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old days in the Ortonville area F AMERICAN LEGION MEMBERS are shown in this photo taken sometime in the late is not known. Front row, left to right, are (not known), Charlie Mittelstaedt, Charlie Lem Kaercher, (not known), (not known), (not known); back row, (not known), Arvid Howard Balk, Tom Schlimme, (not known), Manford Wennblom, (not known), Fred D. T. Dawson, Joe Petrick, Glenn Shaw, (not known) and Dutch J. Hausauer. AGO Nelson, Kathy was cho- baby for county flig. ht win- tty golf Roy has after scouting for Annett )leted on Orth of this past THIS COLUMN SPONSORED BY ,m,! TRUCKING r j s.aml P.O. BOX 98, BIG STONE CITY, 57216 PH. 862-8143 COLLEEN & GAYLE HEDGE, OWNERS AGO shop leveled to Senior Is a new taken Co. in This issue included an arti- cle on Bruce Swigerd in Behind the Scenes with offi- cials in city government. Kendall George has begun interning at Auchstetter Drug as a graduate pharmacist. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Tim Burdick of Ortonville, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. William Johnson of Corona, SD and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Volimer of Ortonville. 50 YEARS AGO August 14, 1952 Ray Block, Ortonville  mechanic, drove off the Big Stone county fair grounds Sunday night, with a shiny new Chevrolet he purchased for a dollar from the Fair Assn. Construction of the new Evangelical United Brethren Church in Big Stone City will begin immediately as announced by Pastor O.A. Gehring. Robert Pflueger was elect- ed president of the Rod and Gun Club at a re-organization- al meeting on Aug. 1st. Ten Ortonville Girl Scouts and their leader, Mrs. James Geier left Friday morning for the Black Hills of South Dakota where they will spend 10 days camping. Gladys Arndt and Quentin Reisdorph were united in mar- riage August 10 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Ortonville. Rosemary Binsfeld and Darwin Bonn were married Saturday at St. Charles Parish house. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Herman Ellingson of Odessa, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. John Semrau of Big Stone City, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Anderson of Graceville, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Deiroy Amberg of Ortonville, a boy to Mr. and /Louisburg Morrell hog buying station Monday attendeMthe Schake family reunion. thru Thursday. Daryle Schake of Missouri was a Saturday Ronnie Nelson hauled Sa(urday evening caller at the Wally July 24 freight with Dave, Dwight and Gary Larson home. aity Day Borgerson and visited with Tina in The annual'Schake Reunion was will be Appleton. held the week-end of July 20-21 in Sunday Joyce and Chet Stowe Bellingham. Saturday evening called on Ronnie Nelson in the relatives gathered in the park for a pot afternoon, luck supper. On Sunday about 150 Darrin Larson of St. Cloud, Brent gathered at the Bellingham City Hall Larson and Michelle Williamson of for a fun time of food, fellowship and Alex., and Ron and Joleen Van Hoorn, games. Relatives registered from Lucas and Chandler were all weekend several states including Minnesota, visitors at the home of their parents, Iowa, Wisconsin, Missouri, Arizona, The John Wally and Lois Larson. They all Texas and South Dakota. Lori Cox and Nicole of Lakeville your spent from Saturday till Monday night win___ at the home of her parents Alfred and Home. Equity Barb Borgerson. Sunday dinner guests at the |nice Ramona Tilbury home were Mr. and Mrs. Craig Meyer and family of CASH Brookings, Lori Cox and Nicole of Lakeville and Alfred and Barb Borgerson. In the afternoon all visited FASTW WilliSHome.Tiibury at the Madison Nursing Tuesday Ronnie Nelson played pool with Ray Nelson and the fishing crew. Wednesday July 24 callers at the Duane Stueckrath home were Clara Lotthammer and Inga Koeckeritz of Ortonville. Guests of Lucille Nelson on Wednesday evening, July 23 were Doris Johnson, Rob and Delores Danielson, Norman and Mary Anderson, Howard and Vivian Janssen, Dwight and Deiaine     Magedanz of Milbank. Week-end guests at the Dick Ohm's were Quentin Ohm of Montevideo and David and Ethel Klepel of Brownton. The Klepels were here for the funeral of their sister-in-law, Judy Klepel. Monday supper guests of Dick and FOR BIDS Sue Ohm were Arlene Karels and Lloyd and Caroline Brandt of Willmar. Lloyd and Caroline Brandt spent Monday night at Arlene Karels home. They had attended the funeral for Judy Klepei. On Tuesday, they visited with Delores Redeperming in Madison. Steve and Brenda Mouritsen, Callan, Dalton and Nycole of Corcoran spent Sunday night at Arlene Karels home. On Monday, they attended the funeral of Judy Klepel. Geraldine Kupres, Megan and submitted until 10:00 AM Nicole of Fennville, Michigan, and Kayla Karels of Pipestone spent Aug. 15, 2002 In the Wednesday to Friday at the home of Arlene Karels. )ndent's office. Sunday, July 21, the ch,dren of tbe lly and Lois party for A! and Saturday of Betty PAY ONLY Iqlnlla arranged in 24 hrs! Lower Your Monthly Payments No Income Check Loans PAY ONLY # Iielno Its low u 6% V Pay Off Your Debts Home Purchnse PAY ONLY Public School #62 3ol District #62 will be bids for Doiry Products, and Fuel (Gasoline for vehicles for the 2002- 003 school year. parties may request a specification list by (320) 839-6181. late Mannie Karels and Arlene Karels had a reunion at Hobo Park in Starbuek. Attending were Arlene Karels, Dick and Sue Ohm and Dene Ohm, all of Bellingham; Glenn and Sherry Mork and Jim and Dee Ohm and Sammie, all of Bloomington; Steve and Sandy Kareis and Josh and DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From lhe Files of The Ortonville Independent Mrs. Ole Redfield of Clinton, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Anderson Sr. of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Spiering of Revillo and boy to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Thole of Ortonville. 70 YEARS AGO July 21, 1932 Two hundred fifty people attended the Cliff for Commander banquet held Sunday. August 6th has been set for the date for the annual flower show sponsored by the Civic Club. The Eahtonka Pavilion is scheduled to open Tuesday evening, it was announced by Bill Orton, proprietor. The council decided that the streets in Ortonville will be tarred again. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Mahlon Gruse of Ortonville at the Ortonville Hospital. Kirassa Kareis of Milbank, SD; Dulcie and John Becker of Bloomington; Colleen and Mike Barber, and Cory Barber and friend of HELP WANTED Part time press assistant and driver wanted at The Ortonville Independent. Duties include assisting with press operation, maintenance, collating, etc. Must have a valid drivers license, be able to do heavy lifting and be willing to work Friday nights and Saturdays. Call Sue at 320-839-6163 or apply in person at The Ortonville Independent. New London; Kris Barber and friend, Steffen of Minneapolis; Cheryl and Jeff Plathe of Willmar; Laura and Brad Fisher and Tyler of Appleton; Frank and LuAnn Karels, Nathan and Todd and friend Beth of Brooten; Marian Bloom of Willmar; Neal and Cindy Karels of Rochester; Laurilee Karels of St. Paul; Brian Karels and friend Carla, Jordon and Brandon, and Brad and Sandy Karels and Kayla, all of Pipestone; and Geraldine Kupres, Megan and Nicole of Fennville, MI. Garel II and Ruth Rice and their son and family Garel III and Karen Rice; Cole and Garel IV and daughter, Shannon Rice all of Royal Oak, MI arrived last Thursday to attend the birthday party of Charles and Fran Trygestad Friday, July 19 at the Bellingham Legion Club. While here they visited other family relatives. They returned to their home on Tuesday. Sunday afternoon (July 14) and evening guests of Charles and Fran Trygestad were Charleen and Steven Julson, Catherine and Colette of Morristown, TN, Claude and Ruth Larson, Naomi Dempsy, Bob and Diane Morken, Colleen, Madaline, Ben and Luke; Warren, Rebecca Trygestad, Blake, Grant and Annika. Saturday, July 20, supper guests of Charles and Fran Trygestad were Carol Nelson of Appleton, Steven and Charleen Julson, Catherine and Colette; Warren and Rebecca Trygestad, Blake, Grant and Annika; Garel II and Ruth Rice, their daughter Shannon Rice and Their son Garel III and Karen Rice, Cole and Garel IV all of Royal Oak, MI, Nell and Amy Trygestad and Georgia of New Prague. Following the supper Fireworks was held at the Warren Trygestad home. Weekend guests of Preston Mork were daughter and son-in-law, Dennis and Karen Jackson and grandson Jordan Arbuckle of Plymouth. Nell and Amy Trygestad and Georgia of New Prague, Steven and Charleen Trygestad, Catherine and Colette of Morristown, TN were weekend guests of their parents, Charles and Fran Trygestad. Sunday afternoon and evening guests of Dick and Donna Marie Lane on Big Stone Lake were Skip and Geraldine Blahosky, Preston Mork, Steven, Charleen Juison, Catherine and Colette, Morristown, TN, Dennis and Karen Jackson, Charles and Fran Trygestad, Garei II and Ruth Rice, Shannon Rice, Garel III and Karen Rice, Cole and Garel IV all of Royal Oak, MI; Ryan Blahosky, Dwight and Dawn Mork, Isaac and Hannah and Dick and Donna Lanes, daughter and family, Kelly and Karen and family of Kansas. All the kids enjoyed the camp fire and making smor's. Ryan Blahosky, Scott and Laura Blahosky were Weekend guests of their parents, Skip and Geraldine Blahosky. They also attended the Biahosky family reunion on Big Stone Lake. Louisburg Michael and Joanne Sorenson and daughter Sandy of Sumner, WA left for their home on Monday. They arrived July 6th and spent two weeks at their farm home near Bellingham, and visited his parents Eimo and Lorraine Sorenson and with his sisters, LeAnn Stone, Lori Schleuter and Pat Anderson and their families. INDEPENDENT WANT ADS PAY Are your energy bills making you sweat? RUUD's combination gas heating and cooling sy.stems offer year round savings. Before your next energy bill arrives, call us. Our RUUD Silhouette gas furnaces and Achiever cooling systems offer high efficiencies that can help reduce your energy bills. Call your local RUUD dealer today! RUUD I INDEPENDENT Rely on RUUD I m Bill s Plumbing, Heating & Air Condition,ng ORTONVILLE, MN PHONE 839-3429 II NATURAL GAS. THE .BEST ENERGY ON EARTH. III II I I11 / IIIII II IIII I Page 5