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":(,! i i Volu eNo m Wednesday, Apral 17, 1991 g: Walnut Grove, Westbrook, Dovray, and Revere areas Issue No. 30 @ mm --- At the eting of the Westbrook Monday, the board and later approved a new system of distinctions to graduating achievements. in Westbrook it was the outs of pairing and sharing", "we would like to have Mr. Steve Kjorness give the commencement address this year." The board agreed. Principal Bill Richards reported that at a PER meeting April 9, discussion included Math, select a Valedictorian Communications, World Salutatorian from the Languages, Business, Agriculture, class. Industrial Technology and Family lengthy discussion the that rather than two graduates to be ey would set up a "high honor"award The honor be those having a average of 3.00 to honor students would of 3.67 to 4.00. This been used at Walnut years. from the senior class board. They asked we would like to who could give us a ; year", and of his personal in all of the ins and Life Science. There was sentiment among those attending that there should be some vocational graduation requirements. A second meeting is planned for Tuesday, May 21st at the Walnut Grove Board Room at 8:00 p.m. The board approved a Food contract with ECSU. Foods available are: groceries, frozen food, meats, produce, dairy, chemicals, disposables and equipment. The Walnut Grove 60 passenger 1977 bus being used by Westbrook will be checked over by a mechanic and if there are no serious problems, Westbrook will purchase the bus for $1,000. 4 Principal Julia Graves reported no serious problems in grades 1 through 4. A couple board members questioned the method of grading which does not give students competitive grades, but Mrs. Graves stated that these students are in a learning situation and should be more interested in developing their skills without having to worry about competing at such a young age. Jim Christensen reported that the telemedia committee is finding that there is quite a lot of mainenance and repair work to be done each year on cameras and TV sets. This gets to be an expensive Becker, part-time Special Education teacher at WWG High School asked that the board continue her part-time position. The board agreed to rehire her. A letter of resignation was recieved from Inez Timmerman asking that'she be released from her contract at the close of the 1990-91 school year. The board reluctantly agreed. The School Calendar for the 1991-92 school year was approved by the board. Board secretary Bruce Jorgcnson reported that all is ready for the School Board election to be held on Tuesday, May 21. 1991. Because of the fact that the board problem, but one possible answer would be to hire a new graduate of is required to canvas the ballots TV Repair class of the Jackson after the election, The May school VoTech. Although the student board meeting has been moved would be novice, he would be in a position where he could get expert help from the class instructor in Jackson. Also it might be possible to share this cost with the tele-media out of Redwood Falls. A letter from Constance R. from Monday, 20th to Thursday, May 23. Teacher John Amundson asked board to relieve him of the job of coaching wrestling. As he is- involved in coaching volleyball and golf, he feels he needs more time to devote to those sports and in the clas=oom. It only hurts for a little while Monday Morning WWG Students who needed Tetanus shots received them from Nancy DeCristina From the CottOnwood Jackson Community Health Service. Pictured above Tim Otto was about to receive his shot. ST Photo. Y Apartment quilt winner GROVE--Drawing was held for the handmade quilt that was put together by of the Grove Apartments this past winter. Winner of the quilt was Sumera Dukek of Paul. The name was drawn by Grove Apartment residant, Edna DeSmlth. Piotured and happy winner are I. to r. Betty Wlllhite, Florence Cyr, the winner, Sumera, and Margaret Benson. ST Photo. GROVE Wyman spent a lifetime working He has been a carpenter in the Walnut since returning from ul the armed forces during War II. Many of the in and around the area :le alt of his handiwork. In there were many special by him over the had a special a certain sized table, desk he could be counted on just the right item ts retired from the heavy work now, but has not In fact, his hands are than ever, and his able to turn an of wood into a work m some of the pieces constructing in his lately. one of the most art works he has is the Ahrens Fox Fire has made that is now on at the Citizens State Bank along with many automobiles. The fire exact duplicate of the to the smallest detail nozzles, and all the the Ahrens. are-not made from he does get his ideas pictures of replicas. sees something he likes, to work making his plan, to size. He will even articles in different challging measurements patterns. a small workshop in @ WALNUT GROVE--Clerk EdFornberg had a miniature functioning quite well. Many Karen Erickson informed thesample of the Christmas Wreath improvements have been made in for the finishing painting and horses in three sizes are made by water service if their bill is decorating of the articles. It has them. The horses have sim delinquent and is not paid up become quite a family affair an ,d leather saddles, bridles, and the within ten days of receipt of the the results of the couple s manes and tails are not string or notifying letter. As Clerk Erickson handiwork can be seen throughout yarn, they are simulated fur, a pointed out, it is unfair for residents who pay their bills somethe home,to haveS methatC mpleted'final lovingand cherishtreasureforf ra anYlifetime.yOungsterManytO kfllrens fire ling!no that Is on display at Citizene State regularly to bear the added expense touch, different woods are used for the" - of those who do not pay. All the works are impressive projects including walnut, cherry, small heart shaped lapel pin for could do a great job in making that Street Engineer, Sonny Niuel and represent the long hours of two p inp, and one from Africa Alice, that shows his talent in special store shelf that just didn't gave his report that included people who strive for perfection in t at the correct spelling is not being able to consm the muflle seem to fit the measurements of presenting the bids for a ravel their handiwork. There is no certain, but it is pronounced ilem in an inlay paUem any ready made ones, or he could stockpile. The bid of Rlddell evidence of mass produced, sloppy paduck. The special African wood Of course to the area's "old make a cabinet or desk to fit in Construction was accepted at a workmanship in any of the was one of the woods used in the timers", it is not surprising Wynum that small cubicle called an office, price of $3.35 pet yard of screened completed items, construction of the Ahrens fire is turning his attention to such Those who engaged his talents in gravel delivered and stockpiled. Many of the works of wooden engine, detailed work, and he has the tale "those days, were never Nissel also reported the volleyball art the two have been working on The artwork can be seen to be successful in his projects, disappointed with the finished net at Helen Ferguson Park was in include a brightly decorated thrdughout the Tadd home. OfThere are those in the community woducts. They were works of art very ;g or condition and was Victorian couple. The lady even course, the built in cabinets, who remember it did not take us even then. beyo further repair for this has flowers for decorations, Alice S cupboards, and even furniture are a long to realize that "young Tadd " year. A suggestion was made to contribution. Another Victorian testimonial to Wyman's talents. If approach the Community Ed couple in the Christmas season it can be made from wooden theme is in the process of being products, there is little doubt that Plum Creek Park Signatures and/or Committee on helping replace the net as the park and court are used completed. Wooden rocking he has made it He even made a Campground cleanup letters needed by both the school and summer rec WALNUT GROVE -- On Persons living in the area participants. A new net for the Sunday, April 21 at 1:30 p.m serviced by the Westbrook Clink City Park tennis courts will be there will he a "sima:ing up" of the and Dr. Henry Schmidt Hospital needed also, with modifications on campgnmnd at Upper Hum Creek are urged to sign petitions, at the posts to eliminate unsafe qJ County Park. it will involve various places in Westbrook, conditions. Sand or pea rock will trimmine of trees and shrubbery urging Dr. Rag to return tobe placed around the playground which Taave spread into theWestbrook with his wife Usha equipment that is installed in the camping areas and need to be and daughter Ashwini, to parks, 'also. There has been much framed back. We.have an eT ee:llent practice medicine. If you wish to publicity on park and playground park here, and why not I etp write tohim the address is: safety in the publications received unprove the app ran mote with by council members this spring. a couple hours of your time. This Dr. B. YelmanchHt Liquor store manager, Brad project is open to me entire 3gBisonCT. Knakmuhs gave his report. Sales community, and will he under the Fargo, ND .r 102 for March 1991 are up slightly, supe rvision of AI N. lson Plea about $100.00 from March of look for fuaUnr ae, mit in m post Heritage House will 1990. Later during the meeting, Knakmuhs and Jef Olson oft,=, meet Thursday presented bids for heating and WESTBROOK -- Members of cooling for the liquor store. The Sky Watch Weather the Westhrook Heritage House council voted to have Olson Museum will meet Thursday Hardware install a combination heating and conditioning unit at training class noon April 18th, at Westers Coffee the establishment. On inquiry by Comer. Plans for the upcoming year will councilman Vince Anderson on be discussed and worked on. All how soon the unit could be members and any other interested persons may attend. Continued on page 12 council at the regular monthly street decoration he had designed the past year in the replacement of meeting on Monday night, April and was chosen by the council ata worn out parts, but time is against meeting 15, the recycling containers will be previous for new the possibility of the plant delivered to the city on Thursday decorations during the Christmas continuing to give good service for of this week. The latest Season. Quotes Fornberg had many more years without information from the county is secured from local bust3aesses for expensive updating. City there will be no charge for the construction of the wreaths would engineers, Bolten and Menk are containet to the resident There total approximately $110.00 each. working on plans for the will also be .p.amphlets distn'Mtted There is a need for 22, making the improvements and applications for the contmn explaining how total $2,420.00. With the cuts in grants or loans. However, the nse them. funds from the federal and state entire project dependent on Dbcu ion was held on how to tgovernments, the council was approval from the Pollution get them distributed in the city. hesitant to approve the go ahead Control Agency. It is fruitless to Mayor Greg Humeri suggested the for the construction. It wasmake any changes without that Boy Scouts may be intere d in decided to ask the various approval as they seem to change the project to satisfy some of their organizations in the community if regulations with ease and it is requirements toward a badge, they might be interested in difficult to determine just what Mayor I-lansen will contact the donatinl toward a fund for the new regulations must he followed each leaders to see ff are interested, decorauons. If a portion of the month. Plans and applications me Councilman Bruce Thoma amount could be obtained in that being worked on, and all the volunteered the use of hinuleif as m ner, the city could make up thesurveys have been made driver and his pickup to covet part auterence, by the c ty, so now is up to the of the city, and it was manimonsly Wayne Giese of People's Gas PCA to act on the city's behalf. agreed all the council to have Company gave the report on the There has been a .l oblem with Sonny Ntssel ase the city pickup if dispo al plant in the absence of Joe delinquent water balls and the the project is agreeable with the Osmond. In spite of the age and amounts unpaid are beginning to Scouts. ecmdition of the plant, it has been add up to quite a sum. It was decided since there has been so much movement of residents in and out of the city, living in rental units while residing here, that a deposit should be required to obtain water service, will be sent out to recent renters informing them of the requirement and the notice of discontinuance of home that does WESTBROOK -- The Sky more than twelve by Watch Weath induing clam will but he has all the . Is for making the fast Wyman in his basement workshop. The can be heard be held Wedm l,April 17, at 7".30 p.m. at tlz Community Cent his selected work. He grinding away at a project most of tha time when he is home. in We xook. to public. help of his wife, Alice, ST Photo.