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Area news digest WILLMAR-The body of a Willmar man was found Thursday afternoon in a drainage ditch near the Kandi Mall. Police are investigating, but do not suspect foul play, said Willmar Police Sgt. Jim Felt. The body of the 35-year-old man, whose identity is being withheld until the family is notified, was discovered at about 4:00 p.m. Authorities received a 911 call from a city employee who was out on the lot at the Wastewater Treatment Center when he came across the body. Police said the body had been in the ditch for several days. DETROIT LAKES--A Detroit Lakes man was shot in the abdomen Feb 5, after allegedly breaking into his former girlfriend's home. Marcus Washington, 20, was struck by a single blast from a .410 gauge shotgun inside the Frazee mobile home shared by Tammy Potter and her brother Donald Potter. Washington was taken to the Detroit Lakes hospital for treatment. According to Police Capt. Joe McArthur, Washington was allegedly shot by Donald Potter, 21 of Frazee. Donald Potter was charged with felony possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; he was not charged with shooting Washington. McArthur said Tammy Potter and Washington had an on-off relationship and have a young child together. There is a court protection order against Washington to stay away from Tammy Potter, resulting from a Feb. 2002 conviction for felony assault against her and the child. SISSETON, SD-In the early morning hours of Sunday, Feb. 9, Victor Supper Club owner Dale Ceroll was awakened by a security alarm and went to his business to investigate. The suspect, Robert W. Caughron, was still in the business, armed with a large crowbar, when Ceroll arrived. Ceroll and Caughron struggled for a short period, but the suspect was able to free himself and run away. Roberts County Deputy Sheriff Orville Folk arrived on the scene a few minutes later and he and Ceroll began to search for the suspect. They found a vehicle with Wyoming license plates parked at the elevator in Victor. The other suspect, Terresa A. Gadd, was discovered in the rear seat. Caughron crawled out from underneath an old railroad car and surrendered. The suspects had pried open the back door and also pried open lottery machines to gain access to cash. Some of the stolen cash has been recovered. Both suspects were taken to the Roberts County Jail and are still in custody pending court proceedings. Big Stone City I Gaii Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 Big Stone City senior citizens will be meeting at the Center for their monthly potluck dinner and meeting on Tuesday, March' 4th. All senior citizens welcomed to attend. Thomas Rausch celebrated his 10th birthday at Grandma Harriet's along with Val, Tony, and Sue Rauschs and friend Austin Schneider• College students Dan, Miles, and Bryce Rausch were home for the week-end of Feb. 16th and were guests at the party. Thomas is the son of Mike and Lonie Rausch. On Sunday, Feb. 16th Elmer and Charlotte Athey and Keith and Matthew Athey visited at the home of Don and Eunice Bull in Watertown. Carol Springer and Julia Angerhofer of Brookings were Saturday afternoon and noon lunch guests on Feb. 15th of the Arlin Angerhofers Saturday evening, Feb. 15th Greg and Leanne Barnett and Tommy of Sioux Falls spent the week-end and President's Day with the Arlin Angerhofers. Sunday evening, Feb. 16th Marcella Kohls and Norma Wittnebel visited Ralph and Lavina Loeschke. Shirley and Louis Voeltz went to Peever, SD for a music jamboree on I Saturday, Feb. 15th. Sunday, Feb. 16th Shirley Voeltz visited her aunt Dora Poppen of Milbank. Monday, Feb. 17th Clifford and Ileen Christensen were over to Wimpy and Lyla Schmidt's of Marietta for dinner and played cards in the afternoon. Howard Janssen of Ortonville visited at the home of John and Jerri Van Hout on Tuesday, Feb. 18th. On Monday evening, Feb. 17th Holy Family Catholic Aid held their meeting at Northridge. Offerings to charities were made out. Sally Roggenbuck of Northridge attended the meeting. On Thursday morning, Feb. 20th Sally Roggenbuck and Marie Volkenant attended the Bowl of Love held at St. John's Catholic Church basement. They recycled cards for shut-ins. Each month someone from Bowl of Love shares their talents. This month Isabel Tobin did. Mass was held at 11:00, followed by a potluck. Virginia Karels brought Sally Roggenbuck of Northridge Holy Communion on Sunday, Feb. 16th. Holy Mass was offered at Northridge on Wednesday morning, Feb. 19th for Helen Dawald. Bellingham/Louisburg By Margret Stueckrath Phone 568-2430 Bonnie Pearson was not present when her name was called for $40 Feb. 19 at the Bellingham community Day Drawing. Wednesday, Feb. 26 the drawing will be for $60. Harold and Martha Hanson of Duluth were guests of Betty Hanson from Friday, Feb. 14 to Monday, Feb. 16. They spent the 15 and 16 in Sioux Falls attending the annual Sioux Falls toy show. Wally and Lois Larson enjoyed supper out on Friday night with Ron Jr., Joleen, Lucas and Chandler Van Hoom at Milbank and said their good I byes before Ron left on Saturday morning for active duty with the National Guard. They all visited after supper at the Ron Sr. and Cheryl Van Hoorn home at Milbank. Wally and Lois Larson visited Tuesday evening at the Loren and Sandy Schake home at Ortonville. The Walter Homemakers held their Valentine party with dinner at the "City Limits" in Milbank on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2003. Those attending were Rosetta Beutler, Kenneth Hodum, Marilyn and Edwin Goetsch, Pat and George Krakow, Ruth Loeschke, Carol and Melvin Maatz, Marion and Walter Maatz, Meranda and Hubert I" IIiill II II I Redepenning, Frances and Robert Wittnebel and Rose Wittnebel. Following the meal, secret pal Valentine gifts were exchanged. Attention Bellingham American Legion Auxiliary Unit 441 members. Our meeting is March 3 at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is asked to bring .T,. But NO t something for the food shelf. Also bring your pop tabs along. Legion birthday month. See you p ergo00fen.r Monday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. Extension John Cunningham County Extension Educator 839-2518 or 1-800-279-2518 DATES TO REMEMBER: March 1 - Regional Project Bowl at Alexandria March 3 - Camp Counselor Registration Due March 8 - Tentative date for Big Stone County 4-H fruit to arrive March 8 District 4-H Communication Arts Contest at Wheaton (9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.) March 10 - Women's Marketing Program at Willmar (10:00 - 4:30 pm) March 17 4-H Foodstand Committee Meeting at CMB (6:30 p.m.) followed by Federation Meeting (7:30 p.m.) and Amibee Meeting (9:30 p.m.) March 18 Afterschool Cloverbuds at Clinton Elementary School (3:30-5:00 p m ) March 18 - Deadline to register for 4-H Judges Training at Alexandria on March 31 March 20 Afterschool Cloverbuds at Ortonville Elementary School (3:15-4:30 p.m.) March 29-30 - West Central 4-H District Retreat at Alexandria March 31 - 4-H Judges Training at Alexandria i Thanks subscribersl Still some time left The Independent thanks all readers who have renewed their subscriptions for another year. Feb. 1st being the renewal date for most readers. Postal regulations require that all subscrip- tions be paid in advance, so in case you forgot the Feb. 1st renewal, your attention to this matter can he done any time this month, which will be deeply appreciated. f LIEBE DRUG, INC 146 NW 2 Nn ORTONVILLE, MN. THuR. FEB. 27 PHOTO HOURS 10-1 & 2-5:30 i '12 99 pills tax I - 10XI3 I - 8XI0 due at pick-up 2 - 5X7s $1.99 sitting fee 2 - 3X5s 16 King Size Wallets per person 8 Regular Size Wallets o AA Oo AA  Looking for Lightning Fast Internet? CALL NATE'S NET WIRELESS INTERNET... where your uploads are as fast as downloads. NO PHONE LINES TO SLOW YOU DOWN! You can be on line all the time and never get bumped off! No need for that second phone line for the Internet, because it's wireless! Gon00... Computer Sales & Service • Wireless Intemet QO rl00q , Net '°o,, ?'00i&ss ate s Your Intemet Provider - emaih lori@nate snet.com O-do 325 S. Main • Milbank, SD • 605-432-1222 -w. 12 1844, the first envelopes with gummed flaps are invented. They took a while to catch on in Britain, where it was thought impolite to send your saliva to someone else. In 1856, the British medical journal Lancet started publishing a debate among readers concerned about the health risks of tobacco. In 1899, the first jukebox was installed in the Palais Royal Hotel in San Francisco. Library corner I Our hours are Monday - Thursday 12 - 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 10 - 3 p.m. We want to again thank all of you for supporting us in our recent Krispy Kreme "Fun" Raiser. We had fun doing it and we hope you all enjoyed your donuts ! New in Romance is Elizabeth Lowell's "This Time Love". A story of desire, betrayal, and destiny follows Joy Anderson, who, seven years ago, fell passionately in love with Gabriel Venture, a journalist who chose his career over her, leaving her pregnant and alone, as she tries to resist temptation when Gabe returns to win her love. New in Suspense is T. Davis Bunn's "Winner Take All". Rebuilding his legal practice after his In 1647, in Windsor, Connecticut, Achsah became the first person inscribed of colonial America for being victory, Marcus Glenwood reluctantly agrees to help New Horizons' new CEO, Dale Steadman, whose baby daughter has been kidnapped by his opera diva ex-wife. New in Current Affairs is "The Woman Who Wouldn't Talk" by Susan McDougal, and Pat Harris. The author, who was imprisoned because she refused to testify in Kenneth Starr's Whitewater investigation, finally speaks out, offering an unflinchingly honest portrayal of the Clinton administration, Starr's investigation, and her years spent in prison. New in Family Life is Mel Levine's "The Myth of Laziness". A leading expert in the art of learning shows parents how to help their children, and themselves, become ()UR BANKING SERVICES...... productive adults, ex do to help youngsters o'/ common and persistent getting work done, areas of neurodev weakness, and emphasize a child's st promote success. New in Judith Viorst's Provocative, hilarious, a wonderful volume, personal interviews and women, as well as couples' therapists, achieve a "grown-up" delving into the man problems that married ages face on a daily New in Poetry is Stepanek's "Loving Heartsongs". A collecti, by the twelve year old National Goodwill the Muscular Dystrophy considers such topics trust, family, friends, faith. continue to be our top priority just agth00ey were mid 1940's when this advertisement appeared in The Clinton Advocate. While technology has changed banking - our personal service with our customers has remained the same for 100 years! ......................"'"""""" Clinton State Bank Member FDIC Page 2b  INDEPENDENT Tuesday, Fe 19' Area news digest WILLMAR-The body of a Willmar man was found Thursday afternoon in a drainage ditch near the Kandi Mall. Police are investigating, but do not suspect foul play, said Willmar Police Sgt. Jim Felt. The body of the 35-year-old man, whose identity is being withheld until the family is notified, was discovered at about 4:00 p.m. Authorities received a 911 call from a city employee who was out on the lot at the Wastewater Treatment Center when he came across the body. Police said the body had been in the ditch for several days. DETROIT LAKES--A Detroit Lakes man was shot in the abdomen Feb 5, after allegedly breaking into his former girlfriend's home. Marcus Washington, 20, was struck by a single blast from a .410 gauge shotgun inside the Frazee mobile home shared by Tammy Potter and her brother Donald Potter. Washington was taken to the Detroit Lakes hospital for treatment. According to Police Capt. Joe McArthur, Washington was allegedly shot by Donald Potter, 21 of Frazee. Donald Potter was charged with felony possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; he was not charged with shooting Washington. McArthur said Tammy Potter and Washington had an on-off relationship and have a young child together. There is a court protection order against Washington to stay away from Tammy Potter, resulting from a Feb. 2002 conviction for felony assault against her and the child. SISSETON, SD-In the early morning hours of Sunday, Feb. 9, Victor Supper Club owner Dale Ceroll was awakened by a security alarm and went to his business to investigate. The suspect, Robert W. Caughron, was still in the business, armed with a large crowbar, when Ceroll arrived. Ceroll and Caughron struggled for a short period, but the suspect was able to free himself and run away. Roberts County Deputy Sheriff Orville Folk arrived on the scene a few minutes later and he and Ceroll began to search for the suspect. They found a vehicle with Wyoming license plates parked at the elevator in Victor. The other suspect, Terresa A. Gadd, was discovered in the rear seat. Caughron crawled out from underneath an old railroad car and surrendered. The suspects had pried open the back door and also pried open lottery machines to gain access to cash. Some of the stolen cash has been recovered. Both suspects were taken to the Roberts County Jail and are still in custody pending court proceedings. Big Stone City I Gaii Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 Big Stone City senior citizens will be meeting at the Center for their monthly potluck dinner and meeting on Tuesday, March' 4th. All senior citizens welcomed to attend. Thomas Rausch celebrated his 10th birthday at Grandma Harriet's along with Val, Tony, and Sue Rauschs and friend Austin Schneider• College students Dan, Miles, and Bryce Rausch were home for the week-end of Feb. 16th and were guests at the party. Thomas is the son of Mike and Lonie Rausch. On Sunday, Feb. 16th Elmer and Charlotte Athey and Keith and Matthew Athey visited at the home of Don and Eunice Bull in Watertown. Carol Springer and Julia Angerhofer of Brookings were Saturday afternoon and noon lunch guests on Feb. 15th of the Arlin Angerhofers Saturday evening, Feb. 15th Greg and Leanne Barnett and Tommy of Sioux Falls spent the week-end and President's Day with the Arlin Angerhofers. Sunday evening, Feb. 16th Marcella Kohls and Norma Wittnebel visited Ralph and Lavina Loeschke. Shirley and Louis Voeltz went to Peever, SD for a music jamboree on I Saturday, Feb. 15th. Sunday, Feb. 16th Shirley Voeltz visited her aunt Dora Poppen of Milbank. Monday, Feb. 17th Clifford and Ileen Christensen were over to Wimpy and Lyla Schmidt's of Marietta for dinner and played cards in the afternoon. Howard Janssen of Ortonville visited at the home of John and Jerri Van Hout on Tuesday, Feb. 18th. On Monday evening, Feb. 17th Holy Family Catholic Aid held their meeting at Northridge. Offerings to charities were made out. Sally Roggenbuck of Northridge attended the meeting. On Thursday morning, Feb. 20th Sally Roggenbuck and Marie Volkenant attended the Bowl of Love held at St. John's Catholic Church basement. They recycled cards for shut-ins. Each month someone from Bowl of Love shares their talents. This month Isabel Tobin did. Mass was held at 11:00, followed by a potluck. Virginia Karels brought Sally Roggenbuck of Northridge Holy Communion on Sunday, Feb. 16th. Holy Mass was offered at Northridge on Wednesday morning, Feb. 19th for Helen Dawald. Bellingham/Louisburg By Margret Stueckrath Phone 568-2430 Bonnie Pearson was not present when her name was called for $40 Feb. 19 at the Bellingham community Day Drawing. Wednesday, Feb. 26 the drawing will be for $60. Harold and Martha Hanson of Duluth were guests of Betty Hanson from Friday, Feb. 14 to Monday, Feb. 16. They spent the 15 and 16 in Sioux Falls attending the annual Sioux Falls toy show. Wally and Lois Larson enjoyed supper out on Friday night with Ron Jr., Joleen, Lucas and Chandler Van Hoom at Milbank and said their good I byes before Ron left on Saturday morning for active duty with the National Guard. They all visited after supper at the Ron Sr. and Cheryl Van Hoorn home at Milbank. Wally and Lois Larson visited Tuesday evening at the Loren and Sandy Schake home at Ortonville. The Walter Homemakers held their Valentine party with dinner at the "City Limits" in Milbank on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2003. Those attending were Rosetta Beutler, Kenneth Hodum, Marilyn and Edwin Goetsch, Pat and George Krakow, Ruth Loeschke, Carol and Melvin Maatz, Marion and Walter Maatz, Meranda and Hubert I" IIiill II II I Redepenning, Frances and Robert Wittnebel and Rose Wittnebel. Following the meal, secret pal Valentine gifts were exchanged. Attention Bellingham American Legion Auxiliary Unit 441 members. Our meeting is March 3 at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is asked to bring .T,. But NO t something for the food shelf. Also bring your pop tabs along. Legion birthday month. See you p ergo00fen.r Monday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. Extension John Cunningham County Extension Educator 839-2518 or 1-800-279-2518 DATES TO REMEMBER: March 1 - Regional Project Bowl at Alexandria March 3 - Camp Counselor Registration Due March 8 - Tentative date for Big Stone County 4-H fruit to arrive March 8 District 4-H Communication Arts Contest at Wheaton (9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.) March 10 - Women's Marketing Program at Willmar (10:00 - 4:30 pm) March 17 4-H Foodstand Committee Meeting at CMB (6:30 p.m.) followed by Federation Meeting (7:30 p.m.) and Amibee Meeting (9:30 p.m.) March 18 Afterschool Cloverbuds at Clinton Elementary School (3:30-5:00 p m ) March 18 - Deadline to register for 4-H Judges Training at Alexandria on March 31 March 20 Afterschool Cloverbuds at Ortonville Elementary School (3:15-4:30 p.m.) March 29-30 - West Central 4-H District Retreat at Alexandria March 31 - 4-H Judges Training at Alexandria i Thanks subscribersl Still some time left The Independent thanks all readers who have renewed their subscriptions for another year. Feb. 1st being the renewal date for most readers. Postal regulations require that all subscrip- tions be paid in advance, so in case you forgot the Feb. 1st renewal, your attention to this matter can he done any time this month, which will be deeply appreciated. f LIEBE DRUG, INC 146 NW 2 Nn ORTONVILLE, MN. THuR. FEB. 27 PHOTO HOURS 10-1 & 2-5:30 i '12 99 pills tax I - 10XI3 I - 8XI0 due at pick-up 2 - 5X7s $1.99 sitting fee 2 - 3X5s 16 King Size Wallets per person 8 Regular Size Wallets o AA Oo AA  Looking for Lightning Fast Internet? CALL NATE'S NET WIRELESS INTERNET... where your uploads are as fast as downloads. NO PHONE LINES TO SLOW YOU DOWN! You can be on line all the time and never get bumped off! No need for that second phone line for the Internet, because it's wireless! Gon00... Computer Sales & Service • Wireless Intemet QO rl00q , Net '°o,, ?'00i&ss ate s Your Intemet Provider - emaih lori@nate snet.com O-do 325 S. Main • Milbank, SD • 605-432-1222 -w. 12 1844, the first envelopes with gummed flaps are invented. They took a while to catch on in Britain, where it was thought impolite to send your saliva to someone else. In 1856, the British medical journal Lancet started publishing a debate among readers concerned about the health risks of tobacco. In 1899, the first jukebox was installed in the Palais Royal Hotel in San Francisco. Library corner I Our hours are Monday - Thursday 12 - 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 10 - 3 p.m. We want to again thank all of you for supporting us in our recent Krispy Kreme "Fun" Raiser. We had fun doing it and we hope you all enjoyed your donuts ! New in Romance is Elizabeth Lowell's "This Time Love". A story of desire, betrayal, and destiny follows Joy Anderson, who, seven years ago, fell passionately in love with Gabriel Venture, a journalist who chose his career over her, leaving her pregnant and alone, as she tries to resist temptation when Gabe returns to win her love. New in Suspense is T. Davis Bunn's "Winner Take All". Rebuilding his legal practice after his In 1647, in Windsor, Connecticut, Achsah became the first person inscribed of colonial America for being victory, Marcus Glenwood reluctantly agrees to help New Horizons' new CEO, Dale Steadman, whose baby daughter has been kidnapped by his opera diva ex-wife. New in Current Affairs is "The Woman Who Wouldn't Talk" by Susan McDougal, and Pat Harris. The author, who was imprisoned because she refused to testify in Kenneth Starr's Whitewater investigation, finally speaks out, offering an unflinchingly honest portrayal of the Clinton administration, Starr's investigation, and her years spent in prison. New in Family Life is Mel Levine's "The Myth of Laziness". A leading expert in the art of learning shows parents how to help their children, and themselves, become ()UR BANKING SERVICES...... productive adults, ex do to help youngsters o'/ common and persistent getting work done, areas of neurodev weakness, and emphasize a child's st promote success. New in Judith Viorst's Provocative, hilarious, a wonderful volume, personal interviews and women, as well as couples' therapists, achieve a "grown-up" delving into the man problems that married ages face on a daily New in Poetry is Stepanek's "Loving Heartsongs". A collecti, by the twelve year old National Goodwill the Muscular Dystrophy considers such topics trust, family, friends, faith. continue to be our top priority just agth00ey were mid 1940's when this advertisement appeared in The Clinton Advocate. While technology has changed banking - our personal service with our customers has remained the same for 100 years! ......................"'"""""" Clinton State Bank Member FDIC Page 2b  INDEPENDENT Tuesday, Fe 19'