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ue flag presentation Memorial Day Service Ortonville Memorial be an exciting and experience with the Heritage Group." is made up of 12 ! representing one of Revolutionary War Gulf. Each individual from that war which flew at that Will also be dressed as ang all wars. e piano and narrator Calvin Falls, brother of Ortonville COmmentary. ]tage Group was al Year year they were centennial Unit, fades only. In the put on their first at a State VFW Mid From that time on, as the American have performed 300 times since then in and clubs on idays such as Memorial Day. performed several Such as Minnesota VFW National a etc. They have also Several Memorial American Legions and of in Reno lved today of the husband of ay 14th at Reno, NV. m-law of Warren , I I 1998 ORTONVILLE MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAM Monday, May 25th at 9:00 A.M. Sponsored by the American Legion Spink-Dobak #97, members of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Big Stone Lake Post #3964 and the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post #3964. PROGRAM WILL BE HELD IN THE HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASIUM REGARDLESS OF WEATHER Spangled Banner". .................... OHS Band PRESENTATION OF COLORS Invocation .............................. Rev. Kory Tedrick Welcome ........................................ Alta Froelich Program ............ American Heritage Group of 12 from Fergus Falls "God Bless America". ........................ OHS Band Benediction ............................. Rev. Kory Tedrick Salute to the Dead Here and Lost .................. Ortonville National Guard Taps ................................................. OHS Band PROGRAM CONTINUES AT MOUND CEMETERY AND THE PIER AT BIG STONE LAKE. Decoration of Monument by American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and VFW Auxiliary and Wreaths at Pier. HONORED ON 100TH! Reader Ruth Zehrer of one of our longest-in-time readers, is shown at right party in her honor on her 100th birthday April 9th is her niece, Margit Hill, also of Sacramento, who to The Independent, "for the nice article you had Many of your readers responded with cards which Residents we had not seen for decades joined we enjoyed passing around your article. She also greetings from President Clinton." Cameron gives time in helping low-income, elderly Lake Area Technical Institute Banking/Finance and Business Accounting students, in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service, made their services available this spring to low-income and elderly persons in assisting them with completing their 1997 taxes. The students received extensive traintng and testing from the IRS. Student volunteers were available to the clients one day a week from January through April 15. Clients had the option to file their taxes electronically or through the mail and there was no charge for any of the services. This service will also be available next spring. One Lake Area Tech student, Shawna Cameron, of Ortonville, was one of those students who donated their time in this program. "Because We Care" No scheduled monthly payments Revolving line of credit You decide how much of your HOME CASH you will USE and WHEN and WHY you will borrow I-IOMZ 2aSH AVAILABLE AT CenE ank "Where the Magic Never Ends!" Member FDIC P.O. Box 306 • 113 NW 1st Street • Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone 320-839-6123 * 1-800-335-8920 Fax 320-839-6127 LOBBY 9:00 a.m, to 5:00 p.m, Monday thna Friday t DRIVEd2P TELLER HOURS: 8:00 a.m. to 5"30 p.m. Monday thru Friday; 8:30 a.m, to 12 noon Sattu'day iND[PENDENT __[_.-r,m ,vz/€.[,tχ-l. roll, Whiting honored by teachers in N. Carolina Teri (Binsfeld) Whiting, a former resident of Big Stone City and Milbank, now living in Charlotte, NC was selected as the city of Charlotte's Teacher Assistant of the Year for the 1998-99 school year. Mrs. Whiting was ohosen Teacher assistant of the Year at her school in March. She became eligible for consideration as the city's best when her portfolio was selected in the top five. she was then interviewed by the North Carolina Association of Teacher Assistant's (NCATA) Board of Directors in Charlotte. On April 23rd at the NCATA - Charlotte banquet she was awarded the highest honor attainable in Charlotte for a teacher assistant. Teri was presented with an engraved crystal platter along with the title. She will also serve on the NCATA Board of Directors in Charlotte and on various scholarship committees in Charlotte. Mrs. Whiting has been a teacher assistant for six years. She taught for three years in private school and then moved into the Charlotte Mecklenberg public school system (CMS) three years ago. Teri works as a first grade assistant at Elizabeth Lane Elementary in Matthews, a suburb of Charlotte. Elizabeth Lane Elementary is a K-5 school with 840 students. Teri is active in several committees at Elizabeth Lane. 0 II I DERON AND SYLVIA BREHMER are the May farmers of the month. In back from left to right are Sylvia, Jordan and DeRon. In front are Aaron, Isaac and Matthew. See the feature story inside this section. She is a staff advisor for the Student Council and a member of the Character Education Committee. While on this committee she has been the catalyst for establishing an education partnership with a local nursing home that has greatly influenced the students as they learn to give of themselves for the sake of being kind. Teri has lived in Charlotte for 12 years with her husband, Curt, and their daughter, Desirae, age 15. Teri is the daughter of Elmer and Audrey Binsfeld of Big Stone City, the daughter-in-law of Arvid and Mary Whiting of Milbank, and the granddaughter of Gerhard and Louise Linn of Big Stone City. INDEPENDENT WANT ADS PAY Win A 427 Cobra Convertible valued at $36,900 Drawings Wed,, June 3 CASH PRIZES OF $1,100 (Cash Drawings at 6:00 pm) (Cobra Drawing at 10 pm) • One FREE ent' daily at P 'layers ('lub • Extra entries ty, t,ed on play • Winner mLL'a he present • (2bra fn)m "Cl,;sic R(rattqers" Here's A Laugh! Every Thui'sday • 8 pm • In the CrystM (;ave la)unge, the Court Jesters (k)medy Club. a whole company of comedy tMents. Lightning Strikes Twice! Every Day in May • 8 am to Noon • Hourly Hot ,at Drawings to find an Easy Money Cluh member playing Sh)ts with their card. • Winners get $25 to play maximum coin-in ptdls on a "Money Storm" machine and keep what they win. 'Kool Kitty Kiub' is Back! Every Thursday • Find into on joining this exclusive ladies only club at the Guest Service lkx)th. • Register fi)r your chance at the "16)1 Kitty Big lhar-r-r-r-r-r-sc"! $25 (7 pm) $50 (8 pm) $75 (9 pm) $1(X) (IO pm) Winners must he prent. • All Drinks for Ladies $1.50 7 pm to I am in the (yst',d Cave Loungcfldely&-d tb'mk, ,a ill, ludcd) Okay, Okay, 'Cool Cats,' Too Every Wednesday Same thing as Keel Kitty laub except on Wntnes Cot It? Good Entertainment Mike Moto, May 21. • Kevin Lee Smith is out front ,'Via}' 28. *Show time 8 pm. 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