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Minnesota Youth Twins Clinic at Clinton baseball field Friday The Minnesota Twins will offer free baseball and softball clinics to youth in the Clinton-Graceville- Beardsley community on Friday, July 9 at 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at the base- ballfield in Clinton, or in case of inclement weather, at the CGB Elementary School in Clinton. The Play Ball!! Minnesota Youth Clinics program provides boys and girls from throughout the Upper Midwest with the opportunity to enhance their baseball and softball skills, while also hearing positive messages about staying in school and away from drugs and alcohol. Play Ball!! Minnesota Youth Clinirs are funded and administered by the Twins Community Fund. 2010 marks the 50th year the Minnesota Twins and the Twins Community Fund have offered free youth baseball/softball clinics. To celebrate this milestone, the Twins Community Fund will offer 50 clinics throughout the summer. Clinics are open to boys and girls ages 6 to 16 and are divided into two 90-minute sessions. The first session is for 6-9 year olds and the second, for 10-16 year olds. Clinics focus on hitting, fielding and throwing. Parents are encouraged to participate with their children. Children ages 6-9 should report Friday, July 9 at 2 p.m.; children ages 10-16, should arrive at 3:30 p.m. Created in 1961 by Iongtime Twins scout Angelo Giuliani, the clinic pro- gram serves as a way for the ball club to promote the games of baseball and softball to boys and girls throughout the region. Since the program's inception, more than 800,000 youth have taken part in Twins Clinics throughout, the upper Midwest and Southwest Florida. Play Ball!! Minnesota is a collabo- rative among the Minnesota Twins Community Fund and Minnesota Youth baseball and softball organiza- tions. Its focus is to promote and improve the games for Minnesota youth through increasing participa- tion, communication and volun- teerism and improving fields, instruc- tion and sponsorship. Locally, the CGB Community Education program has worked with the Twins in bringing the Clinic to this area. The Twins organization has also been responsible for other local grants and programs, thanks to those who write and request the grants. ENJOYING BIG STONE LAKE on the Fourth of July were Chad and Nicole Heinrich, formerly of the area, now of Watertown. They were just twJ of the many people who were tubing, water skiing, wakeboarding and jet skiing Sunday. Heinrichs were escorted by Rick Barrett of Nassau. MIIN I P RAI RI EWATE RS.com Ortonville Rox for their annual Fourth of July game on Sunday and came away with a 6-1 win. Jeremy Ohm went all nine innings for the Express to pick up the win. The game was played in front of a large crowd on a beautiful afternoon in Rosen. All nine starters for Rosen had at least one hit with the team collecting 13 total on the day. Getting two hits in the game were Jared Weber, Redgey Rademacher, Aaron Adelman and Evan Sammon. Others knocking out hits were Ryan Parady, Rosen defeats Ortonville 6-1 Apply now for00fall turkey, The Rosen Express hosted the Mickey Rademacher, Jeremy Ohm prairie chicken hunts with, Travis Radermacher and Tyler Adelman. One of Redgey Rademacher's hits was a h0merun. Driving in runs for the Express were Parady with two RBI's and one each for Redgey Rademacher, Aaron Adelman, Evan Sammon and Jeremy Ohm. Upcoming home games for the Express will be Saturday, Jtily I0 against the Wheaton Walleyes with a start time of 1:00 p.m. (note time change). On Sunday, July 11 they host the Canby Knights at 2:30 p.m. .......... : ............................ i .............................................. I come cheek Out our Summer Decor Stem :iiiii Rolling'Acres Boutique 00,41!i; :::, 'hyS'._............!!,,!_!ieYn__ !y..._!_!_!_i,!!.__.!o1SOOth ................................................................. St. "; ....... : on Congratulations Bryn and your team members becoming the "2010 Minnesota State High School I Class 1A Golf Champions." :!:i::iiiiiiiiiiiiii You have always made our family proud. We love you and wish you continued success in achieving your dreams. Aunt Kris and Uncle Harlan Aunt Cherie and Uncle Steve Uncle Jay % Your cousins, Tara, Brett and Tory \\; / Hunters who wish to apply for one of 186 permits for the 2010 Minnesota prairie chicken season or for one of 10,430 permits for the fall turkey hunt must do so by Friday, July 30, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Applications are available wherever hunting and fishing licens- es are sold, Application materials and maps of permit areas for both hunts :are avail- able on the DNR website at www.mndnr.gov.hunting. Winners will be notified by mail by mid- September. Application must be made at any DNR license agent, by phone or online. Online and phone options offer 24-hour-a-day service atwww.mndnr:gov/buyalicense or 888-665-4236. Turkey hunters may apply for one permit from 67 different hunting areas that will be open from Saturday, Oct. 2, to Sunflay, Oct. 31. This single season replaces multiple fall seasons. Youth who want to turkey.hunt in the fall must apply. Over-the-counter sales of fall turkey permits are not available. The fall turkey hunt application fee is $3. The license costs $23 for" resi- dents and $78 for nonresidents. The $5 stamp validation has been incorpo- rated into the license fee. A Separate stamp no longer is required. The five-day prairie chicken sea- son, which will begin on Saturday, Oct. 23, is open to Minnesota resi- dents only. Hunters will be charged a $4 application fee and may apply individually or in groups up to four. Prairie chicken licenses cost '$20. The hunt concludes Wednesday, Oct. 27. Big Stone Therapies celebrates 20 years Big Stone Therapies, Inc., .with headquarters in Ortonville, is cele- brating 20 years in business this month. The company, established by Physical Therapists Wade Van Dover and Paul Treinen, began by offering physical therapy services to commu- nity hospitals in Ortonville, Wheaton, and Graceville, and Sisseton, SD. Over the years, the company has grown to serve 16 communities including Aitkin, Baxter, Browns Valley, Graceville, ' Hendricks, IvanhOe, Madison, Marshall, Minneota, Morris, Olivia, Ortonville, and Wheaton in Minnesota and Milbank, Sisseton, and Watertown, in South Dakota. In addition to physical therapy, rehabilitation services now include occupational therapy, speech therapy, massage therapy, and occupa- tional health. Big Stone Therapies provides ther- apies to patients of. all ages in outpa- tient clinics and inpatient settings including hospitals, long-term care, and assisted living facilities. In addi- tion, staff members also provide ther- apies for home health care, school- based services, and busi- ness/industrial settings. "We are very blessed to provide healthcare services in 16 communi- ties," Roman Taffe, Big Stone Therapies Chief Administrative Officer said. "On behalf of our 180 employees, I thank Wade and Paul for their vision 20 years ago and for the leadership they've provided in build- ing a company that makes a difference in our patients' lives."' Watch for our ad in upcoming issues. " (ADV) Ortonville Senior Golf Tournament set for July 12 The annuil Ortonville Men's and Women's Seniors Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, July 12 at the Ortonville Golf Course. Registration for the tournament will be from 8-9:30 a.m. and there will be a shotgun start at I0:00 a.m. Morning coffee will be served before tee time and a dinner will be served following play. Registration forms are available at the clubhouse or from Gary and Ev Johnson at 839-2181. Pre- registration is necessary and closes with 100 players. Ortonville Area Health Services www.oahs, us BIG STONE STARTING PITCHER DAMIAN PILLATZKI went six and one-third innings in their 6-5 win over Wheaton on June 30. Pillatzki allowed three earned runs while striking out seven. The Badgers also won the second game 8-7. Trophies, Awards, Plaques, Mugs, Gifts, Vinyl Graphex, Wall Art, Signs, Decals, Reflective Decals, Caps, Jackets, Spirit Wear, Jerseys, T's We Prin00. 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Check out our Used Inventory 2005 Dodge Cummins 2500 short box, leather, loaded up.-$19,900 2003 Dodge Cummins 6SPD Dually ........................................ $8,900 2003 Yamaha Roadstarr Motorcycle ...................................... .$4,800 2009 H & H Tilt Bed ................................................................ .$2,900 2000 Mack CH61, 865,000 .................................... r ................. $15,500 1999 Mack CH61, 906,000 & 885,000 miles .......................... $14,000 1999 Freightliner 425 Cat 10 SPD ....................................... ..;$13,000 1991 Utility Trailers 48x96, 10 to choose from ........................ $3,000 1989 Great Dane Stainless Steel Trailer ................................... $3,000 2007 Ez-Go Electric ......................................... ........................ -$3,100 2007 Ez-G0 Gas ........................................................ - ................ .$3,000 2006Ez-Go Electric Refurbished, 1 yr warranty ................... $3,600 2005 Ez-Go Electric ................................................................... $2,400 2004 Ez-Go Gas ........................................ ; ................................. $2,600 John Murphy Sales East Highway 29 Graeeville, MN 56240 Business: 320-748-7183 Cell- 1-320-808-3700 Residence: 320-748-7197 John Murphy, Owner :Tuesday, July 6, 20i0 INDEPENDENT Page 7