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Sentinel Tribune ACTION LINE! CLASSIFIED ADS Classified Rates $4.50 for first 25 words. 20 cents each additional word. (Pay for 2 weeks - get 3rd week free) Peach Classified Rates $6.00 for first 15 words, 25 cents each additional word. (Pay for 2 weeks - get 3rd week free) Combination rate Peach & Sentinel Tribune $8.00 for first 15 words 25 cents each additional word (Pay for 2 weeks - get 3rd week free) Phone 274-6136 or 1-800-410-1859 Wednesday, August 18, 2004 Page l l FOR SALE EMPLOYMENT SALE -- 2,000 JD LX 288 HELP WANTED --Red Rock hydro, cruise con- Chiropractic Center, 214 Main 52" deck, excellent condi- Street, Lamberton, MN, now $2,800, 507-274-6445. has an opening for a part-time ..... S-40tfp employee. Details and job applications are available at the SALE -- 1 trundle bed, 2 clinic or call 507-752-7650 for of drawers, 1 - 14,000 m0reinformati0n: S-47,48,49x window air onditioner, 2 - "TVs, 1 microwave. S-48,49,50p SALE -- Blue/tan, nubby couch. Good condi- $50. 507-274-6610. S-49tfp SALE -- German short puppies, AKC vet checked, docked, de-clawed, first excellent hunters dogs, born July 7, Call 507-274-5123 or WANTED-Long term substi- tute teacher for the Walnut Grove Elementary School start- ing in September through December for kindergarten and third grade. Send cover letter and resume to Loy Woelber, 601 Washington Street, Walnut Grove, MN 56180. S-48,49,50x HELP WANTED -- Walnut Grove Liquor Store, part-time. Must abe able to work nights and weekends. Pick up an application at the Liquor Store. S-50,51,52x .......... -49, 50x MOVING SALE--2 chaP's on wheels @ $10 2 chairs w/arms $10 Couch $25. Center $35. ulation size foosball table oval table $25 and ;10.3 drawer dresser Wood picnic table $40. table $10. Heavy duty 3 lateral file cabinet on $25. Phone 828-6608. S-49,50,51x RENTALS RENT -- Grain bins for Dick VanHecke. 507-344- S-49,50,51x RENT -- 2 bedroom apartment. Available 1. Stove and refrig- Rent based on Equal Housing Westbrook 274-5922. - S-50,51,52x SErvICE - PLIANCE SERVICE GE, Hotpoint, Dish Satellite TV. P_rompt service. Steffen Ele-ctric, S-14tfx WANTED u Land to rent or Ed Iverson, 507- or Kern Iverson, S-50,51,52,1,2,3p James E. Kerr & Assoc. Frank C. Nielsen, Assoc. LAWYERS Westbrook Office - Toll Free 1-500-231-2025 Wednesday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Other days: Tracy Office 629-3820 Westbrook/Walnut Grove Funeral Home Tim & Joy Kulow, Owners Westbrook Phone 274-6700 Walnut Grove Phone 859-2161 Dr. D.J. Dill, D.D.S. Family Dentistry Phone 274-5945 Monday & Friday Westbrook Clinic Westbrook, MN 56183 Knakmuhs Agency Insurance Real Estate Phone 859-2154 Walnut Grove, MN 56180 Westbrook, MN 274-5962 Jensen & Vortherms Accounting & Tax Service Cindy M. Jensen, Accountant Unda Vortherms, Tax Preparer 220 10th Street. Windom, MN Telephone 507-831-0227 Fax number 507-831-5740 emml: FOUND FOUND -- Black female English cocker, North of Storden, orange collar. 507- 829-6750 S-50tfp OPEN HOUSE OPEN HOUSE A come and go Bridal Shower honoring Sally Dallenbach, bride-to-be of Nathan Erickson will be held Saturday, August 21 from 9 - 11 a.m. at English Lutheran Church in Walnut Grove. Please bring your favorite recipe. Sally and Nate are reg- istered at Cottage Corner, Oleson's Mercantile and Target. OPEN HOUSE Open house 70th birthday for Bey Busswitz on Sunday, PART-TIME HELP WANTED-- August 22 at Westbrook Park. Marlow's Amoco,Westbrook, 2:00- 4:00 p.m. S-50p must be willing to work nights .................... and weekends. Stop in and talk to Gloria. S-50,51,52x NOTICE TRACY DANCE STUDIO Tap, Jazz, Ballet; Pointe and Tumbling for pre-school to high school age. Open house is August 26, 5:30 - 8p.m. at our new location -- 181 Third Street, Downtown Tracy. For information, call 507-629-4887 or 507-763-1521. ........................ S- 50,51x TRACY DANCE STUDIO -- Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Pointe and Tumbling for pre-school to high school age. See us at our new location -- 181 Third Street, Downtown Tracy. For informa- tion, call 507-629-4887 or 507- 763-1521. .................. ..$-.50,51,52_,1x NOTICE: Open to the public meeting to explore ideas for events in the Walnut Grove City Park during the 200,5 pageant weekends on Wednesday, August 25 at 7 p.m. at the Community Center meeting room. For more information, call Pam Steffen at 507-859- 2170 daytime or 507-859-2056 evenings. S-50x CLASSIFIED ADS SMALL PRICE BIG RESULTS Directory Birkholz & Rye Attorneys at Law Thursday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Telephone 274-6501 Will, Estate Planning, Trusts, Real Estate, Business Law, Personal Injury, Appointments M. L. GRAMS & ASSOCIATES, APA A Professional Association Certified Public Accountants P.O. Box 458, Westbrook, MN Phone 274-6171 Mon. & Wed. ONLY 9-12 & 1-3 OPEN HOUSE Open house baby shower for Pamela Hogan on August 28 from 10 - noon at Grandma Vicky Horkey's house. ............... S-50,51p OPEN HOUSE Open house bridal shower for Leah Enstad, bride-to-be of Owen Hoegh on Saturday, August 21, 11:00 a.m. at Old Westbrook Church. S-50x OPEN WEDDING DANCE for Chadie and Dayna AIbertson, August 28, 8 - 12, at Walnut Grove Community Center. S-50,51 x CARD OF THANKS CARD OF THANKS We would like to thank every- one for the cards, calls, and vis- its while hospitalized in Tracy and Sioux Falls. We especially want to thank Grog and Wanda Lurid, non and Deb Kuehl for taking Dorothy to Tracy, brother Robert for his many trips to Sioux FaMs on our behalf. Pastor Bonnie for her calls and concerns for us. Our daughter Stephanie for coming to Walnut Grove on such short notice to help when Dale was at home alone after his surgery. Thank you and God bless each of you. Dale & Dorothy Burnham S-50x co'n'ONWOOD-SLAYI"ON VETERINARY SERVICE PLLP  & Smag AnknaJ Med. & Surgery After Hours Emergency Service Available WINDOM 2250 Hwy 60 E... 831-1473 Tol Free Dial 1 & 'ten.. 888-83141387 SLAY'TON 1909 Maple Ave...836-8594 To Free Dt 1 & .. 800-78241387 Wabasso State Agency For all your insurance needs Phone 859-2152 Walnut Grove, MN. 56180 Almlie Funeral Homes Steven & John Almlie (Call Westbrook 24 hrs. a day) Westbrook 274-5464 Tracy 629-4510 Sentinel Tribune For all your pdnting jobs call 274-6136 Westbrook Health Center * Medical Clinic * Peterson Estates * Westbrook Hospital 920 Bell Ave., Westbrook, MN. 56183 (507) 274-6121 Clinic Hours: 8.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Saturday 24-Hour Emergency Care Always Available cent (5%) of the bid as a guar- antee that the bidder will, with- in ten (10) days after notifica- tion of the award of the con- tract, enter into contract and furnish a bond for the full amount of the contract, as pro- vided for by law. This deposit will be subject to forfeiture as provided by law. The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive informalities and to award con- tracts in the best interest of the City. No bid may be withdrawn within 30 days (30) from the date of opening of bids. BY ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WALNUT GROVE. Karen Erickson Clerk-Treasurer Dated August 16, 2004 S-5051 x ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Notice is hereby given thin sealed bids will be received and considered by the Walnut Grove City Council in the Council Chambers at the Office of the City Clerk in the City of Walnut Grove m l 1:30 A.M. on Friday, the 27th day of August, 2004, for furnishing of all work and materials for the following street seal coming improve- ments. 25,850 square yards (approx- imately 17 blocks) rock seal coating consisting of applying CRS-2 oil at a rate of .30 gallon per square yard, followed by an application of pea rock applied at a rate of 30 lbs. per square yard, followed by compaction of materials with pneumatic rollers until materials have set. Bid should include sweeping after completion of seal coat. Work must be completed by October l, 2004. All bids must be sealed and marked "SEAL COATING BID" and mailed to Karen Erickson, Clerk, City of Walnut Grove, EO. Box 335, Walnut Grove, MN 56180. Each bid must be accompanied by a cer- tiffed check, cash deposit or bid bond for not less than five per- CITY OF WALNUT GROVE Regular Session July 12, 2004 The council met in regular session on the 12th day of July, 2004, at 7:30 P.M., in the coun- cil room. Present: Bob O'Donnell, Lee Steffen, Donald E. Johnson, David Hoyt, and Todd Harrington. Mayor O'Donnell presided at the meeting. Sealed bids for demolition of a house at 431 Main Street were opened. Motion by David Hoyt, second by Todd Harrington, to approve the low bid of $4,550 from Olson Hardware Corp. Hoyt, Steffen, Harrington and O'Donnell voted yes. Johnson voted no. Motion carried. Marge Peterson gave the monthly liquor report. Tom Noram Sr. was present to ask what city policy was regarding setting his 5th wheel on a lot he owns on Bedal Street and hooking it up to city water and sewer. He was given a copy of the city ordinance that says trailer houses have to be skirted and tied down. The written water/waste- water report submitted by Jeff Steichen was reviewed. Ford Ankrum gave the monthly maintenance report. He asked about mowing the retention pond after the silt fence is removed. It was decid- ed it should be mowed a few times throughout the growing season. The council approved putting rock in front of the liquor store on the west side of the entry. Installing the new playground equipment was dis- cussed. Ron Otto helped the city of Tracy at a cost of $600/day. The council asked Ford to check with the compa- ny the equipment was pur- chased from to see what they would charge to have someone come out and help. The council approved purchase of an impact wrench at an approximate cost of $550. Purchase of a paint striper and special cans of paint that spray in the upside down position was not approved at this time. David Nester, Nester and Nester, presented the 2004 Financial Statement. Motion by David Hoyt, sec- ond by Todd Harrington, to approve retroactive to December 31, 2003 the desig- nated fund balances as follows: Designated for working capital $98/300, designated for capital purchases $70,000 and desig- nated for infrastructure $20,000. Also, retroactive to January 1, 2004, approving salaries for 2004 and designat- ing the acting mayor as David Hoyt, the official depository as Integrity Bank Plus and the Minnesota Municipal Money Market, the official newspaper as the Westbrook/Walnut Grove Sentinel Tribune and the city attorney as Brian White. All CHRSr(: NSLN Christensen Family Farms is seeking the services of an Independent Contractor at a Finishing swine facility near Tracy, MN Responsibilities include: Daily pig care, Feed & ventilation management, Unloading and loading pigs, and Preventative maintenance. This contractor must not have any contact with other pigs. A 14 month signed contract is preferred. Due to the independent contractor status of this position, employee benefds / insurance are not offered. If interested, or for further information, please contact: Julie Schmitt Office phone 507-794-5310, ext. 130 ', Email: CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING All classified ads for non- established accounts must be pre-paid (or charged to Visa or Mastercard)before running. If not a $3.00 billing charge will be added for totals less than $10.00. On Two for Three Special no refunds after first inser- tion. Rates are based on pay- ment before the end of the month in which the ad was published. All advertising must be paid for by the 27th of the month or a $3.00 billing charge will be added i for accounts under $10, or 50c for accounts with a bal- ance over $10. Not respon- sible for errors in ads taken over the telephone. NOTICE RESPONSIBILITY: Please check your ad after the first insertion and bring any errors to our attention immediately Corrections will be cheerfully made. We are not responsible for errors beyond the first insertion. If you fail to notify us, the pub- fishers liability is limited to cost of the first insertion of the ad. INVESTIGATE before you invest. The Sentinel Tribune does not knowingly accept fraudulent or deceptive advertising. Readers are cau- tioned to thoroughly investi- gate "Business Opportunity" and other ads which require voted in favor. Motion carried. 2004 salaries as set by the council may be reviewed at the office of the city clerk. Andy Foster was present to ask for approval of a building permit for an addition to his home. Motion by Lee Steffen, second by Donald E. Johnson, to approve this permit. All voted in favor. Motion carded. Problems with rusty water along 8th and 9th Streets were discussed. More flushing will have to be done to try to take care of this. Fire Chief Steve Hanson asked the council about enclos- ing the area above the meeting room. Safety First Inspector Mike Clark had recommended a railing around the area. If the area was enclosed and some walls were built, this area could be used for training. He also asked the council to consider not using the fire trucks to pump sewage during rain storms, as it is extremely hard on the equipment. Motion by lee Steffen, second by Todd Harrington, not to use fire trucks for pumping in the future. All voted in favor. Motion carried. Merna Malmberg gave the monthly police report. She will deliver letters to residents who need to clean up their yards. The council set Tuesday, July 27, for a special meeting to con- sider the sale of bonds in the amount of $895,000 for the bal- ance of the 2004 Street and Utility Improvements not cov- ered by the Rural Development loan/grant. Motion by Lee Steffen, sec- ond by Donald E. Johnson, to approve the minutes of June 11, 14 and 29. All voted in favor. Motion carried. Motion by Donald E. Johnson, second by David Hoyt, to approve Claims #24301 through #24420. Discussion was held on a party who is interested in pur- chasing the old liquor store. They would like to have an esti- mate on how much it would cost to have the asbestos tile removed. Motion by Donald E. Johnson, second by Todd Harrington to approve an esti- mate of $500 to have a study done. The cost of this could then be included in the sale price of the building. All voted in favor. Motion carded. Motion by Donald E. Johnson, second by Todd Harrington, to adjourn. Karen Erickson Clerk-Treasurer CITY OF WALNUT GROVE Special Session July 27, 2004 The council met in special session on the 27th day of July, 2004, at 12:30 P.M., in the council room. Present: Bob O'Donnell, David Hoyt, Donald E. Johnson, and Todd Harrington. Absent: Lee Steffen. i I ill Mayor O'Donnell presided at the meeting. Purpose of the meeting was to consider sale of bonds in the amount of $895,000 for the 2004 Street and Utility Improvements not covered by the Rural Development loan/grant. Myron Knutson, Public Financial Management, Inc., presented two bids for the sale of these bonds from Miller, Johnson, Steichen, Kinnard @ 4.7731% interest and from Northland Securities @ 4.9922% interest over 15 years. Motion by David Hoyt, sec- ond by Donald E. Johnson, to accept the low bid from Miller, Johnson, Steichen Kinnard. All voted in favor. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned. Karen Erickson Clerk-Treasurer Buy, Sell, or Rent in the Classified ads Sentinel Tribune:: Ph. 274-6136 1-800-410-1859 Find us on the Web at www.lyon- siouxpress.c om , Find the Rest of The Story in the Sentinel Tribune I PLANNING AN AUCTION? Household - Farm- Business Complete Auction Service Rich Reiner Springfield, MN. Phone 1-507-723-5243 Call collect. I Hel_D Wanted Westbrook Health Center Westbrook Health Center has an unscheduled .... part-time Dietary Cook/Aide opening. This position will report to Priscilla Comnick, Dietary Manager. Equal Opportunity Employment ("EOE") If interested please fill out an application and Westbl00k Health Cmter return to: Angela Anderson, HR andersoa@ siouxvalley, org. 507-212-4153 251 Fifth Street East, Tracy, MN. 56175