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r ......... .OT,CE ...... IU'L'IETG AND ';?%';Town of '_ . ar%',Y;27  nclement weather, the The Election Polls will be open from from the Special Education Coop, compiled by other School districts, were made known to the board members. Fliers for the upcoming "Day-at-the- Capitor were dstributed. Possible procedures for non-certified salary negotiations, were briefly discussed. A handout, showirEj the current wages, of those employees, was distributed. Supt. Seiter reported on the status of the boiler repair. Supt. Sefler informed the board of the recent alignment of tires, on bus #3. He gave an in-depth report to the board, concerning the transmission failure, of bus #5, and the conditions that seemed to contribute to the failure of the transmission, which resulted in the need to replace the Independent want ads III I LABORATORY TECIINICIAN- Applications being accepted for I.abortory Technician. MT-MLT for Madison Hospital. Full time position, 10 hr. shifts. Crosstraining to x-ray and scheduled on-call for every fifth weekend required. New grads wel- come to apply. FT benefits include insurance, retirement plan with employer match, paid holidays, per- LPN Position Available At St. William's CARD OF TItANKS Thank you to Ortonville Area Health Services for the CD player that 1 won at your Ix)th at the LQt' Farm & ltome Show. 1 really appreci- ate it and will use it often. Kallie Olson, 6-1 Madison CARD OF THANKS !ion may be postponed 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and the offices to transmission. Concern about a lengthy .,,ay in March. be voted on are as follows: afternoon bus route, was expressed by sonal leave, flex plans, day care on ]Nursjlrllg l-lOITle Poll hours will be from To elect one supervisor for the term of some parents. The board discussed site. Send letter of application and Milbank, SD at which time the voters three years and to elect one clerk for a different options, and decided to utilize resume to: Sally Fernholz, Human the school van, to transport more Resources, Madison Hospital, 900 - Excellent benefits including: ............ 3 year term term of two years. The Business Meeting will convene at students in the afternoons, to shorten 2nd Ave., Madison, MN 56256, ph. * PTO I/tasurer ..... 2 year term 3:45 p.m. to do any and all business the route in question. wleeting will comrner'w..e at proper to be done at said meeting when Supt. Seller distributed copies of the 320-598-7536, fax 320-598-7387. II[gonduct all necessary convened. Any voter who is not House and Senate Logger 2002. The I=.OE " 5-2 * Retirement Plan board reviewed the bills, with Supt. *Reduced Medical Insurance d by law. registered may do so at this election Seiler pointing out the bills that may POSITION AVAILABLE-Head - t,n and Meeting will before vong. Contact Monied Roberts, .illlewing location: in case of inclement weather, the effect the school the most. Rademacher Librarian of Ortonville Public noted other points of interest. Supt. Library. Four year college degree and DON or Cindy Bork at [l'gDunty 56278Museum untilmeetingMarchandl 9,election2002. maY be postponed Seller encouraged the board members two years related work experience Canvass will meet on Dated: February 25, 2002 to continue listening to the Lobby-line at required. Send resume with refer- 605-432-4538  at 8:05 PM to certify the results. Robert Rothi, Town Clerk 1-800-864-6722. Changes in Early enccs to K. Matson, Pioneerland St,, 'H_2 Odessa Twnship Childhood Family Educatin Funding' Library System' Bx 327' Willmar' ! ,L ! ,2002 (March 5, 12, 2002) were discussed, An upcoming Phase III old R. Diml:,rg III, MN 56201, 320-235-6106, ext. 28. 5 2 mI_ ortonville Town Clerk Board Member Orientation, was briefly ('- ..... ' ilrttla-l' discussed. Hand-outs on Sparsity Aid, 11 arch 5, 2002) NOTICE or rather lack of, were discussed and  TI,tFt lrl AOV.T,SE.E.TFO.=S rev,owe00 Oo00,es o, NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Events, were distributed. | I-Io]rl][e ETING AND ELECTION ROAD CONSTRUCTION The next regular meeting of U3e Clinton-Gracevllle-  EeL Milbank, SD  TOWNSHIP Notice is hereby given that sealed Bellingham Board of Education, is Beardsley School given to the qualified bids will be received by the Big Stone scheduled for Monday, March 18, 2002 District #2888 ___ ll I .o. ship, County of Big County Board of Commissioners at the at 3:00 p.m., with pictures taken prior to ".,of Minnesota that the efface of the County Auditor, 20 SE 2nd the meeting. Weber moved, and with no WANTED-Part time construction of Town Officers and Street, Ortonville, Minnesota 56278 until further business, the meeting was estimator for commercial and resi- ; Meeting wfll be heldon 11:00 AM. on the 4th day of Apdl, 2002 adjourned, dential at Bituminous Paving Inc. Y'J 12, 2002 at 4:00 p.m. at for the construction of the following Richard Johnson, Clerk Please apply at Co. Rd. 21, P.O. Box LlliHalt" pro='ts: by dh 6, Ortonville, MN 56278, 320-273- Big Stone School 2113 Location: from a point at or near 1,137 sectionfeet south16, ofT123N,the northR46w,WeStto aCrnerpoint Ofat holds olympic 6-2" elnc!ement weather, the !on may be postpor lluesclay in March. Meet{ng will be held to necessary business .and to elect: ....... 3 year term ................ 2 year term y ilu3t 21, 2002 ,p Nelson, Town Clerk , Mal Town of Otrey Jim, March 5, 2OO2) TICE NG AND ELECTION ,,I_0FFeERS TOWNSHIP  to the qualified ,-, ,.o"IX. ip, County of Big ll ov mnesota that the  of Town Officers and iii n Meeting will be lld on or near 330 feet south and 800 feet reading contest west of the center section 16, T123N, R46W. Type of Work: Grading and Aggregate Students from Big Stone School Base took part in a Olympic Reading Length: 0.56 Miles Contest during the time of the winter jor work iterns are: Olympics, Feb. 8-Feb. 24. Ivage Bituminous Kindergarten through 2nd grade Pavement ........................ 1,891 CY either read books to their parents or Common Excavation ..... 21,305 CY had the parents read books to them. Common Borrow .............. 9,972 CY Aggregate Base CL 5 ..... 7,159Ton Each book was worth one point. In Upon payment of $20 fee (non- grades 3-5, there was one point for refundable, make checks payable to Big every 30 pages in the book. Stone County Highway Department), Students in grades 6-8 were to plans, proposals and specifications may read either fiction or non-fiction only be obtained at the County Engineer's Office, 437 North Minnesota Street, hooks with every 50 pages as one Ortonville, MN 56278, (320) 839-2594. point. The winners were awarded Big Stone County retains the right to with medals and MacDaddy's , .... reject any and all bids, or any part of a coupons during a short presentation ";,,,,,,,. ement weather, the bid. t will be postponed All bids must be sealed, identified on on Wednesday, Feb. 27. ll,.ar 1  btmf:  Winners in Grades K-2, Amanda Goergen (Gold), Joshua Sherod (Silver), and Noah Kottke (Bronze). Grades 3-5, Damian Pillatzke (Gold), Nicole Gulley (Silver), and Ashley ....... 3yoarterm the bidder fails to enter into a contract. Athey (Bronze). Grades 6-8, Logan '"--..dYear term No bidder may withdraw a bid within 30 Jacobsen (Gold), Micaela Rausch " Io lting will days after the scheduled closing time of (Silver), and Lauren Smith (Bronze). ,.,, r,g tkm: the receipt of bids. Also awarded-- Gold Medal "-_iL._'_ . Michelle R. Knutson, Auditor Readers v.ere the entire third grade .';8 Big Stone County, 1,a2002 ........ Mumesota ]a for bcin ,,,, eager t, read and waWn Clerk (March 5, 12, 19, 2002) check out many books from the , March5 2002)Twnship * .- School Lilay. -  P F ' ROCEEDINGS 0 "; ' TiC00 THE BELLINGH00 A.D SCHOOL BOARD OF OFFICERS (TOWNSHIP February 21, 2002 kgTc tO the qualified The Board of Education of Ind. %/OWf ip, County District #371 Bellingham, MN met in ;m./.cte of Minnesota, regular session on Thursday, February - _,um meeting and the 21 2002 shortly after 3:00 p.m., in the ,I,.ol Term Officers will be Home Economics Room. Richard ;,arch 12, 2002 at the Johnson, Glen Radermacher, Kevin :n Hall. In case of Rademacher, Tim Henrich, Mark Weber, uer, the.meeting and and Chad Strel, were all in attendance. lU..sstponed until Tabitha Henrich and Daniel Spors, the .z. -uvz. student board members, were also in dtn? .will.commence at attendance. Cathy Radermach. er -auct all necessary represented the local edueahon b by taw, pertaining association. ,f!nllo = .... Radermacher called the meeting to i_= w,,, oe open from order, and welcomed everyone. /. P.m., at WhiCh time Rademaeher moved, Weber s4onded, 'V,.  and all voted in favor to approve and -,ur ....... J year term adopt the Agenda as presented, I "i "''''2 year term includino additional items. Johnson be voted o. by n00,ed, voted In Memoriam ,.,,tm. in favor to approve the Minutes as i anvass will meet at presented. Weber moved, Henrich  oc  seconded, aRe all voteo in laver to '= == ="  =.o,  approve the Accounting Report as IN MEMORIAM J . Mary Karats, Clerk presented. Rademacher moved, In loving memory of Bertha Hanson =Ye. _lk Township Horvich see(reded, and all voted in favor who passed away March 5th, w, areh s, 2002) to approve and pay the bills as two years ago. presnted, which totaled $118,042.07. ..... 00TICE Copies, of a letter to the parents of this yeer'a sixth grade ass, concern, ing Though your smile is gone forever TAN their school choice ,or seconoary And your hands we cannot touch ClrlON schooling, were distributed and We shall never lose swct memories IP  ;iron to qualified revieweD. A Proposed 2002-2003 Of the one we loved so much. .. Tovmship, County of School Calendar, was distributed and If this world were ours to give, ofr=_,mnesota, that the reviewed, with no action taken. ECSU We would give it all or more IW;.u town officers =.,,a o- Contracts for 2002-2003 were em ...... Just to see the face we love so much J?etmg Will be held presented, and discussed. Weber 12, 20 at 3"30 p m at moved, Henrich seconded, and all voted Come smiling through the door.  Hail. " " " in favor to approve and sign the Sadly missed by annual meeting until contracts as recommended by Supt. 6-1 Alton and Family Seller. Letters of Intent to Withdraw, . lement weather the limeeting Will be held to ltnecessary business =_a to elect i ''or ....... 3 year term Loans --- I , "NO income Check I ], ,;. on-the .%,- trail. Every Loan Considered LIBRARY HILL HOUSES 5, 2002 is now accepting applications for : Head Girls Track Coach Assistant Softball Coach Please send letter of appllcatlon and resume to the address below. District Office C-G-B Public Schools P,O. Box 361 Clinton, MN 56225 Deadline: Friday, Batch 8,, 2002 SALES MANAGER TRAINEE- Due to company promotions, two permanent positions now exist for a marketing and customer service posi- tion in your immediate area Sales experience not necessary. We provide complete benefits package, 401K and pension plan. Guaranteed income of $25,000-$30,000 first year, or more Cards of thanks II II CARD OF THANKS The family of Hazel Dallman of Bellingham wishes to express their appreciation for your many acts of kindness with thoughts, prayers, cards, flowers and food. We have come to realize how special friends and family and our communities are to us. We especially thank Dr. Ross and Ortonville Area Health Services INDEPENDENT The family of lhla Ellingson would like to express their apprecia- tion of the kindness shown to us by neighbors, relatives and friends. ]'he prayers, cards, hugs and flowers will never be forgotten. We would like to thank Rev. Sue Seiffert for her calls and comfort, the Larson Funeral Home for the professional and caring work, those who served as pallbear- ers, those who prepared and served lunch and those who helped with the communion. Thank you Amy Adelman and Becky Parker fr your gift of music. The stories that were shared with us have given us many wonderful memories of our mother and grandmother. Words canno! express the value of friendship. Thank you, Sue and Wayne Servais, Kathy Kettelson, Kathy and Dick Nordgren, 6-1 Steph and Erik Nordgren CARD OF THANKS Thank you to all the people who were responsible for setting up the fourth grade tournament on Feb, 16, 2002. Thanks also to the parents who helped work concessions and ticket takers. Thanks go to the referees, stats takers and those keeping the scoreboards. A special thanks t( Dave Dinnel and coaches Timmerman and Foley! Without all of you, we couldn't have had the suc- cess we had. Proceeds from this tour- ney go towards the fees and unifl)rms for the youth basketball program. 6-1 CARD OF THANKS We would like to thank our friends and neighbors who gathered at the Bellingham Legion on Feb. 16th to depending upon qualifications. We and Big Stone Therapies for caring help us celebrate our birthdays. We are particularly interested in leader- for our mother and giving her a enjoyed this time of fun and fellow- ship. We would also like to express s'-:- abili'"" v,e.x)"le Iookin" for a "en chance to be at home for many more mp , v ,- e   " years than thought possible our gratitude for the lovely cards and uine career opl:x)rtunity For a confi- " ' .......... - ..... ,"; .... -- "r,,,,t, ,,-,,, fro,,- gIH; wim sp.Clal tb;tnKS to our [ oentlal interview Call rtelOl, luesaay . ,,,,,-. ] ...... , . '. .. . through Thursday, March 5-7 Jan and Ted Eifealdt, ly tot nosung me party. een 0 a m and 6 - m at 320 Gloria and Jim Hilbrands 6-1 Gordon and Jo) ce Let bet-, , v- - - 6 1 ..... 589-3030. EeL-M/I= 6-1 - and t,'ean ualtman Quality, Affordable Housing For Rent CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT! I UBRARY ] / HILL / l HOUSE00 / These homes consist of two duplexes. Two uniu have two bedrooms and two units have one bed- room. They all have nice hardwood floors, beaudful woodwork, white walls, girls, with special thanks to our fami- Gordon and Joyce Letrud These homes are located just east of the Ortonville library. Vermont fireplaces and off-treet parking. Ready in 90 days. This quaint house gets its name from the creative floral dedgn on the exterior, it h a two bedroom home with beautiful ceramic tile flooring, nice woodwork, while walls and lots of windows to let in the sunlight, a Vermont fireplace and off-street parking. Ready soon! Flower house b located half a block off main street on Pacific Ave. 0rtonville Property Partners "Look for the lighthouse symbolizing safe, clean, affordable housing." Ortonville, MN Jim Larson 612-247-5948 Page 7b