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YEARS AGO April 30, 1981 Walnut Grove Chapter Farmers of America Livestock Judging team for state competition at 10 judging contest held SD, April 10, 1981. members were Linnea Shane Saxhaug and Don Wiggins, daughter of Mr. Arthur Wiggins of has been named to of SL Ansgar, an honor I of Gustavus Adolphus night action -- The "Germaofest" had a out for the festivities on April 25. The Plum Band with members, Knott at piano, Mary Pam Roepke at and Mr. Fornberg, provided lively polkas for the dancers. mascot for gh School has down from "his lofty gymnasium and is Art room for repairs coat of paint. Even a spring cleaning now AGO April 28,1966 belite Anderson, won f'wst the senior division at the Talent Contest at a week ago Tuesday. gave a vocal solo accompanied by Kathy Supply Center by American Cyanamid completion and is now the management of Marie Zwach, daughter of Senator and Mrs. John M. Zwach, Walnut Grove, was named a member of Pi Delta Phi, a National Honor Society, at Honors Convocation held at the College of St. Catherine last week. Leo Baxtor, a sophomore at the University of North Dakota, has been elected to the UNq3 Student Senate. Jane Steffen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Steffen, is currently on tour with the Augsburg College Orchestra. FORTY YEARS AGO May 3, 1951 The Walnut Grove Building and Loan Association is observing its 50th Anniversary this week, having been founded in the spring of 1901 and being in continuous business ever since. The St. Paul Church Choir was entertained at the Parish Rectory on Wednesday, April 25. An appreciation award was given to the choii" director, John Baxter. Before the luncheon, prizes were won by M. Dallenbach, Albert Beens, J. Matter and Lois Saelens. Dave MacMillan, former University basketball coach and now a representative of the Minneapolis Lakers, will be principal speaker at the annual high school athletic recognition banquet at the high school auditorium on Monday, May 7 at 7 p.m. Dr. George Mecklenburg of lis an international figure in religious circles wiJl present a color motion picture lecture "Germany and Europe in 1951" at the high school auditorium here Wednesday evening, May 9. is a patient at the since Friday. and Joan Baxter returned after spending a few days GA. They visited Michael and Susan and family of Brunei, who have been in month. Reva Doubler were visitors in the Marvin- home at Brainerd. They Roger Dunlinger-Kris Wedding. AI and Marilyn Farber attendea the funeral for their nephew, Bill" Leaden, of St. Paul on Friday. Cliff and Ella Frahm attended the wedding of Mary Carmody and Gary Wodeke at Pipestone on Saturday. Sunday visitors of Cliff and Ella Frahm were the Jeff Frahms of Marshall. Rachael Oestreich attended the Prairie Festival at Southwest State University on Saturday and was an overnight guest in the Larry Independent School District No. 641 Walnut Grove, MN. is hereby given, that the general election has called and will be held in and for Independent chooi District NO. 641 (Walnut Grove), State of on Tuesday, the 21st day of May, 1991, for ' ) purpose of electing 3 school board members for year terms. The ballot shall provide as follows: SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER 3 Year Term VOTE FOR THREE Put an (X) in the square opposite the name of each canddate you wish to vote for. BRUCE E. JOHNSON KERRY J. KNAKMUHS combined precincts end the polling places for this election will be as follows: All Area of Walnut Grove School District NO. 641 at the school house in Walnut Grove. Ible voter residing In the school district may vote election at the polling place designated above for ) Precinct In which he or she resides. The polls for will open at 6 o'clock p.m. and will close at 9 o'clock p.m. on the date of seld election. be registered to vote to be eligible to vote In tk ctlon. An unregistered Individual may register to vote at the polling place on election day. Dated: April 23, 1991. BY ORDER OF THE SCHOOL BOARD /It/Marianne C. Boerboom, School Dlatrict Clerk Curwick home and attended the Thoreson at the West Belmont SENTINEL & TRIBUNE 7 play "Hey, Teach' at Holy Lutheran Church of rural Lakefield Redeemer on Sunday. Cindy Curwick was a participant. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Slack and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Miller of St. Paul were weekend guests of Mildred Otto. They visited the Konrad Kopperuds at Westbrook and Louise Stelter at Tracy while visiting. They all had noon lunch at Saturday. On Sunday they attended the golden wedding of Lawrence and Bonnie Fogel at Trinity Lutheran Church in Westbrook. Jeff and Sherrie Larson of Minneapolis spent from Saturday to Monday with her parents, Mel and Bernice Bergman. They helped Walnut Grove - Wsstbrook, MN - Wednesday, May 1, 1991 In celebration of their 40th wedding anniversary, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Zwach St entertained at Saturday dinner at the Tracy Country Club their wedding attendants, their brothers and Zwach, Louise Zwach, Mac anniversary were the Harry Bernice celebrate her birthday. the Red Rooster in Tracy on Birthday guests of Mrs. Berg, man sisters, their children and Sunday. on Monday were Mac D. A week ago Sunday guests in the Christensen, Lillian Petersen, Pat grandchildren. Present for the 40th Shirley Peterson home were Dan Zwachs, Paul Zwachs, and Harold Halfmanns all of Tracy, the Vic Kesteloots and David Halfmanns of Marshall, the Dick Waiters of Garvin, the Ken Zwachs of Minnetonka, Mrs. John M. Zwach and Pat Dolan family of Lucan, the Greg Schmoll family of Cottage Grove, Mrs. Paul Williams and family of Loveland, CO. Susan Wentzel of Murdock, Colleen Zwach of Eden Prairie, the Bob Zwach Jr. family and Tim Zwach of Milroy. The Zwach children and grandchildren honored their parents with a program. Fern Christensen accompanied her son, Paul Holmberg to Chicago this past week where she visited a Peterson of Mankato, Jody Bruns, Garvin, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hage of Hector, Harold Stanley of Lamberton and Mrs. Mike Uhlenhopp of Westbrook. The group helped Rob and Dan Peterson celebrate their birthdays. Mrs. James Edwards, Mrs. Mike Lobby, Christopher and Sara of Brooklyn Center spent the weekend of April 20th with Mildred Revard to help celebrate Mildred's birthday. Last Sunday and Monday Helen Buterbaugh was a guest in the home of her son and daughter-in- law Mr. and Mrs. Errol Buterbaugh in Aurora, CO. Added guest on Monday was Helen's son, Galen Buterbaugh, of Arvada, CO. Christensen, Dorothy Stattelman, Rosie Debbaut, Carol Zwach, Lucille Dolan, Dona Petersen, Doris Zwach, Peggy Zwach, Millie Comnick, and Sherri Larson. Warren and Dona-l%tersen spent Sunday with their son and daughter-in-law, the Dennis Petersens in Sioux Falls, SD. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Parish returned Thursday from a ten day visit with Earl's son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Loyal Petersen at Mesa, AZ and with Earl's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Wright McLauglin at Apache Junction, AZ. They spent the weekend with the Dennis Flesners and attended the Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Gilb slgent Thursday at Clarissa with her mother, Mrs. Louise Meiners. Friday through Sunday they visited the Ardell Gilbs at Mound, the Roger Gilbs at Lakeville and Dennis Gilbs at Savage. Mrs. Clarence Gilb attended the funeral for Iona Schaffran at Wabasso Wednesday. Saturday the Gilbs took part in the square dance demonstration at the Prairie Arts Festival at the Southwest College in Marshall. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Rue and Lawrence Kormann of Lamberton visited Hannah Kormann Monday. Her Wednesday visitors were Caroline Danielowski of Revere and Delores Sammons of Walnut Grove, and together they spent the afternoon with Ella Fridley and Tille Haag at Wabasso Health Care Center. Mr. and l~s. Ed Gilbertson met Mr. and Mrs. Erhie Maas of Tracy and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Nissen of Pipestone at Club 59 in Marshall Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Bitmer and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Eichstadt were Saturday morning brunch guests in the Kleota Bittner home. Last Thursday evening guests of Shirley Peterson, Rob and Fred Sliker were Mrs. Duane Weedman and family of Marshall, Mr. and Mrs. Darlow Foster, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Sell and Mr. and Mrs. Warren Pack to celebrate RoWs birthday. Irene Pulver of Mankato was a guest of Irene Bondeson at Grove Apartments Friday to Sunday. Sunday until Tuesday Helen Schmiesing of Lakeland, FL was a guest in the Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Schmiesing home. Tuesday Helen Schmiesing of Lakeland, FL accompanied Margaret Grams, Evelyn Hansen and Judy to Holloway, MN when they took Helen to the home of her son, Arlin Schmiesing. Sunday evening Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Jacobs visited Mrs. Sever Knutson at Westbrook. Saturday Judy Dagner of confirmation service for Tiffany Flesner at First Lutheran church in Little Falls. Tiffany is the granddaughter of Mrs. Parish. Edith Ousky spent the weekend with Marlys and Ron Ousky and with the Henry Henriksens in Minneapolis. Sunday she attended the First Communion for grandson, Ben Ousky, at Red Wing and was a guest at the dinner reception in Ben's honor at the Sara Ousky home. The John Labats have a new grandson, Ryan JameS, son of Loft and Jim Allex of St. Cloud. He was horn on April 15, 1991. He has a sister, Emiley 2. Mrs. Labat is spending some time at the Allex home. Mr. and Mrs. John J. Labat, Lisa, Nicole and Amanda from Brookings, SD have moved to the John Labat home and the John Labats have moved into the Marie Verdeck house of rural Marshall. Ray and Mac Cru'istensen were Sunday guests of her brother-in- law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Les Borning at Alexandria. Lamberton visited her mother,Lillian Petersen and Marjorie Gunhild Johnson. Oberg arrived April 8 in Thursday afternoon Margaret Copenhagen, Denmark. They spent Grams and Emma Good visited the first four days in Glostrup, a Emma Rygmyr at Valley View suburb of Copenhagen at the Manor at Lamberton. Mabel Mischke spent Saturday at Morris, MN with her grandson, Matthew Henry, who is a student at UMM. Sunday April 21st Albina wood, Evelyn Hansen and Judy spent the day at Warsaw and helped Roberts Preben Darmer home. They went sight seeing and also took a ferry boat Sweden. They they went to Karreback to visit Valborg Larsen. On April 14 they attended her 90th birthday dinner. On Monday, April 15, an open house was held in her honor. They attended a birthday Jones celebrate her birthday, dinner for Binhe Darmer. They Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Henry ' flew back to Minneapolis April 18 Kleven, Marvin and Beth Kleven and returned to Milroy April 19. and family, Roger and Linda They had supper with Lillian's Kleven and family,'Don and Leona K'ottke, Les and Doris Hoyt were among family and friends who were guests at the Mr. and Mrs. Lanny Sanner home at Fairmont. They all attended confirmation for Laura Sanner at Grace Lutheran Church, Fairmont. Saturday afternoon Kleota Bittner visited Della Gordon and Pearl Wiggins at Prairie View Health Care Center, Tracy. Helen Tats returned home last Wednesday after spending 3 weeks in Ohio. She visited her mother, Cornelia Cole and her 3 brothers, Roy, Kermit and Junior at Coolville, OH. She also visiled her sisters and husbands, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Overby at Cleveland, OH and Mr. and Mrs. William Shisler at Columbus, OH. Guests in the Allan and Helen Tats home Sunday to celebrate Allan's birthday were Scott and June Hoffman and Jennifer and David and Lisa Hoffman. Mary Prechel, Joyce and Tom visited Lillian Lavicky at Marshall Saturday evening. Sunday evening Mary Prechel, Joyce and Tom visited Mr. and Mrs. Art Henderson at Redwood Falls. Milroy Mr. and Mrs. Dave Zwach spent from Thursday to Sunday at Branson, MO and at Kansas City, KN where they visited their son and daughter-in-law, the Alan Zwachs. Rev. and Mrs. Don Comnick attended the golden wedding of her cousins, Iven and LaPearle Elderly. cousin, Audrey Burke at Wheaten, IL Saturday and Sunday. She to spend Saturday evening. returned to Milroy Tuesday. Mrs. Marie Nelsop's Wednesday Westline Extension I met at the visitors were Harold and Pearl Sharon Trulock home Monday. Picket of Mankato. Together they Dorothy Stattelman gave the and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Jaros of lesson, Physical Fitness for the Vesta visited Alice Lemcke at Parkview Nursing Home in f Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Sickman of Locust Grove, VA visited Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Miller Wednesday and Thursday. Millers spent Sunday to Tuesday at the Dr. John Anderson home in Mankato. Mrs. Viola Keith, Mrs. Merle Brnns and Mrs. Fern Christensen of Milroy attended the Federal Retirees meeting at Toni's in Marshall Thursday. Mrs. Leona Hanske spent Wednesday with Mrs. Pearl Kotval at Vesta. ~Dr. and Mrs. Dean Bruns and family, Mr. and Mrs. Bud Bruns, Merle Bruns, Viola Keith and Mr. and Mrs: Warren Petersen were Thursday evening dinner guests in the Steve Petersen home to celebrate Leslie Petersen's 15th bi/thday. Mrs. Elfreda Hovald of Mankato spent Friday with Viola Keith and together they met at the Vesta Care to have dinner with Udo Viergutz of Redwood Falls and Aurealia Grane of Echo. Ray Stynski had an 85th birthday party for his father, M~k Stynski, Thursday afternoon at the Steak House when about 30 friends and acquaintances were guests. That also included Ray's brother, Richard Stynski from Tracy, and his sister, Carol Theigles of daughter, Cathy of St. Paul Thursday. Verna Giese, Inga Tuness and Marshall. John Labat served ice cream and Gen,Lee and Lynn Schaffran cake to 75 guest in honor of their visited Irene Dallmann Thursday birthdays. Guests included Harold evening. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Werner attended the visitation for Gustie Werner at Redwood Falls Friday evening. Solseth, Chloris Molls, Julia R. Van Overbeke and Ryan Wilkenson and Mrs. John J. Lahat and children all of Marshall, Grace Rafnson and Byron Rafnson of Minneota and Father Neudeeker of Sleepy Eye. Louis and Lueille Dolan spent last weekend in Minnetonka with the Kenneth Zwachs. They were joined by Jane and Tom Schultz of Dallas, TX, Alice Dolan of Eden Prairie, 'Kathleen Eichten, and Cherri Dallman, Andy and Jessica of Wabasso, Joe and Lynne Dolan of Bumsville and Bill and Lynne Dolan and Trisha of Edina. May and Jennifer Parsons of Fairbanks, AK spent from last Wednesday to Friday at the home of her parents, Ray and Evelyn Marks. They attended the confirmation of her niece, Amy Marks. She spoke to Milroy students, 4 - 8 grade, about Alaska. She also visited Erma Bossuyt of Marshall, the Leonard Marks family of New Ulm, the Kenny Marks family of Wilmont, and David Marks of Marshall. They all Frigidaire Americas Premium Qualit Appliances On Display at Sales & Westbrook, MN Phone 274-6166 were supper guests at the Ray Marks home with Mary and Jennifer. Renee Williams, Donna, Ryan and Kirsten of I.xweland, CO spent from last Thursday to Sunday at the Bob Zwach Sr. hon . Belview. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Subbert spent the weekend at the Lyle Meier home in St. James. Saturday afternoon was spent in Mankato. Tuesday the Subberts visited Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Imker at Lamberton. Milly J~nsen took Ruth Olson, Rose Dudgeon, Ann Johnson and Viola Keith to spend Wednesday in Willmar. Mil;y had cataract sur~:ry at Wilimar Thursday. ue Schaffran of Goshen, OH, Sandra Schaffran of Lynd, and Linda and Larry Schaffran of Marshall attended their mother, Iona Schaffran's funeral at the Wabasso Chapel Wednesday April 24th. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Wurscher, with Mr. and Mrs. Barney Eichten of Wanda and Cele Reimer of New Ulm spent Monday with Mr. and Mrs. tie Eichten in Rochester and Mr. and Mrs. Victor ]Eichten in Mankmo Tuesday. Mrs. tie Brau's Monday guests were Mrs. Mike Schueller, Mrs. Agnes Zwach, Mrs. Rose Dudgeon and Marcella Knott. Her guests Tuesday forenoon were Sue Hammerschmidt, Viola Keith, Milly Jensen and Myrtle Martin. Wednesday Mrs. Brau had dinner with her two daughters, Mrs. Kenneth Portmer and Mrs. Charles Portner in New UIm. April 27th Mrs. Brau went with Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bran of Windom to spend the weekend at the Leonard Reagan home at Crosby. Evelyn Zollner and Marcella Knott spent the afternoon of April 21 with Mrs. Brau and Mr. ant Mrs. Chris Pohlen spent that same evening with her. Mrs. Ema Larsen spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Gene I2tr, n at Bechyn. Curbslde garbage pick-up for residents on the north and South ends of town will begin again on May 7. Karen Erickson, City of Walnut Grove I When mowing your lawn, do NOT the grass on the street because it plugs up the storm sewers, Karen Erickson, City of Walnut G ve HIT THE JACKPOT WHILE WE CELEBRATE OUR 7TH , (-,--) Featuring the latest in women's apparel 8pec/a/ starts Monday, April 22, 1991 Apparel For Today'z Woman Downtown Traey 629-4210