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SENTINEL TRIBUNE dnesday, September 21, 2011 Page 2 EQUIPMENT FOR SALE FOR SALE AUTOS WANTED LAND FOR SALE OBITUARY E. Lorraine Iverson Funeral Services for E. Lorraine Iverson, Albert Lea, formerly of Windom and Storden, were held Thursday, September 15, 2011 at Bethany Lutheran Church, Storden with Pastor Ann Ward officiating. Burial was in the Bethany Lutheran Church Cemetery, Storden. E. Lorraine Iverson, 88, died Sunday, September 11, 2011 at the Good Samaritan Society in Albert Lea, MN. Eunice Lorraine (Bruns) Iverson was born to Maud and Heiko Bruns August 7, 1923 in Porter, MN. She attended ele- mentary school in Porter and high school in Canby, MN, where she graduated in 1940. She worked various jobs until she married Harvey Iverson from Storden, MN on October 25, 1943 in Del Ray Beach, Florida. When Harvey returned from overseas, they settled in Fairmont, MN. Then they moved to Storden where they built their own home. Lorraine lived in Storden for 59 years before moving in to Mikkelson Manor, Windom, MN in April 2006. She later moved to Good Samaritan Society in Albert Lea, MN in June 2009. Lorraine was active at Bethany Lutheran Church as Sunday school teacher and superintendent, Ladies Aid, Bible School teacher, and confirmation teacher. She also was a 50+ year mem- ber of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 391, serving in various capacities, including President and Vice President. She enjoyed politics and was a "vote counter" and volunteer. Lorraine and Harvey enjoyed camping, fishing, gardening, dancing, and gathering with family and friends. They followed their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildrenis school and sporting activities. Survivors include daughter, Cheri (Stu) Potter of Alden, MN; sons, Steve (Diane) Iverson, N. Logan, UT and Mark Iverson of Champlin, MN; 12 grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Bernice Wefel,of Brooklyn Park, MN and Louise King of St. Michael, MN; many nephews, nieces, and friends. Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Harvey; sisters, Doffs Capp and Leona King; brother, Glen Bruns. Fay Amsden A Celebration of Life for Fay Amsden will be Saturday, September 24, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Springfield with burial at the Jeffers City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the church. Military Honors by Albin Johnson American Legion Post #244. Pastor Mark Luther Johnson, officiating. Condolences may be sent via e-mail at: www.sturmfh.com. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the recipients choice. Fay Amsden, age 83 of Springfield, died Friday, September 16, 2011, at Mayo Health System - Springfield Hospital. Fay Kenneth Amsden was born July 25, 1928 on the family farm to Charles and Pearl (Giese) Amsden. He attended Comfrey Public School. Fay served in the United States Army. In March of 1953 he was united in marriage to Ellen Mae Norell of Comfrey. ~y.:farmed in Comfrey, Minnesota before moving to Walker, ~,He returned to Springfield with his wife in 2003. Fay loved traveling and spending time with his family and grandchildren. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. Fay enjoyed having coffee with the guys and sharing stories. Fay was a member of the VFW in Walker and the American Legion in Comfrey. He was also a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Springfield. Survivors include his wife Ellen; daughters Ilene Schmidt, New Vim, Irene (James) Zupfer, New Ulm, and Amy (Christopher) Cain, Mankato; and one son, Alfred Amsden (special friend, Donna Roberts), Colorado; sisters Donna Block and Sandra Windschitl, Springfield, and Beverly Menton, Mankato; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and three step great- grandchildren along with numerous nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were his parents, brother Leslie Amsden and sister Irene Hornick. ~,v :!ii~i;iiiiiiii~i~ 60/39 Abundant sunshine. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the upper 30s. 67/46 Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the mid 40s. 73/49 Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the upper 40s. 75150 A few clouds. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the low 50s. 79/51 More sun than clouds. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 50s. by The Mpemba Effect As odd as it seems, some- times warmer water freezes faster than cooler water. This observation is known as the Mpemba effect, names after Erasto Mpemba from Tanzania. Even though the effect had been known for years to layman such as plumbers and ice rink work- ers, the scientific community had not taken the claim seri- ously. But Mpemba, a high school student at the time, provoked a visiting physics professor to test his claim and to his surprise it held true. They published the results jointly in 1969. The Mpemba effect is only observed under certain con- ditions and there are many factors which can effect how quickly water cools. Conduction is often the biggest factor. Take two sim- ilar containers, one contain- ing cold water and the other & area subscribers & readers Douglas Clark Weekly Science Quiz containing an equal amount of hot water and place them both in the freezer. The hot container will melt any ice on the freezer shelf that it comes in contact with and refreeze as the container cools, creating a good ther- mal contact between the freezer shelf and the hot water container which will remove heat from the warm- er water more quickly. On the other hand, the cooler water container will just sit on the layer of poorly-con- ducting freezer frost, so it will take longer to cool down. This is a pretty good explanation but even if you control for it by insulating the contact points to the freezer you can still observe the effect. The explanation most- often cited is convection. As the warmer water rapidly cools at the surface, convec- tion currents will develop and create an uneven distri- soccer Tuesday, September 13, the game against the Fairmont Cardinals, the final score was 2-1 with Plum Creek Area los- ing the match. Their one goal was scored by Anthony Vue (Tracy). Nick Noakes the goal keeper had 13 saves. Plum Creek had 13 shots on goal. Submitted photo Charles Buyck, . Tracy, dled Charles Buyck, age 90, of Tracy passed away Saturday, September 17, 2011 at Sanford Tracy Medical Center. Funeral services are pending with the Tracy Area Funeral Home. Online con- dolences may be sent at www.stephens funeralser- vice.com. A drop box for various news items is located at the... bution of temperature with hot water nearer the surface and therefore more evapora- tion from hot water than from cold. More evaporation means less mass to freeze so it would cool faster. And while this is probably the biggest contributing factor it's not the only mechanism that drives the Mpemba effect, as not enough water would be lost to evaporation to account for the difference. Supercooling is another possible factor that contrib- utes to the phenomenon. Initially cooler water is thought to dip farther below 0C before freezing, but the mechanism for this is not well understood. Another factor could be the amount of dissolved gases which would be less in water that has been heated. But the most proba- ble conclusion is that there just isn't any single unique explanation as to why hot water sometimes cools more quickly than cold. 1) True or false: the Mpemba effect was unknown until 1963. 2) Hot water might cool more quickly if its container has good thermal contact with the surface it is resting on. This is called a) convection b) conduc" tion c) supercooling d) evaporation 3) Water that dips below 0C without freezing has experienced 4) True or false: The Mpemba effect is not always observed. 5) Currents that bring hotter water to the top with cooler water below is called Answeres page 8 Copyright (C) 2011 Weekly Science Quiz All rights reserved. Mercantile 507-859-2600 next to the Walnut Grove Post Office. Hours: Monday- Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For your convenience there is a toll-free number at our Westbrook Office 1-800-410-1859 i If you have questions or or order printing please call the above number. COTTONWOOD COUNTY COURT September 12-16, 2011 Speeding: $140.00 - Kelli Marie GraffBlom, Hardwick, MN Driving after revocation: $280.00 - Daniel Clarence Cate, Mt. Lake, MN Under 21 consumption: $180.00 - Trevor William Theesfeld, Windom, MN Dog running at large: $105.00 - Denise Gladys Thompson, Windom, MN Area news briefs Fulda Free Press - Friend of Education Award sparks Education Minnesota commercial. A film crew working for Education MN, began filming a commercial for Education Minnesota on Wednesday at Fulda Public School. The com- mercial will begin airing on Monday, September 19, on the three TV station which broadcast from the Twin Cities. Lamberton News - Jada Wellner, Lamberton, is the new Lamberton News computer operator, replacing Candi Van Meveren. Candi has accepted full time employment as an office receptionist at Steffen Electric, Walnut Grove. Slayton - City Clerk Cathy Magnus presented a letter of res- ignation recently, from the position she has held with the city for 25 years. She asked that the council consider her proposal to work for the Slayton Economic Development Authority (SEDA) on a part time basis. Tracy Headlight Herald - A Monroe Township land auction Monday may have set a new record for Lyon County ag land values. An $8,600 per acre bid for a 140-acre parcel of ag land was accepted at the Bosacker Auctions sale. Dennis Hemish submitted the high bid on the the tract. Windom Citizen - Laura Temme and Elise Mickelson are eager to experience a year of college in England. They have been friends since high school, but were unaware of each other's plans to study abroad until after their trips had already been booked. In England, they will attend colleges that are ust 40 miles apart. minnesota Clossihed flduerUsing netwo 1: i ;l!,JVll,_i [ i i ;i ,1 ,I :l FI :lti,t ATrN: COMPUTER WORK Work from anywhere 24/7. Up to $1.500 part time to $7.500/mo. full time. Train- ing provided, www.workservices22.com DRIVERS- CDL-A FedEx Ground: Owner operator teams & small fleet owners. Weekly settlements. Fuel supplement program. All runs hub- to-hub. 100% drop & hook. 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