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Good old days in the Ortonville area Illl II m evening at High School. Lem Kaercher will be the parade Grand Marshal at this years&apos; Corn Festival. Jane Pansch of Graceville will serve as an 4-H ambas- sador which includes working at the State Fair. Construction of a new Big Stone City firehall began last week. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Roggenbuck of Nassau and a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Chester Carl Jr. of Correll. IT WAS SOME TIME AGO when this photo was taken in the former Polly-Cook-It Cafe on Ortonville's main street. You see the owner at that time, Susan (nee Stegner) Fergus, with former MN Gov. Wendell Anderson. 10 YEARS AGO Aug. 24, 1993 Erin Carlson, daughter of Mike and Pat Carlson and her runner up Andria Wentland, daughter of Gary and Debbie Wentland reigned over the Cornfest activities last week end. They were crowned at the pageant Friday evening. Don Williams is retiring as Big Stone county treasurer after serving as treasurer for 27 years. The school board is pro- ceeding with the parking lot repair project behind the school auditorium. Emma Sweezy was crowned the Ortonville Senior Citizen's queen. August Farmers of the month are the Karl Backstrand family of Ortonville. • THIS COLUMN SPONSORED BY "q ili I HEDGE & HERBERG ...... "<,,t;., ,, TRUCKING P.O. BOX 98, BIG STONE CITY, 57216 PH. 862-8143 COLLEEN & GAYLE HEDGE, OWNERS L • 25 YEARS AGO Aug. 16, 1978 Five cars of a 43 car train left the tracks a few miles south of Clinton last Wednesday afternoon. Most of the cars were filled with grain and were heading south. The Corn Festival Queen finals will be held on Friday 50 YEARS AGO Sept. 3, 1953 Ralph Prior, who several years ran the Skelly Oil Station uptown, purchased the station this week and is now in charge. Carl Young had been operating the station the past few years. Having purchased the for- mer Ortonville Journal build- ing owned by "Tib" Randall, Wayne Randleman announced this week that he will move his dry cleaning business into this new location at once. Jackie Blink, Norman Tangen and Mary Jo Blink were the winners of the City Golf tournament. Colleen Tippett was wed Sunday to Jake Schick Sunday at the Congregational Church in Ortonviile. Helen Hughes and Bion Schnaser were married Aug. 29 at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Milbank. PRINTING Is Our Business THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT ORTONVILLE DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Ortonville Independent 70 YEARS AGO Aug. 10, 1933 A new Ben Franklin store is opening for business Saturday for the frst time. The new store is owned and operat- ed by J.A Peterson of Alberta. The Peterson family consists of the parents, three sons, Philip, Robert and John and one daughter, Vera. The entire stock of the Botsford Lumber yard of Correll is being combirTed with the stock at the local Botsford Lumber yard. The Council unanimously voted to order early building of a City sewage disposal plant. The Third annual Sweet Corn festival will be held Thursday, Aug. 24th. Ed Kottwitz, present sweetcorn eating champion will defend his title. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Rinke of Bellingham at the Ortonville Hospital. CLINTON ! Rosen news i By Mrs. M.J, Kirchberg Correction: The Pillatzki-Kasuske wedding reception and dance were held at Shooter's Bar in Appleton, not Sioux Historic as stated in last weeks news. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Radermacher and family were among Sunday, Aug. 19 dinner and afternoon guests at the Matt Henrich home in Milbank. Mrs. Myra Schmieg was a Sunday, Aug. 10 visitor at the Tim Stengel home in rural Milbank. Alfred Volkenant visited with his wife Marie at Northridge on Sunday, Aug. 10 and attended the 90th birthday open house in honor of Bernice Hacher and visited at the Elton Mogard home in the evening. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Rademacher attended the party at the Randy Stuckey home in Milbank on Sunday, Aug. 10 in honor of their grandson Brendan's 1st birthday. They also attended the 90th birthday open house at St. William's Home in honor of Bernice Albrecht and were among guests at the Elton Mogard home in the evening to visit with out of town relatives. Mrs. Julie Henrich and Mrs. Almira Karels were among friends that attended the 90th birthday open house in honor of Bernice Albrecht at St. William's home on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 10. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Fischer and sons of Sleepy Eye spent Friday and Saturday, Aug. 8 and 9 at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Millerbernd. Mr. and Mrs. Rob Rodas of Alexandria spent Saturday night and Sunday, Aug. 10 at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Roger Karels. Their children Anthony and Alana returned home with them after spending a week with their grandchildren. Sunday, Aug. 10 dinner and afternoon guests at the Kevin Rademacher home were Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Rademacher, Breanna and Emma of Aurora, SD. Mr. and Mrs. M.J. Kirchberg visited with Cord Kirchberg atthe Madison Nursing Home on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 6. Alfred Volkenant was a Tuesday, Aug. 12 supper guest at the M.J. Kirchberg home. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Adelman attended the 25th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kallhoff at the VFW in Madison on Saturday evening, Aug. 9, 2003. Mrs. Joan Strei )knthony and Jose visited with her Lorraine and niece Lindsay Queen in Madison on 5, 2003. Aug. 2 weekend Schuelke home Mr. and Mrs. Watertown, Briar Lennox, SD and Montevideo. All Pill atzki-Kasuske reception and afternoon Mrs. Joan Schmieg spent Aug. 7 visiting Bloomington and Vacation Bible school through St. Joseph and held Aug. 3 to Aug. Joseph's School. Friends with Angq Monday to Mass at St. Jos( celebrated by Fr. Thursday the after Mass, at school. Mr. and Mrs. Dustin of Madison evc;ning, Aug. Warren Tom •Wednesday Aug. 14 at and Mrs. M.J. Geralyn and paul ND are the of a baby Green, born Aug. Innovis Hospita joins a brother Rachel and Jessica. Tom and Ruth and Bruce and Moorhead. Tom and Ruthie Kunde and Kyle o Kristina Denver, CO and Fargo, ND and with Geralyn a Family of Fargo, Find a honey of Orientation ¢/o ' ," te will be held on Wednesday & Thursday, August 27 & 28, 2003 ALL STUDENTS IN GRADES 7-12 who are NEW to the Ortonville School District, will have a chance to attend the orientations. Wednesday, Aug. 27 9:00 AM - 7th Grade Orientation in high school auditorium Thursd_000000klll0000 11:00 AM - 8th thru 12th Grade New Student Orientation at the high school office (including Big Stone City, SD students) If you have questions that may be answered prior to the start of the school year, now is the time to do so! If unable to attend these days, please call the high school at (320) 839-6181. :i!iii!iiiii !!!ii!i}iii :: ::: :i!i!ii!i! ii:il !ii!:)i:i i::ziii :i:!iiiii! ::i::i:ii i:i?:?!i!iTi ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #62 Ortonville, Minnesota Member FDIC Clinton State [= THE BANK THAT UNDEITANDS Page 6b  INDEPENDENT TueSdaY" Good old days in the Ortonville area Illl II m evening at High School. Lem Kaercher will be the parade Grand Marshal at this years' Corn Festival. Jane Pansch of Graceville will serve as an 4-H ambas- sador which includes working at the State Fair. Construction of a new Big Stone City firehall began last week. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Roggenbuck of Nassau and a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Chester Carl Jr. of Correll. IT WAS SOME TIME AGO when this photo was taken in the former Polly-Cook-It Cafe on Ortonville's main street. You see the owner at that time, Susan (nee Stegner) Fergus, with former MN Gov. Wendell Anderson. 10 YEARS AGO Aug. 24, 1993 Erin Carlson, daughter of Mike and Pat Carlson and her runner up Andria Wentland, daughter of Gary and Debbie Wentland reigned over the Cornfest activities last week end. They were crowned at the pageant Friday evening. Don Williams is retiring as Big Stone county treasurer after serving as treasurer for 27 years. The school board is pro- ceeding with the parking lot repair project behind the school auditorium. Emma Sweezy was crowned the Ortonville Senior Citizen's queen. August Farmers of the month are the Karl Backstrand family of Ortonville. • THIS COLUMN SPONSORED BY "q ili I HEDGE & HERBERG ...... "<,,t;., ,, TRUCKING P.O. BOX 98, BIG STONE CITY, 57216 PH. 862-8143 COLLEEN & GAYLE HEDGE, OWNERS L • 25 YEARS AGO Aug. 16, 1978 Five cars of a 43 car train left the tracks a few miles south of Clinton last Wednesday afternoon. Most of the cars were filled with grain and were heading south. The Corn Festival Queen finals will be held on Friday 50 YEARS AGO Sept. 3, 1953 Ralph Prior, who several years ran the Skelly Oil Station uptown, purchased the station this week and is now in charge. Carl Young had been operating the station the past few years. Having purchased the for- mer Ortonville Journal build- ing owned by "Tib" Randall, Wayne Randleman announced this week that he will move his dry cleaning business into this new location at once. Jackie Blink, Norman Tangen and Mary Jo Blink were the winners of the City Golf tournament. Colleen Tippett was wed Sunday to Jake Schick Sunday at the Congregational Church in Ortonviile. Helen Hughes and Bion Schnaser were married Aug. 29 at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Milbank. PRINTING Is Our Business THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT ORTONVILLE DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Ortonville Independent 70 YEARS AGO Aug. 10, 1933 A new Ben Franklin store is opening for business Saturday for the frst time. The new store is owned and operat- ed by J.A Peterson of Alberta. The Peterson family consists of the parents, three sons, Philip, Robert and John and one daughter, Vera. The entire stock of the Botsford Lumber yard of Correll is being combirTed with the stock at the local Botsford Lumber yard. The Council unanimously voted to order early building of a City sewage disposal plant. The Third annual Sweet Corn festival will be held Thursday, Aug. 24th. Ed Kottwitz, present sweetcorn eating champion will defend his title. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Rinke of Bellingham at the Ortonville Hospital. CLINTON ! Rosen news i By Mrs. M.J, Kirchberg Correction: The Pillatzki-Kasuske wedding reception and dance were held at Shooter's Bar in Appleton, not Sioux Historic as stated in last weeks news. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Radermacher and family were among Sunday, Aug. 19 dinner and afternoon guests at the Matt Henrich home in Milbank. Mrs. Myra Schmieg was a Sunday, Aug. 10 visitor at the Tim Stengel home in rural Milbank. Alfred Volkenant visited with his wife Marie at Northridge on Sunday, Aug. 10 and attended the 90th birthday open house in honor of Bernice Hacher and visited at the Elton Mogard home in the evening. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Rademacher attended the party at the Randy Stuckey home in Milbank on Sunday, Aug. 10 in honor of their grandson Brendan's 1st birthday. They also attended the 90th birthday open house at St. William's Home in honor of Bernice Albrecht and were among guests at the Elton Mogard home in the evening to visit with out of town relatives. Mrs. Julie Henrich and Mrs. Almira Karels were among friends that attended the 90th birthday open house in honor of Bernice Albrecht at St. William's home on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 10. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Fischer and sons of Sleepy Eye spent Friday and Saturday, Aug. 8 and 9 at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Millerbernd. Mr. and Mrs. Rob Rodas of Alexandria spent Saturday night and Sunday, Aug. 10 at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Roger Karels. Their children Anthony and Alana returned home with them after spending a week with their grandchildren. Sunday, Aug. 10 dinner and afternoon guests at the Kevin Rademacher home were Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Rademacher, Breanna and Emma of Aurora, SD. Mr. and Mrs. M.J. Kirchberg visited with Cord Kirchberg atthe Madison Nursing Home on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 6. Alfred Volkenant was a Tuesday, Aug. 12 supper guest at the M.J. Kirchberg home. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Adelman attended the 25th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kallhoff at the VFW in Madison on Saturday evening, Aug. 9, 2003. Mrs. Joan Strei )knthony and Jose visited with her Lorraine and niece Lindsay Queen in Madison on 5, 2003. Aug. 2 weekend Schuelke home Mr. and Mrs. Watertown, Briar Lennox, SD and Montevideo. All Pill atzki-Kasuske reception and afternoon Mrs. Joan Schmieg spent Aug. 7 visiting Bloomington and Vacation Bible school through St. Joseph and held Aug. 3 to Aug. Joseph's School. Friends with Angq Monday to Mass at St. Jos( celebrated by Fr. Thursday the after Mass, at school. Mr. and Mrs. Dustin of Madison evc;ning, Aug. Warren Tom •Wednesday Aug. 14 at and Mrs. M.J. Geralyn and paul ND are the of a baby Green, born Aug. Innovis Hospita joins a brother Rachel and Jessica. Tom and Ruth and Bruce and Moorhead. Tom and Ruthie Kunde and Kyle o Kristina Denver, CO and Fargo, ND and with Geralyn a Family of Fargo, Find a honey of Orientation ¢/o ' ," te will be held on Wednesday & Thursday, August 27 & 28, 2003 ALL STUDENTS IN GRADES 7-12 who are NEW to the Ortonville School District, will have a chance to attend the orientations. Wednesday, Aug. 27 9:00 AM - 7th Grade Orientation in high school auditorium Thursd_000000klll0000 11:00 AM - 8th thru 12th Grade New Student Orientation at the high school office (including Big Stone City, SD students) If you have questions that may be answered prior to the start of the school year, now is the time to do so! If unable to attend these days, please call the high school at (320) 839-6181. :i!iii!iiiii !!!ii!i}iii :: ::: :i!i!ii!i! ii:il !ii!:)i:i i::ziii :i:!iiiii! ::i::i:ii i:i?:?!i!iTi ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #62 Ortonville, Minnesota Member FDIC Clinton State [= THE BANK THAT UNDEITANDS Page 6b  INDEPENDENT TueSdaY"