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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Wednesday, May 11,2011 Page 3 eran from page 1 About the only area in the basement that did Said, "the solid core doors are much more not require any work was the elevated alter durable than the hollow core doors." area where the old chapel alter and fixtm'es Matt Jackels hung all of the doors and were moved to several years ago. installed the mill work and paneling in the The clean up work alone done by Service Sunday school rooms. Master was over $18,000. Steve and Dixie Severson did all of the Latzke said, "we were fortunate with one painting to bring the entire project to life. thing, the plaster walls were directly on the To complete the project 120 new chairs concrete -- so all we had to do was remove and 18 tables were replaced in the social hall the vinyl base and sanitize the walls." along with new shelves and cabinets in the All of the floor tile had to be removed and Sunday school rooms. the floors sanitized and sealed before laying Another nice addition was made by the the new tile. Trinity Quilters who refurbished one of the Other than sanitizing, painting, and replac- old Sunday school rooms into a family room. ing floor tiles, nothing else had to be done It gives a nice place for brides to dress for with the bathrooms, weddings and to be used by families at funer- In the kitchen everything from the floors als. up was replaced. All new oak cup boards were Church members are happy to have their custom built by Allen Jensen a former social hall back, and it is better than ever. It Westbrook graduate, was appropriate that it was done in time to use All of the appliances were replaced. "The for their Easter Sunday breakfast. only thing we were able to re-use were the This week the church is opening its doors stainless steel sinks, said Latzke. Beside the to the public Sunday May 15 from 11:00 a.m. new appliances in the kitchen, a new com- to 1:00 p.m for an open house. A noon lun- mercial coffee maker has been installed, cheon is being served and all are welcome to The doors on the Sunday school rooms see the newly remodeled facility. were replaced with solid core doors. Latzke Bob Latzke stood in the newly remodeled kitchen among the Oak cup- boards that were custom built by Allen Jensen Cabinetry. Above: The new family room decorated and furnished by the Trinity Quilters. Middle: Shows one of the Sunday school rooms. Above: A view to be used. of the social hall setup and ready from page 1 Mayor Rocky Kolar told the council the Three building permits were approved by contractor, Knife River Construction, has been the council: Andy Kopperud to put a utility shed contacted and will be coming to town to look at on his property on Elm Street; Floyd Knakmuhs all of the streets with the Mayor. Since that time to add a bathroom to his home on Seventh Knife River and Kolar have met and they have Street; Harriette Bondhus to for a garage attach- marked out areas that are to be replaced, ment to her home on Elm Avemre.-:, The council also discussed problems in the The council passed a resolution to allow the alley behind Maynards Grocery store. Dennis Westbrook Area Volunteers to hold Bingo in the Jutting, Municipal Utilities Superintendent, park for Fun Days. stated a new catch basin needs to be installed The council discussed two properties on between the concrete pad behind Maynards and Eighth Street that need to be removed. The fire the north end of the alley, department would like to bum them for training Street Supervisor, Dan Joel, told the council purposes. One of the properties has been a trailer has been purchased to haul city equip- approved, however the council is waiting for ment, so they will be able to continue sweeping approval to bum the second unit. streets at Storden and Jeffers. Police Chief Alan Wahl said he had started Joel also noted there is a stain on the pool contacting people about cleaning up their prop- liner that will have to be checked out. The liner erty. Wahl also asked if a couple of council company said that type of stain is not a problem members would do a drive around to identify of the liner, properties that he should contact about clean- Mayor Kolar asked the council about chang- ing. ing the personnel policy. He would like the April Police Report personnel policy to read as follows: part time Six open doors, one funeral, 2 air ambu- employees must work a minimum of 32 hours lance assists, report of vandalism at the north per week before becoming eligible to receive apartments suspect apprehended, one theft vacation or other benefits. The council voted to investigation at the school. put the policy change into affect. Right: Winter was really tough on roads through- out the area and Westbrook's newly paved streets were no exception. ntary ii iii ii iil ~ iiiii Right: The fourth grade choir performed The Song About the Planets Below Right : The 5th and 6th Grade Band performed sev- eral numbers at the Concert last week. Below Left: The 4th, 5th and 6th Grade Choir performing Oh, I Love America.