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PAGE 2 PAGE 3 PAGE 4 PAGE 5 FAMILY PAGE 6 PAGE 7 COMMUNITY COMMUNITY AREA FOCUS CLASSIFIED AREA FOCUS PAGE 8 PAGE 9 PAGE I 0 PAGE 11 PAGE 12 PLUM CREEK HORSE SHOW ON PAGE 3 16, 2004 cents entinel ribune VOLUME NO. 19 NUMBER 41 12 PAGES Plus supplements in local edition I dignitaries turn ground for assisted living project on View "' to as soon as permits Tribune o GROVE -- After sev- in getting the proposed living apartment complex local dignitaries broke Friday afternoon. a grey day and soaked from heavy rains but that did those that came for the ground breaking. city council members, along with represen- from Prairie Grass LLC were on hand over the first shovels of also have 16 assisted living units. The apartments would have two levels of care but a third level for memory impaired could be added at a later time. The independent units will fea- ture a full size kitchen including washers and dryers. Each unit will have either a patio or balcony. The assisted living units will be either studio or one bedroom size. These apartments will feature kitchens or kitchenettes, and include the following services: three meals a day, weekly house- keeping and laundry service, scheduled activities, and staff supervision 24-hours a day. Additional home care services such as bathing, dressing, groom- ing assistance, as well as medica- tion set-up or administration can be purchased. The final site choice is on the south edge of the city on County Road 5, located on a former Baker farm site. The site also adjoins Eighth street so there will be two access point to the facility. senior housing unit will 12 one or two bedroom living units. It will Ground Breaking Continued on page 12 At the greound breaking cermony last Friday, Mayor Bob O' Donnell left was helped by Marlys Vanderwerf EDA director, Dave Hoyt council person, Karen Erickson city clerk, Kay Koblegard EDA committee, David Farr Prairie Grass LCC, and Dennis Klute Integrity Bank. Van Loh farmer life-long dream Peterson, County farmer, was endorsed by the 22B to fill being vacated by Elaine In 1996 he ran against as the DFL- candidate. His literature a "strong leader Minnesota," and he list of ag-related to support that and his wife on the farm set- his grandfather in 1800s. He and his r Qene raise corn and on 1300 acres. said, "I've always to be a state repre- When he was a Richard's neigh- Olson, was in his family farm is focus of discussion .Mnerica. Peterson family farm as one the family plants the family takes and the family tax issues are for Peterson. Peterson has the Jackson Township on the Regional Richard Paterson Development Commission. He serves on the Transportation Committee and the Revolving Loan Fund Committee. If elect. ed, Peterson will work to get transportation funding back to rural Minnesota for proj- ects such as Highway 60 expansion. He noted that Highway 60 is a heavy com- merce road that serves a number of agricultural industries. Richard and Kathy's son Chad lives in Mountain Lake with his wife and four children. Their daughter Kimberly and her husband reside in the Seattle area. Kathy chooses to stay in the background, but she is supportive of her husband's activities. Delug hits Walnut Grove Last Friday afternoon a heavy down pour hit the Walnut Grove area at about 3:00 in the afternoon. The rain came so hard it was difficult to see while driving. Below a pickup made a big splash as it crossed Main Street. Hospital Auxiliary work schedule Food Stand -- Sat. June 26 (Opens at 9:30 for rolls and coffee) Shifts throughout the day: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. -- Unit 16 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Unit 1, 2 workers; Unit 7, 2 workers; Unit 17, 2 workers; Unit 19, 4 workers Following parade: 4:45 - 7 p.m. Unit 6 - 5 workers; Unit 20 6 workers Each member is asked to donate a pie for the day's event. ir Dovray Area Boosters meet Planning continues jbr centennial celebration By Dolores Schmitt Publicity Chairmdn Dovray Area Boosters met Monday, June 7, at 5:00 p.m., Dovray Care for their regular meeting Meeting was called to order by President Dolores Schmitt. All board members were present: Dolores Schmitt, Jane Weis, LuAnn Jackels, Terry Keller, Bob Schmitt, Joyce Severson, Marcia Hansen, Wesley Lindstrom, and Mardella Olson. Roll Call was held, minutes read, and Treasurer's Report and Care Report were given Also present were Bernie Schlichte, Pare Barrie, Sheila Leonard and Sue Johnson. Each of these chairman for Centennial affairs gave a report. Bernie said all was going well for the Tractor Pull on Sunday, July 11. Pam has the games ready for children on Saturday, July 10, from 11 am. to 12:K) p.m. Dovray Area Continued on page 12 76/52 63/46 73/54 75/55 Mix of sun Times of sun Partly Mix of sun and clouds, and clouds, cloudy, and clouds. Highs in the Highs in the Highs in the Highs in the mid 70s and low 60s and low 70s and mid 70s and lows in the lows in the lows in tl lows in the low 5Os. mid 40s. mid 50s. mid 50s. Look Inside ThisWeek's , Pro00 Spec00 INFORMATION CIRCULATION CLASSIFIEDS ADVERTISING 507-274-6136 OR 800-410-1859 Please read and recycle Printed with Soybased Ink Copyright 2004 Sentinel Tribune