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may be less tavorable. Nov. 8--Annual Meeting, In a recent Roper Organization Cottonwood County Agricultural study of parent, it found that by Society, (Fair Board), 8:00 p.m any standard, men have becomeArena CommunityRoom. = ! active participants in child rearing. Nov. 10--SW District 4-H When you ask Morn about Dad'sAdult Volunteer Leaders' Forum, con ibution to bringing up baby, 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m SW inwood County 0o? There may be specific she s likely to give him higher Experiment Station, Lamberton. solutions to particular wastes such marks than he gives himself. This Nov. 12--Extension Office nson as paint, but in general it is important to consider the following contrasts with Dad s over-rating of Closed, Veterans Day. his contribution to householdNOV. 12--Community Ed. Class hold hazardous responses to how you can manage chores compared to Mom's on Recycling taught by Minnesota household hazardous waste. ,1) Try to give leftovers to perception of amount done. Extension Service, 7:30 p.m. to it. Fathers scored particularly high 9:00 p.m Windom Area High ii dictionary defines neighbors, businesses or in reading to their children and School. organizations who will use them putting them to bed. In households Nov. 13 -- Tax lous as 'involving or properly for their intended with children under the age of 13, Management/Social Security, 9:30 40% of mothers said their husband a.m Storden Community Center, hg one to risk". A hazardous purposes, read to the children regularly. But Storden. ihen is one which can pose a 2) Recycle used motor oil andonly 24% of fathers took credit for others or the environment. Nov. 13--4-H/Home Council Llinnesota Pollution Control auto batteries regular reading. And though 39% Food Stand CommitteeMeeting, 3) Purchase only the amount of (MPCA) literature product needed for the job at hand. of mothers claimed their mates 7:30 p.m Extension Office. ts there are different4) Dispose of chemical solidsregularly put the children to bed, Nov. 14 -- 4-H Project just 33% of fathers agreed. At least Development Committee Meeting, l ristics of wastes which can dered hazardous, in original container whenever one mother in three said her 7:30p.m, JeffersSr. Center. Inmability or how easily a possible, husband regularly bought toys, Nov. 15 & 16---4-H Record & catches fire is one 5) Keep all chemical wastes cared for sick children, and fixed Bulletin Pick Up, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 .ration. Corrosiveness or out of reach of children and pets. 6) Use non-hazardous them dinner, but only about one in p.m Extension Office. !dic or caustic a substance alternatives whenever possible, four fathers took credit for this Nov. 15--Junior Leader a substance hazardous. The solution to managing care. Cloverbud Planning Meeting, 7:00 plosive or reactive potential household hazardous wastes is In fact, mothers gave fathersp.m Extension Office. more credit than fathers gaveNov. 15--Rent/Outlook/Land troduct could qualify as a both simple and complex. On one themselves for performing 15 of 17 Values Meeting, 1:30 p.m "o Also, the degree to which a hand, we can buy only what we child-care activities covered in the American Legion, Windom. l !i e L Xng Is//1 need and look for alternative uses 111 whenever possible. The complexity survey, including dressing the Nov. 15---Day and Faster Care 1 !home? " comes into play when we consider children, bathing them, changing Training, Guiding Behavior, 7:30 - efficient and effective ways to their diapers or wet beds, buying 9:00 p.m Southwest State Bank, ' hazards or threat to thecollect and store the unavoidable clothes, getting up at night, feeding Windom. ent go. often we think of hazardous wastes we generate on a them, and giving them bottles. used by large industries Fathers still score lower Farm Tax zaer than -- local, state and national level, whenever child care interferes with rll proaucts we may have Individually and collectively we their job, Only 16% of fathers said Management/Social rtlttl ehn?U iih?ddnS. AarlaO k are all part of the problem but part they regularly worked at home so Security meeting big,",g g i ty of the solution as well. they could be with their children. roomSt rageofShedany' homelaundrYis likel ,r m For additional information on Only 9% sai.d they avoided out-of- tobe held anu . handling specific household town trips to be with the family. Farm Tax Management is the .trade a look at household hazardous wastes, contact the And just 5% said they regularly theme of a meeting to be held on you uswastes. Minnesota Extension Service left work early to care for their Tuesday, November 13at the new aning products such as drain, office at 831-4022. We have children. and window cleaners are only MPCA materials as well as a safer Storden Community Center. [ne of the commonly used substitute or alternatives list meeting willbegin at 9:30 a.m. and tll |tially hazardous wastes, developed by the Minnesota Wast/ finish by noon. r. ,t ectants, bleach, ammonia, Management Board. Perry Pales, Area Extension ,trltrleu maO c eOnens cl age Ss n Upcoming Opl rtuniti Agent in Farm Management will dl p Nov. 2.--Beef Feeders Meeting, discuss the many tax topics and l'he ultimate concern is often 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, changes that will be important to groundwater Cleaning Extension Report by farmers in planning their 1990 year ets are beneficial in terms of Elaine R. Harder Extension Office cleaning ability however, County Extension Agent, Nov. 3 & 24--- Teens Reachingend tax management. . pose a risk when viewed as a 4-H Youth Developmznt Youth" (TRY) Junior Leader discussedS me of theincludetopicsdepreciationthat wdl be Training Program, 10:00 a.m. to changes for 1990; l yment of water contaminant. Moms recognize 2:3o p.m SL James. , general types of products Dads' contribution to Nov. 5---Golden K s, Recycling labor with commodities; potenttal ,! in the home which should be Presentation, 10:.00 a.m capitol gains changes; and self- 'tiered hazardous include young children Nov. 5---4-H Leaders Councilemployment tax changes for1991. and health care products, " Historically parenting Executive Board meets with JimAccording to Fales, many ,and building products, responsibilities were reserved Lewis, 7:00 p.m Extension farmers are showing strong taxable : otive products as well as farm incomes for the third straight nt .ng and pest control primarily for the mother. In recent Off z.e. years we've recognized the Nov. 7--RecyclingPresentation, year. This means that farmers lean we do significance of the father's role in 7:45 p.m St. Francis Xaviershould be spending considerable this important process. It appears Catholic Church, Windom. time during November and land fi'lling hazardous that changes have brought about an Nov. 8 --- Shooting December with tax planning. es pose some risk to theincrease in paternal involvement in Sports/Wildlife Project A portion of this program will be nment what is a person to parenting, but perceptions by some Development Committee Meeting, devoted to a discussion of social 7:00 p.m Extension concerns. This segment "--- will help clear up misconceptions SENTINEL & TRIBUNE PAGE 13 Walnut Grove - Westbrook, MN - Wednesday, October 31, 1990 I I o-le ma have as the" -et into presented as to when to increase or th iPr late rearnin"" ear a nd are decrease social security income Y - contributions preparing . for reu.rement, r- onoi,n r ffi,e for Discussion will include timing ol a, v y your contributions, a--egmore. . . Imormauon Anyone. ts considerations, and earning after invited to attend th|s meeung at no retirement. Strategies will be charge. Mature Driving Wl.] I I Tj A Uniqu Program for Older Drivers a 8 hour class for drivers over 55, to improve their driving skills. This course was developed by the American Association of Retired Persons (A.A.R.P.). Minnesota State Law requires Insurance Co. to give 10% premium reduction on your auto insurance over the next 3 years. Register at the Senior Center. Time: Nov. 14 1:00-5:00 p.m. Nov. I5 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 Place: Westbrook Sr. Center $7.00 for materials XES. urai Improve rural economy is possible through efficient family creating new markets and product opportunities will value to our farm products, create jobs and keep farms /z -=d Winter Is Getting Results and t:)cssed iegis!ahon to encourage the production and use )f Soybean ink ,n prmhng. ]-ks Jegislotion encouraged the state to SOybeon ink for printing when economicoiiy leasable. AS APPOINTED DIRECTOR OF AGRICULTURE RESEARCH BOARD (AURI) : $S.B. million for applied research :- Funded ethanol research in cooperation with Minnesota Corn Proc- essors to improve the effectiveness of ethanol production. Research to utilize wheat and soybean feed in the production of fish. Conservation research to reduce farm tillage and chemical costs while maintaining yields. ~b development and valde added to farm products through og-proc- ventures. (Monfort's, Campbell's, Huisken) Ted talks to Gene Metz and other local farmers about conservation tillage. Making Good Changes . . . For The Ag Economy State Representative District 28A Po*d for by Ted W~nter VoJunteer Commtttee M~rgoret Kur'.erth Treos; 802 3rd Ave, Worthington, MN 56187 Speaks out on The federal budget mess is a good example of how out of touch with reality some politicians can be. But not Congressman Vin Weber. Congressman Weber is working to reduce the deficit without raising taxes. That means keeping the spending appe- tites of the liberal Democrats under control. "Too many people the rest of us have to face. "Instead of arguing over whose l we should be looking for ways to keep the e onomy months. Tacking on anoth,r dime in federal taxes could drive 'That's wh I have trap rted a freeze on: Congr $sional spending instead of rinsing taxes In the last ',y : ,po " " " V * decade, Federal tax revenues have inCreased by se eral hundred billion dollars, but Federal spending has gone up even faster! " := r I "" "" ' ".The government :/leeds lW aghtel l l ad::Odf digging deeper into the pockets of American restraint and economic growth." His no nonsense approach to deficit reduction is one more way Congressman Vin Weber's Leadership makes a difference for us! Paid for by Friends of Vin Weber