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SENTINEL TRIBUNE MIRROR OF BYGONE DAYS Wednesday, February 3, 2010 Page 7 Snow rolling on County Road 7... TEN YEARS AGO February 2, 2000 February 6 will be installation of Richards Sculpture and prints as the Nobles County Art Center in Worthington. Tina Richards works on her many art forms in her basement studio in rural Walnut Grove. Much of her work is devoted to producing Intaglio prints on their custom-built press. Last Saturday morning Girl Scout Troop 689 pre- pared and served break- fast to their leaders and families at the United Methodist Church, kick- ing off the annual Girl Scout cookie sale. Gloria Jacobs spent last weekend visiting at the Charles and Lorna Dibby home in Rochester Valley, IA. On Sunday they attended the Symphony featuring "The Canadian Brass" at the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Sciences. Chuck was a guest tuba player with the symphony. TWENTY YEARS AGO January 31, 1990 Actor/writer Mark Rosenwinkel will be work- ing in residency January 30 through February 9 at the Walnut Grove school. Rosenwinkel will be working with 3rd, 5th, 6th, 7th, 10th, llth, and 12th grades throughout the week. The students of Walnut Grove High School announced today that they have formed a local chapter of Students Against Driving Drunk (S.A.D.D.) S.A.D.D. Week in Walnut Grove will be held January 39 - February 2. Snow Week candidates are Ashton Anderson, Susan Dallenbach, Meredith Horning, Lease Bakken, Todd Horning, Wayne Hanson, Tammy Schenk, Liz Scheiber, Bonnie Nott, Crystal Stiles, Dale Pfarr, John Ourada, Sebastian Lux, and Kurt Pemble. THIRTY YEARS AGO January 311 1980 Business was brisk at House of Fish and Cheese Friday and Saturday when they held their official open house. Co-owners Mary Leonard and Deb Martius were kept busy registering customers for prizes and explaining all the different fish and cheese item available in the shop. A Christmas trip from California to visit rela- tives in Russell, MN resulted in a new job for Richard Karbo and a new police chief for Walnut Grove. Karbo was a dep- uty in Pipestone Co. for 2-1/2 years before going to work in construction in CA. Local firemen were called Sunday morning to assist in a fire at the Garvin Corner truck stop. Departments from Tracy, Marshall, Garvin and Balaton were also on the scene. The fire started in the upstairs living quar- ters. Wheat growers approve higher check-off rate Previous rate was in :place for 30 years Minnesota wheat grow- ers have approved a ref- erendum to increase their commodity check-off rate. The vote was 334 to 154 to increase the wheat check-off from one cent per bushel to two cents per bushel. Through the automatic check-off pro- gram, farmers pay a per- centage of their sale pro- ceeds to their commodity council to support promo- tion, communication and research activities aimed at increasing their crop value. The previous rate had been in place since the wheat check-off was established 30 years ago. The new rate will become effective July 1, 2010. The growers also elect- ed new board members to serve three-year terms. Those winning a three year term are: Area I Brian Jensen, Stephen Wayne Olson, Fosston Area II Douglas Ruud, Twin Valley Minnesota Beef Council Board of Director elections scheduled Elections for five Minnesota Beef Promotion and Research Council directors will be held during late March. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture which coordi- nates commodity Council elections will mail ballots to all eligible producers on March 19. The results are expected to be available about April 21. The Beef Council's funding comes from the Beef Check-off program in which $1 is collected each time a beef or dairy ani- mal is sold. Council activi- ties focus on promotion, research and educational programs to increase the demand for beef. Board members approve and direct the business activi- ties of the Council. The Minnesota Beef Council is an elected board of 16 beef produc- ers from various parts of the state. Members serve a three-year term and attend four meetings per year. Individuals who would like to be placed on the ballot must own beef or dairy cattle and live in the district they wish to represent. Districts holding elec- tions and the counties they include are listed below. District 4: Big Stone, Chippewa, Douglas, Grant, Lac Qui Parle, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Swift, Traverse, Wilkin and Yellow Medicine. District 5: Benton, Carver, Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, Morrison, Renville, Scott, Sherburne, Sibley, Stearns, Todd, Wadena and Wright. District 6: Aitkin, Anoka, Carlton, Chisago, Crow Wing, Hennepin, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, Pine, Ramsey, and Washington. District 7: Cottonwood, Jackson, Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood and Rock. District 9: Dakota, Dodge, Fillmore, Houston, Goodhue, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. Mail ballots will auto- matically be sent to all beef and dairy produc- ers who voted last year. Any producer who wishes to vote and did not vote previously must com- plete and return a mail ballot request card no later than February 1. Producers may request a ballot request card by phoning the Minnesota Beef Council at (952) 854- 6980 or writing to the Minnesota Beef Council, 2950 Metro Drive # 102, Bloomington, MN 55425. This patrol mid-way between Walnut Grove and Westbrook on County Road 7 was sending the snow flying as it cleared small drifts on the shoulder of the road. Alzheimer's Support Group The Redwood Area Hospital announces the first meeting of the new Alzheimer's Support Group. The support group will be held on Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 2:30 pm in the Redwood Area Hospital Meditation Room (located at the main east entrance). This group will offer support if you are hav- ing difficulty talking to family or friends about your feelings as you may find that it is easier to express yourself in a dis- cussion group, where you can be honest with oth- ers who are facing simi- lar problems. Discussion groups offer a unique way to, undermnd ,and, cope with Alzheimer's dis- ease and related demen- tias and are available to care partnerls includ- ing family members and loved ones of those with Atzheimer's disease and related dementias. The Alzheimer's Support Group will meet monthly unless oth- erwise noted without a fee. These type of sup- port group meetings have proven to be an excellent place to find information, education, friendship and support. Discussion and sharing groups will be led by Natalie Seehausen with assistance from Lynn Buckley, LPN and Karen Christensen. If you would like more information about this group, please contact Lynn Buckley, LPN, Caring Connections Coordinator at 507-637- 4508 or visit our website at www.redwoodareahos- pital.org. WALNUT GROVE SENIOR NUTRITION SERVICES February 8-12, 2010 Senior Dining serving at Country View Senior Living Community at 11:30 am, Monday thru Friday. Monday: Meat loaf, baked potato, cabbage, fruit sauce Tuesday: Salisbury steak or liver-n-onions, mashed potatoes, peas, dessert Wednesday: Beef tips : oer aoodles,squash, des- sert Thursday:Roastbeef/gravy, mashed potatoes, CA medley, dessert Friday: Ham, augra- tin potatoes, baked corn, desser For reservations call 859- 2133 one day in advance. Senior Dining is a joint partnership of your com- munity and Lutheran Social Services, funded, in part, under the Older Americans Act. Buy, Sell, or Rent in the Classified ads Sentinel Tribune Ph. 274-6136 1-800-410-1859 Cards of thanks in the Sentinel Tribune will be in box ads. Up to 50 words for $10.00 51 to 75 words $15.00 76 words and over $20.00 All open house or other announcements can be run in box ads at a rate of $5.15 per column inch. 2 column inch minimum. A column inch is 1 column wide by 1 inch deep.) All ads must be prepaid except for established business accounts. News & Ad deadline Friday 9:00 a.m. (e-mail news must be submitted before noon on Monday) C OUNTRY VIEW WEEKLY By Kim Rolling Exec. Director/Nurse Manager Hello from Country View Senior Living Community! We've experienced yet another week with windy, snowy weather! What a storm. We were lucky enough to have dedicated staff to stay during the storm. Andy has been great about cleaning the walks and drive for us so that we can get in and out when the winds cause so much drifted snow. Our "door-man," Merlin has been keeping close track of what the weather is doing and informs staff and tenants of what to plan on. Activities this week have included J-I-N- G-O, PoKeNo, BINGO, SkipBo, Bible Study, ten- ant meeting and Bone Builders. Some of this week's winners are June Boerboom, Hazel Takle, Ernest and Eldora Maas, Audrey Schroeder and Georgiana Mincy. We will have Catholic Mass on Thursday the 4th and Ecumenical Church ser- vices on Thursday the llth. Upcoming actiTities include the Kelley Boys on the 9th and decorating Valentines Day Cookies on the 10th. That's the news from the country! Enjoy your upcoming .week! Sentinel Tribune receives PhOto award Sentinel Tribune editor Tom Merchant received an Honorable Mention Photo award last week at the Minnesota News Paper Association convention. 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