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Area news digest I DAWSON-A base bid of $61,410 was awarded by the Dawson-Boyd School Board for replacement of the roof on the Stevens Elementary School During a special school board meeting held March 15, the board reviewed five bids. Herzog Roofing, Inc. was awarded the work. This project will begin in June. MORRIS-The political landscape in and around Stevens County has changed dramatically and could potentially be very different after the November elections. Tuesday afternoon, a five-judge panel released its redistricting order for the state. State and federal constitutions require congressional and legislative districts to be redrawn every 10 years after census information is available to reflect changing population patterns. MILBANK, SD-Bob Holbert, Milbank, held onto the winning $100,000 Powerbal] ticket from the March 9 drawing for five days before figuring out he was the big winner. He presented his winning ticket on Monday at the South Dakota Lottery's redemption center in Sioux Falls. Holbert usually buys $5 worth of quick picks at a time, but didn't check his tickets from the March 9 drawing until March 14. "When I took it in and handed it to the clerk to run it through the machine, the gal's eyes lit up like saucers," Holbert said. Holbert bought his winning ticket at the Cenex C-Store in Milbank. He is the 87th South Dakota Powerball player to win the $100,000 prize. When federal tax was paid, Holbert had a check for $73,000. SISSETON-Mickey Renville of Sisseton bowled a 300 game in singles competition during the 39th Annual Bureau of Indian Affairs Tournament on Friday, March 8 at the Village Bowl in Aberdeen. Renville had a scratch series of 780. WHEATON-The Wheaten Area School Board has approved bids for the district's main remodeling project this summer. The board during its meeting Monday night accepted the bid of Woessner Construction, Inc., Fergus Falls to upgrade the bathrooms at Pearson Elementary and do other work at the grade school and secondary building. The amount of the bid was $177,218, which was $73,000 below the architect's estimate for the work. Nine firms submitted bids for the project and all of them were below the estimate. Big Stone City I I Gall Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 The Big Stone senior citizens will meet at the Center on Tuesday, April 2nd with a potluck dinner at noon followed by short business meeting at 1:00 p.m. and cards and bingo at 1:30. All seniors welcomed. Wednesday afternoon, March 13th Delores Bengtson's son Paul and wife Diane and daughter Sarah from Washburn, ND came to pick Delores Bengtson up. They drove to Kansas City, KS on Thursday, March 14th and stayed until Monday, March 18th. They visited Paul's son Christopher and wife Jenny and children. Paul and Diane left Delores Bengtson in Watertown to visit Delores' daughter Cindy and Rod Bublitz. Delores came home on Tuesday, March 19th. Charlotte Athey and Keith Athey were Tuesday, March 19th overnight guests of Kristine Athey in Sioux Falls. On Wednesday they also visited with Cheryl Athey. They were Wednesday overnight guests of Storme Bull in Watertown. Arlin and Verna Angerhofer attended the bake potato feed at St. John's Lutheran Church in Revillo on Sunday, March 17th and sampled all the various toppings for the potatoes. Cindy Angerhofer returned to her classes at SDSU after visiting her parents Arlin and Verna Angerhofer over spring break. -.. Arlin and Verna Angerhofer were visitors at the home of H,,arlan and (arolyn Monson and helped c'bratc Carolyn's birthday on Friday. Mh 15th. Ruth Torgerson spent from Monday, March 18th to Wednesday, March 20th in Montevideo visiting her two sisters Verna Norby and Arlene Poppe and brother Bill Erickson. Loraine Schnaser among others celebrated her aunt Minnie Schellberg's birthday at Northridge. On Friday, March 15th a St. Patrick's Day Party was held at Northridge. Pat Kunz furnished the music. Later on Friday, March 15th Leora Walsh and Ardis Brehmer came to visit Sally Roggenbuck of Northridge. Elaine Stolpman of near Rosen and her sister Jeanne Berndt of Big Stone visited Sally Roggenbuck of Northridge on Thursday, March 14th. On Monday afternoon, March 18th the Mothers in Christ prayer group met at Northridge. They prayed for all the residents of Northridge and for the Parents who aborted their babies. Monday evening, March 18th at St. John's Church basement a banquet was held for all interested in becoming members of the Catholic Aid. President McGovern, Catholic Aid President, gave a speech. On Wednesday morning Holy Mass was held at Northridge. On Thursday, March 21st the Bowl of Love ladies meet in the St. John's Catholic Church basement. The ladies recycled greeting cards which are sent to the shut-ins. At I 1:00 a.m. they all attended Mass and after Mass returned to the basement for a delicious potluck dinner. World War II Memories (Editor's note: This is one in a series of articles, many from The Independent, found in a cherished scrapbook compiled by Ortonville's Helga (Mrs. Sam) Bart.) Arnie Appelholm is Slightly Better Since the arrival of his parents at Oakland, Calif., Naval hospital, Arnie Appelholm, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gunnar Appelholm of this city, who is suffering from Addison's gland dis- ease, has rallied and is slowly improv- ing, according to word received here. Arnie was stricken with the dis- ease last June in the South Pacific and was a patient at a Naval base hospital in New Guinea until being brought back to the States a short time ago. His mother is expected to return home this evening or tomorrow, while his father will remain with him indef- initely. 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