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SENTINEL TRIBUNE e C,)mmunlt- Wednesday, April 14, 2004 MIRROR OF BYGONE DAYS TEN YEARS AGO April 13, 1994 Harold and Jacqueline Deal, Walnut Grove, are being honored on KNUJ as Redwood County Farm Family of 1994. Jennifer Enstad, Walnut Grove, has been chosen by the American Legion Auxiliary to attend the 1994 Girls State in June at Bethel College. Walnut Grove Community Education held an open house on Sunday at the WWG Middle School. Visitors were able to view displays of activities spon- sored by Community Ed., view the computer room, and enjoyed ice cream served by Girl Scout Troop 456. TWENTY YEARS AGO April 13, 1984 Ann Go-Getters 4-H Club members won 1st place in the Cottonwood County Share-the-Fun activities held at the S-J High School on March 30. Farmers are poised and ready to get into fields after a few days of temperatures rising to the 50's and 60's. Wartburg College Concert Band will be presenting a concert of patriotic and reli- gious music at the Walnut Grove School on April 13. THIRTY YEARS AGO April 11, 1974 Walnut Grove area got its heaviest snowfall of the sea- son last Wednesday and Thursday, when 8 inches fell. School was called off for the day on Thursday. Pillsbury Baptist College Choir stopped at the Gerrit Jansma home, Westbrook, where they were giving a concert Monday evening. The CLIC organization sponsored a family program at the Westbrook Elementary School on Sunday evening. Rev. Richard Borrud showed slides and talked about camping. WALNUT GROVE NEWS Teri Herder 859-5402 Ted and Laura Anderson were among Easter guests at the home of Mildred Kotval in Redwood Falls. Char Altermatt, Wanda, picked up Ilamay Addison Friday afternoon and they drove to the L.J. Kosel home in Springfield where the family celebrated an early Easter. Ilamay Addison celebrat- ed Easter Sunday with family at the Gary Radtke home in Marshall Tony and Patty Alcorn and Ben Alcorn, all of Marshall, were Easter Sunday guests at the home of Bob and Joyce Alcorn. Margie Bakken and Ilamay Addison attended the Easter sunrise service and breakfast at English Lutheran Church Sunday morning. Margie Bakken was an Easter Sunday guest at the home of Dale and Angi Taylor and family. Additional guests were Mark and Kay Koblegard, Anne and Rodney Nackerud, David and Nancy Herder of Renville, Amy Koblegard of Willmar and Travis and Tanya Herder-Davis and family. Ron and Carol Bannick, St. Peter, and Rich, Joanne and Katie Bruns of Hinckley were weekend guests at the Dick and Lucille Bruns home. Additional guests Saturday evening were Merron Gullickson and Aaron and Brian Theisen. Dale and Angie DeSmith and family and Gregg and Linda DeSmith and family were sunday noon guest at the home .of Dorothy DeSmith, An added evening guest was Sr. Virginia Matter, St. Paul, who remained as a special guest until Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Whipple, Redwood Falls, Mr. and Mrs. David Hester and family, Morton, Mr. and Mrs. A1 Grunden and Ryan, Tracy, Lindsey Graft, Lamberton, Brad Rykhus and Jessica Hogan, Tracy, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Zeug and Dorothy Grunden were Easter dinner guests at the home of Kathy Rykhus in Tracy. David and Wanda Hoyt were Easter dinner guests at the home of Les and Doris Hoyt. Clesta Smith and Bonnie and Vernal Wahl were Easter guests at the home of Dar Brandt in Mankato. Easter dinner guests at the home of Eugene and Marilyn Swanson were Jay, Pam, Michael, Jason and Katie Swanson and Joel, Lynn and Sarah Swanson. Eugene and Marilyn Swanson visited Victor and Sadie Swanson Sunday evening at O'Brien Court in Tracy. June, Scott, Jenny and Kristie Hoffman and Lisa, David, Abby and Josh Hoffman were Easter din- ner guests at the home of Allan and Helen Tate. Jim and Teri Herder- Blahnik and boys were Easter weekend guests at the home of Bob and Pat Balhnik of Spring Valley. Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Syverson, Cincinnati, OH, and Mrs. Tim Vickerman and children were guests at the Bertha Syverson home throughout the past week. Berth Syverso was an Easter Sunday guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jamie Labat in Milroy. Southwest MN Orchestra and SMSU Concert Choir Concert The Southwest MN Orchestra and the SMSU Concert Choir will join for a spring concert at 4 p.m. on Sunda; April 18 at the Fine Arts Theater on campus. The concert will feature two works by the Czech compos- er Antonin Dvorak, "Te Deum" and "From the New World." The concert will also mark the debut of "Phrygian Mood" by SMSU student Pam Gervais. a senior Composition and Piano Performance major. The piece was originally com- posed for keyboard and was recently composed for per- formance by the Southwest MN Orchestra. Gervais has two piano solo books pub- lished and has studied piano with Dr. Daniel Rieppel for the past four years. She is also the accompanist for the SMSU Concert Choir and the Women's Ensemble. The Southwest MN Orchestra is comprised of 46 of the finest musicians in southwest MN. Concert Choir members are selected by competitive auditions at the beginning of each semester. The choir is made up of 63 students of diverse backgrounds. The Concert Choir has been honored in recent years with several invitations to perform in Carnegie hall in New York City with the Manhattan Symphony Orchestra, as well as invita- tions to participate in the Malcolm Sargent Music Festival in Royal Albert Hall in London. The choir has received a series of high dis- tinctions in music festivals in the U.S. and abroad. The SMSU Concert Choir is under the direction of Dr. M. Michael Suzuki. Suzuki will be the guest con- ductor for the Southwest MN Orchestra at this concert, as well. The concert is funded in part by a grant from the Southwest MN Arts & Humanities Council (SMAHC), with funds appro- priated by the MN State Legislature. Call 507-537-7234 for reserved tickets or for fur- ther information. Murray County 4-H Calendar April 14 Fulda Babysitting Clinic, 3:30- 5:00 p.m., Fulda Elementary School April 19 Fulda Babysitting Clinic. 3:30- 5:00 p.m., Fulda Elementary School April 21 Fulda Babysitting Clinic, 3:30- 5:00 p.m., Fulda High School Filling cracks Redwood county highway crews were busy Monday morning cracks with tar, on the road west of Walnut Grove. Spinning around These children were enjoying the day last Tuesday afternoon in ! city park. Symposium to be held in New UIm The 28th Annual Society for German-American Studies Symposium will be held in New Ulm April 22nd - 25th. There will be a wel- come reception Thursday evening at the Holiday Inn. Professor Peter Wells will be Friday's opening speaker. There will be sessions cover- ing topics such as politics, religion, missions, music, linguistics, migration, Turners. education and more at the Holiday Inn. A ban- quet will be held at Turner Hall at 6:30 pro. Friday, with entertainment bv the Concord Singers. Sessions will continue on Saturday morning at the Holiday Inn covering the German- Bohemians, history, song and more. The SGAS Business meeting will be conducted during a lunch- eon. Saturday afternoon, there will be 3 tour options to choose from. That evening's banquet will be held at the Holiday Inn with entertainment by the German-Bohemian Heritage Singers. There will be a Walder Messe at 9:30 am Sunday at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity. The German-Bohemian Heritage Society invites symposium attendees to their Spring Dance on Sunday, April 25th -Happy 16th Birthday Jonna from 1-5 pm at Tm To register or for o mation, contaCt Eckstein at the N Chamber of m 507-233-4300. Robert {Dawson} wll celebrate 50th Apr00 14, Love from children iii: Cooks. Cleans. Heats. Saves. ,. He's got multi-tasking down pat. Propane does so many things so well To loam more, visit WWW.MNPROPANE.COM Your Professional MN Propane Deeders 1 -877-252-01 71 Digital Photography Exciting NEW prograrn [ Brown College ENROLL TODAY [ 1440 Northland Drive *m'/l t [ Mendota Heights 55120 FINANCIAL AID IS AVAILABLE Call 1-800-766-5090 "for information FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFY or enroll at www.browncoil,edu Daily insh'uctions from several of the Minnesota Vikings! 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