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I @$ Home New Twin Mattress & Box Spring Sets @ s1990o and up! 116 Monroe Ave. Ortonville, MN 320-839-3617 For sale FOR SALE-Mobile home 16x80, two bedrooms, two baths, living room, kitchen, dining, family room, porch and deck. 320-839-2660. 20-3 Sweet Corn Silage Available Now Kiln D if Sawdust for Dairy I Services m- i ~m ] Help wanted HELP WANTED-Motel house- keeping. Call (320) 839-2558. 22-1" THE BIG STONE CITY Post Office is accepting applications for the position of Postmapter Relief/ Leave Replacement. A PMR/LR per- forms as a relief or leave replacement during the absence of the postmaster. Responsibilities include customer service, distribution of mail and win- dow service, and sale of USPS retail products. The PMR/LR will work Saturdays; other workdays and hours will vary. The beginning salary is $9.45 per hour. Contact Greg Strobl, Postmaster, at 605-862-8396 for more information. Apply online at during the posting dates of June 11-24, 2009. The US Postal Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 22-1" CRAIG BEYER'S Tree Service is coming to the Ortonville area early this spring for any tree trimming and stump removal. Call Craig to get on his Spring list! Modern equipment, powerful stump cutter, ISA certified Arborist, MN licensed tree inspector In business since 1997. Call Craig for an estimate 320-589-2114. 29-TF* CARPET CLEANING & JANITORIAL SERVICE Jr Carpet Cleaning Jr Furniture Cleaning Jr Tile Floors & More Call Tom Pauli for Free Estimates 605-432-5993 or 605-880-5686 Serving the Area Since 1986l being accepted for MedicalTechnologist or Medical Lab Technician at Madison Hospital, Madison, MN. Must be MT or MLT and ASCP certified or eligible. FT hours (80/pp) includes rotating call and weekends in a newly renovated lab doing multiple tests with latest technology. FT benefits include insurance, retirement plan, holiday pay, pe 3onal leave. Applications available online at or by contacting Human Resources, Madison Hospital, 900 - 2nd Ave Madison, MN 56256, ph. 320-598-7536. EOE j Save this paper for recycling Meetings ] ALANON MEETINGS every Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m Ortonville Senior Citizen Center (use side entrance). Friends and family of alco- holics are invited. 32-TF* ~( 1 bedroom apartment available Immedlstelyl ,X Heat, water, sewer and garbage included X Laundry snd community room on-site X First month's rent FREE with 12-month Ioasat FOR INFORMATION CONTACT Van Binsbergen & Associates, Inc. 320.269,6640, ext. 24 "This Institutes Is an Equal Oppoaun~ Pro~." INDEPENDENT WANT ADS PAY AFFORDABLE HOUSING AVAILABLE Housing available to qualifying senior citizens, couples, singles, disabled persons and families. Pay the less of: 30% of income/ adjusted income OR the ceiling rent limits which are set in accordance with the fair market rent limits, toward rent and utilities. Rent assistance in privately-owned housing also available to qualifying persons. Big Stone County Housing & Redevelopment Authority 301 NW 1st Street Ortonville, MN 56278 S The City of Ortonville has available the following opportunities to serve your community: *:. Planning and Zoning Commission (two openings) 4. Park Board (one opening) .:. Community Center Board (one opening) .t. Heritage Preservation Commission (one opening) HELP WANTED Application forms are available by calling (320) 839-3428 or by stopping in at the City Office, 217 Third St. NW, Suite 101, Ortonville, MN 56278. FOR SALE Applications will be due no later than Frlday, June 26, 2009. | EQUIPMENT FOR SALE CITY OF OITTONVILLE -. JOB ANNOUNCEMENT - AUTOMOBILE DONATION HELP WANTED-INSuRANCE The western Minnesota city of Ononvllle seeks a full-time Police Chief for leadership, direction and hands-on management of lu police department. The department consists of two other full-time officers and three to four part-time officers. The Chief Is nominated by the Civil Service Commission, appointed by the City Council and reports to the City Clerk-Administrator. The Chief works with the City Clerk-Administrator, City Council and County Sheriff's Department to provide public safety services, performs duties as a patrol officer and assisu medical and fire personnel as needed. Applicanu must be a Hinnesota P.O.S.T. Board licensed at time of appointment and possess a valid Hlnnesota driver's license. A minimum of five years experience in law enforcement preferred, with supervisory experience and advanced education or other professional training desirable. Prior to appoint- ment, finalist(s) will be subject to a thorough background, psychological and physical evaluation. Starting salary is dependent upon qualifications and experi- ence. Applications may be obtained by contacting the City Office, 21 7 NW 3rd St Suite 101, Ononville, PIN 56278, phone 320-83?-3428 or at Cover letter, completed city application and resume muse be received no later cben S:O0 PM on lune 30, DEADLINE Friday Noon Phone 320-839-6163 Fax 320-839-3761 Firestone Bin Memoriam ] IN MEMORIAM In loving memory of Scott Anderson June 19, 1986 - July 24, 2005 HAPPY BIRTHDAY! With tears of sorrow we cry each day, In angels' arms you were carried away. i Our memories of love and laughter ! shall not fade, For inside our hearts you will always stay i Sadly missed 22-1 by your family C#lAmeric,on HeQrt FOR ALL YOUR GuPmC HEEDS 01/1112S YEARS yAss ci ti n DAN WILSON 320415-6321 WE12E FIGHTING FOR YOUR LIFE (320) 839-2118 1-800-630-4978 Tom Oaker - Broker Kamn Oakes - Sak~ l Cardso' J .est.o.o c, uc, s thanks sought for rail CARD OF THANKS fair in Monte The family of Steve Wolner would The Milwaukee Road Heritage like to thank the many friends and Center (MRHC) of Montevideo is relatives who showed their love and hosting an open house and Hobo caring by sending Steve cards during Festival on Sunday June 21st from 11 his illness. Also thank you to every- a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Historic one who sent cards, gifts of food, Milwaukee Road Depot on Main money and flowers and the phone Street Montevideo. The event is calls and visits to my home. This being sponsored in conjunction with shows how great it is to live in a the annual Fiesta Days Parade which small town where people care about begins at 1 p.m. Parade goers are you and your family. A special thank encouraged to come early to save their you to my church family for all your seat along the parade route and then concern during this time. stroll over to the railroad yard for God Bless Everyone, guided tours, hobo music, food, a Isabel Wolner and hobo secret symbol scavenger hunt 22-1 the rest of Steve's Family and a model railroad exhibit. The event is free and open to the public. CARD OF THANKS Area youth are being encouraged The family of Don Vangsness to dress up as hobos and attend the wishes to say "thank you" to family event. Prizes will be awarded for the and friends for the memorials, flow- best hobo costumes. The model rail- ers, food and words of concern and road exhibit under construction will sympathy during the time of his be open for public viewing on death. Thanks to the Clinton First Sunday. Families with young chil- Responders and Graceville Ambu- dren will delight in seeing the model lance for their quick action. Thanks trains go round the track. Children to Minister Bev McNeill for her will also have the opportunity to look words of comfort to the family and for secret hobo signs on the rail yard meaningful message at the memorial grounds and along Montevideo's service. Thanks to Ileta Herberg and Main Street. Prizes will be awarded staff of Larson Funeral Home for the to those who are able to locate all of professional, yet friendly manner, the signs. Thahks to Jill Hennessy for the time Jerry Ostensoe will play train and love put into the floral arrange- songs and hobo tunes at the Historic ments and to all those who sent flow- Milwaukee Road depot during the ers and plants. Thanks to Bonnie event. Cans of Lem Kaercher's Hobo Stotesbery, Boyd and Kathy Huselid Soup will be on sale for a $I and tour and Ann Nelson for the music at the goers will be encouraged to eat the service. Thanks to the women of soup "right out of the can" in the time Trinity for the lunch during the visita- honored hobo tradition. tion and following the service. God The purpose of the Open House is bless you all. "Thou good and faith- to introduce Montevideo are residents ful servant, job well done." to the historical importance of the Joanne Vangsness, Milwaukee Road Railroad yard. The Peter and Lynn Vangsness, rail yard features a world class collec- Greg Vangsness and Jessica Norlund, tion of historic buildings and cars that Tyler and Daisy, attract visitors from throughout the Mark Vangsness,nation. Anyone can join the MRHC. Lucille Vangsness and For more information visit 22-1 Don's brothers and sisters If you have been looking for that perfect spot to have a few horses, goats or other animals, check out this eight-acre hobby farm located just minutes from Ortonville. The home was built m 1997 and features five bedrooms, nice open kitchen/dining area and a large family room in the basement. There is an attached garage and four outbuildings This home could be yours to enjoy "Country Living/" Priced at $207,000 Two Bedroom Apartment Personals PREGNANT OR WONDERING? Afraid to tell parents? Free and confi- dential testing and resource informa- tion. Call 1-800-550-4900 or 320- 839-7174. Birthright, 482 U.S. Hwy. 12, P.O. Box 273, Big Stone City, SD 57216. 34-TF* Jim Nitz, Owner pote, & Sheds Co~e~ 5~evk' For in-depth, intelligent news you can count on every day--wherever you live in Hinnesota--tune in or click online Find your frequency at HPR.ORG MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO NEWS '~[11 "ot" J~ (You're reading this one aren't you?) BUY, SEL RENT'HIRL- minnesota Classified flduedising network Medical ~%~,~,0~0~~ TECHNOLOGIST MIIbank Area Hospital Avers in Milbank, S.D seeks a Radiology Technologist. In additional to general radiology exams, the facility offers CT, MRI, mammograms, DEXA and ultrasound. Hours for the position are full-time Monday - Friday days, every third evening, weekend and holiday on-call. Must have an associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school of radiology. Registered A.R.R.T. required. Previous experience in radiology and with various modalities preferred. 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