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Area news digest MADISON-The Lac qui Parle Valley Dollars for Scholars has received a $10,000 gift from the Olga B. Hart Foundation. The gift is expected to be an annual donation of $10,000 to fund scholarships for Lac qui Parle Valley graduates. Scholarships funded will include an Education Scholarship for students intending to enter the education profession, and a Human Services Scholarship intended for students entering a field of human relations, such as social work, law enforcement, mental health and child care The remaining funds will be used to increase the size of other Dollars for Scholars awards MONTEVIDEO-Dustin Allen Vaughn, 19 of Montevideo pleaded guilty to first-degree, premeditated murder on Thursday in the beating death last summer of 31-year-old Jeffrey Barrett. District Judge Paul Nelson immediately sentenced Vaughn to life in prison as mandated for the offense and ordered that he make a yet-to-be-determined amount of restitution to the victim's family. Vaughn will not be eligible to apply for parole until 2033. Judge Nelson told Vaughn that the Aug. 30, 2002 beating of Barrett was the "most brutal and most horrific and most senseless crime" he had ever seen on the bench He admonished Vaughn that life was about choices. The one he made had profound consequences for many. DAWSON-The State Fire Marshall is investigating a fire at farm property owned by Dick Olson. The fire occurred five miles east and three miles south of Dawson last Friday morning at around 3 a.m. Olson, who lives north of Boyd, said that a group of people broke into the area by cutting a cable lock on a gate. The house was burned down and a windmill was also damaged. A person passing by early Friday noticed the fire and called the Chippewa County Sheriff's Department, who then contacted the LqP County Sheriff's Department. According to Olson, there was a party being held at the property, and there was evidence left at the scene. MORRIS-The state Court of Appeals made the decision last week that Morris' controversial rental ordinance, allowing inspectors in some cases to enter apartments without tenants' permission, should be upheld. The ordinance, however, is subject to the Fourth Amendment, and the court said the city must get either a tenant's permission or an administrative search warrant before entering a rental unit. "Plain and simple, it's a violation of the Fourth Amendment and the Minnesota Constitution," Keith Davison, one of the owners of the Cardinal Estates complex, said. "We don't have any problem with inspections, we don't have anything to hide and are not slum lords; the way (the city) initiates the inspections is what bothers us." i , Big Stone City Gall Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 Big Stone senior citizens will be meeting on Tuesday, May 6th for their monthly potluck dinner and business meeting. All senior citizens are welcomed to attend. Dan Rausch was home from college for Easter week-end. The Mike Rausch family" traveled to Aberdeen and spent Easter with Lonie's family. Easter guests at the Jim McFarlane's home were John McFarlane from Louisville, KY, Micele  and'Brent Larson, Judy Williamson, Heather and Brandon Nelson, Rachael Amdsen, Maurice and Doris McFarlane, Cy and Hilda McCormick, Bob and Karen Russman, Bob and Angle Rohling, and Louis Warner. On Monday, April 21st Jim and Karen McFarlene took John back to Sioux Falls to catch his flight to Louisville. Ervin and Lamoine Herrmann, Ada Herrmann, Chad and Heidi Ballhagen, Todd and Brenda Seehaffer and children, Danielle and Brady from Corona, and Melvin Ballhagen of Beardsley were Easter Sunday dinner guests at the home of Darwin Ballhagen of Wilmot. Clifford and Ileen Christensen and Roger and Sandy Christensen and children were all Easter dinner guests at the Frank Zeek's home. Adeline Overberg was out to Gary Overberg's of Wilmot for Easter dinner. They also celebrated Adeline's birthday. Bill and Connie Voeltz attended the Grandparents Day at Waconia School for the first graders which their granddaughter Sydney participated in on Friday, April 25th. Marie Brown and Julie Strei spent Sunday, April 20th and Monday, April 21st in Bloomington for the funeral of Marie's brother David Wenner. Easter dinner guests at the home of John and Jerri Van Hout were Theresa, Heather, and Brian Vanorny of Ortonville and a friend of Heather, David Van bout of Milbank, and Mike and Chuck Van Hout of Big Stone. Easter Sunday Shirley and Louis Voeltz had a quiet Easter. They went out for dinner and then visited Louis's mother Grace Van Hout at Northridge. Shirley and Louis Voeltz attended the funeral of her classmate Jean Dockter on Wednesday, April 23rd. Easter week-end visitors at the Arlin and Verna Angerhofer's farm were Greg and Leann Barnett and Tommy of Sioux Falls, Julia and Cindy Angerhofer of Brookings, and Joe-Angerhofer and his fiancee Shizuko Takahashi also of Brookings Ruth Torgerson was a dinner guest of John and Joanne Jorgern on Easter Sunday: ...................... ; '!' On Saturday night, April 19th Ruth Torgerson was a supper guest of Rodney and Vicky Torgerson for Easter. Warner Dornaman of Milbank was a Tuesday, April 22nd afternoon visitor and supper guest of Ralph and Lavina Loeschke. Edna Kamin of Ortonville was a Wednesday, April 23rd supper guest of Ralph and Lavina Loeschke. Kim Voeltz and the children went to Aberdeen to see her mother and dad for Easter Sunday. They came home Easter Monday. James Voeltz says he is thankful for the rain. Steve and Sue Roggenbuck of Brooklyn Park visited her mother Mrs. Jurgens and family. Steve and Sue also visited Sally Roggenbuck of Northridge, who is the mother of Steve. Steve and Sue left for their home on Easter Sunday afternoon. On Easter Sunday Sally Roggenbuck of Northridge was a dinner guest of the Gene CloDs family. Jeanette Fedt of Big Stone and her sister Kate from Rosen visited Sally Roggenbuck of Northridge. Saturday, April 19th Tammy Dering from Sioux Falls and Delores Bengtson visited with Sharon Wieber, Shelia Optiz and Stephanie of Milbank, and Lisa Gabriel and families of Milbank. Tammy Dearing and Sharon Wieber were overnight guests on Saturday of Delores Bengtson. Saturday afternoon, April 19th Delores Bengtson entertained at her home her family Rod and Cindy Bublitz of Watertown, Sharqn Wieber Attention Home buyers... Anyone can build a house. Phoenix ICF contractors build homes. Are you thinking about building a new home? Do you want: 72%energy savings (warranty) 30 year dry basement wall (warranty) Safety for your family from (high winds/fire) Healthy environment (Minimal allergen infestation) Resistance to termites and rot Quiet (92% or better noise reduction from outside) If that is what you'want then Insist that your contractor b,Jild you an affordable Phoenix ICF home. See us at our web site Lxicf.c_9_m or contact ": ,;reg Schmidt Construction of Beardsley HONE: 320-265-6278-home or MOBILE:320-519-7029 of Milbank, Alicia Hamann of Milbank, Jeremy and Tawyna Wieber and Jordan of Milbank, Bonnie and Wade Swezey and family Amanda, Lance, Keith, and Travis from Ortonville, Brad Gabrielson of Milan, and Shelia Optiz and Stcphanie. Delores Bengtson, Tammy, and Sharon attended early service at the Church on Easter. They had breakfast with the Swezey family and Roxeanne Swezey. In the afternoon Delores Bengtson had dinner with Lori and Dale Brandt of Milbank. They also had a birthday party for their foreign exchange student. The week-end of the 25th was Wade's parents Kenny and Elaine Van Dover's anniversary. Wade and Cindy Van Dover hosted the 40th wedding anniversary and many relatives came. Cindy Van Dover's sister Beth Krueger came out from the Cities to celebrate Easter. Adeline Overberg accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Gary Overberg to Watertown to visit Adeline's sister in the hospital. From there they went out for a birthday dinner in honor of Adeline. Mobile meals Apr. 28-May 2: Mary Worrall, Red and Ardelle Lacombe, Carol Barrett (Dog) FBUt Not o Ill 1899, a cartoonist drew a cartoon predicting that a bridge for trolley traffie would be built from New York to London by the 2oth century. In 1913, a woman made a parachute .jump tor the first time. In 1944, a Hungarian journalist invented the ballpoint pen. In 1940, heavyweight boxer G "Reader's Digest" about three likely He said smokers would "smell so strong at never bite you," "you will cough in your robbers will not try to steal your belon will have many diseases...and die young." Extension report Sara Croymans Regional Extension Educator Family Resource Management Montevideo, MN 56265 320/269-6521 FINANCIAL SECURITY IN LATER LIFE One third of your life may be ahead of you after age 60. Will you be prepared? The: chance of experiencing poverty increases with age, especially for w o m e n minorities ............ people living alone, and people older than 85. It is important to protect your financial security. There are many possible routes to achieving later-life financial security. Most people need help finding the best route and help navigating along the way. Why is it important to plan? Planning gives you more choices and control over your future. It lets your wishes be known to family, friends and others. It reduces the chance that you'll be a burden on others. It reduces potential for conflict. Planning improves potential for higher quality of life. It improves potential for independence and dignity as you age. It offers peace of mind. Taking the road to financial security in later life is worth the effort. The first step to ensuring financial security in later life is to plan. The "later life" your grandparents experienced is likely not the same later life you are likely to experience. Never before have so many people lived so long and experienced such active lives. It is important to learn about and plan for normal later life events, which may include living longer, changing work, changing health, your aging parents, family changes, and death. Talk with others about your later life beliefs and attitudes, financial needs, concerns, and goals. While later life may be years away, there are important maintenance steps to do as you continue toward later life. Now is the time to act. It is important to identify future income needs. Build multiple income sources such as pensions, investments, Social Security, and 401K plans. Build savings and assets. Evaluate health insurance options beyond Medicare, because it's important to have protection for common expenses such as prescription drugs. Identify ways to manage possible, long-term-care needs. Talk with aging parents about their estate and long-term-care plans. Create an up-to-date estate plan. Your road to financial security in later life is likely to include some detours, revisions and even roadblocks. Individuals are encouraged to stop along the way to review existing plans and actions. Make needed adjustments before continuing on your way. Regularly update legal documents, beneficiaries, insurance, property ownership, and progreas to your financial goals. ..... ...... 4or.more information on for financial security in later life visit the University of Minnesota's Family Social Science Curriculum on Financial Security located at: http://fsos.che.umn.edu/stum/fsll/defa ult.html . The web site features worksheets, fact sheets, and a slide presentation to help you plan, act, and evaluate to achieve Financial Security in Later Life. Sources: Univ of MN Dept of Family Social Science Curriculum: Take the Road to Financial Security in Later Life Stum, Marlene. "Across Generations--How to Plan Later Life Financial Security" Info U Script, April 2003. Sara Croymans is an Educator with the University of Minnesota Extension Service in Family Resource Management serving the West Central District that includes Big Stone County. r Over 35 Years of Service rRAIGIITBN Buckling Walls DRY  Wet Basements Helped many that thought their situation was beyond hope. Call and we will give you names of people we have helped near you. ass.rance of a DRY SECURE HOME 1-800-348-6247 BASEMENT WATER CONTROLLED www.dryupbasement.com (tic. 20346870) BASEMENT WALLS 0 "O oO . -O o...." .d ' o ./ .'" O;*io q"' 0" ,i " Jltst Enjoy It . " . i"O 0 . '1'7 c: . o, . o',,:oq 0;" (2 " ,.. o ... . . . . h .:. o. Summer Fun-Tim 24 * Family Fisherman Deluxe 240 60hp Big I ! PRINTING Is Our Business M, Mike reif , THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT r, P.o.,ox308.,,,00 Quality Built, Portable Buildings Don't wait to order, our waiting listing is growing. STORAGE BUILDINGS 155th Street Milbank, SD 57252 (5.8 miles S of Milbank, Hwy 15) Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm Sat. bY appointment. Calll 605-432-6889 WE Page 2b 0b INDEPENDENT Tu Area news digest MADISON-The Lac qui Parle Valley Dollars for Scholars has received a $10,000 gift from the Olga B. Hart Foundation. The gift is expected to be an annual donation of $10,000 to fund scholarships for Lac qui Parle Valley graduates. Scholarships funded will include an Education Scholarship for students intending to enter the education profession, and a Human Services Scholarship intended for students entering a field of human relations, such as social work, law enforcement, mental health and child care The remaining funds will be used to increase the size of other Dollars for Scholars awards MONTEVIDEO-Dustin Allen Vaughn, 19 of Montevideo pleaded guilty to first-degree, premeditated murder on Thursday in the beating death last summer of 31-year-old Jeffrey Barrett. District Judge Paul Nelson immediately sentenced Vaughn to life in prison as mandated for the offense and ordered that he make a yet-to-be-determined amount of restitution to the victim's family. Vaughn will not be eligible to apply for parole until 2033. Judge Nelson told Vaughn that the Aug. 30, 2002 beating of Barrett was the "most brutal and most horrific and most senseless crime" he had ever seen on the bench He admonished Vaughn that life was about choices. The one he made had profound consequences for many. DAWSON-The State Fire Marshall is investigating a fire at farm property owned by Dick Olson. The fire occurred five miles east and three miles south of Dawson last Friday morning at around 3 a.m. Olson, who lives north of Boyd, said that a group of people broke into the area by cutting a cable lock on a gate. The house was burned down and a windmill was also damaged. A person passing by early Friday noticed the fire and called the Chippewa County Sheriff's Department, who then contacted the LqP County Sheriff's Department. According to Olson, there was a party being held at the property, and there was evidence left at the scene. MORRIS-The state Court of Appeals made the decision last week that Morris' controversial rental ordinance, allowing inspectors in some cases to enter apartments without tenants' permission, should be upheld. The ordinance, however, is subject to the Fourth Amendment, and the court said the city must get either a tenant's permission or an administrative search warrant before entering a rental unit. "Plain and simple, it's a violation of the Fourth Amendment and the Minnesota Constitution," Keith Davison, one of the owners of the Cardinal Estates complex, said. "We don't have any problem with inspections, we don't have anything to hide and are not slum lords; the way (the city) initiates the inspections is what bothers us." i , Big Stone City Gall Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 Big Stone senior citizens will be meeting on Tuesday, May 6th for their monthly potluck dinner and business meeting. All senior citizens are welcomed to attend. Dan Rausch was home from college for Easter week-end. The Mike Rausch family" traveled to Aberdeen and spent Easter with Lonie's family. Easter guests at the Jim McFarlane's home were John McFarlane from Louisville, KY, Micele  and'Brent Larson, Judy Williamson, Heather and Brandon Nelson, Rachael Amdsen, Maurice and Doris McFarlane, Cy and Hilda McCormick, Bob and Karen Russman, Bob and Angle Rohling, and Louis Warner. On Monday, April 21st Jim and Karen McFarlene took John back to Sioux Falls to catch his flight to Louisville. Ervin and Lamoine Herrmann, Ada Herrmann, Chad and Heidi Ballhagen, Todd and Brenda Seehaffer and children, Danielle and Brady from Corona, and Melvin Ballhagen of Beardsley were Easter Sunday dinner guests at the home of Darwin Ballhagen of Wilmot. Clifford and Ileen Christensen and Roger and Sandy Christensen and children were all Easter dinner guests at the Frank Zeek's home. Adeline Overberg was out to Gary Overberg's of Wilmot for Easter dinner. They also celebrated Adeline's birthday. Bill and Connie Voeltz attended the Grandparents Day at Waconia School for the first graders which their granddaughter Sydney participated in on Friday, April 25th. Marie Brown and Julie Strei spent Sunday, April 20th and Monday, April 21st in Bloomington for the funeral of Marie's brother David Wenner. Easter dinner guests at the home of John and Jerri Van Hout were Theresa, Heather, and Brian Vanorny of Ortonville and a friend of Heather, David Van bout of Milbank, and Mike and Chuck Van Hout of Big Stone. Easter Sunday Shirley and Louis Voeltz had a quiet Easter. They went out for dinner and then visited Louis's mother Grace Van Hout at Northridge. Shirley and Louis Voeltz attended the funeral of her classmate Jean Dockter on Wednesday, April 23rd. Easter week-end visitors at the Arlin and Verna Angerhofer's farm were Greg and Leann Barnett and Tommy of Sioux Falls, Julia and Cindy Angerhofer of Brookings, and Joe-Angerhofer and his fiancee Shizuko Takahashi also of Brookings Ruth Torgerson was a dinner guest of John and Joanne Jorgern on Easter Sunday: ...................... ; '!' On Saturday night, April 19th Ruth Torgerson was a supper guest of Rodney and Vicky Torgerson for Easter. Warner Dornaman of Milbank was a Tuesday, April 22nd afternoon visitor and supper guest of Ralph and Lavina Loeschke. Edna Kamin of Ortonville was a Wednesday, April 23rd supper guest of Ralph and Lavina Loeschke. Kim Voeltz and the children went to Aberdeen to see her mother and dad for Easter Sunday. They came home Easter Monday. James Voeltz says he is thankful for the rain. Steve and Sue Roggenbuck of Brooklyn Park visited her mother Mrs. Jurgens and family. Steve and Sue also visited Sally Roggenbuck of Northridge, who is the mother of Steve. Steve and Sue left for their home on Easter Sunday afternoon. On Easter Sunday Sally Roggenbuck of Northridge was a dinner guest of the Gene CloDs family. Jeanette Fedt of Big Stone and her sister Kate from Rosen visited Sally Roggenbuck of Northridge. Saturday, April 19th Tammy Dering from Sioux Falls and Delores Bengtson visited with Sharon Wieber, Shelia Optiz and Stephanie of Milbank, and Lisa Gabriel and families of Milbank. Tammy Dearing and Sharon Wieber were overnight guests on Saturday of Delores Bengtson. Saturday afternoon, April 19th Delores Bengtson entertained at her home her family Rod and Cindy Bublitz of Watertown, Sharqn Wieber Attention Home buyers... Anyone can build a house. Phoenix ICF contractors build homes. Are you thinking about building a new home? Do you want: 72%energy savings (warranty) 30 year dry basement wall (warranty) Safety for your family from (high winds/fire) Healthy environment (Minimal allergen infestation) Resistance to termites and rot Quiet (92% or better noise reduction from outside) If that is what you'want then Insist that your contractor b,Jild you an affordable Phoenix ICF home. See us at our web site Lxicf.c_9_m or contact ": ,;reg Schmidt Construction of Beardsley HONE: 320-265-6278-home or MOBILE:320-519-7029 of Milbank, Alicia Hamann of Milbank, Jeremy and Tawyna Wieber and Jordan of Milbank, Bonnie and Wade Swezey and family Amanda, Lance, Keith, and Travis from Ortonville, Brad Gabrielson of Milan, and Shelia Optiz and Stcphanie. Delores Bengtson, Tammy, and Sharon attended early service at the Church on Easter. They had breakfast with the Swezey family and Roxeanne Swezey. In the afternoon Delores Bengtson had dinner with Lori and Dale Brandt of Milbank. They also had a birthday party for their foreign exchange student. The week-end of the 25th was Wade's parents Kenny and Elaine Van Dover's anniversary. Wade and Cindy Van Dover hosted the 40th wedding anniversary and many relatives came. Cindy Van Dover's sister Beth Krueger came out from the Cities to celebrate Easter. Adeline Overberg accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Gary Overberg to Watertown to visit Adeline's sister in the hospital. From there they went out for a birthday dinner in honor of Adeline. Mobile meals Apr. 28-May 2: Mary Worrall, Red and Ardelle Lacombe, Carol Barrett (Dog) FBUt Not o Ill 1899, a cartoonist drew a cartoon predicting that a bridge for trolley traffie would be built from New York to London by the 2oth century. In 1913, a woman made a parachute .jump tor the first time. In 1944, a Hungarian journalist invented the ballpoint pen. In 1940, heavyweight boxer G "Reader's Digest" about three likely He said smokers would "smell so strong at never bite you," "you will cough in your robbers will not try to steal your belon will have many diseases...and die young." Extension report Sara Croymans Regional Extension Educator Family Resource Management Montevideo, MN 56265 320/269-6521 FINANCIAL SECURITY IN LATER LIFE One third of your life may be ahead of you after age 60. Will you be prepared? The: chance of experiencing poverty increases with age, especially for w o m e n minorities ............ people living alone, and people older than 85. It is important to protect your financial security. There are many possible routes to achieving later-life financial security. Most people need help finding the best route and help navigating along the way. Why is it important to plan? Planning gives you more choices and control over your future. It lets your wishes be known to family, friends and others. It reduces the chance that you'll be a burden on others. It reduces potential for conflict. Planning improves potential for higher quality of life. It improves potential for independence and dignity as you age. It offers peace of mind. Taking the road to financial security in later life is worth the effort. The first step to ensuring financial security in later life is to plan. The "later life" your grandparents experienced is likely not the same later life you are likely to experience. Never before have so many people lived so long and experienced such active lives. It is important to learn about and plan for normal later life events, which may include living longer, changing work, changing health, your aging parents, family changes, and death. Talk with others about your later life beliefs and attitudes, financial needs, concerns, and goals. While later life may be years away, there are important maintenance steps to do as you continue toward later life. Now is the time to act. It is important to identify future income needs. Build multiple income sources such as pensions, investments, Social Security, and 401K plans. Build savings and assets. Evaluate health insurance options beyond Medicare, because it's important to have protection for common expenses such as prescription drugs. Identify ways to manage possible, long-term-care needs. Talk with aging parents about their estate and long-term-care plans. Create an up-to-date estate plan. Your road to financial security in later life is likely to include some detours, revisions and even roadblocks. Individuals are encouraged to stop along the way to review existing plans and actions. Make needed adjustments before continuing on your way. Regularly update legal documents, beneficiaries, insurance, property ownership, and progreas to your financial goals. ..... ...... 4or.more information on for financial security in later life visit the University of Minnesota's Family Social Science Curriculum on Financial Security located at: http://fsos.che.umn.edu/stum/fsll/defa ult.html . The web site features worksheets, fact sheets, and a slide presentation to help you plan, act, and evaluate to achieve Financial Security in Later Life. Sources: Univ of MN Dept of Family Social Science Curriculum: Take the Road to Financial Security in Later Life Stum, Marlene. "Across Generations--How to Plan Later Life Financial Security" Info U Script, April 2003. Sara Croymans is an Educator with the University of Minnesota Extension Service in Family Resource Management serving the West Central District that includes Big Stone County. r Over 35 Years of Service rRAIGIITBN Buckling Walls DRY  Wet Basements Helped many that thought their situation was beyond hope. Call and we will give you names of people we have helped near you. ass.rance of a DRY SECURE HOME 1-800-348-6247 BASEMENT WATER CONTROLLED www.dryupbasement.com (tic. 20346870) BASEMENT WALLS 0 "O oO . -O o...." .d ' o ./ .'" O;*io q"' 0" ,i " Jltst Enjoy It . " . i"O 0 . '1'7 c: . o, . o',,:oq 0;" (2 " ,.. o ... . . . . h .:. o. Summer Fun-Tim 24 * Family Fisherman Deluxe 240 60hp Big I ! PRINTING Is Our Business M, Mike reif , THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT r, P.o.,ox308.,,,00 Quality Built, Portable Buildings Don't wait to order, our waiting listing is growing. STORAGE BUILDINGS 155th Street Milbank, SD 57252 (5.8 miles S of Milbank, Hwy 15) Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm Sat. bY appointment. Calll 605-432-6889 WE Page 2b 0b INDEPENDENT Tu