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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Wednesday, June 3, 2009 Page 3 Merrick said "I love this story about Peter and Jesus first and foremost because Peter got out of the boat. So today I ask you to take a risk, experience life and get out of the boat. Walk on Water, and risk the. waves. Risk Failure," Merrick said. "I have enjoyed all (almost) of my time with you. But to land in the life you are meant to have, you first have to leap away from what you know. Remember whatever you want to accomplish, first get out of the boat! Mr. Richards presented the graduating class as each senior was presented their diplomas by board chairper- son Gene Kronback, and congratulated by superin- tendent Loy Woelber. After turning the tassels on their caps the graduates tossed their caps into the air as a final salute to their accomplishment. The band played the recessional Fanfare & Recessional as the gradu- ates filed out of the gymna- sium. They then formed a receiving line outside, to greet their friends and fami- ly. J From page I Seniors laughed during a humorous moment in Mr. Merricks address. Jackie Taylor gets a hug from a friend in the receiving line Sunday after graduation. Board chairman, Gene Kronback presents a diploma to Brandon Parker. Left -- Class speaker Kyle Baumann. Right -- speaker Jarmer. Class Kassandra Below and below right -- Grads get- ting hugs in the receiving line following commencement. Grads looked happy while filing outside to form a receiving line after graduation. O mini: From page 1 Hewitt enjoys all Minnesota sports particu- larly the Gophers, Twins, Vikings and Wild. He also enjoys going to concerts with the Dave Matthews Band as one of his favorites. But he also admits he likes all types of music. He enjoys golf although he says he is not very good at it, But he also likes tennis which he played in high school. He said, " I enjoy spend- ing time with my friends and family." Hewitt also has a girl friend at Lincoln, Nebrask where she is Working on her masters in Speech Therapy. Hewitt currently lives in the Westwood Apartments. "I enjoy working here -- every day is different -- this is a nice facility, and the staff is really great -- I am h ppy to be a part of the team," he said. New nursing home administrator Andrew Hewitt director Tim Swaboda, and Nancy Wepplo. (center) with regional Area news briefs Fulda -- The Fulda School Board approv@ the retirement of Marcine Elder from full-time teaching. Elder will come back as a half-time teacher and remain the FCCLA Coordinator. Lamberton -- Whether to start early or keep the usual schedule for opening session for students next fall occupied the May meeting of the school board last week. After all was said and done, classes will start the day after Labor Day. Slayton -- Murray County Central students have been busy planting rain gardens at the Human Services Building in Slayton. A rain garden is bowl or saucer shaped, not mounded or flat like other perennial gardens. With the cor- rect plants planted the gardens are designed to collect and absorb rain. Tracy -- Firemen were called to the Ya Lor Yang farmstead Tuesday. The machine shed was engulfed in flames and the firemen worked to prevent it spreading to the nearby house. The cause of the fire is unknown. Windom --Town's Edge Auto, Mt. Lake has announced that it could lose its Chevrolet franchise in October of 2010. Brian Harding, general manager said the decision has nothing to do with the financial status. They will continue to operate even if they lose their franchise. ONKEN BACKHOE SERVICE Complete Farm Drainage Ditch Cleaning Dozer Work Basement Digging All Types of Trackhoe & Backhoe Work Septic System Design & Installation Mike Onken Westbrook Shop Lyle Onken 507-274-6649 507-734-3150507-836-1049 111766