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Jensen in the afternoon. Ann Helgeson's son Allen Helgeson from Duluth visited Ann Helgeson over the week-end of April 5th. He picked up his daughter Barbie who had stayed with Ann all week. Urban and Ludie Stolpman went to visit Todd and family last week. Rick from Omaha was along. They helped celebrate o'ne of Todd's children's birthdays. They spent a couple of days there visiting friends and relatives and then came back home. Faith Sprung celebrated her 91st birthday on Wednesday, the 10th of BASKETBALL PLAYERS traveled to the Pacesetter Regional tourney in Marshall April third in the ion. They_ met up with KMS in the. first ame and. won 20-1. 3, Wabasso and won 32-14. The gtrls enad their season wdh 20 wms advancing to the Pacesetter State Tournament in July. In front, left to Christine Taffe, Lindsey Plathe and Paige Hanson. Back row, Coach Paul Taffe, ghlin, Tiffany Giese, Morgan Simonitch, Caiti Barr, Tabitha Henrich and Coach news Phone 839-2207 went to the Show on April 6th. zhwarze sang e and Dorothy to have the people were Clark field and hostesses A. Coubal, boy, and and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. arkfield. Monson from Madison visited Joe and Dorothy Coubal on Monday, April 8th. Wednesday, April 10th Lakeside Homemakers met at Idella Ross' and they made a patriotic pin in the shape of a wreath in red, white, and blue and a red, white, and blue beaded sun catcher in the shape of a flag. Those present were Dorothy Mathison, Gall Johnson, Betty Johnson, Trudy Minsink, Irene Mathison, Arlene Larson, Marge Lindholm, Dee Holtquist, and Dorothy Coubal. She served lunch after they did the craft. Lloyd Hanson and Luella Ninneman visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson on Tuesday, April 2nd. Sunday, April 7th Debbie Steuart came and got Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson for a birthday party for Nicholas Steuart at their house. Wednesday, April 10th Carlene Wittnebel took Lizzie Hanson to Northridge to see her sister Minnie Schellberg. Alice Anderson and Amanda Jensen went to Granite Falls on Monday, April 8th to visit Alice's granddaughter Melissa Johnson, who is Amanda's great-granddaughter. Wednesday, April 3rd Alice and Orrin Anderson visited Amanda April at the Dragt's. Those also helping her celebrate there were Steve and Colly Dragt and little Cassandra, and Gall Johnson. Later they played cards. Dave and Vicky Sager from Dassel spent the week-end of April 5th at John and Anna Rothi's home. Bruce and Evie Swigerd were Monday, April 8th visitors at the Jerry and Alma Jorgenson's home. Jerry and Alma Jorgenson were visitors on Wednesday, April 10th at the Bruce Swigerd's home. Gladys Brehmer and Loraine Schnaser visited Aunt Minnie Schellberg, Clara Hein, and others at Northridge. Gladys Brehmer among others attended the Agape Singers who presented their service of praise Sunday, April 7th at 7:00 p.m. at the Trinity Town Waiters Church at Bellingham. Giadys Brehmer's grandchild Isaac Brehmer among others performed. Agape is a greek word for love. On Saturday, April 6th Bert Swenson and his wife Jerri drove from St. James, up to Ortonville to visit his brother Cliff Swenson. Clarrisia and Kenney Grunich came back from Apach Junction, AZ. The Saturday before Easter Joel Sorbel and his Dad visited. They got something to eat at the Casino in Watertown. Then they visited Joel's aunt and uncle Jim and Dorothy Nelson of Wilmot. They had a real good time. Mr. and Mrs. James Howe from Miles City, MO came to visit Beth Swezey on Sunday, April 7th to Thursday, April l lth. On Tuesday Guy Block, Beth Swezey, and Mr. and Mrs. James Howe went to Morris to shop. Arbor Day Always, the Memorial Tree on... / /- O The National ,. Day Foundation A WARDS THIS Certificate of Merit To Mundwiler Memorial Tree Program in recognition of your efforts on behalf of trees and environmental stewardship. f)med Ih 4th da x of/h'c ember. 199S I'rr/dem LYClia Schultz Lloyd Sievers I'llen Vesecky Maki JQnelle Trapp Ash EtJnice Brotzel William Howard Thomas Bury Eclith LUndberg  Mary Scheef Bogenrief 1,illian Lage Jr)Ann Strei JOhn Beetem Vreim Iin Conrad iler Memorial Tree Program is proud to include the families served in 2001 through Arbor Day 2002. In Loving Memory of.... Martha Jones Margie Hanson Frances Horning Amelia Baun Kay Keller Clara Whipple Phyllis Larsen Hilda Ekern Norman Schmieg Elizabeth Bergseth Marjorie Thompson Marjorie Clark Leo Flynn Marvin Beutler John "Jack" Schuelke Ruth Johnson Lucy Ahlgren Ralph Liebe Harry Anderson Ahart Ladwig Faith Henderson Lester Bear Michael Lindgren Gretchen Hanson Eugene Konshak Amelia Dikstaal Alice Heppner Kenneth Krause LaDonna Pufahl Carrie Smith Marwood Wise Laurina Tramp Emma Capp Darin Reese Larry Bunting Seth Robinson Margaret Evens Shirley Weber Betty Holtquist Elmer Erickson, Jr. Katie Osterloh Doris Taylor Edna Tollefson Home purchases the trees LOCALLY and they are planted LOCALLY. We over 900 trees to our communities since the Memorial Garden was started. We be the  funeral home in the area with this extensive tree restoration program. recognized and awarded by the National Arbor Day Foundation with a of Merit for our efforts on behalf of trees and environmental stewardship. MUN'DWILER 00u1N00JzAL HOM100 INC. 301 Fourth Street South, Milbank SD (605) 432-4545 "Our Famih, Serving ",, Your Famdv Easter dinner guests at the Lee and Vidella Roschen's were Brad and Jennifer Barks, Greg Parks, Jennifer Parks, Nathan, Tiffany, and Vidella's mother Lillian Ninneman. Celebrating Greg Parks birthday on Sunday, April 7th at Vidella Roschen's were Greg Parks, Lana Roghair, Christopher Merriman, Jennifer Parks, Nathan, Tiffany, and Lillian Ninneman. Judy Roberts of Big Stone and Lawrence and Arvilla Bergseth of Ortonville drove to Sioux Falls, Saturday, April 6th to wish Jeff Bergseth a happy birthday. High bridge players at the Ortonville Senior Center Friday afternoon. April 12th were Frank Zeek and Beth Moberg. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. Roman and Shirley Karels were Thursday, April I 1 th and Friday, April 12th visitors at the Nick Karels' home in perham. Louy and Donna Coubal from Montevideo visited Joe and Dorothy Coubal on Monday, April 15th. They came in the morning and spent all day. Ron and Gloria Erickson from Montevideo stopped in to visit Joe and Dorothy Coubal and opened up their cabin on Big Stone Lake on Wednesday, April 17th. Friday forenoon, April 12th Leo and Frieda Wellnitz from Milkank visited Emma Schwarze. Betty Schwarze visited Emma Schwarze Friday afternoon, April 12th. Alvin and Phyllis Schwarze were at Emma Schwarze's Sunday evening, April 14th. Susan and Ray Clark from Clinton visited Vivian Arndt. Vivian Arndt visited at the Gene Arndt's home in Clinton. Alfred Volkenants were Sunday, April 14th visitors of Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Wednesday, April 17th Carlene Wittnebel and Cheryl Ninneman visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Friday, April 12th Chuck Henricks from Morris and Hazel Ness from Appleton visited Amanda Jensen. Emily Randleman took part in the Ortonville High School drama production the "Music Man" on April 19th and 20th. Emily's part in the play was Marian. Jennifer and Sid Lien and their son Andy along with Eric Randleman traveled from Fargo over the week-end to see the performance which included almost 80 students in the cast, stage crew, custumes, and lighting people as well as a performance by the Milltone quartet. Lillian Ninneman went to Northridge to visit frieKds and helped celebrate all the birthdays for April that were celebrated on Friday, April 12th. Lauretta Mielitz visited Lillian Ninneman on Thursday, April l lth and Friday, April 12th. On Thursday they visited Beth Swezey and on Friday Lauretta took Lillian to Northridge. Thirty-one students from area church's gathered at New Lifc Community Baptist Church and Abiding Faith Lutheran Church tor a 30 hour famine. They began Friday, April 12th after school and into Saturday evening. Students participated in activities and Bible studies to raise awareness of thc problem of hunger in the world. The fund raising amounted to over $1,600. All the donations were given to World Vision, who operates missions all around the world for those in need. The students also did service projects around town. The St. John's and St. Charles' youth group gathered at Pizza Ranch Saturday morning, April 20th to make pizzas. Profits from their pizza sales will pay for their trip to Rapid City. While there they will work at the Corner Store Rescue Mission, a homeless shelter that serves the Rapid City area. Wayne Jorgenson of St. Cloud spent a few days April 17th and 18th at the Jerry and Alma Jorgenson's home. Alma Jorgenson visited Walter Maatz on Tuesday afternoon, April 16th who is a patient at the Ortonville Hospital. Alma Jorgenson visited Maggie Vietzke on Tuesday afternoon, April 16th at Northridge. Dr. Bryan Delage and his family were guests for Easter at Kristie Delage's parents home in Hutchinson. Kayla Delage, who is a seventh grader, participated in the high school production of the "Music Man". The performances were Friday night, April 19th and Saturday night, April 20th. Marvin Knopf's sister Ardell Courtney from Orange County, CA is visiting Lois and Marvin Knopf. Vivian Hay came for Faith Sprung. They went to Olive Vetter's in Milbank. Norma Mielitz and Elda Von Eschen was there and they celebrated Norma's and Faith's birthdays on Thursday afternoon, April 18th. High bridge players at the Ortonville Senior Center Friday afternoon, April 19th were Frank Moberg and Pearl Pederson. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. Lucille McEwen Sitter memorial fund to present annual scholarship It's Spring-a time for growth. It's also time for the Lucille McEwen Sitter Memorial to present its annual scholarship. This memorial fund was set up to help defray educational or training costs for special needs students. If you have a program or know of a local student who can benefit from such a scholarship, please submit a short paragraph with the name of the student, how the scholarship will be used, how much the program costs and why the scholarship is needed. To be considered for this year's award, your request must be received no later than May 1, 2002. Send scholarship requests to Randy McEwen, P.O. Box 71, Ortonville, MN 56278. The scholar- ship will be awarded on May 11, 2002. This continuing program was made possible by donations in memo- ry of Clarence Magnuson, Wendy Felton, Jo Peterson, Joyce Sis and Olga Peterson. We want to thank their families for helping to carry on Lucille McEwen Sitter's interest in education and training. No one coveys Minnesota better. It's comforting tO know that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has been providing quality health care plans for nearly 70 years. 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