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{IFINEL TRIBUNE Ed ucatlon Wednesday, July I4, 2004 Page 5 Col )n rchant 3tes NTC Tech College, held their gradua- ceremony Thursday, 3 2004. Merchant, Wadena, of Westbrook was a receiving a degree Electricity a degree in Electricity. is the son of Junette Merchant, 00:holomew (00lves 00ree Anne Bartholomew, of Darrell and Lois former residents, has her Associate of degree from Brigham University - Idaho. August she will resume studies at Brigham University - Prove. West - e News Local teach- ers participate in industry- sponsored training at Alexandria Technical College Recently 26 instructors from various high schools participated in industry- sponsored factory training at Alexandria Technical College. The Marine & Small Engine Mechanic pro- gram coordinated the event and plans to conduct similar training next year. Each participant received 2 Briggs & Stratton engines, 2 Briggs & Stratton short- blocks, training videos and service manuals, and assort- ed curriculum CD's and training materials to bring back to the high schools to enhance classroom activi- ties. This partnership in training was developed to introduce innovations in small engine technology and safety education at the sec- ondary level. Area instructor attending this training was Joshua Barren, Westbrook Walnut Grove High School. Tree identi- fication guide book available "What Tree is That?," a pocket guide for identifying trees, is available from The National Arbor Day Foundation. The 72-page guide will help you identify 135 differ- ent trees found in the east- ern and central U.S. Well-known trees are included: oaks. maples, .. ......... :. ...... ":': : 1 ," spruces, and pines. Also species such as horsechest- nut and mockernut hickory, sassafras and shadbush, persimmon and pawpaw and pagodatree and pecan. Dozens of drawings Diggi g g illustrate the trees' leaves n footin s or needles and their acorns, WALNUT GROVE -- Work began on the Country View Senior Housing Complex on the berries, seed pods, cones, and other identifying fea- south edge of the city last week. No date has been set for the completion of the proj- tures. "'What Tree is That?" ect. is organized to make it easy to identify trees in a simple step-by-step fashion. Creative Discovery Workshop in September "Helping people enjoy and appreciate trees is can- The Creative Discovery from Tyler, Pipestone, candle covers, summer table trat to the educational mis- Workshop, a hands-on expe- Edgerton, North Mankato, runner, making covers for sion of the Arbor Day rience in the folk arts, has Ruthton, and Verdi, MN, sewing essentials, patriotic Foundation." John Rosenow, been scheduled ibr Friday Brookings and Elkton, SD sweatshirts, cake decorating, the Foundation's president, and Saturday, September 10 and Rock Valley, IA. knitting a shaggy scarf and said. "Being able to identify and 11, 2004 at the Danebod The six hour classes are: an appliqued pillow wrap. trees is important to know- Folk School at Tyler, MN. beginning machine quilting, The only twelve-hour ing how to care for them and Registration materials will scrappy log cabin wall hang- workshop class is making a how to plant the right tree be mailed to past workshop ing, a stack and whack table "Hidden Wells" quilt in the right place." participants. RTR mat, Christmas stocking designed by Mary Ellen To obtain you tree ID Community Education is hanger, crazy quilt tote bag, Hopkins. guide, send your name and sponsoring this 31st year of fabric (apron) painting, qe non-profit workshop address and $3 to "What the workshop. Many classes beaded ornament, standing is planned by past partici- }unces Shery] Tree Is "" " lnat., The National are designed for holiday dec- wooden angel, cardinal or pants and its Board. For Arbor Day Foundation, orating, gift giving with bluejay on a painted shingle more information contact: Christenson Nebraska Cit), NE 68410, many quilting projects, and quilt or pillow squares Lisa Pals, 813 2nd Ave. S.W. receives Or go online to Classes being offered made with fabric pens. Pipestone, MN 56164. Her include local artist/teachers The three hour classes phone number is 507-825- *ra Peterson, Canby scholarship include: Iris envelope fold- 2942. For registration forms ,us CEO, announced WiC P  " 4\\; i, i\\; ,,,  ing, rubber stamp short cuts, call Joan Christensen at 2004 MN West Sheryl Christenson, rogram ] m/ / / -7 / 3 beaded bracelets, hand-sewn 507-825-5514 or Email at it & Technical Westbrook, was awarded the es , Li hty's y Campus Nursing Endowment provld C pine needle coaster, "stained " , glass" cardigan from a Registration deadline is Scholarship for the 2004- 00thy '/ v al 601 First Ave. sweatshirt, oak leaf and August 3, 2004. "student among the 2005 school year at SDSU. hea was BenMm'tius, Christenson is a second  Flowers or Gifts $ acorn penny runs, tin punch it Grove, Graphic semester nursing student at foods ,/ for all occasions V tion. ' SDSU this fall: Balloon Bouquets Redwood County Public  Decorating Items Health continues to offer ide Sh of Pictures-Silks OW" the Supplemental Food  ValsparPaints  Program for Women. \\;/ Infants and Children (WIC). . nnesota Treasures This preventative nutrition  274-6114 . program isn't a handout. It ,! Watt's Line \\;# The Cottonwood County answer questions and be is a way to give family mem- 1-800-645-6479 Orical Society and the available to sign books, bars a lifetime of good  Westbrook, MN. Petroglyphs State The public, is invited to health. \\;/ 2 m Wire Serve Site invite you to attend. Come and learn The program, which is / s /' f a slide show by Denis more about the stories funded by the US  \\; (.    le entitled behind the treasures of MN, Department of Agriculture, e Treaaurea: both the humble and the is designed to provide nutri- Behind the State's grandiose. Light refresh- tion education and special Places." This ments will be provided, foods to women, infants and will take place on The Cottonwood County children up to the age of 5. July 18th at 2:00 Historical Society is located Persons who participate at the Cottonwood at 812 Fourth Avenue in in the program are given Historical Society. Windom. For additional vouchers each month that I ls also the title of a new information, contact the can be used to buy specific day written by Denis museum at831-1134, foods for their dietary S[ltll" 10, 17, 24, 2004 which tells the sto- needs. These foods may 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Each Day at the Pageant Site include milk, cheese, eggs, behind 75 historic sites which are on the fruit juices high in Vitamin Register of Historic C, iron-fortified cereals, Pageant In Cottonwood CLASSIFIED ADS dried beans, peas or lentils, peanut butter, iron-fortified ingers it is exciting to note :the Jeffers Petroglyphs CA[L 274-6 ] 36 formula and infant cereals. ,4b Breastfeeding mothers can Number 1 treasure in book. After hearing OR ] -800-4] 0-] 85 receive additional amounts the many treasures in of cheese, juice plus carrots Mr. Gardner will and tuna. Besides the foods Saturflay, July 17 received, participants also 12:00 Katy Young & BarrslhouH 12:00 Singleton Street [ are provided with individu- l:00 Emerald Tide 1:00 Blind Moose / alized nutrition counseling. 2:00 Followed by Rofrelhmont= Revue Nutritional need is 3:00 Kaly Young & Barrelhoulo 2:00 Lonesome Rail 4:00 Emerald Tide 3:00 Singleton Street determined by a WIC" pro- s:00 Followed by Refreshmentl 4:00 Blind Moose i Sundays fessional in a clinic setting Re,us 5/ On by measuring height, S:O0 Lonesome Rail weight, and doing a simple  Rail blood test for iron level, Katy Young I completing a health histoD" Barrelhouse nnt;,00 ues and evaluating their diet. Tide .JLk J. To receive WIC bene- fits, a person must meet O Upstairs Downstairs income guidelines and have town I, amhercon, MN a nutritional need. If you "Followed by Refreshments" are pregnant, breastfeeding July Celebration or have a child under the Stop in aM check out the age of 5, you may qualify. A family of 4 with a child age July .,- -- .,cio i, 2-5 can earn up to $34,873 a Civil Wr year. A single, pregnant  b T DaTe Doublei. July 17 - 24 and woman can earn up to {Demo's at 1:00 & 3:00 $34,356 a year. A family of Quilting Bee Jo Wllson's quilts & register for a $20.00 Gift Certificate. three with a child under age others in Hayloft Hour: 2 can earn up to $43,884 a ' Me.lay  tll},, 9:00 AM to :0o l year. Call Redwood County ARTS -- CRAFTS -- DEMOS  FOOD -- ENTERTAINMENT $mdhy, 12.-0 IM o 6:00PM Public Health at (507) 637- PONY RIDES  CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES & STORY TELLING OlmllmmmHol/daYa, t2:0OPMm6.'0Ol 4041 to schedule your /mldolOyursandoldev-I--TlcketGoodforoneSaturday appointment. Ecumenical Church Service at Festival Site Sunday, July 18 at 9:30 a.m. "Fragments of a Dream" Pageant begins at 9:00 p.m. For lnformlltlon ontlct: Thee Mathllson, Walnut Grove, MN 56180 or till 274-6320 i