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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Inside Wednesday, March 13, 2013 Page 3 Jen Louwagie Pumping Iron --- From page 1 ill ii Louwagie said, "I live two different worlds, at the shows it's glitz and Glamour but at home I'm a mom. I stay in shape year around." She does her workouts early in the morning at 4:30 or 5:30. She does cardio and weights 6 days a week. She spends a lot of time at the gym, "I couldn't do this without the support of my husband and kids," she said. Her next event will be a guest posing at a show in Eden Prairie, April 6 to get ready for her next pro show. She also does fitness workshops and training for some people locally. She said, "it's a rush working with people." Last week she was at a show in Ohio the Arnold Classic Sports Festival. "It was really neat hanging out with Jay Cutler and other big names in the business," she said. When she is not doing exercise and shows, Jennifer enjoys baking, "I love to bake -- I like to create healthy versions of bars, and cookies using protein powder. I also like baking with my kids, to encourage them to eat healthy foods," she said. She said, "My track coach was right when she said, "work hard and not complain about the hard work it takes to be suc- cessful!" She had some advice for anyone getting started as a serious competitor in the sport. Be prepared to live the lifestyle. You will not have much time for much other than sleep. Planning an preparing meals and workouts constantly. It is easier if you have it a part of your daily routine already. Have support. Family and true friends that will help you stick with your goals! Louwagie is the daughter of Gene and Carol Olsem of Westbrook and is a 1994 WWG graduate. Jennifer Olsem Louwagie with her trainer Eric DiLouro left. 1 iiii!i Jennifer Olsem Louwagie performing at a Physique competition. SIREN program -- From page1 Council Nickel said, "Westbrook Walnut Grove schools have always had a large amount of student participation in our outreach programs. We are working to get more students in science and ag science pro- grams." Larson said, "I am very excited to have this new equipment available to us. The PH meter will be a very high tech piece for the stu- dents to use." "This will be a real benefit to our students to be able to make very accurate measure- ments for our experiments," Barron said. Sustainable agriculture is the key to keeping our ag partners profitable so farmers can remain a viable part of the rural economy," said Nickel. The Southwest Research and Outreach Center has provided all the chemicals, and an electronic caliper to measure the stem thickness of the plants, in the hydro- / From page 1 On hand for the equipment presentation were from left: Pauline Nickel, Kent Kraemer, Angie Larson, Dale Mischke, Josh Barron, Jim Jorgenson, and Bill Richards. ponic experiments being con- the different nutrients. ducted by Larson and One group will get the Barron's classes, base nutrients, and others The plants are given dif- will get various amounts of ferent sets of nutrients to nitrogen, phosphorus, and compare the proficiency of potassium. Some of the funding for the Southwest Research and Outreach Center comes from the checkoff program of the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association. Wahl also asked the council to approve a joint powers agreement resolution with the State Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. The agreement would allow Westbrook Police Department access to that agency. The council approved the agreement. The council approved the conveyance of a strip of land behind the property of the catholic church, Dave Beaty, and Norma Phipps on the north end of First Avenue. The convey- ance includes an easement for the city to access public utili- ties. The council approved an employee insurance package of life insurance and short term disability for full time employees retro active to January. The city will pay 65 percent of the premium and the employee will pay 35 percent. The city signed a contract with Bargen Incorporated to seal coat sixth street from Davis Avenue east for $29,000. The coating will be applied at a slightly higher rate than last years application. Minor changes in three city ordinances were proposed to the following ordinances: Ord. No. 1-2013 repealing section 9:00 of Code 8. Ord. No. 2-2013 Amending subd 2 Section 3.20 of Code 3. Ord. No 3-2013 Amending Section 11.02 Code 11 adding Subd 9. Resolution No. 4-2013 Establishing Rates, Fees and Administrative fines. These resolutions will be voted on at the next city council meeting in April. Applications for charitable gambling were approved for-the Westbrook Lion's Club and the Westbrook Area Volunteers. A building permit was issued to Merlin Hubin for an addi- tion to his home on Fir Avenue. February Police Report: Five tickets issued; three domestic cases; two funeral escorts; 1 minor in consumption and open bottle. YOUR GUIDE TO FOOD, FUN & HAPPENINGS / / Call Joan atSO7-274- 6136or800- 410-1859 toseeyour business featured here I L-vr'$ PARTY We strive to be the best place in town to have a drink, play pool or darts and meet friends, old and new. With an immense cocktail list; outstanding munchies and a fun, casual atmosphere, it's a scene away from the usual bar scene. After aft, it's not just another bar, it's a classic o neighborhood hangout.  ON/OFF SALE SLIPPqt iNN 628-4645. 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