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January is Glaucoma • | WorldMemor, esWar II Extension rep00 I Awareness Month John Cunningham ManagemenlEducatorPhilNesseandlGlauc°maisaleadingcause  County Extension Educator Bob Stommes, Extension Educator, of blindness in the United States. [ 839-2518 or 1-800-279-2518 Pope County and Milan l)relow, Most people are unaware of, l[ I. "MAKING MANURE PAY FOR Extension Educat{r, Traverse County, ( whether they have it, until it s too YOU"-WORKSHOPS along with assistance from local Turning manure into cash will be c&apos;,>untv tccdlot officers and SWCD  late. Glaucoma can be detected t  ' note: This is one in a series of articles, many from The the focus at local workshops to bc staff will handle the workshops.  and treated before it causes severe I i: ....... # • rider t, found in a cherished scrapbook compiled by held in late January' and earl There is no charge for the kat Ortonville s Helga (Mrs. Sam) Bart.) February across west central workshops. These sessions are  vision loss or blindness, but early pe ........ " Minnesota. In showing sp,msored by a grant tr/m the federal  detection is vital. [ ,. producers how to maxmlzc the value ,,ovcrnmcnt to the University of g in livestock manure, the participants Minneso'ta Extension Service, I 'tS Acre$$= =.  i1 " will learn how to stay' "on the good Minnesota Department of Agriculture, For a complete vision exam I rrellle Marine FI his Full 21-Da s side" ofthe government, and the B,,ard of Soil and Water • , g y Workshop participants w'ill receive Resources. call Conroy Eye Care at o,. c,,,h,, j. co.,o, a folder of information called "'Land Corn and Soybean Days  320-839-2608. orro,ar,,sr Jima WRhout Even a Scratch Application of Manure: Tools & The University of Minnesota attic for lwo Jima which ting the beach but I had a lot to learn. Resources"; aerial photos showing the Etension Service will be sponsoring greatest casualty'toll in However, when I looked around me sensitive areas in fields that will Corn and Soybean Informational 00I"IIk]ROY Dr. Christopher J. Conroy ar] s history was fought for and saw that l wasn t the only one and receive manure; an understanding of I)avs. This year the program's  III 1" -rl' Or"rOME'rRLqr 21 days by an Ortonville that the officers were cool and col- MPCA land application rules: and a attention will center on insect  [ 1 .,,-..... 123 NW 2nd Street - Center Mall Russell Stansfield who iected the scared feeling left me. manure application rate figured for at problems producers had last year, and - .- --- Ortonville, MN 56278 least one of his (her) fields, potential problems for next year. as "a scratch from a he wrote his parents, Mr. R.T. Stansfield this week. known Ortonville boy cipated in the battle, Russell to tell about it: a bird's eye view of the mine has been a worm's We landed on D day, natu- February 19, the day for had waited for many a long night before, the U.S. bless 'em, treated us to best steak dinners to be had date line. "Fattening us kill," as one Marine so ]put it. and just how true that yet to find out. were an estimated 15 to 20 sons of Nippon on this pin- island and with two divi- landing, later a third, : was going to have to get off, be darn sure it wouldn't was I scared. I thought I had myself for the shock of hit- from the fighting without " 'Hell's Acre,' they called it, and a very appropriate name it was. The three weeks that followed were more or less a continuation of the same thing, only not so bad, and that I came through the thing without even a scratch from a ration can, is indeed fortunate. "Old Glory went up on dome- shaped Mt. Suribachi on the southern tip of the island and from then on Iwo was U.S. territory. "Well, it's over now and we won, naturally, but when a guy looks around and thinks of the ones that are missing, it takes a lot of the joy out of Victory. "Wish I could use some of the Jap money we found in a cave yesterday. Hundreds of dollars worth from one yen notes to 100 yen. Must have been the paymaster's cave. We aren't allowed to send the money home, although It would make nice sou- venirs, I have picked up several little things but really the only souvenirs I want are my dog tags. 00igh Knowledge Bowl Jan. 11 i?ll, two Jr. High Knowledge lares traveled to Redwood for the Region/State with 48 teams present. day, the team of Roy Johnson, Heidi Dave Rausch and Pete in 4th place with a of Caitlin Spots, Kristin Thyne, Ryan Cloos Roe placed in the top half in 87 points. Parle ,plara 1 st with 112, GSL 2rid with 104, nd NLS placed 3rd with 101 points. The placings went down to the final 'buzz in.' The Jr. High Knowledge Bowl teams have done very well in their competitions this year. We're looking forward to our next meet Saturday, Jan. 19, in New London-Spicer. We would also like to thank Barb Maas for driving and working at the meets. The Jr. High Knowledge Bowl coach is Mrs. Reiffenberger. // " qi:: Upcoming Events: Blackjack Toumament o, 17, 24, 31 • February 7,14, zl, 28 includes entry into the tournament and one free drink. Participants will learn the process o[ University of Minnesota Extension determining how to apply manure so that dollar value is maximized. In addition, participants will view a video of a successful feedlot update. which has been completed this past summer. The workshops are scheduled for the following times and locations: Jan. 29 9 am Dawson - Tuft's on the Green Register by calling (320) 598-3132 Jan. 30 9 am Clinton - Memorial Building Register by calling (320) 839-3136 Jan. 30 1:30 pm Traverse count3 Register by calling (320) 563-4515 Jan. 31 1 pm Stevens County Register by calling (320)589-7423 Feb. ! 1 pm Swift Count) Register by calling (320) 843-3796 Each session will last about 2 and 1/2 hours. Participants need to register with their local County Environmental Office or Extension Office (phone number above). Registration is limited. Prior to the meeting, participants should visit their local soil and water conservation district (SWCD) to get aerial photocopies of fields that will receive manure. The SWCD staff will outline sensitive areas in those fields, Participants should take the aerial photos and any available soil test and manure test information to the workshop. Area Extension Manure Phone 320-839-2608 Memorials for Grief Center lmtomologist Ken Ostlie will discuss the new (to our area) soybean aphid and concerns for controlling it. He will also talk about corn rootworm beetles and the latest research for control measures. Neil Hansen, Soil Scientist from the University' of Minnesota, WCROC in Morris will address two current topics of interest in Western Minnesota. First he will address current efforts to address the concern of iron deficiency chlorosis in soybeans. He will explain the soil and plant characteristics associated with 60 cholortic fields surveyed in Western Minnesota and will discuss some management options for producers with chlorosis problems. Hansen's second topic area will deal with the management of phosphorus in fertilizer and manure for water quality protection and crop production. This discussion will explain the details of a current project that is developing a phosphorus risk index for use in Minnesota. The meetings will be held at the following sites: Feb. 5, 9 am Benson, Law Enforcement Center Feb. 5, 1 pm Madison. VFW Feb. 6, 9 a.m. Clinton. Memorial Building Feb. 6, 1 p.m. Wheaton, Public Library, Community Room  Money BwS Grand Prize Giveaway ,. . nesday, Jafluary3o The Grief Center wishes to More man $2o,ooo to be glven away, express their gratitude for these lucky $1o,ooo winnerll memorials and donations. _ u.v,erWonsak. 1.800.DAKOTA5,,t__488 it an all-vou-can-m lmfft0000in 00lou00. cLocK : 2 [  __ Antique. Mantle L',-PPt K IOTA 400 Day • Anniversary f3 ,2"14 "  Striking * Chiming I DLEMAN  : OR'r@NvIU, MN / Exit 1 off 1-29 on the North """ "^"ZU''2357  and South Dakota border 1.800.DAKOTA 5 Minnesota Certified Research for "U" How does the average person learn about and use the University of Minnesota's research? One way is to call INFO-U, according to Carrie Ann Olson, at the Big Stone County Extension office. People are st) busy these days and INFO-U lets them get research quickly-24 hours a day-even if they don't have a computer, Carrie says. Septic systems, household pests, food safety, from fish advisories to B.S.E. "mad cow", and parenting are among the 700 topics anyone with a telephone can learn about in 2 minutes. Stop by the Big Stone County Extension office to pick up a free br(x:hure. Or call 839-2518 or 1-800- 279-2518 to request one. You can also call INFO-U at 1-800-525-8636 to hear sample topics. Find a honey of a deal in the Engaged Jim and Trish Sunde of Cherokee, IA announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Sunde to Jim Klages, son of David and Elouise Klagcs of Ortonville,. The bride to be is a graduate of Iowa State University and is currently the deputy finance officer for Ihc city of Chamberlain. The groom is a graduate of Southwest State University, and is an elementary physical education teacher and coach in Lower Bruit. The couple will be married in Chamberlain, SD on May I1 th, 2002. USAT. W" Memorials and donation:; ',c, , / received by the Grief Center in months of No,/,ember and De(ember " 2001 : Ih Memory of: Darlene Bakken by Susan Hemingway. Jessie Nelson Belgum by Susan Hemingway. William Bruflat, Jr. by Susan Hemingway. Ryan J. Kraemer by Karen and Roy Kraemer; Jack and Caryn Behr. Thomas Lahr by Susan Hemingway. Clarence Magnuson by Woody and Janis Sellin. John "Bud" McCallum by Woody and lanis Seilin. Verna Piatz by Woody and Janis Sellin. Dwain Roisum by Sally and Ken Fischer; Steve and Jenna Fischer. Earl Westre by Susan Hemingway. Janet Westre by Susan Hemingway. Monetary donations were made by anonymous donors; Dwayne and Sharon Elliott of New I.ondon; Calvary WELCA of Murdock; Ortonville United Appeal; First Security Bank of Benson; Jerome and Diane Goddard of Ortonvillc; First English Lutheran Church Women of Ortonville; Northside Medical Center, Ortonville; The Reverend Robert Goblirsch; Malta Township Fund of Clinton; Minnwest Bank of Ortonville; Clinton Combined Fund Drive. A donation for the 2002 Camp G K Bear (Grief Camp for children) was made by Wang Women ELCA of Maynard. [ Cl0ckmaker - Watchmaker Call After 6 p.m. for Estimates i m t[family}  G HEAUrH TV Year CNBC ill Qvc SCI Fr PEGASUS" I .i# / / ,2 moo,. <oo=,  'l[i-- 1 ! New activations only --,,*,.,,,- v ""- i i! ' Must be in Pegasus DirecTV territory ,,Now with Gopher basketball on Ch. 45 RadioShack.. You've got questions. We ve got answers? Main Street • Ortonville, Minnesota 56278 phone 320-839-3264 toll free 1-888-839-3265 Jan. 22, 2002 INDEPENDENT gg Page 3