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Serving: Walnut Grove, Westbrook, Dovray, and Revere areas 35 cents " Volume No. 7 Wednesday, Oct. 31, 1990 Issue No. 6 W/WG Drama Dept. to present "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown," a musical by Clark Gessner, will be presented on November 13 - 15 on the Walnut 3K -- The City biodegradable material. Grove and Westbrook stages. This of Westbrook took a ftrst The council has three year marks 40th anniversary of live step towards recycling at applications for the position of the "Peanuts comic strip, which is $ onday night meeting when City Clerk in Westbrook. Theywritten by Charles M. Schultz. pproved a special six hours decided to interview the three The musical will be performed cal people to bring their applicants before the November in the Walnut Grove High School lheasl UClable material to the new 5th meeting, on Tuesday, November 13 at 8:00 recycling plant. Judges were appointed to serve p.m. and Wednesday, November tyor Harold Schmidt in the general election on Tuesday, 14 at 1:30 p.m and at Westbrook the special opening of the November 6th. Those named were: High School Thursday, November J ii 'rom 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Sherm Eckhardt, Ethel Madson,15 at 1:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. ' Lber 5 and 6. It was felt by Gerry Erickson, Kari Ourada, Ticket sales will begin Monday, ' uncil that residents have Gloria Doom, Sy Menk and JohnNovember 5th. Tickets for the getting started on the Madson. evening shows are $3.50 for adults i i J g program and may want On Sale liquor licenses were and $2.50 for children. Children,s / iI ) i of some they have been approved for the VFW and the matinee tickets are $1.50 council also approved Elkhorn Inn for $1,700. The The cast consists of Su n g leaves and grass at the Elkhorn wa.s also issued an offsale Cooley, Jennifer Halstens , drill where the city crew license for $I00. Jennifer Hopper, Dana Klonlz, talled some snow fences. A building permit was Heather Brand, Leasa Bakken, ;tic bags should be left at approved for Lloyd Eichner to add Conni Ridell, Merideth Homing, hhy' :eunlemSadthey n to his garage' productionHalstens n'Brian Carlson, and JoeYis DirectingMr. Williamthe E II ' Richards, with junior, Janine Stiles, assisting. The WAVG version of the play "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" will also include a six to eight The Cast posed for this picture of the upcoming play. Left to right Heather Brand, J.J. member orchestra, directed by Mr. Halstenson, Jenny Hopper, Leasa Bakken, Susan Cooley, Connl Riddell, Brian Carlson, Thomas Vondracek. The pianoMerldeth Homing, and Dana Klontz. ST Photo. accompanist for the musical is Ms. Shelley Benson. [ Electio is next q uesday I:' WALNUT GROVE-WEST- Fire Hall. member for two years, Vin BROOK -- With the election in Things are a bit different in Anderson, appointee to that the offering next Tuesday, Walnut Grove where no one filed position has filed. Polls in Walnut November 6, it will be interesting for mayor. Bruce Thoma, who has Grove will open on Tuesday, to see just what voters in held that position for a number of November 6 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 Minnesota and the nation will tell years has emphatically stated he is p.m. at the Walnut Grove noi a candidate and will not accept Community Center. a write in. A last minute write-in Voters are reminded if they wish their representatives at the polls. Locally, there has not been much controversy or scandal among the candidates for office either in Westbrook or Walnut Grove. Westbrook will be electing a mayor and two council members. Mayor Harold Schmidt will be running Goehring for the two council positions in the .city. Polls in Westbrook will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Westbrook Halloween Party in the air and on top LNUT GROVE--Workmen were "on top" at the Walnut :hool on Tuesday morning waiting for the crane to lift to them so they could make repairs on the roof. Pleasant Weather of the past few days has helped that IS in need of last minute fall repairs. ST Photo. WALNUT GROVE--Amicus Study Club will sponsor a Halloween Party for pre-school through Grade 6 on Wednesday, October 31, from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. at the Community Center. Children need not come in costume. < GROVE--There were no vampires In sight on Monday when the Bloodmobile visited, draining blood nevertheless. Clowns, witches, and goblins that resembled members helped the Red Cross workers during the day. ST Photo. Pints collected Bloodmobile LNUT GROVE -- The on Monday, October a huge success. were: production, with 3 timers- Marge Heinrich, And a special thanks to all that started ou.t very slow, but we had a donated blood. Our goal was 90 great fmish. Thanks to all! and once again we made it. It and Nick Leonard, Warner and candidate on Tuesday stated heW vote for a write in candidate, would be willing to accept the they must write the name on the mayors position if enough ballots line but must also remember to were cast for him. Ca'eg Hansen, place an X in the box for that currently serving as council section. Also, there is an member will accept a write in for amendment on the ballot foryou to mayor of Walnut Grove. consider. If you fail to vote for the Walnut Grove will have a amcndmenL it will automatically contest in the two, four year bea"No'vote, soifyou whthlo council terms. David Hoyt, have some of the gambling money incumbent has filed with Dale used for our environment, be sure Anderson and Neil Johnson also to vote "Yes" for the amendment. Sheriff Ward to speak filing, For the term of council in Westbrook, Nov. 7 Halloween Parade Break-in at o,o wooo County Sheriff, Glen Ward will speak on "High On o,w.c. Elkhorn Inn on Drugs" at Trinity Damascus Club is sponsoring a Lutheran Church in Westbrook on Halloween Parade down Main Wednesday, November 7th at 7 Street Wednesday, October 31. WESTBROOK -- Sometime in p.m. Westbrook Walnut Grove Children (pre-school thru 4th the early Monday morning thieves High School and Middle School grade) meet in the city park at 4:30 or a thief broke into the Elkhom pupils, parents and teachers, as p.m. llar.l . Parents be at the park Inn. The thieves forced off a dead well as the general public, are at 5 p.m. to pick up children, bolt lock on the front door to gain invited to attend. The meeting is entry. Once inside they hedkt for the sponsored by Trinity Women of Funeral services for office and took cash from deposit the ELCA. Robert DeMarce bags, but little else was noted as mmsmg. Thursday According to bar owner, Dee Cub Scout WALNUT GROVE--Funeral Earl, the thieves could possibly Pack meeting services will be in Mankato for have taken a small amount of WESTBROOK--Cub Scouts Robert DeMarce, former Walnut cigarettes and liquor. Although it will hold their November Pack Grove resident, on Thursday, was not strongly evident, meeting Sunday, November 4th, at November 1, 1990. Visitation will Earl said that they had been 3 p.m. The meeting will be held at be Wednesday, October 31 at gone for the weekend so there was Trinity Lutheran Church in the Landkammer Funeral Home, a larger amount of cash than is basement. All Cub Scouts and their Mankato, from 2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 normally kept on the premises, family are encouraged to attend. p.m. The Westbrook police and Any boys in grade 2 - 5 who are A full obituary will be in the Cottonwood County Sheriffs office not Cub Scouts, and would like to Sentinel/Tribune next week. are investigating the incident, join, please attend the meeting According to Sheriff Glen Ward the thief or thieves really knew Sunday with your parents. Serving what they were doing, as was lunch will be Arvin and Sue Cohrs indicated by the way they forced and Tom and June Merchant. off the deadbolt lock. County Road 7 to open soon Workmen were busy Monday afternoon laying mats over the sections of road that were dug up. That along with widening the shoulders will make for a vast Improvement of the road. The toad Is expected to be open to through traffic by the middle of this week. Farther north on the curve 2 miles south of Walnut Grove work Is nearly completed and the road Is open to through traffic. Also the new bridge on highway 14 west of Walnut Grove is open. ST Photo+ gallon--Shelley Nelson to Michelle Harrington, Knakmuhs, Marianne Thea Mathiason, Osland, Ron Bakken and Club members for at the Bloodmobile. to Sharon Bakken, Faye Bakken, Oscar Evelyn Rys, Bonnie Boerboom and for bars and cookies. thanks to the Hoyts for and munchies, for cups and the Auxiliary for serving food