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Good old days in the ()rtonville area FORMER AREA GAME WARDEN Bud Breezee is shown in this photo holding a big honker, which must have appeared in The Independent sometime in the 1960s. Bud moved from here to the Brainerd area. 10.YEARS AGO March 25, 1988 Incumbents George Elliott and Eldon Knutson were re- elected to the Ortonville School Board. Commencement exercises will be held Sunday, May 29h for 13 seniors at the Bellingham School. Old Fashioned Days will be held in Ortonville this Saturday in honor of the 100th birthday of Ivan's Mens Wear. Twelve seniors will gradu- Stanley and Marjorie Lindholm of Ortonville were featured as the Farmers of the Month. -25 YEARS AGO 'May 17, 1973 David Schneck and Juli Sellin were named the honor students for the class of 1973 at the Ortonville High School. Juli Sellin was presented the John Phillip Sousa Band award and Susan Throndrud was presented the Arion Music award. May District court will convene on Monday with _Honorable Judge Thomas Stahler of Morris presiding. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a girl to Mr. and Mrs/ Barry Hayden of St. Joseph, a boy to Mr., and Mrs. Clifton Johnson of Ortonville and a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Galen Grove of Appleton. 50 YEARS AGO June 3, 1948 Birdie Lockwood has been hired as the Big Stone County 4-H Agent for the summer. Rev. George Esterguard of Big Stone City has been elect- ed president of the Greater Big Stone Lake Assn. Other offi- cials elected include Fred Phillipi, Paul Trapp Jr. and Otto Schneck. Norma Dyste was hired as the new commercial teacher in the Ortonville School. Olga Teisberg has resigned. Jiggs Verheul was the win- ner in the outboard motor race in the second heat last Sunday afternoon before a large crowd of spectators. Idella Roder and DeWayne Ross were united in marriage last Saturday evening at the First English Lutheran Church. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Sherod of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Dawson of Big Stone City, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Strei of Odessa and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Leonard of Big Stone. DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Ordonvilfe ndependent 70 YEARS AGO May 24, 1928 Mae DeGreef and Clifford Smith were united in marriage Tuesday at St. Charles Church in Big Stone b3, Father George Heppler. A 500 watt flood light has been installed on the Eahtonka Dance pavilion roof to furnish light for the night time bathers. Mrs. Charles Bolsta has the honor of being the first woman from this part of the state to go to the Twin Cities by plane. She accompanied Jack Anderson. Fred Rasmussen was also a passenger. Harvey White made a dar- ing rescue of Joe Weeding at the Ortonville beach on Wednesday. Bellingham/Louisburg By Clarissa Sorehson, Phone 568-2204 Dene Ohm was not present at the Community Day drawing Wednesday afternoon, May 6 when his name was called for $20. On Wednesay,_Iy!.a2/ 13 the drawing will be for $40. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Hovel and Tim of Oronoco were Friday morning to Saturday evening visitors at the Gladys Schake apartment. Laurence Schake of Appleton also visited with them Friday evening. The Ruth Circle met at the home of Clarissa Sorenson Thursday afternoon, May 7 with Norma Larson, Carol Mangel, Margaret Klefsaas, Carol Olson and Diane Dybevik attending. The business meeting was held with President Carol Olson in charge. The Bible Study: Luke's Vision The People of God, Session 5 ."Reconciling Differences" was led by Margaret Klefsaas. Marlys Kunde, grandson Brian Kunde and Sandra Hanson joined them for lunch and fellowship. Thursday dinner guests at the Alfred Borgerson home were Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Larson of Clear Lake, SD. Wednesday afternoon, May 6 Meranda Redepenning attended the birthday party for Lillian Streich, Marion Maatz, Irene Friedrich and Jeanetta Heinrich held at the Heinrich home. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Hovel and Tim and Gladys Schake visited Lucille Hansen at Canby Saturday afternoon, May 9th and they also visited Carl Koepp at Canby. Friday and Saturday, Alfred and Barb Borgerson visited Mr. and Mrs. Craig Meyer and family at Brookings. Callers during the week of Beaty and Roger Kunde were Pastor Robert Friedrich, Minnie Giese, Clarissa Sorenson, Fran Rakow, Gloria Sorenson, and Becky Knudson and girls. Mother's Day dinner guests of Erwin and Pearl Pederson were Glenda Reiffenberger,-and Ross Reiffenberger of Fargo, ND;lastor Chris Finsand and Simon and Andrew. Adeline Rudnick and Fran Rakow "v]g'ifed ryan Rakow at Ortonville on Mother's Day afternoon. Hubert and Meranda Redepenning were Thursday noon dinner guests of Roland and Carol Bergerson at Madison and later in the afternoon they attended the Spring Musical at the MMN Elementary School. Their granddaughter, Rae Ann Redepenning participated in the program. Charles Stueckrath, Sam and Kylie of Raymond took his parents, Duane and Margaret Stueckrath out for Mother's Day dinner. Wednesday, May 6, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Maatz and Walter Maatz attended the funeral for Charles Erp at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church at Milbank, SD. On Sunday, Mother's Day, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Borgerson were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Byron Overby at Wilmot, SD. Monica Ring of Edina spent Mother' s Day weekend at the Robert Ronglien home. Mother's Day afternoon visitors and supper guests of Hilda Brehmer were Mr. and Mrs. Roger Josephson and Mrs. Ralph (lone) Brehmer. Mother's Day guests at.the Hubert Redepenning home were Larry and Mary Redepenning, Scott and Tim of Atwater and Steve and. Robin Redepenning, Alicia, Rae Ann and Stephanie. Saturday, May 9 dinner guests at the Robert and Joan Ronglien home were Rosemarie and Clarence Schultz of Milbank, SD; Betty Jo Schofield of Burnsville and Monica Ring of Edina. They were all Sunday Mother' s Day afternoon visitors at the Mark Ronglien home at Big Stone City, SD. REAL ESTATE, MACHINERY & TOOL AIJCTION Saturday, June 13, 1998 Sale Time: 11:00 a.m. Real Estate To Sell at 3:00 p.m. Location: From Correll, MN - 5 miles north on County Road 25, then 3 miles west on Hwy. 12; From Ortonville, MN - 10 miles east on Hwy. 12 Bi9 Stone Coun "Beautiful Farmstead" of 1997 []kncriltion: Nice 2 bedroom home and 8 good outbuil(tings located.,?9 an approximately 6.8 acre I [arm site. The house is equipped with dual oil and electric heat, large utility room, steel siding, new car- l pet and paint, breezeway and attached garage. The ou. thuildings !nckide a good barn with addition, [ 16'x24' steel sided shop and 6 other miscellaneous buildings in flood condition. Format: The property will be sold on-site at 3:00 p.m., June I3. Written bids must be submitted prior to the live auction, to be eligible to attend. Bids will be accepted until 3:00 p.m, June 13, Written bids should be signed and submitted to: Brown and Baker Auction Co. on Pete and Ann Holme 655 - 150th Ave. SW Rt. 2, Box 136 c/o John Baker Ortonville, MN 56278 Appleton, MN 56208 - ph (320) 394-2489 (320) 273-2176 Pdl participants will have the opportunity to increase their written bid at the live auction. TERMS: The successful buyer will pay 10% earnest money on sale day and enter into a purchase agrmnt. The remainder ll be due in full within 45 days, with po'on: T..llers will  the farm site boundafles surveyed. Ihe tyer and seller will share taxes due in 1"--/o. I ne se,ers wiu nnve the current sewer system inspected.The seller will provide a blemish flee abstract. The clong wi be I conducted by the family attorney. A speckd viewingday will be held on site June 6-7 from 12:0()_ p,m. I to 5:00 p.m. For viewing at any other times, call John Baker (320) 3.94-2489 or Hans and Pete I Holme (320) 273-2176. Broker participntion welcome. I Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Gloege of Madison, Glenda Reinke and David Hofhenke visited on Sunday, Mother's Day at the Ned Gloege's. Saturday, May 9 evening guests at the Walter Maatz home to b&lp Marion celebrate her birthday were Norma Wittnebel, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Maatz, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Maatz and family, Mr. and Mrs. Barry Long and Mona Maatz. Sunday evening visitors were.Mr, and Mrs. Herb Streich of Ortonville. Sunday visitors at the Melvin Maatz home were Mr. and Mrs. David Maatz of Maple Grove and Daren Maatz of Willmar. Charles Schellberg visited his mother, Minnie Scheilberg Sunday morning, Mother's Day. Mr. and Mrs. Arlyn Schellberg of Madison visited Minnie Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Art Lee visited her Sunday evening .... Sunday afternoon visitors at the Edna Boldenow home in Appleton were Mr. and Mrs. Jason Boldenow of Mpls.; Mr. and Mrs. David Maatz of Maple Grove; Daren Maatz of Willmar; Donna Boldenow of Brooklyn Center; Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kraemer, Jessica and Jennifer of Stillwater, and Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Maatz. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Mork and Alyssa of Bloomington and Mr. and Mrs. Roger Hanson of Monticello visited Mother's Day weekend at the Mannie Karels home. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Hanson also visited his mother, Ella Hanson at Northridge Residence at Ortonville. Additional visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Dick Ohm and Dene Ohm. Last week, Monday, May 4, Hilda Brehmer was among others to help Harry Loeschke celebrate his birthday. Saturday, May 9 afternoon visitors of Edna Boldenow at Appleton were Mr. and Mrs. Dean Wagner of Blaine, Donna Blahosky of Brooklyn Center, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Maatz. Lucille Nelson and Linda Vant Hull of St. Louis Park spent April 30th until May 5th visiting Brady Vant Hull in Santa Monica, CA. They attended the taping of the Jay LenD Show. They toured the new Getty Center, also the Queen Mary in Long Beach, and visited Dale and Gail Wendland in Huntington Beach. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Reich of Duluth spent the Mother' s Day weekend with Margaret Klefsaas. Sunday afternoon visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Glen Klefsaas and family, Mrs. Richard Borgerson, Rachel and Maria and Jill Kerkaert. Earl and Margaret Schake attended the funeral of Mrs. Josephine Dale on Saturday morning at the Rosen church. Sunday Mother's Day afternoon visitors at the Myrtle Maatz home were Norma Witmebel, Ruth Maatz, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Maatz, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Maatz, Mr. and Mrs. David Maatz, Mr. and Mrs. Barry Long, Mona Maatz and Daren Maat. Ruth Maatz of Edina spent the Mother's Day weekend with her mother. Lucille Nelson, and Mike, Pat, Lee, K.C. and Kaylyn Gloege were Sunday evening visitors at the home of Tom, Lynette, Erik and Luke Nelson. Wally and Lois I.arson attended the prayer service for Josephine Dale at TOO MUCH MONTH AT THE END OF YOUR MONEY?'-. > _I-N[ C[NI#ATION CA#. - BtJ - tDCtl1[ BAUhqNN. /,;b .  "IT IUST BE (dOME YIND 01: MRiL OQDE fXQCISir POGRIM.GANDPA DOE'S IT E'VERL3 TIME /.4[" GETS T't-IOE II]'L. WINDOW ENVELOPES." GREEN THUMB INC., ASSISTS MATURE INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE 55 AND OVER IN GAINING FULL & PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT! DON'T LET THOSE BILLS GET YOU DOWN, CALL TODAY TO INQUIRE ABOUT GREEN THUMB'S SERVICES! ASK FOR HILDA AT 320-855-2440 EOE u Rosen on Friday evening. Wally also attended the funeral Saturday morning. Monday evening, May 4th, Spence and Marilyn Jensen, Woody Heyer and Gene and Norma Laechelt were guests at the Sheri Laechelt home to help Sheri observe her birthday. Jared Roiland spent last weekend with his grandparents, Mervin and Margaret Holstad at Spicer. Mary Roiland was in the Twin Cities and attended a seminar held at the Radisson South and was a guest of Brenda Stumps in Burnsville. Johnny and Clarice Borstad visited Mrs. Esther Roiland at her Hilltop Apartment on Friday afternoon. The Tom Letrud family were Mother's Day guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Manly Owen at South Shore, South Dakota. Sue Jensen of Marshall spent the Mother's Day weekend at home. Elmo Sorenson is a medical patient at the Ortonville Hospital since Friday morning and was able to return home Sunday afternoon, May 10th. Charles and Ihla Thomson visited Russell and lone Schlueter at Appleton Friday morning. Callers during the week of Edwin and Clara Peterson were Colleen and Harry Lien of Dawson, Sharon Vick and Donny Peterson. Donald Hansen of Minnetonka spent the Mother's Day weekend at the Doris Hansen and Keith Hansen homes. Tuesday afternoon, Albert and Tracy Rebehn visited Ella Hanson at Northridge Residence in Ortonville. Myrtle Kittelson spent Mother's Day until Tuesday with Wally and Wanda Kittelson and family at Montevideo. Mother's Day guests at the Spencer and Marilyn Yensen home and also to help observe Marius' birthday and Alvin and Marius Jensen's 63rd wedding anniversary were Alvin and Marius Jensen, Donna and Dave Kashmark, Steve and Jodi Jensen, Sheri, Dana and Tara Laechelt and Sue Jensen. Additional Sunday afternoon visitors were Stacey Schiele and MaKayla of Hastings. Albert and Tracy Rebehn returned home last Saturday, May 2nd after spending Thursday through Saturday with the Paul and Nancy Rebehn family in Plymouth. they attended the first communion of John Rebehn on Saturday morning, April 25th at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Golden Valley. On Saturday evening, April 25th they went to Rochester to the Tim and Julie Mullins home and attended Grandparent's Day of Kelly Mullins at St. PeiS Rochester on 27th. Lee, David and Brookings, SD and and Jack Edge o Carolina, Sharon and Donny Peterson Day dinner to Peterson. Wednesday nigl Hansen attended student piano recital Lutheran Church. one of the students Mike and Karen Valley were Saturday Sunday afternoon Ruth Hansen. Day dinner guests of Montevideo Madison. Byron and of rural Appleton afternoon visitors. 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