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Ortonville heart" ENDENT "A Constructive Newspaper In A Live Community" %. ,, ILLE'S MARK LINDQUIST, second from left, was chosen as the top youth volunteer for 1999 in Spirit of Community Awards, as well as winning the Minnesota Women of Today's Outstanding trd. Lindquist wa's presented the Spirit of Community award last week at OHS' annual pops shown above with Prudential Agent John Rolbieckb left, and parents Gordon and Diane 'Mark Lindquist named tstanding young adult son of Gordon and of Ortonville, has L as an Outstanding Young Minnesota Women of s one of five young adults entries throughout the Ortonville Vromen of Mark for this honor. Young Adult award young people valuable contributions on their commu- volunteer activi- to the Ortonville Mark has made a to the welfare s of Ortonville. Mark is member of Zion serving as a Sunday Vacation bible school music teacher. He is involved in the church choir, church council and the church youth group. Participation in and contributions to school activities are important fac- tor's in the selection of an Outstanding Young Adult. Mark has served on the student council, was sophomore class vice president and is currently serving as senior class president. He is also a member of Key Club, serving as lieu- tenant governor of Division 5. Other activities include band and choir. Mark is also a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Business Professionals of America, and has served as a chemical decisions group leader, speaking out for a drug free lifestyle to young people. The Ortonville Women of Today write, "Mark is well known in our community for his dedication and willingness to get involved in worthy causes to help others. Mark is always thinking of others and goes out of his way to help anyone. He carries a smile on his face and a very positive attitude that is contagious. He is an excellent role model for the youth of our community by demonslrating how to live a drug and alcohol free lifestyle." Mark was presented with this award as well as a scholarship at the recent Winter State Convention of the Minnesota Women of Today. The convention was held February 25-27 in Minneapolis. Women of Today is an organization which offers leader- ship training, organizational skills, and personal growth to its members through community service. day care providers d in Big Stone County tn the number of work- Big Stone County increase in the need and the Big Service Center to learn more a license d day care social Family are currently 26 providers in the 23 legal, unli- "We would like to providers if the increased need for providers is mainly due to an increasing number of working parents. "Most of the complaints on the lack of day care providers are from parents with infants, since only a limited num- ber of infants are allowed at each child care facility," she said. "In addition, a greater number of providers allows families a selection of who takes care of their children." Tatsumi says the licensing proce- dure for day care providers is relative- ly simple. First, the interested party sends an inquiry to-ihe Family--gerv]c6 Center. Once received, papers are sent to the applicant and a home visit is scheduled once they are returned. [ .................... 1 t5f?- I !1: I ti4fjl]tl2b l6"/ " ,l{}fiI5 TO CITY OF CLINTON. Minnesota Department of Development (DTED) Commissioner Jerry a check for $932,000 to Arlene Tilbery of St. right, of Ortonville during award ceremonies 18 at the Bloomington Radisson South. The ties Development Grant administered by DTED's Development Division will be used by wastewater treatment plant and rehabilitate 30 within the city. Beling is with the Big Stone Home visits to potential licensees include a review of all paperwork, providing the potential caregiver a variety of information, a review of the home's safety features, assessing the use of space in the home, checking water temperature and equipment used for child care, and collecting background check and other forms. Licensing services as well as the license are free, and Tatsumi says the only costs involved would be updates to the home for safety issues. She adds, "Funding is also avail- able for child care providers to make their homes meet safety standards as well as to help parents defray the costs of child care with both licensed and legal unlicensed providers. This ben- efits families by encouraging more people to work and encouraging providers to become licensed." For more information on becoming a licensed child care provider, contact the Big Stone County Family Service Center at 839-2555 or Child Care Resources in Montevideo at 1-800- 292-5437. Post Prom meet set for March 14th There will be a Post Prom meeting on March 14th at 7 p.m. in the Ortonville High School Commons area. All Junior and Senior parents are asked to attend. Milltones to hold annual show The Milltones 21st annual show will be held at the Milbank High School theatre, Saturday, March 13th. There will be one show only at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the Milbank banks and at the Minnwest bank in Ortonville and at Verden Gerber Realty. Featured quartets will be "Nightlife" 1996 International Champions and the always entertaining "Gay Nineties." Annual Gala Affair offers something for everyone The Sixth Annual Gala Affair sponsored by the Big Stone Health Care Foundation will offer something for everyone with enjoyable varieties of music, food and beverage that will delight each one attending. The Social hour will offer a delectable variety of hors d'oeuvres along with choice of beverage including punch, wine table (alcoholic and nonalco- holic), and cash bar to be enjoyed while listening to selections by Susan Anderson on the violin. Harpist, Janelle Zander, will pro- vide the dinner music while guests enjoy a delicious dinner featuring a variety of entrees including prime rib, baked Bavarian boneless pork loin, stuffed Cornish hen, broiled torsk and deep fried shrimp. Dinner will be topped off with choice of cheesecake dessert. Following a brief program, "Hoffman's Hits" will provide a won- derful variety of music for dancing or for your listening pleasure and fel- lowship with other guests. The Gala Committee is busy with the decorations that transform the Fiesta Room at The Matador into the elegant setting which has given the Gala its unique reputation. Once again, Gala attendees will experience a feast with their eyes as well as with their appetites because of the awe- some beauty of the decor. A special feature of the evening will be a drawing for two unique items. The North Pole Series "Start A Tradition Set" set from Dept. 56 was donated by Cartwright Drug and JoLee's Jewelry donated a collector's edition Co-Boy figurine from IIu;,mel entitled "Doe." Other generous sponsors assisting with some of the costs of this event include Big Stone Physical Therapy, Bill's Super Valu Plus, CenBank, Conroy's Eye Care, Ken and Barb Voecks at DataWorks and Ken's Electric; Fluegel, Helseth, Historical Society board meet The Big Stone County Historical Society's Board of Directors will meet in regular session on Tuesday, March 9th at 5 p.m. at the museum in Ortonville. On the agenda will be details concerning the dedication of the wildlife collection in April. All Society members are welcome to attend this meeting. Grade school science fair set this Friday The annual Science Fair for grades 3 through 6 will be held this week in the High School Auditorium. The Science Fair will be open for public viewing from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Friday, March 5, in the High School Auditorium. Free admission. Our elementary student scientists invite one and all to come in and view their many scientific projects and demonstrations on display. McLaughlin, Anderson & Brutlag, Chartered, Heritage Printing, Jan's Floral & Gifts, Liebe Drug, Dr. Ronn McDaniel, Marquette Bank, Minnwest Bank, Northside Medical Center, Ortonville Area Health Services, Ortonville Independent, Dr. Gregory Peterson, Pioneer Meat Market, Saputo Cheese USA, Strong Insurance, The Matador and Dr. Steven Winther. Committee members organizing the Gala Affair include Deb Berning, Kristi Delage, Judy Drewicke, Neva Foster, Ann Holme, Janet Messner, Dee Strong, Julie Treinen, Cindy VanDover, Mary Winther, Marjorie Lindholm and Jan Schmidt. They are once again looking forward to a very memorable evening. All proceeds will benefit the Big Stone Health Care Foundation. Limited reservations are still being accepted. For reservations, call 320- 839-4135. Please indicate your entree choice. Ticket price of $25 per person covers hors d'oeuvres, punch, dinner, wine table, dessert, sales tax, dinner gratuity and event expenses. All pro- ceeds benefit the Big Stone Health Care Foundation. World Day of Prayer '99 set March 5th Come, be a part of a prayer community spanning 179 countries. Friday, March 5, is World Day of Prayer, a global celebration of informed prayer and prayerful action. This exciting, annual ecumenical service was written by Christian women of Venezeula and focuses on the theme of "God's Tender Touch." The service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 5, at First English Lutheran Church, Ortonville, sponsored by Church Women United. Everyone is cordially invited. HORS D'OEUVRE TABLE from the 1997 Gala. James Knoll Elementary to hold "Jump Rope for Heart" The students of James Knoll Elementary are jumping at the chance to help fight heart disease and stroke- our nation's No. 1 killer. On Wednesday, March 3rd, the school will hold its 4th Jump Rope For Heart event. Students have raised funds for the American Heart Association. These funds help support cardiovas- cular research and educational pro- grams, such as Heart Power! Fitness Fever has just been com- pleted and students have been trying to learn the importance of physical activity and proper nutrition. Jump Rope For Heart empowers children as they provide a community service and discover that they can make a differ- ence. Students will participate in the event during regular physical educa- tion class, so all students will get the benefit of jumping for their own heart as well as to honor someone who has struggled with cardiovascular disease. Get your lenten crosses from Father Bob at St. John's St. John's Catholic Church of Ortonville distributed beautiful wooden crosses with cord attachment to it's student body members, during their Ash Wednesday Mass on Feb. 17, 1999. The items became so popular that adults and members of other denominations began to inquire about them. Due to their popularity, Father Bob Goblirsch, who is pastor of St. John's, immediately placed an order for 100 nitre. Those who have requested a cross and those wishing to receive one, may simply inquire at the Church office to receive one. They are free of charge, compliments of the pastor. Do not hesitate to call. St. John's thanks you for your interest. May they remind you of your Lenten commitment and anticipation of Holy Week, especially Easter Sunday. THIS 1999 HARLEY DAVIDSON SPORTsTER will be raffled off by the Big Stone City, SD Fire Department to benefit the BSC Water Rescue Program for water safety equipment. The winning name will be drawn July 10 at the Inkpa Day Dance, with the second prize to be a Harley Davidson leather jacket. Tickets cost $20 each and are available from any Big Stone City fireman. There is a limit of 600 tickets, and less than 100 are left, so fire department members remind everyone to purchase theirs ASAP. For more information, call (605) 862-8143. Ortonville heart" ENDENT "A Constructive Newspaper In A Live Community" %. ,, ILLE'S MARK LINDQUIST, second from left, was chosen as the top youth volunteer for 1999 in Spirit of Community Awards, as well as winning the Minnesota Women of Today's Outstanding trd. Lindquist wa's presented the Spirit of Community award last week at OHS' annual pops shown above with Prudential Agent John Rolbieckb left, and parents Gordon and Diane 'Mark Lindquist named tstanding young adult son of Gordon and of Ortonville, has L as an Outstanding Young Minnesota Women of s one of five young adults entries throughout the Ortonville Vromen of Mark for this honor. Young Adult award young people valuable contributions on their commu- volunteer activi- to the Ortonville Mark has made a to the welfare s of Ortonville. Mark is member of Zion serving as a Sunday Vacation bible school music teacher. He is involved in the church choir, church council and the church youth group. Participation in and contributions to school activities are important fac- tor's in the selection of an Outstanding Young Adult. Mark has served on the student council, was sophomore class vice president and is currently serving as senior class president. He is also a member of Key Club, serving as lieu- tenant governor of Division 5. Other activities include band and choir. Mark is also a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Business Professionals of America, and has served as a chemical decisions group leader, speaking out for a drug free lifestyle to young people. The Ortonville Women of Today write, "Mark is well known in our community for his dedication and willingness to get involved in worthy causes to help others. Mark is always thinking of others and goes out of his way to help anyone. He carries a smile on his face and a very positive attitude that is contagious. He is an excellent role model for the youth of our community by demonslrating how to live a drug and alcohol free lifestyle." Mark was presented with this award as well as a scholarship at the recent Winter State Convention of the Minnesota Women of Today. The convention was held February 25-27 in Minneapolis. Women of Today is an organization which offers leader- ship training, organizational skills, and personal growth to its members through community service. day care providers d in Big Stone County tn the number of work- Big Stone County increase in the need and the Big Service Center to learn more a license d day care social Family are currently 26 providers in the 23 legal, unli- "We would like to providers if the increased need for providers is mainly due to an increasing number of working parents. "Most of the complaints on the lack of day care providers are from parents with infants, since only a limited num- ber of infants are allowed at each child care facility," she said. "In addition, a greater number of providers allows families a selection of who takes care of their children." Tatsumi says the licensing proce- dure for day care providers is relative- ly simple. First, the interested party sends an inquiry to-ihe Family--gerv]c6 Center. Once received, papers are sent to the applicant and a home visit is scheduled once they are returned. [ .................... 1 t5f?- I !1: I ti4fjl]tl2b l6"/ " ,l{}fiI5 TO CITY OF CLINTON. Minnesota Department of Development (DTED) Commissioner Jerry a check for $932,000 to Arlene Tilbery of St. right, of Ortonville during award ceremonies 18 at the Bloomington Radisson South. The ties Development Grant administered by DTED's Development Division will be used by wastewater treatment plant and rehabilitate 30 within the city. Beling is with the Big Stone Home visits to potential licensees include a review of all paperwork, providing the potential caregiver a variety of information, a review of the home's safety features, assessing the use of space in the home, checking water temperature and equipment used for child care, and collecting background check and other forms. Licensing services as well as the license are free, and Tatsumi says the only costs involved would be updates to the home for safety issues. She adds, "Funding is also avail- able for child care providers to make their homes meet safety standards as well as to help parents defray the costs of child care with both licensed and legal unlicensed providers. This ben- efits families by encouraging more people to work and encouraging providers to become licensed." For more information on becoming a licensed child care provider, contact the Big Stone County Family Service Center at 839-2555 or Child Care Resources in Montevideo at 1-800- 292-5437. Post Prom meet set for March 14th There will be a Post Prom meeting on March 14th at 7 p.m. in the Ortonville High School Commons area. All Junior and Senior parents are asked to attend. Milltones to hold annual show The Milltones 21st annual show will be held at the Milbank High School theatre, Saturday, March 13th. There will be one show only at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the Milbank banks and at the Minnwest bank in Ortonville and at Verden Gerber Realty. Featured quartets will be "Nightlife" 1996 International Champions and the always entertaining "Gay Nineties." Annual Gala Affair offers something for everyone The Sixth Annual Gala Affair sponsored by the Big Stone Health Care Foundation will offer something for everyone with enjoyable varieties of music, food and beverage that will delight each one attending. The Social hour will offer a delectable variety of hors d'oeuvres along with choice of beverage including punch, wine table (alcoholic and nonalco- holic), and cash bar to be enjoyed while listening to selections by Susan Anderson on the violin. Harpist, Janelle Zander, will pro- vide the dinner music while guests enjoy a delicious dinner featuring a variety of entrees including prime rib, baked Bavarian boneless pork loin, stuffed Cornish hen, broiled torsk and deep fried shrimp. Dinner will be topped off with choice of cheesecake dessert. Following a brief program, "Hoffman's Hits" will provide a won- derful variety of music for dancing or for your listening pleasure and fel- lowship with other guests. The Gala Committee is busy with the decorations that transform the Fiesta Room at The Matador into the elegant setting which has given the Gala its unique reputation. Once again, Gala attendees will experience a feast with their eyes as well as with their appetites because of the awe- some beauty of the decor. A special feature of the evening will be a drawing for two unique items. The North Pole Series "Start A Tradition Set" set from Dept. 56 was donated by Cartwright Drug and JoLee's Jewelry donated a collector's edition Co-Boy figurine from IIu;,mel entitled "Doe." Other generous sponsors assisting with some of the costs of this event include Big Stone Physical Therapy, Bill's Super Valu Plus, CenBank, Conroy's Eye Care, Ken and Barb Voecks at DataWorks and Ken's Electric; Fluegel, Helseth, Historical Society board meet The Big Stone County Historical Society's Board of Directors will meet in regular session on Tuesday, March 9th at 5 p.m. at the museum in Ortonville. On the agenda will be details concerning the dedication of the wildlife collection in April. All Society members are welcome to attend this meeting. Grade school science fair set this Friday The annual Science Fair for grades 3 through 6 will be held this week in the High School Auditorium. The Science Fair will be open for public viewing from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Friday, March 5, in the High School Auditorium. Free admission. Our elementary student scientists invite one and all to come in and view their many scientific projects and demonstrations on display. McLaughlin, Anderson & Brutlag, Chartered, Heritage Printing, Jan's Floral & Gifts, Liebe Drug, Dr. Ronn McDaniel, Marquette Bank, Minnwest Bank, Northside Medical Center, Ortonville Area Health Services, Ortonville Independent, Dr. Gregory Peterson, Pioneer Meat Market, Saputo Cheese USA, Strong Insurance, The Matador and Dr. Steven Winther. Committee members organizing the Gala Affair include Deb Berning, Kristi Delage, Judy Drewicke, Neva Foster, Ann Holme, Janet Messner, Dee Strong, Julie Treinen, Cindy VanDover, Mary Winther, Marjorie Lindholm and Jan Schmidt. They are once again looking forward to a very memorable evening. All proceeds will benefit the Big Stone Health Care Foundation. Limited reservations are still being accepted. For reservations, call 320- 839-4135. Please indicate your entree choice. Ticket price of $25 per person covers hors d'oeuvres, punch, dinner, wine table, dessert, sales tax, dinner gratuity and event expenses. All pro- ceeds benefit the Big Stone Health Care Foundation. World Day of Prayer '99 set March 5th Come, be a part of a prayer community spanning 179 countries. Friday, March 5, is World Day of Prayer, a global celebration of informed prayer and prayerful action. This exciting, annual ecumenical service was written by Christian women of Venezeula and focuses on the theme of "God's Tender Touch." The service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 5, at First English Lutheran Church, Ortonville, sponsored by Church Women United. Everyone is cordially invited. HORS D'OEUVRE TABLE from the 1997 Gala. James Knoll Elementary to hold "Jump Rope for Heart" The students of James Knoll Elementary are jumping at the chance to help fight heart disease and stroke- our nation's No. 1 killer. On Wednesday, March 3rd, the school will hold its 4th Jump Rope For Heart event. Students have raised funds for the American Heart Association. These funds help support cardiovas- cular research and educational pro- grams, such as Heart Power! Fitness Fever has just been com- pleted and students have been trying to learn the importance of physical activity and proper nutrition. Jump Rope For Heart empowers children as they provide a community service and discover that they can make a differ- ence. Students will participate in the event during regular physical educa- tion class, so all students will get the benefit of jumping for their own heart as well as to honor someone who has struggled with cardiovascular disease. Get your lenten crosses from Father Bob at St. John's St. John's Catholic Church of Ortonville distributed beautiful wooden crosses with cord attachment to it's student body members, during their Ash Wednesday Mass on Feb. 17, 1999. The items became so popular that adults and members of other denominations began to inquire about them. Due to their popularity, Father Bob Goblirsch, who is pastor of St. John's, immediately placed an order for 100 nitre. Those who have requested a cross and those wishing to receive one, may simply inquire at the Church office to receive one. They are free of charge, compliments of the pastor. Do not hesitate to call. St. John's thanks you for your interest. May they remind you of your Lenten commitment and anticipation of Holy Week, especially Easter Sunday. THIS 1999 HARLEY DAVIDSON SPORTsTER will be raffled off by the Big Stone City, SD Fire Department to benefit the BSC Water Rescue Program for water safety equipment. The winning name will be drawn July 10 at the Inkpa Day Dance, with the second prize to be a Harley Davidson leather jacket. Tickets cost $20 each and are available from any Big Stone City fireman. There is a limit of 600 tickets, and less than 100 are left, so fire department members remind everyone to purchase theirs ASAP. For more information, call (605) 862-8143.