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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Page 7 MIRROR OF BYGONE DAYS TEN YEARS AGO November 28, 2001 Chuck Senst was honored last week at a retirement party at the SW Research and Outreach Center for 39-1/2 years of service to the U of MN. Chuck and Jackie are now living ne, ar Revere. Walnut Grove Third Annual Gingerbread House display will open Saturday, December 1, at the commu- nity center. After December 1, the houses may be seen at the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum during the regular business hours. The Walnut Grove Community Club will spon- sor a Holiday House decorat- ing contest. Three prizes will be awarded. TWENTY YEARS AGO November 27, 1991 Walnut Grove Lions Club members loaded out 20 ton of papers Monday night. The papers were loaded on a truck from Norfolk, NE where it will be shredded and made into cellulose insulation at the factory there. The truck had delivered a load of insulation to the Westbrook Lumber prior to loading the papers. Sara Boerboom has been named the MN Health Achievement winner in the State 4-H Awards Program. As the state winner, Sara will receive an all-expense paid trip to the National 4-H Congress in Chicago December 7-11. Sara is the daughter of Bernard and Marianne Boerboom. Customers and friends gathered at Lad's Manufacturing on Saturday, November 23, to honor Bert Heacock who is retiring from his welding and repair work on December 1. Bert has been taking care of fixing machines and doing welding repairs for 30 years at Lad's. THIRTY YEARS AGO November 26, 1981 A storm center moved in late Wednesday afternoon November 18 bringing rain and sleet, and turning to snow during the night. Snow con- tinued on Thursday and left the countryside covered with snow by Friday morning. Evergreen tree branches were heavy with ice, and snow almost to the point of break- ing. Rev. Kenneth Felska, Pastor of the Walnut Grove United Methodist Church since June 1980, has resigned due to his ill health. Rev. Felske is taking an extended sick leave from the ministry and is now residing with his parents in Hutchinson recu- perating. Marie Hutchinson and Eilene Engler have opened I & M Upholstery shop in the former bank building in Revere. 2012 Work for Becky Foster, representing the Walnut Grove Area Loggers, presented a check of $200 to the class of 2015 for their Operation Care Packages for the Troops. ouncil From page 1 The council discussed possibly splitting the project into 2 phases. The cost of the updates at the sewer plant with the current plan will be $1.9 million. The council has asked for this plan to be re-evaluated to determine what portions could be eliminated or put off for a few years. This discussion will be continued Water Art and at alaterdatetodetermine when this project should happen and when the city Design Contest is a would receive the most grant money for the project. If needed the project will be II to take action postponed untilmoregrant funds are available. .......... The council approved the land use permit for 101 7th Street. The Walnut Grove Truth In Taxation Public Hearing will be held December 12, 2011 at 7 p.m. in the city council room at the city office. The council approved the Minutes for the Oct. 11, 2011 regular meeting and approve claims#33694 through #33805. Freshwater Society is sponsoring a contest for high school students to help inspire Miunesotans to take action to protect our waters. Students are asked to graph- ically and creatively convey the issue of Urban Runoff and motivate others to respond through simple behavior change, while understanding why their actions are so important. Work for Water Design Contest encourages stu- dents to create graphic design, short videos, pho- tos, paintings, drawings, etc. to be used as messaging tools for Freshwater Society's Work for Water Campaign, a multi-year campaign to engage Minnesotans in protecting water. The 2012 Work for Water Art and Design Contest builds on Freshwater Society's seven successful years of collaboration with the Minnesota Service Cooperatives in offering the Water is Life Art Contest. "We have had students participate in the art contest for the past seven years and have found the experience to be very educational for them. The students come up with a variety of creative visions about this important topic," said Melanie Ebert, art instructor at Eden Prairie High School. Entries should be submit- ted to by January 13, 2012, Three finalists from each of the 9 Minnesota Service Cooperative regions will be chosen to compete in the state-wide contest. Three top winners in the state- wide contest will receive awards of $500, $300 and $200. Winning entries will be featured on billboards, in PSAs, web sites, yard signs, T-shirts, etc. throughout the state. They will become tools inspiring change! For more information and submission guidelines, please WITH TOYS FROM N~'W HOLLAND. These authentic, smalbscale reproduc New HoIland equipment are ru~O nn~ dU L!ke their fu I~ize~coun~ A~a~i~ IWestbro01 Pew, ] 31424 State Hwy 30, Westbrook, MN LPh: 507-274-6101 www.westbrookagpower, com Andy Foster, of the Walnut Grove Area Loggers, presented a check of $500 to Mary Jo Hendrickson and Courtney Locke to pur- chase an ipad for the elementary school. Becky Foster, representing the Walnut Grove Area Loggers, pre- sented a check of $1,200 to the Logger JO volleyball team. :" CLASSIFIED CALL 274-6136 1-800-410-1859 J P Please join us for a During this holiday season, we are remembering those loved ones we have lost. Thurs., Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m. at the Tracy Area Funeral Home, located at 1155 Morgan St., Tracy, MN Please join us for a candle-lighting and special memorial service, holiday music and refreshments. CLose to home At Sanford Westbrook Medical Center, we believe quality care should be delivered close to home. That's why we offer outreach services. Sanford Health specialists provide health and healing where it's convenient to you. Where you feel at home. Endoscopy Joseph Witlett, DO Dec. 1, 15 & 29 Clinic Hours Cardiology Marian Petrasko, MD, PhO Dec. 22 MndaymFriday General Surgery Tim Bakatakos, MD 9 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 4:30 p.m. Oec. 8 GeneralSurgery MichaeLSchneider, MD Dec. ,12 Sanford Westbrook Medical Center Orthopedics Joyce Tarbet, MD 920 BeLt Ave. Dec. 9 Westbrook, M N 56183 Nephrology Anthony Rupp Dec. ? For more information or to make an appointment, caLL 15071 274-6121. 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