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old days in the Ortonville area . THIS SCENE at the foot of Big Stone Lake, then you are one of our elderly readers. photo must have been taken back in the early 1930s or late 1920s. You're looking at the Pavilion on Big Stone Lake, located just south of where the present city pier is today. ; AGO 4, 1993 for the award at the School have raced. They are Heidi Hasslen, ;er and s. annual senior held at the Center. place was Janet Hausauer sec- and Pat O'Neill, Johnson is the anity Education/ in Ortonville. e provided the OHS alad luncheon ity students with Idrens' Theater GO 1978 grand open- this week Franklin- :onville as they 45th year in ere. They have recently completed a remodel- ing job. Ortonville will soon have an all new eight lane bowling alley to be located on Highway 75 North, north of Midwest Swine. Owner-Operator will be Gary Elvecrog, presently of G & W Upholstery and Block's Tree Trimming busi- ness. So far this month the area has had rainfall and snow .accounting for nearly five inches of moisture. Starting next Sunday, April 30, the area will return to Day Light savings time. A girl was born to Mr. and Craig Rakow of Bellingham at the Ortonville Hospital. 50 YEARS AGO May 14, 1953 Twenty students will receive diplomas at graduation in Big Stone City on Wed., May 20th. Mrs. M. Sparrow has filed for re-election to the Ortonville school board and Vince Stegner has filed for the other position. School students arrived home Sunday after a trip to the "Windy City." It was a four day trip and also included attending the American League baseball game. Parishioners of the Artichoke Lake Baptist Church will commemorate the 75th anniversary on Sun. May 17th. Floradeen Arndt and John Drewlow were wed Sat., May 2, at the Holden Lutheran Church. Burness Osborn and Clifford Semrau were married May 8 at the Methodist Church in Sioux Falls, S.D. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Magee" of Ortonville and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Johnson of Ortonville. DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Ortonville Independent corner the Library are 12 - 8 p.m. and 10- 3 p.m. jars of candy, est to the correct - Hershey's Knutson. She were 120 in the M & M's - Betsy 750 and there jar. Adults - ee Hamann. She were 566 in the jar. Thanks to all who signed up at the library and down at Bill's Super Valu on Library Day. Remember to mark May 20th on your calendar to come and listen to Joan Claire Graham, author of Minnesota Memories. She will be at the library at 7 p.m. that evening to talk about her books and also have them available for purchase. New in General Fiction is Danielle Steel's "Dating Game". When her husband of twenty-four years Applications accepted now through May 27, 2003 news 839-2207 Swezey were ne Swezey from Week. Other guests letty Jean and Wade, Guy egg and Joyce Orgenson spent the t the Wayne and at Paynesville. of Foley, 19th and 20th. neighbors of were guests for n had Ruth Roschen as After that to the Minnie Ann and lunch with and Alton Ninneman with Irene celebrated of Nathan Also ies of Jon and and Dianna Streed. Jane !heir grandson six grade took home a a tournament at 23rd Lou and Montevideo Coubal. and Mrs. Harold dinner Harvey Granite Falls, from and Brenda Dustin Dan, Sue, and Megan and Merlin Coubal Easter in tity Center. Mary Jo Haugerud, Lou and Donna Coubal, and Dave and Deb Hedin all were hosts and hostesses for about 70 people. The children all hunted for Easter eggs. They also broke a pinata and played games. The hosts and hostesses made all the arrangements and the people brought potluck. Amanda Jensen was to Alice and Orrin Anderson's of Milbank for Easter dinner on Saturday, April 19th. Amanda Gutzman from Hazel Run spent from Thursday, April 17th to Sunday, April 20th at Amanda Jensen's. Darshell Frevert spent Saturday night, April 19th at Amanda Jensen's. Jim and Terry Rawleigh from Hugo visited Monday, April 21st and Tuesday, April 22nd at Alnora. Rawleigh's. Marlyn and Reva Schumacher had as Easter guests for the day John and Anna Nelsen of LeSueur; Joe Schumacher of Huron, SD; Lacey Woodward of Watertown, SD; Cyndy, Lee, and Alec Schumacher of Milbank, Ruth and Paul Strong and Nathan and Andrew, Tammy and Ron Schumacher and Stephanie and Kenny all of Ortonville. Viola Hansen was a guest at Dale and Marianne Lantis of Milbank for Easter dinner. Wednesday, April 16th Emma Schwarze was at Northridge for hymn-sing. Monday, April 21st Emma Schwarze had circle meeting at the Trinity Lutheran Church. James and Doris Scheff's daughter Kim and husband Scott Worrall and Nathan from Burnsville were home to visit Jim and Doris. They also were at Mary Worrall's house to visit. Ken and Jeanne Berg visited their daughter Karla and-family in Long Lake for Easter and to help Karla celebrate her birthday. Bliss Gerjets went to Brookings to be with her son Dennis and family for several days. They went to Dennis's home on the Missouri River and returned Monday, April 21 st. Faith Sprung had Easter dinner over to the Dragt's. 70 YEARS AGO Apr. 27, 1933 Frank Tureen on Tuesday of this week sold his restaurant to Jud Deuel, former propri- etor of restaurants in Worthington and Spencer, IA. Seniors and agriculture stu- dents of the Ortonville High School last Saturday planted 32 trees in the Ortonville school grounds. They were American Elms that they dug up on the George Peterson farm. R.H. Hoberg supervised the work. Anderson Bros. of Montevideo have established a mortuary in the Vikre building in Ortonville. Doyle Potter, who has been employed for eleven years in a local drug store, has taken pos- session of the pharmacy in Clinton. Olga Redfield and Arthur Bergman were married Saturday at the home of the bride's parents. f ..... This column sponsored in part by Nelson Electric Brent Nelson Commercial & Residential Wiring ~ Licensed & Bonded in MN & SD Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-2631 unexpectedly divorces her, a the British, Annie Barns becomes devastated Paris Armstrong struggles confused by her growing feelings for to overcome a broken heart and the his fiercely patriot brother, and as the disappointments of single life. Also new is Diane Chamberlain's "Kiss River". The arrival of Gina Higgins, a mysterious.stranger who is determined to restore Kiss River's historic nineteenth century lighthouse, profoundly impacts the lives of Lacey O'Neill, a talented stained-glass artist with a dark past, and her brother Clay, who is trying to rebuild his life after a devastating tragedy. New in Historical Fiction is Rosanne Bittner's "Into the Valley: The Settlers". Engaged to an Ohio Valley farmer who remains loyal to Carlene Wittnebel was over to Lizzie Hanson's on Monday, April 21st. She took Lizzie to see her sister Minnie Schellberg in the hospital. Easter Sunday Carlene Wittnebel and her son Doug came and got Lizzie, Clifford and Alton Hanson for dinner at her house in Revillo. Rev. Kasten visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson on Wednesday, April 23rd. Charles Schellberg also visited Wednesday. Carlene Wittnebel and her son Doug visited them in the afternoon. Dean and Beverly Hanson and two granddaughters were there too. Wanda Koepke visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson on Tuesday, April 22nd. Gen and Wilfred Adelman spent Friday morning, April 1 lth attending Grandparents Day for Ryan and Kayla Knudson at their school in Montevideo and were overnight guests at their daughter's Marge and Mike Knudson. On Saturday, April 12th they visited Wilfred's nephew Gene Sis in Dawson and Gen's brother Alfred and Rosella Kallhoff in Canby. Don Adelman from Clinton spent Thursday eve to Easter Sunday at his parents home Wilfred and Gen Adelman's. Additional Easter dinner guests were Marge and Mike Knudson and family from Monty, Dean Adelman from Corcoran, and John and Marl Plathe and family from Bellingham. After having a Easter egg hunt at Alfred Adelman's they were all guests at Doug and Amy Adelman's near Rosen. They had another egg hunt and a delicious lunch at Doug and Amy's. Dei and Phyllis Silberstein were Wednesday, April 23rd visitors at the Jerry and Alma Jorgenson's home. High bridge players at the Ortonville Senior Center Friday afternoon, April 25th were Jerry Jorgenson and Betty Nelson. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. Norman Shelsta visited Maurice Johnson on Thursday at the Veterans Home in Fergus Falls. b'others become dangerously embroiled in the fighting, Annie finds herself facing a difficult choice. Also new is James Patterson's "The Jester". Returning home from the Crusades, a disillusioned Hugh discovers that his village has been ransacked and his wife abducted by 'relic seeking knights, a situation that prompts him to pose as a court jester in order to infiltrate the castle where his wife is imprisoned. New in Romance is Joan Johnston's "The Price". Having forfeited his marriage and custody of his childen in his ambition to achieve partner status, a Houston attorney works to defend a pharmaceutical company whose drug may have killed a young girl, and when the plantiff's counsel turns out to be his high school sweetheart, an unexpected romance ensues. Also new is Kathleen E. Woodiwiss .... The Reluctant Suitor". Sixteen years after her betrothed joined the military to escape their arranged marriage, Adiana rises to become one of society's most desirable aristocrats and wonders if Colonel Colton will still resist the wedding. Extension report I Jeff Johnson Regional Extension Educator 2003 Ag Production Systems, General Livestock Stevens County Extension Office Morris, MN 56267 Phone: 320/589-7423 CENTURY FARM PROGRAM The Minnesota State Fair's Century Farm program will once again honor Minnesota families who have owned their farms for at least 100 years. The Century Farm program recognizes family farms according to the following qualifications: 1) the farm must be at least 100 years old according to authentic land records; 2) the farm must have been in continuous family ownership for at least 100 years (continuous residence on the farm is not required), and 3) the farm must be at least 50 acres. Since it inception in 1976, a total of 7,709 farms have been designated Century Farms. A commemorative certificate signed by the president of Thank you for choosing us to make your travel arrangements! the State Fair and Governor Tim Pawlenty will be awarded to qualifying families, along with an outdoor sign signifying Century Farm recognition. Information on all Century Farm families will be available at the Minnesota Farm Bureau exhibit during the 2003 State Fair, August 21 through Labor Day, September 1. Applications are available by writing Century Farms, Minnesota State Fair, 1265 Snelling Avenue North, St. Paul, MN 55108; emailing fairinfo@mnstatefair.org; or calling (651) 642 2446. Applications are also available statewide at County Extension offices and Minnesota Farm Bureau offices. Deadline for application is June 1. Previously recognized families should not reapply. Jeff Johnson is an educator with the University of Minnesota Extension Service in Ag Production Systems, General Livestock serving the West Central District that includes Big Stone County. (320) 589-2442 or 1-800-782-1797 For Your Nation. Your State. Your Career. U.S. Immigration Inspectors Now Hiring! Federal Jobs at the Northern Borders of Montana, North Dakota & Minnesota Starting Salary: $25,697-$31,830 plus Federal Benefits! Apply online at www.immigration,govoba Or call 1-877-875-4879. The Department of Homeland Security is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Mllbank Area Hospital cares about you end your faml- ly's healthcare needs. And In emergenclee there Is not tlme to spare. Mllbank Area Hospital and Its on-slte CT scanning capabilities can save llves. These servlces mean that if you, your loved ones or frlends/co-work- era are In any type of medlcal/trauma situation, CT scannlng saves valuable tlme In dlagnoslng treatment and care. It can mean the difference between life and death. Radiology staff at Mllbank Area Hospltsl are proud to provide you wlth wlde varlety of radiology services including on-site CT scan capability. -Basic Radiography -Mammography -Ultrasound -Fluoroscopy -CT Scan (on site) -MRI -and morel Milbank Area Hospital Avera Health 901 E. Virgil Avenue, Mllbank, SD 605-432-4538 29, INDEPENDENT Page 9 old days in the Ortonville area . THIS SCENE at the foot of Big Stone Lake, then you are one of our elderly readers. photo must have been taken back in the early 1930s or late 1920s. You're looking at the Pavilion on Big Stone Lake, located just south of where the present city pier is today. ; AGO 4, 1993 for the award at the School have raced. They are Heidi Hasslen, ;er and s. annual senior held at the Center. place was Janet Hausauer sec- and Pat O'Neill, Johnson is the anity Education/ in Ortonville. e provided the OHS alad luncheon ity students with Idrens' Theater GO 1978 grand open- this week Franklin- :onville as they 45th year in ere. They have recently completed a remodel- ing job. Ortonville will soon have an all new eight lane bowling alley to be located on Highway 75 North, north of Midwest Swine. Owner-Operator will be Gary Elvecrog, presently of G & W Upholstery and Block's Tree Trimming busi- ness. So far this month the area has had rainfall and snow .accounting for nearly five inches of moisture. Starting next Sunday, April 30, the area will return to Day Light savings time. A girl was born to Mr. and Craig Rakow of Bellingham at the Ortonville Hospital. 50 YEARS AGO May 14, 1953 Twenty students will receive diplomas at graduation in Big Stone City on Wed., May 20th. Mrs. M. Sparrow has filed for re-election to the Ortonville school board and Vince Stegner has filed for the other position. School students arrived home Sunday after a trip to the "Windy City." It was a four day trip and also included attending the American League baseball game. Parishioners of the Artichoke Lake Baptist Church will commemorate the 75th anniversary on Sun. May 17th. Floradeen Arndt and John Drewlow were wed Sat., May 2, at the Holden Lutheran Church. Burness Osborn and Clifford Semrau were married May 8 at the Methodist Church in Sioux Falls, S.D. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Magee" of Ortonville and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Johnson of Ortonville. DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Ortonville Independent corner the Library are 12 - 8 p.m. and 10- 3 p.m. jars of candy, est to the correct - Hershey's Knutson. She were 120 in the M & M's - Betsy 750 and there jar. Adults - ee Hamann. She were 566 in the jar. Thanks to all who signed up at the library and down at Bill's Super Valu on Library Day. Remember to mark May 20th on your calendar to come and listen to Joan Claire Graham, author of Minnesota Memories. She will be at the library at 7 p.m. that evening to talk about her books and also have them available for purchase. New in General Fiction is Danielle Steel's "Dating Game". When her husband of twenty-four years Applications accepted now through May 27, 2003 news 839-2207 Swezey were ne Swezey from Week. Other guests letty Jean and Wade, Guy egg and Joyce Orgenson spent the t the Wayne and at Paynesville. of Foley, 19th and 20th. neighbors of were guests for n had Ruth Roschen as After that to the Minnie Ann and lunch with and Alton Ninneman with Irene celebrated of Nathan Also ies of Jon and and Dianna Streed. Jane !heir grandson six grade took home a a tournament at 23rd Lou and Montevideo Coubal. and Mrs. Harold dinner Harvey Granite Falls, from and Brenda Dustin Dan, Sue, and Megan and Merlin Coubal Easter in tity Center. Mary Jo Haugerud, Lou and Donna Coubal, and Dave and Deb Hedin all were hosts and hostesses for about 70 people. The children all hunted for Easter eggs. They also broke a pinata and played games. The hosts and hostesses made all the arrangements and the people brought potluck. Amanda Jensen was to Alice and Orrin Anderson's of Milbank for Easter dinner on Saturday, April 19th. Amanda Gutzman from Hazel Run spent from Thursday, April 17th to Sunday, April 20th at Amanda Jensen's. Darshell Frevert spent Saturday night, April 19th at Amanda Jensen's. Jim and Terry Rawleigh from Hugo visited Monday, April 21st and Tuesday, April 22nd at Alnora. Rawleigh's. Marlyn and Reva Schumacher had as Easter guests for the day John and Anna Nelsen of LeSueur; Joe Schumacher of Huron, SD; Lacey Woodward of Watertown, SD; Cyndy, Lee, and Alec Schumacher of Milbank, Ruth and Paul Strong and Nathan and Andrew, Tammy and Ron Schumacher and Stephanie and Kenny all of Ortonville. Viola Hansen was a guest at Dale and Marianne Lantis of Milbank for Easter dinner. Wednesday, April 16th Emma Schwarze was at Northridge for hymn-sing. Monday, April 21st Emma Schwarze had circle meeting at the Trinity Lutheran Church. James and Doris Scheff's daughter Kim and husband Scott Worrall and Nathan from Burnsville were home to visit Jim and Doris. They also were at Mary Worrall's house to visit. Ken and Jeanne Berg visited their daughter Karla and-family in Long Lake for Easter and to help Karla celebrate her birthday. Bliss Gerjets went to Brookings to be with her son Dennis and family for several days. They went to Dennis's home on the Missouri River and returned Monday, April 21 st. Faith Sprung had Easter dinner over to the Dragt's. 70 YEARS AGO Apr. 27, 1933 Frank Tureen on Tuesday of this week sold his restaurant to Jud Deuel, former propri- etor of restaurants in Worthington and Spencer, IA. Seniors and agriculture stu- dents of the Ortonville High School last Saturday planted 32 trees in the Ortonville school grounds. They were American Elms that they dug up on the George Peterson farm. R.H. Hoberg supervised the work. Anderson Bros. of Montevideo have established a mortuary in the Vikre building in Ortonville. Doyle Potter, who has been employed for eleven years in a local drug store, has taken pos- session of the pharmacy in Clinton. Olga Redfield and Arthur Bergman were married Saturday at the home of the bride's parents. f ..... This column sponsored in part by Nelson Electric Brent Nelson Commercial & Residential Wiring ~ Licensed & Bonded in MN & SD Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-2631 unexpectedly divorces her, a the British, Annie Barns becomes devastated Paris Armstrong struggles confused by her growing feelings for to overcome a broken heart and the his fiercely patriot brother, and as the disappointments of single life. Also new is Diane Chamberlain's "Kiss River". The arrival of Gina Higgins, a mysterious.stranger who is determined to restore Kiss River's historic nineteenth century lighthouse, profoundly impacts the lives of Lacey O'Neill, a talented stained-glass artist with a dark past, and her brother Clay, who is trying to rebuild his life after a devastating tragedy. New in Historical Fiction is Rosanne Bittner's "Into the Valley: The Settlers". Engaged to an Ohio Valley farmer who remains loyal to Carlene Wittnebel was over to Lizzie Hanson's on Monday, April 21st. She took Lizzie to see her sister Minnie Schellberg in the hospital. Easter Sunday Carlene Wittnebel and her son Doug came and got Lizzie, Clifford and Alton Hanson for dinner at her house in Revillo. Rev. Kasten visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson on Wednesday, April 23rd. Charles Schellberg also visited Wednesday. Carlene Wittnebel and her son Doug visited them in the afternoon. Dean and Beverly Hanson and two granddaughters were there too. Wanda Koepke visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson on Tuesday, April 22nd. Gen and Wilfred Adelman spent Friday morning, April 1 lth attending Grandparents Day for Ryan and Kayla Knudson at their school in Montevideo and were overnight guests at their daughter's Marge and Mike Knudson. On Saturday, April 12th they visited Wilfred's nephew Gene Sis in Dawson and Gen's brother Alfred and Rosella Kallhoff in Canby. Don Adelman from Clinton spent Thursday eve to Easter Sunday at his parents home Wilfred and Gen Adelman's. Additional Easter dinner guests were Marge and Mike Knudson and family from Monty, Dean Adelman from Corcoran, and John and Marl Plathe and family from Bellingham. After having a Easter egg hunt at Alfred Adelman's they were all guests at Doug and Amy Adelman's near Rosen. They had another egg hunt and a delicious lunch at Doug and Amy's. Dei and Phyllis Silberstein were Wednesday, April 23rd visitors at the Jerry and Alma Jorgenson's home. High bridge players at the Ortonville Senior Center Friday afternoon, April 25th were Jerry Jorgenson and Betty Nelson. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. Norman Shelsta visited Maurice Johnson on Thursday at the Veterans Home in Fergus Falls. b'others become dangerously embroiled in the fighting, Annie finds herself facing a difficult choice. Also new is James Patterson's "The Jester". Returning home from the Crusades, a disillusioned Hugh discovers that his village has been ransacked and his wife abducted by 'relic seeking knights, a situation that prompts him to pose as a court jester in order to infiltrate the castle where his wife is imprisoned. New in Romance is Joan Johnston's "The Price". Having forfeited his marriage and custody of his childen in his ambition to achieve partner status, a Houston attorney works to defend a pharmaceutical company whose drug may have killed a young girl, and when the plantiff's counsel turns out to be his high school sweetheart, an unexpected romance ensues. Also new is Kathleen E. Woodiwiss .... The Reluctant Suitor". Sixteen years after her betrothed joined the military to escape their arranged marriage, Adiana rises to become one of society's most desirable aristocrats and wonders if Colonel Colton will still resist the wedding. Extension report I Jeff Johnson Regional Extension Educator 2003 Ag Production Systems, General Livestock Stevens County Extension Office Morris, MN 56267 Phone: 320/589-7423 CENTURY FARM PROGRAM The Minnesota State Fair's Century Farm program will once again honor Minnesota families who have owned their farms for at least 100 years. The Century Farm program recognizes family farms according to the following qualifications: 1) the farm must be at least 100 years old according to authentic land records; 2) the farm must have been in continuous family ownership for at least 100 years (continuous residence on the farm is not required), and 3) the farm must be at least 50 acres. Since it inception in 1976, a total of 7,709 farms have been designated Century Farms. A commemorative certificate signed by the president of Thank you for choosing us to make your travel arrangements! the State Fair and Governor Tim Pawlenty will be awarded to qualifying families, along with an outdoor sign signifying Century Farm recognition. Information on all Century Farm families will be available at the Minnesota Farm Bureau exhibit during the 2003 State Fair, August 21 through Labor Day, September 1. Applications are available by writing Century Farms, Minnesota State Fair, 1265 Snelling Avenue North, St. Paul, MN 55108; emailing fairinfo@mnstatefair.org; or calling (651) 642 2446. Applications are also available statewide at County Extension offices and Minnesota Farm Bureau offices. Deadline for application is June 1. Previously recognized families should not reapply. Jeff Johnson is an educator with the University of Minnesota Extension Service in Ag Production Systems, General Livestock serving the West Central District that includes Big Stone County. (320) 589-2442 or 1-800-782-1797 For Your Nation. Your State. Your Career. U.S. Immigration Inspectors Now Hiring! Federal Jobs at the Northern Borders of Montana, North Dakota & Minnesota Starting Salary: $25,697-$31,830 plus Federal Benefits! Apply online at www.immigration,govoba Or call 1-877-875-4879. The Department of Homeland Security is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Mllbank Area Hospital cares about you end your faml- ly's healthcare needs. And In emergenclee there Is not tlme to spare. Mllbank Area Hospital and Its on-slte CT scanning capabilities can save llves. These servlces mean that if you, your loved ones or frlends/co-work- era are In any type of medlcal/trauma situation, CT scannlng saves valuable tlme In dlagnoslng treatment and care. It can mean the difference between life and death. Radiology staff at Mllbank Area Hospltsl are proud to provide you wlth wlde varlety of radiology services including on-site CT scan capability. -Basic Radiography -Mammography -Ultrasound -Fluoroscopy -CT Scan (on site) -MRI -and morel Milbank Area Hospital Avera Health 901 E. Virgil Avenue, Mllbank, SD 605-432-4538 29, INDEPENDENT Page 9