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r------ Good old days in the Ortonville area DOWN MEMORY&apos;S LANE" From lhe Files of The OrJonville Indeoendent DOES ANYONE REMEMBER THE OLD CLINKER-BUILT BOATS? They were handmade wooden boats !/iwhere one board overlapped the other. This photo was submitted by reader friend Warren Schoen of .i.'Ortonville. Here are several of the boats on Big Stone Lake from years ago. ! 10 YEARS AGO r Jan. 20, 1988 !"i First baby of 1988 was a lidaughter born to Mike and i eaula Halvorson of Ortonville ,; oorn Tuesday Jan. 12th. ;" A ',. fire last Thursday morn- .'!ng damaged the new steel ']:building at the Shop in Big  Stone City. "i Bill Hoel will head the "' Ortonville Civic and ,',',' Commerce Assn. this year. i";: I Leonard Olson retired at 'i i::;:the end of 1987 after serving !.,] o.n the Volunteer Fire ,:i:i; 6epartment in Ortonville for !'..: b years. I"',.'] 35 pairs of mittens and C " - :i aps were collected this winter lli;'!at Washington Federal mitten lli*[, tree in Ortonville b,,lr, . . " The following births were ilir, ti?t,lfJ;":ireeorded at the Ortonv'llle ll;?"-"nspital: a boy to Mr. and i!!.'{ Mrs. Thomas Weber of Clinton .i;:i,.iand a boy to Mr. and Mrs. @i Uennis Justison of Ortonville. Ortonville elementary and high school students are col- lecting wearable used clothing for children in the southern Appalachian Mountains. The Sons of Norway will hold their monthly meeting at the VFW room in Ortonville. Mrs. Carl Holmblad will be the instructor of a Norwegian lan- guage class. Jay Gustafson, formerly with KDIO, has accepted a position at WCCO. A new travel service, called Thunderbird Travel Service is now in service in Ortonville. Charlotte Athey is the repre- sentative. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Howland of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Dean Hanson of Milbank and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Alan Holtquist of Milbank. 50 YEARS AGO Jan. 22, 1948 25 YEARS AGO Jan. 11 1973 The new city council got their first ba nism of burnin news i By Mrs. M.J. Kirchberg ,,.;"" r. and Mrs. Ed Radermacher are parents of a son Justin Edward on Wednesday, Dec. 31 at St. t ' nard s Hospital in Milbank. ii." ndparents are Mr. and Mrs. heal Markstrom of Sioux Falls erm Mr. and Mrs. Gerard acler. Great grandparents are " Agnes Pillatzke of Nassau and on Radermacher of St. William's ai!iMilban.k'Roger Karels spent l, .2 at the Rob Rodas home arshall. i. Mrs- Joan Strei and Angle Schmidt tlerd Hilda Monens and Dorothy _lman at Northridge on Tuesday. Cs30 and brought a carry in luncla [J Pent the afternoon at the home of ":  Y and family of Milbank, Mr. Freshest Meat in the Area! and Mrs. David Bergeson and'family of Madison, Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Anderson and family/wre Saturday, Dec. 27 guests at the Dennis Rademacher home for their family" Christmas get together. Mr. and Mrs. Ken Dagel and sons of Missouri, Mr. and Mrs. Randy Ecklund and family, Mary Krakow, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Schmieg and girls of Bloomington, Rita Krakow of Lutzen, Marv Meyer of St. Cloud, Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Krakow and family of Strandburg, SD, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Krakow and family of Milbank were Saturday, Dec. 27 guests at the Manfred Krakow home for their family Christmas. St. Joseph's Council of Catholic Women held their meeting and Christmas party at St. Joseph's School on Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998. Tim Radermacher and Lexi of M6ntevideo were Sunday visitors and dinner guests at the Bud Radermacher home. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Millerbernd were Wednesday, Dec. 31 the midnight oil on Monday when they discussed parking meters for the downtown sec- of Big Stone City and a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Warner Anderson of Ortonville. 70 YEARS AGO Jan. 19, 1928 The north bound Fargo freight was stalled about 5 miles north of Ortonville. They were virtually buried in the snow for about 30 hours before they could bc dug out. A number of Ortonville stores have voted to remain Hours: Mon.-Sat. 8:00 AM- 5:30 PM "' LE, MN PHONE (320) 839-2653 !iD .... [ WHOLE TOP l ;::i iFl(] )llEEF [ S!RLOINSTEAK ] ;" i i4 Lb/Grown Beef- Per Lb. I Locally Grown Pork- Per Lb. RO ,1.35 SIDEs HALF A HOG ................... er lb. .................... Per Lb. I COUNTRY RING $ !Oeu HAM ................. .'*2.99 SAUSAGE ................ 2.79 LET US CATEll THAT SPECIAL EVENT/ lion, plans were submitted for the new hospital and other pressing problems. School bond issue will be voted on Feb. 17th, $30,0(-)0 is needed for the planned alter- ations. A Golden Gloves fight was held at the Ortonville armory with an audience of approxi- mately 1,000 fight fans. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Earl Jones of Ortonville, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Karels open Saturday nights until 9 p.m. unless they decide to ter- minate it by mutual agreement. Mrs. Sylvia Hess was elect- ed president of the StUdy Club. Mrs. H.W. Kollitz and Mrs Charles Scofield are the other two officers. Roy Geier was welcomed as a new member to the Kiwanis Club on Tuesday: The annual meeting of the Big Stone Creamery will be held Jan. 28th. at the I.O.O.F. Hall in Big Stone City. guests at the Lyle Fischer home in Sleepy Eye and New Year's Day at the Larry Weiderhoeft home in New Ulm. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Radermacher and family were among afternoon and supper guests at the Larry Witdung home on Sunday, Jan. 4 in honor of their daughter Megan's third birthday. Sunday, Jan. 4 dinner guests at the Kevin Radermacher home were Mr. and Mrs. Albert Folk of Milbank. Monday, Dec. 29 dinner guests and afternoon visitors at the Raymond Schuelke home were Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Werlinger of Long Prairie. Mr. and Mrs. Nyland Larson and sons spent the weekend at the home of their son Rev. and Mrs. Brad Larson and family in Hosmer, SD. Jeff Radermacher of Brookings spent the weekend at the Kevin Radermacher home. Mr. and Mrs. John Adelman attended the Adelman Christmas reunion at the Frank Adelman home in Blaine. Mr. and Mrs. Michael Markstrom of Sioux Fall, SD were weekend guests at the Ed Radermacher home. Mrs. Markstrom stayed to spend a week to help and get acquainted with their grandchild. Family visitors at th%Bernard 'Pillaizke'home during the holidays were Mr. and Mrs. Brad Nelson and family of Glencoe, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Pavelko and family of Worthington, Keith Pillatzke of Hallock, Mrs. Larry Montag and family, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Pillatzke and family of Big Stone City, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Pillatzke and family, Mr. and Mrs. Brendon Van Sambeek and son of Milbank, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Pillatzki and family. Saturday, Dec. 27 dinner and supper guests at the Raymond Karels home for their family Christmas get together were Father Agdus Karels, Mrs. Pauline Karels, Scott and Sarah of Ortonville, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Stenzet, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Karels and family, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Van Hout and Jeff, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fedt and Steven of Big Stone, Katie <3 o o oo [7" Z o" <3 e 40-50% OFF Selected Trims, Notions, Craft Books and Patterns, Sewing Baskets and much morel SELECTED PATTERNS ............ $1.00 & $2.00 SPECIAL PRICES ON NEW HOME SEWING MACHINES & SERGERS Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9am-S.3Opm; Sat. 9-5 I ! I i $ I 1 1 ! in lilllllllllllllllalllll Iii i 11 l,'/ 11 II II II li II lllllill ! hhhhhhh hhhhithh|,hhhhhhh|d,hhhhhhhhh',dfld,i,hl,|dthMi ht ihh hlihh hh h hi ihht,lll ! YARDSTICK o.o,,.i, r SHOP 320839-3334 Hallquist of Milbank, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Karels and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Chad Gibbs of Grand Forks, ND, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Erdmann, Erin and Amy of Madison, Mr. and Mrs. Buz Comstock and girls of Mankato, Lindsay Homan of Ortonville, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Karels and family of Breckenridge, Mr. and Mrs. Andy Lagre of Bellingham, Mr. and Mrs. Stan Koeckeritz, Mr. and Mrs. Keith Hoffman, Linda and Brian, Kay Karels, Rick and Michael. New Years Day afternoon and supper guests at the Wayne Brehmer home were Mr. and Mrs. Dave Mork, Brady and Tracey and Mr. and Mrs. M.J. Kirchberg. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Karels of Melrose were weekend guests at the home of his sister Angle Schmidt. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Radermacher and family were among Christmas guests at the home of her parents in Olivia Mr. and Mrs. Don Dobmeier. Christmas Day guests at the Jim and Mike Millerbernd home were Mr. and Mrs. Norman Bailey of Gary, SD and Bernie Millerbernd of Ortonville. Mr. and Mrs. Brian Sellner of San Francisco, CA, left Wednesday, Dec. 31 after spending several days visiting at the Jim and Mike Millerbernd home. Mrs. Clara Rademacher was among Saturday, Dec. 27 guests at the Gordon Dawald home in Ortonville for their family Christmas. Mr. and Mrs. Rob Rodas and Anthony of Marshall were Christmas Day guests at the Roger Karels home. Sunday, Dec. 28 guests at the Roger Karels home were Mr. and Mrs. Alan Dimberg and family of Alexandria, Mr. and Mrs. Scott Skauger and family of Baker, Mr. and Mrs. Arnie Werner and family of Willmar, Mr. and Mrs. Rob Rodas and Anthony of Marshall and Mrs. Delrose Karels of Big Stone. Mrs. Pauline Karels, Sarah and Scott of Ortonville, Raymond Karels, Kay, Rick and Michael were Christmas afternoon visitors at the Stan Koeckeritz home. Father Agdus Karels, Mrs. Pauline Karels, Sarah and Scott of Ortonville, Raymond Karels, Kay, Rick and Michael were Christmas Day supper guests at the Keith Hoffman home. Debbie Millerbernd of Minneapolis, Martin and Steve Millerbernd of Fargo were weekend holiday guests at the home of their parents Mr. and Mrs. Lester Millerbernd. Additional visitors during the holidays were Jeanette Sellner of St. Paul, Mr. and Mrs. Brian Sellner of San Francisco, CA, Mary Millerbernd and Mrs. Larry Weiderhoeft and family of New Ulm, Ann Millerbernd of Appleton, Jamie Wester of Ortonville, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Millerbernd, Dan and Larry, Bernie Millerbernd, Jim and Mike Millerbernd. Mr. and Mrs. M.J. Kirchberg visited Mr. and Mrs. John Kirchberg at the Madison Nursing Home with Erma Pool at her home in Madison on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 7. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Millerbernd and Martin went to Omaha, NE on Saturday, Jan. 3 where Martin is employed and helped him move to his apartment. Prairie Five menu Reservations may be made by calling the Senior Center. When requesting a meal call the Senior Center the day prior to eating at 839- 3555 before 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13 Swiss Steak, Seasoned Mashed Potatoes, Creamed Cabbage, Rice Pudding, Whole Wheat Bread Wednesday, Jan. 14 Pork Roast, Boiled Potatoes/Gravy, Three Bean Salad, Ice Cream, Muffin Thursday, Jan. 15 Meatloaf, Baked Potato, Carrots, Cookie or Bar, WW Dinner Roll Friday, Jan. 16 Cook's Choice, Soup, Sandwich, Fruit Monday, Jan. 19 Chicken Fried Steak, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Stewed Tomatoes, Rocky Road Pudding, Raisin Bread Tuesday, Jan. 20 Pork Chop, Dressing/Gravy, Harvard Beets, Fruit, Rye Bread CLASSIFIED AS BRING QUICK RESULTS Drastic Measures i, llllllllll I The Body Wrap Did you gain a few extra inches over the holidays? We can help! The Body Wrap is a safe, effective way of removing excess inches permanently. To find out more, give us call. We can answer any questions you may have over the phone and we will send you an informative brochure. 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TOM OAKES 25 Northwest 2nd Street OrtonviUe, MN Phone 839-2568 BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota A member of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans Registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association 1993 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota nesday, Jan. 13, 1998 INDEPENDENT Page 7