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ii !/:! 2 HALLWAYS will run the perimeter on the first floor at the Ortonville School. This will access when entering the school from any door. diminish in summer a IC Johnson uly weekend, low and increased Use can put a serious 's blood supply. cold winter, school, work, have turned their summer rest and to take time from vacation schedules a challenge for ss," said Robert chief executive Central Blood needs of hospital a vacation. We to take time It is human cells transfused alive. Outside of red blood cells can Leader Sin00e1937 aids have bty to millions Wearers World. Since technok,. Maico offers one aid world. kt type and loss you a t wearing aids, you us today to learn or 8 Citizen iile, lay each 9:00-11:00 am. 9th & 23rd office will be 3rd. Catholic Church; Graceville on Wednesday, July 1 from 1-7 p.m. at Holy Rosary Parish Center; Clinton, on Thursday, July 2 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Clinton Memorial Building. Beardsley will no be holding its own local drive due to the Fourth of July holiday weekend, but all donors are being contacted and encouraged to donate at one of the other drives in the county that week. Qualifications to give blood are simple. If you are at least 17 years of age, weigh over 110 pounds, are are in good health, you can give blood. If you can't give this bloodmobile, but you would still like to help, call I- 800-GIVE LIFE be stored safely for only 42 days. Blood platelets, used for lifesaving cancer treatments, can be stored for only 72 hours. "For thousands of hospital patients who will need blood this summer," said Bowman, "the availability of fresh blood is a matter of life and death. At the Red Cross, we must collect 902 units of blood every working day to meet the needs of area patients." You can help save lives by making an appointment for the upcoming blood drive to be held in Big Stone County. The date of the drives are as follows: Ortonville on Tuesday, June 30, from 1 to 7 p.m. at St. John's INDEPENDENT Beat the fall rush Deutsch director of United Bankers United Bankers' Bancorporation elected two new directors to its board, Larry Deutsch, Beardsley Bancshares, and Richard Anderson, Oslo Bancorporation. "We are delighted to bring Larry and Rick to our Board,'they are outstanding members of the banking community as well as the communities they serve," state Bill Rosacker, president of United Bankers' Bank. "They will be a good addition to our current board." Deutsch, commenting on his election to UBBI's Board of Directors stated, "I am proud to work with an organization that is committed to community banking. UBBI works with community banks to help them serve their communities better." Deutsch is currently the president of the Buffalo Ridge State Bank and Executive Vice President of the security State Bank of Beardsley. Deutsch also served as a Director of the Browns Valley Health Center and the Graceville Golf Course and is on the Board of the MBA Ag Committee. Senior Center closed Friday; reopen Monday Ortonville's Senior Center will be closed this Friday, July 3, in honor of the July 4th holiday. The center will reopen on Monday, July 6. There will be no bridge at the Center July 3, nor will AA meet there that day. for your adolescent's shots Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine is recommended for children who have not had the chickenpox. In teens and adults, this disease can have much more serious complications than in younger children. If you would like more informa- tion on these vaccines or dates of pub- lic immunization clinics, contact your local office of Countryside Public Health at : Granite Falls, 320-564- 3010; Montevideo 320-269-2174; Madison 320-598-7313; Ortonville 320-839-6135; Benson 320-843- 4546. 12 years of age. Not only is it a good time to get current with the mandato- ry immunizations but also for those recommended for adolescents. Hepatitis B is currently a recom- mended vaccine. Hepatitis B is a seri- ous liver disease spread by contact with an infected person's blood." Today's teens and young adults have a greater chance of getting this disease due to high risk behaviors such as body piercing, tattoos, sexual activity, and injuries from contact sports. Hepatitis B will be mandatory for stu- dents entering Kindergarten in the school year. With summer activities in full swing, it's hard to think about gearing up for that first day of school. The 1998-99 school year will bring changes in the mandatory immuniza- tion requirements. All students enrolled in grades 7 through 12 nuist show proof of a tetanus-d)taeria (TD) booster given at or af 11 years of age and a second meaSles, mumps, rubella (MMR). Minnesota Immunization law is changing to be consistent with a nationwide effort to promote adoles- cent health. An important part of this effort is a preventative care visit at 11- QUALITY CLOCK' ' J.PAIR Antique Mantle dot) Day Annitwsa Striking Chiming CRAIG RANDLEMAN MN 320-839-2357 nnesota Certified 1 Cloc,aker" Watchmaker Call After 6 p.m. for Estimates in I i THE PLATHE FAMILY are the June Farmers of the Month. They farm one and one half miles east of Bellingham. From left to right in front is Marl, Morgan, Colin and Lindsay, and in back is John. See inside this section for their feature story. NORTHEAST ORTHOPAEDIC CENTER, Serving N.E. South Dakota and Western Minnesota for 13 years Seeing patients weekly at the Ortonville Hospital. Call Lori Larson at 1-320-839-2502 for an appointment. WE NOW ACCEPT MEDICARE ASSIGNMENT Mldml J. Ve.w, M:D. LJ00king 4 a new Open House 50th [ Wdlding00niversary, 00q00CenBan k Chu and lvia croatt l and gffardeffe Croan I "Because Sunday, July 12, 1998 1 We Care" 1:30-4:00 pm l .O. Box 306 113 NV. 1st Street Ortonville, MN 56278 T Short program at z p.m. . I Let your pruence be your gift! l Member FDZC Phone 320-839 6123 1 800-33 9roll's Shoes CLEARANCE SALE in CenBank[ (605) esz-z63o or 1-800-658-4763 Mallard Pointe Business Park Watertown, SD 70% OFF ENTIRE STORE (New Fall Merchandise Excluded) "You're the  of our Success!" KOROLL'S SHOES Starts Wednesday, July 1st CLOSED ALL DAY TUESDAY, dUNE 30 FOR MARKDOWNS! 22,1 NW 2nd Street Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone 320-839-2867 HOURS: Monday thru Friday 9am-5:30pm; Saturday 9am-5pm - CLOSED SATURDAY, JULY 4TH ?