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) t4 ew ~OX L it~ s File 6318 coin. tl p, . % / q I , ,4 r's back to school again -- Westbrook Middle schoolers boarded the bus Tuesday morning bound for school in Walnut Grove. ST Photo. WALNIUT GROVE -- While elementary students headed for the school building High School students waited to board the bus for Westbrook Tuesday morning. ST Photo. O O Serving: Walnut Grove, Westbrook, Dovray, and Revere areas 1 cents Volume No. 7 Wednesday, Sept 4, 1991 Issue No. 50. 'Tirst Avenue Food Fair" set for this Friday ROOK--This Friday area residents will be treated to a culinary bazaar, as they stroll down First Avenue samplL various types of food. There will be a large variety of foods to sample, WALNUT GROVE,--Ed Putte esUmated the fifteenth annual State some ethnic foods along with some old fashion Rolle Bolle Tournament held on American foods. Saturday, August 21 at the courts The fun begins at 1:00 p.m. and concludes at on the Putte farm as the largest 3:30 p.m and It's all FREE! So be sure to Join us for attendance in the tournament's a taste of Westbrook history. The followlng is a llst of places sampling food. Combining the boilers on Saturd.a~, with the Open Hat -- Good Samarltsn Home -- Cocktail Sausages compeuuon on Sunday, there were --- Heritage House Mtmeum -- Fresh approximately 150 boilers squeez4 Cider and crackers participating in two day evenL --- MUI I I Tours More than thirty campers of all -- D tm Club --- Party Mix (at Brenda K'sl -- Westbrook UbraW -- Bars & Coffee -- Lamb Producers- Lamburgers --Cottonwood & MUXClt Pork Producers --Betty's GUt Shop & St ate Farm Insurance -- Flavored coffees and cookies -- Double D Care -- Donuts & coke -- Monster Cookies & Juice &Crackers -- Maynaxd's -- Samples -- --- Barbequed Meats --Amoco Stop & Ready Off -- Soft serve ice cream -- Klasse Sales and Howard's Service -- Bars (at Klasse's) sizes parked on the spacious groun to enjoy a week end of the owners favorite activity. The State Tournament is slxmsored by Ed Putte and Cargill Hybrid Seeds, who also add prize money to the winners. Winners in the State Tournament were: FIRST PLACE: Dick Welvaert, Bruce Welvaert and Pat Welvaen representing Larsen-Welvaert Masonry. SECOND PLACE: Dennis Kerkaert, Andrew Kerkaert, and Randy Shoerhorn, representing Schwan's I I. THIRD PLACE: John Carlson, Joe Matthys, and Bob Matthys. FOURTH PLACE: Galen Boerboom, Mark Boerboom and Duane Carrow. FIFTH PLACE: Tony Welvaert, Chad Jensen, and Josh Nu tten. Novice Class winners were: First Place: Waylon Welvaert, Chauncy Welvaert, and Bev Stassen. Second Place:Terry Hennen, Kathy Goerecki, and Carolyn Van KL ien. third Place: Pat Timmerman, Marcella Matthys, and Joyce Laleman. Fourth Place: Judy Timmerman, Pam Timmerman and Jerry Carrow. Everyone agreed the Fifteenth Annual State Rolle Bolle Tournament was a great success. and cheese smwe --- Hardware & Fuxuiture -- Trests Car Wash -- a sweet snack -- ]Ko es Unlimited. American mmy Inmnanee, Carmel -= Brenda Its-- Bresd and enjoy the Taste ef Westbroo ; Food Fair was organized by the Westlmmk Area Chamber of Commerce WALNUT GROVE--Second place Rolle Bolle winners being I olL . UT GROVE-- State Rolle .Bo!le champs: left to right, EO presented their prizes were: left to right, Mike Bennett (Carol, e, presenting prlze,Dick Wewaert, Bruce Welvaert, Pat Hybrid Seeds), Dennis Kerkaert, Andrew Kerkaert and Randy Welvaert, and Mike Bennett, (Cargill Hybrid Seeds). ST Photo. Shoerhom. ST Photo. P GROVE,--Members called to participate in the Korean Members of the Tracy unit Tracy Unit 204th Medical Conflict. The eighty-nineoversaw basic training of the Company of the Nationalmembers of the Tracy Unit headed draftees. Interestingly, the draftees held a reunion at Plum for Alabama where they joined were trained in fkearms, and those Upper Park on Saturday,units from other National Guard who were sent to Korea carried 31, 1991 with a supper Units from throughout Minnesota arms on the battlefields and at the to form the full battalion. Draftees MASH units. It was the f rst time The unit was activated in from other states we, re also added in the history of the medical corps of 1951 when they were to tbe group at eamp in Alabama. that the medics carried arms. GROVE--.Some of the members, of the Tracy National Guard Unit who attended the reunion of being activated for the Korean Conflict posed for a picture on Saturday, 31. ST Photo. As the Tracy'Unit was a medical group, four doctors from the area were also activated with the group, leaving a large void in the medical care of the area civilian population. Not all of the eighty-nine members from the Tracy Unit were sent to Korea. The entire battalion was not sent, only individuals were sent as replacements for other MASH umts in Korea. Of the eighty-nine members, seventeen were able to attend the reunion picnic, some for only a brief time due to other busy week- end conflicts. Those who signed in included; Norman DeBlieck, Milroy, Duane Mickelson, Donald E. Johnson, Hap Munson, and Dennis Hanson, Walnut Grove, LaMoine Meyer, Dave Hicks, Myron Tofting, Bob Cooreman, Donald Scott, Kenneth Drever, and Otto Nyquist, Tracy, Art Boeckman, St. Paul, Bob Reiter, and James Thompson, Colman, South Dakota, and James Fritz, Currie. Fifteen members of the Unit are deceased, one lost his life in Korea. Approximately one third of the group still live in the area. In spite of many social conflicts during the Labor Week End, the members enjoyed getting together and reminiscing about their experiences from forty years ago when as very young recruits, they packed up and headed out for camp in Alabama. Take a chance on a quilt WESTBROOK -- Brends Knudson shows off a quilt and a quilted wall hanging made by Betty Schoborg. The wall -hanging Is being raffled by the Chamber of Commerce and the quilt is being raffled by St. Anthony's Church. Tickets for either can be purchased 50 cents each or 3 for $1.00. They are currently on display at Brenda K s, and will be displayed st Movies Unlimited and Lichty Drug. ST Photo.