Newspaper Archive of
The Ortonville Independent
Ortonville, Minnesota
Lyft
April 8, 2003     The Ortonville Independent
PAGE 3     (3 of 22 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
 
PAGE 3     (3 of 22 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
April 8, 2003
 

Newspaper Archive of The Ortonville Independent produced by SmallTownPapers, Inc.
Website © 2019. All content copyrighted. Copyright Information.     Terms Of Use.     Request Content Removal.




Accord" here Apr. 13 ACCord', musical group at Ortonville's on Sunday, 7p.m. Grace" is a ser- It is our hope expressed in people of all grace and the the message of "One Accord" originated with 24 members in 1982. Currently, One Accord is comprised of 67 high school students in grades 9 -12 who come. from Clara City and the sur- rounding area and churches. This year, we are excited to be sharing our ministry in the following communities: Maynard, Willmar, Bird Island, Sacred Heart, Granite Falls, Kerkhoven, Luverne, Edgerton, LADY SOFTBALL senior players this spring are a Arndt and Alexis Danielson. assistance program behind on your Income Guidelin(;s (3 Months) season ? catch up? The Household size Income by Prairie 1 $4,586 "Action Council, 2 $5,997 s to help pay 3 $7,408 4 $8,819 )gram pays only costs and makes to the vender. on three months For more information contact the Big Stone County Outreach Worker, Felicia Athey at (320)-325-5227, in Clinton. Raymond, Ortonville,BIoomington, and Clara City. The presentation in Ortonville is sponsored by Living Hope Fellowship Assembly of God, New Life Community Baptist Church and the Ortonville United Methodist Church. There is no charge for admission; however, there will be a free will offering. County Board (Continual from page 1) safety of our sheriffs, police officers and fiirefighters is dependent upon the quality and accuracy of information obtained from citizens who telephone, the 911 Dispatch Center. National Telecommunicators Week, as resolved by the Board, will honor the men and women whose dili- gence and professionalism keep our county citizens safe. The motion to pass this resolution was made by Commissioner Swigerd, and seconded by Commissioner Athey. John loots of Odessa attended the Board of Commissioners meeting to address a complaint brought against his salvage and sales business, which is located between County Highway 14 and Highway 7. Boots runs the business on his residential property, and displays the automobiles and farm equipment he sells on his property. The board discussed whether Boots needed to obtain a permit in order to display the vehicles and equipment in that location. Boots stated that he does have a Minnesota dealer's license for selling the auto- mobiles and machinery. A question was raised about Boots' intentions to acquire more salvage, automobiles and equipment. Boots said that because of a lack of space, he does not intend to have much more than what is already there. He also noted that he does sell many of the vehicles, and as those items are sold, SCHOLASTIC acquired, he displays new items he has The board agreed that because BOOK FAIR 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Ortonville Elementary School Gym FROM BOOK FAIR GO TO KINGDOM PRESCHOOL Boots' business has been in existence for a number of years, it is not neces- sary for him to obtain a permit at this time. Attorney R.D. Schreiner of Ortonville was also in attendance for a portion of the meeting. Schreiner appeared before the board to ask for more time to be allowed for him to move into his new office building. Big Stone County bought Schreiner's building, which is located across from the Courthouse on Ortonville's Second Street, to house the Extension Offices, the Housing and Urban Development Authority, and other county offices. Schreiner will be moving into another building on Second Street. According to Schreiner, he will need more time to move than original- ly expected, because of construction delays occurring in both buildings. The board agreed they would allow Schreiner more time to move. According to the board, he must vacate by Friday, April 18. County Human Resources Director Darlene Nichols-Born joined the meeting to give the Human Resources report. She informed the board of an MCIT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program class. According to Nichols-Born, super- visors who suspect an employee has a drug or alcohol dependency problem are not able to demand a drug or alco- hol test without first participating in this training class. Nichols-Born asked the board to consider attending the class, and said she would be attending the class as well. In other action, the board approved the 2002 Annual Report from the County Highway Department, as well as delegated contracts. The Commissioners authorized a transfer of $6,157 in funds to be moved Trom General Funds to the Forfeited Lands Fund. The Board also carried a motion to execute a $5,000 grant agreement with the State of Minnesota, and approved the Consumption and Display Permit for the Graceville Golf Club. ANNIE AND SANDY, also known as Ashli Griffith and Daisy (Randleman) are shown above rehearsing for the OHS production of Annie, which was performed over the weekend. Ashli plays Annie, and Daisy was cast as Sandy. America's Libraries, a multi-year public education campaign sponsored by the ALA and libraries across the country to speak loudly and clearly about the value of libraries and librar- ians in the 21st century. More than 10,000 libraries in all 50 states are being reached by at your library, The Campaign for America's Libraries. ROBERT PFLUEGER spoke at "National Library Week is a great the "Gala Affair" on behalf of time to see what's new at your public the Health Care Foundation and library and how  your librarian can the kidney dialysis project, direct you to the information you need N t -a ional when you need it," adds Grimli. "We encourage all of our community mem- bers to come check us out." For more information, including = orary'l'--" library hours, visit the Ortonville Public Library at 412 NW 2nd Street in Ortonville, or call 320-839-2494. week c..ss,.,o .os ..,.o QUICK RESULTS It's National Library Week, a time to "Celebrate at your library" and rediscover all that our nation's libraries and librarians have to offer. "Libraries are oart of the American dream," says icki Grimli, Head Librarian at the Ortonville Public Library. "Whether you're checking out the latest bestseller, researching your college term paper, getting homework help or using the lnternet, the library has the resources and staff to help you find what you are looking for." This year, the Ortonville Public Library joins the American Library Association and libraries across the country in encouraging our users to learn more about the exciting range of new and traditional resources avail- able. The Ortonville Public Library also will highlight the vital role of librarians the ultimate search engines. The Ortonville Public Library will have a table set up at Bills Super Valu on Friday, April 11, 2003 from 10 - 6. Information will be available on how to get a library card, how to access our catalog from the Internet, information on being a Friends of the Library member, and much more. We will be available to answer any questions you have on the library. National Library Week 2003 marks the third year of The Campaign for Thank You For Your Support Our 18th Annual Big Stone County Pheasants Forever Banquet was held Saturday, March 22nd at Sioux Historic Pavilion. The evening was filled with fun and excitement and most people thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Our chapter considers the night a success. A total net amount of about $20,000 was raised during the evening for improving and increasing pheasant habitat in Big Stone County. Most of the money we make will be used to cost share on wildlife plantings and food plots. We are asking farmers in Big Stone County, who are interested in working with us, to either contact the SCS Office in Ortonville or call Lon Moen at 273-2279. We would like to thank everyone involved who helped to make our fundraiser a success. We especially thank all of the businesses in this area that supported the banquet in the form of merchandise donations, gift certificates and cash donations. Thanks also to John Baker of Appleton, Wilmot Catering, Sioux Historic Pavilion and Milbank Ford. With your continued support and contributions, we can hopefully restore the pheasant population in our area to what it once was. We thank you all! .z PHEASANTS FOREVER Big Stone County Chapter Big Stone County Governing Committee The right loan for wherever you're headed next. Nothing makes you feel more confident than knowing you're on the right path.That's why our Wells Fargo personal bankers work directly with you to find the home equity, personal loan or line of credit all our loans and lines have flexible terms, competitive rates and affordable payment options to help you get where you want to go. After all, we have been helping people get to Next Stage of financial success for over 150 years. Stop by and talk to a Wells Fargo banker, visit us online at wellsfargo.com, or call 1-800-WFB-OPEN and find the right loan or line of credit today. Fargo Banks. All dghts reserved. 8, 2oo3 ': .,.0 INDEPENDENT Page 3 Accord" here Apr. 13 ACCord', musical group at Ortonville's on Sunday, 7p.m. Grace" is a ser- It is our hope expressed in people of all grace and the the message of "One Accord" originated with 24 members in 1982. Currently, One Accord is comprised of 67 high school students in grades 9 -12 who come. from Clara City and the sur- rounding area and churches. This year, we are excited to be sharing our ministry in the following communities: Maynard, Willmar, Bird Island, Sacred Heart, Granite Falls, Kerkhoven, Luverne, Edgerton, LADY SOFTBALL senior players this spring are a Arndt and Alexis Danielson. assistance program behind on your Income Guidelin(;s (3 Months) season ? catch up? The Household size Income by Prairie 1 $4,586 "Action Council, 2 $5,997 s to help pay 3 $7,408 4 $8,819 )gram pays only costs and makes to the vender. on three months For more information contact the Big Stone County Outreach Worker, Felicia Athey at (320)-325-5227, in Clinton. Raymond, Ortonville,BIoomington, and Clara City. The presentation in Ortonville is sponsored by Living Hope Fellowship Assembly of God, New Life Community Baptist Church and the Ortonville United Methodist Church. There is no charge for admission; however, there will be a free will offering. County Board (Continual from page 1) safety of our sheriffs, police officers and fiirefighters is dependent upon the quality and accuracy of information obtained from citizens who telephone, the 911 Dispatch Center. National Telecommunicators Week, as resolved by the Board, will honor the men and women whose dili- gence and professionalism keep our county citizens safe. The motion to pass this resolution was made by Commissioner Swigerd, and seconded by Commissioner Athey. John loots of Odessa attended the Board of Commissioners meeting to address a complaint brought against his salvage and sales business, which is located between County Highway 14 and Highway 7. Boots runs the business on his residential property, and displays the automobiles and farm equipment he sells on his property. The board discussed whether Boots needed to obtain a permit in order to display the vehicles and equipment in that location. Boots stated that he does have a Minnesota dealer's license for selling the auto- mobiles and machinery. A question was raised about Boots' intentions to acquire more salvage, automobiles and equipment. Boots said that because of a lack of space, he does not intend to have much more than what is already there. He also noted that he does sell many of the vehicles, and as those items are sold, SCHOLASTIC acquired, he displays new items he has The board agreed that because BOOK FAIR 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Ortonville Elementary School Gym FROM BOOK FAIR GO TO KINGDOM PRESCHOOL Boots' business has been in existence for a number of years, it is not neces- sary for him to obtain a permit at this time. Attorney R.D. Schreiner of Ortonville was also in attendance for a portion of the meeting. Schreiner appeared before the board to ask for more time to be allowed for him to move into his new office building. Big Stone County bought Schreiner's building, which is located across from the Courthouse on Ortonville's Second Street, to house the Extension Offices, the Housing and Urban Development Authority, and other county offices. Schreiner will be moving into another building on Second Street. According to Schreiner, he will need more time to move than original- ly expected, because of construction delays occurring in both buildings. The board agreed they would allow Schreiner more time to move. According to the board, he must vacate by Friday, April 18. County Human Resources Director Darlene Nichols-Born joined the meeting to give the Human Resources report. She informed the board of an MCIT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program class. According to Nichols-Born, super- visors who suspect an employee has a drug or alcohol dependency problem are not able to demand a drug or alco- hol test without first participating in this training class. Nichols-Born asked the board to consider attending the class, and said she would be attending the class as well. In other action, the board approved the 2002 Annual Report from the County Highway Department, as well as delegated contracts. The Commissioners authorized a transfer of $6,157 in funds to be moved Trom General Funds to the Forfeited Lands Fund. The Board also carried a motion to execute a $5,000 grant agreement with the State of Minnesota, and approved the Consumption and Display Permit for the Graceville Golf Club. ANNIE AND SANDY, also known as Ashli Griffith and Daisy (Randleman) are shown above rehearsing for the OHS production of Annie, which was performed over the weekend. Ashli plays Annie, and Daisy was cast as Sandy. America's Libraries, a multi-year public education campaign sponsored by the ALA and libraries across the country to speak loudly and clearly about the value of libraries and librar- ians in the 21st century. More than 10,000 libraries in all 50 states are being reached by at your library, The Campaign for America's Libraries. ROBERT PFLUEGER spoke at "National Library Week is a great the "Gala Affair" on behalf of time to see what's new at your public the Health Care Foundation and library and how  your librarian can the kidney dialysis project, direct you to the information you need N t -a ional when you need it," adds Grimli. "We encourage all of our community mem- bers to come check us out." For more information, including = orary'l'--" library hours, visit the Ortonville Public Library at 412 NW 2nd Street in Ortonville, or call 320-839-2494. week c..ss,.,o .os ..,.o QUICK RESULTS It's National Library Week, a time to "Celebrate at your library" and rediscover all that our nation's libraries and librarians have to offer. "Libraries are oart of the American dream," says icki Grimli, Head Librarian at the Ortonville Public Library. "Whether you're checking out the latest bestseller, researching your college term paper, getting homework help or using the lnternet, the library has the resources and staff to help you find what you are looking for." This year, the Ortonville Public Library joins the American Library Association and libraries across the country in encouraging our users to learn more about the exciting range of new and traditional resources avail- able. The Ortonville Public Library also will highlight the vital role of librarians the ultimate search engines. The Ortonville Public Library will have a table set up at Bills Super Valu on Friday, April 11, 2003 from 10 - 6. Information will be available on how to get a library card, how to access our catalog from the Internet, information on being a Friends of the Library member, and much more. We will be available to answer any questions you have on the library. National Library Week 2003 marks the third year of The Campaign for Thank You For Your Support Our 18th Annual Big Stone County Pheasants Forever Banquet was held Saturday, March 22nd at Sioux Historic Pavilion. The evening was filled with fun and excitement and most people thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Our chapter considers the night a success. A total net amount of about $20,000 was raised during the evening for improving and increasing pheasant habitat in Big Stone County. Most of the money we make will be used to cost share on wildlife plantings and food plots. We are asking farmers in Big Stone County, who are interested in working with us, to either contact the SCS Office in Ortonville or call Lon Moen at 273-2279. We would like to thank everyone involved who helped to make our fundraiser a success. We especially thank all of the businesses in this area that supported the banquet in the form of merchandise donations, gift certificates and cash donations. Thanks also to John Baker of Appleton, Wilmot Catering, Sioux Historic Pavilion and Milbank Ford. With your continued support and contributions, we can hopefully restore the pheasant population in our area to what it once was. We thank you all! .z PHEASANTS FOREVER Big Stone County Chapter Big Stone County Governing Committee The right loan for wherever you're headed next. Nothing makes you feel more confident than knowing you're on the right path.That's why our Wells Fargo personal bankers work directly with you to find the home equity, personal loan or line of credit all our loans and lines have flexible terms, competitive rates and affordable payment options to help you get where you want to go. After all, we have been helping people get to Next Stage of financial success for over 150 years. Stop by and talk to a Wells Fargo banker, visit us online at wellsfargo.com, or call 1-800-WFB-OPEN and find the right loan or line of credit today. Fargo Banks. All dghts reserved. 8, 2oo3 ': .,.0 INDEPENDENT Page 3