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Good old days in, he Ortonville area HOW TIME FLIES! It was 37 years ago when these two editors were photographed by Mary Ann (Hanson) Gimmestad in what is believed to be the former Curtis Hotel of Minneapolis. Sue Kaercher-Blake is get- ting ready to put hair spray in what little hair Publisher Lem had at the time, November of 1973. She was 8 and Lem was 81 at the time. FOR TIlE WEEK OF March 30, 2010 10 YEARS AGO March 28, 2000 U.S. Bank, the premier corpo- rate partner of the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL), announced that Ryan Longhenry of Ortonville High School has been named a recipient of this year's U.S. Bank All-Tournament Team Award for Class A Boys Basketball. Advancing further than any boys basketball team in OHS histo- ry, the Trojans ended their fairy tale season with twin losses at Williams Arena to earn them a fourth place finish in.State Class A competition. Holiday Stationstores, a Midwest-based convenience store chain, is proud to announce that Larry Guse, store manager of the Ortonville Holiday Stationstore has been inducted into the organiza- tion's 1999 body of Pinnacle Club, Lordan Company of Ortonville has been fortunate enough to receive a contract for embroidery of 2,500 garments for the NCAA Final Four. 25 YEARS AGO. March 27, 1985 Hundreds are expected for Farmers Union Oil Company's annual two-day Showcase to be held in Ortonville's Armory March 28-29. Over $2,000 in prizes will be given away. Ortonville High School's declare team competed at the St. Cloud State University Speech Tournament March 23 and placed sixth overall. Two individuals won first places: V/nee Olivia in drama and Tim Haukos in humorous. More than 900 students comlbeted in the meet. Debris was removed last week from the foot of Big Stone Lake by Big Stone County employees, using a boat and backhoe to take out some of the tree trunks that flowed toward the lake from the Whetstone River. The following births were recorded from the Ortonville Hospital: a girl to Mr. and Mrs. David Helmbrecht, Milbank and a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Braun, Milbank. 50 YEARS AGO March 31, 1960 Barbara Doney and Douglas Davis have been named Girl and Boy Staters at the Ortonville School. Ortonville stores will com- mence staying open on Saturday nights. Andrea Nitz has been named the Girl Stater at the Odessa High School. The rain machines are set to begin operating in the area soon. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Martin Haanen of Ortonville, and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Del Toner of Ortonville. DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the files of lhe Ortonviile :Independent 70 YEARS AGO March 28, 1940 Joseph C. Mayer, formerly of Anoka, is now local manager of Koroll's Shoe Store. Mr. Mayer has been in the shoe business for 26 years. Peter Koroll has recently returned to Little Falls to take care of another of his stores in that city. Miss Gladys V/v/an Swenson and Walter A. Sandgren were unit- ed in marriage March 26 at Zion Lutheran Church. Rev. Arthur E. Olson officiated. Kindergarten begins for 30 little tots on Monday for a period of eight weeks. Classes will be held from 1-3 p.m. every afternoon of the school week. A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Ross of Ortonville. f This column sponsored in part by L, G, Everist, Inc 1 Rock Solid Since 1876 Ortonville, MN 320-839-6131 SUMP PUMPS AVAILABLE ~ PUMPS AND HOSES FOR SALE ~ We deliver and install. Be prepared and call us today! FOR ALL YOUR PLUMBING AND HEATING NEEDS Berkner Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning West Hwy. 12- Ortonville, MN 320-839-3234 Big Stone City News By Gall Maxwell 839-2207 Big Stone City Round Table Club met at the Senior Citizen Club here in Big Stone at 7 p.m. with 13 members and one guest present. Linda Raddatz was the hostess. Round Table members finalized plans for the tailgate supper and lunch, they will be .selling startirg at 5 p.m. throughout the evening. The donkey basketball game is being sponsored by the Centennial committee. It will be held at Big Stone City School at 7 p.m. April 12. Tickets for the game are $6 in advance and $8 at the door. April meeting will be held at the home of Cathy Stoddard. V/v/an Hay was a coffee guest of Lamoine Herrmann on Tuesday, March 23. Friday afternoon, March 19 Clifford Christensen visited Ralph and Lavina Loeschke. Monday afternoon, March 22 James Loeschke and his son John both of Milbank visited Ralph and Lavina Loeschke. Monday evening Evelyn Morris of Ortonville visited Ralph and Lavina Loeschke. On Saturday, March 20 Delores Bengtson and her daughter Bonnie Swezey of Ortonville went to Watertown to visit Rod and Cindy Bublitz because it was Cindy's birthday. Cindy's three children were there; so Delores got to see her great- grandchildren. Donald and Arvene Van Hout went to Montevideo to see their granddaughter Laura Hauser play in a basketball tournament on Saturday, March 20. Thursday, March 18 Judy Nichols of Hutchinson was a coffee guest of Lamoine Herrmann. The weekend of March 19 Wade and Cindy Van Dover and family went to Sioux Falls, SD. Wade coached the Milbank fifth grade basketball team at the Augustana tournament. They got second place in the tournament. The weekend of March 26 Wade and Mark Van Dover went to Sioux Falls, SD to attend the seventh grade basketball tournament. The weekend of March 26 Joe Van Dover attended a Catholic youth retreat for young adults in Aberdeen, SD at Roncalli High School. Heather Piatz of Brand.on, SD and Mary Piatz of Browns Valley visited Vern and Gert Goldsmith on Friday afternoon, March 19. Kris Krause of Minneapolis visited Veln and Gert Goldsmith on Sunday, March 21 before returning home to Minneapolis. Trudy Taylor and Pat Delgehausen were visitors of Vern and Gert Goldsmith on Sunday afternoon, March 21. Frank and Clara Zeek returned home from Fort Walton Beach, FL on Thursday night, March 18. They made a detour through Texas to visit a high school classmate of Frank. Elmer and Charlotte Athey went to Sioux Falls over the weekend of March 19 where they visited Jason and Kristin Wurtz and family and met their new granddaughter Josephine Marie who was born on Thursday, March 18. Rosen News [ INDEPENDENT WANT ADS BRING QUICK RESULTS! By Adelaide Kirchberg Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schuelke visited Jol3n Kanthak at Nor!hridge Nursing home in Ortonville on Saturday afternoon March 20. Sunday, March 21 afternoon and supper guests at the Bud Radermacher home in honor of their son Taylor's birthday were Mr. and Mrs. Josh Moen and Carter of Milan, Tabitha Henrich, Alicia Wilding of Ortonville, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Wildung, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Radermacher of Ortonville, Mr. and Mrs. Matt Henrich, Mr. and Mrs: Luke Henrich and Hannah of Milbank, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Wildung, Cory and Meagan of rural Bellingham. Steve Millerbernd of St. Cloud spent Saturday and Sunday at the Lester Millerbernd home. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Rademacher returned to Minneapolis on Tuesday, March 16 after spending two weeks vacation and visiting at the home of her brother Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Auld "in North Port, FL. They spent Tuesday until Wednesday at the Paul Redepenning home in Farmington and returned home on Wednesday, March 10. Mrs. Bud Radermacher attended the bridal shower in honor of Lexi Barr at the Steve Barr home in Ortonville on Saturday afternoon March 20. Sunday, March 21 afternoon supper guests at the-rryAdelman home were Mr.. and Mr.s,:Mike Adelman and sons of Graceville, Ken Adelman and family. Jerry Karels and son Caleb were Sunday, March 21 dinner and afternoon visitors at the Dave Karels home. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Karels visited with Marilyn Ketchum, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Kelzer and lunch at the Pizza Ranch on Wednesday, March 17. Bernard Pillatzki, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Pillatzki and family were among relatives that attended the wedding of their granddaughter and niece Marie Pavelko and Jason Johnson in Worthington on Saturday, March 20, 2010. Mrs. Joe Karels spent Friday, March 19 and 20 visiting with Mrs. Jamie Karels in Pine River. Mrs. Adelaide Kirchberg and Mrs. Joann Krakow were Tuesday, March 23 .afternoon visitors at the Margaret Cronin home in Revillo. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Karels spent Saturday afternoon March 20 until Sunday, March 21 at the Tyler Knapp home in Fargo. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Schmieg visited with Alfred Volkenant at 2006 VW Jetta TDI - $14,700 5 speed, Leather, Sun Roof  , ::.:,  ]::'?:':' :?$?:: ........................... . 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe LS - $7,800 8 passenger, PW/PL, CD, 109,000 miles Check out all of our cars on our new website." PRO aUTO Kevin Backstrand 10rtnville'l MN 320-839-7197 or 320-839-29 Fairway View on Sunday evening March 21,2010. St. Joseph's Day was observed at it. Joseph's 'Church on Friday, March ,2010 with a Mass at ll'a:m. celebrated by Fr. Bob Goblirsch. Home school families attended and with St. Anthony and Monica Catholic Aid Council served a pot luck dinner at St. Joseph's School. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Sis returned home on Monday, March 15 after several days vacation and visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Schmieg in Me'Allen, TX. Jenna Radermacher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Radermacher was honored at an open house bridal shower at St. Joseph's School on Saturday forenoon March 20, 2010. She will be married to Ben Alden at St. Joseph's Church on Saturday, April 17, 2010. Mrs. Wayne Brehmer of rural Madison and daughter Amanda of Paynesville, Mrs. Dave Murk, Mrs. Adelaide Kirchberg, Mrs. Mike Kirchberg and girls, Mrs. Warren Kirchberg and N/cole attended a bridal shower' in honor of their niece Lexi Barr at the Steve Barr home in Ortonville on Saturday afternoon March 20. She will be married l0 Nathan Meyer on May 1,2010. Sunday, March 14 afternoon supper guests at the Arnie Kirchberg home i.n Milbank were Mrs. Adelaide Kirchberg and Mr. and Mrs. Craig Kirchberg. Jenna Radermacher of Moorhead spent March 20 weekend at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Joe Radermacher. Andy Karels of Savage speht several days at the A. Karels home in Rosen. Monday evening March 22 visitors "at the Kay Karels home were Mr. and Mrs. Mike Pribinow of Ortonville. Mr. and Mrs John Adelman spent Sunday, March 14 until Tuesday in Rochester andalso visited at the home of their daughter Mr. and Mrs. Shawn Pastika and family. Also attending were Loran Radermacher, Audrey Mogard of Milbank, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Redepening and daughter. PEOPLE WHO READ NEWSPAPERS ARE It all starts with Newspapers for receiving an Overall 4-STAR Quality Rating! 4-STARSt in Health Inspection 4-STARS! in Quality Measures 4-STARS! in Staffing Levels To cam D AUCTION ' 'l:0t 94uAc;e:d,:idUpamprV;doBigmSetnt;e Cropland & Farms Inclusive of a Mixture of Cropland and Areas Which May Provide Some Excellent Hunting and Wildlife Production Habitat We will offer the following real property at auction at FARM #1 which is the Sale Site at 3319 740th Ave.; or located from dct. of Hwys. #75 & #12 in Ortonville, MN - 9 miles north on Hwy. #75 to the St. Paul/Lutheran Church (Two Mile Church)- J. # klvcyg. #Tg 330th St., then approx. 1.25 miles west on 330th St. and 1/8th mile south on 740th Ave.; from Clinton, MN - 2 miles south on Hwy. #75, then approx. 1.25 miles west on 330th St. and 1/8th mile south on 740th Ave. Sale Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2010 SALE TIME: 10:00 AM Open House on Farm #1 by appointment arranged with Dale Martig - ph. 320-325-5975 AUCTIONEERS NOTE: In accordance with the instructions of Jerome & Eleanor Steen and their generosity through their estates and their benevolent charitable gift to the Children's Care Foundation for the benefit of the Children's Care Hospital & School ocated n Sioux Falls, SD, we will offer the following real property at public auction. This auction includes several parcels o land which are al located within a close proximity to one another as all of this land is situated within Sections 28, 29, 30, 31and 32 of Almond Township of Big Stone County, Minnesota - with these farms located between Ortonville and Clinton, MN. FARM #1 : 235.70 Acres - LEGAL DESCRIPTION: The W 1/2 NE 1/4, the E 1/2 NW 1/4, and the W 1/2 NW 1/4 (Exc. Parcel 17), all in Sec. 32, T. 123N., R. 46W., (Almond Twp.), Big Stone Co., MN. FARM #2:141.49 Acres Unimproved with Mixture of Productive Cropland, Portion of a Lake, Sough & Other Waterfowl, Hunting & Recreational Habitat - LocatedDirectly east of Farm #1. - LEGAL DESCR PT ON The NE 1/4 NE 1/4 (+40 Acres), the SE 1/4 NE 1/4, Exc. Lot A, and the E 1/2 SE 1/4 (+101.49 Acres), all in Sec. 32, T. 123N., R. 46W., (Almond Twp.), Big Stone Co., MN. FARM #3 - 160 Acres - Located at the NE Corner of the Jct. of 740th Ave. & 330th St. - LEGAL DESCRIPTION: The E 1/2 SE 1/4 of Sec. 29 and the W 1/2 SW 1/4 of Sec. 28, all in T. 123N., R. 46W., (Almond Twp.), Big Stone Co., MN. FARM #4 - 40 Acres - Located directly north of Farm #1 at the NW Corner of the Jct. of 740th Ave. & 330th St. - LEGAL DESCRIPTION: The SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Sec. 29, T. 123N., R. 46W., (Almond Twp.), Big Stone Co., MN. ,FARM #5 - 235.76 Acres - Located from the NE Corner of Farm #1 (Jct. of 740th Ave. & 330th St.) - 1/2 mile north on 740th Ave. to the SE Corner of Farm #5; or from the Jct. Hwys. #75 & Co. Rd. #6 (310th St..) in Clinton, MN - 2 miles west on Co. Hwy. #6 (310th St.) and 1 mile South on 750th Ave. to the NW Corner of Farm #5. - LEGAL DESCRIPTION: The W 1/2 NE 1/4 and the NW 1/4, Exc. Parcel 7 located in the W 1/2 NW 1/4, all in Sec. 29, T. 123N., R..46W., (Almond Twp.), Big Stone Co., MN. FARM #6 - 66.07 Acres - Located from the NE Corner'of Farm #1 - 3/4 mile west at the NW Corner of'the Jct. of 750th Ave. & 330th St. - LEGAL DESCRIPTION: The S 1/2 of the SE 1/4, Exc. Lot A (Acreage Site) & also Exc. Parcel 10 located in the SE 1/4 SE 1/4, all in Sec. 30, T. 123N., R. 46W., (Almond Twp.), Big Stone Co., MN. FARM #7 - 130.44 Acres - Located from the NE Corner of Farm #1 - 3/4 mile west at the SW Corner of the Jct. of 750th Ave. & 330th St.; or directly south of Farm #6 - LEGAL DESCRIPTION: The NE 1/4 Except the S 1/2SW 1/4 NE 1/4 and also Except the W 1/2SW114SEl"I4NE114; and also Except Parcel 16 in the E 1/2 NE 1/4; 6ec. 31, T. 123N., R. 46W., (Almond Twp.), Big Stone Co., MN. TERMS: Cash - A 15% n(n-refundable downpayment on the day of the sale and the balance on or before May 20, 2010 with full possession for the 2010 crop year. All of the RE taxes payable in 2010 will be paid by the sellers with the buyer to be responsible for 100% of the RE taxes payable in 2011. Upon payment in full of the sale price Marketable Title will be conveyed by Limited Warranty Deeds with the exception of .23 acre parcel acquired from Agralite Coop situated in the SE Corner of Sec. 29 which may be conveyed by a Quit Claim Deed; and at the option of the seller either abstr0cts of title continued to date will be provided for examination'or owners title insurance will be provided, if title ins. is uti- lized the cost of the owner's policy will be divided 50-50 between the buyer & seller This property is sold based on the acres as stated on the county tax records, w h he acres understood to be "more or less."/he sellers do not warranty or guarantee that existing fences lie on he true and correc boundary and any new enc ng f any, will be the respon- sibility of the purchaser pursuant to MN law. FSA cropland acres, yields bases, payments and other information is estimated and not guaranteed and s'subjec o Coun y Carom t- tee Approval. This property is sold subject to existing easements, restrictions, reservations or highways of record qf any as well as any or all applicable B g Stone Co, MN Zoning Ordinances, Information contained herein is deemed to be correct but is not guaranteed The RE licensees in this transaction stipulate that they are acting as agents for the owner, Sold subject to confirmation of the Owner. For additional information contact the auctioneers. CHILDREN'S CARE HOSPITAL & SCHOOL, Owner (Former Jerome & Eleanor Steen Property) Brian B0nde - CCHS Foundation President- Sioux Falls, SD- ph. 605-782-2331 Craig 0. Ash, Ash & Reedstr0m Law Office-Attorney and Closing Agent for the Seller, 0rtonville, MN, ph. 320-839-2551 CHUCK SUTrON - Auctioneer & Land Broker- Lic. #59-26- Sioux Falls, SD- ph, 605-336-6315 & Flandreau, SD- ph. 605-997-3777 PAUL NELSON- Auctioneer & RE Broker- Lic. #59-37- Pipestone, MN- ph. 507-825-3093 Tuesday, March 30, 2010 00INDEPENDENT Page 5 ,1