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old days in the Ortonville area DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Orlonville Independent LAGOONA BEACH SUPPER CLUB EMPLOYEES sometime in the early 1980s. That's the group you see Some we know, some we don't. Front row, left to right, are Janet Cloos, Julie Saeger, Lorraine Mike Eckberg and AI Madsen; back row, Kim Scheff, unknown, Mary McCormick, Julie Gustafson, Drewelow, unknown and Doreen Hanson. 10 YEARS AGO Jan. 26, 1993 Mike Felton, John and Jason Vollmer the rank of Eagle in the Boy Scouts. Agralite will be spear Iding the plans for an tanol Production Plant in area. "Ieavy snow shoveling place in the area this end. First annual stork review n this issue of the paper. larence and Norma tz will observe their 50th anniversary at St. Home on Jan. 31 st. and Mrs. Gene Moberg nton are parents of a girl rn at the Ortonville 3ital. 25 YEARS AGO Jan, 18, 1978 This issue of the paper fea- 'ed an article on Tim Burdick and the fur business. Brad Ehlers has been trans- ferred from the Big Stone Refuge to the Oregon Refuge. The Minnesota Department of Transportation will not force the re-routing of Highway 7. Dennis Veiman has resigned from his position at t'he Independent to take a position with the Redfield Press at Redfield, S.D. Mr. and Mrs. Steve Scoblic of Big Stone City are the par- ents of a son born at the Ortonville Hospital. 50 YEARS AGO Feb. 5, 1953 March of Dimes solicita- tions and collections this year have exceeded previous years. Ice harvest on Big Stone Lake is nearing completion. Frank Karow and Sons have the contract. Claude E. Whitney will be the new game warden for Big Stone county and part of Lac qui Parle county. A new Otter Tail sub-sta- tion is nearing completion west of the Otter Tail plant. Seven young men are being called for induction to the Armed Services from Big Stone county. Mr. and Mrs, Otis Melton of Big Sto.ne City are the par- ents ofa son born at the Ortonville Hospital. 70 YEARS AGO Jan. 19, 1933 A call for bids for the con- struction of a new city well which is expected to cost in the neighborhood of $10,000 came out of the special city council meeting Friday night. The International Harvester Branch being maintained here by the Evans Bros of Appleton, with A. K. Evans in charge has moved to the build- ing across the street from the courthouse. The building for- merly housed the Ortonville Journal. Florence McCallum and Gust Auferheide were married January 4 in Minneapolis. The Clinton Bank declared a holiday Friday morning and were open for business again Monday. n news Is. M.J. Kirchberg Roger Sis and family :d by her mother Mrs. ,er of Ortonville were dinner and afternoon Richard Weber home in ;chuelke. and Mandley or,,, Own, SD and Alan " vmntevideo were Jan. 11 guests at the Ray Schuelke home. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schuelke attended the funeral of Murial Selgeby al Milbank on Friday, Jan. 10, 2003. Mrs. Joann Krakow was a noon luncheon guest at the home of Mrs. Myra Schmieg on Sunday, Jan 12. Mr. and Mrs. Warren Kirchberg, Jon and Nicole were Saturday, Jan. 11 visitors at the Gary Karels home in Breckenridge. & SEe HY BOOTH Ar TNE FARM & Hone Snow t LeAnn Kuper, Owner Custom Window Treatments Draperies and Top Treatments, Blinds and Shades 20-70% On Graber and Hunter Pougla Blind and. b'l-mde Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Rademacher and Adam were Sunday, Jan. 12 dinner and afternoon guests at the Albert Folk home in Milbank. Mrs. Steve Barr of Ortonville was a Saturday, Jan. 11 forenoon visitor at the M.J. Kirchberg home. Sunday afternoon visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Dave Mork, Warren Kirchberg, Jon and Nicole. Alphonse Schmieg of Big Stone was a Monday, Jan. 13 afternoon visitor at the M.J. Kirchberg home. Ann Millerbernd of Appleton was a Tuesday, Jan. 7 afternoon visitor at the home of Mrs. Joan Strei. Mrs. Joan Strei attended the Senior Federation meeting in Montevideo on Monday afternoon, Jan. 13. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Radermacher, Paul Radermacher of Ortonville and Mr. and Mrs. Bud Radermacher and family were Sunday, Jan. 12 dinner and afternoon guests at the Tim Radermacher home in Montevideo in honor of Lexi's birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Adelman were among guests at the Mike Adelman home in Graceville on Sunday, Jan. 12 and attended the baptism of their son Jakob Andrew at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. They also celebrated the birthdays of their sons Zack and Luke. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Millerbernd were among guests at the Lyle Fischer home in Sleepy Eye to celebrate Lyle's birthday on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2003. keAnn at 432-9551 today to set up your FREE CONSULTATION! iii ( Check out our web site at ' ww,ortonviUeindependent.com) While you and your are out ice fishing, We'll repair or replace Stop in at our booth at the 2003 Grant County Farm & Home Show Jan. 22-23 to visit with us and check out these specials your windshield! • COmplete Auto Body Shop • Windshield Repair and Replacement • 100% Customer Satisfaction • Largest Windshield Inventory in Area OGRE6SIVE & GLASS CENTER, INC. Steve and Linda Roggenbuck E 2nd St., Ortonville, MN 56278 • 320-839-2255 • Toll Free 888-819-2255 200 cso Cor,oroto. CASE lil Visit our Web Site at http//www.caseihcom Case IH and Case Credit are registered trademarks of Case Corporation A TRADITION OF LEADERSHIP lorden Roggenbuck and Frosty i Save this paper tot recycling Bellingham auxiliary Secretary, Betty Hanson Bcllingham's American Legion Auxiliary Unit 441 held their monthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 6th with 14 members present. President Tcn'y opened the meeting by reading the poem "Give Us This Day." Wc said the Pledge of Allegiance, sang the 1st stanza of our National anthem, the chaplain led us in prayer and wc recited our Preamble. The secretary's report was read and approved and placed on file. The treasurer's report was given, approved and placed on file. President asked for any bills. The correspondence was read. Anyone having cancelled stamps should turn them in by the middle of January. Only foreign and memorial stamps can be sent in alter this. President Terry asked for any committee reports. The carpet committee report was tabled till next month. Marion Maatz volunteered to take membership again. It was suggested to send Valentines to our Hospitalized Veterans again this year. It was tabled till next meeting so Ruth I I could check and see if" the school children would like to make them again this year. Sympathy cards were sent It) Delton Sorenson with a memorial and to the Alvin Larson family. Sent cards to Boots Hoffman, Robert Hoffman, Wayde Weber, Pearl Pedcrson and Duane Stueckrath. Dates to Remember: Jan. 9th-County Council Feb. 3rd-Next Meeting Feb. Ist-Membership Rally at Madison Jan. 25th-Mid-Winter Conference at Eden Valley Carol thanked the Unit for the prizes Vernon received from the Christmas raffle. President Terry thanked Carol and Ruth for their help at our Christmas Party, the members who worked for Blood Mobile; those who donated bars; those that helped at the Veterans Day Program and the January servers. The servers for February are Marion Maatz and Betty Nelson. We sang the hymn of the month. Chaplin gave a prayer. Marion won the door prize. Bellingham/Louisburg By Margret Stueckrath Phone 568-2430 Ehno Sorenson was present Jan. 15 when his name was called for $20. at the Bellingham Community Day Drawing. Jan. 22 the drawing will be for $20. Friday afternoon, Jan. 10 Margret Stueckrath, Katie Rich, Albert and Clara Lotthammer and Ardis Brehmer of Ortonville visited with Duane Stueckrath at Northridge. Saturday evening, Jan. I1 the Branch officers of Bellingham AAL Branch 2516 treated their District Rep. Rob and wife to supper at Club 7-75. Those present were Rob and Karla Schwendemann, Marilyn and Edwin Goetsch, Marion and Walter Maatz, Ruth and Claude Larson and Margret Stueckrath. DeLayne Dahl's group home had a belated Christmas party at Tuflo's on the Green in Dawson on Sunday, Jan. 12. Among those attending were DeLayne's mother Betty Nelson and her brother Douglas Dahl of Watertown, SD. They enjoyed the afternoon playing bingo and having supper with DeLayne. Lila Plathe accompanied W,D. Tours on a trip to Minneapolis on Sunday, Jan. 12 to watch the Minnesota Women's Basketball game vs. Iowa at Williams Arena. They had an attendance of 8500 people. Sunday, Jan. 12 evening visitors of Margret Stueckrath were Russell and Kathy Stueckrath and Chris Peterson of Rapid City, SD. Earlier they had visited with Russ's dad, Duane, at Northridge Nursing home in Ortonville. Ryan and Jennifer Larson and sons of Apple Valley hosted the Ohm Christmas Party on Jan. I 1. Attending were Arlene Karels; Dick and Sue Ohm; Dene and Pat Ohm; March Eddy, April, Tony and Aaron all of Bellingham; Ron and Jill Larson; Glenn and Sherry Mork, Alyssa and Matt: Jim and Dee Ohm and Sammic; Steven and Michelle Larson; Brad and Dawn Violette all of Bloomington; Jessica Mork and Nick Therden of Delano; Roger and Darnelle Hanson, Dana, Cody and friend Kent; Angela and friend Greg all of Monticello. THE CLASSIFIED00 2003 FARM 8t HOME SHOW SPECIALS Skid Steer Tires 10xl 6.5 Xtra Wall 8 Ply Each Mounted Purchase A Set of Four Each Mounted Hay Moisture Tester Available with 18" or 24" probes FARM EQUIPMENT, INC. PC Box 352, South Highway 15 Milbank, SD 57252, Phone (605) 432-4576 Case IH Lincoln 12 Volt Cordless Grease Gun With 1 Battery With 2 Batteries Lightbar Guidance System • . Easy to operate 00 "Quick Installation ฎ .,,, ...... • No satellite subscription necessary Case Credit No Interest No Payment Until June 2003 Available to qualified buyers on parts and service purchase of $1,OOO or more eJNe.R==r Uptime. All the time? Jan. 21, 2003  INDEPENDENT Page 5b old days in the Ortonville area DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Orlonville Independent LAGOONA BEACH SUPPER CLUB EMPLOYEES sometime in the early 1980s. That's the group you see Some we know, some we don't. Front row, left to right, are Janet Cloos, Julie Saeger, Lorraine Mike Eckberg and AI Madsen; back row, Kim Scheff, unknown, Mary McCormick, Julie Gustafson, Drewelow, unknown and Doreen Hanson. 10 YEARS AGO Jan. 26, 1993 Mike Felton, John and Jason Vollmer the rank of Eagle in the Boy Scouts. Agralite will be spear Iding the plans for an tanol Production Plant in area. "Ieavy snow shoveling place in the area this end. First annual stork review n this issue of the paper. larence and Norma tz will observe their 50th anniversary at St. Home on Jan. 31 st. and Mrs. Gene Moberg nton are parents of a girl rn at the Ortonville 3ital. 25 YEARS AGO Jan, 18, 1978 This issue of the paper fea- 'ed an article on Tim Burdick and the fur business. Brad Ehlers has been trans- ferred from the Big Stone Refuge to the Oregon Refuge. The Minnesota Department of Transportation will not force the re-routing of Highway 7. Dennis Veiman has resigned from his position at t'he Independent to take a position with the Redfield Press at Redfield, S.D. Mr. and Mrs. Steve Scoblic of Big Stone City are the par- ents of a son born at the Ortonville Hospital. 50 YEARS AGO Feb. 5, 1953 March of Dimes solicita- tions and collections this year have exceeded previous years. Ice harvest on Big Stone Lake is nearing completion. Frank Karow and Sons have the contract. Claude E. Whitney will be the new game warden for Big Stone county and part of Lac qui Parle county. A new Otter Tail sub-sta- tion is nearing completion west of the Otter Tail plant. Seven young men are being called for induction to the Armed Services from Big Stone county. Mr. and Mrs, Otis Melton of Big Sto.ne City are the par- ents ofa son born at the Ortonville Hospital. 70 YEARS AGO Jan. 19, 1933 A call for bids for the con- struction of a new city well which is expected to cost in the neighborhood of $10,000 came out of the special city council meeting Friday night. The International Harvester Branch being maintained here by the Evans Bros of Appleton, with A. K. Evans in charge has moved to the build- ing across the street from the courthouse. The building for- merly housed the Ortonville Journal. Florence McCallum and Gust Auferheide were married January 4 in Minneapolis. The Clinton Bank declared a holiday Friday morning and were open for business again Monday. n news Is. M.J. Kirchberg Roger Sis and family :d by her mother Mrs. ,er of Ortonville were dinner and afternoon Richard Weber home in ;chuelke. and Mandley or,,, Own, SD and Alan " vmntevideo were Jan. 11 guests at the Ray Schuelke home. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schuelke attended the funeral of Murial Selgeby al Milbank on Friday, Jan. 10, 2003. Mrs. Joann Krakow was a noon luncheon guest at the home of Mrs. Myra Schmieg on Sunday, Jan 12. Mr. and Mrs. Warren Kirchberg, Jon and Nicole were Saturday, Jan. 11 visitors at the Gary Karels home in Breckenridge. & SEe HY BOOTH Ar TNE FARM & Hone Snow t LeAnn Kuper, Owner Custom Window Treatments Draperies and Top Treatments, Blinds and Shades 20-70% On Graber and Hunter Pougla Blind and. b'l-mde Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Rademacher and Adam were Sunday, Jan. 12 dinner and afternoon guests at the Albert Folk home in Milbank. Mrs. Steve Barr of Ortonville was a Saturday, Jan. 11 forenoon visitor at the M.J. Kirchberg home. Sunday afternoon visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Dave Mork, Warren Kirchberg, Jon and Nicole. Alphonse Schmieg of Big Stone was a Monday, Jan. 13 afternoon visitor at the M.J. Kirchberg home. Ann Millerbernd of Appleton was a Tuesday, Jan. 7 afternoon visitor at the home of Mrs. Joan Strei. Mrs. Joan Strei attended the Senior Federation meeting in Montevideo on Monday afternoon, Jan. 13. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Radermacher, Paul Radermacher of Ortonville and Mr. and Mrs. Bud Radermacher and family were Sunday, Jan. 12 dinner and afternoon guests at the Tim Radermacher home in Montevideo in honor of Lexi's birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Adelman were among guests at the Mike Adelman home in Graceville on Sunday, Jan. 12 and attended the baptism of their son Jakob Andrew at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. They also celebrated the birthdays of their sons Zack and Luke. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Millerbernd were among guests at the Lyle Fischer home in Sleepy Eye to celebrate Lyle's birthday on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2003. keAnn at 432-9551 today to set up your FREE CONSULTATION! iii ( Check out our web site at ' ww,ortonviUeindependent.com) While you and your are out ice fishing, We'll repair or replace Stop in at our booth at the 2003 Grant County Farm & Home Show Jan. 22-23 to visit with us and check out these specials your windshield! • COmplete Auto Body Shop • Windshield Repair and Replacement • 100% Customer Satisfaction • Largest Windshield Inventory in Area OGRE6SIVE & GLASS CENTER, INC. Steve and Linda Roggenbuck E 2nd St., Ortonville, MN 56278 • 320-839-2255 • Toll Free 888-819-2255 200 cso Cor,oroto. CASE lil Visit our Web Site at http//www.caseihcom Case IH and Case Credit are registered trademarks of Case Corporation A TRADITION OF LEADERSHIP lorden Roggenbuck and Frosty i Save this paper tot recycling Bellingham auxiliary Secretary, Betty Hanson Bcllingham's American Legion Auxiliary Unit 441 held their monthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 6th with 14 members present. President Tcn'y opened the meeting by reading the poem "Give Us This Day." Wc said the Pledge of Allegiance, sang the 1st stanza of our National anthem, the chaplain led us in prayer and wc recited our Preamble. The secretary's report was read and approved and placed on file. The treasurer's report was given, approved and placed on file. President asked for any bills. The correspondence was read. Anyone having cancelled stamps should turn them in by the middle of January. Only foreign and memorial stamps can be sent in alter this. President Terry asked for any committee reports. The carpet committee report was tabled till next month. Marion Maatz volunteered to take membership again. It was suggested to send Valentines to our Hospitalized Veterans again this year. It was tabled till next meeting so Ruth I I could check and see if" the school children would like to make them again this year. Sympathy cards were sent It) Delton Sorenson with a memorial and to the Alvin Larson family. Sent cards to Boots Hoffman, Robert Hoffman, Wayde Weber, Pearl Pedcrson and Duane Stueckrath. Dates to Remember: Jan. 9th-County Council Feb. 3rd-Next Meeting Feb. Ist-Membership Rally at Madison Jan. 25th-Mid-Winter Conference at Eden Valley Carol thanked the Unit for the prizes Vernon received from the Christmas raffle. President Terry thanked Carol and Ruth for their help at our Christmas Party, the members who worked for Blood Mobile; those who donated bars; those that helped at the Veterans Day Program and the January servers. The servers for February are Marion Maatz and Betty Nelson. We sang the hymn of the month. Chaplin gave a prayer. Marion won the door prize. Bellingham/Louisburg By Margret Stueckrath Phone 568-2430 Ehno Sorenson was present Jan. 15 when his name was called for $20. at the Bellingham Community Day Drawing. Jan. 22 the drawing will be for $20. Friday afternoon, Jan. 10 Margret Stueckrath, Katie Rich, Albert and Clara Lotthammer and Ardis Brehmer of Ortonville visited with Duane Stueckrath at Northridge. Saturday evening, Jan. I1 the Branch officers of Bellingham AAL Branch 2516 treated their District Rep. Rob and wife to supper at Club 7-75. Those present were Rob and Karla Schwendemann, Marilyn and Edwin Goetsch, Marion and Walter Maatz, Ruth and Claude Larson and Margret Stueckrath. DeLayne Dahl's group home had a belated Christmas party at Tuflo's on the Green in Dawson on Sunday, Jan. 12. Among those attending were DeLayne's mother Betty Nelson and her brother Douglas Dahl of Watertown, SD. They enjoyed the afternoon playing bingo and having supper with DeLayne. Lila Plathe accompanied W,D. Tours on a trip to Minneapolis on Sunday, Jan. 12 to watch the Minnesota Women's Basketball game vs. Iowa at Williams Arena. They had an attendance of 8500 people. Sunday, Jan. 12 evening visitors of Margret Stueckrath were Russell and Kathy Stueckrath and Chris Peterson of Rapid City, SD. Earlier they had visited with Russ's dad, Duane, at Northridge Nursing home in Ortonville. Ryan and Jennifer Larson and sons of Apple Valley hosted the Ohm Christmas Party on Jan. I 1. Attending were Arlene Karels; Dick and Sue Ohm; Dene and Pat Ohm; March Eddy, April, Tony and Aaron all of Bellingham; Ron and Jill Larson; Glenn and Sherry Mork, Alyssa and Matt: Jim and Dee Ohm and Sammic; Steven and Michelle Larson; Brad and Dawn Violette all of Bloomington; Jessica Mork and Nick Therden of Delano; Roger and Darnelle Hanson, Dana, Cody and friend Kent; Angela and friend Greg all of Monticello. THE CLASSIFIED00 2003 FARM 8t HOME SHOW SPECIALS Skid Steer Tires 10xl 6.5 Xtra Wall 8 Ply Each Mounted Purchase A Set of Four Each Mounted Hay Moisture Tester Available with 18" or 24" probes FARM EQUIPMENT, INC. PC Box 352, South Highway 15 Milbank, SD 57252, Phone (605) 432-4576 Case IH Lincoln 12 Volt Cordless Grease Gun With 1 Battery With 2 Batteries Lightbar Guidance System • . Easy to operate 00 "Quick Installation ฎ .,,, ...... • No satellite subscription necessary Case Credit No Interest No Payment Until June 2003 Available to qualified buyers on parts and service purchase of $1,OOO or more eJNe.R==r Uptime. All the time? Jan. 21, 2003  INDEPENDENT Page 5b