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Good old days in the Ortonville area I LAND O' DUCKS LEAGUE CHAMPS OF 1951. Front row, left to right, are Floyd "'tiny" Hausauer, Ray Witte, Roger Belgum, Cal Witte, Ritchie Ross and George Gimmestad; back row, Tom Toner, Don Henrichs, Bob Hausauer, Rich Steiner, John "Bud" McCallum and Don Lubbesmeyer. This photo was submitted by Ortonville's Ann Lundberg. For corrections, please call the Big Stone County Museum at (320) 839-3359. FOR THE WEEK OF May 24, 2011 10 YEARS AGO May 22, 2001 Recipient of the John Phillip Sousa Award for the 2000-01 school year was OHS senior Carmen Leger. Attributed to lack of orders and a slowing economy, B&L Industries owner Lon Johnson stat- ed, Monday the company has laid off 10 of its employees last week and will most likely be terminating the remaining five personnel this week. At one time, the Ortonville electronics manufacturing compa- ny had employed as many as 80 workers. "Sing With Exultation" is the theme for the final concert of the school year to be presented by the Ortonville High School vocal groups tonight, Tuesday, May 22. Ten fish over the two-day Berkley Trilene Wildlife Forever Masters Walleye Circuit (MWC) tournament, caught by Steve Lotz of Lena, IL and Dave Daughenbaugh of McConnell, IL, netted them first place on the Big Stone Lake event last weekend. DOWN 00MORY'S From 'the files o1 the OrtonvUle Independent Ortonville and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Winquist of Milbank. 25 YEARS AGO May 21, 1986 Jennifer Knutson recently was awarded the Arion Music Award, presented annually to the outstand- ing senior in vocal music. The presentation was made at the spring concert Tuesday, May 13. Eight students from fifth grade in Clinton and Graceville have been selected to attend Legionville in 1986. Students selected to attend include Heather Witlock, Kristi Berger, Laura Herberg, and Donnette Kohl during the week of August 10-16• The Sweet Adelines meet every Monday evening at the Tabor feature of Inkpa Day, June 24, at which time Big Stone City will observe the Dakota Territory Centennial• Mr. and Mrs. Sig Bachmier of Wendell have opened the Big Stone Cafe. Fifteen will graduate on June 1 from the Odessa High School. The largest class in Ortonville High School history, 71 members, will graduate June 1. Dory Davis is the valedictorian and Jon Wiley the salutatorian• The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Delmer Mielitz of Big Stone City, a girl to 70 YEARS AGO May 22, 1941 Forty-six seniors of the Ortonville class of 1941 will receive their diplomas at com- mencement exercises next Wednesday evening in the school auditorium. Last year 50 students graduated. Harold Deal is valedic- torian and Marjorie Hedge is salu- tatorian. Mrs. D. T. Dawson and R. J. Hasslen were elected to the Ortonville school board for three- year terms at the annual election Tuesday in the Armory. Eleven Correil seniors will be graduating, six girls and five boys. Commencement exercises will be held next Wednesday. A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. William Henkelman of Correll on Monday, a boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Hamann of Ortonville on Sunday. United Methodist Church in Big Mr. and Mrs. Keith Peterson of Ortonville stores and places of Stone City. Clinton, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. business will be closed all day next The annual Birch Coulee Neale Rheingans of Correll, a girl Friday in observance of Memorial Industrial Arts Craftman's Fair was to Mr. and Mrs. Jerome q'eske of Day. held in the Clarkfield High School auditorium Friday, May 15. Numerous Ortonville students had H THIS COLUMN SPONSORED IN PART BY... " projects on display. Ortonville |,lll/e Industrial arts teachers Larry I art's  ....... ,./',..A4STRONG Walsh, Roger Nornes and Randy | i&.I¢-,- '. lZ AIR .... "= Brner attended the banquet, z ng 50 YEARS AGO € ° Dean Kovank, owner May 25, 1961 [ 00.00oohngt.t.c. " A"Whazinna Box" is located on / 14291 SD H 109 Phone 605-862-8528 Big Stone City's main street• It's a k Big Stone City/SYD 57216 Cell 605-467-0301 J o i Big Stone City News Stolpman to attend' Girls State June 12-18 By Gall Maxwell 839-2207 On Sunday evening, May 15 Rich and Carolyn Kvidera of Ortonville were visitors of Jerri Van Hout and son Chuck. Arlin and Verna Angerhofer attended the high school graduation open house fromMilbank High School for Dominic Weinkauf on Sunday evening, May 15. On Sunday, May 15 Ruth Torgerson's granddaughter Brenda Christensen came to visit Ruth. Later on Ruth's grandson David Torgerson came to visit Ruth. Ryan and Brian Krause and Gooseberry Cook Books. Don't forget we have a HUGE SELECTION OF SUMMER Purses & Wallets! Amanda Summers of Milbank hosted a graduation party for Kayla Tillma on Saturday, May 14. It was well attended. Pat Delgehausen, Gert Goldsmith, and Kris, Dennis, Ryan and Brian Krause met at the Millstone for dinner on Sunday, May 15. In the afternoon they attended the graduation at Milbank School• After graduation on Sunday Lori Jutting and Ashley Tillma of Urbandale, IA, Kris Krause of Minneapolis, and Pat Delgehausen and Kayla Tillma of Milbank all visited with Vern and Gert Goldsmith. Paul and Diane and Sarah Bengtson from Washburn, ND came HOURS: Wed.-Fri. lOam-5pm, Sat. lOam-3pm Rolling Acres Boutique 85113 250th St. • Beardsley, MN_ From Beardsley, 1 mile outh on Hwy 7. to visit Delores Bengtson from Wednesday, May 11 to Friday, May 13. On Friday Philip and Gretchen Bengtson and family Jade, Chloe, and baby Jaxon from Elk River came to visit Delores Bengtson and stayed until Sunday afternoon, May 15. Vern and Judy Lund's daughter Sue and son-in-law Todd Smith of Coon Rapids, came to visit Vern and Judy and went fishing for three days. Vern and Judy Lund's friends Harold and Donna, formerly of Minneapolis and are now South Dakota residents, were dinner guests of Vern and Judy on Tuesday night, May 17. Sue and Todd Smith joined them. Don and Arvene Van Hout went to Marshall to attend the wedding of Justin and Melissa Greenwood on Saturday, May 14. Tuesday, May 17 Don and Arvene Van Hout went to Vadnius Heights to attend the funeral of Don's cousin Bob Van Hout. On Thursday, May 12 Shirley Voeltz and Connie Voeltz traveled to Leavenworth, KS. On Friday, May 13 they attended Shirley's grandson Chris Hansen's Air Force Commission Ceremony. He is going to be a pilot. On Saturday, May 14 Chris graduated from Kansas State University. Bob and Peggy Dunston went with the Prime Timers May 12 to the Plymouth Playhouse to see the "Marvelous Wonderettes." Bob unexpectedly became part of the cast. He became Mr. Lee, the school teacher. He thought it was a lot of fun and enjoyed it very much and so did the rest of them. They took his picture with the cast at the end of the play and gave Bob a copy. Beilingham Auxiliary President Terry Johnson and Girls State Chairperson, Joyce Norby are honored to sponsor Bonnie Sue Stolpman as a 2011 Girls Stater. Bonnie Sue is the daughter of John and Sue Stolpman and is a junior at Ortonville High School• Girls State will be held June 12-18 at Bethel University in Arden Hills. Stolpman is excited to represent our area and looks forward to learning more about our government and how it is run. Bonnie Sue plans on pursuing a career in Business Management with a minor in Music. iI icomfort Sleep System by Serta Plainfield Queen [uro ittress Receive 2 FREE icomfort pillows Reg. $799 Featuring F 1t ...... i the latest llF00 .... s.oc00 | gy... 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Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Rademacher, Mr. and Mrs..Roger Karels, Mr. and Mrs. Gerard Radermacher and Howard Radermacher of Washington attended the Radermacher family get- together in Watertown and also visited at the Larry Reiffenberger home. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Adelman attended the Clinton, Dumont and Rosen Express games in Clinton on Sunday afternoon May 15. Clinton won both games and Mike Adelman was the pitcher for both games• Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Millerbernd were Sunday, May 15 noon dinner guests at the Larry Weiderhoeft home in Madelia. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Schmieg were Monday evening May 16 visitors at the Leon Stoick home. Paul Schumacher of Maple Grove spent several days at the home of his sister Mrs. Joan Strei and enjoyed fishing on Big Stone Lake. Three members of St. Joseph's Parish, Colin Plathe, Alex Sis and Philip Adelman participated in the 10:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, May 15 with Fr. Bob Goblirsch, celebrant. A brunch was served for graduates and families at St. Joseph's School following Mass. Sixteen senior citizens attended the pot tuck dinner at St. Joseph's School on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. After the Pledge of Allegiance and table prayer happy birthday was sung for Ardis Brehmer and Pat Krakow having birthdays in May. The afternoon was spent visiting, playing bingo and cards. The next pot luck will be June 21 and all senior citizens in this area are invited. Harvey Koch was not present in Bellingham when his name was called for $100 on Wednesday, May 18 so next week's drawing will be for $100 again. Bierschbach Dental Windwater Suites * 1203 E. 4th Ave., Suite 103 Milbank, SD 57252 E-maih smile@bierschbachdentaLcom NEW WEBSITE!- ! SUMMER ii Programs through the Summer! [ SIgN UP BEFORE [#i JUNE 30, 2@11 RND RECEIVE i TNESE SPECIRi. BATES ..... ::: FOR TllREE MONTll$1 j /High SChool and __ ____ Students ..... $5U uu / Singles ..... S75 °°00ii /Couples ..... 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