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LAKESIDE PARK was filled with vendors selling their goods and crafts for the 2003 Cornfest. Anderson to help with VSO duties Chippewa County Veteran's Service Officer, Dennis Anderson will be assisting Big Stone County veter- ans every Thursday. Anderson appeared before the Chippewa County Board of Commissioners two weeks ago to request permission to spend every Thursday in Big Stone County for an indefinite period of time. According to Anderson, he was contacted by the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, and was asked to assist in VSO duties for Big Stone County until a decision is made regarding the county's VSO position. ' Anderson will be available every Thursday to serve the veterans of Big Stone County. He will receive com- pensation for his services, which will be paid by Big Stone County. Too late to classify FOR SALE-14 ft. Lund boat and trailer, 1997 25hp Mercury motor, $2500. Call (320) 839-2653. 30-1 LITTLE MISS CONTESTANTS Courtney Schellberg and Hannah Mathes are pictured above during the Cornfest Parade. WASTE MANAGEMENT will not be working on Monday, Sept 1st. ALL ORTONVILLE COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL GARBAGE AND RECYCLING will be picked up Tuesday, Sept. 2nd. These are Ortonv.ille Monda Sept. 1st mutes only. 4qlVl HOURS: Mon.-Fri. 8AM-5:30PM; Sat, 8AM-5PM ORTONVILLE, MN PHONE (320) 839-2653 25 LB. BEEF BUNDLE 20 LB. PORK BUNDLE $49.95 $24.95 Per Lb, Locally Grown Beef - Per Lb. COUNTRY RING -- QUARTERS SAUSAGE ................ 82.79 OR SIDES ................ S1"49 S2 HALF A HOG .................... 79 lbca,,,rown Perlb DELl HAM ................ .29 Pioneer's Own - Per lb. PORK SAUSAGE .............................................................. 81.29 4-H to participate mState Fair , Twenty-two 4-Hers from Big '. Stone County will be exhibiting at the upcoming Minnesota State Fair. The 4-H youth will participate in conference judging with other 4-Hers from around the state and will be awarded blue, red, or white ribbons on the basis of their project knowledge and quality. Champion and Reserve Champion honors will be given to especially exemplary exhibits. There are two encampments for Big Stone County 4-Hers: Livestock and Non-Livestock. Youth participating in the Livestock encampment will be exhibiting animals at the State Fair from Aug. 20-24. 4-Hers participating in this encampment include Melissa Chase - Beef (Cow/Calf), Alexis Danielson - Beef (Steer), Jared Heck - Dairy, Jennifer Henrich - Sheep (Breeding Ewe), Kendra Koch- Beef (Breeding Heifer), Abigail Knutson - Sheep (Market Lamb), Sarah Maas - Rabbits, Seth Maas - Sheep (Market Lamb), Kayla Morrill Beef (Breeding Heifer), Kristen Morrill - Beef (Breeding Heifer), Kobie II / State receives highest funding for rural hospitals The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recenily awarded the Minnesota Department of Health $685,000 to administer the Minnesota Rural Hospital Flexibility Program in the coming year. This amount represents the top award to any state this year. This is Minnesota's fifth year of participating in the program. The Rural Hospital Flexibility Program, totaling $22.6 million for 2003, is intended to improve health care for rural Americans by strengthening rural hospital networks, helping small rural hospitals become Critical Access Hospital designation helps hospitals of 25 or fewer beds qualify for special Medicare funding, including cost-based reimbursement for Medicare services. "This grant will help Minnesota's rural community health systems tailor their services to meet their communities' needs," Commissioner of Health Dianne Mandernach said. "I'm proud that Minnesota received the highest award, and I'm pleased to know that Minnesota's rural communities are receiving the support they need to maintain access for rural families to critical primary and emergency medical services." The Rural Hospital Flexibility Program is administered by the Minnesota Department of Health's Office of Rural Health and Primary Care. f Check out our web site at %, www.ortonvilleindependent.comJ I ..... Li ' iiii , 0 r !'i i, 2002 ORTONVILLE ROYALTY is shown here. Left second princess Kelli Sis, Queen Abby Saeger, 1st Krueger and Little Miss Kelly Taffe. TRACTOR PULL PARTICIPANT Michael Engebretson is giving it his all during Sunday's event. Morrill - Beef (Breeding Heifer), and David Thomson - Poultry. The Non-Livestock encampment for Big Stone County is Aug. 26-28. 4-Hers participating n this encampment include Casey Arndt - Fashion Revue (Purchased), Colter Combellick Potato, Kasey Diekmann - Food and Nutrition, Sarah Diekmann - Demonstration, Adam Helgeson - Self-Determined, Sally Helgeson - Fashion Revue (Purchased), Jenna Heck - Youth Leadership, Ben Johnson - Bicycle, Daniel Kleindl - Pets, Abigail Knutson Fashion Revue (Constructed), Sarah Maas - Creative Arts, Rudy Smart - Wildlife/Biology, and David Thomson - Shooting Sports/Wildlife Management. The 4-H Program at the State Fair has several objectives. As stated in the State Fair Premium List: "4-H uses awide variety of educational experiences to focus on four-fold development of youth and adults. State Fair is the largest activity of the educational program year and serves as the culmination of the project and activity year for 4-H participants. The overall education objective of the State Fair 4-H program is to provide youth and adults the opportunity to inter-relate experiences and to enhance individual development in one of more of the following areas: Learning how to learn - developing a spirit of inquiry, Relating to change - coping with a changing environment, Using knowledge - developing and disseminating ideas and terminology, Developing and accepting self- discovering and pursuing personal potential, and Developing social responsibility - practicing leadership skills, providing service, and learning to live and work with others in a positive manner. The multi-faceted State Fair 4-H pl youth and adults a following objectt' and recogn achievement. To contemporary st advance abilities, skills, provide a model growth in provide opport exploration, public and a variety the 4-H program.' All who are State Fair are the 4-H Building projects on dis: from the State CLASSIFIED QUICK ORTONVILL ,,eo00 me 0 0 3 R[UNION Special tiaanks tO Orlou and the Chamher of Commerce, Vent mad Nash for their musk, the area motels that ut us up and the . rtonville Independent. You weR all  Ilpfal thanks! Page I0  INDEPENDENT LAKESIDE PARK was filled with vendors selling their goods and crafts for the 2003 Cornfest. Anderson to help with VSO duties Chippewa County Veteran's Service Officer, Dennis Anderson will be assisting Big Stone County veter- ans every Thursday. Anderson appeared before the Chippewa County Board of Commissioners two weeks ago to request permission to spend every Thursday in Big Stone County for an indefinite period of time. According to Anderson, he was contacted by the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, and was asked to assist in VSO duties for Big Stone County until a decision is made regarding the county's VSO position. ' Anderson will be available every Thursday to serve the veterans of Big Stone County. He will receive com- pensation for his services, which will be paid by Big Stone County. Too late to classify FOR SALE-14 ft. Lund boat and trailer, 1997 25hp Mercury motor, $2500. Call (320) 839-2653. 30-1 LITTLE MISS CONTESTANTS Courtney Schellberg and Hannah Mathes are pictured above during the Cornfest Parade. WASTE MANAGEMENT will not be working on Monday, Sept 1st. ALL ORTONVILLE COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL GARBAGE AND RECYCLING will be picked up Tuesday, Sept. 2nd. These are Ortonv.ille Monda Sept. 1st mutes only. 4qlVl HOURS: Mon.-Fri. 8AM-5:30PM; Sat, 8AM-5PM ORTONVILLE, MN PHONE (320) 839-2653 25 LB. BEEF BUNDLE 20 LB. PORK BUNDLE $49.95 $24.95 Per Lb, Locally Grown Beef - Per Lb. COUNTRY RING -- QUARTERS SAUSAGE ................ 82.79 OR SIDES ................ S1"49 S2 HALF A HOG .................... 79 lbca,,,rown Perlb DELl HAM ................ .29 Pioneer's Own - Per lb. PORK SAUSAGE .............................................................. 81.29 4-H to participate mState Fair , Twenty-two 4-Hers from Big '. Stone County will be exhibiting at the upcoming Minnesota State Fair. The 4-H youth will participate in conference judging with other 4-Hers from around the state and will be awarded blue, red, or white ribbons on the basis of their project knowledge and quality. Champion and Reserve Champion honors will be given to especially exemplary exhibits. There are two encampments for Big Stone County 4-Hers: Livestock and Non-Livestock. Youth participating in the Livestock encampment will be exhibiting animals at the State Fair from Aug. 20-24. 4-Hers participating in this encampment include Melissa Chase - Beef (Cow/Calf), Alexis Danielson - Beef (Steer), Jared Heck - Dairy, Jennifer Henrich - Sheep (Breeding Ewe), Kendra Koch- Beef (Breeding Heifer), Abigail Knutson - Sheep (Market Lamb), Sarah Maas - Rabbits, Seth Maas - Sheep (Market Lamb), Kayla Morrill Beef (Breeding Heifer), Kristen Morrill - Beef (Breeding Heifer), Kobie II / State receives highest funding for rural hospitals The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recenily awarded the Minnesota Department of Health $685,000 to administer the Minnesota Rural Hospital Flexibility Program in the coming year. This amount represents the top award to any state this year. This is Minnesota's fifth year of participating in the program. The Rural Hospital Flexibility Program, totaling $22.6 million for 2003, is intended to improve health care for rural Americans by strengthening rural hospital networks, helping small rural hospitals become Critical Access Hospital designation helps hospitals of 25 or fewer beds qualify for special Medicare funding, including cost-based reimbursement for Medicare services. "This grant will help Minnesota's rural community health systems tailor their services to meet their communities' needs," Commissioner of Health Dianne Mandernach said. "I'm proud that Minnesota received the highest award, and I'm pleased to know that Minnesota's rural communities are receiving the support they need to maintain access for rural families to critical primary and emergency medical services." The Rural Hospital Flexibility Program is administered by the Minnesota Department of Health's Office of Rural Health and Primary Care. f Check out our web site at %, www.ortonvilleindependent.comJ I ..... Li ' iiii , 0 r !'i i, 2002 ORTONVILLE ROYALTY is shown here. Left second princess Kelli Sis, Queen Abby Saeger, 1st Krueger and Little Miss Kelly Taffe. TRACTOR PULL PARTICIPANT Michael Engebretson is giving it his all during Sunday's event. Morrill - Beef (Breeding Heifer), and David Thomson - Poultry. The Non-Livestock encampment for Big Stone County is Aug. 26-28. 4-Hers participating n this encampment include Casey Arndt - Fashion Revue (Purchased), Colter Combellick Potato, Kasey Diekmann - Food and Nutrition, Sarah Diekmann - Demonstration, Adam Helgeson - Self-Determined, Sally Helgeson - Fashion Revue (Purchased), Jenna Heck - Youth Leadership, Ben Johnson - Bicycle, Daniel Kleindl - Pets, Abigail Knutson Fashion Revue (Constructed), Sarah Maas - Creative Arts, Rudy Smart - Wildlife/Biology, and David Thomson - Shooting Sports/Wildlife Management. The 4-H Program at the State Fair has several objectives. As stated in the State Fair Premium List: "4-H uses awide variety of educational experiences to focus on four-fold development of youth and adults. State Fair is the largest activity of the educational program year and serves as the culmination of the project and activity year for 4-H participants. The overall education objective of the State Fair 4-H program is to provide youth and adults the opportunity to inter-relate experiences and to enhance individual development in one of more of the following areas: Learning how to learn - developing a spirit of inquiry, Relating to change - coping with a changing environment, Using knowledge - developing and disseminating ideas and terminology, Developing and accepting self- discovering and pursuing personal potential, and Developing social responsibility - practicing leadership skills, providing service, and learning to live and work with others in a positive manner. The multi-faceted State Fair 4-H pl youth and adults a following objectt' and recogn achievement. To contemporary st advance abilities, skills, provide a model growth in provide opport exploration, public and a variety the 4-H program.' All who are State Fair are the 4-H Building projects on dis: from the State CLASSIFIED QUICK ORTONVILL ,,eo00 me 0 0 3 R[UNION Special tiaanks tO Orlou and the Chamher of Commerce, Vent mad Nash for their musk, the area motels that ut us up and the . rtonville Independent. You weR all  Ilpfal thanks! Page I0  INDEPENDENT