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I is Jason Pfleger, right, to fellow OHS trackster ys won their invitational last week. page 1) a demand ahead means could be says, could city interstate may have three direction to traffic. of the night, cars on the lanes may night, they must be built to prevent traffic jams during the day. In that same manner, Taffe adds the utility must make sure that the electric system accommodates each cus- tomer&apos;s peak power demand so that outages don't occur, even though the customer may use very little power at other times of the day. The demand charge collects the costs of providing service during that peak time, includ- ing the costs of transformers, lines, and other system components. "Part of the problem is that if usage by a customer is generally low but then a very large demand is put on the system,," he says, "there is not much of the cheaper energy rate to offset the demand charge. In many cases, an effort to manage or even out one's electrical usage can reduce the demand charge considerably." The usage pattern of any larger electrical customer affects the city's power costs and those costs, Taffe adds. must be recovered from the cus- tomers. Ortonville's public works department will be working with MRES to offer energy efficiency analysis and suggestions to the city's churches. In comparison, he stated both Ortonville's commercial and residen- tial customers enjoy lower rates than from non-municipally owned electri- cal providers. "King of Trails" spring meet Canby, May 4th Representatives from every community along Highway 75 are invited and encouraged to attend the International Historic Highway 75 "King of Trails' Coalition Spring Conference, to be held May 4th in Canby, at PK Egans Family Restaurant from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. A highlight of the conference will be discussion about the new 'King of Trails" signs available to every community along the International Historic Highway. Also to be discussed at the conference is the promotion of the 'King of Trails' .ignature flower, the- Black-Eyed Susan. The 'King of Trails' Coalition was initiated and is being maintained by many dedicated and talented volunteers within the 'King of Trails' corridor (approx. 40 miles either side of the highway). Bring along to the Conference your community brochures and calendar of events to share and exchange for a cooperative promotion of all communities along the International Historic Highway 75 'King of Trails' and its corridor. For additional information and registration please contact Region 3 Director Eldeen Baer at 507-223- 5188. Engaged Kevin and Becky Moen of North Branch are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Ann, to Jacob Allen Dybvig, son of Monte and Carol Dybvig of Cambridge Both are graduates of Calvary Baptist Academy, Cambridge. Emily is assistant manager at Samsonite in the Tanger Mall, North Branch Jacob is a carpenter with Hollister Construction, Cambridge. A May 4, 2002, wedding is planned in Cambridge. FOR A-B-C. AD v, .J'B'RINGS YOU READY'flASH Hang Out With A Tough Crowd." SES & Stnvmct  605-432-4160 Cell Phone 880-5309 :.i: ....... i( .................... : ............. : . . : ....................................................................................... :::]ll:.]lilU[iiii ! ,:' - .......::: ;!, .};!2!;!:iil;il;;;:il;ii;:i:;:;i:;!;#ii;;!;;ii;/;i;;;;i;i;'::;;;://ii:!; B00SIC INING If you think your young men would benefit from this series, please bring them/ Saturday, May 4- 7:00 AM - Breakfast-First Saturday of each Month  YnUUp NEW LIFE COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH)chaI-ij:) 605 North Minnesota St. * Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-3440,"I""V".%1 II I III | I " t's entertainment EXPERIENCE  p 2 or Point Lodge, north of Ortonville on Hwy. 7 5:00 " ENJOY OI I Wine or I er I from our Dinner Menu ,. Expires 6.-2-2002. " j 320-265-6129 Tues., May 7 Grilled Pork Chop Supper 6:00-9:00 P.M. Pork chop, potato, salad, relish tray, bread & coffee $6.50 STARTING FRIDAY, MAY 3 (PG13) "$PIDERMRN" Grande MILLER Canadian LITE CONTINUING (R) "PANIC ROOM" CONTINUING (PG 13) The Rock "Scorpion King" ENDING THURI;OAY, MAY 2 "Royal Tenenbaums" ,., ! TUES., APRIL 30, 20021 BBQ Ribs 1 st Dinner Reg. Price 2nd Dinner for $1.00 WITH COUPON ONLY Not redeemable with gift certificate or any other coupon. L J 1 WED., MAY 1, 2002 [ 6 OZ. I Broiled Lobster! $12.95 WITH COUPON ONLY THURS., MAY 2, 2002 Steak Cubes 1st Dinner Reg. Pflce 2nd Dinner for $1.00 WITH COUPON ONLY Not redeemable wtth gift certificate or any other coupon S. HWY. 15 MKBANK, SO PH. 605-432-4421 FIESTA ROOM 002 <--,:0 INDEPENDENT Page ll