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Largest turnout ever for 12th Oak Tree Classic The 12th Annual Oak Tree Classic Golf Tournament was held last Saturday, Sept. 6th with 174 players forming 58 teams. Players came from as far away as Omaha, NE; Fargo & Jamestown, North Dakota; Aberdeen, Milbank and Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the Twin Cities area, Alexandria, Beardsley, Canby, Clinton, Dumont, Faribault, Grove City, Hutchinson, Johnson, Litchfield, Marshall, Morris, Osakis, Owatonna, Parkers Prairie, Redwood Falls, Rochester, Wheaton, Willmar and other Minnesota towns with about 90 coming from other than the Ortonville area. Twenty two teams were sponsored by local businesses or Health Care vendors. Many others organized fam- ily teams. Winning first place was the team of Ryan Rademacher, Trevor Cramer, both of Milbank & Eric Torgerson of Clinton. Second place winners were Tim Holtquist, Milbank, Ted Matthews, Osakis and Randy Willis of Morris. The team of Dawn and Mark Hughes of Ortonville and Rick Oakes of Milbank took 3rd place. In addition, eight golfers qualified for trophies. Trevor Cramer of Milbank won Longest drive for men and Monica Simonitch of Ortonville won the Longest Drive for women. Longest Putt winners were Tim Holtquist of Milbank for men and Dee Strong of Ortonville for women. Closest to pin trophies were awarded to men on Holes 2 and 15 to Jim Geier of Big Stone City and Danny Anderson , Minneapolis, respective- ly. Sue Pansch of Appleton and Ardelle LaCombe, Ortonville won the Closest to Pin awards for women on Hole 6 and on Hole 17. Pat Ketz of Ortonville was the winner of $100 cash sponsored by Ideacom Mid-America, Inc. for shoot- ing closest to the pin on Hole #6. The Big Stone Health Care Foundation raffle drawing was held following the Tournament. Winner of the golf car was Jack and Mary Weber of Hamel. Adam 2,,ei of Big Stone City won the set of golf clubs, bag and covers. The Gas Grill was won by Mary Kate Treinen of Ortonville. High Bidders on the Silent Auction include: Set of Golf Clubs by Virgil Gerber and golf bag by Terry Gere, Framed & Matted Michael Seive print by Tom Frisch, Triple Combo TV/VCR/DVD set by Mary Ross, the Granite Garden Bench by John Tobin, Lakeshore RV Park recreation certifi- cate by Marge Dragseth, 3 of the $25 Pioneer Meat Certificates by Dave Ellingson and 1 by Chad Hanson, Chanhassen Dinner Theatre tickets for 2 by Terry Gere, One Hour Flight Certificate by Marge Dragseth, three $20 packets of Crystal Clear Car Wash Tokens by Jenna Rademacher, Vivian Janssen and Dr. Bob Ross, Willow Blue Thermal Coffee Pot by Dr. Mark Huntington, the Men's Golf package by Jim Collins, the Women's Golf package by Terry Gere, $50 Liebe Drug/Variety gift certificate by Dave Ellingson, a $50 Sonny's Color Printing certificates by Terry Gere, 2 Big Stone Therapies massage certifi- cates by Darlene Mikketson and Dave Ellingson, 2 months Curves member- ship by Barbara Nornes, Econolodge gift certificate by Gary Dinnei, the Coleman Portable Grill by Dave Ellingson, the Micro Cassette Recorder by Mary Jo Andrus, the Digital Camera by Dave Gruenwold, the Hermit Crab Set-up Certificate by Sheila Thompson, Kyle Sherod prints "Winter's Call" by Barb Nornes, "Postal Retreat" by Lavon Gerber, "Feeding Time" by Wade VanDover and "Large Mouth Bass" by Dr. Greg Peterson, Tony Oliva autographed baseball by Virgil Gerber, Harmon Kiilebrew autographed ball by Gene Hausauer, a $20 Bait Shop Certificate by Shane Thompson, the 'Red-Green' package by Steve Barr, the $25 Appleton Meat Center certificate by Sheila Thompson, the four Twins Autographed Baseballs by Tim Swanson, Terry Gere (2) , and Mel Reinke, the Polish Golf Game by Shane Thompson, the Golf Ball Retriever by M. J. Andrus and the 2 Nascar Collector Cars by Tim FIRST PLACE WINNERS at this year's Oak Tree Golf Classic are shown here. They are, left to right, Trevor Cramer, Milbank, Ryan Rademacher, Milbank and Eric Torgerson, Clinton. SECOND PLACE WINNERS at this year's Oak Tree Golf Classic are shown here. Left to right, they are Ted Matthews, Osakis, Randy Willis, Morris, and Tim Holtquist, Milbank. Swanson. Cash donations and a great variety of dOOr prizes were received from many vendors and friends of the Big Stone Health Care Foundation. The volunteer tournament committee pro- vided a well-organized day which combined with the beautiful golf course and delicious meal made for a great day. The Oak Tree Classic Tournament, raffle, and silent auction event is the major fufid raiser event that benefits the Big Stone Health Care Foundation and its' local health care projects. Power Plant (Continued from Page One) sion lines and an abundant supply of water. Also new transmission lines could be added following ex- isting routes. Demand for electricity continues to increase. Minnesota which con- tinues to grow at a faster rate than the Dakotas, would likely be the primary customer of electricity from a Big Stone It plant, accord- ing to Rolfes. President Bush's recent an- nouncement that the Environmen- tal Protection Agency will allow older power plants to avoid having to install costly clean-air controls when they replace aging equip- ment will have no impact on mar- keting Big Stone It. According to Rolfes, Bush's overall environmen- tal policy moves toward stronger clean air standards not weaker ones. That would be an advantage .for a new plant. Big Stone II would be a stated)f- the-art plant that would emit a fraction of the gases emitted by i 00,00ITENTION, f" HIOH "/ Check Out Our SCHOOL I Wallet Special SENIOR$,000000 _ ers each ,.  lll Orl -- ' -"'- ""r "  ,. D (10 or more of V l same shot)  reg. price 50 .  You must have 35mm negative Second Set Free Tuesda /s D&L Photo 1-Hour Photo Processing Lab 307 Main St., Milbank. Across from Pizza Ranch 432-5222 the current plant. A new facility would emit only 5-10% of the ni- tg'e-de (NOX) and sulphur dioxide (SO2) emitted by Big Stone I. The current Big Stone plant has outstanding control of particulate emissions. The advanced hybrid particular collector installed at the plant last year makes it one of the cleanest coal burning power SHOWING THEIR RULERS, students and staff of Bellingham Elementary School were otic rulers from the Bellingham Lgion Auxiliary, Unit 441. Carol Olson, Child and Phyllis Seiler are pictured above wiff members of the 2002-03 Fifth Grade Class at Bellingham EDA agrees to purchase land Sr. Housing, discuss develo Ortonville's Mayor Dave Dinnel introduced a new EDA secretary at last Wednesday's regular meeting of the Economic Development Authority. Kim Danielson will be taking over the EDA Secretary position, formerly held by Vickie Oakes. Following the introduction and welcome by Mayor Dinnel, EDA members were updated on the Senior Housing Project. According to Mayor Dinnel, the project will go to the Planning and Zoning Commission today, September 9, for a conditional use permit. Big Stone County Attorney Bill Watson also updated EDA members on the purchase agreement with the Stegner family for the land acquired for the Sr. Housing Project. A motion was made to approve the purchase agreement The motion was seconded and carried, and Mayor Dinnel signed the agreement, which also approved the payment of $1,000 Earnest Money to the Stegners. plants (from a particulate stand- point) in the world. A new plant would have similar particulate pollution controls. Schools (Continued from page 1) great school year. Eighty-two students from the Bellingham area ended their summer vacations last Tuesday, as they returned to Bellingham School for the beginning of the 2003-04 school year. According to Ray Siler, Superintendent at Bellingham Schools, the enrollment for this :school year is 82 students in firsf ' through sixth grades. Linda Hoffman, who is originally ' from the Bellingham area, is a new addition to the school this year, as she has taken on the position of Music Teacher at the school. According to Supt. Siler, students Area news digest MADISON-If you were a farmer in the Madison area from 1946 to the late 1990s and experienced a machinery breakdown requiring some blacksmithing work, you no doubt brought the piece to Wicks Repair of Madison. Marvin Wicks was the owner/operator of Wicks Repair from 1946 to 1989. He sold the business to David Stoks who operated it for a time. When Frank Mitchell took over, Marvin worked for him as the blacksmith for 9-1/2 years. Mitchell sold the business in 1999. After giving a blacksmithing display to the Lac qui Parle County Historical Museum, Wicks decided in 1989 to donate the basic equipment and hand tools also. This display is housed in the northeast corner of the machinery building on the county museum grounds. Additionally, a motion was made to submit an application for title insur- ance on the property. The motion was seconded and carried. Discussion was held regarding D JR Architecture and their plan for Lakeshore Development along Big Stone Lake. Dean Dovolis of DJR Architecture had sent a letter to EDA member Blair Johnson requesting that a remaining $9,000 be paid to DJR by the EDA. The money is owed as a result of preliminary plans for devel- opment. According to Mayor Dinnel, a let- ter was sent to DJR requesting to cease and desist further expenses on the project. The cease and desist request was sent after concern was expressed that necessary land needed for the project may not be available for the project. According to Dinnel, the project was put on hold until someone from D JR could come and show EDA members where the plan would be layed out. Before the project can move on, committee members what land is owned Ortonville, and what owned. The EDA members is portive of the is sufficient plete the project. A motion was payment of Architecture. The and seconded. In other business, updated EDA of Alley Cat LaneS. Dinnel and Attorney work bowling alley day. cated that the loan from the Inc.". A motion waS and carried to change on the loan. HOLLOWAY-On the late evening of Tuesday, Aug. 26 or the early morning hours of Wednesday, Aug. 17, the Holloway Hideout Bar and Grill was burglarized. Entry was gained by breaking a small window. It appears a person crawled through the opening, handing beer and cigarettes back outside to their accomplices. During this same time frame, vehicles were tampered with at multiple locations in Holloway. Holloway has recently experienced an increase in juvenile- related crimes, particularly late at night. Citizens are asked to report any suspicious activities to the Swift County Sheriff's Department. APPLETON-Western Minnesota's largest farmer-owned elevator cooperative, Western Consolidated Coop, has taken a number of steps to make their operations more efficient,competitive and progressive. In Appleton, West-Con closed the concrete fertilizer plant structure at the end of Main Street more than a year ago. An old wooden fertilizer plant located along the railroad on the north end of town is being torn down this summer. The former West-Con Country Store was closed this summer. Several small West-Con warehouses in Appleton were also closed. The downtown elevators, with 600,000 bushels of storage, were sold in July to Jim Zych, a farmer from Graceville. The farmer cooperative will continue to maintain and operate Terminal A south of Appleton. West-Con also continues to maintain a large machine shop west of Appleton, their liquid fertilizer plant north of town and a fertilizer suspension facility north of town. Other facilities have moved from Appleton to Holloway. SISSETON, SD-Between 1,500 and 1,700 people attended the memorial service on Wednesday, Aug. 27 for Leah Renee Campbell, 23; her children: Skyman James Redday Jr., 6; Skylynn Josephine Redday, 5; Leeandra Marie Redday, 3; and Lee Michael Redday, 1; and Campbell's brother, Roger L. Campbell Jr., 14, all of Waubay residents who died as a result of a head-on collision on Saturday, Aug. 23 south of Waubay. A seventh occupant of the Campbell vehicle - Leah and Roger's 16-year-old brother Iver N. Campbell Jr. - remained at the Prairie Lakes Hospital in Watertown at press time. Iver is a student at Tiospa Zina Tribal School. Authorities say Cleveland was drunk and driving in the wrong lane, causing the accident that now could result in him spending more than 100 years in prison. Cleveland, who was driving alone, suffered minor injuries in the crash. He is being held in the Day County Jail on a $150,000 cash bond. have had an eventful first week of school, as Tuesday was filled with various activities to welcome the stu- dents into the school year. Additionally, all students attended the Lac qui Parle County Fair, held in Madison, on Thursday. Students and staff of Bellingham Elementary School are looking for- ward to the school's Open House, which will be held on Tuesday, September 16. This for the public to see what the studentS in the classrooms. '93 Chevro 1/2 ton Ext. Cab s6,485 No one COVETS Minnesota better. It's comforting to know that Blue Cross and Blue Shield has been providing quality health care plans for nearly the variety of plans for individuals, groups and plans that Medicare, we've got you covered. Give me a call for John Stolpman @ Ortonville Bellingharn 320-839-6194 320-568-2101 Incredible Back-tc-Sch on Internet Servi 0000"lnfo00 LssiR00- w, Dial-up lnternet: $4 First two months of service + setup ONLY $10 with a one-year contract A special Shack, Stop bY ,t Call info Link at 1-888-242-86 16 to GREAT PHOTOS - IN A FLA.iH Page 10 00INDEPENDENT I Largest turnout ever for 12th Oak Tree Classic The 12th Annual Oak Tree Classic Golf Tournament was held last Saturday, Sept. 6th with 174 players forming 58 teams. Players came from as far away as Omaha, NE; Fargo & Jamestown, North Dakota; Aberdeen, Milbank and Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the Twin Cities area, Alexandria, Beardsley, Canby, Clinton, Dumont, Faribault, Grove City, Hutchinson, Johnson, Litchfield, Marshall, Morris, Osakis, Owatonna, Parkers Prairie, Redwood Falls, Rochester, Wheaton, Willmar and other Minnesota towns with about 90 coming from other than the Ortonville area. Twenty two teams were sponsored by local businesses or Health Care vendors. Many others organized fam- ily teams. Winning first place was the team of Ryan Rademacher, Trevor Cramer, both of Milbank & Eric Torgerson of Clinton. Second place winners were Tim Holtquist, Milbank, Ted Matthews, Osakis and Randy Willis of Morris. The team of Dawn and Mark Hughes of Ortonville and Rick Oakes of Milbank took 3rd place. In addition, eight golfers qualified for trophies. Trevor Cramer of Milbank won Longest drive for men and Monica Simonitch of Ortonville won the Longest Drive for women. Longest Putt winners were Tim Holtquist of Milbank for men and Dee Strong of Ortonville for women. Closest to pin trophies were awarded to men on Holes 2 and 15 to Jim Geier of Big Stone City and Danny Anderson , Minneapolis, respective- ly. Sue Pansch of Appleton and Ardelle LaCombe, Ortonville won the Closest to Pin awards for women on Hole 6 and on Hole 17. Pat Ketz of Ortonville was the winner of $100 cash sponsored by Ideacom Mid-America, Inc. for shoot- ing closest to the pin on Hole #6. The Big Stone Health Care Foundation raffle drawing was held following the Tournament. Winner of the golf car was Jack and Mary Weber of Hamel. Adam 2,,ei of Big Stone City won the set of golf clubs, bag and covers. The Gas Grill was won by Mary Kate Treinen of Ortonville. High Bidders on the Silent Auction include: Set of Golf Clubs by Virgil Gerber and golf bag by Terry Gere, Framed & Matted Michael Seive print by Tom Frisch, Triple Combo TV/VCR/DVD set by Mary Ross, the Granite Garden Bench by John Tobin, Lakeshore RV Park recreation certifi- cate by Marge Dragseth, 3 of the $25 Pioneer Meat Certificates by Dave Ellingson and 1 by Chad Hanson, Chanhassen Dinner Theatre tickets for 2 by Terry Gere, One Hour Flight Certificate by Marge Dragseth, three $20 packets of Crystal Clear Car Wash Tokens by Jenna Rademacher, Vivian Janssen and Dr. Bob Ross, Willow Blue Thermal Coffee Pot by Dr. Mark Huntington, the Men's Golf package by Jim Collins, the Women's Golf package by Terry Gere, $50 Liebe Drug/Variety gift certificate by Dave Ellingson, a $50 Sonny's Color Printing certificates by Terry Gere, 2 Big Stone Therapies massage certifi- cates by Darlene Mikketson and Dave Ellingson, 2 months Curves member- ship by Barbara Nornes, Econolodge gift certificate by Gary Dinnei, the Coleman Portable Grill by Dave Ellingson, the Micro Cassette Recorder by Mary Jo Andrus, the Digital Camera by Dave Gruenwold, the Hermit Crab Set-up Certificate by Sheila Thompson, Kyle Sherod prints "Winter's Call" by Barb Nornes, "Postal Retreat" by Lavon Gerber, "Feeding Time" by Wade VanDover and "Large Mouth Bass" by Dr. Greg Peterson, Tony Oliva autographed baseball by Virgil Gerber, Harmon Kiilebrew autographed ball by Gene Hausauer, a $20 Bait Shop Certificate by Shane Thompson, the 'Red-Green' package by Steve Barr, the $25 Appleton Meat Center certificate by Sheila Thompson, the four Twins Autographed Baseballs by Tim Swanson, Terry Gere (2) , and Mel Reinke, the Polish Golf Game by Shane Thompson, the Golf Ball Retriever by M. J. Andrus and the 2 Nascar Collector Cars by Tim FIRST PLACE WINNERS at this year's Oak Tree Golf Classic are shown here. They are, left to right, Trevor Cramer, Milbank, Ryan Rademacher, Milbank and Eric Torgerson, Clinton. SECOND PLACE WINNERS at this year's Oak Tree Golf Classic are shown here. Left to right, they are Ted Matthews, Osakis, Randy Willis, Morris, and Tim Holtquist, Milbank. Swanson. Cash donations and a great variety of dOOr prizes were received from many vendors and friends of the Big Stone Health Care Foundation. The volunteer tournament committee pro- vided a well-organized day which combined with the beautiful golf course and delicious meal made for a great day. The Oak Tree Classic Tournament, raffle, and silent auction event is the major fufid raiser event that benefits the Big Stone Health Care Foundation and its' local health care projects. Power Plant (Continued from Page One) sion lines and an abundant supply of water. Also new transmission lines could be added following ex- isting routes. Demand for electricity continues to increase. Minnesota which con- tinues to grow at a faster rate than the Dakotas, would likely be the primary customer of electricity from a Big Stone It plant, accord- ing to Rolfes. President Bush's recent an- nouncement that the Environmen- tal Protection Agency will allow older power plants to avoid having to install costly clean-air controls when they replace aging equip- ment will have no impact on mar- keting Big Stone It. According to Rolfes, Bush's overall environmen- tal policy moves toward stronger clean air standards not weaker ones. That would be an advantage .for a new plant. Big Stone II would be a stated)f- the-art plant that would emit a fraction of the gases emitted by i 00,00ITENTION, f" HIOH "/ Check Out Our SCHOOL I Wallet Special SENIOR$,000000 _ ers each ,.  lll Orl -- ' -"'- ""r "  ,. D (10 or more of V l same shot)  reg. price 50 .  You must have 35mm negative Second Set Free Tuesda /s D&L Photo 1-Hour Photo Processing Lab 307 Main St., Milbank. Across from Pizza Ranch 432-5222 the current plant. A new facility would emit only 5-10% of the ni- tg'e-de (NOX) and sulphur dioxide (SO2) emitted by Big Stone I. The current Big Stone plant has outstanding control of particulate emissions. The advanced hybrid particular collector installed at the plant last year makes it one of the cleanest coal burning power SHOWING THEIR RULERS, students and staff of Bellingham Elementary School were otic rulers from the Bellingham Lgion Auxiliary, Unit 441. Carol Olson, Child and Phyllis Seiler are pictured above wiff members of the 2002-03 Fifth Grade Class at Bellingham EDA agrees to purchase land Sr. Housing, discuss develo Ortonville's Mayor Dave Dinnel introduced a new EDA secretary at last Wednesday's regular meeting of the Economic Development Authority. Kim Danielson will be taking over the EDA Secretary position, formerly held by Vickie Oakes. Following the introduction and welcome by Mayor Dinnel, EDA members were updated on the Senior Housing Project. According to Mayor Dinnel, the project will go to the Planning and Zoning Commission today, September 9, for a conditional use permit. Big Stone County Attorney Bill Watson also updated EDA members on the purchase agreement with the Stegner family for the land acquired for the Sr. Housing Project. A motion was made to approve the purchase agreement The motion was seconded and carried, and Mayor Dinnel signed the agreement, which also approved the payment of $1,000 Earnest Money to the Stegners. plants (from a particulate stand- point) in the world. A new plant would have similar particulate pollution controls. Schools (Continued from page 1) great school year. Eighty-two students from the Bellingham area ended their summer vacations last Tuesday, as they returned to Bellingham School for the beginning of the 2003-04 school year. According to Ray Siler, Superintendent at Bellingham Schools, the enrollment for this :school year is 82 students in firsf ' through sixth grades. Linda Hoffman, who is originally ' from the Bellingham area, is a new addition to the school this year, as she has taken on the position of Music Teacher at the school. According to Supt. Siler, students Area news digest MADISON-If you were a farmer in the Madison area from 1946 to the late 1990s and experienced a machinery breakdown requiring some blacksmithing work, you no doubt brought the piece to Wicks Repair of Madison. Marvin Wicks was the owner/operator of Wicks Repair from 1946 to 1989. He sold the business to David Stoks who operated it for a time. When Frank Mitchell took over, Marvin worked for him as the blacksmith for 9-1/2 years. Mitchell sold the business in 1999. After giving a blacksmithing display to the Lac qui Parle County Historical Museum, Wicks decided in 1989 to donate the basic equipment and hand tools also. This display is housed in the northeast corner of the machinery building on the county museum grounds. Additionally, a motion was made to submit an application for title insur- ance on the property. The motion was seconded and carried. Discussion was held regarding D JR Architecture and their plan for Lakeshore Development along Big Stone Lake. Dean Dovolis of DJR Architecture had sent a letter to EDA member Blair Johnson requesting that a remaining $9,000 be paid to DJR by the EDA. The money is owed as a result of preliminary plans for devel- opment. According to Mayor Dinnel, a let- ter was sent to DJR requesting to cease and desist further expenses on the project. The cease and desist request was sent after concern was expressed that necessary land needed for the project may not be available for the project. According to Dinnel, the project was put on hold until someone from D JR could come and show EDA members where the plan would be layed out. Before the project can move on, committee members what land is owned Ortonville, and what owned. The EDA members is portive of the is sufficient plete the project. A motion was payment of Architecture. The and seconded. In other business, updated EDA of Alley Cat LaneS. Dinnel and Attorney work bowling alley day. cated that the loan from the Inc.". A motion waS and carried to change on the loan. HOLLOWAY-On the late evening of Tuesday, Aug. 26 or the early morning hours of Wednesday, Aug. 17, the Holloway Hideout Bar and Grill was burglarized. Entry was gained by breaking a small window. It appears a person crawled through the opening, handing beer and cigarettes back outside to their accomplices. During this same time frame, vehicles were tampered with at multiple locations in Holloway. Holloway has recently experienced an increase in juvenile- related crimes, particularly late at night. Citizens are asked to report any suspicious activities to the Swift County Sheriff's Department. APPLETON-Western Minnesota's largest farmer-owned elevator cooperative, Western Consolidated Coop, has taken a number of steps to make their operations more efficient,competitive and progressive. In Appleton, West-Con closed the concrete fertilizer plant structure at the end of Main Street more than a year ago. An old wooden fertilizer plant located along the railroad on the north end of town is being torn down this summer. The former West-Con Country Store was closed this summer. Several small West-Con warehouses in Appleton were also closed. The downtown elevators, with 600,000 bushels of storage, were sold in July to Jim Zych, a farmer from Graceville. The farmer cooperative will continue to maintain and operate Terminal A south of Appleton. West-Con also continues to maintain a large machine shop west of Appleton, their liquid fertilizer plant north of town and a fertilizer suspension facility north of town. Other facilities have moved from Appleton to Holloway. SISSETON, SD-Between 1,500 and 1,700 people attended the memorial service on Wednesday, Aug. 27 for Leah Renee Campbell, 23; her children: Skyman James Redday Jr., 6; Skylynn Josephine Redday, 5; Leeandra Marie Redday, 3; and Lee Michael Redday, 1; and Campbell's brother, Roger L. Campbell Jr., 14, all of Waubay residents who died as a result of a head-on collision on Saturday, Aug. 23 south of Waubay. A seventh occupant of the Campbell vehicle - Leah and Roger's 16-year-old brother Iver N. Campbell Jr. - remained at the Prairie Lakes Hospital in Watertown at press time. Iver is a student at Tiospa Zina Tribal School. Authorities say Cleveland was drunk and driving in the wrong lane, causing the accident that now could result in him spending more than 100 years in prison. Cleveland, who was driving alone, suffered minor injuries in the crash. He is being held in the Day County Jail on a $150,000 cash bond. have had an eventful first week of school, as Tuesday was filled with various activities to welcome the stu- dents into the school year. Additionally, all students attended the Lac qui Parle County Fair, held in Madison, on Thursday. Students and staff of Bellingham Elementary School are looking for- ward to the school's Open House, which will be held on Tuesday, September 16. This for the public to see what the studentS in the classrooms. '93 Chevro 1/2 ton Ext. Cab s6,485 No one COVETS Minnesota better. It's comforting to know that Blue Cross and Blue Shield has been providing quality health care plans for nearly the variety of plans for individuals, groups and plans that Medicare, we've got you covered. Give me a call for John Stolpman @ Ortonville Bellingharn 320-839-6194 320-568-2101 Incredible Back-tc-Sch on Internet Servi 0000"lnfo00 LssiR00- w, Dial-up lnternet: $4 First two months of service + setup ONLY $10 with a one-year contract A special Shack, Stop bY ,t Call info Link at 1-888-242-86 16 to GREAT PHOTOS - IN A FLA.iH Page 10 00INDEPENDENT I