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LITTLE PIGGY thinks he's a puppy. According to the pig's owner Howard Paulson of rural .... ° ° W the pig was squealing a lot after being taken away from its mother and bemgm ne ;s. Howard's doghas two-week-old puppies which befriended the pig. The pig even latched onto to drink her mk. That was all thepiggy needed to be comforted..Anyonelnterested in a free can give Howard a call. y childhood screening set Public School will hold Early Childhood Screening previously known as Screening) on Thursday, , and Friday morning, Feb. 28, The location is in the section of Trinity Church, Ortonville. screening helps identify or problem areas that your € be experiencing in his/her It can provide helpful about a child's readiness It is a help in pre- and learning problems more serious. It is not intended as a substitute for health care from your family physician, or other providers. Preschool screening is presently a requirement for kinder- garten entrance. Your child will have a height and weight check, a vision and hearing check, health records will be exam- ined by a nurse, and the DIAL-3 will be explained to the parents. For the DIAL-3, your child will be observed in three areas of development: lan- guage, motor, and concepts. Children who are between the ages of 3 1/2 and 5 years are eligible for screening. Appointment letters will be sent to parents whose children's names are on the Ortonville Census. If you haven't received a letter, please contact the Ortonville Public School at 839-6181, and ask for Ext. 111. If your child has been screened before, you do not need to attend another clinic, however, we would appreciate your notifying the school of this. Also, anyone having any con- cerns about the health/development of children younger than 3 1/2 is encour- aged to contact us and set up an inter- view and/or partial screening. returns lrly $2.2 million Credit Services of Valley is proud to !e the return of nearly $2.2 cash patronage back to its Checks will be mailed to March 15, 2003. atronage is, in effect, a interest customer's pay. second year of what is to be an annual cash )rogram at Farm Credit • ,sota Valley. Week's photo of the seniors in the wrestling program, Croatt, wrestling cheer- incorrectly identified. Ortonville news I Gall Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 Jerry and Alma Jorgenson were Sunday afternoon and evening, Feb. 9th visitors at the Kenny and Virginia Jansen's home at Correll. Friday, Feb. 7th Carlene Wittnebel, Carla Peterson and her three girls, and Deb Steuart and Nickolas helped Lizzie Hanson celebrate her 91st birthday. Saturday, Feb. 8th Bob and Mary Lou Meyer visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Sunday, Feb. 9th Harriet Kidman stopped in to see Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. James and Doris Scheff went to Waconia on the week-end of Feb. 14th to visit their son and daughter-in-law and family. They watched some basketball tournaments their grandsons were in. Alice Anderson of Milbank visited her mother Amanda Jensen on GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT City of Ortonville is taking applications for the position of Superintendent. Applications and job descriptions/ available at the City Clerk's office at 315 Madison Ave., Ortonville, MN 56278. APplication deadline is 5:00 PM, Friday, Feb. 28, 2003. THE CITY OF ORTONVILLE IS AN OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. DAKOTA BUILDINGS constructed Portable Storage Buildings DELIVERY WITHIN 50 MILES STORAGE BUILDINGS 605-432-6889 Miles South on Hwy. 15, Milbank, SD ri. 8-5 • Sat. by appointment 18,2003 Wednesday, Feb. 12th. Starting Thursday, Feb. 13th, 13 couples will be learning Ball Room Dancing for six weeks. Peter Steinke is the instructor. It will be held at the Big Stone Schools. Jim and Neva Foster are one of the 13 couples. Some of the dances they will be doing are the waltz, two step, and swing dance. Emily Randleman was home on Saturday, Feb. 8th. She was taking a break from her studies at the University of Minnesota, Morris. Her parents Craig and Kippy Randleman drove her back to Morris on Sunday, Craig and Kippy then drove on to Alexandria to visit Eric and Jessie. Eric and Jessie are renting a house in Alexandria. They had supper with them Sunday evening. Recently Dr. Bryan Delage and his family attended the wedding of Bryan's sister Darci and her fiance Morgan in Grand Forks, ND. Mrs. Judy Nichols, which is Kristi Delage's mother, stayed home and babysat Jennifer Delage. Brenda Mathison and Alex and Rayla Allison spent the week-end Saturday, Feb. 8th and Sunday, Feb. 9th at the home of Brenda's parents Orlend and Irene Mathison. Gladys Brehmer among others went to chorus practice for Big Stone Community Singers on Thursday, Feb. 6th which was held at the Ortonville Senior Center. Gladys Brehmer among others in the Big Stone Community Singers group sang at the Ortonville Senior Center on Wednesday noon, Feb. 12th. Gladys Brehmer attended Bible study at the Lakeside apartments on Wednesday, Feb. 12th. They are studying the book of Ruth. Gladys Brehmer among others attended the Valentine Day's ham dinner at Trinity Town Walter on Feb. 9th. Gladys Brehmer attended the Zion Lutheran Valentine's party held at the Community Room of Lakeside Apartments on Saturday, Feb. 8th. Myron and Lorraine Schnaser and Gladys Brehmer attended the monthly senior supper at the Ortonville Senior Center on Sunday evening, Feb. 9th. The Homerite Apartment residents enjoyed a Valentine's party on Friday, Feb. 14th. Allison Gable's fiance Scott VanAartson from Rock Rapids, IA visited from Wednesday, Feb. 12th to Monday, Feb. 17th at the Gable family. Marlyn and Reva Schumacher went to Sioux Falls. Their son Lauryn Schumacher from Fulda left with the Sioux Falls National Reserves Unit for Fort Carson, CO. He will be stationed there indefinitely. Lauryn's wife Jolene and children live in Fulda. Lauryn has been in the National Guard Unit for many years in Ortonville and then Sioux Falls for a total of 26 years this month. Kaden Streed, age two weeks, spent Saturday, Feb. 8th in Ortonville and who along with his grandparents the Oscar Streeds and John Tracys and his brothers helped to cheer on his oldest brother Isaiah at the Pacesetters sixth grade basketball tournament. CASH/CHECK CARD (1 year) * * OPEN Your NEW Checking or Savings Account Today/ MINNWEST MINNWEST BANK GROUP 320-839-2568 * 21 Southeast Second Street • Ortonville MoneyLme 1-888-616-2265 • www.minnwestbank.com They took second place. Kaden was baptized the next day at SL Mary's Church in Willmar which was followed by a luncheon at the home of Nathan and Wendy Streed. High bridge players at the Ortonville Senior Center Friday afternoon, Feb. 14th were Emil Swezey and Gebbs Holme. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. The following ladies were Valentine luncheon guests of Alma Jorgenson: Verna Stoehr, Virginia Dawson, Julie Beyer, Gen StrubG Inga Koeckeritz, Janise Hinders, Gladys Strobel, Delores Strobel, Clara Lotthammer, and Glenora Tietjen. Ryan Behm, who attends Concordia University in St. Paul, visited with his grandparents Jerry and Alma Jorgenson from Feb. 14th to the 16th. Extension offers training for 4-H judges Youth development is the goal of 4-H which is the youth organization of the University of Minnesota Extension Service. 4-H youth in grades 3-12 selcct projects, establish goals, and complete projects to achieve or highlight their goals. These projects are judged or evaluated by caring adults during the county fair or achievement days. The University of Minnesota Extension Service is offering a Judges Training workshops on Monday, March 31, 2003 at the Douglas County Extension Office in Alexandria. Project Workshops include Self'- Determined, Computer, Fine Arts & Crafts, Presentation, Goat, Mechanical Projects, Fashion Review, Photography, Rabbit, Natural Sciences and Foods & Nutrition. Brad Rugg, State Fair Coordinator from the Center for 4-H Youth Development at the University of Minnesota will present the Keynote presentation "The Role of Judging in the 4-H Experiential Learning Process." The cost of $12.00 includes educational materials, snacks and expenses of the workshop instructors. Participants should bring a sack lunch for their evening meal. Registration information is available at your local Extension Office. Deadline for registration is March 18th for Alexandria. BIG STONE SCHOOL STUDENTS OF THE SEMESTER are, left, Caitlin Stock, and Rachel Behlings. Big Stone School announces Students of the Semester Superintendent Ellie Helgeson (SP) announced last week the winners of the Big Stone School's Students of the Semester. Students are chosen by junior high administrators and staff for the student who most demonstrates qualities of fine citizenship. Criteria for the award include courtesy, help- fulness, cooperation and attitude. Only eighth grade students are eligi- ble. The program has been on-going for the past seven years. This past semester, Caitlin Bailey Stock and Rachel Behlings were cho- sen to receive awards. Caitlin is 13, daughter of Randy and Valerie Stock. Caitlin enjoys drawing and hopes to one day attend the Minneapolis Institute of Art. She also participates in basketball, band and cheerleading as extracurricular activities. Rachel Behlings, daughter of Doug and Julie Enstad and Steve Behlings is also a cheerleader. She is active in her church, St. Charles Catholic Church. She hopes to be a beautician, and enjoys surfing the net. Both girls were presented with a certificate and award. PRINTING Is Our Business THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT f iii The Ortonuille Independent For all your printing neeas call 320-839-6163 fax 320-839-3761 email- mail @ ortonvilleindependent .com Check out our web site at www. ortonvilleindependent .com j ORTONVILLE WRESTLERS hosted Parents Night on Feb. 13. Above, Eric Collins presents his mother, Pat Collins, with a rose. Sales & Service Inc. AUTO BODY SPECIALISTS - John Hynnek and Kurt Eastman COMPLETE AUTO BODY COLLISION CENTER • Two Body Shops • Computerized Paint Mxing • Windshield Replacement Most late model glass on hand! • Minor to Major Body Work • We Handle Insurance Claims • Pick Up and Delivery • Loaner Car Available • Free Estimates ca. 839-7197 or 839-2911 547 U.S. Hw;. 12 • Ortonville, MN 56278 INDEPENDENT Page 5 LITTLE PIGGY thinks he's a puppy. According to the pig's owner Howard Paulson of rural .... ° ° W the pig was squealing a lot after being taken away from its mother and bemgm ne ;s. Howard's doghas two-week-old puppies which befriended the pig. The pig even latched onto to drink her mk. That was all thepiggy needed to be comforted..Anyonelnterested in a free can give Howard a call. y childhood screening set Public School will hold Early Childhood Screening previously known as Screening) on Thursday, , and Friday morning, Feb. 28, The location is in the section of Trinity Church, Ortonville. screening helps identify or problem areas that your € be experiencing in his/her It can provide helpful about a child's readiness It is a help in pre- and learning problems more serious. It is not intended as a substitute for health care from your family physician, or other providers. Preschool screening is presently a requirement for kinder- garten entrance. Your child will have a height and weight check, a vision and hearing check, health records will be exam- ined by a nurse, and the DIAL-3 will be explained to the parents. For the DIAL-3, your child will be observed in three areas of development: lan- guage, motor, and concepts. Children who are between the ages of 3 1/2 and 5 years are eligible for screening. Appointment letters will be sent to parents whose children's names are on the Ortonville Census. If you haven't received a letter, please contact the Ortonville Public School at 839-6181, and ask for Ext. 111. If your child has been screened before, you do not need to attend another clinic, however, we would appreciate your notifying the school of this. Also, anyone having any con- cerns about the health/development of children younger than 3 1/2 is encour- aged to contact us and set up an inter- view and/or partial screening. returns lrly $2.2 million Credit Services of Valley is proud to !e the return of nearly $2.2 cash patronage back to its Checks will be mailed to March 15, 2003. atronage is, in effect, a interest customer's pay. second year of what is to be an annual cash )rogram at Farm Credit • ,sota Valley. Week's photo of the seniors in the wrestling program, Croatt, wrestling cheer- incorrectly identified. Ortonville news I Gall Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 Jerry and Alma Jorgenson were Sunday afternoon and evening, Feb. 9th visitors at the Kenny and Virginia Jansen's home at Correll. Friday, Feb. 7th Carlene Wittnebel, Carla Peterson and her three girls, and Deb Steuart and Nickolas helped Lizzie Hanson celebrate her 91st birthday. Saturday, Feb. 8th Bob and Mary Lou Meyer visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Sunday, Feb. 9th Harriet Kidman stopped in to see Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. James and Doris Scheff went to Waconia on the week-end of Feb. 14th to visit their son and daughter-in-law and family. They watched some basketball tournaments their grandsons were in. Alice Anderson of Milbank visited her mother Amanda Jensen on GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT City of Ortonville is taking applications for the position of Superintendent. Applications and job descriptions/ available at the City Clerk's office at 315 Madison Ave., Ortonville, MN 56278. APplication deadline is 5:00 PM, Friday, Feb. 28, 2003. THE CITY OF ORTONVILLE IS AN OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. DAKOTA BUILDINGS constructed Portable Storage Buildings DELIVERY WITHIN 50 MILES STORAGE BUILDINGS 605-432-6889 Miles South on Hwy. 15, Milbank, SD ri. 8-5 • Sat. by appointment 18,2003 Wednesday, Feb. 12th. Starting Thursday, Feb. 13th, 13 couples will be learning Ball Room Dancing for six weeks. Peter Steinke is the instructor. It will be held at the Big Stone Schools. Jim and Neva Foster are one of the 13 couples. Some of the dances they will be doing are the waltz, two step, and swing dance. Emily Randleman was home on Saturday, Feb. 8th. She was taking a break from her studies at the University of Minnesota, Morris. Her parents Craig and Kippy Randleman drove her back to Morris on Sunday, Craig and Kippy then drove on to Alexandria to visit Eric and Jessie. Eric and Jessie are renting a house in Alexandria. They had supper with them Sunday evening. Recently Dr. Bryan Delage and his family attended the wedding of Bryan's sister Darci and her fiance Morgan in Grand Forks, ND. Mrs. Judy Nichols, which is Kristi Delage's mother, stayed home and babysat Jennifer Delage. Brenda Mathison and Alex and Rayla Allison spent the week-end Saturday, Feb. 8th and Sunday, Feb. 9th at the home of Brenda's parents Orlend and Irene Mathison. Gladys Brehmer among others went to chorus practice for Big Stone Community Singers on Thursday, Feb. 6th which was held at the Ortonville Senior Center. Gladys Brehmer among others in the Big Stone Community Singers group sang at the Ortonville Senior Center on Wednesday noon, Feb. 12th. Gladys Brehmer attended Bible study at the Lakeside apartments on Wednesday, Feb. 12th. They are studying the book of Ruth. Gladys Brehmer among others attended the Valentine Day's ham dinner at Trinity Town Walter on Feb. 9th. Gladys Brehmer attended the Zion Lutheran Valentine's party held at the Community Room of Lakeside Apartments on Saturday, Feb. 8th. Myron and Lorraine Schnaser and Gladys Brehmer attended the monthly senior supper at the Ortonville Senior Center on Sunday evening, Feb. 9th. The Homerite Apartment residents enjoyed a Valentine's party on Friday, Feb. 14th. Allison Gable's fiance Scott VanAartson from Rock Rapids, IA visited from Wednesday, Feb. 12th to Monday, Feb. 17th at the Gable family. Marlyn and Reva Schumacher went to Sioux Falls. Their son Lauryn Schumacher from Fulda left with the Sioux Falls National Reserves Unit for Fort Carson, CO. He will be stationed there indefinitely. Lauryn's wife Jolene and children live in Fulda. Lauryn has been in the National Guard Unit for many years in Ortonville and then Sioux Falls for a total of 26 years this month. Kaden Streed, age two weeks, spent Saturday, Feb. 8th in Ortonville and who along with his grandparents the Oscar Streeds and John Tracys and his brothers helped to cheer on his oldest brother Isaiah at the Pacesetters sixth grade basketball tournament. CASH/CHECK CARD (1 year) * * OPEN Your NEW Checking or Savings Account Today/ MINNWEST MINNWEST BANK GROUP 320-839-2568 * 21 Southeast Second Street • Ortonville MoneyLme 1-888-616-2265 • www.minnwestbank.com They took second place. Kaden was baptized the next day at SL Mary's Church in Willmar which was followed by a luncheon at the home of Nathan and Wendy Streed. High bridge players at the Ortonville Senior Center Friday afternoon, Feb. 14th were Emil Swezey and Gebbs Holme. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. The following ladies were Valentine luncheon guests of Alma Jorgenson: Verna Stoehr, Virginia Dawson, Julie Beyer, Gen StrubG Inga Koeckeritz, Janise Hinders, Gladys Strobel, Delores Strobel, Clara Lotthammer, and Glenora Tietjen. Ryan Behm, who attends Concordia University in St. Paul, visited with his grandparents Jerry and Alma Jorgenson from Feb. 14th to the 16th. Extension offers training for 4-H judges Youth development is the goal of 4-H which is the youth organization of the University of Minnesota Extension Service. 4-H youth in grades 3-12 selcct projects, establish goals, and complete projects to achieve or highlight their goals. These projects are judged or evaluated by caring adults during the county fair or achievement days. The University of Minnesota Extension Service is offering a Judges Training workshops on Monday, March 31, 2003 at the Douglas County Extension Office in Alexandria. Project Workshops include Self'- Determined, Computer, Fine Arts & Crafts, Presentation, Goat, Mechanical Projects, Fashion Review, Photography, Rabbit, Natural Sciences and Foods & Nutrition. Brad Rugg, State Fair Coordinator from the Center for 4-H Youth Development at the University of Minnesota will present the Keynote presentation "The Role of Judging in the 4-H Experiential Learning Process." The cost of $12.00 includes educational materials, snacks and expenses of the workshop instructors. Participants should bring a sack lunch for their evening meal. Registration information is available at your local Extension Office. Deadline for registration is March 18th for Alexandria. BIG STONE SCHOOL STUDENTS OF THE SEMESTER are, left, Caitlin Stock, and Rachel Behlings. Big Stone School announces Students of the Semester Superintendent Ellie Helgeson (SP) announced last week the winners of the Big Stone School's Students of the Semester. Students are chosen by junior high administrators and staff for the student who most demonstrates qualities of fine citizenship. Criteria for the award include courtesy, help- fulness, cooperation and attitude. Only eighth grade students are eligi- ble. The program has been on-going for the past seven years. This past semester, Caitlin Bailey Stock and Rachel Behlings were cho- sen to receive awards. Caitlin is 13, daughter of Randy and Valerie Stock. Caitlin enjoys drawing and hopes to one day attend the Minneapolis Institute of Art. She also participates in basketball, band and cheerleading as extracurricular activities. Rachel Behlings, daughter of Doug and Julie Enstad and Steve Behlings is also a cheerleader. She is active in her church, St. Charles Catholic Church. She hopes to be a beautician, and enjoys surfing the net. Both girls were presented with a certificate and award. PRINTING Is Our Business THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT f iii The Ortonuille Independent For all your printing neeas call 320-839-6163 fax 320-839-3761 email- mail @ ortonvilleindependent .com Check out our web site at www. ortonvilleindependent .com j ORTONVILLE WRESTLERS hosted Parents Night on Feb. 13. Above, Eric Collins presents his mother, Pat Collins, with a rose. Sales & Service Inc. AUTO BODY SPECIALISTS - John Hynnek and Kurt Eastman COMPLETE AUTO BODY COLLISION CENTER • Two Body Shops • Computerized Paint Mxing • Windshield Replacement Most late model glass on hand! • Minor to Major Body Work • We Handle Insurance Claims • Pick Up and Delivery • Loaner Car Available • Free Estimates ca. 839-7197 or 839-2911 547 U.S. Hw;. 12 • Ortonville, MN 56278 INDEPENDENT Page 5