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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Wednesday, November 18, 2009 Page 3 From page I Jeff Gay The band played the "Kitty Hawk March." Kaitlyn McPheeters read the poem "The Flag." Following that the :fourth grade choir per- :formed "Nifty Fifty States," followed by essays read by Julianna Pederson, and Jacob Otto. The elementary choir performed a medley of patriotic songs, followed by essays read by Abby Herding, and A.J. Quade. Elementary principal Paul Olson introduced the speaker Jeff Gay of Marshall. Gay is a Family Assistance Specialist at the Minnesota Military Family Assistance Center in Marshall. He served in the U.S Army as a combat infantryman for 24 years. He also served as a police officer for 12 years. Gay asked the kids what they would ask a veteran. One asked why he joined the military, he answered that his dad was in the military. He fielded several other questions from the kids. He spoke about all the non combat jobs -- and how important they are to the combat effort -- "it takes all kinds of support people," he said. Abby Herding He talked about the different branches of the military and how they all work together to complete their objective missions. He said, "as Americans we should celebrate amass -- Partners for this event include: University of Minnesota, Rural Advantage, South Dakota State University, EcoSun :Prairie Farms, Minnesota Native Landscapes, University of Minnesota Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and the USDA-NRCS though a Conservation Innovation Grant. Directions: From Windom, go about 15 miles west on State Hwy A J Quade Veterans' Day every day." He explained how Veterans' Day was actual- ly a commemoration of the Armistice in World War II and was previously called Armistice Day. He talked about how the families of current military people need our support while they are serving abroad. "Veterans of all wars have a common bond, they understand the sac- rifices each made to pro- tect and serve this coun- try," said Gay. "Take time to thank them," he con- cluded. After the address the band played the "Armed Forces March," then the Colors were retired. From page 1 about 8 miles east on State Hwy 62, then north on Co Rd 7. Travel west on Co Rd 15 for about 1/2 mile. Plot will be on south side of road. Field days will be rain or shine. However, diffi- cult traveling due to snow or ice will be call for cance- Part D questions. FoundationThe Walnut GroVehas approved Grants to the !~ If you are planning to aged to compare their cur- November 23, 2009 from City of Walnut Grove for ~': enroll in a Medicare Part rent coverage as premi- 1:30-3:30 p.m. the Neighborhood D Plan or are thinking of urns, list of covered pre- Medicare beneficiaries Watch, The Fire switching to another scription drugs and cover- need to bring with them Departmefit, The ...... Medicare Part D Plan the age structures may be dif- current insurance infor- Ambulance Department i Senior LinkAge Line is ferent in 2010. mation, their Medicare and the Walnut Grove i available to assist you. The Minnesota River card, and their medica- Activity Club. : ~.~ The Annual Area Agency on Aging@, tions. If you have ques- The council approved ~i~Coordinated Election Inc. will be assisting tions or need further the Walnut Grove ~i'~Period for the Medicare Medicare beneficiaries information contact the Disaster Recovery Plan. 7~i~ Prescription Drug with their 2010 Medicare Senior LinkAge Line at The council will review ~!~ Program runs from Part D research and 1-800-333-2433. The the rest of the city poli- ~i:: November 15-December enrollment. Trained vol- Senior LinkAge Line@ is cies and the wage, rate ~C 31. This is the time each unteers will be available a program of the and fee schedules at the ~;:~ year you can enroll in a at the following location Minnesota Board on December meeting. *'~"~- plan if you did not prevl- to answer your Medicare Aging and the Minnesota :~:~ ously enroll or change to a Part D questions: River Area Agency on Chip :~new plan. All Medicare Windom Library, Aging@, Inc. beneficiaries are encour- Windom, MN on Monday, d,ed Saturday "i Veterans Floyd Knakmuhs, Harry Baulisch, and Wesley Bakker salut- ed the flag during the National Anthem while student council pres- ident Spencer Knott looked on. Below: The WWG Concert Choir performed Inscription of Hope. Bfeline NON-SAU www, Buys_Sell, or Rent in the Classified ads Sentinel Tribune Ph. 274-6136 1-800-410-1859 Chip Giese, 63, of Westbrook died Saturday, November 14, 2009 at his residence in Westbrook. 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Slayton -- Maxine Keller recently returned from an astonishing trip to Australia where she competed in the seventh World Masters Games held there. Keller brought home a First place gold medal in her division of the 1,500 meter walk that she finished in twelve minutes. Traey -- State archeologists are doing excavation work at the proposed new campground at Shetek State Park and the Wolf Point Campground redesign. Construction of the new campground is planned for late spring of 2010. Work on Wolf Point Campground to began in August of next year. Windom -- Rick Frederickson wins lone race for Windom school board. Frederickson had 292 votes compared to Jennifer Anderson's 47. Also elected to the board were: Jim Garrison, Barb Jones, Joe LaCanne and Nathan Busch. Birkholz Law, LLC Attorney at l aw Daniel A. Birkholz Let me help plan your Estate, write your Will and powers of Attorney. I have probated Estates for years. I can help with all your estate needs. 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