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Cards of Thanks CARD OF THANKS I would like at this time to thank the businesses of Big Stone City and the firms around there. And Ortonville businesses for the dona- tions they gave to the 125th Anniver- sary celebration raffle drawings. And to Donna and Jim of Schmidt's Land- ing for the paper they gave to us for our tickets. Also to Janet Smith for helping to put together the tickets (printing). Also to all the people who purchased tickets. Thanks again, 33-1 Margaret Kuefler CARD OF THANKS The City Council of Odessa would like to thank Bituminous Paving, Inc. and Kuechle Underground for donat- ing the materials, their time and labor for replacing the basketball court in the city park. The City would also like to thank the Odessa Fire Depart- ment for donating the basketball poles, backboards, hoops and nets. Thank you! 33-1" Odessa City Council CARD OF THANKS Thank you to Minnesota Early Childhood Initiative for the play- house I won following Cornfest and to Chris Dorry for delivering it to me. 33-1 Kitty Snyder CARD OF THANKS CARD OF THANKS I would like to say thank you toThe Family of Nancy Hansen everyone who called, visited, sent would like to thank the staff at cards and flowers while I was in San- Coteau de Prairies Hospital and the ford Hospital, Sioux Falls and Browns Valley Care Center for all the Ortonville Hospital. I'm home now kind, loving care you gave to Morn recuperating, praying to soon be well. and also to her co-workers and God Bless! friends for their visits, prayers and 33-1 Connie voeltzwonderful friendships over the years. God bless you all. Thank you to CARD OF THANKS everyone for the cards, memorials, I Would like to thank OAHS for calls, food delivered to our homes the fan bubble grill I won at the Big and for the beautiful plants and flow- Stone County Fair. ers. We are very grateful to Pastor 33-1 Tayten Nelson Bev for the beautiful funeral service and the Holden Ladies for serving CARD OF THANKS lunch. Thank you Leta Herberg and Thank you to the incredible couple Larson Funeral Home. from Ortonville (you know who you H~old Hansen, are) who returned the cash to me that Doug & Sis Paterson and family, I lost outside the Milbank Mall sever- Val & Steve Henrichs and family, al weeks ago. As I told them, I gave Curt & Lisa Peterson and family, up hope of ever seeing that money Brent & Kathy Paterson and family, again. It is so refreshing to know Harold & Nam Hansen and family, there are still some very honest, good Carla & Phillip Schafer and family, people in our world. Again, a huge Kenny Hansen and family, thank you! Lee & Christa Ha.nsen and family 33-1" Jerelynn Steege33-1 CARD OF THANKS We send thanks and hugs to each of you who comforted our family in so many ways. Your words, cards, food, gifts and prayers will never be forgotten. During their lives, we know you also touched our parents with your love, the greatest gift of all. The next time you hear thunder, smile it could be Babe and JR danc- ing! Babe Parker's Family, CARD OF THANKS I would like to thank everyone who attended and supported the BBQ feed and silent auction at the Hospital on Aug. 19th. It was a huge success! Thanks to Dr. Bob and Mary for the malts. They were worth every calo- rie! Thank you to Barb and Ken Voecks and Marilee Haukos for dona0ng and making the BBQ. I would also like to thank the employ- ees of OAHS and Big Stone Physical Therapy for working and supporting Pam and Rick Schneck, the BBQ feed. It would not have been 33-1" Cards of thanks CARD OF THANKS God's Miracle The Power of Prayer works Thank you for your kindness and your support during our family emer- gency. We appreciate it more than you know. We would like to thank everyone for all they did. There are just too many of you to name every- one and we don't want to leave any: one out. First the ambulance crew, the doctors and nurses at the Ortonville Hospital, MeritCare in Fargo, Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Big Stone Therapies, and Milbank Medi- cal Center. We can't begin to express our gratitude for what you've done. Dealing with things lately has been made easier knowing we have friends like you. From planning the details to all the financial aid you've generated, you've really gone way above and beyond the typical meaning of "friend." Every time we think of all the time and effort you put into this for us, we are grateful. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. You've helped in ways we can't even express. CARLOS HUEBNER AND HIS FAMILY received tremendous support and prayers from the community as he recovers from a serious accident. He is shown with friends and family accepting a $1,000 check from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans of Grant County, SD. to all the husbands out there who had to share your wives with our family we sinCerely appreciate you too. A huge thank you to all who helped with the fireworks stand: Thanks for making it a big success. To all the We would also like to thank all the people who helped build the handicap people who helped take care qf the accessible ramp. To all the people kids. Thank you for loving, nurturing, and comforting the kids by taking them out, organizing all kinds of meals, and allowing them to stay in their own home. You really covered everything, and we can't tell you how much we appreciate it all. Thank you who helped with the benefit, bake sales and raffles. Thank you to Thrivent. Thanks to all of you who attended these events and your gener- ous donations. Th,ere are just too many numerous acts of kindness that we need to thank everyone for. We Penny and Scott Tower possible to do this otherwise. Your generous donations help support CARD OF THANKS me. I know that I have been a i'eal This is a long overdue thank you. I pain in your side as I keep "turning those in our local community who are have had such a hard time putting my up" on your doorstep. Thank you for fighting cancer. nt--.~. ~ " Thanks again!feelings into words. But even though your wonderful care and for being Carpet Cleaning 33-1 Lori Larson this is so late, I want you all to know able to "see" my pain, as not everone * Furniture Cleaning Wa that it is very heartfelt. We want to has been able to believe in me and * Tile Floors & More . Seventh annual thank everyone who took part inlmy "see" this terrible pain that I am deal- benefit back in February. It became ing with every day of my life. Thank very clear to me, as I was writing out you to all who donated items for the Call Tom Paulifor Free Estimates] WANTED-Duck hunting sloughWest Central aids bills the other day, what a blessing silent auction. A huge thank you to '605"432"5993 I lease for three sportsmen from the Willmar area for 2010 and beyond, walk to be held the benefit really was, and is, to our Catholic Aide and Candee Cloos for Seroing theArea Since 1986.t [ family[ Financially, it has been a the $1,000 donation. Thank you to Call Greg at 320-235-2009. 33-3* People are still dying from AIDS in tough couple of years for us due to all those who gave us gift certificates. rural Minnesota. It has not gone away. the medical bills, trips to the Mayo Thanks to everyone who have In fact the number of people with HIV/AIDS in greater Minnesota is increasing every year while AIDS awareness education and assistance for people living with HIV/AIDS are unable to keep pace with the increas- ing numbers of infected and affected individuals. In 2009, Minnesota saw the highest new infection rate for HIV/AIDS over the past 17 years! NOW IS THE TIME to help with both education and support by partic- ipating in the Seventh Annual West Central AIDSWALK which will be held in Alexandria on Saturday, Sept. 18, at 10 a.m. Registration begins at 9:30. Participating in the AIDSWALK helps with both-educational aware- ness and support for those affected by the disease. The WALK is on Saturday Sept. 18 at 10 a.m. and will be held in Alexandria starting and ending at the Bandshell in City Park. The route walk is from City Park to Big ale Park and back. Refreshments will be served after the walk. Please join us to promote HIV/AIDS educa- tion in our rural communities. Donations are being accepted and will go to support the Rural AIDS Action Network (RAAN) Registration for walkers begms at 9:30 am. Volunteers and walkers will gather at City Park at 10 a.m. for a short opening ceremony to begin the WALK. All participants are welcome. For more information about the West Central AIDS Walk call the Rural AIDS Action Network at 877- 536-7226. Clinic, lodging while at the Mayo, etc. So, probably needless to say, we are literally living off of the benefit right now. The old saying, "God will privde," and "God will get you through anything if you just have faith," we have found to be so very true. God HAS seen us through many, many tough times these last couple of years. I cannot convey into words how appreciative and thankful my family and I are to all who attended the benefit and gave out of the good- ness of your heart. I also want to thank the congregation and Fr. Bob for allowing to hold the benefit at St. John's. Also, thank you, Fr. Bob, for all of the trips you have made up to the hospital to see me. I-app~'eciate your visits and kind words more than you know. A BIG thank you to Todd and Sara Verheul and every one of our friends and family members who put the benefit on, even though you were met with plenty of resistance at first. We also want to say "thank you" to the Bowl of Love for your dona- tion and the beautiful cards that you send me every month. They are so beautiful and inspiring. Thanks so much to Dr. A1 Ross, all the other doctors at OAHS, the nurses and staff for everything that you have done for watched our kids for us and, once again, thank you from the bottom of our hearts to ALL who donated mon- etarily, spent time decorating for the benefit, preparing food, helping with clean up, bringing meals and baked goods over to our house and, most of all, youi" support and prayers for my family and myself. I don't know if we could have gotten through all that we have been through if it wasn't for having such giving and caring people in our lives and in our community. I hold you all in a very special place in my heart Thanks agam and God bless, 33-1 Lori Cloos and Family just wanted to thank you again for your incredible kindness. We will never forget this! Thank you for all your prayers and keep them coming. God bless you all. KEEP THE FAITH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Carlos and Amber Huebner, Kierstin, Alex, McKenzie, Mariah, Christen, Rich and Deb Huebner, Shawn and Tara Huebner, Gabrielle, Nathan Huebner, Eric Huebner, Candy Mohnsen, 33-1" Curt Folk Information Technology Technician Big Stone County is accepting applications for a hall-time Information Technology Systems Technician. This position is a Grade 11 on the County pay scale. The pay range starts at $19.52 per hour. Benefits package includes sick, vacation and holiday pay, and an employer contribution towards individual health insurance. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED, a valid Class D Drivers License and a two year degree in Information Technology or related field. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of deployment and support strategies for modern Microsoft desktop operating systems. Proficient in admin- istration of Windows network servers in an active directory environment. Knowledge of LAN and WAN concepts. TCP/IP networking(DHCP, NAT, DNS, VPNs, sub-netting, gateway and router configuration), network security (firewall configuration, server and deslc.op anti-virus solutions, patch deplo~/r ment); mail and database server administration, especially direct experience with Microsoft exchange and Microsoft SQL server. Experience with VMWare or moderate understanding of a virtuaUzed server environment. 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Nathan Joseph Kleindl, Graceville, Tamper with Motor Vehicle-Ride In/On-w/o Owner Permission, Fined $385. Brenda Jane Lyon, Sauk Centre, Speeding, 65/55, Fined $125. James Joonwon Park, Edmonds. WA, Speeding, 94/55, Fined $385 Debra Lynn Rassat, Cool Rapids, Speeding, 69/55, Fined $135. Chad Lavern King, Odessa, Speeding, 75/55, Find $145. Andy Michael Raw, Browns Valley, Speeding, 64/55, Fined $125. Robert D. Mahieu, Madison, WI, Speeding, 64/55, Fined $125. Jason Daniel Nelson, Staples, Speeding, 74/55, Fined $145. MN State Patrol Matthew Joseph Dailey, Mitchell, SD, Speeding, 71/55, Fined $145. Michael Lee Karels, Minneapolis, Speeding, 74/55, Fined $145. Eugene Leonard Then, Randall, Speeding, 74/55, Fined $145. Guy A. Brown, Eau Claire, WI, Speeding, 73/55, Driving after Suspension. Fined $345. Erwin Oran Rendon, Beardsley, DWI. Fined $3,000, Local Confinement, Stay 180 days for three years, Supervised Probation, three years Ortonville Police Department Michael James Whitty Sandaker, Wheaton, Driving after Suspension, Fined $285. Tate Anthony Messmer, Ortonville. Speeding, 40/30, Fined $125. Tuesday, August 31,2010 INDEPENDENT Page 9 ! t