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old days in the Ortonville area ; ={; .++ ). ISWEAR IN ORTONVILLE, formerly known as Grosenick's Menswear, was a popular place here for many years. You see the crew above in a photo taken sometime in the late to right, are Loretta Stern, Ivan Stern and Joan Stern; in back are Sarah Dorry, Lisa I:lvecrog and Steve Stern Steve and wife Joan now own and operate Radio Shack in this J AGO Principal Paul Solberg, 1992 represented Supt. Robert asked the Norman at the annual conven- to reinstate lion of midwest educational he Ortonville leaders in Fargo, N.D. Bernice Amberg and rusade will Gerald Gloege were married Con April Saturday at the Catholic Rectory by Father George Egert of the Campbell. Minnesota Rose Fredrickson and a William Darrington were mar- to the Big ried April 21 at the EUB par- Foundation. sonage by Rev. O.A. Gehring. as was the The following births were in script recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a-girl to Mr. and con- and Garden AGO ,1977 Girls state Yes from gh School Virginia Salverson, Roger er, Val Rausch and Tamra Bengston. Jerome Goddard, Ortonville vocal music instruc- tor, has been chosen as one of 28 teachers of excellence. Pam CloDs, one of two women enrolled in the Alexandria Technical School truck driving contest, was named the champion Minnesota truck driver as a result of the competition held last week. Lynn Swenson was recent- ly named Star Farmer for Region 5. Bob and Virginia Starkey were featured in the Know Your Merchant series. The Day of Love group of First English Lutheran were featured in this issue. 50 YEARS AGO April 24, 1952 V.J. Erickson was elected vice president of the Minnesota Watchmakers Association at their annual meeting in Minneapolis. news NDSU in Vacation at the Mr. and Mrs. Salmen and Easter her parents Rademacher. 30 supper Were Mr. and Mrs. and family of nd Mrs. Brian at the Ray Schuelke Schuelke and SD, SD. at the Lester Mr. and Mrs. Omaha, NE, and Sierra of St. Spent Easter his parents Additional Were Mrs. Donald Eric Pillatzke, and Paul visitors Karels. and brunch home. Dinner and supper guests were Mr. and Mrs. Arnie Kirchberg and sons of Milbank, Ryan Mork of Brandon and Tina Schlauderoff of St. Cloud, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Mork and Tracey, Jake / Munstermann, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Kirchberg and family. Evening visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Brehmer and family. Mr. and Mrs. Mark Larson and family were Easter Sunday supper guests at the Nyland Larson home. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Pillatzke spent Easter weekend at the home of their son Mr. and Mrs. Brian Pillatzke in Wilmot, ND at Air Force Base. Easter Sunday guests of Tim Radermacher and friend Marsha and Lexi at the Agassiz Lodge were Mr. and Mrs. Glen Radermacher of Ortonville, Steve Radermacher of Mpis, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Beninga of Marietta, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Radermacher and family, Mr. and Mrs. Bud Radermacher and family. Kristi Lynn Volkenant of Omaha, NE and Mr. and Mrs. Chris Anderson and girls of Maple Grove were Easter weekend guests at the Paul Volkenant home. Additional Easter Sunday guests were Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Volkenant. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Pillatzke returned home on Saturday, March 23 from a three week visit at the home of their son Mr. and Mrs. Joey Pillatzke and family in Dublin, Ireland and also with the John White family. They attended the baptism of their DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Ortonville Independent S.D. and a boyto Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Danielson of Correll. 70 YEARS AGO March 31, 1932 The Minnesota Highway department plans on treating the 35.9 miles of state trunk highway No. 6 between Wheaton and Ortonville with bituminous gravel during the summer. 1,400 guests are expected at the April Fool dance, cards and entertainment at the Ortonville Armory on Friday night. Admission charge will be twenty five cents. March 31st is the last day to use your 1931 license plates. New plates should be put on before Friday. Isabelle Betts and Joseph Private were united in mar- riage Monday morning at Barry. The cast for the class play "Skidding" has been announced with Bert Fowler as the director and Helen Verheul as the business man- Well, it's that time of year all right, but exactly what sort of imprinting have we got going on here? What a fun photof Don't you love the rather long-suffering look on the Boxer's facel When Mary Hake of Turner, Montana, shared this swell photo, she wrote: "Years ago, we raised bum lambs. Our Boxer had pups, and as you can see, two of our bum lambs took overl" (EDI. NOTE: The above appeared in the March 22, 2002, issue of Agra News and is submitted by Harriett Kidman of Ortonville.) Mrs. Roy Anderson of Revillo, ager. f This column sponsored in part by Employers urged Nelson Electric to use tax Brent Nelson credit programs ; Minnesota Department of Commercial & Residential Wiring - Licensed & Bonded in MN & SD Economic Security Commissioner Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-2631 Earl Wilson announced today that ,- _. two tax credit programs for Minnesota employers have been re- authorized by Congress. Harold Fedt, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry The two programs, known as the Karels and family of Big Stone City, Work Opportunity and Welfare-to- Mr. and Mrs. Steven Fedt and Jarad of Work Tax Credit programs, provide Milbank, Mrs. Jim Erdmann of federal tax cuts to employers of up to ' Madison, Fr. Agdus Karels, Mrs. $2,400 per employee hired from an granddaughter Jemma Jane on Pauline Karels, Scott and Sarah of Sunday, March I7, 2002 at Stj Ortonville, Mr. and Mrs. Brad Karels Thresa's Church at,Mount, Merrion. and Brandon and Danielle Beyer of Tfiey also visited with Mr. and Mrs. Ortgnville" Brian and Jordon Karels of Ed Hoffman of Minnetonka who spent several days in Dublin, Ireland with a Montevideo spent Tuesday, March 27 tour group, till Monday, April l at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Karels and sons their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. spent Easter with their daughter Joan Edward Karels. Additional Easter and Kassie in Moorhead. weekend guests were Eddie Karels, Mrs. Myra Schmieg was among Liz Lambrecht of St. Paul, Yvetto Easter Sunday dinner guests at the Bruns and daughter Erin of Tim Stengel home in Milbank. Brookings. Easter Sunday supper and evening' Mr. and Mrs. Matt Drobny were guests at the Roger Sis home were Easter Sunday dinner guests at the Mrs. Myra Schmieg, Mrs. Frank Weber of Ortonville and Richard Weber of Chokio. Colleen Pillatzki of Brookings and Scott Halbur of Sioux Falls were Easter weekend guests at the Tom Pillatzki home. Mr. and Mrs. Tim Henrich and family were Easter Sunday brunch guests at the Mrs. Julie Henrich home. Mr. and Mrs. Rob Rodas, Anthony and Aiana of Alexandria were Easter Sunday and Monday guests at the Roger Karels home. Mrs. Delrose Karels of Big Stone City was an Easter Sunday guest. Mrs. Julie Henrich was among Easter Sunday guests at the Matt Henrich home in Milbank. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Karels and family of Breckenridge were Easter weekend guests at the Kay Karels home. Additional Easter supper and evening guests were Mr. and Mrs. r Dewey's Can: Power Rake & Vacuum ,Trimming & Pruning Clean out your existing ,Fertilize ,Weed Control landscape Our specially formulated crab eWe sell Bulk Grass Seed grass preventer is a must! KIDS' KINGDOM House and Registration p jr Kids" Kingdom Pre-school of Ortonville will be holding an Open House Registration for the 2002-2003 school year on home of Mr. and Mrs. Greg Strei. Easter weekend visitors at the Mrs. Joan Strei home were Mr. and Mrs. Sam Selzer, Ben, Grace and Marcus of Sioux City, IA. Additional Easter Sunday guests were Jeanette Abramowski and sons Joseph and Anthony of rural Madison and Jennifer Fatland of Sioux Falls, SD. Greg Rademacher, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Rademacher and daughter of Brookings were Easter weekend guests at the Kevin Rademacher home. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Folk of Milbank were among Easter Sunday guests. Thursda00 April 18, 2002 6:00 to 7:30 PM eOmact Denise Scherer at 839-3504 or 839-2003 if you any questions or are unable to make the Open House. AND THE... I ku ," 8 BOOK FAIR libay, April 18, 2002 3:15"7:30 PM Ortonville Elementary Gym while reading books for our school and raising special projects. READY - SET - READ! PREVIEW ON THURSDAY* -=.ngdom eligible targeted group. Targeted groups consist ol + people who have specific barriers re> employment, such as: A person who has received AFDC or MFIP services for more than 18 m(mths. A person who has had a felony conviction and earns a family income less than 70 percent of the l.ower l+iving Standard. A person between the ages of 18 and 24 who has received food stamps for six months. A youth between ages 18 and 25 living in an Empowcrmcnt Zone or Enterprise Community (in Minneapolis or St. Paul). "There is minimal paperwork to claim the tax credits," said Larry Cheetham, program coordinator. "Two forms must be completed by the employer and/or the new employee and mailed within 21 days of the employees start date.'" Since the programs began in t996, more than 31,00 Minnesota employers have received more than $69 million in tax cuts through these programs. 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