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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Wednesday, July 10, 2013 Page 3 WESTBROOK SENIOR NUTRITION SERVICES Morris.July 10-17, 2013 Senior Nutrition Services serving at the The Recipe at 11:30 a.m. each operating day. Wednesday: Roast beef dinner Thursday: Chicken breast over rice Friday: Cooks choice Monday: Tater tot casse- role Tuesday: Pork loin dinner Wednesday: Lasagna Menus subject to change For reservations call Angie at The Recipe, 274-5352 by noon one day in advance. Lutheran Social Services is funded in part under the Older Americans Act under contract with the Southwest Agency on Aging. GLANCES IN THE PAST FIFTEEN YEARS AGO July 8, 1998 About 30 tractors were on hand Saturday afternoon to compete in the 4th annual tractor pull. Saturday was a very big day for the community of Storden when Red Rock Central School district put the Storden school on the auction block. Robert Grams, mayor for the City of Storden, was the winning bidder. Jared Cooley, son of John and Charlene Cooley, Westbrook, has been accept- ed for the fall semester at Southwest State University, Marshall. His planed major field of study is physical ther- apy. THIRTY YEARS AGO July 7, 1983 Shorty Bemardson took over ownership of Hughes Welding and Repair last week. Shorty has renamed the business Shorty's Welding and General Repair. The southwest Minnesota Senior Federation will hold their first annual fair on Saturday, July 16, at the Currie Catholic School. One of the highlights of the event will be an appearance of Captain 11 (otherwise known as Dave Dedrick). Captain 11 has appeared on KELO- TV for the last 28 years, and once MC'd the queen pageant in Westbrook. Westbrook farmer Kenneth Jans gets a lot of fun out of making things. His latest is a bean sprayer, where the driv- er sits out in front of the trac- tor, where he is steering from. FORTY FIVE YEARS AGO July 1 I, 1968 A letter-writing campaign is being initiated in this area on behalf of Schmidt Memorial Hospital of Westbrook. Persons served by the local hospital are urged to write their elected repre- sentatives expressing their concern over the State Board of Health's apparent refusal to include our hospital in its future plan of medical facili- ties in the state. Presently, Westbrook is not included in the state board plans for federal aid medical facilities. This means, most likely, our local hospital would have to close. Motion was made at the regular school board meeting to hire Mrs. Joan Bultman, girls phy ed, and Mrs. Dona Schmidt, elementary. Leslie Reynolds, assistant cashier at the Westbrook State Bank, will be among more than 160 bankers from a three-state area who will par- ticipate in the second session of a special Rural Banking School to be held in WALNUT GROVE SENIOR NUTRITION SERVICES July 15-19, 2013 Senior Dining serving at Country View Senior Living Community at 11:30 a.m., Monday thru Friday. Monday: Country fried steak, augratin potatoes, veg- etable, fruit cocktail Tuesday: Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, corn, upside down pineapple cake Wednesday: Chicken/wild rice casserole, peas, caramel brownies Thursday: Potato soup, ham sandwich, vegetable, Jell-O/fruit Friday: Pizza, lettuce salad, banana split cake For reservations call 859- 2133 one day in advance. Senior Dining is a joint partnership of your commu- nity and Lutheran Social Services, funded, in part, under the Older Americans Act. MIRROR OF BYGONE DAYS FIFTEEN YEARS AGO July 8, 1998 A construction crew from Tracy has been busy the past few weeks working on the new lure hall. The framework is of wood and the exterior will be metal. The new build- ing is located on Seventh St. across from the City Shop and on the property where Oran Soil's produce was before it was tom down. Greg Hansen and Lee Steffen installed the new ban- ners on Main Street last Wednesday evening, July 1. The banners read, "Welcome to Walnut Grove Childhood Home of Laura Ingalls Wilder. A new afghan has been designed by Sue Van Gelderen of Van Gelderen Degigns and is on display at the Boutique for the pageant weekends in the Lund Pioneer building. THIRTY YEARS AGO July 7, 1983 Sixteen years of class reunions made for a pretty full Community Center in Walnut Grove last Saturday night the classes from 1925- 1940 were on hand for the big event. The group was welcomed by Rolf Nackerud and members of various classes were introduced by the chairperson of each class Art and Ron Grunden, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Gnmden, had one of their rare reunions this past week- end when they joined other family members in a reunion at the Leonard Grunden home. Ron is in the process of retiring from the U.S. Army after 30 years of ser- vice and Art is retiring from the Air Force after 20 years of service. Last Sunday about 50 friends and relatives held a surprise party for Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Schmiesing on their 35th anniversary. FORTY FIVE YEARS AGO July 1 I, 1968 Eileen Ourada, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ourada of Walnut Grove, was crowned Miss Polka Day of 1968 at Johnson Park in New Ulm Thursday evening. Miss Ourada, a 1968 graduate of Walnut Grove High School was the reigning Walnut Grove High School Homecoming Queen, and also the FFA "Chapter Sweetheart". She is employed at Eibners in New Ulm, who was also her spon- sor. William Miller of New Richland, has started work as the Vo-Ag instructor in the Walnut Grove High School. Cycle Sundoy The Church of Christ, Lamberton, MN, Ninth Annual Cycle Sunday Motorcycle Gathering will be held at Kuhar Park on July 14. The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. with coffee, cookies and bars, and time to renew acquaintances and make new friends, time to look at old and new cycles, as well as old and new riders. The wor- ship services will begin at 10:00 with music both con- temporary and traditional, which will consist of songs to interest everyone. During the worship time, a twelve min- ute screaming eagle sermon will be preached, challeng- ing everyone present. The highlight of the morning will be the serving of the Lord's supper Riders of all faiths are welcome to attend. This is a one-of-a-kind gathering - don't miss it. Four wheel- ers, cars, and pickups will be allowed, but must park in the Cottonwood River. Lunch to follow service. For more information, contact Homer Dobson, 507-829-9310. MURRAY Co 4-H NEWS July 10 - Summer of Fun, 9-11 am, 4-H Building July 13-21 Murray County 4-H hosts Florida exchange guests July 15 County fair exhibit registration forms due in office July 15 - 4-H Project Day registration deadline July 16 - Pizza Garden, 9-10 am, Slayton Community Garden July 16 -Pool Party at Slaytona Beach sponsored by The Escape Youth Center, 6:30-8:00 pm July 17 - Summer of Fun, 9-11 am, 4-H Building July 22 - 4-H Project Day, 4-7 pm, 4-H Building July 22 - 4-H Federation Meeting, 7:30 pm, 4-H Building July 23 - Pizza Garden, 9-10 am, Slayton Community Garden July 24 - Final Summer of Fun session, 9-11 am, 4-H Building CLASSIFIED CALL 274-6136 OR 1 -800-410-1859 Expert heaRh care for art ages At Sanford Westbrook, our care team specializes in preventive care as well as the diagnosis and management of chronic health conditions for people of all ages. 15071 274-6121 SANF{ RD" Westbrook i To-go orders/pre-orders are always welcome ke us on facebook Westbrook, MN 507-274-5352 Lt'r'$ I'AIITY Pageant Supper Saturday, July 13 4:30 - 7:30 Pork Loin Meal J a la Carte Pricing ..... We strive to be the best place in town to have a drink, play pool or darts and meet friends, old and new. With an immense cocktail list; outstanding munchies and a fun, casual atmosphere, it's a scene away from the usual bar scene. After all, it's not just another bar, it's a classic neighborhood hangout. ON/OFF SALE 628-4645 Jeffers, MN Call Joan at 507-274-6136 or 800-4 I0-1859 to see your business featured here Friday, July 12th 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Walnut Grove Community Center Meal deal for $8.00