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I Thu J 79/58 Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper.70s and lows in the upper 50s. 70/49 A few thun- derstorms possible. Sat 9t12 / 65/44 Few showers. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the mid 40s. Sun 9/13 66/47 Occasional showers pos- sible. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the upper 40s. 68/46 Showers. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the mid 40s. B ROYALE PAG 10 II,h,h,h,,,I h,ll,,Ih,,,,Ih,hlll,,,h,l,,,hl,ll,,,I,,ll *******MIXED ADC 555 9/13/1999 SmallTownPaoers 5026 CALIFORNIA AVE SW SEATrLE, WA 98136-1208 Wednesday September 9, 2009 -$1.00 VOLUME NO. 25 NUMBER 2 10 PAGES Plus supplements in local edition By Tom Merchont an em all from Nicole SentineITribune Elzenga from the Wilder Museum. She sent along a WWG After the copy of a letter written to story ran about Alice Mac, the museum in 1995 after it was discovered that she a visit there. had spent time in Walnut In her letter dated Grove. August 28,1995 she In talking to Jim enclosed a check for $100 Klasse he explained that' to honor her grand par- he was a cousin to Alice ents Axel and Matilda Mae, and that his family Nordstrom from Walnut used to visit their family Grove. when they lived in She also indicated it Hibbing although he was the second year in a does not recall meetingrow that she and her her. Klasse s mother Alice daughter Patricia Rick also was a Nordstrom. He said the Nordstrom family used to be quite prevalent in the area and that they held big family reunions in the area years ago. Last week we received had visited Walnut Grove. it also goes on to comment about the town and her childhood memories of her visits there. A copy of the letter is reproduced here. memorial to be in the southeast corner of Westbrook City Park This memorial will be an opportunity for all to honor veterans, past and present, for their dedicat- ed and loyal service to this country. The Bank Midwest Community Fund was established to strengthen Bank of Winter, Above is a letter written by Alice Mae Norstrom Fiorani in 1995. The new etahnol plant located just west of Lamberton. Plant personnel invited everyone to visit the facil- ity as this is probably the only time it will be open for viewing. Visitors to the plant that day are to park in the lots at the Southwest Research and Outreach Center, northwest of the plant. Buses will be run- ning continually, trans- porting visitors to the ethanol plant and back to tion mode to an operations mode. This will last for a few more months. As we enter into the operations mode we continue to mon- itor the margins on a daily basis, as we have been doing in the hope that we find opportunities for a positive margin for the coming year." "It will not be easy, but we will continue to work hard to take advantage of these opportunities, the U of M station. No vis- Highwater Ethanol itor vehicle will be allowed on the ethanol grounds. Dave Moldan, HW Ethanol board chair noted, "We believe we have already made a major contribution to the economic growth and business retention in the region. Throughout con- struction, the local econo- my has benefitted. Personnel rented places to stay, bought food, fuel, etc. A local construction com- pany built out administra- tion building and many locally supplied materi- als." There are 37 employed at the site. ny located one mile west of Lamberton began grinding corn August 14. There were few start-up problems as the plant went under the gun producing its product of 190 proof liquid via rail- road tanks ,the week of August 24. General manager and CEO Brian Kletscher commented, "Highwater Ethanol, LLC, continues to walk from a construc- Elementary students riding the shuttle busses from Westbrook got off the bus for their first day of school with the K-6 at Walnut Grove. Walnut Grove 7-12 students rode the bus to Westbrook for their first day of school. intends to remain focused on margins and we will operate the plant with this in mind. In order to observe the culmination of over 3 1/2 years of work, waiting and other setbacks, we have the plant in operation and will host an open house of the facility just west of Lamberton with a grand opening this Friday, September 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with the program starting at 9:30. Following the program, refreshments will be served with tours in- selected areas, of the on- going plant. - ON RECORD PAGE 2 COMMUNITY PAGE 7 INSIDE PAGE 3 SPORTS PAGE 8 VIEWPOINT PAGE 4 CLASSIFIED ADSPAGE 9 FAITH & FAMILY PAGE 5 AREA FOCUS PAGE 10 COMMUNITY PAGE 6 WWG FALL SPORTS ROUND UP PAGE 3 INFORMATION " CLASSIFIEDS " ADVERTISING CIRCULATION 507-274-6136 OR 800-410-1859 Please read and recycle Printed with Soybased Ink Copyright 2009 Sentinel Tribune