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~5 TEN YEARS AGO Saturday morning Lewis Van De October 23, 1980 Wynkel, northwest of town, found Martin Jonkinen, citylarge cat tracks where the animal had gone through his farmyard. It administrator, informed the city left council at Monday nights regular meeting he had received official notice the HUD grant in the amount of $125,000.00 had been received. Construction on the 25 unit housing to be located on the comer of Eighth and Main should get underway in thespring of 1981. Nearly 300 Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts held a fall outing at Plum Creek County Park on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 10- 12. About 150 campers arrived on Friday from six cities in the area. On Saturday approximately 150 Cub Scouts attended. Purpose of the camp-out was to gain a learning experience in keeping warm and surviving in the out-of- doors. Nancy Nelson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Nelson has been accepted and is enrolled in the Lowthian Fashion School in Minneapolis. Nancy is a 1980 raduate of Walnut Grove High chool. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Boelke returned home Friday from a two- week vacation in Oklahoma and Colorado. They visited Mr. and Mrs. Milo Meling at Pad's Valley in Oklahoma and the William Conway home at Littleton, CO. Mrs. Conway is Mrs. Boelke's daughter. huge paw marks, four inches across and six inches from the toes to the pad. Eleven girls from the Walnut Grove High School Future Homemakers of America chapter, accompanied by the chapter mothers, Mrs. R.W. Bertschi and Mrs. Richard Knakmuhs, attended the 1965 District IX FHA meeting at Jasper on October 16. Mrs. Victor Swanson returned home Friday, having spent a couple weeks with her daughter, Jillene Swanson at Minot, ND. TWENTY-FIVE Ruth Gjefle of Duran, WI, and Renee Ungerer of Menomonie, WI, were Monday and Friday visitors of Margaret DeBates. Richard DeBates of Daytona Beach, FL, is spending a few days visiting relatives and friends. Ruth Hargens of Spirit Lake, IA, visited from Sunday - Tuesday with John and Eileen Elias. Mr. and Mrs. Brad Farber visited in the parental A1 and Marilyn Farber home on Friday evening. Hannah and Lydia Farber remained for a visit while their parents are away on business. Dorothy Peterson was a Sunday supper guest of Frank and Ruth Schneider of Springfield. Paul and Julie Choudek and Taylor of Sioux Falls spent the weekend at the parental Sandy and Mary Ann Alcorn home. Sister Grace McKigney of St. Paul Priory, Mabel McKigney of Marshall and Edith Revard of FORTY YEARS AGO October 26, 1950 Activities of the fifth annual Homecoming at the Walnut Grove High School will get underway this Thursday evening. Doris Munson and Janet Harnack, both seniors, are the two candidates for Homecoming Queen. Following Tracy were dinner guests of Mildred Revard on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. James Edwards of Brooklyn Center and Mr. and Mrs. William Edwards of Brooklyn Center were Tuesday guests of Mildred Revard and also visited with William's brother, Rusty Edwards at Tracy. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Curwick and girls of Marshall were Sunday the game Friday night, Johnny dinner and afternoon guests of Glaser will play at the annual,Rachael Oestreich. dance in the gym, to which all have Weekend guests at the Mr. and been invited. The contract for constructing the pump house for the new well was let to Emil Butler for $1,750. Twenty members of the local Mrs. Pete Sammons home were Carol and Jerry Saxton of Randall. Added Sunday guests were Mr. and Mrs. Jack Raveling of Fairmington. American Legion Post who have Saturday evening Mr. and Mrs. been members for 30 years will be Ernest Maas and Mr. and Mrs. honored at a pheasant dinner at the Lowell Schmiesing attended YEARS AGO Methodist church parlorsOctoberfestatNewUlm. October 21, 1965 Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Gale Will spent The Walnut Grove High SchoolThe Tri-County Co-op Oil Thursday to Sunday as guests in senior,class will,present its class Assoc. will hold a grand opening the Mr. and Mrs. John Gries home play, The Man Who Cam6 To of its new building SaturdayatBumsville. Dinner" by George Kaufman and afternoon. Albina Wood and Lucille Boons Moss Hart, on Friday o and attended the Zytec annual party at Saturday, November 5 and 6. The play is directed by Mr. Dols. I I I Vicky Blawa and Pat Peterson visited Kathleen Zieske at Flllda Thursday evening. Weekend guests at the Fr cis Kassel home were Mr. and Mrs. Loren Kassel, Erin and Amy of Dawson and Kathy Mincy of San Jose, CA. Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Skjoiten and Mark of Hatton, ND, were weekend visitors at the Arthur Krause home. Thursday evening they all visited in the Bill Eichner home in Westbrook. Pastor and Mrs. John Folkerds, Anne and Aaron of Buffalo were weekend visitors of Mrs. Martha Osland. Added Sunday guests were Mr. and Mrs. Doug Kletcher and Adam of Westbrook. Mr. and Mrs. Rick Wegner and family of Courtland, Brad Baker of Lakeville and Collin Baker of Hastings were weekend guests in the parental Donn and Cleo Baker home. A week ago Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Kaue of Sioux City, IA, Mr. and Mrs. John Carlsen of Estes Park, CO, and Mr. and Mrs. Scot Wabasso Community Hall Saturday evening. Christine Bannick of Tyler visited her son and wife, Emil and Betty Bannick home from Thursday to Tuesday. Doretta Addison, of Minneota, Wilbert Cassman of Vesta and Edna Lessman were Sunday afternoon guests of Mrs. Bob Cyr and Loft at Tracy. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Swanson entertained at a Sunday dinner to honor Eugene's birthday. Guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Stenberg, Tracy, Denise Larson and Angela of Cannon Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Swanson, Jay and Pam Swanson, Michael, Jason and Katie, Joel and Pam Swanson, Spates and family of Redwood Nathan and Sarah. Falls were guests at the home of Sunday afternoon and evening Madeline Alcorn. : Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Stassen Weekend guests of Floyd md, were guests of his sister and Eldora Bakken were Mr. and Mrs. husband, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Clark at James Wenner, Kristine, Carolyn and Anne of Oakdale. Weekend guest of Audrey Baxter was her cousin, Neva Reikow of Holland. Saturday visitor of Sam and Bette Bertschi was Sam's brother, Bernard "Shim" Bertschi, of Marshall. Other guests were Lawrence's sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Ed VanDorpe of Minneota. Wednesday to Saturday, Evan and Grog Holmes of Waldorf were guests of their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Leiferman. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Boed3QO~, l ~t Quamba. Chuck Foster of Willmar October 1 lth to visit Richar8 and :was a Monday visitor of Sam and Donna Boerboom and family at Bette. Culpeper. VA, returning ;i Charles and Linda Benson Tuesday October 16th. While there visited Gary and Cindy Janssen they spent a day in -Over the weekend. Crystal Benson DC. spent the weekend with Jeff and Deb Benson. Public Cooperation Needed Residents with .mall boxes are asked to consider rebudding wdh swing-away supports to resist snow plowing. Suggestions are available from the County Engineer. Complete mowing of road ditches by local residents would be helpful where practical. Also removal of all large obstructions such as machinery or hay bales. Such obstructions are illegal. Plowing, pushing or shoveling of snow onto public roads is Illegal as well as unsafe. This causes additional snow buildup due to drifting and is a traffic hazard. During time of severe snowstorms, all calls requesting emergency assistance should be directed to the "911 ' emergency number. Your understanding of and cooperation with the County Highway Workers in their thankless work under the most miserable of conditions would be appreciated. By order of the Redwood County Board of Commissioners P. E. Boomgarden, County Engineer Saturday evening Mr. and Mrs. Art Krause attended the wedding of Romona Weber and Marlin Kukla at Zion Lutheran Church at Sanborn. Shirley Radel of Wabasso was a Monday dinner guest of Alma Lawrenz. Sunday Shirley Lorenz and Opal Larson were guests at the Mr. and Mrs. Albert Anderson home at Worthington. Weekend guests at the Dale and Roberta Lorenz home were their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Metza and son, Barry of Jim Falls, WI. Added Sunday supper guests were Mr. and Mrs. John Lenz of Cottonwood and Shirley Lorenz. Sunday afternoon and supper guests of Alma Lawrenz were: Mr. and Mrs. Doug Strand and granddaughter of Wabbasso, Mr. and Mrs. Luke Satter and Missy of Revere and Mr. and Mrs. John Mattison of Minneapolis. Mrs. Denise Larson and Angola of Cannon Falls spent last week visiting with her grandparents, Victor and Sadie Swanson. Lanny and Marilyn Sanner, Tracy, and Laura of Fairmont, were Saturday afternoon visitors at the Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kleven home and attended a birthday party Saturday evening at the Marvin Kleven home. Sunday Sara and Jennifer Lund accompanied their grandparents, Don and Lorrayne Lund, and they visited in the Elaine Kass home at Marshall. Judy Dagner of Lamberton visited her mother, Gunhild Johnson, Thursday forenoon. Marvin and Beth Kleven entertained family members at supper Saturday evening to honor Ph: 836-6244 or 763-3585 or 763-3467. The Sound that Sells! the 16th birthday of son, James, and the 15th birthday of Paul, son of Roger and Linda Kleven. Guests were the grandparents, Harlan and Marguerite Jensen of Marshall, Leonard and Margaret Johnson of Webster City, IA, and Henry and Gladys Kleven. Other family members were Lanny and Marilyn Sanner,'~racy, and Laura of Fairmont, ~Roger and Linda Kleven, Paul and Dennis, and Carrie Baumann. Ralph and Olga Tyler spent Wednesday to Sunday as guests of their daughter, Mary Tyler at Bumsville. Ed and Dorothy Knakmuhs, Erica and Amanda Knakmuhs spent Thursday to Sunday at the Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Batalden home at Thief River Falls Wednesday Mary Prechel, Tom" and Joyce visited Lillian Lavicky at her Marshall apartment. Mrs. Tom Good and family of Staples spent the weekend with her parents, Leslie and Doris Hoyt. Curtis Hoyt of Rapid City, SD, was an added Friday and overnight guest. Lucan The Wayne Steffen family of LeCenter spent the weekend at the Russell Steffen home Friday. Mrs. Lester Monahan of Redwood Falls and Mrs. Russell Steffen spent the day in Willmar. Recent visitors at the Edgar Olson home were Mrs. Gary Olson of Ft. Wayne, IN, Mrs. Mike Lund, Keith Luthus and Jane Freeburg, all of Minneapolis, and Kelly Olson, Marshall. Mrs. Edgar Olson spent Monday with her sister, Lucille Bjerstedt at Dawson. Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Hammerschmidt and Tiffany were weekend guests of Bernadette Zollner in Woodbury. Saturday they attended the Klante-F0wler wedding. Sunday Bernadette took the Hammerschmidts to brunch at an elegant restaurant, the "Ciatti's". Mary Kramer's Sunday supper guests were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brau of Arlington and:Mr, and Mrs. Richard Kramer. Gail Werner of Cannon Falls ,rod Mona Witt of New Ulm spent Tuesday with their father, Walter lvlartin. Myrtle Martin joined them l'or dinner. Mona also visited Sherri Jenniges. Milly Jensen spent Tuesday to Friday with her sister, Algona Nelson in Benson. Earl and Leona Hanske visited Mrs. Viola Peterson at Lamberton and at the Valley View Manor, iMrs. Esther Rue, Elsie Krueger and Conrad Simon, Thursday Mrs. Irene Dallmann spent the weekend with the Charles Zaehows in Redwood Falls. Friday evening 'all were at the Robert Kodet home for Ashley's 5th birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lothert of SENTINEL & TRIBUNE P.a Walnut Grove - Westbrook, MN - Wednesday, October Morton visited the Clarence Gilbs Sunday evening. Dennis Gilb of Savage spent Tuesday with his parents, Clarence and Shirley Gilb. Saturday Ed and Marge Gilbertson attended the 50th wedding anniversary of Ed's cousin ~nd her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Meyers, of Mountain Lake, held at Trinity Lutheran Church of Mountain Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Miller joined Myron Fuhr and Dorothy Parsons of Redwood Falls, Ethel Lamprecht of Wabasso, Inez Otto of Franklin and Gertrude Carlson of Hutchinson as Sunday supper guests at the Donna Davis home at Redwood Falls. The Maynard Millers attended the Open House at North Redwood Sunday afternoon for Ken and Vema Ness on their 25th wedding anniversary. Brendan Anderson of Mankato visited the Millers Monday through Wednesday. Mrs. Russell Steffen and Mrs. Lawrence Plaetz joined Mrs. LaVonne Hansen of Marshall and Mrs. Milton Sickman of Granite Falls at the Floyd Schmidt home at Belview Tuesday to make plans for their 50th Wabasso High School class reunion. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Foster of Morgan and Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Story of Coon Rapids were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Werner. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Norcutt of Anoka spent Friday with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Raveling and Richard visited the Castle Norcutts also. Ravelings visited at the Leon Lingle home at Lamberton Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Larrie Quam of Brunsville were weekend guests in the Bud Bruns home. Mary Schreiber of Taunton spent Friday with Mr. and Mrs Elmer Nesteby, ordered dinner and Elmer's birthday was observed Saturday Elmer's birtN celebrated by Linda O nr, , and Mrs. William Larson, lll l Mrs. Jim Jacobsen of ' Mrs. Kim Henriksen # son Mankato, Mr and Mrs. Dkct th and Karen, Milroy, :iterai Ouradas of Vesta and ICatoson Jean VanLoy. Mr. and #e lar Plaetz and Mr. and Is. Bitmer were Nesteby P visitors ve to Guests in the Mike Eichten home in to celebrate their son first birthday were Mr. Louie Dolan, Petsinger, Morton, and Frank Plaetzes of and /%rs Jerl3, Eichten, the Jerry Dallmanns, Petsinger, all of Eichten, Marshall, Baunes, Steve Bloomington and the Petsinger family, Eagan Mr. and Mrs. Roy Joe Dolan joined Jack Minneapolis and other Club 59 at evening for a family visit. FOR RENT One bedroom a Most utilities paid. available daily. citizens, disabled eligible. Valley Apart Lamberto~.~ SOT-TS2-q 507-752-/ Due to the process of moving, Weil r. have lost the order book. If you' stall waiting for tree work,please j k -q ner Jendil Campbell Tree Servic ,ho |wast Tracy, MN. lUme en SEN. DAVE FREDERICKSON asks: tt 9tt Can you afford to get sick. Just how are Minnesotans going to pay their doctor and hospital bills now and in the very near future? DAVE FREDERI( realize the eldefl~ possibility wipe they have in their lffedme. knows that at least 100,000 children have no health insurance. And it is no problem and young 20B k SENATOR DAVE FREDERICKSON, fought for and won legislation that established the beginnings of a program to make sure that health care is available in rural Minnesota Lamberton Dave Frederickson delivered on making health care available. State Senator Dave Frederickson can deliver on making health care affordable. ON NOV. 6TH VOTE TO DISTRICT 20 STATE SENATOR ' Paid for by Friends of Frtderickson Vohmteer Committee; Eldon Haugc "lreasurer, Kedd~oven. M.u'meso'J