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d NOTICE DISTRICT COURT DICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE DIVISION : MINNESOTA OF BIG STONE FOR HEARING PETITION OF PROPERTY of of Susan Faye Monnens 24. 2002. having been representing that the decedent has been dead than three years leaving therein described, and probate of the last will of if any, and the descent be determined and the Court to the persons :REBY ORDERED, that said heard on the 6th day of at 8:30 o'clock a.m. by the Court at Ortonville, State JRTHER ORDERED that the notice o! said hearing in prescribed by MS.A. 524.1- entitled to notice MS.A. 524.3-204. 29, 2002 Gerald J. Seibel, Judge of District Court by Julie Berger, Deputy Court Administrator. r Personal Representative Kunz MCLAUGHLIN, Street 8 5, 12, 2002) ADS BRING RESULTS Ortonville news I I I H Gail Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 Brenda Pederson from Dawson spent the day of Wednesday, Jan. 30th with Joe and Dorothy Coubal. Leo and Freida Wellnitz of Milbank visited Emma Schwarze on Tuesday, January 29th. Carlene Wittnebel visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson on Wednesday, Jan. 23rd. Tuesday night, Jan. 29th Harriet Kidman stopped in to see Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Lloyd and Sandy Hanson and Luella Ninneman visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson on Thursday, Jan. 24th. Saturday, Jan. 26th Rev. Jon Marburger visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Lloyd Hanson took Lizzie Hanson up to Northridge to visit Lizzie's sister Minnie Scheliberg. Darshell Frevert spent Friday night, Jan. 25th at Amanda Jensen's. Ann Helgeson accompanied her daughters Lois and Leona to Arizona the week of Jan. 19th through 27th. They visited Nola and Fred Lockwood, Birdie and Justin Scholberg, and Jerry and Judelle Rothi. Ruth Hoernemann entertained the Centennial Homemaker's Club on Monday, Jan. 28th. The speaker was Ann Holme. The meeting was held at Ruth's home. Three adults and 16 students from St, John's and St. Charles' youth group went to Sioux Falls to protest against abortion and to pray for life on Saturday, Jan. 26th. They protested from 11 to 12:15. One of their goals was to spread the good news of the Lord's love for all us and to be a voice for those who can not speak. The St, John's and St. Charles' youth group is also planning a trip to Andes Tower Hills on Saturday, Feb. 9th. Andes Tower Hills is near Alexandria. Dennis Justison and his children went to Litchfield on Feb. 1st to celebrate Dennis's mother's birthday. She is 79. Kandi Devorak went to the Cities for the week for insurance classes. ion report 13 instead of 12. Life insurance for children When a new baby arrives, people who want to sell you life insurance for children may solicit you. Often it's sold on the basis of providing a college fund through a build up of cash value. You don't need it. Insure )tmzeLf Xag yotu spouse so that your life insurance would provideour child with a college fund in the/event of your death However, t, here are savings vehicles for college planning that give you a higher return on your investment dollars than a life insurance policy. 2002 Seed Germination TesL Producers who have soybeans that they can legally use for seed, should test the seed lot for germination if they plan to plant these seeds. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture still conducts seed germination tests for minimal fees. Note that fees have increased for 2002. 1. Germination Only - Four 100 seed replicates are tested for 5 to 7 days under fluctuating temperatures (68 - 86F). The average germination percent of the four replicates is the final percent. The cost is $11.25 per sample. 2. VigOr or Accelerated Aging Test (AA Test) - The seed is stress tested John Cunningham Extension Educator or 1-800-279-2518 GIMMICKS THAT MONEY the right choices is only secret to building a investment program, The ' is aolding actions that money or put your money are five situations that Brennan from Rutgers Extension identifies as firms often promise negative credit information report for a fee dollars. Save your your credit information is or bad, it will stay on for seven years. You can't it. If information is you can have it removed by contacting the credit must begin an respond to you in 30 write a 100-word explanation. Contact one credit bureaus listed to rl annually. Equifax at I, Experian at 1-888- TransUnion at 1-800- it reports cost $3. been denied credit, a job, rental housing based on in a credit report, you are OaPy of your credit ays. You are also free copy of your credit e a year if you are and seeking employment public assistance. gimmick costs. contacts all your credit if you lose or have your protect you against You can make s to the credit card Be sure to keep a and the 1-800 numbers back of the cards. to sell credit life pay off what is die or become you hive adequate life this coverage is money Bi-weekly mortgage This is a good your mortgage and payments. But you under moisture and heat conditions for John and Anna Rothi went to Beardsley on Sun'day, Jan. 27th to visit Anna's mother Hazel Gibson. Harold and lone Gibson were also visitors Sunday. Recent visitors of Lawrence and Arvilla Bergseth was Ruth Hoernemann. Mr. and Mrs. Orrin Anderson of Milbank visited Amanda Jensen Thursday afternoon, Jan. 31st. Jerry and Alma Jorgenson visited Clara Lotthammer at the Ortonville Hospital on Monday, Jan. 28th. Jerry and Alma Jorgenson visited their children Jeff and Nancy Behm and families in Loveland, CO from Jan. 19th to Jan. 27th. Carol and Jane Asche of Nassau were Monday afternoon, Jan. 28th visitors and luncheon guests at the Jerry Jorgenson's home. Obituaries Rev. Ed Bissell, Jr. Retired United Methodist Church pastor, Rev. Edwin O. Bissell, Jr., 84 of Mankato died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002 at Mankato House Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002, at Centenary United Methodist Church in Mankato, with Rev. Pam Serdar and Rev. Dean Wolf officiating. Interment was in Minneopa Cemetery in Southbend Township, Blue Earth County. Memorials are preferred to Decision Hills United Methodist Camp and Centenary United Methodist Church for camperships. Edwin Orin Bissell, Jr. was born Oct. 6, 1917, to Edwin and Cora (Phillips) Bissell in Medford, OR. He grew up in California, Idaho, and Ohio and graduated with a Agricultural teaching degree from Ohio State University, where he had been the president of Kappa Delta Rho Fraternity. Edwin taught for two years, then went to Garrett Theological Seminary in Evanston, IL where he met his wife, Geneva Bostrom. They were married June 12, 1944, the same day as his graduation from Seminary. He was a pastor in the United 72 hours then planted andgrown for 5 to 7 days. (vigor test = $11.25 plus the germination test $11.25 = $22.50). Contact the Extension Office for seed envelopes. For more information, call the MDA Lab at (651 ) 297-3668. HORT & SMALL ACREAGE TIPS FROM INFO-U Winter is a good time to look at the landscape and envision where trees could be planted or to spot problem trees. For instance, bare inner branches on Colorado spruce probably indicate diseased trees. The University of Minnesota Extension Service INFO-U line offers ideas and advice for diseased trees and possible replacement plants. Call 1 -800-525-U of M (8636) (612-624-2200) to hear a 2-minute message that could save you hundreds of dollars. Enter category 100 or one of these topic numbers: > 500 - Colorado spruce diseases > 570 - Black knot of cberry > 555 - Evergreen plant galls > 507 - Pruning trees > 301 - Living snow fences You'll also find this on the web: Visitors at the Roman Karels' home on Sunday, Jan. 27th were Mr. and Mrs. Harley Helgeson and family of Ortonville, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Karels of Perham, and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Zadow of Milbank. Kaylee Helgeson eljoyed playing games with her cousins since it was her birthday on the 27th. Gladys Brehmer among others sang with the Community Singers at Northridge on Thursday evening, Jan. 31st at 7:00. They also visited with the residents. Gladys Brehmer had noon dinner on Thursday, Jan. 31st at the Schnaser home. Later Lorraine Schnaser and Gladys went to Milbank. Recently Lorraine Schnaser visited Gladys Brehmer. High bridge players at the Ortonville Senior Center Friday afternoon, Feb. 1st were Erwin Pederson and Pat O'Neill. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. INDEPENDENT WANT ADS PAY II I I I Methodist Church from 1944 to 1985, and had served churches in Wflshire and Delaware, Ohio and the following Minnesota communities: Waterville, Janesville, Kimball, Annandale, Cosmos, Lake Lillian, Little Falls, Royalton, Clinton, Winnebago, Slayton, Lake Wilson, chaplain at Chandler Air Force Base, Aitkin, Pine Lake, St Charles, Dover, Worthington, and Bigelow. Edwin was active in the conference camping program, serving on the Decision Hills Board of Directors for over 30 years. Following retirement, they moved to Mankato, where he was active at Centenary United Methodist Church and Hilltop Kiwanis. He enjoyed reading, camping, gardening, and traveling, including trips to the Holy Land and Sweden. He is survived by a son, John E. Bisseii of Huntington, UT; two daughters, Nancy Kienbaum of Whitewater, WI, Mary Krenik and her husband, Doug, of Cleveland; twelve grandchildren; seven great- grandchildren; sister-in-law, Virginia Bostrom of Evanston, IL; several nieces and nephews. Edwin was preceded in death by his wife, Geneva in 2001, and many other loved ones. Bellingham School Pride % The Stolpman Family Our family consists of five: John and Sue, parents, Rob, a Senior at Ortonville High School, Nick, a Sophomore at Ortonville High School and Bonnie Sue, a ,second grader at Bellingharn Elementary. We can say that we are extremely proud that our children have gone to the Bellingham Elementary School, Rob and Nick both attended and graduated from Bellingham. Due to the small class size and all that was offered, we feel they have done an excellent job in high school. They also developed the cbnfidence and skills needed to succeed. Bonnie Sue is currently going to Bellingham and looks forward to school every day. She has I I students in her class so she gets individual attention, She takes free piano lessons weekly, once a month has spe- cial interest days, attends after school Cloverbuds, and in the Spring, is in gymnastics. Bonnie Sue knows every student in the school, which we feel is important. Sue grad- uated from a school in the Twin Cities and can honestly say she didn't know half her class, We commend the staff and teachers for a great job they are doing in the Bellingham School system. They can feel proud of themselves, II I Independent want ads Musical Instruments PIANO WANTED-Good, used, newer style. Will pay cash. Call 320- 564-4261 after 5 p.m. or.leave mes- sage. 2-2 III I INDEPENDENT WANT ADS PAY Wanted ] IIII II ill WANTED-Used boat dock, approximately 40 ft. Phone (320) 839-2406 and leave message. 2-1 D&L Photo 1.Hour Photo Processing Lab 307 Main St., Milbank 432-5222 Across from Pizza Ranch Advantix Processing Same Day - Next Day - Same Price 99 (25 exp) (without panoramics) Join our Good Customer Club 2002 ORTONVILLE SUMMARY BUDGET DATA The purpose of this report is to provide summary 2002 budget information concerning the Cit of Ortonville to interested Citizens. The Budget is published in accordance with Minn. Stat. Sec. 471.6965. This budget is not comlete; the complete budget may be examined at Ortonville City Office, 315 Madison Avenue. The city council approved this.budget on December 17, 2001. Governmental Funds 2002 Adopted Budget . ....... 200,1 Budge t 'J $232,721 $0 $15,000 $002,75o i i i $4,000 $1,045,322 $o $0 $60,iz5 ....... $8"1320 .... $40,000 $6,700 $5'5,195 $'I,480,.183 $226,866" $404,815 $342,064' $28,419 Revenues Property Taxes Tax Increments Special Assessments Licenses and Permits vd d.  ne extra payment per year nO  .Full Medal &Dental .... L." time, p,., time, Flexible" -" 'i Serving the entire State of Minnesota by"! ' Orientation Provided ; Come work for the most appreciative :laY, a company for the I can do it yourself simply SUpPlemental staffing agency in the area Health Services 800-356-4026 5, 2002 i i $144,083 i. i ill. ,i i i $0 ' ' $'37,500 ......... $117,386 I $1,301,133" $0 $o $i79,050 $1,4,80', 183 "' $0 $0 ! =232,721 1 , ,, ,,, Intergovernmental Revenues Federal State County Other Local Umts Charges for Services Fines and Forfeits Interest on Investments All other taxes (franchise tax, hotel/motel taxes, etc.) Miscellaneous Revenues Total Revenues Current Expenditures General Government Public Safety Streets and Highways Sanitation Culture and Recreation Urban Redevelopment and Housing Economic Developement ,11 Miscellaneous Current Expen,ditures Total Current Expenditures ' Debt Service- Principal ,,, Interest and Fiscal Charges ..... Capita ! ' Outlay i Total gx, nditures and Other Financing Uses Pie i, Excess (deficien of Revenues over under Ex ditures _ ..... cy) ...... ( ) pen Other Financing Sources (Uses) i IPropert3' Tax Levy Requirement to fund this Budget INDEPENDENT ,,,,, ,,, i . i 2002 Budget ,=., , , $241,000 p ......... $o $11,000 $13,750 S35,000 $995,673 $0 $77,807 $7,320' ,i i, $3O,OOO $13,600 $158,370 $1,583,520 $218,247 $432,956 $338,875 $9,884 $146,709 $o $33,500 $224,075 $1,404,246 $o $o $179,274 $1,583,520' $0 $0 $241,000 I Page 9 i I I II H I