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I "i 7 iii KINGDOM HALL JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES Ortonvflle Thomas Wood, Presiding Overseer Sun: 10 a.m. Public Meeting and Watchtower Study. "rues: 7:30 p.m. Book Study. Thurs: 7:30 p.m. Theocratic Ministry School and Meeting to Help Us Make Disciples. ARTICHOKE LAKE BAPTIST (13 miles north of ComB) Sunday School 9:30; Worship at 10:30. BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN Alban Township (Missouri Synod) Rev. Robert Behling, Pastor Sunday: 8:45 a.m. Church Service; 9:45 a.m. Sunday School. ST. CHARLES CATHOLIC Big Stone City, SD Pastor: Fr. Ray Otto, OSB - 605-432-4623 Administrator: 605-862-8319 Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m. ASSEMBLY OF GOD 510 Burdick, Ortonville Phone 839-3021 Tom Werner, Pastor Wed: 7:00 p.m. Bible Study & Prayer. Sun: 9:30 a.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Worship. ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN Marietta Steve Olson, Pastor Sun: 9:00 a.m. Worship; 10:00 a.m. Sunday School. ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN Nassau Steve Olson Sun: 10:30 a.m. Worship; 9:30 a.m. Sunday School. ARTICHOKE SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST 13 miles north on Co. #25, 1-I/2 miles west of Correll in Artichoke Township Bob Forbes, Pastor (320) 763-0632 Sat: 10 a.m. Sabbath School; 11:00 a.m. Worship. Sun: 6:00 a.m. WCCO Ch. 5 or KCCO Ch. 7 "It Is Written" speaker: Mark Finley; 6:00 a.m. Hour" WNAX, Yankton Tucker, speaker; 9:30 a.m. "The Voice of Prophecy" WNAX, Yankton, SD, speaker/director Lonnie Mclashenko. CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS 716 SW 5th SL Willmar, MN (320) 235.2442 " President Elder Grant McKinney Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Sacrament Service; 11:30 a.m. Classes. Visitors Center open Sunday- Friday, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. CORRELL UNITED METHODIST Rev. Larry Kasten Suti: 8:15 a.m. Morning Worship. TRINITY LUTHERAN Odessa Rev. Edwin Parker, Pastor Sun., Feb. 22:10:30 a.m. Divine Service. GRACE LUTHERAN Correll Rev. Edwin Parker, Pastor Wed., Feb. 18: 4-6 p.m. Catechism. Thurs., Feb. 19:7:30 p.m. LWML: Sun., Feb. 22:8:30 a.m. Divine Service. " Wed., Feb. 25: 4-6 p.m. Catechism; 7:30 p.m. Ash Wednesday Holy Communion. sT. JOHN'S, ST. JOSEPH'S & ST. JAMES' Ortonville, Rosen, Nassau Father Andy Michels MASS Tues., Feb. 17:8:30 a.m. Rosen; 11 a.m. Ortonville. Wed., Feb. 18: 9:30 a.m. Northridge. Thurs., Feb. 19: No Masses. Fri., Feb. 20:8:30 a.m. Rosen; II a.m. Ortonvillc. Sat., Feb. 21:5 p.m. Ortonville; 7:30 p.m. Nassau. Sun., Feb. 22: 8:30 a.m. Ortonville; I I a.m. Rosen. Tues., Feb. 17:7:00 Parish Council; 8:00 Liturgy. Wed., Feb. 18:3:15-4:30 p.m. Elementary RE; 7:00-8:15 High School RE. Thurs., Feb. 19:9:30 Bowl of Love. Sun., Feb. 22: No Preschool class. Mon: 1:30 Alleluia Group; No Mothers in Christ until March 9; No Choir. ST. JOSEPH'S & ST. JAMES' Wed., Feb. 18:7:30-8:30 High School RE. Sun., Feb. 22:9:00-I0:I0 RE Elementary class. p0inf00 th0 way t0 RICH[R, I:IIH[I/. lIVING" May the mystery of faith unfold to protect and provide your family with peace. m These Weekly Church Notices, Courtesy the following firms Come and Worship THE LORD Enjoy the Fellowship Tom's Service, Odessa, MN PRO AUTO We Build Toys for the BJ Boys. Ortonville, MN . (320) 839-2911 ODESSA, MN 56276 . BIG STONE COOPERATIVE Clinton . Ortonville * Milbank 1-800-325-1132 or (320) 325-5466 THOLE DISTRIBUTING ORTONVILLE Ortonville Independent CLINTON CO-OP FARMERS ELEVATOR ASSOCIATION Ron Schlimme, Manager CLINTON, MN PHONE 325-5404 Clinton State Bank THE BANK THAT UNDERSTANDS FPJ( CLINTON TRINITY LUTHERAN Ortonville Richard Boehnke, Pastor Tues., Feb. 17: Circles; 7 p.m. Stewardship Committee; 7 p.m. Life Light. Wed., Feb. 18: Newsletter Deadline; 1 p.m. Northridge Bible Study; 3:30-5 p.m. 9th Gr. Confirmation; 6:30 p.m. Life Light. Thurs., Feb. 19: 1:30 p.m. Quilting; 7 p.m. Life Light. Sun., Feb. 22:8:30 & 10:45 a.m. Communion Services; 9:40 a.m. Sunday School, Bible Class & 6th, 7th, 8th grade Catechism; 11 a.m. Radio Broadcast. ZION LUTHERAN Ortonviile Rev. Shalom Kropfl Wed., Feb. 18: 3:30 p.m. Confirmation. Sun., Feb. 22:9:30 a.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Worship Service. EIDSKOG LUTHERAN Ortonvme Rev. Shalom Kropfl Wed., Feb. 18: 3:30 p.m. Confn'mation; 8 p.m. Church Council Thurs., Feb. 19:1 p.m. Do-Day. Sun., Feb. 22:9 a.m. Worship Service; SundaySchool will meet immediately after worship service; Youth League will go skiing. NEW LIFE COMMUNITY BAPTIST Ortonville Kory Tedrick, Pastor Wed: 7 p.m. AWANA & Kid's Club. Fri: 12 noon Men of Integrity Lunch & Bible Study at Pizza Ranch. Sun: 9:15 a.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Worship Service. Mon: 12 noon Ladies Lunch Bunch at Pizza Ranch. ZION UNITED METHODIST Bellingham Rev. Paul Woolverton, Pastor Tues., Feb. 17:9:30 a.m. Lenten Study. Sun., Feb. 22:9:30 a.m. Worship; 10:30 a.m. Coffee; 7:30 p.m. Choir practice. Mon., Feb. 23:7 p.m. Church Council. Tues., Feb. 24:9:30 a.m. Lenten Study. TRINITY LUTHERAN - Walter Twp., Bellingham Pastor Robert A. Friedrich Wed., Feb. 18:9 a.m. Bible Study; 4 p.m. Confirmation Classes (SP); 7 p.m. Choir. Sun., Feb. 22:9 a.m. Divine Service; I0 a.m. Sunday School & Bible Class; 4:30 p.m. "On Main Street" ch. 10. ST. PETER'S LUTHERAN BeHingham Pastor Robert A. Friedrich Feb. 16-21:7:30 or 7:35 a.m. "By the Way" on KDIO radio. Feb. 18:9 a.m. Rag Rug work; 4 p.m. Confirmation Class. Sun., Feb. 22:9:15 a.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Divine Service; 12:30 p.m. Lutheran Hour, KLQP. Feb. 23:9 a.m. Bible Class. FIRST ENGLISH LUTHERAN Ortonville Daniel Hermanson, Pastor Tues: 7 a.m Squares; 8:30 a.m. Day of Love. Wed: 7:10 a.m. 8th & 9th Confirmation; 10 a.m. Staff; 3:15 p.m. Children's Choir; 6 p.m. Steeple People; 7 p.m. Senior Choir. Thurs: 8:30 a.m. Ministerial; 12 noon Brown Bag. Fri: 1:30 p.m. Northridge. Sun: 8:15 a.m. Worship Service; 9:15 a.m.S.S., Adult Bible Study; 10:30 a.m. Worship Service; 4:30 p.m. KDIO Broadcast. ORTONVILLE UNITED METHODIST Ortonville Rev. Larry Kasten, Pastor Wed: 9:30 a.m. Prayer Group at Marie's; 3:30 p.m. Confirmation; 7 p.m. Bible Study; 7:30 p.m. Choir practice. -Thurs: 12 noon Men's Study at Hasslen Construction. Sun: 9:30 a.m. Worship; 10:30 a.m. Sunday School. CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Ortonviile Rev. Dua,ne Lookingbill, Pastor Wed., Feb. 18:7 p.m. Choir. Sun., Feb. 22:9:15 a.m. Sunday School; 10:45 a.m. Worship. CLASSIFIED ADs BRING QUICK RESULTS TABOR UNITED METHODIST Big Stone City, SD Robert J. and Jeanne G. Semrad, Pastors Sun., Feb. 22:9:30 a.m. Worship with special music by children; 10:30 a.m. Sunday School. Mon., Feb. 23:9:30 a.m. Sewing; 12 noon Bible Study with brown bag lunch. Birthdays As Taken From The Big Stone American Legion Auxiliary Birthday Calendar Tuesday, Feb. 17 Jodelle Melander, Katie Lee Johnson, Arvilla Bergseth, Elizabeth Johnson, Joe Kraemer, Joseph Kellen, Cindy Scholberg Wednesday, Feb. 18 Keith Tyson, Stephen Grosse Bley, Steve Balster, Shar Petersen, Alyssa Wakeman, Alyssa Gustafson Thursday, Feb. 19 Carol Ann Kockx, Myrtle M. Johnson, Richard James Anderson, Shawnda Johnson, Arlene Wiese, Becky Backstrand, Tyler James Dimberg Friday, Feb. 20 Sara Streed Mathes, Stephanic Olson Voth, Wade Swezey, Shawna Speth, Mark Hamann, Devon Brecke, Greg Sotebeer, Kayla Sotebeer Saturday, Feb. 21 Greg Scheff, Jenny Streed, Jodi Frevert, Ana Maria Kelly, Ethan Henneberg Sunday, Feb. 22 Washington's Birthday Susan Jane McCarthy, Harlan J. Parker, Myrtle Pomerenke, George Gimmcstad, Vcrn Wakeman, Kory Rydberg, Debbie Vietzkc Coursey, Sara Kraemcr Monday, Feb. 23 Jayson Bogenrcif, Lyn Home Logelin, Anna Rothi, Kim Backstrand Klancke, Helen Danielson Breden, Patricia K. Shiek Taheri, Jim Klancke, Steve Kasper, Eric K. Burman, Alison Lundberg, Leonard Johnson Tuesday, Feb. 24 Ken Kolb, Lilah Hoffbeck, Margie Bid, Ashley Holtquist, Mark Thompson ..... ,: Mobile meals Tuesday, Feb. 17 through Friday, Feb. 20: Don and Virginia Dawson, Floyd Guse, Jim Rasset Monday, Feb. 23 through Friday, Feb. 27: Dale and Betty Hausauer, Gene Burdick, Bud Kmppen Prairie Five menu Reservations may be made by calling the Senior Center. When requesting a meal call the Senior Center the day prior to eating at 839- 3555 before 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17 Swiss Steak, Seasoned Mashed Potatoes, Creamed Cabbage, Rice Pudding, Whole Wheat Bread Wednesday, Feb. 18 Pork Roast, Boiled Potatoes/ Gravy, Three Bean Salad, Ice Cream, Muffin Thursday, Feb. 19 Meatloaf, Baked Potato, Carrots, Cookie or Bar, WW Dinner Roll Friday, Feb. 20 Cook's Choice, Soup, Sandwich, Fruit Monday, Feb. 23 Chicken Fried Steak, Mashed Potato/Gravy, Stewed Tomatoes, Rocky Road Pudding, Raisin Bread Tuesday, Feb. 24 Pork Chop, Dressing/Gravy, Harvard Beets, Fruit, Rye Bread Markets No. 1 Wheat ...................... 3.55 Soybeans ........................... 6.23 Corn ................................... 2.22 Feb. 17, 1997 No. 1 Wheat .... : ................. 3.67 Soybeans ........................... 7.11 Corn ................................... 2.30 KDIO's weekly weather report Bi Lo Pr. February 9 29 21 10 35 25 11 32 11 12 41 23 13 34 20 14 35 22 15 43 34 Page 8 .0 INDEPENDENT "'...Think About These Things" by Rev. Wilfred C. Hansen PASTOR AT LARGE .w,  "Moreover it is required of stewards that they be i! trustworthy." I Corinthians 4:2 i One day last week we received a long and newsy  dear friends, P.J. Long and Dr. Michael Sampson. What a hear from them! They enclosed a family picture. My how  and Ekta have grown[ i Hearing from the Sampsons brings back many i when they lived here and enriched the lives of all of us. i P.J. led our effort to observe Earth Day 1990. She ! essay for The Independent that time which I have recalled :: times since the beginning of efforts to clean up the Minnesota .  from Big Stone Lake to the Mississippi. I still have that essay files andfind it to be just as meaningful as it was almost nine : ago. I invite all who love our lake and river and water in ii reflect on the following: "WHO WILL. WASH THE RIVER?" by RJ. Long As October's falling leaf moon grows round in the night sky, song of the cricket fades and the pumpkins ripen on the thoughts turn to the gifts of the Earth, her bountiful harvest. year we have been blessed with rain and the harvest is have much to be grateful for. But the memory of last year's remains vivid in my mind. It was a sobering experience, took me down deep, deep into my instinctive wisdom when that an animal cannot destroy its home and still continue living. In so many ways, we have taken our earth home for polluting and destroying the very things we need to survive. it's time now for us to begin thinking like animals, like like trees. We breathe the common sky and drink the mutual We are embodied in the sea and the clouds - in fire and earth alike. Perhaps it's time to CARE for our home in the to cherish Earth's resources and her gifts. One of Earth's most precious resources is her a which has been recycled for millions of years. Water never created or destroyed, they are simply recirculated over again. The water that once kept Jesus alive now flows veins, and on more than one occasion, you've probably bath water with a dinosaur. From outer space, the brilliant blue color of our watery dominates the solar system. Water exists nowhere else universe. And even on earth, water is truly scarce; less than percent of earth's water is usable. The rest is salty or frozen icecaps. Expecting clean, fresh water to flow from our turn of a wrist, we easily forget how rare it really is. Nobody! has experienced a drought would ever knowingly waste what about the water we unknowingly waste? Water by our garbage disposal habits, poisoned from either or that noxious brew, leachate, which leaks from our landfills. All of Earth's water is shared and circulated the beginning of time, dirty water has been purified by and then recycled for others to use. But humankind is so severely poisoning our water that even nature's magic can no l clean it. If we continue as we are, then who will wash the Meet March 2nd on ways .... lmpro-v-e-me m o ry "Where did I put my keys?" "What time was that appointment?" "O boy! What was her name?" Have you ever asked yourself any of these questions? We all have little slips in our memory. fun to know how to own memory? at l:30p.m, at the Center to find out a interesting way to im memory. Diane Shuck from Service will be there her "secrets!" NOTICE ANNUAL ME OF MEM RS Notice is hereby given that the Annual Meeting of the of WESTERN CONSOLIDATED COOPERATIVE of Appleton, Danvers, Holloway, Sunburg, Watson, South Shore and Stockholm, SD will be held at Holloway Civic Center Monday, March 2, l at 9:30 a.m. Dinner will be served PURPOSE OF THE ANNUAL MEETING' 1. To receive reports on the condition and operation of association. 2. Election of Officers 3. To transact any and all other or additional business which may properly come from before the meeting. - :' Craig Tuesday, Feb.