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i i Look Who Is 21 OBSERVING EARTH DAY, Ortonville fourth grade students of Mrs. Ketz and Mr. Kirkeby cleaned up the boat landing at the foot of Big Stone Lake. Shown above are Charlie Taffe, Daniel Berdan, Lauren Conroy nd Erica Stattelman. "1 T Check out our web site at www.ortonviUeindependent.com ) On May 2nd... HAPPY BIRTHDAY! "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" tests offered at O.A.H.S. Ortonville Area Health Services will be celebrating healthcare week during the month of May, 2003 (in conjunction with National Hospital Week and Nursing Home Week). In recognition of this special event, a blood cholesterol screening test will be offered on Wednesday, May 7th and Thursday, May 8th from 7 - 9 a.m. both days. This is a complete lipid profile OAHS calls "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" and will be a special offer those dates and times for only $10 cash payment. Since this is being offered at such a special price, it will not be submitted to insurances or Medicare and must be paid at the time of the test. Anyone wishing to take advantage of the special offer for "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" cholesterol test is to come to the clinic's lower level education room. This is a fasting test and patients should have nothing to eat or drink from 10 p.m. the night prior to the test. Once your bloodwork is drawn, we will offer coffee, juice and muffins. All test results will be mailed to your home address within a couple of days following the test. As a follow-up to the test, Dr. Mark Huntington will give a presenta- tion from 8:30 - 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 14th in the lower level education room. He will review the test results informing those present of the normal ranges as well as high values and when patients should be concerned or make an appointment with their physician for further evaluation. Dr. Huntington will also briefly discuss nutrition as it relates to cholesterol levels. The OAHS staff hope many people will participate in this screening tool and help them celebrate healthcare week. OHS spanish students compete in cultural fest Many of the Ortonville High School Spanish II students attended the Festival of Cultures at SDSU in Brookings, SD. Not only did the stu- dents enjoy the ethnic foods, cultural booths, and entertainment but they also participated in two cultural events: En Busca De (In Search of...) and the Culture Bowl. There were approximately 200 stu- dents who participated in these events. After taking a written test in the Culture Bowl, Jason Zahn and Erica Schultz were among the final- Bellingham/Louisburg By Margret Stueckrath Phone 568-2430 Glenn Klefsaas was not present when his name was called for $80 at the Bellingham Community Day Drawing, Wednesday April 23. Wednesday April 30 the drawing will be for $100. Mr. and Mrs. Arlyn Goetsch were weekend guests at the Edwin Goetsch home on April 12. Dinner guests on Sunday at the Goetsch home included the Arlyn Goetsches, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Goetsch and Teri, Kim and Tim Heller. Walter Homemakers met at the home of Marilyn Goetsch on Thursday April 17 at 2:30 pm. The lesson was presented by Marilyn on "Protecting Your Privacy." All members were present--Rosetta Beutler, Pat Krakow, Ruth Loeschke, Carol Maatz, Marion Maatz, Meranda Redepenning, Rose Wittnebel and Frances Wittnebel. Lucille Nelson, Betty Hanson and Don and Ella Thomson were Thursday evening guests at the home of Charles and Ihla Thomson following church services in Louisburg. Barb Borgerson was a patient at Fairview Southdale from Tuesday April 15 to Thursday April 17. Alfred spent the week at the homes of Keith Borgerson and Lorrie Cox in Lakeville. Betty Hanson spent Friday April 18th till Tuesday April 22nd in Duluth at the Harold and Martha Hanson home. Friday evening Steve Hanson joined them for supper. On Easter Sunday Betty went to church with Harold and Martha Hanson. They had dinner at Barker's Island, Superior, WI. Martha's son Nathan and grandkids Ashlee and Dylan joined them for dinner. Later in the afternoon Nathan and children came over to Harold and Martha's house to get their Easter baskets. Lucille Nelson spent the weekend at the home of Linda Vant Hull in St. Louis Park. Lucille accompanied Thomas, Lynette, Luke and Erik Nelson to Minneapolis and the Nelson family continued on to Rice Lake, WI. to spend the weekend with Lynette's mother Fay. Easter weekend guests at Ervin Pedersons were GaVae Pederson of New Brighton; Dean, Christine, Alec and Justin Adelman of St. Cloud. Additional guests were Glenda Reiffenberger and Ross and Alanna Reiffenberger of Waite Park. Easter weekend visitors at the home of their parents, Wally and Lois Larson were Darrin Larson of St. Cloud; Brent and Michelle Larson of Alex and Joleen, Lucas and Chandler Van Hoorn of Aberdeen. Ron Van Hoorn left on Saturday morning with the Milbank National Guards from Colorado. On Saturday he called from Indianapolis and then at night from Ireland on their way overseas. Easter Sunday dinner guests at the Lorrie Cox home at Lakeville were Alfred and Barb Borgerson; Mr. and Mrs. Craig Meyers and Courtnie of Brookings, SD and Mr. and Mrs. Keith Borgerson and family of Lakeville. DeLayne Dahl of Dawson spent Saturday and Easter Sunday at the home of her mother, Betty Nelson. Alfred and Barb Borgerson returned home from Lakeville on Monday afternoon April 21 st. Easter Sunday dinner guests of Linda Vant Hull were Lucille Nelson and Andrew Vant Hull. Sunday afternoon guests were Eleanor Anderson, Harvey and Judy Redepenning, Milda Mickelson of Monticello,. Duane Mickelson of Becker and Thomas, Lynette, Erik and Luke Nelson. Easter Sunday dinner guests at the home of Deb Reiffenberger and family were Harvey and Lila Plathe and Michelle and Scott Kessler of Watertown, SD. ists. They participated style competition Central and Roncoli Jason Zahn and Erica home with the third addition, they nary. "Congratulations ish II students who competitions; they were good Ortonville," said teacher Glenda Pare Goetsch, were among the guests Davis home for Ea; attending were Jerry and Pat Redepenning, and Travis and Blan' Madison. Mr. and Mrs. Edwir supper guests at the Kanstrup home on Marion Maatz Goetsch attended a for Lutherans meeting Lutheran Church on April 21. Leah Holmogren of a Tuesday forenoon home of her Pearl Pederson. Lois Larson along Dept of the Madison attended a home of Mary Jo Marietta, on Tuesday 22nd. Tuesday Orville Nelson to the eye Willmar. Monday and Tuesdff visited Mel Omen Bergerson. Frank is recent surgery. The community death of Art Satter on 21st. LOUISBURG Thursday evening Charles Thomsons were Thomson, Betty Nelson. Easter dinner Thomson's were Thomson and Den Thomson Brady Guests of Tom at Clivie, IA. Saturday confirmation and Sul dinner were Myra Ella Thomson, Pegt Dittes of Monte and and children. FEATURING NEW BIG STONE LAKE AREA RESIDENT dence. John continues to work with Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen. He does so via the internet, and has an office in Ortonville. He maintains that he is still partly retired, and con- tinues with only a few major clients, which allows him the opportunity to spend most of his ....... 7 time in the Ortonville area, rather than in Minneapolis. Rosemary keeps busy by doing volunteer work at the Grace Home in Graceville, where John's mother is also a resident. She helps out by giving Holy Communion, as well as any other actzvities in which assistance is needed. In addition to her time at Grace Home, Rosemary also volunteers as a CCD teacher at John and Rosemary Thuente John and Rosemary Thuente moved into their St. Mary's Catholic Church in home, which is located between Beardsley and also helps out at John's law office Clinton, last summer. According to John, they week. became interested in the Ortonvflle area when John and Rosemary have their daughter married Brad Giese, originally including four boys and four from rural Ortonville. children are grown, and seven About eight or nine years ago, John and married. They have a "farm as: Rosemary purchased a home m Big Stone one year old dog Casey, who is County. Although they continued to live in the springer. Twin Cities metro area, they were using their In addition to their home in Clinton for recreation. Last summer, Rosemary also have 17 John semi-retired from his position as a lawyer expecting their 18th and at the Minneapolis-based law firm, Patterson, summer. Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A. At that In addition to spending ti time, he and RosemaD, - made the decision to grandchildren, John also en" make their recreational home a permanent resi- fishing activities, and is 1o Border Lakes Fishin Se NEW AREA RESIDENTS John and Rosemary Thuente are pictured above in front of their home, which is located between Clinton and Beardsley. her volunteer work, ing, "or When area is, John replied "the Rosemary quickly seconded that.. here have bien so supportive," t Both Thuentes say they have et the Ortonville area residents, an( with the ways in which the comed them when they moved They claim they are especially many prayers offered for their the Persian Gulf. "The erosity of this community is Rosemary. Series sponsored by Minnwest Bank "There's no place like home." Why not make it bette.r? Minnwest Bank has loans for whatever you need - home improvements, a new car, debt consolidation, or a family vacation. We take the time to get to know you and your financial needs. Home equity loans offer a low interest rate and possible tax deductibility. They're the smart way to borrow. Call or stop in today and see Deb or Lucie for more information. Lucie Thoreson Deb Steuart See Lucie or Deb today! Loans subject to our standard credit qualificatiom and certain restrictions apply, Consult your tax advisor reardinR the deductibiliry of inter. MINNWEST ORTONVILLE MINNWEST BANK GROUP 320-839-2568 21 Southeast Second Street * MoneyLine 1-888-616.2265 lUAL le4K LENDER * Subject to credit approval. Page 14  INDEPENDENT Tuesday, i i Look Who Is 21 OBSERVING EARTH DAY, Ortonville fourth grade students of Mrs. Ketz and Mr. Kirkeby cleaned up the boat landing at the foot of Big Stone Lake. Shown above are Charlie Taffe, Daniel Berdan, Lauren Conroy nd Erica Stattelman. "1 T Check out our web site at www.ortonviUeindependent.com ) On May 2nd... HAPPY BIRTHDAY! "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" tests offered at O.A.H.S. Ortonville Area Health Services will be celebrating healthcare week during the month of May, 2003 (in conjunction with National Hospital Week and Nursing Home Week). In recognition of this special event, a blood cholesterol screening test will be offered on Wednesday, May 7th and Thursday, May 8th from 7 - 9 a.m. both days. This is a complete lipid profile OAHS calls "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" and will be a special offer those dates and times for only $10 cash payment. Since this is being offered at such a special price, it will not be submitted to insurances or Medicare and must be paid at the time of the test. Anyone wishing to take advantage of the special offer for "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" cholesterol test is to come to the clinic's lower level education room. This is a fasting test and patients should have nothing to eat or drink from 10 p.m. the night prior to the test. Once your bloodwork is drawn, we will offer coffee, juice and muffins. All test results will be mailed to your home address within a couple of days following the test. As a follow-up to the test, Dr. Mark Huntington will give a presenta- tion from 8:30 - 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 14th in the lower level education room. He will review the test results informing those present of the normal ranges as well as high values and when patients should be concerned or make an appointment with their physician for further evaluation. Dr. Huntington will also briefly discuss nutrition as it relates to cholesterol levels. The OAHS staff hope many people will participate in this screening tool and help them celebrate healthcare week. OHS spanish students compete in cultural fest Many of the Ortonville High School Spanish II students attended the Festival of Cultures at SDSU in Brookings, SD. Not only did the stu- dents enjoy the ethnic foods, cultural booths, and entertainment but they also participated in two cultural events: En Busca De (In Search of...) and the Culture Bowl. There were approximately 200 stu- dents who participated in these events. After taking a written test in the Culture Bowl, Jason Zahn and Erica Schultz were among the final- Bellingham/Louisburg By Margret Stueckrath Phone 568-2430 Glenn Klefsaas was not present when his name was called for $80 at the Bellingham Community Day Drawing, Wednesday April 23. Wednesday April 30 the drawing will be for $100. Mr. and Mrs. Arlyn Goetsch were weekend guests at the Edwin Goetsch home on April 12. Dinner guests on Sunday at the Goetsch home included the Arlyn Goetsches, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Goetsch and Teri, Kim and Tim Heller. Walter Homemakers met at the home of Marilyn Goetsch on Thursday April 17 at 2:30 pm. The lesson was presented by Marilyn on "Protecting Your Privacy." All members were present--Rosetta Beutler, Pat Krakow, Ruth Loeschke, Carol Maatz, Marion Maatz, Meranda Redepenning, Rose Wittnebel and Frances Wittnebel. Lucille Nelson, Betty Hanson and Don and Ella Thomson were Thursday evening guests at the home of Charles and Ihla Thomson following church services in Louisburg. Barb Borgerson was a patient at Fairview Southdale from Tuesday April 15 to Thursday April 17. Alfred spent the week at the homes of Keith Borgerson and Lorrie Cox in Lakeville. Betty Hanson spent Friday April 18th till Tuesday April 22nd in Duluth at the Harold and Martha Hanson home. Friday evening Steve Hanson joined them for supper. On Easter Sunday Betty went to church with Harold and Martha Hanson. They had dinner at Barker's Island, Superior, WI. Martha's son Nathan and grandkids Ashlee and Dylan joined them for dinner. Later in the afternoon Nathan and children came over to Harold and Martha's house to get their Easter baskets. Lucille Nelson spent the weekend at the home of Linda Vant Hull in St. Louis Park. Lucille accompanied Thomas, Lynette, Luke and Erik Nelson to Minneapolis and the Nelson family continued on to Rice Lake, WI. to spend the weekend with Lynette's mother Fay. Easter weekend guests at Ervin Pedersons were GaVae Pederson of New Brighton; Dean, Christine, Alec and Justin Adelman of St. Cloud. Additional guests were Glenda Reiffenberger and Ross and Alanna Reiffenberger of Waite Park. Easter weekend visitors at the home of their parents, Wally and Lois Larson were Darrin Larson of St. Cloud; Brent and Michelle Larson of Alex and Joleen, Lucas and Chandler Van Hoorn of Aberdeen. Ron Van Hoorn left on Saturday morning with the Milbank National Guards from Colorado. On Saturday he called from Indianapolis and then at night from Ireland on their way overseas. Easter Sunday dinner guests at the Lorrie Cox home at Lakeville were Alfred and Barb Borgerson; Mr. and Mrs. Craig Meyers and Courtnie of Brookings, SD and Mr. and Mrs. Keith Borgerson and family of Lakeville. DeLayne Dahl of Dawson spent Saturday and Easter Sunday at the home of her mother, Betty Nelson. Alfred and Barb Borgerson returned home from Lakeville on Monday afternoon April 21 st. Easter Sunday dinner guests of Linda Vant Hull were Lucille Nelson and Andrew Vant Hull. Sunday afternoon guests were Eleanor Anderson, Harvey and Judy Redepenning, Milda Mickelson of Monticello,. Duane Mickelson of Becker and Thomas, Lynette, Erik and Luke Nelson. Easter Sunday dinner guests at the home of Deb Reiffenberger and family were Harvey and Lila Plathe and Michelle and Scott Kessler of Watertown, SD. ists. They participated style competition Central and Roncoli Jason Zahn and Erica home with the third addition, they nary. "Congratulations ish II students who competitions; they were good Ortonville," said teacher Glenda Pare Goetsch, were among the guests Davis home for Ea; attending were Jerry and Pat Redepenning, and Travis and Blan' Madison. Mr. and Mrs. Edwir supper guests at the Kanstrup home on Marion Maatz Goetsch attended a for Lutherans meeting Lutheran Church on April 21. Leah Holmogren of a Tuesday forenoon home of her Pearl Pederson. Lois Larson along Dept of the Madison attended a home of Mary Jo Marietta, on Tuesday 22nd. Tuesday Orville Nelson to the eye Willmar. Monday and Tuesdff visited Mel Omen Bergerson. Frank is recent surgery. The community death of Art Satter on 21st. LOUISBURG Thursday evening Charles Thomsons were Thomson, Betty Nelson. Easter dinner Thomson's were Thomson and Den Thomson Brady Guests of Tom at Clivie, IA. Saturday confirmation and Sul dinner were Myra Ella Thomson, Pegt Dittes of Monte and and children. FEATURING NEW BIG STONE LAKE AREA RESIDENT dence. John continues to work with Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen. He does so via the internet, and has an office in Ortonville. He maintains that he is still partly retired, and con- tinues with only a few major clients, which allows him the opportunity to spend most of his ....... 7 time in the Ortonville area, rather than in Minneapolis. Rosemary keeps busy by doing volunteer work at the Grace Home in Graceville, where John's mother is also a resident. She helps out by giving Holy Communion, as well as any other actzvities in which assistance is needed. In addition to her time at Grace Home, Rosemary also volunteers as a CCD teacher at John and Rosemary Thuente John and Rosemary Thuente moved into their St. Mary's Catholic Church in home, which is located between Beardsley and also helps out at John's law office Clinton, last summer. According to John, they week. became interested in the Ortonvflle area when John and Rosemary have their daughter married Brad Giese, originally including four boys and four from rural Ortonville. children are grown, and seven About eight or nine years ago, John and married. They have a "farm as: Rosemary purchased a home m Big Stone one year old dog Casey, who is County. Although they continued to live in the springer. Twin Cities metro area, they were using their In addition to their home in Clinton for recreation. Last summer, Rosemary also have 17 John semi-retired from his position as a lawyer expecting their 18th and at the Minneapolis-based law firm, Patterson, summer. Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A. At that In addition to spending ti time, he and RosemaD, - made the decision to grandchildren, John also en" make their recreational home a permanent resi- fishing activities, and is 1o Border Lakes Fishin Se NEW AREA RESIDENTS John and Rosemary Thuente are pictured above in front of their home, which is located between Clinton and Beardsley. her volunteer work, ing, "or When area is, John replied "the Rosemary quickly seconded that.. here have bien so supportive," t Both Thuentes say they have et the Ortonville area residents, an( with the ways in which the comed them when they moved They claim they are especially many prayers offered for their the Persian Gulf. "The erosity of this community is Rosemary. Series sponsored by Minnwest Bank "There's no place like home." Why not make it bette.r? Minnwest Bank has loans for whatever you need - home improvements, a new car, debt consolidation, or a family vacation. We take the time to get to know you and your financial needs. Home equity loans offer a low interest rate and possible tax deductibility. They're the smart way to borrow. Call or stop in today and see Deb or Lucie for more information. Lucie Thoreson Deb Steuart See Lucie or Deb today! Loans subject to our standard credit qualificatiom and certain restrictions apply, Consult your tax advisor reardinR the deductibiliry of inter. MINNWEST ORTONVILLE MINNWEST BANK GROUP 320-839-2568 21 Southeast Second Street * MoneyLine 1-888-616.2265 lUAL le4K LENDER * Subject to credit approval. Page 14  INDEPENDENT Tuesday,