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THIS IS EASY! Two year-old Emily Ross of Ortonville rides this pony with ease. Pony rides were held at Lakeside Park last Saturday and Sunday as part of the Cornfestival festivities. Clark and Kelly Mastei of Ortonville gave the pony rides. Muster call for WWII Vets Oa0000o,, Last year (2.002) the World War II Air Corps Veterans were honored at the annual Cornfest Air Show. Now, a group of volunteers is plan- ning an event to recognize and honor all the other WWII Veterans who sac- rificed so much for the sake of our freedom. The committee wants to preserve the stories of these men and women who gave willingly, volunteered for service and came back to their home- towns. The committee wants to begin the process of collecting stories about Veterans who served in World War II. Notice will be published as to special meeting times for Veterans to gather to. visit and reminisce. Also, a public tribute is being planned for Veterans' Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2003. The committee's goal is to compile and preserve WWII Veterans' stories in book form. This written record will be given to the Big Stone County Historical Museum. The committee needs to hear from WWII Veterans who would be interested in being part of this project. A general meeting will be held at a time and date yet to be determined. In the meantime, those Veterans interest- ed should contact Dr. Bryan Delage at 839-3362  (home) or 839-6147 (Clinic). Kids pedal pull winners • BQ Pedal Pulls Results 4 year olds 1st place Rylie Carlson 2nd James Erickson 3rd Michael Engebretson 5 year olds 1st place Brett Bormann 2nd Dylan Pillatzki 3rd Brandon Karels 6 year olds 1st place Shay Walsh' 2nd Tanner Arndt 3rd Collin Kellen 7 year olds Nitz 1st place Derrick Pillatzki 2nd Dylan Arndt 3rd Benjamin Hickel-James 8 year olds 1st place Luke Walsh 2nd Jade Hasslen 3rd Shannon Koch 9 year olds 1st place Dylan Koch 2nd Dylan Howen 3rd Vanessa Kirchberg 10 year olds 1st place Peter Barthel 3rd Cody Kellen ! I year olds 1st place Ashley Koch 2nd Dylan Koch 3rd Mark Huntington Number of kids entered was 86. iii i i iii i "Our Wildlife and Ftsh" cannot survive unless our Big Stone Lake is pollution fleet Please do your part. j Informational mtg. on walleye sizes Department of Natural Resources area Fisheries Supervisor Norm Haukos will present results of the 14 inch experimental walleye regulation on Big Stone Lake at an informational meeting this Thursday at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in the basement of the Ortonville VFW (333 2nd St. SE). The experimental regula- tion has been in effect since 1996. It was originally established in an attempt to increase the number of larg- er walleye in Big Stone Lake. Results indicate the regulation has not been effective. Norm will discuss the results, as well as other options that may be more appropriate for improved management of the Big Stone Lake walleye popula- tion. Car Show Aug. 24 At Donnelly; Along With Threshing Show All car enthusiasts take note! The 4th annual Donnelly Classic Car Show will be held Sunday, Aug. 24 in conjunction with the Threshing Bee in Donnelly. Last year there were 45 entries and the goal for this year is to top 50 entries. The entry classes cover a wide range of vehicles and that was appar- ent in the types of units entered. Everything from brand new automo- biles to antique fire engines were on display, as well as street rods, muscle cars and Model T's! The entry classes include collector vehicles, dating up to 1989. Newer vehicles will also have an opportunity to enter. All car and truck owners are welcome. BIG STONE COUNTY 4-H was proud to be a part of Sunday's Cornfestival Parade. Pictured above, some of the area's 4-H members represent the club on their float. THE AIR SHOW was held on Saturday morning i Municipal Airport as part of Cornfest activities. Pictu the participants shows off his talents as a pilot. COOLING OFF IN THE POND, Alexa Sobell Gimmestad, grandchildren of George and Brett Borman, grandson of Harriet Kidman are last weekend'sheat. You did a great job representing our areal Queen's CrOWn donated by "Jewelers of America" through JoLee's Jewelry 2003 MISS ORTONVILLE AREA CONTESTANTS are left to right in front Amanda Krogsrud, Kristin Barr, Caitlln Spors and Sally Helgeson. In back are Julia Nelson, Lindsey Swenson, Amy Kellen, Erica Schultz, Kira Sherod, Sabrina Strege, Amber Eustice and Ashley Welberg. Thank you to everyone who helped make the pageant such a success. Thanks to all the contestants volunteers, donors and spectators. 2003 LITTLE MISS CORNFEST CONTESTANTS left to Mackenzie Gustafson (parents: Stacey and Kelly (parents: Doug and Vickie Gulley), Stephanie Arndt, Arndt), }erika Eppel, (parents: John and Terra Eppel), (parents: Rory and Janet Knutson). In front are Cassandra Jerry and Christine Stengel), Courtney Schellberg, (par Heather Schellberg), Hannah Mathes, (parents: Jon McKenzey Lane, (parents: Dan and Carol Lane). Miss Ortonville Area Abby Saeger Wells Fargo - Big Stone City Eloise Klages - Mary Kay Lou Brown Miss Ortonviile Area Princess Sheila Krueger Minnwest Bank - Ortonville Cosmetics R-Graphix Miss Ortonville Area Princess Kelli Sis CenBank - Ortonville Alexis Danielson Paulette & Little Miss Ortonville Area Kelly Taffe Clinton State Bank - Clinton - Sarah Swenson Ted & Jan .  Kerri Saeger • Jeanne Krueger • Linda Sis • Carol Taffe Dir. J. Danielson Hedge & He Kim Sykora • St. John's Catholic Church _. u .n_ rt Dir. J. Bergquist JoLee s Jewel • -r n, " ,,'.- Hill Motors Jim & Sons L l=,w, I== -d. , , I Kerry Behounek . Progressive Collision & Glass Senior Citizen •  at ,_  ,,o, .'' =' Jan Hansen Rob Karels Ortonville Clu 'TINI llgl,l ' Jeff Doss Doug Gulley The Orton_Olle, l Isabel Kraemer • Isabel Tobin • Isabel Wolner James Thompson Heritage l-'rint ] Lois & Mary Knopf Valley Shopper I Lynn & Ron Thomas i From the Pageant Committee: LaVerne Kaye, Mel Reinke, Adrienne Stattelman and Marlyce T Page 6 •  INDEPENDENT Tu:lil THIS IS EASY! Two year-old Emily Ross of Ortonville rides this pony with ease. Pony rides were held at Lakeside Park last Saturday and Sunday as part of the Cornfestival festivities. Clark and Kelly Mastei of Ortonville gave the pony rides. Muster call for WWII Vets Oa0000o,, Last year (2.002) the World War II Air Corps Veterans were honored at the annual Cornfest Air Show. Now, a group of volunteers is plan- ning an event to recognize and honor all the other WWII Veterans who sac- rificed so much for the sake of our freedom. The committee wants to preserve the stories of these men and women who gave willingly, volunteered for service and came back to their home- towns. The committee wants to begin the process of collecting stories about Veterans who served in World War II. Notice will be published as to special meeting times for Veterans to gather to. visit and reminisce. Also, a public tribute is being planned for Veterans' Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2003. The committee's goal is to compile and preserve WWII Veterans' stories in book form. This written record will be given to the Big Stone County Historical Museum. The committee needs to hear from WWII Veterans who would be interested in being part of this project. A general meeting will be held at a time and date yet to be determined. In the meantime, those Veterans interest- ed should contact Dr. Bryan Delage at 839-3362  (home) or 839-6147 (Clinic). Kids pedal pull winners • BQ Pedal Pulls Results 4 year olds 1st place Rylie Carlson 2nd James Erickson 3rd Michael Engebretson 5 year olds 1st place Brett Bormann 2nd Dylan Pillatzki 3rd Brandon Karels 6 year olds 1st place Shay Walsh' 2nd Tanner Arndt 3rd Collin Kellen 7 year olds Nitz 1st place Derrick Pillatzki 2nd Dylan Arndt 3rd Benjamin Hickel-James 8 year olds 1st place Luke Walsh 2nd Jade Hasslen 3rd Shannon Koch 9 year olds 1st place Dylan Koch 2nd Dylan Howen 3rd Vanessa Kirchberg 10 year olds 1st place Peter Barthel 3rd Cody Kellen ! I year olds 1st place Ashley Koch 2nd Dylan Koch 3rd Mark Huntington Number of kids entered was 86. iii i i iii i "Our Wildlife and Ftsh" cannot survive unless our Big Stone Lake is pollution fleet Please do your part. j Informational mtg. on walleye sizes Department of Natural Resources area Fisheries Supervisor Norm Haukos will present results of the 14 inch experimental walleye regulation on Big Stone Lake at an informational meeting this Thursday at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in the basement of the Ortonville VFW (333 2nd St. SE). The experimental regula- tion has been in effect since 1996. It was originally established in an attempt to increase the number of larg- er walleye in Big Stone Lake. Results indicate the regulation has not been effective. Norm will discuss the results, as well as other options that may be more appropriate for improved management of the Big Stone Lake walleye popula- tion. Car Show Aug. 24 At Donnelly; Along With Threshing Show All car enthusiasts take note! The 4th annual Donnelly Classic Car Show will be held Sunday, Aug. 24 in conjunction with the Threshing Bee in Donnelly. Last year there were 45 entries and the goal for this year is to top 50 entries. The entry classes cover a wide range of vehicles and that was appar- ent in the types of units entered. Everything from brand new automo- biles to antique fire engines were on display, as well as street rods, muscle cars and Model T's! The entry classes include collector vehicles, dating up to 1989. Newer vehicles will also have an opportunity to enter. All car and truck owners are welcome. BIG STONE COUNTY 4-H was proud to be a part of Sunday's Cornfestival Parade. Pictured above, some of the area's 4-H members represent the club on their float. THE AIR SHOW was held on Saturday morning i Municipal Airport as part of Cornfest activities. Pictu the participants shows off his talents as a pilot. COOLING OFF IN THE POND, Alexa Sobell Gimmestad, grandchildren of George and Brett Borman, grandson of Harriet Kidman are last weekend'sheat. You did a great job representing our areal Queen's CrOWn donated by "Jewelers of America" through JoLee's Jewelry 2003 MISS ORTONVILLE AREA CONTESTANTS are left to right in front Amanda Krogsrud, Kristin Barr, Caitlln Spors and Sally Helgeson. In back are Julia Nelson, Lindsey Swenson, Amy Kellen, Erica Schultz, Kira Sherod, Sabrina Strege, Amber Eustice and Ashley Welberg. Thank you to everyone who helped make the pageant such a success. Thanks to all the contestants volunteers, donors and spectators. 2003 LITTLE MISS CORNFEST CONTESTANTS left to Mackenzie Gustafson (parents: Stacey and Kelly (parents: Doug and Vickie Gulley), Stephanie Arndt, Arndt), }erika Eppel, (parents: John and Terra Eppel), (parents: Rory and Janet Knutson). In front are Cassandra Jerry and Christine Stengel), Courtney Schellberg, (par Heather Schellberg), Hannah Mathes, (parents: Jon McKenzey Lane, (parents: Dan and Carol Lane). Miss Ortonville Area Abby Saeger Wells Fargo - Big Stone City Eloise Klages - Mary Kay Lou Brown Miss Ortonviile Area Princess Sheila Krueger Minnwest Bank - Ortonville Cosmetics R-Graphix Miss Ortonville Area Princess Kelli Sis CenBank - Ortonville Alexis Danielson Paulette & Little Miss Ortonville Area Kelly Taffe Clinton State Bank - Clinton - Sarah Swenson Ted & Jan .  Kerri Saeger • Jeanne Krueger • Linda Sis • Carol Taffe Dir. J. Danielson Hedge & He Kim Sykora • St. John's Catholic Church _. u .n_ rt Dir. J. Bergquist JoLee s Jewel • -r n, " ,,'.- Hill Motors Jim & Sons L l=,w, I== -d. , , I Kerry Behounek . Progressive Collision & Glass Senior Citizen •  at ,_  ,,o, .'' =' Jan Hansen Rob Karels Ortonville Clu 'TINI llgl,l ' Jeff Doss Doug Gulley The Orton_Olle, l Isabel Kraemer • Isabel Tobin • Isabel Wolner James Thompson Heritage l-'rint ] Lois & Mary Knopf Valley Shopper I Lynn & Ron Thomas i From the Pageant Committee: LaVerne Kaye, Mel Reinke, Adrienne Stattelman and Marlyce T Page 6 •  INDEPENDENT Tu:lil