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TRIBUNE ]00ar In Revie00v Wednesday, January 14, 2004 Page 3 at nearly $7,000 lunch bills the it was time to Most of the board the best thing to kids with milk and a of the hot get. great deal of dis- and cons decided to policy. Letters out to parents or more in they want their receive a hot meal a cold meal they to make arrange- past due board voted in Review was held. The city assessor stated she felt a commercial property on Main Street, owned by Ron Kuehl, should have the valu- ation lowered, after she had a chance to get inside of it and look at it. The council agreed to lower the valuation from $11,400 to 88,900. No one attended the meeting with questions on their valu- ations. Local Shareholders comment on MCP lawsuit not ical .Therapist Mark ts overjoyed at the center at the Boerboom is fabulous -- good accomplish- communits: "It win situation fital and the e have an office treatment rooms to the Fitness is no stranger grown up and gradu- school there. his education masters degree Mayo School of Sciences. He MARSHALL -- At the time it seemed like the lessor of two evils to the majority of stockholders at Minnesota Corn Processors. Eight months ago the 5500 shareholders of Minnesota Corn Processors approved the sale of the Corporation to Archer Daniels Midland (ADM). Five share holders are suing several executives of the former corporation. The suit filed in Lyon County District Court, Alleges nine executives, and the corpora- tion attorney engaged in self dealing, corporate waste, looting, and breaches of duty of loyalty. The members voted in September to merge the Marshall based ethanol pro- ducer with ADM for $377 million dollars at $2.90 per share. In spite of some members efforts to stop the merger, it was voted in favor by eighty percent of the shareholders, WALNUT GROVE -- Merna Malmberg Police Chief and officer Derek Sanderson show off the new Chevrolet Impala squad car purchased by the City Council. Sanderson is a graduate of Alexandria Technical College and will graduate this spring from Southwest State University. Also on the force is Mike Schwiger of Marshall who will also graduate from Southwest State University this spring. reported cases of Smallpox, recent terrorists alerts have made the once thought erad- icated disease a potential threat. In the case of SAILS There has been several hundred cases reported world wide, with most occurring in the far east countries. As of April 20 there has been 198 suspect cases of SARS and 38 probable cases of SARS reported in the United States. Symptoms of SARS: In general. SARS begins with a fever greater than 100.4F. Symptoms may include headache, an overall feeling of discomfort, and body aches. After 2 to 7 days patients may develop a dry cough and have trouble therapist after hearing the report of a breathing. quarterly loss in March of May 2002. I SARS & g Smallpox What you need to know Council hears pool report WESTBROOK- Pool manager Lairdie Kells talked about the upcom- ing swimming season. She said a lot of the routine the Monday, lding permits for Steve and to build a new for Dan and to pour a for a patio. Board of 7 {e SPECIAL -- If you have been reading,, listening or seeing the news the past few weeks there has been a lot of talk about Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), and Smallpox. Although there are no %::i in one of the spacious therapy treatment rooms. maintenance got done last season so there is not as much to get ready this year. She noted the salaries of guards is $5.70 starting with 25 cents per hour increase for each year of experience, plus 25 cents an hour more for WSI (water safety instructor). entries are welcome as well. Response 'to the classic/antique car show has been slow, so anyone wishing to be a part of the car show needs to contact Ruth Pauling. Ben and Joni Lohre reported on fundraising endeavors and town spruce up activities. Area resi- hand tools. State FFA 2nd place Soils team and individual FFA Soils team placed 2nd at the MN State FFA Soils Contest. Cody Jarmer, 2nd, Gold rating; Jordan Dibble, 7th, Gold rating; Andrea Hannan, 16th, Gold rating; Emily Deprez, 20th, Gold rating; and ,Jenny Lund, team alternate. Community Club hears Senior Housing report The Walnut Grove Community Club held their quarterly meeting Monday evening, May 5, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Walnut Grove. The EDA report included information about WESTBROOK -- Sunday afternoon a large crowd was on hand to witness a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Wellness Center. From left is board chairman Gene Kronback, superintendent Loy Woelber, physical therapist Mark Boerboom, Secretary Dixie Severson, teacher Janice Tostengard, and Representative Elaine Harder. Kells said they have 15 guards hired and about 4 more who are waiting to complete their WSI. Kells said she will have to figure something out with her hours as she will not be using an assistant this year. Plans for Storden cen- tennial are taking shape Tuesday evening, May 6, chairs of the committees working on Storden's centen- nial celebration met at the Coffee Shop in Storden for their regular meeting. City mayor, Bob Grams, presided at the meeting. First to report was Mary Jensen, chair of the parade committee. She reported that about 57 units are reg- istered for the parade, which will take place Saturday, July 12. at 3:30 PM. The committee is looking for more bands to participate, and clowns wanting to par- ticipate are encouraged to contact Jensen. Other area dents m e encouraged to sup- port the fund-raising con- signment auction scheduled for Sunday, May 18, at the Storden City Center. Lohre also reported that flower planters will soon be in place. Tool Theft Reported in Redwood County On Tuesday, May 6th, at approximately 6:26 a.m. a call was received from Bratney Companies, which is working at Monsanto in Section 25 of Redwood Falls Township south of Redwood Falls. They reported that over the evening hours of May 5th and May 6th, between the hours of 9 p.m. and 6:30 a.m., a burglary/theft occurred to three separate construction trailers at the Monsanto con- struction site. Person(s) broke locks off the trailers and stole a very large num- ber of hand tools-both elec- tric powered and regular the possibility of a senior housing project in Walnut Grove. A Task Force com- mittee has started looking into building 28- 30 units for independent living, assisted living, and memory care They will be going to Hector May 13 to see a recently opened complex for seniors Westbrook Walnut Grove Connection CSI producer director Richard J. Lewis worked with WWG students to make films SPECIAL -- The friend- liness of the people and the peacefulness of the prairie drew CSI director producer This supplement brought to you by the fo Llowing businesses ' Lichty Drug In Business since 1940 I I Westbrook, MN. 5,07-274-6114 I I . . , i ,l .....  Oil in Business since 1940 Walnut Grove, I Riddeil in Business since 1946 , WellUxook, MN. 507-274-841R I I i In i i i: iii ;