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Constance KnOtt Mrs. Constance Knott is a native of Tracy, MN, and a graduate of Southwest State University, Marshall. She received a degree in Elementary Education in 1977 and in Vocal Music Education in 1983. Her teaching experience includes a stint at the Walnut Grove School from 1977 to 1981, and she is presently teaching high school and elementary music at the Westbrook Elementary and the Westbrook Walnut Grove High School in Westbrook since 1983. Her duties include music instruction for grades K - 4 and choir and voice director in grades 9 - 12. She and her husband, Arlen Knott, have one daughter, Abigail who is three years old. Constance's hobbies and interests include reading, music (of course), bike riding, swimming and ice skating. She loves music and outings with Arlen and Abby and has been involved in music in her church and with the Walnut Grove Ecumenical Community Choir. Ed Fornbero, Thomas Vondracek, Constance Knott ST Photo. grade at Walnut Grove and they have two children, Tony, age 5, in kindergarten, and Lindsey, age 1 1/2. His hobbies include drawing, trying to be creative, spending time with his family, working on his house, talking about cars, and trying to understand Leonard McLai]tgJaJin. Ed says at this point in his life he cannot imagine doing anything else but teach art. He enjoys trying to make something from nothing. He feels the most important thing to learn in art is creativity and creativity is something that can be used not only in art, but in all areas of life. November lunch money due WESTBROOK November lunch money will be collected Thursday, 11/01/90, at 9:00 a.m. in the High School Office. Cost: Grades 9 - 12, $23.75, Grades 1 - 4, $20.90, Kindergarten, $13.20. Thomas Vondracek Thomas Vondracek's home town is Verdigre, NE. He received a BME degree from Yankton College, Yankton, SD, and is presently working on his masters at Mankato State University. Before coming to this area, he taught for four years in Nebraska. He previously taught elementary and high school band and high school choir at Walnut Grove. This year he is instructing 4th grade music in the elementary; middle school music and choir, and high school band at Westbrook. His wife, Kathy is elementary music instructor in Walnut Grove and Westbrook. They have two children, a son, Victor and daughter, Ellie. Fire Prevention Poster Contest Judges for the 1990-1991 Fire Prevention Poster Contest were Deb Jans and Joan Schuknecht. Points to consider in judging the posters were originality, message, simplicity and cre tivity. Winners included: Iq, indergarten- 1st Place, Jenna Kaslimarek, 2nd Drew Swenhaugen and 3rd Ashley Paplow. Grade 1-1st Place, Marie Barrie, 2nd Place, Emily Buss and 3rd Place, Adam Kletcher. Grade 2-1st Place, Matthew Xavier, 2nd Place, Cody White and 3rd Place, Mark Kells. Grade 3-Ist Place, Laridee Dibble, 2rid Place, Alissa Doom and 3rd Place, Haven Johnson. Grade 4-1st Place, Kari Enstad, 2nd Place, Valerie Cassel and 3rd Place, Dustin Knapper. Over-all Grand Champion was Ma Athew Olsem. Thomas' hobbies and interests include working on the family's old house they recently purchased in Walnut Grove, and attending Mankato State University night school. The latter activity, combined with his teaching duties, does not leave a great deal of time for many other hobbies at the present time. Ed Fornberg Ed Fornberg grew up on a farm near Ellendale, MN, and is a graduate of Winona State University. He has a degree in K- 12 Art Education and is a certified coach for grades 7 - 12. He taught art in the Walnut Grove School for two years, and at St. Mary's Catholic School in Tracy for one year. This is his fifth year teaching at Westbrook. This year he is instructing elementary art in grades Kal at Westbrook and Walnut Grove; grades 5 - 8 in the Westbrook Walnut Grove Middle School, and in grades 9 - 12 at Westbrook Walnut Grove High School in Westbrook. His wife, Becky, teaches first l Front row, left to right: Jenna Kashmarek, Emily Buss, Matthew Olssm, Adam Kletcher, Ashley Paplow, Marie Barrle. Middle row: Matthew Xavier, Larldee Dibble, Alissa Doom, Haven Johnson, Drew Swenhaugen. Back row: Dustin Knapper, Karl Enstad, Valerle Cassel, Mark Kells, Cody White. S/T Photo ' ack to the 60's" Friday, November 2 50c Hamburger 20c Cone 50c Malts 30c French Fries 45c Sundae 35c Bottle of Coke Bowling - 50c a llne Double "D", Bowl & Cafe Westbrook, MN. "I ' I I,I III Soup & & Bake Sale 9 I0 a.m. to 2 p.m. Grace Lutheran Church, Westbrook, MN. Drawing for door prizes. Matching funds by Lutheran Brotherhood, #8324. WWG Drama Department presents "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown" NOVEMBER 13, 14, 15 at Westbrook & Walnut Grove Walnut Grove High School November 13, 8:00 p.m. Nobember 14, 1:30 p.m. Westbrook High School November 15 1:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Walnut Grove's Annual Fireman's Dance Walnut Grove Community Center Music by 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Dress code in effect. ADULTS ONLY Donation: $5 Couples, $3 Singles nner le Election Day 11 a.m. to I p.m. at Westbrook Community Center (former Legion Hall) Sponsored by Schmldt Memorial Hospital Auxiliary SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3 Luteflsk, lefsa, Swedish meatballs, roast beef, mashed potatoes, grew, vegetable, beverage, mini salad bar - $6.50 Main Street, Lamberton, MN. 752-7722 SENTINEL & TRIBUNE Walnut Grove - Westbrook, MN - Wednesday Last week I overheard a conversation about Halloween. The woman said that Halloween was her favorite holiday. Holiday? I never considered Halloween to be a holiday. We can't miss work on Halloween, schools, and stores are open, and the bank and post office assume regular work hours. Halloween means different things for different people. For Ninja Turtle, candles and lantems, lL o-lantern garbagep overtaking the tra jack-o-lantern pu in the new list are street intersectioalL sometimes minted Halloween c anl,| occasion, as long asia, Parents should keep mind on October 31. kids, it means planning a costume * Provide or in April; for moms and dads, it supervision. means raking the leaves and setting * Limit the time a out pumpkins on the front steps; contacts. for grandma, it means hiding the * Children should fun size Snicker bars from grandpa colored clothing. in the vegetable keeper behind the carrots. Halloween is certainly a time of * Feed children Ix out trick or treating tradition. In fact the name is less tempted to snack.J derived from a great Christian feast which was celebrated on All * Bring all treatS Hallow's Eve. The customs oftheycan beinspected.j dressing up, witches, black cats, * Encourage full moons come from the Druids, nonedible "treats' nature worshippers, who believed crayons, pencils, that the spirits of all those who had games, books, comics, Ilk died in the last year were allowed * Restrict trick or to spend a few hours at their homes neighborhood and ll- on this night. They believed the know. spirits roamed the countryside Halloween is one tmj!, playing tricks and scaring the appears will last for mortals so they would offer them years and more. P things like dainty foods or sweets, time it will be a hol k This tradition has evolved over 2000 years and exists as the Halloween we know today. However, today's Halloween has a few new twists that Druids didn't have. The evil witch has been replaced by a Teenage Mutant then we can consid of the typical Thanksgiving, Years. Enjoy your involved with the forget the Snicker vegetable keeper. Waterfowl hunters remim watch out for trumpeter trumpeter swans Minnesota waterfowl hunters are nests in Minnesota advised to watch out for protected trumpeter swans so that the swans primarily in the . don t get shot. There are now about Hennepin County argl 160 free-flying trumpeter swans in Lakes, in Becker Cot been an excellent Y Minnesota, and they could show up swans so far," Hendc on wetlands nearly anywhere in the we need to keep thc a state, according to Carrel the fall migratory Henderson, supervisor of the Nongame Wildlife Program for the swans also die frown lib shot on the bottom Of Minnesota Department of Natural by flying into Resources. "Waterfowl hunt The big white swans are nearly extremely careful five feet long in flight, and have two years and acc l : white wings, of about seven feet, the wateffowl: Henderson said. The young swans not been a major hatched this year are a light pearly Henderson said. gray color and will normally be If duck or goose seen flying with one or both white trumpeter swans witl?. pa,nt b. rds. collars or orange wil There is no excuse for accide, mnlly shooting a trumpeter numbers, they are e Henderson to report swan, said Henderson, "because to the DNR at 1-800-O of the extreme size difference from for the DNR). a snow goose, which is only about People who obser A two feet long and has a three-foot swans being shot or wingspread and black wing tips." The fine for killing a trumpeter asked to call the Turn7 swan can exceed $1500. (TIP) program at 1-801, Henderson said more than 35 ) Sewing from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Revere City Hall TICKETS: Adults $4.00 at d, $3.50 if bought in advance. Children under 12 - $2.50 DOOR PRIZES - GAMES I)o -ay, MN. II Front Bar Specials 6:00 to 9:.00 p.m. MON.:, Mexican Food Night i Taco S - Help yourself- 50C Fi;h $4.95 (prepared with no cholesterol frylx ! WED.: LOTTO & DAILY 3 Steak & Toast w/one slde- $4.71 THURS.: Chicken & Rib Speci baked potato, salad, choice of dressing - $6, FRI.: 4 to 6 p.m. - Ladies Drinks - 1/2 price Free horsdoeuvre's for everyol 6:00 until gone (Speelals subject to change - substitutes