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e STORYTELLING was held Sunday evening in Ortonville's Central Park, as nearly ered to hear tales compiled from area residents' lives. Above, Duane Lookingbill and stories with the group. CelluI2OO(.L ? i ,i- ' i .i ::, / ':7,:: 'C:: 7 i ": ' : : i::!:: I/!+i: :: i :::: ;i ii  Big Stone Cellula, ili  > j i!!! '/!i, 'ii i !iii:i", UNDER WAY. Pictured here is the cast of the upcoming Big Stone Area Community ion, "More Than Meets the Eye." Duane Lookingbill, Deb Barnhardt and Elaine Gable Skoog and Sally Rakow. Mike Barnhardt and Allison Gable hold hands in the center, and Dennis Justison engage in conversation on the right. The three act comedy will be dinner theatre on Aug. 8, 9 and 10 at the New Life Center on North Minnesota Street. The Catered by the Too Mad Cafe with an elegant menu. Cost of the play, including dinner, is be limited so advance reservations are required by calling Isabel at 839-2901 or Sandy invites volunteer Preserve. on Saturday, August 1, from to help with the upkeep and such as clean up, and trees. You may days. Those area are of car- by the is located of the town of Parle occupies a along the The native well-drained to wet prairie cattail marshes. and a glacial hill, the preserve. are rare in home at Plover white lady's and mar- activities on Other you will see include ' milkvetch, soft foxtail, birds needed to rotect 's Natural Heritage such as burrowing owl and logger- head shrike, and the Dakota skipper butterfly. Individuals, families and commu- nity groups are encouraged to attend this volunteer event. Each participant is requested to bring work gloves, hik- ing/work boots, a hat/sunscreen, raingear, food and water. Volunteers under 18 years of age must either attend with a parent/guardian or con- tact The Nature Conservancy before participating. For more information, including carpooling, and to register, contact Jim Steitz in The Nature L, KE IT ENLARGE IT,,,, _ . ,,G. 'ffs c 5x7...s .99 (,8,) 8xl0...S1.99 (2800) 1 1 xl 4.. ?6.99 Not valid with any other offer. Not valid on Panaramic, Advanced Photo System. == From color ne?atives only/. No sin?le cut ne?atives.-.m== CARTWRIGHT DRUG & GIFTS Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone (320) 839-6102 We'll Cut Price and You Cut the Grass in half the usual time on your steering mower! Make short work of mowing around trees, shrubs, flowers and buildings. Fabric seat cushions mean no Sweating on plastic seats and the cushioned arm rests are very nice. Model 4515B that has a 15 hp Vanguard Briggs & Stratton engine with a . Or a Model 4516K that has a 16 hp Kohler Command engine with a 50" deck. Both have Hydro Gears, electric staff and electric bade clutch. at Dick's Cycle Shop b OffonvilW for o DEMONSTRATION! Dick's Cycle Shop Ortonville, Minnesota Hours: M-F 9:30am-5pm; Sat. 9:30am-12noon Special appointments welcome/ Conservancy's Minneapolis office at (612) 331-0702 or by e-mail at jsteitz@tnc.org. The Nature Conservancy is an international conservation organiza- tion that works to preserve plants, ani- mals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive, the Minnesota Chapter has 20,800 members and vol- unteers and has been involved in the protection of over 270,000 acres in the state. The Nature Conservancy of Minnesota owns more than 29,000 acres which include native prairies, wetlands and woodland communities. Bloodmobile results for Big Stone County The American Red Cross Bloodmobile was recently in Big Stone County. The following results were reported. In Ortonville the goal was 120. There were 144 presenting for donation with 29 deferrals and 2 incomplete leaving actual units collected at 113. In Graceville the goal was 75. There were 92 presenting for donation with 14 deferrals leaving the actual units collected at 78. In Clinton the goal was 40. There were 45 presenting for donation with 2 deferrals and 1 incomplete leaving the actual units collected at 42. In Beardsley the goal was 40 There were 49 presenting for donation with 2 deferrals and I incomplete leaving the actual units collected at 46. Pin recipients are as follows: 1st timers: Eric Stein and Randy Fitzner. 1 Gallon Pin: Francis Chalupnik, Pam Miller, Alvin Dexter, Elizabeth Luze, and Marilee Haukos. 2 Gallon Pin: Jerome Schwagerl and Ileta Herberg. 3 Gallon Pin: Linda Brandt, Alan Karsky, and Dan Morrill. 4 Gallon Pin: Laurie Athey, Roger Hendicks, Bill Griffith, Michael Barutt, and Liz Rademacher. 5 Gallon Pin: Arnold Void, Leora Walsh, Jan Wollschlager, Robert Meyer, Patricia Karsky, and Francis Sykora. 7 Gallon Pin: Dorothy Rakow and Jean Rixe. 9 Gallon Pin: Ella Anderson. 19 Gallon Pin: John Schenk Our sincere thanks goes out to everyone who made and took the time to go and give this gift of life. The next bloodmobile for the county will be held on October 25, 1999. It will be a special O drive and will be headquartered in Ortonville, but will be a county wide effort. On that day we will especially be seeking out the O donors, but any and all blood types Will be welcomed. Following that, the ,,,e county wide drive will be hld in nuary 2000. Please consider giving iii Come and See Us at the Big Stone County " - SHOW SPECIALS ~ FREE Cellular Phone with full line activation on qualified plans, flip-style Motorola (rofurbs) 0% Interest On All COMPAQ Computers FOR 12 MONTHS Info-Link Internet Service A vailablel DIRECTV. AuthOcized Agent For These specials good July 26 thru Aug. 2, 1999. nmm RadioShack. You've got question=. We've got answer, e Owned and opermed by Main Street Ort0nvi.e, MN 56278 320-839-3264 A RadloSh=o, 0N when the next bloodmobile is in our area. Hospital Auxiliary meet July 13th Ten members were present when Ortonville Area Health Services Auxiliary met at Northridge on Tuesday evening, July 13th. During the business meeting reports were heard from the Treasurer who reported $5728.75 in the Unit treasury with $1250.00 set aside for two Scholarships which will be paid this fall, the other three next year. New items have been ordered for the Gift Shop at the hospital as reported by Vi Mehlhop. New items added were Peppermint stick candy for both boys and girls, also sucker pops and Bubblegum cigars. More animals were also added, total income for May and June was $19.50. Doris Scheff, president informed the group that fund raisers will be held at Northridge to purchase a Whisper Glider for Wheel chairs. Total cost of this equipment will be about $3000.00. Plans were also made for the Annual Pie Sale of the Auxiliary to be held during Corn Fest. Pie or cash contributions will be welcomed from the public. Each Auxiliary member was asked to bring two pies and to help work at the sale on Sunday, Aug. 22nd. Refreshments were served by Irene Mathison and Vi Mehihop. The next meeting will be held on September 14th, at 7:00 pm. Save this paper !or recycling ATTENTION SENIORS 55 OR OLDER Looking to get back in the work force? We can help you with job training and education for full or part time employment opportunities. Contact Hilda 320-855-2440 at Green Thumb Financial guidelines apply. :...E ,. .... -: ..... ,L ' ! APY *Annual Percentage Yield ANNUAL MINIMUM RATE IS 5.25% DEPOSIT $5,000 Effective July 14, 1999 MINNWEST BANK ORTONVILLE Member FDIC MINNWEST BANK GROUP 21 Southeast Second Street Ortonville, Minnesota 56278 Phone 320-839-2568 MoneyLine 1-888-616-2265 me restrictions apply, Substantial penalty for early withdrawal. 1999  INDEPENDENT Page S e STORYTELLING was held Sunday evening in Ortonville's Central Park, as nearly ered to hear tales compiled from area residents' lives. Above, Duane Lookingbill and stories with the group. CelluI2OO(.L ? i ,i- ' i .i ::, / ':7,:: 'C:: 7 i ": ' : : i::!:: I/!+i: :: i :::: ;i ii  Big Stone Cellula, ili  > j i!!! '/!i, 'ii i !iii:i", UNDER WAY. Pictured here is the cast of the upcoming Big Stone Area Community ion, "More Than Meets the Eye." Duane Lookingbill, Deb Barnhardt and Elaine Gable Skoog and Sally Rakow. Mike Barnhardt and Allison Gable hold hands in the center, and Dennis Justison engage in conversation on the right. The three act comedy will be dinner theatre on Aug. 8, 9 and 10 at the New Life Center on North Minnesota Street. The Catered by the Too Mad Cafe with an elegant menu. Cost of the play, including dinner, is be limited so advance reservations are required by calling Isabel at 839-2901 or Sandy invites volunteer Preserve. on Saturday, August 1, from to help with the upkeep and such as clean up, and trees. You may days. Those area are of car- by the is located of the town of Parle occupies a along the The native well-drained to wet prairie cattail marshes. and a glacial hill, the preserve. are rare in home at Plover white lady's and mar- activities on Other you will see include ' milkvetch, soft foxtail, birds needed to rotect 's Natural Heritage such as burrowing owl and logger- head shrike, and the Dakota skipper butterfly. Individuals, families and commu- nity groups are encouraged to attend this volunteer event. Each participant is requested to bring work gloves, hik- ing/work boots, a hat/sunscreen, raingear, food and water. Volunteers under 18 years of age must either attend with a parent/guardian or con- tact The Nature Conservancy before participating. For more information, including carpooling, and to register, contact Jim Steitz in The Nature L, KE IT ENLARGE IT,,,, _ . ,,G. 'ffs c 5x7...s .99 (,8,) 8xl0...S1.99 (2800) 1 1 xl 4.. ?6.99 Not valid with any other offer. Not valid on Panaramic, Advanced Photo System. == From color ne?atives only/. No sin?le cut ne?atives.-.m== CARTWRIGHT DRUG & GIFTS Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone (320) 839-6102 We'll Cut Price and You Cut the Grass in half the usual time on your steering mower! Make short work of mowing around trees, shrubs, flowers and buildings. Fabric seat cushions mean no Sweating on plastic seats and the cushioned arm rests are very nice. Model 4515B that has a 15 hp Vanguard Briggs & Stratton engine with a . Or a Model 4516K that has a 16 hp Kohler Command engine with a 50" deck. Both have Hydro Gears, electric staff and electric bade clutch. at Dick's Cycle Shop b OffonvilW for o DEMONSTRATION! Dick's Cycle Shop Ortonville, Minnesota Hours: M-F 9:30am-5pm; Sat. 9:30am-12noon Special appointments welcome/ Conservancy's Minneapolis office at (612) 331-0702 or by e-mail at jsteitz@tnc.org. The Nature Conservancy is an international conservation organiza- tion that works to preserve plants, ani- mals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive, the Minnesota Chapter has 20,800 members and vol- unteers and has been involved in the protection of over 270,000 acres in the state. The Nature Conservancy of Minnesota owns more than 29,000 acres which include native prairies, wetlands and woodland communities. Bloodmobile results for Big Stone County The American Red Cross Bloodmobile was recently in Big Stone County. The following results were reported. In Ortonville the goal was 120. There were 144 presenting for donation with 29 deferrals and 2 incomplete leaving actual units collected at 113. In Graceville the goal was 75. There were 92 presenting for donation with 14 deferrals leaving the actual units collected at 78. In Clinton the goal was 40. There were 45 presenting for donation with 2 deferrals and 1 incomplete leaving the actual units collected at 42. In Beardsley the goal was 40 There were 49 presenting for donation with 2 deferrals and I incomplete leaving the actual units collected at 46. Pin recipients are as follows: 1st timers: Eric Stein and Randy Fitzner. 1 Gallon Pin: Francis Chalupnik, Pam Miller, Alvin Dexter, Elizabeth Luze, and Marilee Haukos. 2 Gallon Pin: Jerome Schwagerl and Ileta Herberg. 3 Gallon Pin: Linda Brandt, Alan Karsky, and Dan Morrill. 4 Gallon Pin: Laurie Athey, Roger Hendicks, Bill Griffith, Michael Barutt, and Liz Rademacher. 5 Gallon Pin: Arnold Void, Leora Walsh, Jan Wollschlager, Robert Meyer, Patricia Karsky, and Francis Sykora. 7 Gallon Pin: Dorothy Rakow and Jean Rixe. 9 Gallon Pin: Ella Anderson. 19 Gallon Pin: John Schenk Our sincere thanks goes out to everyone who made and took the time to go and give this gift of life. The next bloodmobile for the county will be held on October 25, 1999. It will be a special O drive and will be headquartered in Ortonville, but will be a county wide effort. On that day we will especially be seeking out the O donors, but any and all blood types Will be welcomed. Following that, the ,,,e county wide drive will be hld in nuary 2000. Please consider giving iii Come and See Us at the Big Stone County " - SHOW SPECIALS ~ FREE Cellular Phone with full line activation on qualified plans, flip-style Motorola (rofurbs) 0% Interest On All COMPAQ Computers FOR 12 MONTHS Info-Link Internet Service A vailablel DIRECTV. AuthOcized Agent For These specials good July 26 thru Aug. 2, 1999. nmm RadioShack. You've got question=. We've got answer, e Owned and opermed by Main Street Ort0nvi.e, MN 56278 320-839-3264 A RadloSh=o, 0N when the next bloodmobile is in our area. Hospital Auxiliary meet July 13th Ten members were present when Ortonville Area Health Services Auxiliary met at Northridge on Tuesday evening, July 13th. During the business meeting reports were heard from the Treasurer who reported $5728.75 in the Unit treasury with $1250.00 set aside for two Scholarships which will be paid this fall, the other three next year. New items have been ordered for the Gift Shop at the hospital as reported by Vi Mehlhop. New items added were Peppermint stick candy for both boys and girls, also sucker pops and Bubblegum cigars. More animals were also added, total income for May and June was $19.50. Doris Scheff, president informed the group that fund raisers will be held at Northridge to purchase a Whisper Glider for Wheel chairs. Total cost of this equipment will be about $3000.00. Plans were also made for the Annual Pie Sale of the Auxiliary to be held during Corn Fest. Pie or cash contributions will be welcomed from the public. Each Auxiliary member was asked to bring two pies and to help work at the sale on Sunday, Aug. 22nd. Refreshments were served by Irene Mathison and Vi Mehihop. The next meeting will be held on September 14th, at 7:00 pm. Save this paper !or recycling ATTENTION SENIORS 55 OR OLDER Looking to get back in the work force? We can help you with job training and education for full or part time employment opportunities. Contact Hilda 320-855-2440 at Green Thumb Financial guidelines apply. :...E ,. .... -: ..... ,L ' ! APY *Annual Percentage Yield ANNUAL MINIMUM RATE IS 5.25% DEPOSIT $5,000 Effective July 14, 1999 MINNWEST BANK ORTONVILLE Member FDIC MINNWEST BANK GROUP 21 Southeast Second Street Ortonville, Minnesota 56278 Phone 320-839-2568 MoneyLine 1-888-616-2265 me restrictions apply, Substantial penalty for early withdrawal. 1999  INDEPENDENT Page S