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Days of Old – 3-22-2017

Days of Old – 3-22-2017

10 years ago
Tribune of March 7, 2007

Recently the mayor appointed Ron Jolitz to be the new director of the ambulance. He replaced Char Draxler, who resigned that position. 

In the closed session of Glenwood City’s School Board meeting the board took action on several layoffs, non-renewals, and resignations. Contracts for Alice Bayerl, Jim Celt, Tim Johnson and Tim Emholtz were also issued.

Soderberg Eye Care Center received a new look last Wednesday with the installation of a new sign that graces the front of the building.

25 years ago
Tribune of February 12, 1992

It was announced at Monday morning’s meeting here that arbitrator Frank Ziedler recently handed down a decision that sided with the proposal made by the Negotiation Committee of the Glenwood School Board. Both the school board and representatives of the school districts non-instructional staff  had submitted contract proposals to Ziedler. The choice ended a contract squabble that had gone on since May of 1990.

The Boyceville village board approved terminating the contract with Steve Schmidt’s Star Cable Co.,which was contracted five years ago to service the community and has received numerous complaints over poor quality of reception and service.

The Boyceville Bulldogs are the new Dunn-St. Croix Conference Champions for wrestling.

50 years ago
Tribune of April 27, 1967

Bub’s 66 Service Station had its grand opening last Friday and the event was well-attended.

Approved of a four-county vocational school to serve St. Croix, Pierce, Polk and Burnett counties has been granted by the Wisconsin Board of Vocational, Technical and Adult Training, it was announced Saturday. No site for the proposed vocational school has been chosen.

The Junior Class of 1967 will present “Garden of Golden Dreams” prom on Saturday, May 6, 1967. Jeff Garske and Sue Palewicz will reign as king and queen.

60 years ago
Tribune of March 21, 1957

Voters of Jt. District No. 1 met in a special meeting at the high school gymnasium here Monday night and voted to borrow $69,500 to construct a new school building to replace the present inadequate Ag Shop. They set the interest rate on the loan not to exceed 4%.

Ray Schlottman, proprietor of Ray’s Radio and TV Service here, announced Tuesday that he has accepted a position with Red’s TV in Menomonie, and will close out his business here this Saturday.

125 chickens died Tuesday morning when fire completely destroyed the combination chicken coop and hog house on the Vincent Kahler farm in the Town of Emerald.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
February 9, 1922

H. D. Oppermann returned to Downing Tuesday, after spending several months in North Dakota. He has taken over the meat market and resumed business.

Increased electric rates were authorized for the Apple River Milling company, which serves communities in Washburn, Barron, Polk, Dunn and St. Croix counties, today by the railroad commission. The raise amounts to approximately 18%.

The Cylon Cheese Co. held its annual meeting on Saturday afternoon and elected officers.

The La Salle quartet will appear at the Glenwood City opera house Monday evening, Feb. 20th, as the last number of the 1921-22 lyceum course.

35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
March 25, 1982

A Wausau real estate firm has contacted Dunn County about the possible sale of the Dunn County Health Care Center to a private concern.

A proposal to give Dunn County Dept. of Human Services control of the county’s 1983 federal Community Services Block Grant, currently controlled by the West Central Wisconsin Community Action Agency (WestCAP) was voted down by the Dunn County Board of Supervisors March 17.

Unanimous approval was given arch 17 by the Dunn County Board of Supervisors to publish names of delinquent taxpayers. By doing this the county hopes to speed up the collection of almost $500,000 taxes owed to it.