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]lllllEllHJllllllll[]llllLIHll21Jllll SENTINEL TRIBUNE Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Page 6 I Union . I The Minnesota Farmers and could negatively impact Union (MFU) held its 70th 4-H, FFA, and youth who annual state convention on wish to work on farms and Saturday, November 19 and in agriculture. Sunday, November 20. "The special orders our Policy and special orders delegates passed are reflee- were passed and delegates tive of the big issues at this were elected for the time and the action Omaha, Nebraska in March. needs to take as we repre- This policy is what MFU, sent our members," said as an organization, advo- Doug Peterson, Minnesota cates for in the upcoming Farmers Union President. GLANCES 1N THE PAST year. Three special orders "We will be armed with our of business were passed, special orders and policy as One on the farm bill, which we advocate for rural calls for meaningful pay- Minnesota and family ment limitations, a strong farms." | KiwanisWESTBROOKclub held a dinner Conference.SENIOR i I .... I~D-00I l0 35 NUTRITION SERVICES December 5-9, 2011 mashed potatoes, mixed veg., ond S I Senior Nutrition Services fruit crisp, bread, milk serving at the Westbrook Friday: Baked fish, hash Senior Center at 11:30 a.m. browns, creamed peas, pad- onnuol each operating day. dinE dessert, bread, milk Monday: Country sau- For reservations call Angle sage, mashed potatoes, sauer- at 274-6583 by noon one day kraut, fruit cocktail, bread, in advance. You may also call milk the Tracy kitchen at 1-866- Tuesday: Chili, cheese 985-8512. sandwich, lettuce salad/ Lutheran Social Services dressing, fi'uited gelatin, milk is funded in part under the Wednesday: Baked chick-Older Americans Act under en, baked potato, squash, contract with the Southwest National Convention in Minnesota Farmers Union frosted cake, bread, milk Agency on Aging. Thursday: Meatballs, TEN YEARS at the Dovray Manor II to honor area farmers. Each safety net for all crops when "Being a member of . ..... member invited a farmer November zu, ZOOl friend Mark Kiomess nromoted tn Onlnnol prices are low, as well as for Minnesota Farmers Union Tl}eprop.osedsoybeanpro- Heritage House Museum .... 1,, dairy farmers when theis comforting because I IVl~.A/r~ I\J~/I I~OOl vv~o l~,o~l lily ~/~1 I,l~/~ iU ~ ,, r la I - cessmg, plant at Brewster held their annual meeting last .......... arm gate price mus oelow know I have a say in MFU could take a giant step tow d week County Commissioner T e_ Army aT,_ eeremo.nles in production. A second spe- policy and I know thatwhen ality as soon as .early. Marlowe Nel- sen spoke tell- vvl. sDooe.rL ermony wnere ne zs pres- cial order calls for the rein- I am busy on the farm, uecember. It is anticipated in- of the coun""s involve enTly stationed. HIS wife, Colonel Krls~lr'l statement of the Homestead MFU is there fighting for h .. . ty - t e goal ..... of $16.7 mdhon will ment with" historical' " needs of Baker, is shown, doing fhe honors. His par- Credit (Homestead Market the issues I find important, bereacneamacoupieweeKs,the county Janet Mischke eats, Steve and Coflqy Kjorness, were in Value Credit). The third said Construction.. , is expected to was electect" "" presment .... to offendonee of fhe ceremony. Mark and special order calls for MFU MerlynHubinofWestbrook. begin June 1 ! .... replace outgoing president Kristin have three daughters, Cassie, Ashley to send comments opposing Minnesota Farmers Union niter recewmg about 4 Tom Merchant and Brenna Mark and Kristin recently the proposed rule to the is like a family,,we look out inches of rain over the holi- day weekend, snow began TUIDTV completed a years schooling at the Army Department of Labor that for each other! falling Monday morning. /rmx/ War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania".... coma pronioit certain chil- Following freezing rain YEARS AGO " dren from farm activities authorities were advising no November 26, 1981 brates unnecessary travel in west Postmaster Beve Cohrs central in southwestern ME. presented a pin to Howard Through the effort of the Erickson recognizing his 30 Big Bend Snowriders and the years of service with the Post Christmas with Nativity Pageant Slayton Driftskippers, the Office. Erickson is a rural snowmobile trails in mail carrier for Westbrook. Cottonwood and Murray Sunday afternoon parents Counties will be connected and friends gathered in the this year with a groomed trail elementary gymnasium toSpringfield will celebrate room in the inn, and arrive at counted by census takers. The lion of the Springfield Area through the Westbrook area. pay tribute to the first ever Christmas with a Nativity the stable for The Birth as sounds of Christmas areNativity Theatre Association Wildcat football team to Pageant under the stars in angels hover and proclaim already pouring from the (SANTA), a not-for-profit TWENTY make it to the State Playoffs. Riverside Park for the twen- the Good News. Shepherds staging area the community organization, a diverse group YEARS AGO Greg Madson, son of Mr.ty-sixth time during this watch over their flocks. Kings choir sing carols of the sea- of people who give of their November 27, 1991 and Mrs. Reuben Madson of Christmas season, arrive on real camels, son. time an:l talents and are total- Mike Wester was all smiles Westbrook, was recentlySpringfield NativityThe story is told in a The pageant is free to all ly committed to the success after he won the$500 top_ named, most valuable defen- Pageant 2011 will be pre- 40-minute program set at the visitors a Christmas gift of the pageant a success prize at the Westbrook Young s ve player of the sented Friday, Dec. 9, and 50-yard-line on the football from the community of that is not measured in Mens Club annual Harvest Nortlawestem College Eagle Saturday, Dec. 10, with one fieldin front of the Springfield Springfield. All are welcome, money. Fest. P lso winn'mg $300 was football team. He was also performance each evening at home bleachers in Riverside The pageant is a produc- ' : :: ..... Dennis Jensen named to the 'all-conference 7 o'clock. Park A larg6 set includes m :--- ... m : " IP " ='='"'--=i=l Members of the Westbrook team for the Upper Midwest The Natwlty Pageant a wonderfully-designed back- _ re-enactment of the story of drops, adobe type houses and | i The First Christmas. Several at stable that takes guests | Jt'lJ[ OJl meeting last Thursday noon hundred people are involved back more than 2,000 years | HOLIDAY SPECIALS ~l as cast, chorus and stage- ago. *Buvr'acka-es hun - I Y , ds. The pageant features Even before entering the _ "et ONE FREE a=d Scandinavian I ,, ar I alivemangerscenecomple- stagingarea, guestsseeshep- la. .......... f o.n. I hc (;)ii mented with special lighting herds directing traffic, they I ' o t oUoarroahtoOngrff 't: , and muszc. " and a. " "majestic walk the path to the bleachers I ...... - rr0und..a I ~" Wolves arefft alone in needinga I sounding commnn ty chums, with kerosene-burning lan- _ withideas and specials rl~(,~/~, for h011dalri. [ ~ balanced ecosystem, Help biologists and i Mary and Joseph travel to are greeted by townspeople I . 0rSMlt0 "" I ~~ sPr~smen prtect ur natural treasures" I The pageant tells the stry as terns lighting the way" They | "~" -~ '~ "t~ ~-'- ~'llr~'~[K- 800 ~8/1"67~ I |~'~'~tl~tlj f~llll)Bethlehem, find there is no selling wares, and they are I. -- == =.. ==. =- -- ;~____.______.Since19'5 ~ sooouror,~no~ . illll(lilliOll I I iCt[~b Fo~;rld t~t i o,q Org I , EducatiOn Ro;vilIe, MN "55't3-4266I IBUDGET FOR 2011-2012 " I ,.~ " ' ' " I ! Minnesota Statutes, section 123B. I 0 requires that every school board shall publish the subject data of this report. [ Hospice of Murray County I I "Tree ofUghts" I "1 1 Ill -,.'I meant search for ways to let it be known what they near and deart us tug at ur heartsand we l [ l~d Sew e Vu,~atO US and to keep memories alive. II..... ic " ' [ 292,903[ 277,9'87 ,'1' 29)38 7 I' ,', 32! ,27 I[ 262 [ 88,617 [ ~' [ This Holiday season, remember those who l ,o41 | i ~Ik have brightened our lives by donating $5.00 [ I '""31 I "Tree of Lights:' Lights on the trees are I II Wilson,~Avoca, shining tributes in memory or in honor of a II DeblService Fund II ' " 7 , loved one."Tree of Lights"is located in Slayton, Fulda, Dovra,, CuTTle, Lake , Ions and Chandler. t'~ ] l l I A list ofthose being honored will be available at Hospice of | "'Trustgund ' ~. dg~ .... 133,68 ~ ,N;~I ! | Murray County office or at theTree of Lights ceremony. Names will be I " i " ,-, ...... | added throughout the Christmas season, i 7 129 | A donation to the"Tree of Lights"will aid Hospice of Murray I [ tntemal Service Fund ~~~ ~ I '[Cuntyterminallyillindividualsandtheirfamilies'PleasePrint/Detachhere I I I I 1 I Ir l[InHnrrMemryf:[InHonor or Memory of:,I [ oiiii bt ilJii i ..... ...[ . [ . [ '" [ [ ] IIn Hnr r Memry f: [ 80363 7k, 6s I z, 4j44 I Donor's Name: I TOTAL-ALL Ft:NDS 6,106,426 .. 5,522,354 2,7 2,449 5,7 I Donor's Phone: I [ Enclosed is my check for__ lights @ $5.00 each= I l I~ i ' ,~_~ ,~o~.,~, , ~ LESS REDEEMED ISSUD'q 6~,052 Please place lights on tree located in: ':' " "" t ' 65'0s2I COSTPERPIJPILUNIT-AVERAGE [ Slayton Lake Wilson I I Fulda Dovray I I Currie Avoca I I Chandler Ions I I Makeyour k payableto: Hospice o- urraycounty. All I / gifts are tax deductible. Mail your donation to: Hospice of | I Murray County, PO Box 86; Slayton MN 56172 [ / |