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11, 1999 Pearson Cola bottles in Norway come with a special set on the bottom of the bottle." "Open other 3' to one's instincts, but etiquette sug- that a man should get out of the elevator first when ;COmpany of a woman. t senior citizen couple called their grandchiMren and Avis because the grandkids are a lot better to to own. time in most families we learn those old 'about measurements--that the distance from the end the end of the next finger is equal to the of your nose. Did you also learn that the tape around your closed fist will be equal to the foot? consider it a bad year "when it to make a shadow." the Lion-Hearted ruled England for ten 1189-1199 but he actually spent less than six s of that time in residence on this fine island. a brave man, he was also dog tough on for example, were punished by alive to the dead body and buried with it. the orange juice factory contained a one- mOtivational message: "Concentrate!" *** they said: "A ruler isn't always straight." port: "The great dividing line between and failure can be stated in five words: 'I did not BUscaglia: "Don't smother each other. No one shade." pulled. "I can't figure out what's vith you," he said, "but to be perfectly honest, I due to drinking." "said the patient, "l'll come back when you're wanted to make the point about always A Maine restaurant sign declares, "Open a week and weekends." Each king in a standard deck of playing cards repre- sents a great king from history. Spades: King David; Clubs: Alexander the Great; Hearts: Charlemagne; and Diamonds: Julius Caesar. Most of us who have a few years of experience know that there are more tears in the heart than reach the eye. The Associate Minister unveiled the church's new tithing campaign last Sunday: "l Upped My Pledge--Up Yours." *** Color-coded communications are more important than we might think. According to experts, colors some- times enhance a message you're trying to make. A report in Sales and Marketing Strategies & News lists colors and describes the emotional impact they are linked to in the United States. The color: White suggests pure, peaceful, clean, and honest. Red is negative, dangerous, excited, financially unstable. Purple suggests royalty, youthful, and contemporary, while yel- low implies cautious, positive, and emotional. Blue gen- erates a sense of being trustworthy, stable, and comfort- ing, and green is similarly positive and comforting. You might want to use this info next time you pur- chase Post-it notes. While visiting the zoo, Ole leaned down to Little Ole and asked, "What do you think that tiger would say if he could talk?" "Probably, "repliedLittle Ole confidently, "he would say, 'I'm a mountain lion.'" *** In closing, remember, there' s truth in that old S wed- ish saying "No one has so big a house that he does not need a good neighbor." -q Ray Pearson lives in Hermantown, Minnesota. He can be | reached at (218) 727-1161 or by fax at (218) 722-5821. gham school news the 3 teams traveled to 4th graders had an ex anae with a final score of 17-Milbank 24. Scorers Luke-4, Russell-2 and graders were defeated 8- were Dustin-2, Ryan-2, grade team was defeated were Matthew-2, Ji,-2 in Grant-Deuel on 4th grade team was 10-6, but the Wild with a final score of were Russell-8, Aaron graders were defeated 6- Were Dustin-4 and Jesse- ! grade team results were 0, Wildcats 24. Scorers Breant-4 and Brian- support the boys on play in the Big Stone 5th grade team will at 9:45 a.m. and team vs Big Stone at 11: fifth and sixth grade and Mrs. Asche thank and Richard and Mrs. Marilyn use of their sandwich cos. It was fun learning how to make tasty snacks. SORRY .... The Open Gym dates were omitted on the February calendar that was sent home last week. Open gym WILL BE held on every Monday night in February, from 7-9 p.m. GIRL SCOUT COOKIE SALES The local Girl Scouts are taking cookie orders from now through Monday, February 15. Since we do not have school that day, if your daughter has finished selling, she may 5ling her cookie order folder to school on Feb. 11 if you'd like. Our cookie manager this year is Dawn Maatz. Tuesday, 2-9 5:45 BBB(A) St. Lawrence; 5:00 bus from Bellingham; 5:05 bus from Rosen Wednesday, 2-10 6:30 Wrestling pract. Thursday, 2-115:00 BBB (H) Ortonville Friday, 2-12 President's Break--NO SCHOOL; 6:30 wrestling practice Saturday, 2-14 Valentines Day Monday, 2-15 President's Break - No School MENU Breakfast Monday--Waffles, syrup, *apple juice, milk. Tuesday--Assorted cereals, old fashioned donut, *pineapple juice, milk. Wednesday--Egg patty on toast, *grape apple juice, milk. Thursday--Plain donut, cheese stick, *apple juice, milk. Friday--NO SCHOOL Lunch Tuesday--Ham slice, *mashed potatoes, *corn, chocolate cake, bread, milk. WednesdayMini corndogs, *tator tots, *coleslaw, macaroni salad, vanilla pudding, bread and milk. Thursday--Chicken patty on a bun, *baked beans, nachos with cheese, *apple, bread and milk. Friday--NO SCHOOL 65-Watt, 120-Watt Outdoor I. Floodlights 6-Outlet Surge 6-0utlet $ 99 Strip Strip Basic Surge Protector *2" $6 97 $41, Oept. Gallon Windshield d,jhCjh 109 Washer Fluld...00 co[j'3" JWood Stains '"'T&s m ,,,_ [ CLEARANCE SALE ,000000u.cH00s00 ,25o ,57s at Jim & Sons reg. $3.79 reg. $7.99 until or while supply lasts. @mavlllle 11 I$6rl8 WINNERS IN THE SPELLING BEE at Ortonville Schools held last Friday, sponsored by the Ortonville Women of Today. From left to right are first place winner Sarah Maas, and Bethany Heirigs, Jessica Eastman and Megan Moen who all tied for second. Maas will advance to the Regional competition, held Feb. 24 at Southwest State University in Marshall. Volunteers to help explain state, federal working family tax credits Minnesota families who are eligi- ble for the federal Earned Income Credit (EIC) and the Minnesota Working Family Credit (WFC) on 1998 income taxes can get help from volunteer tax assistants at 400 sites throughout the state beginning Feb. 1. Last year more than 200,000 Minnesota families received the Earned Income Credit and the Working Family Credit, averaging $1,500 per family. Minnesotans may qualify for the EIC and the WFC even if they don't earn enough to file an income tax return. The only way to get this extra money, however, is to file federal and state tax forms. To find a convenient site to obtain the free tax assistance, call the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Line at (651) 297-3724 (metro area) or 800-657-3989 (out- side of the "Ikvin Cities). In general, those who are eligible for the EIC and WFC include: * Workers who made less than $26,473 in 1998 and had one child at home * Workers who made less than $30,095 in 1998 and had two or more children at home * Workers without children who made less than $10,030 in 1998 and are 25 - 64 years old. Taxpayers' children must be younger than age 19 or younger than age 24 if'a full-time student or dis- abled. Additional information about tax credits is available from the Minnesota Department of Revenue at (651) 296-6417 (metro) or 800-937- 5437 (outside of the Twin Cities area). Markets No. 1 Wheat ...................... 3.32 Soybeans : .......................... 4.61 Corn ................................... 1.70 Feb. 9, 1998 No. 1 Wheat ...................... 3.55 Soybeans ........................... 6.34 Corn ................................... 2.24 Memorials for Rice Hospice for Dec. 1998 The following memorials were received by Rice Hospice Ortonville/Graceville - for the month of Dec., 1998: In memory of: Gerald Anderson from his family; Jean Rixe. Richard Dwyer from Dorothy Gmiterko. Allen Fuhrman from Sue Ann Anderson. Naomi Gerhardt from Gladys Johnson. Phyliss Hauschild from Jean Rixe. Richard Hoffman from Harriet Hoffman. Stanley Hoffman from Harriet Hoffman. Lily and Jeanette from their sister Harriet Hoffman. Bob Knoll from Helen McPherson. George & Harriet Madsen from Hamet Hoffman. Warren McDonough from Harriet Hoffman. Donald Mielitz from Joan Jurgens. Rose O'Connor from Rev. L.E & Jan Mueller; Joan Jurgens. Sadie Rasmussen from Beverly Jane Gillespie. Louise Rook from Lorraine Derenburger. Mary Stenson from Cartwright Drug, Inc. Lois Williams from Sue Ann Anderson; Betty and Luther Shepperd; Shirley and Don Botker; Bill and Donna Hoel; Woody and Janis Sellin; Marlys Pillatzke; Dorothy Gmiterko; Duwayne and Aria Mac Discher; Paul and Evaline GET A CLEAR VIEW! ROGGENBUCK BOYS, front, are Dustin, Dillan, Jason and lorden, in back. Let the Boyz at Progressive Repair Your Car or Replace Your Windshield Today! ~ LARGEST WINDSHIELD INVENTORY IN THE AREA ~ P_RO00R $SIV COLLISION & GLASS CENTER, INC. Steve and Linda Roggenbuck 109 SE 2nd Street Ortonville, MN 56278 (320) 839-2255 CALL TOLL FREE 888-819-2255 Hatjistilianos; Bob and Donna Thompson; Marlene Johnson; Corinne and Donald Tiegs; Ellsworth and Connie Monson. Donations to the Ortonville/Graceville Hospice Program were given by: Linda & Roger Sis, Mary Geier, Clinton Combined Fund Drive, Graceville Combined Fund Drive. Rice Hospice - Appleton, Benson, Dawson, Graceville, Granite Falls, Montevideo, Ortonville, Paynesville, Willmar - wishes to express their gratitude for these memorials.  on Ih #m-C.o0tl Old Mill Twirlers The Old Mill Twirlers danced to the calling of Cal Brown last Wednesday. There were three squares in attendance with guests from Watertown, SD. Gone Hofmann from Dawson will call on Wednesday, Feb. 10th. On the hmch committee are Emil and LuVerne Swezey and Gone and Stella Bucy. Upcoming dances: No dance on Feb. 17th. Feb. 24th Dennis Van Asch calling. The Old Mill Twirlers dance on Wednesday evenings at 8 p.m. in the High School lunchroom. Use the Northeast door, visitors are always welcome. i START YOUR OWN BUSINESS. WORK FLEXIBLE HOURS. ENJOY UNLIMITED EARNINGS. V 0 N CALL TOLL FREE (800) 735-8867. NOW, EVEN THE SMALLEST BUSINESSES CAN HAVE THE KIND OF HEALTH PLAN BIG BUSINESSES DO. Learn how Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is helping businesses like yours estab- lish affordable, high-quality benefit programs for your employees. Call the agent listed below. A. i,w/Ox.,d t,n, 0the fi/. Cs a fib,,. Shard Atmatt S.INSURbaNCE R TOM OAKES 21 Southeast Second Street Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone 320-839-2568 Registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Assoctation ) 1994 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, Feb. 9, 1999  INDEPENDENT Page 7b 11, 1999 Pearson Cola bottles in Norway come with a special set on the bottom of the bottle." "Open other 3' to one's instincts, but etiquette sug- that a man should get out of the elevator first when ;COmpany of a woman. t senior citizen couple called their grandchiMren and Avis because the grandkids are a lot better to to own. time in most families we learn those old 'about measurements--that the distance from the end the end of the next finger is equal to the of your nose. Did you also learn that the tape around your closed fist will be equal to the foot? consider it a bad year "when it to make a shadow." the Lion-Hearted ruled England for ten 1189-1199 but he actually spent less than six s of that time in residence on this fine island. a brave man, he was also dog tough on for example, were punished by alive to the dead body and buried with it. the orange juice factory contained a one- mOtivational message: "Concentrate!" *** they said: "A ruler isn't always straight." port: "The great dividing line between and failure can be stated in five words: 'I did not BUscaglia: "Don't smother each other. No one shade." pulled. "I can't figure out what's vith you," he said, "but to be perfectly honest, I due to drinking." "said the patient, "l'll come back when you're wanted to make the point about always A Maine restaurant sign declares, "Open a week and weekends." Each king in a standard deck of playing cards repre- sents a great king from history. Spades: King David; Clubs: Alexander the Great; Hearts: Charlemagne; and Diamonds: Julius Caesar. Most of us who have a few years of experience know that there are more tears in the heart than reach the eye. The Associate Minister unveiled the church's new tithing campaign last Sunday: "l Upped My Pledge--Up Yours." *** Color-coded communications are more important than we might think. According to experts, colors some- times enhance a message you're trying to make. A report in Sales and Marketing Strategies & News lists colors and describes the emotional impact they are linked to in the United States. The color: White suggests pure, peaceful, clean, and honest. Red is negative, dangerous, excited, financially unstable. Purple suggests royalty, youthful, and contemporary, while yel- low implies cautious, positive, and emotional. Blue gen- erates a sense of being trustworthy, stable, and comfort- ing, and green is similarly positive and comforting. You might want to use this info next time you pur- chase Post-it notes. While visiting the zoo, Ole leaned down to Little Ole and asked, "What do you think that tiger would say if he could talk?" "Probably, "repliedLittle Ole confidently, "he would say, 'I'm a mountain lion.'" *** In closing, remember, there' s truth in that old S wed- ish saying "No one has so big a house that he does not need a good neighbor." -q Ray Pearson lives in Hermantown, Minnesota. He can be | reached at (218) 727-1161 or by fax at (218) 722-5821. gham school news the 3 teams traveled to 4th graders had an ex anae with a final score of 17-Milbank 24. Scorers Luke-4, Russell-2 and graders were defeated 8- were Dustin-2, Ryan-2, grade team was defeated were Matthew-2, Ji,-2 in Grant-Deuel on 4th grade team was 10-6, but the Wild with a final score of were Russell-8, Aaron graders were defeated 6- Were Dustin-4 and Jesse- ! grade team results were 0, Wildcats 24. Scorers Breant-4 and Brian- support the boys on play in the Big Stone 5th grade team will at 9:45 a.m. and team vs Big Stone at 11: fifth and sixth grade and Mrs. Asche thank and Richard and Mrs. Marilyn use of their sandwich cos. It was fun learning how to make tasty snacks. SORRY .... The Open Gym dates were omitted on the February calendar that was sent home last week. Open gym WILL BE held on every Monday night in February, from 7-9 p.m. GIRL SCOUT COOKIE SALES The local Girl Scouts are taking cookie orders from now through Monday, February 15. Since we do not have school that day, if your daughter has finished selling, she may 5ling her cookie order folder to school on Feb. 11 if you'd like. Our cookie manager this year is Dawn Maatz. Tuesday, 2-9 5:45 BBB(A) St. Lawrence; 5:00 bus from Bellingham; 5:05 bus from Rosen Wednesday, 2-10 6:30 Wrestling pract. Thursday, 2-115:00 BBB (H) Ortonville Friday, 2-12 President's Break--NO SCHOOL; 6:30 wrestling practice Saturday, 2-14 Valentines Day Monday, 2-15 President's Break - No School MENU Breakfast Monday--Waffles, syrup, *apple juice, milk. Tuesday--Assorted cereals, old fashioned donut, *pineapple juice, milk. Wednesday--Egg patty on toast, *grape apple juice, milk. Thursday--Plain donut, cheese stick, *apple juice, milk. Friday--NO SCHOOL Lunch Tuesday--Ham slice, *mashed potatoes, *corn, chocolate cake, bread, milk. WednesdayMini corndogs, *tator tots, *coleslaw, macaroni salad, vanilla pudding, bread and milk. Thursday--Chicken patty on a bun, *baked beans, nachos with cheese, *apple, bread and milk. Friday--NO SCHOOL 65-Watt, 120-Watt Outdoor I. Floodlights 6-Outlet Surge 6-0utlet $ 99 Strip Strip Basic Surge Protector *2" $6 97 $41, Oept. Gallon Windshield d,jhCjh 109 Washer Fluld...00 co[j'3" JWood Stains '"'T&s m ,,,_ [ CLEARANCE SALE ,000000u.cH00s00 ,25o ,57s at Jim & Sons reg. $3.79 reg. $7.99 until or while supply lasts. @mavlllle 11 I$6rl8 WINNERS IN THE SPELLING BEE at Ortonville Schools held last Friday, sponsored by the Ortonville Women of Today. From left to right are first place winner Sarah Maas, and Bethany Heirigs, Jessica Eastman and Megan Moen who all tied for second. Maas will advance to the Regional competition, held Feb. 24 at Southwest State University in Marshall. Volunteers to help explain state, federal working family tax credits Minnesota families who are eligi- ble for the federal Earned Income Credit (EIC) and the Minnesota Working Family Credit (WFC) on 1998 income taxes can get help from volunteer tax assistants at 400 sites throughout the state beginning Feb. 1. Last year more than 200,000 Minnesota families received the Earned Income Credit and the Working Family Credit, averaging $1,500 per family. Minnesotans may qualify for the EIC and the WFC even if they don't earn enough to file an income tax return. The only way to get this extra money, however, is to file federal and state tax forms. To find a convenient site to obtain the free tax assistance, call the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Line at (651) 297-3724 (metro area) or 800-657-3989 (out- side of the "Ikvin Cities). In general, those who are eligible for the EIC and WFC include: * Workers who made less than $26,473 in 1998 and had one child at home * Workers who made less than $30,095 in 1998 and had two or more children at home * Workers without children who made less than $10,030 in 1998 and are 25 - 64 years old. Taxpayers' children must be younger than age 19 or younger than age 24 if'a full-time student or dis- abled. Additional information about tax credits is available from the Minnesota Department of Revenue at (651) 296-6417 (metro) or 800-937- 5437 (outside of the Twin Cities area). Markets No. 1 Wheat ...................... 3.32 Soybeans : .......................... 4.61 Corn ................................... 1.70 Feb. 9, 1998 No. 1 Wheat ...................... 3.55 Soybeans ........................... 6.34 Corn ................................... 2.24 Memorials for Rice Hospice for Dec. 1998 The following memorials were received by Rice Hospice Ortonville/Graceville - for the month of Dec., 1998: In memory of: Gerald Anderson from his family; Jean Rixe. Richard Dwyer from Dorothy Gmiterko. Allen Fuhrman from Sue Ann Anderson. Naomi Gerhardt from Gladys Johnson. Phyliss Hauschild from Jean Rixe. Richard Hoffman from Harriet Hoffman. Stanley Hoffman from Harriet Hoffman. Lily and Jeanette from their sister Harriet Hoffman. Bob Knoll from Helen McPherson. George & Harriet Madsen from Hamet Hoffman. Warren McDonough from Harriet Hoffman. Donald Mielitz from Joan Jurgens. Rose O'Connor from Rev. L.E & Jan Mueller; Joan Jurgens. Sadie Rasmussen from Beverly Jane Gillespie. Louise Rook from Lorraine Derenburger. Mary Stenson from Cartwright Drug, Inc. Lois Williams from Sue Ann Anderson; Betty and Luther Shepperd; Shirley and Don Botker; Bill and Donna Hoel; Woody and Janis Sellin; Marlys Pillatzke; Dorothy Gmiterko; Duwayne and Aria Mac Discher; Paul and Evaline GET A CLEAR VIEW! ROGGENBUCK BOYS, front, are Dustin, Dillan, Jason and lorden, in back. Let the Boyz at Progressive Repair Your Car or Replace Your Windshield Today! ~ LARGEST WINDSHIELD INVENTORY IN THE AREA ~ P_RO00R $SIV COLLISION & GLASS CENTER, INC. Steve and Linda Roggenbuck 109 SE 2nd Street Ortonville, MN 56278 (320) 839-2255 CALL TOLL FREE 888-819-2255 Hatjistilianos; Bob and Donna Thompson; Marlene Johnson; Corinne and Donald Tiegs; Ellsworth and Connie Monson. Donations to the Ortonville/Graceville Hospice Program were given by: Linda & Roger Sis, Mary Geier, Clinton Combined Fund Drive, Graceville Combined Fund Drive. Rice Hospice - Appleton, Benson, Dawson, Graceville, Granite Falls, Montevideo, Ortonville, Paynesville, Willmar - wishes to express their gratitude for these memorials.  on Ih #m-C.o0tl Old Mill Twirlers The Old Mill Twirlers danced to the calling of Cal Brown last Wednesday. There were three squares in attendance with guests from Watertown, SD. Gone Hofmann from Dawson will call on Wednesday, Feb. 10th. On the hmch committee are Emil and LuVerne Swezey and Gone and Stella Bucy. Upcoming dances: No dance on Feb. 17th. Feb. 24th Dennis Van Asch calling. The Old Mill Twirlers dance on Wednesday evenings at 8 p.m. in the High School lunchroom. Use the Northeast door, visitors are always welcome. i START YOUR OWN BUSINESS. WORK FLEXIBLE HOURS. ENJOY UNLIMITED EARNINGS. V 0 N CALL TOLL FREE (800) 735-8867. NOW, EVEN THE SMALLEST BUSINESSES CAN HAVE THE KIND OF HEALTH PLAN BIG BUSINESSES DO. Learn how Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is helping businesses like yours estab- lish affordable, high-quality benefit programs for your employees. Call the agent listed below. A. i,w/Ox.,d t,n, 0the fi/. Cs a fib,,. Shard Atmatt S.INSURbaNCE R TOM OAKES 21 Southeast Second Street Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone 320-839-2568 Registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Assoctation ) 1994 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, Feb. 9, 1999  INDEPENDENT Page 7b