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r Io kl :E $ INDEX RECORD PAGE 2 COMMUNITY PAGE 8 PAGE 3 COMMUNITY PAGE 9 )INT PAGE 4 SPORTS PAGE 1 0 FOCUS PAGE 5 CLASSIFIED ADS PAGE 1 ] & FAMILY PAGE 6 AREA FOCUS PAGE 12 Focus PAGE 7 MISSION TRIP RETURNING RICHER PAGE 8 August 25, 2004 75 cents entinel ribune VOLUME NO. 19 NUMBER 51 A Section - 12 PAGES Plus supplements in local edition !ty transfers Prairie ,ew property to EDA WALNUT GROVE--The Grove City Council was held Monday, 9, 2004. The council approved a res- transferring ownership the Prairie View property the city to the Economic )ment Authority. It was o put in the city's name the annexation was com- Sealed bids for sale of the Ford ambulance were The council approved bid from Roger Stelter of $2,157.80. Marge Peterson gave the liquor report. She had the compressor for the repaired because there a hole poked in it. The com- on the air conditioner had to be replaced. She will an ad in the paper for part-time help. Jeff Steichen, People Service, asked the council about replacing the buildings that hold the chlorine tanks and informed them the chlorine scales needed replacing. Ford Ankrum reported on complaints about weeds on the west end of Main Street and shingles being ripped off the shelter house at Ferguson Park. The council approved purchase of a paint sti'iper and spray paint for the striper. Budgeting for a new lawnmower in 2005 was also discussed. Cleaning out a drainage ditch in the southwest part of town to get the water to run where it is supposed to go was discussed. The water is current- ly making a new path and flood- ing residents' backyard. Lee Steffen, David Hoyf, and/or Bob O'Donnell were approved to meet with contrac- tor and engineer on the 2004 Street and Utility Improvement Project and approve draw requests prior to the monthly council meetings. The council approved an organizer to fit over the seat on the police car at a cost of $75- $100. Advertising for bids for seal coating to be completed by October 1 was approved. Police log: Animal Complaints 3, Pageant Traffic 9, Pageant Escort 6, Parade Traffic 1, Domestic 3, Burglary 1, Theft 1, Order for Protection 1, Funeral Escort 1, Open Doors 2, Public Assist 10, Citizen Complaints 16, Assist Other Agency 11, Arrests - Domestic Assault. om's recipe is a winner :arolyn Van Loh LaB Jane Pederson has always been when using her mother's for strawberry jam. Judges at the Cottonwood County Fair would that Jane's recipe is a good one. judges awarded her a Grand ribbon and Best of Show in Class for her jar of strawberry Taking entries to a county fair is new to Jane. She has exhibited and photography at the County Fair before, but was the first time she earned a ribbon at the fair held in Preparing fair entries comes natu- for Jane because she was a 4-Her County, where she grew up dairy farm. Projects like sewing, and foods kept her busy in house. Dairy projects were also part 4-H experience. State fair trips [ a trip to Washington, D.C. enriched experience. "It did a lot for me. Even doing the says Jane of her years in 4-H. you more disciplined." Mom's recipe Continued on page 3 Jane Pederson, rural Westbrook, likes to make jam for her family to enjoy and to give as gifts. of History at Threshing Bee Butterfield Steam Gas Engine Show Van Lob in the 21st Century greatly with the life of and grandparents. technology continues to our lives faster and more and visitors to 38th Annual Steam [Gas Engind Show were able witness the old-fashioned tasks. A picture is worth a thou- sand words, but pictures cannot convey the sounds, smells, and general atmosphere visitors experienced last weekend. Sounds of an immense steam engine working hard. The sound of a blacksmith pounding a red hot piece of iron, or the sounds of country/bluegrass/gospel music performed on the stage near the center of the grounds. Sawdust from freshly cut cedar trees, steam from the engines, and the tantalizing smells from foodstands blended to create a unique experience. During the parade, the sun was dimmed by the clouds of steam from dozens of steam engines that paraded before crowds lin- ing the parade route. While I was busy trying to absorb as many sights and sounds as I could, my husband Dave was busy snapping pic- tures, making it possible for me to make this story brief. Threshing Photos On page 3 followed later 83/61 Slight chance of a thunder- storm. 75/53 69/46 70/54 Scattered Mix of sun Partly thunder- and clouds, cloudy. storms possi- Highs in the Highs in the hie. , upper 60s low 70s and and lows in lows in the the mid 40s. mid 50s, Going for the Gold Soni Kaufenberg hung up one of the many costumes she sorted in the middle school theater props room. Girl Scout Gold, is what Soni. Kaufenberg is going for Tom Merchant Sentinel Tribune WALNUT GROVE -- Soni Kaufenberg has spent eleven years going through the Girl Scout pro- gram. Starting out as a Daisy and progressing through the Brownies, Cadets, and finally Girl Scouts she is on the verge of receiving Girl Scouting's highest award, the Gold Award. After earning many badges she started working on her Gold Award. It would require her to earn several extra badges, and to completea com- munity project of at least fifty hours. Soni also had to demonstrate her leadership by working with younger girls to help them achieve their awards. She also worked as a helper at summer day camps. Another thing she had to do was work at a paying job. After earning the required num- ber of badges Soni had to pick a Gold award project, complete a detailed outline and send it to the Peace Pipe Council for approval. Soni chose to refurbish and organize the middle school theater prop room. She has been working on the project the last couple of weeks, enlisting the aid of fellow scouts and her leaders Lori Johnson and Rennae Krentz. Beside reorganizing and cata- loging items they also repainted the storage room. Gold Award Continued on page 12 f , Dr. Musa Varwani visited with Bud and Lorraine Carlson at his farewell party at the Westbrook Health Center last Thursday after- noon. Varwani will be taking a position at the Veterans Hospital in Dallas, Texas. i i i I i i ,, WATCH FOR NEXT WEEKS AMERICAN PROFILE INFORMATION CIRCULATION CLASSIFIEDS ADVERTISING 507-274-6136 OR 800-410-1859 Please read and recycle Printed with Soybased Ink Copyright 2004 Sentinel Tribune