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SECOND PLACE at Saturday's waterfights was Big Stone City's team. Pictured above, (I-r): Brian Frevert, Jimmer Halvorson and Monty Athey. baseball will watch Twins' scrimmage in Metrodome also mentioned that 40 more tickets have been ordered, and it is possible that more may need to be ordered between now and the July 20 game. Little League and Pee Wee teams that participated in this ticket drive included Ortonville and Big Stone City, SD. Other teams from South Dakota that participated were Clear Lake, Gary, Revillo, Strandburg, Milbank, Twin Brooks and Wilmot. Hendricks/Ivanhoe was the other Minneota team that participated. According to Mastel, coordinators of this event opened up the opportuni- ty to play at the Dome to any kids who were at least eight years old, but not older than 14 years old before August first., Kids did not have to be part of a Little League or Pee Wee team to attend the game, or to scrimmage on the field. Estimated time for the scrimmage is approximately one and one-half ly 80 Pee Wee and players will in the game of a will travel to 0.scrimmage on the field in the unity came about as raiser by the Dakota Baseball Association held a ire, in which partici- sold tickets to 20 Twins game and A's. *ere able to sell 240 Id be allowed the on the ing the Twins lark Mastel, a Little the teams and surpassed a Week ago. Mastel HIS PATRIOTISM at the Meadowbrook 4th of July Nicholas Hardcopf. His uncle Rob Hardcopf owbrook and his parents are Rick and Yelena Pro Auto Sales Service, Inc. TIRE ONE DEALER watertight third place winners at the Fire s Ield last Saturday are pictured above. Bob Laskowski, Brian Hanson and Doug hour. Baseball players from all of the participating towns will combine to scrimmage in a large group, rather than playing team against team. Following the scrimmage, each child that played will receive a trophy and other prizes to commemorate the event. Two charter buses will transport almost 90 people to and from Sunday's game. The buses wilt be departing from behind Ortonville's Cenex at 8 a.m. on Sunday. The cost for riding on the bus is $15 per seat, and there are only about two open seats remaining. Tickets to the July 20 game are still being sold at a price of $21 per ticket. Game time is 1:05 p.m., and the tick- ets are reserved for section 135, which is near the Twins' bullpen. Anyone wishing to purchase a ticket may con- tact Clark Mastel at 320-839-2863. City Council (Continued from Page One) Committee. The motion was second- ed and carried. Discussion was held regarding the Utility Committee's recommendation to accept a proposal received by Water Monitor. Water Monitor had submit- ted a proposal to the Utility Committee for water meters that would electronically read water usage. The proposal came as a result of the City's hoping to advancelo electronic meter reading systems in the future. Council member Dan Oakes, who is also on the Utility Committee men- tioned that the proposal came about as a result of the Committee hoping to advance to computerized meter-read- ing programs about five or six years early. Since the Utility Committee meeting, however, Water Monitor expressed that they are no longer looking into this type of work, and will be leaving the area, which the Committee was unaware of when they made the recommendation. Based on this newfound informa- tion, Council member Oakes recom- mended that the Council sends the proposal back to the Utility Committee. Mayor Dave Dinnel informed Council members that other similar options for electronic meter reading may come about in the near future. A motion to send the proposal back to the Utility Committee was made, seconded and carried. Mayor Dinnel suggested to Council members that the Council considers sponsoring another City- wide cleanup. According to Ortonville City Public Works Director Roger Anderson, it has been about seven years since a clean-up tbr large household items has been held. Suggestions were made to hold a curb-side clean up, in which the city will haul items such as appliances. Council members requested that Anderson obtain more details on the process of this type of pick-up, and an estimated cost for the city. No action was taken regarding a City-wide clean up at the meeting. In other action, Mayor Dinnel appointed Council member Lenore 's Tree Service "STUMP GRINDING in county/ get areas) ITRuc K . TEER. at Sellin to the Budget Committee in place of Council member Mike Dorry. A motion was made, seconded and carried. Grassland reserve program sign-up now underway The first sign-up for the Grassland Reserve Program (GRP) began June 30, 200Y Applications will be accept- ed on a continuous basis, however August 1, 2003, is the cut off date for the first scoring and ranking of appli- cations. Once funding has been exhausted, eligible applicants will remain on file until additional funding becomes available. The GRP helps landowners restore and protect grassland, rangeland, pas- tureland, shrubland and certain other lands. The program will conserve vul- nerable grasslands from conversion to cropland or other uses and conserve valuable grasslands by helping main- tain viable ranching operations. GRP offers producers several enrollment options: permanent ease- ments, 30 year easements, rental agreements (10, 15, 20, or 30- year duration). For permanent easements, USDA makes a payment based on the fair market value of the property less the grazing value. For 30-year ease- ments, USDA pays 30% of what would be paid for a permanent ease- ment. For rental agreements, USDA pays 75% of the grazing value (in Lac qui Parle and Big Stone counties the grazing value is $16.50) in annual payments for the length of the agree- ment. Offers must be private land that includes at least 40 contiguous acres. For more intbrmation about tile Grassland Reserve Program, or to make an application, contact the NRCS or FSA offices in Madison and Ortonville. Only the ,:l I Newspat.r .;   Think about itl Only newspapers have users who are literate, educated, make more money and have good jobs, the people retailers want to reach. It's where busi- nesses meet their customers! Your Newspaper: The Link to Your Communltyl Heywood's Tropical Fish 459 Main St., Big Stone City, SD Phone (605) 862-7998 COUIX3N FREE GALLON OF WATER (not firr human crmsumptmn) With Purchase ********* Angel Fish 2= 3 for $6.0 t. ONE FREE! K2N ? _ "o.-00:2727Lj\\; www.heywoodstmpicalfish.com Lot us help you have a Fin.ttazti aquarluml I COMPACT CAR WINNER at the Demolition Derby, held at the Big Stone County Fairgrounds last weekend was Ortonville's Cody Backstrand. He is pictured above at left with other winners, Aaron Vanderstelt and Kenny Chase. INDEPENDENT WANT ADS BRING QUICK RESULTS! ] Bertelson family to reunite here Descendants of Morten and Sanne Bertelson will gather at the Lakeshore RV Park on July 17, 18, 19, & 20. The Bertelsons and their family of eight children were born in Denmark and immigrated to this county in 1876. Many of them settled in the Ortonville area where their descendants were born, lived and were buried from the late 1800's until the present day. Some family names associated with the Ortonville area include Bertelson, Anderson, Poulsen, Clark, Mailing, Dunnel, Strom, Godfrey, Mosiman, and Bolsta. Relatives will be coming from fourteen or more different states including Alaska. All relations are encouraged to come and join the reunion fun. INDEPENDENT WANT ADS PAY Happy Sweet 16 on the 16th! WE CONSIDER MORTGAGE LOANS FOR FIRST-TIME BUYERS. Looking to start the business you ve always wanted? Are your bills keeping you awake? Wait no longer/Call us now and you too can get approved for a mortgage, commercial or home loan. 888-217-5772 CLOSINGS ARRANGED IN 24 HOURS. = 1.20,0001,4s,ogp 1'7o,ooo 1.1 1 I I Pray/O,n* / Pay Only" / Pay only* / Pay Only* / i ,110 ,248 ,387 ,552 i Luke Backstrand, Service Manager (at left) and Mark Muenchow, Tires, Brakes and Alignments (at right) DLR #25623 Pro Auto offers a wide selection of car, truck and sport utility tires. Brands like Mastercralt, Toyo, Aurora, Bridgestone and BFGoodrich Pro Auto also does Brake Work! (320) 839-2911 or 839- 7197 547 U.S. Hwy. 12 Ortonville, MN 56278 ii 2003 INDEPENDENT Page 7 SECOND PLACE at Saturday's waterfights was Big Stone City's team. Pictured above, (I-r): Brian Frevert, Jimmer Halvorson and Monty Athey. baseball will watch Twins' scrimmage in Metrodome also mentioned that 40 more tickets have been ordered, and it is possible that more may need to be ordered between now and the July 20 game. Little League and Pee Wee teams that participated in this ticket drive included Ortonville and Big Stone City, SD. Other teams from South Dakota that participated were Clear Lake, Gary, Revillo, Strandburg, Milbank, Twin Brooks and Wilmot. Hendricks/Ivanhoe was the other Minneota team that participated. According to Mastel, coordinators of this event opened up the opportuni- ty to play at the Dome to any kids who were at least eight years old, but not older than 14 years old before August first., Kids did not have to be part of a Little League or Pee Wee team to attend the game, or to scrimmage on the field. Estimated time for the scrimmage is approximately one and one-half ly 80 Pee Wee and players will in the game of a will travel to 0.scrimmage on the field in the unity came about as raiser by the Dakota Baseball Association held a ire, in which partici- sold tickets to 20 Twins game and A's. *ere able to sell 240 Id be allowed the on the ing the Twins lark Mastel, a Little the teams and surpassed a Week ago. Mastel HIS PATRIOTISM at the Meadowbrook 4th of July Nicholas Hardcopf. His uncle Rob Hardcopf owbrook and his parents are Rick and Yelena Pro Auto Sales Service, Inc. TIRE ONE DEALER watertight third place winners at the Fire s Ield last Saturday are pictured above. Bob Laskowski, Brian Hanson and Doug hour. Baseball players from all of the participating towns will combine to scrimmage in a large group, rather than playing team against team. Following the scrimmage, each child that played will receive a trophy and other prizes to commemorate the event. Two charter buses will transport almost 90 people to and from Sunday's game. The buses wilt be departing from behind Ortonville's Cenex at 8 a.m. on Sunday. The cost for riding on the bus is $15 per seat, and there are only about two open seats remaining. Tickets to the July 20 game are still being sold at a price of $21 per ticket. Game time is 1:05 p.m., and the tick- ets are reserved for section 135, which is near the Twins' bullpen. Anyone wishing to purchase a ticket may con- tact Clark Mastel at 320-839-2863. City Council (Continued from Page One) Committee. The motion was second- ed and carried. Discussion was held regarding the Utility Committee's recommendation to accept a proposal received by Water Monitor. Water Monitor had submit- ted a proposal to the Utility Committee for water meters that would electronically read water usage. The proposal came as a result of the City's hoping to advancelo electronic meter reading systems in the future. Council member Dan Oakes, who is also on the Utility Committee men- tioned that the proposal came about as a result of the Committee hoping to advance to computerized meter-read- ing programs about five or six years early. Since the Utility Committee meeting, however, Water Monitor expressed that they are no longer looking into this type of work, and will be leaving the area, which the Committee was unaware of when they made the recommendation. Based on this newfound informa- tion, Council member Oakes recom- mended that the Council sends the proposal back to the Utility Committee. Mayor Dave Dinnel informed Council members that other similar options for electronic meter reading may come about in the near future. A motion to send the proposal back to the Utility Committee was made, seconded and carried. Mayor Dinnel suggested to Council members that the Council considers sponsoring another City- wide cleanup. According to Ortonville City Public Works Director Roger Anderson, it has been about seven years since a clean-up tbr large household items has been held. Suggestions were made to hold a curb-side clean up, in which the city will haul items such as appliances. Council members requested that Anderson obtain more details on the process of this type of pick-up, and an estimated cost for the city. No action was taken regarding a City-wide clean up at the meeting. In other action, Mayor Dinnel appointed Council member Lenore 's Tree Service "STUMP GRINDING in county/ get areas) ITRuc K . TEER. at Sellin to the Budget Committee in place of Council member Mike Dorry. A motion was made, seconded and carried. Grassland reserve program sign-up now underway The first sign-up for the Grassland Reserve Program (GRP) began June 30, 200Y Applications will be accept- ed on a continuous basis, however August 1, 2003, is the cut off date for the first scoring and ranking of appli- cations. Once funding has been exhausted, eligible applicants will remain on file until additional funding becomes available. The GRP helps landowners restore and protect grassland, rangeland, pas- tureland, shrubland and certain other lands. The program will conserve vul- nerable grasslands from conversion to cropland or other uses and conserve valuable grasslands by helping main- tain viable ranching operations. GRP offers producers several enrollment options: permanent ease- ments, 30 year easements, rental agreements (10, 15, 20, or 30- year duration). For permanent easements, USDA makes a payment based on the fair market value of the property less the grazing value. For 30-year ease- ments, USDA pays 30% of what would be paid for a permanent ease- ment. For rental agreements, USDA pays 75% of the grazing value (in Lac qui Parle and Big Stone counties the grazing value is $16.50) in annual payments for the length of the agree- ment. Offers must be private land that includes at least 40 contiguous acres. For more intbrmation about tile Grassland Reserve Program, or to make an application, contact the NRCS or FSA offices in Madison and Ortonville. Only the ,:l I Newspat.r .;   Think about itl Only newspapers have users who are literate, educated, make more money and have good jobs, the people retailers want to reach. It's where busi- nesses meet their customers! Your Newspaper: The Link to Your Communltyl Heywood's Tropical Fish 459 Main St., Big Stone City, SD Phone (605) 862-7998 COUIX3N FREE GALLON OF WATER (not firr human crmsumptmn) With Purchase ********* Angel Fish 2= 3 for $6.0 t. ONE FREE! K2N ? _ "o.-00:2727Lj\\; www.heywoodstmpicalfish.com Lot us help you have a Fin.ttazti aquarluml I COMPACT CAR WINNER at the Demolition Derby, held at the Big Stone County Fairgrounds last weekend was Ortonville's Cody Backstrand. He is pictured above at left with other winners, Aaron Vanderstelt and Kenny Chase. INDEPENDENT WANT ADS BRING QUICK RESULTS! ] Bertelson family to reunite here Descendants of Morten and Sanne Bertelson will gather at the Lakeshore RV Park on July 17, 18, 19, & 20. The Bertelsons and their family of eight children were born in Denmark and immigrated to this county in 1876. Many of them settled in the Ortonville area where their descendants were born, lived and were buried from the late 1800's until the present day. Some family names associated with the Ortonville area include Bertelson, Anderson, Poulsen, Clark, Mailing, Dunnel, Strom, Godfrey, Mosiman, and Bolsta. Relatives will be coming from fourteen or more different states including Alaska. All relations are encouraged to come and join the reunion fun. INDEPENDENT WANT ADS PAY Happy Sweet 16 on the 16th! WE CONSIDER MORTGAGE LOANS FOR FIRST-TIME BUYERS. Looking to start the business you ve always wanted? Are your bills keeping you awake? Wait no longer/Call us now and you too can get approved for a mortgage, commercial or home loan. 888-217-5772 CLOSINGS ARRANGED IN 24 HOURS. = 1.20,0001,4s,ogp 1'7o,ooo 1.1 1 I I Pray/O,n* / Pay Only" / Pay only* / Pay Only* / i ,110 ,248 ,387 ,552 i Luke Backstrand, Service Manager (at left) and Mark Muenchow, Tires, Brakes and Alignments (at right) DLR #25623 Pro Auto offers a wide selection of car, truck and sport utility tires. Brands like Mastercralt, Toyo, Aurora, Bridgestone and BFGoodrich Pro Auto also does Brake Work! (320) 839-2911 or 839- 7197 547 U.S. Hwy. 12 Ortonville, MN 56278 ii 2003 INDEPENDENT Page 7