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MID-SUMMER SPECIALS ..... LI.: ii: .. , !. : CHEVROLET RADO EXT. CAB Excellent condiiion - $12,800 1998 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE SE 6,000 miles, fully loaded - $17,500 1995 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LTD Fully loaded, CD player, 58,000 miles - $17,000 Ortonville, MN * Kevin Backstrand GIVE US A CALL TODAY AT 320-839-2911 ,( DONATE TO HABITAT FOR HUMANITY. Big Stone Lake Area Habitat For Humanity is thanks to a donation from the Ortonville Couples Golf Committee. A painting by Karl metro area was sold by raffle during the annual couples tournament last weekend, with the Dennis and Mary Pietrini, also of the metro area. They are shown holding their prize in flanked by Frank and Pat Jaeger, parents of the artist, Karl Jaeger. Making of the print was Steak House of the metro area. Standing in photo, you see Burt Nypen and Bill Hoel the $850 check from Jerry Wiegman and Paula Rausch, representing the Couples Golf Hans , ,% , for John O. Hans, held Monday, Trinity Lutheran officiated with anist. Honorary Ross, Philip Steen, Ken Olson, Joe VanHale, Tom were Rich e Martig, Roger Larry Hans and Was in Clinton City William Hans, 1916 to John and I in Seward 16 he was baptized in and confirmed in his education at through the 937 he moved from to work in the Stayed to work for for the winter and d m marriage to 20, 1940 in at the Bethany for a number he became a School his retirement in tlletliber of the Clinton Fire Dept. for 25 years and also a school bus driver for 10 years. Among his hobbies were breaking horses, witching water, baseball and being a mechanical fix-it person. John passed away Friday morning, July 24, 1998 in the Clinton Good Samaritan Center at Clinton having reached the age of 81 years, 10 months and nine days. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather and that he loved the school because of the children. Survivors include his wife, Signe of Ortonville; daughter, Karol (Kent) Stotesbery of Ortonville; two sons, John "Bud" (Bonnie) of Wahpeton, ND, and Reid (Pamela) of Sioux Falls, SD; one sister, Ella Sanley of Rising City, NE; five brothers, Irvin of Stromsburg, NE, Willis "Bill" (Linda) of Englewood, CO, Elmer (Evelyn) of Grand Island, NE, Lawrence (Nancy) of Lincoln, NE, and Ray (Merle) of Topeka, KS; three grandchildren, Peter (Peggy) Hans of Wynne, AR, Paul Hans of Wahpeton and Angela Stotesbery of Minneapolis; two step- grandchildren, Rhonda (Dave) Hemming of Kenosha, WI and Terri Raaf (special friend, Bruce Kackac) of Alexandria; one great grandchild, Jacy Hans of Wynne, AR; two step-great grandchildren, Chris Raaf of Alexandria and Francisco Vasquez of Madison, WI; many nieces and nephews. John was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and five brothers. OAHS Auxiliary meeting July 14th / By Vi Mehlhop, Se. Nineteen members were present fothe OAHS Auxiliary meeting held at Northridge on July 14th. The meeting was called to order by president Doris Scheff. During the business meeting, the Auxiliary approved to purchase a TV for the front lobby at the hospital. A discussion was also held about purchasing a light for the Gift Shop at the hospital. Final plans were made for the Pie Sale to be held during Corn Fest Sunday. Members signed up to work and sell pies. A motion was also made to approve the purchase of a new sign to advertise the pie sale. Jean Berg and Elayne Fahlgren served dessert and coffee. Next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 8th at 7 p.m. to be held in the Activity room at the hospital. INDEPENDENT WANT ADS PAY for Helen Lieb, ill be held last in the United of Ortonville. Steaks. Roasts & Burger - Per Lb, Chops & Roasts - Per Lb. 25 LB. BEEF BUNDLE 20 LB. PORK BUNDLE $49.95 .(;29.95 was born Oct. ot, SD to parents Verheui. ille High 935, she was liam L Lieb and lived Peninsula all of es were fishing, on Wednesday, Northridge he age of 83 CUSTOM BUTCHERING Mon.-Wed. IL. EMERGENCY BUTCHERING CALL (605) 862-8402 OR (320) 839-3430 two daughters, :bron, IL and Molly El'ickson of Appleton; two sons, David and his wife Carol of Clinton, WI and George of Big Stone City; nine grandchildren, Brian Vipond, Mark Lieb, Shari Erickson, Valeri and her husband Kent Wilkening, Jon and his wife Shelli Erickson, Kari and her husband Mike Brown, Josh Erickson, Travis and Bill Lieb; nine great grandchildren, Amanda and Kassie Wilkening, Bailey and Morgan Erickson, Andre and "lana Brown, Matthew Erickson, Jennifer and Joshua Lieb; two sisters, Bernice Ward and Athlene and her husband Kate Rien all of Buffalo, NY; sister-in-law, Viola Hanson of Ortonville; several nieces and nephews. Helen was preceded in death by her parents, husband William, one sister and one brother. BIG STONE CITY, SD RECEIVED SHORELINE IMPROVEMENTS last week to the city's park and the state- owned public access an d boat landing just north of the park. The clean up project, which included rip- rapping, came to about $30,000. The project only cost the city a tew thousand dollars because the state paid for its portion and the Federal Emergency Management Administration paid most of the city's portion for flood damage incurred in last year's flood. Ronglien Excavating of Big Stone City contracted the project. Transportation meet July 29th UMVRDC will be hosting their quarterly Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting on Wednesday, July 29 from 2-4 p.m. at the Appleton Civic Center Topics for the agenda will include presentations on the long range transportation plans that are being developed for each MnDOT District, identification of regional transportation issues, funding, project solicitation times lines, and a Hwy 7/59 access issue in the City of Appleton. A MONSTER CATFISH was reeled in by Robert Neborg of Alveord, IA. Robert caught the 16 pound catfish on Sunday, July 12. 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