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April 22 is Earth Day and the entire month of May lh. Of course every day, every month and every be considered Earth Time at this point. y, this past week a catalog was received in mail called "Seventh Generation" a catalog of products planet. Within the pages of the publication are 200 products that will help protect our ailing Earth. printed on recycled paper. There are new products and cloth not made from recylcables but have been without the use of any chemicals that harm the many facts contained in the catalog that are an to this comer. Some of the new, or perhaps long Information contained in the pages Included, the cloth Items contain chlorine bleaches and that are detrimental to the environment. If we using white paper, we are encouraging the use of dioxins in the manufacturing of those products, other toxins such as furans and chloroform are In bleached paper. Unbleached paper products either recycled or new paper products will cause much of the products such as unbleached facial iper towels, and toilet tissue are reported to be soft as the advertised brands. Surprisingly, Items are not much higher than the advertised brands. will be mailed off to the firm and a report on the of some of the products will be forthcoming in in a few weeks. little bit we can do to help heal this poor old sick help. If enough comers pitch in and help, there possibility of survival! Baker is making another trip to the Mideast. to a government spokesman, he will leave no Unturned to get a peace settlement in that area. Seems corner, both Baker and Bush are determined to leave Slates coin unspent either! a reminder, the school library is open to the public nights, 6:30 to 8:30, Tuesday afternoons, 3:30 to ain on Thursday night, 6:30 to 8:30. The student Hotline is manned at those times also. Phone for the Hotline are: Westbrook 274-6111, and Walnut WWG High School play will be presented at and Walnut Grove this week-end. Night at Westbrook ,Sunday, April 21, 2:00 p.m. Walnut Grove, Saturday, April 20, at 8:00 p.m. be matinees also, check times elsewhere in the week. B.S,A. Boy Scout Court of Honor WESTBROOK--Troop 19 Boy Scouts will hold a Court of Honor Monday, April 29, at 7 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church. Boys having earned any merit badges since the last Court of Honor, please contact Scoutmaster Tom Merchant by Wednesday, April 24. All boys and their parents, who are interested in joining Boy Scouts, are encouraged to attend this meeting. All boys in grade 6 and up are eligible to be a Boy Scout and we are also inviting all 5th grade boys to this meeting and their parents if they are interested m jommg. Cub Scout Pack Meeting WESTBROOK--The May 5th Pack meeting has been changed to Friday, April 26, at 6:30 p.m. It will be held at the city park. In case of inclement weather, we will meet at Trinity Lutheran Church. The meeting will begin with a potluck supper, bring your own eating utensils and dish to pass. Dahms have Century Farm WALNUT GROVE -- The farm three miles south and one mile west of Walnut Grove in Murray County that was homesteaded by George W. Cole, grandfather of Douglas Dahms and Meribel Dahms Steiner, was named a Century Farm last year. It has been in the family for more than one hundred years. The acreage was homesteaded in 1878 and 80 acres remain in the Cole-Dahms family. Doug and Meribers mother was Jessie Cole Dahms. She was born on the part District 4-H Communication Arts From the values of friends and family to our heritage and connection to people worldwide came inspiration for 112 entries in the 14-county Southwest Minnesota District 4-H Communication Arts Contest. Among those representing Cottonwood County 4-H were Karl Enstad, Ann Go Getters, (Public Speaking); Matt Kopperud, Ann Go Getters, (Interpretative Reading; Andy Kopperud, Ann Go Getters, (Interpretative Reading); and Jane Mathiason, Ann Go Getters, (Creative Writing). Extension recognizes volunteers The talents, time and expertise of a variety of volunteers multiplies and enhances the educational mission of the Minnesota Extension Service, Cottonwood County. People who have served as Extension volunteers the p st year will be recognized at a special open house event in their honor on Monday, April 22, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Extension Office Meeting Room. Among the people being recognized for their volunteerism are Master Gardeners, Mediators, RSVP, 4-H Leaders, Project Leaders and Junior Leaders; Extension Home Study Group Chairpersons and Leaders and Home Councilors; Environmental Volunteers and members of the Cottonwood County Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Committee. This recognition is being sponsored jointly by Extension and Soil and Water Conservation for their respective volunteers. 4-H Share the Fun show 4-H'ers from throughout the Cottonwood County will share their energy, creativity and enthusiasm as they present a performing arts event, "Share-The- Fun . The public is invited to attend on Friday, April 19, 1991, 7:30 p.m. at the Windom Middle School Auditorium. The event is free of charge. of the original homestead that is Relax - enjoy life! April 19, the new owners of.the Revere Elevator directly across the road from the are hosting an Open House lor the public in mepresently owned site, but is no Today s key work -- busy! The Hall. Hours are from 5.'00 to 8.t)0 p.m. They are longer in the family's ownership, many demands on our time leave me to come and get acquainted at the Grand 1 The recognition was given to us feeling stretche,to the limit and House. the farm in 1988, ten years after wondering how well survive it all! Learning skills to develop more April 20 Is the monthly Lions Club Paper pick- papers in bundles and on the curb by h00 p.m. on Saturdays until further notice residents of I Grove may take trees, leaves, grass scraps to the old for disposal. Only those burnable Items are the site. An attendant will be on duty during the is open. Benefit Dinner has been scheduled at the Walnut Grove Center to help RoW Peterson with expenses he for lukemla treatment. It will be a catered dinner beginning at 11:00 a.m. During the hours of the Grove ambulance will be on display for Ambulance squad members will be on hand off the new vehicle. are being asked to help clean up Plum Creek ground on Sunday afternoon, April 21. It is a big you are asked to trek out to the Park If you are able at the afternoon to help park ranger, AI Nelson get a on the clean up. Detailed Information on who to and further information will be posted in the post ' lobby. Check there. Sunday evening, April 21, Jef, Mary Jo, Chad and Leah Will show slides and tell of their experiences on in January. The public is Invited to the United Rrch Education Unit 7:30 p.m. for the program. Catholic church has scheduled their spring bake sale, and lunch for Sunday, April 28. Bake sale serving will begin at 11:00 a.m. The raffle drawings from 1:30 to 2:00 p.m. Walnut Grove Mealsite will have a bake sale on April 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Walnut Center. KEEP SMILING! HAVE A GOOD WEEK! e actual 100 year date. Doug hms reported that was mostly because he was tardy in applying for the honor. A plaque, certificate and a sign to put on tho site are awarded to owners who have obtained the status of Century Farm. " FIRESTONE MULTIMILE CO-OP TIRES ON FARM TIRE SERVICE GENERAL SERVICE STATION REPAIR TIRE Westbrook, MN. Phone 274-6561 (After hours 274-5692) Open Mon. - Fri. 7:00 - 5:30 Saturday 7:00 to Noon balance in our lives will be the focus of the program, KRj.QLL.iLc.J sponsored by the Minnesota Extension Service. Sharleen Berg, Rock County Extension Agent, Home Economics, will be teaching this program which is scheduled for April 23 at 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Courts Building meeting room, Slayton. All interested persons are invited to .join us and learn to "relax and enjoy life/" Contact the Murray County Extension Office for more details. METAL t I I Center Hours Open from 8 a.m. to 12:00 noon Saturday, April 20 Saturday, May 4 and May 18 Saturday, June 1, June 15, June 29 Businesses and others can drop off their recyclables at these times. SENTINEL & TRIBUNE PAGE Walnut Grove - Westbrook, MN - Wednesday, April 17, 1991 Henry Oertelt of St. Paul will share his memories and reflections on the Holocaust at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 25 in the Lecture Center 217 on the SSU campus. Oertelt was born in Berlin, Germany, in 1921 and was 12 years old when Adolf Hitler and the Nazis took power in 1933. In 1943, he was incarcerated in the Theresienstadt Concentration Camp and later transferred to the Auschwitz Concentration/Ex- termination Camp. After being liberated by Gen. Patton's Third Army in 1945, he returned to Berlin. In 1949, he emigrated to the U.S eventually settling in SL Paul, where he worked for the Prudential Insurance Co. Three other programs on the Holocaust are scheduled earlier in the week. Each will be held during the noon hour in the Lecture Center 217. A slide/lecture presentation, "The Origins and Evolution of the Holocaust," will be presented on Monday, April 22, by Dr. Eric Markusen, associate professor of sociology and social work at SSU. On Tuesday, April 23, Markusen will show the film, "Genocide." On Wednesday, April 24, Dr. Thaddeus Radzilowski, professor of history at SSU, will present a lecture titled, "The Holocaust: Continuing and Unresolved Issues." All the events are free and open to the public. "Days of Remembrance" is sponsored by the Sociology and Anthropology Club and the SSU LutheranStudent Youngsters learn to bake bread 4-H'ers interested in learning how to bake bread should sign up for a workshop to be held April 27 at the meeting room in the Murray County Courts Building, Slayton. The workshop will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Marie Hertriksen, County Extension Agent : Home Economics, will lead the workshop and participants will learn how to make bread from scratch. Each 4- H'er will make basic white bread, seven-grain dark bread, and a special treat for lunch, pocket bread. The workshop is open to any 4- H'er, whether enrolled in the project or not. All supplies will be provided at the cost of $1.00 per participant. Agnes Herrig, Lucky Aces of Iona 4-H Club adult project leader, will assist with the workshop. The workshop has been planned by the county Foods and Nutrition Project Committee. Register for the workshop by April 22 at the Extension Office-in Slayton, phone number is 836- 6148. Holocaust to be remembered by series of events at SSU MARSHALL---The appearance of Nazi concentration camp survivor will highlight a series of educational programs on the Holocaust during the week of April 22 25 at Southwest State University, Marshall. The series is titled, "Days of Remembrance of the Holocaust, 1991." Commi ion. STEFFEN ELECTRIC SERVING THE WALNUT GROVE AREA SINCE 1939 Farm & Home Wiring Appliance Sales & Service Walnut Grove, biN. Phone 859-2114 II No matter what your travel plans include, we can make all the necessary arrangements for you AT NO EXTRA CHARGEI A SPECIAL LADIES' WEEKEND away that Just HAPPENS to be the same weekend as the FISHING OPENERH! May 10- 11, 19911. 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