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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Page 7 MIRROR OF BYGONE DAYS WALNUT GROVE SENIOR NUTRITION SERVICES TEN YEARS AGO September 19, 2001 Homecoming queen candi- dates at WWG are Katy Plaetz, Sheena Shenk, Ashley Knakmuhs, Nicole Jensen, Casie Munson, and Anne Doubler. King candidates are Austen Scarset, Ryan Baker, Dan Warner, Brandon Dibble, Adam Kletscher, and Travis Kottke. The regular Friday night game started with a special flag ceremony with the V.F.W. and Legion Clubs bringing the Colors onto the field. After a reading and a moment of silence, the national anthem was played with the players and coaches holding up flags on the field. TWENTY YEARS AGO September 18, 1991 Leo Kashmarek has accept- ed the Redwood County high- way position for the Walnut Grove area that was left vacant with a retirement ear- lier this year. Ron, Deb, Ronny, and Whitney Kuehl visited Germany and Austria the last part of August. They were excited to be able to travel in New (East) Germany, which was closed in 1977 when Deb ran in the Berlin Marathon. Quilt exhibit The Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum is look- ing for temporary loans of unique and old quilts for a 2012 quilt exhibit. The loan contract will be for one year. The quilts should have a Walnut Grove connection or be unique in nature. Contact Nicole at the Museum (507) 859-2358 or museum- if you have a quilt or two you would like to loan for this upcoming exhibit. Submitted photo iI Justin Struchen, Walnut September 26-30, 2011 Thursday: Ham loaf. Grove, exhibited the champi- Senior Dining serving atAuGratin potatoes, carrots, onship swine at the 1991 MN Country View Senior Living dessert State Fair 4-H Swine Barn How to plan a trip to Anyone who has previ- Community at 11:30 a.m.,Friday: Cook's choice Show. Justin is the son of Mr. Greece ously taken AARP's 55 Monday thru Friday. and Mrs. Steve Struchen, and Mr. Duane Hannan will Alive 8-hour class is eligi- Monday: Pork chops, For reservations call 859- is a member of the Springdale take you through the steps ble to take the four hour mashed potatoes, beets, fruit 2133 one day in advance. Climbers 4-H Club in in planning a trip to Greece. refresher course to re-certi- sauce Senior Dining is a joint Redwood County. He will share pictures from fy for the 10% premium Tuesday: Turkey, mashed partnership of your commu- 1 his trip this past summer, reduction. Please bring potatoes, dressing, cranberry nity and Lutheran Social f THIRTY Please plan for at least one your current drivers license salad, dessert Services, funded, in part, hour that evening, with you to class. Call Wednesday: Spaghetti,under the Older Americans 'i YEARS AGO Instructor is Duane Paul Olson at the Walnut garlic bread, salad, dessert Act. P September 17, 1981 Hannan, Wednesday, Sept. Grove School to register Queen candidates at Walnut 21,at7:00p.m.atWestbrook(507-859-2141). Grove High School for the School RM 106 it is free. October 3, or May 3, ~ 35th Homecoming are Sally 2012, presenter will be ~;:il::~i;:i Baumann, Kelly Nelson, Baking with Michele Trooper at y, :009:00 COUNTRY-- Roxy Soil, Doreen West, and Come join Michelle p.m. at Westbrook High Mary Wiggins. King candi- Freeburg (WWG School Science Roe m. W EEKLY dates are Ross Albertson, Elemental"y Head Cook) as There is a fee. C o f f e e Loren Lehnhoff, James she shares her favorite reci- and snacks will be served. Osland, Shane Saxhaug, and pes. Learn to prepare after- By Kim Rolling [~!1 Jim Sell. school snacks, baked des- Estate Planning For What Exec. Director/Nurse Manager A packed agenda kept the serts, and cook meals. Matters Most Walnut Grove school board Kitchen safety will be The Ford Law Office of up until the wee hours reviewed before baking. Windom is offering this free Tuesday morning. Also, the Call Paul Olson at the workshop at Westbrook board received the WGEA Walnut Grove School to High School Bolt Room letter of intent to strike on sign-up (507-859-2141). November 15, from 6:30- Monday, September 14, Each class will give stu- 8:30p.m. required a closed session dents a variety of learning This is the most thorough meeting to discuss negotia- experiences, course on estate planning tions strategy started at 11:30 Instructor is Michelle ever presented through p.m. Freeburg, Dec. 5, Jan. 9, Community Ed. This two- Marjorie Byers, daughter Feb. 6, March 5 in the night course (2 hours each of Frieda Byers, has recently Walnut Grove School night) will cover many visited New York City, as a Kitchen from 3:30-5:30 estate-planning topics and participant of the Lowthian p.m. There is a fee. allow plenty of time for Fashion School Summer '81 questions. The focus will NYC Study Tour. be planning for what is most ec pes Firearm safety training at Westbrook Doug Lee (certified instructor) will be teaching a Firearm Safety Program for all WWG students who are in sixth grade or higher and who have not yet taken the class for certification. October 4, 6, 7t, 11, 13, and 14, in Westbrook Tech Campus 3:30-6:00 p.m. each day listed. This course will also include target practice at a later date, once the weather gets warmer. There is a fee. It is a must that students attend all six sessions. There will be a final test. Students who do not pass this final test will have to take this class again next year. TO REGISTER: Please call Doug Lee at 507-274- 6111 or Paul Olson at 507- 859-4001 to sign-up. Space is limited to the first 15. important: your loved ones! TO REGISTER: Please call the Walnut Grove School to sign up. The office number is 507-859- 2141. Don't forget to bring a pen! Winterize your vehicle Chad Wahl will take par- ticipants through basic steps to properly winterize their vehicles. He welcomes questions and he is full of answers. Dress appropri- ately because you will get dirty. Call Paul Olson at the Walnut Grove School to register (507-859-2141 ). October 17, at 7:00 p.m. at Klasse Sales and Service in Westbrook, Free. 55 Alive/Defensive Driving 4-Hour Refresher Course Estate Planning For What Matters Most, The Rest of the Story The Ford Law Office of The fall weather is certain- ly upon us. The cool, cool evenings and frost during the night indicates that the inevitible is coming. Snow! Although I love the fall weather, enjoymg all four seasons is nice too. This week has been assist- ed living week. Ashlee planned many activities, spe- cial musical entertainment each day and had scrumptious snacks daily as well. Winners of the games include Jeane Carter. Alice Maas, Eileen Elias, Gloria Jacobs. Eleanor Filter, Louise Malmberg, Eldora Maas, Lavema Cohrs and Marilyn Farber. Jenny Carter won the M&M's guess. National Assisted Living Week is a time to remember what a great thing we have in our facility. Our staff and ten- ants are some of the finest people that I'm glad to say I'm associated with! Coming up next week, we have Maydra Maas coming to speak on Tuesday the 20th at 2 p.m. We wilt also get back to the regular activities sched- ule with PoKeNo. J-I-N-G-O. SkipBo, BINGO. Wii. Bible Study, Bone Builders, Stretching with Ashley, the bus ride to Marshall. the 500 card tournament on Monday and Solitaire Frenzy. That's the news from the country. Have a great week! A utism Walk to Windom is offering this FREE workshop at benefit Region 9 Westbrook High School Bolt Room November 29, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. This is the most thorough course on estate planning ever presented through Community Ed. This two- night course (2 hours each night) will cover Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorneys, Deeds, and Health Care Directives (Living Wills) as well as other estate-plan- ning documents and meth- ods. Estate Planning Attorney, Harmon T. Ford, will also answer your estate planning questions. TO REGISTER: Please call the Walnut Grove School to sign up. The office number is 507-859- 2141. Don't forget to bring a pen! Please see www.wwg- for more com- munity education details and registration informa- tion. The fourth annual walk for Autism awareness is set for Sunday, October 2, 2011 at Sibley Park in Mankato. WALKdo 4 begins with registration at noon and the walk at 1:00 p.m. Teams can be pets, strollers, family and friends. The funds raised will be used to train educators and parents of children with autism and develop community aware- ness throughout Region 9. Food and refreshments will be served at the family- oriented event. A number of organizations will be host- ing fun activities for adults and children, including edu- cational information, boun- cy houses, games and music. Autism awareness- related items will be avail- able for sale. There is a $20 or more suggested" donation- per person, but all are wel- come to participate and show their support for Autism Awareness! WALKdo 4 is sponsored by the Southern Minnesota Autism Coalition (SMAC). Register online by going to For more information contact: Becky Fredericks chair@southernminnesota- Annmarie Birkmaier treasurer@southernminne- or call Karen Wright at 507-625-7781 Squash Muffins Molly Piotter In a large bowl, mix: In a small bowl, mix: 2 c. pureed squash 1 1/2 c. flour 1/3 c. oil 1 tsp. baking powder 2 eggs 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice 1/2 tsp. salt (optional) 1 1/4 c. sugar Add dry ingredients to the large bowl and stir gently. Batter may be lumpy. Divide batter into 12 muffin cups and top with cinnamon sugar if desired. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes. Cantaloupe Chicken Salad Juliana Pederson Yield 6 servings 4 boneless, skinless chick- en breast halves (about 1#), cooked and cubed 1 c. seedless red grapes, halved 1 c. salted cashew halves 1 celery rib, sliced 6 Tbsp. mayonnaise 1/4 c. sour cream 1/2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar 1 medium cantaloupe, washed, cut in fourths, and seeded In a large bowl, combine the first four ingredients; set aside. In a small bowl, com- bine mayonnaise, sour cream and vinegar; mix well. Pour over chicken mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Prepare cantaloupe. Serve in a canta- loupe slice. Cashew Lettuce Salad Nautica Weis Mix together and set aside: Bag of shredded lettuce 1 c. broccoli 1 c. cauliflower 2 c. shredded cheese Mix together: 1 c. light Miracle Whip 1/2 c. white sugar 1/4 c. parmesan cheese Prior to serving, mix all ingredients together. Add 1 bag of croutons and 2 cups of cashews. Serves 12. 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