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notices of land within Lac qui Parle notified the mowing If any hay in their notify the no later than 1, Box 72, r Karels, Clerk ship ,2OO2) BOARD that a meeting Adjustment 11th at 1315 Madison the Public r a Nagel, 536 is (5) Feet of t (11), Block on, City of if approved, a garage porch within Six (6), of the a side (10) feet is be heard with led variance THEBOARD that a meeting 11th at at 315 Madison the Public consider a and Colleen property is Park , Big if approved, a home ft. from the Five (5), of the Zoning side of with variance PROCEEDINGS OF THE BELLINGHAM SCHOOL BOARD May 20, 2002 The Board of Education of Ind. School District #371, Bellingham MN, met in regular session on Monday, May 20, 2002, in the Home Economics Room. Glen Radermacher, Richard Johnson, Tim Henrich and Mark Weber, were present, with Kevin Rademacher and Chad Strei absent. Jane Asche represented the local education association. Tabitha Henrich and Daniel Spors, student board members, were also in attendance. Radermacher called the meeting to order at 8:18 p.m., and welcomed everyone in attendance. Weber moved, Henrich seconded, and all voted in favor to approve the Agenda as presented. Henrich moved, Weber seconded, and all voted in favor to approve the Minutes, as presented. Johnson moved, Henrich seconded, and all voted in favor to approve the Accounting Report, as presented Johnson moved, Weber seconded, and all voted in favor to approve and pay the bills as presented, which totaled $78,85501 Weber moved, Johnson seconded, and all voted in favor to authorize Ray Seller to act as the Homeless Liaison Representative in filing an application for funds, as provided under Public Law 103-382 for the 2002-2003 School Year. Topics of discussion, included the recent school bus inspection, which had oune quite well, with no major problems nd. Supt. Seller also informed the board, that since the inspection, that the need to replace some tires on bus #3, had been brought to his attention, and will be dealt with. Copies of a memo from the U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, were distributed. The memo indicated authorized installation of an on-off switch for the passenger airbag, in the school&apos;s 1998 Ford Windstar Van. The number of potential First Grade Preparedness students, for the 2002-2003 School Year, was discussed, as were possible scheduling options. Supt. Seller informed the board, that there are no major maintenance projects scheduled for the summer months. Supt. Seller gave a brief legislative update. The next regular meeting of the Bellingham Board of Education, is scheduled for Monday, June 17, 2002 at 8:00 p.m. With no further business, the meeting was adjoumed. Richard Johnson, Clerk by dh eve luck dinner for at 6 at the Commons. your own family is Will be provid- Obituaries Marvin Arndt Funeral services for'Marvin George Arndt, 73 of Beardsley will be held at I 1 a.m. today, Tuesday. June 4, 2002 at the Holden Lutheran Church, rural Beardsley. Interment will be at the Holden Lutheran Cemetery, rural Beardsley. The Rev. Lloyd Berger will officiate. Organist will be Deb Wentland and soloist will be Renae Schwagel. Marvin George Arndt was born Sept. 9, 1928 to parents Martin and Mary (LaPoint) Arndt in Foster Township, Big Stone City, SD. He grew up and attended country school in Foster Township. Marvin farmed with his dad until he was united in marriage to Mary Ann Vanderpoel on Feb. 19, 1949 at Clinton. He was a lifelong farmer and also did custom swathing, repaired windmills and elevators including the Beardsley elevator and also was a commercial fisherman. Marvin enjoyed music of all kinds and mastered instruments such as the mouth organ, harmonica, keyboard and accordion. Other interests included dancing, playing pool, hunting, fishing and Eleanor Jorgenson Eleanor O.- Jorgenson (nee Anderson) passed away peacefully at home, March 9, 2002, in Shoreline, WA, at the age of 86 after a series of strokes. She was born Feb. 25, 1916, in Correll, where she was raised on a farm on Artichoke Lake. She attended Appleton High School, and as a young adult she worked in Spokane, WA and Minneapolis, as a nanny, cook and housekeeper. She married Harvey Jorgenson in Big Stone City, SD on Nov. 25, 1938. They farmed in Artichoke until moving to Washington State in 1942, and had resided in Shoreline since 1951. Eleanor worked as a baker in the Shoreline School District for many years untd she retired m 1976. She loved to bake and blessed many people with her homemade bread, rolls, cookies and pies. Harvey and Eleanor loved to entertain and she was a wonderful hostess. She loved having her children, grandchildren and many snowmobi],ing. Marvin's family was very important to him especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Marvin Arndt died May 31st, 2002 at Graceville. Mr. Arndt was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters Violet Nelson and an infant sister Maryann; two brothers Merlin and Martin Ray. Survivors include his wife Mary Ann of Beardsley; three sons Myron of Chokio, Gary (Donna) and Maynard (Beth) both of Beardsley; five sisters Anna May Schneider of Coon Rapids, Gladys (Bud) Paulsen of Ortonville, Darlene Colvin of Mpls, Flordeen (John) Drewelow of Graceville and Marlene (Ed) Rau of Clear Lake; 12 grandchildren, Trevor (Jana) Arndt, Shauna (Jason) Olson, Tonya Arndt, Derek Arndt, Stacey (Dan) Kotek, Dustin (Tonya) Arndt, Nicole (Chris) Hansen, Darin Arndt, Jackie (Todd) Callenius, Jason (Jacky Horman) Arndt, Jeremy (Tonia Hauschild) Arndt and Brandon Arndt; nine great grandchildren; an uncle .Walter Arndt; two sisters-in-law Vivian and Lois Arndt; and his nieces, nephews and cousins. friends and relatives visit. She was an active member of Westminster Community Church. Eleanor was a Proverbs 31 woman and "her children rise up and called her blessed". Eleanor was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years. She is survived by her two sons, Neal Jorgenson and his wife Irene of Lake Stevens, WA and Steve Jorgenson of Winnipeg, Manitoba; two daughters, Priscilla Wegg and her husband Donald of Shoreline, WA and Faith Greenland and her husband Gary of Anchorage, AK; sister Florence Mathison Dale of Brainerd, and grandchildren James and his wife Carie, Karen and her husband Chris Murphy, Daniel, Kristen and Jeffrey Jorgenson; Stephanie and Allison Wegg; and Anthon, Michael and Rachel Greenland. Visitation and a private burial at Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery in Seattle, WA preceded the memorial service held Thursday, March 14, 2002 at Westminster Community Church. i Ortonville news Gall Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 their children Stephanie and Kenny all Marlyn Schumacher had Memorial of Ortonville. r f .. Jim and Iona Monson of Madison, week-end guests Anna Schumache o LeSueur; John Nielson of Inver Grove/and Dan, Came, Chase, and Rebecca Heights; Lauryn Schumacher and his Feurhelm from Kranzburg, SD visited three children Amanda, Ryan, and Alex of Fulda; Joel Schumacher of Huron, SD; and Kasey Woodward of Tulare, SD. Additional Sunday guests were Cindy and Lee Schumacher and. their son Alec from Milbank, Ruth and Paul Strong and Nathan and Tammy and Ron Schumacher and at Joe and .Dorothy Coubal's from Friday, May 24th until Sunday, May 26th. Marisa Abbas and Mary Jo Haugrud from Montevideo spent from Saturday, May 25th until Monday, May 27th at Joe and Dorothy Coubal's. visited Amanda Jensen On Sunday, May 26th. Shari Connelly and Jennifer from Montevideo were also visitors on Sunday. Alice Anderson of Milbank visited Amanda Jensen on Wednesday, May 29th. Jerry and Alma Jorgenson attended the graduation party for Samuel Berger at the Mike and Laura Berger's home on Sunday afternoon, May 26th. Jerry and Alma Jorgenson were Monday evening, May 27th visitors at Struck Junior's friend of Texas also joined them and enjoyed good conversation and fellowship. Memorial week-end visitors of Vivian Arndt were Joyce and Dale Meicher of Isanti, Carol Arndt and Dewey of Roseville, Kathy Ristau of Dayton, Kristi and Charlie Arndt of Columbia Heights, and Jason and Bobbie Melcher and Natalie of Ramsey. Sunday, May 26th Susan and Ray Clark of Clinton were also there. Kathy Gilsdorf went to see her brother Keith Gilsdorf and his wife Peg and their new baby Joseph Anthony. Emma Schwarze was at Leo and Frieda Wellnitz's of Milbank on May 19th. Emma Schwarze attended the Memorial Day program at the school on Monday, May 27th. Sunday, Miy 26th Faith Sprung had dinner with the Dragt families. On Memorial Day Faith had dinner with Gail Johnson and the Dragts in the party room at RV Park. The Homerite residents had coffee and cookies together on Memorial Day. Mr. and Mrs. Roman Karels were Monday, May 27th visitors at the Nick Karels' home in Perham. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Helgeson and family were also visitors at the Nick Karels' home in Perham. Dean and Beverly Hanson from Milbank visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson on Tuesday, May 28th. High bridge players at the Ortonville Senior Center Friday afternoon, May 31st were Arnold Souba and Pearl Pederson. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. The high whist glayers at the Ortonville Senior Center Tuesday afternoon, May 28th were Dorothy Krogsrud and Mary Underwood. oA fun time was had by all. On Wednesday afternoon, May 29th at the Ortonville Senior Center the high players for the card game of 500 were Mary Underwood and Dee Amberg. It was an enjoyable afternoon. Schmieg accepted to Alexandria Tech Blake Schmieg of Big Stone Cit 7, SD, has been accepted at Alexandna Technical College for the 2002-2003 school year. Blake is enrolled in the Machine Tool Technology program which begins August 26, 2002. He is the son of Leon and Marcia Schmieg and is a 2002 graduate of Ortonville Senior High School. w Check out our web site at ww.orton ) 1998 Chevrolet Venture Van - $11,400 Fully loaded - Local trade - 52,000 Miles 1997 Chevrolet K-2500 Extended Cab - $14,900 3/4 ton - Loaded - 53,000 Miles PUBUC NOTICE subd. 4, the following information regarding election to the voters of Big Stone County. These precincts are Local Redistricting plans put into effect following the election precincts are now in effect, and are to be used affidavits of candidacy. regarding this information, you may stop at the Office of courthouse in Ortonville, or call 839-2525. US CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 7" ALL OF BIG STONE COUNTY MN SENATE DISTRICT 20 ALL OF BIG STONE COUNTY ALL OF BIG STONE COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT #3 ALMOND TOWNSHIP CITY OF CLINTON OTREY TOWNSHIP ARTICHOKE TOWNSHIP SHIP AKRON TOWNSHIP CITY OF CORRELL COMMISSIONER DISTRICT #4 ;HIP CITY OF ORTONVILLE-1 st PRECINCT COMMISSIONER DISTRICT #5 CITY OF ORTONVILLE-2 n< PRECINCT ORTONVILLE TOWNSHIP ODESSA TOWNSHIP CITY OF ODESSA Stone County, showing County Commissioner Districts, is as an additional reference guide. HO T [ .... ;Tf E L t3UiLDIIC,5; KL LAKEWE[DS 5,.%k', HOt TU[!% TAr";F'G 04 {',i ,!i{)}t t ",K()UCK ;'. CA:,I, t ;.KF (June 4, 2002) Tuesday, May 28th Joe and Dorothy Coubal had coffee with Jim and Ion Monson in Madison. Joe and Dorothy also visited with Ken and Gerry Leenerts of Clarkfield. Leela Gingrich, Rod Gingrich Junior of Maple Wood, and Roxanne Swezey Of Bloomington were Friday, May 24th and Saturday, May 25th visitors and supper guests of Beth Swezey. Guy Block of Ortonville joined them for supper. Lecla, Rod, Roxanne, Guy, and Wade Swezey were breakfast guests on Saturday morning of Beth Swezey. Suzanne Schmidt of West Fargo was aSunday, May 26th caller of Beth Swezey. Dave and Naomi Ernst and Matt and Mary Beth, Ann Fremo, Lawrence Schmeig, Gerald and Dotty Longhenry and family, Jone Longhenry, Julianna, and Jone's friend, Jon Longhenry and his friend Deb, Jay and Louisa Longhcnry and family, Greg Parks, Lana Roghair, Christopher Merriman, Jennifer Parks, and Lillian Ninneman were visitors on Saturday, May 25th of Vidella Roschen and Tiffany and Nathan. Chad and Bonita Weber and Brianna and Matthew from Aberdeen eongratulations indsey! Good Luck at State the Vernon and Bert Longhenry's home. Jerry and Alma Jorgenson and Bob and Fran Wittnebel of Nassau were guests at an evening meal hosted by Darrel Struck of California at Club 7- 75 on Saturday, May 25th. 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