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SENTINEL TRIBUNE COMMUNITY Wednesday, July 20, 2011 Page 7 MIRROR OF BYGONE DAYS WALNUT GROVE SENIOR NUTRITION SERVICES TEN YEARS AGO July 18, 2001 Area rendezvouers gath- ered at the rodeo grounds last weekend to live like pio- neers. They threw hatchets, shoot black powder, and enjoyed the experience of pioneer living. The Walnut Grove Ministerium sponsored a crew of volunteers that went to Rochester June 25-29 to work with Habitat for Humanity. Volunteers included Rev. Terri Skildum, Gary Kassel, Eric Noomen, Rev. Michael Smith, and Pastor Bruce Carlson. The Walnut Grove Ministerium sponsored a community potluck picnic to meet and greet new families to Walnut Grove, share some old-fashioned fellowship, eat. At least 100 people came and had a wonderful time meeting new friends. TWENTY YEARS AGO July 17, 1991 Mark Hoffman, son of George and Marge Hoffman, Marshall, former Walnut Grove residents, left July 1 for Alaska to take part in a 2-month Arctic Expedition across the Juneau Ice Field. Mark, a 1984 graduate of Walnut Grove High School, and a 1989 graduate of the U of MN Morris, with a degree in geology, is an accom- plished assistant in geology. Wayne Giese has been transferred by People Gas Co. to Canby where he will begin work in August, He has served the Walnut Grove area for many years. THIRTY YEARS AGO July 16, 1981 Second Lieutenant Grant S. Coyour of Walnut Grove, was among the 46 men and women who completed the MN Military Academy Officer Candidate School at Camp Ripley. The Walnut Grove Fire Department was called out on Thursday, July 9, to a fire at the Harvey Schaffran farm near Revere. A trash fire near the buildings had ignit- ed nearby grass and the fire spread rapidly. There was no damage to the buildings. Since the June school board meeting, two staff members have submitted their resignations. Mary Merrill, learning disabilities specialist submitted her res- ignation, as well as Mrs. Carolyn Enstad, who has been on maternity leave. Buy, Sell, or Rent in the Classified ads Sentinel Tribune Ph. 274-6136 or 1-800-410-1859 July 25-29, 2011 Senior Dining serving at Country View Senior Living Community at 11:30 a.m., Monday thru Friday. Monday: Meatloaf, baked potato, cabbage, dessert Tuesday: Turkey, mashed potatoes, dressing, cranberry salad, dessert Wednesday: Pork fritters, scalloped potatoes, green beans, dessert Thursday: Spaghetti, gar- lic bread, salad, dessert Friday: Salmon loaf, mashed potatoes, creamed peas, 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 WEEKLY By Kim Rolling Exec. Director/Nurse Manager Another week of summer is already gone, but we'll cer- tainly be feeling the heat this week! With the high temper- atures, be sure to seek out shade or air conditioning and hydrate yourself with water. Activities this week have included the bus ride down- town Walnut Grove on Tuesday, PoKeNo, J-I-N- G-O, BINGO, Wii, Stretching with Ashlee, Bone Builders, Ecumenical Church Services, Bible Study and SkipBo. There were 8 players for hand and foot canasta on Wednesday afternoon. The Kelley Boys provided special musical entertainment for all tenants on Friday afternoon. The bus was full as we went to the Laura Ingalls Wilder pageant. Clair Baker also drove with some of the tenants as well. It's such a great opportunity for us to see the local talent in action. They again provided an out- standing performance. So much time and hard work goes in to the pageant from all of those involved. Looking forward to next week we will have the regu- larly scheduled activities along with the 500 card tour- nament on Monday and the bus ride to Marshall on Wednesday. Root beer floats and solitaire frenzy will also be part of the scheduled activ- ities. That's the news from the country. Have a terrific week and stay out of the heat! Walnut Grove Walkers Walking at the Redwood County Relay for Life on July 15, 2011, for the Walnut Grove Walkers team were from left: Donn Baker, Bruce Baker, Cleo Baker, Bill Otto, Jean DeSmith, Twyla Otto, Nancy Baker, Gene Swanson, Marilyn Swanson, Ryan Baker, Marissa Baker, and Trent Baker. Submitted photo Answers for the Science Quiz on page two. 1) True 2) d 3) F alse 4) evolution 5)biography MURRAY COUNTY 4-H CLUB NEWS July 20 - Summer of Fun, 9-11 am, 4-H Building July 25 - Food Stand Club Supervisors supper/meeting, 6 pm, 4-H Building July 25 - 4-H Federation meeting, 7:30 pm, 4-H Building July 27 - Final Summer of Fun session, 9-11 am, 4-H Building August 1 - 4-H Scholarship applications due in office PROMOTER ~ RECRUITER Looking for promoter / recruiter in Upper Midwest. Prior business ownership or sales experience a plus. 7SK + First Year Position requires NO need to relocate. Call (218) 303-4222 Seven clays of summer As part of the Safe and Sober program, Seven days of Summer have begun. These are 7 differ- ent days throughout the summer that have been selected to increase aware- ness of the problems asso- ciated with speed. Troopers will be provid- ing extra patrolling on Minnesota roads. Why is summertime so dangerous? Summer is historically the deadliest time on Minnesota roads. As of today there have been 140 fatalities so far in 2011, compared to 174 during the same time last year. Our message is simple. We're looking for the things that get people killed: *Not wearing seat belt, drinking and driving, speeding and not paying attention are where our efforts are being focused. *We want to make a dif- ference.., and not make this another deadly sum- mer. MN Online High School Small school Unique courses Responsive teachers 1.800.764.8166 x 111 info@mnohs.org Monday, July 25th--Strike Pageant sets, lights & chairs--6:00pm--Rain or Shine KNIT&CROcHET SHOW Hyatt Regency Mnpls, 1300 Nicollet Mall July 29-31 Fri & Sat 10-6; Sun 10-3 Entry: $10, $5 ea add'l day Shopping! FREE signup to learn crochetknit (Or Buy Ticketed Classes) KnitandCrochetShow,com 228920 Tuesday, July 26th--Appreciation Whopper Feed Supper for cast, crew, volunteers and their families--6:00pm Upper Plum Creek County Park. Walnut Grove Lions make donation Walnut Grove Lions Club Secretary Shannon Beck and daughter Ellie, and Avera Marshall nursing staff Ruth Lanoue and Mechele Bruner. Submitted photo The Walnut Grove Lions Club recently donated chil- dren's activity bags to Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center. The bags contain small toys, games, crayons and coloring books to be given to pediatric patients during their hospital stay. The bags will offer children something to do while in the hospital, and when they go home they can take the bag with them. Vogl named mortgage consultant for Wells Fargo Recently Wells Fargo announced that Wade Vogl has been named a mortgage consultant for Fergus Falls. He is based at Wells Fargo's 220 W. Washington Ave. store in Fergus Falls. "Wade is a great addition to our team," said Mike Strege, branch sales manager for the Eastern North Dakota/ Northwestern Minnesota offices. "His extensive financial services experience and customer service skills are an ideal fit for this role. I know Wade will do an out- standing job meeting cus- tomers' home financing needs and helping customers _ambert0n's succeed financially." Vogl recently relocated to Fergus Falls from Wabasso, Minn. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, he spent seven years as a credit analyst for US Bank in Marshall. MN, and also worked in sales and finance for the auto/RV industry. A native of Walnut Grove, MN, Vogl attended Ridgewater College for colli- sion and property damage appraisal. He is past presi- dent of the Tracy Eagles Club and an active member of the Wabasso Lions. mini-triathlon Lamberton's mini-triath- Ion will be held Saturday, July 23, 2011 at the Lamberton Area Pool, start- ing at 8:00 a.m. and begin- ning with the 2.5 mile walk or run (to and through the Lamberton cemetery and back), 9-mile bike ride on Co. Rd. 15 (to the green tele- phone builidng towards Sanborn and back) and 200 yd. swim in the pool (8 laps). Individuals can compete in all three events, or partici- pate in teams of 2 or 3 to cover all three events, as a relay team. An additional "mini" Mini triathlon event will be held for the little ones, with a run on the grassy area south of the pool, big-wheels or bicyle ride on the gravel roadway west of the pool to the side- walk and back, and one lap across the shallow end of the pool. This additional "little kids" event will start after the walkers and runners take offat 8:00! Registration begins at 7:15, there is an entry fee for individuals or relay teams, and no charge for younsters participating in the min-mini triathlon. Parents or guardians must sign the entry form for all partici- pants under the age of 18. Fresh fruit and water will be available to all par- ticipants! For further information, please contact Barbara Lagure at 507-752-7808 or by emailing barblagrue@ centurytel.net Come to participate, or come to cheer on others! CLASSIFIED ADS SMALL PRICE - BIG RESULTS CALL 274-6136 1-800-410-1859 I II WATERWORKS * Basement Systems * :;;;"tll l Foundation Repair. I I Coupon good 'til August 31,2011, Not valid with any other promotions or discounts. www.amemci =om Walnut Grove Fire Department Pageant Supper Saturday, July 23 Walnut Grove Community Center 4:30-7:30 Menu: Chips Pork Loin Sandwiches Beans Hot Dogs Beverages Potato?alad Pies & Ice Cream A