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rror o I II lii [ II III i , TEN YEARS AGO FORTY October 30, 1980 YEARS AGO Patty R ys scored 28 points in district opener. It was all Patty Rys November 2, 1950 on the serving and great support About one hundred persons were from the test of the Loggers as present at the Trinity Lutheran Walnut Grove advanced in the District 10 Volleyball Tournament over Morgan 18 - 14 and 18 - 4. Patty served 18 consecutive points. Landmark Repaired--Workmen were busy removing some of the loose bricks on the facade of the old bank-post office building on Main Street on Monday. Twenty-two Walnut Grove High School Future Homemakers of America members will attend the District FHA Convention, Monday, November 3rd at Ivanhoe. Jolene Rowan will conduct the meeting as 1980 District President until the Cemetery in Springdale Township Sunday afternoon when a new monument marking the site of the Old Country Church, known then as the Swedish Evanglical Lutheran Church of Walnut Grove, was dedicated and unveiled. Pastor Bertil Erling offered a dedicatory prayer. Sunday dinner guests at the Mr. The fire department was called to the Virgil Anderson farm Tuesday evening when fire from a burning corn cob pile spread into a stubble field. Doris Munson was named Homecoming Queen at the High School Homecoming Friday night. Her attendants were Corrine Schnormeier, Evonne Johnson, Janet Harnack and Bernadine Schnormeier. Eddie Fujan, co- captain of the football team, crowned the queen at the half-time ceremony, while co-captain, AI Farber, looked on. Normal fall weather has returned to Minnesota after a fall heat wave sent the temperature way up to 90 here Monday afternoon. attending were: Gene and Marilyn Swanson, Muriel Bruder, Rich, Faith and Kara Swanson, Lynn Swanson, Nathan and Sarah, Victor and Sadie Swanson and John and Carol Swanson, all of Walnut Grove. Oscar and Kathryn Stenberg, Harold and Doris Drackley, Millic. Sheets and Bob and Kim Bruder Adam, all of Tracy. Dean and Nancy Grams, Candice and Ashton, Brian Bruder and Karl Peterson all of Marshall. Saturday Mr. and Mrs. Scot Spates and family of Redwood Falls hosted a birthday party for Madeline Alcorn. Her children from the cities were also guests. Mary Windberg of Duluth and Beth Lackey of St. Paul visited their grandmother, Emma Baxter, at the Bill Baxter home Sunday. They came especially for Emma's birthday. Elwood, Virginia and Gary Dahlgren were Sunday evening visitors of Don and Delores Buyck. Thursday evening the Atkins They went especially to celebrate Virginia's birthday. new president is named. Candidates for district offices were JoNes VanI-Iecke, campaigning for District Member at Large and Tiana Knudson who is a candidate for Junior High Representative. Terry Drever, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Drever and a junior at Walnut Grove High School has been selected to perform in the third Southwest Minnesota Band Festival to be held at Southwest State University on November 7th and 8th. Loggers win conference title in Volleyball. Walnut Grove won the 3rd straight conference title in the Red Rock Conference. TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO October 28, 1965 Workmen arrived in Walnut Grove yesterday to begin work on a fertilizer and farm supply center to be constructed here by the American Cyanamid Company The new facility will be located between the C & NW railway tracks and Highway 14 in the eastern part of town. Vernon Munson, son of Mr and Mrs. Clarence Munson, was promoted to Major in the army on October llth. He is now stationed at Colorado Springs, CO. He recently returned from Vietnam where he was stationed for a year. The fire department was called to the Joe Boerboom farm Tuesday whea the stubble in a picked corn field caught fire. Conf'Lrmation will be held at the St. Olaf and English Lutheran Churches Sunday. St. Olaf members are: Brady Jo Anderson and Annette Hoyt. At English Lutheran members are: Delite Anderson, John Comnick, Charles Hoffrogge, Kathy Koblegard, Luverne Larsen, Jay Nackerud, David Oleson, Thomas Olson and Dwight Stoll. and Mrs. Virgil Munson home Card Party Club went to the Lucan were Dawn Munson, Curt and Supper Club. Kathy Kockelman and Layne. Alice Maas spent Friday and Saturday at the Mr. and Mrs. Tom Micke home at Long Lake. Sunday afternoon guests in the DeLores Swenson home were Art and Alice Ms as, Bruce Mass, Jared and Jonna. Dorothy Paterson entertained John and Janet Block at supper on Saturday evening. Cliff and Melba Pack visited Melba's mother, Stena Brass, at Windom on Saturday. Mrs. Merrill Wahl of Currie, Nicky Wahl of Tracy and Mac Jim and Sandy Johnson of Radtke were guests in the Ernie Warsaw and Dianna and Gins Johnson home at Marshall on Meld were weekend guests ofSunday. Shirley Lorenz. Dale and Roberts Lorenz were Saturday dinner and supper guests. Saturday morning Mrs. Lowell Schmiesing was among several ladies from Faith Lutheran Church, Tracy, that attended LWLM Fall Rally at Slayton. Jerry Sykora and children, Julie and Mark of Charlotte, NC, spent Thursday to Sunday visiting their mother and grandmother, Signe Sykora. They also visited with the Garry and Sarah Sykora family. Sunday afternoon and supper guests at the Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Schmiesing home were Mr. and Mrs. Larry Murphy and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Schmiesing and family and Dan and Rod Mr. and Mrs. Chester Addison, and Mae Radtke attended the 25th wedding anniversary for Mr. and Mrs. Gary Radtke at Marshall on Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mrs Dale Kassel were weekend guests in the Bruce Linscheid home at Eagan. Clarence Timm of Lamberton, Delmar Boelke of West Bend, WI, and Lawrence and Avenell Boelke were Saturday guests of Margaret DeBates. Sunday, Mrs. Evelyn Holbrook and Billy of Redwood Falls was aguest of Margaret. Harry and Merge Bakken attended confirmation at Trinity Church in Westbrook for Curt Bakken on Sunday. They were Carl Arnold has been a patient at the Tracy Hospital since October 22. Esther Benedict of Lamberton visited with Verna Benedict on Thursday. Charles and Linda Benson and Crystal visited the zoo at Sioux Falls on Sunday. Norms Freeman, Marie Ochs, Liza Heitzmann, Lola Duus and Mrs. Pint all of Springfield were guests in the Lawrence and Avenell Boelke home on Wednesday. Lawrence and Avenell Boelke were guests in the Lyle Johnson home at New Ulm on Sunday. They went especially to help Konnie Jansen of New Ulm and David Wilson of Bloomington celebrate their birthdays. John and Peg DeBates of Farmington were guests Friday and Saturday of Margaret DeBates. They were on their way to Arizona for the winter. Added Saturday morning coffee guests were Pete and Delores Sammons. Colette Behrens of Maple Plain spent Monday to Wednesday of last week with her mother, Jo Schmiesing. dinner and afternoon guests in the Anderson. Lee Bakken home. Sadie Knapper of Lamberton Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Haline of Harry and Merge Bakken visited moved into the Grove Apartments Cambridge, sister and brother-in- Alma Pederson at Sioux Falls on this past week. law of Vi Steffen, were Thursday Monday and Anna Berdahl at the Saturday Jeff and Karla and Friday guests at the Emil Good Samaritan Village. AnnaLessman, Joshua and Kristine of Steffen home. Berdahl is 103 years old and was a Fremont, NE. Warner Lessman and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Steffen visited in the Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Bakken home Sunday afternoon. Sunday evening Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Stassen helped Greg and Karen Lanoue celebrate their anniversary at Tracy. Billy and Twyla Otto, Mildred Otto and Jeff and Monies Otto had supper at the Mediterranean Club on Thursday evening to help Jeff Otto celebrate his birthday. friend and classmate of Harry Jeri of Tracy visited Martha Bakken's mother, Helga Bakken. Willhite and Betty and Edna They attended District 43 together. Lessman at Grove Apartments. Harry and Merge Bakken met Dr. Vernon Bittner of Plymouth Nancy and David Herder of Spring and Melvin Bittner of rural Lucan Valley at Mankato on Sunday to celebrate the birthdays of Nancy, Tami and Terie Herder. Tanya Herder of Hutchinson also attended. Jay and Pam Swanson, Michael and Jason entertained for Katie Swanson's 6th birthday. Those were Saturday guests of Kleota Bittner. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Gench of Beaver Dam, WI, were re are some Some candidates will distort and outright lie about their opponent's voting record: call them soft on crime for supporting the toughest anti-crime package in the state's history; call them anti-business for bringing unprecedented economic to District 20; call them big spenders for fighting to make health care available to all rural Minnesotans; suggest they want to raise taxes when they fight for tax relief for farmers and small businesses and those least able to afford it. t 't Don't expect dirty politics from State Senator Dave Frederickson. He doesn't work that way. ON NOV. 6TH VOTE TO N DI$ iO' 20 STATE $BATOR for by Fvm~s a" ~dt~m Vohmm~ Cammmm~ ~ lkule. T~. ~ Mimtaou for District 20! II SENTINEL & TRIBUNE PAGE Walnut Grove - Westbrook, ~N - Wednesday, October 31, 1| t houseguests at the Victor and Sadie Swanson home Wednesday to Friday. Thursday evening they were all supper guests at the Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Farr home at Marshall. Mary Prechel visited Lillian Lavicky at Marshall Saturday forenoon. Clint and Merilea Schultz of Maple Grove spent the weekend with her mother, Merihel Steiner. Sunday Kato Trolen and his mother, Mrs. Hazel Trolen of Albert Lea, visited with Homer Fultz, Edna Lessman and Chester and Ilamay Addison. Donald Anderson and Rodney Maguire have been elk hunting in Jackson Hole, WY. Mary Prechel visited Carl Arnold at the Tracy Municipal Hospital on Thursday. Melissa Shaw of Bloomington and Denise Dressen of Mankato were weekend guests of their parents, James and Diane Shaw at Dovray. Saturday they attended the bridal shower for Patty Ankrum at St. Paul's Catholic Church. MEA weekend, Rosemary Valentine, Michael and Mary of Coon Rapids were,Wednesday to Sunday visitors of Meribel Steiner. 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