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In il area From the files of the OrtonviJle Indel:~mdent BACK IN 1982, THE OHS CAGE TEAM shown here gained entry into the State Tournament. Front row, left to right, are Terry Scherer, Andy Rausch, Jim Leger, Tom Giese and Barry Gerber. Behind Terry Scherer is Bill Hasslen. In back row are Assistant Coach Boyd Leiferman, Jeff Thompson, Mike Nagel, Mike Olson, Rob Walsh, Steve Karels, Chuck Ross, Dave Leger, Tim Swenson, Mike Ross andHead Coach Roger Sandberg. recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Louis Voeltz of Big Stone City and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. John Morris of Beardsley. 70 YEARS AGO FOR THE WEEK OF June 1, 2010 10 YEARS AGO May 30, 2000 Noah Zehringer is ~the recipient of the Arion Award for Outstanding Musical Achievement for the 1999- 2000 school year. Section 3A Golf Champions for the year 2000 are Andy Ross, Matt Pfingsten, Tracy Grossman, Dan Ross. Pete Ross and Mike Sandberg. Valedictorian for this year's class is Dave Marthaler. son of Tim and Nancy Marthaler. Salutatorian is Tiffany Finke, daughter of Sharon and Dale Finke. Ten-year-old Jessica Jacobsen, daughter of Brett and Pam Jacobsen, made history May 21 when she became the youngest- ever golfer to score a hole-in-one on the Ortonville Golf Course. 25 YEARS AGO May 29, 1985 Grand opening at the all-new Jim and Son's Lumber, formerly known as Johnson Lumber; will take place this week. Neva Foster of Ortonville was the winner of a Honda ATV given away by Loula's Country Store Foods. Jerry L. Lanes will be installed as pastor of the Eidskog and Holden Lutheran parishes on June 9. Lay Person of the Year for 1985, chosen by the Ortonville Education Association, was Steve Hayes of the Ortonville Independent. OEA President Tim Marthaler presented a gift to Hayes. 50 YEARS AGO June 2, 1960 Dairy Days are set for next Monday and Tuesday, June 6 and 7 in Clinton. Management of the Hilltop Mobil Station and Mobil Inn on Hwy 75 have changed hands. Morley McPherson was the former manager and the new manager is Norman Kaufenberg. Taking over the Mobil Inn from Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lobbins are Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Steensons. Ragna Hatelid has resigned her teaching post after 34 years in the Ortonville School Sixty-six will graduate from the Ortonville High School on June 2. The following births were May 30, 1940 Approximately 30 more WPA workers in the county are expected to be cut off the payroll June 1 because of lack of funds, John Leahy, executive-secretary of the Welfare Board, announced today. The Modern Day Cleaning establishment will open for busi- ness June 3 at the Carlson building, next door to The Independent office.Wayne Priester is the owner. A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Teske of Correll, a boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Palmquist of Wilmot. This column sponsored in part by Rock Solid Since 1876 Ortonville, MN 320-839-6131 Mailed P~nle Business Park WE AC T ASSIGNM Office 14auars Id~rL thru Thur~ g =urn. I~ pra. ,. ~J.~tt ~JiRi~J~PI~ I:H.aa.m..m4p.m. ...,i By Adelaide Kirchberg Mrs. Buz Comstock of Mankato spent May 15 weekend at the home of her sister Kay Karels and also attended the baby shower in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Hoffman on Saturday forenoon May 15. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schuelke attended the High School graduation reception for Megan Pew in Corona, SD on Sunday afternoon, May 23, 2010. Butch Schmieg of Little Canada spent May 22 weekend in Rosen and visited with friends and ~elatives. Mr. and Mrs. Don Fuxa of McCook Lake, SD, spent May 22 weekend at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Kirchberg. Additional Saturday supper and evening guests were Mrs. Adelaide Kirchberg and Mrs. Dave Borgerson. Thunderstorms Friday and Saturday night May 21 and 22 and reports of half an inch or more of rain put a stop to planting. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Karels and family of Breckenridge were May 22 weekend guests at the home of Kay Karels and son Rick. Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Rademacher were Sunday, May 23 guests at the Jeff Rademacher home in Aurora, SD. Mrs. Dennis Rademacher and Mrs. Roger Karels were among relatives that attended a bridal shower in honor of their niece Erin Rademacher, daughter of Loran and Cheryl at the Bird Feeder in Twin Brooks on Saturday, May 22, 2010. She will be married to Michael Franzen in July. Mrs. Joan Strei, Jeanette Abramowski, Joe and Tony were among relatives and friends that attended the wedding of Megan Strei and Michael Hjelle at Nielson Park in Ortonville on Saturday, May 22, 2010. Reception and dance were at Sioux Historic. May 22 week was a busy week for members of the James Croatt family. Mary Lou (Mrs. James) Croatt moved from their farm to an apartment at Fairway View in Ortonville, Tom and Lori Croatt and son Eric moved to the Croatt farm from their home in Rosen and their daughter Amanda and husband Nick Tessman and daughter Kaylee Sue moved from an apartment in Bellingham to the home vacated by Tom's in Rosen. Best wished for a happy future in their new homes. sngn up : By Gail MaxweIi with the Prime Timers. They had fun seeing everyone,again, program ', 839-2207 On Friday, May 21 Bob and Peg Faye Athey went to Brookings on ' On Saturday, May 22 Ruth Dunston went to Sodak to celebrate Sunday for a high school graduation The U.S. Department of Agricul- gramis suitable for them or their oiger- management system for the operation i Torgerson attended a birthday party Roger Frevert's birthday with a dinner, of her cousin. She stayed overnight at ture's Natural Resources Conservation ation. The checklist is available on being offered 'for enrollment. They i for Howard Roth's 65thbirthday at'his On Saturday, May 22 and Sunday, her son Kurt's and came home Service (NRCS) are taking continuous NRCS Web sites and at NRCS field of- must document that they control the '. homein Clifiton. ' ..... ..... May 23 Bob and Peg Dunston went to Monday morning. May 24. sign-up for the new Conservation rices. After the self-screening, the pro- land for the term of the contract and in- ! i Keith Athey and Matthew iAtheySt. Cloud to their daughter's. They Friday, May 21 Wade and Cindy Stewardship Program (CSP). The first ducer's current and proposed clude all eligible land in their entire op- ! accompanied Elmer, and Charlotte attended the Apollo Choirs Concert. Van Dover and family traveled to cutoff for ranking purposes is sched- conservation activities are entered in eration in that contract. They must Athey to Sioux Falls to attend the Bob and Peg also attended their Westport, SD to attend their nephew uled for June 11,2010. the conservation measurement tool comply with highly erodible land and Baptism of Josephine Wurtz at Christ granddaughter's ballet recital. Matthew Haas graduation celebration. The Conservation Stewardship Pro- (CMT). This tool estimates the level of wetland conservation provisions and the King parish. After the Baptism they joined other family and friends at the home of Jason and Kristin Wurtz and family for a reception. Delores Bengtson spent the weekend of May 21 in Watertown with her daughter and son-in-law Rod and Cindy Bublitz. James Loeschke and son John of Milbank visited Ralph and Lavina Loeschke on Friday, May 14. On Friday, May 14 Donald and Arvene Van Hout went on a vacation to visit their son Jim and Darcy Van Hout and children and grandchildren in Rapid City, SD. From there they went on to Castle Rock, CO to visit Dean and Sue Van Hout and to attend their granddaughter Mallory Van Hont's high school graduation. Peg Dunston on Tuesday, May 18 attended the Red Hatters salad luncheon at Sally Fischer's home. On Thursday, May 20 Bob and Peg Dunston went to the Old Log Theater Joe and Loretta Van Lith had their two grandchildren Eden and Mason White from Blaine for the week of May 24. Their morn and dad picked them up on Memorial weekend. Todd Larsen of Dayton and Richard Larsen of Champlin and friend Jamie were home to visit Marion Larsen and fish the May 21 weekend. S uzann Harmening and her son Nate just got back from Chicago. They went to Chicago to visit Suzann's son Chris and his wife Karin. Suzann and Nate went there for a week of having a good time visiting friends and family, seeing the sights, and picnicking. Darlene Bogenrief just got her daughter Dawn Kellen home from the hospital in Minneapolis where she has had three surgeries. Roger and Marilyn Bamhardt spent from May 17 to May 21 in Reno, NV. They attended a submarine, reunion. The taco bar was a hit with the thundering herd! On Saturday, May 22 Wade and Cindy Van Dover and family went to Aberdeen, SD to attend the graduation ceremony for Jenny Andera. The brisket was a hit with the thundering herd Saturday evening. May 22 Wade and Cindy Van Dover and family went to the Hannah Treinen graduation reception. The barbecued pork was a hit with the thundering herd! God bless to all the graduates, Wednesday Wade Van Dover and Mark fished in the Walleye League on Big Stone Lake. A 4.6 pound Walleye was caught and released for a good night of fishing. Paula Rausch went out to Rapid City to see the Milbank golf team which included Val and Paula's daughter Brenna. They placed fourth in the state. Pole Barns Window Replacement (May qualify for tax credit!) ", Roofing Replacement (Asphalt Shingles Metal Roofing) Maintenance-IFree Siding Replacemmt New Decks (Wood and Composite) New Cabinets (www.woodlandcabinetry,tom) New Homes :" RediBuilt Homes I ,t I Home Remodels Any Other Material I Needs! Chad Frost D Pauli Randy Prasnicki See the Building Professionals at: Brewster Buiidin E Hwy 12, Milbonk 605-432-5401 gram changed dramatically in the 2008 Farm Bill. The Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (2008 Farm Bill) authorized the Conservation Stewardship Program. Congress re- named and revamped the former Con- servation Security Program completely to improve its availability and appeal to agricultural and forestry producers. The Conservation Stewardship Pro- gram will be offered in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the Pacific and Caribbean areas through continu- ous sign-ups with announced cut-off application dates for ranking periods. The maximum annual enrollment is capped at nearly 12.8 million acres na- tionwide. NRCS administers CSP, a voluntary conservation program de- signed to encourage agricultural and forestry producers to adopt additional conservation practices and improve, maintain and manage existing ones. To apply for the newly revamped CSP, individual producers, legal enti- ties and Indian tribes will be encour- aged to use a self-screening checklist first to determine whether the new pro- environmental performance to be achieved by a producer implementing and maintaining conservation activi- ties. The conservation performance es- timated by the CMT will be used to rank applications. Another major change in the pro- gram is the method of payments. CSP will offer two possible types of pay- ments-annual and supplemental. The annual payment will be established using the conservation performance es- timated by the CMT and calculated by land use type for enrolled eligible land. A supplemental payment is also avail- able to participants who also adopt a resource-conserving crop rotation. CSP payments by law will average $18/acre or less. The annual payment limitation for a person or legal entity is $40,000. A person or legal entity cannot exceed $200,000 for all contracts entered into during any five-year period. Individual producers, legal entities and Indian tribes must meet several requirements to submit a Conservation Stewardship Program application including; being an operator in the USDA farm records comply with Adjusted Gross Income provisions. Eligible lands include crop- land, grassland, prairie, improved pas- tureland, non-industrial private forestland-a new land use for the pro- gram-and agricultural land under the jurisdiction of an Indian tribe. Land enrolled in the Conservation Security Program, Conservation Re- serve Program, Grasslands Reserve Program and Wetlands Reserve Pro- gram are ineligible for the new Con- seJ:vation Stewardship Program. The new CSP is very different from the old Conservation Security Pro- gram. Under the old program, produc- ers were eligible if they were in the selected watersheds. All contracts under the old CSP will be honored until the end of the contract term. For more information about the new CSP, please visit www.nrcs.usda.gov/new_csp/. For more information about conservation programs in Minnesota; please visit www.mn.nrcs.usda.gov ( CheCk out our web site at www.artonvilleindependent.com ,/'Open A Checking Account iki\ -......:......-. at Minnwest Bank! !~i~ - ,/'Pick Up Groceries ,/'Mow the Lawn /Call Mom .\..::,-........ ::..../.:- " ' :... v ::: .......... . ......... ..:. ........ ! ,/'Walk the Dog ::i~i::: ,. ~ " .......... . ........... . ........... . ~i~!~:: :~ ........ :: .......... ": .............. Put Us at the Top of Your To Do List! Minnwest Bank 21 Southeast Second Street, P.O. Box 128 Ortonville, MN 56278 (320) 839-2568 Member FDIC ~aUAL~ LENDER www.minnwestbank.com Tuesday, June 1,2010 INDEPENDENT Page 5