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Good old days in the ()rtonville area Second Set Free Tuesdays DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From lhe Files of The Ortonville Independent AN EARLY-DAY PHOTO OF CORNFEST in Ortonville when it was held in the old city park behind the Armory. That's what you see here, in photo submitted by Ann Lundberg of Big Stone County's Historical Museum. Note the long dresses and most men wearing hats. Time must have been in the early 1930s or late 1920s. 10 YEARS AGO Apr. 6, 1993 The FLA/FHA competed in the region at Morris and the Gold winner will compete at the State level this week. Competing at the Radisson will be Kim Mattson, Leah Reiffenberger,Karen Reiffenberger, Heidi Croatt and Mary Fridgen. C.A. Hundeby was hon- ored for serving for 25 years on the Watershed Board. Tom and Paula Tobin were welcomed by the Chamber of Commerce as owners of the American Family Insurance. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Berdan are the parents of a son, Daniel Glenn. 25 YEARS AGO Mar. 29, 1978 This issue contained a lot of pictures of the spring flood- in, :mH dehri in the la: and the Whetstone river. The Ortonville HRA has merged with HRA from the county. Gail Johnson Day was a whopping success at Northwestern State Bank on Thursday. K & K Farm Service had an inventory reduction auction on Friday March 31. A boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Clarion Taylor of New Hope at the Ortonville Hospital. 50 YEARS AGO Apr. 16, 1953 Fire demolished the machine shed on the Delmar Reichert farm on Monday. Fire did considerable dam- age at the Rev. K. Anderson home in Ortonville Wednesday morning. The Ortonville School Board has done several impor- tant steps toward the building of the new elementary school building in Ortonville. Mr. and Mrs. O.M. Osen will observe their golden wed- ding anniversary April 21 at the First English Lutheran Church in Ortonville. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital" a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Rueben Peterson of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Mielitz of Big Stone Cily, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Zwiener of Ortonville, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Darwood Sellin of Ortonville and a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Maurice VanLith of Big Stone City. 70 YEARS AGO Mar. 30, 1933 Judging teams were picked this week by R.H. Hoberg. Poultry team consists of Paul Holme and Burton Mittlestaedt. E, Berdan, alter- nate. Grain: Eugene Martin, Arndt Mueller and Hubert Siek, Richard Bonn alternate. Dairy: Raymond Henningson, Monte Zehringer, Rolland Schwandt, Warner Anderson and Arthur Anderson, three of the five to be chosen. General livestock: Richard Carl, Wesley Nelson, and Magnus Thompson. Dale George, Irvin Linquist and Wayne McEwen alternates. Retention of John Burma as an instructor in social sci- ence and boys' athletics in the Ortonville School is being sought by sports fans and oth- ers here who began to circulate a petition to that effect. The Electrik Maid Bakery has been redecorated the past three weeks with fresh coats of white paint. Ortonville news I Gail Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 Saturday, March 22nd at 6:00 p.m. Joe and Dorothy went to Granite Falls to the Legion Club for an open house 25th wedding anniversary for Joe and Elaine Coubal of Clarkfield. There were about a 100 people there. They showed a movie of Joe and Elaine from toddler age up through their 25th wedding anniversary. Lunch was served throughout the party. Wednesday, March 19th a baby boy Cole Michael was born to Carla and Chad Fisher. He weighted 7 and a half pounds and 19 inches long. Cole Michael is the great-grandson of Joe and Dorothy Coubal. Thursday, March 20th Joe and Dorothy visited with Kari Fuerhelm of Kranzburg, SD. Steve and Deb Steuart and Nickolas, Wanda Koepke, Jerry Koepke and two girls, Lars Koepke and three boys, Dean and Beverly Hanson and their daughter Carmen and two girls, Calvin and Laci Hanson and three children, Carlene and Andrew Wittnebel, Jim and Karen Koepke, and Kenneth and Dorothy Hunter were all Sunday, March 23rd visitors to help Alton Hanson celebrate his 94th birthday. Monday afternoon, March 24th Katie Rien and Luella Ninneman came to visit Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson• Monday night, March 24th Wanda and Greg Koepke came to visit Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Tuesday, March 25th Joyce Ninneman and Carlene Wittnebel Marin Redfield visited Amanda Jensen on Tuesday, March 25th. Gary and Carol Knoll visited their daughter Valerie and her hu'sband Jason Zumwalt in Wichita Falls, TX. Tuesday, March 25th Lillian Ninneman and Ann Schmeig went shopping in Milbank. They went to the dollar store that just started up. Monday, March 24th Harry Loeschke came and got his sister Lillian Ninneman and they went to the fish fry in Odessa. It was a real good dinner. Marjorie Parker just got home from Florida on Wednesday, March 19th. Marjorie's daughter came down from Moorhead and drove her home. They left at 6:00a.m. on March 17th St. Patrick's Day for the trip back to Ortonville. It was misty leaving Florida and a temperature of 90 degrees and it rained and they never turned off their windshield wipers until they got to Clear Lake, SD. Marjorie has already put in her early garden items such as peas, carrots, lettuce, radishes, spinach, beets, etc. Marjorie Parker's daughter Karen Bueng of Moorhead spent a few days with Marjorie after she drove Marjorie home. Doris Scheff attended the Sports and Leisure Show in Ortonville. It was very enjoyable. Alvin and Phyllis Schwarze visited Emma Schwarze Saturday afternoon, March 15th. On Wednesday, March 19th Emma Schwarze sang in Hymn-Sing at Northridge. Rick Stolpman from Omaha, NE Alma Jorgenson, Virginia Dawson, Verna Stoehr, Bob and Mary Lou Meyer, Bob and Janice Hinders, Morris and GlenoraTie'tjeni and Lavelle and Bev Berkner. High bridge players at the Ortonville Senior Center Friday afternoon, March 28th were Jerry Jorgenson and Beth Moberg. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. Bob Butler came to Lou Point to "mourn" Lowell. Harrison's 60th birthday on Saturday, March 29th. Preserve family history lecture set Stevens County Genealogical Society is proud to sponsor a lecture on "From the Grave: Death & Burial Records Preserve Family History" by Darlene C. Joyce, a nationally certified professional genealogist, and Director of the Minnesota Genealogical Society' s Cemetery Project. The final death records created for an individual often preserve that person's life story more tellingly than other written accounts. Do you know how to find the full death record for each of your ancestgrs? The process of dealing with a death involves many people, many different steps and separate 0rganizations-all with unique systems of records management. Information is typically scattered and this makes some of it hard to find. As a consequence, we may not seek all of the information available to us, and we miss vital clues. She will explore the rich variety of information available, and discuss useful research strategies. You will . sain a beaer understanding of how to isota death: records andhow. to evaluate a probate record. You'll learn about some interesting efforts to make obituaries more accessible. And she will review all of the ways you can search for a Minnesota cemetery, and locate complete burial information. Her focus will be on Minnesota records and burial places, but the research strategies discussed apply broadly across the U.S. Examples will include some useful Internet sites, as well as research tips drawn from the MGS Minnesota Cemetery Project. While visiting Stevens County, Joyce will meet with local groups to explain and coordinate local efforts with the MGS Cemetery Project, a statewide effort to inventory all Minnesota cemetery locations and to create a bibliography of existing burial transcriptions: Her lecture will be given at the City Council Room in the Morris Senior Center at 603 Oregon Ave., in Morris, on Saturday April 5th, beginning at 10:15 a.m. Preceding the lecture will be a short business meeting of the Stevens County Genealogical Society from 9:30 - 10:00 a.m., also at the Senior Center, and interested folks are welcome. cDO your part to help N lean up Big Stone Lake!j visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Bob and Mary Lou Meyer were also Tuesday visitors. Alice Anderson visited Amanda Jensen on Wednesday, March 26th. was home for a week and then' returned to his work there. Jim and Darlene Loeschke .hosted a Whist party on Sunday, March 23rd at their home. The following were their guests: Jim and Dee Strege, Jerry and ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Big Stone County Board of Commissioners at the office of the County Highway Engineer, 437 North Minnesota Street, Ortonville, Minnesota 56278 until 11:00 AM on Friday, April 11,2003 for sale of the following vehicle: ONE - 1983 DODGE 2WD, 150 PICKUP Approximately 112,000 miles, serial #1 B7FD14T9DS446716 318 engine, automatic transmission, PS The Big Stone County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities. This vehicle may be examined at the Big Stone County Highway Department from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday, at 437 North Minnesota Street, Ortonville, MN 56278. Bids must be accompanied by a che(k made payable to the County Treasurer, Big Stone County, for at least five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid. Nicholas Anderson Big Stone County Engineer (320) 839-2594 (March 25, April 1, 2003) I I I NOTICE Independent School District #371, Bellingham, is taking sealed bids to shingle the district-owned house. Bids shall include the removal and disposal of one layer of shingles, and the reF of approximately 27 squares of shingles. This job is to be completed prior to July 1, 2003. Bids should be sent to: Ray Seiler, Supt. Bellingham School RR 1, Box 1 Bellingham, MN 56212 Bids should be submitted prior to the regularly scheduled board meeting on April 16, 2003 at 8:00 p.m. Any questions, should be directed to Kevin Rademacher at 320-568-2489. NTION HIGH SCHOOL Check Out Wallet S Rounded corners 35 reg. price 50¢ You must have 35mm Enlar 8x,0 *4 5° • 5x, D&L Photo 1-Hour Photo Processing 307 Main St., Milbank • Across from 432-5222 Rosen news By Mrs. M.J. Kirchberg Mr. and Mrs. Don Stolpman spent Saturday, March 22 morning at their new home on Big Stone Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Rausch of Hermosa, SD were Sunday, March 23 guests at the home of her sister Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Pillatzki. Mrs. Tom Schwarz, Daniel and Issac of New Ulm spent Friday, March 21 until Sunday, March 23 at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Millerbernd. Sunday March 23 forenoon callers at the home of Mrs. Almira Karels were Mr. and Mrs. Dave Karels, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Karels and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Jason' Karels, Mr. and Mrs. Fran Karels and Robbie. Mrs. Orlend Mathison of Ortonville and Mrs. Jim Croatt spent Monday, March 24 visiting with their sister Mrs. Sylvia Croatt at the Appleton Nursing home. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Karels were Saturday evening and Sunday guests at the Rob Rodas home in Alexandria, and helped their daughter Alana celebrate her third birthday. Mrs. Julie Henrich accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Tom Henrich to Aberdeen on Sunday, March 16 and visited with Mr. and Mrs. Chad Henrich. Members of St. Anthony and Monica Catholic Aid Council visited and served lunch at Northridge on Friday, March 21 and hosted Bingo for the residents. Mr. and Mrs. Don Sto their new home on and were overm Mr. and Mrs. Ray Monday, March 17 at the Conrad SchU¢ Ortonville. March 22 weekend [ Ray Schuelke home Schuelke and Watertown, SD. Lennox, SD, and Alaa Montevideo. Mr. and Mrs. Gary and Kayla of and Mrs. Steven Fedl Milbank were guests at the Kay celebrated Blaine's Fedt's second and supper guests birthdays were Sarah and Scott Mrs. Rare JacobsO Aberdeen, Rick and Mrs. Bob Stengel, Harold Fedt and Mr. Karels all of gi: evening guests were 13 Bellingham and Ortonville. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry among relatives that wedding of their and Kylie Klipp Saturday, March 22. Mrs. Joan Abramowski and s Anthony attended the • Mr. and Mrs. Mark Steink¢ agld, qui Parle school istiLof Minneapoli spent Satday, i: (rch 2. ..... arcti"2 helling he"uncle dfidunt ......... You'll get the best vehicle alignment! New 4-Wheel Alignment Machine We'll handle all your insurance work Kevin's is the area's most well shop with two frame • Towing with wrecker and roll back • Major collision repair .Frame and • Windshield repair and replacement LOCK YOUR KEYS IN YOUR CAR? WE'LL GET 320-800 KEWN N, Minnesota St, • Ortonville, MN 56278 25th year in business at Notice of Annual of the Farmers Mutual Telephone Notice is Hereby Given that the Annual the Stockholders of the Farmers Mutual Company will be held at the City Bellingham, MN on Tuesday, the 8th daY 2003, at l:30 p.m. The following matters acted upon: 1. The Reports of Officers, Directors and 2. The election of two (2) directors for a 3. Such other business as may come Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. will be called to order at 1:30 Capital Patronage checks will be Drawing for door prizes will be held special prizes will be given Entertainment by Lubas Lunch will be served. McERS MUTUAL leph°neCompanlt LLOYD H6 Page 6 i INDEPENDENT Good old days in the ()rtonville area Second Set Free Tuesdays DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From lhe Files of The Ortonville Independent AN EARLY-DAY PHOTO OF CORNFEST in Ortonville when it was held in the old city park behind the Armory. That's what you see here, in photo submitted by Ann Lundberg of Big Stone County's Historical Museum. Note the long dresses and most men wearing hats. Time must have been in the early 1930s or late 1920s. 10 YEARS AGO Apr. 6, 1993 The FLA/FHA competed in the region at Morris and the Gold winner will compete at the State level this week. Competing at the Radisson will be Kim Mattson, Leah Reiffenberger,Karen Reiffenberger, Heidi Croatt and Mary Fridgen. C.A. Hundeby was hon- ored for serving for 25 years on the Watershed Board. Tom and Paula Tobin were welcomed by the Chamber of Commerce as owners of the American Family Insurance. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Berdan are the parents of a son, Daniel Glenn. 25 YEARS AGO Mar. 29, 1978 This issue contained a lot of pictures of the spring flood- in, :mH dehri in the la: and the Whetstone river. The Ortonville HRA has merged with HRA from the county. Gail Johnson Day was a whopping success at Northwestern State Bank on Thursday. K & K Farm Service had an inventory reduction auction on Friday March 31. A boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Clarion Taylor of New Hope at the Ortonville Hospital. 50 YEARS AGO Apr. 16, 1953 Fire demolished the machine shed on the Delmar Reichert farm on Monday. Fire did considerable dam- age at the Rev. K. Anderson home in Ortonville Wednesday morning. The Ortonville School Board has done several impor- tant steps toward the building of the new elementary school building in Ortonville. Mr. and Mrs. O.M. Osen will observe their golden wed- ding anniversary April 21 at the First English Lutheran Church in Ortonville. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital" a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Rueben Peterson of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Mielitz of Big Stone Cily, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Zwiener of Ortonville, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Darwood Sellin of Ortonville and a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Maurice VanLith of Big Stone City. 70 YEARS AGO Mar. 30, 1933 Judging teams were picked this week by R.H. Hoberg. Poultry team consists of Paul Holme and Burton Mittlestaedt. E, Berdan, alter- nate. Grain: Eugene Martin, Arndt Mueller and Hubert Siek, Richard Bonn alternate. Dairy: Raymond Henningson, Monte Zehringer, Rolland Schwandt, Warner Anderson and Arthur Anderson, three of the five to be chosen. General livestock: Richard Carl, Wesley Nelson, and Magnus Thompson. Dale George, Irvin Linquist and Wayne McEwen alternates. Retention of John Burma as an instructor in social sci- ence and boys' athletics in the Ortonville School is being sought by sports fans and oth- ers here who began to circulate a petition to that effect. The Electrik Maid Bakery has been redecorated the past three weeks with fresh coats of white paint. Ortonville news I Gail Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 Saturday, March 22nd at 6:00 p.m. Joe and Dorothy went to Granite Falls to the Legion Club for an open house 25th wedding anniversary for Joe and Elaine Coubal of Clarkfield. There were about a 100 people there. They showed a movie of Joe and Elaine from toddler age up through their 25th wedding anniversary. Lunch was served throughout the party. Wednesday, March 19th a baby boy Cole Michael was born to Carla and Chad Fisher. He weighted 7 and a half pounds and 19 inches long. Cole Michael is the great-grandson of Joe and Dorothy Coubal. Thursday, March 20th Joe and Dorothy visited with Kari Fuerhelm of Kranzburg, SD. Steve and Deb Steuart and Nickolas, Wanda Koepke, Jerry Koepke and two girls, Lars Koepke and three boys, Dean and Beverly Hanson and their daughter Carmen and two girls, Calvin and Laci Hanson and three children, Carlene and Andrew Wittnebel, Jim and Karen Koepke, and Kenneth and Dorothy Hunter were all Sunday, March 23rd visitors to help Alton Hanson celebrate his 94th birthday. Monday afternoon, March 24th Katie Rien and Luella Ninneman came to visit Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson• Monday night, March 24th Wanda and Greg Koepke came to visit Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Tuesday, March 25th Joyce Ninneman and Carlene Wittnebel Marin Redfield visited Amanda Jensen on Tuesday, March 25th. Gary and Carol Knoll visited their daughter Valerie and her hu'sband Jason Zumwalt in Wichita Falls, TX. Tuesday, March 25th Lillian Ninneman and Ann Schmeig went shopping in Milbank. They went to the dollar store that just started up. Monday, March 24th Harry Loeschke came and got his sister Lillian Ninneman and they went to the fish fry in Odessa. It was a real good dinner. Marjorie Parker just got home from Florida on Wednesday, March 19th. Marjorie's daughter came down from Moorhead and drove her home. They left at 6:00a.m. on March 17th St. Patrick's Day for the trip back to Ortonville. It was misty leaving Florida and a temperature of 90 degrees and it rained and they never turned off their windshield wipers until they got to Clear Lake, SD. Marjorie has already put in her early garden items such as peas, carrots, lettuce, radishes, spinach, beets, etc. Marjorie Parker's daughter Karen Bueng of Moorhead spent a few days with Marjorie after she drove Marjorie home. Doris Scheff attended the Sports and Leisure Show in Ortonville. It was very enjoyable. Alvin and Phyllis Schwarze visited Emma Schwarze Saturday afternoon, March 15th. On Wednesday, March 19th Emma Schwarze sang in Hymn-Sing at Northridge. Rick Stolpman from Omaha, NE Alma Jorgenson, Virginia Dawson, Verna Stoehr, Bob and Mary Lou Meyer, Bob and Janice Hinders, Morris and GlenoraTie'tjeni and Lavelle and Bev Berkner. High bridge players at the Ortonville Senior Center Friday afternoon, March 28th were Jerry Jorgenson and Beth Moberg. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. Bob Butler came to Lou Point to "mourn" Lowell. Harrison's 60th birthday on Saturday, March 29th. Preserve family history lecture set Stevens County Genealogical Society is proud to sponsor a lecture on "From the Grave: Death & Burial Records Preserve Family History" by Darlene C. Joyce, a nationally certified professional genealogist, and Director of the Minnesota Genealogical Society' s Cemetery Project. The final death records created for an individual often preserve that person's life story more tellingly than other written accounts. Do you know how to find the full death record for each of your ancestgrs? The process of dealing with a death involves many people, many different steps and separate 0rganizations-all with unique systems of records management. Information is typically scattered and this makes some of it hard to find. As a consequence, we may not seek all of the information available to us, and we miss vital clues. She will explore the rich variety of information available, and discuss useful research strategies. You will . sain a beaer understanding of how to isota death: records andhow. to evaluate a probate record. You'll learn about some interesting efforts to make obituaries more accessible. And she will review all of the ways you can search for a Minnesota cemetery, and locate complete burial information. Her focus will be on Minnesota records and burial places, but the research strategies discussed apply broadly across the U.S. Examples will include some useful Internet sites, as well as research tips drawn from the MGS Minnesota Cemetery Project. While visiting Stevens County, Joyce will meet with local groups to explain and coordinate local efforts with the MGS Cemetery Project, a statewide effort to inventory all Minnesota cemetery locations and to create a bibliography of existing burial transcriptions: Her lecture will be given at the City Council Room in the Morris Senior Center at 603 Oregon Ave., in Morris, on Saturday April 5th, beginning at 10:15 a.m. Preceding the lecture will be a short business meeting of the Stevens County Genealogical Society from 9:30 - 10:00 a.m., also at the Senior Center, and interested folks are welcome. cDO your part to help N lean up Big Stone Lake!j visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Bob and Mary Lou Meyer were also Tuesday visitors. Alice Anderson visited Amanda Jensen on Wednesday, March 26th. was home for a week and then' returned to his work there. Jim and Darlene Loeschke .hosted a Whist party on Sunday, March 23rd at their home. The following were their guests: Jim and Dee Strege, Jerry and ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Big Stone County Board of Commissioners at the office of the County Highway Engineer, 437 North Minnesota Street, Ortonville, Minnesota 56278 until 11:00 AM on Friday, April 11,2003 for sale of the following vehicle: ONE - 1983 DODGE 2WD, 150 PICKUP Approximately 112,000 miles, serial #1 B7FD14T9DS446716 318 engine, automatic transmission, PS The Big Stone County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities. This vehicle may be examined at the Big Stone County Highway Department from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday, at 437 North Minnesota Street, Ortonville, MN 56278. Bids must be accompanied by a che(k made payable to the County Treasurer, Big Stone County, for at least five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid. Nicholas Anderson Big Stone County Engineer (320) 839-2594 (March 25, April 1, 2003) I I I NOTICE Independent School District #371, Bellingham, is taking sealed bids to shingle the district-owned house. Bids shall include the removal and disposal of one layer of shingles, and the reF of approximately 27 squares of shingles. This job is to be completed prior to July 1, 2003. Bids should be sent to: Ray Seiler, Supt. Bellingham School RR 1, Box 1 Bellingham, MN 56212 Bids should be submitted prior to the regularly scheduled board meeting on April 16, 2003 at 8:00 p.m. Any questions, should be directed to Kevin Rademacher at 320-568-2489. NTION HIGH SCHOOL Check Out Wallet S Rounded corners 35 reg. price 50¢ You must have 35mm Enlar 8x,0 *4 5° • 5x, D&L Photo 1-Hour Photo Processing 307 Main St., Milbank • Across from 432-5222 Rosen news By Mrs. M.J. Kirchberg Mr. and Mrs. Don Stolpman spent Saturday, March 22 morning at their new home on Big Stone Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Rausch of Hermosa, SD were Sunday, March 23 guests at the home of her sister Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Pillatzki. Mrs. Tom Schwarz, Daniel and Issac of New Ulm spent Friday, March 21 until Sunday, March 23 at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Millerbernd. Sunday March 23 forenoon callers at the home of Mrs. Almira Karels were Mr. and Mrs. Dave Karels, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Karels and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Jason' Karels, Mr. and Mrs. Fran Karels and Robbie. Mrs. Orlend Mathison of Ortonville and Mrs. Jim Croatt spent Monday, March 24 visiting with their sister Mrs. Sylvia Croatt at the Appleton Nursing home. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Karels were Saturday evening and Sunday guests at the Rob Rodas home in Alexandria, and helped their daughter Alana celebrate her third birthday. Mrs. Julie Henrich accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Tom Henrich to Aberdeen on Sunday, March 16 and visited with Mr. and Mrs. Chad Henrich. Members of St. Anthony and Monica Catholic Aid Council visited and served lunch at Northridge on Friday, March 21 and hosted Bingo for the residents. Mr. and Mrs. Don Sto their new home on and were overm Mr. and Mrs. Ray Monday, March 17 at the Conrad SchU¢ Ortonville. March 22 weekend [ Ray Schuelke home Schuelke and Watertown, SD. Lennox, SD, and Alaa Montevideo. Mr. and Mrs. Gary and Kayla of and Mrs. Steven Fedl Milbank were guests at the Kay celebrated Blaine's Fedt's second and supper guests birthdays were Sarah and Scott Mrs. Rare JacobsO Aberdeen, Rick and Mrs. Bob Stengel, Harold Fedt and Mr. Karels all of gi: evening guests were 13 Bellingham and Ortonville. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry among relatives that wedding of their and Kylie Klipp Saturday, March 22. Mrs. Joan Abramowski and s Anthony attended the • Mr. and Mrs. Mark Steink¢ agld, qui Parle school istiLof Minneapoli spent Satday, i: (rch 2. ..... arcti"2 helling he"uncle dfidunt ......... You'll get the best vehicle alignment! New 4-Wheel Alignment Machine We'll handle all your insurance work Kevin's is the area's most well shop with two frame • Towing with wrecker and roll back • Major collision repair .Frame and • Windshield repair and replacement LOCK YOUR KEYS IN YOUR CAR? WE'LL GET 320-800 KEWN N, Minnesota St, • Ortonville, MN 56278 25th year in business at Notice of Annual of the Farmers Mutual Telephone Notice is Hereby Given that the Annual the Stockholders of the Farmers Mutual Company will be held at the City Bellingham, MN on Tuesday, the 8th daY 2003, at l:30 p.m. The following matters acted upon: 1. The Reports of Officers, Directors and 2. The election of two (2) directors for a 3. Such other business as may come Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. will be called to order at 1:30 Capital Patronage checks will be Drawing for door prizes will be held special prizes will be given Entertainment by Lubas Lunch will be served. McERS MUTUAL leph°neCompanlt LLOYD H6 Page 6 i INDEPENDENT