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Sentinel Tribune  wins photo award  
Sentinel Tribune wins photo award
01/29/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Special — This past week Tom and June Merchant attended the Minnesota Newspaper Convention at the Double  Tree Hilton in Bloomington. ... View

Guides cook-off promises great food  
Guides cook-off promises great food
04/11/2013

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- WALTERVILLE: The McKen-zie River Guides Cook-Off and Boat Safety Rodeo will be held next Saturday, April 20th, at the Hendrick’s Bridge Wayside Park... View

Students document guiding’s heritage  
Students document guiding’s heritage
05/09/2013

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- VIDA: The River Stories history project at the University of Oregon added to their video library during a cookout at Roy and Shelly Pruitt’s house last Saturday. During the outing, Roy showed the steps necessary to mix and bake perfect biscuits in a Dutch oven. Other McKenzie River guides, includin... View

 
Hunters face $25 penalty for unreported deer and elk tags
11/21/2013

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- Nearly 34,000 hunters who failed to report results of their 2012 deer or elk tags by the January 31st deadline for most hunts will be required to pay a $25 penalty fee before they can purchase a 2014 hunting license.... View

Thought about getting a tree?  
Thought about getting a tree?
11/21/2013

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- Christmas tree permits are available at Willamette National Forest District offices in McKenzie Bridge, Westfir, Sweet Home and Detroit. Holiday enthusiasts looking for the perfect tree can also purchase permits from local vendors or ranger stations.... View

 
A closer look at Walnut Grove
06/05/2013

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     WALNUT GROVE — Dan Peterson authored two previous history books of Walnut Grove. His first book published in  2004  was a history of Walnut Grove Business places, and in 2010 he published a book, a chronicle of Walnut Station and Walnut Grove. ... View

McKenzie Memories event returning for a third year  
McKenzie Memories event returning for a third year
04/03/2014

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- EUGENE: A paddle down a stream full of memories is planned for the night of April 4th. The third annual McKenzie Memories history event will feature storytelling, music, rare historic films and photographs of the McKenzie River.... View

 
A Slam Dunk for Kate
04/02/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Fairfax — The Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop gym was alive with top notch entertainment. The event was sponsored by the Tim Orth Foundation fund raising basketball game with senior boy and girl players from the Red Rock and Tomahawk Conferences. ... View

It’s in the Rock  
It’s in the Rock
06/19/2013

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     westbrook —  “It’s a labor of Love,” said Paula Paplow of rural Westbrook. Paplow was referring to the publishing of her book “Hands Upon the Rock” a children’s book giving explanation of the petroglyphs located a few miles east of Jeffers.... View

 
Home Free wins the Sing-Off
01/01/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     A few minutes before the close of the  two-hour NBC show, The Sing-Off, Minnesotans learned that  the a cappella vocal band, Home Free, had won the contest.  After weeks of rehearsing and recording, the Minneapolis-based group rose to  ... View

Mossback Volkssport hosts weekend walks  
Mossback Volkssport hosts weekend walks
08/01/2013

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- The Eugene-Springfield Moss-back Volkssport Walking Club is sponsoring a walking event starting at Clear Lake on Saturday, August 3rd. Options will include a 14 km (8.5 miles) route, an 11 Km (6.8 miles) course, and a 6 Km (3.8 miles) route.... View

 
Sing-Off
12/18/2013

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     An a cappella group, with roots in Westbrook/Slayton/ Mankato  is competing on national T.V.    They are one of ten groups who were vying for the title of the best a cappella group,  a Sony  Music recoding contract, and $100,... View

 
Kate’s Kourage — a journey of faith
09/24/2013

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Last June Kate, her brother Jack, and two friends were just returning to the Jorgenson’s farm place, a mile and a half east of Westbrook, after a day of rock picking. Kate  and Jack were each driving a Ranger side by sides when the rig Kate was driving overturned o... View

240 life jackets were exchanged  
240 life jackets were exchanged
07/11/2013

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- SPRINGFIELD: The Lane County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue program, in conjunction with the Emerald Valley Rotarians and Cabela’s, conducted their third annual Life Jacket Exchange for Lane County residents this past weekend. ... View

Family fun Festival  
Family fun Festival
10/30/2013

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)- Sunday afternoon  the Westbrook Area Volunteers sponsored Halloween Festival with games and activities  for kids kindergarten through sixth grade.

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Holiday events marked the start of new season  
Holiday events marked the start of new season
12/12/2013

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- An early winter storm may have caused some cancellations but not all. In Rainbow, the Belknap Bridge was surrounded by snow on Saturday, December 7th, with a wreath made by McKenzie Garden Club and Christmas lights only adding to the already beautiful scene.... View

Dean Fishel plays Oldies but Goodies  
Dean Fishel plays Oldies but Goodies
09/04/2013

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Westbrook — Dean Fishel was always interested in music since he was a small boy.  He was born and  raised on a farm just south of Old Westbrook Lutheran Church. Also as a matter of fact,  Fishel said, “I still am living in the same house I was b... View

 
Revitalization efforts in Montross stalled
03/27/2013

The Journal - Colonial Beach / STPNS
Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)- Linda Farneth... View

Kate’s Kourage “Orange Out”  
Kate’s Kourage “Orange Out”
10/23/2013

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     WWG — Last Thursday night the WWG Volleyball team and the JO Volleyball team sponsored a benefit for Kate Jorgenson and her family.... View

 
Woman with Westbrook ties pens fourth book
09/11/2013

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Mountain  Lake —  Diane Kay Dick was born and raised on a farm near Mountain Lake. Diane has had a long interest in writing, and penned  her first two autobiographical books about her early experiences as a farm wife.... View