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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Page 7 U MIRROR OF BYGONE DAYS FIFTEEN YEARS AGO October 14, 1998 On Sunday afternoon, October 11, a retirement party was held for Donna Pomerenke Knudson at the Walnut Grove School. Donna had taught in the Walnut Grove school and also WWG for 34 years and is now retir- ing. She taught home eco- nomics, art, child care, and photography among many other subjects during her career. The Redwood County Commissioners voted to honor Burton Tellefsen to acknowledge all the good work he and students from the Walnut Grove school accomplished at Plum Creek County Park. On Friday, October 23, they have sched- uled placing a plaque memo- rial and planting a tree in Burton's memory. THIRTY YEARS AGO October 13, 1983 Amicus Study Club mem- bers were pleased with the turn out by the community on Wednesday, October 12, for the Red Cross Bloodmobile. A quota of 90 pints had been set. After a slow start in the early aftemoon, business picked up and by 7 p.m., 102 prospective donors had signed in and a total of 91 pints had been collected. The lively Walnut Grove Jaycees Chapter has received National, State, Regional, and District recognition for their outstanding service to the community and the Jaycee organization. In addi- tion, several members received individual awards for outstanding performance as a Jaycee member. The local chapter has a member- ship of fifty-one. FORTY FIVE YEARS AGO October 17, 1968 Julie Hoyt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lauren Hoyt, was named the 1968 Homecoming Queen at the Walnut Grove High School at ceremonies Friday afternoon. Senior attendants were Ruth Swanson, Shelly Koblegard, Candyce Pack, and Kris Buterbaugh. More rain fell here Tuesday night, bringing rainfall dur- ing the past month to 13.18 inches in Walnut Grove. With the ground saturated with water, many believe har- vesting will be delayed until the ground freezes. Former Homecoming Queens were honored at between-haves ceremonies at which they were presented corsages. They included Mrs. Vivian Schumacher Johnson, Queen of Walnut Grove High School's first homecoming, Mrs. Marilyn Olson Mitchell, Mrs. Joan Hansen Wegner, Miss Eileen Ourada, Miss Debra Scovill, Mrs. Julie Van De Wiele Claeys, Mrs. Doris Munson Nelson, Miss Delores Anderson, Mrs. Doralyn Foster. Following the football game they were guests at a tea at the school house. MURRAY COUNTY 4-H CLUB NEWS October 18 - Annual 4-H Leader/Volunteer/Club Officer Supper & Meeting sign up deadline October 21 4-H Adventures for 1st & 2nd graders, 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4-H Building October 22 4-H Adventures for 3rd & 4th graders, 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4-H Building October 24 4-H Adventures, 3:10-5:00 p.m., Fulda Elementary October 25 - 9th Annual Boo Bash hosted by McAmbies, 8-11 p.m., 4-H Building October 28 - 4-H Adventures for 1st & 2nd graders, 3:30-5:00 pm, 4-H Building October 28 - 4-H Leader/ Volunteer/Club Officer Supper & Meeting, 5:45 p.m., Courts Bldg. October 28 4-H Federation Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Courts Building October 28 - Slayton Area Babysitting Clinic registra- tion deadline October 29 4-H Adventures for 3rd & 4th graders, 3:30-5:00 p.m., 4-H Building U YOU MIGHT AS WELL BE BURNING MONEY. ,, P mU U ,,,, help you live imull~, ~ a now @;~i~i~i~iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!i iiiii~ili i i RECEIVE UP TO $2,500 in rebates" and tax credits" with the purchase of a qualifying Lennox Home Comfort System. Special Financing Available* Dave Lennox PREMIER DEALER" Lamberton Heating & Plumbing, Inc. (507) 752-7451 105 South Main St. Lamberton, MN 56152 Serving Lamberton and the Surrounding Area for over 50 years Since 1953 2003 Lennox Partnering For Excellence Award Offer expires November 29, 2013 WALNUT GROVE SENIOR NUTRITION SERVICES merican Legion October 21-25, 2013 Senior Dining serving at Country View Senior Living Community at 11:30 a.m., Monday thru Friday. Monday: Grilled chicken breast/bacon & cheese, baby reds, CA medley, fruit cock- tail Tuesday: Tilapia, fried potatoes, corn, pound cake/ chocolate & whipped cream Wednesday: Pork fritters, scalloped potatoes, fruit salad, pudding Thursday: Beef tips/noo- dies, squash, biscuit, brown- ies Friday: Bacon wrapped steak, cheesy hash browns, beets, chocolate chip ice cream bars For reservations call 859- 2133 one day in advance. Senior Dining is a joint partnership of your commu- nity and Lutheran Social Services, funded, in part, under the Older Americans Act. COUNTRY VIEW WEEKLY By Kim Rolling Exec. Director/Nurse Manager Hello to all from the staff and tenants at Country View Senior Living Community. The weather has been extraor- dinary this past week. Hopefully the farmers are all out in full force for harvest season now that things dried up a bit following the "too late to help the crops" rain! This week the tenants have had the opportunity to partic- ipate in blood pressure checks, hand & foot canasta, J-I-N-G-O, PoKeNo, BINGO, Stretching with Ashlee, Bone Builders, Bible Study with the new interim Pastor Gene, Sequence, SkipBo, Ecumenical Church Services and Solitaire Frenzy. Friday was "pink day". Medicare Annual Open Enrollment Period October 15 through December 7, 2013: If you wish to change Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage coverage for 2013, all changes must be made between October 15, 2013 and December 7, 2013. Coverage will then begin January 1, 2014. For plan comparisons, trained Senior LinkAge Line counselors will be available by appointment at the Westbrook Public Library on Tuesday, October 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Call the Senior LinkAge Line at 1-800-333-2433 to make an appointment Assistance by phone can also be provided by call- ing Senior LinkAge Line Specialists at 1-800-333- 2433. When calling please have your Medicare card and prescription informa- tion ready The Senior LinkAge Line is a free service of the Minnesota Board on Aging, as well as the State Health Insurance Assistance Program Sentinel D Tribune Tip , Line , If you see news happening or ' have a story . idea call our News Tip Line. ' I AI~ f JAr 274-0130 or , 1-800-410-1859 ' Due to staff limita- I tions we may not always be able to I respond to your tips I or ideas. However we will do our best D to give every call I full regard. Thank you for your D help and I consideration. D Next week there will be nail painting on Monday, the Kelley Boys on Tuesday afternoon, the bus to Marshall on Wednesday afternoon, Kings Comer on Thursday and Friday is "Apron Day" with root beer floats in the afternoon. The regular calen- der of activities will also take place each day as well. The 500 card toumament will be on Monday the 21st. We would like to invite all that are interested to come out and play. That's the news from the country. Have a terrific week! (SHIP). Specialists pro- vide one-to-one assistance with all Medicare and health insurance issues and also provide in-depth long- term care options counsel- ing. Call 1-800-333-2433 for assistance or go to to chat live with a Senior LinkAge Line specialist. Walnut Grove American Legion Auxiliary Post 267 met on September 10, 2013 with 20 members present. Prior to the meeting the meal was a variety of salads made by the executive committee. Reports were given on poppy poster winners and the presentation to the teach- er for the citizenship cur- riculum. Auxiliary voted to spend $250 for materi- als on citizenship for the schools. This project ties in with the District President, Shirley Frederick's, 2014 theme Patriotism: Thank Our Veterans and Teach Our Children. New members Nancy Baker, Ladonna Albertson and Karen Erickson, were welcomed. Nancy Baker reported on her and her husband, Bruce's, participation in the August 27 Vietnam veterans march at the Minnesota State Fair. Other topics discussed were Blue Star service ban- ners which will be purchased and presented to those fami- lies with members serving overseas. Members will continue to make lap robes, cover-ups and wheel chair bags for the Minnesota Veterans home in Luveme, Minnesota. The next meeting will be Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. The Auxiliary meets September - May on the 2nd Tuesday of the Month. Serving committee for the October meeting will be Barb Anderson, Sharon Pilaczynski, Betty Bannick and Stacey Wahl. If you are interested in joining the American Legion Auxiliary Post 267 please contact Treasurer Pat Hansen 859- 2581 or Madam President Marlys Pemble 629-3106. Respectfully, Secretary Stephanie Burnham Clesta turned 101 Walnut Grove Legion Auxiliary Post 267's President, Marlys Pemble, with birthday girl, Clesta Smith. Clesta turned 101 on October 7, 2013 and she has been a long standing Auxiliary member. Submitted photo Vik Chatrath, MD (MBBS, MS, MCh) Orthopedics, Avera Medical Group Marshall Dr. Vik Chatrath has joined the Avera Medical Group and is now providing orthopedic care at Avera Marshall. He provides orthopedic consultation, treatment and surgery for people of all ages. DR. CHATRATH'S SPECIALTIES INCLUDE: Joint pain treatment and evaluation Minimally-invasive joint replacement Full hip and knee replacement Partial knee replacement Complex trauma surgery Knee arthroscopy Joint preservation High tibial osteotomy Hip arthroscopy Joint injections Dr. Chatrath completed his residency with honors at the University of Indore, India, and Masters in Orthopedics at University of Seychelles, American Institute of Medicine. He received his fellowship training in trauma surgery at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada and fellowship training in joint replacements/joint preservation at the University of Ottawa and University of West Ontario in Canada. I1 II Medical Group Marshall Appointments now available! No referral needed. Call 507-537-9007 or toll-free 877-337-9007 to schedule an appointment 300 S. Bruce Street, Marshall, MN