Jeffers Memorial Day

Posted June 5, 2019 at 3:34 pm

Carolyn Van Loh | Editor

cvanloh@ncppub.com

The Jeffers Memorial Day program at United Methodist Church was sponsored by Odegaard-Quade American Legion Post #401. Tesa Meier and Elizabeth Strock led the audience in singing the National Anthem before the program.

Find the full article in this week’s Sentinel Tribune.

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    A long-awaited Purple Heart

    Kathy Brandt|staff writer

    In 1966, a young 20-year old from Elkader, Iowa received his draft notice.  Robert “Bob” Leonard immediately answered his country’s call.  He first was sent to Fort Leonard Wood, MO, for Basic Training, and then was transferred to Fort Polk, LA, for more specialized training.  Then the Army sent the young man thousands of miles away to Vietnam, where he spent the next year.

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    Walnut Grove Memorial Day Program

    tmerchant@ncppub.com

    Walnut Grove — A week ago last Monday was a day not unlike some of the cold and rainy days our fallen hero’s often were faced with while fighting for our freedom. But the rain and cool weather did not dampen the spirits of those at this Memorial Day

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    Mrs. Quade’s first grade class ag in the classroom

    Elizabeth Johnson, Cottonwood County Interim 4-H Program Coordinator

    During the school year, Westbrook Walnut Grove’s first grade students in Kelly Quade’s class have been learning about different topics in agriculture while experimenting with science. Through a partnership with Cottonwood County 4-H, Quade’s students have explored many aspects of agriculture while incorporating science.

    Find the full

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    WWG Elementary receives United Way of Marshall Grant

    WWG Elementary School

    The WWG Elementary School was just awarded a dental grant through the United Way of Marshall small grants program of almost $5,000. This grant money will go directly to purchasing dental hygiene tools (toothbrushes, dental floss, dental rinse, dental varnish, and toothpaste) for all preschool through 6th

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    Move over Edgar Bergen!

    On Monday, June 10, 2019, at 3:00 p.m., James Wedgwood, a renowned ventriloquist, will be bringing his show to the Westbrook Community Center. The Library is hosting him, while the program is made possible by the Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment. The entire community is invited to come and enjoy the fun.

    Find the full article in this week’s Sentinel Tribune.

    Food For Kidz

    Food For Kidz will be in Westbrook on Wednesday, June 12, from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Westbrook Community Center.

    Volunteers are needed for this packaging event and you are invited to take part. Workers are especially needed during the 4 – 6 p.m. shift. There are many areas where you can help if you can, Set-up, put ingredients in bags, weigh/seal bags, make and pack boxes and tear down at the end of the

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    Public Information Meeting

    Visit with your Redwood County Commissioner at a public informational meeting to be held Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at the Walnut Grove Community Center.

    Dave Hoyt states that the Walnut Grove Area Loggers have arranged a public informational meeting with the Walnut Grove area County Commissioner, Lon Walling.

    Walling hopes to provide current information on some Redwood County concerns — roads

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    Canton-Inwood Area Health Foundation scholarships awarded

    In an effort to support the future of health care, Canton-Inwood Area Health Care Foundation awards scholarships annually to deserving students who are pursuing an education in health care.

    Find the full article in this week’s West Lyon Herald.

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    West Lyon FFA receives lick tub sales proceeds

    On Wednesday, May 22, members of the West Lyon FFA chapter welcomed Glenn Eben, a representative from Cooperative Farmers Elevator, who presented a check to chapter officers for $1,024.41. The check was part of the elevator’s tub promotion program. When FFA members and local farmers buy lick tubs from CFE, the business gives a portion of that sale to an FFA chapter of the customer’s choosing. The tub promotion program has been in place three years.

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