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limb I illlU :lJllMa ualIIUlnulklIUl II:l lI.Sd   ill, JlJt LIILmlJIiJiIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII iiiiiiiiiiliJil SENTINEL TRIBUNE COMMUNITY Wednesday, July 13, 2011 Page 7 MIRROR OF BYGONE DAYS TEN YEARS AGO July 11, 2001 The Southwest MN Foundation has announced that B.O.L.T. Enterprises at WWG High School is the recipient of a $20,000 grant from the foundation. Chris Molden of Lamberton, son of Dave and Cindy Molden, was recently elected as President-elect as he will serve a year as an ambassador learning through a mentoring program and serve as MN 4-H Federation President the next year. TWENTY YEARS AGO July 10, 1991 Garry Sykora has been officially appointed rural car- rier for rural route one in Walnut Grove. He has been filling the position since last year when Bob Alcom retired as of November 30, 1990. A cello that borders on one hundred years old was donat- ed to the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum recently by mem- bers of the Addison family. Vi Steffen was thrilled last weekend when she won the Southwest Weavers Guild drawing at the Pioneer Festival. Her prize was a pure wool shawl made by women of the organization. THIRTY YEARS AGO July 9, 1981 A good-sized crowd gath- ered Thursday afternoon, July 3, for the official "open- ing" of Gary Janssen's water wheel, shortly after 3 o'clock, Dick Ourada pulled the lever that started the wheel and water came spill- ing over the paddles. Mrs. Virgil Munson attended her 30th anniversa- ry class reunion from Milroy at Marshall Saturday eve- ning. Virgil attended the 30th reunion of the 290th Medical Battalion of the Tracy National Guard at Tracy. Tenants at Valley View Apartments initiated their new central dining room on July 4, they got together for a potluck dinner. The central kitchen and dining room will start serving meals on July 20. Apply now for prairie chicken, fall turkey hunts Hunters who wish to apply for one of 186 permits for the 2011 Minnesota prairie chicken season or for a fall turkey hunting permit must do so by Friday, July 30, wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Application materials and maps of permit areas for both hunts are available on the DNR website at hunting/turkey. Winners will be notified though the mail by mid-September after applying at any DNR elec- tronic licensing agent. The application fee is $3. The license costs $23 for residents and $78 for non- residents. The $5 stamp vali- dation has been incorporated into the license fee. A sepa- rate stamp is no longer required. This year there will be 10,450 fall turkey permits available for the season, which runs from Saturday, Oct. 1, through Sunday, Oct. 30. In 2010, hunters harvest- ed a record 1,353 birds in the fall hunt, with hunter success typically about 20 percent. PRAIRIE CHICKEN SEASON The five-day prairie chick- en season, which will begin on Saturday, Oct. 22, is open to Minnesota residents only. Hunters will be charged a $4 application fee and may apply individually or in groups up to four. Prairie chicken licenses cost $20. The hunt will be conducted in 11 prairie chicken quota areas m west-central Minnesota between Warren in the north and Breckenridge in the south. Up to 20 percent of the permits in each area will be issued to landowners or tenants of 40 acres or more of prairie or grassland prop- erty within the permit area for which they applied. Resident hunters younger than 12 may apply for a prai- rie chicken license. The odds of being drawn are about one in three, depending on the area cho- sen, said Bill Penning, DNR farmland wildlife program leader. The season bag limit is two prairie chickens per hunter: Licensed prairie chicken hunters will be allowed to take sharp-tailed grouse while legally hunting prairie chickens. Sharptails and prairie chickens are similar looking species. The general closure on taking sharp-tailed grouse by small game hunters in this area is to protect prairie chickens. Licensed prairie chicken hunters who wish to take sharptails must meet all regulations and licensing requirements for taking sharp-tailed grouse. In 2010, an estimated 87 prairie chickens were har- vested, with 37 percent of hunters taking at least one bird. Hunter success varies considerably from year-to- year, especially when poor weather prevents hunters from going out in the field. Answers for the Science Quiz on page eight. 1) False 2) 25 3) True 4) Sagittarius 5) b Walnut Grove Senior Nutrition Services July 18-22, 2011 Senior Dining serving at Country View Senior Living Community at 11:30 a.m., Monday thru Friday. Monday: Chicken, twice mashed potatoes, peas, fruit sauce Tuesday: Baked fish, mashed potatoes, baked corn, dessert Wednesday: Liver & onions or pork riblets, mashed potatoes, carrots, dessert Thursday: Hamburger stroganoff, CA medley, des- sert Friday: Homemade pizza, salad, dessert 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 COUNTRY VIEW00 By Kim Rolling [j Exee. Director/Nurse Manager Another week of summer has come and gone. Thankfully, it was sunny and nice around the immediate area however north of us things don't look very good. The trees, crops and many homes, shops and sheds were affected by the incredibly strong winds on Friday eve- ning. It's going to take a lot of man hours to get things cleaned up. Activities this week have included PoKeNo, BINGO, J-I-N-G-O, SkipBo, Sequence, Wii, the University of Minnesota speaker, Kings Comer, the bus ride down- town Walnut Grove, Bone Builders, Bible study and Laura Ingalls Wilder Day on Friday. Coming up next week we have the regularly scheduled activities along with hand and foot on Wednesday, Ecumenical Church services on Thursday morning and the Kelley Boys on Friday at 2 p.m. We will also attend the Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant. The 500 card tournament will be held on the 18th at 12:30 p.m. That's the news from the Country. Have a terrific week. Redwood County Relay For Life The 18th annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life for Redwood County will be held Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 16 at the Gilfillan Estate on Hwy 67 between Redwood Falls and Morgan beginning at ,4:30Friday afternoon witl a supper prepared by the ladies of St. Mary's Catholic Church of Sleepy Eye. There will be activities for all ages throughout the event including the Opening Ceremony at 7:00 p.m., the Luminary Ceremony at dusk, the Closing Ceremony at 7:00 a.m., music, food, team fundraisers, bingo, kids' and adult silent auc- tions, and more. Luminaria may also be purchased that evening. Cancer survivors are encouraged to register when they arrive and to take part in a special survivor part of the Opening Ceremony. There are golf carts and drivers available to survivors and others who need help getting around. People are also wel- come to bring their own scooters and wheelchairs. The team Captains will also be recognized at the Opening Ceremony. At the Luminary Ceremony the Honorary Chairman Virginia Kopischke and Honorary Co-Chairman Ann Christensen, both cancer sur- vivors, will give a short talk. At this time the luminarias around the paths will be lit also. The Closing Ceremony in the morning will be for the presentation of awards to the top team fundraiser, the top individual fundraiser, Spirit Award, Best Campsite Award, etc. Join the team members and support the fight against cancer! The Relay For Life is always held at night because cancer never sleeps. Conservation Team Seeks Input Redwood Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are inviting the citizens of Redwood County to attend a public meeting to provide input into the protection and restoration of our natural resources. A stakeholders meeting will be held Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at the Ag Service Center in Redwood Falls. This is everyone's opportu- nity to inform the SWCD and NRCS on what type of proj- ects and the location within the county where conserva- tion dollars should be direct- ed. As conservation dollars become fewer it is important that we target these dollars to the location where the need is the greatest. If you have any questions, comments or need special accommodations, please call the Conservation Office in Redwood Falls at 507-637- 2427 Ext. 3 Redwood County Historical Society An Old Cowboy West Show The Redwood County Historical Society is hav- ing a presentation on Sunday, July 24 starting at 12:30 p.m. Come and see a "An Old Cowboy West Show" starring Lyndon Griffin singing songs and telling stories of the old west. There will also be a display of handcrafted leatherworks by Dan and Diane Cochran. Buggy rides will be provided by Bill Schwandt and his min- iature horses. Apple pie, homemade ice cream and a beverage will be served. Bring a chair, ie:?eem and enjoy an afternoon of song, food, and fun. This event is sponsored by Thrivent Community Redwood Area Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. This show will be held behind the museum. If it is raining, the show will be inside the museum. The Museum is located at 913 W Bridge Street off Hwy 19 on the west edge of Redwood Falls. For more information contact museum Curator Pat Lubeck at 507-641-3329 or plu- Harrington - Kircher engage- merit Ashley Harrington and Dusty Kircher are excited to announce their engagement. Ashley, daughter of Todd and Michelle Harrington of Walnut Grove, is a 2007 graduate of Westbrook Walnut Grove High School. She is currently employed at The Good Samaritan Center in Westbrook and will be con- tinuing her education at South Central College-Mankato this fall, pursuing her career as a Medical Lab Technician. Dusty is the son of Doug and Jody Kircher of Sanborn. He is a 2001 graduate of Red Rock Central High School and a 2003 graduate of South Central College-Mankato. He is employed by Kircher Construction of Sanborn and owner of DK Construction and Excavating of Sanborn. An August 20, 2011 wed- ding is planned for the couple in Walnut Grove. Wally Nelson celebration to take place on Tuesday, July 19 'Friends of Wally Nelson are invited to a picnic dinner on Tuesday, July 19 at the University of Minnesota Southwest Research & Outreach Center (SWROC) to celebrate with him the honor: of receivin Prize. Gyles Rand/ivttl Dale Hicks, who are well known in southwest Minnesota, will lead an informal conversation about Wally's research work in crop production. Friends will be encouraged to join the conversation. To further honor Wally a campaign effort will be rolled out to establish a Wally Nelson Endowed Chair in Crop Production at the Southwest Research and Outreach Center (SWROC). Dinner will be served at the SWROC starting at 5:30. Please call the SWROC at 507-752- 7372 by Friday, July 15 to RSVP. Join Us for a Grand Opening Take this opportunity to go behind the scenes! 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