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SENTINEL TRIBUNE COMMUNITY Wednesday, July 17, 2013 Page 7 Geologic. History of Pageant weekend scenes the MN Rwer Valley On Sunday, July 21 the Redwood County Museum will be hosting Steve Pauisen at 2:00. His presentation is titled "Geologic History of the MN River Valley from Stardust to lee". Steve Paulsen, a for- mer Badlands National Park Ranger with degrees in geol- ogy and computer science, will be presenting a one hour slide presentation covering the earth's formation from super- nova's remnants, the forming of ancient mountain ranges in Minnesota and what the moon has to do with the Ice Ages. Come and join him as he discusses the 3 billion-year-old rock outcroppings in this area, glaciers that once carved the MN River Valley during the ice age, and the importance of the River Warren. Bring the whole family for a unique learning experience! The event is a free-will dona- tion at the door. Refreshments will be available For more information call Jane Moody, 507-752-7059. Redwood County Relay For Life The 20th annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life for Redwood County will be held Friday, July 19 from 3:00-midnight at the Gilfillan Estate on Hwy 67 between Redwood Falls and Morgan. Everyone is wel- come. There are fundraisers, 2 sessions of bingo, a kids silent auction and another silent auction, supper, lumi- naria, a survivors recognition and lap, a survivors garden, a silent lap after the luminaria are lit, a variety of food, and more. There are golf carts and drivers available for those needing them. The activities are in the shelter or between the shelter and barns this year. Cancer survivors should come and register so they may be recognized at the opening ceremony. You have made it to one more birthday! For the silent auctions, the items need to be paid for after the auction clos- es. The kids' silent auction will close earlier than the other one. All items must be picked up that night. If you cannot be there when they close, you need to make arrangements with someone to pick up your item and pay for it that night. For more information call Jane Moody, Publicity Chairman, 507-752-7059. Above: Youngsters kicked up their heels as they per- formed in the Friday night per- formance of the Wilder Pageant. Right: Pa discussed a land deal near Plum Creek at Walnut Grove with Mr. Hansen. MIRROR OF BYGONE DAYS FIFTEEN YEARS AGO July is, 1998 Over 3000 persons attended the Wilder Pageant last weekend. Nearly 1400 persons attended the Saturday night perfor- mance. Evelyn Thurman, bowl- ing Green, KY, author of "Homesite" and Puzzlebook" was a houseg- uest of Dick and Shirley Knakmuhs from Friday- Sunday. Saturday she auto- graphed books at the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum. THIRTY YEARS AGO July 14, 1983 Ronan Palud, seventeen year-old student from Boulogne, France, a suburb of Paris, is spending the month of July with the George Hoffmann family in Walnut Grove. The arrange- ments were made by the North American cultural Exchange League. Glen and Bonnie McFarland celebrated their 40th anniversary Saturday, June 25, at the Redwood Falls Methodist Church at an open house hosted by their children, Donna Carlson and family of Lonsdale; Bev Timmer and family, Linda Cohrs and Nathan, all of Redwood Falls; Michael McFarland and family of Walnut Grove; Teresa Witt and family of Hawarden, IA; and Dale Gilles of Shakopee. FORTY FIVE YEARS AGO July 18, 1968 A bill established four three-day weekend national holidays during the year has become law. The four holi- days include a new national holiday, Columbus Day. Shifted to a Monday are Veteran's Day, Washingtons birthday, and Memorial Day. Christmas, New Years' Day, Independence Day, and Thanksgiving are not affected. The effective date in 1971. A shelter has been con- stmcted in the downtown village park as a joint project of the Village, the Lions Club, and Western Community Action. The Village is now receiving donations to help pay for wiring the shelter house. The Walnut Grove Development has received its Certificate of Incorporation, Glen Shaw, president announced this week. See a photo in the Sentinel Tribune you like? Now you can order it and other photos not printed, quick and easy on line. Living with VISION LOSS? Find out i/special microscopic or telescopic glasses can help you see better. You owe it to yourself to seek a second opinion. ,  ! Call for a free phone consultation and =,,dulo your app,ment Chris Palmer, Optometrist Toll Free: 888-882-2040  .... WILDER PAGEANT Walnut Grove, MN 36th annual outdoor drama based on the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder July 12-13, 19-20, 26-27, 2013 888-859-3102 ;;;s o pot Ctee Reserved Seats $14.00 General Admission $12,00 Right: Leonard McLaughlin and Dave Doubler preparing for the black powder shoot at the Plum Creek Rendezvous Saturday after- noon. WALNUT GROVE SENIOR NUTRITION SERVICES July 22-26, 2013 Senior Dining serving at Country View Senior Living Community at 11:30 a.m., Monday thru Friday. Monday: Baked chicken, baby reds, scalloped corn, mandarin oranges Tuesday: Pork loin, mashed potatoes/gravy, carrots, pump- kin dessert Wednesday: Fish/bun, augratin potatoes, cucumber salad, cherry dessert Thursday: Tator tot hot- dish, green beans, chocolate pudding dessert Friday: Shrimp hoagies, vegetable salad, fresh fruit For reservations call 859- 2133 one day in advance. Senior Dining is a joint partnership of your communi- ty and Lutheran Social Services, funded, in part, under the Older Americans Act. ? 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