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RECORD PAGE 2 SPORTS PAGE I0 PAGE 3 AREA FOCUS PAGE ] ] PAGE 4 LIFE STYLES PAGE 1 2 PAGE 5 COMMUNIY PAGE 13 & FAMILY PAGE 6 AREA FOCUS PAGE 14 FOCUS PAGE 7 CLASSIFIED PAGE 15 INITY PAGE 8 AREA FOCUS PAGE 16 INITY PAGE 9 DOVRAY CENTENNIAL PHOTOS PAGE 13 & 1 6 7 entinel ribune VOLUME NO. 19 NUMBER 45 16 PAGES Plus Circulars celebrated one hundred years with gusto ance at ,,nnial 00ration exceeds Van Loh Tribune was one of the days of the summer, but breeze drove the mosqui- and kept people cooler the varied activi- Centennial cele- basketball competition were with participants as well Younger children in their own and several people in the flea market. activity popular with [ and old alike was a free car- riage ride. The white carriage pulled by two horses made count- less trips through Dovray streets as riders experienced an old-fash- ioned means of transportation. The museum at the Lutheran church took visitors on a trip down Memory Lane. Families from the Dovray area displayed old photos and other memorabilia passed down in their families from the last one hundred years. The dis- plays prompted many questions and comments as visitors talked to family members about the photos. The parade included cars from the antique car display and many of the tractors from the antique tractor display. Well over 500 people bought tickets and enjoyed the delicious roast beef dinner catered by T-Tommy's. The Dovray Area Boosters wanted the celebration to be a gift to the community, so the music venues of Emerald Tide, Kulpepper Kounty, and Loose Change, the carriage rides, and bingo were all free to the public. Dovray celebrated Continued on page 3 The colors were paraded on horseback with veteran Legionaries marching behind to start the parade Saturday afternoon. cer !vors in Van l.oh Tribune Friday when Eugene Swanson his wife Marilyn participate in County's Relay for Life, their will go back to July 16, 2002, Eugene had surgery for colon can- The Swansons have walked the four years, but participating in relay took on new meaning after personal bout with cancer. farms with two sons and a so farm work went on even he was recovering from surgery. ! Sons and grandson, however, missed when they were erecting a at that time on the farm north- of Walnut Grove. But Eugene is a Minnesota farmer: it's hard to a good man down. He helped with the harvest that fall. surgery included the of a portion of his colon and lymph nodes. Three of the nodes while the other four were when tested for cancer cells. the recovery from surgeD' chemo treatments that followed, a positive attitude and kept farm responsibilities as much as He could be found in the barn the cattle until it was time to for Marshall to get another treat- Cancer survivor Continued on page 3 Pageant off to good start By-Tam Merchant .Sentinel Tribune WALNUT GROVE - It was a perfect weekend for just about anything you would want to do. For the Wilder Pageant, Wilder Festival, parade, and flea market planners and other events the weather was just about perfect. Friday evening the Wilder cast played to a good opening night crowd of 689 slightly less than last years crowd on the same night. Pageant off Margaret Oleson gets a pie in the face during the Continued on page 3 :Fdlaynight performance. Nellie andLaura look a likes struck a natural pose, aRer they were named winners of the Laura and Nellie Look A Like contest Saturday afternoon. Thanks but no thanks By Tom Merchant Sentinel Tribune WWG -- One tends to believe that small towns are free from most of the sins of the big cities, but as some folks have learned, it ain't necessarily so. Stephanie Zeug one of this years graduates found out first hand that Minnesota nice is not always nice. Stephanie like many other graduat- ing seniors was prepared for a fun filled day of celebration with friends and family. Set up in the lunch room were tables with the names of each senior where visitors could leave gifts and cards. After commencement was over Stephanie found that her gifts that were left had been taken. She knew that there had been gifts left there because some of the persons told her they had left gifts or cards. She checked with the person next to her and she did have one of her cards. Thanks but Continued on page 3 Cultural Diversity Presentation Tracy Area Medical Services Foundation is pleased to announce the receipt of a $45,000 grant from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MN Foundation. Kaying Hang, representing the BCBS Foundation presented the symbolic check to members of the TAMS Foundation Board of Directors and Tracy Area Medical Services staff members, following the Cultural Diversity Workshop held at the Walnut Grove High School on Monday, July 12th at noon. Cultural diversity Continued on page 3 84/62 81/61 Abundant Mix of sun sunshine, and clouds. Highs in de Highs in the mid 80s and low 8Os and Iowa in the lows in the low 60s. low 6Os. 83/62 80/57 Partly cloudy Partly cloudy with a stray with a stray thunder- Ihundcr- stonll, storm. PAGEANT WEEK PHOTOS ON PAGE 12 INFORMATION CIRCULATION CLASSIFIEDS * ADVERTISING 507-274-6136 OR 800-410-1859 Please read and recycle Printed with Soybased Ink Copyright 2003 Sentinel Tribune