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ts hold Banquet & Pinewood Derby GROVE -- Tlae four dens of Walnut Grove their annual Blue and Gold and Pinewood Derby at Lutheran Church Hall February 12, 1991. members, their families and a potluck banquet, a short program and competition. Special who gave short speeches Brian Fragodt, and Scout representative, of New Ulm. Pastor was presented with a wooden bird feeder to be Church in appreciation SCOuts using the church during the year. Den 1 the presentation. Tom the financing of council and where the is spent each year. Several are maintained both in Minnesota and the areas for the scouts (and to enjoy outdoor lences and complete for badges. Activities to leaders and parents are d by the Twin Valley The local scouts are by the Alfred Nelson Legion and by the ". Lions Club. Winners of the Pinewood Derby were: first, Isaac Wahl; second, Ted Enstad; third, Liam McKinney, and Best Design, Isaiah Wahl. Cars are made by the scouts out of pine blocks, with wheels and attractive designs added to the blocks. Official races are held on a "race track" with each car timed by a judge. The fastest car wins the championship. ST Photo. student "Mathletes" for competition Oximately 15 teams of and 8th grade students schools will compete in the nationwide ram for junior high on February 21, 1991 at ;st State University in MN. The teams of was announced today Program's sponsor, the Chapter of the Society of .Professional Other local sponsors of include: Olson thnson Trucks Inc. First American Bank - Schwan's Sales Inc. - Marshall, Ziegler Edward D. Jones & Marshall, 1st Bank Duke-Durfee Inc. - BRW - Minneapolis, and ausch, Inc. MN. schools which will include: Grove Middle Atwater - Grove City Jr. BOLD Jr. High Island, Canby High MACCRAY Junior High algebra, and polynomials. Winners of the regional competition will receive trophies or other prizes. MATHCOUNTS is sponsored nationally by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), the CNA Insurance Companies, the Cray Research Foundation, the General Motors Foundation, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). WWG Middle School students participating are, Staci Martius, Justin Schmalz, Justin Schneider, Stuart Kirchner, Tony Ourada, Sarah Haar, Ron Kuehl and Chris Hansen. City, Lincoln Junior Minneota Public dt. Edwards School, Holy Redeemer School, Montevideo MiddLe tion Resolution and WHEREAS, Certain actions, although arguably related to one person's free expression, nevertheless raise issues concerning public decency, public peace, and the rights of expression and sacred values of others; and WHEREAS, There are symbols of our national soul such as the Although the right is part of the of the United States very carefully drawn )n expression in specific have long been as legitimate means of public safety and as well as orderliness and value of public debate; Washington Monument, the United States Capitol Building, and memorials to our greatest leaders, which are the property of every American and are therefore worthy of protection from desecration and School, New London-Spicer Jr. dishonor;, and High School, Central Minnesota WHEREAS, The American Christian School, Prinsburg, Flag to this day is a most honorable Redwood Falls-Morton High and worthy banner of a nation School, and Willmar Jr. High which is thankful for its strengths School. and committed to curing its faults, The teams, which consist of and remains the destination of four students apiece, first will millions of immigrants attracted by compete in regional matches in the universal power of the Marshall. Winners of those American ideal; and matches will progress to state W~IEREAS, The law is finals and then to the national interl#reted by the United States competition in Washington, D.C. Supreme Court no longer accords in May. At all levels, students will to the Stars and Stripes that be tested in such subjects as reverence, respect, and dignity probability, statistics, linear befitting the banner of that most noble experiment of a nation-state; and WHEREAS, It is only fitting that people everywhere should lend their voices to a forceful call for restoration to the Stars and Stripes of a proper station under law and decency; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, By the American Legion Post or Auxiliary Unit that we respectfully request our State Senator and our State Representative and the Minnesota State Legislature to memorialize the Congress of the United States to propose an amendment of the United States Constitution, for ratification by the states, specifying that. Congress and the states shall have the power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States; and be it further RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be transmitted to our State Senator, our State Representative and the American Legion Department of Minnesota. A petition will be in local business places for signing. We encourage all people 18 and older to sign. Marlin Schmidt Post Officer of both Veterans organizations Jeanie Berg turns Maybe now she won't be so sporty! Rumor has it she's lost one foot race already, Makes one wonder IOill every again be ready!! Contractors workshop The Soil Conservation Service (SCS) & Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is sponsoring a workshop for local contractors on Thursday, February 21st. Workshop will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the small meeting room of the Redwood County Courthouse. All contractors and interested public are invited to attend. Topics covered will include available cost- share dollars, updated standards, and Gopher State One Call requirements. For more information call 637-2427. SENTINEL & TRIBUNE Walnut Grove - Westbrook, MN - Wednesday, February 20, 1991 WALNUT GROVEmMrs. Knudson's Personal Development students were busy putting everything in place prior to the Ecology Fair. ST Photo. Affordable home loans for very low and low As part of their FLA/FHA Star income families Event, Sarah Haar and Haley Johnson developed an Ecology "In an effort to help stabilize Fair at Wcstbrook Walnut Grove rural communities and encourage Middle School on Friday, February home ownership, Farmers Home 15:Fhey Administration (FmHA) is challenged each personal encouraging greater use of its Rural Housing Loan Program in this area", announced Rick Radermacher, Assistant County Supervisor. FmHA financing is available for the construction of new homes or the purchase of recently built homes in rural communities having central sewer and water systems. Houses must bc modest in size, cost and design. To qualify, an individual or family must be unable to obtain credit elsewhere, have a good credit rating and have a dependable source of income sufficient to repay the loan. The FmHA Office in Redwood Falls serves Redwood, Brown and Cottonwood Counties. For more information contact the FmHA Office at 1(507)637-5735. Master Gardening training Since the early 1980's, Cottonwood County has had an effective group of Master Gardeners that have worked in their communities to nurture the art of gardening within their communities. The Minnesota Extension service is now offering another forty-eight hour training in Slayton during the month of March to develop gardening skills for anyone who is interested in this program. The registration is $35.00. The training sessions are not only designed to teach vegetable or flower gardening, but rather a wide variety of horticulture skills. A sample of the training topics are: pruning trees, and shrubs, landscaping, plant diseases, fruit production, trees, shrubs and vines, insects, lawns, weed control and raised bed gardening. Contact the extension office at 831-4022 for an information brochure or to register for this outstanding program. Dovray Grain 9 lI 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. * Lunch served: Ham sandwiches, donuts & coffee * Premiums with feed purchases & taken out NOW AVAILABLE 1 - 1 Bedroom Apt. 1 - 2 Bedroom Apt. Ecology Fair held at WWG Middle School Call Glenda Zupfer, mgr. 859-2680 Plum Creek Apartments Walnut Grove, MN. Equal Housing Opportuniq Come in and find out about Vigorena's new products and programs. Give us the opportunity to say 'Thank You"for your business. join us on February 21st! Please development group to develop a display on ecology and individually challenged the students to develop either a poser or T-shirt design that would promote the middle school theme, "Make the World a Better Place". Prizes include a piz~.a party and a free T-shirt for the T-shirt and poster design. Each personal development group was given a handout on fifty things they could do to recycle. Elaine Harder, Cottonwood County Extension Agent, was also invited to speak at an assembly in the afternoon and she spoke on solid waste management. She emphasized the importance of Reduce, ReUse, and Recycle. The winner of the display contest was Mrs. Henrickson's Personal Development Group and the T-shirt contest winner was Lucas White. WALNUT GROVE--Elaine Harder, Cottonwood County 4-H Extension, spoke to the students. Sarah Haar, center, and Haley Johnson were in charge of organizing the Ecology Fall ST Photo. "What's new in interiors?" to be Minnesota Extension Service program Are you confused about carpet and upholstery decisions for your home? If so, you'll want to attend the Minnesota Extension Service sponsored program, "What's New in Interiors?" The program will be held February 25, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m at the Courts Building meeting room, Slayton. The presenter of the program will be Kathy Brandt, Nobles County Extension Agent, Human Ecology. Selecting carpet and upholstery fabrics can be confusing with the many choices available in the marketplace today. The program will focus on the characteristics of various fibers and f'mishes as well as style, purchase and care considerations. The program is open to the - public. For more information call Marie Henriksen, Murray County " xtension Agent, at 836-6148, ext. 140. , | AUCTION? l I Hou hold- Farm - I I Complete Auction Service I 1 Rich Reiner Ferd Krenz I I Springfield Sleepy Eye | I Ph. 723-5243 Ph. 794-67561 " ~: 'j~,-- / Z --/'~/~lt'ra ',~~CV ,bar .3 if ;5.~ A mulUple car discount for famit~es with two or more cars is "no problem" at Aut0-Owners Phone 274-5962 Westbrook, MN. STEVE SEVERSON ==P-