Days of Old – 3-15-2017
10 years ago
Tribune of February 28, 2007
Because of the change of usage at the Glenwood City Public Library, (due largely in part of the MORE consortium library resources), a long-range plan committee was formed and took steps to check out the possibilities for the library’s future.
The Boyceville Bulldogs Girls basketball team claimed the WIAA Division 3 Baldwin regional with an exciting 54-47 win over conference rival Colfax last Saturday night. They will play in the Eau Claire North Sectional against Park Falls Friday night in Hayward.
About a foot of snow fell here over the weekend.
25 years ago
Tribune of February 5, 1992
State representative Al Baldus toured Knapp Machine, which recently located to Glenwood City, and met with Mayor Terry Klinger and members of Glenwood’s Industrial Development Association. They met on Monday to discuss economic and growth ideas for the city. Knapp Machine owner Jim Weyer is already experiencing growth as he hired five machinists in the last two weeks.
Congressman Steve Gunderson was invited to the family farm of Timmy Heinbuch, who is an eighth-grade student at Glenwood City and wrote a letter to the Congressman to talk about dairy issues and milk prices as his topic for a Civics class project. Saturday afternoon Congressman Gunderson arrived at the farm and spent over an hour visiting with Timmy, his parents Ron and Terri, and about a dozen other people who gathered in the barn to discuss dairy farming with the congressman.
Gov. Tommy Thompson has directed the Dept. of Industry, Labor and Human Relations to raise the state’s minimum wage to $4.25 an hour from the current $3.80, effective March 1.
50 years ago
Tribune of April 20, 1967
Part of Main Street in Glenwood City will be closed to traffic on Saturday afternoon for the big parade of bands that will start at 4 p.m. 15 bands – 2,000 bandsmen and vocalists – are to parade here on Saturday.
Bub’s 66 Service Station here will hold their grand opening this Friday, April 21, and all are invited to have coffee with the new proprietor Dennis Logghe that day.
Plans are completed for the planting of another 2,000 evergreen trees on the steep slopes of the Gobeli hills in the city next Tuesday.
Bonnie Thompson and George Steffen Jr. are this year’s representatives from Glenwood City to attend Badger Girls State and Badger Boy’s State to be held during the second week in June.
60 years ago
Tribune of March 14, 1957
On Monday evening, March 18, in a meeting in the school gymnasium in Glenwood City, the electors of Joint School District No. 1 will be asked to vote on the proposal to borrow a sum of $69,500 with which to construct a school addition. This addition will include mostly high school facilities, including an industrial shop and classroom, music room and classroom space.
Arrangements were completed here Wednesday afternoon for the Dallas Produce Co. of Dallas, Wis. to open an egg station in Glenwood City. They will have their office in the Kopecky Building, the place formerly occupied by the Spring Valley Produce Co. Dallas Produce will be in Glenwood City from 9 to 12 o’clock every Tuesday.
Nine Glenwood City high school band members will participate in the All-Star Band Concert to be held at Elmwood on Monday evening, March 18.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
February 2, 1922
The Connorsville community was again reminded of the horrors of the late war. The old wound was again torn open, as friends Monday afternoon paid their respects to one of it’s brave war heroes, Ernest Bjorkman.
The Cylon community dance and supper given in the M.W.A. hall Friday was in every way a grand success and they came from far and near.
In one of the hardest years financially which the farmer has gone through for a decade, the Glenwood City Dairy Union, under the able management of Lacy Dickey, has forged to the front with the best record in their history. Over two and one half million pounds of cream received represent an increase of 677,891 pounds over last year’s fine record.
35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
March 11, 1982
Over 200 adults and student gathered in the Boyceville Elementary School gym March 10 in order to make their opinions known on budget cuts being considered by the school board. The decline in student enrollment will mean a deduction in state aid of approximately $100,000. In order to balance the budget, the school board approved laying off three teachers and reducing the contracts of two part time teachers, as well as coaching contract cuts.
Dunn County officials and Snowjammers recently participated in the bridge opening ceremonies on the county snowmobile trail. This section of the trail will serve to tie the entire county network into surrounding counties as well as the state network.
Scott Anderson, Rt. 1, Downing, represented Dunn County at the Farm Bureau Young Farmers Leadership Conference in Wisconsin Rapids March 5-6.