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Crunch Time

Posted October 19, 2016 at 6:34 pm

•The WWG




in the Great Lakes Apple Crunch

By Tom Merchant

Sentinel Tribune

WWG— Last Thursday afternoon if you heard a loud crunching sound coming from Walnut Grove — not to worry — it was the elementary students participating in the Great Lakes Apple Crunch.

According to head cook Michele Freeburg, October is National Farm to School Month. Teachers are incorporating Farm to School in their classroom curriculum high lighting all the locally grown produce used in the school cafeteria.

The school also partnered with the University of Minnesota

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    Meet Laura . . .

    Melanie Stringer gave a first person, interactive historical program Meet Laura Ingalls Wilder last week at the Wilder Museum and Visitor Center in Walnut Grove. Above she interacts with people at the museum Memory Lane.

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    Melody West takes over Estates Salon

    Melody West takes

    over Estates Salon

    •West is taking over the Estates Salon, replacing Deb Lamb who retired October first, located in Peterson Estates

    By Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

    Westbrook — Melody Horkey West is no stranger to Westbrook having grown up and graduating from Westbrook Walnut Grove School. Melody and her husband Kyle have a

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    Medal of Honor hero welcomed home

    By Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

    Special — It was a historical day for Westbrook Walnut Grove Schools as well as for the community of Walnut Grove in particular. Last spring the Westbrook Walnut Grove schools were chosen to have a visit from Medal of Honor recipients Leo Thorsness and Gordon Roberts during the National Convention of Medal of Honor recipients in the Twin Cities.

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    Harvest Rolling Along

    Posted October 5, 2016 at 7:21 pm

    This photo of silage chopping was taken at the Erik Benson farm a mile west of Westbrook. The past few days many farmers have been busy harvesting beans and corn. Reports are that yields

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    Fall Artists Exhibition

    Posted October 5, 2016 at 7:20 pm

    •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

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