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'0 TEN YEARS AGO March 12, 1981 Farber, freshman at Dakota State University and of Mr. and Mrs. A1 Walnut Grove, will be 700 South Dakota State students expected to m the University's 10th for Dystrophy April Eunice Drazba, O.P. has appointed Pastoral of St. Paul in effective March 11, and Mrs. Mike Van De and children and Mr. and las Krentz and Rustan weekend at the Douglas home at Cleveland. md Mrs. James Moe Sr. of MN, Dr. James Moe of MD and Carolyn Moe of NE visited at the Rolf last Monday. Margaret Grams, Hansen, Dorothy Helen Hansen, Karen and Hilda Steen attended "On Golden Pond" at the Theatre on Thursday. TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO March 10, 1966 ;Walnut Grove High School of the National Honor inducted 13 new members s last Thursday They were: Kenneth Thomas Olson, Bruce Russell Severson, Fritz, Delite Anderson, Knakmuhs, Debra Scovill, Marilyn Kleven, Mathiason, Cozette and Diane Reese. Lorraine Benson, Debra attended the 50th anniversary of her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wotschke at Sleepy Eye Sunday, Mrs. Benson and her twin sister, Mrs. Dennis Vogel of New Ulm, were in charge of the coffee service. Herman Gremmert of St. Ansgar, IA was a dinner guest Friday in the Clem Van Hecke home. Mr. and Mrs. Donald West, ,Mr. and Mrs. Oran Soil, Mr. and ,Mrs. Alfred Sell, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Farber, Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Leiferman, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Knakmuhs, Vernon Swanson, Dick Anderson, Rodney Germer and Dr. R.L. Grefe attended the State Legion Bowling Tournament held at Austin Saturday and Sunday. FORTY YEARS AGO March 15, 1951 Two members of the High School Loggers were named to the Straight 14 All-Conference Basketball Team, selected by the five coaches. They were AI Farber and Ted Tyler. Frank Gremmert was awarded the Grand Championship on his entry of a dozen large white eggs at the Egg Show held in connection with the Institute here Saturday. Another blizzard blocks highways: Digging out process underway. Third snowstorm in two weeks. Nearly all activities were put aside for snow shoveling this week as the third big snowstorm in less than two weeks completely disrupted traffic. The tie-up was and is the worst in years. Because of the bad road conditions the Walnut Grove Public Schools have been closed all week. Mr. and Mrs. Clair Baker, Mrs. Wilbur Baker and Miles Baker visited Donn Baker at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station over the weekend a week ago. Donn has now been moved to Coronada, CA. Monday afternoon and Osland to observe her birthday were Solmonson, Mrs. Clara s, Mr. and Mrs. Norris Mrs. Marlin Kopperud, Roger Koppemd, Mr. Warner, Mr. and Osland, Mr. and Mrs. Danielle and Mr. Kletcher and Adam Dan Peterson arrived home Saturday evening to spend the quarter break from school. Visitors of Rob Peterson since his return home were Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Sell, Janice Carter, John Byers, Terry Schenk, Jody Bruns, Marie Dallenbach and Sally, Mr. and Mrs. Darlow Foster, Beverly Weedman and family and Mr. and Mrs. Warren Pack. and Betty Baker attende~l Water Convention at at. Shirley Peterson, Dan and Rob from Monday until attended the funeral service for -- Gladys Nielsen, Sunday afternoon. noon luncheon guests of Betty Baker were Rev. Lake. evening supper guests at Bakken home and Kay Koblegard, Mr. and Mrs. Al Derek and Mr. and ' Nackerud. Bakken and Kay met David and Nancy Tanya of Spring Valley to visit Tami and Teri and attended the play at MSU. Heggerston entertained and friends for his 83rd at the Mediterranean Club on Sunday noon for Those attending and Jean Heggerston, Dwayne and Teri Julien of Boston, and Kristine Haberman, and Timothy of and Ardith Pietz, and Ann Nackerud, Ralph Tyler, Alice Sieen, Bakken, Marlys Jamie Heggerston, and Lenor and Joan Baxter returned after spending a month their five children in ld Mrs. Larry Curwick, and Cindy of Marshall Mrs. Joe Standaert of entertained Rachael at the Mediterranean evening in honor of 'n Farber visited Brad Farber and SD on Sunday. Dan and Rob funeral services for their r-law and grandfather, at Lamberton on morning. adie Swanson. Shirley Peterson and Rob were medical callers in St. Louis Park on Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Foster and Richard, Beverly Weedman and family of Marshall, Shirley Peterson, Dan and Rob, Opal Larson, Lorraine Giersdorf, and Jody Bruns of Garvin were Saturday evening visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Darlow Foster. They went to help Darlow celebrate his birthday. Mark Anderson of Winona spent Thursday evening at the home of his parents Dale and Helen Anderson. He visited with Jim Hanson on Thursday afternoon and they both attended the WWG and Jackson game at Worthington on Thursday evening. Madeline Alcorn and Audrey Baxter were Sunday evening dinner guests at the home of Scot and Anne Marie Spates of Redwood Falls, before attending the Gershwin Musical Sketchbook at the high school. Floyd and Eldora Bakken entertained their brothers and sisters on Tuesday afternoon. They went to help Floyd celebrate his 80th birthday. Don and Doris Lindley of Springfield were Saturday afternoon guests at the Bernie Leiferman home. Loretta Larsen was a Sunday dinner and afternoon guest at the Viola Krueger home at Clements. Art and AliCe Maas and Lowell and Marjorie Schmiesing were Sunday dinner guests at the Don Tuttle home in Sioux Falls. Saturday Dannielle Osland stayed with her grandparents, Don and Millie West, while her parents, Jon and Doreen Osland attended the Kropp-Greenfield wedding and reception at Tracy. Irene Pulver of Mankato and Irene Bondeson were Saturday afternoon coffee guests of Victor SERVING ALL YOUR INSURANCE NEEDS Sunday evening visitors at the Victor and Sadie Swanson home were Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Weedman. Vi Steffen returned home from the Marshall Hospital on Friday. Family members spending time during the past week with Emil Steffen were son, James Steffen of Woodbury, grandson Paul Buck of Richfield and daughter, Nancy Buck of Richfield spent the weekend with her parents. Pearl and Harry Hokanson of Slayton were late Sunday afternoon callers in the Emil Steffen home. Thursday afternoon coffee guests at the Dwight and Gloria Jacobs home were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jensen of Granite Falls. Sunday Gene and Evonne Phillippe of Willmar and Don and Judy Johnson visited Ida Johnson at Grove Apartments. Mr. and Mrs. Scott Kassel and boys of Waseca spent Sunday afternoon visiting at the Francis and Ludema Kassel home. Thursday evening Roy and Bertha Syverson were at the Rev. and Mrs. Henry Kor home in Sioux Falls to help celebrate the birthdays of Henry and Kristen Kor. Jenny Syverson who attends college in Sioux Falls was also present. The brothers and sisters and spouses of Floyd and Eldora Bakken enjoyed a poduck lunch at their home, Tuesday afternoon, March 9th to honor Floyd on his 80th birthday. Saturday afternoon Sandy Carter visited Jo Anderson at the Grove Apartments. Irene Pulver of Mankato is spending a few days with Irene Bondeson at Grove Apartments. Jeff Merfeld of Minneapolis brought Sara Peterson of Boston from the airport to spend a few days with her mother, Pat Peterson. Jeff returned to Minneapolis on Sunday. Irene Pulver of Mankato visited with Margaret DeBates on Sunday afternoon. Dorothy Peterson and Henry Helgeson of Lamberton visited in the Roger Krinke and family home at Belview on Sunday. Milroy The Mel Bergmans returned home last Wednesday from a 6 weeks trip spent in Harlinger, TX. While there they visited with the Harry Zwachs, Norman DeBleicks and John Kagels who were vacationing in the area. They also visited with their grandson and wife, the Brian Sauters. Brian is an Ensign in the Air Force and is stationed at IQngsville, TX. World Day of Prayer was held at Our Savior's Lutheran Church Friday. The program was on the journey together with the women of Kenya. Taking part in the program were Evelyn Brakke, Vonnie Tomasek, Janice Peters, Cheryl Bitker, Millie Comnick, and Myrt Parish. Varlaine Schlemmer was the organist. Barb Wixon and Rev. Don Comnick sang a duet. The ushers were Violet Lovald and Lillian Petersen. Women from Ashford Presbyterian, St. Michaels Catholic Church, and Trinity Lutheran and Our Lady of Victory of Lucan were guests. The lunch was served by Group I. The Bible study groups of Our Savior's Lutheran met Thursday. Faith with Fern Christensen with Millie Comnick, leader; Comfort with June Pool, Pastor Dan Hermanson, leader and Witness with Peggy Hagemann with Sham Van De Wiele, leader. Tom and Sherri Patzer, Ryan and Amanda of Mitchell, SD spent last weekend at the Charles Tomasek home. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Dunterman attended the 50th wedding anniversary of her sister and brother-in-law, Florence and Cecil Snyder at their home in Marshall last Sunday. Ed Maroney returned home last Wednesday from a five weeks vacation. He visited his son, Pat Maroney, in San Diego, CA and with his daughter and family, Ann and Ralph Cordell, in Las Vegas, NV. t Don and Vicki Pals, Jonathan, Virginia and Elizabeth are new residents in Milroy. They purchased the Steve Marks house and moved here from Fulda. Jeff and Rhonda Christensen and Beth of San Francisco, CA are spending two weeks with his parents, Cedric and Patty Christensen and her parents, Paul and Sharon Kirsh in Marshall and with other friends and relatives. Edith Ousky spent last Sunday and Monday in Elgin, NE where she attended the golden wedding of her cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Nielsen and visited with other relatives. Wayne Kramer and Karen of Arlington visited with the Lyle Kramers last Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Dolan and Mr. and Mrs. John Kagel attended the funeral of Laura Grewing at Trinity Lutheran in Lucan Thursday. The frith and sixth grade chorus had fun performing a medley of Disney songs and fifties songs.ST Photo. b The sixth grade band performed two numbers under the direction of Mrs. Vondracek Monday evening at the Middle School. ST Photo. The seventh and eighth grade chorus performed "One Moment In Time", along with "A Blast From the Past" ST Photos. The Middle School Jazz Band played well In their debut performing "The New Generation" and "If". ST Photo. Also performing were the fifth grade band, the seventh and eighth Irade band, and the Girls Ensemble. SENTINEL & TRIBUNE Walnut Grove - Westbrook, MN - Wedne~lay, March 13, 191)1 * REFRIGERATORS "RANGES "MICROWAVE OVENS "WASHERS *DRYERS *FREEZERS *CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONERS *DEHUMIDIFIERS *WINDOW AIR CONDITIONERS *WATER HEATERS *PROMPT SERVICE NOTICE The 102rid annual m lng Of RedwOod County Farmers Mutual Insurance Co. Of Lamberton, Minnesota will be held Saturday, Mar. 16, 1991 at 1:30 p.ll atthe Community Hall In Wabasso, Mlnnosota The purpose c/the meeting will be for 1) Read/ng of the m/nutes and Flmme/al Statements; 2) Old Business; 3) New Business or any other bwlneu that policyholders wish brought before the meeting; and 4) Election of two directors, following whose terms eente due (Donald Ruack, Lamberton and George J. B. Haltrogge, t,amberton). There will be lunch and door prizes awarded follewing the meeting. STEFFEN ELECTRIC Walnut Grove, MN. Phone 859-2114 Redwood County Farmen Mutupl laptranee Comptny