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Serving: Walnut Grove, Westbrook, Dovray, and Revere areas Volume No. 7 Wednesday, May 1, 1991 Issue No. 32 G has !wy, son of Donald and and Tim Fowler, son and Judy Fowler were big winners at the 1991 Banquet held April lit the Tracy American Legion was named the 1991 Agribusinessman. topped the field of 60 for the fide. The award annually to the member in who has excelled in activities and job programs. Ewy's major 'ers have been Sparboe and Westbrook Farmers Fowler was elected to serve District FFA president. As of his duties Fowler will activities of District 11. is made up of 13 FFA in Southwestern In addition, to this ,' Tim will also serve the MN FFA Association as Region President. Fowler, current FFA President formally as Chapter Reporter and and District 11 Secretary. Kottke, a junior at WWG was also elected to a Kottke, daughter of and Leona Kottke will as District Historian for Kottke is the 1991-92 Vice President. The WWG was also recognized level as it was named 1990-91 Most Improved Kristl Kottke - Tim Fowler- Mike Ewy Chapter Jottings Kristi Kottke was the High Individual in the district and and Regional Dairy Cattle Judging Contest which was held at SDSU on April 13th. Kottke along with Chris Paplow and Janelle Weis captured second in both the District and Reg.ion - being edged out by one point. Team alternate was Chad Paplow. In addition to the dairy team, the meats team consisting of Jaso~ Steen, Brian Carlson, Eri Kronback and Troy Knakmuhs m,-4 the .general livestock team4 consisung of Travis VanDeWiele, Brett Anderson, Tim Otto, Mike Landuyt and Allen Schultz competed in judging action. Art displayed last Thursday Art from the elementary and high school was on display In the hallway prior last Thursday evening. ST Photo Wellness Fair Schmidt Memorial and the Westbrook Clinic g a Women's Fair on Saturday, May 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Church basement. will be two speakers from Mental Health tbout coping with the loss living alone and super will be booths with pressure checks and on cholesterol checks, nutrition, stress and shops from the area will in a beauty, haircare show. ldncheon will be served ital auxiliary. Please Join us in an informative nnorning for women of all Tim Fowler participates in State Speech Tournament Tim Fowler, a member of the WWG Declam Team participated in the 1991 State Speech Tournament held at Forest Lake Senior High School in Forest Lake, MN on Friday, April 26th. The Class A competition featured the two competitions in each of 12 different speech categories. The 1991 competitors represented 86 high schools across the state in Class A. Tim represented Region II in the category of Discussion and was involved in two rounds of competition. Congratulations Tim on a job well done and on a f'me season of Declare! ,r Americans te, Older Americans Month contributions and are aware of their Social Security continuing importance to the (SSA) is again community," Mr. White said. "It's With the Administration on an occasion to say 'thank you' to a (AoA) to encourage part of the community that may not programs nationwide ~hear it enough." the achievements Activities planned are also of senior designed to promote greater according to Robert awareness of the services available manager in to help older people live meaningful, independent lives. theme for the month isSuch services include Arneric ans, Our Greatest transportation and housing for the Resource. Mr. Whitesaid elderly, health and nutrition office will join local and organizations in focusing public the contributions to the made by older Americans Month is a our senior citi~ns appreciate their past programs, adult day care, senior center programs, and services for older people living alone as well as those who live in institutions. Mr. White said that people who wish to participate in the activities should call the area office on aging listed in the telephone book under State Government. Chamber of Commerce WESTBROOK--The Chamber of Commerce will hold their monthly meeting Wednesday, May 8th at 12 noon at Double D Bowl and Cafe. by Joan Bakker We're back on track at the Museum starting off another busy year with a number of immediate projects. The Annual Spring Pie Social has been set for Friday, May 10, from 2 to 4 in the afternoon. The location is again the Westbrook Senior Center. Pie, ice Cream; coffee and lemonade are being offered. Contact Anna Gertner or Doris Ewy for details. Adding to the property means more landscaping and better parking arrangements are necessary. How much restoration can be done to the log cabin this year depends in part on the success of fund raising events. To this end a large wall quilt has been donated by Johanna Wilson of Walnut Grove, which will be raffled this summer. As Hospital Days fever becomes epidemic in Westbrook, Heritage House readies itself for active participation. Our group grows in size and enthusiasm. There is room for you, too! Our next meeting is to be on June 18th watch this space for details. Any member can help you to "get involved" in this rewarding Community Project. : Entertainment at GFWC Convention WALNUT GROVE --- The Tracy Community Ed Choir performed under the direction of Ade Miller. ST Photo. Open House at Westbrook Christian school Westbrook Christian School announces its Open House and Kindergarten Round-up to be held on Friday, May 3, Westbrook Christian School is housed in the Immanuel Baptist Church, located at the corner of 6th & Ash Streets in Westbrook. The events of the day will begin with a Kindergarten Round-up at 1:00 p.m. During this session, kindergarten teacher, Miss Mary Ann Gross, will explain the program to all interested parents and prospective kindergarten students. The kindergarten students will demonstrate some of what they have learned this y .ear. There will be activities for the visiting children until 3:30 p.m. The Open House will begin at 1:00 p.m with a slide presentation explaining the school being shown at 2:00 p.m. All visitors are welcome to tour the building. Anyone interested in knowing Westbrook Christian School is urged to attend. Marshall Area Men's Chorus The Marshall Area Men's Chorus traveled to Grand Rapids, MN this past weekend and attended the annual Big Sing. The chorus is a member of the Associated Male Choruses of America and the association annually sponsors this weekend of singing and chorus improvements. Activities began on Friday evening with individual chorus selections and critiqueing. On Saturday morning there was a workshop on personal sight reading. Saturday afternoon there was a mass chorus practice of the 14 member choruses m attendance, and Saturday evening was a concert featuring seven individual chorus performances and seven numbers performed by the mass chorus of over 500 singers. Members from the area are Bruce Mathiason, Clair Baker, Rod Maguire, Kerry Knakmuhs, Lee Steffen and from Tracy, David Mix. Federated Womens Clubs at Walnut Grove WALNUT GROVE -- Last Saturday the 9let annual 2nd district convent.ion was held at the Walnut Grove Community Center. The convention was called to order at 9:30 with an Invocation by 2rKI dlsfflct president JaCkle,Barrett. The presentation of the colors was by Girl Scout troop 590. Redwood County president, Jean Knakmuhs gave the welcome, followed by a business meeting. Entertainment and awards preceded the luncheon. After the luncheon the meeting was reconvened. State president Maybelle Johnson greeted the conventlonalres, followed by credentials report, resolutions and memorial service. Pictured above left to right are Jackle Barrett, Maybelle Johnson and Jean Knakmuhs. ST Photo. Mary Schrieber Parenting Program funeral services, May on May 6, at 7.'30 p.m. in the Mary Schrieber, 86, of Austin, WWG Middle School small and formerly of Westbrook, died auditorium, Mr. Kjorness is Sunday, April 28, 1991, at St. Olaf presenting a preview of a parenting Hospital, Austin. program that will be beginning in September for all parents in both Visitation will be from 4 to 8 districts. This meeting is being set p.m. Wednesday, from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Klasse Funeral up to explain how the program will Home, Westbrook, and from 10 to 1t a.m. Thursday at Grace Lutheran Church, Westbrook. The service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Grace Lutheran Church, Westbrook, with the Rev. Jerry Lamb officiating. Burial will be in Westbrook Cemetery. operate and to find out possible interest in such a class. The program is specifically targeted at parents of teenagers. The meeting is scheduled to last one hour. e Heritage House Museum members are busy quilting WESTBROOK---Busy fingers are at work with needles and thread on a wall quilt that Is to be rafP by the He .ritage H Mueeu m Ple by Johanna Wilson, noted local designer and teacher of the art ot qummg, this xaolant Star pattern Is done in blues, beige and red. Donating their time and talents to finish the quilting are: Eunice Knudson, Dorothy Kleven, Anna c:e rtnar, [x)ns wy, Joan Bakker and Jonanna Wilson.