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/ The Independent, Ortonville, Minnesota home of Mr. and Mrs. Myron Page 2b Wed., Feb. 11, 1981 Schnaser in honor of Brenda's birthday. Sunday afternoon guests at I ' Re -- the home of Mrs. Daisy I Schwarze were Mr. and Mrs. AREA A Report on the Top Merlin Perseke and Paul, Mr. News Stories from | and Mrs. Loren Schwarze and News cop Our Neighbors j family, and Mrs. Helen Per- seke, all of Ortonville, and Mr. and Mrs. David Schwarze and Dawn of Big Stone City. APPLETON--Some lucky individual may walk away with Mr. and Mrs. Alan Brotzel of New Brighton spent from Satur- $300 just for being in a participating Appleton business day to Monday noon at the Thursday at 2:45 p.m. Fortp-nine Appleton merchants are home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank participating in a weekly cash drawing, Appleton Lucky Bucks. Brotzel. MONTEVIDEO--The number of counties considering the construction of a joint jail is expected to narrow to three--Swift, Chippewa and Yellow Medicine--since the recent announcement that Big Stone County will continue to contract with Lac Qui Parle County for jail use. MILBANK--Six subscribers of the Grant-Roberts Rural Water .System in the South Shore area were the first to be able to make use of the high quality water, according to Willis Nelson, operator-manager. These customers received water Friday and Saturday. Each day as the water meter installations and hookups are approved, more users will be added, Nelson said. Eventually the 854 subscribers of the Rural Water System will receive service. MADISON--Last year, more than I0,000 people had their sight partially or fully restored in corneal-transplant operations using eyes provided by eye banks throughout the world sponsored or supported by Lions Clubs. In the United States alone, 65 Lions eye banks reported a total of 10,176 transplants. In this operation, clouded corneas are replaced with clear ones taken from eyes donated by concerned individuals. Eye banks are usually supported by a group of Lions Clubs in a city, state or region. DAWSON--A joint meeting of the Boards of Education for the DawsonBoyd and the Madison School Districts was held in the Dawson-Boyd School on Wednesday evening, January 28. Several residents of the School Districts were also in attendance. The respective Boards adopted the following statement concerning their position on pairing of the two school Districts: "The Madison and Dawson-Bopd Boards of Education met jointly on Wednesday evening, January 28, 1981, for the purpose of reacting to meetings held on pairing. After much discussion, both Board of Education displayed by a show of hands that pairing is not an acceptable alternative at this time. It was jointly agreed to maintain a constant communication and cooperative effort in providing future educational endeavors for the young people of the Districts." Don't forget "The Great Day For Singing" next Sunday, Feb. 15th, at 9:30 a.m. at the United Methodist church at Big Stone City. Invite your friends and come and help us sing. Let's have a good turnout. Mrs. Ella Carlson attended the funeral on Monday for her grandson, Henry Schulte, at Lanstrup, Minn. Mrs. Henry Roggenbuck had a neighborhood coffee party on Friday forenoon for Mrs. Alma Styles and her sister, Dagmar Johnsen. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Brotzel of Seattle, Wash. are the proud parents of a baby boy born Jan. 30th. He was named Casey Dale. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Frank Brotzel. Mr. and Mrs. William Bins- feld spent Thursday to Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Bonn at St. Cloud. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Meyer were Tuesday evening visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Art Torgerson. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Tollakson and daughters, Ginger and Misty, and son, Jeremy, were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Raynor. Mrs. Sig Bachmeier spent from Saturday to Monday at Breckenridge visiting with her daughter, Mrs. Avelina Helge- son, and daughters. Mr, and Mrs. Norbert Rausch returned Thursday after spend- ing some time in Houston, Tex., and Birmington, Ala., with their sons and their families. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Zalmow and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Zah- now and faly were Sunday supper guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Carlson in honor of WaRer Zahnow's and Robert Carlson's birthdays. Mr. and Mrs. William Bins- feld spent Sunday to Tuesday at Eden Valley, Minn., visiting with Mrs. Binsfeld's sisters. Mr. and Mrs. William How- ard were Wednesday evening visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Korstjens. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy NeLson were Thursday visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Palmer Holman at Milbank. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Over- berg spent Friday in Water- town, S.D. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Keith and -family of Twin Brooks were Sunday evening guests at the HAPPY BIRTHDAY MAMIE SOLVICK 92nd Feb. 14, 1981 !Bellingham) Mrs. Erwin Pederson's name was called at the Community Day Drawing on Wednesday, Feb. 4, for $40. She was not present, so next week the draw- ing will be for $60. Mr. and Mrs. Karl Loeschke visited at the Wm. Brehrner home on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Maatz and Adam were Sunday afternoon and supper guests at the Ray Stolpman home. Surprise card party guests at the Tillman NeLson home on Sunday evening in honor of Till- man's birthday were Mr. and Mrs. Milton, Mr. and Mrs. Nyland Larson, Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Jensen, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Trygestad, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Thomson, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Larson, Mrs. Glen Anderson, and Lawrence and Edith Thomson. On Friday Mr. and Mrs. Les Roehl were dinner guests at the Paul Pansch home. On Friday afternoon Rosie Ronglien and Mrs. Paul Pansch attended a birthday party for Agnes Sorenson at Leuisburg. On Sunday afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Paul Pansch visited at the Gay Nohrenberg home. Mrs. Walter Larson visited at the home of Mrs. Emma Tesch in Madison on Wednesday fore- noon. - Mr. and Mrs. Walter Larson visited at the Wally Larson home on Sunday evening. Mrs. Vince Adelman, Joel and Kim, were weekend guests at the Walter Larson home. Pat McElhinney of Madison visited at the Edna Wellnitz home and also at the Gary Borgerson home on Wednesday afternoon. Gary Wellnitz and Jessie Mc- Kenzie of Ortonville were Fri- day afternoon visitors at the home of Edna Wellnitz. Sunday dinner and afternoon guests at the Violet Zahn home were Mr. and Mrs. Skip Bla- bosky and boys and August Zahn of Burnsville. Sunday evening guests at the Gary Blahosky home in honor of Gary's birthday were Tom Lane of Northfield and Mr. and Mrs. Skip Blahosky and boys. Many friends and patrons WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT .C)rtonville's Gamble Store has produced a winner in the recent nation-wide Gamble's 55th Anniversary Holiday Sweepstakes. CLAUDIA BENKOWSKI OF Big Stone City ) She is shown at side with local Gamble i owners and her prize, a 26-inch, 10 speed Lighweight Bicycle. At left is Craig Randlernan. At right is Curt Randleman. Over 101 prizes of $21,500 in value, were i awarded in the Sweepstakes event. Curt & Craig Randleman Ort0nville, Minn. C)NCE AGAIN . . . MANY THANKS Recent new and renewal subscribers to The Indepen- dent which we gratefully ack- nowledge with thanks for your loyalty: Lucile Seholberg Truman Tilleraas Herb King Arlyn Martig Orne Anderson Ehriek Ehlert Stanley Lindholm Grace Van Hout Sadie M. Rolen Mrs. Jim Layne Mrs. Don Fierstine James A. Wiseh Mamie Soiviek Mrs. Victor Carlson Jeff Heerde Dennis Dwyer Gene Howen H.H. Beaehem Roger Wollsehlager Terry Trotter Martina Pflueger Donald Steen Curtis Anderson Vinee Tillman Anton Wollsehlager City of Odessa B.H. Bullard Wilmot Cleaners _ II attended the open house in honor of Herb Struck's retire- ment at the Nassau City Hall on Sunday aRernoon. On Monday afternoon, Feb. 2nd, Edna Wellnitz attended funeral services for Mrs. Augusta Ell, formerly of the Odessa area, at Trinity Luther- an church at Odessa. Sunday afternoon, supper and evening guests at the Dwight Borgerson home were Mr. and Mrs. Harris Grabow of Twin Brooks, S.D., Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Meister of Revillo, S.D., Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Redepenning, Jason and Jeff, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Redepen- ning and family of Ortonville, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Borgerson, Kim and Cory, and Mr. and Mrs. Norman Christensen and Terri of Odessa. Hope Circle of St. Paul's Lutheran church met on Tues- day, Feb. 3, at the church with 15 members present. Mrs. Sally Kohis was hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Schake, Scott, Lisa and James, and- EtheJ, Schake were Sunday din- ner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Larson and family. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Schake and Ethel Schake visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Schake and Angle at Altamont, S.D. on Sunday afternoon. Sunday afternoon visitors and supper guests at the home of Mr, and Mrs. Harlan Schake and family at Clear Lake, S.D. were Mr. and Mrs. Howard Schake, Ethel Schake, Mr, and Mrs. Richard Neilson and Joshua, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Vick and Dean, and Mrs. Law- rence Dale of Watertown, S.D. The occasion was Harlan's birthday. Edna Wellnitz and Paul and Mike Hamson were Sunday sup- per guests and evening visitors at the Gary Wellnitz. home at Ortonville. "Gk Mr. and Mrs. ow, Steven and Terese, and ]iend Kelly, of Breckenridge were Friday evening callers at the home of Ira Rakow. They were enroute to Denver, Colo., where they will be joined by Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cole and will spend a week at a lodge in the mountains on a skiing trip. , Sr. Mary, Donna and Joyce, :attended the annual SSND Asso- ciation of Pastoral Ministers at Mankato on Feb. 6. The main speaker, Sr. Catherine Nolan, spoke on "The Attitudes of Jesus Toward Women." Mr. and Mrs. Elton Mogard of Milbank were Sunday after- noon visitors at the Wilbert Hackert home. Mrs. Angle Schmidt spent Friday visiting at the home of Mrs. Martha Karels in Orton- ville. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Rade- macher and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Rademacher of St. Louis Park returned to Minneapolis on Sat- urday after spending a 3-week_ vacation in Harlingen, Tex. Glen Rademacher returned home Sunday, Feb. 8. Mr. and Mrs. Wes Strei and Mr. and Mrs. Gone O'Neill of Ortonville, had been vacationing with the Rademachers, and also return- ed home on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Phil Larson of Burnsville were Tuesday until Friday guests at the Wilfred Adelmen home. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Adelman and sons of Milbank were Sunday afternoon and supper guests. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Volke- nant visited Mrs. Katherine Karels at her home at Orton- ville on Tuesday afternoon and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kirchberg were Friday afternoon callers. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Stolp- man were Tuesday evening vis- itors a' the Tom Strei home. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert Hackert were Tuesday evening visitors at the Alfred Volkenant home. Mrs. Clarence Stolpman was a Wednesday afternoon caller at the Mike Kirchberg home. Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Schuel- ke were Wednesday evening visRors at the Alfred Volkenant home. Mrs. Chuck Croatt of Madison and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Karels of Ortonville were Frid- ay afternoon visitors at the home of Mrs. Elsie Kareis. Mr. and Mrs. Vic Stolpman spent _Sunday until Wednesday forenoon in the Twin Cities CONGRATULATIONS CLAUDIAff! REGIONAL DAIRY ASSN. OFFICERS, elected at the Region V meeting of the Association of Minnesota, are shown above, left to right, they are Lester Schmidt, Alternate Director, Luthard Schmidtke, Montevideo, Vice-Chairman; Adlore Regional Chairman; Donald Rilley, Chokio, Secretary-Treasurer, and David Thompson, Regional Director. where they visited relatives and he attended an insurance con- vention. They were guests at the Aggie Stolpman home. Mr. and Mrs. Bryce Roggen- buck attended the Grain Con- vention in Minneapolis from Sunday to Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Adelman and Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Adel- man were among relatives who visited at the Paul Kallhoff home in Madison in honor of their 57th wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Anton Rade- reacher were Wednesday after- noon and supper guests at the Loren Rademacher home near Milbank. Mr. and Mrs. Anton Rade- reacher visited Florence Rade- reacher at the Madison Nursing Home on Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Paul Rademacher and Sylvester visited Paul Rade- reacher at the Ortonville Hos- pital on Sunday afternoon. Dolcie and Josh Karels of Milbank spent Friday until Sun- day with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Mannie Kareis. Mr. and Mrs. Steve KareLs were Sunday afternoon visRors and their children returned home with them. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Stoick and family were Friday eve- ning visitors at the Kevin Rade- reacher home. Harold Senkbefl was a Satur- day caller at the Anion Rade- reacher home. Mrs. WiUard rei attended the funeral of Mrs. Harold McKinny at United Methodist Church in Madison. Mr. and Mrs. Anton Rade- reacher visited at the Marcus Rademacher home Sunday af- ternoon after attending the open house for Herb Struck at City Hall. Mrs. Rose Karels and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Grube were among guests at the Edwin Chester home on Thursday eve- ning for a whist party. Phyllis Kirchberg of Orton- ville was a Sunday dinner and afternoon guest at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kirchberg. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Putzier of Madison have been staying with the Paul Kirchherg children while their parents were on va- cation. Lyle Wittnebel was a Friday afternoon visitor at the Norbert Kanthak home. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Ohm and family were Sunday evening visitors at the Mannie Karels home. Mrs. Julia Drobny was a Sunday dinner guest at the Matt Drebny heine. Mr. and Mrs. Dave Mork, Ryan and Brady, were Tuesday visitors at the Mike Kirchberg home. O( Mrs. Jerry BerenS' was a recent coffee $ home of her Luanna Haas, and er, Mrs. Ella Thole. Mrs. Lee Whiting ville called at the Luanna Haas on noon. Myrtle Zempel were Sunday  visitors of Elsie Brenda RheinganS the home of her Mrs. Myrtle Mr. and Mrs. Lee visited Sunday at Mr. and Mrs. Homemakers Assertiveness and a wide he featured at Workshop set for on the Morris Of M. RATE INCREASE NOTICE @ In the Matter of the Pi of the Northwestern Bell Tele Company, Minneapolis, for Authority to Change its of Telephone Rates for within,the State of Min Docket No. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission) finds that a hearing is necessary in entitled matter to determine the reasonableness telephone rate increases proposed by the Telephone Company (BeU or the Company). The is authorized to conduct such a hearing by 'I'ne proposed increase in annual revenues by Bell mBh'on. Of this amount, $102.5 million would be an increase in rates and $1.8 million would result from reduced usage. This increase is approximatelY increase in total revenues. The Company will bond into effect at a level of $69 million, approximately a 15% increase. A copy of the Company's requested rates is on offices of the Department of Public Service and is public inspection during normal office hours. A available for public inspection at the Company's at 200 South Fifth Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota. The hearing on the petition will be conducted by $ Examiner appointed by the Chief Hearing State of Minnesota and will be held in applicable laws relating to the Public Utilities Administrative Procedure Act (M.S. 15.0i11-15.052), of the Office of Administrative Hearings (9 MCAR and the Rules of Practice of the Public Utilities (Minn. Reg. PSC 500-521), superseded by the rules of the Office of Hearings. Any person intending to intervene as a formal these hearings must submit a Petition for leave to the Hearing Examiner and serve th petition on parties. The petition must state how the rights, duties or privileges may he determined or the Commission's decision in the matter and shall set grounds and purposes for which intervention is shall indicate the Petitioner's statutory right to one exists. All parties have the counsel, by a person of their choice or by otherwise prohibited as the unauthorized practice A Notice of Appearance must be filed with Examiner within 20 days of the date of service of any party intends to appear at the hearing. Appearance is not required ff the hearing date is days from the issuance of this Order. Potential interveno shall attend the preheari scheduled below with information which will scheduling of hearings permitting all of the partie their evidentlary views in a manner and within a which would he as fair and expeditious as possible. All questions concerning this hearing should to the Hearing Examiner assigned: St. Paul, A contested case hearing concerning this held, commencing with a prel coderence at 'rtmsday, February 17, lg61, by conference call on dates set by the Hearing Examiner. NORTHWESTERN TELEPHONE