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notices UTER FOR SALE given that sealed by the Big Stone lay Department at the Engineer. 437 N. OrtonviIle. Minnesota t0:00 AM on Friday, April sale of the following mhz. 20" monitor, OS 8.1: mhz, 19" monitor, 95& OS 8.1: mhz, 19" monitor, 95 & OS8A; mhz. 19" monitor, OS mhz, 17" monitor, OS B&W: Color: Laptop: Computer 200 mhz, 15" disks. be accompanied by a and a certified check made payable to the Big Stone County, for (5%) of the amount examine this equipment, contact Big H, Ortonville, County Highway the right to relect bids and to waive Nick Anderson, Highway Engineer 320-839-2594 2O02) OF .LE BOARD - February 19, 2002 IOard of Education met February 12:00 in the s ofre. James Nelson, Brent Zahrbock, Sxt Maas Jeff Taylor, Sarah meider, Joe Eustice, John Olson, Terry was Called to order by Nelson. beck and sd to approve the of meeting minutes the February m the amount of Balance Sheet retstue of contract orange. Pay Equity carried to table the o-Curricular Spring February 25, 2002 ]lus Inventory - The and for the current o! the davy" is to remove routss, and use Propoea 1or the 2002- - The proposed oe taken at the March and SUdfing Year- Set Date Meeting if school board to schedule a d meeting for 3:30 I: in "Character -The Cheraoter and issues this are: respect, honesty. This imbedded in the Will need the and seg their Street District. The an interest in this me for :valuation. A time Superintendent's Evaluation will be set at the March meeting. 02-37 Review the Following School Policies: 618 - Assessment of Standard Achievement 619 Staff Development for Standards 620 - Credit for Learning 621 - Record Keeping/Reporting/ Advising of Student Achievement 622 - Profile of Learning Appeal Process - M/Zahrbock. S/Thompson and unanimously carried to approve the above mentioned pohcies as presented. 623 - Mandatory Summer School Instruction - Was not approved. The School Board will review at a later date. 02-38 Approve the Res]naton of Mr. limmerman - M/Thymian, S/Klepel and unanimously carried to approve with regret, and sincere thanks, the resignation of Mr. James Timmerman. 02-39 Appoint a Hearing Committee - MCrhymian, S/Klepel and unanimously carried to appoint James Nelson and Ron Thompson to the expuls,on hearing cmmittee. 02-40 Closed Session (Negotiations Strategy) - M/Thymian, S/Thompson and unanimously carried to close the session for negotiations strategy at 2:55 PM. - Reopened session at 4:15 PM. Information Items: Board Member's Report - Due to liability exposure, the board members have voiced a concern about unauthorized access to the school premises. A Key Policy may be implemented, and will be discusa,d at a later date. Superintendent's Report - Shawnda Johnson, Community Ed Director, has applied for a $ 15,000 grant from the Blandin Corporation for digital media equipment. Shawnda is currently seeking sources for matching funds. Upcoming Opportunities: MSBA - Phao III Training - St. Cloud, Mn- April 11, 2002 Confirm Meeting Dates: s Mond, Feb,uary 25, 2002 - Spec cnool uoard Meeting - 3:30 PM - Library/Media Center Monday, March 18, 2002 - Regular School Board Meeting - 7:30 PM - Library/Media Center Adjourn: 4:25 PM SPECIAL SESSION February 2S, 2002 The Ortonville Board of Education met in special session 3:0 pMn3Mnday' Febnmry 25, 2002 at in the Library/Media Center. Members Present: James Nelson, Brent Zahrbock, Madowe Klepel Scott Maas, Ron Thornpson. Ka Thymian ALso Present: Supt. Jeff Taylor, Sarah Miller, Julia Schneider, Joel Slattalman, Wayne Knudson, Roger Sandberg, Ryan Danielson, Pat Thompson, Heather Eastman, Rachel Croatt, Susan Maus, Kelly Gustafson, Bonna Rasset, Laune Maas, Sandy Josephson, Carol Nelson, Jon Fellows, Anne Johnson, and Trevor Keller. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson, J Nelson MIMaas, S/Zahrbock and unanimously carried to approve the agenda aspmsented. Consent Items: 0'2-41 Approve Co-Curricular Spring Positing. ,, Lyrm  -"Aasaiten(Tr= Coe - M/Thompson, S/Klepel and unanimously carried to approve contract. Daan s' - Ant Trac Co> " - MIThymian, SIZahrbock- and unanimously carried to approve contract. Kylerm Huizenga - Aasistant Softball Coach - M/Klepel. S/Thompson and unanknou' carried to approve contract Robert Swim - Assistant Track Coach - M/l"hymian. S/Maas, and Carried to approve contract. Dissenting Votes: Thompe. Zahrboc Discussion Items: 02-42 Review Budgets and Staffing for the 2002-2003 School Year - No acbon takam Confirm Meeting Dates: Wednesday, February 27, 2002 - 12:00 PM - Superintendent's Office klond/, Mamh 18, 2002 - 7:30 PM - pg/Medla Center - Regular Board , March 21, 2002 - 7:30 PM . Laxary Center Spec Boa Meeeng Adl(: 5:55 PM Si=CtAL SEmON FaxZ7 2002 was held February 27, 2002 at the Ortonville Schoo, District Office. Members present were: Jim Nelson, Ron ThOmptn, Kathi Thymlan. Scott Maas, Marlowe, Klepel and Brent Zahrtmck. SuperintenDent Jeff Taylor was also pmsent The purpose of the Board meeting was to act on an expulsion of a senior high student who threatened to kill PrlnopJ  Rhem. Mem:Jelrenlatlowe Klapel introduced the following relution and moved its OF THE SCHOOL BOARD MEETING OF .FEBRUARY 27, 2002 TO CONSIDER EDUCATIONAL DATA RELATING TO A STUDENT WHEREAS, the School Board of Independent School District No. 62 must consider the expulsion of a student at its meeting on February 27, 2002; and WHEREAS, the Minnesota Open Meeting Law requires that a school board close that portion of a meeting wherein educational data is discussed; and WHEREAS, the discussion of the expulsion of a particular student requires the discussion of educational data; BE IT RESOLVED, by the School Board of Independent School District No. 62 that this meeting is hereby closed for the limited and sole purpose of disCussing educational data regarding an incident of February 7, 2002, and the waiver of hearing signed by the student and his parents. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that counsel (or the school administration) be instructed to convey the results of said closed discussion to both the student and the Commissioner of the Department of Children, Families and Learning as may be required by law. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that upon completion of the discussion relating to the expulsion of a student for an incident of February 7, 2002, the meeting shall be reopened to the public as required by Minnesota law. The motion for the adoption of the foeegolng resolution was duly seconded by Brent Zahrbock and upon vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Scott Maas, Marlowe Klepel, Brent Zahrbock, Jim Nelson, Kathi Thymian, Fto Thompson and the following voted against the same: (none) whereupon the resolution was duly passed and ackd. Mr. Taylor reviewed the Notice of Hearing and the report of the committee of the board acting as the hearing oficees. Marlowe Klepel made the motion, second by Brant Zahrbock to expel the student to the end of tl'm school year. Ran Thompson made the motion, second by Scott Maas to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried. James A. Nelson, Chaerson Brent E. Zahrbock, Clerk Memorials for Rice Hospice Rice Hospice and the Grief Center announce the following donations to SHARE A MEMORY 2001/ Ortonville/Graceville. These Share A Memory gifts help provide grief support in the Ortonville/Graceville area communities. Gifts were given in memory of: Elmer E Anderson by Anderson's Family Hair Care Dwight W. Black by Marvel Black. Rosie and Lloyd Carlson by EIIsworth and Connie Monson Marie Casseis by Richard Eckberg John Cola by Mary Cola James Eckberg by Richard Eckherg Robert Eckberg by Richard Eckber M 'Jie, .Mary, Who Passed Away on April !7, 2000 by Arlen Giese Earl Haack by Martha Haack John O. Harls by Signe Hans Gloria Haumuer by June Benson Antonia Karels by Dorothy L. Gmitefko Margaret Karels by Dorothy L. Gmiterko Gene Kashmark by Dolores Kashmark Cora Kibler by Joan and John Jurgens Michael Lay by Loretta Lay ROPobertal Lay by Loretta Lay Lay by Loretta Lay Thorn Lurid by A! and Pat Radtke Kenneth Marker by Rev. Kathy Marker by Inez L Marker Edwin and Thelma Monson by Connie Monson Eilsworth Monson by Connie Monson Jean Nelson by Eugene Nelson Suzanne Rasset by James and Bonna Rasset by Bud's Bait, Ortonville Leonard Schmieg by Myra Schmieg William Schumacher by Bessie Schumacher Elsie Swigerd by Evelyn and Bnw.e Swigerd Rick Swigerd by' Evelyn and Bruce Swigerd Cecil Void by Arnold Void Otto Void by Arnold Void Lois Williams by Don Williams Ruth Wollschlager by Myra Schmieg. Donations given: To Honor Alvin McGill by Harriet Hottman In Honor of Betty Shepperd by Meet our family at Pleasant View Elvin and Alvlera Randall, better known as "El" and "Tudy,"  are pleased to have called Pleasant View thelr home for two years. "We have been enjoying our retirement here at Pleas- ant View very much," Tudy commented. "We have no worries and have many good friends here." The Randall's are natives of the C]IntonlArUchoke area, and retired from farmlng In the Ortonvflle area to enjoy thetr retirement years in com- fort. 133e Randall's famUy Includes daughter Vera and Dave in Salem, Oregon; daughter Jean and Lynn in New Hamp- shire; son Rob and Kathy from Ortonvflle. plus four grand- children. Rob visits his parents often, and is glad to see his parents In a safe atmosphere. "I llke the open. spadous commons area." he said. "It makes for a bigger living area in addition to the apartment space, and the heated garage is great for them. too" El and Tudy are a pleasant addition to the PV family - kind. caring and real examples of "Minneso- ta rdeel" Come check us out! about living at Pleasant View- you'll be glad you dldtt 2, 2002 Bud and Joyce deNeui In Honor of Past Moose Lodge Members by Moose Lodge #407 / Ortonviile and by VFW Post 3964, Ortonville. i Rosen news By Mrs. M,J. Kirchberg Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Rademacher spent Sunday, March 24 visiting at the Jeff Rademacher home in Brookings, SD. Mrs. Buzz Comstock of Mankato spent March 23 weekend at the home of her sister Kay Karels. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Karels of Big Stone and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Karels of Grand Forks were visitors at the Kay Karels home during the weekend. Mrs. Myra Schmieg was a Tuesday, March 26 visitor at the Glen Radermacher home in Ortonville. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Radcrmacher and family attended the State Basketball tournament in St. Paul on Friday and Saturday, March 22 and 23 to watch the Ortonville Trojans play and receive 2rid place. Their son Tanner is on the Trojan team. Mrs. Myra Schmieg returned home on Friday evening, March 22 after spending 2 1/2 months in the cities with her children and grandchildren She also visited at the home of her nephew Sam Radermacher in New Hope and enjoyed a fish fry with them. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Schmieg and Emily of Bloomington were March 23 weekend guests at the home of her mother Mrs. Manfred Krakow and also visited with Manfred at St. William's Home in Milbank. Emily Schmieg spent the weekend at the Kevin Krakow home at Strandburg, SD. March 23 weekend guests at the Lawrence Millerbernd home were Mr. and Mrs. Tom Schwarz and Daniel of New Ulm, Mrs. Larry Weiderhoft and family of Madelia, Mrs. Lyle Fischer and sons of Sleepy Eye. Sunday, March 24 dinner and afternoon guests at the home of Mrs. Myra Schmieg were Mr. and Mrs. Tim Stengel and sons Eric and Brandon of Milbank. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Millerbernd spent Saturday, March 23 visiting their son Steve in St. Cloud. Jim Millerbernd and M.J. Kirchberg were Thursday, March 21 afternoon visitors at the Max Hapka home. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Kirchberg of New UIm were Saturday, March 24 dinner and afternoon guests at the M.J. Kirchberg home. Sunday afternoon visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Dave Mork. Mrs. Dennis Rademacher accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Randy Stukey of Milbank to Huron, SD on Saturday, March 24 where they attended the South Dakota All State Band Concert. Her granddaughter Alishia Salmen of Madison, SD participated. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Volkenant visited residents at Northridge on Sunday afternoon, March 24. Mark Karels and son Jeff of St. Cloud and Andy Karels of Burnsville were March 23 weekend guests at the home of their mother Mrs. Almira Karels. On Saturday evening, March 23 they were among family members that helped Almira celebrate her birthday at a dinner at the Matador in Ortonville. Mr. and Mrs. Ron Karels and grandchildren Isaac and Emma, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Ullenhemp and Brandon of Lake Henry were Saturday afternoon and Sunday, March 24 visitors at the home of Mrs, Almira Kareis. Rev. and Mrs. Brad Larson and family of Walcott were Saturday, March 23 visitors at Nyland Larson home. ww.otpo.oll0t ii ii i ii RADIO SHACK OF ORTONVILLE received an award last week for the highest percentage sales increase from the fourth quarter of 2001. Owner Steve Stern is shown at left accepting the award from Jerry Anderson of Rural Cellular Corporation. (adv.) Milbank Valley Archers League III III I I I I III I Valley Archers 300 League March 22, 2002 Results Ronn McDaniel Ace Hardware Ron Flottmeyer Back Door Pub 300 51 Scott Meyer Valley Liquor 300 48 Arnie Veen Twin Valley Ttre 300 38 Scott Dahle Berers Groceries 297 39 LeRoy Capp Big Stone Power Plant 297 32 Bob Zahnow Midtown Liquor 296 37 Joe Sable Milbank Mall 296 34 Denny Amberg Zem's Appliance 294 34 Garden L-Clair Bill's Super Value 291 30 Jim Cloos Brewster Building Center 284 28 Jolene Cloos Rogers Electric 283 24 Kate Capp Ron's Equipment Painting 282 24 Pam Amberg O1 Mill Meats 282 "9 Bill Boerger Miibank Lumber 281 32 Dwight Peschong Chiropractic in Motion 278 12 Bryan LambrechLs Ortonville Dairy Queen 275 12 Bill Welder Randy Dockter Constr. 274 13 Sue Welder Tyler Computer 271 I I Verlan Pierce Booties Bar 269 7 Cheryl Meyer The Flower Shop 237 I 0 Perfecl score is 300 with 60 X's Winners of the 4-H sponsorship awards for the week are: Clint Haman Hardees Blain Schell Mill Theatre Michael Grajczyk ThunderAlley The Valley Archers would like to thank the Grant County Review, Ortonville Independent, aim KMSD/KPHR for publishing and ainng these rults. 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