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DEADLINE Phone 320-839-6163 Friday Noon Fax 320-839-3761 For rent FOR RENT-Two bedroom apart- ment on lake in Big Stone City, one car garage, utilities paid, six month lease/damage deposit. Available Aug. Ortondlle, tin 1 bedroom apertmen! available Immedlatelyl )CHeat, water, sewer and garbage Included Laundry and comCnunity room on-site 1,2009, $500 a month. Call 605-467- x First month's rent FREE with 12-month lease! 0625. 26-2 FOR INFORMATION CONTACT I i FOR RENT-Apartment for rent, Van Binsbergen & I Firestone downtown Ortonville. Call Paul, 605- I Associates, Inc. I 432-5542, evenings 605-432-50586 1 I 320.269.6640, ext.24 I II=SHTO J i J ;ERVLCE Ready to hire FOR RENT-Small, one bedroom ~ |iI~C" .Part-Time Retail Salesperson house in Big Stone City, corner lot. Available Aug. let. Call 605-880- Ortonville, MN56278 3082 ir605-8801,i138. 26-2 (3mJ)O) 839-3717 ~.Part-Time Data Input Position U ~; % ~~~4 ALANON MEETINGS every I! Must be people oriented, upbeat 0utg0ingpers0n tJ Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m Ortonville ] CARD OF THANKS w it! e iiil ap i!i av !i iid ii n di FOR I Senior Citizen Center (use side Personals To whom it concerns .I would entrance). Friends and family of alco- like to say thank you to Living Hope Two Bedroom holies are invited. 32-TF* ~ Fellowship, friends, family, acquain- ~ P ' P P P" l i PREGNANT OR WONDERING? tances and hospital/clinic staff If I ~ up an application. U Apartment AA MEETINGS every Monday, Afraid to tell parents? Free and confi- offended, hurt or in any way caused Water, sewer, garbage and 8:30 a m,468 Main St Big Stone dential testing and resource informa- you pain, presently or in the past, "1~ heat paid City, SD and every Tuesday, 8 p.m tion. Call 1-800-550-4900 or 320- would you please forgive me? I do [1 BIG STONE C,LLULAR [] Ortonville Senior Center, 200 Men- One year lease with deposit, roe Ave. (use side entrance) 25-TF* 839-7174 Birthright, 482 U.S. Hwy. sincerely appreciate all the kindness nU * YourLoGlll tfloSha Dt MLJ' 12, P.O. Box 273, Big Stone City, SD and devotion shown me during this It Ort0nville, 888-839-3265 tJ" 57216 34-TF* difficult time before and after my lOin Dry Sawdust for surgery. Eternally grateful to you all and to the Lord Jesus Christ for my il Services CRAIG BEYER TREE SER- VICE-Modern equipment, power stump cutter. ISA certified arborist, MN licensed tree inspector. In busi- ness since 1997. Call Craig for an estimate, 320-589-2114. 25-TF* LISA'S HOUSE CLEANING SERVICE-Free estimates. Will clean homes, offices, banks, etc. Call 320- 305-2972. 26-2 B Help wanted ] WE NEED HELP! Our high school workers are off to college. Starting wage is $9.15 plus benefits, 23 hours every two weeks Training provided. Must be 16 years of age. Applications can be picked up at Monarch Heights between 8am-4pm, Monday-Friday. 24-TF* A LIBRARY ASSISTANT II is needed at the Ortonville Public Library. Applicant will be required to work 12-15 hours per week, includ- ing evenings and Saturdays. Applica- tions may be picked up at the library. Applications will be taken until July 24 at 3 p.m. Contact the library for questions, 839-2494. 26-2* ItOR ALL YOUR GRAPHIC NEEDS OVER 2| YEARS DAN WILSON 320-1115-6321 Wanted Home New Twin Mattress & Box Spring Sets @ s19900 and up! 116 Monroe Ave. Orionville, MN 320-839-3617 WANTED-Housecleaning, wash- ing windows, etc. jobs. 13 plus years experience Call 839-6165 or 320- 805-0499 and ask for Kathy. Refer- ences available 26-1 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 let Street Ortonville, MN 56278 Cards of Thanks CARD OF THANKS The Grant County Public Library - Big Stone City Branch would like to thank the following local businesses who donated to the Summer Reading Program: The Grocery Basket, The Birdfeeder, Big Stone City Avera Health Clinic, First National Bank and The Clay House Also, thank you to the following people who donated their time by coming in and doing special activities with our kids: Vicki Torgerson, Annie Voecks, Rhonda Hegge, Paula Rausch, Kendra Fryer, Kurt Westlund and Jenae Schneider 26-1" / ew Cans-rt t t ev & RemOde o 1 o.rwr & 5here healing, purchased tickets for our Big Stone Sincerely, County Fair drawing and who visited 26-1 LeAnne Walker our booth at the Fair. It was nice to visit with you and show you what CARD OF THANKS Rice Hospice has to offer The win- Casa del Sol Park wislaes to thank ners of the raffle: cedar table, made Lakeshore RV Park for hosting us at by MSI, Clinton - George Berkley, their park and for use of the rec hall. Clinton; Fretwork piece - Chuck Special thanks to the Senior Citizen Thompson, Ortonville; and cookbook Center, Pizza Ranch and Headwaters - Marlene Alberts, Clinton. Thanks to Grill & Bar for the tasty meals served the volunteers who worked in the our group. Thank you Mary for the booth during the Fair. We appreciate tour of the Jailhouse Winery. Special your support. thanks to Randy Elofson, one of the Rice Hospice owners of Casa del Sol, for his sup- 26-1" Ortonville/Graceville Branch port of this reunion 26-1 Merla Freng, Chairman CARD OF THANKS Rice Hospice, Ortonville/ Graceville Branch, extends thanks and appreciation to everyone who Minnesota De )artment of Trans )ortation biorefining CARD OF THANKS I wish to thank everyone for all the prayers and well wishes before and after my surgery. Thanks also for the Cards, phone calls, gifts, flowers and food brought to our home. A spe- cial thank you to Pastor Pollock for his comforting visits. God's Blessings, 26-1 Dorothy Rakow In Memoriam CARD OF THANKS Eugene Nelson and family would like to thank everyone for stopping by for a visit at his open house 80th birthday party celebration on July 4th. It was a truly memorable day for all of us to visit with each and every one of you! Thank you for taking the time on such a busy day to share time with us. With the many miles that separate our families, our visit togeth- er in Ortonville this past week was memorable in every way! Thank you for being part of our celebration! Eugene Nelson; Bill and family, St Paul, MN; John and family, Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Karen and famil2 , Colorado Springs, CO; 26-1" Don and family, Mystic, CT IN MEMORIAM In memory of Craig L. Schultz 1969- 1993 from his loving family. "Always with us, love lives on within the heart " Somewhere a journey begins at the end of the worldy existence we know. Somewhere a path stretches over the stars and rivers of memories flow. Somewhere a silence is heard far away and the brightness of day fills the night. Where the trials of life are resolved into peace when a soul finds its way to the light. 26-1 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: . RN - Hospice Satellite Office Coordinator - Ortonville . Physical Therapist . Physical Therapy Assistant For more information, to print an application and job description, join us on our website at: www. ricehospita/, com or contact Nancy Skindelien in Human Resources: Rice Memorial Hospital 301 Becker Avenue SW Willmar, MN 56201 (Ph) 800-537-4677 (Fax) 320-231-4940 nski @ rice.willmar, TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATE $15.68 - $16.17 Resumes are being accepted July 15 - July 20, 2009 to fill a Transportation Associate position in Ortonville. Position will perform roadway surface patching, snow & ice control, guardrail repair, shoulder and slope repair, mowing, traffic control, pre-and post-trip inspections and minor repairs to equipment. This position works in all weather conditions all year round, working near traffic and heavy construction equipment. Class B CDL permit is required for application. Must obtain Class B license with air brakes and tanker endorsement by September 15th, 2009 and Class A license within one year. Upon successful completion of the 1 year Transportation Associate probationary period, employee will be promoted to a Transportation Generalist classification; pay rate $16.77/hr with performance based pay increases to a max of $21.09. Qualified applicants will be scheduled for a basic math & reading assessment and must pass with 70% or higher A sample of the exam may be previewed at ml Candidate selected must pass a pre-placement drug test for evidence of use of marijuana, cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine (PCP) and amphetamines. Must pass the following pre-employment checks: physical, driver's license & employment checks. Note: a revoked, suspended or cancelled driver's license within the last 3 years or 3 serious traffic violations during any 12 month period of time will disqualify a candidate. Submit resume on-line at and apply to Requisition # 09DOT000424. For questions, call Mn/DOT Headquarters in Detroit Lakes 218/846.3600 or email Mn/DOT is an equal opportunity~affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to workforce diversity. or 50/'-820-2408 CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE Do you enjoy meeting, greeting and assisting customers in person and over the telephone? Do you enjoy challenging and rewarding work in a professional, fun and family-friendly team environment? If so, joining the AgCountry Farm Credit Services team as a customer service representative might be the opportunity of a lifetime. Our Graceville (MN) office is seeking a full time customer service representative to join its team. The successful candidate will present a professional, Welcoming image to AgCountry customers and office visitors, answer telephones, assist lending staff in processing loan applications and closing loans, issue receipts and disbursements, key financial information, maintain loan files, prepare and print customer reports, identify customer needs and enhance overall branch operations through efficient administrative support. If you are a team player with strong communication and customer service skills, have an Associate's degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school, 1 to 2 years of administrative experience in a lending environment or related experience, and knowledge of office equipment, computers and software applications, apply today! We offer competitive salaries, first rate benefits, incentive compensation programs and career development opportunities - all within the excitement of a growing company, the stability of an industry leader and a respectful and fun work environment. Send resume and cover letter by July 20, 2009 to: AgCountry Farm Credit Services Attn: Heather PO Box 6020 Fargo, ND 58108-6020 Emaih EOE "We bring more to your table!" Page 14 INDEPENDENT Tuesday, July 14, 2009 (