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Wn   ul THE BETTER TO BE SEEN! That's why the new sign at Ortonville's all-new Minnwest Bank is an even today. The one you see in above photo stands taller than the previous sign. Installers are putting touches on the new one as the top portion is put into place. (Adv.) news Phone 839-2207 of Lillian Danielson e were Mrs. Ray Vaage, and Mrs. Joe Braden. and Linda Mathison of Eric and Trisha Mathison of Brooklyn Park, and and Todd Staves of Eau Claire, the weekend of Jan. 29th at of Orlend and Irene George and Deb Peterson joined everyone on Sunday, St. ne Asche of Nassau was a at the Jerry Jorgenson afternoon, Feb. 3rd. and Jerry Jorgenson were guests at the Kenny Jensen on Sunday, Jan. 31 st. evening, Feb. 4th Loreen )rought supper to the Bill Jan. 31st Mr. and Mrs Luke Hartman for his Audrey Koch visited and Alice Dehne at ly Giisdorf and sister Carol to Florida from the 26th through the 3rd of Feb. They with friends and went Feb. 2nd Jim and Lee of rural Milbank visited at and Alton Hanson home. Jan. 31st Carlene, Amy Wittnebel of Revillo and Marie Volkenant of Rosen at the Clifford and Alton home. Miran Redfield and her and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Hollar of Charles City, IK to Alamogordo, NM to the base to visit the great- Steve Hollar. through the air base, through the White Sands National Monument in New Mexico and up in the mountains for a picnic. When they left" there they went to Mora, OK where they visited a nephew Dale Bergman and his wife which was on their way home. Harry and Lily Loeschke took Lillian Ninneman to Beilingham to visit Hilda Brehmer on Friday, Jan. 29th. Dale and Ann Fremo of Boyd visited Lillian Ninneman Wednesday, Feb. 3rd. Thursday, Feb. 4th was George Berhelst's birthday. Harry and Lily Loeschke took Lillian Ninneman, Hilda Brehmer, and Annie Marohl to help George celebrate at his home in Huron, SD. Lorraine Schnaser and Irene Friedrich visited Gladys Brehmer Thursday morning, Feb. 4th. Gladys Brehmer was a visitor at Pastor Robert and Irene Friedrich. High bridge players of the Friday afternoon, Feb. 5th bridge party at the Ortonville Senior Center were Ervin Herrmann and Clara Zeek. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. Friday evening, Feb. 5th visitors at the Jerry Jorgenson home were Kenny and Virginia Jensen of Correll. Evie Mack visited Linda Rasmussen at Northridge Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 3rd. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Maatz and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Wittnebel were Friday evening, Feb. 5th visitors at the Norma Wittnebel home. Vidella Roschen and Tiffany along with several other ladies enjoyed the Winter Warm Up Luncheon at New Life Community Baptist Church Saturday afternoon noon, Jan. 30th. Lee and Vidella Roschen, Nathan and Tiffany attended a Super Bowl Party at New Life Community Baptist Church on Sunday, Jan. 31st. Comfortable Reading come into your home, almost like part of your family. You carry them into your breakfast room, lounge den. They may be the only companions you actually take Y0U into the bathroom." ASNE Bulletin, a publication produced by managing editors,/ 1999 fruit & vegetable planting reformat,on The 1996 Farm Bill prohibits the planting of fruits and vegetables on contract acres unless the farm or producer had a history of planting fruits and vegetables (FAV's). If a farm has acres in excess of contract acres, referred to as non-contract acres, a producer may plant the non- contract acres FAV's, regardless of history. If the farm does not have a history of growing FAV's and the producer does, planting is limited to the personal history carried by the producer. An acre-for-acre reduction shall apply to payment acres when FAV's are planted on contract acres. Farmers who plant FAV's on contract acres without farm production history could either have the Production Flexibility Contract terminated, or be assessed a payment reduction. A producer who is considering planting FAV's on a farm should contact the Farm Service Agency personnel to: ** Identify the amount of non- contract acres on the farm. ** Check if the producer has history of planting FAV's. ** Check if the farm has a history of planting FAV's. ** Verify what crops are considered FAV's. Moorhead to Cuba for CSB course Saint John's University junior John Moorhead, son of Don and Julie Moorhead of Ortonville, is participating in the January Term course "Politics and Society-Cuba" at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University. Students travel to Cuba in an attempt to understand a society whose political and economic system is very different from the United States. This course is a unique opportunity to study the political and economic system of one of the worlds few remaining socialist countries. Students spend one week in each of Cuba's largest cities, Havana and Santiago and one week traveling the length of the island, visiting several cities along the way. /14,ake 00hta 73atent00ne'00 "23at t S pec00at. . . CHOOSE FROM A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF e • ' Valentine Bouquets Blooming Plants . Balloon Bouquets Valentine Gift Items Beanie Babies REGULAR ASK ABOUT OUR "Fizzmos" Send your love %4 across the miles with an FTD bouquet. Mon.-Fri. 9-5:30; Sat. 9-5 "y.to,00e00 Shop Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone 320-839-2818 RSVP Volunteers United - contribute time to others One hundred and forty-four RSVP Volunteers United - members have contributed 22,282 hours of service to Big Stone County in 1998. Each RSVP volunteer contributed an aver- age of 12.89 hours of their time per month to help persons in their com- munity or a nearby community. RSVP Volunteers United - are adults with the desire to give of their time to make life better for others. RSVP Volunteers United - is a free service available to adults who are interested in being a part of the solution to meet- ing their community needs through volunteerism. RSVP Volunteers United - members are matched with their local non-profit agencies, orga- nizations and/or licensed health care facilities to make a positive impact in meeting community needs. RSVP Memorials for Rice Hospice The following memorials were received by Rice Hospice Ortonville/Graceville - for the month of January, 1999: In memory of: Agnes Fletcher from Ellsworth and Connie Monson. Donald Mielitz from Myra Schmieg. Verna Mitchell from Donna and Bob Thompson. Rose O'Connor from Ellsworth and Connie Monson. Wendelin Seidl from his family. Ed Vathroder from Ellsworth and Connie Monson. A donation was given by the First English Lutheran Church of Ortonville. Rice Hospice - Appleton, Benson, Dawson, Graceville, Granite Falls, Montevideo, Ortonville, Paynesville, Willmar - wishes to express their gratitude for these memorials. Memorials for heart research During the month of January, gifts were received by the American Heart Association, Minnesota Affiliate remembering: Clyde Sitter, Harvey Kidman, Ivan Stern, Franklin Flam, and Gene Howen. This report comes today from Dianne Cornelisen, "A Time To Remember"/Memorial Chairperson for Big Stone County. Volunteers United - members share their time, interests and experiences to serve their communities from: Beardsley, Clinton, Correll, Graceville, Odessa and Ortonville. Volunteers provide services to others through: Family Service, RIDES Program, OAHS/Northridge, Food Shelf, Environmental Office, Prairie V Nutrition for the Elderly, Historical Society, Grace Home, Graceville Senior Citizens, Beardsley Senior Citizens, Ortonville Public Schools, RSVP Volunteers United, LSS Senior Link, Upper Minnesota Valley AAA, Big Stone Wildlife Refuge, Holy Trinity Thrift Shop, Big Stone County Soil and Conservation, Ortonville Senior Center, Big Stone Lake Area Civic and Commerce, Big Stone Emergency Management/Veterans Services, Big Stone County Sheriff's Department, Graceville Public Library and the Women's Advocacy Resource Center. Anyone interested in more details on RSVP Volunteers United, may contact any of the agencies/facilities listed above or by contacting Karin Mack, Director at RSVP Volunteers United, 127 N.W. 2nd Street, Ortonville, MN 56278, (320) 839- 2111. There's a wide range of volun- teer needs in the RSVP area of Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Swift and Yellow Medicine Counties - why not see what you can do for others? RSVP Volunteers United is sponsored locally by the Big Stone County Family Service Center. New grandson for Jim, Kate Heinecke Jim and Kate Heinecke of Ortonville announce the birth of a grandson. Scott Michael Heinecke was born Jan. 25, 1999. Proud parents and two-year-old sister are John, Dawn and Lindsey Heinecke of Morris. For your unfornable valentine. The Hearts" Hearts" Hearls'" collection from Carlton Cards. CARTWRIGHT DRUG & GIFTS Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone (320) 839-6102 I I Buy a DIRECTV System, subscribe to Total Choice ® PLATINUM from Pegasus Satellite Television, activate USSB,and get over $200 in FREE programming. I .............. • Access to over 225 channels including your favorite cable networks, STARZ!, Encore and morel • Premium movie channels including HBO, Showtime, Cinemax and morel • The most choices in regular season sports! • Up to 55 pay per view movies every night! Experience tke ultimate in kern entertainment. PEGASUS SATELLITE TELEVISION Contact your locd DIRK'T dealer or call 800-405-3727 Big Stone Cellular Ortonville, bin 320-839-3264 • 888-839-3265 Bob's TV Milbank, SD 605-432-6491 Feb. 9, 1999 ....... • INDEPENDENT Page 5 Wn   ul THE BETTER TO BE SEEN! That's why the new sign at Ortonville's all-new Minnwest Bank is an even today. The one you see in above photo stands taller than the previous sign. Installers are putting touches on the new one as the top portion is put into place. (Adv.) news Phone 839-2207 of Lillian Danielson e were Mrs. Ray Vaage, and Mrs. Joe Braden. and Linda Mathison of Eric and Trisha Mathison of Brooklyn Park, and and Todd Staves of Eau Claire, the weekend of Jan. 29th at of Orlend and Irene George and Deb Peterson joined everyone on Sunday, St. ne Asche of Nassau was a at the Jerry Jorgenson afternoon, Feb. 3rd. and Jerry Jorgenson were guests at the Kenny Jensen on Sunday, Jan. 31 st. evening, Feb. 4th Loreen )rought supper to the Bill Jan. 31st Mr. and Mrs Luke Hartman for his Audrey Koch visited and Alice Dehne at ly Giisdorf and sister Carol to Florida from the 26th through the 3rd of Feb. They with friends and went Feb. 2nd Jim and Lee of rural Milbank visited at and Alton Hanson home. Jan. 31st Carlene, Amy Wittnebel of Revillo and Marie Volkenant of Rosen at the Clifford and Alton home. Miran Redfield and her and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Hollar of Charles City, IK to Alamogordo, NM to the base to visit the great- Steve Hollar. through the air base, through the White Sands National Monument in New Mexico and up in the mountains for a picnic. When they left" there they went to Mora, OK where they visited a nephew Dale Bergman and his wife which was on their way home. Harry and Lily Loeschke took Lillian Ninneman to Beilingham to visit Hilda Brehmer on Friday, Jan. 29th. Dale and Ann Fremo of Boyd visited Lillian Ninneman Wednesday, Feb. 3rd. Thursday, Feb. 4th was George Berhelst's birthday. Harry and Lily Loeschke took Lillian Ninneman, Hilda Brehmer, and Annie Marohl to help George celebrate at his home in Huron, SD. Lorraine Schnaser and Irene Friedrich visited Gladys Brehmer Thursday morning, Feb. 4th. Gladys Brehmer was a visitor at Pastor Robert and Irene Friedrich. High bridge players of the Friday afternoon, Feb. 5th bridge party at the Ortonville Senior Center were Ervin Herrmann and Clara Zeek. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. Friday evening, Feb. 5th visitors at the Jerry Jorgenson home were Kenny and Virginia Jensen of Correll. Evie Mack visited Linda Rasmussen at Northridge Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 3rd. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Maatz and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Wittnebel were Friday evening, Feb. 5th visitors at the Norma Wittnebel home. Vidella Roschen and Tiffany along with several other ladies enjoyed the Winter Warm Up Luncheon at New Life Community Baptist Church Saturday afternoon noon, Jan. 30th. Lee and Vidella Roschen, Nathan and Tiffany attended a Super Bowl Party at New Life Community Baptist Church on Sunday, Jan. 31st. Comfortable Reading come into your home, almost like part of your family. You carry them into your breakfast room, lounge den. They may be the only companions you actually take Y0U into the bathroom." ASNE Bulletin, a publication produced by managing editors,/ 1999 fruit & vegetable planting reformat,on The 1996 Farm Bill prohibits the planting of fruits and vegetables on contract acres unless the farm or producer had a history of planting fruits and vegetables (FAV's). If a farm has acres in excess of contract acres, referred to as non-contract acres, a producer may plant the non- contract acres FAV's, regardless of history. If the farm does not have a history of growing FAV's and the producer does, planting is limited to the personal history carried by the producer. An acre-for-acre reduction shall apply to payment acres when FAV's are planted on contract acres. Farmers who plant FAV's on contract acres without farm production history could either have the Production Flexibility Contract terminated, or be assessed a payment reduction. A producer who is considering planting FAV's on a farm should contact the Farm Service Agency personnel to: ** Identify the amount of non- contract acres on the farm. ** Check if the producer has history of planting FAV's. ** Check if the farm has a history of planting FAV's. ** Verify what crops are considered FAV's. Moorhead to Cuba for CSB course Saint John's University junior John Moorhead, son of Don and Julie Moorhead of Ortonville, is participating in the January Term course "Politics and Society-Cuba" at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University. Students travel to Cuba in an attempt to understand a society whose political and economic system is very different from the United States. This course is a unique opportunity to study the political and economic system of one of the worlds few remaining socialist countries. Students spend one week in each of Cuba's largest cities, Havana and Santiago and one week traveling the length of the island, visiting several cities along the way. /14,ake 00hta 73atent00ne'00 "23at t S pec00at. . . CHOOSE FROM A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF e • ' Valentine Bouquets Blooming Plants . Balloon Bouquets Valentine Gift Items Beanie Babies REGULAR ASK ABOUT OUR "Fizzmos" Send your love %4 across the miles with an FTD bouquet. Mon.-Fri. 9-5:30; Sat. 9-5 "y.to,00e00 Shop Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone 320-839-2818 RSVP Volunteers United - contribute time to others One hundred and forty-four RSVP Volunteers United - members have contributed 22,282 hours of service to Big Stone County in 1998. Each RSVP volunteer contributed an aver- age of 12.89 hours of their time per month to help persons in their com- munity or a nearby community. RSVP Volunteers United - are adults with the desire to give of their time to make life better for others. RSVP Volunteers United - is a free service available to adults who are interested in being a part of the solution to meet- ing their community needs through volunteerism. RSVP Volunteers United - members are matched with their local non-profit agencies, orga- nizations and/or licensed health care facilities to make a positive impact in meeting community needs. RSVP Memorials for Rice Hospice The following memorials were received by Rice Hospice Ortonville/Graceville - for the month of January, 1999: In memory of: Agnes Fletcher from Ellsworth and Connie Monson. Donald Mielitz from Myra Schmieg. Verna Mitchell from Donna and Bob Thompson. Rose O'Connor from Ellsworth and Connie Monson. Wendelin Seidl from his family. Ed Vathroder from Ellsworth and Connie Monson. A donation was given by the First English Lutheran Church of Ortonville. Rice Hospice - Appleton, Benson, Dawson, Graceville, Granite Falls, Montevideo, Ortonville, Paynesville, Willmar - wishes to express their gratitude for these memorials. Memorials for heart research During the month of January, gifts were received by the American Heart Association, Minnesota Affiliate remembering: Clyde Sitter, Harvey Kidman, Ivan Stern, Franklin Flam, and Gene Howen. This report comes today from Dianne Cornelisen, "A Time To Remember"/Memorial Chairperson for Big Stone County. Volunteers United - members share their time, interests and experiences to serve their communities from: Beardsley, Clinton, Correll, Graceville, Odessa and Ortonville. Volunteers provide services to others through: Family Service, RIDES Program, OAHS/Northridge, Food Shelf, Environmental Office, Prairie V Nutrition for the Elderly, Historical Society, Grace Home, Graceville Senior Citizens, Beardsley Senior Citizens, Ortonville Public Schools, RSVP Volunteers United, LSS Senior Link, Upper Minnesota Valley AAA, Big Stone Wildlife Refuge, Holy Trinity Thrift Shop, Big Stone County Soil and Conservation, Ortonville Senior Center, Big Stone Lake Area Civic and Commerce, Big Stone Emergency Management/Veterans Services, Big Stone County Sheriff's Department, Graceville Public Library and the Women's Advocacy Resource Center. Anyone interested in more details on RSVP Volunteers United, may contact any of the agencies/facilities listed above or by contacting Karin Mack, Director at RSVP Volunteers United, 127 N.W. 2nd Street, Ortonville, MN 56278, (320) 839- 2111. There's a wide range of volun- teer needs in the RSVP area of Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Swift and Yellow Medicine Counties - why not see what you can do for others? RSVP Volunteers United is sponsored locally by the Big Stone County Family Service Center. New grandson for Jim, Kate Heinecke Jim and Kate Heinecke of Ortonville announce the birth of a grandson. Scott Michael Heinecke was born Jan. 25, 1999. Proud parents and two-year-old sister are John, Dawn and Lindsey Heinecke of Morris. For your unfornable valentine. The Hearts" Hearts" Hearls'" collection from Carlton Cards. CARTWRIGHT DRUG & GIFTS Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone (320) 839-6102 I I Buy a DIRECTV System, subscribe to Total Choice ® PLATINUM from Pegasus Satellite Television, activate USSB,and get over $200 in FREE programming. I .............. • Access to over 225 channels including your favorite cable networks, STARZ!, Encore and morel • Premium movie channels including HBO, Showtime, Cinemax and morel • The most choices in regular season sports! • Up to 55 pay per view movies every night! Experience tke ultimate in kern entertainment. PEGASUS SATELLITE TELEVISION Contact your locd DIRK'T dealer or call 800-405-3727 Big Stone Cellular Ortonville, bin 320-839-3264 • 888-839-3265 Bob's TV Milbank, SD 605-432-6491 Feb. 9, 1999 ....... • INDEPENDENT Page 5