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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Inside Wednesday, February 3, 2010 Page 3 i Sleep-over - from page 1 Richards was sur- prised at the media atten- tion they got from this. "We got calls from several radio and TV stations, and the Star Tribune," he said. The cooks kept the kids fed and prepared breakfast in the morning. About 20-25 staff mem- bers stayed to help out. Tony Staples store manager of Maynard's Grocery Store. ended up staying overnight at the store. He said, "the school brought kids down in the mini-bus to buy snack foods and so forth. "We were wondering what we could do to help out -- we donated several personal care kits along with the tooth brushes we had on hand. We thought it would help for the kids to at least brush their teeth," Staples said. Elementary Principal Paul Olson said, "the kids, teachers and staff were great. Kelly did a great job handling the non-stop phone calls throughout the day." 'TIost of the parents were OK with keeping the kids -- keeping them informed was the key," Olson said. Pre-school kids were kept in the pre-school roomwhere there were sleeping mats. The kin- dergarten and first grade stayed in the kindergar- ten room. The remain- der of the kids, second through sixth grade, slept in the wrestling room. They also kept siblings together which, helped with the younger kids. According to Olson they had about 30 staff members that stayed in the school with the kids to help supervise. The cooks prepared a snack around four o'clock, made supper of hot dogs, and mac and cheese at six o'clock and a snack again at eight. Movies were shown and popcorn was served, the computer lab was open and games were played in the gym. At 3:30 the busses delivered town kids to their homes. Each child was escorted to their door to make sure someone was there to take care of Brownie meisters Carolyn Lynn Arndt, Paulette Koch, Richards served brownies. Enstad, and Erin Above: Some students curled up with books, while at left others worked on computers during the sleep- over last week. Submitted photos. them. Several people brought in extra blankets for the kids to use. In the morn- ing the kids were served breakfast before sending them home. About 100 kids stayed over at each school site. Woelber commented he was pleased with how well things went at both schools. After all was said and done, kids and staff took Tuesday off and things returned to normal Wednesday morning. February Ati00 letic Schedule 7=12 WWG Boys Basketball March 4, 6, 11, 13, TMB/WWG Wrestling Schedule 18 Sections 24-27 Thu,Feb 4 ."Feb. 4 RRC State Luverne & Fulda/MCC '"Lamberton 5:00-C AB Fulda 5:00pro 'Feb. 5 Adrian WWG Girls Basketball Tue, Feb 9 Westbrook 6:15 Schedule Adrian AB Adrian Feb. 9 SWC Feb. 4 RLB 6:00pm Edgerton 6:15 Round Lake 6:15 Fri, Feb 12 Feb. 11 SSC Feb.9 MLBO Worthington Okabena 6:15 Westbrook 6:15 AB Worthington Feb.13 RTRSMSU Feb. 12 RRC 6:00pro -Marshall 2:30--A Only Jeffers 6:15 Sat., Feb.13 Feb.15 Royalton Feb.13 RTR Plum Creek Toutnament . Target Center Noon-A&B SMSU-Marshall atTracy A 10:00 i,Feb.l .... RRC (Phi) .... l:00---arsity only Tue, Feb 16 ...Westbrook 5:00-C Feb. 18 Edgerton Team Section A Feb.19 Edgerton Westbrook 6:15 Marshall TBA Edgerton 6:15 Feb.22 SSC Fri, Feb 19 Feb.20 Ellsworth Okabena 6:15 Team Section Final 4 Westbrook 5:00-C Feb. 25, 27 Mar. 2, 5, 12 A Tracy TBA Feb. 23 MLBO Sectionsl7-20 State Fri, Feb 26 Westbrook 5:00-C Individual Section A Feb. 26 RLB Worthington TBA Round Lake 5:00-C Sat, Feb 27 March 1 MCC Individual Section A Westbrook 5:00-C Worthington TBA ONKEN BACKHOE SERVICE Complete Farm Drainage Ditch Cleaning Dozer Work Basement Digging All Types of Trackhoe & Backhoe Work Septic System Design & Installation Mike Onken Westbrook Shop 507-274-6649 507-734-3150 Lyle Onken 507-836-1049 Area news briefs Fulda Free Press -- The Fulda School Board held a short special meeting Tuesday, January 15, with the purpose of voting on the Flexible Learning Year. The board vote Tuesday was four to three against the proposal. Lamberton News -- Bob Meyer of Comfrey, former RRC principal and athletic director, was feted recently by the Lettermen's Club for his contribution to Comfrey and the Cedar Mountain athletes. He served Comfrey as a Superintendent, Principal and athletic director for seven years from 1997 to 2004, retiring in June, 2004. Murray Co. News -- Alex Peterson, son of Dave and Ann, Slayton, has earned the highest rank in Boy Scouts, the Eagle Scout. Tracy Headlight Herald -- About 100 rural students, kindergarten through senior high stayed overnight at their in-town Tracy "snow homes" Monday, January 25, after a fierce ground-blizzard unexpectedly shut- down travel across the region. It was the first time in at least 25 years the Tracy pupils were kept overnight in town because of severe winter weather. Windom Citizen -- High winds and light snow forced MnDOT to close highways Monday afternoon.Local motels were full by 2:30 p.m. and more than 70 motor- ists spent the night at the Windom Community Center and the Cottonwood County Law Enforcement Center Monday. Another 25 residentsvolunteered to take in motorists for the night. Clean up crew . WESTBROOK -- City snow blowers worked last Tuesday clean- ing the west end of Seventh Street after high winds Monday night created huge drifts. Order New Holland Netwrap before 2/8/10 and receive discounts. Black Netwrap.................$219.95 per roll Pick-up and pay for week of delivery. Natural Twine NH 9,000 B B II m II III IIB II II II m B IIB B III m IIB m, $37.95 per bale NH 16,000 ...... ................$39.95 per bale Pick-up and pay for week of delivery. KINZE PARTS Preseason special on Kinze parts through March 30, 2010. Run Kinze meters on the Kinze test stand $3.50 each parts and labor additional ii, i i!iii i i i Chadd or Scott Westbrook Ag Power Parts Dept. 74-6101 167799