Days of Old – 4-5-2017
10 years ago
Tribune of March 21, 2007
Tiffany Creek went over the road on Syme Avenue last Tuesday evening. Apparently the box culverts under Syme Avenue were clogged with ice and water backed up. Two apartments were damaged.
Western Wisconsin Energies, LLC, welcomed the public for tours of the ethanol plan March 10, allowing the community to get a bird’s eye view of what goes into processing the corn from start to finish.
For Boyceville schools, budget woes continue as expenditures are likely to increase by $350,000 to $400,000, while the district saw only a $18,000 increase in revenue this year.
At the March 12 Glenwood City School Board meeting, the board took action on some staffing decisions and making up snow days. With three snow days being taken during the school year and a loss of required instructional time. Starting this past Monday, the classes started 5 minutes earlier for the junior and senior high school students, and 11 minutes were added to the end of the day for the entire student body including the elementary. These changes will be in effect for the remainder of the year.
25 years ago
Tribune of February 26, 1992
Bulldog wrestlers Rick Hanestad and Tim Lund qualified for Friday’s state tournament in Madison by winning sectional titles last Saturday in Somerset. Hanestad is 33-1 at 171 lbs. and Lund is 34-0 at 112 lbs.
The 1991-92 Hilltopper Girls Basketball Team earned Dunn-St. Croix Conference Co-Champion honors for their third consecutive year.
At last Thursday’s luncheon meeting of the Boyceville Business People held at the Community Center, Village President Ed Evenson spelled out the timeline and financial parameters to the gathering regarding the airport grant he is seeking.
50 years ago
Tribune of May 11, 1967
The list of registrations for the Golden Reunion at the Glenwood City high school has now reached a total of 212. The reunion will be held on June 10.
Placing in a statewide contest conducted by the Wisconsin State University at Superior, were Pam Klinger and Martha Drinkman in second place and Linda Davis in third place. These girls all transcribed new material dictation with better than 98 percent accuracy.
During the calendar year 1966, the state motor vehicle department registered 1,988,484 motor vehicles in Wisconsin, which is a new record.
60 years ago
Tribune of April 4, 1957
Daylight Savings Time in Wisconsin was finally approved by the voters at Tuesday’s referendum election. Early returns, coming mostly from the rural areas, put the “No” votes far in the lead, but when the returns from the cities started coming in, the lead changed. Nearly complete returns on Wednesday morning gave the “Yes” votes a lead of approximately 150,000.
An examination for postmaster at Emerald, Wis., $3,880 a year, will be open for receipt of applications until April 23, 1957.
The Glenwood City fire department was called to the Bowl Inn at Downing at 11:15 a.m. on Thursday morning of last week. Some of the siding and the back door was burned, but the damage was light. The fire started from a rubbish fire which was not being watched, which turned into a grass fire.
95 years ago
The Glenwood Tribune
February 23, 1922
The best building year that Glenwood City has enjoyed for a decade looms up before us. The growth of the city more than justifies extensive investments in new dwellings and business houses.
Grandma Hedemark has again passed a milestone of her long journey, though it is only the 101st instead of 102nd as before published. February 10th, her 101st birthday, was marked by a very delightful gathering of friends.
The idea had been suggested that a new organization should be formed, including the ladies which would meet regularly and bring every sect, religion and interest together for the common purpose of community advancement.
35 years ago
Boyceville Press Reporter
April 8, 1982
Upon receipt of a letter from AMPI authorizing the purchase of equipment needed for the construction of the mandatory monitoring station for the plant, the Village of Boyceville will go ahead and order the equipment needed for the station. The resolution to go ahead with the purchase of the equipment, when the letter is received, was unanimously passed by the village board at its April 5 meeting.
The recently completed shop in the new addition in the Boyceville is being used for some big projects. Included projects are a coffee table being built by Jerry Larson will have a glass display area for a pheasant he is mounting (the most complex and expensive project under construction at the school); and a plant table being built by Dan Engebretson.
Students in 9th through 12th grade in the Boyceville School District are eligible to compete in an essay contest sponsored by the Boyceville Parents-Teachers Organization. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three essays.