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(Editor's note: The fol- lowing, featuring Ortonville's Warren Schoen, appeared in the July 18, 1999, issue of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.) a walk down memory lane as he looks out over some of his land bordering Thielke Lake near Ortonvilie, Minn. "This Is one of my favorite spots," said Schoen, 82. II.'FITIP. ::[.[q:l II Ji Y m*i*tcvmJ,,.t'-'--"!'Y Fair Ride Tickets " • " Will Go On Sale t ":, The Big Stone County Fair board announces that advance sale tickets J : for the carnival rides at the fair will be on sale at the following places by Friday, July 16: Beardsley - Deutschs' Market A Graceville - Pullis Oil, Graceville i., :::!: Super Valu and Carlson Corner Ortonviile - Cenex C-Store,  O'Kayes' Clinton - Cenex C-Store and Clinton Super Valu Odessa - Mudhen Cafe Additional Premium Lists for the fair are available at Minnwest and ° CenBank at Ortonville, Clnton State Bank at Clinton and Super Valu and West Central Bank in Graceville, according to Elaine Gustafson, Secretary/Treasurer, Fair Board. Eleanor Athey to celebrate 94th L vi .00ea. _ AND SHFILA HOERNEMANN of Ortonville are the Job/ Farmers of the Month. See inside this section for the July Farmer fea- a 1_ ( ga,e00’ I Unusual arrangement, ture. [ Waterfowl association , "- tl[tP WAMI[D ['or projects and All friends and relatives are Engineering, Machining, Fabricating Inc. of Sauk Rapids, get a critical habitaL invited to attend open house Birthday celebration for Eleanor Athey's 94th Minn., or EME has an immediate opening for a full-time nesota's farmers is in the mid-50s, which birthday at the Beardsley Auditorium experienced MACHINIST/TOOL & DIE MAKER. hiked and the 440 acres of grasslands, and woods near his home more than 70 lake-strewn deer, pheas- for more than half his life. ;pots," he said green, grassy ridge to have my , so put a few up here." ', wanted to preserve the land so many fond memo- once shallow potholes, restored. Cattaih will are being grasses. Shane) and his .get a healthy sum of cash which also $1 million to restore and preserve h'om now. land )res the many have dis- help them leave a liv- future genera- and state help landowners restore programs often pay 3rever. for right s of the Minnesota De- L as age of Min- means a majorturnoverof land ownership is from 1:30 to 5 pro, Sunday, Aug. 8th. Benefits include vacation, paid holidays, health insurance, beginning. No gifts please. Your presence retirement program, clean/air conditioned environment. "There's an unprecedented turnover of will be your gift. land from+the aging farm population to a Call [=red or Ran at smaller subset of peopte wmmg to take it," INDEPENDENT " 320-656-008a, ,' said Tom Landwehr, state conservation direc- WANT ADS PAY tar for Ducks Unlimited and a former DNR wetlands official. Farmers Often have no one to pass the land to -- they either have no children, or their children don't want to stay on the farm. "They are concerned about the resources and have developed a fondness for the land," SlO  Landwehr said, "They don't want to see it destroyed." ' " That's the case with Schoen. anti when lmu And he couldn't afford to just donate it to the DNR or Fish and Wddlife Service, as a few  our new Fall & Winter Catalog landowners have done. But he cares deeply about the land and still walks it almost daily.....en- Only ,...-€. Having your cake Enter Mike McGinty, executive director of the Minnesota Waterfowl Association, of Stop by your nearest which Schoen has been a longtime member. McGinty, Schoen and attorneys have put together an unusual package called a"chari- today! #Ptlm ,,A,= table remainder trust" that, once its availabil- ity becomes known, could prompt interest by other landowners who want to preserve their OCPenney Catalog is located lands, in Liebe Drug/Variety Here's how it works: 146 NW Second Street First, Schoen sold grassland easements to the U.S. Fish and W'fldlife Service. The agency Ortonville, MN is restoring eight potholes and 180 acres of Catalogs also available at Milbank Mall/ native grasses to the parcel, and the perpetual easement means future landowners must maintain the wildlife habitat and never farm web site www.jcpenney.com or develop it. (A separate 160-acre parcel also Gift Certificates Available - Payments accepted on JCPenney accounts will be sold but likely will remain farmland.) Or call 1-800-222-2343 Then a trust was created, and Schoen and ask for TA005-3650A (3Peey donated the land to it. He gets important tax to order your copy. benefits for doinR so, McGinW is trustee of the trust, which will sell the land to individuals [ CATALOG MERCHANT 320-839-6191 who will use it for hunting. © J c cy ,. The proceeds will be invested by the trust, and the Schoens will receive 6 percent of the (continued on page 3b) ME L H Make your home work for you... • Pay off credit cards • Consolidate debts • College tuition • Dream Vacation • Lake Home • Pay taxes If you own your own home, it's a great way to borrow and pay off unusual and unexpected expenses. A Home Cash Loan can also save you money by lowering your monthly payment. Some Home Cash Loans are still deductible on your itemized tax return - consult your tax advisor. It's easy to apply and smart, too. See us today. \\;/7 "Because we caret. " . Y00/CenBank V P.O. Box 306 113 NW 1st Street Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone 320-839-6123 * 1-800-335-8920 * Fax 320-839-6127 Member www.cenbank.corn FDIC (Editor's note: The fol- lowing, featuring Ortonville's Warren Schoen, appeared in the July 18, 1999, issue of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.) a walk down memory lane as he looks out over some of his land bordering Thielke Lake near Ortonvilie, Minn. "This Is one of my favorite spots," said Schoen, 82. 00,00:i00NDENT II.'FITIP. ::[.[q:l II Ji Y m*i*tcvmJ,,.t'-'--"!'Y Fair Ride Tickets " • " Will Go On Sale t ":, The Big Stone County Fair board announces that advance sale tickets J : for the carnival rides at the fair will be on sale at the following places by Friday, July 16: Beardsley - Deutschs' Market A Graceville - Pullis Oil, Graceville i., :::!: Super Valu and Carlson Corner Ortonviile - Cenex C-Store,  O'Kayes' Clinton - Cenex C-Store and Clinton Super Valu Odessa - Mudhen Cafe Additional Premium Lists for the fair are available at Minnwest and ° CenBank at Ortonville, Clnton State Bank at Clinton and Super Valu and West Central Bank in Graceville, according to Elaine Gustafson, Secretary/Treasurer, Fair Board. Eleanor Athey to celebrate 94th L vi .00ea. _ AND SHFILA HOERNEMANN of Ortonville are the Job/ Farmers of the Month. See inside this section for the July Farmer fea- a 1_ ( ga,e00’ I Unusual arrangement, ture. [ Waterfowl association , "- tl[tP WAMI[D ['or projects and All friends and relatives are Engineering, Machining, Fabricating Inc. of Sauk Rapids, get a critical habitaL invited to attend open house Birthday celebration for Eleanor Athey's 94th Minn., or EME has an immediate opening for a full-time nesota's farmers is in the mid-50s, which birthday at the Beardsley Auditorium experienced MACHINIST/TOOL & DIE MAKER. hiked and the 440 acres of grasslands, and woods near his home more than 70 lake-strewn deer, pheas- for more than half his life. ;pots," he said green, grassy ridge to have my , so put a few up here." ', wanted to preserve the land so many fond memo- once shallow potholes, restored. Cattaih will are being grasses. Shane) and his .get a healthy sum of cash which also $1 million to restore and preserve h'om now. land )res the many have dis- help them leave a liv- future genera- and state help landowners restore programs often pay 3rever. for right s of the Minnesota De- L as age of Min- means a majorturnoverof land ownership is from 1:30 to 5 pro, Sunday, Aug. 8th. Benefits include vacation, paid holidays, health insurance, beginning. No gifts please. Your presence retirement program, clean/air conditioned environment. "There's an unprecedented turnover of will be your gift. land from+the aging farm population to a Call [=red or Ran at smaller subset of peopte wmmg to take it," INDEPENDENT " 320-656-008a, ,' said Tom Landwehr, state conservation direc- WANT ADS PAY tar for Ducks Unlimited and a former DNR wetlands official. Farmers Often have no one to pass the land to -- they either have no children, or their children don't want to stay on the farm. "They are concerned about the resources and have developed a fondness for the land," SlO  Landwehr said, "They don't want to see it destroyed." ' " That's the case with Schoen. anti when lmu And he couldn't afford to just donate it to the DNR or Fish and Wddlife Service, as a few  our new Fall & Winter Catalog landowners have done. But he cares deeply about the land and still walks it almost daily.....en- Only ,...-€. Having your cake Enter Mike McGinty, executive director of the Minnesota Waterfowl Association, of Stop by your nearest which Schoen has been a longtime member. McGinty, Schoen and attorneys have put together an unusual package called a"chari- today! #Ptlm ,,A,= table remainder trust" that, once its availabil- ity becomes known, could prompt interest by other landowners who want to preserve their OCPenney Catalog is located lands, in Liebe Drug/Variety Here's how it works: 146 NW Second Street First, Schoen sold grassland easements to the U.S. Fish and W'fldlife Service. The agency Ortonville, MN is restoring eight potholes and 180 acres of Catalogs also available at Milbank Mall/ native grasses to the parcel, and the perpetual easement means future landowners must maintain the wildlife habitat and never farm web site www.jcpenney.com or develop it. (A separate 160-acre parcel also Gift Certificates Available - Payments accepted on JCPenney accounts will be sold but likely will remain farmland.) Or call 1-800-222-2343 Then a trust was created, and Schoen and ask for TA005-3650A (3Peey donated the land to it. He gets important tax to order your copy. benefits for doinR so, McGinW is trustee of the trust, which will sell the land to individuals [ CATALOG MERCHANT 320-839-6191 who will use it for hunting. © J c cy ,. The proceeds will be invested by the trust, and the Schoens will receive 6 percent of the (continued on page 3b) ME L H Make your home work for you... • Pay off credit cards • Consolidate debts • College tuition • Dream Vacation • Lake Home • Pay taxes If you own your own home, it's a great way to borrow and pay off unusual and unexpected expenses. A Home Cash Loan can also save you money by lowering your monthly payment. Some Home Cash Loans are still deductible on your itemized tax return - consult your tax advisor. It's easy to apply and smart, too. See us today. \\;/7 "Because we caret. " . Y00/CenBank V P.O. Box 306 113 NW 1st Street Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone 320-839-6123 * 1-800-335-8920 * Fax 320-839-6127 Member www.cenbank.corn FDIC