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Wednesday, November 4, 2009 FARMERS INDEPENDENT, Bagley, Minnesota - Page 3 Happy i DARE graduates .... Thursday, Oct 29 the fifth grade class at Bagley Elementary School received their DARE certificates and T-shirts for completing the Drug Awareness Resistance Education (DARE) program. Friday they headed over to the Fosston Civic Center and went swimming or played in the gym for the afternoon as a celebration for a job well done. Police Chief Darin Halverson is pictured with the class. Anniversary! (Nov. 9tt') Legion Auxiliary holds President Lou Christensen, a member of Bagley American Legion Auxiliary Unit 16, attended the 77th annual fall conference held at the Breezy Point Conference Center on Oct. 23-24. State President Marsha Bible of Waite Park was the presiding officer. Her Department President's Projects this year are special programs and activities at the five Minnesota Homes and the four VA Medical Centers. Christensen attended the NationalSecurity and attend Girls Nation while at Minnesota Girls State in June. Throughout the conference the state chairmen presented their programs for this auxiliary year. "Just Ask" sessions gave the membership the opportunity to ask questions on the various programs. Others addressing the conference were Jimmy Foster of Alaska, who is the leading candidate for national commander 2010-2011, and our own new Minnesota American Legion Adjutant Randy Tesdahl. James & Lois LaFerriere LovG Your Kids & Grandkids Happy Birthday Love, Charlie Schmidt is GSC Employee of the Month Five generations .... Five generations gathered recently to mark the arrival of young Preston E. Thompson. Posing for this historic moment are Great-grandparents Alvin and Dorothy Katzenmeyer, Great- grandmother Carol Katzenmeyer Knaeble, Grandmother Diane Knaeble-Bast, mother Amanda Thompson, and baby Preston Edward Thompson. Charlie Jerome Huschle Charlie Jerome Huschle was born to Matt and Beth Huschle of Bagley. Grandparents are Dan and Kim Huschle and Duane and Mary Hayes of Bagley. Great-grandmothers are Marian Huschle of Bagley and Anna Zigler of Chehalis, Wash. He was born Oct. 15, 2009 at 11:19 a.m. at North Country Regional Hospital in Bemidji, weighing 6 lbs., 15 oz. and measuring 19.5 inches long. FHAPPY B, DAY Christopher & Ellen! I a Veterans Affairs and The conference concluded on Rehabilitation workshop, held Saturday with the results of the Thursday evening prior to the 2010 membership campaign. Linda Schmidt is pictured standing behind these Good conference. The Ninth District had to pay Samaritan residents. Rita Navarrete, National to the 6th District, because the President from Albuquerque,6th had a larger percentage of Linda Schmidt was chos_en Her hobbies include as Good Samaritan Center s photography and scrap- N.M., was the special guest memberships. from the national organization. Congratulations to Unit 16Employee of the Month for booking. She says that one of She spoke to the general and Betty Philp. Betty made October. She has been an the things she has learned in ~ session on Friday morning,five poppy corsages to enter employee of GSC since 1978. life is to treasure every day. i Sharing their experiences were in the poppy corsage contest at Linda and her husband Emory The best days in Linda's life are the 2009 Girls Nation senators fall conference. Bagley Unit 16 live near Bagley and havespending them with Emory. from Minnesota Girls State, and Betty won second, fourth one daughter Fawn, and two Residents and staff are Jc, tetMouedlc om yn and fifth places. Thanks, Betty. grandchildren who livein pleased to have Linda be a part Love YouLots, l~rk, aiad" Stephanir-'Wi~asor Thank you to Arlys Skarison of Illinois. of their lives. You. from Inver Grove Heights. Bagley for also entering, r Family i These girll were chsen t I Senir chat room-- II i rE i I "Tacos to go would best 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov.. we describe the activity at your 10. This is the first in a series [ /-~a _. ~ 1 Greetings from Comerstone. game like bingo but it is with Bagley Senior Center last of whole grain classes. New I Commercial & Residential I We began our week with cards our black out winner was Wednesday. Sue Olson, better recipes, tasty samples and [ Locate broken I devotions with Bonnie Mavis Klema, our big winner known as ,,Taco Sue,', was prizes will be on the agenda. ] underground&repair I Swanberg. Everyone joined was Eunice LaRue. the cook on deck to prepare Please come. in the hymn sing and then Thursday we had a special more than 75 taco dinners. The On Wednesday, Nov. 11, the listened to scripture reading, guest Grace Nelson/Ingalls. request for tacos was made by Center will be buzzing! It is [ ~ Electric Heat Installations I That afternoon Clara YoungGrace came in with pumpkina gentleman who drives more Veterans Day, and a special I AMTedeBrE~;U;d,a FREE ESTIMATES I andHelen Johnson camein bars that she made with thanl5miles, fivedaysaweek, Thanksgiving dinner will be I lcn I and helped with the bingo, pumpkins she had raised her to purchase two dinners each served at noon. Turkey with all I Gully: (218) 268-4013 tic I They are still filling in for Ruby self. Grace came into decorate day for him and his wife who the trimmings, plus lefse, rolls, Bergquist and Sylvia Larson. pumpkins for our freplaceis physically handicapped, and pumpkin pie. A special . + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + We sure appreciate them and mantle, like she has been doing Tacos were,, ordered by tribute to veterans will follow = Please join the residents hope they know that. for the last ten years. We sure many of the Younger Set the dinner. It is also a day to Tuesdaywe had Communion look forward to her coming who gladly paid full price and celebrate November birthdays. ; at 4- with Pastor John Ohmans too! It just is not Halloween came in to pick up this special If possible, please call in your + Cornerstone Nursing and Rehab Center of Faith Lutheran Church. with out her. Thank You Grace! County Fair treat at your Senior dinner reservations by Friday, + for the annual Veterans Day Pastor John comes in with With those delicious pumpkin Center. This younger sgt was Nov. 6, so enough turkey can + his guitar; maybe some day bars we also served hot apple surprised that they, as working be prepared for each of you celebration and program presented by the + we can have him bring in cideritwasawonderfulharvest young people, are eligible to who wish to enjoy this pre- Legion Auxiliary + his horn too! Tuesday is our gathering, order dinners at the Cewnter. Thanksgiving banquet. + Wednesday, November 11th + Story Time program with the Friday we had fun with the Dinners may be ordered, paid Then on Thursday, Nov. Evergreen Reading Group. crossword puzzles that we all for, and picked up by anyone 12, Roger Person will be + 2-3 p.m. + + Pie and coffee will be served. This week we had the pleasure do together on the board and who calls in a day or twopreparing his famous liver and ' [] , of Sunny Archaball and Larry some fun word games. Thatahead, so enough groceries can onions dinner at noon. For Houge reading, they are such afternoon we got together and be planned by our cooks, you liver and onions fans, you ~ ~ W'+ a delightful couple. I was not watched a Halloween feature This is in addit!on to thewill want to savor that very Z 'i~ [] [] ~ + in there at the time but during presentation donated by the "Meals on Wheels deliveredspecial delicacy smothered ; [] [] + there reading session I sure Dutch Mill. by dedicated volunteers five with sautred onions and bacon heard a lot of applause ringing Saturday was our Halloweendays a week. Just call 694- strips. It is dining at its best! + CORN E RSTON E + through the halls coming from Party we did fun word finds, 6873 and talk .to Kay. Menus Stop in and enjoy the fine.z_ ^~ou~ou~r,^~o~,~,~ ~ "* -+ the Sunshine room. trivia about Halloween, and are published each week in the food and fellowship at your T+.4. + + + + + ft..4. + + + + ft. + + .+ + + + +. Wednesday morning we played Birthday Jingo. Wanda Farmers Independent for your Senior Center. We are so very had Bible Study with Pastor Goodman. He had them sing along to a very meaningful hymn; afterwards he delivered a heart felt sermon on what it means to walk a Christian life. At two o'clock we got together and played PO-Ke-No it is a McGraw and Katie Erion were our big black out winners. We also had sound trivia and of course, I had to sing the Monster Mash song. We had baked cookies, little smokies and candy bars for goodies THE CUTTING EDGE SALON Naomi 694-2021 A.d, ',':i;ii', ! i i' 'i i]ii i iiiii Specials good thru Monday, Nov. 30th 2 Color foil - $55 Perm & Haircut - $50 Tanning Available - 10 % off Tanning Lotions Come check out the Larqe selection of products we carry! Located in the Triangle Sales Building Handicap Accessible convenience. Kathryn Lien, extension nutritionist, will discuss "Healthful Whole Grains" at fortunate to have such creative, talented and dedicated cooks. Remember, it is your Senior Center! is Assisted ~ Our home alternative gives the family all of the following plus - PEACE OF MIND. Anyone caring for an elderly parent(sl realizes how difficult and demanding this can be. Inability for 24 hour attention brings concern for safety and well-being. Is he/she all right? Did he/she take their medication? Did he/she eat their hmch? Our growing concerns can be met with a unique and cost-effective alternative. The Garden Place Assisted Living, Plus offers support and assistance in an apartment setting with private bedrooms. The affordable monthly fee covers room rent. laundry, housekeeping, 3 nutritionally balanced meals, including snacks, plus 24 hour supervision, all aspects of personal cares, medication administration. monitoring medical problems and activities individually designed. Call Sunny at (218) 358-0442 for a tour or more information. THE GARDEN PLACE Assisted Living Plus 421 6th Street Bagley, MN 56621 , Jalapeno Wild Rice w/Onion Spicy Tomato 7 Grain ! :A LB LOAF - $2.75 All other bread Only $1.75 - 1 lb White, Whole Wheat, Molasses, Cracked Wheat All subject to availability Prices good through Saturday, Nov. 2U gley Bakery Open at 7 a.m. Tuesday - Saturday Closed Sunday & Monday 694-6114