Rod and Gun Club Held their annual meeting last Saturday night, electing Junior Hedlund as the new president, and Eldin Stevens as the new secretary. Re-elected were co-president Joe Petryk and treasurer Lyle Graff.

Wisconsin dairymen producing milk now earn less than $1.00 per hour with a $75,000 investment, while the Chicago milkman delivering the milk earns $3.45 per hour with little or no investment. 

60 years ago
Tribune of March 7, 1957

The construction of new high school buildings or additional high school facilities in the various cities and villages of a county can have only one effect on the tuition or high school tax which will have to be paid by the areas of the county not included in a high school district.

The achievements made by the 4-H Clubs of America, in the many fields of endeavor are worthy of special note and high praise. March 2-9 is observed as National 4-H Week.

David Logghe attended a Holstein-Fresian Association convention at Green Bay on Feb. 26-26. He was chosen as a Junior delegate from St. Croix County.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
January 26, 1922

The fine brick school building at Boyceville was destroyed by fire Tuesday evening. The loss is estimated as high as $35,000.00.

Louis Luty, convicted recently of selling moonshine in September and sentenced to three months in the county jail, plead guilty in a second trial before Judge Arnquist Monday to a charge of selling moonshine to three Glenwood City juveniles on December 10.

Louis Schuket, former junk dealer of Glenwood City, then of Menomonie and later of Chippewa Falls, is in hot water on another moonshine charge.

35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
March 11, 1982

In order to protect and promote public safety, the Wisconsin Trade commission has ordered Soo Line Railroad Co. to install and maintain short-arm safety gates at the railroad crossing in Boyceville on East Street just north of STH 170.

An anticipated 8 percent drop in student enrollment in the Boyceville school system for the 1982-83 school year may result in a loss of $100,000 in state aid to the school system for the 1982-83 school year.

Wisconsin’s assembly debated and passed one of the most controversial and most confusing pieces of legislation this session, dealing with marital property reform. It successfully passed a revised version of the original marital property bill. 

Over thirty tons of free surplus processed cheddar cheese will be distributed at 11 locations in Dunn County March 12, 13 under the sponsorship of the West Central Wisconsin Community Action Agency. A few of the local locations are the Boyceville Senior Center, Connorsville Town Hall, Knapp Community Hall and Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Wheeler.