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ea news digest II I I IIIII MARIETTA-On Aug. 4 at approximately 8:20 p.m., the Lac qui Parle County Sheriff's office was notified of a personal injury accident in Marietta on County Road #7 and MN Hwy. #40. Information was received that one of the vehicles had left the scene. Investigation revealed that a 1988 Ford pickup owned and driven by Robert Ross, age 73, was stopped at the intersection at a stop sign. Another pickup struck the rear of the Ross pickup and then fled the scene. The suspect's vehicle was stopped east of Dawson by the Dawson Police Department. Arrested at that time was Christopher Callison, age 25, of Richfield, MN. Bob Ross and his passenger Vernon (Bud) Dirck, age 62 of Marietta, were transported by Marietta and Madison ambulances to the Ortonville Hospital where they were treated for injuries. Investigation is being continued by the Lac qui Parle County Sheriff's office with recommendation for criminal prosecution. MADISON-As of Friday noon, Aug. 8, Brittany and Andrew Shelstad are expected to make a full recovery from the ATV accident they were involved in on Saturday, Aug. 2. They are the children of Paul and Jennifer Shelstad of Prescott, Wis. and the grandchildren of Marlowe and Ethel Shelstad of rural Madison where the accident occurred and James and Aleta Maaske of Cottage Grove. Brittany was transported by the Madison Ambulance to the Madison Hospital where she was treated for a facial injury and released. Andrew was airlifted to Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD where he was treated for head injuries. He was released from the hospital on Friday, Aug. 8. WHEATON-A 1997 Wheaton High School graduate intends to show how far she has come in a battle with cancer. Krisha (Davis) Cain will be running in the Dublin Marathon in Ireland on Oct. 27 with a team from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Her mother Joyce Koch and stepfather, Glenn Koch, live in Wheaton. Cain, who works as a personal fitness trainer in Boston, Mass., was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma in 2001. Her prognosis is good, but doctors told her she would not be able to resume some prior activities, such as running. "The combination of chemotherapy and radiation did too much lung and heart damage. In my mind, that just made me want to run even more," Cain said. Dave, Bey Jones observe Golden The family of Dave and Bcv Jones ask friends and family members to remember their parents' 50th wedding anniversary with a card shower. They were married Aug. 24th, 1953, in Ortonville. A family celebration was held in Door County earlier this summer. Thanks to all. The Jones Clan, 759 Grace St., Ortonville, MN 56278. i , Think of your Website as a billboard. Wouldn't you want it located at the busiest intersection in the Ortonville area? ......... , The Value of l2eeping it Local The rtnvilleindependent'cm deliv- ers what online users crave--news. But not just any news, it's news about our community. Traffic: Thoe Competitive Advantage Because we offer fresh news, our online readers keep coming back and they read an average of four pages of the online edition. No one else on the entire World Wide Web delivers the local news, local sports, local events, local photos, local information and advertising like we do. When people search the web to find out what's happening in the Or- tonville area they look to the Inde- pendent's online edition, ortonvillein- dependent.com The ortonvilleindependent.com isreg- istered on over 200 search engines and updated monthly. Because "we get tbund", this community that we serve also gets promoted. You too can reach the world by adver- tising locally. Gain the advantage of the Independent's high traffic and loyal readers; advertise your website on our website. Find out more--call today, but hurry ad space is limited. www.ortonvilleindependent.com WEB TRENDS for SEPTEMBER 2002: Entire Site Hits 72,684 Average Hits Per Day 2,422 Page Views 12,741 Visitors 2,399 And growing! Ortonville Independent (320) 839-6163 Monday, August 25 th 10:00 am- 7:00 pm 1 Register for Door Prizes ,50% Off l Item With This Ad Good Thru Aug 306 - ll l 301 S Main St Lower Level Milbank, SD .00a2._sj9o I II III I I IIII IIIII III IIII I II IIII I I II I III I In 1525, Antonio PigaIetta published his account of Ferdinand Magellan's trip around the world, observing that a whole day had apparently been "lost" during the trip. His discovery led to the establishment of an international date line. In 1927, Kansas becomes the last state to repeal laws banning the manufacturing or sale of cigarettes because prohibition had been so divisive and unworkable. In 1969, the first oil spill with disastrous consequences occurred when an offshore well burst and began leaking crude oil along a 2oo- mile stretch of coast near Santa Barbara, CA. In 1786, the Tammany in New York City as a and patriotic organization. thanks in part to Tweed, the group was often government corruption in NeW' O. LXTY CtOCK REPAIR Antique * Mantle 400 Day Anniversary Striking Chiming CRAIG RANDLEMAN ORTONVILLE, MN 320-839-2357 Minnesota Clockmaker - Watchmaker Call After 6 p.m. for Estimates iii I I I III II II I 5oth YOeddin 74 ,vene and /.th c'Z3l FLOOR COIR|NGS  V|NDOW Inte on Sills bY SlOe IIMrlgerllKs 25 clL ft. 0nly s999 (white or biscuit) Got Ready Hunting-& 15 c ft. only s289 (white) Maffresses Queen Set only FREE Frame FREE .,sue., glmClt OUt our Hew, RIIIA HDTV's o, RiM 5c Integrated DVD Player Progressive Scan Virtual Dolby Plays Audio CD's, CDR's & MP,a Encoded CD s Stylish, Integrated & Colorful I =_*To qualified buyers, $499 minimum See store for details ff IJC. See store _ . APPLIANCE * TV FURNITURE Milbank, SD 1/2 Block N of Fire Hall 605-432-6491.1-800-432612 o, ----' (A Class of ItS( a Par TuesdaF Page 2b  INDEPENDENT ea news digest II I I IIIII MARIETTA-On Aug. 4 at approximately 8:20 p.m., the Lac qui Parle County Sheriff's office was notified of a personal injury accident in Marietta on County Road #7 and MN Hwy. #40. Information was received that one of the vehicles had left the scene. Investigation revealed that a 1988 Ford pickup owned and driven by Robert Ross, age 73, was stopped at the intersection at a stop sign. Another pickup struck the rear of the Ross pickup and then fled the scene. The suspect's vehicle was stopped east of Dawson by the Dawson Police Department. Arrested at that time was Christopher Callison, age 25, of Richfield, MN. Bob Ross and his passenger Vernon (Bud) Dirck, age 62 of Marietta, were transported by Marietta and Madison ambulances to the Ortonville Hospital where they were treated for injuries. Investigation is being continued by the Lac qui Parle County Sheriff's office with recommendation for criminal prosecution. MADISON-As of Friday noon, Aug. 8, Brittany and Andrew Shelstad are expected to make a full recovery from the ATV accident they were involved in on Saturday, Aug. 2. They are the children of Paul and Jennifer Shelstad of Prescott, Wis. and the grandchildren of Marlowe and Ethel Shelstad of rural Madison where the accident occurred and James and Aleta Maaske of Cottage Grove. Brittany was transported by the Madison Ambulance to the Madison Hospital where she was treated for a facial injury and released. Andrew was airlifted to Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD where he was treated for head injuries. He was released from the hospital on Friday, Aug. 8. WHEATON-A 1997 Wheaton High School graduate intends to show how far she has come in a battle with cancer. Krisha (Davis) Cain will be running in the Dublin Marathon in Ireland on Oct. 27 with a team from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Her mother Joyce Koch and stepfather, Glenn Koch, live in Wheaton. Cain, who works as a personal fitness trainer in Boston, Mass., was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma in 2001. Her prognosis is good, but doctors told her she would not be able to resume some prior activities, such as running. "The combination of chemotherapy and radiation did too much lung and heart damage. In my mind, that just made me want to run even more," Cain said. Dave, Bey Jones observe Golden The family of Dave and Bcv Jones ask friends and family members to remember their parents' 50th wedding anniversary with a card shower. They were married Aug. 24th, 1953, in Ortonville. A family celebration was held in Door County earlier this summer. Thanks to all. The Jones Clan, 759 Grace St., Ortonville, MN 56278. i , Think of your Website as a billboard. Wouldn't you want it located at the busiest intersection in the Ortonville area? ......... , The Value of l2eeping it Local The rtnvilleindependent'cm deliv- ers what online users crave--news. But not just any news, it's news about our community. Traffic: Thoe Competitive Advantage Because we offer fresh news, our online readers keep coming back and they read an average of four pages of the online edition. No one else on the entire World Wide Web delivers the local news, local sports, local events, local photos, local information and advertising like we do. When people search the web to find out what's happening in the Or- tonville area they look to the Inde- pendent's online edition, ortonvillein- dependent.com The ortonvilleindependent.com isreg- istered on over 200 search engines and updated monthly. Because "we get tbund", this community that we serve also gets promoted. You too can reach the world by adver- tising locally. Gain the advantage of the Independent's high traffic and loyal readers; advertise your website on our website. Find out more--call today, but hurry ad space is limited. www.ortonvilleindependent.com WEB TRENDS for SEPTEMBER 2002: Entire Site Hits 72,684 Average Hits Per Day 2,422 Page Views 12,741 Visitors 2,399 And growing! Ortonville Independent (320) 839-6163 Monday, August 25 th 10:00 am- 7:00 pm 1 Register for Door Prizes ,50% Off l Item With This Ad Good Thru Aug 306 - ll l 301 S Main St Lower Level Milbank, SD .00a2._sj9o I II III I I IIII IIIII III IIII I II IIII I I II I III I In 1525, Antonio PigaIetta published his account of Ferdinand Magellan's trip around the world, observing that a whole day had apparently been "lost" during the trip. His discovery led to the establishment of an international date line. In 1927, Kansas becomes the last state to repeal laws banning the manufacturing or sale of cigarettes because prohibition had been so divisive and unworkable. In 1969, the first oil spill with disastrous consequences occurred when an offshore well burst and began leaking crude oil along a 2oo- mile stretch of coast near Santa Barbara, CA. In 1786, the Tammany in New York City as a and patriotic organization. thanks in part to Tweed, the group was often government corruption in NeW' O. LXTY CtOCK REPAIR Antique * Mantle 400 Day Anniversary Striking Chiming CRAIG RANDLEMAN ORTONVILLE, MN 320-839-2357 Minnesota Clockmaker - Watchmaker Call After 6 p.m. for Estimates iii I I I III II II I 5oth YOeddin 74 ,vene and /.th c'Z3l FLOOR COIR|NGS  V|NDOW Inte on Sills bY SlOe IIMrlgerllKs 25 clL ft. 0nly s999 (white or biscuit) Got Ready Hunting-& 15 c ft. only s289 (white) Maffresses Queen Set only FREE Frame FREE .,sue., glmClt OUt our Hew, RIIIA HDTV's o, RiM 5c Integrated DVD Player Progressive Scan Virtual Dolby Plays Audio CD's, CDR's & MP,a Encoded CD s Stylish, Integrated & Colorful I =_*To qualified buyers, $499 minimum See store for details ff IJC. See store _ . APPLIANCE * TV FURNITURE Milbank, SD 1/2 Block N of Fire Hall 605-432-6491.1-800-432612 o, ----' (A Class of ItS( a Par TuesdaF Page 2b  INDEPENDENT