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SALUTE TO PORK FARMERS PAGE J%NII'"I)I",I". hl,lll,lh...I,a%,,q)lh,lh.ii ***************MIXED ADC 50902 09/13/99 SmallTownPapers In 217 W COTA ST  " 2 SHELTON. WA 98584-2263 6 Wednesday October 12, 2011 Volume No. 27 NUMBER 7 12 PAGES $1 00 Plus supplements in local edition Chandra Kolar has brought the latest trends in hair styling to the area By Tom Merchant Sentinel Tribune WESTBROOK- Chandra Kolar, after graduating from Westbrook Walnut Grove high school in 2004, attended Regency Beauty Institute in St. Cloud, and graduated in 2005 receiving her cosmetolo- gy license. After that she attended St. Cloud Technical College to get her Salon Managers License. While attending management classes there she worked at Great Clips Salon in St, Cloud. She received her Salon Managers License in 2007. Wanting to return to her home town, Kolar talked to First Avenue Salon owner, Joan Jorgenson, to rent a space in her salon. After the two reached an agreement Kolar set up her space with new salon equipment and sup- plies. Kolar said, "I started my business from scratch, build- ing my own customers the past three years." Since start- ing she has developed a large list of clients who use her ser- vice on a regular basis. Kolar likes to keep up with the new trends in hair styling. Some of the techniques she uses are not always readily available in the area. Her lat- est technique is Feathering -- she learned the technique through a specialty company taking their tutorials on line. The technique involves attaching brightly colored tur- key feathers to strands of hair, Above: Chandra in her updated work space. Left: Chandra shows off some of her feathers: DNR fire still ,gn ,n area attaching them with special plastic coated metal beads. "They are attached with a very small weightless bead," she said. The feathers she uses come from roosters that have been bred to shed their feathers. According to the com- pany, the feathers are humanely gathered as they lose their feathers naturally. When the feathers are attached they will last up to three months. .... : .............. ........................... ! !'? : >! > :::!! ! ! ?:+:" ":?Y:?':" : : "2 !'! Y'?. !"T''ff Feathering Page 3 Danger level has been down graded to moderate in central part of state By Tom Merchant Sentinel Tribune SPECIAL  Drought and near drought conditions recently prompted state officials to restrict burning throughout the state. In some areas and communities even recreational fires had been restricted. Fire fighters from cities in southwest Minnesota have been very busy fighting fires in tinder dry fields. "The decision to restrict burning is not taken lightly," according to Larry Himanga, DNR wildfire prevention coordinator. "Conditions in the state have create a situation where an ignition source could result in extensive damage. The Cottonwood County Sheriff's Department reported last week there were several fires in the county. October 6 there was a fire northwest of Windom in Great Bend township. A fire was reported October 5 involving a field and combine six and a half miles south of Lamberton. Another combine fire was report- ed October 4 near Bingham Lake. September 29 was a busy day for fire fighters with seven fires involving machinery and fields were reported. Seven fires were reported to the Redwood County Sheriffs office between Oct. 2 and October 6. October 6 a field fire was reported at the Randy Schwartz farm on Redwood-Lyon Road. The same day the Morgan Fire Department was called to assist with a bean field fire in Prairieville Township. October 5 Lamberton Fire Department was called to a combine and field fire in Highwater Township. The same day Morgan fire fighters were called to a combine fire in Brookville township. Also on October 5 a ditch fire was reported in Holly Township in Murray county. October 3 the Lucan Fire Department was called to a combine fire in Granite Rock Township. October 2 the Morgan Fire Department was called to a burn pit fire that spread into nearby grass in Morgan Township. Fire fighters in Murray County also have been busy the past two weeks. October 7 a ditch fire was reported in Moulton Township. October 5 a ditch fire was reported in Redwood County. September 29 eight combine, ditch and field fires were reported. A combine fire in Iona Township. Tree dump fire in Slayton Township. Bean Harvest rolling along Despite some recent rain showers, weath- er continues to be just what the doctor ordered for a perfect fall harvest. Farmers have harvested most of the bean crop, and are working to wind up the corn harvest. Many farmers are well along with harvesting of corn. field fires in Cottonwood County, Pipestone County, Belfast Township, Murray Township. Slayton Township ditch fire. September 27 Ditch Fire in DesMoines River Township. With recent rains, crop harvest, and cooler weather it is expected the fire danger in the southern part of the state will soon be reduced. But officials still are advising people to be vigilant about watching for fires. ON RECORD PAGE 2 EDUCATION PAGE 8 HOMECOMING PAGE 3 SPORTS PAGE 9 VIEWPOINT PAGE 4 PORK MONTH PAGE 10 FAITH & FAMILY PAGE 5 CLASSIFIED ADS PAGE 1 1 COMMUNITY PAGE 6 AREA FOCUS PAGE 12 COMMUNITY PAGE 7 FALL SPORTS PAGES 8,9 INFORMATION CLASSIFIEDS ADVERTISING CIRCULATION 507-274-6136 OR 800-410-1859 Please read and recycle Printed with Soybased Ink Copyright 2011 Sentinel Tribune