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:;,: ; ~i~ e r o After three exciting days of in the State Tournament Chargers returned with a place trophy and a lot of The team travelled to the following a dream of a Although the dream cut short by a last quarter by Chisholm, it was still an accomplishment for this lew team, formed by the schools of Westbrook ut Grove. After winning a closely game with Rushford- in the quarterfinals 63 - the Chargers advanced to the finals in the St. Paul Civic Friday. There they would get their high offense clicking and win ' over Dawson - Boyd 80 - 66. following day the dream would take place. As the 2 rankei:l Chargers would a shot at number 1 ranked played a heady f'n'st half the Bluestreaks by a 38 - 36 at the half. The led by 8 at one time. In third stanza the two teams even. about 6 minutes to in the game the Bluestreaks on a scoring rampage the chargers 14 -3. the final score showed winning 77 - 61, it was no indication of how the it was the Bluestreaks stopped the 1982 Wildcat team the semifinal round. though they fell a little of their goal, they can hold heads high, as they are true of our hearts. One thing for sure the fans of Westbrook Walnut Grove agree that these young people represented our communities in a manner in which we can all be tremendously proud of. For the entire State Tournament Story please refer to the Chargers Souvenir Edition enclosed with this issue. We would like to thank the advertisers, fans, and school for their support to make this edition possible. 7 Jason Bakke and Wayne Hanson surrounded a Rushford - Peterson player In the first game ST Photo. Troy Steen pumped a shot from the outside against Dawson - Boyd In the semi finals In the Civic Center Friday afternoon. ST Photo. Serving: Walnut Grove, Westbro0k, Dovray, and Reverc a.-eaz Volume No. 7 Wednesday, March 27, 1991 Issue No. 27 the first step in the process to make the Community Center more energy efficient. WEDA will now select an engineer to conduct the study. Once completed and the costs determined, the City is eligible to apply for 4% loan Jacob Mathiason will advance to state with science project WALNUT GROVE--Jacob were: Wes Bakker, Priscilla Comnick, Heidi Hansen, Gene Kronback, Gene Lindaman, Marvin Kleven, Darold Homing, Joel McKinney, Jef Olson, Kathleen Maguire and Joe Mathiason, son of Dr. Bruce and Osmond. at building completed before any money to make the necessary Thea Mathiason, won fhrst place in Economic action with regard to this building improvements, the Regional Science Fair and has WWG High School Authority (WEDA) is taken. Because of this, WEDA Finally, WEDA would like to been invited to attend the State tlae City Council to decided to withdraw their purchase remind the public that if they have Science Fair to be held in Bemidji media center to the Economic option effective immediately,and any business leads to contact the in April. Plan. The Economic notified the real estate agency of Westbrook Economic Other placings at the Regional be open evenings and actions in WEDA in their about a lasting area. After some Scussion, the City approved the make up the and assist in the business which the existing tax base, assist in the creation and increased tax incentives for wishing to expand in Westbrook, the of arts community insure infrastructure kents are continued this. The WEDA is open to any future discussion the Company may have in relation to this building, but for now will not be working on a solution for the vacant egg building. However, WEDA has another means and options available with which to accommodate any new. or existing business with expansion plans they may have for Westbrook. The Maxi-audit application for assistance to work toward making the community center more energy efficient has been approved by the Minnesota Department, of Public Service. A maxi-audit is a comprehensive engineering study of the building and its energy-using systems. The Minnesota Department of Public Service will now pay for 80% of the cost to complete the maxi-audit. This is Development Authogty. The City now has in place a program making people eligible for a $5,000 reward for information they provide which leads to the location of a new business within Westbrook. Certain requirements are outlined qualifying someone to receive the $5,000. All leads are treated in a confidential manner. Any questions about WEDA or any inquiry about information can be directed to Steve Dusek at Southwest State Bank, Phone 274- 6133. He is the Economic Development Director for WEDA and has an office located in the Bank. He is at the Bank generally every Tuesday or you can call and leave a message for him. Also, you can contact one of the WEDA Members for any information or questions you may have. level were Lucas White and Justin' Schneider who received red ribbons for their projects. No results have been received as yet from the 5th and 6th grade science entrants at the Region. The Westbrook Walnut Grove Middle School Science Steering Committee extended congratulations to all the participants who participated in the local competition. Winners locally were: Eighth grade; Tony Ourada and Justin McKinney. Seventh grade; Sarah Hopper, Jacob Mathiason, Cory Christensen, Lucas White and Justin Schneider. The Westbrook-Walnut Grove High School media center in Westbrook will be open during the following hours from Monday, April 8 through May 23. Monday 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Tuesday 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Thursday 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. The media center will be available for use by students K - 12. These times may also be used as homework helpline for parents and students to call for assignments or to contact subject teachers. Sixth grade,Doug Sjevers, Daniel Early Childhood Lichty, Kelly Haar, and Mike Swanson. Fifth grade, Whitney Screening Kuehl, Glen Zupfer, Jeremy Buss, WALNUT GROVE --- Early Tyson Kassel and Cheryl Weber. Childhood Screening is schednled Judges for the local coml tition for April 10 and 11 for all 3 and 4 How many geese In a gaggle of geese? Two weeks ago there were In the thousands of geese on south Double Lake. This is a close glimpse of just a few of them. ST Photo. Westbrook. These broad in nature and for WEDA to develop. Within each more specific projects/actions to to the Economic Plan, WEDA With the City Council funding and the Loan Fund (RLF) guidelines. As of the Westhrook City a commitment to the support for a Each year an is done by the After the initial it is hoped by the and WEDA that self-sufficient support from the reduced, if not the City Council to have prepared City Council application and RLF application were presented tO at their March The City the RLF monies for use in future from WEDA's last submitted a for the Westbrook to the real estate the building. The building, Milton G. has decided appraisal on the year olds in the Walnut Grove school district. This screening includes a physical and developmental assessment for all three year olds and a developmental assessment for four year olds. Informational packets have been sent to all known families of these age groups. If you are new and/or did not receive a packet and would like your 3 or 4 year old screened, please call the Walnut Grove School at 859-2141 no later than April 8th. Date change in WWGHS spring play dates WALNUT GROVE-r:An adjustment on the dates the Westbrook Walnut Grove High School spring play, "Cyrano De Bergerac", are necessary due to some conflicts at the school. Performances will be as follows: Westbrook, at the Westbrook Walnut Grove High School; Thursday, April 18 at 8:00 p.m. and on Friday, April 19 at 1:30 p.m. Walnut Grove school auditorium: Satm'day, April 20 at 8:00 p.m. and a matinee on Monday April 22 at 1:00 p.m. Services for Myron Pederson Thursday WALNUT GROVE--Funeral services for Myron Pederson, age 79, will be held on Thursday, March 28, in St. Olaf Lutheran Church at 1:30 p.m. Myron died at his home in rural Walnut Grove on Sunday morning, March 24. Visitation will be at Butson- Jacobson Funeral Chapel in Walnut Grove on Wednesday, March 25,'from 3:00 - 9:00 p.m and a prayer service will be held Thursday morning, March 28, at the chapel at 10:00 a.m. prior to the services at the church. School closed for Easter vacation No school on Friday, March 29 and Monday, April 1. There will be school on Thursday, March 28. Lunch money: Lunch money is due on Wednesday at Westbrook. High School - $26.25 Kindergarten - $14.30 Elementary - $23.10 ,j i!i