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MEMBERS OF THE ORTONVILLE BOYS BASKETBALL 1,000 POINT CLUB gathered after the final home game of the season. Pictured from left to right are Doug Orvik (1990-94), Bryant Zahrbock (2007-09) and Ross Wiegman (1999-2002). The other member of this elite group is the late Peter Hanson (1961-64). Only in Bellingham Easter Break week. Please register at the Madison Memories are needed for our final BES Easter break will begin at Library, 598-7938. All ages are Spring Program at the Bellingham noon on Thursday, April 9 and we will welcome! School. Only in Bellingham Give return to school on Tuesday, April 14. School Calendar your memories to Mrs. Klepel Hopefully we can allbe outside raking Tuesday, March 24:3 p.m. anytime. Thanks! andcleaning up our yards that Gymnastics; 3-6 P/T conferences. Mayo Jars weekend, IF all the snowbanks have Thursday, March 26:3 Pizza THANK YOU to anyone who melted by then. party for BB,GBB and cheerleaders. dropped off mayo and quart sizeSwimming Lessons Registration Breakfast Menu canning jars at the school. We have Please check out the swimming Monday-assorted cereals, enough and will now attempt to make lesson registration form if you are pancakes, sausago,juice and milk. them look like "mini cookie jars" interested in sending your children to Tuesday-cereals, egg bake, toast, from our basketball games withthe indoor pool at Lac qui Parle Valley juice and milk. Marietta. Only the older generations High. Lessons are offered to Wednesday-cereals, egg, toast, still have these memories stored Bellingham students from May 4-14. juice, and milk. Parent/Teacher Conferences Please complete the attached form and Thursday-cereals, cinnamon rolls, The end of the third quarter of return to the Bellingham Schooljuice and milk. school is Friday. We will hold the Office or directly to MaryAnn Friday-cereals, strudel, juice and final Parent/Teacher conferences on Anderson. Enclose a check for pre- milk. Tuesday, March 24 from 3-6 p.m. payment please. Lunch Menu Preppies and Kindergarten boys have Spring Bedtime Story Monday-walking tacos, corn, scheduled times, other parents are The Madison Public Library apples, oranges, bread and milk. invited to come in at your invites all children to come to the Tuesday-ham and cheese, augratin convenience, library for spring bedtime story time. potatoes, applesauce, bread and milk. Pizza Party This is held Thursday evenings from Wednesday-hotdogs, mac-n- The GBB, BBB and cheerleaders 6:15 til 7 p.m. from March 26 through cheese, pineapple, bread and milk. pizza party has been re-scheduled for April 30. Children will listen to ,Thursday-chicken strip wraps, rice Thursday, March 26. Please be at stories, songs, action rhymes and pilaf, pears,bread andmilk. school by 4:30 p.m. to pick up your make a craft. You are also welcome to Friday-fish sticks, potato wedges, athletes, check out books to take home for the corn, peaches, bread and milk. The 2009 Junior Duck Stamp March 24 at Burnsville City Hall June/early July. Program is underway in the Midwest (Civic Center). For more information The first place art from the nation- this spring. Contests will be held this on the Minnesota Jr. Duck Contest, at, contest is used to create a National March and April in Minnesota, Iowa, contact Mara Koenig at Minnesota Junior Duck Stamp each year. The Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois,Valley National Wildlife Refuge at Junior Duck Stamp is available for $5 Missouri, Indiana, and Ohio. This mara, from the U.S. Postal Service and from dynamic educational program uses "The Junior Duck Stamp Contestmany National Wildlife Refuges. both conservation and design princi- celebrates children's curiosity to learn Proceeds from the sale of the stamps pies to teach wetland habitat and about nature," said Tom Melius, support conservation education and waterfowl biology to students in Midwest Regional Director of the .provide awards and scholarships for kindergarten through high school. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. "By participating students, teachers and The program provides an opportunity using their artistic talents, younger schools. for students to artistically express generations can develop an apprecia- A downloadable entry form and their knowledge of the diversity, tion for migratory birds, waterfowl, information on contest rules and reg- interdependenceand beautyof shorebirds, and other wildlife they ulations for teachers and supervising wildlife, may otherwise not be exposed to." adults can be found online at "The benefits of exposure to nature Artwork entries will be judged on http://www.fws'.gov/juniorduck. For are countless, especially in children, the basis of original design, anatomi- additional information or if you have The Junior Duck Stamp Contest con- cat accuracy, artistic composition and questions regarding your student's or nects children to nature through art suitability for reproduction on a If' by school's participation in the Jr. Duck and science, and I hope this program 1.5" stamp. Stamp contest, please contact your Jr. continues to expand into more During the contest, students will be Duck Stamp State Coordinator. schools and homes across the judged in four groups according to The mission of the U.S. Fish and Midwest and country," said Tom grade level: K-3, 4-6, 7-9, and 10- Wildlife Service is working with oth- Melius, Midwest Regional Director 12.Three first, three second and three ers to conserve, protect and enhance of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. third place entries, along with 16 hon- fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats Students may submit artwork fea- orable mentions will be selected from for the continuing benefit of the turing one of the following species: each group. Contest judges Select a American people. We are both a whistling ducks, swans, geese, brant, "Best of Show" from the twelve first leader and trusted partner in fish and dabbling ducks, diving ducks, sea place winners, which will be submit- wildlife conservation, known for our ducks, mergansers, stiff tails, or ted to the Federal Duck Stamp Office scientific excellence, stewardship of Hawaiian ducks. A full list of permit- and entered into the National Junior lands and natural resources, dedicated ted species is available online at Duck Stamp Contest held April 22 in professionals and commitment to Washington D.C. The winner of the public service. For more information Judging will be open to the general National Junior Duck Stamp Contest, on our work and the people who make public; event and time information is along with his/her parent or guardian it happen, visit listed below, and teacher will receive a free trip to Bumsville, Minnesota - 9:00 a.m a First Day of Sale ceremony in late Students in Remedial English Jim Thorpe was well known for his Classes at the community college athlete's feets. where I taught sometimes mixed word One of my buddy's best cahoots meanings just a bit. was a drug dealer. Examples: Occasionally they also messed up My uncle was at the pinochle ofmetaphors: his success when he died, His idea really hit the nail between My mother has a great garden. She the eyes. puts horse maneuver on it. If you want something done~ you That woman pleaded contempo- have to take the bull by the tail your- rary insanity, but the jury didn't buy it. self. My brothers were the Paul Bears at Just thinking about what hap- my grandfather's funeral, pened, gives me goose feathers. He really felt down in the dump- I let her know that she's not the ster after he made two points for the only pedal on the beach. wrong team. Farmers Cooperative Elevator Company of Bellingham Notice is hereby given of the Annual Meeting of the Farmers Cooperative Elevator Company of Bellingham, Minnesoa to be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2009 at the Bellingham Village Hall. The purpose of the meeting shall be to: Elect directors . at OOt Report of Audit ivet a'r Transact any other business that may properly come before the meeting - 'Hand out dividend checks ' m Door prizes will be given away Entertainment Lunch will be served "rhe Board of Directors Rf, 'Y.7",C.4Bf Big Stone School menu Tuesday, March 24: Breakfast: Hot Breakfast; Fruit; Milk. Lunch: Beef Stroganoff, Wheat Roll, Fruit, Milk. Wednesday, March 25: Breakfast: Cereal, Toast, Juice, Milk. Lunch: Beef Pizza, Lettuce Salad, Fruit, Milk or Chocolate Milk. Thursday, March 26: Breakfast: Hot Breakfast, Fruit, Milk. Lunch: Mini Corn Dogs, Fries, Fruit, Milk. Friday, March 27: No School. Monday, March 30: Breakfast: Cereal, Toast, Juice, Milk. Lunch: Tuna Salad, Chips, Fruit, Milk. Tuesday, March 31: Breakfast: Hot Breakfast; Fruit; Milk. Lunch: Hamburger on a bun, Wedges, Fruit, Milk. Ortonville School menu Tuesday, Mar. 24: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Mozzerella Cheese Stix, Whole Grain Toast, Mixed Fruit Sauce, Milk. Lunch: Deli Ham and Cheese, Cheesy Potatoes, Garden Peas, Pineapple Sauce. Wednesday, Mar. 25: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Trix Yogurt, Whole Grain Toast, Diced Peach Sauce, Milk. Lunch:Nachos Supreme, Lettuce, Cheese, Corn, Applesauce, 4-12 Raised Donuts, K-3 Donut Holes. Thursday, Mar. 26: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, French Toast Sticks/Syrup, Diced Pear Sauce, Milk. Lunch: BBQ's, Pickles, Batter Bites, Shape-up Juice Bar. Friday, Mar 27: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Whole Grain Toast, Scrambled Eggs, Applesauce, Milk. Lunch: Cheese Pizza, Garden Salad, Diced Peach Sauce, Chocolate Pudding. Monday, Mar. 30: No School. Tuesday, Mar. 31: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Cinnamon Pastry, Mixed Fruit Sauce, Milk. Lunch: Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, Applesauce. ORTONVILLE'S SEVENTH GRADE GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM took 2nd place in their division losing by two points to a Brookings, SD team in the Watertown, SD Tournament Mar. 13-14. They had victories over Marshall and Browns Valley. Team members are pictured above. In front, from left to right are, Rebecca Peterson, Lexy Larson and Shelby Strei. Second row left to right are, Mary Kate Treinen, Tiffany Mielitz, Kelly Taffe and Samantha Rushford. Back row left to right are, Hanna Fredrichsen, Camille Scholberg and Brenna Giese. Not pictured is Taylor Kuechenmeister. The team is coached byTim Giese. 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2001 Mazda Millenia 4 door, auto Was $5,995- Now $3, l #1225XA Leather, moon roof Was $8,495- Now $7, l #1219X Milbank, South DakOta t iwy. 12 IIIbanll. SD ~ Bubba 605-949-9044 Pads: Jesse 605-520-4956 605-432-9111 Eric 605-949-7710 1998 Yamaha Blaster "fast" $1,985 "New" 2008 Outlaws starting at $4,500 1996 Polaris Xplorer 300 4x4, green . $1,600 2001 Honda Recon, green $1,800 2001 Arctic Cat $2,200 2007 Arctic Cat, green $4,600 2001 Arctic Cat w/Plow, 400 miles $3,600 1997 Yamaha Big Bear 4x4 $1,600 Page 2b INDEPENDENT Tuesday, March 24, 2009