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@ Collecting is a popular pastime How many of you are collectors? Collecting is a popular pastime for many and the items range from very expensive to relatively costless odds and ends. Typical 1st, 2nd and 3rd places, in each division will be awarded at $25.00, $15.00, and $10.00 accordingly. The winners will be selected from all county entries. The winning high school logo will be used on recycling containers and the winning elementary logo will be roots .and rhizomes that are protected by the soil, and still growing actively. Use either a standard lawn fertilizer (not one with weed-killer added) or one that's meant specifically for late fall use. When you put down a see,end application m fall, you needn t fertilize first thing next spring. Instead, wait until early May, when you'll probably need to apply a fertilizer containing pre-emergent herbicide to prevent crabgrass. collections are:thimbles, figurines, Millipedes and Centipedes mul s, toy machinery, caps, pigs, used on pamphlets for the county. ---These insect relatives can be chnstmas tree ornaments and the The area schools will be receiving easily distinguished. Millipedes are dust which "collects" on them as more information on the details of dark-colored, about 1 inch long, well. lhe conteSL The,list of collectibles is as long Children are not only willing, having cylindrical bodies with as one s imagination. But I believe but eager to do their part. Usually short, inconspicuous legs and move a few items have been missed from children are the ones who influence slowly. Centipedes are tannish, 1 to the collection list. These items are the.b e havior of adults. 2 inches long, have flattened probably more valuable than a Isn t it time we add to our bodies with long, conspicuous legs $75.00 Precious Moment Figurine collections of thimbles, muggs and and move quickly. Millipedes feed or a porcelain thimble from Christmas tree ornaments. Start to decaying organic material while Germany. These collectibles are collecting the moot valuable items, centipedes feed on insects and the cardboard, paper, plastic, glass, Make room in your house for other small creatures. aluminum and tin products which today's collectibles of paper, Both are harmless to people and property, although centipedes can are recyclable, plastic, cardboard, glass, tin and bite if held and squeeze& The collectors of these items aluminum. come in all shapes, sizes and ages, Millipedes are associated with from the very young to the retired, damp conditions and usually die Being enviromnentally concerned Leader training for Redwood soon after entering homes because has taken on a new look. The earth County Extension Home Study it is too dry. Centipedes also like conscious people are not only Groups is October 30. Sessions are damp areas but are not as sensitive. sterotypical hippies from the 60s at the Courthouse at l:30 and at the Millipedes are very likely to with wire-framed glasses, straight SW Experiment Station - reproduce indoors. Centipedes hair and fringed leather vests. They berton at 7:30 p.m. The topic normally do not but could,~ are 3 foot 3 inch kindergartners, is 'Humor in Families" by Sandie especially if an abundant food grocery store cashiers, high school Syverson, Jackson Co. Extension source is available. Control millipedes and football players, working morns Agent. The public is invited to centipedes by the following and dads. In essence, everyone can attend. . , be a environment collector, methods. Seal obvious cracks and All of us can make a difference gaps around the home s exterior. in today's environment. Consider Fall Lawn Care Remove leaves, wood chips, the following: Fall lawn chores arc definitely stones, and other debris near * If we all recycled our winding down, but were not quite homes that serve as hiding places. Sunday papers, we could save over done yet. A litde extra care this 500,000 trees every week. autumn should result in a healthier, Reduce moisture indoors with a fan * If every american family more attractive lawn, next spring, or dehumidifier. Physically kill and remove the insects as they are seen. In cases of large numbers entering homes, spray an insecticide (such as chlorpyrifos or diazinon) as a barrier treatment around the home's exterior. Their activity should stop once cold weather arrives. For more information and control, contact the Redwood County Extension Service and ask for bulletin AG-FS-1023 "Sowbugs, millipedes, and centipedes in the house". planted just one tree, over a billion Continue mowing the lawn until pounds of "greenhouse" gasses top growth stops. Rake up leaves would be removed from the so they don't mat down, atmoophere every year. eliminating ak circulation. In dry * If every commuter car weather, water thoroughly, but less carried just one mo e passenger, frequendy as temperatm'es drop. we'd save 600,000 gallons of Late October or early November gasoline every day. is an excellent time to put down Source: 50 Simple Things you f that final application of lawn Can do to Save the Earth. fertilizer, particularly if you've had In an effort to promote any problems with patch diseases. "collecting" recyclables in Fertilizer applied this late doesn't Redwood County, a logo contest result in a flush of new topgrowth; for elementary and high school temperatures are too cool for that. Students is underway. Prizes for Instead, it seems to benefit the SENTINEL & TRIBUNE 12 L Walnut Grove - Westbrook, MN - Wednesday, October 31, 1990 I II I FOR RENT 2 Bedroom Apartment Call 859-2154 rPlum Creek Apartments for State Senate District 28 ses. I won't surrender to I won't offer excU,al newer. I'll start r n OI|iIL- r metropolaa -, rking for you. after the electlo, "" Thank you for your support. PAID ADI'ER TlYiEMENT: Prff,ared a~l l,aid for b. Fri~ for RO~ Ilardo. Joan S~ 1 n. Trm~urrr. #119 Ilrow~ .Sweeq. dat~n. MN J61dJ. / Listed Below Are Deficiencies In The Present GENERAL DEFICIENCIES: * Current 14-bed jail is approved by the Dept. of corrections for only eight prisoners for up to The present jail was built in the 1800s. 72 hours or those sewing sentences in a work Public entry/waiting area is extremely small, release program because we can't separate Is not accessible to handicapped, prisoners by minimum, medium & maximum Office lay-out is Inefficient. security & work release. . General storage is minimal and unhandy * No program or exercise space. Emergency power generator must be manually * Cells are not of sufficient size to meet started in outside garage, resulting in current standards. a ten-minute downtime. * The facility falls far short of meeting current MN Dept.of Corrections standtards established to promote safety & minimize county liability JAIL DEFICIENCIES: exposure. ! * One space accommodates the kitchen, COSTS OF TRANSPORTING PRISONERS TO intoxilizer, storage, prisoner lockers, visiting. ANOTHER FACILITY: * No visual control exists over cell areas on two * Costs associated with housing prisoners through floors. June 1990 totaled $317,287 {does not include * The facility lacks secure contact & non-contact cost of transportation or deputy time spent). visiting areas. * Estimated cost of transporting & housing * The Isolation cell is not separated from other prisoners for 1990 is $40,000 to $57,000. cell areas & is not visually controlled * Using inflation rate of cost of transporting by the Jailor. & housing prisoners through 2010 could be * The facility lacks adequate laundry & $1.143,000 to $1.631.000. kitchen facilities. New Facility Be Located Just East Of The Present Facility! Sheriff Glen Ward standing in front of the present jail facility. At the November 6, 1990 General Election, the following question will be submitted to the citizens of Cottonwood County: In favor of allowing the Cottonwood County Board of Commissioners to issue General Obligation Bonds for the purpose of constructing a Cotton- wood COunty Jail Facility not to exceed $1,952,000.00. The Cottonwood County Commissioners provide this ad for your voting knowledge. IT IS POSSIBLE PASSAGE OF THIS QUESTION WOULD NOT RAISE HOWEVER, TAXES COULD BE AFFECTED AS FOLLOWS: Example: * If you own a $30,000 home. the new jail could raise your taxes $1.64 a year for 20 years. * The same property, non-homestead, would raise your taxes $1.75. * Homestead property of 160 acres land could increase your taxes $8.50 per year for 20 years. * Non-homestead 1 ;0 acres land could increase your taxes $14.00 per year for 20 years. TAXES. Income saved and money generated by rental of the lower level in the new building to other county offlcej, could be in ex~js of $400,000 in 20 year$l