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"A Day in the Life" of a Bellingham Elementary School Sept. Transportation may be available in your area. Visit us at our website: bes371@usa.com CALL (320) OHS WRESTLERS WERE ESCORTED INTO TOWN with sirens blazing by Ortonvilles police and fire departments to celebrate thegrapple's fine showing at the Section 7A tournament. A line of cars following the bus, honking their horns, to the school where a pep fest was heldto show fan support of the team. WlNTERFEST MEDALLION WINNERS Todd and Scott Hall, at right, discovered the granite medallion at the welcome signs on the west side of Big Stone City. They won $350 in scrip. Deanna Lobbins chauffeured the scavengers on their hunt.   .... CURE's annual Riverbank Cleanup. Greg Wyum and the Dawson/Boyd Eighth Grade Class along with Laurie Lyngen and Cub Scout Pack 142 were also recognized for their participation in the Riverbank Cleanup. State Representatives, Aaron Peterson, and Lyle Koenen, State Senator Gary Kubly, as well as Tom Meium, representing Congressman Collin Peterson, made short presenta- tions. Jim Ridler. Montevideo NRCS, presented information on the progress of the Conservation Security Program and other information. 2003 Board members were elect- ed. They include new directors Colleen Borgendale, Ardie Eckardt, Don Knott, Matyas Sundheim, David Ulrich, and John White as well as incumbents Shannon Dolven, Butch Halterman and Brian Wojtalewicz. The Banquets grand finale was the much anticipated Cedar Strip Canoe Raffle. I st Prize: Cedar Strip Canoe and Trailer - Gene Weihe, Covina, CA 2nd Prize: Benelli M 1 Field Camo 122 Gauge Shotgun - Dick Kroger, Wood Lake 3rd Prize: Framed and Matted Wildlife Print (donated by Lee Sorenson) - Lynelle Dahl, Appleton 4th Prize: Guided LqP Goose Hunt for Two (donated by Steve Baldwin) - Amanda Torgerhagen, Milan CERAMICS FOR KIDS Student Erica Kampen painting her part of the Community Education class on Feb. 10. WinterFest speed skating winners At the first WinterFest Speed Skating contest, Jeff Watson had the best time for the 500 meter course posting a 1:24, to set the pace for the future. Isaac Knutson won the 9 and under category, and Jackie Watson won for the ladies division. Jan Eifealdt, coordinator for the event said, "We had great ice condi- tions thanks to Matt Hipple. The ice was fast." The Chamber of Commerce Retail Committee hopes to have more partic- ipants next year and would like to continue promoting more winter activities through WinterFest. at Brothers discover Medallion CURE annual The WinterFest Medallion was location at the site of the granite Big discovered by Todd and Scott Hall of Stone City welcome sign on the west Ortonville this year on Thurs. with side of Big Stone City. It was covered disclosure of the fourth clue. The with snow next to the wood landscape men concluded with clue #3 that the timbers. Medallion must be hidden somewhere Todd and Scott made a pact to split in Big Stone City, SD. From there," the winnings which totaled $350 in clue #4 narrowed the location of the scrip. Medallion to be somewhere near the The Medallion hunt was sponsored city limits, and near granite. The men by the Big Stone Lake Area Chamber were chauffered by Deanna Lobbins of Commerce. in their hunt to disclose the exact It ORTONVILLE COMMUNITY EDUCATION HOSTED a Ceramics for Kids class on Feb. 10. Jordan Bohlman, above, adds finishing touches to his project with the help of Jean Poor, Milbank, SD, who has over 40 years experience with ceramics, and frequently assists Elaine Haggerty's students. I MOl-OI005 North Hwy. 75 Ortonville, MN 56278 (next to EconoLodge) I I 2000 Pontiac Montana Extended, 4 Dr, Rear Air & Heat, CD, Keyless Entry, 62,000 Miles $10,900 PRINTING rS Our = Busi00e%00 From THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT | Mom Dad & banquet fundralser Going on now at Hanso n Furn One hundred and ten people attended the CURE Annual Banquet and Fundraiser held Saturday evening, Feb. 15, in Montevideo. Bert Koosmann, Appleton, received the prestigious RiverKeeper award for his life long conservation efforts. "I am honored to receive this award from those who believe we can and should leave a clean water legacy," and he added, "I am excited to report that we have just completed cleanup on the last wing down the Pomme de Terre River. It's clear, all the way through so get your canoes ready!" Also recog- nized at the Banquet were Troy Scott, Appleton, as Volunteer of the Year and Leslie Ehrenberg, editor of the Appleton Press for Outstanding; Media Coverage. Certificates of Appreciation were presented to retiring CURE Board Directors Tom Birkey, Ben Tokheim, Steve Juenemann, Barb Nygaard, Keith Bergo. and Shirley Wehrspann. John White, Clara City, received a certificate for his efforts in building ' three Cedar Strip Canoes used for ' fundraising. Awards were also given i to Greg Schwaegerel, City of Montevideo, for helping to organize the 2002 River Revival, the Madison Nat'l Guard Unit Btr B - 1st Battalion 1541st Field Artillery and the Montevideo National Guard Unit HHS 1/151FA for their work in ' Call Dustin today at 320"839"3333 Res. 320-839-3327 If Dustin doesn'thave the car you want, he'll order it for you. MANY MORE TO CHOOSE FROM/ '99 Chevy Monte Carlo Z34 3800 V6, CD, Leather, Moon Roof, 65,000 Miles Super Clean! JUST IN National RECLINE-a-THOR Non-Stop Comfort! Limited Time Savings s399 The uxuriou$ Leather- Finesse = relaxed rooms KICk back together with bullt4r rcllning comfort and functional options that make you fool COlTplotoly at homel National s1099 Payson Luxurious t.eather- FURNITURE 8 CARPET INg. 12 M Months FREE Financing With Paymental Phone: (605) 432-9504 Toll l=rce: 877-244-5356 "'Where Shopping Is Fun'" E. HWY. 12; MILBANK, SD HOURS: Mon.-Fri.9-5:30, Sat. 9-4 Page 6  INDEPENDENT Tuesday, "A Day in the Life" of a Bellingham Elementary School Sept. Transportation may be available in your area. Visit us at our website: bes371@usa.com CALL (320) OHS WRESTLERS WERE ESCORTED INTO TOWN with sirens blazing by Ortonvilles police and fire departments to celebrate thegrapple's fine showing at the Section 7A tournament. A line of cars following the bus, honking their horns, to the school where a pep fest was heldto show fan support of the team. WlNTERFEST MEDALLION WINNERS Todd and Scott Hall, at right, discovered the granite medallion at the welcome signs on the west side of Big Stone City. They won $350 in scrip. Deanna Lobbins chauffeured the scavengers on their hunt.   .... CURE's annual Riverbank Cleanup. Greg Wyum and the Dawson/Boyd Eighth Grade Class along with Laurie Lyngen and Cub Scout Pack 142 were also recognized for their participation in the Riverbank Cleanup. State Representatives, Aaron Peterson, and Lyle Koenen, State Senator Gary Kubly, as well as Tom Meium, representing Congressman Collin Peterson, made short presenta- tions. Jim Ridler. Montevideo NRCS, presented information on the progress of the Conservation Security Program and other information. 2003 Board members were elect- ed. They include new directors Colleen Borgendale, Ardie Eckardt, Don Knott, Matyas Sundheim, David Ulrich, and John White as well as incumbents Shannon Dolven, Butch Halterman and Brian Wojtalewicz. The Banquets grand finale was the much anticipated Cedar Strip Canoe Raffle. I st Prize: Cedar Strip Canoe and Trailer - Gene Weihe, Covina, CA 2nd Prize: Benelli M 1 Field Camo 122 Gauge Shotgun - Dick Kroger, Wood Lake 3rd Prize: Framed and Matted Wildlife Print (donated by Lee Sorenson) - Lynelle Dahl, Appleton 4th Prize: Guided LqP Goose Hunt for Two (donated by Steve Baldwin) - Amanda Torgerhagen, Milan CERAMICS FOR KIDS Student Erica Kampen painting her part of the Community Education class on Feb. 10. WinterFest speed skating winners At the first WinterFest Speed Skating contest, Jeff Watson had the best time for the 500 meter course posting a 1:24, to set the pace for the future. Isaac Knutson won the 9 and under category, and Jackie Watson won for the ladies division. Jan Eifealdt, coordinator for the event said, "We had great ice condi- tions thanks to Matt Hipple. The ice was fast." The Chamber of Commerce Retail Committee hopes to have more partic- ipants next year and would like to continue promoting more winter activities through WinterFest. at Brothers discover Medallion CURE annual The WinterFest Medallion was location at the site of the granite Big discovered by Todd and Scott Hall of Stone City welcome sign on the west Ortonville this year on Thurs. with side of Big Stone City. It was covered disclosure of the fourth clue. The with snow next to the wood landscape men concluded with clue #3 that the timbers. Medallion must be hidden somewhere Todd and Scott made a pact to split in Big Stone City, SD. From there," the winnings which totaled $350 in clue #4 narrowed the location of the scrip. Medallion to be somewhere near the The Medallion hunt was sponsored city limits, and near granite. The men by the Big Stone Lake Area Chamber were chauffered by Deanna Lobbins of Commerce. in their hunt to disclose the exact It ORTONVILLE COMMUNITY EDUCATION HOSTED a Ceramics for Kids class on Feb. 10. Jordan Bohlman, above, adds finishing touches to his project with the help of Jean Poor, Milbank, SD, who has over 40 years experience with ceramics, and frequently assists Elaine Haggerty's students. I MOl-OI005 North Hwy. 75 Ortonville, MN 56278 (next to EconoLodge) I I 2000 Pontiac Montana Extended, 4 Dr, Rear Air & Heat, CD, Keyless Entry, 62,000 Miles $10,900 PRINTING rS Our = Busi00e%00 From THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT | Mom Dad & banquet fundralser Going on now at Hanso n Furn One hundred and ten people attended the CURE Annual Banquet and Fundraiser held Saturday evening, Feb. 15, in Montevideo. Bert Koosmann, Appleton, received the prestigious RiverKeeper award for his life long conservation efforts. "I am honored to receive this award from those who believe we can and should leave a clean water legacy," and he added, "I am excited to report that we have just completed cleanup on the last wing down the Pomme de Terre River. It's clear, all the way through so get your canoes ready!" Also recog- nized at the Banquet were Troy Scott, Appleton, as Volunteer of the Year and Leslie Ehrenberg, editor of the Appleton Press for Outstanding; Media Coverage. Certificates of Appreciation were presented to retiring CURE Board Directors Tom Birkey, Ben Tokheim, Steve Juenemann, Barb Nygaard, Keith Bergo. and Shirley Wehrspann. John White, Clara City, received a certificate for his efforts in building ' three Cedar Strip Canoes used for ' fundraising. Awards were also given i to Greg Schwaegerel, City of Montevideo, for helping to organize the 2002 River Revival, the Madison Nat'l Guard Unit Btr B - 1st Battalion 1541st Field Artillery and the Montevideo National Guard Unit HHS 1/151FA for their work in ' Call Dustin today at 320"839"3333 Res. 320-839-3327 If Dustin doesn'thave the car you want, he'll order it for you. MANY MORE TO CHOOSE FROM/ '99 Chevy Monte Carlo Z34 3800 V6, CD, Leather, Moon Roof, 65,000 Miles Super Clean! JUST IN National RECLINE-a-THOR Non-Stop Comfort! Limited Time Savings s399 The uxuriou$ Leather- Finesse = relaxed rooms KICk back together with bullt4r rcllning comfort and functional options that make you fool COlTplotoly at homel National s1099 Payson Luxurious t.eather- FURNITURE 8 CARPET INg. 12 M Months FREE Financing With Paymental Phone: (605) 432-9504 Toll l=rce: 877-244-5356 "'Where Shopping Is Fun'" E. HWY. 12; MILBANK, SD HOURS: Mon.-Fri.9-5:30, Sat. 9-4 Page 6  INDEPENDENT Tuesday,