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WWG build air tower gardening project

Posted November 22, 2017 at 6:48 pm

Mrs. Jorgenson’s WWG 6th grade has something in common with Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Granted, the 6th grade classroom has just 1, while O’Hare has 26—Tower Gardens. The WWG salad ingredient plants, such as herbs, lettuces, greens, tomatoes and cucumbers provide immediate healthy treats for the class members. When plants are mature, students harvest the tower plants and donate the crop to the school lunchroom. O’Hare’s garden produces 1,100 similar plants in an airport terminal for

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    New editor to enjoy sabbatical from retirement

    Why would someone enjoying retirement volunteer to fill the position of someone who is retiring? The answer is simple: we must continue the 117-year publication of the Sentinel. That’s exactly why the new editor will TEMORARILY fill the vacancy on the newspaper staff.

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    WWG School referendum passes by wide margin

    WWG School

    referendum

    passes by

    wide margin

    The operating levy referendum passed by a three to one margin 74 percent to 26 percent

    By Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

    WWG — After the election Superintendent Loy Woelber said, “I am very happy that the referendum passed by a significant number. I would have

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    City enters new street project bonding agreement

    Refinancing the current street project bond will save the city $90,000 over the next 13 years

    By Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

    westbrook — Chris Mickelson, Financial Specialist of EHLERS, explained the advanced refunding bonds to pay off the old street project bonds. He noted there were three companies that submitted bids for the bonds — United Bankers of Bloomington, Northland Securities of Minneapolis, and Baird of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. United Bankers was the low bid with a 2.65

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    WWG school programs honor area Veterans

    Programs were presented by the secondary and elementary schools

    By Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

    WWG — Last Friday morning the high school, along with the Westbrook V.F.W. and American Legion, presented a program to honor area veterans.

    After presenting the colors the audience was invited to sing the Star Spangled Banner accompanied by the

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    Tina Anderson Richards Publishes Fine Art Book

    In 2000, Tina met a number of the Hmong families new to Walnut Grove.  She became involved with the community and worked with the students in her art classes and after school events.  In 2010 she was awarded a SMAC Grant to put together a visual show titled Many Paths – One Hope of some 40 of her drawings and photographs showing the similarities of her ancestors and many of the Hmong families as they came to America.

      Please see this week’s edition

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    Deer hunter accidentally shot in Redwood County

    Posted November 9, 2017 at 8:43 pm

    A deer hunter was accidentally shot on the opening day of firearm deer hunting season on Saturday in southwest Minnesota.

    The Redwood County Sheriff’s Office, Milroy 1st Responders, Tracy Police Department and Tracy Ambulance responded to a firearms-related hunting accident northwest

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    Fun and games

    Posted November 2, 2017 at 4:31 pm

    sarahm@ncppub.com

    West Lyon wrapped up Kindness Week with some “Minute to Win It” games Friday, Oct. 27. Teachers were involved in

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