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SENTINEL TRIBUNE i MIRROR OF BYGONE DAYS TEN YEARS AGO August 3, 1994 The local Jaycees held their second annual Fishing Derby on Saturday with 45 youngsters in the event. A total of 109 fish were caught, with the largest one weigh- ing four pounds. Thekla Zuidema enjoyed visiting with old acquain- tances and many of her fam- ily at a reception held in honor of her 100th birthday at Trinity Lutheran Church Hall Sunday morning. A hazy sky the latter part of the week has kept our temperatures low. The haze was attributed, by some weather reporters, to the fire in Canada. Smoke from the fires seemed to be drifting our way. TWENTY YEARS AGO August 2, 1984 Dan Wahl, a 1984 grad- uate of Walnut Grove High School was among 12 young Lutherans who were select- ed to attend a writers confer- ence at St. Olaf College, in Northfield, MN. Approximately 100 rela- tives gathered at Old Westbrook Church on Sunday for a Mathiason family reunion. Honored guests were Sten and Dagmar Stenerson of Masterham, Norway, who have spent the last 2 weeks visiting relatives in Minnesota. The Saints 'N 'Sinners were the first place winners in the Plum Creek Invitational Tournament held at Lower Plum Creek Park on Sunday. Coaches were Arlen Engler and Bruce Arndston. THIRTY YEARS AGO August 1, 1974 Charges of leaving the scene of an accident were filed against Andrew Daniels of Tracy. Mr. Daniels was involved in an accident near the Farmers Elevator Sunday evening. The case will be in county court on August 19. Two members of the high school staff resigned last week. John Dailey, basket- ball coach for 7 years, resigned to take a position with the Physical Fitness Institute of America. James Patterson, mathematics instructor and athletic direc- tor, has acepted a position at St. Charles, MN. The Walnut Grove Farm softball team won the 8- team tournament Sunday by defeating Breezy Point 13-12 in an 8-inning game. WALNUT GROVE NEWS Teri Herder 859-5402 Kathy Rykhus, Tracy, and Dorothy Grunden went to Minneapolis July 25 to a baby shower for Dorothy's great granddaughter, Jeannie Amundson. The baby, Adrianna Marie, was born on July 29. Dorothy Grunden had Christian Workers Circle at the Grove Apartments Wednesday afternoon. Kathy Rykhus, Tracy, and Dorothy Grunden attended the 50th anniver- sary of Quinten and Gloria Kaunzner of Isanti. They then went to the Michael and Stacy Grunden home in Burnsville and had sup- per with them last Saturday. Ron and Carol Anderson, Colorado Springs, CO, were guests of Ted and Laura Anderson from Wed. - Sat. While there, they visited many friends and relatives in the area. On Thursday evening, at a family supper in their honor at Kinbrae Supper Club, were Ted and Laura Anderson, Tina Richards, of Walnut Grove, Janet and Ardell Anderson of Tracy, Helen and Don Anderson and Brady Jo Hare, Samuel and Elizabeth of Spencer, IA. Margie Bakken and Ilamay Anderson attended the 6th birthday party of Margie's great grandson, Mason Garbe, Sunday afternoon at Ferguson Park. Additional guests were David and Nancy Herder of Renville, Kay Koblegard, Amy Koblegard of Willmar, Matthew Kleven, Samantha Hotzler, Tanya Herder-Davis, Jarett and Jerome, Gloria Doom of Westbrook, Paul and Marshall Garbe and Jim and Teri Herder- Blahnik. Marjorie Bakken attend- ed a Bakken family reunion Saturday afternoon at the Rolling Hills Golf Course outside of Westbrook. Marjorie and several rela- tives then spent Saturday evening and Sunday at John and Sharon Bakken's lake home. Bob and Joyce Alcorn vis- ited Sandy Alcorn Saturday 00Almlie Funeral Home Tracy, Balaton, Westbrook would like to welcome to its staff .... Seneca Almlie (son of Steve & Eddi) who will be working part-time while attending school for his funeral director's license, and then joining the business full time. 115835 b, I .a Hunter Education Course: All males and females, 12 years old and over, including adults, are eligible for the course. Classes will be held at the Walnut Grove Public School sponsored by the Walnut Grove CommUnity Education. Cost of the program is $5.. Steve Ourada (859-2578) and Leonard McLaughUn (859-2479) are the instructors. contact one of them if you are interested in the class. Dates for the course are: Wed., Aug. 11 at 7 p.m.; Mon., Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. Wed., Aug. 18 at 7 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 21 at 9 a.m. ALL CLASSES MUST BE ATTENDED 11525 Community Wednesday, August 4, 2004 Pa[ NTIN[ evening at the Tracy Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Michael Overbrockling of Idaho, vis- ited Dick and Lucille Bruns on July 22. Michael is a for- mer school co-worker of Lucille's. Dick and Lucille Bruns were weekend guests at the home of Jason and Carl Haug in Windom. Korliss and Jason Hoyt were weekend guests at the home of Lea and Doris Hoyt. Roland and Laurel Tadd of Vandalic, OH, were guests at the home of Ron and Betty Kassel last week. They also visited Eunice Kassel during their stay. Bruce and Mindy Linscheid, Eagan, were of Ho weekend guests at the Don rio Co I C home ofEunice Kassel. a n to untry View Medica . . William Anderson, Lapeer, MI, an author of Glen R. S a on behalf of is son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn M..lllcss rec of Payson, AZ, presented a check for $5,000 for Country View Medical Clinic to  for hi= several books about the Mischke and Kay Koblegard, members of the Walnut Grove EDA board. The furof the lo Ingalls family as well as an now climbed to $39,475. Fund raising will continue in order to reach the ga T accomplished speaker and $75,000. l presenter, along with Sarah Uthoff of Iowa, also ENT a00.00e,a00outt00elo00aHs Get Acquainted Da00:" family, were weekend Augus guests at the Dick and rs al Shirley Knakmuhs home. State During their visit, Dick and Ionda'y Shirley found many books Redwood County where schedules were flexi- (Presentation at 2:30 p. r open a that Mr. Anderson had Volunteers and Redwood ble and where their inde- If you are already autographed for them back Area Hospital Adult Day pendence was encouraged? teering, stop by to ss Jdent J in 1982. Services invite you to "Get Well -- there is such a place Let us say thank you f the ribl Alan and Mabel Embry Acquainted" Day in your -- it is called Adult Day that you do! |y to the were Monday morning vial- community. Join us for col- Services. le and B tors at the home of Dick fee and bars, followed by a Do you need a ride to and Shirley Knakmuhs. presentation on the RSVP work, the doctor, dentist, Suy Sell, or daughte I Norw; Anna Margaret Warner program, Faith in Action, need to go shopping or to the Rent ay to and Earl Warner were Adult Day Services, bank? Do you want to visit Saturday afternoon visitors Transportation and other friends or relatives but don't in the Classifi  Days at the home of Oscar and services for seniors, know who to ask? ads Lorraine Steffen. Are you looking for a Help is just a phone call Richard Krentz, Milpitas, way to benefit your commu- away. The Valley Area Sentinel nity as well as benefit you? Transit buses and volunteer V homeCA' WasofMeribela gueStsteinerat thefor Join us to get acquainted drivers of Western Tribune last week. with the RSVP program and Community Action are avail- Ph. 274-6136 [ several days During his stay, Richard Volunteer Clearinghouse. able to help you... Rides are" [ visited family and friends We have opportunities for all available to everyone . . . all 1-800-410-185 in the Walnut Grove area. ages. Volunteers are needed ages and all incomes. 1 Eugene and Marilyn at schools, healthcare facili- Blood pressure checks llle 274- Swanson met Chuck and ties, non-profits and govern- will be available: Pn Sue Stenberg, Hutchinson, mental agencies. Monday. August 9. Lar in Willmar for dinner on Have you heard about Wabasso Community.Center. Sunday. Later in the the Faith in Action program? 4-6 p.m. (Presentation at evening they attended the Are you a senior citizen in 4:30 p.m.) of need of help with grocery Monday, August 16, annual homecoming serv- ice for the Lake Florida shopping respite care, yard Lamberton Community I Mission Church. work or housekeeping? Center, 4-6 p.m. Margie Bakken visited Would you like a friendly via- (Presentation at 4:30 p.m.) U with David and Susan itor to come to your home to Monday, September 13, Nackerud and Bernita visit? Let us know how we Morgan Public Library, 4-6 Phone Nackerud Sundav morn- canhelpyou Faith in Action p.m. (Presentation at 4:30 ing. " is looking for volunteers, p.m.) 4 miles E. - 1 1/2 Learn how you can become a Wednesday, September from Walnut Grove, volunteer to help an area 29, Parkwood Dining Room, Rt. 1 Box 18 senior citizen? Become a Belview, 4-6 p.m. Revere MN Senior 'neighbor helping neighbor'. Have you ever wished Nutrition for a place that you or your Services loved one could go where they received health care, August 9-13 assistance with personal WALNUT GROVE -- cares such as a bath and Senior Nutrition Services meal, and would be able to serving at the Community return to their own home in Center at 11:30 a.m. each the late afternoon? A place operating day. Monday: Spaghetti, garlic toast, coleslaw, mandarin oranges, bars Dr, J, R. Tuesday: Keenagers 10,000 *2003 Jeer) Liberty, 5,000 J potluck, no Senior Klaassen ............... ='" ................. Dining Wednesday: Cook's *2003 F150 Super Crew, 17,000 miles ................ choice. Baked ham, mashed potatoes, carrots, pumpkin dessert *2000 Chevy Town & Country, ft. side, 27,000 miles .... Thursday: Cook's "2001 Olds Intrigue GL, easy front, good bags, 31,000 m. choice. *2000 Buick LeSabre, easy front, 56,000 miles ........... Friday: BBQ meatballs, "1996 GMC Slera K1500, 4x4 ex-cab, left side, clean title, 133.000 m, : baked potato, mixed vegeta- *2003 Buick LeSabre, Left front & side, 29,000 miles ...... bles, fruit. For reservations call JoAnn Bertschi, 859-2469 (home) or 859-2844 (Community Center). NOTICE TO Senior.Nutrition Services, Inc., is funded in part under NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That the Older Americans Act under contract with the Election in the City of Walnut Grove, Southwest Agency on Aging. 1450 N. Hwy. 60 & 71 County of Redwood, State of Windom, MN. be held on Tuesday, the 2nd day of EMERGENCIES HANDLED IMMEDIATELY 2004, between 7:00 o'clock a.m. and o'clock p.m. TEN A( a were t Tour! surpri 4 i area We offer I & 2 Bedroom Apartments starting at $675.00 per month ' Includes: emergency pull cords, activities, heat & garbage, plus much more Country View Senior Community 810 8th St., Walnut Grove, MN 56180 507-859-2133 ,,- That the first day for filing Candidacy will be Tuesday, the 24th August, 2004, and the last day for Affidavits of Candidacy for said be Tuesday, the 7th of September, Filings close at 5:00 p.m. Dated this 19th day of July, 2004. Karen Erickson, Clerk-Treasurer of the City" of Walnut Offices to be filled: MAYOR - 2 YEAR TERM 2 COUNClLPERSONS - 4 YEAR 115789