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Good old days in the Ortonville area A SPECIAL EFFECTS PHOTO ON MEMORIAL DAY a number of years ago was featured in The Independent. You see Mary Gustafson placing some flowers on the grave of her husband, the late Vernon Gustafson. Soldier "ghosted" at left is unknown. l0 YEARS AGO June 10, 1992 Twenty three adults received their GED diplomas recently at Southwestern Technical College in Granite Falls. The adults ranged in age from 18 to 64, Retiring High Scfiool superintendent Burton Nypen will be honored for his 13 years of service to the Ortonville School at the Matador next Sunday. Donna Johnson had a hole in one at the Ortonville Golf course on Hole No. 6 last Wednesday. Steve Scoblic was honored as Fireman of the Month in this issue of the paper. 25 YEARS AGO June 1, 1977 Cutworm infestation poses .a serioqs threat to area crops according to John Cunningham, county extension agent. Waist high corn can be seen at the Donald Henkelman farm north of Correll by June 1st. The Rosen School will observe their 50th anniversary on June 12th. Archie and Ivadell Sealey were featured in the Know Your Merchant series in this issue. The following births were recorded at the Ortonviile Hospital: a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Amberg of Big Stone City and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Larry Hurley of Milbank, S.D. 50 YEARS AGO June 19, 1952 The funds from the parking meters may be allocated for parking facilities. Big Stone county will again have the services of a home agent beginning June 23rd. Elizabeth Pierce of Verndale will take over as Big Stone county's second home agent. Selby Norheim was installed as the president of the Jaycees. Other officers are Ken Simonitch, Loyd Johnson, Bob "Sh:lateiner and Del Rosen news Amberg. Geneva Stegner and A.C. Eschweiler were united in marriage June 19 in Ortonville. Catherine Landers and Kenneth Amberg were united in marriage on June 14. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Wilton Keith of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. William Beck of Odessa, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Larson of Revillo, S.D., a girl to Mr. and Howard Steffan of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Roland Schwandt of Milbank, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Billy Carlson of I I By Mrs. M.J, Kirchberg Mr. and Mrs. Joe Karels entertained relatives and friends at their home on Saturday evening, May 25 in honor of their son Joseph's graduation from Ortonville High School. Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Hoffman and family of Waconia spent Memorial Day weekend at the Rob Hoffman home. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Hoffman and family of Odessa were Sunday visitors. Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Radermacher were Sunday, May 26 guests at the Jeff Rademacher home in Brookings in honor of their daughter Breanna's 2nd birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Croatt of Hutchinson were Memorial Day weekend guests at the Jim Croatt home. Jennifer Fatland of Sioux Falls, Jacinta Seizer, Ben, Grace and Benjamin of Sioux City, IA, Mrs. Jeanette Abramowski and Mrs. Joan Strei attended the wedding of Theresa Strei (daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Strei) and David Jorgeson at St. Bridget's Catholic Church in Rochester, and reception and dance at the American Legion Club on Saturday, May 25, 2002. On Sunday, May 26, Mrs. Joan Strei, Grace and Marcus were supper guests at the home of Dr. Anita Strei in Litchfield and returned home Sunday evening. Sr. Myra Schmieg of Crookston and Mr. and Mrs. Dale Kluxdal and in ... COUNTRYSIDE PUBLIC % HEALTH HAPPENINGS .... L , i , "Program of the Month" for JUNE is the Disability and Decreased Independence Work with Human Services to: -Coordinate services to promote independence for elderly/disabled persons living at home as part of Alternative Care and Elderly Waiver programs. -Member of the county adult and child protection teams. -County Mental Health Advisory member. -Personal Care Assistant assessments Blood pressure assessment, pedi- cure services, hearing screening Medication management and ad- ministration, and health education. Contract with jails, DACs and day cares for health services/consulta- ti9 ns. ......... I I family of Bloomington spent Memorial Day weekend at the home of Mrs, Myra Schmieg. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schuelke were among friends and relatives that attended the open house at the Glen Kiefsass home on Saturday evening, May 25 in honor of their son Randy's graduation from Lac qui Parle ,High School. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schuelke attended the graduation open house for Angela Pew at her home in Corona, SD on Sunday, May 26, 2002. Mr. and Mrs. M,J. Kirchberg, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kirchberg and family, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Kirchberg and family, Mr. and Mrs. Arnie Kirchberg and sons of Milbank, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Barr and girls of Ortonville were among relatives that attended the open house for Laura Kirchberg and Tracey Mork at their homes on Sunday afternoon, May 26. Weekend guests and visitors at the home of Mrs. Almira Karels were Eileen Slatterly of Fergus Falls, John Karels of Fargo and Andy Karels of Shakopee. Phillip Karels of Willmar was a Sunday, May 26 visitor. Meagan Karels of Decorah, IA, Brian and Jordon Karels of Montevideo, Erin Brans of Brookings spent Memorial Day weekend at the home of their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Edward Karels. Mr. and Mrs. Tim Salmen and family of Madison, SD; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Redepenning and family.of Ill I Farmington spent Memorial Day weekend at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Rademacher and were among relatives that attended the graduation at Lac qui Parle High School on Sunday, May 26 and open house in honor of their niece and randda-ughter Kristin Bergeson at her home m Madison following graduation. Mrs. Julie Henrich accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Val Rademacher and family to Sioux Falls on Saturday and visited with her brother John Dmbnys and nieces. Mr and Mrs. Jim Buss and twin daughters and Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Sterling and family in Sioux Falls. On Sunday she attended the baptism of her great grand daughters Myah Julianna and Caleb Scott at St. Michael's Church and was among guests at Scott Roggenbuck home in honor of the baptism. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Miilerbernd spent Thursday, May 23 till Monday, May 27 at the Martin Millerbernd home in Omaha, NE. Steve Millerbernd of St. Cloud and Mr. and Mrs. Derek Jones and Sierra of Blaine were Memorial Day weekend guests. Joan Karels and Christopher of Moorhead spent Memorial Day weekend at .the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kareis. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Pillatzki and Mrs. Larry Montag and children spent Memorial Day weekend at the Dennis Moser home in Rapid City, SD and Hu"g"m" TUBBS SOFT WATER Drinking Water Systems Iron Removal Systems Salt Delivery .00pleto00 MN Pboae 2!001999 DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Ortonville Independent Ortonville and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Weston Schneck of Ortonville. 70 YEARS AGO May 26, 1932 Ortonville High School Class of 1932 will graduate 41 seniors and ten from the Normal Training department at exercises June 2nd at the Orpheum Theater. Josephine Lieb is the valedictorian and Magdalene Rosenwald the salutatorian. John Wickland received the Eagle Scout award in the Boy Scouts at the Ortonville armory last Friday. He is the first scout in this area to receive the award. Pictured in this issue are three sets of twins who ride the same bus to the Correil School. They are Dale and Dean Knoll, Phyllis and Doris Maynard and Walter and Warren Wilkening. A class of five will gradu- ate June 2nd from the Odessa High School. A grading contract was let on the construction of Hwy. 6 between Bellingham and Madison. By Margret Stueckrath Phone 568-2430 Wally Larson was present when his name was called for $100 on May 29 at the Bellingham Community Day Drawing. June 5 the drawing will be for $20. Memorial Day weekend George and Jacqueline Piazzi and daughters Natalie and Julianna of San Antonia, TX; Dennis and Karen Jackson of Plymouth; Micheile Jackson and son Jordan were house guests of Preston Mork. They were all guests at the Dwight Mork home for the open house honoring Alex Mork on his graduation Sunday afternoon. Arlene Karels spent Saturday night with Sherry and Glenn Mork at their cabin at Lake Ida. Bob and Suzanne Becklin of Eagan were Saturday and Sunday visitors at her folks the Lloyd Larsens. Joleen Van Hoorn treated her Morn, Lois, to supper at Detoys on Friday night Later Joleen and Lucas were callers at the Larson home. WaUy and Lois Larson attended the Graduation Open House for Blake Pederson at his home and also for Joey Karels at his home on Saturday May 26. Linda Vant Hull of St. Louis Park spent the weekend at the home of atte'ndedthe' graduation of their Lucille Nelson, . daughter Becky on Sunday. ...... ThbmaS' and Lynette Nelson Anthony and Alana Ross of Alexandria spent May 23 till Memorial Day at the home of their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Roger Karels. entertained at an Open House in honor of their son Erik who graduated from Lac Qui Parle Valley on Sunday afternoon. Kathy Stolpman of Rosen, Arwilda Taylor of Bellingham and Fran Rakow Of Bellingham attended Jessica Krause's graduation open house in Madison on Sunday afternoon May 26. Thursday evening May 23 visitors at the Duane and Margret Stueckrath home were Ivan Stueckrath and Aria Esping of Milan. May 27 afternoon visitors at the Duane and Margret Stueckrath home were Kim and Joyce Karges, Amber and Nicholas of Willmar and Albert and Clara Lotthammer of Ortonville. Tuesday May 28 noon luncheon guest at the Woody and Carol Mangel's home were George and Jacqueline Piazzi and daughters Natalie and Julianna of San Antonia TX; Preston Mork; Karen Jackson and grandson Jordan of Plymouth. Ernest and Doris LeBouc of Ortonville were Wednesday morning visitors at the Lloyd Larsens. Free local TV listings on web Ortonville and Big Stone City residents may access free television listings for local cable programming by logging on to the Ortonville Independent website. TO view television listings, log on to: then click local links on the navigation bar on the left of the screen. Then click TV guide, enter your zip code. If the listings do not come up, you may have to click - start over. Sunday Rosen to win against 5 Monday Canby to with Paul Tuesda whist with and Jannelle at the home at Prior the Neil and Nancy Kent and Vernon graduation evening Lac qui Aaron Deborrah arrived on Day Larson. Ben, Brian supper on Carol Jessica were Dinner Larson on Aaron Naomi and Tan Bob and and Minnea Claude Day. Friday. Fargo for graves. day. Judy Jace spent Jace and visit. 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