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"lie Elementary students rtake in joys of reading and sixth graders at le James Knoll elementary m a Read-a-Thon the last day semester, Thurs., Jan. 23. student brought something to sit on, lots of different reading materials, and snacks afternoon. Instead of regular they read. spent time reading newspa- ,gazines, novels, encyclope- other non-fiction books, lt's rful reward for all the hard students have put into their ,'hout the semester," said one of the teachers partic- n the Read-a-Thon. asked why the students like some responses get to read magazines." "We get to read our novels to relax while we read." like to eat snacks while "('We get to bring bean bags li_ws and we get to tell about ags we read and it's fun." :"You can get to an exciting your book and you don't have down" blasts package; farmers" hesola Senator Mark Dayton the disaster assistance passed by the Republican - d Senate today saying it will disaster-strick'en Minnesota with a fraction of the lal aid they would have d under the Democratic Furthermore, he said, the :an flan will pay farmers no disaster losses natural disasters. ster package supported colleagues in the today is a slap in the face to across the nation who is {er of losing his or her farm ecause of natural disaster," said. "The Republicans claim is better than nothing. case, that something is like ten feet of rope to a person ng twenty feet offshore. COmpassion, it's callous 'ton said that the Republican )ackage provides less than money offered by the Democratic plan, with that making it into the farmers who need it Mill Twirlers Mill Twirlers danced to ng of Hank Prasnicki last There were three squares endance with guests from and Watertown. tgent from Madison, SD Jan. 29. lunch committee are Mary ng and Harold and Paula I1. :Ommg dance will be Feb. 5, Mill Twirlers dance on at 8 p.m. in the Ichroom. Use the ,V d()or, visitors are always money I licy COunt! atUre licyhlders can earn even Cxntact our Kindt Agency STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN THE READ-A-THON could read from newspapers, magazines, novel, encyclopedias, and other non-fiction throughout the day. Above from left, Christopher Emde, Travis Diekmann, and Tristan Zahn created a comfortable corner on the floor in Mr. Olson's classroom for marathon reading. Nealey: "It gives you a chance to do homework." learn about new cultures." Alissa: "You can just sit and dig into John: You can read almost all day." your book all you want and you don't Anna: "We get to read all day and not have a limited time." JAMES KNOLL ELEMENTARY STUDENTS Anna Nelson (left) and Ashley Arndt from Mrs. Elliott's fifth grade class, participated in the Read-a-Thon last week. lOW 2003 CRUISER.o Tilt, Cruise & Nlore 72 months, 3.90 APR in lieu of rebate CD Power Windows - Locks & MoreH 60 months, 5.50 APR, Rebate applied to purchase 36,000' Design Flag Contest For Historical Society While the Board of Directors at the Big Stone County Historical Society Museum worked on the improvements made on the grounds, they received a donation of another flag pole. A suggestion was made to design a flag pertinent to Big Stone county. All residents of Big Stone County are encouraged to send in their flag design entries of what is important in Big Stone county. Deadline for entries is March 1, 2003. They may be sent or dropped off at the Museum at Hilltop. Prizes will be awarded the winner (or winners if portions of separate entries are used). Make history happen by entering this contest and designing a flag for Big Stone County! Post prom meet set for Jan. 31 st There will be a Post Prom meeting on Friday, Jan. 31st in the School Commons area starting at 4 p.m. We will be working on mailing to be sent out so lots of help is needed. Come and help as this is a very important meeting and dccisions about Post Prom must be made. Attendance by all Junior and Senior parents is needed. Any questions call Mona Strcge at 839- 2019. t i DODGE I oac CA00VAN s298.",',. '96 GMC SUBURBAN SLE 4X4 I, '01 GMC4X 4 '00 , s11,985.0000 AC 3rd A/C, Tilt, Cruise & Morel! 48 month lease, 12k miles/year, incl. lease rebate 1st pymt due at signing, tax & IIc. not Included '03 Ram 1500 Quad Cab 4x4 T iles day, Jan. 28, 2003 INDEPENDENT Page 3 11 k "lie Elementary students rtake in joys of reading and sixth graders at le James Knoll elementary m a Read-a-Thon the last day semester, Thurs., Jan. 23. student brought something to sit on, lots of different reading materials, and snacks afternoon. Instead of regular they read. spent time reading newspa- ,gazines, novels, encyclope- other non-fiction books, lt's rful reward for all the hard students have put into their ,'hout the semester," said one of the teachers partic- n the Read-a-Thon. asked why the students like some responses to relax while we read." like to eat snacks while "('We get to bring bean bags li_ws and we get to tell about ags we read and it's fun." :"You can get to an exciting your book and you don't have down" blasts package; farmers" hesola Senator Mark Dayton the disaster assistance passed by the Republican - d Senate today saying it will disaster-strick'en Minnesota with a fraction of the lal aid they would have d under the Democratic Furthermore, he said, the :an flan will pay farmers no disaster losses natural disasters. ster package supported colleagues in the today is a slap in the face to across the nation who is {er of losing his or her farm ecause of natural disaster," said. "The Republicans claim is better than nothing. case, that something is like ten feet of rope to a person ng twenty feet offshore. COmpassion, it's callous 'ton said that the Republican )ackage provides less than money offered by the Democratic plan, with that making it into the farmers who need it Mill Twirlers Mill Twirlers danced to ng of Hank Prasnicki last There were three squares endance with guests from and Watertown. tgent from Madison, SD Jan. 29. lunch committee are Mary ng and Harold and Paula I1. :Ommg dance will be Feb. 5, Mill Twirlers dance on at 8 p.m. in the Ichroom. Use the ,V d()or, visitors are always money I licy COunt! atUre licyhlders can earn even Cxntact our Kindt Agency STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN THE READ-A-THON could read from newspapers, magazines, novel, encyclopedias, and other non-fiction throughout the day. Above from left, Christopher Emde, Travis Diekmann, and Tristan Zahn created a comfortable corner on the floor in Mr. Olson's classroom for marathon reading. Nealey: "It gives you a chance to do homework." learn about new cultures." Alissa: "You can just sit and dig into John: You can read almost all day." your book all you want and you don't Anna: "We get to read all day and not have a limited time." JAMES KNOLL ELEMENTARY STUDENTS Anna Nelson (left) and Ashley Arndt from Mrs. Elliott's fifth grade class, participated in the Read-a-Thon last week. lOW 2003 CRUISER.o Tilt, Cruise & Nlore 72 months, 3.90 APR in lieu of rebate CD Power Windows - Locks & MoreH 60 months, 5.50 APR, Rebate applied to purchase 36,000' Design Flag Contest For Historical Society While the Board of Directors at the Big Stone County Historical Society Museum worked on the improvements made on the grounds, they received a donation of another flag pole. A suggestion was made to design a flag pertinent to Big Stone county. All residents of Big Stone County are encouraged to send in their flag design entries of what is important in Big Stone county. Deadline for entries is March 1, 2003. They may be sent or dropped off at the Museum at Hilltop. Prizes will be awarded the winner (or winners if portions of separate entries are used). Make history happen by entering this contest and designing a flag for Big Stone County! Post prom meet set for Jan. 31 st There will be a Post Prom meeting on Friday, Jan. 31st in the School Commons area starting at 4 p.m. We will be working on mailing to be sent out so lots of help is needed. Come and help as this is a very important meeting and dccisions about Post Prom must be made. Attendance by all Junior and Senior parents is needed. Any questions call Mona Strcge at 839- 2019. t i DODGE I oac CA00VAN s298.",',. '96 GMC SUBURBAN SLE 4X4 I, '01 GMC4X 4 '00 , s11,985.0000 AC 3rd A/C, Tilt, Cruise & Morel! 48 month lease, 12k miles/year, incl. lease rebate 1st pymt due at signing, tax & IIc. not Included '03 Ram 1500 Quad Cab 4x4 T iles day, Jan. 28, 2003 INDEPENDENT Page 3 11 k