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TEN YEARS AGO AUGUST 27, 1981 This year's Hospital Days celebration was a huge success according to the committee. The event brought in just over $12,000 this year with big money makers named as Hee Hee, Auction, Food Stand and Dunking Stand. Gabriel Vasquez from Bogota, Columbia arrived in Westbrook a week ago and will spend the year staying with the Dale Vosberg family and attending school at Westbrook under the foreign exchange program. Gabriel is the youngest of five sisters and 1 brother. His father is a dentist and his mother is a housewife. Qualifying for the State Fair at the Murray County Fair are Linda Chapman, on a livestock judging team; Eric Nelsen, with his crossbred steer; Rhonda Nelsen, with her Swine exhibit; and Jill Takle with her Swine exhibit. They are all members of the Des Moines River 4-H Club. TWENTY YEARS AGO AUGUST 26, 1971 Westbrook will have nine new teachers this year. In the elementary school are Mrs. Ronald hasn't started to green yet so it's still nice to cool off. Coach Gary DeBates of the Westbrook Wildcats doesn't have much size or weight on his 71 football squad with the heaviest man 170 lbs but he is building his offense on quickness and hoping he can keep his starters healthy. The Wildcats will still be in the Seven Star Conference in football, even though all other sports will be played in the newly organized Red Rock Conference this year. THIRTY YEARS AGO AUGUST 31, 1961 Ted Wahl, Westbrook, this week announced that he has purchased the former Botsford lumber yard at Currie. Mr. Wahl also stated that the company will now be called Ted's Cash Lumber yard and will soon be open for business. While visiting a girlfriend, Judy Hawkins of Westbrook, Laureen Hanson of St. Paul fell off a horse near Dovray on highway 47 Sunday. She was taken to Schrnidt Memorial hospital and was then transferred to Miller hospital in St. Paul. She was released after ten days. Westbrook's Fire Department was called out twice during the ~ilmm~ ," Anna Germer was a Sunday afternoon visitor of Petra Schmalz. Mrs. Leslie Nelsen went to North Mankato Thursday morning to visit at the Stanley Rand home and she returned home Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Boeck were Sunday afternoon and supper guests at the Ray Gorder home. Pinochle Club met Monday afternoon at the home Ethel Youngck. Mrs. Art Flor attended the birthday Club Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Roy Christensen in honor of Mrs. Reuben Rupp's birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Art Kuehl were business callers Friday afternoon in Slayton. SynoUa Barrie of Waseca called on Isabelle Wetch last week. Nancy Olson, Alex Sukalski and Mardella Olson were Friday afternoon visitors of Anna Germer. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Nelsen were Sunday evening visitors at the Carl Olson home. Mrs. Dorothy Stoddard of Waverly, IA was a houseguest from Friday until Sunday of Ethel Youngck and also visited other relatives in the area. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence I-lass, Mrs. Phil Meyers and Mrs. Gene Smetana were Friday evening visitors of Mrs. Art Flor. Monte Kuehl was a caller at the Art Kuehl home during the week. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Van Maasdam and Mr. and Mrs. Mel Daltaror~n ~nd forn;ll, an;~u~rl 1991-92 Transportation The afternoon shuttle will pick up middle school students at information Walnut Grove at 3:05 and arrive at Welcome t~ the 1991-1992 the Westbrook Elementary School school year! We are glad to have at 3:25. Route buses will then leave you! Westbrook at 3:30. Students will As in the past, all District 175 only be picked up at the students will be transported on elementary school or at the high Westbrook buses. We will haveschool. Elementary students are not five routes bringing districtbe get off the bus at the high students into Westbrook. These school. STUDENTS WILL NOT 7:13 Richard Horkey 3:'~ 7:15 Jerry Steen 3:~ 7:16 Lanny Engler 3:~ 7:17 Gerald Jarmer 3:' 7:18 Jim Schneider 3: 7:21 Robert Olsem 7:24 Arlo Sievers 3:1 7:25 Jim Paplow 3: 7:27 Gene Olsem 7:28 Leo Olsem 7:29 Ron Paplow routes must be at the Westbrook BE PICKED UP DOWNTOWN. 7:30 Jay Steen 3:~ School by 7:55 each morning; the There may be adjustments. We 7:33 Brad Gertner 4.'t [instructional day will begin at 8:20 have been notified that highway 7 7:35 John Cooley for high school students. Allwill be closed at the curve for 7:37 elementary students, town andabout three weeks, this will affect 7:39 country, will begin their the shuttle run. If route adjustments 7:42 instructional day about 8:05. In are necessary, you will be notified. 7:44 good weather buses will unload THANK YOU FOR YOUR 7:49 west of the,canopy, nearer the COOPERATION AND 7:52 playground so students K thru 4 SUPPORT! Route4 will have about ten minutes of Route 1 Bus 11- GerritJansma supervised p~y. Two shuttle buses 859-2750 A.M. will transport middle school A.M. Family P.M. 7:10 students to Walnut Grove each7:10 RogerKrick 3:44 7:13 morning and return them to 7:12 KevinByers 3:46 7:14 Westbrook each afternoon. Middle 7:14 James Cooley 3:48 7:16 school students (grade 5-6-7 and 8) 7:16 Robert Fowler 3:50 7:17 will board the shuttle buses at the 7:18 GordonEichner 3:52 7:18 elementary school at 7:57. Because 7:22 Steve Nelson 3:56 7:21 morning arrival time must be so 7:23 Merlin Hubin 3:57 7:26 closely coordinated for the shuttle 7:25 William Busch 3:59 7:28 trip to Walnut Grove, we ask your . 7:28 Jeff Cassel 4.'02 7:29 assistance. Timing as printed are I e,e Bakken 7:23 estimates and may require 7:32 Harris Byers 4.'06 7:33 adjustments in the first couple of 7:37 Charles Schmalz 4.'09 7:35 weeks. Please be patient and 7:40 Bruce Jensen 4:12 7:39 flJ*vihla ::nrll thp irinle 2r'~ ,tt, rhrle,~rl "/.A") l vl~ h]alea~n A.1A 7.AI Leo Wagner 3: Jim Christensen Fred Bloch 4:1 Roger Wipperman 4:: Lynda Caswell Westbrook School Bus 14 - Arnold Jensen Family Tom White 3:i Milan Osland 3:~ Ron Lien 3:~ David Amundsen Steve Jans 3: Steve Johnson Mike Heiller 3: Dennis Krick 3: Gene Buss Glen Buss Russ Gundermann 3: Roy Spielman Jay Takle Wayne Spielman 4:11 T'w, ~w-,A.[ temperatures and occasionally ever the 100 degree mark. Fortunately the lake destroyed. Insurance covered most of the loss. spent with Ethel Youngck. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Jans attended the Lion's Club picnic Sunday evening. Mrs. Art Flor visited Art Flor, who is at Prairie View Health Care Center in Tracy, Sunday. William Nelson restrictions it is important for students to be READY AND WAITING at their bus stop. InA.M. those cases where students are not 7:10 waiting, the driver will stop, look 7:13 and if the student is not is sight, the 7:15 driver will proceed on his or her 7:17 route. Extra riders or varied stops 7:18 allowed with written 7:20 Route 2 Bus 12 - Ianice ~e 445-3256 7:12 Family P.M. 7:14 Daryl Swenhaugen 3:42 7:15 Don Enstad 3:45 7:18 Don Kottke 3:47 7:21 Dennis Jenson 3:49 7:25 Craig Kleven 3:50 7:27 Gene 3:52 Dean Winter Spaeth John Weis Dwayne Eichner Richard Patch Larry Byrnes DOVRAY, Joel Xavier 3:5 3: o ~ r celebrate her 83rd birthday . ems.vam hw