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Wednesday, December 18, 2013 School Tyler Tribute - Page 11 RTR High School puts on holiday show Photo by Robert Wolfington Above: Satin and Lace perform "Grown-Up Christmas List" and "Oh Santa." Be- low: The Danebod Bell Choir performed. Photo by Robert Wolfing'ton Photo by Robert Wolfington Improved online Century and Sesquicentennial Farm directory The Minnesota Farm Bu- reau Federation (MFBF) recently launched an im- proved online Century Farm and Sesquicenten- nial Farm directory on the MFBF website at www. fbmn.org. This is the only comprehensive online Century Farm and Sesqui- centennial Farm directory available in Minnesota. The directory provides a complete listing of the over 9,700 Century Farms in Minnesota with copies of the original applica- tions available for viewing and printing. Each year, MFBF and the Minnesota State Fair recognize fam- ily farms that have been in continuous family owner- ship for at least 100 years and are at least 50 acres in size as Century Farms. In addition, the directory lists over 165 Sesquicentennial Farms in Minnesota have been recognized for 150 years of continuous family ownership. To view the directory or for more information about the Century Farm and Sesquicentennial Farm programs, visit the MFBF website at www.fbmn.org and click on "Century and Sesquicentennial Farm" under "Consumer Engage- ment." Minnesota Farm Bureau representing Farmers Families Food is com- prised of 78 local Farm Bureaus across Minnesota. Members make their views known to political leaders, state government officials, special interest groups and the general public. Programs for young farm- ers and ranchers develop leadership skills and im- prove farm management. Promotion and Education Committee members work with programs such as Ag in the Classroom and safe- ty education for children. Join Farm Bureau today and support our efforts to serve as an advocate for rural Minnesota, www. fbmn.org. Photo by Robert Wolfing'ton Top: Landslide performed two songs during the RTR program. Above: The RTR Swing Choir performed "Boogie Woogie Santa Claus" and "World for Christmas:' Below: Sense of Awe performed "His Eye is On the Sparrow" Photo by Robert Wolfington Youth project loans available The Farm Service Agen- cy (FSA) makes operating loans of up to $5,000 to eligible individual rural youths age 10 through 20 to finance income-produc- ing, agriculture-related projects. Each project must be planned and operated with the assistance of an organization advisor, pro- duce sufficient income to repay the loan, and provide the youth with practical business and educational experience in agriculture- related skills. To qualify for a loan, the applicant must: comply with FSA's general eligibility require- ments; reside in a rural area, city or town with a popu- lation of 50,000 or fewer people; and conduct a modest in- come-producing project in a supervised program of work. These loans can finance many kinds of income- producing agricultural projects. The loan fund may be used to: buy livestock, seed, equipment and supplies; buy, rent or repair needed tools and equip- ment; and pay operating expens- es for the project. To apply, the applicant must submit completed plans and budgets signed by the project advisor and parent or guardian along with the FSA application for loan assistance. These loans: have a maximum loan amount of $5,000; have a low interest rate below conventional mar- ket rates; will be secured, in ad- dition to promissory notes, by liens on the products produced for sale and on chattel property, including livestock, equipment and fixtures purchased with loan funds; and have a repayment schedule which varies depending on the type of project for which the loan is made. (For example, if the project involves rais- ing livestock or crops, the loan is paid when the ani- mals or produce are nor- mally sold). Other loans available through FSA - Loans to beginning farmers, estab- lished farmers, and social- ly disadvantaged farmers. to your family from ours bp at Knudsen's bp bp WINTER SEASON At th, rst sign of winter's chill, We're reminded of tour 9oodwiU... And as snow blankets the 9round, We thank qou all for comin 9 'ro,nd For it mat t be cold outside, it's true,.. Sub.our hearts are warmed bq thoughts o t' qou!  tlou for our valued business all ear lon 9. AGENCY As we rejoice in the abundance and splendor of His blessings, we feel fortunate to enjoy the goodwill and friendship of people like you. Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for a joyous holiday season from our family to yours. Nathan Stephens Valerie Stephens Krysta Schroeder Ardis Stephens Owner'Director Owner 'Pre-Need Director Oltlce Manager .om00 __-- 100 W Hwy 14, Tyler, MN 56178 -y'/ 507-247-5331 www.tylerareafuneralhome.com g Carol Kopel Office Manager/ Pre-Need