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old days in the Cn CASHTOWN "ANGELS!" That's the dubbing given to this photo which was taken sometime Shown with a nice catch of crappies (naturally out of Big Stone Lake), you see, left to Ralph Sealey, Don Oswood, Dale Hausauer and Vern Kottwitz. Photo was taken Cashtown Grocery Store, which is now Jan's Flower Shop. Photo submitted by Ivy AGO 1993 Service that they service and the to ;', Kenneth and Kopitzke American t in the St. Paul July 5. She a crown, L reward• resigned as of the Health accepted a ride is set 12 near the home forced highway last )F THIS COLUMN SPONSORED BY ,i .m, TRUCKING P.O. BOX 98, BIG STONE CITY, 57216 PH. 862-8143 COLLEEN & GAYLE HEDGE, OWNERS AGO ,1978 made an ;d the Cody periodically of water on the livestock being hauled. Lavina Corpuz of the Philippines will be spending the school year with the Herb Streich family of Big Stone. Mrs. Rueben Pflueger pre- sented a plaque to the Fire department to honor members who have been with the department for 20 or more years. • The mausoleum soon to be constructed at Mound ceme- tery wSll be available for use by neighboring cemeteries. Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Hedge of Milbank are the parents of a girl born at the Ortonville Hospital. 50 YEARS AGO Aug. 13, 1953 More than 6,000 county fair goers were in attendance at the county fair Sunday night when Mrs. Gilford Nelson of Beardsley was picked to be the winner of the 1953 Chevrolet. Six new bicycles were also given away. The Ortonville business people extend a special invita- tion to their farmer friends and their families to a picnic to be held on Labor Day at the Ortonville Athletic Field• Fo!lowing the picnic there will be an afternoon of entertain- ment• Bids will be opened Aug. 20th for the construction of a new elementary school build- ing. Phyllis Ann Shaw and Gerald Hall were united in marriage Aug. 8 at the First Congregational Church in Ortonville. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a girl to Mr. and Mrs. John Schuelke of Bellingham, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Clark of Bellingham, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Julian Huselid of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and e news • 839-2207 Karels 20th after daughter of Ortonville grandparents a Wednesday, guest at his an and Shirley Leenerts from guests at Joe and and Dorothy to visit Donna and Lou Coubal. They had a buffet lunch at the cafe in the courthouse with Debbie Hedin, who is the manager there. Donna is recuperating from a heart ailment. Frieda Wellnitz visited Emma Schwarze on Tuesday, July 22nd. Don and June Wilson from North Carolina came out for a class reunion and stayed with Mickey and Shirley Hefferman. Art and Ruth Hoernemann visited her brolher LeRoy Johnson in Billings, MO from Thursday, July 17th to Saturday, July 19th at his home. Glen and Irene Johnson of Waterloo, IA were overnight visitors Chevrolet Tahoe LT 4x4 Sl 85,00 Leather Yukons w/Low Miles I/OUr laundry...we will wash, fold your clothes! • )i. ,1 #  # AND STEAM PRESS/NG WITH WASHING ON & WEDNFDAYS! ARE FROM 1 TO 5 PM - "' Tuesday, June 22nd at the home of Art and Ruth Hoernemann. The week-end of July 18th Glen and Virginia Kuechenmeister visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Carlene Wittnebel and her son Doug were Friday, July 18th visitors of Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Monday, July 21st Wanda Koepke and Marlys Radermacher visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Saturday, July 19th Carlene Wittnebel; and Deb Steuart got Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson and brought them to RV Park for the Hanson family reunion• Relatives came from Rapid City, Mitchell, Blue Earth, Arizona, Watertown, Milbank, Ortonville, Slayton, and Edgerton. it Irvin and Arlys Thompson visited Syl Pinkert Thursday evening, July 17th. Syl Pinkert attended the funeral of Don Von Eschen at the Big Stone Methodist Church. When Syl and Don were children they were neighbors. Laurette Mielitz visited Lillian Ninneman. After Church on Sunday, July 20th Harriet Kidman, Joyce Ninneman, and Lillian Ninneman went to lunch at Hilltop. Sunday, July 20th Orlend and Irene Mathison visited at the home of their daughter Debbie and George Peterson of Canby. They celebrated Debbie and George's daughter Caroline's twenty- first birthday. Carol and Dennis Dragt took their grandson Shawn Erickson to the Cities last Thursday, July 17th. He visited his uncle and family for a few days before returning to his home in Austin, TX. His mother Valerie Erickson and two sisters Katrina and Breann left about a week earlier. He came to say good-by to his great- grandma Faith Sprung also before leaving Ortonville. Sunday, July 20th John and Anna Rothi saw Anna's mother Hazel Gibson at Beardsley. Janell Audette from Springfield, CO visited Alnora Rawleigh for four days. Sunday, July 20th Kay and Paul Novak from St. Cloud visited Alnora Rawleigh. Dr. Todd and Monique Stolpman and family visited his parents Urban and Ludie Stolpman for a week. Todd and Monique and family were on their way to the Black Hills, Yellowstone National Park and the west coast. Also friends and relatives from St. Cloud were at Urban and Ludie's. Urban and Ludie Stolpman attended the Heritage Fest at New Ulm this past week. Bliss Gerjets' daughter Mr. and Mrs. Mel Stelling from Surprise, AZ onville area DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Ortonville Independent Mrs. Kenneth Amberg of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Magnus Thompson of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Delano Thorkelson of Milbank and a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Saeger of Ortonville• 70 YEARS AGO July 20, 1933 Leslie W. Brown was elect- ed to serve as superintendent of the Ortonville High School and grade school system. They will occupy the superinten- dent's house on the school grounds. Rose Larkin and Edmund O'Connor were married Tuesday in the Holy Rosary church• R.C. Kaercher and H.L. McDowell were the winners in the school board election last Tuesday in Ortonville. Lois Stern and James Fleming were married July 19 in Minneapolis. Payment of the first divi- dend of 15 per cent to the depositors of the closed First National Bank of Ortonville was authorized on Saturday. The dividend amounts to about $60,O0O. pent the past week with Bliss Oerjets. ' On Tuesday, July 22nd they spent the day with Bliss's son Dennis and the Bud Andersons. High bridge players at the Ortonville Senior Center Friday afternoon, July 25th were Ken Simonitch and Pearl Pederson. High bridge players July 18th were Arnold Souba and Betty Nelson• American Heart sociation WE'RE FIGHTING FOR YOUR LIFE II Will be constructing state highway projects in the area. CALL BITUMINOUS PAVING, INC. for asphalt and seal coating services. Free estimates for driveways, parking lots, roads, etc. 1-800-827-1637 Get High Speed Wireless Internet from NATE'S NET NhpH@N! LnlY EISt t ) bUdum!OWY ! No need for that second phone line for the Intemet, because it's wireless! Computer Sales & Service • Wireless Internet N ate's N et Your Internet Provider - email: lori@nate'snet.com 325 S. Main * Milbank, SD * 605-432-1222 Rosen news .... By Mrs. M.J. Kirchberg Cindy Riedner of Morris was a Sunday, July 20 forenoon visitor at the Alfred Volkenant home. She spent the afternoon visiting relatives in Milbank and with Mrs. Alfred Volkenant at Northridge in Ortonville. Eileen Karels and friends of Fergus Falls were Sunday, July visitors at the home of her mother Mrs. Almira Karels. Mrs. Dennis Rademacher and Mrs. Randy Stuckey of Milbank spent July 19 weekend at the Tim Salmen home in Madison, SD. Mrs. Marion Weber of Ortonville and Mrs. Myra Schmieg were Friday, July 18 supper and evening guests at the Roger Sis home. Max Hapka and Jim Millerbernd were Thursday afternoon, July 17 visitors at the M.J. Kirchberg home. Mr. and Mrs. Tim Stengel of Milbank were Sunday afternoon, July 20 visitors at the Mrs. Myra Schmieg home. Mrs. Jerry Adelman was among relatives that attended the 7th bi- annual first cousin reunion in Neleigh, NE on Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20, 2003. ' Mr. and Mrs. Bud Radermacher spent July 19 weekend at the Kunde cabin on Pelican Lake for the Henrich softball team get-together. Mrs. Myra Schmieg and Mrs. Julie Henrich were among friends and relatives that attended the 80th birthday party for Isabel Kraemer at her home in Ortonville on Saturday afternoon, July 19, 2003. Mr. and Mrs: Joe Karels and family attended the Howard Schake family reunion in Bellingham on Sunday, July 20, 2003. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Kelzer and Mr. and Mrs. Glen Ketchum of Ortonville, Mr. and Mrs. Marty Kelzer of the Cities and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Karels enjoyed dinner at the Matador on Saturday evening, July 19 in honor of Mrs. Karels' birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Millerbernd spent July 19 weekend at the Derek Jones homes in Blaine. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Karels were Sunday, July 20 afternoon and supper guests at the home of his mother, Mrs. Delrose Karels in Ortonville. Mr. and Mrs. Rob Hoffman and Mrs. Marlys Kunde attended the wedding of Kendra Hanson and Yanko Jordonoff at Evangical Lutheran Church in St. Luke in Chicago on Saturday, July 12, 2003. They returned home on Tuesday, July 15. Mr. and Mrs. Pat Croatt of Duluth were July 19 weekend guests at the Jim Croatt home. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Selzer and family returned to their home in Fairfax, IA July 19, after spending two weeks at the home of her mother Mrs. Joan Strei, and did some work for her. They also visited at the Glen Abramowski home in Madison and Todd and Jennifer Fatland home in Sioux Falls, SD. Art Schumacher of Kansas City, MO spent July 19 weekend at the home of his sister Mrs. Joan Strei and attended his 45th class reunion in Madison. Mr. and Mrs. Don Husby of Madison were Thursday, July 17 evening visitors at the Joan Strei home. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hoffman and Mrs. Joan Strei attended the 50th wedding anniversary of Newman and Mary Ann Moan at the American Legib'n: and the 50ih =anniversary of Darrell and Irene Stcn'lien at the After Five Inn in Madison on Sunday afternoon, July 20, 2003. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schuelke and Mrs. Betty Binsfeld of Big Stone visited Steve Schuelke at Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls on Monday, July 21,2003. "Special Purchase" '03 Chrysler Sebring Lxi Leather SUnroof For Total Home Care Service Get Ready Now for Fall and Winter Woes! Cary Leuthardt is your man! 00OOrt 22 YEARS 1 IN BUSINESS Now located in the old bakery building on onville's main street Repair of Air Conditioners, Household Appliances, Cooking Equipment, Freezers, Coolers. Window and Door Repair Also! Cell Phone: 1-877-895-8570 t-Ma,: cary@maxmlnn.com 320" 839. 3764 Ortonville, Minnesota 56278 INDEPENDENT Page 7b old days in the Cn CASHTOWN "ANGELS!" That's the dubbing given to this photo which was taken sometime Shown with a nice catch of crappies (naturally out of Big Stone Lake), you see, left to Ralph Sealey, Don Oswood, Dale Hausauer and Vern Kottwitz. Photo was taken Cashtown Grocery Store, which is now Jan's Flower Shop. Photo submitted by Ivy AGO 1993 Service that they service and the to ;', Kenneth and Kopitzke American t in the St. Paul July 5. She a crown, L reward• resigned as of the Health accepted a ride is set 12 near the home forced highway last )F THIS COLUMN SPONSORED BY ,i .m, TRUCKING P.O. BOX 98, BIG STONE CITY, 57216 PH. 862-8143 COLLEEN & GAYLE HEDGE, OWNERS AGO ,1978 made an ;d the Cody periodically of water on the livestock being hauled. Lavina Corpuz of the Philippines will be spending the school year with the Herb Streich family of Big Stone. Mrs. Rueben Pflueger pre- sented a plaque to the Fire department to honor members who have been with the department for 20 or more years. • The mausoleum soon to be constructed at Mound ceme- tery wSll be available for use by neighboring cemeteries. Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Hedge of Milbank are the parents of a girl born at the Ortonville Hospital. 50 YEARS AGO Aug. 13, 1953 More than 6,000 county fair goers were in attendance at the county fair Sunday night when Mrs. Gilford Nelson of Beardsley was picked to be the winner of the 1953 Chevrolet. Six new bicycles were also given away. The Ortonville business people extend a special invita- tion to their farmer friends and their families to a picnic to be held on Labor Day at the Ortonville Athletic Field• Fo!lowing the picnic there will be an afternoon of entertain- ment• Bids will be opened Aug. 20th for the construction of a new elementary school build- ing. Phyllis Ann Shaw and Gerald Hall were united in marriage Aug. 8 at the First Congregational Church in Ortonville. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a girl to Mr. and Mrs. John Schuelke of Bellingham, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Clark of Bellingham, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Julian Huselid of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and e news • 839-2207 Karels 20th after daughter of Ortonville grandparents a Wednesday, guest at his an and Shirley Leenerts from guests at Joe and and Dorothy to visit Donna and Lou Coubal. They had a buffet lunch at the cafe in the courthouse with Debbie Hedin, who is the manager there. Donna is recuperating from a heart ailment. Frieda Wellnitz visited Emma Schwarze on Tuesday, July 22nd. Don and June Wilson from North Carolina came out for a class reunion and stayed with Mickey and Shirley Hefferman. Art and Ruth Hoernemann visited her brolher LeRoy Johnson in Billings, MO from Thursday, July 17th to Saturday, July 19th at his home. Glen and Irene Johnson of Waterloo, IA were overnight visitors Chevrolet Tahoe LT 4x4 Sl 85,00 Leather Yukons w/Low Miles I/OUr laundry...we will wash, fold your clothes! • )i. ,1 #  # AND STEAM PRESS/NG WITH WASHING ON & WEDNFDAYS! ARE FROM 1 TO 5 PM - "' Tuesday, June 22nd at the home of Art and Ruth Hoernemann. The week-end of July 18th Glen and Virginia Kuechenmeister visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Carlene Wittnebel and her son Doug were Friday, July 18th visitors of Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Monday, July 21st Wanda Koepke and Marlys Radermacher visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Saturday, July 19th Carlene Wittnebel; and Deb Steuart got Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson and brought them to RV Park for the Hanson family reunion• Relatives came from Rapid City, Mitchell, Blue Earth, Arizona, Watertown, Milbank, Ortonville, Slayton, and Edgerton. it Irvin and Arlys Thompson visited Syl Pinkert Thursday evening, July 17th. Syl Pinkert attended the funeral of Don Von Eschen at the Big Stone Methodist Church. When Syl and Don were children they were neighbors. Laurette Mielitz visited Lillian Ninneman. After Church on Sunday, July 20th Harriet Kidman, Joyce Ninneman, and Lillian Ninneman went to lunch at Hilltop. Sunday, July 20th Orlend and Irene Mathison visited at the home of their daughter Debbie and George Peterson of Canby. They celebrated Debbie and George's daughter Caroline's twenty- first birthday. Carol and Dennis Dragt took their grandson Shawn Erickson to the Cities last Thursday, July 17th. He visited his uncle and family for a few days before returning to his home in Austin, TX. His mother Valerie Erickson and two sisters Katrina and Breann left about a week earlier. He came to say good-by to his great- grandma Faith Sprung also before leaving Ortonville. Sunday, July 20th John and Anna Rothi saw Anna's mother Hazel Gibson at Beardsley. Janell Audette from Springfield, CO visited Alnora Rawleigh for four days. Sunday, July 20th Kay and Paul Novak from St. Cloud visited Alnora Rawleigh. Dr. Todd and Monique Stolpman and family visited his parents Urban and Ludie Stolpman for a week. Todd and Monique and family were on their way to the Black Hills, Yellowstone National Park and the west coast. Also friends and relatives from St. Cloud were at Urban and Ludie's. Urban and Ludie Stolpman attended the Heritage Fest at New Ulm this past week. Bliss Gerjets' daughter Mr. and Mrs. Mel Stelling from Surprise, AZ onville area DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Ortonville Independent Mrs. Kenneth Amberg of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Magnus Thompson of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Delano Thorkelson of Milbank and a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Saeger of Ortonville• 70 YEARS AGO July 20, 1933 Leslie W. Brown was elect- ed to serve as superintendent of the Ortonville High School and grade school system. They will occupy the superinten- dent's house on the school grounds. Rose Larkin and Edmund O'Connor were married Tuesday in the Holy Rosary church• R.C. Kaercher and H.L. McDowell were the winners in the school board election last Tuesday in Ortonville. Lois Stern and James Fleming were married July 19 in Minneapolis. Payment of the first divi- dend of 15 per cent to the depositors of the closed First National Bank of Ortonville was authorized on Saturday. The dividend amounts to about $60,O0O. pent the past week with Bliss Oerjets. ' On Tuesday, July 22nd they spent the day with Bliss's son Dennis and the Bud Andersons. High bridge players at the Ortonville Senior Center Friday afternoon, July 25th were Ken Simonitch and Pearl Pederson. High bridge players July 18th were Arnold Souba and Betty Nelson• American Heart sociation WE'RE FIGHTING FOR YOUR LIFE II Will be constructing state highway projects in the area. CALL BITUMINOUS PAVING, INC. for asphalt and seal coating services. Free estimates for driveways, parking lots, roads, etc. 1-800-827-1637 Get High Speed Wireless Internet from NATE'S NET NhpH@N! LnlY EISt t ) bUdum!OWY ! No need for that second phone line for the Intemet, because it's wireless! Computer Sales & Service • Wireless Internet N ate's N et Your Internet Provider - email: lori@nate'snet.com 325 S. Main * Milbank, SD * 605-432-1222 Rosen news .... By Mrs. M.J. Kirchberg Cindy Riedner of Morris was a Sunday, July 20 forenoon visitor at the Alfred Volkenant home. She spent the afternoon visiting relatives in Milbank and with Mrs. Alfred Volkenant at Northridge in Ortonville. Eileen Karels and friends of Fergus Falls were Sunday, July visitors at the home of her mother Mrs. Almira Karels. Mrs. Dennis Rademacher and Mrs. Randy Stuckey of Milbank spent July 19 weekend at the Tim Salmen home in Madison, SD. Mrs. Marion Weber of Ortonville and Mrs. Myra Schmieg were Friday, July 18 supper and evening guests at the Roger Sis home. Max Hapka and Jim Millerbernd were Thursday afternoon, July 17 visitors at the M.J. Kirchberg home. Mr. and Mrs. Tim Stengel of Milbank were Sunday afternoon, July 20 visitors at the Mrs. Myra Schmieg home. Mrs. Jerry Adelman was among relatives that attended the 7th bi- annual first cousin reunion in Neleigh, NE on Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20, 2003. ' Mr. and Mrs. Bud Radermacher spent July 19 weekend at the Kunde cabin on Pelican Lake for the Henrich softball team get-together. Mrs. Myra Schmieg and Mrs. Julie Henrich were among friends and relatives that attended the 80th birthday party for Isabel Kraemer at her home in Ortonville on Saturday afternoon, July 19, 2003. Mr. and Mrs: Joe Karels and family attended the Howard Schake family reunion in Bellingham on Sunday, July 20, 2003. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Kelzer and Mr. and Mrs. Glen Ketchum of Ortonville, Mr. and Mrs. Marty Kelzer of the Cities and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Karels enjoyed dinner at the Matador on Saturday evening, July 19 in honor of Mrs. Karels' birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Millerbernd spent July 19 weekend at the Derek Jones homes in Blaine. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Karels were Sunday, July 20 afternoon and supper guests at the home of his mother, Mrs. Delrose Karels in Ortonville. Mr. and Mrs. Rob Hoffman and Mrs. Marlys Kunde attended the wedding of Kendra Hanson and Yanko Jordonoff at Evangical Lutheran Church in St. Luke in Chicago on Saturday, July 12, 2003. They returned home on Tuesday, July 15. Mr. and Mrs. Pat Croatt of Duluth were July 19 weekend guests at the Jim Croatt home. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Selzer and family returned to their home in Fairfax, IA July 19, after spending two weeks at the home of her mother Mrs. Joan Strei, and did some work for her. They also visited at the Glen Abramowski home in Madison and Todd and Jennifer Fatland home in Sioux Falls, SD. Art Schumacher of Kansas City, MO spent July 19 weekend at the home of his sister Mrs. Joan Strei and attended his 45th class reunion in Madison. Mr. and Mrs. Don Husby of Madison were Thursday, July 17 evening visitors at the Joan Strei home. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hoffman and Mrs. Joan Strei attended the 50th wedding anniversary of Newman and Mary Ann Moan at the American Legib'n: and the 50ih =anniversary of Darrell and Irene Stcn'lien at the After Five Inn in Madison on Sunday afternoon, July 20, 2003. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schuelke and Mrs. Betty Binsfeld of Big Stone visited Steve Schuelke at Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls on Monday, July 21,2003. "Special Purchase" '03 Chrysler Sebring Lxi Leather SUnroof For Total Home Care Service Get Ready Now for Fall and Winter Woes! Cary Leuthardt is your man! 00OOrt 22 YEARS 1 IN BUSINESS Now located in the old bakery building on onville's main street Repair of Air Conditioners, Household Appliances, Cooking Equipment, Freezers, Coolers. Window and Door Repair Also! Cell Phone: 1-877-895-8570 t-Ma,: cary@maxmlnn.com 320" 839. 3764 Ortonville, Minnesota 56278 INDEPENDENT Page 7b