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@ TEN YEARS AGO October 16, 1980 At their Monday night meeting the City Council discovered that they are up to their ears with vehicle problems. Causing trouble are: the police car, the city pickup, the ambulance, the city truck and the street sweeper, or in other wortJs jr:st about every set of wheels the city owns. Fire prevention week poster win,t",rs v. ere Troy Timgren, 3rd grade; Juhl Erickson, 2nd grade; Curtis Bakken, 1 grade; Travis Oraskovish, 1st grade; Chad Horkey, 4th grade; Tami Weiske, overall winner, 4th grade; Chad Christensen, 5th grade; and Pam Hodges, 6th grade. Most Area farmers have completed their bean harvest and are now rushing to get in the corn. The recent high winds have been causing some droppage of ears, however, according to one farmer certain varieties are affected worse than others. TWENTY YEARS AGO October 15, 1970 Snow came to Westbrook and the rest of the area last Friday morning, October 9, just three days earlier than last year. Cold miserable rain was falling Thursday night, and by Friday morning it had turned to heavy, wet snow. Sunday, most of the snow disappeared as the temperatures climbed to almost 60, but by Tuesday, cold weather had again moved into the area. The Westbrook Area Jaycees will hold their charter Night Banquet at the Elementary School Cafeteria on October 24. The dinner is open to the public. The Sunday, October 7th, afternoon luncheon guests at the Roger Kopperud home were Howard and Fern Warner and Earl and Gustie Anderson. Ruth Sieve of Toronto, SD, and Delores Rupp of Dovray were last Tuesday visitors at the Lowry Anderson home. Saturday Delores Lindley of Springfield and Joan Benzschwael and girls of Minneapolis were Saturday visitors of Florence Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. Grayson Nantkes and Jesse, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Nantkes and Mr. and Mrs, Carlton Lindstrom were Sunday evening luncheon guests at the Grover Busk home. Mrs. Milford E. Anderson was a Saturday afternoon guest of Gladys Wilson. Last weekend Mr. and Mrs. Richard Horkey and girls and Alice Horkey were Sunday supper guests at the Curtis Horkey home at Burnsville to help Gary observe his birthday along with Mr. and Mrs. Keith Horkey and family and Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Horkey and family. Alice remained in Minneapolis until Thursday. Thursday afternoon Mrs. Art Kuehl attended Wonder Club which was held at the Elsie Krick home. Saturday evening guest at the Roger Kopperud home was Rev. Arnold Hedin of Forest City, IA. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence King of Rochester were Wednesday visitors at the Lowry Anderson home. They took Lowry out for dinner for his 85th birthday. Yvonne Krohn of Pipestone was an overnight guest at the Anderson home. Jaycees just finished their first project since organizing this fall when they presented the Schmidt Memorial Hospital a check of $119.00, which they made by raffling off an electric fry pan during Hospital Days. In a game Monday night, which had been postponed Friday because of bad weather, the Storden Tigers got their first win of the year by clobbering the winless Wildcats 30 to 7. THIRTY YEARS AGO October 13, 1960 For the first time in history of Westbrook High School a full team competed in a Cross Country meet. Tuesday afternoon the boys traveled to Madelia to run against Windom and Madelia. Westbrook came out on top of Madelia, 29-26 but lost to Windom, 23-32. Gene Takle remained undefeated for the year as he set another course record running 1.9 miles in 9:44.5. The old record was 10:8.1. 2nd Lt. Gary Nelsen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Nelsen of Westbrook, recently received recognition for being an outstanding graduate of the 61-G1 class while undergoing pilot training at Moore Air Base, Mission, TX. He was additionally commended for achieving the highest overall average in all phases of his training program. Taking over the housekeeping duties at the hospital is Hilda Pederson. Her reputation as a meticulous housekeeper was sufficient recommendation. Other new employees since last May include Lena Ewert, R.N.; Mrs. Nancy Byers, nursing staff, Mrs. Carolyn Bisel, nurses aide; and they welcome back Mrs. Alice Osland, L.P.N. Thursday afternoon Alice Horkey accompanied Mildred Bunting to the Wonder Club meeting at the Elsie Krick home. Sunday afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Nelsen visited Della Gordon at the Tracy Nursing Home. In the evening the Nelsens were visitors at the Aloy Ruppert home at Currie. Sunday afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Art Kuehl attended an open house honoring a cousin, Alfred Kuehl, on his 90th birthday. It was held at the Storden Civic and Senior Center. + Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Thompson of Mitchell, SD, Stephanie Thompson of Marshall, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Comnick and Iris Marshall attended the Saturday morning wedding of Jennifer Connolly and Robert Purtell at.the Holy Spirit Catholic Church and the reception dinner at the Cherokee Room at St. Paul and the evening dinner at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Connolly. Saturday afternoon Alice Horkey attended the St. Anthony Fall Bazaar and luncheon. In the afternoon, Alice joined the Curtis and Keith Horkey families at the Gary Horkey home at Lake Shetek. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Horkey and girls and Judy Schumacher and Carmen joined the group for supper. Tuesday evening Mr. and Mrs. Art Steen were guests at the Lloyd Nelsen home. Monday Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Gertner, Craig Gertner and a friend, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Knudson and Jim of Marshall, Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Gertner of Mankato, Mr. and Mrs. Arlo Gertner and Brian, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Olson and Anna Germer had supper at the Mediterranean Club in Tracy to help Anna observe her birthday. Wednesday afternoon Mrs. Art Kuehl attended the Sarah Circle meeting at the home of Ethel Youngck. Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Stern of Sanborn, Martha Stern and Florence Zamzow of Lamberton were Sunday afternoon visitors at the Sy Menk home to help Sy observe his birthday and also to observe the anniversary of the Menks. Thursday evening Leo Beckmann, Mr. and Mrs. Art Steen and Mr. and Mrs. Huldrich Nibbe were visitors at the Anna Gertner home. A week ago Saturday David Nelsen and Hilja Rachuy were callers at the Leslie Nelsen home. Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Rick Bruns and family of St. Peter were noon dinner guests of Kee Kee Nelson and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Reksten were supper guests of Kee Kee. Mary Ann and Ray Gorder were Sunday supper and evening guests at the Donald Boeck home. The Sarah Circle met Wednesday afternoon at the home of Ethel Youngck. Weekend guests at the Art Kuehl home was their daughter, Mrs. Pete Doyle, of Spring Lake Park and the Doyle's foreign exchange student, Monica Wyler of Zurich, Switzerland. Monica will spend a year with the Doyles and go to high school where she is a senior the same as Lisa Doyle. Monica showed the Kuehls many slides of her homeland and says she loves this country. Friday Mardella Olson took Anna Gertner to Someplace Else for dinner for Anna's birthday. In the evening Mrs. Curly Musegades, Naomi Grunewald of Jeffers and Louise Dather of Storden were visitors of Anna's. Donna Nelsen, Dale R. Nelson, Vera I.arson, Carolyn Sondergaard, Elizabeth Johnson and Alex of Storderi, Donna Eichner, Karin Nelsen of Iowa City, Helen Rupp, Ethel Youngck and Anna Germer were past week visitors at the Leslie Nelsen home. Friday afternoon a group were guests at the Anna Wahl apartment in honor of Mayme Carlson who was visiting. Marjorie Rupp, Beulah Phipps and Alice Olson were Thursday afternoon visitors of Ethel Youngck. Doug Kuehl and Monte were Friday dinner guests at the Art Kuehl home and Scott Kuehl was a supper guest. Saturday Emma Lehnhoff of Windom was a supper guest of Anna Gertner. WedneeMay noon Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Nelsen were dinner guests of Beulah Stuwe. Wednesday afternoon Mrs, Art Flor attended Bible Study at the home of Ethel Youngck. In the evening Mr. and Mrs. Art Flor attended Card Night at the Senior Center. Wanda Brandt was a Tuesday afternoon visitor of Jeanette Larson. Sunday evening Mr. and Mrs. Bob Jensen were guests at the James Peterson home at Jackson. Saturday evening Mr. and Mrs. Carl Olson were visitors at the Leslie Nelsen home. Dorothy Peterson was a Friday afternoon visitor at the Art Flor home. Stanley Larson of Minneapolis spent a week at the Norman Larson home and the Eldon Larson home near Fulda. Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Huldrich Nibbe attended the 90th birthday open house for Alfred Kuehl at the Storden Civic and Senior Center. Sunday afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Nelsen were visitors at the Lawrence Fogel home. Mike PEIL believes every man, woman child in Minnesota deserves affordable HEALTH CARE. He will work hard to develop programs to encourage ical professionals to practice in rural areas. Prepored ond poid lot by the people [or Peil, 8ob D;eter Treasurer, Brewsler0 MN 56119 I I I I (PoM Ao'~a;somenq Saturday morning Mr. and Mrs. Art Flor attended the Fall Bazaar and Luncheon at St. Anthony's. Friday afternoon Mrs. Huldrich Nibbe entertained the Birthday Club. Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Michael Eichner were afternoon and supper guests at the Lloyd Eichner home. Thursday Donna and Don Schoenenber er of Windom and Bernice Basharis and Mary Larson celebrated Mary's birthday with dinner at Someplace Else. Dorothea Pederson and Ella Larson were Sunday dinner and supper guests at the home of Mrs. Alvin Backstrom honoring Dorothea who was observing her birthday anniversary. Lou and Joyce Dovenbush of Sebeka, MN, were callers at the home of Ralph and Gladys Merchant Tuesday morning. Dovray Visiting Mrs. Don Peterson at Rice Memorial Hospital at Willmar were Art Lamb, Adolph Vosberg, Mr. and Mrs. Wilferd Einertson on Sunday, September 30th and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Lien, Ruth Anderson, and Helen Iverson on Tuesday, October 2nd. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Carlson visited several times, also Mr. and Mrs. Vaughn Hansen, Amber and Chris and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Doerhoffer of Willmar. Mrs. Peterson had knee replacement surgery on September 27th. Mr. Don Peterson and Mrs. Florence Hansen of Tracy visited Sally on Thursday and Mrs. Hansen consulted her Onacologist there. Don returned on Saturday when Sally returned home with him. On Sunday afternoon they visited Elizabeth Hook, Hilda Kirchner, and Ellen Olson at the Christian Manor Care Center in Tracy. They also visited Mrs. Harold Gordon. Julius Norstegard visited from Thursday to Sunday at the Ray Doerhoeffer home in Willmar and also with other relatives in the area. Larry and Pudge Comnick of Worthington were Wednesday afternoon and supper guests at the Eldora Comnick home. Mrs. Mary Zavier visited Friday evening at the Marian Johnson home. Mrs. Martha Vosberg visited Mrs. Rosie Vosberg at the Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Fulda Wednesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Hanson, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Carlson, Mrs. Ella Rice, Mrs. Wallie Hager, Mrs. Eldora Comnick, Mrs. Ruth Anderson, Mrs. Ruth Rongstad, and Mrs. Lois Knutson drove to Slayton Friday afternoon when they accompanied two bus loads of other Murray County residents to Lake Benton, where they enjoyed dinner and attended the play, "Run for Your Wife" at the Lake Benton Opera House. This tour was planned by Mary Lee Peterson of Dovray, the Murray County Coordinator on Aging and the Slayton Senior Center Coordinator, who were both along. It was a very enjoyable play. Mr. and Mrs. Wilferd Einertson visited at the Don Peterson home on Monday evening. Karla Rehborg of Sioux Falls and Esther Rehborg of Pipestone Westbrook Clinic 732 6th Street Westbrook, MN 56183 Clinic Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Men. thru Fri. 9 a.m. - 12 Noon Saturday For appointments call 274-6145 (after hours 274-6121) Jeffrey C. Cassel M.D. Dr. M.M. Keithahn M.D. * FIRESTONE * MULTIMILE * CO-OP TIRES ON FARM TIRE SERVICE GENERAL SERVICE STATION REPAIR Westbrook, MN. Phone 274-6561 (After hours 274-5692) Open Mon. - Fri. 7:00 - 5:30 Saturday 7:00 to Noon SENTINEL & TRIBUNE PAGE Walnut Grove - Westbrook, MN - Wednesday, October 17, 11 spent the weekend at the parental Cal Rehborg home. On Saturday accompanied by Vickie and Teresa Rehborg, they visited their grandmother, Mrs. Viola Kilker, at the Lake Haven Nursing Home in Worthington. Saturday guests at the Alice and Marian Johnson home were Mrs. Anna Johnson Worrall, Christine and Sarah of Minneapolis. Mrs. Delores Rupp and Helen Iverson attended the wedding of Diane Clayton and Norman Johnson at Trinity Lutheran Church in Westbrook Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Donald Cohrs hosted the District Past Presidents Parley at Dovray on Saturday, October 13th. This is an organizati, on of the American Legion Auxiliary. Mrs. Lois Knutson and Carol and Orlen Grams of Westbrook were Wednesday supper guests at the Joel and Melissa Grams home, rural Westbrook. Mrs. Eldora Comnick was a Saturday supper guest at the LaDonna and Gib Berger home in Worthington. Anne Johnson and Bob Worrall, Christine, Sarah and Andrew of Minneapolis spent Saturday and Sunday at the Herbert Hanson home, coming to attend the Smorgasbord at Our Savior's Lutheran Church on Sunday evening. The Womdl family were Sunday noon luncheon guests at the Richard and Ardis Andert home, rural Slayton. Mrs. Roeann Vosberg was a Sunday afternoon visitor at the Mrs. Martha Vosberg home. Mrs. Mildred Cohrs, Mrs. Linda Peschges and Mrs. Lois Knutson visited at the Donna and Ernest Cohrs home Tuesday afternoon. Dovray American Legion Auxiliary news The Dovray American Legion Auxiliary met on Thursday, October 1 lth. President, Doris Cohrs, Secretary, Dolores Schmitt and Treasurer, Eldora Comnick attended the 2nd District meeting at Springfield, on Tuesday, October 9th. Dolores reported on the Workshop. One of the suggestions was to give to the Auxiliary Emergency Fund. This fund is to be used locally by people in financial distress, up to $400.00 a month, can be granted to needy people. Gayle Kipfer, C~ suggested we have a specit]EN raiser for this fund. Each[ Oct to bring a grabbag wort Tri-C is to our November meeting qut Gr, each buy one and the be given to the Emer The Auxiliary also eight chances on the cross picture of the flag pledge. also be used for the Fund. We decided to order prayer books from the to be used at our meetiv was a motion passed to give to the Murray County Fund. For our community project, the Auxiliary motion to work one day a the Dovray Communit Cafe. This will be on Monday of each month. lames of Minnesota Lake, Leadership Chairman of District, and is conducting leadership Rongstad, our unit Chairman, will having an area Leadership in Dovray. Doris Cohrs closed the Lunch was served by Schmitt and Millie Cohrs. Ruth Publicity ded t U' n 11 ! Complete Vision Ca# l Eye Examinationr"" Designer Frames Complete Contact Lens Service - Repairs & Re Located in the Westbrook Call for a 274-6145 Back to school tirnt Weight Mana Monthly Meeting First Thursday at Westbrook Clinic at 7:30 p.m. State Senator Jim Vickerman and his wife, Wava, operate the famil/i~ farm near Tracy. They have six children and nine grandchildren. In the Senate, Jim serves as: @ Vice Chair of the Health and Human Services Committee; ~, @ Member of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development its Agriculture Resources and Rural Development Subcommittees; Q Member, the local and Urban Government Committee and the La~ Use, Zoning and Planning Subcommittee; q Member, Committee on Transportation and its General Policy, Ru~i i and Commercial Subcommittee; and Member of the Veterans and Military Affairs Committee. Prepared and paid fo by the Vickerman Volualeers Committee. 3032 Tamarack Avenue, SlaylOa, MN 56172.