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Area news digest MORRiS--Retired UMM theater professor George Fosgate is once again portraying a man of the cloth. He follows up a performance as Father Mark in the stage comedy Tony 'N Tina's Wedding with another priestly role - this time in a new Lifetime Original Movie. Fosgate plays Cardinal Ryan in Take My Advice: The Ann and Abby Story. The movie premiered Monday, July 19 on Lifetime Television. Additional broadcasts will take place July 25, 28, 31 and Aug. 1 on Lifetime. The movie stars Wendie Malick from Just Shoot Me in the dual role of advice columnists and identical twins Pauline and Esther Friedman. MADISON-Dedicated.* Compassionate. Talented, Caring. Just a few words used to describe the 83 nominees for the 1999 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. In its 36th year, the Minnesota Teacher of the year program celebrates excellence in education. Patterned after the National Teacher of the Year program, nominees include prekindergarten through 12th grade teachers from throughout the state. Sheri Sergent of Lac qui Parle Valley is one of the nominees. WHEATON-A pair of young raccoons apparently hung on for a ride early last week that took them from Brainerd to Wheaten in the engine of a car. Vel Best discovered the raccoons Wednesday morning in the parking lot of Best's Body Shop on Broadway Avenue. One was in a tree and the other was hiding under the hood of her daughter Annette's car. The critters were rescued later that morning by Pare Kraus who is nursing them back to health. DAWSON-Ever since she was younger and driving go-carts, danae Benson has had an interest in racing. Now, the Dawson business owner is racing against the big boys at Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo. Driving #99, a Midwest Modified car that was a birthday and Christmas gift from her parents, Benson is no longer in the women only Powder Puff division. She's moved up to the modifieds and racing against the men and other women who want to drive their cars faster. Rosen news By Mrs. M.J. Kirchberg Taylor and Travis Radermacher spent the weekend at the Harvey Wildung home in Ortonville, Tanner Radermacher spent the weekend at the Matt Henrich home in Milbank. Henrich and sons softball team spent the weekend at the Kunde cabin on Pelican lake. Mrs. Angie Schmidt and Mrs. Joan Strei were among friends that attended the Golden Wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Kanne in Milbank on Sunday afternoon July 18. Mrs Dennis Rademacher and granddaughter Amanda Stueby of Milbank returned home on Sat., July 17 after spending two and a half weeks visiting relatives in Gloucester, Mass. Mr. and Mrs. Keith Hoffman were Sun. July 18 visitors at the Raymond Karels home. Scott Karels of Ortonville was a weekend guest. Tom Spors of Hutchinson spent Jul: 7 weekend at the home of his parents, Mr and Mrs. Joe Spors. Alphonse Schmieg of Big Stone was a Fri. July 16 afternoon visitor at the M.J. Kirchberg home. Alfred Volkenant attended the funeral of Emil Hillmann at Walter Trinity Lutheran Church on Sat July 17, 1999. Ralph Karels and Max Hapka spent Fri July 16 visiting Philip Karels in Willmar. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schuelke were Wed. July 14 evening visitors at the Jack Schuelke home in Milbank. Weekend guests at the Ray Schuelke home were Angie Kasuske and Emily of Avon, MN and Brenda Schuelke of Watertown, SD. Mr and Mrs. Lester Millerbernd attended the Heritage Fest in New Ulm on Sat July, and Mrs. Millerbernd also attended a baby shower in honor of Mrs Tom Schwarz. Anthony Redes of Marshall spent July 17 weekend at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Karels. Mrs. Willard Karels returned home on Men July 19 after being a surgical patient at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmax since Wed July 14. Martin Millerbernd of Omaha Ne, Steve Millerbernd of St. Cloud spent the weekend at the home of their parents Lester Millerbernds. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Millerbernd spent Saturday and A LOW INTEREST HOME LOAN? Purchase existing home or new construction. No down payment required. USDNRural Development Office Hours: 9:30-11:30 AM 1st & 3rd Wednesday each month in the Farm Service Agency Office in Ortonville, MN. CALL 320-235-5612 extension 4 FOR MORE INFORMATION Equal Housing Opportunity I Sunday July 17 and 18 in New UIm and attended a shower in honor of their grandson, Daniel Harold Schwarz on Sat afternoon and his baptism at Redeemer Lutheran Church on Sat. July 17 and were guests at the Tom Schwarz home in honor of their son's Baptism. Correction In the Catholic Aid 50 year membership item it was Frank Hoffman instead of Frank Adelman as it was in this weeks paper. Pegasus launches "Welcome Back" In an effort to entice former subscribers back to Pegasus Satellite Television, The Marlborough-based company is launching its "Welcome Back" campaign this week, offering former subscribers special limited time offers. As the largest independent provider of DIRECTV in the United States, Pegasus will be sure to remind former subscribers of all the benefits of DIRECTV television - from up to 55 pay per view movies a night to exclusive sports subscriptions. Open house set for Marietta folks Children of Wimpy and Lyla Schmidt invite you to help them celebrate Wimpy's 80th birthday, Lyla's 80th birthday and Wimpy and Lyla's 55th Wedding Anniversary, Saturday, July 31, 1999, from 2-5 p.m. The event will be held at the Marietta City park on Hwy. 40 4-H'ers Have Ortonville To Receive State, Busy Fair Week Ahead at Clinton Federal De, elopment Funds The Big Stone County 4-H Club members will have one of their biggest weeks of the year next week, as they participate in the events of the Big Stone County Fair. Their Demonstration Day and Food Revue Judging was done Thursday, July 8. On Thursday, July 22 they will have the Clothing Exhibit and Fashion Review from 9 a.m. to noon. On Wednesday, July 28 the barns will be open for Horse Exhibits and non-livestock 4-H Exhibits will be entered and judged from noon until 6 p.m. The Barns open for Livestock exhibits at 9 a.m. Thursday, July 29, with the 4-H Horse show set for 9 a.m. and continuing through the day. Club Booths and Banners will be put in place by 4 p.m. Thursday, and the judging in the various categories will be held Thursday afternoon and early evening, as well as Friday morning. On Friday, July 30 at 4:30 p.m. there will be a Horse Show with games. The 4-H Awards Program is sched- uled for 8:30 a.m. Saturday, and the Livestock Premium Auction at 9 a.m. A Youth Open Games Horse Show is planned for 11:30 a.m. Saturday. On Sunday, August 1 at 1 p.m. will be the 4-H Parade of Champions, and afternoon activities are planned, including demonstrations, Art in the Park. The 4-H Schedule of Events appears in the Premium List. The Big Stone County 4-H'ers will also provide a dining area on the Fairgrounds, as in the past. So they have a very busy week ahead of them. Honor, Dean's List at Ridgewater Among the students named to the honor list at Ridgewater College, Willmar and Hutchinson, were Kevin Haukos and Nicole Volkenant, both of Ortonville, along with Eric Clark of Marietta. Named to the Dean's List for spring semester at Ridgewater from the area were Steven Powell and Anna Schumacher, both of Ortonville. The Rural Development arm of the U.S. Department of Agricul- ture (USDA) will be in OrtonviUe, MN, Tuesday, July 27, to present ceremonial check to city and coun- ty officials to emphasize USDA's commitment to the future of Big Stone County and Ortonville. The presentation will be made at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Hilltop Restaurant in Ortonville. In a larger sense, the checks also symbolize the partnerships the city and county have formed to meet the challenges of a weakened agricultural economy and the loss of population, according to Gary DeCramer, state director of USDA Rural Development in Minnesota. Ve are only one of many part- ners, all of whom care about the future of his area," he said. The extent of the partnerships, according to DeCramer, is illus- trated by one of the USDA checks, a $40,000 Rural Business Enter- prise Grant to the City of Or- tonville. While it represents a sig- nificant USDA investment in the Ortonville effort to strengthen and continue the presence of the local Dairy Queen, USDA is only one of the investors. Minnwest Bank is providing $200,000 in loans for the project--S160,000 of which is being guaranteed by the federal Small Business Administration and $10,000 of which is being pro- vided by the OrtonviUe Economic Development Authority. Ortonville will lend USDA's grant at low interest rates to the retail operation and, as the loan is repaid to the city, will be placed in a revolving loan fund maintained by the city to help other new or ex- panding small and emerging busi- nesses in the community. The second check, a $42,700 Methodists will have Fair food stand Clinton United Methodist Church will again be having a food stand at the Big Stone County Fair in Clinton on July 29 through Aug. 1. They will be serving short orders, hamburgers, pies, sandwiches, etc. See you at the fair! 24-3ADV Hilb0nk P.O. Box 326 Milbank, SD 57252 Jim Lusk, Jr. CALL TODAY FOR A CONSULTATION LIF'WE I_II EIFI_I ---r- A np A    p Rovilyn and Jim Lusk I I 1 "6W'O =  with Courtney and Jim III / I ~ PLAN NOW FOR FALL DELIVERY ~ l i / "Best qualityces, we guarantee it!" grant to the Big Stone County Housing and Redevelopment Au- thority, is also just "one segment of a partnership," DeCramer noted. This award, provided under the USDA Rural Development's Hous- ing Preservation Grant Program, will be added to a $50,000 Com- munity Development grant offered by the Minnesota Department of Trade and Economic Development and $10,000 from the Big Stone County Housing and Redevelop- ment Authority for the renovation of individual homes. The business enterprise grant represents the first application of USDA funding after the naming of Ortonville as one of three Min- nesota cities under their Rural Community Advancement Pro- gram CRCAP). Selection for RCAP means that a community will re- ceive priority for USDA Rural De- velopment Assi.stance. Mobile meals I July 26-30: Kathy Gilsdorf; John & Rose Marie Fridgen; Bill & Donna Heel August. 2-6: Ken & Aletta Simonitch; Darrel Brecke; Jane Streed MISSION AGENT KDIO's weather Itl July 19 82 20 83 21 87 22 90 23 9i 24 97 25 95 Skid Added To A new Rodeo" will b August 1 at the Stone County The event will the Old Time Sunday. You from the there for the Hoffman has generously their skid entry fee will must pre-regis There will participants skid loader one "Rodeo" maze This past weekend our community with Mission Possible agents!!!!! The days are long. The sun is hot. Friendly, energetic, grateful, kind, people who were dedicating their something for someone else ..... someone that they didn't even know !! Many local Ortonville mission were also out in force, rolling red-carpet welcome for these agents. I saw agents serving taking care of their needs for safety, comfort, and entertainment. Thiis weekend was a Mission Smorgasbord! I saw people of all sense of purpose and a positive WOW ............... the future Ioo1 BRIGHT!!!! So, how do you plan to keep cool this summer? The same way you'll keep warm next winter. With a heat pump. Naturally. !:!. i i ! !iiiiiii!iiiiiil I ...... A heat pump is thc most efl]cicnt way to kccp ct)l this summer. And warm ncxt wintcr. It works ycar-round by transferring heat in or out of),our home and us natural cncrgy from the earth or outsidc air. lb see what kind of heat pump is right for your home, give us a call at 800-493-3299. Page 2b  INDEPENDENT Area news digest MORRiS--Retired UMM theater professor George Fosgate is once again portraying a man of the cloth. He follows up a performance as Father Mark in the stage comedy Tony 'N Tina's Wedding with another priestly role - this time in a new Lifetime Original Movie. Fosgate plays Cardinal Ryan in Take My Advice: The Ann and Abby Story. The movie premiered Monday, July 19 on Lifetime Television. Additional broadcasts will take place July 25, 28, 31 and Aug. 1 on Lifetime. The movie stars Wendie Malick from Just Shoot Me in the dual role of advice columnists and identical twins Pauline and Esther Friedman. MADISON-Dedicated.* Compassionate. Talented, Caring. Just a few words used to describe the 83 nominees for the 1999 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. In its 36th year, the Minnesota Teacher of the year program celebrates excellence in education. Patterned after the National Teacher of the Year program, nominees include prekindergarten through 12th grade teachers from throughout the state. Sheri Sergent of Lac qui Parle Valley is one of the nominees. WHEATON-A pair of young raccoons apparently hung on for a ride early last week that took them from Brainerd to Wheaten in the engine of a car. Vel Best discovered the raccoons Wednesday morning in the parking lot of Best's Body Shop on Broadway Avenue. One was in a tree and the other was hiding under the hood of her daughter Annette's car. The critters were rescued later that morning by Pare Kraus who is nursing them back to health. DAWSON-Ever since she was younger and driving go-carts, danae Benson has had an interest in racing. Now, the Dawson business owner is racing against the big boys at Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo. Driving #99, a Midwest Modified car that was a birthday and Christmas gift from her parents, Benson is no longer in the women only Powder Puff division. She's moved up to the modifieds and racing against the men and other women who want to drive their cars faster. Rosen news By Mrs. M.J. Kirchberg Taylor and Travis Radermacher spent the weekend at the Harvey Wildung home in Ortonville, Tanner Radermacher spent the weekend at the Matt Henrich home in Milbank. Henrich and sons softball team spent the weekend at the Kunde cabin on Pelican lake. Mrs. Angie Schmidt and Mrs. Joan Strei were among friends that attended the Golden Wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Kanne in Milbank on Sunday afternoon July 18. Mrs Dennis Rademacher and granddaughter Amanda Stueby of Milbank returned home on Sat., July 17 after spending two and a half weeks visiting relatives in Gloucester, Mass. Mr. and Mrs. Keith Hoffman were Sun. July 18 visitors at the Raymond Karels home. Scott Karels of Ortonville was a weekend guest. Tom Spors of Hutchinson spent Jul: 7 weekend at the home of his parents, Mr and Mrs. Joe Spors. Alphonse Schmieg of Big Stone was a Fri. July 16 afternoon visitor at the M.J. Kirchberg home. Alfred Volkenant attended the funeral of Emil Hillmann at Walter Trinity Lutheran Church on Sat July 17, 1999. Ralph Karels and Max Hapka spent Fri July 16 visiting Philip Karels in Willmar. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schuelke were Wed. July 14 evening visitors at the Jack Schuelke home in Milbank. Weekend guests at the Ray Schuelke home were Angie Kasuske and Emily of Avon, MN and Brenda Schuelke of Watertown, SD. Mr and Mrs. Lester Millerbernd attended the Heritage Fest in New Ulm on Sat July, and Mrs. Millerbernd also attended a baby shower in honor of Mrs Tom Schwarz. Anthony Redes of Marshall spent July 17 weekend at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Karels. Mrs. Willard Karels returned home on Men July 19 after being a surgical patient at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmax since Wed July 14. Martin Millerbernd of Omaha Ne, Steve Millerbernd of St. Cloud spent the weekend at the home of their parents Lester Millerbernds. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Millerbernd spent Saturday and A LOW INTEREST HOME LOAN? Purchase existing home or new construction. No down payment required. USDNRural Development Office Hours: 9:30-11:30 AM 1st & 3rd Wednesday each month in the Farm Service Agency Office in Ortonville, MN. CALL 320-235-5612 extension 4 FOR MORE INFORMATION Equal Housing Opportunity I Sunday July 17 and 18 in New UIm and attended a shower in honor of their grandson, Daniel Harold Schwarz on Sat afternoon and his baptism at Redeemer Lutheran Church on Sat. July 17 and were guests at the Tom Schwarz home in honor of their son's Baptism. Correction In the Catholic Aid 50 year membership item it was Frank Hoffman instead of Frank Adelman as it was in this weeks paper. Pegasus launches "Welcome Back" In an effort to entice former subscribers back to Pegasus Satellite Television, The Marlborough-based company is launching its "Welcome Back" campaign this week, offering former subscribers special limited time offers. As the largest independent provider of DIRECTV in the United States, Pegasus will be sure to remind former subscribers of all the benefits of DIRECTV television - from up to 55 pay per view movies a night to exclusive sports subscriptions. Open house set for Marietta folks Children of Wimpy and Lyla Schmidt invite you to help them celebrate Wimpy's 80th birthday, Lyla's 80th birthday and Wimpy and Lyla's 55th Wedding Anniversary, Saturday, July 31, 1999, from 2-5 p.m. The event will be held at the Marietta City park on Hwy. 40 4-H'ers Have Ortonville To Receive State, Busy Fair Week Ahead at Clinton Federal De, elopment Funds The Big Stone County 4-H Club members will have one of their biggest weeks of the year next week, as they participate in the events of the Big Stone County Fair. Their Demonstration Day and Food Revue Judging was done Thursday, July 8. On Thursday, July 22 they will have the Clothing Exhibit and Fashion Review from 9 a.m. to noon. On Wednesday, July 28 the barns will be open for Horse Exhibits and non-livestock 4-H Exhibits will be entered and judged from noon until 6 p.m. The Barns open for Livestock exhibits at 9 a.m. Thursday, July 29, with the 4-H Horse show set for 9 a.m. and continuing through the day. Club Booths and Banners will be put in place by 4 p.m. Thursday, and the judging in the various categories will be held Thursday afternoon and early evening, as well as Friday morning. On Friday, July 30 at 4:30 p.m. there will be a Horse Show with games. The 4-H Awards Program is sched- uled for 8:30 a.m. Saturday, and the Livestock Premium Auction at 9 a.m. A Youth Open Games Horse Show is planned for 11:30 a.m. Saturday. On Sunday, August 1 at 1 p.m. will be the 4-H Parade of Champions, and afternoon activities are planned, including demonstrations, Art in the Park. The 4-H Schedule of Events appears in the Premium List. The Big Stone County 4-H'ers will also provide a dining area on the Fairgrounds, as in the past. So they have a very busy week ahead of them. Honor, Dean's List at Ridgewater Among the students named to the honor list at Ridgewater College, Willmar and Hutchinson, were Kevin Haukos and Nicole Volkenant, both of Ortonville, along with Eric Clark of Marietta. Named to the Dean's List for spring semester at Ridgewater from the area were Steven Powell and Anna Schumacher, both of Ortonville. The Rural Development arm of the U.S. Department of Agricul- ture (USDA) will be in OrtonviUe, MN, Tuesday, July 27, to present ceremonial check to city and coun- ty officials to emphasize USDA's commitment to the future of Big Stone County and Ortonville. The presentation will be made at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Hilltop Restaurant in Ortonville. In a larger sense, the checks also symbolize the partnerships the city and county have formed to meet the challenges of a weakened agricultural economy and the loss of population, according to Gary DeCramer, state director of USDA Rural Development in Minnesota. Ve are only one of many part- ners, all of whom care about the future of his area," he said. The extent of the partnerships, according to DeCramer, is illus- trated by one of the USDA checks, a $40,000 Rural Business Enter- prise Grant to the City of Or- tonville. While it represents a sig- nificant USDA investment in the Ortonville effort to strengthen and continue the presence of the local Dairy Queen, USDA is only one of the investors. Minnwest Bank is providing $200,000 in loans for the project--S160,000 of which is being guaranteed by the federal Small Business Administration and $10,000 of which is being pro- vided by the OrtonviUe Economic Development Authority. Ortonville will lend USDA's grant at low interest rates to the retail operation and, as the loan is repaid to the city, will be placed in a revolving loan fund maintained by the city to help other new or ex- panding small and emerging busi- nesses in the community. The second check, a $42,700 Methodists will have Fair food stand Clinton United Methodist Church will again be having a food stand at the Big Stone County Fair in Clinton on July 29 through Aug. 1. They will be serving short orders, hamburgers, pies, sandwiches, etc. See you at the fair! 24-3ADV Hilb0nk P.O. Box 326 Milbank, SD 57252 Jim Lusk, Jr. CALL TODAY FOR A CONSULTATION LIF'WE I_II EIFI_I ---r- A np A    p Rovilyn and Jim Lusk I I 1 "6W'O =  with Courtney and Jim III / I ~ PLAN NOW FOR FALL DELIVERY ~ l i / "Best qualityces, we guarantee it!" grant to the Big Stone County Housing and Redevelopment Au- thority, is also just "one segment of a partnership," DeCramer noted. This award, provided under the USDA Rural Development's Hous- ing Preservation Grant Program, will be added to a $50,000 Com- munity Development grant offered by the Minnesota Department of Trade and Economic Development and $10,000 from the Big Stone County Housing and Redevelop- ment Authority for the renovation of individual homes. The business enterprise grant represents the first application of USDA funding after the naming of Ortonville as one of three Min- nesota cities under their Rural Community Advancement Pro- gram CRCAP). Selection for RCAP means that a community will re- ceive priority for USDA Rural De- velopment Assi.stance. Mobile meals I July 26-30: Kathy Gilsdorf; John & Rose Marie Fridgen; Bill & Donna Heel August. 2-6: Ken & Aletta Simonitch; Darrel Brecke; Jane Streed MISSION AGENT KDIO's weather Itl July 19 82 20 83 21 87 22 90 23 9i 24 97 25 95 Skid Added To A new Rodeo" will b August 1 at the Stone County The event will the Old Time Sunday. You from the there for the Hoffman has generously their skid entry fee will must pre-regis There will participants skid loader one "Rodeo" maze This past weekend our community with Mission Possible agents!!!!! The days are long. The sun is hot. Friendly, energetic, grateful, kind, people who were dedicating their something for someone else ..... someone that they didn't even know !! Many local Ortonville mission were also out in force, rolling red-carpet welcome for these agents. I saw agents serving taking care of their needs for safety, comfort, and entertainment. Thiis weekend was a Mission Smorgasbord! I saw people of all sense of purpose and a positive WOW ............... the future Ioo1 BRIGHT!!!! So, how do you plan to keep cool this summer? The same way you'll keep warm next winter. With a heat pump. Naturally. !:!. i i ! !iiiiiii!iiiiiil I ...... A heat pump is thc most efl]cicnt way to kccp ct)l this summer. And warm ncxt wintcr. It works ycar-round by transferring heat in or out of),our home and us natural cncrgy from the earth or outsidc air. lb see what kind of heat pump is right for your home, give us a call at 800-493-3299. Page 2b  INDEPENDENT