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BREHMER, Bellingham wrestler placed 2nd in the State Tournament on April 4th, 5th and 6th in .K, 3rd grade Bellingham wrestler grappled NYWA State Tournament April 4th, 5th and 6th at , Bellingham 2nd gracle wrestler worked finals at the Minneota NYWA State Tournament on 6th at Rochester. THE CLASSIFIED00i Stroke of the Brush ltave you heardI...Minnesota artists and arts organizations of all sizes and statures are weighing the potential crush of Gov. Tim Pawlenty's budget proposal, which would reduce state arts funding by as much as 40 percent! Major and smaller professional institutions are bearing the initial brunt of that cut. Some of which are the Minnesota State Arts Board, and Southwest Minnesota Arts and Humanities Council (SMAHC), and The Knight Foundation. These organizations are just a few who have provided grant money for the Big Stone Arts Council, Ortonville School, CGB School, and individual artists in the area, which made it possible for professional artists local and abroad to demonstrate and teach art to area students and communities with "Artist in Residence" Grants, "Arts in Education and Communities" Grants, "Arts Organization Networking" Grants, "Individual Artist Study Opportunity" Grants; The Minneapolis Children's Theatre to perform "Wondrous Tales of Old Japan" and hold workshops for youth, and provided and numerous Intergenerational Workshops hosted by The Big Stone Arts Council, and MUCH MORE! All this to help promote what we have to offer here in Big Stone County and abroad. Minnesota's statewide arts community is one of the most vibrant in the United States! The Big Stone Arts Council, area artists, and organizations across the state of Minnesota are asking for your support...contact our state legislature, or visit with Brent Olson, Big Stone County's representative on the SMAIIC Board. The public is also welcome to attend the monthly meetings of the Big Stone Arts Council, held the third Tuesday, at 5:30 p.m. in the lower level of the Ortonville Public Library. The next meeting will be held April 15th. Guests enjoy 10th annual Gala The Tenth Annual Gala was held in an elegantly decorated atmosphere at Sioux Historic Pavilion on Saturday, April 5 with (wet 200 guests in atten- dance. The evening is sponsored by the Big Stone Health Care Foundation in celebration of local quality health care services and of the work of the Foundation. A delicious fruit punch, a very appetizing table of hors d'oeuvres prepared by Bobby Jo's Catering, a wine table and a great coffee bar ser- viced by Cheryl's Espresso Catering were all in place for the guests to enjoy during the Social hour. Ashley Welberg and Ben Zahrbock assisted with serving. The staff of Bobby Jo's Catering prepared and served a very delicious meal. Following dinner, guests enjoyed a wonderful variety of desserts at the dessert bar. These included the traditional cheesecakes, a chocolate dessert, creme puffs and our 10th Anniversary cake made and dec- orated by Mary Hillman. Dan & Michelle Wilson and their staff pro- vided wonderful service throughout the evening. Guests were welcomed by Jim Strong, President of the Board of Directors, followed by the dinner prayer by Jan Schmidt. After dinner, Mr. Strong reported on recent Foundation project achievements. Robert Pflueger presented a very informative review of the dialysis pro- ject. Ken Archer, CEO of Ortonville Area Health Services expressed appreciation on behalf of OAHS for the support of the Foundation and its' donors in his greetings. Jan Schmidt, Executive Director of the Foundation, introduced the Gala Marlin Nelson rites pending Marlin Nelson, 66, of rural Revillo, died on Monday, March 21 at the Madison Lutheran Home. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced later by the Zahrbock funeral home of Madison. Committee & Gala volunteers, the Foundation Board of Directors and OAttS Board of Directors. All health care providers and employees were also recognized. Sponsors were also recognized and thanked. They included Big Stone Therapies, Inc., Bill's SuperValu Plus, CenBank, Cenex 'C' Store, Conroy Eye Care, Ken & Barb Voecks at DataWorks and Ken's Electric; Fluegel, Helseth, McLaughlin, Anderson & Brutlag, Chartered; Heritage Printing, Dr. Anthony Hilleran, DDS; Jan's Floral & Gifts, Liebe Drug & Variety, Wells Fargo Bank, Minnwest Bank, Northside Medical Center, Ortonville Area Health Services, Ortonville Independent, Peterson Chiropractic Clinic, Pioneer Meat Market, Strong, Inc., The Meat Center of Appleton, and Dr. Steven Winther, DDS. Brent Olson of Clinton was the featured speaker and he entertained the guests well with his humor and philosophy. Clara Zeek was the winner of the Department 56 Storybook Village piece entitled "Queen's House of Cards" that was donated by Carlson's Drug, Inc. The Curves for Women Gift Certificate was won by Glen Henningson. The pair of crystal can- dle holders donated by JoLee's Jewelry was won by Robin Olson. Ken's Fireworks donated two $50 gift certificates which were won by Warren Schoen and John Rothi. Marjorie Lindholm won the floral centerpiece donated by Ortonville Flower Shop. Beth Nordly and Carol Knoll won the books "Lay of the Land" and "Letters From a Peasant" respectively. These are books written by the speaker, Brent Olson. JoAn Melchild donated a beautiful water color print which was won byCarol Karels. Jan Schmidt concluded the pro- gram by expressing appreciation for our quality local health care and thanking all supporters of the Foundation. Swingtime Band provided several hours of outstanding music for danc- ing and listening to complete the evening. The band is made up of over 20 local talented musicians under the direction of Ellie Helgeson. The band (including vocals) thrilled the guests with their excellent quality, enthusi- asm and great variety of music. Many guests commented on memories of an era when Sioux Historic was the site of such band appearances and dances. During the first break, Lynn Schultz of the Twin Cities taught the basic steps of the East Coast Swing. Committee members organizing the Gala Affair included Traci Conroy, Kristi Delage, Jeanette Dew, Neva Foster, Ann Holme, Georgia Kolb, Marjorie Lindholm, Colleen McCabe, Janet Messmer, Lisa Ross, Machelle Schipper, Dee Strong, Ethel Swenson, Julie Treinen, Mary Ann Ulrich, Cindy VanDover, Mary Winther, and Jan Schmidt. Many other volunteers helped to make the Gala a success. The Gala is an annual celebration of the community and its health care. Make plans now to attend next year's Gala Affair. All net proceeds benefit the Big Stone Health Care Foundation. L Library corner "['he hours of the library are Monday - Thursday 12 - 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 10 - 3 p.m. Remember this week is National Library Week. Make sure to stop in and buy your groceries at'Bill's Super Valu on Friday, April 1 l th to support the library. Stop in and visit with us there. We will have a table set up with information on the library availabl.:', ....... : New in Mystery is Jill McGown's "Death in the Family". While on maternity leave from the Stansfield police force, Detective Chief Inspector Judy Hill becomes embroiled in the case of a baby kidnapping, while her partner and fiance, DCI Lloyd, finds himself investigating a baffling murder case that may be related to the kidnapping. Also new is Anne Perry's "Seven Dials". Thomas Pitt of Her Majesty's Special Branch must tread a narrow line between justice and scandal" as he investigates the murder of a junior diplomat, whose body turns up at a Connaught Square mansion inhabited by the notorious Egyptian woman Ayesha Zakhari and her rumored lover, Senior Cabinet Minister Saville I Ryerson. New in Suspense is Stephen White's "The Best Revenge". Convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of a young woman, Tom Clone spends 13 years in prison until new evidence uncovered by the FBI reveals his innocence, and psychologist Alan Gregory is called in to ease his return to life beyond bars, a case thnt:soon becomes one of the darkest in his career. Also new isTim Green's "The Fifth Angel". When his teenage daughter becomes the victim of a brutal attack by a sexual predator, a man with a long history of sexual crimes who had been allowed back on the streets, respected attorney Jack Ruskin decides to take matters into his own hands to ensure that justice is finally delivered. New in House and Home is "Better Homes and Gardens New Decorating Book". A new edition of wide ranging home decorating guide offers specific advice on how to work with available materialS, utilize color and light, and overcome common dilemmas for each area of the house. Herreid-Albrecht divorce final As of March 20, the marriage of Bernice Herreid and Walt Albrecht of Corona, SD is dissolved. (ADV) Save this paper for recycling HORS D'OEUVRES were enjoyed by guests in attendance of the Big h F " ' " "" rlghtare Patti Schuelke, Howard Janssen, Rort Dan,ebh; Vivian Janssen, Lorrayne Karn, Delores Danlelson. .... fKo;GUmh EeaSn ,SiAgS /OnaY/vlahwtei,laualiAffu:n:2aiid2{ r [; he     VETERAN Shane Anderson originally from OrtonviUe is serving in the Persian Gulf. He is some of his family and enjoying one of his favorite past times, hunting. GALA COMMITTEE members organized and decorated for the 10th annual Gala Affair. Left to right in the front row are Kristi Delage, Traci Conroy, Lisa Ross, Jan Schmidt, Jeanette Dew and Mary Ann Ulrich. In back are Georgia Ko[b, Neva Foster, Ann Holme, Michelle Schipper, Julie Treinen, Cindy Van Dover, Janet Messmer and Oee Strong. Not pictured are Marjorie Lindholm, Colleen McCabe, Ethel Swenson and Mary Winther. , 2003 iNDEPENDENT Page 11 BREHMER, Bellingham wrestler placed 2nd in the State Tournament on April 4th, 5th and 6th in .K, 3rd grade Bellingham wrestler grappled NYWA State Tournament April 4th, 5th and 6th at , Bellingham 2nd gracle wrestler worked finals at the Minneota NYWA State Tournament on 6th at Rochester. THE CLASSIFIED00i Stroke of the Brush ltave you heardI...Minnesota artists and arts organizations of all sizes and statures are weighing the potential crush of Gov. Tim Pawlenty's budget proposal, which would reduce state arts funding by as much as 40 percent! Major and smaller professional institutions are bearing the initial brunt of that cut. Some of which are the Minnesota State Arts Board, and Southwest Minnesota Arts and Humanities Council (SMAHC), and The Knight Foundation. These organizations are just a few who have provided grant money for the Big Stone Arts Council, Ortonville School, CGB School, and individual artists in the area, which made it possible for professional artists local and abroad to demonstrate and teach art to area students and communities with "Artist in Residence" Grants, "Arts in Education and Communities" Grants, "Arts Organization Networking" Grants, "Individual Artist Study Opportunity" Grants; The Minneapolis Children's Theatre to perform "Wondrous Tales of Old Japan" and hold workshops for youth, and provided and numerous Intergenerational Workshops hosted by The Big Stone Arts Council, and MUCH MORE! All this to help promote what we have to offer here in Big Stone County and abroad. Minnesota's statewide arts community is one of the most vibrant in the United States! The Big Stone Arts Council, area artists, and organizations across the state of Minnesota are asking for your support...contact our state legislature, or visit with Brent Olson, Big Stone County's representative on the SMAIIC Board. The public is also welcome to attend the monthly meetings of the Big Stone Arts Council, held the third Tuesday, at 5:30 p.m. in the lower level of the Ortonville Public Library. The next meeting will be held April 15th. Guests enjoy 10th annual Gala The Tenth Annual Gala was held in an elegantly decorated atmosphere at Sioux Historic Pavilion on Saturday, April 5 with (wet 200 guests in atten- dance. The evening is sponsored by the Big Stone Health Care Foundation in celebration of local quality health care services and of the work of the Foundation. A delicious fruit punch, a very appetizing table of hors d'oeuvres prepared by Bobby Jo's Catering, a wine table and a great coffee bar ser- viced by Cheryl's Espresso Catering were all in place for the guests to enjoy during the Social hour. Ashley Welberg and Ben Zahrbock assisted with serving. The staff of Bobby Jo's Catering prepared and served a very delicious meal. Following dinner, guests enjoyed a wonderful variety of desserts at the dessert bar. These included the traditional cheesecakes, a chocolate dessert, creme puffs and our 10th Anniversary cake made and dec- orated by Mary Hillman. Dan & Michelle Wilson and their staff pro- vided wonderful service throughout the evening. Guests were welcomed by Jim Strong, President of the Board of Directors, followed by the dinner prayer by Jan Schmidt. After dinner, Mr. Strong reported on recent Foundation project achievements. Robert Pflueger presented a very informative review of the dialysis pro- ject. Ken Archer, CEO of Ortonville Area Health Services expressed appreciation on behalf of OAHS for the support of the Foundation and its' donors in his greetings. Jan Schmidt, Executive Director of the Foundation, introduced the Gala Marlin Nelson rites pending Marlin Nelson, 66, of rural Revillo, died on Monday, March 21 at the Madison Lutheran Home. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced later by the Zahrbock funeral home of Madison. Committee & Gala volunteers, the Foundation Board of Directors and OAttS Board of Directors. All health care providers and employees were also recognized. Sponsors were also recognized and thanked. They included Big Stone Therapies, Inc., Bill's SuperValu Plus, CenBank, Cenex 'C' Store, Conroy Eye Care, Ken & Barb Voecks at DataWorks and Ken's Electric; Fluegel, Helseth, McLaughlin, Anderson & Brutlag, Chartered; Heritage Printing, Dr. Anthony Hilleran, DDS; Jan's Floral & Gifts, Liebe Drug & Variety, Wells Fargo Bank, Minnwest Bank, Northside Medical Center, Ortonville Area Health Services, Ortonville Independent, Peterson Chiropractic Clinic, Pioneer Meat Market, Strong, Inc., The Meat Center of Appleton, and Dr. Steven Winther, DDS. Brent Olson of Clinton was the featured speaker and he entertained the guests well with his humor and philosophy. Clara Zeek was the winner of the Department 56 Storybook Village piece entitled "Queen's House of Cards" that was donated by Carlson's Drug, Inc. The Curves for Women Gift Certificate was won by Glen Henningson. The pair of crystal can- dle holders donated by JoLee's Jewelry was won by Robin Olson. Ken's Fireworks donated two $50 gift certificates which were won by Warren Schoen and John Rothi. Marjorie Lindholm won the floral centerpiece donated by Ortonville Flower Shop. Beth Nordly and Carol Knoll won the books "Lay of the Land" and "Letters From a Peasant" respectively. These are books written by the speaker, Brent Olson. JoAn Melchild donated a beautiful water color print which was won byCarol Karels. Jan Schmidt concluded the pro- gram by expressing appreciation for our quality local health care and thanking all supporters of the Foundation. Swingtime Band provided several hours of outstanding music for danc- ing and listening to complete the evening. The band is made up of over 20 local talented musicians under the direction of Ellie Helgeson. The band (including vocals) thrilled the guests with their excellent quality, enthusi- asm and great variety of music. Many guests commented on memories of an era when Sioux Historic was the site of such band appearances and dances. During the first break, Lynn Schultz of the Twin Cities taught the basic steps of the East Coast Swing. Committee members organizing the Gala Affair included Traci Conroy, Kristi Delage, Jeanette Dew, Neva Foster, Ann Holme, Georgia Kolb, Marjorie Lindholm, Colleen McCabe, Janet Messmer, Lisa Ross, Machelle Schipper, Dee Strong, Ethel Swenson, Julie Treinen, Mary Ann Ulrich, Cindy VanDover, Mary Winther, and Jan Schmidt. Many other volunteers helped to make the Gala a success. The Gala is an annual celebration of the community and its health care. Make plans now to attend next year's Gala Affair. All net proceeds benefit the Big Stone Health Care Foundation. L Library corner "['he hours of the library are Monday - Thursday 12 - 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 10 - 3 p.m. Remember this week is National Library Week. Make sure to stop in and buy your groceries at'Bill's Super Valu on Friday, April 1 l th to support the library. Stop in and visit with us there. We will have a table set up with information on the library availabl.:', ....... : New in Mystery is Jill McGown's "Death in the Family". While on maternity leave from the Stansfield police force, Detective Chief Inspector Judy Hill becomes embroiled in the case of a baby kidnapping, while her partner and fiance, DCI Lloyd, finds himself investigating a baffling murder case that may be related to the kidnapping. Also new is Anne Perry's "Seven Dials". Thomas Pitt of Her Majesty's Special Branch must tread a narrow line between justice and scandal" as he investigates the murder of a junior diplomat, whose body turns up at a Connaught Square mansion inhabited by the notorious Egyptian woman Ayesha Zakhari and her rumored lover, Senior Cabinet Minister Saville I Ryerson. New in Suspense is Stephen White's "The Best Revenge". Convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of a young woman, Tom Clone spends 13 years in prison until new evidence uncovered by the FBI reveals his innocence, and psychologist Alan Gregory is called in to ease his return to life beyond bars, a case thnt:soon becomes one of the darkest in his career. Also new isTim Green's "The Fifth Angel". When his teenage daughter becomes the victim of a brutal attack by a sexual predator, a man with a long history of sexual crimes who had been allowed back on the streets, respected attorney Jack Ruskin decides to take matters into his own hands to ensure that justice is finally delivered. New in House and Home is "Better Homes and Gardens New Decorating Book". A new edition of wide ranging home decorating guide offers specific advice on how to work with available materialS, utilize color and light, and overcome common dilemmas for each area of the house. Herreid-Albrecht divorce final As of March 20, the marriage of Bernice Herreid and Walt Albrecht of Corona, SD is dissolved. (ADV) Save this paper for recycling HORS D'OEUVRES were enjoyed by guests in attendance of the Big h F " ' " "" rlghtare Patti Schuelke, Howard Janssen, Rort Dan,ebh; Vivian Janssen, Lorrayne Karn, Delores Danlelson. .... fKo;GUmh EeaSn ,SiAgS /OnaY/vlahwtei,laualiAffu:n:2aiid2{ r [; he     VETERAN Shane Anderson originally from OrtonviUe is serving in the Persian Gulf. He is some of his family and enjoying one of his favorite past times, hunting. GALA COMMITTEE members organized and decorated for the 10th annual Gala Affair. Left to right in the front row are Kristi Delage, Traci Conroy, Lisa Ross, Jan Schmidt, Jeanette Dew and Mary Ann Ulrich. In back are Georgia Ko[b, Neva Foster, Ann Holme, Michelle Schipper, Julie Treinen, Cindy Van Dover, Janet Messmer and Oee Strong. Not pictured are Marjorie Lindholm, Colleen McCabe, Ethel Swenson and Mary Winther. , 2003 iNDEPENDENT Page 11