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in ORTONVILLE MRS. JAYCEES presented a style show titled "April Showers" during the month of April many years ago. Proceeds went for playground equipment for the city. Emcee for the event was the late R. D. Schreiner, at left. Others, left to right, are Rita Raffety, Mary Worall, Gail Mittelstaedt (all of the Mrs. Jaycees) and models Linda Burdick, Debra Strege, Curt Hanson and Willma Johnson Thanks to Norma Jean Burdick for identification. FOR THE WEEK OF Oct. 5, 2010 10 YEARS AGO Oct. 3, 2000 2000 OHS Homecoming King and Queen are Jordan Botker, son of David and Sharon Botker of Clinton and Stacy Amundson, daughter of Mark and Barb Amundson of Ortonville. Harold Moore of Browns Valley is the new Bonanza Educational- Center director. The Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge extends an "Open House" to the public to celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week Oct. 8-14 at the refuge headquarters. Setting a new school record becoming the first OHS Trojan to get her 1,000th career assist was OHS junior Megan Reiffenberger. She is the daughter of Mike Reiffenberger and Deb Reiffenberger. 25 YEARS AGO Oct. 2, 1985 Fluegel. Anderson and Dalager, Chartered of Morris, announce that Gerald J. Seibel has joined the law firm. For the past seven and a half years, Seibel has been associated with the law firm of Meshbesher, Singer and Spence of Minneapolis. A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Gujlis Johnson, Wilmot. Officials inspected the final stage of the Lake-River Project being done on the Big Stone Lake- Whetstone River Project here in Ortonville. Officials (both civilian and military) of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were here. Kevin Pfingsten, Retail Lending Officer of Norwest Bank Ortonville, has completed the Minnesota Bankers Association Supervisions Training Program and was presented with the Certificate of Completion by Terrence D. Gere, President of Norwest Bank Ortonville. 50 YEARS AGO Oct. 6, 1960 Habicht's Department Store in Ortonville acquired a new manager this week and his name is Robert "Bob" Dybvig. Walt Rasmussen has sold his drayline to Thor Bakken Of Ortonville. Grand opening at the Bowling Alley will be Saturday, Oct. 8. Ray Brede is the new manager. Ortonville Homecoming King and Queen are Don Verheul and Kathy Munkberg. Six boys were born at the Ortonville Hospital this past week. Parents include Mr. and Mrs. Henry Roggenbuck of Big Stone City, Mr. and Mrs. James Cumber of Anoka, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Kashmark of Clinton, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Van Hout of Ortonville, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Russman of Big Stone City, and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hanratty of Ortonville. By Gall Maxwell 839-2207 American Legion Auxiliary will meet Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Legion clubrooms. Hostesses are Loretta VanLith and Margaret Hayes. Please let's have a good attendance for our meeting. Big Stone City Round Table Club met at the Matador Supper Club Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. Nine members answered roll call after a short business meeting. President Deb Wiik asks members to come up with a project idea. The next meeting will be Oct. 26. The hostess will call the members prior to the meeting. Oi1 Saturday, Sept. 25 Delores Bengtson's daughter Sharon Wieber of Milbank stopped in to visit Delores. Sunday evening, Sept. 26 Bonnie Swezey of Ortonville came over to visit Delores Bentson for a couple of hours On Tuesday, Sept. 28 Bonnie Swezey, Amanda Swezey, and Molly Gabrielson brought over a dinner for Delores Bentson and they all ate together. Rick and Shari Hansen and family of Leavenworth, KS came Friday night, Sept. 24 to Monday, Sept. 27 to visit Louis and Shirley Voeltz. They all attended Dick and Sandy Hansen, Rick's parents, 50th wedding anniversary at a community center at South Shore on Saturday. Frank and Clara Zeek had her brother Clifford Christensen of Big Stone and her cousin Ronald Christensen from Oak Harbor, WA for dinner on Sunday, Sept. 26. In the afternoon for lunch Clara and Frank Zeek had Darlene and Rick Mills of Buffalo along with Lee and Anabelle Mitchell from Oak Harbor, WA. Don and Arvene Van Hout and Jane Streed went to Aberdeen on Friday, Sept. 24 to watch their granddaughter Mallory Van Hout play soccer for Northern State College. On Sunday, Sept. 26 Ryan and Brian Krause, Amanda Summer, and Pat Delgehausen of Milbank were all dinner guests of Vern and Gert Goldsmith. In the afternoon callers of Vern and Gert were Sue and Treasa Goldsmith of Sioux Falls. Sue and Treasa also visited with Sue's mother Loretta Stern of Ortonville. Dennis Krause of Milbank was also a caller on Sunday afternoon. Trudy Taylor was a caller of Vern and Gert Goldsmith on Monday, Sept. 27. Saturday afternoon, Sept. 25 Verna Angerhofer attended a bridal shower for Kristin Monson of Aberdeen, which was held at Carolyn Monson's home. Additional hostess was Kristin's sister Dawn Huettl of Mandan, ND. Kristin and her fianc6 Doug are planning a November wedding. JoAnn Hasslen's friend Jackie Angus from St. Anthony was a guest of Bob and JoAnn Hasslen from Sunday, Sept. 26 to Wednesday, Sept. ~ ALL WORK GUARANTEED ~ is once again selling TREES, WREATHS and other evergreen decoratio 26" Wreaths - $20 (larger available) Swags- $17 Order garland for your store front or home! GatkaOd : 2.5 it 0a.c get a', The hockc) players will bc c(,rmng soon to take your ~rdcr! ()r call Hope - 320-305-.05898 Abby - 701-527-3291 Idc-lp suppc, rr the hockey ptroga=n! area MEMORY'S From the files of the Ortonville Independent 70 YEARS AGO Oct. 10, 1940 The Hilton sisters, two of the world's most amazing and charm- ing human novelties, have been booked to appear on the stage at the Orpheum Theatre Oct. 16. The Hilton sisters are Siamese twins and are touring the Northwest. Pheasant hunting season starts on Saturday, Oct. 12. Purchase of 7,632 acres of land from the state for a wildlife refuge on the Lac qui Parle and Marsh Lake areas near Ortonville was announced last week by the migra- tory bird conservation commission at Washington. It is open for hunt- ing this year, but will not be in the future. Twenty students are already enrolled in Griffin's School of Music here it was announced today. Mr. Griffin expects to have a class of between 40 and 50 within the next few weeks. Parkinson's National Music Ensemble, made up of national music contest winners in several states, will present a vocal and instrumental program at the OHS auditorium next Tuesday. f This column sponsored in part by l Brent Nelson Commercial & Residential Wiring ~ Licensed & Bonded in MN & SD Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-2631 ml J 29. Suzann Harmening and her sister Sandy Rice had coffee together. Suzann Harmening and her friend Patti Haukos got together on Tuesday, Sept. 28 for Suzann's birthday. Whitney Erickson and Karen Nelson surprised Suzann Harmening with cupcakes for her birthday at Fairway View with all the tenants singing "Happy Birthday". Paula Rausch met up with a college friend in Brookings for supper on Tuesday, Sept. 28. The weekend of Oct. 1 Wade, Joe, and Mark Van Dover will meet Tom Dew and Hayden Knip in Fall River county (nine hours west of Mac Daddy's). They will be antelope and white tail deer hunting. The weekend of Sept. 24 Wade and Cindy Van Dover and family went to Minneapolis to visit her sister Beth and Dave. They also watched Joseph Van Dover, Wade and Cindy's son, run with the cross country team at the U.iversity of Minnesota. It is the largest cross country meet in the nation with over 3,000 runners participating. Don and Joan Reiffenberger attended the 60th anniversary party of Larry and Verene Reiffenberger at Watertown, SD on Saturday, Sept. 25. This was also an opportunity for all the Norbert and Leona Reiffenberger children to meet and have a mini "family" reunion. Rosen News By Adelaide Kirchberg Mr. and Mrs. Bud Radermacher, Mr. and Mrs. Josh Moen and Carter were Sunday, Sept. 26, visitors at the Glen Radermacher and Harvey Wildung homes in Ortonville on Sunday afternoon Sept. 26, 2010. Mr. and Mrs. Tanner Radermacher of Moorhead were Sept. 24 weekend visitors at the home of his folks Mr. and Mrs, Bud Radermacher. Barbara Karels of Paynesville spent Sept. 18 weekend at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Edward Karels, Mrs. Brian Long of Lake Preston, SD spent Monday and Tuesday Sept. 20 and 21 at her parents home. Mr. and Mrs. Vict6r Pepka of Whyney, TX were Thursday, Sept. 23 visitors at the home of his sister Mr. and Mrs. Edward Karels. Mr. and Mrs. Morrie Hoffman of Maplewood spent several days at the Hoffman farm and attended the 60th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Reiffenberger on Saturday evening Sept. 25, 2010 in Watertown. Also attending the 60th anniversary were Mrs. Margie Dawald of Alexandria, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Radermacher, and Mr. and Mrs. Roger Karels. Marvin Kirchberg of Bloomington brought his aunts Marcy Trombley of Hopkins and Toni Digre of Seattle, WA to spend Friday, Sept. 24 until Sunday, Sept. 26 visiting at the home of his mother Mrs. Adelaide Kirchberg. Additional visitors during the weekend were Mrs. Gene Pillatzke, Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Kirchberg, Mrs. Steve Barr of Ortonville, Mrs. Nathan Meyer of Freeport, Mrs. Dave Mark, Warren and Jan Kirchberg. Alfred Volkenant, age 95, died at the Ortonville Hospital on Friday evening Sept. 24, 2010. His funeral will be at St. Joseph's Church on Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. and burial at St. Joseph's cemetery. Many folks enjoyed the dinner and bazaar at St. John's Parish .in Ortonville on Sunday, Sept. 26. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Schmieg enjoyed 'dinner with the Gerald Longhenry family in Watertown on Sunday, Sept. 26, and celebrated birthdays. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schuelke attended the funeral of Maybelle Meister at Emmanuel Lutheran Church on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010. Mrs. Dennis Rademacher, Mrs. Randy Stuckey were Saturday, Sept. 25 visitors at the Tim Salmen home in Madison, SD and joined Mrs. Salmen and girls in the cancer walk in Vermillion, SD. Mrs. Jennifer Fatland and Andrew of Sioux Falls were Sept. 25 weekend guests at the home of her mother, Mrs. Joan Strei and sister Jeanette Abramowski and sons. On Saturday afternoon they all attended the 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Abramowski at the VFW in Madison. Bob Hoffman was the name called for $20 at the draWing in Bellingham on Wednesday, Sept. 29. He was not present so next weeks drawing will be for $40. t New Tress g Shrubs with Great Savings Sprinker System v' Fertilize and Spray Lawn Trim and Shape Existing Shrubs & Trees v' Complete All Fall Clean.up Where one call does it alt Lawn care & Landscaping Kevin Raaf )i)iii)iii)iii)i)i)}i) iiiii i ii))ii)i}i)ii)iiiiiii ee Complete Collision Repair Glass Replacement and ChiP Repair Frame and Suspension Repair North Minnesota St. & Eastvold Ave. Ortonville, MN Work (320) 839-3066 Home 605-676,2457 Cell 605-880-4252 Avera Big Stone City Clinic has flu shots available for adult and pediatric patients. WALK-IN CLINIC - NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY Wednesday, Oct. 6, 9:00 to I 1:30 am Wednesday, Oct. 13, 1:30 to 5:30 pm Shots are Medicare approved, must bring your Medicare card, Adult charge is $30 payable at time of service. Children through 18 years old charge is $13 Vaccine is provided by the state of South Dakota. FluMist available, needle-free flu vaccine. Ask for details. We offer on-site flu shots to businesses. Call us to make arrangements. Seasonal flu shots are still the best way for you to prevetnt the flu, especially if you are at high risk for flu complications. So protect yourself and your familiy. Get the seasonal flu shot. !m Big Stone City Clinic Look no further. !i '1 4 > I ; 451 Main Street Big Stone City, SD 57216 605-862-7999 Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010 INDEPENDENT Page 5 'i i( ,'l lt lltlllllll,, m= .... , /mmm ll lcmlmlmm, ' /