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Several Special Orders pass at NFU Convention in Rapid City Alan Perish of Browerville. They re- ceived the Membership Award for their hard work of recruiting members to Farmers Union'. Secretary of Agricul- ture Tom Vilsack spoke to the conven- tion attendees about the importance of a unified farm policy. Minnesota had seven delegates to the National Conventicm and they were: Eunice Biel of Harmony; Sam Holmgren of Atwater; Larry Jacobson of Hitterdal; Bessie Klose of Atwater; Tom Schulz of Sebeka; Jim Stone of Canby; and Doug Peterson, MFU Pres- ident of Madison. Convention delegates passed sev- eral Special Orders, and they called for the following: in the livestock market there needs to be regulations to protect family farmers along with increased oversight of.the commodity markets in order to keep speculators from driving prices to artificial highs; increases in the dairy price support program to ac- count for the total cost of production, and the closing of the trade loophole that allows unlimited imports of MPC, casein and other concentrated dairy im- ports; the need for any reduction in the agriculture spending budget to be at the Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) members returned from the annupl Na- tional Farmers Union (NFU) Conven- tion held in Rapid City, SD. Policy was set, Special Orders were pissed, awards were given and speakers spoke about the status of the agriculture com- munity and where it is heading. NFU President Roger Johnson, and NFU" Vice President Claudia Svarstad were re-elected to their positions. "The National Convention  a place where all the state Farmers Union or- ganizations come together to work on policy that puts farmers first," said Doug Peterson, MFU President. "Now that the convention is over, we can take that policy and let our elected federal officials know where National Farmers Union stands on the issues important.to farmers." One of the NFU Meritorious Awards was given to Roseville resident Dave Frederickson, former MFU and NFU President, for his dedication and hard work for Farmers Union and American agriculture. Three other Minnesotans received awards during the Convention: Bessie Klose of At- water; Tim Henning of Adrian; and Independent want ads Meetings ALANON MEETINGS every Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Ortonville Senior Citizen Center (use side entrance). Friends and family of alco- holics are invited. 32-TF* AA MEETINGS every Monday, 8:30 a.m., 468 Main St., Big Stone City, SD and every Tuesday, 8 p.m., Ortonville Senior Center, 200 Mon- roe Ave. (use side entrance). 25-TF* Are you or someone you know a victim of Domestic Violence? The abuse can be PHYSICAL, EMOTIONAL, SEXUAL. If you need help or just want to talk, call SOMEPLACE SAFE 320-839-2331 or 800-974-3359 All services are free and confidential. Work Wanted I ............... _ .. : - MJ's CLEANING has openings for home and business cleaning for any schedule that fits your needs. Give Mary Jo a call, 320-839-3751. References available. 8-4* WANTED-Exterior Painting. Metal, wood, vinyl, shakes, cement, cedar stained. We power wash, scrape, prime, finish, coat, trim. All paint brushed on; all windows cleaned. Your paint or ours. Two boom trucks, four-person crew. FREE estimates. Sayles and Zahrbock Painting, PO Box 373, Clinton, MN 56225, 320-815-5394 or 320-325- 5906. 9-4 WANTED-Indoor/outdoor repair. You name it! Ask for Jim, 320-839- 2744. 11-1 HANDYMAN with 30+ years experience. Remodel, dryWall, paint, carpentry, doors, trim, cabinets, tile and much more. 320-289-2391. 11-4" same percentage as all other federal programs; a permanent estate tax ex- emption at $4 million per person; the reauthorization of the Child Nutrition Act and an additional $10 billion over ten years with an increased emphasis on farm to school programs and im- proving children's access to nutritious foods; health care reform that includes a publicly-run health insurance plan that would increase availability of l'lealth care to rural Americans, an end to the exemption from antitrust laws cui'rently granted to health insurance companies, and support for rural hos- pitals to ensure they have resources necessary to provide high quality; and support for fair trade, and advocate the structure of future and pending trade language and other acts that will allow U.S. agriculture to be a net exporter as a result of the agreement. Minnesota Farmers Union (www.mfu.org) is a nonprofit member- ship-based organization working to protect and enhance the economic in- terests and quality of life of family farmers and ranchers, as well as rural communities. i Sweet Corn Silage Available Now .......... i .... 21 ............................. In Memoriamq IN MEMORIAM In memory of Betty J. Nelson 1926-2000 "A Mother So Dear" Every day we think of you and wonder what it was, That God would have to take you, so soon from all of us. You were such a precious gift,'a blessing from above. God gave us such a perfect soul to learn from and to loe. We miss you, Mom, your laugh, your smile, the way you said our name. We know that God could not resist the angel you became. If only we could tell you, another time or two...about our thoughts, our hopes, our dreams, about our love for you. We'd tell you...you are greatly missed, we think of you each day. The perfect love God gave us, only in our Mother's way. And although we still don't understand why you had to go away, God has a plan for all of us and shows His perfect way. We know that you found peace and joy in your special place above. We know that God has cradled you in His never-ending love. The grace and beauty of your life, cherished memories we share, To see you again in heaven one day is our everlasting prayer. Sadly missed by Terry and Mark Block and Family 11-1 Attention Anglers... Come Join Our 2010 Big Stone Walleye League  For Six Weeks of c00ited States-2010  Great Fishing on nsus WEDNESDAY NIGHTS MAYS-JUNE 16 $200 per team Mail your completed form today! Questions? 000000Ir00os'o"n Call. 866-872-6868. I estac'ass'"eafldUertls'ns]netmrlt [ EQUIPMENT FOR SALE HELP WANTED - SALES SEARCHING FOR MILES? ESTABLISHED 19 YR COMPANY NEW NORWOOD SAWMILLS We're the company you're looking for. seeking traveling sales rep. GoneMon-Fri. 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Outward Bound is providing a limited The office hours for the Big Stone Here are the four heroes: Rev. number of free all-expenses paid County Veterans George Lansing Fox, born Nov. 15, wilderness expeditions to OIF/OEF Service Office 1900 in Lewistown, PA, Methodist Veterans and service members. For are 7:30 am- 4 (WWI and WWII); Rev. Clark information and to sign up, visit, pm Monday Vandersall Poling, born Aug. 7, 1910 www.OutwardBound.org/veterans or through Friday.  ................ in Columbus, OH, Dutch Reformed call 1(866) 669-2362 ext. 8387. 2010 My office phone ::' Church (WWII); Father John Patrick Min.nesota Expeditions: June 7-13 number is (320) Washington, born July 16, 1918 in Boundary Waters Canoe Trip 839-6398. i::i Newark, N J, Roman Catholic (Registration closes May 7); July 22- A "Veteran"-- (WWII.); and Rabbi Alexander David 27 Apostle Island Sea Kayaking whether .active  Goode, born May 10, 1911 in New (R.egistration closes June 22); Aug. 9- d u t y , York City, NY, Jewish(WWII). 15 Boundary Waters Canoe Trip d i s c h a r g e d, In more news. (Registration closes July 9). retired, or Interested in kayaking Wisconsin's Until next week, take care and reserve -- is someone who, at one Apostle Islands, or canoeing, in "Fair Winds and Following Seas!" point in his or her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United .................. States of America," for an amount Of "up to, and including his or her life." Something to think about-The Four Immortal Chaplains. Bierschbach Four Chaplains made the supreme sacrifice Feb. 3, 1943 in the sinking of the troopship SS Dorchester in the O t 'en'a" North Atlantic by a German Submarine. These four men of God, all First Lieutenants or" the US Army Chaplain Corps saved many lives and then took their own life jackets off and gave them to four soldiers and told them to abandon ship saving their lives. Then with arms linked together in prayer the two Protestants, the Roman Catholic and the Rabbi praying together went down with the ship. In the aftermath, 669 members Peter Reynen, MD Nanci Van Peursem, MD Crispin Webb, MD Te Seeman, MD Milbank Area Hospital Avera Brenda Holscher, PA-C Avera Waubay Clinic Kanya Vanadurongvan, MD Vichit Vanadurongvan, MD Patrick Dreis, PA-C Avera Big Stone City Clinic Peggy Schuelke, CNP Susan Leddy, CNP Revillo Clinic Avere Avera Wilmot Clinic At Avera Milbank Medical Center and Milbank Area Hospital Avera, we're making a positive impact on the lives and health of our community. OUTREACH SPECIALISTS CAMPUS SERVICES c=rjy DL*tary Co= KmtReder : :. A!17 Dr. Carpenter Apdl 8, 29 Tappoi available upon requ Jutie Danielson, RD Al=i115 (605) 4324587 (6O5) 4324587 : Dr. Al:m'113,, 27 (605) 432487 Opthalniy Dr.Wischmeier Ali112 (605) 432-5"/30 Dr. Rieber A1'1.14,8 (800) 6584763 Pain Dr.Westbrook Apd119 (605) 4324538 Podiatry Dr, Johnson " Ap'113 (605)43241,58"/ Psydogy Dr. Bud Alil 6,13,20,27 (605) 886-5262 , Dr.Pat AI'I I ({05) 886.920'1 Orthopedics - Dr, Seeman - Every Monday and Thursday at I the Hospital. Call (60) 43245,38. I Free Blood PressureSc=enings - 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month * 1:30- 5 p.m. at the Clinic Acute Clinic - every Saturday. 9 a.m,- 1 p.m. at the Hospital Daily Services - Chemotherapy, Bone Density Scans, CT Scans, MRI Scans, Ulasounds, Digital Mammography Nudear Medicine - Every Monday Sleep Study Lab - Once per month SATELLITE CLINICS Avera Big Stone City Clinic - (605) 862-7999 Revillo Clinic Avera - (605) 623..4695 Avera Waubay Clinic - (605) 947-3422 AveraWilmot Clinic - (605) 938-4351 MBNK-9014 - 00vera Milbank Medical Center Milbank Area Hospital Avera Clinic: (605)432-4587 * Hos}ital: (605)432-4538 * www.AveraMilbank.org Tuesday, Marc.h 30, 2,010 00INDEPENDENT Page 9