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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Community MIRROR OF BYGONE DAYS TEN YEARS AGO September 22, 1999 The WWG cheerleaders recently participated in an Elite Cheer Camp Workshop where two of their team members, Jodi Wakefield and Tiffany Stresemann, were selected as Elite All Americans. Spectators watched as a track hoe from Therkelson Construction loaded the remains of a small shed near the museum Monday morning on a truck owned by Landuyt Construct. The addition space will be used mainly for additional park- ing. Karl Kashmarek, daugh- ter of Leo and Darcy Kashmarek, Walnut Grove, has been accepted by Dana College an an incoming freshman for the 2000/01 academic year. Kashmarek will graduate from WWG High School in May'2000. and was also recognized as Top Chapter in the Region. Larry Maas also received the Top President of the Quarter in District 1. Over 150 friends and rel- atives were hosted to a Square Dance at the Walnut Grove Community Center on Friday, September 8 to honor Merle and LaVonne Hamilton of rural Currie on their 40th wedding anniversary. TWENTY YEARS AGO September 20, 1989 In a three and a half hour meeting-Monday night, with between 20 and 30 interested persons attend- ing, the Walnut Grove school board, by a 4-3 vote, approved opening negotiations with Westbrook on pairing and sharing between the 2 schools for the 1990-91 school year. Walnut Grove Jaycees were recently recognized on the local and state-wide basis. Walnut Grove Jaycees received the Top Project of the Quarter Award in the region for their part in the construc- tion of the new camp- ground facilities at the Plum Creek Upper Park; THIRTY YEARS AGO September 20, 1979 Homecoming festivities got underway this week with the highlight on Monday night when June Tare and Burl Maker were named Homecoming Queen and King. The Loggers will play Lamberton Friday night Murray Co. 4-H news September 30 -- 40-H October 13 -- "It's record judging, 5:30 p.m., Breakfast Time" 4-H Courts Building Adventures, 3:30 - 5 p.m., 4- October 5 -- 4-H HBuilding Adventures registration due at MCC WALNUT GROVE SENIOR NUTRITION SERVICES Sept. 28-Oct. 2, 20119 Senior Dining serving at Country View Senior Living Community at 11:30 am, Monday thru Friday. Monday: Spaghetti w/meat sauce, garlic bread, salad, fruit sauce Tuesday: Chicken salad sandwiches, soup, cake Wednesday: Baked ham, Augratin potatoes, creamed peas, bars Thursday: Not avail- able Friday: Not available For reservations 859-2133 one day in advance. Senior Dining is a joint partnership of your com- munity and Lutheran Social Services, funded, in part, under the Older Americans Act. Wednesday, September 23, 2009 Page 7 COUNTRY VIEW WEEKLY By Kim Rolling Exec. Director/Nurse Manager We certainly did enjoy Assisted Living Week! The entertainment was wonder- ful! There was such a vari- ety of musical talent throughout the week. We had seven winners of bas- kets with a small cooler and treats in it. The winners were Agnes Seykora, Shirley Lorenz, Eileen Elias, Ella Frahm, Gloria Jacobs and Marjorie Bakken. Upcoming activities will include Po-Ke-No, J-I-N- G-O, SkipBo, Bible Study, Bone Builders and the bus will go to Marshall and downtown Walnut Grove. Some of this week's win- hers were Hazel Takle, Ernest Maas, Lana Sheets, June Boerboom and Louise Malmberg. A special welcome to Georgiana Mincy! Georgiana moved in last week and we sure enjoy her company! The patio is now com- plete with the flowers planted and all! We've been able to enjoy it while grilling supper in the great fall weather. Senior dining continues on Monday through Friday at ll:30am. All are wel- come to come for the meal and conversation. with the band perforrning Arthritis a pre-game show andTheat Caregivers Group meeting Homecoming dance starts- Fibromyalgia at 9:30 with music by "Bloodstone". The Redwood Area This class will be held in School Supt. Norman Group Hospital Caring the Redwood Area Mattis is shown as he Connections program and Hospital Education Room introduced teachers at a tea Redwood County (please use the west last Thursday in the Walnut Volunteers are co-sponsor- entrance on Gould Street). Grove Community Center. The occasion was a get acquainted tea put on by the 20th Century Club for members of the faculty and staff of Walnut Grove schools. An Embree Family reunion was held at Sanborn on Sunday. Those from here who attended were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Knakmuhs and Kevin; Mr. and Mrs. John Saxhaug and Laura; and Mr. and Mrs. Kerry Knakmuhs, and Matt. Sprin ........ limbers 4OH report The September meeting of the Springdale Climbers 4-H club was held on September 20. We had a new officer election, to kick off the new 4-H year. We are happy to welcome James Fultz as our new President, Joe Hook as our new Vice President, Amy Van Dorsten as our new Secretary, Eric Carter as our new Treasurer, and Cassandra Hook as our new Reporter. We know they will a do a fantastic job! Up coming events for our club are: *Records need to be to Hook's by the Saturday September 26. *4-H awards Banquet is going to be held on Sunday November 1 at the Wabasso Community Center from 1:30-5:00. The next meeting of the Springdale Climbers will be held on October 11 at Fultz'.s Home at 3:00 p.m. Amy Van Dorsten Springdale Climber's Club Reporter BUY, SELL, OR RENT in the Classified ads Sentinel Tribune Ph. 274-6136 or 1-800-410-1859 Advertise your items "::::::sing your local paper. dllb =  Oy O For 20 words (Extra words 25 cents each) Narlhwestlowa Peach  MIJPNch Smah DalmQa Peal:h Or for your best coverage reach 79,000 households for only $t5.95 (Extra Words $1.00 each) 5elt those small items that are cluttering the garage. in I0 words or less for only$2 (Extra words 75 cents each) The Arthritis/ Fibromyalgia group will be meeting at the Redwood Area Hospital on Tuesday, October 13, 2009, from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm in the education room. The topic for this meeting will be, "Exercises for the Arthritic Foot" -- presented by Ryan Pope, DPT, Physical Therapist, Redwood Area Hospital. Monthly meetings will be held on the second Tuesday of each month through November 2009. The purpose of this group is to provide information about arthritis and fibromyalgia as well as fel- lowship and friendship. All information provided will be in aFcordance ,with the Arthritis Foundation Guidelines. Leaders of the group are Maydra Maas, RN, CNS and Jo Kratzke, Group Leader/Facilitator. Meetings will be held in the Redwood Area Hospital Education Room located in the west wing of the hospital. Please use the entrance on Gould Street. These meetings are free and open to the individuals with arthritis, or fibromyalgia, their fami- lies and friends as well as other interested people of this area. For more infor- mation, call Maydra Maas at 507-637-4562 or Jo Kratzke at 507-342-5i42 or visit our website at H Y P E RL IN K "http://wNw.redwoodarea- bQpi.taJ.grgi',. ........... ..... ing a series of caregiver educational classes. Join us for the next edu- cation session on Thursday, October 15 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. The topic "Strategies to Improving Sleep m Older Adults" will be pre- sented by Ann McKinley, RN, Center for Senior Behavioral Health Meeker County Memorial Hospital. This session will review the changes in sleep pat- terns that occur with aging and discuss intervention strategies for improving sleep in the older adult. In order to provide ade- quate seating, pre-registra- tion is encouraged but not required. Respite care for your loved one is also available during the educa- tion session but you must pre-register. To pre-register, please contact Lynn Buckley, Redwood Area Hospital Caring Connections Coordinator at 507-637- 4508 or Karen Christensen at 507-627-1016. For more information visit our web- site at HYPERLINK "http://www.redwoodarea-". 4-H Adventures Focus on A Day In The Life OfA Student Adult Grief Support Group The Redwood Area Hospital Hospice announces that an Adult Grief Support Group will be held on Tuesday evenings from 5-7:00 p.m. starting on October 6 and continuing through November 10. This 6- week series will be held in the Redwood Area Hospital Caring Connection Room. The Redwood Area Adult Grief Support Group is a self-help group for adults grieving the death of a loved one. This group will offer support, friend- ship, information and an opportunity to talk or listen Unfinished Business, Recreating Memories and Managing Self Care. Discussion and sharing groups will be led by Joleen Johnson, Licensed Social Worker, and Amy Boettger, Licensed Social Worker, from the Redwood Area Hospital Social Services Department. All adults from this area who are grieving the death of a loved one are welcome and encouraged to attend these sessions. For more information or to pre-regis- ter, call Amy Boettger, LSW, at the Redwood Area Hospital at 507-637-4617 or visit our website at by Margle Anderson 4-H Program Coordinator The fall 4-H Adventures for MCC and Fulda ele- mentary students will focus on healthy eating through- out the day. Each 4-H Adventure will include making food plus a useful craft that all students should have. We'll make a breakfast "Banana Dog"; "Sandwich On A Stick" for lunch; and quick "Quesadillas" for supper. Every .student should have a school checklist on a placemat, a mouse pad that looks like a mouse and a handy dandy organizer that fits on a door knob. That's exactly what we'll be mak- ing at each session. MCC students will also make a snack of "Balls of Energy", plus tie-dye a pair are open to students in first through fourth grade. MCC students will meet every Tuesday at the 4-H Building from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. for four weeks begin- ning October 13. Fulda students will meet three Thursday afternoons from 3:10 to 4:45 at the elementary school cafeteria beginning October 22. For details on cost and registra- tion, contact the MCC or Fulda Community Ed office. Registration dead- line for MCC students is October 5; deadline for Fulda students is October 15. Older siblings, parents, grandparents or others wishing to help, should contact Margie Anderson at the Murray County Extension Office, 836- 6927. with other people who are www.redwoolareah0spi- of socks. 4-H Adventures grieving. Topics that will . be explored are: Identifying and Expressing POTATO BAR! Feelings, Exploring Buy, Sell, or Rent in the Classified ads Sentinel Tribune Ph. 274-6136 or 1-800-410-1859 Sunday, Sept. 27 11am - 12:30 p.m. Walnut Grove United Methodist Church Sarah Circle , 174927 Cut along dotted line and mail with your donation ......... ........................... Your ONE Tax Deductible Donation will help support over 15,000 residents throughout Redwood County, Morton & Franklin Jl Tax Deductible Donatioa Amount Enclosed: Name: Address: $ ........ Check # T-- OR Pledge Amount $. To be paid in  disbursements and" MAIL DONATIONS TO: Redwood County United Way Drop Off ocations: Breraer Bank, Minnwest Bank, Hometown Bank all in Redwood falls WE ARE NOT GOING TO BE SENDING OUT INDIVIDUAL NOTICES THROUGH THE MAIL THIS YEAR, THIS IS THE ONLY NOTICE WE WILL BE SENDING OUT. 17n