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.EHRENBERG, the former Linda Folkens, has been of the Year for the State of Minnesota. She has and now Milan Elementary Schools for 13 with a student, and the cutlines in the Appleton Standard, where this picture first appeared'reads: • a attitude to school each day." Linda, a was recognized at a state event at the Milan Elementary School in May. - Appleton Press Photo sssional of the Year 0hal of the Year" for is the honor on Linda Linda is the for- and is the daugh- Folkens of for the Appleton, Schools notified of the Year, and accepted ceremony in year, and at a community eel- 20 at the Milan At that celebration several teachers and three students, as well as a parent and the Elementary School Principal AI Stoeckman spoke in praise of her work with children and her fellow employees. Her parents were also pre- sent for that celebration as well as members of her family. Linda and her husband Rick reside and farm north of Correll. They have three children: Darin, who farms and lives in Appleton: Shantel, who works at the University of New York and lives in New York City, and Marcy, who is a freshman at Normandale College and lives in Chanhassen. Is Our Business VILLE INDEPENDENT LE RY QUEEN 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. WILL BE CLOSED & Wednesday, June 15 & 16 change of ownership... REOPENING ON :lay, June 17th from upcoming Grand Opening/ East Hwy. 12 Ortonville, MN EIcIRS explainScredit .' i N-D E P EN D E N TI Some farmers and other self- employed people who claimed the "ACoNIleucl,mlr'wslPlnAtNeY" Earned Income Credit (EIC) on their -,,,,,,,,,, tax returns mistakenly received notices from the Internal Revenue Service saying they were ineligible for the credit. The IRS is advising people who haven't already responded to these notices to contact the tax agency so they can get the credit they were entitled to receive. The error involves EIC claims made by some taxpayers using Form 4797, Sales of Business Properly. This category includes some dairy farmers who sold culled cows, farming equipment and other business assets. The EIC primarily helps low and moderate income working families. According to the IRS, people who have not already responded to their ineligibility notice should call the phone number shown on the notice. alternatively, a person can respond in writing to the following address: Taxpayer Advocate, Mail Stop 1005, Internal Revenue Service Center, PO box 24551, Kansas City, MO 64131. Refer to Revenue Ruling 98-56, and to speed processing, include a copy of the notice and a copy of the tax return. I INDEPENDENT WANT ADS Zahnow attends girls state at SDSU Megan Zahnow, daughter of Robert and Betty Zahnow of Big Stone City, SD, was elected to the house of representatives during the 51st annual South Dakota Girls State held at South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD ' May 26-31. Under the belief that the best way to learn is by doing, South Dakota Girls State provides training and practice in government at the city, county and state levels. Under the sponsorship of the American Legion Auxiliary, Girls State has grown from an enrollment of 117 girls in 1947 to its present enrollment of approximately 475 girls. BRING QUICK RESULTS! [ Kidstock '99 coming to town "Kidstock '99", an evening children's concert, will be held at Ortonville's Lakeside Park June 23 at 7 p.m. The free Kidstock '99 concert features children's recording artist, Phil Baker. Phil has received numerous grants, nominations and awards for his public service, including Top 12 young Men of America and South Dakota's Baker Man of the Year. This summer's show includes a conga line, the limbo, a new dance called "the swim", and the always popular "YMCA". There's something for everyone young at heart. Free Pizza Ranch pizza and pop will be available for children 12 and under from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the park. Pizza and pop may be FISH BEAUTIFUL BIG STONE LAKE! Where You Can Eat All The Fish You Want! One of Minnesota's few lakes where fish are CONTAMINANT FREE! LECTRIC DAIRY FARMER.. With his ability to keep in step with progress ... Uses modern, automated equipment powered by electricity.., and his own special skills.,, to BETTER ELECTRICALLY... BETTER ELECTRICALLY... is here now for today's dairy farmer. He uses electricity for all his needs--lighting, milking, refrigeration, storing, plenty of hot water and heating and cooling. is total-electric, too with modern electric appliances, water heater, and heating and cooling. adequality meets the needs of the dairy farmer, making it possible Live Better Electrically. purchased for those 13 and older. Free prizes for kids 12 and under will be given away during the hour long show, including a 20" bicycle that is presently on display at the Ortonville Pizza Ranch. The registration box for the bike and other prizes is located at the Ortonville Pizza Ranch. To receive a prize you must be present during the Phil Baker show. Registration forms can be picked up at the Pizza Ranch or look for one in next week's issue of The Ortonville Independent. Ortonville's New Life Community Baptist Church"s community center is the rain location with the same time schedule. Listen to KDIO 1350 AM or KMSD 1510 AM for further weather related details. For more information, call the Ortonville Pizza Ranch at 839-3006. The Phil Baker Kidstock '99 concert is part of a summer long 16 show tour that is sponsored by the Pizza Ranch Ranches of South Dakota. the concert series kicked off in Milbank, SD June 2. SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS. Agassiz & Odessa Mutual Insurance Company announces the recipients of the two $500 scholarship awards that they offer each year to high school seniors in the area. Recipients this year are Amy Stallman and Kristin Weber. Amy is the daughter of William and Lillian Stallman of Beardsley and a 1999 graduate of Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley High School. Kristin is the daughter of David and Janet Weber of Ortonville and a 1999 graduate of Ortonville High School. Pictured, from left to right, are Amy Stallman, Kristin Weber and Carol Asche, President of the Board of Directors of Agassiz & Odessa Mutual Insurance Company. I remember... when Dad would pile us in the car on Sunday afternoons. He would tell us to pick a direction and we would simply drive. Mundwiler, a family tradition. ,r.,@ O, ond . O/o,,tedd,,,, (9"2,:' MUNDWILER FUNERAL HOME INC. 301 FOURTH STREET SOUTH, MILBANK ©Copyright 1998 R.W. Jones & Associates, Inc. FARM BETTER ELECTRICALLY ASK US ABOUT OUR FREE WATER HEATER PROGRAM R A LITE CO-OPEl1 A..,0,, TIV E A Touchstone Energy Partner YOUR TIME IS MONEY At CenBank, we know how valuable your time is, so we've created the TIME Is MONEY ACCOUNT* A direct deposit account that saves you time and money, so you can enjoy the summer doing whatever it is you like to do. Ask your employer about direct deposits! • earn interest monthly • no minimum balance • no monthly fees • personal money orders at no charge *Customer must have payroll direct deposit to qualify "Because we care/" Cp O Box30 Jl131lmtBstree t Phone 320-839-6123 • 1-800-335-8920 • Fax 320-839-6127 Member FDIC www.cenbank.com .EHRENBERG, the former Linda Folkens, has been of the Year for the State of Minnesota. She has and now Milan Elementary Schools for 13 with a student, and the cutlines in the Appleton Standard, where this picture first appeared'reads: • a attitude to school each day." Linda, a was recognized at a state event at the Milan Elementary School in May. - Appleton Press Photo sssional of the Year 0hal of the Year" for is the honor on Linda Linda is the for- and is the daugh- Folkens of for the Appleton, Schools notified of the Year, and accepted ceremony in year, and at a community eel- 20 at the Milan At that celebration several teachers and three students, as well as a parent and the Elementary School Principal AI Stoeckman spoke in praise of her work with children and her fellow employees. Her parents were also pre- sent for that celebration as well as members of her family. Linda and her husband Rick reside and farm north of Correll. They have three children: Darin, who farms and lives in Appleton: Shantel, who works at the University of New York and lives in New York City, and Marcy, who is a freshman at Normandale College and lives in Chanhassen. Is Our Business VILLE INDEPENDENT LE RY QUEEN 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. WILL BE CLOSED & Wednesday, June 15 & 16 change of ownership... REOPENING ON :lay, June 17th from upcoming Grand Opening/ East Hwy. 12 Ortonville, MN EIcIRS explainScredit .' i N-D E P EN D E N TI Some farmers and other self- employed people who claimed the "ACoNIleucl,mlr'wslPlnAtNeY" Earned Income Credit (EIC) on their -,,,,,,,,,, tax returns mistakenly received notices from the Internal Revenue Service saying they were ineligible for the credit. The IRS is advising people who haven't already responded to these notices to contact the tax agency so they can get the credit they were entitled to receive. The error involves EIC claims made by some taxpayers using Form 4797, Sales of Business Properly. This category includes some dairy farmers who sold culled cows, farming equipment and other business assets. The EIC primarily helps low and moderate income working families. According to the IRS, people who have not already responded to their ineligibility notice should call the phone number shown on the notice. alternatively, a person can respond in writing to the following address: Taxpayer Advocate, Mail Stop 1005, Internal Revenue Service Center, PO box 24551, Kansas City, MO 64131. Refer to Revenue Ruling 98-56, and to speed processing, include a copy of the notice and a copy of the tax return. I INDEPENDENT WANT ADS Zahnow attends girls state at SDSU Megan Zahnow, daughter of Robert and Betty Zahnow of Big Stone City, SD, was elected to the house of representatives during the 51st annual South Dakota Girls State held at South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD ' May 26-31. Under the belief that the best way to learn is by doing, South Dakota Girls State provides training and practice in government at the city, county and state levels. Under the sponsorship of the American Legion Auxiliary, Girls State has grown from an enrollment of 117 girls in 1947 to its present enrollment of approximately 475 girls. BRING QUICK RESULTS! [ Kidstock '99 coming to town "Kidstock '99", an evening children's concert, will be held at Ortonville's Lakeside Park June 23 at 7 p.m. The free Kidstock '99 concert features children's recording artist, Phil Baker. Phil has received numerous grants, nominations and awards for his public service, including Top 12 young Men of America and South Dakota's Baker Man of the Year. This summer's show includes a conga line, the limbo, a new dance called "the swim", and the always popular "YMCA". There's something for everyone young at heart. Free Pizza Ranch pizza and pop will be available for children 12 and under from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the park. Pizza and pop may be FISH BEAUTIFUL BIG STONE LAKE! Where You Can Eat All The Fish You Want! One of Minnesota's few lakes where fish are CONTAMINANT FREE! LECTRIC DAIRY FARMER.. With his ability to keep in step with progress ... Uses modern, automated equipment powered by electricity.., and his own special skills.,, to BETTER ELECTRICALLY... BETTER ELECTRICALLY... is here now for today's dairy farmer. He uses electricity for all his needs--lighting, milking, refrigeration, storing, plenty of hot water and heating and cooling. is total-electric, too with modern electric appliances, water heater, and heating and cooling. adequality meets the needs of the dairy farmer, making it possible Live Better Electrically. purchased for those 13 and older. Free prizes for kids 12 and under will be given away during the hour long show, including a 20" bicycle that is presently on display at the Ortonville Pizza Ranch. The registration box for the bike and other prizes is located at the Ortonville Pizza Ranch. To receive a prize you must be present during the Phil Baker show. Registration forms can be picked up at the Pizza Ranch or look for one in next week's issue of The Ortonville Independent. Ortonville's New Life Community Baptist Church"s community center is the rain location with the same time schedule. Listen to KDIO 1350 AM or KMSD 1510 AM for further weather related details. For more information, call the Ortonville Pizza Ranch at 839-3006. The Phil Baker Kidstock '99 concert is part of a summer long 16 show tour that is sponsored by the Pizza Ranch Ranches of South Dakota. the concert series kicked off in Milbank, SD June 2. SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS. Agassiz & Odessa Mutual Insurance Company announces the recipients of the two $500 scholarship awards that they offer each year to high school seniors in the area. Recipients this year are Amy Stallman and Kristin Weber. Amy is the daughter of William and Lillian Stallman of Beardsley and a 1999 graduate of Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley High School. Kristin is the daughter of David and Janet Weber of Ortonville and a 1999 graduate of Ortonville High School. Pictured, from left to right, are Amy Stallman, Kristin Weber and Carol Asche, President of the Board of Directors of Agassiz & Odessa Mutual Insurance Company. I remember... when Dad would pile us in the car on Sunday afternoons. He would tell us to pick a direction and we would simply drive. Mundwiler, a family tradition. ,r.,@ O, ond . O/o,,tedd,,,, (9"2,:' MUNDWILER FUNERAL HOME INC. 301 FOURTH STREET SOUTH, MILBANK ©Copyright 1998 R.W. Jones & Associates, Inc. FARM BETTER ELECTRICALLY ASK US ABOUT OUR FREE WATER HEATER PROGRAM R A LITE CO-OPEl1 A..,0,, TIV E A Touchstone Energy Partner YOUR TIME IS MONEY At CenBank, we know how valuable your time is, so we've created the TIME Is MONEY ACCOUNT* A direct deposit account that saves you time and money, so you can enjoy the summer doing whatever it is you like to do. Ask your employer about direct deposits! • earn interest monthly • no minimum balance • no monthly fees • personal money orders at no charge *Customer must have payroll direct deposit to qualify "Because we care/" Cp O Box30 Jl131lmtBstree t Phone 320-839-6123 • 1-800-335-8920 • Fax 320-839-6127 Member FDIC www.cenbank.com