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ob r 111 Ne .: ' il l1101 Volume No. 7 Wednesday, Oct. 17, 1990 PII - Serving: Walnut Grove, Westbrook, Dovray, and Revere areas Issue No. 4 tt in th LLNUT GROVE---CouncilThe report from PeopleService community building were d self -! ers approved having the city on the water and waste waterdiscussed. A motion was approved it for,Opened for the next two contract was reviewed. The budget to order additional silverware and aps a lays, October 20 and 27, so is close to having been used up for dishes to bring the total to 250 for of prlnts may dispose of their 1990 with several things left each. There has been breakage and and branches from the undone. Mayor Bruce Thoma was loss over the past few years. s/her fall yard clean-up. Only instructed to confer with People's Approval was given to order a new dge l)le yard trash will be allowed management on several concerns I(30 cup coffee pot if one of the 40 )rries, l taken to the site, such as of thecouncil, cup coffee makers is not and sticks, and branches. Brad Knakmuhs, liquor store functional. Clerk, Karen Erickson, ,our tithe regular. October meetm" g manager, gave his report on the and,mght, council members was instructed to contact Service past month of business. Sales are Master for a quote on having some the report from the state down about $2,000.00 from general cleaning done at the tog J condition of the water September 1989 figures for the Community Center. Council in the city. Once again the past month. However, net profit is members will tour the building to :are mendation was to have the still good. The nine month profit is determine what is needed to be" nab'l Supply chlorinated on a about $3,500.00 for the year so far. done. im orl[tr basis. The council took no The figures do not reflect the Other discussions during the ble on the suggestion. The lottery income that will be retained meeting included placement of up m of unmetered water at by the city. Lottery sales at the new playground equipment in tth'pt locations was discussed, liquor store since the beginning last Helen Ferguson Park; the city yo p'W. Owners have been notified spring total more than $22,000.00. street and maintenance need for a "idal[.g stered mail they are in The city will retain a percentage of new tractor and loader, and joint of city ordinances if they that figure. It was suggested by powers police agreement with }t have meters for their water council member, Dave Hoyt, that Lamberton. Y. Water services will be the lottery income figures be to those properties included in the liquor store arrangements are made toquarterly report if that is the water service up to satisfactory with the auditor. Several concerns on the :: : ~'!i~ !%~ ~!/" %;/ : i L t 1 ~f l 2+ ks+ +,: . r DW:RAS rThO? kW esCt hroOolkrwPer foQr?hSg h/nc Df vraYave, two SRO peaorma nces Sunday afternoon at the Dovray Smorgasbord. The Choir Is directed by Constance Knott. ST Photo. The Westbrook school board at their meeting Monday night decided to have curriculum director Bill Richards actively seek a new Magnet Arts Program for the Westbrook Walnut Grove Schools. The center would be one of 8 sites around the state in different congressional districts to have this special program developed by the Minnesota Center for Arts Education. There is a $50,000 grant that goes with the program. Terry Peterson and Melissa Grams of Wolf and Etter, explained the audit for 1989-90 to the board. It was accepted as submitted. Elementary Principal Julia Graves reported a 90% attendance tq will be moving the "crows nest" back from the field. He also reported that donations were being sought to purchase a new wrestling mat in Westbrook. Also donations are being sought for a new scoreboard in the gymnasium. With a $1500.00 donation you can get your name on the scoreboard. An annual census report of Minnesota school districts was given to the board. One of the biggest pre-school groups upcoming are the two year olds with 25 possible students in the district. The board approved a truth in taxation meeting for Nov. 19 at 6:30 p.m. and continuation on MEA- no school A reminder to parents, school will not be in session on Thursday, October 18, 1990 and Friday, October 19, 1990, because of ME?dAFT annual meeting. Charger Football Parent's Night Football Parent's Night will be held on Wednesday, October 17, 1990 during the WWG/SJ Tracy/Milroy football game, Parents of players, stats, rnm agers, and cheerleaders will be introduced at 7:10 p.m. Refreshments will be served m the cafeteria following of parents and children in the Dec. 17 at 7:30 p.m. the game for players, stats, ECFE (Early Childhood Family The question of unassigned managers, cheerleaders, and their house at school Education) program. She also said students on the buses came up. parents. GROVE--Monday night, October 15, the Walnut Grove school held Open House to that K thru 4 from both towns have Apparently some of the students in Westbrook u- me new libra, tele media studio, kindergarten rooms and other changes that have had a chance to visit the Shetek the middle school would like to ia4 In the school during the past summer. A very small crowd attended probably due Invironmental Study. bring friends from Walnut Grove Commumty Chest tmr; tO the harvest still going full blast in the area Above, Marjorle and Margle Bakken The Westbrook school has a 36 (or vica versa), home with them Bakken looked over the new library facility. Evening librarian, Edna Lessman is at passenger bus they are trying to WESTBROOK -- The of picture. ST Photo. sell but Superintendent Steve for an overnight stay, on the shuttle Westbrook Community Chest Kjorness reports that no bids have bus. Walnut Grove has already solicitors are to meet at Wester's been receivedsofar, given approval to such an Coffee CorneronFdday, Oetober On the recommendation of Mrs. arrangement so the local board 19th at 9:00 a.m. All solicitors agreed to the same. to pick up their packets. Graves, the board decided to hire Francis Cohrs and Gwen i Marion Johnson to teach Spanish Kvilhaug, who operate the in Westbrook, grades K thru 4. Westbrook buses were at the Cflb Scouts i i i They dis v ted t hire Tammy meeting t discuss the r utes" Tighe to serve as a management Apparently there have been a few popcorn sale starts aid at the high school. Superintendent Steve Kjorness changes because of the road WESTBROOK--The Pack 9 reported that the state has realigned between Westbrook and WalnutCub Scouts will be out and about the state basketball tournament Grove being worked on. However, selling popcorn be inning ALNUT GROVE--She will She will conduct Family Laugh- the audience forget the sermusness from districts to 40 school sections, they report no serious problems so onlySaturday'fundOCt berraiser the20"cubThmscouts=s the you at the door by handing Alongs, Does God laugh?, ways to of their problems and to find some He also told the board that as soon far. + have to finance their activities. a yellow slip of paper that maintain your sense of humor, humor in each situation. She now as the football season is over they This is +a Genuine FREE laughter as an ingredient ofspends the greater part of each It's Only Good for a mental/physical health, learning to week traveling to fill her speaking but it is Free" Then she wig chuckle about our castrophes and engagements and workshops to"Coats for Kids" e YOu into her office that celebrating Crabapple Season, (the clubs, church groups, ++' :s a sign that reads, late winter weariness season). One organizations, and all types of non- Anyone who has coats they no longer want, can. help others b,y, g I 'artment of Sunshine andof her laughter sessions in Litde denominational groups. She chose donating them to Coats for Kids. ws. Hopes restored, Spirits :mthusiasm renewed"! Falls, caught the fancy of the Walnut Grove as her headquarters Needed are jackets and coats for 4k + ts Sister Monique Ry.sav,y media and UPI decided to pick up because she wanted to live in a ,++ +I n it' spreading the w rd f the day quiet rural setting where she c uld men' w men and children" Als ' Ii+l I .has established St. vauls throughout the country. Sister relax and renew her humor after needed are caps, mittens and ++ :+ re'Walnut Grove as her scarves. If you want more her travels each week. i +I !!!! rters since mid-summer Her light heartedness is very information, call Carolyn Benson, 274-5209. Items can be left at the She is native of a dairy infectious. Five minutes in her Sentinel Office, clearly marked nti les south of Owatonna presence reminded this reporter of Coats for Kids." r lather still lives at age a brightly colored spring native : htt an, as yet, unmarried prairie flower blossom among the lae is a member of the splashy colors of the fall leaves of Notre Dame and that, in only a second, removed all religious worker for the thistles and weeds from the years. As a teenager, mind and spirit. | had a good sense of a trait that could to her parents who as "Mother had and Dad was was much disbelief relatives and friends entered the convent, but reported she would not have she would not have effort to seek that It was the correct move, after twenty-eight years, now giving workshops or as she calls them all and eight other Sister Monique Monique began gettin$ calls for interviews and receiving letters from Iowa, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Alabama, New York out to people of all and Maryland. She even received a callings them is arequest to appear on "Jack COWS of life. One needs to World Headquarters Show" that is ms or her sense of humorbroadcast from Palm Beach, FL. things into a healthy, light- Her work in the laughter perspective, ministry is based on the concept seSSions are called Laughter that we are each called to be a and are flexible, prophet, and that a sense of humor on the audiences, is essential if we are to answer this one hour to a full call. She has unlimited creative , and even overnight at times, ability in her material, all to make Special board meeting at WG Monday WALNUT GROVE---A special meeting was called by the board of education on Monday night to review the Gregg Dallmann recall and re-alignment petition. After reviewing and listening to the facts from the hearing, the school board unanimously voted that no possible re-alignment of Dallmann's duties were possible and therefore, the board ordered the petition request denied. In other action at the meeting, board members approved entering into a contract with Peoples Natural Gas Company to remove the Walnut Grove School from interruptable gas service. Additional CoSt for the change will be 6 cents pet CeF used. ire Prevention Week "r STBROOK -- Fire Chief Corky Schuknecht showed elementary students how the fire pumper truck worked, last Friday afternoon. ST Photo.