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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Community 2004 Pa Feeding, Children nternabonal By Carolyn Van Loh Sentinel Tribune Westbrook area's Partners in Ministry is sponsoring a food drive called "Kids Against Hunger" on Wednesday, July 14. The parent non- profit organization, Feeding Children International, is committed to offering hope to children in the United States and around the world. It pro- vides opportunities for nutritional stability, which supports the child's own ability to fight off disease. FCI provides access to resources without which there would be little hope FCI packages a fortified rice-soy mixture with added dehydrated vegeta- bles, chicken, fat, salt, and 21 essential vitamins and minerals. These contents are extremely important to physical health and increasing the child's men- tal capacity to learn. Each bag contains 6 servings and is prepared in less than 20 minutes by adding boiling water. For each $25 donation, 30 food packages able to feed 180 children can be made. The entire donation goes toward food and pack- aging. Shipping expense is taken care of through arrangements with ship- ping companies and the United States military, at no cost to FCI. Businesses, organizations, and individuals are encour- aged to make donations. Checks may be mailed-to Pastor Gerald Giese, Trinity Lutheran Church. P.O. Box 337, Westbrook, or brought to the Westbrook Community Center on July 14 when the foods will be packaged. Volunteers are needed for two shifts on July 14. The first shift runs from 4 - 6 PM, and the second shift runs from 6 - 8 PM. FCI will be able to work with 100 people per shift. Partners in Ministry is organizing the food project, but Storden, Jeffers. and Dovray churches are also participating.. Everyone in the area is welcome to help with this worthwhile proj- ect. Baling hay Dovray community From page 1 Other events on Saturday include a Grand Parade at 3 PM, beer gar- den, concessions, per- formances by "Emerald Tide" and "Kulpepper Kounty," roast beef din- ner catered by T-Tommy (advance ticket purchase from Dovray boosters or at Dovray Caf6), and street dance with music by "Loose Change." Activities on Sunday begin at 11 AM with an ecumenical service at the park. At noon Miss Dovray will be honored, quilt raffle winners announced, and potluck dinner shared. Bingo and the tractor pull both begin at 1 PM. Antique cars will be on display all day, as well as unique and antique tractors. Call Steve Johnson (274-6478) about parade entries. Farmers have had to take advantage of any dry days to bale hay. These men were busy baling last south of Walnut Grove. USDA promotes grassland Farm Service Agency State Executive Director John Monson and Natural Resources Conservation im rule, USDA will consider all comments received dur- ing a 60-day public comment period in developing a final lands and shurbland. the Minnesota process is developed a GRP signup will CLASSIFIED ADS SMALL PRICE BIG RESULTS The banners are up and the town is spruced up ready to celebrate the Dovray Centennial this weekend. Area newsbriefs Fulda -- As part of the "40 years and 40 more!" anniversary celebration for Maple Lawn Nursing home, Inc. and the grand opening for Maplewood Court ....... Assisted Living, a time capsule will be buried, next to the assisted living, that won't be opened for the next 40 years. Lamberton -- Lamberton Legion Post #41 has hired Duane Olson, Sacred Heart as the new bar and grille manager of the Lamberton Legion Club. Duane has 9 years experience in the bar and food business. He will be moving to Lamberton as soon as housing can be found. Slayton -- The Roads of Murray County benefit ride for the Chandler Christian School was held on Saturday, June 26. The ride included a tour of the wind towers, End-O-Line Park, antique tractor collection and concluded with a supper at Brian's Supper Club in Fulda. Seventy people registered for the run, riding motorcycles and cars. Buy, Sell, or Rent in the Classified ads Sentinel Tribune Ph. 274-6136 1-800-410-1859 NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS Dear subscriber; please check the due date on your address label of your paper. In order to avoid a lapse in your sub- scription, please Service State Conservationist Bill Hunt reminded Minnesota farm- ers and ranchers that the interim final rule to imple- ment the Grassland Reserve Program (GRP), authorized in the 202 Farm Bill has been released. GRP helps landowners restore and pro- tect grassland, rangeland, pastureland,- shrubland and certain other lands and pro- vides assistance for rehabili- tating grasslands. The release of the interim. rule, with request for public comment, allows USDA to conduct a program sign-up and implementation through September 30, 2004. According to the inter- GRP rule. The interim final rule will be published in the Federal Register, and the public will have until July 20, 2004, to. comment on the rule. The interim rule states that GRP rental agreements and ease- ments are designed for working agricultural lands and describes multiple enrollment duration options. Applications will be rated based on ranking and selec- tion criteria developed in Minnesota following broad national guidelines. USDA proposes that land eligibility criteria will focus on pre- serving Minnesota's most critical grassland resources, native and natural grass- announced and a will be taken at Service Centers. USDA's Resources Services (NRCS), Service Agency (FSA) Forest Service are nating implementatioa GRP. For more informatioa GRP and other programs, contact Legatt, Conservationist at NRCS Field Office, 940 Ave. Windom, MN or (507) 831-1153 or Farm Service located in Additional GRP is available at htt Saturdays - July 10, 17, 24, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Each Day at the Pageant Site i Saturday, July I0 i 12:00 Starfire 11:00 Backroads Junction 2:00 Laura & Nellie Contest 3:00 Starfire 14:00 Backroeds Junction ! 5:00 Pageant Singers Pageant 'Singers Lonesome Rail ,Ue 12:00 Singleton Street 1:00 Blind Moose Revue 2:00 Lonesome Rail 3:00 Singleton Street 4:00 Blind Moose Revue 5:00 Lonesome Rail remit your renewal two weeks prior to the expiration date. Satu_,lay, July 17 12:00 Katy Young & Barrelhouse 1:00 Emerald Tide 2:00 Followed by Refreshments 3:00 Katy Young & Barreihouse 4:00 Emerald Tide 5:00 Followed by Refreshments "Followed by Refreshments" Civil Wax display by Dave Doubler. July 17 - 24 {Demo's at I:00 & 3:00 Quilting Bee Jo Wilson's quilts & others in Hayloft Emerald Tide Tracy -- Land sale exceeds $3,000 an acre. At a June 16 land auction, Ted Deutz sold 3 parcels of farmland in Holly Township. Each plot sold for'more than $3,000 an acre. Brad Anderson, Walnut Grove bought 2 parcels and John Campbell, Tracy bought the 3rd parcel. ARTS  CRAFTS -- DEMOS -- FOOD -- PONY RIDES -- CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES & STORY Admission 10 years and older - $3.00 -- Ticket Good for one Saturd/ Ecumenical Church Service at Festival Site Sunday, July 18 at 9:30 a.m. "Fragments of a Dream" Pageant begins at 9:00 For Information contact: Thai Mathlason, Walnut Grove, MN 56180 or rail Windom -- Ivan Harris of Windom says his feet "are still off the ground," after learning that he and his Mennonite Dowry Chest will be featured on Antiques Roadshow in January. A 1860-1870 Mt. Lake Mennonite Dowry Chest drew enough attention to warrant a spot on the TV show