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Ronald Duane Lintner

Posted September 28, 2016 at 7:51 pm

Memorial services for Ronald Duane Lintner will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at Grace Lutheran Church, Westbrook. Visitation is 5:00 – 7:00 pm Tuesday, with a prayer service at 6:30 pm, at the Westbrook Funeral Home, and will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday. A private family burial will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be sent at

Ronald Duane Lintner, 71, Westbrook died unexpectedly Saturday, September 24, 2016 due to heart complications.

Ronald Duane Lintner was born March 29, 1945 in Des Moines River Township, Murray County, MN to Albert and Mildred (Flor) Lintner. He was baptized

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    Painted Prairie Winery featured in Minnesota Farm Winery Association blog

    Editors note: The following story was written by Randy Gutzmann of Stillwater, MN. He is project manager for the Minnesota Farm Winery Association, working with the USDA Specialty Crop Grant to promote Minnesota Farm Wineries. He recently wrote this blog for the Minnesota Farm Winery Association after a recent visit with Dr. Andy and Krista Kopperud owners of the Painted Prairie Winery about two and a half miles northwest of Dovray.

    I visited with the Kopperuds’ recently

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    Fall Artists Exhibition

    •Come to the Westbrook Community Center and enjoy an afternoon and evening of local and area artists

    westbrook — A fall artist exhibition will be held Saturday, October 8 at the Westbrook Community Center. At 556 First Avenue in Westbrook, from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

    Join us for a soiree of local and area artists. It will be a fun night of interactive art, art for sale, and display. This event will showcase a selection of work from different

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    Medal of Honor recipient Leo Thorsness scheduled to visit Walnut Grove

    •Athletic director Leo Theisen says Fulda has interest in pairing in


    By Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

    WWG — On October 6 two Blackhawk helicopters will be flying to Westbrook and Walnut Grove. The military helicopters will carry two Medal of Honor recipients to Westbrook, and the other will be Native son of Walnut Grove and Medal of Honor recipient Leo K. Thorsness.

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    Joan Wiering


    Larchwood, Iowa

    September 21, 2016

    Joan M. Wiering, 78, of Larchwood, Iowa, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, at Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

    Mass of Christian Burial was Saturday,

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    Carl Selken


    Larchwood, Iowa

    September 19, 2016

    Carl Selken 88, of Larchwood, Iowa, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2016.

    Mass of Christian Burial was Friday, Sept. 23, at The Church of St. Mary, Larchwood,

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    Changes to Larchwood’s Santa Day; new name, date

    Larchwood’s winter festivities, formerly referred to as Santa Day, will see a revamp this year.

    Winterfest events for 2016 will be moved up to Nov. 26, which is the first Saturday after Thanksgiving, so that festivities won’t conflict with other activities like basketball tournaments and family Christmas celebrations. “Attendance was falling off some, so we wanted to put some life

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    School honors Farm Safety Week

    Farm Safety Week is celebrated nationally this year during the week of Sept. 18-24, so high school FFA students at West Lyon Community School spent the afternoon Wednesday, Sept. 21, teaching fifth graders about farm safety.

    FFA students in grades 10-12 volunteered to teach fifth grade students about farm safety at different stations they set

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    History in hindsight

    Iowa has been a state for 170 years now, and for the last 100 of those years, the Twedt family farm has provided a livelihood for family members working the 160-acre tract of land southwest of Larchwood, which was recognized as a century farm this year during the Iowa State Fair.

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    Jeffrey Christians

    A time of visitation for Jeffrey Christians will be 4:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at the Westbrook Funeral Home followed by a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Online condolences may be sent at

    Jeffrey Christians age 45 of Algona, Iowa, formerly of Westbrook, died Wednesday, September 14, 2016.

    Jeffrey Christians was born August 22, 1971 in Slayton, Minnesota to

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