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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Page 9 :, MIRROR OF BYGONE DAYS FIFTEEN YEARS AGO July 25, 2001 About 20 girls compet- ed in the Laura and Nellie look-a-like-contest Saturday afternoon at the Pioneer Festival. Missie Saxton acted as emcee. The winners received prizes of tickets for their family to attend the pageant, and each were given a bit appear- ance in the Saturday night production. A group of medieval demonstrators performed several combat demon- strations in the city park in Walnut Grove Saturday afternoon, the Divers musical group were one of the headline groups to perform at the Pioneer Festival last weekend. They have appeared at the festival several times before, and are a popular group. THIRTY YEARS AGO July 30, 1986 Regular participants at the Walnut Grove Mealsite decided they were not going to take any chances on weath- er conditions next December to give Santa their requests, so they invited him to a "Christmas in July" party on Thursday, July 24, just as a precaution. Santa appeared in his regular Christmas garb, but his reindeer were not in evidence, due to the warm weather. Per Asmundstad and Hans Maintain your rank Retirement benefits Up to 100% tuition assistance available Part-time service in your community Switch to a new career field 1-800-GO-GUARD www.1-800-GO-GUARD.corn Bo, visitors from Norway, expressed amazement to their host, Harry Heggerston, in the huge machinery and large fields we have in the United States, as compared to farms and fanning operations in Norway. After their visit with Harry Heggerston, they will be off to visit more rela- tives in North Dakota. They visited relatives in Wisconsin before their junket to Walnut Grove. FORTY FIVE YEARS AGO July 29, 1971 The william L. Kuehl family of Mankato has been named Minnesota's 1971 "All-American" fam- fly and will represent the state in the nationally televised All American Family Search national group finals on August 5-14 at Lehigh Acres, FL. Mr. Kuehl is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Kuehl of Walnut Grove. From the issue of July 23, 1931 -The Walnut Grove newspaper was started in 1891, and with this 1931 issue, it begins its 41st year, after appearing without fail, for 2080 weeks, of which 1,318 have been under the present ownership. Capt. Robert Steffen, who spent four months of duty in Thailand with the Air Force, arrived home last Thursday to spend a 20-day leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Steffen. Toys for Tots 24th Annual Toys for Tots Cycle/Car Fun Run will be held Saturday, July 30, Toys for Tots collects toys and raises money for Heart to Heart and other regional orga- nizations in Lincoln,Lyon, M u r r a y , Redwood, Cottonwood, and Yellow Medicine counties that help needy families at Christmas. Come out for a fun day while supporting a great cause. Ram or shine. Meet at the Roaring Lyons Clubhouse in Amiret, MN. There is a registration fee. Must bring toy donation to ride with registration from 9:30-11:00 a.m. Ride leaves at 11:30 sharp. Toy drop off is at Bran Brothers, Marshall End of run celebration begins at 5:30 p.m. at The Caboose, Tracy MN, with door prizes, and auction. Entertainment by No Pain, No Gain band. Open to the public Pictured at right: Errol Steffen, who plays Pa Ingalls, and Jim Blahnik waited togeth- er back stage prior to one of the shows. With their hair and makeup the two bear a striking resem- blance. ent: tJe gly hs A New Look at the astronomical observatory other seasonal foods while include a variety of hands- Carvings at the site, which marks learning about the people on activities. Following Explore the rock face in the solstices, equinoxes of the Great Plains Village the presentation, guests bare feet to see some of and more. the newly uncovered Sat., Aug 6, 2016, 5:00 petroglyphs that are locat- pm - 7:00 pm ed away from the regular path. Visitors can explore First Harvest on the on their own, but an inter- Prairie preter will be available to One thousand years ago answer questions and the people of Minnesota, Animals of the Night direct visitors to carvings. Over the past several Plains were farmers as years, an extensive con- well as hunters, growing servation project identi- crops such as sweet com. fled an additional 3,000 The ripening of the first petroglyphs, which until sweet com was a time of recently have been cov- plenty that was celebrated ered in lichen. Visitors with the green corn festi- can also learn about the val. Taste fire roasted recreated American Indian sweet corn, bean soup and period. Guests will also can go on a twilight hike learn how New World of the prairie (bring a farmers developed crops flashlight!). that changed the world. Sat., Aug 27, 2016, 5:30 Sat.,Aug 13, 2016, 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm pm - 5:00 pm All events at the Jeffers Petroglyphs, 27160 County Road 2, Comfrey, Iowa and the Northern Take a guided tour of the MN 56019 carvings when they are Contact 507-628-5591 best seen, as the sun or jefferspetroglyphs@ begins to set at 6 pm. After the tour, head to the There is a eost, free age L visitor center for a 7:15 4 and under and MNHS pro. presentation about members. nocturnal animals and how they survive at night. The presentation will Kids love play- ing in the rep- lica of a gen- eral store at the museum. They can pretend to buy and sell items that would have been found in the late 1800's in one of several displays at the Wilder Museum. ricultural Trenching Grain Bins NOTICE OF FILING FOR MUNICIPAL PUBLIC OFFICIALS CITY OF WALNUT GROVE, MN ITY FIRST DAY TO FILE FOR OF WALNUT GROVE PUBLIC OFFICIAL FILING FEE: $ 2.00 TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2016 (DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS) UNTIL TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2016 (FILING CLOSES AT 5 PM - MN 205.13, SUBD. la, 6) LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW FILING IS: THURSDAY, AUGUST 18 (UNTIL 5 Phi) (Two Days after filing closes.) POSITIONS OF OFFICE: MAYOR TWO YEAR TERM COUNCIL MEMBER -. 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