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,aIICeS TEN YEARS AGO April 30, 1981 One new filing for school board has been received by Clerk, Howard Erickson this past week with Leon Mischke filing for one of the positions. School volunteers were treated to a tea a week ago Wednesday. Certificates of appreciation to the volunteers who helped with arts and crafts, pre-school screening, add various other projects were handed out. Dawn Kottke broke the school record at the North District Track Meet at Windom last Friday with a discuss toss of 98'8" bettering the old mark of 97'7 3/4". TWENTY YEARS AGO April 29, 1971 At the Westbrook PTA meeting it was announced that Steve Severson and Colleen Gertner are recipients of this year's scholarships. Gertner will use her scholarship at Winona School of Nursing and Severson will major in History at Southwest State College, Marshall. Area farmers have had almost a perfect spring for their field work. All in all, with the majority of the small grain in and most of the plowing and discing being finished up now, this could be a good spring if they can get their fertilizing done in time. After 22 years of teaching, the past 15 years in Westbrook, Miss Anna Erpestad will retire at the end of this school year. Last Saturday Art Erickson completed his final day at the post officc here. Art has been with the postal service since 1955. THIRTY YEARS AGO April 27, 1961 Top honors in Currie Pin league went to Bernice team sponsored by Bernie's Dress Shop. Members were Gloria Kansanback, captain, Carol Stutz, Jean Thompson, Vert Groenke, Bernie Fjeseth, and substitute Sue Peterson. Fifth place honors went to Ken's Hens sponsored by Kenneth Knudson Insurance Agency. Members are Jeanette Knudson, captain, Beverly Cohrs, Karen Dibble, Harriet Peterson, Mary Ann Vosberg, and substitute, Londa Carlson. The Westbrook Marigold Garden club met April 12 at the home of Mrs. Caesar Carlson with Miss Esther Engen as assisting hostess. At the meeting it was decided the club would visit Hanson's Nursery in Willmar and plans were made to hold a plant sale in May. Hospital Auxiliary Unit 7 was entertained at the Ethel Cohrs Jim and Roxy Soil attended the home Thursday. wedding reception for Brian and Mrs. Art Kuehl visited Art Judy Berg at Wabasso Sunday Sunday afternoon at the local afternoon. hospital and later the visitation for Nancy and Duane Goring visited William Schneider at the funeral Nancy s daughter and family, Mr. home. and Mrs. Mike Lee, Justina, Dorothy Morton was a Alexandria and Michael at Wednesday visitor of Laura Emmons, MN onSunday. Knutson. Mrs. Marvel Cohrs of Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Carlson were Camanche, IA was a Friday visitor weekend guests at the Roger at the Lowry Anderson home. Storey home at Faribault. Florence Anderson attended a family birthday party Sunday Mrs. Art Flor spent Sunday with afternoon at the Bey Busswitz Art at the Slayton Manor. home in honor of Brianna wahrs Alma Kosel, Rachel Warnick first birthday. Brianna is the and Ethel Cohrs helped Mrs. daughter of Randy and Jane Wahl. Aganeathe Penner celebrate her Margaret Olson spent last week birthday at Mountain Lake Sunday. with Dennis and Carol Winter and Mr. and Mrs. Warren Petersonsons at Hoffman. and daughter of Chaska were Clara Kashmarek and Mildred weekend guests at the Roy Bunting attended the open house Peterson home. for Grace Stoever's 80th birthday The Whist Card Party was held, at Okabena Towers at Worthington Tuesday evening at the LloydSaturday. They also visited Mayme Eichner home. Mrs. Burdett Larson and Mrs Merle Bailey and daughter of Nebraska were Saturday visitors at the Stanley Madson home. Clayton Miller of Winthrop was a Sunday afternoon visitor at the Hddrich Nibbe home. Carlson and Anna Olsem at Lake Haven Nursing Home and Cecelia Kirchner at Brewster. Alice Horkey attended the Twins game along with Irene Tyler Wednesday. Irene Tyler accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Roman Johnson to Guests of Bev Busswitz Slayton for lunch Tuesday. honoring Brianna Wahl on her first Doug and Dorothy Kuehl and birthday were Jane Wahl, Mr. and Bud and Fay Kuehl were visitors Mrs: Ken Wahl, Florence during the first part of theweek at Anderson, Pam Barrie, Marie and the Art Kuehl home. Michael, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Helen Rupp, Edgar Eichner and Wahl and family, Mr. and Mrs.Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Eichner visited Steve Anderson and Stephanie, Mr. Hugo Eichner at the Marshall and Mrs. Danny Sell and family Hospital Thursday and Friday a~llrisPh~c~r Ma ~lre~p en t las t w eek H U sgat uh;; t~e~rM~: e a tll aUrae~nds~ooa visiting Mr. and Mrs. Dennis t aoy snowe to!. gr .gra Connolly at St. Paul and Mr. and Andrew Purten, at the garry Mrs Randall Swan in Shoreview i , : J ~" ' Mc~dartny home in ~antomeu, Wnlle tnere, iris attenaeu ,M~ un ~unaay mey attenaea a Grandparents Day at Cretin ". ~or.ham Hal!. where g~an~dSon~nnUStrCaaltion2aYh~annchne~ at Patrick t:onnotty, xs a stu e Shoreview where grandsons, Joseph and Adam, were in the cast. ' Janet Meier, Mankato, was a ~1 Saturday visitor at the Alfred A. [ 1 Nelsons. I PLANNING AN i Alan Cohrs was a Wednesday [ AUCTION?,morning visitor at the Lowry Business Anderson home I Household - Farm -" 1 ~ I I Clara Kashmarek visited with I Complete Auction Service 1 rela!ives at Fulda Friday afternoon; I ",In me evening she was a guest ol RI in r Ra mond and Sally Heger also of I "ch Re" e Ferd Krenz1 ~'!~ Fulda Springfield Sleepy Eye ' " . ~ ,:~o 1Mrs. Bob Butler and Laura of Ph-723 5243 ph 'TOa,7- I Olga Erlckson accompanied I t:a, uscollect. I Revere to Mankato and were " I guests at the Kent Bigbee home Sunday afternoon. They were Dr. F. E. Robinson 271 3rd Street TRACY, MINNESOTA 56175 PHONE 629-3630 Hours: Mon Tues Thuxs Fri. 7-12, 1-5 Wed. & Sat. 7-12 Chiropractic care now included under Medicare. guests of Mrs. Kent Bigbee at a Mother-Daughter Banquet at Christ the King Lutheran Church. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Lipetzky and family were Sunday visitors at th~ L.A. Cohrs home. Mr. and Mrs. Curt Anderson and family of Woodbury spent Saturday and Sunday at the Milford E. Anderson home. Saturday evening the Curt Andersons, Vincent Anderson and Jim Anderson were visitors at the Larry Anderson home. Alice Horkey spent Thursday and Friday at the Gary Horkey home for the birthdays of Earlene and Keith. Mrs. Art Kuehl spent Thursday with Art at the local hospital. He was taken by ambulance early that morning. He is getting along fairly. well. Priscilla Comnick came to the Randall Swan home on Saturday. Priscilla and Iris returned home Sunday. Visitors at the Alfred A. Nelson home the past week were Mrs. Rick Hanson, Lynn and Andrew, Sherman, IL, Mr. and Mrs. Curt Renquist, Windom, Mrs. Arnold Berntson, Storden, Mrs. Grover Busk and Mareella Boeck. Lillian Wahl and Clara Kashmarek attended a Campbells retirees party at Michaels in Worthington Sunday evening. Marvel Cohrs of Comanche, IA was a Friday visitor at the L.A. Cohrs home. Alice Horkey and Evalena Jarmer attended the 80th birthday o of Grace Stoever Saturday at Worthington. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Nelsen visited Russell Sturges at the Fauskee Nursing Home at Worthington Sunday afternoon. In the evening the Nelsens and Mr. and Mrs. Art Steen were visitors at the Tubby Olson home. Mrs. Curly Musegcdes and Louise Dather were Wednesday afternoon and supper guests of Anna Gertner. Mr. and Mrs. Roman Johnson of Windom were Thursday visitors of William Nelson and Irene T~ler. Mrs. Art Kuehl and many of Art's family and friends visited him in the hospital during the week. He hopes to return home soon. Irene Tyler, Mildred Bunting and Alice Horkey took Clara Kashmarek to the Dovray Manor Monday evening to celebrate Clara's birthday. Later they were guests at the Kashmarek home Alice Horkey was a Sunday supper guest at the Dean Schumacher home for the birthday of Adam. Chris Henning was also a guest. Earlier Alice attended the Kiwanis Breakfast. Mr. and Mrs. Arlo Gertner and Brian were Sunday dinner guests of Anna Germer. Christian Nelsen of Minneapolis was a Saturday noon visitor at the Leslie Nelsen home. Last Monday noon dinner guests of Kee Kee Nelson were Agnes Westermayer of Mankato, Dorothy Dietl of Lamberton and Judy Knudson of Westbrook. Janice and Art Wiggins were a week ago Monday visitors at the Donald Boeck home. Marlin Hamilton was a Friday SENTINEL & TRIBUNE PAGE Walnut Grove - We, stbrook, MN - Wednesday, May 1, 1991 U; ~ . eveniag visitor~and supper guest of Mrs. Art KuehFbefore vi~fi~g his grandfather at the local hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Nelsen were among the Sunday dinner guests at ~ the Bob Nelsen home. The dinner was in honor of Jeremy John DeVos, infant son of Joel and Rhouda DeVos of Marshall, on his baptism which was Saturday evening. Jeremy was born on April 12th. Mrs. Floyd Nordsiden was a Friday afternoon visitor of Kee Kee Nelson. Laura Scarset visited Tuesday afternoon at the Donald Boeck home. Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Jacobs of Walnut Grove were Sunday evening visitors of Laura Knutson. Joyce Vortherms had been a supper guest. Delores Gertner was a Wednesday evening visitor of Ethel Youngck. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Carlson of St. Paul spent several days last week at the Ivan Carlson home. WESTBROOK---Girl scouts picking up trash are Stresemann, Christine Klrchner, Haven Johnson. Doom, Mla Hannan behind Amanda Van Meveran, Nelson, Laridee Dibble, and Crystal Kolar. Not Natalie Hansen. Brownie Troop Ruth Smith, Willmar, was a Sunday dinner guest at the Alfred A. Nelson home. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Derickson were afternoon visitors. Sunday was the 45th wedding anniversary of Sherman and Harriet Eckhardt. To help them celebrate were Mary Schwamberger and son, Danny of Mankato, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Peterson of North Mankato, Sherm's sister, Alice Dwight of Blue Earth, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Schwamberger of Camp Polk, LA and Erwin Nolte of Blue Earth. WESTBROOK--Brownie" Troop #475 celebrated Earth Day by picking up trash near their school. The girls have been learning about caring for their world. The troop worked to earn safety badges this year. They learned about fire safety and first aid. Each girl learned when and how to do the Heimlich maneuver for choking victims. One of the girls wrote about fun in Girl Scouts. This is part of what ~he wrote: In Girl Scouts you learn to helper and learn about people's feelings and not to them by their appearance their inside. You also learn kind to other people like they you. Be kind. Lend In Girl Scouts, you also share with everyone. One thing, we also make crafts parents and ourselves too. You also learn to feel yourself and always That's what a real Girl Since I missed getting my article in last week, I will include the last two weeks in my article. Kay Refsal conducted Bible study Saturday morning. Worship services conducted by Pastor Scott Chapman, Old Westbrook Lutheran and by Pastor Richard Cornish, Storden Baptist. We extend birthday greetings to Minnie Amundson who celebrated her birthday on April 15th. Her birthday dinner guest was Ardell Amundson. Carolyn Benson offered manicures and visiting on Wednesdays. Hair setters were Judeen Erickson, Gerry Carter, Thelma Carlson, Virginia Schneider, Vemette Olsou, Bonnie Fogel and Elffie Kopperud. Bingo volunteers included Anna Gertner, Grace Jensen, Mae Kleven, Marcella Boeck and Millie Hass. The Westbrook Baptist School students presented a program and visited on April L7th. Bible study was Thursday with Roger and Kopperud. Bernice Bashans musical program Thursday. Sarah Circle from Lutheran presented a hosted the lunch on 22nd. ,Betty Schoborg and Herbst offered men's Friday afternoon. Bernice Activity 705 Birch Avenue, Westbrook, Eastof the Westbrook High. School Sale starts at 3:00 P.M. Not responsible for accidents HOUSEHOLD ITEMS I 2- chests, one cedar I TV tray stands, (8) Hotpoint refrigerator [ Wooden wicker clothesI Hotpoint electric range ! hamper 1 GARAGE ITEMS Kitchen table, hardwood, [ Bedroom set, 3 piece, I Step ladders, several with two chairs on I blonde, complete 1 good, different lengths swivel balls I Huffy exercise bike I Comfortaire dehumidifier Mixer,] Hospital bed ] Meatgrinder, antique Norelco coffee maker ! Swive! rocker i Wooden chests, several Rival crock pot I Electric fan [ Kerosene'heater Sunbeam hand mixmaster [ Ironing board ! Kitchen table with chairs Small room heater [ Folding chairs [ Electric drill Electric can opener [ Cardtable, (2) I Vise Osterizer blender ! Love seat, like new I Wheelbarrow Kitchen utensils IThirty one day clock, IElectric grinder Utility cart (white enamel) / antique I Aluminum 24 ft. ex. ladder Blue Willow dishes I Hide-a-bed, full size lair compressor NPC clothes dryer / couch, like new / Knipco heater Maytag wringer washer,Table lamps, 2 136" Snapper riding Antique wooden chest / Duncan-i)hyfe d|ning / lawnmower, electric Ward freezer, upright / room table, blonde, / start, in very good Chest type freezer,four chairs and leafs,condition Lewyt Vacuum cleaner,Recliner rocker | H ver vacuum cleaner /Knickknack stand [ Usual auction terms Auctioneer, David R. Rupp, Lic. 17-18 SW State Bank, Westbrook Branch clerk