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AMILY INDEX PAGE 2 PAGE 3 PAGE 4 PAGE 5 PAGE 6 PAGE 7 PAGE 8 COMMUNITY SPORTS SPORTS PUBLIC NOTICE CLASSIFIED AREA FOCUS PAGE 9 PAGE 1 0 PAGE 11 PAGE 1 2 PAGE 1 3 PAGE 1 4 FAMILY DAY VALENTINE PROJECT PAGE 12 4,2004 cents entinel ribune VOLUME NO. 19 NUMBER 22 A Section - 14 PAGES Plus supplements in local edition ............. , ,   :  :' ............ goes from to Marathon you like winter? You've forecasts, "WIN- WATCH." Weather service heavy snow with tern- later in winds up to Per hour possible. not advised. that is of warnings we hearing all too off early With heavy snow of cold during and December. Christmas  eather moderat- lost most of our the middle of '.of Global Warning -- Not. Here we go again, not only have we got winter back again it seems to be here to stay. At least the tempera- tures have moderated some since last weeks frigid cold spell which lasted for about a week. Weather watchers tell us it is the coldest win- ter since 1996, and it could well turn out to be the snowiest since then also. If you are more than 16 years old you will surely remem- ber that one. Today (Monday) school was cancelled due to the prospect of the wind com- ing up later in the day. Of course with all the loose snow laying around it wouldn't take much to have blizzard conditions. Cheer up we only have February and March to worry about. ! Monday morning street crews were busy clearing the windrow from First Avenue as the snow contin- ued to fall. rger Theater to region play in o -- The department Pipestone last COmpete in the 9 one act play The group pre- sented their play "America the Odd" and were awarded second place foi, their per- formance. The win advances them to the Region IIIA competi- tion at Redwood Falls Saturday February 7th at about 2:30 at the Redwood Falls Area High School. There will be two local performances Wednesday evening at 7:30. and Friday afternoon at 2:15 in the Tech Campus Auditorium. Seefeldt away (56) of passed away 2004. services were Lutheran Spicer on anuary 31. a brother of Correction In last weeks story about the Dovray Centennial we incorrectly stated the dates. The cor- rect dates are July lOth and July llth. We apolo- gize for this error. ' t 17/4 Snow show- ers at times. 16/4 Cloudy with occasional flumes. 15/10 Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid teens and lows in the low teens, Currie EDC Markets DUSTLOCK World-wide By Carolyn Van Loh Sentinel Tribune Environmental Dust Control. Inc.(EDC) of Currie was born m 1996. Northeastern Murray County farmers Howard Hamilton, Robert Nelsen. and Arland Moger. took advantage of an opportunity that has resulted in a prod- uct that is drawing interest world-wide. DUSTLOCK is a dust suppressant that is an environmentally responsible solution to unwanted dust. Hamilton, Nelsen. and Moger emphasize the important role the Minnesota Soybean Growers Assoeiation(MSGA) staff had in develop. ing DUSTLOCK. MSGA researchers had discovered that soapstoek, a low-value byproduct of soybean refining, was suc- cessful in suppressing dust. Hamilton and Nelsen were discussing finding a company to market the dust suppressant when one of them said. What if we did it ourselves? Before long they had enlisted the help of farmer/friend Moger. and EDC was formed. The three farmers know what it is to start a business, attain financing, and develop a market for a product. They agree that there, was a lot of trial and error. We guessed right, said Hamilton. Since the Minnesota Legislature banned the use of waste petroleum oil as a dust suppressant. DUSTLOCK has rapidly become the recommended product to con- trol dust. The MPCA offers three options for business and industry to control excessive dust: asphalt, concrete, and EDC. The partners have faced challenges along the way, but they have successfully weathered each new challenge. The first year we lost a little money, but we learned a lot, said Nelsen. The question faced by the partners now is How fast do we want to grow? Their internet site (www.dustlock.com) generates interest around the world. There have been inquiries from New Zealand, Australia, Germany, the Air Force. and Canada. Northwest Territory is interested in using DUSTLOCK to control dust in the dia- mond mines. Continued on page 3 25/9 Times of sun and clouds. The EDC Dustlock truck shown applying a dust coat on a rural road. , i r . '-[ SPORTS ON PAGES 10 AND 11 INFORMATION CIRCULATION l/ Maydra Maas named KLGR "Hometown He ro '" Tom Merchant Sentinel Tribune WALNUT GROVE Maydra Maas was named as KLGR's "Hometown Hero" for the week of January 26th throught February 2nd. Maydra was recognized for her countless hours of Volunteerism in her commu- nity and county. Her many volunteer con- tributions include: Active school  board member. Recently she was elected to serve on the Southwest Central Minnesota Service Coopertative At her church she serves as organist, lector, and sun- day school teacher. She is a school music and athletic booster. Maydra also served for many years as an ambulac- ne squad member. She has been very involved in dairy promotion at the local, regional, and state levels. Maydra said she was very surprised and honored. Congratulations Maydra on jobs Well Done. CLASSIFIEDS ADVERTISING 507-274-6136 OR 800-410-1859 Please read and recycle Printed with Soybased Ink Copyright 2003 Sentinel Tribune