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ELEM. SCHOOL 5th & 6th graders recently participated in the St. Jude's Math-a-Thon. the $766.25 which was sent to St. Jude's for research on children's cancer. Students raising $35 with their t-shirts. Nicole Pfleger and Jenny Maas also received a sports bag for raising Jenny Maas was awarded a boom box in addition to her other prizes for collecting over $100. IRAs: Basic Questions and Answers ReliSs, penalty tax on work? a nonqualified 59-1/2, a 10 imposed on m income. my old tricky here, but can convert your a Roth IRA if your ACI for the year does not exceed $100,000 and you do not rile as mar- ried riling separately. Q: Do I pay tax when I convert to a Roth IRA? your existing IRAs into Roth IRAs by Dec. 31, 1998, you can spread the tax bite out over four years. After this year, the tax must be paid all at once. report POLICE DEPT. Wieberdink, Blaine, $45, Surcharge s$15. SHERIFF Clinton, assenger, Fined $45, Costs $15. Jr., Marshall, $45, Surcharge Hofer, Graceville, $35, Surcharge e Rude, Watertown, Fined $45, Costs $15. 11, 1998) SHERIFF Beardsley, Fined $100, SD, Speeding $20, Court A: Yes. The part of your "old" IRA attributable to contributions you previously deducted plus all earnings from the IRA are included in taxable income. Q: Do I pay the tax on conversions all at once? A: It depends. If you convert There are also many other tax con- sequences to consider before convert- ing existing IRAs to Roth IRAs. As with any financial decision, it is best to consult your accountant or tax advi- sor before proceeding. MBA girl's basketball camp set July 13-17 Milbank Basketball Association will be hosting a girl's basketball camp the week of July 13-17. All camp activities will be in the Milbank Armory. Gordon Bergquist is the camp director with area coaches staffing the camp. The camp, open to girl's in grades 4-12, will be divided into three sessions. Grades 4, 5, & 6 will meet from 9-11 daily, grades 7, 8 & 9 from 12 - 3 and grades 10, 11 & 12from4- 9. Camper's grade as of the 1998-99 school year. Major emphasis of the camp is individual basketball skill improvement. Campers will be instruct.ed and drilled on basis basketball skills (shooting, passing, ball handling, defensive play, rebounding, etc.) and using these skills in team play. In addition contests will be held daily with prizes awarded at the end of the week. Campers will participate in five-on-five competition daily. All campers will receive a camp shirt. For more information and registrations forms see your high school coach or call Gordon Bergquist, Camp Director at 605- 432-5546 or 605-432-6640. Longnecker member UMC baseball team Isaiah Longnecker of Ortonville is on this season's roster of the men's intercollegiate baseball team at the University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC). He is in the UMC Golden Eagle lineup at a pitching position. The team is coached  by Steve King. "( The son of Dean and Anita Longnecker, Isaiah is a sophomore enrolled in sciences at the University. Students to act out I00ves of area sen00ors "ARTBRIDGE" the intergenerational activity involving local 5th grade students and area seniors will be performing small skits based on the life stories of seniors collected by the students. The performance is open to the public and will be held May 27th at 1 pm in the H.S. Auditorium. No charge to attend. The project began in March with Under 21/Illegal Acts, Jail/Prison: Stayed 120 days for 2 yrs, Supervised P$oration f/ the student and seniors meeting and getting to know each other then interviews were conducted by the students. Resident artist Penny Hunt, from Ghent, took the stories and turned them into a theatrical piece that is being rehearsed and will be performed by the students. There will be one showing only. Don't miss this historical event! for 2 yrs. BRANDT CONTRACTING, INC. Specializing in shingling and repairing church steeples ---ALSO-- Give us a call for your commercial and residential painting needs WE HAVE THE EQUIPMENT TO DO THE JOB RIGHTI! kthe Inexpensive Way00 1-800-685-7282 pin 0939 pindler, Browns Fined $25, $10. Dakota, $45, Surcharge Marshfield, WI, Fined $45, '.Costs $15. Minneapolis, $55, Surcharge Correll, Speeding $20, Court Appleton, $55, Surcharge sue Dishonored Stayed $130, tion $70, Court !POLICE DEPT. .sey, Ortonville, Fined $200, Costs $10, Ortonville, Fined $200, Costs $10, for 1 yrs. n, Ortonville, Fined $40, $10. Ortonville, HT Wednesday at Church lie. meeting, Mint t00taValues. Minnesota seniors know who they can trust. An old friend. A good neighbor. And when it comes to health cover- age, for sixty years they've relied on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota. Blue Cross offers you a wide range of medi- care supplements, including their Basic Medicare Select ae.r.._,rs. Plan, Senior Gold. They offer  " .Ik .It.i.,..,mJ the state's largest physician net- work, to help you keep the doctor you know and trust. Worldwide coverage that won't let you down when you travel. Paperless claims to keep your coverage simple. And special- ized senior service teams that are always there to help you with questions. Itg coverage you can count on, all at an Friends. affordable price, too. For more information, contact the local agent listed below. 25 Northwest 2rid Street Ortonville, M N Phone 839-2568 BlueCross Blue.Shield of Minnesota A member of the Blue CrOM and Blue Shield Good Coverage Aalion, a n aMoeiation of Independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans Registered marks of the Blue Cro and Blue Shield ASsociation 1993 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota i SHOWING THE GIRLS THE LATEST STEPS at the Senior/Senior Prom held last week at the Ortonville Senior Center. Shown from left to right are Steffany Stern with her partner Lloyd Sievers, and John Rise with his partner Kelly Larson. We will be closed Monday, May 25th. Have a safe and happy Memorial Day! MINNW00T BANK O RTONVILLE Hilbanl( Ionument EO. Box 326 Milbank, SD 57252 Jim Lusk, Jr. t CALL TODAY FOR A CONS ULTA TION 6O5-.43 2-5046 or Rovilyn and Jim Lusk I with Courtney and Jim III I 1-$004158-3335 "Best quality, best prices, we guarantee it!" t f Ortouvil00 Main ' CHAMBERLAIN'S Sporting Goods f Menswear CONGRATULATING Cindy and Rick Chamberlain on their new endeavor is Dalen Roe, at left, of Minnwest Bank Ortonville. We wish Rick t C :nay Chamberlain the best on their new venture and are happy to have help00 a witt their financing. MINNWEST BANK ORTC FJVILLE Member FDIC MINNWEST BANK GROUP 25 Northwest Second Street Ortonville, Minnesota 56278 Phone 320-839-2568 MoneyLine 1-888-616-2265 I 1"9, ]998  INDEPENDENT Page 7