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TRIBUNE Community LANCES IN THE PAST TEN YEARS AGO August 31, 1994 evening students teachers gathered for annual Charger Booster Guest speaker for was Mike Patrick, been a quadriplegic he was injured in a school football game at in the early He has gone on to a successful busi- and motivational ,d and Kathy who have operat- Food Shop for the 9 years recently turned the keys to Marlow Erickson has the station from Cohrs, and bought store equipment from Schweims. young people from Westbrook-Walnut area were recently as winners in the Young Achievers pro- in Murray County. honored were Tyson Megan Kassel, Ha John Hay, all of Grove; and Bradley Westbrook. NTY YEARS AGO August 30, 1984 staff members at the school include Dan who will be teaching Chemistry, Physics and Physical Science; and Bruce Gundermann, a Westbrook native, who will be teaching 1/7th Vo-ag. A barn was destroyed on the Wayne Noomen farm after sparks from a brush fire traveled to the barn. The Westbrook Fire Department was assisted by departments from Walnut Grove and Tracy. Greenwood Nursery recently completed the land- scaping project in a vacant lot just south of the Westbrook State Bank. The area features a brick walk way and various shrubs and plants. THIRTY YEARS AGO August 29, 1974 Mr. and Mrs. Elton com- nick were pleasantly sur- prised last Monday evening by family and friends for their 40th wedding anniver- sary. Westbrook Fire Department took deriveD" on their new 1800 gallon tank truck last week. The new truck will give them the needed extra water for fight- ing farm fires where water is not always available. One hundred twenty rela- tives and friends gathered on Sunday to celebrate the silver wedding anniversary of Roger and Marian Kopperud. WESTBROOK NEWS 274-6136 Dorothea Pederson and Violet Engler at Valley View and Marilyn Bigbee, Manor Nursing Home, were Wednesday Lamberton, last Wednesday. and overnight guests They were late afternoon cof- OlgaErickson. fee guests of Catherine Curt and Jeanette Batalden. Michael and Margaret Olsen was a Woodbury, spent Sunday forenooh visitor of Monday at the Isabel Nibbe and Jane )hine Thiner and Schultz was an evening visi- homes and tar. Milford at the Good LaVonne Hanson was a Lmaritan Center. past week visitor of Olga Darrell and Marlene Erickson. and Dominick Roger and Marian were Friday after- Kopperud were Sunday din- visitors of Edna Hubin. ner guests of Norris and !Clarence and Verna Ardis Highby. Marshall, were David and Shelley Madson visitors of Isabel and family, Greenville, SC, and also visited and Doug and JoAnn at the hospital. Nelson, Lincoln, NE, are Fern Refsal was a Sunday houseguests this week at the visitor of Olga home of Stanley and Ruth Madson. and Marian George and Darlene were last Monday Roggow, Jackson, were of Jim and LaVonne Sunday visitors of Isabel Nibbe and also visited Jans and Iris Huldrich at the hospital. Leo visited with Donna and RoeAnn Vosberg also Inez Riddell, visited Huldrich. 5 generations Merle Hamilton, Tracy, with daughter Dorothy Radermacher, Lake City, granddaughter, Maria Maslen and great granddaughter Delaney (born August 3rd), Lino Lakes, MN. Inserted picture is great great grand- mother, Erma Kuehl, Westbrook. Submitted photo. GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER By Bernice Christians Activity Director August has whizzed right by again. Residents have enjoyed the cooler weather and many have enjoyed walking or sitting outside. The flowers have been so colorful this year. Residents went on a bus outing to the Lake Shetek area last Tuesday. Nancy Burns, Act. Assistant and Tanya Buchholz, CNA, brought out points of interests including the sighting of deer while driving through the state park, with stops at the monument and at a mini mart. Residents all enjoyed a treat on their way home. I will not go through all the volunteers who have served our residents this past month as I did take some time off and haven't gotten an article written for the last couple of weeks. I'm going to have to attend that Wednesday afternoon chit chat group to get in on the fun. Last week as I was going to get a cup of coffee I saw peo- ple gathered around five tables. It was great to see the residents and guests enjoying their visit. Last week a special young man, David Scotto, a Boy Scout from New Jersey, spent several hours at our facility. This is the second year he has chosen to do volunteer service in Westbrook while visiting his grand- parents, Jim and Peggy Klasse. His sister, Valorie also helped with some of the activities. Robert Farquer cele- brated his birthday Sunday with dinner guests, Joyce Nielson of Windom, George Bender of Lamberton, and Betty Courtney of Lake Wilson. Leo and RoeAnn Vosberg were Sunday din- ner guests of Lavina Apland. Orienteer's Treasure Hunt at Shetek Orienteer's Treasure Hunt will be held at Shetek Environmental Learning Center on Sunday, September 12 from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Orienteering i the tech- nique of using a compass and map to follow an unmarked trail. You]l learn the basics of orienteering and then it's your task to navigate and find each point around the camp and return with the hidden "treasure". This is a fun and challenging activity for families or indi- viduals. Participants under 13 years should bring an adult to help them. (We pro- vide compasses.) Then, if the weather is good, we'll get the canoes, kayaks and paddleboats out afterwards for those inter- ested! Come out and enjoy some of the beautiful late summer weather out on Keeley Island, Lake Shetek. Registration deadline is Thursday, September 9; phone 507-763-3567. Wednesday, September 1, 2004 Page 9 i| Engen-Haken wedding Rachel Engen and Eric Haken were married on July 31, 2004 at Grace Lutheran Church in Westbrook, with Pastor Roy Williams officiat- ing. Parents of the couple are Denis and Brenda Engen, Westbrook, Randy and Julie VanDeWiele, Windom and Bob and Peggy Haken, Jeffers. Special music was pro- vided by Morgen Pederson, David Rupp, both soloists and Betty Rupp, organist. Reading scriptures was Tiffany Wahl. Matron of honor was the bride's sister, Tiffany Wahl. Bridesmaids were Teresa Haken, Becky Nelson, Paige Spielman and Jessica Mahon. Flower girl was Gracie Wahl, niece of the bride. Personal attendant was Jody Norsetgard. Best man was Shawn Haken, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Jason Purrington, Jason Rupp,. Tim Evers and Brandon Carter. Ring bearer was Dalton CLASSIFIED ADS WORK FOR YOU Find us on the Web at www.lyon- sioux- press.com Haken, son of the groom. Ushers were Chadd Wahl, Marcus Vind, and Mark Meier. Following the ceremony, a reception and dance were held at the BARC Center in Windom. Rachel is a 1999 gradu- ate of Westbrook-Walnut Grove High School and a 2001 MN West Dental Assistant graduate. She is currently employed with Dr. Turner and Dr. Klaasen den- tal offices, both of Windom. Eric is a 1992 graduate of Storden-Jeffers High School and a 1996 graduate of Alexandria Technical College. He is currently employed as a deputy sheriff in Cottonwood County. The couple, along with their two children, Dalton and Alexis, make their home in Windom. Dr. J. R. Klaassen 1450 N. Hwy. 60 & 71 Wlndom, MN. EMERGENCIES HANDLED IMMEDIATELY i i i ATTHE HHH METRODOME Earn $10,000 for your cause in a year by working l0 events or less. Carol Pagan at (612) 335-3373 Summer Co#oct/on scho/e far Household Hazardous Waste, Fluorescent Bulbs & Fixtures Garden  *Stains Adhesives & Glues Aerosols Smoke Detectors Fertilizers Flammable Liquids .* Mercury Dry Cel Baneries Oeane Latex & Oil-Based Paints Solvents & Paint Thinners ) NOT BRING: ' Agricultu Wastes Expiov Radactk Wastes Tkes ' Business Wastes Antifreeze Unknown Wastes Compressed ' Lead Acid Batteries Gasses OF DISPOSAL: o shortec 40. 60; Car/Pickup oil flrers: 50 4"00 p.m. to  p.m. i.  ..Him.W Shop 3:00 p.n,. to S:(X) p.n It's up to you to save our resources! Useful paint &  materials am available at no charge For rnom infoanation on lhe proper management of waste call Cott6nwood County Solld Waste Department 507-831-2441 ARTS-CRAFTS FESTIVAL & Taste of Hutchinson Fri.: lOam - 6pro * Sat.: 9am- 4wn Hutchinson, MN Library Square Park Call 1-800-572-6689 20 Food Vendors IS5 art/ He has the ultimate recipe for safe grilling. Enjoy propane grills safely all year long. For a list of safety tips, visit WWW.MNPR( or stop by te Propar ExceplJonal Energy at ti'e Minnesota State II Festival & Dinner at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Currie, MN  UNDAY. SEPTEMBER 12 Serving from 11 a.m. tO 1 p.m. B Menu includes turkey & dressing, mashed /I potatoes & gravy, com, salad, and pie. ( Adults $7, Children $4, Pre-school Free Take our orders available at 50 cents extra. " Call the IHM Parish Office at 763-3545 W Everyone is welcome! J C. O.F. Matching Funds