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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Community Wednesday, May 5,2004 MIRROR OF BYGONE DAYS TEN YEARS AGO May 5, 1994 Ron Kuehl, son of Ronald and Deb Kuehl, Walnut Grove, was chosen by Post #267 as the Post Boy State Chairman to attend the 1994 Boy State in Northfield, MN in June. Kim and Pastor Brian Fragodt of Walnut Grove performed a benefit concert last Friday night to benefit young Lutherans from Walnut Grove, Old Westbrook, High Water for their youth trip to Atlanta this summer. Senior Dining members and a few visitors enjoyed an old-fashioned Bake Walk on Tuesday afternoon. JoAnn Bertschi and Glenn Shaw coordinated the event and the members donated the food. TWENTY YEARS AGO May 3, 1984 Walnut Grove school dis- trict held a town meeting last week as part of a pro- gram sponsored by the MN Department of Education. Over 100 persons attended to give their opinions. Acting Supt. Bill Richards chaired the meeting. Bob Zwach, Sr. of Milroy has been chosen by the Milroy Baseball Assoc. to be their candidate in the "Wheaties Search for Champions II" Contest. The weather did not coop- erate for the annual auction at St. Paul Catholic Church on Sunday. An early morn- ing drizzle turned into snow in the afternoon, sending bidders inside the church to keep warm. May 2, 1974 Twenty-eight members of the Walnut Grove High School senior class are preparing to leave on their class trip to Winipeg, Canada. A sculpture by James Steffen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Steffen has been cho- sen as one of 50 to be on exhibit at the Lutheran Brotherhood's 16th Annual National Lutheran Student Art Award Program. James is a senior at Augsburg College, Minneapolis, and will graduate in May. Tina Anderson, who is sta- tioned at Fort Devens. Mass., with the WAC, sur- prised her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ardell Anderson, last week end and flew home. By Sandy Anderson e e e Best performing annuals in 2003 Visitors to the St. Paul Display and Trial Gardens were asked for their favorite annuals and herbaceous perennials that were part in the trials. Everyone's favorite annual was zinnia Swizzle Cherry and Ivory, which was in the top ten performers. The most popular perennial was Rudbeckia Prairie Sun with Katherine Woodbury daylily coming in sec- ond. Below are the listings of the top ten performers at all three of the Minnesota test sites. At St. Paul: Angelonia Carita Purple; Dichondra Silver Falls; Cleome Sparkler Mixture; Ornamental Pepper Chilly Chili; Ornamental Millet Purple Majesty; Zinnia Profusion Cherry; Petunia Tidal Wave Silver; Begonia Hiemalis type, Barkos; Zinnia Swizzle Cherry and 'Ivory; New Guinea Impatiens Super Sonic Coral Ice 2003. At Morris: Celosia Fresh Look; Argyranthemum Madiero Porta Santa; Calibrachoa Starlette Sunrise; Geranium Caliente Coral; Petunia Mini Whispers Purple; Lantana Rose Glow; Rudbeckia Cherokee Sunset; Petunia Avalanche Lavender; Dianthus Dynasty Purple; Dianthus Dynasty Red. At Grand Rapids: Petunia Jamboree Light Blue; Petunia Sweet Surprise Purple; Petunia wave type Misty Lilac; Dianthus Amazon Rose Magic; Begonia Hiemalis type, Barkos; Begonia, Prelude Pink Improved; Begonia, Angelwing type, Dragon Wing Pink, Red; Petunia Tidal "Wave Silver; Perilla Magilla; Geranium Rocky Mountain White, Orange Large selection of fabrics I&M Upholstery Phone 859-2634 4 miles E. - 1 l/2 miles N. from Walnut Grove, MN. Rt. 1 Box 18 Revere, MN 56166 Buy, Sell, or Rent in the Classified ads Sentinel Tribune Ph. 274-6136 1-800-410-1859 WALN G Flower Project W/WG sixth grader delivered tulips to senior diners at the Walnut Community Center. Grove Teri Herder Bruce Linscheid weekend guest st home of Eunice Roland and of Vandalia, OH, and Betty Monday dinner the home of Kassel. Dick and Knakmuhs and Marilee Thursday at Kitchen in Fulda. Dorothy attended the 1st party for Ethan Sunday at the Grunden home in Dick ar, d Lucille were Sunday at the Don and Lisa home in Belle Plaint" Shirley Lorenz Thursday overnight at the home of Myers in Odin, MN- Eleanor Davis, Cooper, Ruth Shirley Lorenz Kathleen Maguire Saturday visiting was Kat daughter, Rhonda In American Profile-" These fourth graders helped pick flowers for the bouquets. WWG students share with the community Savorin By Carolyn Van Loh Sentinel Tribune Last fall W/WG middle school students in Walnut Grove participated in the Kids Growing With Dutch Bulbs project. They built flower beds and planted spring flowering bulbs on the school grounds in Walnut Grove. Students have been excited to see the tulips blooming, and they have flowers to share. Bouquets of tulips were given to the Good Samaritan Center, Peterson Estates, the librarb; and the post office in Westbrook. Sixth grade students delivered flowers to the post office and senior diners at the community center in Walnut Grove. Rachel Romine, who got the project started, said, 'Fhe best part is being able to share with the communi- ty. She is considering Phase 4 of the project, summer plans for the flower beds. One possibility she men- tioned involved planting marigold seeds so the stu- dents can enjoy flowers when they return to school next fall. Find us on the Web at www. lyon- siouxp ress. co m NOTICE City of Walnut Grove Flushing water hydrants will begin on May 10. This could cause low water pressure and stir up some rust, so avoid washing white clothes when they are flushing in your area. 1 Fresh  ,. Roral -an$,ents ". Lois of Gm'den Ideas Many C .eros Mother's I)ay 6reefing Cards Willow Tree figurines including j Mother & l)aughler and Mo.ler & Son I4/N SrREH . 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