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Good old days in the q:,rzonville area BACK IN THE 1979-80 SCHOOL YEAR, this Independent photo was taken in the Industrial Shop Dept. at the school. At left is Indlastrial Arts teacher Roger Nornes. Students, left to right, are Sue Kaercher, Lisa Auchstetter and Lisa Gustafson. The girls were in the eighth grade at the time. 10 YEARS AGO June 21, 1989 Marian Anderson, Big Stone County Extension Agent in Home Economics and 4-H, has accepted a position with the Rice County Extension Service in Faribault effective July 5th. A new historic marker is in place on the shore of Big Stone Lake to mark the entrance to Chautauqua Park. The donors are Ruth Anderson and Gunder and Maybelle Kampen. Gayle and Colleen Hedge have purchased the Big Stone Canning factory in Ortonville. An open house will be held in honor of the 50th wedding anniversary of Woody and Carol Mangel on June 23 at the Madison VFW. Glen and Liz Radermacher will celebrate their 40th wed- ding anniversary on July 2nd. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Thiele of Big Stone City are the parents of a boy born at the Ortonville Hospital. 25 YEARS AGO June 12, 1974 Richard Nelson, son of the Roy Nelsons of Clinton exhib- ited the Grand Champion Dairy animal at the Dairy Day Cattle show. Laura Weeding was crowned Big Stone County Dairy Princess for 1974. Gwen Kidman, Dairy Princess for 1973, was also pictured. Midwest Swine, owned and operated by Jim and Betty Adelman of Milbank, will be holding an open house this week. The Centennial celebration was a big success. Ivan's Mens Wear, former- ly Grosenicks, will be holding the grand opening of their all new Jeans Warehouse base- ment addition to their present store. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Karels of Nassau, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. John Tobin of Ortonville and a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Gary Dinnel of Ortonville. 50 YEARS AGO June 30, 1949 The city council at a special meeting Monday evening adopted a resolution accepting a site north of the platted area of the Skyview addition donat- ed by Carl Eastvold and Otto Jacobson. The Ortonville Legion building company, a private organization set up several years ago for the primary pur- pose of building a Legion Club building, decided last week to build a two story building north of the Pure Oil station. the Northwestern Bank will occupy the main floor and the Legion the second story. The Farm Electric Supply was purchased this week by Martin Haanen and Del Toner from Floyd Everson. Barbara Kaercher and Harold McCarthy were united in marriage June 24th by Rev. Wm. Hull at the Congregational Church. Avis Mielitz and Donald Van Eschen were united in marriage June 23rd at the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Big Stone City by Rev. O.A. Gehring. f DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Ortonville Independent Mildred Fawcett and Eddien Nelson were married June 28th at the Correll Evangelical Church by Rev. Stapher. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Tom Toner Jr. of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Kunde of Odessa and a son to Mr. and Mrs. Percy Beutler of Milbank, SD. 70 YEARS AGO June 13, 1929 Members of the Civic Department of the Women's Club were hosts to a picnic supper on Wednesday at Nielson's Park. They talked about what they could do to beautify the park. 2,000 are expected to attend the Luther League Convention in Ortonville from June 17-23. Upwards of 3,000 farmers from the area are expected to attend a big all day picnic and barbeque at Eternal Springs Park on Thursday, June 20th. J.S. Montgomery of the Central Cooperative of St. Paul will lead the discussion on direct buying of livestock. The Graceville, Barry and Johnson banks have merged and formed the First National Bank of Graceville. Barry and Johnson will now be without a bank. This column sponsored in part by (320) 839-3820 Ortonville, MN 56278 J Rosen news By Mrs. M.J. Kirehberg Brian Schuelke of Lennox, SD and Mrs. Gene Patterson of Walt, SD spent the past week at the Ray Schuelke home. Additional weekend guests were Angle and Emily Kasuske of Avon, and Brenda Schuelke of Watertown. Mr. and Mrs. Ashley Bruns and Erin of Watertown, SD and Brian Karels of Montevideo were weekend guests at the Edward Karels home. Mr. and Mrs. Nyland Larson entertained relatives and friends at their home on Sunday afternoon and evening in honor of Mrs. Mark Larson's graduation from Ortonville High School. Rev. and Mrs. Brad Larson and family of Homer, SD were Sunday until Monday, June 7 guests at the Nyland Larson home. Charlie Schmieg of Plymouth spent the June 5 weekend at the home of his mother Mrs. Myra Schmieg. Mrs. Joan Strei and Mr. and Mrs. Glen Abramowski and Joseph were among relatives and friends that attended the open house in honor of Alan Schuelke's graduation from Ortonville High School at the Ray Schuelke home on Sunday afternoon, June 6. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Schwarz and son of New Ulm were weekend guests at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Millerbernd. visitors during the weekend were Lavern Kriese of Madison and Ann Millerbernd of Appleton. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schuelke entertained relatives and friends at their home on Sunday afternoon and evening in honor of their son Alan's graduation from Ortonville High School. Charlie Schmieg of Plymouth and Mrs. Myra Schmieg spent Saturday, June 5 visiting at the Glen and Charlie home were Mrs. Buz Comstock and girls ofMankato, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Karels and family of Breckenridge and Randy Karels of St. Paul. Additional Saturday afternoon and BAD EXPERIENCE? ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY SPECIALISTS 605-226-2663 1-800-765-2660 Dr. Donald J. Frisco, M.D. will be at St. Bernard's Hospital in Milbank on Monday, June 21, 1999 701 - 8th Avenue NW Aberdeen, South Dakota supper guests were Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Karels and Ryan of Grand Forks, Mrs. Pauline Karels and family of Ortonville. Monday, June 7 guests at the Angle Schmidt home were Mr. and Mrs. Tony Sis, Christian and Alicia of Madison, WI, Dick Sis of New Cumberland, PA, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Sis, Amy and Steven of Onalaska, WI, Cathy Sis of St. Cloud. Mrs. Bill Schank of Milbank and Mrs. Dorothy Sis of Northridge were Thursday, June 3 early evening visitors at the Augie Schmidt home. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Pillatzkes, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Pillatzki and family were among relatives that attended the Golden Wedding open house of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Roggenbuck at St. Michael's Church Hall on Saturday afternoon, June 5, 1999. St. Anthony and St. Monica Catholic Aid Council held their quarterly meeting at St. Joseph's School on Tuesday evening, June 9, 1999. Field Representative Mike Bredeck was also present. Mr. and Mrs. M.J. Kirchberg, and Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Pillatzki attended the funeral of Mildred (Mrs. Ray) Kirchberg at St. Michael's Church in Madison on Wednesday, June 9, 1999. Mr. and Mrs. Randy Kirchberg of New Ulm are the parents of a son Caleb Thomas born on Wednesday, June 9, 1999. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Tom Kirchberg of New Ulm. Great grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Reiffenberger of Madison and Mr. and Mrs. M.J. If the above phrase accurately describes your experience with hearing instruments. We understand. Call us for a complete hearing health consultation. 1-888-443-2748 Toll Free (I HEAR IT) Finally, Hearing Instruments That Work! 348 W. Main St. (Behind Bursch Travel) Marshall 507-537-9480 Montevideo 320-269-8155 LOCATED AT: Senior Citizen Center, Ortonville Thursday, June 24 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. TAKING THE PLUNGE! The combination of warm and school out for the summer brought many Ortonville Pool last week for a swim. Kirchberg of Rosen. Radermacher homes in Ortonville and with Eva Schmieg at St. William's Home and were callers at the Norman Schmieg home in Milbank. Brian and Tom Spars of Hutchinson spent the weekend at the Joe Spars home. Mrs. Monica Abraham and sons Chris and Jason of Mesa, AZ arrived at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Karels to spend 10 days visiting and they were among relatives that attended the wedding of her niece Michelle Pillatzke and Curtis Stewart at St. James Church and reception at Lantern Inn on Saturday, June 5, 1999. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Volkenant attended the High School graduation reception for Brock Reidner at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Reidner in Morris on Sunday, May 30, 1999. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Karels spent Memorial Day weekend at the Robert Rodas home Correction: accompanied Jacksonville, FL John Paul as news. Mr. and Mrs. guests, Mr. and Paul, Mr. and Rademacher were attended the Matt Karels School on Sunday 1999. Steve Millerbernd t Mr. and Mrs. Shoreview were home of her par Lester they attended the graduation open Jamie Wester parents Mr. and Ortonville. Weekend Capt. Van Hout assigned to Germany command Captain Mark Van Hout, son of Don and Arvene Van Hout of Big Stone City has received orders to command the 90th Postal Company in Kaiserslautern, Germany. He has just completed a two-year tour as the Operations Officer at the Fargo Military entrance Processing Station. It is expected he, his wife renee, and their children, Michael, Julianne and Daniel will be in Germany for at least three years. Rakow accepted at UM in Morris Sally Rakow, Odessa, daughter of Clint and Larrie Bea Schultz, Ortonville, has been accepted at the University of Minnesota, Morris for fall semester 1999. Rakow is a 1984 graduate of Ortonville High School. UMVRDC June The Upper Mit Regional Develo will hold its regular on Monday, June Appleton Civic will begin at 8 p.m. UMVRD meetings The Upper Communit' Powers Board the upcoming place on the following locationS: Tuesday, June Thursday, City Hall Tuesday, Chippewa Co. Food and served from to begin at 7 p.m. ARE YOU WONDERING WHICH Green Thumb Employment and Training, Inc. individuals who are age 55 and over in gaining time employment. Financial guidelines Contact Hilda at 320-855-2440 4 SIZES OF STORAGE 5'x10' .10'x10' .10'x20' Richard and 1lancy AnnetL Owners Phone (320) 039-2469 or (605) 76 NORTH ORTONVILLE Page 4b  INDEPENDENT Good old days in the q:,rzonville area BACK IN THE 1979-80 SCHOOL YEAR, this Independent photo was taken in the Industrial Shop Dept. at the school. At left is Indlastrial Arts teacher Roger Nornes. Students, left to right, are Sue Kaercher, Lisa Auchstetter and Lisa Gustafson. The girls were in the eighth grade at the time. 10 YEARS AGO June 21, 1989 Marian Anderson, Big Stone County Extension Agent in Home Economics and 4-H, has accepted a position with the Rice County Extension Service in Faribault effective July 5th. A new historic marker is in place on the shore of Big Stone Lake to mark the entrance to Chautauqua Park. The donors are Ruth Anderson and Gunder and Maybelle Kampen. Gayle and Colleen Hedge have purchased the Big Stone Canning factory in Ortonville. An open house will be held in honor of the 50th wedding anniversary of Woody and Carol Mangel on June 23 at the Madison VFW. Glen and Liz Radermacher will celebrate their 40th wed- ding anniversary on July 2nd. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Thiele of Big Stone City are the parents of a boy born at the Ortonville Hospital. 25 YEARS AGO June 12, 1974 Richard Nelson, son of the Roy Nelsons of Clinton exhib- ited the Grand Champion Dairy animal at the Dairy Day Cattle show. Laura Weeding was crowned Big Stone County Dairy Princess for 1974. Gwen Kidman, Dairy Princess for 1973, was also pictured. Midwest Swine, owned and operated by Jim and Betty Adelman of Milbank, will be holding an open house this week. The Centennial celebration was a big success. Ivan's Mens Wear, former- ly Grosenicks, will be holding the grand opening of their all new Jeans Warehouse base- ment addition to their present store. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Karels of Nassau, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. John Tobin of Ortonville and a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Gary Dinnel of Ortonville. 50 YEARS AGO June 30, 1949 The city council at a special meeting Monday evening adopted a resolution accepting a site north of the platted area of the Skyview addition donat- ed by Carl Eastvold and Otto Jacobson. The Ortonville Legion building company, a private organization set up several years ago for the primary pur- pose of building a Legion Club building, decided last week to build a two story building north of the Pure Oil station. the Northwestern Bank will occupy the main floor and the Legion the second story. The Farm Electric Supply was purchased this week by Martin Haanen and Del Toner from Floyd Everson. Barbara Kaercher and Harold McCarthy were united in marriage June 24th by Rev. Wm. Hull at the Congregational Church. Avis Mielitz and Donald Van Eschen were united in marriage June 23rd at the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Big Stone City by Rev. O.A. Gehring. f DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Ortonville Independent Mildred Fawcett and Eddien Nelson were married June 28th at the Correll Evangelical Church by Rev. Stapher. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Tom Toner Jr. of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Kunde of Odessa and a son to Mr. and Mrs. Percy Beutler of Milbank, SD. 70 YEARS AGO June 13, 1929 Members of the Civic Department of the Women's Club were hosts to a picnic supper on Wednesday at Nielson's Park. They talked about what they could do to beautify the park. 2,000 are expected to attend the Luther League Convention in Ortonville from June 17-23. Upwards of 3,000 farmers from the area are expected to attend a big all day picnic and barbeque at Eternal Springs Park on Thursday, June 20th. J.S. Montgomery of the Central Cooperative of St. Paul will lead the discussion on direct buying of livestock. The Graceville, Barry and Johnson banks have merged and formed the First National Bank of Graceville. Barry and Johnson will now be without a bank. This column sponsored in part by (320) 839-3820 Ortonville, MN 56278 J Rosen news By Mrs. M.J. Kirehberg Brian Schuelke of Lennox, SD and Mrs. Gene Patterson of Walt, SD spent the past week at the Ray Schuelke home. Additional weekend guests were Angle and Emily Kasuske of Avon, and Brenda Schuelke of Watertown. Mr. and Mrs. Ashley Bruns and Erin of Watertown, SD and Brian Karels of Montevideo were weekend guests at the Edward Karels home. Mr. and Mrs. Nyland Larson entertained relatives and friends at their home on Sunday afternoon and evening in honor of Mrs. Mark Larson's graduation from Ortonville High School. Rev. and Mrs. Brad Larson and family of Homer, SD were Sunday until Monday, June 7 guests at the Nyland Larson home. Charlie Schmieg of Plymouth spent the June 5 weekend at the home of his mother Mrs. Myra Schmieg. Mrs. Joan Strei and Mr. and Mrs. Glen Abramowski and Joseph were among relatives and friends that attended the open house in honor of Alan Schuelke's graduation from Ortonville High School at the Ray Schuelke home on Sunday afternoon, June 6. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Schwarz and son of New Ulm were weekend guests at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Millerbernd. visitors during the weekend were Lavern Kriese of Madison and Ann Millerbernd of Appleton. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schuelke entertained relatives and friends at their home on Sunday afternoon and evening in honor of their son Alan's graduation from Ortonville High School. Charlie Schmieg of Plymouth and Mrs. Myra Schmieg spent Saturday, June 5 visiting at the Glen and Charlie home were Mrs. Buz Comstock and girls ofMankato, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Karels and family of Breckenridge and Randy Karels of St. Paul. Additional Saturday afternoon and BAD EXPERIENCE? ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY SPECIALISTS 605-226-2663 1-800-765-2660 Dr. Donald J. Frisco, M.D. will be at St. Bernard's Hospital in Milbank on Monday, June 21, 1999 701 - 8th Avenue NW Aberdeen, South Dakota supper guests were Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Karels and Ryan of Grand Forks, Mrs. Pauline Karels and family of Ortonville. Monday, June 7 guests at the Angle Schmidt home were Mr. and Mrs. Tony Sis, Christian and Alicia of Madison, WI, Dick Sis of New Cumberland, PA, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Sis, Amy and Steven of Onalaska, WI, Cathy Sis of St. Cloud. Mrs. Bill Schank of Milbank and Mrs. Dorothy Sis of Northridge were Thursday, June 3 early evening visitors at the Augie Schmidt home. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Pillatzkes, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Pillatzki and family were among relatives that attended the Golden Wedding open house of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Roggenbuck at St. Michael's Church Hall on Saturday afternoon, June 5, 1999. St. Anthony and St. Monica Catholic Aid Council held their quarterly meeting at St. Joseph's School on Tuesday evening, June 9, 1999. Field Representative Mike Bredeck was also present. Mr. and Mrs. M.J. Kirchberg, and Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Pillatzki attended the funeral of Mildred (Mrs. Ray) Kirchberg at St. Michael's Church in Madison on Wednesday, June 9, 1999. Mr. and Mrs. Randy Kirchberg of New Ulm are the parents of a son Caleb Thomas born on Wednesday, June 9, 1999. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Tom Kirchberg of New Ulm. Great grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Reiffenberger of Madison and Mr. and Mrs. M.J. If the above phrase accurately describes your experience with hearing instruments. We understand. Call us for a complete hearing health consultation. 1-888-443-2748 Toll Free (I HEAR IT) Finally, Hearing Instruments That Work! 348 W. Main St. (Behind Bursch Travel) Marshall 507-537-9480 Montevideo 320-269-8155 LOCATED AT: Senior Citizen Center, Ortonville Thursday, June 24 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. TAKING THE PLUNGE! The combination of warm and school out for the summer brought many Ortonville Pool last week for a swim. Kirchberg of Rosen. Radermacher homes in Ortonville and with Eva Schmieg at St. William's Home and were callers at the Norman Schmieg home in Milbank. Brian and Tom Spars of Hutchinson spent the weekend at the Joe Spars home. Mrs. Monica Abraham and sons Chris and Jason of Mesa, AZ arrived at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Karels to spend 10 days visiting and they were among relatives that attended the wedding of her niece Michelle Pillatzke and Curtis Stewart at St. James Church and reception at Lantern Inn on Saturday, June 5, 1999. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Volkenant attended the High School graduation reception for Brock Reidner at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Reidner in Morris on Sunday, May 30, 1999. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Karels spent Memorial Day weekend at the Robert Rodas home Correction: accompanied Jacksonville, FL John Paul as news. Mr. and Mrs. guests, Mr. and Paul, Mr. and Rademacher were attended the Matt Karels School on Sunday 1999. Steve Millerbernd t Mr. and Mrs. Shoreview were home of her par Lester they attended the graduation open Jamie Wester parents Mr. and Ortonville. Weekend Capt. Van Hout assigned to Germany command Captain Mark Van Hout, son of Don and Arvene Van Hout of Big Stone City has received orders to command the 90th Postal Company in Kaiserslautern, Germany. He has just completed a two-year tour as the Operations Officer at the Fargo Military entrance Processing Station. It is expected he, his wife renee, and their children, Michael, Julianne and Daniel will be in Germany for at least three years. Rakow accepted at UM in Morris Sally Rakow, Odessa, daughter of Clint and Larrie Bea Schultz, Ortonville, has been accepted at the University of Minnesota, Morris for fall semester 1999. Rakow is a 1984 graduate of Ortonville High School. UMVRDC June The Upper Mit Regional Develo will hold its regular on Monday, June Appleton Civic will begin at 8 p.m. UMVRD meetings The Upper Communit' Powers Board the upcoming place on the following locationS: Tuesday, June Thursday, City Hall Tuesday, Chippewa Co. Food and served from to begin at 7 p.m. ARE YOU WONDERING WHICH Green Thumb Employment and Training, Inc. individuals who are age 55 and over in gaining time employment. Financial guidelines Contact Hilda at 320-855-2440 4 SIZES OF STORAGE 5'x10' .10'x10' .10'x20' Richard and 1lancy AnnetL Owners Phone (320) 039-2469 or (605) 76 NORTH ORTONVILLE Page 4b  INDEPENDENT