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SENTINEL TRIBUNE MIRROR OF BYGONE DAYS TEN YEARS AGO March 23, 1994 Mr. Johnson's 4th grade class is spending this week teaching students in grades K-3 all about safety. The students teach in groups of 4, spending 1/2 hr. in each classroom. Magnet Arts students heard the experiences of Greg Schultz, a radio announcer from KMHL in Marshall. He told of radio experience and his writing. Forty four members of Redwood County's 13 American Legion Posts and Auxiliaries made their annual trip to the MN Veterans Home in Minneapolis and Hastings distributing items that had been collected in the count): TWENTY YEARS AGO March 23, 1984 Jim Nelson has been hired moved to Walnut Grove ear- lier this month. Ann Grefe, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. R.L. Grefe, Walnut Grove, will tour with St. Olaf Choir, with concerts in Fridley, Montevideo, and Moorhead. Staci Heinrich, Sue Doubler and Scott Fujan were named to the Red Rock All Conference Teams. THIRTY YEARS AGO March 21, 1974 Roy Hansen, Sr., was pre- sented an Honorary Chapter Farmer plaque by Mark Warner, Walnut Grove Chapter President. Becky Alcorn was named Walnut Grove High School FFA Chapter Sweetheart. Rev. Douglas Olson showed slides and spoke on camping experiences at a family program at Trinity Lutheran Church on Sunday. by the Walnut Grove City The senior class at Walnut Council to serve as mainte- Grove High School is plan- nance superintendent. Jim ning a senior-faculty basket- and his family; wife Deanna, ball game to raise money for daughters Donna and Krista their class trip to Winnipeg. WALNUT GROVE NEWS Teri Herder 859-5402 Betty Bannick, Lucille Bruns, and Marilyn Farber, and Alice Buhl, Tyler attended a baby shower at St. Peter for Connor Travaille on Saturday. Ted and Laura Anderson visited Lil Knudson at Westbrook on Saturday forenoon. Shirley Lorenz visited Lorraine Benson and Elizabeth Nielson in Revere on Sunday. Gary and Mary Radtke, Marshall, were. Sunday afternoon callers at the home of Uamay Addison. Marjorie Bakken accompa- nied John and Sharon Bakken to Mankato on Saturday to attend the bap- tism of Marjorie's great- grandson, Luke William, son of Paul and Sherri Johnson, at the Christ the King Lutheran Church. They and several family members and friends were supper guests at the home of Paul and Sherri Johnson following the baptism. Marjorie Bakken was among the relatives for Sunday dinner at the John and Barb Frank home in Revere in celebration of Whitney's birthday. Jim and Teri Herder- Blahnik hosted a party Saturday in honor of Marshall's 7th birthday. Guests attending the party were David and Nancy Herder of RenviUe, Tami, Ryan, Meghan and Lucas Vesey of Windom, Travis, Tanya and Jerome Davis, Margie Bakken, Ilamay Addison, Kay Koblegard and Angi and Jonathan Taylor. Jim DeSmith and Miranda, Colorado Springs, CO, arrived at the home of Dorothy DeSmith on Saturday. They will spend time with Dorothy and the Bartlett family in Revere throughout the week. Additional Sunday brunch guests at the home of Dorothy DeSmith were Mr. and Mrs. Paul DeSmith and family, Mr. and Mrs. Dale DeSmith and family, Gregg DeSmith and Sasha and Hannah. Jim Grunden, Iowa, called on Dorothy Grunden Monday and took her out to lunch. Les and Doris Hoyt were Thursday evening visitors at the home of Henry Kleven. Duane and Elaine Knott were Sunday guests at the home of Henry and Deloris Dieke in Willmar. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Micke of Delano, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Micke and daughters of Sioux Falls and Jason Micke of St. Louis Park were Saturday guests at the home of Art and Alice Maas. Additional afternoon guests were Mr. and Mrs. Doug Halstenson, Mrs. Jerry Smit and Chloe of George, IA, and Jonna Maas. Merilea and Clint Schultz, Crosslake, spent several days with Meribel Steiner during the week. Jamie Schultz, Northfield, and Heather, Cody and Sadie Kunz, Hampton, were Monday and Tuesday guests at the home of Eugene and Marilyn Swanson. During that time they visited their grandparents, Victor and Sadie Swanson, at O'Brien Court in Tracy. Additional Monday evening guests at the Swanson home were Jay and Pare Swanson and Joel, Lynn, Nathan and Sarah Swanson. Carol and Jerry Saxton, Randall, were guests for sev- eral days this week at the home of Deloras Sammons. Community Wednesday, March I00crner By Pam Steffen Baby Blankets Girl" Scout Troop 339 of Walnut Grove did an excit- ing service project in March. They had great fun making baby blankets for the Marshall Weiner Memorial Medical Center. The hospital will present them to families in need. Each blanket takes with it the girls' prayers for warmth and happiness. Front row from left: Johanna, Callie and Kelsi. Middle row: Kylee, Summer, Darian and Kelsey. Back row: Michaela and leader Terri Skildum. Not pictured: Megan, Chiong, Halley and Maddie. Some of the girls are from Westbrook. Submitted photo Dick and Shirley Knakmuhs attended Dick's retirement party at the Mediterranean Friday evening which was attended by the Board of Directors, office personnel and their spouses. Dick and Shirley Knakmuhs visited with Marilee and Jon Saxhaug in Fulda Sunday afternoon. Dick and Lucille Bruns attended a baby shower for their great-grandson at the Ron Bannick home in St. Peter on Saturday. Dick and Lucille Brfins visited Gertie Bruns in Slayton on Sunday. American Legion will have Flag Disposal Ceremony The site of the annual Flag Disposal will be beside the American Legion Post in Lucan, at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday: April 1st. Anyone having dirty, torn flags may bring them to Lucan and view the ceremony, or you may leave them at the Walnut Grove Legion Club before April 1. Have you ever wondered why most restaurants and especially fast food places are painted or decorated with colors like red, orange and yellow? The colors are chosen for a very good rea- son. An atmosphere was created to stimulate our appetite and thirst and pro- mote us to eat faster and a very good example of the power of color. I did some quick research and discov- ered color can have a very powerful effect on our emo- tional, physical and spiritual well being. Color therapy is clinically researched and is used in holistic healing. The emotional effect of color should be considered when deciding on a color scheme for rooms in your home. Red: This color should be used carefully because of its strong stimulating effect. This color should be avoided by people who are anxious or nervous. A great color for your exercise room!!! Blue: The colors on the blue palette can be sedating and restful making it a good choice for bedrooms or a nesting area of your home. Yellow: A good color for dim lit rooms. The also good for roo mental keennesS such as an office. life to yellow in yc Green: The cola relaxing and gives a sense cleanliness and cooperation and a great color for roo people congregate. Orange: If you're for a color to relieve sion, promote health and orange is the is a blend of red ing) and yellow all Purple: This to increase spirituality and lethar'. For to depression, good choice. White: To awake creativity and white. Black: The color a ve, strong and should be with other colors whites or bright create a balance. Copyright 2004 Find us on the Web www.lyon-siouxpres $ Ma00s Parisl00 m##e00l featuring Roast Beef & Pork Sunday, March 28, 2004 Serving 11 a.m.-1 p.m. St. Mary's Church Basement, MN (Elevator Available) Prepared and served by the Roast Pork, Roast Beef, OUT & DELIVERY 629-3841 Alfred Nelson Post Shrimp & Chicken Supper FRI., MARCH 26 Serving from 5 to 8 at Kiwanis Spring Dinner Sun., April. at the CommunitY Center Serving from tt a.m. to I p.' Pork Loin, baked potato, gr. . beans, coleslaw, Homema Adults: $7.00 Children: $3.00; 3 & under free Take out meals available Phone: 274-6446 Walnut Grove Lions Breakfast Sunday, March 28 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Center 111764 Pancakes, sausage, apple sauce, juice, the Walnut Grove Legion Adults $5.00; Children under 10 $3.00 Menu: Shrimp, Chicken Strips, Coleslaw, Proceeds to be used for a French Fries, and Bread ...... defibrillator for the WWG Middle mmllllmlllml 1 I EIIIBI ; Coming to the Walnut Grove Communi. ancaRo : Saturday,9 a00.-March, Walnut Grove Elementary Gym Breakfast  r 2- 6.00 to 7".30 p.m. to II.:30 a.m. SUN., MARCH 28 "Great Retail 11:30 Lm' at the Oovray [ Come and shop for bargains. Our I are offering their OVER-STOCR ..... : American Legion Hall KIND MERCHANDISE at garage sale If these dates do not work for you call one of the co-directors Deb @ 629-3312 or Missie @ 629-8073 before April 1st. Persons 16 years of age and under must have a signed parental permission slip to try out. ,,,, i Serving 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Adults $5; Children 6-12 $2; 5 & under free Sponsored by Dovray Fire Department Matching funds from Thrivent Financial | Door Prizes - given away every 1/2 by participating Treat yourself to lunch at the served by Nellie's Cafe, Walnut Grove Hoyt Oil & Convenience (Soup,