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SENTINEL TRIBUNE MIRROR OF BYGONE DAYS TEN YEARS AGO January 26, 1993 Arlen Knott, Walnut Grove school board member, was named to the All MN School Board. Mr. Knott was one of seven Minnesota school board members recog- nized. Walnut Grove Fire Dept. was called on Thursday when smoke was detected at Gertner&apos;s stable. Damage to the stable was not severe and the horses that were in the stable were an-injured. The Chargers boys basket- ball team defeated the Comfrey Rockets Thursday night, 62-43, bringing their record to 10-1. TWENTY YEARS AGO January 26, 1983 Latr'es A Cardellio, Walnut Grove, was found guilty of manufacturing and possession of marijuana. Cardellio was released on her own recognizance, pend- ing a pre-sentencing investi- gation. Sell Brothers had a good turn-out for their annual Pancake Day. A continuous movie and displays were set up for viewing. All members of the Community Club are urged to attend a meeting of the Club, where it will be decid- ed to continue or not. If there is no renewed interest in the Club, it will be dis- banded. THIRTY YEARS AGO January 24, 1973 Walnut Grove City Council has accepted the resignation of Richard Karbo as policeman. Karbo has accepted a position of deputy sheriff in Pipestone County. The old bridge over Plum Creek a mile west of Walnut Grove was demolished this week and will be replaced with a new one. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Zeug cel- ebrated their 35th anniver- sary at the Roger Coudron home in Marshall with fami- ly and friends. WALNUT GROVE NEWS Teri Herder 859-5402 Dave and Nancy Herder were Saturday visitors at the home of Margie Bakken, and Derek Bakken visited Margie on Sunday. Dorothy Grunden and Kathy Rykhus met Brad Rykhus and Jessica Hogan in Marshall for dinner on Tuesday. Dorothy Grunden was a Sunday dinner guest at the Kathy Rykhus home in Tracy. Shirley Knakmuhs hosted the supper meeting of the collection committee of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum Tuesday evening. Dick and Shirley Knakmuhs attended the Redwood County Farmers Insurance Agents Meeting Thursday evening in Morton. Also attending were Kerry and Becky Knakmuhs, Matt and Angie Knakmuhs, Nate and Crystal Knakmuhs and Kristi and Steve Butler. Mickey Bisbee returned home to Fairmont Friday after spending a week with Dick and Shirley Knakmuhs. Phyllis Vosberg was a Saturday visitor at the home of Dick and Shirley Knakmuhs. Art and Alice Maas were Sunday supper guests at the home of Mildred Arends in Wabasso. Clesta Smith and Bonnie and Vern Wahl drove to Mankato to attend the bap- tism of Clesta's great-grand- daughter, Abby Marie Brielmaier. .Abby is the daughter of Mike and Chelsea Brielmaier of North Mankato. Dinner at a small cafe followed the baptism. and then they went to the home of Abby's grandmoth- er, Darlene Brandt, for the afternoon. Alan and Kathleen Bakke, Forest Lake, were Saturday visitors at the home of Oscar and Lorraine Steffen. Rich Brans was a Tuesday overnight guest at the home of Dick and Lucille Brans. They all attendefl the Wednesday funeral of Agnes Brans at St. Gabriel's Catholic Church in Fulda. Don and Lisa Brans, Belle Plaine, were Wednesday afternoon guests at the home of Dick and Lucille Brans. Dick and Lucille Brans were Sunday guests at the home of Ron and Carol Bannick in St. Peter. While there, they were able to become acquainted with their new great-grandchild. Dick and Lucille Brans attended the Sunday evening wake of Millie Sheets in Tracy. Jim and Teri Herder- Blahnik took Matthew, Marshall and Mason to Twinsfest at the Metrodome Sunday afternoon. They fol- lowed that by attending St. Paul's Winter Carnival where they viewed the ice sculptures and visited the ice palace. Land Rental Auction I have derided to cut back in my fanning operaUon, therexe, I will er the following parcd d land for 1 at the Amencan Legion Hall, 106 lsl Averse East, Lambertm, MN Tuesday, February 3, 2004 - 10:30 a.m. Leg Demtoa:  Qunr (NW 1/4); Seek Thmeen (13); Or. Hundred N N0,h (IO, Norm Hero "r<m.smp, mmge T-=x W (R36W}; Reoood County, SJ  ng of 151.3 Blable acres, more or les CER 68.3 FSA Infemmtl: Corn Base 75.1CC Tract Yd 114; Soyt 75.2 CC Tn( YBId 37; Wheal 0.1 CC Tract YBid 37; 151.3 Te Acres. Tlcm: 20% down the day o# auction and the balance due March 1, 2004, atso $15.00/acre x 151.3  March 1, 2004, for BSal.  oe  mt k beets totm ramd on t m ltw  mt tm  al or  b The  has sore pan t dora  1996, Ibm s a 1 otet Oer  maa e d dit For g Ps a FSA inma(ion, Rich Pe, 5O7-723-5233. Perry Kronbac00 owner 32-(N, Jadlla, BL Mud=, liu= IJm Office, Paul Mmke, Atlomey C mmunit00 0 Snow football WALNUT GROVE -- These elementary students were having fun playing football in the fresh snow late Monday morning. Big House on the Prairie stituting for POF Pastor Chuck Hazlett, who had formed this group last year. Another connection is that these prisoners are all transported from Wisconsin, which as some were aware, was the birthplace of Laura Ingalls Wilder in the small town of Pepin. History was exchanged by the men, who were interested to learn about the "Fragments of a Dream," outdoor pageant. Does it rival "Unto These Hills" in NC or the "Ramona Pageant" in CA? But more importantly these visitors gave the men a valuable message: they are not forgotten by Christians in the free world. Though separated by long distances from their families, these visitors showed that they truly cared. This indeed gen- erates hope. Criminologists and peo- ple of faith might agree also that a released offender who is enveloped by a faith com- munity will be more account- able to society and much less likely to return to criminal behavior. MSA scholar- ship program SEeriff Rick Morris of Redwood County announced today the commencement of the Minnesota Sheriffs' Association scholarship pro- gram for 2004. Sheriff Morris proudly announced that the MSA has estab- lished a scholarship fund totaling $9.000. for the awarding of fifteen (15) $600 scholarships for this year. The members of the Minnesota Sheriffs Association give recognition to the lack of financial assis- tance available to students attending the mandated peace officers skills course or two or four year law enforcement degree school. The policy adopted by the MSA indicated it was their feeling that enforcement of the law in a democratic soci- ety is a complex task..The ability of a peace officer to render effective service responsive to the public's need depends heavily upon job knowledge and skills. The MSA recognizes the importance of pre-entry training to the" accomplish- ment of these requisites. The scholarship commit- tee, in making its selection of awards, intends to achieve representation from By Charles Anderson Appleton, MN All the locals know the story popularized by the TV show. "Little House on the Prairie," but if one said they were going to the "'Big House on the Prairie," they might be making a journey 85 miles north to the CCA prison facility in Appleton. Swift County. Such penal institutions are known euphemistically as "Big Houses" and it surely is "on the prairie." So, that's exactly what 15 local Christian church members, including 3 pas- tors had done this past week when they visited the inmate prisoners of Hope congrega- tion at Prairie Correctional Facility. The), represented 4 of 6 local churches: English, Trinity Lutheran, St. Olaf Lutheran, and United Methodist and were greeted enthusiastically by the pris- oners. There was a local con- nection to Appleton, as Pastor Scott Nagle, formerly of Walnut Grove. is now pas- tor at Zion Lutheran in Appleton. 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Walnut Grove Com Charities Drive Th6" 2003 Wa I Combined Charitio has been corn total receipts of Solicitors this members of the. Club. Recipients local groups ambulance department. Senior Dining, Grove Area Scouts and County zations :5oc]ety. Heart Fund and Regional Assn. for Courage Worthington Community Redwood Falls Hospice. Prairie Hospice, Multiple Society, Dystrophy Ass'" CommuniC Center/Services Blind and the Transplant tion. several tions were given charitable org  requested on forms. all geographica! state. Applica received until each year, with being awarded of the same year. Application statement of available at County Sheriffs East Third St., Falls, MN. only available w one of the following egories: s]l 1. Mandated gram 2. Two-year ment program 3. Vocat police program 4. 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