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Good old days in the Ortonville area I RECOGNIZE ANY OF THESE YOUNG LADIES? Photo was probably taken sometime in the 1960s for some OHS function. Front row, left to right are Jayne Karn and Linda Evans. Back row, Dorine Menzel, Elaine Huselid and Carol Bison. 10 YEARS AGO Jan. 13, 1988 Newly elected mayor Sally Egert is pictured with the council members, Stan Rensberger, Leonard Olson, John Jurgens Jr., Jim Foster, Paul Taffe, Mike Schmidgall and Duane Ninneman and City Clerk, Don Geier. This season's first blizzard with light snow and high winds belted the area on Tuesday. Randy Aphelbeck started work on Jan. 4 as the new co- director of the Big Stone Lake Restoration project. A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Michael Halvorson of Ortonville at the Ortonville Hospital. 25 YEARS AGO Jan. 4, 1973 For the second year in a row the first born at the Ortonville Hospital is a girl. The parents are Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Duhr of White River, SD. She was born on Jan. 1st. Rev. Robert Sorenson of Pipestone has accepted a call to the First English Lutheran Church of Ortonville. Robert Knoll was elected chairman of the Big Stone County Board of Commissioners. Vice Chairman is Donley Pansch. An unusual ice storm slowed traffic in these parts last Friday and Saturday. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a girl to Mr. and Mrs. William McMacken of Big Stone City and a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Brad Duhr of White River, SD. 50 YEARS AGO Jan. 15, 1948 Frank Schad was elected president of the Ortonville Civic and Commerce Assn. _Other officers include John Litschauer, M. Gruse, Vincent Strong, Stanley Hal and Ernest Kanten. The first amateur Golden Cloves fight card in over half a decade will be presented Monday evening in the Ortonville armory. Some of the local boys competing include Gordon Erdahl, Carl Winters, Rosen news I II By Mrs. M.J. Kirchberg Mrs. Evelyn Vincent of St. Paul spent Dec. 23 until Dec. 30 at the home of her mother Mrs. Rose Kareis. Tuesday forenoon callers at the Raymond Schuelke home were Angie and Emily Kasuske of Avon and Mrs. Jim Selgeby of Iron River, WI. Brenda Sc.huelke of Watertown, SD and Brian Schuelke of Lennox, SD, spent Christmas weekend at the home of their parents Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Schuelke Christmas Day supper guests were Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Kanthak, Mr. and Mrs. Brad Streich, Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Kanthak of Pipestone, John and Mike Kanthak of Marietta, Mr. and Mrs. Milo Harstad and girls. Christmas eve guests at the MJ Kirchberg home were Mr. and Mrs. Arnie Kirchberg and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Barr and girls of Ortonville, Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Kirchberg, Laura and Adam and Peter Kirchberg and family of Houston, TX, and Mr. and Mrs. Warren Kirchberg, Jon and Nicole. Christmas Day supper and evening guests were Mr. and Mrs. Dave Mork, Ryan, Brady and Tracey, Warren Kirchberg family. Ashley and April Kirchberg of Houston, TX were Sunday evening until Monday evening guests at the Wayne Brehmer home. Travis, Tanner and Taylor Radermacher spent Saturday, Dec. 27 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Wildung while their parents attended the wedding of Richard Strei and Maria Boone at Trinity Lutheran Church in Benson. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Radermacher and family were among Christmas Eve and Christmas Day guests at the Harvey Wildung home. Laura Karels, who is employed in Chester, NJ spent Christmas week at the Philip Karels home. Christmas Day dinner and afternoon guests at the Philip Kareis home were Andy Karels of Savage and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Karels, Mr. and Mrs. Nyland Larson and sons were Christmas Eve guests at the Johnny Borstad home. Christmas Day afternoon and supper guests at the Nyland Larson home were Rev. and Mrs. Brad Larson and family of Hosmer, SD and Kinley Larson of Madison Nursing home. Andy Karels of Savage spent Wednesday until Sunday at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Karels. Christmas Eve supper guests at the Edward L. Karels home were Mr. and Mrs. Ashley Bruns and Erin of Watertown, SD. Eddie Karels of Minneapolis, Barbara Karels and family of Madison. Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Karels Gordon Mueller, Jerry Mattila, Jack Dodds, Jim Isler, Duane Stock, Jack Swigert and Mickey Wellnitz. The Farmers Union Oil Co. received a building permit to build a new service station and warehouse structure on First Street. Rev. W.A. Krueger of Webster was installed as the new pastor of the Grace Lutheran Church in Correll. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Aschwege of Wilmot, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Longhenry of Marietta, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Lund of Clinton and a girl to Mr. and f DOWN MEMORY'S LANE" 'From the Files of The Ortonville Independent Mrs. Henry Fahje of Chokio. Hans Christensen of Odessa and Reinhold Kahler of Morris were organizers of the Odessa Legion 50 years ago also besides the names listed last week. We have hearing aids starting at $495.00! Call today or stop at one of OUr many service cen ters. SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER Ortonville, Minnesota 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Second and Fourth Thursday of Every Month January 8 & 22, 1998 N I'V I.IS'I'IN(;S ) ! .11 ()RTANT NF()R, ATI()N Hearing .00enter Montevideo, MN (320) 269-8155 or toll free 1-888-I-HEAR-IT 70 YEARS AGO Jan. 12, 1928 December 1927 was the coldest December since 1886 and had more snowfall than any December since 1891 according to the St. Paul weather bureau. Next Thursday will mark the opening of the three day poultry show to be held at the Ortonville armory and spon- sored by the Big Stone County Poultry Assn. Ice harvest for the Milwaukee railroad for points between Minneapolis and Seattle, WA will begin next week. The work will be super- vised by Kruger Bros. of Aberdeen and Fred Peterson and Son of Ortonville. This column sponsored in part by attended the Strei-Boone wedding in Benson on Saturday, Dec. 27, 1997. Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Karels attended the Baptism of their grandson Jordon Michael at St. Michael's Church and were guests at the Barbara Karels home in honor of her son's baptism on Sunday, Dec. 28, 1997. Christmas Day afternoon and supper guests at the Jerry Adelman home were Mr. and Mrs. Keith Adelman and family, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Adelman and Zok of Graceville, Mr. and Mrs. Rick Wilkening and family of rural Appleton'and M. Ken Adelman and Tristin, Sister Kate Kallhoff of St. Cloud, Dick Kallhoff of Willmar. Mr. and Mrs." Dan Rademacher of Aberdeen were Dec. 24 dinner guests at the Kevin Rademacher home. Jeff Rademacher and Kris Berg of Brookings were Christmas Eve guests. Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Rademacher and Adam and Greg were among Christmas Day guests at the Albert Folk home in Milbank. Mrs. Rose Karels hosted a catered dinner and card party at St. Williarn's home on Saturday, Dec. 27. Mr. and Mrs. Gerard Radermacher, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Volkenant, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Karels, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Stolpman, Julie Henrich, Angie Schmidt, Adeline Rudnick were among the guests. Mr. and Mrs. Chris Anderson and Jackie of Maple Grove, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Volkenant were Christmas Day CODE Bid results Hotline (612) 333-SOLD (7653) after 4p.m. (320) 839-3820 e o e Q H. 75 North Ortonville, MN 56278 J ACK7 NOT SUBJECT TO OWNER OCCUPANT REQUIREMENT otv CASE NO. . PROPERTY BR/ FHA LISTING ADDRESS BA INS PRICE ORTONVILLE 273-001177 508 2rid St. NW 7/4 N 28,500 Freeze Dne Ads will mn in St. Paul and metro Minneapofs Sunday newspapers on 01/04/98. Bids must be in by 4:30 p.m. Tuesday 01/13/98. 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Contact your local real ete,profesaiouai, or U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT 220 South 2nd Street Minneapolis, MN 55401 EQUAL 14OOSl/O (612) 370-3100 guests at the Alan Volkenant home. Sunday dinner guests at the Paul Volkenant home were Mr. and Mrs. Chris Anderson and Jackie of Maple Grove and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Volkenant. Mr. and Mrs. Ron Karels, Sarah and Stacy, Simon Karels and Jaclyn of Paynesville, Mr. and Mrs. Fran Karels and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Karels, Jerry and Paul, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Pillatzke, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Karels and family, Philip Karels and family, Greg Karels, Eileen Karels and Jenny and friend of Fargo, Mr. and Mrs. John Karels of Fargo, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Karels and family of St. Cloud. Andy Karels of Savage, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Karels enjoyed a dinner and afternoon of socializing and games at St. Joseph School on Sunday, Dec. 28, 1997. Mr. and Mrs. Chris Anderson and Jackie of Maple Grove were Sunday afternoon visitors at the Alfred Volkenant home. On Dec. 27, 1997 Mr. and Mrs. M.J. Kirchberg had their Christmas get together at St. Joseph's School. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Tom Kirchberg, Mr. and Mrs. Randy Kirchberg of New Ulm, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Kirchberg of Bloomington, Mr. and Mrs. Arnie Kirchberg, Craig, Kevin and Cole of Milbank, SD, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Barr, Lexi, Kristin and Caitlin of Ortonville, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Mork, Brady and Tracey, Ryan and friend LeAnn of Alexandria, Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Kirchberg, Adam and Laura, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Brehmer, Eric and Amanda, Mike and Danny Kirchberg, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Kirchberg, Jon and Nicole, Peter Kirchberg, Andrew, Ashley, April and Curtis of Houston, TX, Mr. and Mrs. Jamie Jahn and Kylie of Madison. On Tuesday, Dec. 23 Jennifer Strei, Tony Nelson of Sioux Falls and Benjamin Salzer arrived at the Mrs. Joan Strei home for Christmas, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Selzer of Sioux City arrived on Wednesday, Dec. 23. In the evening all the family attended the Christmas eve service and program at St. John's Lutheran Church in Madison, where Joseph Abramowski CREDIT PROBiSHS OK Debt Consolidation Cash for Any Purpose Same Day Pre-Approval E was the Baby Jesus. They were evening guests at the Abramowski home. On Ch Day they were among guests at Glen Abramowski home. Mr. Mrs. Sam Seizer and Ben returned to their home on Dec. 27. Mrs. Joan Strei, Mr. and Mrs. Abramowski attended the Richard Strei and Marla Boo Trinity Lutheran Church in Saturday, Dec. 27 and reception dance at the Country Inn. Tuesday, Dec. 30 at M.J. Kirchberg were Mrs. Barr, Kristin and Caitlin Mr. and Mrs. Amie Kirchberg, Kevin and Cole of Milbank, Mr. Mrs. Wayne Brehmer, Eric Amanda, Mrs. Dave Mork Laura Kirchberg to visit with Kirchberg and family who lef return to their home in Houston,' after spending 11 days at the his parents. Curtis Kirchberg for an extended visit at the Brehmer home. Mr. and Mrs. Dean Gob New Ulm were Friday afternoon, 26 visitors at the M.J. home. Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Fulda were Christmas weekend at the John Adelman home. Service Awards for OTP w, Swigerd at 30 Service awards for Otter Power Company employees announced recently. The foil, the Big Stone Plant were so with years of service posted their names: Dennis Crane, 25, Dan 30, Mark Fischer, 20, Mark 20, Keith Kelly, 20, De1 Ketterling, 5, Jim Kramer, 10, Mach, 5, Mark Rolfes (Manager), Also named, from the corn high voltage testing lab, was Ortonville resident, Bob Swi with 30 years. 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