City council discussed problems at the city park

Posted August 17, 2017 at 1:25 pm

Part time police officer completing training is scheduled to interview in a few weeks

By Tom Merchant

Sentinel Tribune

Westbrook — Wasps and vandals creating issues in the city park was addressed at the council meeting last week. Apparently there has been an issue with kids visiting the park and leaving their trash and other items littered about and left in the shelter and throughout the park.

Some of the items left are clothing, shoes, and toys. Mayor Dennis Phelps said you would think parents would wonder when their kids came home without their shoes. Some of the clothing items are name brand like Nike, Tommy Hilfger, and other name brands. Other times people using the shelter

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    Spray planes flying low in the area . . . .

    Above Olsem gave the photographer a real closeup view as he flew low over the photographer’s car on one of his passes with a smoke bomb. Below: Ben Olsem was spraying a field two miles south of Walnut Grove last Thursday afternoon.

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    Chapman farm begins with a swap in Heron Lake saloon

    Editors note: This story and photos are by Julie Buntjer of the Worthington Globe.

    WESTBROOK — While most of Minnesota’s newest century farms have been in the hands of farm families for 100 years — or slightly more — a rural Murray County farm has been cared for by the Chapman family since the early 1880s.

    George Chapman, his wife, Lucy, and their children lived in east central Iowa in 1880, but George was determined to stake

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    That’s the Spirit

    Posted August 2, 2017 at 7:41 pm

    Every quarter a special award is given to an individual utilizing Hegg Memorial Health Center’s wellness and rehab department in Rock Valley. The

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    End-of-the-season fun

    Posted August 2, 2017 at 7:41 pm

    Belly flops and handstand contests, “Simon Says” and relay races will be just a few of the events during the Inwood Pool Olympics,

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