Abbey’s Beginning & End

June 13, 2014

In May of 1963, the Glimpses ran a rendering of the forthcoming Abbey nursing home in Winfield…

abbey nursing home

It was built, closed down many years later…became the Marklund Deicke Home for awhile…and now the building is gone and the property for sale…

old abbey site

(photo taken 6/12/14)

This post is brought to you by the LeKander Woodward Funeral Home…

lekander woodward funeral home ad


Beautiful Zephyr

April 14, 2014

In what I like to call a “yesterday and today” post….let’s take a look at a Winfield gas station…first as featured in the Glimpses back in the 70’s and then as it looks today (4/06/14)…

zephyr beautification

shell station


Meet the Meat…Department

March 12, 2014

Back when Winfield still had its own grocery store, the Glimpses did a feature on the Frank’s Finer Foods meat department. From May 7th of 1975…

franks finer meat department

meat department part two

meat department part three


Winfield Industrial Park

January 29, 2014

Check it out…Industry came to Winfield!…

headline
The May 1967 Glimpses had this in depth look at the Thermo Couple Products Company…

thermo couple officers
thermo couple story
thermo couple story part two
thermo couple plant
customer satisfaction


Needlecrafting in Winfield

January 20, 2014

Back in the Summer of 1973 Winfield had its own place to go for needlecrafting supplies…the Highlake Needlecraft Shop…

highlake needlecraft

highlake needlecraft ad

and if needlpoint supplies wasn’t your thing….you might have wanted some catering from Frank’s

franks catering


Sensible Christmas

December 16, 2013

The December 7th, 1960 issue of the Glimpses was chock full of Christmas items…one being a bit of a sermon from the editor…

sensible christmas

christmas seals

moose lions party

a couple of ads on the front page too….anyone ever go to Kim’s Variety store?

kims variety store

campbells beauty for you ad


Jody Cards

December 4, 2013

Fifty years ago as you were deciding what Christmas cards to send, one of your choices was from a Winfield resident, Jody Waller…

jody cards

jody waller

and today’s post is brought to you by Sunnyside Beauty Salon…

sunnyside beauty