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SENTINEL TRIBUNE ON RECORD Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Page 2 OBITUARY Howard Warner Funeral services for Howard Warner were held Saturday, September 3, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. at Old Westbrook Lutheran Church with burial in the church ceme- tery. Pastor Michael Stangeland officiated. Condolences may be sent via e-mail at: www.sturmfh. com. Howard Warner, age 91 of Revere, died Wednesday, August 31,2011, at Valley View Manor in Lamberton. Howard was born June 30, 1920 in St. Paul, MN the son of Helen Strandberg and Edner Erickson. After his mother's mar- riage to Ed Warner, he grew up on a farm in Highwater Township, and attended School District #37, country school. He worked for various farmers until his induc- tion into the army. He was at Camp Roberts, CA when World War II started. He was discharged Sept. 20, 1945 at Long Beach, California. He married Ferne Backstrom of rural Westbrook. MN on September 30, 1945. They lived in California until 1949. They moved to Minnesota in 1949 and had purchased a farm in Ann Township which Howard farmed his whole life. He was a member of the Old Westbrook Lutheran Church, served on the church board, was Clerk of Ann Township Board, and Secretary Treasurer of the Revere Elevator Board. Survivors include his wife Ferne; children- Janine McCormick, Apple Valley, MN, Jay (Diane) Warner, Revere, MN. Gary (Jayme) Warner, Revere, MN; five grandchildren; nine great- grandchildren; half-sisters- Marian (Erickson) Flatebo, Willmar, and Norma Jean (Erickson) Nelson, Spicer; half-brother Earl Warner, Walnut Grove; and half-sisters- Marian (Warner) Kopperud, Revere, Margaret (Warner) Madson, Georgia, and Jane (Warner) Klein, Waxachie, TX. Preceding him in death were his mother Helen Warner; stepfa- ther Ed Warner; father Edner Erickson; son-in-law Rod McCormick; half-sisters- Lorraine (Erickson) Gray, and Ramona (Erickson) Chalberg; half-brothers- Waldo and Raybum Erickson; and step-sisters- Martha (Warner) Osland, Mildred (Warner) Johnson, Grace (Warner) Osland, and Ruth (Warner) Hoftstad. COTTONWOOD COUNTY COURT August 26-29, 2011 Speeding: $120.00 Rene Sauceda Celedon, Jeffers, MN; Jessica Jo Kodada, Windom, MN $130.00 - Chera Hambisa Nemera, Sioux Falls, SD $140.00 - Vinod Manohar Walchale, Edina, MN Traffic regulation - Keep to the right: $130.00 - Matt Edward MacGregor, Windom, MN Uninsured vehicle: $280.00 Bountham Rathsabandith, Mt. Lake, MN Exhibition driving: $120.00 - Matt Edward MacGregor, Windom, MN Operate unreg, veh./ without plates displayed: $180.00 - Shawn Mark Hilgers, LeSueur, MN Under 21 consump- tion: $280.00 Javier Esteban Martinez, Windom, MN Driving w/o valid license: $180.00 - Destiny Lynn Simich, Windom, MN Statewide speed enforcement campaign cites 21 motorists in excess of 100 miles per hour Added Speed Patrols Continue through September The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety today announced 21 motorists were ticketed for speeding in excess of 100 mph, and 72 drivers were cited for going more than 90 mph during a statewide speed enforcement campaign in July. Enhanced speed patrols, coordinated by the DPS Office of Traffic Safety, State Patrol and the Minnesota Department of Transportation will continue in select traffic areas through. September. "Many motorists fail to see the dangers in speeding and don't understand its deadly consequences," says State Patrol Lt. John Ebner. "This campaign focuses on educat- ing drivers that when your speed increases, so does your risk of crashing." DPS reports illegal and unsafe speeding factored in at least 86 deaths in 2010 -- 65 percent occurred in rural areas. The highest speeds record- ed that resulted in a ticket during the July enforcement were: 135 mph (Benson Police); 118 mph (Swirl County Sheriff's Office); 110 mph (Fridley Police); 107 mph (St. Louis County Sheriff's Office); 106 mph (Blaine Police and Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office); 105 mph (Anoka, Marshall, Norman and Washington county sheriff's offices). The average cost of a speeding ticket in Minnesota is around $120 for 10 miles over the limit. Motorists stopped at 20 mph over the speed limit face double the fine, and those ticketed trav- eling more than 100 mph can lose their license for six months. The 12-month speed cam- paign targets specific "prob- lem" corridors in many parts of the state that have high numbers of deaths, serious injuries, DWI arrests, and speed and distracted driving- related crashes. The speed enforcement includes a focus on aggressive driving behav- ior, such as tailgating, abrupt lane changes and red light running. Ebner also cautions motorists to pass carefully, especially on two-lane rural roads on which most of the state's fatal crashes occur. DPS reports the dangers of speeding include greater potential for loss of vehicle control; increased stopping distance; less time available for driver response for crash avoidance; and increased crash severity. Motorists should keep at least a three- second following distance, as it takes more than the length of a football field to stop when traveling at 60 miles per hour. Speed enforcement and education is a component Minnesota's core traffic safe- ty initiative, Toward Zero Deaths (TZD). A primary vision of the TZD program is to create a safe driving cul- ture in Minnesota in which motorists support a goal of zero road fatalities by prac- ticing and promoting safe and smart driving behavior. TZD focuses on the application of four strategic areas to reduce crashes education, enforcement, engineering and emergency trauma response. To-date in Minnesota in 2011, there has been 194 traf- fic deaths, compared to 229 at this time in 2010. -~ ~ ~i~i 5*- 59/36 63/39 Times of sun Sunshine. and clouds. Highs in the Highs in the low 60s and upper 50s lows in the and lows in upper 30s/ the mid 30s. TROOPER KATHY BY KATHY PEDERSON Dear Trooper Kathy: My son is on School patrol and I would really appreciate it if you could remind every- one to watch out for the school patrol. Thanks Trooper Kathy Says: Here is what you should know: Some key. safety points to discuss with your child regarding their commute to and from school: 1. All people crossing dur- ing guard hours should wait for the guards to direct them across the intersection. 2. Students riding bikes must get off their bikes and walk it across the intersec- tion when directed to do so by the guards. If they fail to do this, they give up their pedestrian rights. 3. In areas where there is a crossing guard nearby, stu- dents should cross the street at the locations of the guards rather than crossing at an unguarded location. 4. Please remind students, to be courteous and respect- - ful of the guards as they are taking time out of their days to help keep them safe. Attention Vehicle Operators: When driving in areas of schools and crossing guardS, please be alert and aware of CLASSIFIED ADS CALL 274-6136 OR I -800-410- 1859 your surroundings. The chil- dren of our community are very important to us and we want to keep them safe! The guards have very visible STOP signs which you are required to obey. You can be charged with a crime if you violate the stop sign. SCHOOL PATROL PROCEDURES: School Patrol students are usually 4th, 5th,or 6th grade. The State Patrol has the authority by statute to train these young folks, but many school liaison officers have assisted in recent years. Anyway, the students are instructed to stand at least one step back from the curb in the Attention Position, holding the flag with their right hand, and resting the pole on their right foot. When there is a lull in traffic, they are to raise the flag straight up for at least 4 seconds while checking traffic in all directions. This is called the Alert Position. As a motorist, you should be watching for this! (Slow down and prepare to stop!) The flags are a bright orange or lime green color. They have a colored stop sign printed on them, so you can't miss them! Next, they are to hold the Answers for the Science Quiz on page eight Answers: 1)c 2) False 3) True 4) c 5) Skylab 41~ *iii!i ~:~, 64/46 Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the mid 40s. 65/50 Considerable cloudiness. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 50s. 63/44 Chance of showers. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the mid 40s. flag at a 45-degree angle which is the "Crossing" posi- tion. The flag, when held in this manner constitutes a legal stop sign! Vehicles must not violate this flag. Students then cross in the crosswalk behind the flag. School Patrol members then return to the attention posi- tion one step back from the curb and remain there until the next group of students needs to cross. You should see the same school patrol procedures in Rochester or Albert Lea as you do in Marshall. There should be statewide unifor- mity in the operation of our school patrols. Almost 2000 students attend Legionville camp near Brainerd every summer to have School Patrol training and other safety training. Please watch out for these young folks, and slow down near schools and school buses as well. If you have any questions regarding traffic safety and/ or traffic laws, please email her at kathy.pederson@state. mn.us. Sgt. Pederson will not offer advice on specific situations or real events, which involve law enforce- ment. MURRAY CO. 4-H EVENTS September 14 4-H Livestock Committee, 7:30 pm, The Escape Youth Center September 19 4-H Adventures "Go Wild" regis- tration deadline Area news briefs Fulda Free Press- Maple Lawn Nursing Home is home to two ladies who are more than one hundred years young. Helen Zinnel celebrated her 103rd birthday on February 16 of this year. On June 28, Elsie Meier celebrated her 103rd birth- day. Both have wonderful stories to tell of their life at home with their parents, marrying the loves of their life, raising children, watching grandchildren and great - grandchildren grow, and how new inventions helped to make work a bit easier. Lamberton News - Mr. G, as he is affectionally called is the new High School Principal at Red Rock Central, replacing Bruce Olson who held the position the past 10 years. He is familiar with RRC as Phil Goetstouwers was a school coun- selor at RRC the past three years. Slayton - Chrissy Johnson of Dovray re-opened Currie Cuts & Curls in downtown Currie on Tuesday, August 23. Former owner, Elaine Schlichte who owned the salon for over 20 years, decided to retire and closed the salon July 1 of this year. Tracy Headlight Herald - Author John DeBlieck had abook signing and book sale for his book "Buried in the Heartland". DeBlieck, a Tracy native, is the son of Grace and Julius DeBlieck. He is a 1958 graduate of Tracy High School. Windom Citizen - The U of MN has announced the Myrtle Stroud's estate left a girl of nearly $14 million to the U of MN. The gift was designated to start the "Charles and Myrtle Stroud Scholarship" in the College of Liberal Arts. 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