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/ Pearson aSked Ole, "So why don't you yell at her for as a beautiful young girl rode by on s slowly. know why the nine-banded arma- th to four identical babies of the same Ltoargue with the observation of William Lyon "This is the final test of a gentleman-- for those who can be of no possible value to forty--it also begins to show. f the earliest paintings of watermelons are walls of Egypt's oldest pyramids. *** importance of faith and persever- this story about the Chinese bamboo. bamboo is planted, only a tiny shoot is must tend and nurture the bamboo While the shoot remains the size of your first four years, all the growth takes place in the plant's root system. But the Knowing the potential of the bam- y waters and fertilizes the al- 1ally, in the fifth year, the gardener's as the bamboo grows 80 feet. are like the Chinese bamboo. From you must find the patience to keep until the social or intellectual growth up face down on the pavement, the going to have a bad day. to get the highest concentration of daily diet, drink skim milk instead of Here's what they said: Natalia Makarova, Russian ballerina: "But to look back is boring. Excitement lies in tomorrow." Dave Ogilvy: "Don't bunt. Aim out of the ball park. Aim for the company of immortals." Kim Hubbard: "Lots of people confuse bad manners with destiny." Dr. David Viscott: "To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides." Three out of five adults see psychiatrists. The other' two are psychiatrists. Only a great man with a common touch would get his picture on a penny. The sign on the office bulletin board carried quite clearinst'ructions: "In case offire don't panic. Simplyflee the building with the same reckless abandon that occurs each day at quitting time." *** Would you have guessed that a ten-gallon hat barely holds six pints? John Goodland is the co-director of the Center for Education Renewal at the University of Washington in Seattle. Known for his astute insight about American schools, Goodland's observations are worth noting. He said: "Parents generally want tough standards in schools but what they most desire is civility and character in their children. The traditional role of schools that is now ignored is teaching students to move away from undue dwelling on one's own self. Its focus should be developing civility to make them citizens of a nation." When ! told my friends I was going to be a comedian, they laughed at me." --Comedian Dave Antell *** In closing, remember, it is almost impossible to be happy and envious at the same time. so little time for a child who is afraid of the er who wants to stay out all night. Ray Pearson lives in Hermantown, Minnesota. He can be reached at (218) 727-1161 or by fax at (218) 722.5821. There has been a decline from 27 districts in 1990 to 23 districts in nity visions 1999, and enrollment projections look grim as we struggle with maintaining current district sizes. Also remember, ........................... ..... that the size of the school district ... conces.,In addition, it was suggested, directly relates to the amount of miles funding, that our schools offer a wide variety busses and families must travel to get full with Of subjects, and that we begin to focus children to school and to after school 'gy. Post high school Systems _ clean, ate environment. (know everyone technology. Satellite political Work of education region's future. addressed as one of Community- were many at the January on maintaining ,, especially enrollments the a workable Our students with Were among other on educating the elderly, as well as the young. In Minnesota over the next 30 years, only a few fast growing suburban counties are projected to show a gain in the number of children under age 15. The highest rate of projected loss in population by 2025 is in Western Minnesota. A recent report from MN Planning notes that these trends could be moderated, for example, if women decide to have more children or if more young families move into the state. (MN Planning) This has considerable implications for school enrollments, especially considering the school consolidations that have already taken place in our region in recent years. School districts from 1990 to 1998, show a five percent decrease in total enrollment from 1990 to 1998. Although enrollment numbers will always fluctuate, the real picture is that many of our schools have been forced to consolidate in order to continue offering a good education. activities. Another issue brought up by the public concerning public education is that of access to technology. A telephone survey has been conducted, collecting information from each of the school districts regarding computer and internet access. Preliminary figures show that all districts have computer and internet access to varying degrees, and many schools have budgeted increased dollars for additional technology in the future. Community education also offers computer classes to people of all ages in the community It should be understood that the data presented can be used to create positive changes for our region or it can be used to initiate devastating consequences for our public education system. How can the public schools best meet the needs of the public and the students? Can they incorporate an expanded community educational program that will target the educational needs of all ages? This would not only give youngsters the Saturday, Hay 5th 10:00 RM to Z:O0 PM NO EFiRLY DROP-OFFS! 00Senior Housing of Appleton have become a key part of most senior housing communities, help tenants in such settings remain independent. Services may meals, service coordination, social/recreational activities, emergen- and housekeeping. Amenities common to many housing com- include activity rooms, laundry room, elevator service and security system. Specialty senior housing also has emerged, such as small group settings for those with memory loss. Pleasant View Apartments in Appleton offers many of these services, allowing flexibility for tenants to come and go as they please. For more information on Pleasant View or other housing opportunities available in this area, call Judy at 320-289-1163. education they need, but allow for broader support by the majority of the population regarding our public education system. Questions such as these will be discussed, and additional information provided at our second set of public meetings at the end of June, 1999. The committee strongly urges you to attend these meetings, as they value your input. Advertisements will be published as the meeting dates become confirmed. Court report (Week of April 26th, 1999) MINNESOTA HWY. PATROL Parris Austin Williams, Brooklyn Park, Speeding 73/55, Fined $55, Surcharge $25, Court Costs $15. Richard Lloyd Barr, St. Paul, speeding 72/55, Fined $55, Surcharge $26, Court Costs $15. Gaither Daniel Bynum, Sioux Falls, SD, Speeding 98/55, Fined $145, Surcharge $25, Court Costs $I 5. Kelly Anne Miller, Ortonville, Speeding 69/55, Fined $45, Surcharge $25, Court Costs $15. Joel Mark Stattelman, Ortonville, Speeding 50/40, Fined $35, Surcharge $25, Court Costs $15. Marty James Stotesbery, Clinton, Speeding 65/55, Fined $60, Surcharge $50, Court Costs $25. ORTONVILLE POLICE DEPT. Alan Bradley Frye, Montevallo, AL, Speeding 73/55, Fined $115, Surcharge $25, Court Costs $15. BIG STONE CO. SHERIFF Travis John Arndt, Clinton, Theft, Fined $1500, Stayed $1200, Surcharge $25, Restitution $372, Court Costs $10, Jail/Prison: 3 days Stayed 120 days for 3 yrs. Leshere Rae Bartell, Morris, Drive After Suspension, Fined $95, Surcharge $15, Court Costs $15. Melodic Marie Kellen, Beardsley, Reckless Driving, Obstruct Legal Process, Fined $500, Surcharge $35, Court Costs $10, Jail/Prison: Stayed 30 days for 1 yrs. DNR Darrel Eugene Reveling, Maple Greve, No Personal Float Device, Fined $25, Surcharge $25, Court Costs $15. Mr. and Mrs. E.A. Throndrud July l Z 1949 H 00epy 5 0 th Morn and Dad/ All our love, David, Susan, Mary and Nancy fiTTENTIO,N! Big Stone County RQsidents Look Get Your Hazardous Waste Out Of Big Stone County! in your kitchen, bathroom, garage... ONE DAY COLLECTION AT No COST! Bring paint cans, aerosols, pesticides, automotive products, thinners, solvents, wood preservatives, acids and bases to the Big Stone County Highway Department Ortonville, Minnesota For more information or to volunteer to help at the collection, call the Big Stone County Environmental Services Office at 839-3136. SPONSORED BY THE BIG STONE COUNTY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE MINNESOTA POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY. ', 1999  INDEPENDENT Page 3b / Pearson aSked Ole, "So why don't you yell at her for as a beautiful young girl rode by on s slowly. know why the nine-banded arma- th to four identical babies of the same Ltoargue with the observation of William Lyon "This is the final test of a gentleman-- for those who can be of no possible value to forty--it also begins to show. f the earliest paintings of watermelons are walls of Egypt's oldest pyramids. *** importance of faith and persever- this story about the Chinese bamboo. bamboo is planted, only a tiny shoot is must tend and nurture the bamboo While the shoot remains the size of your first four years, all the growth takes place in the plant's root system. But the Knowing the potential of the bam- y waters and fertilizes the al- 1ally, in the fifth year, the gardener's as the bamboo grows 80 feet. are like the Chinese bamboo. From you must find the patience to keep until the social or intellectual growth up face down on the pavement, the going to have a bad day. to get the highest concentration of daily diet, drink skim milk instead of Here's what they said: Natalia Makarova, Russian ballerina: "But to look back is boring. Excitement lies in tomorrow." Dave Ogilvy: "Don't bunt. Aim out of the ball park. Aim for the company of immortals." Kim Hubbard: "Lots of people confuse bad manners with destiny." Dr. David Viscott: "To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides." Three out of five adults see psychiatrists. The other' two are psychiatrists. Only a great man with a common touch would get his picture on a penny. The sign on the office bulletin board carried quite clearinst'ructions: "In case offire don't panic. Simplyflee the building with the same reckless abandon that occurs each day at quitting time." *** Would you have guessed that a ten-gallon hat barely holds six pints? John Goodland is the co-director of the Center for Education Renewal at the University of Washington in Seattle. Known for his astute insight about American schools, Goodland's observations are worth noting. He said: "Parents generally want tough standards in schools but what they most desire is civility and character in their children. The traditional role of schools that is now ignored is teaching students to move away from undue dwelling on one's own self. Its focus should be developing civility to make them citizens of a nation." When ! told my friends I was going to be a comedian, they laughed at me." --Comedian Dave Antell *** In closing, remember, it is almost impossible to be happy and envious at the same time. so little time for a child who is afraid of the er who wants to stay out all night. Ray Pearson lives in Hermantown, Minnesota. He can be reached at (218) 727-1161 or by fax at (218) 722.5821. There has been a decline from 27 districts in 1990 to 23 districts in nity visions 1999, and enrollment projections look grim as we struggle with maintaining current district sizes. Also remember, ........................... ..... that the size of the school district ... conces.,In addition, it was suggested, directly relates to the amount of miles funding, that our schools offer a wide variety busses and families must travel to get full with Of subjects, and that we begin to focus children to school and to after school 'gy. Post high school Systems _ clean, ate environment. (know everyone technology. Satellite political Work of education region's future. addressed as one of Community- were many at the January on maintaining ,, especially enrollments the a workable Our students with Were among other on educating the elderly, as well as the young. In Minnesota over the next 30 years, only a few fast growing suburban counties are projected to show a gain in the number of children under age 15. The highest rate of projected loss in population by 2025 is in Western Minnesota. A recent report from MN Planning notes that these trends could be moderated, for example, if women decide to have more children or if more young families move into the state. (MN Planning) This has considerable implications for school enrollments, especially considering the school consolidations that have already taken place in our region in recent years. School districts from 1990 to 1998, show a five percent decrease in total enrollment from 1990 to 1998. Although enrollment numbers will always fluctuate, the real picture is that many of our schools have been forced to consolidate in order to continue offering a good education. activities. Another issue brought up by the public concerning public education is that of access to technology. A telephone survey has been conducted, collecting information from each of the school districts regarding computer and internet access. Preliminary figures show that all districts have computer and internet access to varying degrees, and many schools have budgeted increased dollars for additional technology in the future. Community education also offers computer classes to people of all ages in the community It should be understood that the data presented can be used to create positive changes for our region or it can be used to initiate devastating consequences for our public education system. How can the public schools best meet the needs of the public and the students? Can they incorporate an expanded community educational program that will target the educational needs of all ages? This would not only give youngsters the Saturday, Hay 5th 10:00 RM to Z:O0 PM NO EFiRLY DROP-OFFS! 00Senior Housing of Appleton have become a key part of most senior housing communities, help tenants in such settings remain independent. Services may meals, service coordination, social/recreational activities, emergen- and housekeeping. Amenities common to many housing com- include activity rooms, laundry room, elevator service and security system. Specialty senior housing also has emerged, such as small group settings for those with memory loss. Pleasant View Apartments in Appleton offers many of these services, allowing flexibility for tenants to come and go as they please. For more information on Pleasant View or other housing opportunities available in this area, call Judy at 320-289-1163. education they need, but allow for broader support by the majority of the population regarding our public education system. Questions such as these will be discussed, and additional information provided at our second set of public meetings at the end of June, 1999. The committee strongly urges you to attend these meetings, as they value your input. Advertisements will be published as the meeting dates become confirmed. Court report (Week of April 26th, 1999) MINNESOTA HWY. PATROL Parris Austin Williams, Brooklyn Park, Speeding 73/55, Fined $55, Surcharge $25, Court Costs $15. Richard Lloyd Barr, St. Paul, speeding 72/55, Fined $55, Surcharge $26, Court Costs $15. Gaither Daniel Bynum, Sioux Falls, SD, Speeding 98/55, Fined $145, Surcharge $25, Court Costs $I 5. Kelly Anne Miller, Ortonville, Speeding 69/55, Fined $45, Surcharge $25, Court Costs $15. Joel Mark Stattelman, Ortonville, Speeding 50/40, Fined $35, Surcharge $25, Court Costs $15. Marty James Stotesbery, Clinton, Speeding 65/55, Fined $60, Surcharge $50, Court Costs $25. ORTONVILLE POLICE DEPT. Alan Bradley Frye, Montevallo, AL, Speeding 73/55, Fined $115, Surcharge $25, Court Costs $15. BIG STONE CO. SHERIFF Travis John Arndt, Clinton, Theft, Fined $1500, Stayed $1200, Surcharge $25, Restitution $372, Court Costs $10, Jail/Prison: 3 days Stayed 120 days for 3 yrs. Leshere Rae Bartell, Morris, Drive After Suspension, Fined $95, Surcharge $15, Court Costs $15. Melodic Marie Kellen, Beardsley, Reckless Driving, Obstruct Legal Process, Fined $500, Surcharge $35, Court Costs $10, Jail/Prison: Stayed 30 days for 1 yrs. DNR Darrel Eugene Reveling, Maple Greve, No Personal Float Device, Fined $25, Surcharge $25, Court Costs $15. Mr. and Mrs. E.A. Throndrud July l Z 1949 H 00epy 5 0 th Morn and Dad/ All our love, David, Susan, Mary and Nancy fiTTENTIO,N! Big Stone County RQsidents Look Get Your Hazardous Waste Out Of Big Stone County! in your kitchen, bathroom, garage... ONE DAY COLLECTION AT No COST! Bring paint cans, aerosols, pesticides, automotive products, thinners, solvents, wood preservatives, acids and bases to the Big Stone County Highway Department Ortonville, Minnesota For more information or to volunteer to help at the collection, call the Big Stone County Environmental Services Office at 839-3136. SPONSORED BY THE BIG STONE COUNTY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE MINNESOTA POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY. ', 1999  INDEPENDENT Page 3b