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'1) YEARS AGO February 19, 1981 PHOTO AWARD Grove Tribune publisher, placed second in photography division of Newspaper The award was made Picture of a combine in the fog. and" fifty pounds were cleaned on the "assembly line" Friday February 6, at Tate blansen, son of Mr. and Hansen, has received a from Juba's Super his school in the Merchandising of the Pipestone Area Technical Institute. Donna Knudson, Child lStructor at the Walnut announced the Little Center will begin the f'wst arch, TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO February 17, 1966 Strom of the Minneapolis Tribune presented the County 1965 Soil Award to Harold Ind Mrs. Roy Syverson and home Monday Spent three weeks with Mr. Milton Lau at Guatemala mla and in the southern states. They flew from New Orleans to Guatemala Sgt. Michael DeBates left last Wednesday for the Marine Base at 29 Palms, CA having spent a furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur DeBates. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Heggerston visited their son, Bob, who attends the University, on Monday and were overnight guests in the A.I. Heggerston home in Minneapolis. FORTY YEARS AGO February 22, 1951 Membership in the Alfred Nelson Post of the American Legion reached the 100 mark Saturday, the largest membership it has ever had, according to Garvyn Fordham, Commander. The High School Loggers were eliminated from the District 10 Basketball Tournament Thursday night, losing to Gibbon 40 - 33 at New Ulm. Frederick Egge, who enlisted in the Navy on the third of January, left Monday. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.I. Egge, took him to Montevedio from where he and four others left for Minneapolis and from there he was sent to Great Lake, IL. Mr. and Mrs. Kenyon Kass have moved to the farm southeast of Walnut Grove, which they recently purchased. and Dorothy Grunden guests at the Carl on Tuesday Grunden, Jamie, Michael Kathy Rykhus, Lee, and Troy, Teresa Grunden, and Jonna and Darold all of Tracy were guests and Dorothy Granden Club in Tracy on evening for a Valentine Mrs. Scot S Falls were at the home of Bredthauer of Omaha, Tadd Kelly of St. Paul guests of Clair and Mrs. Curt Reinert of Mattson of St. Paul, Mildred Otto visited in the Billy and Twyla Otto and Jeff and Monica Otto homes on Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Konrad Kopperud of Westbrook and Mildred Otto visited in the Dick Smiter and Louise Stelter home at Tracy on Sunday. Juanite Olson spent last weekend visiting her sister, Lillian Buchholz at Villard and her brother, Arnold Pladson at St. Cloud. Boyd Pack, Jason and Jordan were weekend guests in the Warren and Gloria Pack home. Dorothy Peterson, Harry Hesner and John and Janet Block were Sunday afternoon and supper guests in the Ethel Meld home. Mr. and Mrs. Steve Stassen and of Omaha, NE, family of Kerkhoven were Sunday of St. Paul, Maxinc dinner guests at the parents, Mr. and Nancy Baker, and Mrs. Lawrence Stassen. In the and Trent were supper on Saturday evening at the Betty Baker home to the birthdays of Tadd Baker. Mrs. James Wenner of and Mr. and Mrs. Alan of Forest Lake were of Floyd and and Joanne Bartlett of SD were weekend guests and Ruth Bartlett. Wendy and Cindy were Saturday evening Benedict. and Mrs. Paul Maras of L vaet Jim and Janice Carter in Worthington on for supper. Carter spent from until Saturday with Carter at St. Thomas St. Paul. guests of Dorothy Diane GLIb and family visitors of Carrie Hansen and Judy and Grams attended the for Doug and at Holloway. Mrs. Konmd Kopperud were Thursday lunch guests of Mildred afternoon they all auended the SL Mary's grade school basketball game in Tracy. Following the game they were all guests in the Mr. and Mrs. Greg l ,anoue home to help John I.anoue celebrate his 10th birthday. Mabel Mischke returned Wednesday from a couple weeks vacation in Van Nuys,CA where she .was a houseguest at the home of her sister and husband, Hilma and Fred Clifford. Mabel also spent some time at her daughters home in New Hope, the Terrence Henrys. Friday afternoon visitors at the Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Schmiesing home were Roy and Beryl Anderson of Cedar, MN. Sunday afternoon Margaret Soll visited her mother, Cora Eilefson, at Prairie View Health Care Center, Tmcy. Sheri Schmiesing of Manawa, WI and Julie Schmiesing of Pierre, SD spent the weekend with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Schmiesing. They were all Sfinday supper guests at the Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Renneke home at Redwood Falls. Sunday afternoon and evening guests in the Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Scbmiesing home were Mr. and Mrs. Jim Schmiesing and family, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Murphy and family, Daniel and Rodney Dr. F, E. Robinson 271 3rd Street TRACY, OTA 56175 w PHONE 629-3630 Mon Tues Thurs Frl. 7-12. 1-5 Wed. & Sat. 7-12 care now included under Medicare. STEFFEN ELECTRIC THE WALNUT GRQVE AREA SINCE 1939 Farm & Home Wiring Appliance Sales & Service L Grove, MN. Phone 859-2114 Schmiesing. They celebrated the birthdays of Daniel and Stacy Schmiesing. Tuesday afternoon guests at the Mr. and Mrs. Art Krause home were Mr. and Mrs. Joe Williams and family of Westbrook. Sunday dinner guests of DeLores Swenson were Mr. and Mrs. Joe Herder and Tony of Bellingham, Bruce Maas and Art and Alice Maas. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Munson were Sunday afternoon and supper guests in the Kenny and Arlene Lensing home at Redwood Falls. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Eichner of Westbrook visited Mr. and Mrs. Art Krause recently. Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Scharfe of Balaton visited in the Art and Alice Maas home Sunday afternoon. Tami Meld spent Friday night at the Dianna Meld home in Coon Rapids and Saturday and Sunday with Roger Meld at Fridley. Judy Dagner of Lamberton visited her mother Gunhild Johnson on Saturday. Lanny and Marilyn Sanner of Fairmont were Friday overnight and Saturday guests at the Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kleven home. Added Friday evening guests were Roger and Linda Kleven and family, Marvin and Beth Kleven and family and Les and Doris Hoyt. Friday until Tuesday guests of Meribel Steiner were Clint and was assisted by Mrs. Comnick and Mrs. Earl Hanskc. After the services, they helped Earl and Leona Hanske celebrate their 23rd wedding anniversary. Earl is a resident at the home. Mrs. Hanske's children, the Less Willes and the Ken Willes of the Las Vegas area and Larry and Leila Leach arranged to have cake for all the residents and flowers for the table center piece. Rev. Comnick took care of this for the family. Mrs. Bertha Leach and Bill Goudy of Wabasso were also guests. Denis Dolan of Cedar Falls, IA was a last weekend guest of his parents, the Louis Dolans. The Dolans attended a house warming for Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Plaetz at Lucan Sunday. Olga Beebout spent last weekend at the Brad Beebout home and the Odell Knutson home in Granite Falls. The Dale Trulocks spent last weekend with his mother, Hazel Trulock, at Hendrick. Rev. and Mrs. Don Comnick gave a" Pafr'iotic program on Lincoln at the Prairie View Nursing Home in Tracy Tuesday. They visited Earl Hanske at the Tracy Nursing Home. Lucan SENTINEL & TRIBUNE 7 Walnut Grove - Weatbrook, MN - Wednesday, February 20, 1991 and Roy Rohliks. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Donner and Mrs. Dale Brau spent l~riday with the Mark Besticks-at St. Cloud. Sunday Donners visited Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Scharfe at Balaton. Mrs. Dennis Gilb of New Ulm was Donner's Tuesday visitor. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kroplenicke of St. Paul visited Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Brey Tuesday. Joan Remiger was honored with a birthday party Monday evening at the Fern Brey home at Wabasso. Guests were Agnes Ousky, Clara Rohlik, Louise Hendriksen, Lila Hammerschmidt, Helen Turbes and Millie Trost. Agnes, Louise, Clara and Neva Scott joined a group Tuesday for supper at the home of Milly Trost at Wabasso. Mr. and Mrs. Castle Norcutt spent Wednesday with Mrs. Chas Dagner in Lamberton. Sunday Norcutts attended the Concertina Jamboree at Gibbon. Jonah Holmberg of Montgomery was a weekend guest of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Olson. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Jensen visited Mrs. Mary Jones at the Christian Manor in Tmcy Friday. Health Whys Exercises for a healthy back Part II, back series This winter don't strain your back shoveling snow! Instead, start an exercise program to help prevent back injuries. The following are examples of exercises for your back and .abdomen (if you are over 35 or have had back problems in the past, be sure to consult your physician before starting). Start out slowly with low repetitions (three to five) and increase daily to 15 - 20 repetitions. Lying on your back with your knees bent: * Pelvic tilt: Tighten your stomach and buttocks pressing your low back onto the floor. Hold for a five count. * Double leg pull: Gently pull both knees to your chest. Hold for a five count. * Hip lift: Slowly raise your hips upward without arching your back. Keep a straight line from your knees to your shoulders. Hold for a five count. Merilea Schultz of Maple Grove They visited Ella Fridley and Tillie * Partial curl up: Cross your and Rosemary Valentine, Michael Mrs. Erna Larsen's Sunday Haag at the Wabasso Care Center arms across your chest and tuck and Mary of Coon Rapids. guests were Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Thursday for their birthdays,your chin in. Tighten your Denise Larson and Angela of Kramer of Arlington, Michael Mrs. Martha VanLoy and Mr. abdominal muscles and lift your Cannon Falls, Jamie and Heather Kramer, a student at Southwest in and Mrs. Elmer Nesteby visited shoulders off of the floor. Hold for Purdy of Farmington were Friday Marshall, Shawn Willhite and Mrs. Margaret Riddler in Clam until Monday morning guests of Shelly Weberof St. Cloud, Mrs. City and Mrs. Pauline Henricksen their grandparents, Victor and Larry Weber and Susan of in Willmar Wednesday. Friday Sadie Swanson. Saturday afternoon Sanborn, and Mr. and Mrs. Steve they visited Mary Brey and Mr. they visited at the John Swanson Gorres, Stephanie and Andy ofand Mrs. Clarencq Hansen in and Richard Swanson homes. Redwood Falls. Marshall. Mr. and Mrs. Loren Sunday afternoon they were guests Mr. and Mrs. Russell Steffen Zvorak of Ellendale, ND were in the Eugene Swanson home. spent Thursday and Friday at the Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Buck, Wayne Steffen home at LeCenter. Garvin, David Pederson of Friday they brought Mathew, Mark Marshall, Renee Ourada of and Theresa Steffen home with Moorhead State were Sunday them and Saturday the Steffen brunch guests at the Steve and children went to spend the Bette Ourada home. weekend at the Don Bliss home at Maureen Wiecks of Minneapolis Belview. Russell Steffens visited was a weekend guest in the home Pat Dolans at Redwood Falls of Brad and Laurie Johnson and Sunday evening. Tuesday they weekend guests in the Nesteby home while visiting her father, George Bernardy in the Home in Wabasso. Mental health resource fair scheduled A mental health resource fair visited other friends, visited Mr. and Mrs. Wesley featuring displays and Mr. and Mrs. Brad Lewis and Zupfer in New Ulm. presentations by over twenty area Nate of Brooklyn Center wereMr. and Mrs. Vernon Wurscher mental health providers has been weekend guests at the Mr. and visited Marlys Schrantz and Katie Mrs. Gerrit Jansma home. of Lino lakes and Joseph Covelin Ruth and Glenn Overby of of Coon Rapids at the Mrs. Cele Brentford, SD were Saturday Reimer home in New UIm over the overnight and Sunday h0useguests of Bruce and Kathy Johnson family. Bonnie Huebsch and Timmy of Good Thunder spent Friday until Tuesday with her mother Mrs. Lois Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bakken visited with granddaughters, Tami and Teri Herder at MSU and Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Bakken and Jodi at Mankato. Milroy The M and M's sang at the Marshall Nursing Home last Friday and at the Wabasso Care Center on Thursday. weekend. Joseph and Katie are spending the week at the Wurscher home. Mrs. Scott Lothert, Shayman and Austen of Eden Prairie spent Wednesday and Thursday at the Dennis Fennern home. Mrs. Kelly Mulligan and Miranda of Eagan were Friday overnight guests. Mr. and Mrs. Fennern joined a group Friday evening at a coffee party at the Donald Guetter home at Wabasso. Fennerns were Saturday overnight guests in the Mulligan home. Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Fennern and Nikki, the Rodney Jenniges family and Jim Zollner of Wabasso attended baptism at Calvery Lutheran in Apple Valley for Asha Kaye, infant daughter of Scott and paige Alte~matt. Sponsors were Rodney and Laura Jenniges. All were Mr. and Mrs. Allen Schmidt dinner guests at the Altermatt attended the funeral for his st~p( home Stmday. father, Ray Turbes at Catherine's Catholic Church in Redwood Falls last Tuesday, February 5. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Gerdes of Osage, IA spent last weekend with her parents, the John Lokes. Don and Delores Bossuyt entertained at a birthday dinner for their daughter, Cynthia, of Marshall last Sunday. Guests included Roger and Ruth Gauquie and family, Tim and Karen Mcl aughlin and Greg and Deanna Gustafson and family all of Willmar and Randy and Julie Rucker of Montevideo. Rev. Don Comnick conducted the worship services at the Tracy Nursing Home last Thursday. He Mrs. Chas Kossler and Mark and Anthony of Normal, IL spent a long weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Plaetz, having come for her father's birthday. Others joined them for the birthday dinner Sunday and they were Justin Plaetz of Nortbfield, the Steve Plaetz family of Redwood Falls and the Dennis Plactz family. At a card party Sunday evening, the guests included Mr. and Mrs. Dorrence DeCock, Marshall, Mrs. Mary Kramer, the Ray Thulls, Richard Kramers, Louis Dolans, Gene Shemons, E.J. and Luverne Honetschlagers, Jack Dudgeons Redwood County "is offering any Interested Township, Cflty or Individual resident the opportunity to participate in its proposed County- wide dust euntrol program. For a flat fee of $250, a treatment of liquid calcium chloride will be applied to any gravel road or street, in early June. The treatment will be up to 28' wide 400' long, and will control dust well for about 3 months. Applleatlo,and fee payments must be submitted by Aprll I, 1991. Appllcttlon bltell ire available at the County Highway Department, P.O. Box 6. 635 West Bridge St Redwood Falls, MN 56283, or from City and Township Clerks. Application blanks wlll be mailed out only if requests are accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope. If the response to thls offer is minimal, the program will be cancelled and all payments returned. P. E. Boomgarden County Highway Eng aeer organized by the Marshall Area Mental Health Consortium and the Western Region Mental Health Advisory Council. The fair is scheduled for Thursday, February 21, from 3:30 to 8:30 PM at the Marshall Area Senior Citizens Center. That date was chosen to coincide with Minnesota Mental Health Anti-Stigma Week. The resource fair was developed in response to needs expressed by southwest Minnesota mental health professionals for more information and a better understanding of the services available in the region so that they could more clearly and quickly assist and refer clients. The fair also will give the public and interested individuals an opportunity to visit with mental health professionals and representatives of the region's mental health agencies about their programs. Everyone with an interest in area mental health issues is encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Charlotte Dokken at 537- 1325 or Kathleen Nightskye at 537-1546. a five count. On your back with one knee straight and one knee bent: * Single leg pull: Slowly pull the bent knee to your chest, hold for a five count, then switch legs and repeat on the opposite side. On your stomach: * Elbow press: While keeping your neck in a neutral position, press yourself up on your forearms keeping your hips and abdomen on the floor. Hold for 20- 30 seconds, then relax and lie down. Repeat. On your hands and knees: * Raise right leg straight out behind you and raise your left arm straight out in front of you. Hold for a five count, then switch and raise the left leg and the right arm for a five court. Using proper body mechanics, starting an exercise program and keeping your weight down are all ways to help keep you back healthy. For more information, contact your personal physician or physical therapist. "Health Whys" is a service of Sioux Valley Hospital, Dr. Henry Schmidt Memorial Hospital, Westbrook Clinic, and this newspaper. Slayton Auction Barn Open for all classes of livestock. SALES EVERY THURSDAY Winter Hours: Hay & Straw 12:00 Livestock 1:00 Licensed & Bonded for your protection. Phone 836-6244 Public Meeting to be held as follows: TIME: 7:30 p.m. DATE: Tues March 5, PLACE: Large Meeting Room, CourthOuse, Redwood Falls Any interested citizen is invited to attend to receive information and offer suggestions and comments on the proposed construction plan from 1992 through 1996 which has been approved by the County Board. P. E. Boomgarden Redwood County Highway Engineer