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. 000000.00icoun00n0000s.mn mmtm  ....  -  .... _ .... nllllnHII ' III1 I HIIIIIIII IIII IIIIIIII Volunteers celebrated at St. Anthony Manor Monday, April 22, Volunteer Appreciation was celebrated at the Watkins Senior Dining Site at St. Anthony Manor. Nutrition Site: Gretchen Johnson Kathy Mathies Flo Worden Sharon Wordwell Dale Grossinger - Driver-MOW Lenny Peters - Driver MOW Richard Bones Focus Group (Tenant Council) Pat Robertson Pat Boxell Dorothy Ott Kathy Mathies Iris Donnay Chris S. Darrel Rohrbeck Rose Renner St. Anthony Manor Building Board Cele Asfeld Donald Neisen Ralph Kramer Harold Vossen Dave Niesen Eldred Froehling Don Froehling Jack Warner-president Page 7 Monday, April 22, at St. Anthony Manor was a celebration for Volunteer Appreciation. Pictured from left to right, in front are Peggi Gohman and Eileen Tollefson. In second row, seated on chairs are Hank Ott, Pat Robertson, Iris Donnay, and Kathy Mathies. Standing in third row are Rose Renner, Pat Boxell, FIo Warden, Richard Bones, Cele Asfeld, Caroline Wieneke, Harold Vossen, Faye Garding, and Gene Chrast (who performed for the event). In fourth row are Laurie Carney, Lorraine Werner, Willard Grossinger, Jack Werner, Don Froehling, Donald Neisen, and Ralph Kramer. In back are Darrel Rohrbeck and Dale Grossingero Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua. Nuisance insects appearing in homes during spring less, although they can be annoy- ing, especially when a lot of them are present. Here are a few things to keep in mind when dealing with these insects. First, it is important to know that these insects are not reproduc- ing indoors. Because they emerge from their hiding places period- ically throughout the winter and early spring, it appears they are laying eggs and their offspring are By JaneUe Daberkow, O of M Extension Extension Entomologist Jef- frey Hahn has some tips for home- owners dealing with nuisance pests this spring. Beginning in March, homeowners have been having problems with nuisance insects in their homes, especially clus- ter flies, Boxelder bugs, and (mul- ticolored Asian) lady beetles. For- tunately, these insects are harm- Due to weather, the seminars have been rescheduled. Please join us for a FREE seminar on seams & fraud and how to protect yourself. Our guest speakers will be available to answer any questions you may have. Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. Peter's on Lake Ripley, 405 W Pleasure Dr., Litchfield, MN A complimentary meal will be served. Door Prizes will be drawn. Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. St. Anthony's Parish Dining Hall, Watkins, MN A complimentary meal will be served. Door Prizes will be drawn. Please carl (320) 693-8151 to reserve your spot. This seminar is sponsored by: ., ;,. Johnson -00hee fund @ r tl Funeral Home & C .... tioJa Service /" 5[[ Funeral Home 316 Sibley Avenue South Litchfield, MN 221 Church Street Watkins, MN Phone: (320) 693-8151 Phone: (320) 764-2800 wwwdohnsonHagglund.com www.ErtlFuneral.com emerging. In fact, all of the insects you see now entered your home last fall. They hibernate in balls or clusters in wall voids, attics, and similar areas. As the temperatures warm, the insects in the outer lay- ers become active first and then emerge into the living quarters of the home, explaining why they do not all become active at the same time. Because these insects are emerging from hidden sites, it is not practical to treat them to pre- vent their emergence. Once they are out in the open, your best bet in dealing with them is physi- cal removal, such as vacuuming. Eventually, all of these overwinter- ing insects will become active and move away from their overwin- tering sites. Fortunately, for those trapped in homes, they are short- lived. To minimize these kinds of problems in the future, it is impor- tant to treat these insects in the fall as they are first trying to enter your home. This is a two-pronged approach. First, it is important to inspect the outside of the home during summer and seal spaces and gaps that may be used by these insects to get inside. This should be followed up with an insecticide application in the fall -just as these insects are trying to get inside. This insecticide application is typ- ically applied to the outer perim- eter of the home. It is not possi- ble to prevent all nuisance insects from entering into a home; but you can reduce the number that do, causing fewer problems later dur- ing the winter and spring. You can find more information on cluster flies, Boxelder bugs and lady bee- tles at the University of Minnesota Extension website: www.extension. umn.edu, or information-specific Boxelder bugs at: wwwl. extension, umn.edu/garden/insects/ find/boxelder-bugs/. TAri-County to Glass 3 rd Annual Lions Club Saturday, April 27 If ELr ie bad weather the tournament it will be held in Watkins Skating Rink It's bring your own partner tournament Payout based on number of teams Registration: 1 pm 2 pm $201per team To register call: Bud's Bar: 320-764-2837 or "s Bar: