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Sentinel Tribune Grabs Three Photo Awards
02/04/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-         Thursday and Friday the Sentinel Tribune received recognition from the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s Better Newspaper Contest for photos taken by Tom Merchant, Sentinel Tribune editor.... View

Trumpeter Swans visit area  
Trumpeter Swans visit area
06/15/2016

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)- Six Trumpeter Swans were spotted on Singers Slough south of Westbrook about two or three weeks ago. Apparently they just stopped by for a rest stop as they were soon gone. View

Deer Hunting Traditions  
Deer Hunting Traditions
11/04/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Special —  For many Minnesotans the deer hunting season opener is only second to the State’s fishing opener.... View

Yule Log ornaments  
Yule Log ornaments
12/17/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     WALNUT GROVE — Betty Kassel passes away some of her spare time painting Christmas ornaments on black walnut biscuits. She started making them as a hobby in 1987. ... View

Dr. Ben Carson's tie with Westbrook   
Dr. Ben Carson's tie with Westbrook
11/04/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)- Ben Carson's campaign for president has given him national name recognition and support, but one family in Westbrook met the candidate professionally at Johns Hopkins Hospital nearly 15 years ago.... View

Rewards of a job well done  
Rewards of a job well done
02/04/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Jim Erickson, retired well driller, enjoys showing off his treasures and telling a related story or two about them. Dr. Mearl Keithahn hired Erickson in 1974 to drill the well for her new house north of Storden. That well job led to a lasting friendship and Erickson's newest... View

Horse leisure time  
Horse leisure time
06/17/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)- This young colt was looking for a little attention last Tuesday east of Garvin corner. View

Cowboy Jim performed at Good Samaritan in Westbrook  
Cowboy Jim performed at Good Samaritan in Westbrook
12/30/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)- Cowboy Jim  entertained the residents of the Good Samaritan Center with his selections of Chistmas songs Tuesday morning. James Bergstrom (AKA) Cowboy Jim lives in Eagle Lake and performs at care facilities in six upper midwest states. Three years ago he did 300 shows in one year. View

Heritage House Museum holds annual meeting  
Heritage House Museum holds annual meeting
11/24/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     westbrook  —  Murray County Museum Coordinator Janet Timmerman gave a slide presentation at the recent annual meeting of the Heritage House Museum.... View

Santa Claus visits Westbrook Good Samaritan Center  
Santa Claus visits Westbrook Good Samaritan Center
12/30/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)- Santa Claus visited with residents, friends, and volunteers Tuesday afternoon at the Good Samaritan Center in Westbrook.

Dean Fishel provided entertainment during the social event as the guests and residents enjoyed a variety of lunch and treats. View


K8, Mind Over Matter  
K8, Mind Over Matter
02/25/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     westbrook — For most people, young and old, getting up in the morning, showering, shaving, brushing teeth, dressing and having breakfast are things we do without really giving much thought to it. ... View

Hatchery fish can be both easier or harder to catch  
Hatchery fish can be both easier or harder to catch
12/04/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- Angling success is higher when fishing for hatchery raised trout than it is for trout grown in a more natural setting, even when that more natural environment is created in a hatchery.... View

Correction: Week Two — Another Successful Pageant Weekend   
Correction: Week Two — Another Successful Pageant Weekend
07/22/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Walnut Grove — Friday night threatening weather never materialized to affect the pageant performance. Although pageant player Errol Steffen said during the middle of the first act he could see distant lightning in the northwest. So they speeded up the performance as much as ... View

Stanley and Ruth Madson Celebrate 70 Years of Marriage  
Stanley and Ruth Madson Celebrate 70 Years of Marriage
10/29/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     westbrook —  For most married couples 50 years is a major milestone in their lives, and 60 years is less common. But when you celebrate 70 years, or beyond, it is quite a bit more significant. ... View

 
Field Trip to the Jeffers Petroglyphs
08/12/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     “I'm a late-comer to publishing with a scratch-paper collection of memories and ideas,” says JoAn Bakker, author of the recently published paperback book A Field Trip to the Jeffers Petroglyphs. “At 81 years, I have to think, 'If not now, when?' ”... View

Minnesota Newspaper Convention  
Minnesota Newspaper Convention
02/03/2016

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Special — Last Thursday and Friday Tom and June Merchant,  along with five other New Century Press employees, attended the Minnesota Newspaper Convention held at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel in Bloomington. ... View

 
Community geared up for Wilder Pageant
07/08/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Walnut Grove — Friday night as the sun sets, The Wilder Pageant committee will take you back to 1874 when the Ingalls family  arrived in Walnut Grove,  after leaving their home in the Big Woods at Pepin, Wisconsin the previous winter. ... View

Antique Christmas Cactus  
Antique Christmas Cactus
01/14/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Westbrook — If you have been in the Westbrook Post Office Lobby, you would notice there is a beautiful Christmas Cactus in the sales lobby.... View

Grant Harrel earns Eagle Award  
Grant Harrel earns Eagle Award
12/09/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)- Grant Harrell has earned the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank which can be bestowed upon a Scout, and takes many years to earn.  He is a member of Troop 609, Andover, MN, sponsored by the Anoka Rotary.  Only a small percentage of those who start scouting ever ... View

Erin Richards to Direct 2015 Wilder Pageant  
Erin Richards to Direct 2015 Wilder Pageant
04/01/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Walnut Grove — Richards’ pageant experience goes back to her early childhood years. Her first recollections of the Wilder Pageant were when she was in kindergarten or first grade. At that time her father, Bill Richards, was directing the pageant.... View