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HER 100th birthday, Esther Mullins is pictured above with her brother and sisters. Shown Jorgenson is 94,*Gladys Goesel is 98, Esther Mullins is 100 and Nina Birkland is 96. 00nesota National Guards nor WWll, Korean Vets .... h. eterans of the 135th ta National Guard, : .unVille Veterans will ut. of thousands durin l,e'bration at Mankato g 1C0-est,Klukw of Albert Iu  Jne.l and former com- l.,._k' ;ed details today for , ehi.". He is the gener- ,,L" andnepresents the -,-'.m Orative Volun % :, teers, Unteer orgamzmg 135th will lead the present day or more years and those who actually National Guard battalion representing served in Korea. k ,,,, )eedm.. With units in cur- 1 l re cities such as this IP'Presented will be hll, L a|l War veterans and is u0 have served since :-'-" Coincides w i" 0t t'- ' ith !he 0 .o.r *>.,,o.  COmmun ty ' feat ufin Ures a unique mill- e;enter at ' l.]J the North Mankato !lll llr.ning center will be '5 m the midst of a !aileenowned with  Gettysburg and d lUthern Minnesota I g the long and dead- " !'ll:U_gh North Africa ! w WlI. It also served A'l erican War WWI, :?anrafllllct of the soldiers from Mankato, Owatonna, Albert Lea, Rochester, Winona and West St. Paul. At various times other communities ranging from the Mississippi to South Dakota and Twin cities to Iowa provided units to the 135th. Also participating will be the 34th Red Bull Division' band. Veterans will ride restored military vehicles belong- ing to the Red Bull Chapter of the Military Vehicle Preservation group. A military parade march of his size has this has not been held in Southern Minnesota for a century. A picnic with the troops sponsored by Hy Vee stores of southern Minnesota will start after- noon festivities. Formal dedication of the new training center, recognition of the veterans and banquet are sched- uled. The restored units, along with pre- sent-day National Guard vehicles, will be displayed at the Midwest Wireless Civic Center Sunday until noon following a farewell breakfast and a memorial service. The service will honor the over 2,000 members who since the Civil War have given their lives in defense of the cause of freedom. Friday evening's Welcome for all members includes a unique group of Guardsmen who served the 135th 20 immense problem in terms of human suffering The only disorder to cause more time loss from Pain is the common cold. '/:SShow-- '(3 that chiropractic care is both a safe and %r b ea with back pain, neck pain, headaches, l.al tunnel syndrome muscular and joint injuries. Our It',o.e thorougt examination, promote fast relief Work Proper care of an acute injury is the best advice to prevent it from becoming a chronic ongoing disabling problem. 320-839-2323 Office Hours: M-W-F 8:30am - 5:00pm; " : Tues.-Thurs. 8:30am - 12noon; Sat. by appt. "---__.4__ Points of contact have been orga- nized for Southern Minnesota com- munities, which have had a National Guard presence Project leaders for various activities have also been final- ized. We have almost 100 key people working on this reunion to help recog- nize anyone who has ever served in the 135th said Klukow. Greg Dodson of Waseca as reunion coordinator and Herb Scbaper, New UIm, as adminis- trative coordinator, have jump-started the event with preliminary work. The 135th was the first of the nation's to volunteer tor duty in the Civil and Spanish American Wars. It was called into service in WWI and fought as a unit in WWII, spending record making days in combat in Africa and Italy. During the Korean War it was called into service for training purposes at Camp Rucker, Ala., although several 100 of the orig- inal Guardsmen were sent to Korea. A company- sized unit from Rochester served in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia two years ago. Over 5,000 names of living and deceased Guardsmen and wartime replacements have been developed in a database that has been aon-going project of the Commemorative Volunteers. Communities contributing units to the 135th Inf. since the Civil War include: ROSTER OF COMMUNITIES OF THE 135TH Infantry Civil War (1861) to Present (2003) The following communities have been home to Minnesota National Guard units of the 135th Infantry dur- ing these periods from Civil War until the present time. ALBERT LEA- WWII, Korea, Post Korea, Present APPLETON - 1930'S, WWII AITKIN- 1930's AUSTIN -1930's, WWII, Post Korea DAWSON - WWII FARIBAULT- Civil war, Korea, Post Korea FAIRMONT- Korea, Post Korea HASTINGS - Civil War, Korea, Post Korea HUTCHINSON - 1930's, WWII JACKSON - 1930's, WWII MANKATO- Korea, Post Korea, Present MADISON - WWII MARSHALL- Korea, Post Korea MINNEAPOLIS Civil War, Spanish American, Philippine Insurrection, WWI, 1930's, WWII MONTEVIDEO -1930's, WWII NEW ULM - Korea, Post Korea NORTHFIELD Korea, Post Korea ORTONVIIA,E - 1930's, WWII SUVs! TO SELL! nties available il cars. see Tony for ive today! 97 )-2911 12 o Ortonville, MN 56278 TONY MOSEY - SALES 00INDEPENDENT CUTTING THE RIBBON at General Service's Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Saturday are Charlie and Mary Jo Larson, pictured above with Orlou Middelstadt. Members of the community and local business owners joined Charlie and Mary Jo to celebrate the grand opening of General Services, located on Ortonville's main street. Historical Society fundraiser May 17 A fundraiser rummage sale will be held on Saturday, May 17 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to raise funds for the Big Stone County Historical Society. Many household items will be sold. Additionally, there are two 10-speed bicycles for sale, a new electric grill, chairs, golf balls, and other items too numerous to mention. The sale will be held in Ortonville's OWATONNA- 1930's, WWlI. Korea. Post Korea. Present PIPESTONE- Korea, Post Korea RED WING - Civil War, Spanish American, Korea, Post Korea REDWOOD FALLS - Korea, Post Korea ROCHESTER Korea, Post Korea, Present ST. ANTHONY - Civil War ST. CLOUD - Spanish American ST. PAUL - Civil War, Spanish American War, 1930's STILLWATER Civil War, Spanish American, Philippine Insurrection, Mexican Border, WWI, 1930's, WWII, Korea, Post Korea TRACY- Post Korea WABASHA- Civil war WEST St. PAUL - Present WINONA- Civil War, Korea, Post Korea, Present WORTHINGTON - Korea, Post Korea former water plant building on First Street next to the pier. The public is invited to attend. l: We'll help keep your boat atloat. or retest of tts, boating, Ls enjoyed on the In t:act, mst of the time, the Ix)at ksn't even in the water - it's in storage. Oontact us today aixut Ix)at insurmace farm Auu>Owners. Ifs designt m protect your boat in the wamr and out, and everywhere in between - all year long! ,.uto.Oumers Insurance Life Home Car Business Tom Kindt Agency 113 NW First Street Ortonville, MN Phone 320-839-6145 Located in the CenBank building With a Home Equity Loan, the value of you home will allow you to ..... ...Buy a Boat! ...Pay Tuition! ...Add a Deck! ...Go Away! ...Get a Car! . ...Do Almost Anything! See Deb or a member of our lending team! *'Because We Care 113 NW 1st Street Ortonville, MN 56278 1 Membor VOiC Iotw.  LENDER Phone 320-83%6123 1-800-335-8920 24 hr. Banking 1-877-569-2265. www.cenbank.com HER 100th birthday, Esther Mullins is pictured above with her brother and sisters. Shown Jorgenson is 94,*Gladys Goesel is 98, Esther Mullins is 100 and Nina Birkland is 96. 00nesota National Guards nor WWll, Korean Vets .... h. eterans of the 135th ta National Guard, : .unVille Veterans will ut. of thousands durin l,e'bration at Mankato g 1C0-est,Klukw of Albert Iu  Jne.l and former com- l.,._k' ;ed details today for , ehi.". He is the gener- ,,L" andnepresents the -,-'.m Orative Volun % :, teers, Unteer orgamzmg 135th will lead the present day or more years and those who actually National Guard battalion representing served in Korea. k ,,,, )eedm.. With units in cur- 1 l re cities such as this IP'Presented will be hll, L a|l War veterans and is u0 have served since :-'-" Coincides w i" 0t t'- ' ith !he 0 .o.r *>.,,o.  COmmun ty ' feat ufin Ures a unique mill- e;enter at ' l.]J the North Mankato !lll llr.ning center will be '5 m the midst of a !aileenowned with  Gettysburg and d lUthern Minnesota I g the long and dead- " !'ll:U_gh North Africa ! w WlI. It also served A'l erican War WWI, :?anrafllllct of the soldiers from Mankato, Owatonna, Albert Lea, Rochester, Winona and West St. Paul. At various times other communities ranging from the Mississippi to South Dakota and Twin cities to Iowa provided units to the 135th. Also participating will be the 34th Red Bull Division' band. Veterans will ride restored military vehicles belong- ing to the Red Bull Chapter of the Military Vehicle Preservation group. A military parade march of his size has this has not been held in Southern Minnesota for a century. A picnic with the troops sponsored by Hy Vee stores of southern Minnesota will start after- noon festivities. Formal dedication of the new training center, recognition of the veterans and banquet are sched- uled. The restored units, along with pre- sent-day National Guard vehicles, will be displayed at the Midwest Wireless Civic Center Sunday until noon following a farewell breakfast and a memorial service. The service will honor the over 2,000 members who since the Civil War have given their lives in defense of the cause of freedom. Friday evening's Welcome for all members includes a unique group of Guardsmen who served the 135th 20 immense problem in terms of human suffering The only disorder to cause more time loss from Pain is the common cold. '/:SShow-- '(3 that chiropractic care is both a safe and %r b ea with back pain, neck pain, headaches, l.al tunnel syndrome muscular and joint injuries. Our It',o.e thorougt examination, promote fast relief Work Proper care of an acute injury is the best advice to prevent it from becoming a chronic ongoing disabling problem. 320-839-2323 Office Hours: M-W-F 8:30am - 5:00pm; " : Tues.-Thurs. 8:30am - 12noon; Sat. by appt. "---__.4__ Points of contact have been orga- nized for Southern Minnesota com- munities, which have had a National Guard presence Project leaders for various activities have also been final- ized. We have almost 100 key people working on this reunion to help recog- nize anyone who has ever served in the 135th said Klukow. Greg Dodson of Waseca as reunion coordinator and Herb Scbaper, New UIm, as adminis- trative coordinator, have jump-started the event with preliminary work. The 135th was the first of the nation's to volunteer tor duty in the Civil and Spanish American Wars. It was called into service in WWI and fought as a unit in WWII, spending record making days in combat in Africa and Italy. During the Korean War it was called into service for training purposes at Camp Rucker, Ala., although several 100 of the orig- inal Guardsmen were sent to Korea. A company- sized unit from Rochester served in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia two years ago. Over 5,000 names of living and deceased Guardsmen and wartime replacements have been developed in a database that has been aon-going project of the Commemorative Volunteers. Communities contributing units to the 135th Inf. since the Civil War include: ROSTER OF COMMUNITIES OF THE 135TH Infantry Civil War (1861) to Present (2003) The following communities have been home to Minnesota National Guard units of the 135th Infantry dur- ing these periods from Civil War until the present time. ALBERT LEA- WWII, Korea, Post Korea, Present APPLETON - 1930'S, WWII AITKIN- 1930's AUSTIN -1930's, WWII, Post Korea DAWSON - WWII FARIBAULT- Civil war, Korea, Post Korea FAIRMONT- Korea, Post Korea HASTINGS - Civil War, Korea, Post Korea HUTCHINSON - 1930's, WWII JACKSON - 1930's, WWII MANKATO- Korea, Post Korea, Present MADISON - WWII MARSHALL- Korea, Post Korea MINNEAPOLIS Civil War, Spanish American, Philippine Insurrection, WWI, 1930's, WWII MONTEVIDEO -1930's, WWII NEW ULM - Korea, Post Korea NORTHFIELD Korea, Post Korea ORTONVIIA,E - 1930's, WWII SUVs! TO SELL! nties available il cars. see Tony for ive today! 97 )-2911 12 o Ortonville, MN 56278 TONY MOSEY - SALES 00INDEPENDENT CUTTING THE RIBBON at General Service's Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Saturday are Charlie and Mary Jo Larson, pictured above with Orlou Middelstadt. Members of the community and local business owners joined Charlie and Mary Jo to celebrate the grand opening of General Services, located on Ortonville's main street. Historical Society fundraiser May 17 A fundraiser rummage sale will be held on Saturday, May 17 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to raise funds for the Big Stone County Historical Society. Many household items will be sold. Additionally, there are two 10-speed bicycles for sale, a new electric grill, chairs, golf balls, and other items too numerous to mention. The sale will be held in Ortonville's OWATONNA- 1930's, WWlI. Korea. Post Korea. Present PIPESTONE- Korea, Post Korea RED WING - Civil War, Spanish American, Korea, Post Korea REDWOOD FALLS - Korea, Post Korea ROCHESTER Korea, Post Korea, Present ST. ANTHONY - Civil War ST. CLOUD - Spanish American ST. PAUL - Civil War, Spanish American War, 1930's STILLWATER Civil War, Spanish American, Philippine Insurrection, Mexican Border, WWI, 1930's, WWII, Korea, Post Korea TRACY- Post Korea WABASHA- Civil war WEST St. PAUL - Present WINONA- Civil War, Korea, Post Korea, Present WORTHINGTON - Korea, Post Korea former water plant building on First Street next to the pier. The public is invited to attend. l: We'll help keep your boat atloat. or retest of tts, boating, Ls enjoyed on the In t:act, mst of the time, the Ix)at ksn't even in the water - it's in storage. Oontact us today aixut Ix)at insurmace farm Auu>Owners. Ifs designt m protect your boat in the wamr and out, and everywhere in between - all year long! ,.uto.Oumers Insurance Life Home Car Business Tom Kindt Agency 113 NW First Street Ortonville, MN Phone 320-839-6145 Located in the CenBank building With a Home Equity Loan, the value of you home will allow you to ..... ...Buy a Boat! ...Pay Tuition! ...Add a Deck! ...Go Away! ...Get a Car! . ...Do Almost Anything! See Deb or a member of our lending team! *'Because We Care 113 NW 1st Street Ortonville, MN 56278 1 Membor VOiC Iotw.  LENDER Phone 320-83%6123 1-800-335-8920 24 hr. Banking 1-877-569-2265. www.cenbank.com