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FFA Dairy Foods, Dairy Cattle and Meats do well at regions FFA Dairy Foods, Dairy Cattle and Meats do well at regions
WWG FFA took 1st place in Dairy Foods, 2nd place in Dairy Cattle and 2nd place in Meats contest out of 19 FFA chapters competing at the Region Competition recently held at SDSU in Brookings SD.  ...

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Zuag Paj Her breaks finals in State speech Zuag Paj Her breaks finals in State speech
    Special — WWG junior Zuag Paj (pronounced Zo Pa) Her started her career inspeech as  a freshman. Her was always interested in and participated in theater. She said, “one day I was talking with speech and drama coach Mrs.  ‘E’ (Enstad) and she told me,&nbs...

March storms lifted Oregon’s water forecasts
“March was a great month for the Pacific Northwest” for the collection of mountain snowpack that will feed the Columbia and Snake rivers and their tributaries this spring and summer, according to Joanne Salerno, a senior hydrologist for the Northwest River Forecast Center....


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Betwen the Lines
    There  has been a lot of action in regards to raising minimum wage both at state and federal levels....

Between the Lines
When  it comes to healthy eating we have been told of the virtues of vegan diet, and avoiding  things like bacon, eggs, coffee and chocolate. Well we carnivores now have something to be excited about.  According to recent studies we meat eaters live longer  t...

Business

CRP Burn CRP Burn
Last Monday evening the Westbrook Fire Department used a prescribed burn on CRP land two miles west of Westbrook for a training exercise. The flames lit up the sky and could be seen from town.

Expect crews to begin burning Expect crews to begin burning
Controlled fires will happen from now through June...

Smokey’s going techie Smokey’s going techie
MCKENZIE BRIDGE: Traveler’s passing by the McKenzie River Ranger District office will soon be getting fire related updates via a new electronic reader board. The structure, now under construction, replaces a static display board next to an image of Smokey the Bear familiar around the region....

Politics

Ordinance issue solved by council
    westbrook — Last month two ordinance changes were presented to the city council to read and approve. Apparently there was some question about the proposed ordinance amendments, as several citizens showed up to discuss the proposed amendments. ...

Council discussed tax forfeited properties
    The Walnut Grove City Council met in a regular session on the 10th day of March 10, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the council room. ...

Lifestyles

Wayne Mischke’s Massey Harris love affair Wayne Mischke’s Massey Harris love affair
    Westbrook — When Wayne Mischke and his wife Delna decided to leave the farm for city life, he had to decide what to do with his collection of Massey Harris tractors. After much pondering and purchasing a home in Westbrook, Mischke decided it was time to sell his collection. ...

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