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WINNERS at Big Stone City School. All students posters from grades 4-8 will be on dis- -ss places. Above photo, from left to right in front, are fourth graders Joshua Schuelke i (second), Nicholas Stotesbery (second) and Rachel Behlings (third). In back are fifth ey (first), Shawna Sparby (second), Christine Bemis (second), Brice Kuefler (third) and rd). Below photo, from left to right in front, are sixth graders Chris Smith (first), David !.T. Gregory (second), Melissa Brotzel (third) and Patrick Karels (third). Second row, sev- clr Loeschke (first), Sharon Bemis (first), Emily Carlson (second), Stephanie Schuelke (sec- fith (third) and Jessica Millim (third). In back are eighth graders Lizzy Rausch (first), Heidi Lisa Spors (second) and Tina Athey (third). e City sixth graders funds for Ecuador goal of $1,000. Each week, the money from the banks was collected, and the class raising the most money that week received a prize. Hoernemann stated the class has upwards of $700 now, and has only two weeks left to get to $1,000, which is enough to build a home for one fam- ily in Ecuador. All students at the school have got- ten into the project, and those wishing to help with donations may give at local businesses. Big Stone City, SD funds to benefit and are grade teacher class got the father who years ago and sonae people must placed piggy and cans in help raise their HICKMAN'S Garage Door & More John Hickrnan Overhead Garage Door Sales & Service INDEPENDENT WANT ADS PAY Friends and Customers, It's true!...After 23 years, I am forced to take these drastic measures... cash flow...therefore I am announcing a "Gigantic" Cash Raising !...All our famous brands will be on sale! Jim's sale starts May 13th at 8:30 a.m. sharp! Sincerely, Jim Prestholdt ALL SALES CASH-CHECK DOWNTOWN DAWSON We Honor... .MASTERCARD .DISCOVER .VISA l % THE i00NOEPEN DENTI House passes large.st tax cut in Minnesota history In a strong bipartisan vote of 95- 35, the Minnesota House of represen- tatives passed the largest tax cut in Minnesota history, totaling nearly $3.5 billion. The House tax plan provides a $1.3 billion tax rebate for this year, and provides permanent tax relief of over $2 billion over the next two years. Minnesotans currently bear the second-highest income tax burden in the nation; should this bill become law, Minnesota would rank fifth or sixth. The bill would cut rates from six percent of five poin( five percent in the lowest bracket, from eight percent to seven percent in the middle brack- et, and from eight point five percent to Scholarship for Elizabeth Thompson Elizabeth Thompson of Ortonville was the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship Award at the University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) for the 1999-2000 school year. The Chan- cellor Scholar- ships was established in 1993 and recognizes students who have achieved a minimum of 3.50 high school GPA and/or an ACT composite score of 24 or above. Potential for continued academic excellence and for campus leadership is also considered. Elizabeth is the daughter of Ronald and Marlys Thompson, majoring in Ag Industries Sales and Management at the University. Open house Sunday for Bohl's 80th Everyone is invited to an open house 80th birthday party for Frances Bahl on Sunday, May 16, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Appleton. No gifts please. eight percent in the highest bracket. It also eliminates the marriage penalty and the "sick tax," which is a tax paid by patients when they receive medical care. Property taxes are also lowered. "For once taxpayers had a victory in St. Paul. Minnesotans have been working harder, only to see their pay- checks go to fund huge budget sur- pluses year after year. finally the leg- islature heard the message and voted to give every working Minnesotan a break," said David Strom, Legislative Director of the Taxpayers League of Minnesota. Thd Senate plans to vote on the DFL majority's tax plan Friday, April 30th, and. will likely approve a, plan with sigmficantly smaller and more "targeted" tax cuts. "Unfortunately, Roger Moe and the DFL controlled Senate don't seem to have gotten the message. Unlike the House of Representatives, the Senate's plan provides an average of approximately $500 less per taxpayer in tax relief. "Right now, the only thing stand- ing between Minnesotans and signifi- cant, permanent, and across-the-board tax relief for all working taxpayers is Roger Moe and the DFL Senate," Strom continued. The Taxpayers League of Minnesota is the state's largest tax- payer advocacy organization. It lob- bies for lower txes and smaller gov- ernment. and slide into something sweet! /t' an avalanche o{Tavo with the new Pecan Mulie" CenBank a loan for new or us,00.d vehicle. Slashed on "Entire Stock!" PLUS... you make  payments for 6 months! you make n__o_o payments for 6 months! you make n___9_o payments for 6 months! Contact Tom or Deb for further details! \\; y "Because we care!" 0 00/00en00anN00 Phone 320-839-6123 1-800-335-8920 Fax 320-839-6127 www.cenbank.com Member FDIC I I I II WINNERS at Big Stone City School. All students posters from grades 4-8 will be on dis- -ss places. Above photo, from left to right in front, are fourth graders Joshua Schuelke i (second), Nicholas Stotesbery (second) and Rachel Behlings (third). In back are fifth ey (first), Shawna Sparby (second), Christine Bemis (second), Brice Kuefler (third) and rd). Below photo, from left to right in front, are sixth graders Chris Smith (first), David !.T. Gregory (second), Melissa Brotzel (third) and Patrick Karels (third). Second row, sev- clr Loeschke (first), Sharon Bemis (first), Emily Carlson (second), Stephanie Schuelke (sec- fith (third) and Jessica Millim (third). In back are eighth graders Lizzy Rausch (first), Heidi Lisa Spors (second) and Tina Athey (third). e City sixth graders funds for Ecuador goal of $1,000. Each week, the money from the banks was collected, and the class raising the most money that week received a prize. Hoernemann stated the class has upwards of $700 now, and has only two weeks left to get to $1,000, which is enough to build a home for one fam- ily in Ecuador. All students at the school have got- ten into the project, and those wishing to help with donations may give at local businesses. Big Stone City, SD funds to benefit and are grade teacher class got the father who years ago and sonae people must placed piggy and cans in help raise their HICKMAN'S Garage Door & More John Hickrnan Overhead Garage Door Sales & Service INDEPENDENT WANT ADS PAY Friends and Customers, It's true!...After 23 years, I am forced to take these drastic measures... cash flow...therefore I am announcing a "Gigantic" Cash Raising !...All our famous brands will be on sale! Jim's sale starts May 13th at 8:30 a.m. sharp! Sincerely, Jim Prestholdt ALL SALES CASH-CHECK DOWNTOWN DAWSON We Honor... .MASTERCARD .DISCOVER .VISA l % THE i00NOEPEN DENTI House passes large.st tax cut in Minnesota history In a strong bipartisan vote of 95- 35, the Minnesota House of represen- tatives passed the largest tax cut in Minnesota history, totaling nearly $3.5 billion. The House tax plan provides a $1.3 billion tax rebate for this year, and provides permanent tax relief of over $2 billion over the next two years. Minnesotans currently bear the second-highest income tax burden in the nation; should this bill become law, Minnesota would rank fifth or sixth. The bill would cut rates from six percent of five poin( five percent in the lowest bracket, from eight percent to seven percent in the middle brack- et, and from eight point five percent to Scholarship for Elizabeth Thompson Elizabeth Thompson of Ortonville was the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship Award at the University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) for the 1999-2000 school year. The Chan- cellor Scholar- ships was established in 1993 and recognizes students who have achieved a minimum of 3.50 high school GPA and/or an ACT composite score of 24 or above. Potential for continued academic excellence and for campus leadership is also considered. Elizabeth is the daughter of Ronald and Marlys Thompson, majoring in Ag Industries Sales and Management at the University. Open house Sunday for Bohl's 80th Everyone is invited to an open house 80th birthday party for Frances Bahl on Sunday, May 16, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Appleton. No gifts please. eight percent in the highest bracket. It also eliminates the marriage penalty and the "sick tax," which is a tax paid by patients when they receive medical care. Property taxes are also lowered. "For once taxpayers had a victory in St. Paul. Minnesotans have been working harder, only to see their pay- checks go to fund huge budget sur- pluses year after year. finally the leg- islature heard the message and voted to give every working Minnesotan a break," said David Strom, Legislative Director of the Taxpayers League of Minnesota. Thd Senate plans to vote on the DFL majority's tax plan Friday, April 30th, and. will likely approve a, plan with sigmficantly smaller and more "targeted" tax cuts. "Unfortunately, Roger Moe and the DFL controlled Senate don't seem to have gotten the message. Unlike the House of Representatives, the Senate's plan provides an average of approximately $500 less per taxpayer in tax relief. "Right now, the only thing stand- ing between Minnesotans and signifi- cant, permanent, and across-the-board tax relief for all working taxpayers is Roger Moe and the DFL Senate," Strom continued. The Taxpayers League of Minnesota is the state's largest tax- payer advocacy organization. It lob- bies for lower txes and smaller gov- ernment. and slide into something sweet! /t' an avalanche o{Tavo with the new Pecan Mulie" CenBank a loan for new or us,00.d vehicle. Slashed on "Entire Stock!" PLUS... you make  payments for 6 months! you make n__o_o payments for 6 months! you make n___9_o payments for 6 months! Contact Tom or Deb for further details! \\; y "Because we care!" 0 00/00en00anN00 Phone 320-839-6123 1-800-335-8920 Fax 320-839-6127 www.cenbank.com Member FDIC I I I II