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BEFORE THE RESTORATION, Matthews Lakeside Cemetery was overgrown with weeds and grass. Pictured above is the cemetery before it was restored by Local VFW Troops. Tile CLASSltlED00i extended noon hour June 3 Great OHS Cookout set for The Great OHS Cookout will be held on Tuesday, June 3 during an extended high school noon hour. The cookout is an award for the grade level that receives the most First Class awards. The class that wins will be treated to a cookout, with their class advisors doing the grilling. dditionally, all students who are listed on the First Class List will be eligible for a drawing. The prizes for the drawing are one man's and one woman's watch. The watches are on school. As of today, the seventh grade has the most First Class List members, with 30. The eighth grade has 18, ninth grade has lbur, tenth has 17, eleventh grade has 26 and the seniors have 23. With the 2002-03 school year com- ing to an end, the Ortonville Schools would like to thank the community and" parents for their support and con- tributions to education, and to remind parents and students that students will display in the display cabinets in the be dismissed at 12:30 on June 4 if no LAKESIDE CEMETERY has been restored and maintained high school, one is listed on the Dislist. Otherwise = over the last several years. The project was start- Students in grades 7-12 are placed dismissal will be at 2:30. resident Vern Nickolauson. He is pictured above at the on the First Class list for showing after flags had been placed at the graves of sol- respect for staff, students and the metery. VFWLanits maintain historic Your blood gOeSa long way kesude Cemetery Your one unit of whole blood is divided into parts, and helps more with the the late Carl to clean Lakeside two miles south of Highway 7. he was in disrepair, lean it up. On he, Reese and up, and the three the late Gordy Stone County took efforts ever since. the cemetery from the Guard Unit, who were crossing Big Stone Lake after fighting against the Native Americans in western South Dakota in the early 1900's. The soldiers were apparently head- ed toward Fort Snelling, but did not make it, and passed away in the area of the current Mallard Point Lodge. According to Big Stone County Veterans Affairs Director Doug Tomschin, the VFW units from Clitton, Gracevill% and Ortonville have taken on the project from Nickolauson in recent years. They work on a rotation, and mow the lawn, and any other maintenance duties as needed• Additionally, each Memorial Day, than one patient because medical American Flags are placed next to each of the graves in remembrance of the soldiers who passed away after crossing Big Stone Lake. Approximately 15 soldiers' graves are marked by headstones in the cemetery. Additionally, there are graves for babies, young children and others• The'dates on the gravestones go back as far as 1898. The cemetery was dedicated to Gordon Anderson in 1993 by Big Stone County Veterans. Anderson served as Big Stone County's Veteran Service Officer from 1989-1992, and according to Nickolauson, was instru- mental in beginning the restoration of the cemetery. Open house, for Matt Karels • qll Entertainment by "Halls of Magic" Door Prizes > Picnic Supper following the meeting An open house will be held on June 1st for Matt Karels at his home, 213 2nd Ave., Big Stone City, SD from 2 to 5 p.m. in honor of his graduation with honors from Minnesota West College Cards of thanks research has shown it is more beneficial to give patients only the blood components they need to treat illness, rather than to give multiple units of whole blood. Cryoprecipitate helps the blood to clot and is used to control bleeding during surgery. Cryoprecipitate is also used for people with Van Willebrand's disease. Plasma supplies coagulation factors and is used to help patients stop bleeding. Red blood cells carry oxygen from the lungs to the tissues and remove carbon dioxide. Red blood cells are used for accident victims, surgery patients and to treat victims. Platelets control bleeding by helping repair injured blood vessels. Platelets are used to replace platelets destroyed by disease or cancer therapy. Please help save someone's life by donating your blood on Monday, June 9 at the Marietta Senior Citizens Center. Red Cross staff members will take donations from 3 to 7 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome! Marietta American Legion and Auxiliary Bloodmobile Co- ordinators. ghter for D. Schumacher Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis and weighed seven pounds and four ozs. Great grandmother is Lillian Hults of Ortonville. w Check out our web site at ww.ortonvilleindependent.com J 5a Schumacher of ce the Arrival of Michaela ;On's parents are rad Froelich of Welcoming her lex, six and a half three yr. April 3, 2003 at This newspaper is a community newspaper. We appreciate and need your input. If you know of any newsworthy events, please contact this newspaper by phone (320) 839-6163 or mail at P.O. Box 336, Ortonville, MN 56278. i Auxiliary notes By Joyce Scherer, Secretary The regular meeting of Gertje Van Lith Auxiliary Unit 229 met at 7:30 pm on May 13, 2003 at Legion Club. Hostesses were Louella Hoxtell and Marilyn Athey. 13 members present. President called meeting to order. Secretary's and Treasurer's reports read and approved. Committee reports ReHab - Shower Gifts have been sent to Hot Springs. Membership - Total to date 113. Children/Youth/Education - Janice gave the essay winners their monetary awards. She will be giving 1st graders in Big Stone flags and checking with Ortonville about giving their first graders flags. Legislative - Virginia read from Dispatch. Mostly contained support for our troops should be continued. Poppy and Memorial - Virginia read the winners of the poppy posters. The business cards have been distributed. She needs workers for upcoming Poppy Days - Ortonville, May 21 and Big Stone May 23. Community Service - Geneve sent Get Well Card to Dorry Scoblic. Thank you's were read from Margaret Gerhardt and Arvilla Bergseth. Service Committee - Auxiliary will be serving Folk wedding reception on June 7. Calendars - Lorrayne will be putting "Last Call" in paper first week in June. Letter from Joan Anderson read by President regarding upcoming events. Lorrayne made motion seconded by Marilyn that we have a float in Corn Fest parade. Our Legionette Arvilla to ride. Legion members will be meeting at Legion Club at 9:00 am May 26th to go to cemeteries. Any one interested in participating should be there at that time. Bloodmobile here at Club, June 23rd. Will finalize at next meeting. Virginia presented the following Slate of Officers President - Elayne Fahlgren, 1st Vice President - Julia Marie Utley, 2nd Vice President - Shirley Voeltz, Secretary Joyce Scherer, Treasurer - Lorrayne Karn, Historian - Geneve Camera, Chaplain - Arvilla Bergseth, Sgt at Arms - Lamoine Herrmann and Janice Hinders No nominations from floor. Secretary cast unanimous vote to accept this slate of officers as presented. Memorial service held for Edith Van Lith. No birthdays this month. President closed meeting. I III FEDERATED TELEPHONE -c,/ COOPERATIVE ANNUAL MEETING The Annual Meeting of the members of Federated Telephone Cooperative will be held at the Chokio-Alberta High School gymnasium in Alberta, Minnesota on Thursday, June 5, 2003, starting promptly at 6 p.m. The following Items will be acted upon: a The reports of Manager and President • The election of three directors • All other business which may properly come before the meeting I F-150 4x4 Crew Cab - $22,000 Loaded with Leather, V8, 24,000 miles GMC Sierra SLT - $17,200 Heated Power Leather Seats, V8, 4WD, 52,000 miles RUTO MN DLR 22109 OrtonvUle, MN II I CARD OF THANKS I would like to thank General Services of Ortonville for the 15" flat screen computer monitor I won at their open house. I wish them the very best in their business. Thank you ! 18-1 * Marie Papasso CARD OF THANKS OAHS Auxiliary, Northridge staff and residents would like to thank everyone who came to share the pie social and to reminisce Northridge's 25th anniversary with them. Also, thank you to the volunteers and our music entertainment, to the Red Hat Ladies, the staff of Northridge for donating pies, to KDIO for spreading the word for us, and most of all to the community who gave us their support by bringing pies to sell and also for purchasing pies. We could not do it without you. The monies will be returned to Ortonville Area Health Services, Ambulance Service, Scholarship Fund, etc. Again, thank you. Those guests who won door prizes are: Kim Arndt - umbrella; Gwen Biever - cup and opener; Gladys Brekmen, Ruth Van Hale, Robert Yaeger, Arlene Lund, Donna Reinke - note pads and pens; Clara Lothammer and A. Jacobson - golf course club gift certificates; Isabel Tobin and Threse Reinke - Dairy Queen gift certificates; Delores Karels - candle; Val Stock - flower basket; Darlene Rheingans - crock; Ann Vaage - Sioux Valley holder; Gladys Torgerson and Shirley Richardson - OAHS bags; Lorraine Schnaser - sweatshirt; Heidi Raffety - cup; Liz Sorenson - ceramic dog; Cody Goergen - basket; Lillian Ninneman and Nancy Rademacher - cases of Pepsi; Marvin Block - large Coleman cooler. The OAHS Auxiliary Organization 18-1" Now Available For Rent 213 Pacific Ave. Ortonville, MN Two bedroom, air conditioning, fireplace, off street parking, book shelves, washer and dryer, nice yard, ceramic tile floors, new windows, new appliances. Near library. 605-949-0723 Gordy & Lila Anderson Safe, clean, affordable housing! ORTONVILLE PROPERTY PARTNERS 612-247-5948 Oonville, HIM 56278  INDEPENDENT Page 9 BEFORE THE RESTORATION, Matthews Lakeside Cemetery was overgrown with weeds and grass. Pictured above is the cemetery before it was restored by Local VFW Troops. Tile CLASSltlED00i extended noon hour June 3 Great OHS Cookout set for The Great OHS Cookout will be held on Tuesday, June 3 during an extended high school noon hour. The cookout is an award for the grade level that receives the most First Class awards. The class that wins will be treated to a cookout, with their class advisors doing the grilling. dditionally, all students who are listed on the First Class List will be eligible for a drawing. The prizes for the drawing are one man's and one woman's watch. The watches are on school. As of today, the seventh grade has the most First Class List members, with 30. The eighth grade has 18, ninth grade has lbur, tenth has 17, eleventh grade has 26 and the seniors have 23. With the 2002-03 school year com- ing to an end, the Ortonville Schools would like to thank the community and" parents for their support and con- tributions to education, and to remind parents and students that students will display in the display cabinets in the be dismissed at 12:30 on June 4 if no LAKESIDE CEMETERY has been restored and maintained high school, one is listed on the Dislist. Otherwise = over the last several years. The project was start- Students in grades 7-12 are placed dismissal will be at 2:30. resident Vern Nickolauson. He is pictured above at the on the First Class list for showing after flags had been placed at the graves of sol- respect for staff, students and the metery. VFWLanits maintain historic Your blood gOeSa long way kesude Cemetery Your one unit of whole blood is divided into parts, and helps more with the the late Carl to clean Lakeside two miles south of Highway 7. he was in disrepair, lean it up. On he, Reese and up, and the three the late Gordy Stone County took efforts ever since. the cemetery from the Guard Unit, who were crossing Big Stone Lake after fighting against the Native Americans in western South Dakota in the early 1900's. The soldiers were apparently head- ed toward Fort Snelling, but did not make it, and passed away in the area of the current Mallard Point Lodge. According to Big Stone County Veterans Affairs Director Doug Tomschin, the VFW units from Clitton, Gracevill% and Ortonville have taken on the project from Nickolauson in recent years. They work on a rotation, and mow the lawn, and any other maintenance duties as needed• Additionally, each Memorial Day, than one patient because medical American Flags are placed next to each of the graves in remembrance of the soldiers who passed away after crossing Big Stone Lake. Approximately 15 soldiers' graves are marked by headstones in the cemetery. Additionally, there are graves for babies, young children and others• The'dates on the gravestones go back as far as 1898. The cemetery was dedicated to Gordon Anderson in 1993 by Big Stone County Veterans. Anderson served as Big Stone County's Veteran Service Officer from 1989-1992, and according to Nickolauson, was instru- mental in beginning the restoration of the cemetery. Open house, for Matt Karels • qll Entertainment by "Halls of Magic" Door Prizes > Picnic Supper following the meeting An open house will be held on June 1st for Matt Karels at his home, 213 2nd Ave., Big Stone City, SD from 2 to 5 p.m. in honor of his graduation with honors from Minnesota West College Cards of thanks research has shown it is more beneficial to give patients only the blood components they need to treat illness, rather than to give multiple units of whole blood. Cryoprecipitate helps the blood to clot and is used to control bleeding during surgery. Cryoprecipitate is also used for people with Van Willebrand's disease. Plasma supplies coagulation factors and is used to help patients stop bleeding. Red blood cells carry oxygen from the lungs to the tissues and remove carbon dioxide. Red blood cells are used for accident victims, surgery patients and to treat victims. Platelets control bleeding by helping repair injured blood vessels. Platelets are used to replace platelets destroyed by disease or cancer therapy. Please help save someone's life by donating your blood on Monday, June 9 at the Marietta Senior Citizens Center. Red Cross staff members will take donations from 3 to 7 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome! Marietta American Legion and Auxiliary Bloodmobile Co- ordinators. ghter for D. Schumacher Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis and weighed seven pounds and four ozs. Great grandmother is Lillian Hults of Ortonville. w Check out our web site at ww.ortonvilleindependent.com J 5a Schumacher of ce the Arrival of Michaela ;On's parents are rad Froelich of Welcoming her lex, six and a half three yr. April 3, 2003 at This newspaper is a community newspaper. We appreciate and need your input. If you know of any newsworthy events, please contact this newspaper by phone (320) 839-6163 or mail at P.O. Box 336, Ortonville, MN 56278. i Auxiliary notes By Joyce Scherer, Secretary The regular meeting of Gertje Van Lith Auxiliary Unit 229 met at 7:30 pm on May 13, 2003 at Legion Club. Hostesses were Louella Hoxtell and Marilyn Athey. 13 members present. President called meeting to order. Secretary's and Treasurer's reports read and approved. Committee reports ReHab - Shower Gifts have been sent to Hot Springs. Membership - Total to date 113. Children/Youth/Education - Janice gave the essay winners their monetary awards. She will be giving 1st graders in Big Stone flags and checking with Ortonville about giving their first graders flags. Legislative - Virginia read from Dispatch. Mostly contained support for our troops should be continued. Poppy and Memorial - Virginia read the winners of the poppy posters. The business cards have been distributed. She needs workers for upcoming Poppy Days - Ortonville, May 21 and Big Stone May 23. Community Service - Geneve sent Get Well Card to Dorry Scoblic. Thank you's were read from Margaret Gerhardt and Arvilla Bergseth. Service Committee - Auxiliary will be serving Folk wedding reception on June 7. Calendars - Lorrayne will be putting "Last Call" in paper first week in June. Letter from Joan Anderson read by President regarding upcoming events. Lorrayne made motion seconded by Marilyn that we have a float in Corn Fest parade. Our Legionette Arvilla to ride. Legion members will be meeting at Legion Club at 9:00 am May 26th to go to cemeteries. Any one interested in participating should be there at that time. Bloodmobile here at Club, June 23rd. Will finalize at next meeting. Virginia presented the following Slate of Officers President - Elayne Fahlgren, 1st Vice President - Julia Marie Utley, 2nd Vice President - Shirley Voeltz, Secretary Joyce Scherer, Treasurer - Lorrayne Karn, Historian - Geneve Camera, Chaplain - Arvilla Bergseth, Sgt at Arms - Lamoine Herrmann and Janice Hinders No nominations from floor. Secretary cast unanimous vote to accept this slate of officers as presented. Memorial service held for Edith Van Lith. No birthdays this month. President closed meeting. I III FEDERATED TELEPHONE -c,/ COOPERATIVE ANNUAL MEETING The Annual Meeting of the members of Federated Telephone Cooperative will be held at the Chokio-Alberta High School gymnasium in Alberta, Minnesota on Thursday, June 5, 2003, starting promptly at 6 p.m. The following Items will be acted upon: a The reports of Manager and President • The election of three directors • All other business which may properly come before the meeting I F-150 4x4 Crew Cab - $22,000 Loaded with Leather, V8, 24,000 miles GMC Sierra SLT - $17,200 Heated Power Leather Seats, V8, 4WD, 52,000 miles RUTO MN DLR 22109 OrtonvUle, MN II I CARD OF THANKS I would like to thank General Services of Ortonville for the 15" flat screen computer monitor I won at their open house. I wish them the very best in their business. Thank you ! 18-1 * Marie Papasso CARD OF THANKS OAHS Auxiliary, Northridge staff and residents would like to thank everyone who came to share the pie social and to reminisce Northridge's 25th anniversary with them. Also, thank you to the volunteers and our music entertainment, to the Red Hat Ladies, the staff of Northridge for donating pies, to KDIO for spreading the word for us, and most of all to the community who gave us their support by bringing pies to sell and also for purchasing pies. We could not do it without you. The monies will be returned to Ortonville Area Health Services, Ambulance Service, Scholarship Fund, etc. Again, thank you. Those guests who won door prizes are: Kim Arndt - umbrella; Gwen Biever - cup and opener; Gladys Brekmen, Ruth Van Hale, Robert Yaeger, Arlene Lund, Donna Reinke - note pads and pens; Clara Lothammer and A. Jacobson - golf course club gift certificates; Isabel Tobin and Threse Reinke - Dairy Queen gift certificates; Delores Karels - candle; Val Stock - flower basket; Darlene Rheingans - crock; Ann Vaage - Sioux Valley holder; Gladys Torgerson and Shirley Richardson - OAHS bags; Lorraine Schnaser - sweatshirt; Heidi Raffety - cup; Liz Sorenson - ceramic dog; Cody Goergen - basket; Lillian Ninneman and Nancy Rademacher - cases of Pepsi; Marvin Block - large Coleman cooler. The OAHS Auxiliary Organization 18-1" Now Available For Rent 213 Pacific Ave. Ortonville, MN Two bedroom, air conditioning, fireplace, off street parking, book shelves, washer and dryer, nice yard, ceramic tile floors, new windows, new appliances. Near library. 605-949-0723 Gordy & Lila Anderson Safe, clean, affordable housing! ORTONVILLE PROPERTY PARTNERS 612-247-5948 Oonville, HIM 56278  INDEPENDENT Page 9