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" Memorials for OHS Seniors on parade Rice Hospice I I1 I I . , III II I . Memorials and donations were JASON KELLEN is the son of Phillip and Cindy Kellen. He has been active in Wrestling, Football, and is serving as President of the Odessa Jollyworkers 4-H club. He has received many 4-H awards, and is a member of the Belllngham Lutheran Church. He was wrestling and football captain his senior year, was a state wrestling entrant in 2002 and 2003, has set many OHS wrestling records, and was a sophomore Winter Carnival Attendant and senior Homecoming Candidate. He has been employed at WESTRIDGE Dairy and Sioux Kota Holstering. After gradua- tion, Jason is considering studying computers. AMANDA NELSON is the daughter of Brant and Lori Nelson. She has been active in Volleyball, Yearbook, JO Volleyball, Post Prom Committee, Milbank Volleyball League, 2001 Corniest queen candidate, Football and Basketball cheerleader, and was Spring Fling Candidate class attendant. She has let- tered in Football, Basketball, Cheerleading and Volleyball. She also received a captain pin for Volleyball and an acad- emic letter. During high school, Amanda has worked at Mac Daddy's and The Pizza Ranch. After high school she lans to attend SDSU in rooklngs, SD. KELLY STATTELMAN is the son of Joel and Kathy Stattelman. He has been active in Baseball, Basketball, Football and Student Council. He was voted eighth grade Winter Carnival attendant, and was a Homecoming King Candidate his senior year. During high school, Kelly has been employed with Rongllen Excavating, Stattelman Lumber, and at Johnson Grain Farm. After graduation, Kelly ipllans to attend either MSU- oorhead or NDSCS to major in either construction or engi- neering. EMILY DRAGSETH is the daughter of Jerry and Marge Dragseth. She has been active in Choir and Ensembles. She has also participated in Music Contests 10th-12th grades. She has been nominated for the Arion Award her senior ear. During high school, mily has been employed at Ortonvllle Dairy Queen and at the Ortonville Hospital. After graduation, Emily plans to attend Minnesota State University-Moorhead, and intends to major in Business Adminiatratioln. Ortonville news I Gail Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 Barb Larson from Clarkfield and Brenda Pederson from Dawson spent the day on Tuesday, May 6th with Joe and.Dorothy Coubal. Friday, May 2nd Bud and Sandra Knippen and Isabel Tobin went to Benson to attend a birthday party for JoAnn Jones. JoAnn is a niece of Isabel Tobin. Betty Schwarze came to pick Emma Schwarze up on Friday, May 2nd to go to Milbank to Leo and Frieda Wellnitz's. They celebrated Leo's birthday. James and Doris Scheff went to Waconia the week-end of May 2nd to see their son Greg and his wife Sandy Scheff. They went down to see their grandson Brady play basketball. His team took a championship. Shirley Karels and Delores Karels attended the Women's Encounter at St. John's Catholic Church Saturday morning, May 3rd. Mr. and Mrs. Roman Karels and Delores Karels of Ortonville enjoyed a birthday dinner at St. William's home in honor of Sister Jane of St. William's and Delores Karels' birthday. Kent and Roxeanne Smith and Rebecca, Natash, and Alexis from Montevideo came to visit Amanda Jansen on Sunday, May 4th. Kent is Amanda's grandson. Melissa Johnson and a friend from Milbank visited Amanda Jensen VICKI KUNRATH is the daughter of Steven and Julia Kunrath. She has been active in Student Council, Yearbook Staff, Basketball, Band, Choir, Church Youth Group, and was eighth grade Winter Carnival Attendant and Senior Homecoming Candidate. She has been listed on the honor roll, and is vice president. During high school, she has worked at Monarch Heights, Telnet, Sunrise Motel and New Life Community Baptist Church. After graduation, Vicki plans to attend the University of Minnesota Moorhead to major in Biology. ANDREW LEE is the son of Scott and Lou Huizenga. He has been active in Football, 7th-9th grade Basketball, Church Council, as an Acolyte, and a teacher at First English Lutheran Church in Ortonville. He was nominated as a Spring Fling Candidate, and has been active in Steeple People. During high school, Andrew worked at Dairy Queen, and is currently employed at Bill's Super Valu Plus. Andrew is undecided about his plans after graduation. Monday evening, May 5th. Alice Anderson from Milbank visited her mother on Wednesday, May 7th. Jenny and Sid Lien and their son Andy traveled from Fargo to Ortonville on Thursday, May 8th to spend a couple of days at the Craig and Kippy Randleman's home. The family spent time together celebrating Mother's Day. Eric and Jessie Randleman also came to Ortonville on Friday evening to stay through Saturday at Eric's parent's house. Emily Randleman had finished up her first year of college at the University of Minnesota at Morris and was home for part of the week-end preparing to leave on a three week trip to London with a group from the U of M at Morris. On the 27th of April Mabel Zubke of Waubay, SD celebrated her 90th birthday. Those helping her celebrate were Marlyn and Reva Schumacher, Ran and Tammy Schumacher and Stephanie and Kennith, Paul and Ruth Strong and Nathan and Andrew all from Ortonville, Joleen Schumacher and Amanda, Ryan and Alex of Fulda, Lee and Cindy Schumacher and Alec of Milbank, and Anna and John Nielsen of Le Sueur. Mrs. Paul Bolsis and two daughters Ashley and Amanda from Andover were here over the week-end of May 2nd. On Sunday Faith Sprung and the Bolsiss got together for Carol Dr a_gt's ndscape Design .Hydro-Seeding • Design Services • Brick Paver Installation • Lawn Irrigation Systems • Landscape Installation • Ponds and Waterfalls Snortum's Landscape & Design 1-320-765-2901 MICHAEL ERICKSON is the LANDON ROSS FRANZKY son of Mike and Lori Erickson. is the son of Peter and Lois He enjoys working on vehicles and drag racing. He has received athletic letters in Football, and has participated in Knowledge Bowl. During high school, Michael has been an honor student, and has won many trophies in drag racing competitions. He is currently employed at Midwest Communications Group in Milbank, SD, and has worked at The Ortonville Independent and the Big Stone State Park. After Graduation, Michael plans to move to Minneapolis and attend college to receive a degree in sales. CODY BACKSTRAND is the son of Kevln and Becky Backstrand. He has been active in Big Stone Lake Area Hockey. In his spare time, Cody also enjoys motorcy- cling, hunting and fishing. He has also been active in FELC Steeple People from his fresh- man year until now. Cody is currently .being trained as a frame technician, and will con- tinue his training this summer after graduation. birthday. Lillian Ninneman attended Minnie Schellberg's funeral in Bellingham on Wednesday, May 7th. Saturday, May 3rd Deb Steuart and Carlene Wittnebel visited Clifford and Lizzi Hanson and Alton Hanson. Sunday, May 4th Dale and Eileen Williams came to visit Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. They went home on Wednesday, May 7th. Monday, May 5th Bob and Mary Lou Meyer visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson in the afternoon. Wednesday, May 7th Michael Ninneman, Anita Kniefel and daughter Becky, and Glen and Virginia Kuechenmeister visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. They were all here for Minnie Schellberg's funeral. Mr. and Mrs. Keith Kovarik from Egan were week-end visitors at Phyllis Schluter's home. They enjoyed supper at the Matador Sunday night, May 4th. Keith is Phyllis's grandson. Frank, Theresa, and John Kovarik of Rosemount visited Phyllis Schluter and helped with yard work. Phyllis Schluter and Hilda McCormick went to the Women's Encounter at St. John's Catholic Church on Saturday morning, May 3rd. They enjoyed a style show by Etc. consignment Store, Father Bob's talk, the luncheon, and visiting other people. Darlene Grossman's son Ran from California will be home to spend about a week. Lillian Ninneman's brother Harry Loeschke took Lillian to the fish fry in Odessa on Monday, May 5th. Lillian Ninneman went to Mrs. Vernon Loeschke's funeral at Central United Methodist Church in Milbank on Friday, May 2nd. Kenny and Virginia Jansen of Correll were Sunday afternoon and evening, May 4th visitors at the Jerry and Alma Jorgenson's home. Alma and Jerry Jorgenson were Monday, May 5th afternoon visitors at the Carol and Jane Asche's home. High bridge players at the Ortonville Senior Center Friday afternoon, May 9th were Jerry Jorgenson and Beth Moberg, It was a very enjoyable afternoon. Franzk3r. He has been active in Baseball, Track, Basketball and Cross Country. He received athletic letters in Baseball, Cross Country, Basketball and Track, and has been listed on the honor roll throughout high school. He has worked at Bill's Super Valu Plus, for Todd Brehmer, and is in the Army National Guard. After graduation, Landon will be attending SDSU in Brooklngs after attending Basic Training for the Army National Guard. CHRISTOPHER STREI is the son of Greg and Sarah Strel. During high school, Christopher has worked at the school store. He has also. been employed with Club 7-75, and works at home, helping out on his family's farm. He is currently undeclded about his plans after graduation. .... : Next CWC set May 20th "Bear With Us" at our Tuesday, May 20 morning coffee at our Ortonville Christian Women's Club. All ladies of the surrounding area are invited to come to Zion Lutheran Church, Highland Highway in Ortonville, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. "Bear-y Cute Ideas" highlight Twyla Hinneberg's memorial bears presentation. Kari Weness of Bellingham will be singing some "Precious Memories." If you would like to absorb some "Paws-I-Tive Thoughts," you will want to hear Sandy Cook of Lakeshore, give some tips on developing a positive self image. Sandy enjoys stitchery, knitting and scrapbooking. Tickets are $3 inclusive. Reservations are made by calling Violet (605-862-8500) or Susie (320- 273-2340) by Saturday, May 17. A nursery is available upon request. come, bring a friend to this fun May gathering! received by Rice Hospice - Ortonville/Graceville - for the months of March and April, 2003. Gifts were given in memory of: William Balster by Virginia Balster. Ann Beachem by Joan and John Jurgens. Dale Block by Peter and Pam Steinke. Scott George by LaVerne Wiley; Morris and Glenora Tietjen; Roger and Barbara Nornes; John Oakes; Becky Trebil; Idella Ross; Dorothy Johnson; Julia Haman; Isabel Tobin; Joan and John Jurgens; Rick and Pam Schneck; Corinne and Donald Tiegs. Gordon Gillespie by Beverly and Terry Gillespie. Justine Hamner by Marian Weber. Ann Helgeson by John and Myrna Adams; Jeffrey Helgeson. Evie Mack by Don and Jeanette Felton; Woody and Janis Sellin; Dorothy Hoxtell; Eugene and Marlys Pillatzke; Dorothy Gmiterko; Karin Mack; Evelyn and Bruce Swigerd. A monetary donation was made by Foster Township United Drive of Beardsley, and Otrey Community Fund of Ortonville. Rice Hospice - Appleton, Benson, Dawson, Graceville, Granite Falls, Montevideo, Ortonville, Paynesville, - Willmar - wishes to express their gratitude for these memorials and donations. Agape Singers Sunday at Abiding Faith The Agape Singers, based in Dawson, will be presenting a worship program at Abiding Faith Free Lutheran Church in Ortonville next Sunday, May 18th at 7 PM. The group consists of 45 high school age members representing several denominations and communities in the area. The Agape Singers provide worship programs in about 25 churches each year and have travelled extensively in the states and Canada in recent years. The Singers hope to touch hearts with the belief that life is made whole through the acceptance and sharing of Agape love. They want to share the gospel message because they believe in serving the Lord Jesus Christ through their fellowship and song. The community is invited to share this special evening at Abiding Faith. A freewill offering will be accepted, which will go toward the Agape Singers' ministry. CLASSIC CARS/GUN,q-AUCTION Sunday, May 18, Barrett MN. Noon. 1965 red Mustang, 1964 white Mustang. 15 Guns-mint. Browning/DU/Ruger. Antiques, Orvin Rosin Auctioneer, 320/528-2522. Specifics? 320/528-2421. Check wWW.midwest auctions.corn GOLF CARTS UNLIMITED 1985 thru 2002 C}ub Car end F.Z-Go, gas & ale'tric. Golf cars for golf or camping. Super prices. Rear seats, lights. 800/930-3305. IX)YOU HAVE A CHILD OR A FAMILY MEMBER WITH A MENTAL ILLNESS*? ('Biological brain disorder) We can helpl The National Alliance for the Mentally lli of Minnesota (NAMkMN) has Ires education classes and support groups statewide, Call us at 888/473-0237 or check us out at www'nami'org/narnimn POOLS/POOLS! Warehouse sale on family-sized 31'x19' pools w/sundeck, fence, filter only $829 100% financingl (w,a.c) installation arranged, Homeowners call 800/852-7946 limited 'area. , EXPLORE Big senior Evelyn Thirty guests Citizens Center in their monthly pot meeting on Tuesday, We sang happy sang the table pledge to the flag. After our noon meeting came to President Lu Hagen. Secty's report w and treas, report approved as We continued election of officers, i ! follows: Cliff Evelyn Zahnow, Sc Vice Pres., and Gen Lu Hagen will be for the June 3rd Mildred had business was brought t was adjourned. The spent playing cards ,,j/t • Travis 1504 Wlllmar, Membership in Council is Federated marketing J who results. Council spouses were meeting of Council. The FEDERATED 121 E. Park Square Phone: I INTERNET: You'll get the best vehicle alignment! New 4-Wheel Alignment Machine We'll handle all your insurance work for Kevin's is the area's most well shop with two frame • Towing with wrecker and roll • Major collision repair .Frame and • Windshield repair and rep LOCK YOUR KEYS IN YOUR CAR? WE'LL N. Minnesota St. • Ortonville, MN 56278 KEVIN 25th year in business ( C A I"1 Minnesota Cbssifid AJvcdisinc I www.mn newspa pernet.orq OUR SPECTACULAR NEW 2003 catalggs ere outl Contact Ideal Gifts by Friendly for s Free copy today! Exciting new advisor and manager pro- grams. 800/488-4875 www.friendlyhome.€om UP TO .38 C.P.M. New equipment with pro-sleepers. Out 10-14 days. No NYC. OTR with I year experience, Van, Reefer or Flatbed. 8001871 - 1822 DRIVER/OTR PUT YOUR EXPERIENCE TO WORK FOR YOU. Start up to.37, Teams split up to ,39. Minimum 6 months, CDL-A w/Haz. 800/842-4639 SAWMILL NEW Larger capacities, options. ATV Sonwil Drive. Bufla, NY information Ext 300-N. 60-80% off Retal Catalogl 800/704-0307. BroWSe www.hotid aygr sup.corn r =1 I MNA to see hoW ! money by ! Immediate Cash for structured settlements, annuities, real" estate, notes, private mortgage notes, accident cases, and insurance payouts. 800/794-7310 I imlm,= I Minnesota fortravel info: 6.  Right now, start planning your summer vacation in the spectacular Chippewa National Foast, with Minnesota's finest resorts and finest fishing, Minnesota Northwoods Tourism Bureau. 1-877-955-2755 www.minnasotanor thwoods .corn/deals Page 6 00INDEPENDENT TuesdaY' " Memorials for OHS Seniors on parade Rice Hospice I I1 I I . , III II I . Memorials and donations were JASON KELLEN is the son of Phillip and Cindy Kellen. He has been active in Wrestling, Football, and is serving as President of the Odessa Jollyworkers 4-H club. He has received many 4-H awards, and is a member of the Belllngham Lutheran Church. He was wrestling and football captain his senior year, was a state wrestling entrant in 2002 and 2003, has set many OHS wrestling records, and was a sophomore Winter Carnival Attendant and senior Homecoming Candidate. He has been employed at WESTRIDGE Dairy and Sioux Kota Holstering. After gradua- tion, Jason is considering studying computers. AMANDA NELSON is the daughter of Brant and Lori Nelson. She has been active in Volleyball, Yearbook, JO Volleyball, Post Prom Committee, Milbank Volleyball League, 2001 Corniest queen candidate, Football and Basketball cheerleader, and was Spring Fling Candidate class attendant. She has let- tered in Football, Basketball, Cheerleading and Volleyball. She also received a captain pin for Volleyball and an acad- emic letter. During high school, Amanda has worked at Mac Daddy's and The Pizza Ranch. After high school she lans to attend SDSU in rooklngs, SD. KELLY STATTELMAN is the son of Joel and Kathy Stattelman. He has been active in Baseball, Basketball, Football and Student Council. He was voted eighth grade Winter Carnival attendant, and was a Homecoming King Candidate his senior year. During high school, Kelly has been employed with Rongllen Excavating, Stattelman Lumber, and at Johnson Grain Farm. After graduation, Kelly ipllans to attend either MSU- oorhead or NDSCS to major in either construction or engi- neering. EMILY DRAGSETH is the daughter of Jerry and Marge Dragseth. She has been active in Choir and Ensembles. She has also participated in Music Contests 10th-12th grades. She has been nominated for the Arion Award her senior ear. During high school, mily has been employed at Ortonvllle Dairy Queen and at the Ortonville Hospital. After graduation, Emily plans to attend Minnesota State University-Moorhead, and intends to major in Business Adminiatratioln. Ortonville news I Gail Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 Barb Larson from Clarkfield and Brenda Pederson from Dawson spent the day on Tuesday, May 6th with Joe and.Dorothy Coubal. Friday, May 2nd Bud and Sandra Knippen and Isabel Tobin went to Benson to attend a birthday party for JoAnn Jones. JoAnn is a niece of Isabel Tobin. Betty Schwarze came to pick Emma Schwarze up on Friday, May 2nd to go to Milbank to Leo and Frieda Wellnitz's. They celebrated Leo's birthday. James and Doris Scheff went to Waconia the week-end of May 2nd to see their son Greg and his wife Sandy Scheff. They went down to see their grandson Brady play basketball. His team took a championship. Shirley Karels and Delores Karels attended the Women's Encounter at St. John's Catholic Church Saturday morning, May 3rd. Mr. and Mrs. Roman Karels and Delores Karels of Ortonville enjoyed a birthday dinner at St. William's home in honor of Sister Jane of St. William's and Delores Karels' birthday. Kent and Roxeanne Smith and Rebecca, Natash, and Alexis from Montevideo came to visit Amanda Jansen on Sunday, May 4th. Kent is Amanda's grandson. Melissa Johnson and a friend from Milbank visited Amanda Jensen VICKI KUNRATH is the daughter of Steven and Julia Kunrath. She has been active in Student Council, Yearbook Staff, Basketball, Band, Choir, Church Youth Group, and was eighth grade Winter Carnival Attendant and Senior Homecoming Candidate. She has been listed on the honor roll, and is vice president. During high school, she has worked at Monarch Heights, Telnet, Sunrise Motel and New Life Community Baptist Church. After graduation, Vicki plans to attend the University of Minnesota Moorhead to major in Biology. ANDREW LEE is the son of Scott and Lou Huizenga. He has been active in Football, 7th-9th grade Basketball, Church Council, as an Acolyte, and a teacher at First English Lutheran Church in Ortonville. He was nominated as a Spring Fling Candidate, and has been active in Steeple People. During high school, Andrew worked at Dairy Queen, and is currently employed at Bill's Super Valu Plus. Andrew is undecided about his plans after graduation. Monday evening, May 5th. Alice Anderson from Milbank visited her mother on Wednesday, May 7th. Jenny and Sid Lien and their son Andy traveled from Fargo to Ortonville on Thursday, May 8th to spend a couple of days at the Craig and Kippy Randleman's home. The family spent time together celebrating Mother's Day. Eric and Jessie Randleman also came to Ortonville on Friday evening to stay through Saturday at Eric's parent's house. Emily Randleman had finished up her first year of college at the University of Minnesota at Morris and was home for part of the week-end preparing to leave on a three week trip to London with a group from the U of M at Morris. On the 27th of April Mabel Zubke of Waubay, SD celebrated her 90th birthday. Those helping her celebrate were Marlyn and Reva Schumacher, Ran and Tammy Schumacher and Stephanie and Kennith, Paul and Ruth Strong and Nathan and Andrew all from Ortonville, Joleen Schumacher and Amanda, Ryan and Alex of Fulda, Lee and Cindy Schumacher and Alec of Milbank, and Anna and John Nielsen of Le Sueur. Mrs. Paul Bolsis and two daughters Ashley and Amanda from Andover were here over the week-end of May 2nd. On Sunday Faith Sprung and the Bolsiss got together for Carol Dr a_gt's ndscape Design .Hydro-Seeding • Design Services • Brick Paver Installation • Lawn Irrigation Systems • Landscape Installation • Ponds and Waterfalls Snortum's Landscape & Design 1-320-765-2901 MICHAEL ERICKSON is the LANDON ROSS FRANZKY son of Mike and Lori Erickson. is the son of Peter and Lois He enjoys working on vehicles and drag racing. He has received athletic letters in Football, and has participated in Knowledge Bowl. During high school, Michael has been an honor student, and has won many trophies in drag racing competitions. He is currently employed at Midwest Communications Group in Milbank, SD, and has worked at The Ortonville Independent and the Big Stone State Park. After Graduation, Michael plans to move to Minneapolis and attend college to receive a degree in sales. CODY BACKSTRAND is the son of Kevln and Becky Backstrand. He has been active in Big Stone Lake Area Hockey. In his spare time, Cody also enjoys motorcy- cling, hunting and fishing. He has also been active in FELC Steeple People from his fresh- man year until now. Cody is currently .being trained as a frame technician, and will con- tinue his training this summer after graduation. birthday. Lillian Ninneman attended Minnie Schellberg's funeral in Bellingham on Wednesday, May 7th. Saturday, May 3rd Deb Steuart and Carlene Wittnebel visited Clifford and Lizzi Hanson and Alton Hanson. Sunday, May 4th Dale and Eileen Williams came to visit Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. They went home on Wednesday, May 7th. Monday, May 5th Bob and Mary Lou Meyer visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson in the afternoon. Wednesday, May 7th Michael Ninneman, Anita Kniefel and daughter Becky, and Glen and Virginia Kuechenmeister visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. They were all here for Minnie Schellberg's funeral. Mr. and Mrs. Keith Kovarik from Egan were week-end visitors at Phyllis Schluter's home. They enjoyed supper at the Matador Sunday night, May 4th. Keith is Phyllis's grandson. Frank, Theresa, and John Kovarik of Rosemount visited Phyllis Schluter and helped with yard work. Phyllis Schluter and Hilda McCormick went to the Women's Encounter at St. John's Catholic Church on Saturday morning, May 3rd. They enjoyed a style show by Etc. consignment Store, Father Bob's talk, the luncheon, and visiting other people. Darlene Grossman's son Ran from California will be home to spend about a week. Lillian Ninneman's brother Harry Loeschke took Lillian to the fish fry in Odessa on Monday, May 5th. Lillian Ninneman went to Mrs. Vernon Loeschke's funeral at Central United Methodist Church in Milbank on Friday, May 2nd. Kenny and Virginia Jansen of Correll were Sunday afternoon and evening, May 4th visitors at the Jerry and Alma Jorgenson's home. Alma and Jerry Jorgenson were Monday, May 5th afternoon visitors at the Carol and Jane Asche's home. High bridge players at the Ortonville Senior Center Friday afternoon, May 9th were Jerry Jorgenson and Beth Moberg, It was a very enjoyable afternoon. Franzk3r. He has been active in Baseball, Track, Basketball and Cross Country. He received athletic letters in Baseball, Cross Country, Basketball and Track, and has been listed on the honor roll throughout high school. He has worked at Bill's Super Valu Plus, for Todd Brehmer, and is in the Army National Guard. After graduation, Landon will be attending SDSU in Brooklngs after attending Basic Training for the Army National Guard. CHRISTOPHER STREI is the son of Greg and Sarah Strel. During high school, Christopher has worked at the school store. He has also. been employed with Club 7-75, and works at home, helping out on his family's farm. He is currently undeclded about his plans after graduation. .... : Next CWC set May 20th "Bear With Us" at our Tuesday, May 20 morning coffee at our Ortonville Christian Women's Club. All ladies of the surrounding area are invited to come to Zion Lutheran Church, Highland Highway in Ortonville, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. "Bear-y Cute Ideas" highlight Twyla Hinneberg's memorial bears presentation. Kari Weness of Bellingham will be singing some "Precious Memories." If you would like to absorb some "Paws-I-Tive Thoughts," you will want to hear Sandy Cook of Lakeshore, give some tips on developing a positive self image. Sandy enjoys stitchery, knitting and scrapbooking. Tickets are $3 inclusive. Reservations are made by calling Violet (605-862-8500) or Susie (320- 273-2340) by Saturday, May 17. A nursery is available upon request. come, bring a friend to this fun May gathering! received by Rice Hospice - Ortonville/Graceville - for the months of March and April, 2003. Gifts were given in memory of: William Balster by Virginia Balster. Ann Beachem by Joan and John Jurgens. Dale Block by Peter and Pam Steinke. Scott George by LaVerne Wiley; Morris and Glenora Tietjen; Roger and Barbara Nornes; John Oakes; Becky Trebil; Idella Ross; Dorothy Johnson; Julia Haman; Isabel Tobin; Joan and John Jurgens; Rick and Pam Schneck; Corinne and Donald Tiegs. Gordon Gillespie by Beverly and Terry Gillespie. Justine Hamner by Marian Weber. Ann Helgeson by John and Myrna Adams; Jeffrey Helgeson. Evie Mack by Don and Jeanette Felton; Woody and Janis Sellin; Dorothy Hoxtell; Eugene and Marlys Pillatzke; Dorothy Gmiterko; Karin Mack; Evelyn and Bruce Swigerd. A monetary donation was made by Foster Township United Drive of Beardsley, and Otrey Community Fund of Ortonville. Rice Hospice - Appleton, Benson, Dawson, Graceville, Granite Falls, Montevideo, Ortonville, Paynesville, - Willmar - wishes to express their gratitude for these memorials and donations. Agape Singers Sunday at Abiding Faith The Agape Singers, based in Dawson, will be presenting a worship program at Abiding Faith Free Lutheran Church in Ortonville next Sunday, May 18th at 7 PM. The group consists of 45 high school age members representing several denominations and communities in the area. The Agape Singers provide worship programs in about 25 churches each year and have travelled extensively in the states and Canada in recent years. The Singers hope to touch hearts with the belief that life is made whole through the acceptance and sharing of Agape love. They want to share the gospel message because they believe in serving the Lord Jesus Christ through their fellowship and song. The community is invited to share this special evening at Abiding Faith. A freewill offering will be accepted, which will go toward the Agape Singers' ministry. CLASSIC CARS/GUN,q-AUCTION Sunday, May 18, Barrett MN. Noon. 1965 red Mustang, 1964 white Mustang. 15 Guns-mint. Browning/DU/Ruger. Antiques, Orvin Rosin Auctioneer, 320/528-2522. Specifics? 320/528-2421. Check wWW.midwest auctions.corn GOLF CARTS UNLIMITED 1985 thru 2002 C}ub Car end F.Z-Go, gas & ale'tric. Golf cars for golf or camping. Super prices. Rear seats, lights. 800/930-3305. IX)YOU HAVE A CHILD OR A FAMILY MEMBER WITH A MENTAL ILLNESS*? ('Biological brain disorder) We can helpl The National Alliance for the Mentally lli of Minnesota (NAMkMN) has Ires education classes and support groups statewide, Call us at 888/473-0237 or check us out at www'nami'org/narnimn POOLS/POOLS! Warehouse sale on family-sized 31'x19' pools w/sundeck, fence, filter only $829 100% financingl (w,a.c) installation arranged, Homeowners call 800/852-7946 limited 'area. , EXPLORE Big senior Evelyn Thirty guests Citizens Center in their monthly pot meeting on Tuesday, We sang happy sang the table pledge to the flag. After our noon meeting came to President Lu Hagen. Secty's report w and treas, report approved as We continued election of officers, i ! follows: Cliff Evelyn Zahnow, Sc Vice Pres., and Gen Lu Hagen will be for the June 3rd Mildred had business was brought t was adjourned. The spent playing cards ,,j/t • Travis 1504 Wlllmar, Membership in Council is Federated marketing J who results. Council spouses were meeting of Council. The FEDERATED 121 E. Park Square Phone: I INTERNET: You'll get the best vehicle alignment! New 4-Wheel Alignment Machine We'll handle all your insurance work for Kevin's is the area's most well shop with two frame • Towing with wrecker and roll • Major collision repair .Frame and • Windshield repair and rep LOCK YOUR KEYS IN YOUR CAR? WE'LL N. Minnesota St. • Ortonville, MN 56278 KEVIN 25th year in business ( C A I"1 Minnesota Cbssifid AJvcdisinc I www.mn newspa pernet.orq OUR SPECTACULAR NEW 2003 catalggs ere outl Contact Ideal Gifts by Friendly for s Free copy today! Exciting new advisor and manager pro- grams. 800/488-4875 www.friendlyhome.€om UP TO .38 C.P.M. New equipment with pro-sleepers. Out 10-14 days. No NYC. OTR with I year experience, Van, Reefer or Flatbed. 8001871 - 1822 DRIVER/OTR PUT YOUR EXPERIENCE TO WORK FOR YOU. Start up to.37, Teams split up to ,39. Minimum 6 months, CDL-A w/Haz. 800/842-4639 SAWMILL NEW Larger capacities, options. ATV Sonwil Drive. Bufla, NY information Ext 300-N. 60-80% off Retal Catalogl 800/704-0307. BroWSe www.hotid aygr sup.corn r =1 I MNA to see hoW ! money by ! Immediate Cash for structured settlements, annuities, real" estate, notes, private mortgage notes, accident cases, and insurance payouts. 800/794-7310 I imlm,= I Minnesota fortravel info: 6.  Right now, start planning your summer vacation in the spectacular Chippewa National Foast, with Minnesota's finest resorts and finest fishing, Minnesota Northwoods Tourism Bureau. 1-877-955-2755 www.minnasotanor thwoods .corn/deals Page 6 00INDEPENDENT TuesdaY'