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( SENTINEL TRIBUNE Wednesday, May 11, 2011 Page 10 nner year From page 1 The Soils team are tested on their knowledge of slope of ground to determine erosion problems. They also judge the texture of the soils and determine the amounts of clay, sand and loam in each sample. The team place fifth. The Poultry team had to judge live birds on meat quality, and laying quality. They also had to judge carcasses to deter- mine the quality of the meat. The Poultry team place fourth in the state. The Meats Team was required to identify various cuts of meat from the major meat carcasses Beef, Pork, and Lamb. The Meats team grabbed a fourth place finish. The Floriculture team was required to identify various types of flowers, and demonstrate their corsage making abili- ty. The team place fourth place. Other teams participating were Fish and Wildlife 12th place (Josh Gundermann was 6th over all), Farm Management placed 12th, Crops team placed 19th, and Small Animals placed 18th. Barron said, "This year was spectacular, overall all of our teams placed above the bronze with five receiving gold and four receiving silver ratings." Barron commended Francis Cohrs for driving the bus for the trip. "He said this will be his last year, he has done this for several years in the past. The kids really liked him, and we will really miss him," Barron said. Floriculture Team 4th State FFA Amy Nelson 10th, Marissa Harnack 26th, Amber West 27th, and Alex Mischke 9th. Not Pictures Molly Jarmer and Felicia Cohrs team altenates. Submitted photo Meats Team 4th State FFA Andrew Merrick 14th, Aaron Theisen 7th, Levi Brummer 21st, and David McClellan 9th. Submitted photo Soils Team 5th State FFA Front Row-Kolee Yang Alternate, Nancy Yang 38th. Back Row-Maddie Frank 36th, Anne Woelber 5th, Kasia Her 21st. Submitted photo Poultry Team 4th State FFA Julie Vang 12th, Sena Vang 14th, and Pa Nou Vang 25th. Submitted photo WWG FFA Awards Program The WWG FFA Awards program will be held Monday, May 16, with the slide show from 7:00-7:30 p.m. and the opening ceremonies at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook High School lunchroom Please join the FFA to celebrate an awesome FFA season. ili iiiiii!!,iiiii!i!i!i!iiiiii!il/!!; WWG FFA State Participants WWG had 47 FFA members participating in the State FFA Convention. Members were involved in the Talent Act, 9 teams in judging contests, 13 state choir members and 3 state band members. Submitted photo i il i i i NOTICES STATE OF MINNESOTA Windom, MN 56101 Council reviewed the 2010 audit submitted by ABDO. COUNTY OF (507)831-5575 Phelps pointed out that ABDO reported lack of segregation COTTONWOOD #187213 S-37,38x of duties on many items. This will be an ongoing issue because we only have one city clerk. Johnson asked why DISTRICT COURT Westbrook there is a $57,478.00 Ambulance receivable journal entry. Fifth Judicial Court City Clerk Steen responded stating that ABDO will be com- Probate Court Division City Council ing in August to go through some entries. One of them Court File No. PR-11-197 Regular Meeting being the ambulance CD'S. Steen is coding them to the April 4, 2011 wrong sub account and will get training to fix this issue. In Re: Estate of The Westbrook City Council met on Monday, April 4, Motion By Phelps and seconded by Madson to approve the Derold L. Parker, Deceased 2011 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Room. 2010 Audit. All voted in favor. Motion carried. Members present: Mayor - Rocky Kolar; council mem- Pool Manager, Lairdie Kells reported that there will be a ORDER AND NOTICE OF HEARING ON bers - John Madson, David Moriarty, Jan Johnson and lifeguard class offered the last week in May to kids that are PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND Digger Phelps 15 years old and older. Kells stated that she has 4 teachers APPOINTMENT OF Others present: Dan Joel, Lairdie Kells, Alan Wahl, and coming back. Kolar also stated that Kells and Joel will have PERSONAL Dennis Jutting. to get together and do some training with the new pumps. REPRESENTATIVE IN UNSUPERVISED ADMINIS- Mayor Rocky Kolar presided at the meeting. Joel stated that the pumps are generally the same as the old TRATION AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS Motion by Madson and seconded by Johnson to approve pumps; however they need to be watched closer. Kolar the minutes from the March 1, 2011 council meeting, stated that we are still going ahead with the Sphagnum TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND CREDITORS: Police Chief, Alan Wahl presented the police report, moss idea. Moriarty expressed his concern regarding the It is Ordered and Notice is hereby given that on the 6th which was reviewed and approved by the council. All voted kiddie pool. Last year the kiddie pool was closed all year day of June, 2011, at 1:30 o'clock P.M a hearing will be in favor. Motion carried, long. Joel and Kells both agreed that they will work hard to held in the above named Court at the Courthouse; Windom, Kolar stated that there was an incident at the Veteran's get the kiddie pool up and running this year. Joel stated that Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purport- Memorial on Sunday. During the retirement party for he kept one of the old pumps so that he can use it for the ing to be the will of the above named decedent, dated Jutting Dan noticed kids throwing big rocks at the monu- kiddie pool. February 4, 2011, and for the appointment of Brian Parker ments and told them to stop and leave. The kids left, how- The city will be having two branch pickups - May 1 lth as Personal Representative whose address is 2062 Roberta ever Dan came back later and fotmd the kids back again, and October 19th. Drive, North Mankato, MN 56003 as personal representa- Dan notified Wahl about it. Wahl stated that he spoke with City Wide clean up will be May 19th. five of the estate of the above named decedent in unsuper- the kids that had done the damage and did not have the time Kolar stated that Derick Determan will be reaching his vised administration, and that any objections thereto must to speak with the parents yet. There are 5 chips in the 6th month as a city employee. Kolar stated that he currently be filed with the Court. That, if proper, and no objections monument from the rocks. Kolar stated that these kids gets $10.25 and if we give him a 3% raise that would be are filed, a personal representative will be appointed to should not be allowed in the park. Wahl stated that he will $10.55. Motion by Phelps and seconded by Johnson to administer the estate, to collect all assets, pay all legal talk to the parents tonight about the issue and take care of increase Determan's wage to $10.55. All voted in favor. debts, claims, taxes and expenses, and sell real and per- it. Motion carried. sonal property, and do all necessary acts for the estate. Wahl stated that he received a quote from Busswitz to Kolar stated that he will be attending the library board Notice is further given that ALL CREDITORS having seal the roof on the police station. It will cost around meeting this week. They are looking for some assurance claims against said estate are required to present the same $800.00 to fix. Council agreed that the price quote was regarding the Maylen Peterson money that was talked to said personal representative or to the Court Administrator reasonable and to go ahead and fix the roof. about. Phelps stated that we can safety assure them they within four months after the date of this notice or said Kolar stated to Wahl that we have one outstanding snow would get a share of the Peterson money. claims will be barred, parking ticket. Council stated that we should send a letter Motion by Madson and seconded by Phelps to approve Dated: 4-27-2011 certified to the offender, the following building permits: (Court Seal) Street Superintendent, Dan Joel stated that he will start Gene Larson will be adding in a sidewalk. All voted in Judge of District Court sweeping this week. Joel stated that the street department is favor. Motion carried. BRUCE F. GROSS in need of a trailer to haul the sweeper with, to Storden and Motion by Johnson and seconded by Madson to approve Court Administrator Jeffers to sweep for them. It is too hard on the sweeper if he the bills totaling $125,537.52. All voted in favor. Motion CHERYL PETERS continues to drive it over there. In the last two years the carried. Deputy Clerk street department has taken in about $4,500.00 in revenue Kolar stated that the next meeting will be held on CARLA SCHULZ sweeping for Storden and Jeffers. Joel stated that he found Monday, May 2nd at 5:30 - 6:00. Attorney: a gooseneck trailer for $6,000.00 and it is possible that the Motion by Madson and seconded by Phelps to adjourn Maryellen Suhrhoff utilities would split that cost. Phelps stated that he would the meeting. All voted in favor. Motion carried. Muske, Muske & Suhrhoff, Ltd. favor the purchase if the utilities would share the cost. Rocky Kolar, Mayor 937 Third Avenue Kolar asked Joel to look for a trailer and let him know what Katie Steen, City Clerk PO Box 397 he finds. #187207 S-37x Author & Psychic Medium John Edward He has captivated audiences woddwide onhis internationally acdaimefftalkshows, CrossingOver & Cross country . Don't miss dais intimate evening with John Edward. who w///be there Get Tickets at: www, or call: 800.233-3123 Fosamax,Boniva & Acotnel are drugs taken for osteoporosis. They have been linked to an increased risk of fractures of the femur (thighbone). If you took these drugs and had a femur fracture, call us. You may be entitled to compensation. Lee S. 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