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Days of Old – 3-29-2017

Days of Old – 3-29-2017

10 years ago
Tribune of March 14, 2007

In Thursday’s special meeting, Glenwood City’s Council was called to examine possible avenues to take in solving what to do about the future of City Hall. While no one argued the need for a new city hall, little else was met with complete solidarity.

The Boyceville village board approved applying for a grant to fund improvements at three street crossings within the village. At question is the safety of the school children walking to school and having to cross Highways 170 and 79 to make their way to school.

On behalf of the Boyceville Community School Board the Fox River Consultants will conduct an Open Forum on March 19. The purpose of the forum is to provide an opportunity for individuals in the Community who wish to provide input into the process of determining qualities needed in the selection of  the next Boyceville District Administrator.

25 years ago
Tribune of February 19, 1992

The Boyceville School Board opened their meeting as usual, at about 6:30 Monday night, then closed it for almost two-and-a-half hours to deliberate over apparent personnel matters in Executive Session. 

Betty Anderson of Glenwood City reigned as Emerald’s 5th Annual Horsing Around Days Grand Marshal.

Karen Wik, a student at River Falls, is currently teaching under Mrs. Kris Kielmeyer in speech therapy.

50 years ago
Tribune of May 4, 1967

Miss Sally Mitch and Mr. James Schug have earned the highest academic honors for the 1967 graduating class of the Glenwood City high school and have been designated as Valedictorian and Salutatorian, respectively.

Burglars some time Saturday night broke into the Inter State Lumber Co. office here and got away with a sum estimated between $100 and $125.

The DeCamp Furniture has a new store front which was just recently been completed. The improvement provides a large, well lighted display area in the front of the store. The remodeling project also included the construction of a balcony.

60 years ago
Tribune of March 28, 1957

Standard Oil Company has cut tank-wagon prices to consumers by 1/2 cent a gallon for domestic heating oils, kerosene, diesel fuel and related products in the Glenwood City area. This price cut was effective Thursday, March 14.

The Glenwood City Forensic contestants went to River Falls on Saturday, March 23, and four contestants – Kay Sanford, Bonnie Standaert, Carolyn Lexvold, and Ilene Teigen – received A’s and will attend the State Forensic Meet at Madison on April 13.

The state senate by a commanding vote approved the LaFave bill to provide for a one dollar a year admission sticker that the user will paste on the windshield of his car.

95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
February 16, 1922

St. John’s rectory was imperiled by fire Saturday noon when a blaze started in the roof, but timely work and fire extinguishers saved the building. The bell rang and the fire department was called out.

As announced in an ad in this issue, the store deal between O. E. Spradau and Chas. G. Swanson has terminated in a sale and the business is now being conducted by Mr. Swanson.

The year’s business of the Emerald Cooperative Creamery association – as revealed in a report given to us by secretary and manager, E. C. Cloeter, is significant of the able handling of that institution by its officers and buttermaker and should be a source of congratulation to the stockholders. Among other evidences of prosperity noted in the report is the fact that the company has cut down its indebtedness by $3,000.

35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
April 1, 1982

Spring is kite flying season. To prepare kit flyers for this season a workshop on the art of making and flying kites will be conducted at the Boyceville Library at 7:30 p.m. April 1.

In the last issue of the paper, it was erroneously reported that Dunn County supervisors voted to leave control of Community Services Block Grant money with West CAP, Glenwood City, rather than transferring authority to the Dunn County Dept. of Human Services.

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