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KINGDOM HALL JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES Ortonville Thomas Wood, Presiding Overseer Sun: 10 a.m. Public Meeting and Watchtower Study. Tues: 7:30 p.m. Book Study. Thurs: 7:30 p.m. Theocratic Ministry School and Meeting to Help Us Make Disciples. ARTICHOKE LAKE BAPTIST (13 miles north of Correll) (320) 596-2300 Rev. Timothy J. Blackman, Pastor Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship. BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN Aiban Township (Missouri Synod) Rev. Robert Behling, Pastor Sunday: 8:15 a.m. Church Service; 9:15 a.m. Sunday School. ST. CHARLES CATHOLIC Big Stone City, SD Pastor: Fr. Ray Otto, OSB - 605/432-4623 Administrator # 605/862-8319 Saturday Mass: 5:00 p.m. Confessions: 4:00 p.m. - 1st & 3rd Saturdays. ASSEMBLY OF GOD 510 Burdick, Ortonville Phone 839-3021 Tom Werner, Pastor Wed: 7:00 p.m. Bible Study & Prayer. Sun: 9:30 a.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Worship. ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN Marietta Steve Olson, Pastor Sun: 9:00 a.m. Worship; 10:00 a.m. Sunday School. ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN Nassau Steve Olson Sun: 10:30 a.m. Worship; 9:30 a.m. Sunday School. ARTICHOKE SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST 13 miles north on Co. #25, 1-1/2 miles west of Correll in Artichoke Township John Glass, Pastor (507) 532-3113 Sat: 9:30 a.m. Sabbath School; 11:00 a.m. Worship. Sun: 6:00 a.m. WCCO Ch. 5 or KCCO Ch. 7 "It Is Written" speaker: Mark Finley; 6:00 a.m. "The Quiet Hour" WNAX, Yankton, SD, Bill Tucker, speaker; 9:30 a.m. "The Voice of Prophecy" WNAX, Yank'ton, SD, speaker/director Lonnie Melashenko. CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS 716 SW 5th St. Willmar, MN (320) 235-2442 President Elder Grant McKinney Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Sacrament Service; 11:30 a.m. Classes, Visitors Center open Sunday- Friday, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. CHRIST EPISCOPAL Milbank, SD First and Third Sunday of Month Holy Eucharist. All other Sundays morning prayer. 9 a.m. - All Services CORRELL UNITED METHODIST Rev. Larry Kasten Sun: 8:15 a.m. Morning Worship. TRINITY LUTHERAN Walter Twp., Bellingham Pastor Robert A. Friedrich May 30:9 a.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Divine Service; 12:30 p.m. Lutheran Hour, KLQE June 3:2 p.m. Ladies' Aid. ST. PETER'S LUTHERAN Beltingham Pastor Robert A. Friedrich May 24-29:7:30 or 7:35 a.m. "By the Way" on KDIO Radio. May 30:9 a.m. Divine Service. June 2:7 p.m. ACT. ABIDING FAITH FREE LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. David Hinrichs, Pastor Wed., May 26: 5 p.m. Confirmation; 7:30 p.m. Bible Study. Thurs., May 27:2 p.m. Sew & So. Sun., May 30:10:30 a.m. Worship - Holy Trinity Sunday. CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Ortonville Rev. Duane A. Lookingbill, Pastor Wed., May 26:5:15 p.m. Church Council. Sun., May 30:10:45 a.m. Worship. TABOR UNITED METHODIST Big Stone City, SD R. Karl Watkins, Pastor Sun., May 30:9:30 a.m. Worship. TRINITY LUTHERAN Odessa Rev. Edwin Parker, Pastor Tues., May 25:4 p.m. 7th Grade the mystery of faith unfold to protect and provide your family with peace. I , , .... , , These Weekly Church Notices, Courtesy the following firms Come and Worship THE LORD Enjoy the Fellowship Tom's Service, Odessa, MN PRO AUTO We Build Toys for the Big Boys. Ortonville, MN . (320) 839-2911 U.S. FANCY HONEY ELLINGSON'S INC. ODESSA, MN 56276 ,. BIG STONE COOPERATIVE Clinton . Ortonville. Milbank 1-800-325-1132 or (320) 325-5466 THOLE DISTRIBUTING ORTONVILLE Ortonville Independent CLINTON CO-OP FARMERS ELEVATOR ASSOCIATION Ron Schlimme, Manager CLINTON, MN PHONE 325-5404 Clinton State Bank THE BANK THAT UNDERSTANDS CUNTOH Catechism at Grace. Wed., May 26:4 p.m. 8th Grade Catechism at Grace. Sun., May 30:8 a.m. Divine Service; 9 a.m. Sunday School. GRACE LUTHERAN Correll Rev. Edwin Parker, Pastor Tues., May 25:4 p.m. 7th Grade Catechism. Wed., May 26:4 p.m. 8th Grade Catechism. Sat., May 29:6:30 p.m. Saturday School & Adult Bible Study; 7:30 p.m. Divine Service. ***** ZION LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. Shalom Kropfl Wed., May26:7 p.m. WELCA Bible Study Leaders. Sun., May 30: 10:30 a.m. Worship; 2 p.m. Good Samaritan Center Service. EIDSKOG LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. Shalom Kropfl Wed., May 26:7 p.m. WELCA Bible Study Leaders. Sun., May 30:9 a.m. Worship Service; 2 p.m. Good Samaritan Center Service ***** TRINITY LUTHERAN Ortonviile Richard Boehnke, Pastor Wed., May 26:1 p.m. Northridge Bible Study (Communion). Sun., May 30:8:30 & 11 a.m. Communion Services; 9:45 a.m. Bible Study; 11 a.m. Radio Broadcast. NEW LIFE COMMUNITY BAPTIST Ortonville Kory Tedrick, Pastor Tues: 11:30 a.m. Ladies WRAP- UP Luncheon (Golf Course); 1:30 p.m. Bible Study (Jeanne Berg's home); 7 p.m. Alzheimer's Support Group (Northridge cafeteria). Wed: 7 p.m.H.O.P.E. (Fireside Room). Fri: 12 noon Men of Integrity (Pizza Ranch). Sun., May 30:9:15 a.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Worship Service; 4-8 p.m. Graduation Open House. Mon., May 31: 10:30 a.m. Memorial Day Service and Potluck (Big Stone Camp for Christ). ZION UNITED METHODIST Bdlingham Rev. Jon Marburger; Pastor , Wed., May 26:8 p.m. Church Council. Fri., May 28:9:30 a.m. Bible Study, church. Sun., May 30:9:30 a.m. Worship; I0:30 a.m. Coffee Fellowship. ORTONVILLE UNITED METHODIST Ortonviile Rev. Larry Kasten, Pastor Wed: 9:30 a.m. Prayer Group at Marie's; 6:30 p.m. Choir practice and potluck at Stan and Marge Lindholm's cabin. Thurs: 12 noon Men's Study at Hasslen Construction. Sun: 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship. FIRST ENGLISH LUTHERAN Ortonville Daniel L. Hermanson, Pastor Tues., May 25:7 a.m Squares; 8:30 a.m. Day of Love. Wed,. May 26:10 a.m. Staff. Thurs., May 27:7 a.m. Pre- Council Planning; 12 noon Brown Bag. Fri., May 28: 1:30 p.m. Northridge; 4 p.m. Hymn Selection Committee. Sat., May 29:7 p.m. Worship. Sun., May 30:9 a.m. Worship; 4:30 p.m. KDIO Broadcast. ST. JOHN'S, ST. JOSEPH'S & ST. JAMES' Ortonville, Rosen, Nassau Father Robert Goblirsch ST. JOHN'S - ORTONVILLE Tues., May 25:9:30 a.m. Group 6 meets in church basement. Wed., May 26:7:30 a.m. Rosary; 9:30 a.m. Mass at Northridge; 6 p.m. Choir practice. Fri., May 28:7:30 a.m. Rosary; 8 a.m. Mass. Sat., May 29:3 p.m. Wedding Mass for Dinnel and Sorenson; 4:15 p.m. Sacrament of Reconciliation; 4:30 p.m. Rosary; 5 p.m. Mass Sun., May 30:8 a.m. Rosary; 10:30 a.m. Mass ST. JAMES' - NASSAU Sat., May 29:8 p.m. Mass ST. JOSEPH'S - ROSEN : Tues., May 25:8:30 a.m. Massi 7:30-11 a.m. Dennis in Rosen RE office. Thurs., May 27:8:30 a.m. Mass. Sun., May 30:8:30 a.m. Mass. Thoughts for life Information Provided By Local MCCL Written By Carol Karels MCCL's president Leo LaLonde writes while that abortion can't be blamed for all of our country's troubles, it is certainly a major factor. Stories about throwaway newborns tossed in trash cans, abused children or shoot-outs in the school-yard appear much too frequently. The bottom line? With our current policy of abortion on demand, society has sent our sons and daughters the message that not all human beings merit protection. The right to life is "conditional" and determined by the wishes of another. The lesson to be learned from the Colombine High School massacre is that, as a nation, we must value life. As pro-lifers, we understand this precious truth and are doing everything possible to share it with others." Birthdays As Taken From The Big Stone American Legion Auxiliary Birthday Calendar Tuesday, May 25 Michael Magee, Shannon D. Prochaska, Shayne Homan, David Peterson, Jamie Marie Wester, Kristen Clarie Hanson, Erick Lovgren, Lisa Minahan, Greg Thompson, Roger Tietjen Wednesday, May 26 Roger Scott Bergland, Charles Jones, Kathy Jo Longhenry, Art Novak, Jennifer Tobin, Jacob Dawson, Tom Aafedt, Andrew Van Hout, Nicki Freese Kraemer, Grace Gilles Thursday, May 27 Kristy Iverson, Mary S. Pumantgen, Scott George, Chad Randleman, Darian Vietzke, Richard Janke, Ralph Marquette, Cindy Essington Friday, May 28 A! Auchstetter, Mrs. Howard Benshoof, Emily Randleman, George Hofhenke, Jennifer Ann Maas, Joseph Cletus Dimberg, Lucinda Lea McMahon, Kendra Lee Heerde, Daryl "Porkchop" Jonescheit, Sr., Dan Gangelhoff Saturday, May 29 Suzanne Corradini, Carol Brecke, Darcey Dahle Van Hout, LaVerne "Babe" Parker, Robert Dinnel, Monica Voegtli, Jeremi Smith, Dawn Elaine Monson, Phyllis Lokken, Alex Lossen, Roger Frevert, Amy Merritt Sunday, May 30 Sara Joy Haug, Evelyn Swigerd, Kelly Jo Backstrand, Jesse Remund, Pat Thompson, Samantha Lindahl, Darcie Ehlebracht Monday, May 31 Memorial Day Ricky Stolpman, Jim Rawleigh, Gary Speth, Tanna Lynn George, Mary Jo Puder, Amy Lyn Loy, Dan Petersen, Andrea Marie Burman Tuesday, June 1 Jeanette Knip, Palma Gutzman, Nancy Nelson Hoffman, Seth Kelly, Linda Bergeson, Jim Scheff, Kayla Teske, Jeff Conlon, Garret Scott Barnhardt, Brad Karels School lunch Tuesday, May 25 Breakfast: Apple Wedges, Long Johns, 1/2 Pint Milk Lunch: Chicken Nuggets, Whipped Potatoes/Gravy, Hot Corn, Dinner Roll, Jewel Jello, l/2 Pint Milk Wednesday, May 26 Breakfast: Pineapple Juice, Ready-to-Eat Cereal, Buttered Toast, 1/2 Pint Milk Lunch: Italian Dunker, Spaghetti Sauce, Lettuce Salad, Choice of Dressing, Pineapple Sauce, Mock Baby Ruth Bar, 1/2 Pint Milk Thursday, May 27 Breakfast: Mandarin Oranges, Scrambled Eggs, Wheat Toast w/Jelly, 1/2 Pint Milk Lunch: Macaroni and Cheese, Corn Dog, Peanut Butter Sandwich (Grades 4-12), Oven Hash Browns, Juice Pop (4-12), Juice Cup (K-3), 1/2 Pint Milk Friday, May 28 Breakfast: Orange Juice, Cocoa Wheat Cereal, Cinnamon Toast, 1/2 Pint Milk Lunch: Taco Salad (4-12), Taco (K-3), Fixings, Oven Tator Tots, Applesauce, Frosted Graham Cracker, 1/2 Pint Milk Monday, May 31 Memorial Day No School Tuesday, June 1 Breakfast: Half of a Banana, Ready-to-Eat Cereal, Cinnamon Page 2b 00INDEPENDENT "... Think About These Things" by Rev. Wilfred C. Hansen PASTOR AT LARGE "Praise the Lord! Praise him sun and moon; shining stars. Mountains and all hills, fruit trees and all cattle, creeping things and flying birds! Praise Walt Whitman lived from 1819 to 1892. He America's first modern literary pioneer, exploring, elevating life. We are reminded by him that each a combination of all he has seen, heard and for his publication, Leaves Of Grass. In the ethic which generally makes good sense to me: shall do: love the earth and sun and the animals. alms to everyone that asks, stand up for the stu your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, GOd, have patience and indulgence toward all you have been told, dismiss whatever insults your life shall be a great poem. Whitman served as a war nurse, Washington in 1862. In three years of dying, Whitman made more than 600 visits to Commenting on his experience, he states, "Those sider the greatest privilege and satisfaction and the lesson of my life." Reflect on the following by Walt Whitman: Give me the splendid silent sun with all his Give me juicy autumnal fruit ripe and red from Give me a field where the unmowed grass groWS, Give me an arbor, give me trells'd grape, Give me fresh corn and wheat, give me teaching content. Give me nights perfectly quiet as on high Mississippi and I looking up at the stars, Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of I can walk undisturb'd, Give me a rural domestic life, aside from the Toast, 1/2 Pint Milk Cranberry Cup, pe.. $ Lunch: Sliced Turkey On A Bun, Milk Whipped Potatoes/Gravy, Hot Peas, Agricultural Aid.A forms to be available As part of the Minnesota Legislature's $70 million tax rebate plan for farmers, the Minnesota Department of Revenue will be mail- ing out application forms May 24th for farmers to apply for agriculture assistance. Included with the applica- tion forms will be an instruction form, return envelope, and letter from the Farm Service Agency showing the farmer's number of eligible acres. The relief package is divided into two parts with the first half of 1999 propgrty tax being rebated for live- stock intensive farming operations of 160 acres or less and a $4 per acre payment for crop intensive farming operations from crop year 1998. If a farmer feels that they are eligi- ble for the assistance and did not receive an application form, they can pick up forms at local county exten- sion offices or by calling the Department of Revenue at 1-800-652- 9094. "In the wake of a depressed farm economy, farraers asked their Rep. Tim "With a had some the relief As Agriculture and Policy with other rural sure that farmers of the various floated around the 1999 Le Although signed by still allowed tg it. "With payments are just the arm to also provide for tax relief on session," Finseth s Property tax included in the Obituaries Lillian Dehne Funeral services for Lillian Anna June Dehne will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 28 at the United Presbyterian Church in Washington, IA. Rev. Ralph Farmer will officiate. Lillian passed away Saturday, May 22, at the Halcyon House in Washington. She was born June 1, 1916 to Julius and Rosa Wiese at Correll. She graduated from Correll High School as the salutatorian of the class of 1933. She attended Normal Training in Ortonville and did further studies at the Catholic University in St. Louis, MO. Lillian and Clarence Dehne were united in marriage on June 9, 1939. During Rev. Dehne's ministry, the couple served in Sublette, IL, Aredale, Waverly, Cedar Rapids, Webster City, LeMars and Muscatine, IA for the Evangelical United Brethren Church. They moved to Washington in 1964 where her husband served the United Presbyterian Church. She was a Society, fo Stephen's volunteer for the years was groups. She served Halcyon House fifteen years 1986. During House grew from employees to apartments, 48 She is Ann Clifton Paterson of Casey of Iowa grandchildren. Mrs. by her husband and five Interment a.m. at Ortonville. Memories of home and are more vivid than the clearest photo. That's why we never forget our service to home, family, and community. FUNERAL 301 FOURTH STREET GOD poi,t00 to KINGDOM HALL JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES Ortonville Thomas Wood, Presiding Overseer Sun: 10 a.m. Public Meeting and Watchtower Study. Tues: 7:30 p.m. Book Study. Thurs: 7:30 p.m. Theocratic Ministry School and Meeting to Help Us Make Disciples. ARTICHOKE LAKE BAPTIST (13 miles north of Correll) (320) 596-2300 Rev. Timothy J. Blackman, Pastor Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship. BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN Aiban Township (Missouri Synod) Rev. Robert Behling, Pastor Sunday: 8:15 a.m. Church Service; 9:15 a.m. Sunday School. ST. CHARLES CATHOLIC Big Stone City, SD Pastor: Fr. Ray Otto, OSB - 605/432-4623 Administrator # 605/862-8319 Saturday Mass: 5:00 p.m. Confessions: 4:00 p.m. - 1st & 3rd Saturdays. ASSEMBLY OF GOD 510 Burdick, Ortonville Phone 839-3021 Tom Werner, Pastor Wed: 7:00 p.m. Bible Study & Prayer. Sun: 9:30 a.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Worship. ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN Marietta Steve Olson, Pastor Sun: 9:00 a.m. Worship; 10:00 a.m. Sunday School. ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN Nassau Steve Olson Sun: 10:30 a.m. Worship; 9:30 a.m. Sunday School. ARTICHOKE SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST 13 miles north on Co. #25, 1-1/2 miles west of Correll in Artichoke Township John Glass, Pastor (507) 532-3113 Sat: 9:30 a.m. Sabbath School; 11:00 a.m. Worship. Sun: 6:00 a.m. WCCO Ch. 5 or KCCO Ch. 7 "It Is Written" speaker: Mark Finley; 6:00 a.m. "The Quiet Hour" WNAX, Yankton, SD, Bill Tucker, speaker; 9:30 a.m. "The Voice of Prophecy" WNAX, Yank'ton, SD, speaker/director Lonnie Melashenko. CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS 716 SW 5th St. Willmar, MN (320) 235-2442 President Elder Grant McKinney Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Sacrament Service; 11:30 a.m. Classes, Visitors Center open Sunday- Friday, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. CHRIST EPISCOPAL Milbank, SD First and Third Sunday of Month Holy Eucharist. All other Sundays morning prayer. 9 a.m. - All Services CORRELL UNITED METHODIST Rev. Larry Kasten Sun: 8:15 a.m. Morning Worship. TRINITY LUTHERAN Walter Twp., Bellingham Pastor Robert A. Friedrich May 30:9 a.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Divine Service; 12:30 p.m. Lutheran Hour, KLQE June 3:2 p.m. Ladies' Aid. ST. PETER'S LUTHERAN Beltingham Pastor Robert A. Friedrich May 24-29:7:30 or 7:35 a.m. "By the Way" on KDIO Radio. May 30:9 a.m. Divine Service. June 2:7 p.m. ACT. ABIDING FAITH FREE LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. David Hinrichs, Pastor Wed., May 26: 5 p.m. Confirmation; 7:30 p.m. Bible Study. Thurs., May 27:2 p.m. Sew & So. Sun., May 30:10:30 a.m. Worship - Holy Trinity Sunday. CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Ortonville Rev. Duane A. Lookingbill, Pastor Wed., May 26:5:15 p.m. Church Council. Sun., May 30:10:45 a.m. Worship. TABOR UNITED METHODIST Big Stone City, SD R. Karl Watkins, Pastor Sun., May 30:9:30 a.m. Worship. TRINITY LUTHERAN Odessa Rev. Edwin Parker, Pastor Tues., May 25:4 p.m. 7th Grade the mystery of faith unfold to protect and provide your family with peace. I , , .... , , These Weekly Church Notices, Courtesy the following firms Come and Worship THE LORD Enjoy the Fellowship Tom's Service, Odessa, MN PRO AUTO We Build Toys for the Big Boys. Ortonville, MN . (320) 839-2911 U.S. FANCY HONEY ELLINGSON'S INC. ODESSA, MN 56276 ,. BIG STONE COOPERATIVE Clinton . Ortonville. Milbank 1-800-325-1132 or (320) 325-5466 THOLE DISTRIBUTING ORTONVILLE Ortonville Independent CLINTON CO-OP FARMERS ELEVATOR ASSOCIATION Ron Schlimme, Manager CLINTON, MN PHONE 325-5404 Clinton State Bank THE BANK THAT UNDERSTANDS CUNTOH Catechism at Grace. Wed., May 26:4 p.m. 8th Grade Catechism at Grace. Sun., May 30:8 a.m. Divine Service; 9 a.m. Sunday School. GRACE LUTHERAN Correll Rev. Edwin Parker, Pastor Tues., May 25:4 p.m. 7th Grade Catechism. Wed., May 26:4 p.m. 8th Grade Catechism. Sat., May 29:6:30 p.m. Saturday School & Adult Bible Study; 7:30 p.m. Divine Service. ***** ZION LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. Shalom Kropfl Wed., May26:7 p.m. WELCA Bible Study Leaders. Sun., May 30: 10:30 a.m. Worship; 2 p.m. Good Samaritan Center Service. EIDSKOG LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. Shalom Kropfl Wed., May 26:7 p.m. WELCA Bible Study Leaders. Sun., May 30:9 a.m. Worship Service; 2 p.m. Good Samaritan Center Service ***** TRINITY LUTHERAN Ortonviile Richard Boehnke, Pastor Wed., May 26:1 p.m. Northridge Bible Study (Communion). Sun., May 30:8:30 & 11 a.m. Communion Services; 9:45 a.m. Bible Study; 11 a.m. Radio Broadcast. NEW LIFE COMMUNITY BAPTIST Ortonville Kory Tedrick, Pastor Tues: 11:30 a.m. Ladies WRAP- UP Luncheon (Golf Course); 1:30 p.m. Bible Study (Jeanne Berg's home); 7 p.m. Alzheimer's Support Group (Northridge cafeteria). Wed: 7 p.m.H.O.P.E. (Fireside Room). Fri: 12 noon Men of Integrity (Pizza Ranch). Sun., May 30:9:15 a.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Worship Service; 4-8 p.m. Graduation Open House. Mon., May 31: 10:30 a.m. Memorial Day Service and Potluck (Big Stone Camp for Christ). ZION UNITED METHODIST Bdlingham Rev. Jon Marburger; Pastor , Wed., May 26:8 p.m. Church Council. Fri., May 28:9:30 a.m. Bible Study, church. Sun., May 30:9:30 a.m. Worship; I0:30 a.m. Coffee Fellowship. ORTONVILLE UNITED METHODIST Ortonviile Rev. Larry Kasten, Pastor Wed: 9:30 a.m. Prayer Group at Marie's; 6:30 p.m. Choir practice and potluck at Stan and Marge Lindholm's cabin. Thurs: 12 noon Men's Study at Hasslen Construction. Sun: 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship. FIRST ENGLISH LUTHERAN Ortonville Daniel L. Hermanson, Pastor Tues., May 25:7 a.m Squares; 8:30 a.m. Day of Love. Wed,. May 26:10 a.m. Staff. Thurs., May 27:7 a.m. Pre- Council Planning; 12 noon Brown Bag. Fri., May 28: 1:30 p.m. Northridge; 4 p.m. Hymn Selection Committee. Sat., May 29:7 p.m. Worship. Sun., May 30:9 a.m. Worship; 4:30 p.m. KDIO Broadcast. ST. JOHN'S, ST. JOSEPH'S & ST. JAMES' Ortonville, Rosen, Nassau Father Robert Goblirsch ST. JOHN'S - ORTONVILLE Tues., May 25:9:30 a.m. Group 6 meets in church basement. Wed., May 26:7:30 a.m. Rosary; 9:30 a.m. Mass at Northridge; 6 p.m. Choir practice. Fri., May 28:7:30 a.m. Rosary; 8 a.m. Mass. Sat., May 29:3 p.m. Wedding Mass for Dinnel and Sorenson; 4:15 p.m. Sacrament of Reconciliation; 4:30 p.m. Rosary; 5 p.m. Mass Sun., May 30:8 a.m. Rosary; 10:30 a.m. Mass ST. JAMES' - NASSAU Sat., May 29:8 p.m. Mass ST. JOSEPH'S - ROSEN : Tues., May 25:8:30 a.m. Massi 7:30-11 a.m. Dennis in Rosen RE office. Thurs., May 27:8:30 a.m. Mass. Sun., May 30:8:30 a.m. Mass. Thoughts for life Information Provided By Local MCCL Written By Carol Karels MCCL's president Leo LaLonde writes while that abortion can't be blamed for all of our country's troubles, it is certainly a major factor. Stories about throwaway newborns tossed in trash cans, abused children or shoot-outs in the school-yard appear much too frequently. The bottom line? With our current policy of abortion on demand, society has sent our sons and daughters the message that not all human beings merit protection. The right to life is "conditional" and determined by the wishes of another. The lesson to be learned from the Colombine High School massacre is that, as a nation, we must value life. As pro-lifers, we understand this precious truth and are doing everything possible to share it with others." Birthdays As Taken From The Big Stone American Legion Auxiliary Birthday Calendar Tuesday, May 25 Michael Magee, Shannon D. Prochaska, Shayne Homan, David Peterson, Jamie Marie Wester, Kristen Clarie Hanson, Erick Lovgren, Lisa Minahan, Greg Thompson, Roger Tietjen Wednesday, May 26 Roger Scott Bergland, Charles Jones, Kathy Jo Longhenry, Art Novak, Jennifer Tobin, Jacob Dawson, Tom Aafedt, Andrew Van Hout, Nicki Freese Kraemer, Grace Gilles Thursday, May 27 Kristy Iverson, Mary S. Pumantgen, Scott George, Chad Randleman, Darian Vietzke, Richard Janke, Ralph Marquette, Cindy Essington Friday, May 28 A! Auchstetter, Mrs. Howard Benshoof, Emily Randleman, George Hofhenke, Jennifer Ann Maas, Joseph Cletus Dimberg, Lucinda Lea McMahon, Kendra Lee Heerde, Daryl "Porkchop" Jonescheit, Sr., Dan Gangelhoff Saturday, May 29 Suzanne Corradini, Carol Brecke, Darcey Dahle Van Hout, LaVerne "Babe" Parker, Robert Dinnel, Monica Voegtli, Jeremi Smith, Dawn Elaine Monson, Phyllis Lokken, Alex Lossen, Roger Frevert, Amy Merritt Sunday, May 30 Sara Joy Haug, Evelyn Swigerd, Kelly Jo Backstrand, Jesse Remund, Pat Thompson, Samantha Lindahl, Darcie Ehlebracht Monday, May 31 Memorial Day Ricky Stolpman, Jim Rawleigh, Gary Speth, Tanna Lynn George, Mary Jo Puder, Amy Lyn Loy, Dan Petersen, Andrea Marie Burman Tuesday, June 1 Jeanette Knip, Palma Gutzman, Nancy Nelson Hoffman, Seth Kelly, Linda Bergeson, Jim Scheff, Kayla Teske, Jeff Conlon, Garret Scott Barnhardt, Brad Karels School lunch Tuesday, May 25 Breakfast: Apple Wedges, Long Johns, 1/2 Pint Milk Lunch: Chicken Nuggets, Whipped Potatoes/Gravy, Hot Corn, Dinner Roll, Jewel Jello, l/2 Pint Milk Wednesday, May 26 Breakfast: Pineapple Juice, Ready-to-Eat Cereal, Buttered Toast, 1/2 Pint Milk Lunch: Italian Dunker, Spaghetti Sauce, Lettuce Salad, Choice of Dressing, Pineapple Sauce, Mock Baby Ruth Bar, 1/2 Pint Milk Thursday, May 27 Breakfast: Mandarin Oranges, Scrambled Eggs, Wheat Toast w/Jelly, 1/2 Pint Milk Lunch: Macaroni and Cheese, Corn Dog, Peanut Butter Sandwich (Grades 4-12), Oven Hash Browns, Juice Pop (4-12), Juice Cup (K-3), 1/2 Pint Milk Friday, May 28 Breakfast: Orange Juice, Cocoa Wheat Cereal, Cinnamon Toast, 1/2 Pint Milk Lunch: Taco Salad (4-12), Taco (K-3), Fixings, Oven Tator Tots, Applesauce, Frosted Graham Cracker, 1/2 Pint Milk Monday, May 31 Memorial Day No School Tuesday, June 1 Breakfast: Half of a Banana, Ready-to-Eat Cereal, Cinnamon Page 2b 00INDEPENDENT "... Think About These Things" by Rev. Wilfred C. Hansen PASTOR AT LARGE "Praise the Lord! Praise him sun and moon; shining stars. Mountains and all hills, fruit trees and all cattle, creeping things and flying birds! Praise Walt Whitman lived from 1819 to 1892. He America's first modern literary pioneer, exploring, elevating life. We are reminded by him that each a combination of all he has seen, heard and for his publication, Leaves Of Grass. In the ethic which generally makes good sense to me: shall do: love the earth and sun and the animals. alms to everyone that asks, stand up for the stu your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, GOd, have patience and indulgence toward all you have been told, dismiss whatever insults your life shall be a great poem. Whitman served as a war nurse, Washington in 1862. In three years of dying, Whitman made more than 600 visits to Commenting on his experience, he states, "Those sider the greatest privilege and satisfaction and the lesson of my life." Reflect on the following by Walt Whitman: Give me the splendid silent sun with all his Give me juicy autumnal fruit ripe and red from Give me a field where the unmowed grass groWS, Give me an arbor, give me trells'd grape, Give me fresh corn and wheat, give me teaching content. Give me nights perfectly quiet as on high Mississippi and I looking up at the stars, Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of I can walk undisturb'd, Give me a rural domestic life, aside from the Toast, 1/2 Pint Milk Cranberry Cup, pe.. $ Lunch: Sliced Turkey On A Bun, Milk Whipped Potatoes/Gravy, Hot Peas, Agricultural Aid.A forms to be available As part of the Minnesota Legislature's $70 million tax rebate plan for farmers, the Minnesota Department of Revenue will be mail- ing out application forms May 24th for farmers to apply for agriculture assistance. Included with the applica- tion forms will be an instruction form, return envelope, and letter from the Farm Service Agency showing the farmer's number of eligible acres. The relief package is divided into two parts with the first half of 1999 propgrty tax being rebated for live- stock intensive farming operations of 160 acres or less and a $4 per acre payment for crop intensive farming operations from crop year 1998. If a farmer feels that they are eligi- ble for the assistance and did not receive an application form, they can pick up forms at local county exten- sion offices or by calling the Department of Revenue at 1-800-652- 9094. "In the wake of a depressed farm economy, farraers asked their Rep. Tim "With a had some the relief As Agriculture and Policy with other rural sure that farmers of the various floated around the 1999 Le Although signed by still allowed tg it. "With payments are just the arm to also provide for tax relief on session," Finseth s Property tax included in the Obituaries Lillian Dehne Funeral services for Lillian Anna June Dehne will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 28 at the United Presbyterian Church in Washington, IA. Rev. Ralph Farmer will officiate. Lillian passed away Saturday, May 22, at the Halcyon House in Washington. She was born June 1, 1916 to Julius and Rosa Wiese at Correll. She graduated from Correll High School as the salutatorian of the class of 1933. She attended Normal Training in Ortonville and did further studies at the Catholic University in St. Louis, MO. Lillian and Clarence Dehne were united in marriage on June 9, 1939. During Rev. Dehne's ministry, the couple served in Sublette, IL, Aredale, Waverly, Cedar Rapids, Webster City, LeMars and Muscatine, IA for the Evangelical United Brethren Church. They moved to Washington in 1964 where her husband served the United Presbyterian Church. She was a Society, fo Stephen's volunteer for the years was groups. She served Halcyon House fifteen years 1986. During House grew from employees to apartments, 48 She is Ann Clifton Paterson of Casey of Iowa grandchildren. Mrs. by her husband and five Interment a.m. at Ortonville. Memories of home and are more vivid than the clearest photo. That's why we never forget our service to home, family, and community. FUNERAL 301 FOURTH STREET