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Wednesday, ]une 29, 2016 Tyler Tribute - Page 11 nited Way honors 2015- President Theresa Submitted 16 photo United Way of Southwest Minnesota honored 2015-16 Board President The- resa Zaske for her service to the organization at their June board meeting. She has served on the board of directors since 2011 and will continue to serve on the board's executive committee as Past President for the 2016-17 fiscal year beginning July 1. Zaske is a Community Relations Manager at Schwan's Shared Services, LLC and lives in rural Balaton. Zaske is pictured with incoming 2016- 17 Board President Tim O'Leary of Tyler, Lyon-Lincoln Electric Cooperative. b In 2015 the Shell Rock River became the 35th Minnesota through legislative designation. Submitted photo state water trail A ribbon cutting was the same route Eric Seva- border. Myre-Big Island held Saturday for Minne- reid paddled in 1935 and State Park offers water sota's newest state water wrote about in "Canoeing trail amenities, including trail, Shell Rock River State with the Cree." canoe/kayak rentals and Water Trail. The Shell Rock River paddle-incampsites. Representatives from State Water Trail begins In 2015, the Shell Rock various organizations will its journey at the headwa- River became the 35th be present, including key- ters of Fountain Lake in Minnesota state water note speaker Natalie War- Freeborn County. It travels trail through legislative ren, river corridor steward 20 miles south and passes designation. at the St. Croix River As- through the city of Albert More information about sociation. Warren and Ann Lea, Myre-Big Island State the water trail, including a Raiho were the first two Park, the city of Glenville, map and description of the women to paddle 2,000 and two wildlife manage- river, is available at www. miles from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay, following ing at the Minnesota-Iowa shellrockriver. Wild about Lake Benton on ing and S plements the is beingheld in 17 dif- ]uly 26 atWest Side Field Im ,ination Library and ferent parks throughout Park , 1,000 Books Before Kin- southwest: , Minr esota ,, This year s theme is dergarten early literacy this summer The tour Reptiles, Rodents, In- programs which arealso has already stopped in sects...Oh MyV The pro- locally sponsored by Marshall, Fulda, Ivan- gram features activi-United WayofSouthwest hoe, fianby, Dawson and ties, songs and reading Minnesota. Currie. Severe weather by United Way Success Parents and childcare rained Out our stop inBy 6 volunteers and is providersareencom'aged Walnut Grove Upcomingprovided free of charge, to bring their children to stops include: Cotton-Childcare providers who the park nearest to them wood, Milro% Marshall,attend the Children and enjoy the fun All Tyler, Westbrook, Granite in their care will receive ages are welcome; how- Falls, Tracy, Slayton, Lake a bag of books for their ever books and activities Benton and Lake Witsoru daycare. Other children are directed to pre-school The time of the program in attendance will also re- age children. in all locations is 9:30 - ceive a free book Books For more information 10:15 a.m. on Tuesdayshighlighted this year or to make a contribution and Thursdays through are: The Grouchy Lady- to this valuable program, the end of July. We hope bug, The Greedy Python, please contact the United you will make plans to Eek! Theres a MoUse in Way of Southwest Min- join us. the House and Rainbow nesota at 507-929-2273 They will be in Tyler Fish. or log on to www.United- on Thursda July 7 atthe This program oppor- band shell park and intunity encourages read- A scene at Blue Mound State Park. Submitted photo Blue Mounds State Park Pipestone National Monument Spend a morning in buildings in the area. quired by contacting Blue the beauty and history of The next stop on the Mounds State Park, 507- southwestern Minnesota tour will be Pipestone Na- 283-6050. The cost is $7 on a geologic tour through tional Monument, about per person, including the two scenic parks on Satur- a half-hour's drive from entrance fee to Pipestone day,June 18. the park. Pipestone is a National Monument. This tour is planned in soft, red, easy-to-carve Those who don't already conjunctionwiththe125th mineral found between have one will also need a anniversary of Minnesota quartzite layers. A ranger Minnesota state pai'ks ve- state parks and trails and will lead the way along a hicle permit ($5/one-day the centennial of the Na- three-quarter mile trail to or $25/year-round), which tional Parks Service. an active quarry, wherecan be purchased online The day will begin at the tradition of harvesting ( Blue Mounds State Park, pipestone for pipemaking vations) or at the park. where a naturalist will has been passed on for Visitors' are encour- lead an easy two-mile hike generations, aged to bring water and to see the park's color- The tour begins at 8:30snacks along for the tour ful Sioux Quartzite cliffs, a.m. at the Blue Moundsand a picnic lunch. There which rise 100 feet above State Parks Interpretive is no shade on the trail the surrounding plains. Center and ends at about to the quarry, so hats and Hikers will also visit the 1:30 p.m. at Pipestone Na- sunscreen are also recom- historic quarries used to tionalMonument, mended. construct several of the Pre-registration is re- UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA School of Nursing Submitted photo onors United Way of Southwest Minnesota honored out- going board directors for their service to the orga- nization at their June board meeting. Completing board terms are Josh Bonnstetter of Slayton, 2010- 2016, Great Western Bank and Family Farmer (piic- tured above) and John Thomsen of Marshall, 2013- 2016, US Bank. June Weed of the Month: Glossy Buckthorn June's Weed of the Month is glossy buckthorn (Frangula alnus). Glossy buckthorn is a highly in- scapes and urban regions. vasive large shrub or small By forming dense stands, tree native to Europe and it prevents the natural re- Asia. It threatens riparian, generation of forest tree wetland, and upland forest and shrub species. Rip- areas. Glossy buckthorn ened berries drop directly forms dense stands that beneath the plants, and are crowds out and complete- consumed by birds that ly displaces understory then spread the seed. It is habitats, also a concern to agricul- Glossy buckthorn forms tural producers because it multiple stems as a young can serve as an alternate plant that develop into a host for alfalfa mosaic vi- single trunk as it matures, rus, oat crown rust, and The main stem can be soybean aphid. up to 10 inches in diam- Management of glossy eter, and the cut stem is buckthorn requires a orange in the center. The multi-year commitment. leaves are alternate along A management plan that the branches and do not emphasizes native spe- produce terminal thorns cies restoration will help like common buckthorn, prevent new populations The leaves are oval, glossy, from developing. toothless, and have veins Uprooting small diam- that radiate outward from eter plants can be effective a central mid-vein. Glossy on smaller stands. Reduc- buckthorn flowers from ing soil disturbance is ira- May to July, and the ber- portant to prevent new riGs transition from green glossy buckthorn seed- to redto dark purple, lings and other invasive Though a threat to Min- plants from emerging. nesota's forests, Glossy Prescribed fire can be buckthorn can also invade useful in areas with dense a variety of upland land- populations. For more in- Minnesota Department of Agriculture By Emilie Justen formation on prescribed burns, contact the Minne- sota Department of Natu- ral Resources http://www. flre/questions.html. Long-term use of baby/talcum powder is linked to ovarla cancer.If you or a loved one suffered from ovarian cancer after using Johnson's Baby Shower to Shower or other talcum powder, you may entitled to substantial compensation. Call us 1-800-THE-EAGLE now. No fees or costs until your case is settled or won. 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