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old days in the Ortonville area THESE FOLKS WERE WINNERS in a former Ortonville Couples Golf Tourney. Identity of the couple at left is not known, but the others, left to right, are Jean and Roger Belgum, Jean and John McCallum and Iry and Don Geier. Marcy (nee Belgum) Fellows thinks the photo was taken sometime in the 1970s. 10 YEARS AGO Jan. 19, 1993 Bill Knowles was featured this issue of the paper. The Otrey town hall was ced up this past summer ents of the area. Leah Reiffenberger and remy Donais were honored s the students of the month at Ortonville School. Roger Sandberg was cho- '.n as the Teacher of the after at the Ortonville High AUgust and Bernice were the featured m the bridal section. and Nick Karels of ngham are parents of a installed as president of the Civic and Commerce Assn. Other officers installed were Ed Froelich, Burt Nypen, Ron Thomas, Eugene O'Neill, Garry Swenson and Marge Olson. Robert Knoll was elected chairman of Big Stone (ounty's Board of Commissioners at their orga- nizational meeting. Mark Holman retired from the Odessa fire department after 53 years of service. Births at the Ortonville Hospital included the Prasnickis and a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Jibbens of Corona, S.D. hear Supt. Robert Norman speak about the proposed building program for the school to be held at the Legion Hall. Helen and Peggy Dawald have announced they plan to open a ladies apparel and shoe shop in the former Saeger's grocery store. A stage show and a dance will climax the March of Dimes Drive here Saturday night. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Monnens of Clinton, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. i / 'l MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Ortonville Independent Truman J. Hedemark of ..... LeSeuer, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Dale Anderson of Ortonville and twin girls to Mr. and Mrs. Jack Zehringer of Ortonville. 70 YEARS AGO Jan. 12, 1933 Mr. and Mrs. Albert Pflueger were fortunate to escape from their car when it broke through the ice on Sunday afternoon. The Rev. P.J. Callanan of St. John's Catholic Church preached his farewell sermon Sunday after nearly ten years of service. The Mercantile Company store in Ortonville is having a closing out sale according to manager Gus Kleinschmidt. Bernard Smith of this city purchased the Sinclair oil sta- tion from J.B. Nelson of Big Stone City. Nineteen students were named to the honor roll for excellence in their scholastic work for the second six weeks at the Ortonville High School. at the Ortonville )spital. 25 YEARS AGO Jan. 11, 1978 and Sherrie of Big Stone City are parents of the first baby of year, a boy born at the [lle Hospital. Raether was 50 YEARS AGO Jan. 29, 1953 On Sat., Jan. 24, Mrs. Jack Zehringer gave birth to twin girls, Kathryn Ann and Kristine Lee. About three months ago, Mrs. Monte Zehringer of Minneapolis, also gave birth to twin girls. All voters are invited to f " This column sponsored in part by Nelson Electric Brent Nelson Commercial & Residential Wiring ~ Licensed & Bonded in MN & SD Ortonville, MN 56278 320439-2631 /Louisburg ret Stueckrath 568-2430 Rien was present when his was called for $40. at the Community Day Drawing 8 Jan. 15 the drawing will be .Rudnick spent from Dec at the home of Larry te)tadmri.ly: Bryan Rudnick unlck: and daughter .t of Anoka. Adeline also visited crs Mabel Anderson. Marie !loomington and Betty )oils. ears Day dinner and supper the Alfred and Barb on home were Mr. and Mrs of Wilmont. at Ron Nelson and Mel Omen. afternoon Ron Nelson doctoring, visiting darts with Lawrence and Ron Nelson celebrated Rademacher family mg Rob's birthday and then pool. and Lois Larson were New visitors at the Larry and home at Watertown, SD. Ional dinner guests were Jim and Nanettc Dale and Jared. Terry Dale and Jana. Wally and Lois Larson attended the prayer service for Alvin Larson on Wednesday evening at the Madison Lutheran Home and the funeral service at St. Paul's Church at Bellingham Thursday afternoon. Louisburg Tony and Jace Dallman returned to Uehling Friday after spending the holidays with Gary and Randy Letrud. Alan and Ruth Hansen attended the baptism of their granddaughter, Annika Joy Utt, on Sunday Dec. 22 at the House of Hope Lutheran Church in New Hope. Scott and Connie Petrich, Jeremy and Evan from Springfield. MO also attended. Connie and Scott were sponsors. Walter and Sara Utt hosted a dinner following the service at their home in New Hope. Connie, Scott, Jeremy and Even Petrich were guests of Alan and Ruth Hanson from Dec. 23-27. Karen, Mike and Annika Joy of Golden Valley were guests from Dec. 23-25 at the Hanson home. Additional Christmas Eve dinner guest was Alice Hanson of Madison. They all attended the Candlelight Service at Louisburg Church. Jean Wiegers of Montevideo was a Christmas Day dinner guest. SIZEs OF STORAGE AREAS: ol0'xt0' 10'x20' 10'x30' .. Please Note! either i be due Feb. 1, Please take note that this announcement will be the ONLY NOTICE of renewal you will receive! We will not be mailing out due notices.., so we will be looking forward to receiving and look forward, as usual, you. Rates are: qui Parle, Grant and Roberts Counties in South Dakota; $34.00 per year for all other coun- ties in Minnesota and South Dakota; and $38.00 per year for all others. HE I I I III I I i ii i i i I  II Bellingham school news I I Science Fair Update We're off and running into our 2003 Science Fair. Today your "young one" will be bringing home a Science Fair guide booklet. Please read it over and hopefully it can be a helpful tool and make this project more enjoyable. --Sister Kay January 24th Special Interest Day Who? Students, Staff and Community What? Dance - "At The Hop" Where? BES gym When? Jan. 24 at 12:45 p.m. Why? To have a great time! What to wear: Boys: plain white t-shirt, jeans, letterman jacket black leather jacket, sliced back hair do Girls: poodle skirts, saddle shoes, white tennis shoes, scarf around your neck and/or in your hair Everyone from the community is invited to join us that afternoon. Come enjoy good music and dancing from the 50's and 60's. Calendar I Tuesday, 1-14 3:00 cheerleading pr. till 4:30 Thursday, 1-16 End of 2nd quarter of school 3:00 BBB practice cheerleading practice school board mtg. in the Home Ec. room, Friday, '1-17 NO SCHOOLteacher workday Breakfast Tdesday--grape juice, scrambled eggs, ham patty, toast and milk. Wednesday--apple juice, french toast sticks, breakfast links and milk. Thursday---orange juice, breakfast pizza, toast and milk. Friday--NO SCHOOL Lunch Tuesday--chicken noodle soup, summer sausage sandwiches, oranges, fruit salad, PB/PBJ and milk. Wednesday--pork roast, baked potatoes, corn, applesauce, PB/PBJ. and milk. Thursday--state fair corn dogs, tator tots, banana, cookies, PB/PBJ and milk. Friday--NO SCHOOL Richard and Nancy Annett, Owners Phone (320) 639-2469 or (605) 432-6443 HWAY 75 NOR TH ORTONVILLE, MN 56278 PRINTING Is Our Business THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT m m , and FIv! H$100,ltaHtY : ' Inn & Suttes I am = Ikill =I k.k= I.-II= r.s4ke lar, I s69. & IW d .wd= b-Ilom vat, I I FJp.m= umat Ou-te  Imlql  I I Ira' Idlll IglS lll* .II I,, I' I Slm .l,. m,lr Oq, r I I "Advance rlnvatlons requital, pteate rr, ttlon oupon. ent coupon at check-ln.   a.i  ad 1-4 | f;'ope. Patti not valid during spc i[ t or with iny other discount. [Xlfll 4/30/0 ]. 11 0_ ]0 I L 1601 East 79th St. Bloomington, MN * 888.222.8777 ! I /Bellin g ham Clinic \\; & Hnor. Apt. Ho.zZZO?&:t;d 1Rv- BellinghT. HH FREE...for all ages! GLUCOSE (blood sogor) TESTING (ShouM be fasting two hours prior to.finger prick testing) High blood sugar numbers are indicators of diabetic tendencies affecting general health and metabolism. Due to poor eating habits, diabetes is becoming a greater problem for people of all ages. (;ti acquainted with your hometown profi, ssionals! Area news digest I APPLETON-It was an emotional farewell as Appleton Mayor Ron Ronning presided over his last city council meeting Dec. 30th. At the conclusion of the meeting, Mayor Ronning was presented with a plaque of appreciation and a gavel for his years of service to the City of Appleton. Ronning began sewing the City of Appleton as a council member in 1997. Halfway through his four year council term, Ronning ran for, and was overwhelmingly elected as, Appleton's mayor in 1999. He had served as mayor for four years before deciding not to seek re-election. FAIRFAX-A 17-year-old male juvenile from Fairfax was petitioned with 12 counts of burglary and theft in Renville County District Court last week for his involvement in a series of break-ins at Fairfax and Lafayette that occurred over a period of several weeks amounting in value losses of approximately $22,000. He was scheduled to appear in court at his first hearing for the felony offenses on Jan. 6. Delinquency petitions are still pending for another juvenile male who is a second suspect in the cases. According to the delinquency complaint, the juvenile allegedly broke into four private residences and three businesses in the two communities between Oct. 26 and Dec. 16. Among the items stolen in the burglaries were jewelry, cash, Coins and electronics. ALEXANDRIA-A 25-year-old Sauk Rapids man who worked in Alexandria, died Monday after his car rolled over following an alleged incident of road rage. William Majerus, formerly of Alexandria. suffered extensive injunes after the vehicle he was driving hit another car. went off the road and rolled about 400 feet. The accident happened about 7 p.m. Monday on Hwy. 10 near Sauk Rapids. According to authorities. Majerus appareat[ ,go into, ar argument with two teenaged boys who were flashing a yellow strobe light on the dashboard of their car at motorists. Majerus called 911 to report the boys, authorities said. For unknown reasons. Majerus then began following the boys' vehicle authorities said. A chase ensued, reaching speeds of 85 miles per hour. authorities said. According to the State Patrol, the two vehicles were traveling close together in adjacent lanes when Majerus pushed himself through the drivers' side window of his car and tried to grab the passenger door of the boys' car. Authorities said that's when the front left side of Majerus car hit the right back side of the boys" car. causing Majerus to lose control of his car. which spun off the highway sideways into the ditch, rolling several times before landing in a corn field. Majerus was thrown from the car. A passenger in the Majerus vehicle was taken to the St. Cloud Hospital and later released. The 16-year-old driver of the other car and his 17- year-old passenger, both from Sauk Rapids. were not injured. authorities said. THE CLASSIFIED]I As head of my farm operation, I've had to live with the conse- quences of crop failure and low prices.., that's why I turned to the experts at AgCountry Farm Credit Services. They helped me develop a risk management strategy that supports my marketing plan. The tools they used included a timely record keeping program, customized comprehensive insurance plan, and tax manage- ment advice. This allows me to reduce my risk and capture additional opportunities in the marketplace: Call today. The deadline to make changes to your insurance plan is March 15. Gracevllle Branch 0f.rice 748 7294 or 800 450 7294 sday, Jan. 14, 2003 "-0 INDEPENDENT Page 11 old days in the Ortonville area THESE FOLKS WERE WINNERS in a former Ortonville Couples Golf Tourney. Identity of the couple at left is not known, but the others, left to right, are Jean and Roger Belgum, Jean and John McCallum and Iry and Don Geier. Marcy (nee Belgum) Fellows thinks the photo was taken sometime in the 1970s. 10 YEARS AGO Jan. 19, 1993 Bill Knowles was featured this issue of the paper. The Otrey town hall was ced up this past summer ents of the area. Leah Reiffenberger and remy Donais were honored s the students of the month at Ortonville School. Roger Sandberg was cho- '.n as the Teacher of the after at the Ortonville High AUgust and Bernice were the featured m the bridal section. and Nick Karels of ngham are parents of a installed as president of the Civic and Commerce Assn. Other officers installed were Ed Froelich, Burt Nypen, Ron Thomas, Eugene O'Neill, Garry Swenson and Marge Olson. Robert Knoll was elected chairman of Big Stone (ounty's Board of Commissioners at their orga- nizational meeting. Mark Holman retired from the Odessa fire department after 53 years of service. Births at the Ortonville Hospital included the Prasnickis and a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Jibbens of Corona, S.D. hear Supt. Robert Norman speak about the proposed building program for the school to be held at the Legion Hall. Helen and Peggy Dawald have announced they plan to open a ladies apparel and shoe shop in the former Saeger's grocery store. A stage show and a dance will climax the March of Dimes Drive here Saturday night. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Monnens of Clinton, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. i / 'l MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Ortonville Independent Truman J. Hedemark of ..... LeSeuer, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Dale Anderson of Ortonville and twin girls to Mr. and Mrs. Jack Zehringer of Ortonville. 70 YEARS AGO Jan. 12, 1933 Mr. and Mrs. Albert Pflueger were fortunate to escape from their car when it broke through the ice on Sunday afternoon. The Rev. P.J. Callanan of St. John's Catholic Church preached his farewell sermon Sunday after nearly ten years of service. The Mercantile Company store in Ortonville is having a closing out sale according to manager Gus Kleinschmidt. Bernard Smith of this city purchased the Sinclair oil sta- tion from J.B. Nelson of Big Stone City. Nineteen students were named to the honor roll for excellence in their scholastic work for the second six weeks at the Ortonville High School. at the Ortonville )spital. 25 YEARS AGO Jan. 11, 1978 and Sherrie of Big Stone City are parents of the first baby of year, a boy born at the [lle Hospital. Raether was 50 YEARS AGO Jan. 29, 1953 On Sat., Jan. 24, Mrs. Jack Zehringer gave birth to twin girls, Kathryn Ann and Kristine Lee. About three months ago, Mrs. Monte Zehringer of Minneapolis, also gave birth to twin girls. All voters are invited to f " This column sponsored in part by Nelson Electric Brent Nelson Commercial & Residential Wiring ~ Licensed & Bonded in MN & SD Ortonville, MN 56278 320439-2631 /Louisburg ret Stueckrath 568-2430 Rien was present when his was called for $40. at the Community Day Drawing 8 Jan. 15 the drawing will be .Rudnick spent from Dec at the home of Larry te)tadmri.ly: Bryan Rudnick unlck: and daughter .t of Anoka. Adeline also visited crs Mabel Anderson. Marie !loomington and Betty )oils. ears Day dinner and supper the Alfred and Barb on home were Mr. and Mrs of Wilmont. at Ron Nelson and Mel Omen. afternoon Ron Nelson doctoring, visiting darts with Lawrence and Ron Nelson celebrated Rademacher family mg Rob's birthday and then pool. and Lois Larson were New visitors at the Larry and home at Watertown, SD. Ional dinner guests were Jim and Nanettc Dale and Jared. Terry Dale and Jana. Wally and Lois Larson attended the prayer service for Alvin Larson on Wednesday evening at the Madison Lutheran Home and the funeral service at St. Paul's Church at Bellingham Thursday afternoon. Louisburg Tony and Jace Dallman returned to Uehling Friday after spending the holidays with Gary and Randy Letrud. Alan and Ruth Hansen attended the baptism of their granddaughter, Annika Joy Utt, on Sunday Dec. 22 at the House of Hope Lutheran Church in New Hope. Scott and Connie Petrich, Jeremy and Evan from Springfield. MO also attended. Connie and Scott were sponsors. Walter and Sara Utt hosted a dinner following the service at their home in New Hope. Connie, Scott, Jeremy and Even Petrich were guests of Alan and Ruth Hanson from Dec. 23-27. Karen, Mike and Annika Joy of Golden Valley were guests from Dec. 23-25 at the Hanson home. Additional Christmas Eve dinner guest was Alice Hanson of Madison. They all attended the Candlelight Service at Louisburg Church. Jean Wiegers of Montevideo was a Christmas Day dinner guest. SIZEs OF STORAGE AREAS: ol0'xt0' 10'x20' 10'x30' .. Please Note! either i be due Feb. 1, Please take note that this announcement will be the ONLY NOTICE of renewal you will receive! We will not be mailing out due notices.., so we will be looking forward to receiving and look forward, as usual, you. Rates are: qui Parle, Grant and Roberts Counties in South Dakota; $34.00 per year for all other coun- ties in Minnesota and South Dakota; and $38.00 per year for all others. HE I I I III I I i ii i i i I  II Bellingham school news I I Science Fair Update We're off and running into our 2003 Science Fair. Today your "young one" will be bringing home a Science Fair guide booklet. Please read it over and hopefully it can be a helpful tool and make this project more enjoyable. --Sister Kay January 24th Special Interest Day Who? Students, Staff and Community What? Dance - "At The Hop" Where? BES gym When? Jan. 24 at 12:45 p.m. Why? To have a great time! What to wear: Boys: plain white t-shirt, jeans, letterman jacket black leather jacket, sliced back hair do Girls: poodle skirts, saddle shoes, white tennis shoes, scarf around your neck and/or in your hair Everyone from the community is invited to join us that afternoon. Come enjoy good music and dancing from the 50's and 60's. Calendar I Tuesday, 1-14 3:00 cheerleading pr. till 4:30 Thursday, 1-16 End of 2nd quarter of school 3:00 BBB practice cheerleading practice school board mtg. in the Home Ec. room, Friday, '1-17 NO SCHOOLteacher workday Breakfast Tdesday--grape juice, scrambled eggs, ham patty, toast and milk. Wednesday--apple juice, french toast sticks, breakfast links and milk. Thursday---orange juice, breakfast pizza, toast and milk. Friday--NO SCHOOL Lunch Tuesday--chicken noodle soup, summer sausage sandwiches, oranges, fruit salad, PB/PBJ and milk. Wednesday--pork roast, baked potatoes, corn, applesauce, PB/PBJ. and milk. Thursday--state fair corn dogs, tator tots, banana, cookies, PB/PBJ and milk. Friday--NO SCHOOL Richard and Nancy Annett, Owners Phone (320) 639-2469 or (605) 432-6443 HWAY 75 NOR TH ORTONVILLE, MN 56278 PRINTING Is Our Business THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT m m , and FIv! H$100,ltaHtY : ' Inn & Suttes I am = Ikill =I k.k= I.-II= r.s4ke lar, I s69. & IW d .wd= b-Ilom vat, I I FJp.m= umat Ou-te  Imlql  I I Ira' Idlll IglS lll* .II I,, I' I Slm .l,. m,lr Oq, r I I "Advance rlnvatlons requital, pteate rr, ttlon oupon. ent coupon at check-ln.   a.i  ad 1-4 | f;'ope. Patti not valid during spc i[ t or with iny other discount. [Xlfll 4/30/0 ]. 11 0_ ]0 I L 1601 East 79th St. Bloomington, MN * 888.222.8777 ! I /Bellin g ham Clinic \\; & Hnor. Apt. Ho.zZZO?&:t;d 1Rv- BellinghT. HH FREE...for all ages! GLUCOSE (blood sogor) TESTING (ShouM be fasting two hours prior to.finger prick testing) High blood sugar numbers are indicators of diabetic tendencies affecting general health and metabolism. Due to poor eating habits, diabetes is becoming a greater problem for people of all ages. (;ti acquainted with your hometown profi, ssionals! Area news digest I APPLETON-It was an emotional farewell as Appleton Mayor Ron Ronning presided over his last city council meeting Dec. 30th. At the conclusion of the meeting, Mayor Ronning was presented with a plaque of appreciation and a gavel for his years of service to the City of Appleton. Ronning began sewing the City of Appleton as a council member in 1997. Halfway through his four year council term, Ronning ran for, and was overwhelmingly elected as, Appleton's mayor in 1999. He had served as mayor for four years before deciding not to seek re-election. FAIRFAX-A 17-year-old male juvenile from Fairfax was petitioned with 12 counts of burglary and theft in Renville County District Court last week for his involvement in a series of break-ins at Fairfax and Lafayette that occurred over a period of several weeks amounting in value losses of approximately $22,000. He was scheduled to appear in court at his first hearing for the felony offenses on Jan. 6. Delinquency petitions are still pending for another juvenile male who is a second suspect in the cases. According to the delinquency complaint, the juvenile allegedly broke into four private residences and three businesses in the two communities between Oct. 26 and Dec. 16. Among the items stolen in the burglaries were jewelry, cash, Coins and electronics. ALEXANDRIA-A 25-year-old Sauk Rapids man who worked in Alexandria, died Monday after his car rolled over following an alleged incident of road rage. William Majerus, formerly of Alexandria. suffered extensive injunes after the vehicle he was driving hit another car. went off the road and rolled about 400 feet. The accident happened about 7 p.m. Monday on Hwy. 10 near Sauk Rapids. According to authorities. Majerus appareat[ ,go into, ar argument with two teenaged boys who were flashing a yellow strobe light on the dashboard of their car at motorists. Majerus called 911 to report the boys, authorities said. For unknown reasons. Majerus then began following the boys' vehicle authorities said. A chase ensued, reaching speeds of 85 miles per hour. authorities said. According to the State Patrol, the two vehicles were traveling close together in adjacent lanes when Majerus pushed himself through the drivers' side window of his car and tried to grab the passenger door of the boys' car. Authorities said that's when the front left side of Majerus car hit the right back side of the boys" car. causing Majerus to lose control of his car. which spun off the highway sideways into the ditch, rolling several times before landing in a corn field. Majerus was thrown from the car. A passenger in the Majerus vehicle was taken to the St. Cloud Hospital and later released. The 16-year-old driver of the other car and his 17- year-old passenger, both from Sauk Rapids. were not injured. authorities said. THE CLASSIFIED]I As head of my farm operation, I've had to live with the conse- quences of crop failure and low prices.., that's why I turned to the experts at AgCountry Farm Credit Services. They helped me develop a risk management strategy that supports my marketing plan. The tools they used included a timely record keeping program, customized comprehensive insurance plan, and tax manage- ment advice. This allows me to reduce my risk and capture additional opportunities in the marketplace: Call today. The deadline to make changes to your insurance plan is March 15. Gracevllle Branch 0f.rice 748 7294 or 800 450 7294 sday, Jan. 14, 2003 "-0 INDEPENDENT Page 11