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January 13, 1998

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- t OFFICIAL RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY took place at Otrey Lake Gallery last week. Members of Big Stone Lake Area Chamber of Commerce presented owners Marlys and Ron Thompson with their first )rofit certificate during the ceremony. Left to right are Deb Barnhardt, Marlys and Ron Thompson, t and Kathi Thymian. PV wavecutters swum m off to good start PV Wavecutters swim team off to a good start for the season opening with meets in and Morris. The swim- in ages from 7-17 and the communities of Milan, Appleton, Ortonville has ben a lot of strong indi- performances already this sea- they look to improve as the results from Alexandria, Dec. are as follows: Girls Results Amanda Thyne 39.97; ; Christina Scholberg Vieau 1:10.89, Sarah Stacy Wiegrnan 41.02, 29.71 Brittany Hustad Kemen 1:24.87 Christina Scholberg 50.52 FREE: Amanda Thyne Stacy Wiegman 1:37.33, 1:50.87, Kristin Barr lly Kemen 1 : 11.5 Christina Scholberg Kelly Kemen 2:54.22 BACK: Sarah Karels 58.66, Barr 49.96, Stacy Wiegrnan Amanda Thyne 50.03, Kayla Vieau 1:26.27, Brittany Hustad 46.65 Boys Results 50 FREE: T.J. Vieau 59.91, Justin Moen 28.93, Morgan Haas 28.02 100 FREE: Morgan Haas 1:04.57, Justin Moen 1:03.37 200 FREE: Morgan Haas 2:37.01, Justin Moen 2:30.52 50 BACK: T.J. Vieau 1:01.75 100 BREAST: Justin Moen 1:19.93 Ortonviile swimmers include: Amanda Thyne, Kristin Barr, Christina Scholberg, Sarah Karels, Stacy Wiegman, Morgan Simonitch Girls Results Results from Morris swim meet, Dec. 13, 1997 200 FREE: Kelly Kemen 2:44.7 100 BACK: Brittany Hustad 1:45.73, Kelly Kemen 1:23.9 100 BREAST: Brittany Hustad 1:48.32 50 BACK: Kayla Vieau 1:21.13, Kristin Barr 47.49, Stacy Wiegman 52.03 50 BREAST: Amanda Thyne 53.89, Brittany Hustad 46.19, Christina Scholberg 49.6, Sarah Karels 51.66 50 FLY: Christina Scholberg 51.77 100 IM: Amanda Thyne 1:48.65, Sarah Karels 1 :.564.35, Christina Scholberg 1:56.8 25 FREE: Morgan Simonitch 21.69, Jessica Pillatzke 29.54, Trisha Hustad 43.95, Kassie Lindblad 45.04 50 FREE: Kayla Vieau 1:13.28, Kristin Barr 37.99, Amanda Tyne 40.56, Stacy Wiegman 42.81, Sarah Karels 43.96, Christina Scholberg 45.38, Kelly Kemen 29.81 100 FREE: Kristin Barr 1:27.23, Stacy Wiegman 1:39.01, Kelly Kemen 1:10.7 25 BACK: Morgan Simonitch 29.15, Jessica Pillatzke 30.75, Kassie Lindblad 32.89, Trisha Hustad 50.05 25 BREAST: Morgan Smonitch 27.15, Jessica Pillatzke 31.79, Kayla Vieau 35.6, Kassie Lindblad 50.0 25 FLY: Stacy Wiegman 27.7 Boys Results 200 FREE: Justin Moen 2:27.77, Morgan Haas 2:29.08 100 BREAST: Justin Moen 1:21.68 50 BACK: T.J. Vieau 1:07.52 200 BREAST: Justin Moen 3:05.12 50 FREE: T.J. Vieau 58.15, Justin Moen 27.91, Morgan Haas 27.76 100 FREE: Morgan Haas 1:04.28 25 BREAST: T.J. Vieau 33.13 School lunch Tuesday, Jan. 13 Breakfast: Half of a Banana, Ready-to-Eat Cereal, Toast Sticks, 1/2 Pint Milk Lunch:Foot Long Hot Dog (Grades 4-12), Hot Dog On A Bun (K-3), Chili Sauce (Optional), Oven Hash Browns, Baked Beans, Pineapple Tidbits, 1/2 Pint Milk Wednesday, Jan. 14 Breakfast: Pineapple Sauce, Blueberry Muffin, 1/2 Pint Milk Lunch: Sliced Turkey On A Bun, Whipped Potatoes with Gravy, Hot Corn, Cranberry Cup, Jello with Topping, 1/2 Pint Milk Thursday, Jan. 15 Breakfast: Apple Juice, Cheese Pizza On A Bun, 1/2 Pint Milk Lunch: Chili, Crackers, Vegetable Sticks/Dip, Cinnamon Roll, Peach Sauce, 1/2 Pint Milk Friday, Jan. 16 Breakfast: Applesauce, Pancake & Sausage On A Stick, Syrup, I/2 Pint Milk Lunch: Pizza Boat, Tossed. Salad, Choice of Dressing, Mixed Fruit Sauce, Frosted Graham Cracker, 1/2 Pint Milk Monday, Jan. 19 Faculty Workshop Day - No School Tuesday, Jan. 20 Faculty Workshop Day - No School Cancer board meeting changed Big Stone County Cancer Board meeting has been changed because of the Martin Luther King holiday to Monday, Jan. 26 at 11:30 a.m. at the Senior Citizen building in Ortonville. Money & Quicken Users On-Line Banking Is For You! Trinity youth Walter township extend thanks Youth of Trinity Lutheran Church, of Walter Township, on Friday, Dec. 19 had a Christmas caroling party for nine families near the church. There were 12 youth and 10 adults spreading the Christmas spirit through songs and well wishes. Then they presented each family with a gift bag of goodies. "We would like to thank everyone for there help and support for this project and putting together the 'story of the candy cane' which was given to all people that attended the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day service at the church," says a church spokesperson. This is an Aid Association for Lutherans Youth Project, which is done through the Bellingham Area AAL Branch #2516. This $500 grant is available to the youth and they must have at least 10 youth participating in the project. This encourages the youth to get involved, volunteer and feel the happiness they spread throughout the area. Baby shower set for Emily Mae Vreim A baby shower honoring Emily Mae Vreim, infant daughter of Brenda Hofhenke and Brian Vreim, will be held Saturday, Jan. 24, 1998, at 2 p.m. at the Tabor United Methodist Church in Big Stone City. All friends and relatives are welcome. No cards have been sent out. Winter crops, soils day set Feb. 4 Farmers and agribusiness professionals of West Central Minnesota interested in crop production management, trends in Minnesota agriculture, and climatic changes due to El Nino should attend the University of Minnesota's Winter Crops and Soils Day. The program will begin at 8:30 a.m. with registration and run until noon on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 1998 at the University of Minnesota Morris Students Center. Parking is available in the campus east lot. Free For 90 Days! M. Lay services for Opal M. of Ortonville, were held 1:30 Jan. 10, 1998 in the odist Church of Rev. Larry Kasten with Janet Hippie, organist. music was provided by the Methodist Choir. Honorary were all of Opal's family rate interment was in the at Ortonville. Lay was born Oct. 3, IA to parents Jessie son and Phillip rn. During her early the family moved to Grand IA and at age 11 she came to Ortonville. their arrival Opal lost and sisters within three each other in the 1918 flu from Ortonville in 1923. She attended Teacher's College. In met and married Raymond , raised six children. h family was very m her life. She was a member of the Ortonville Methodist Church and until recently active in the Grandmother Lois Circle, that met regularly during her retirement years. She took great pride in her handy work and many of her children and grandchildren have keepsakes of her many talents. Opal died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 1998 at the Northridge Residence of Ortonville having reached the age of 92 years, three months and three days. Survived by two daughters, Jean (Richard) Velleu of St. Paul and Kathryn Ann Mack of Minnetonka; three sons, Robert L. (Loretta) Lay of Big Stone City, SD; Donald G. (Pat) Lay of Littleton, CO and Jerald M. (Marilyn) Lay of Anoka; one sister, Dorothy Vanderpoel of Minneapolis; 19 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren and eight great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Raymond H. Lay, Sr., one son, Raymond H. Lay, Jr. of Benson, and eight brothers and sisters. Larson Funeral Home of Ortonville is in charge of the arrangements. ir Classics welcorn00,s Heather Giese! 10% DISCOUNT ON ALL APPOINTMENTS made with Heather during the month of January. Hair Classics 36 NW Second Street i, Ortonville, MN Phone (320) 839-3744 Free Service. Everyone benefits from a 90-day FREE trial pedod. Marquette Bank Relationship Checking customers will receive service FREE. Free Software. Your choice of Microsoft@ Money or Intuit Quicken@ Starter Edition personal finance software. On-Line Checking. Send payments to any individuals or company, anytime, anywhere in the United States. Automatically pay your regular bills every month. Convenient Account Access. 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