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Big Stone ('Aty Gail Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 Dewayne Herrmann and son Kevin of Las Vegas, NV spent several days over Labor Day week-end at Dewayne's parents Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Herrmanm Ervin and Lamoine Herrmann and Dewayne and Kevin Herrmann visited Sunday afternoon, Aug. 31st at Darvin Ballhagen's of Wilmot. Rausch brothers sponsored for the 30th year their team of family and friends for the Labor Day softball tournament in Graceville. Out of towners were Berry Ronning and family from Alexandria; Andy and Nathan Rausch from Maple Grove; Keith Gilsdorf and family from Brooklyn Park; Mike Gorgio and family from Piano, TX; and Steve and Tyler Sis from Minneapolis. Visitors Labor Day week-end at the Arlin and Verna Angerhofer's home were Cindy and Julia Angerhofer of Brookings, and Greg and Leann and Tommy Barnett of Sioux Falls. They came to visit with Shizuto Takahashi since she was scheduled to leave for Japan on Tuesday, Sept. 2nd. Ms. Takahashi had been staying in the Angerhofer's home for a few weeks. Joe Angerhofer is also staying with his parents for the time being. Friday, Aug. 29th Shirley Voeltz had Elaine Sherping from Winsted; Gloria Pike from Aurora, SD; Eleanor Seehafer from Milbank; and Mayra Quade and Sharon Butte from Corona, SD. They were all Shirley's classmates who had lunch at Shirley Voeltz's. Gary and Donna Van Hout of Dell Rapids and friends were week-end holiday visitors at their takehome and at John and Jerri Van Hour's. Sunday afternoon, Aug. 31st Delores Bengtson was a overnight guest of her sister Mildred Harstad at Marietta. Saturday afternoon, Aug. 30th Rod and Cindy Bublitz and boys were overnight guests of Delores Bengtson. Rod and Cindy and Wade' and Bonnie Swezey and family brought in dinner which they all enjoyed. Elmer and Charlotte Athey and Keith and Matthew spent part of Labor Day week-end camping with family and friends. Evelyn Zahnow was a dinner guest at the Verene Putzier's home in Nassau on Monday noon, Sept. 1st. Later in the day she visited at the Virgil Raaf's home. On Tuesday, Sept. 2nd Blanche Westermeyer and Ansel Doll went to Dumont and visited their brother Butch and wife Joyce Doll. They also went to Wheaton and visited their sister Eleanor and Henry Ahrens, and sister Helen Frich. They went to the Wheaton nursing home where they visited their twin brothers Bim and Skip. On Friday, Aug. 29th Norma Wojtalewicz of Appleton visited with her sister Blanche Westermeyer. On Sunday, Aug. 30th Blanche's children all had a picnic at Blanche's. A number of friends also attended. JCustom Liquid Manure Applicatior " ' " DIRECT INJECTION JERRY LOXTERCAMP OWNER/OPERATOR 5 Years Experience, References Available 48713 State Hwy. 28 Cell: 1-320-298-0036 Villard, MN 56385 Home: 1-320-352-3172 I Seasonal Tax Preparer Madison, MN Are you looking for: • Seasonal winter work • Work in agribusiness environment • Additional income And love to work with numbers and income taxes? Farm Credit Services of Minnesota Valley is looking for... • Income Tax Preparer with farm return emphasis • Seasonal, non-benefited position • December - April, up to 1,000 total hours (heavy during peak tax season) Qualifications: • Accounting background • Tax preparation experience desired • Proficient computer skills & detail oriented • Tax certification or willing to obtain (company paid) Send cover letter and resume to the address below or by e-mail to Ihauge@farmcredit.com. Application deadline is September 19. Human Resources Coordinator Farm Credit Services of Minnesota Valley PO Box 1560 Willmar, MN 56201 An Equal Opportunity Employer Child safety seat check-up clinic Sept. 24 On Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 4-6 p.m., Countryside Public Health will sponsor a child safety seat check-up clinic. The clinic will take place at the O'Kayes Home Center parking lot at 116 Monroe Ave., Ortonville. What's the safest seat to buy? Has your seat ever been recalled? When is it safe for your child to "come out" of the seat'? It is the right type of safety seat for the size of your child? What is that little metal clip and when do you need to use it'? Does your child's safety seat move around after you have buckled it'? Child safety seats can be confusing, and the questions seemingly endless, but help is available. Come to the free drive-thru child safety seat check-up and spend 20-25 minutes having your child's safety seat examined for safety. These questions will be answered and any others you may have about transporting your child as safely as possible. Replacement car seats will be available. Call Countryside Public Health at 320-839-6135 to register for the safety clinic. Big Stone City senior citizens Evelyn Zahnow, Secretary Twenty six guests registered for the Sept. 2nd potluck dinner at the Sr. Citizen Center with four additional afternoon guests to play bingo. We opened the days activities with the happy birthday wish to Julie Marie followed by the pledge to the flag and our table prayer. Dinner was served at 12 noon. Our business meeting was brought to order by Pres. Cliff. Secty and treas, reports were approved as read. There were no bills. Helpline for people over 55+ sign up for no call literature left for anyone who wished to receive it. No other action was taken. A thank you was extended by Mildred for a get well wish while she was ill. Also Albert thanked us for the card presented after his surgery. Evelyn and Geneve set our tables today and Gail and Idella will set the tables for our Oct. 7th meeting. Meeting was closed and Mildred, Evelyn and Gladys had readings and jokes. The afternoon was spent playing bingo and cards. Stroke of the Brush Often referred to by only its • initials, BSAC (Bee Sack), the Big Stone Arts Council has its roots deep in the community as concerned citizens over the years have banded together to "Develop and Promote the Arts in the Big Stone Lake Area." BSAC has been the innovator and sponsor of many events since it began in 1997, with the help of many volunteers and special donations by "Friends of the Arts" and memberships it has been a financial and artistic coup. Intergenerational programs, art displays with demonstrations, and "Stars in the Park" held at Central Park in downtown Ortonviile, are some of the events held to spotlight the area artists. What has kept the organization alive and flourishing? New faces, fresh ideas, regular monthly board meetings, keep the membership and surrounding communities involved and interested as.BSAC continues. Help the Big Stone Arts Council to ensure a voice for the arts in out surrounding communities by becoming a member. For more information contact Mary Hiliman 320-273-2332, or Elaine Gable 320- 839-2085. Join us at our next monthly meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003 at 5PM in the lower level of the Ortonville Public Library. Read about the October Annual Meeting in next months Stroke of the Brush. In 16o9, German astronomer Johannes Kepler determined that a planet orbits the sun in an ellipse, rather than a circle. He also coined the word "satellite" for the moons of any planet. In 1796, Dr. Edward Jenner administered the first known vaccine inoculation in Gloucestershire, England. In 196o, Decca Records in England destroyed 25,000 copies of Ray Peterson's tragic-ending pop song, "Tell Laura I Love Her," calling it "too tasteless and vulgar for the English sensibility." Later, singer Ricky Valance, took the song to number one in England, and Peterson's original version reached number seven in the U.S. \\; In 1919, a junior high Health, used from 1919 to harmful substance is a narcotic...its effect is Extension se00'O3 Dod John Cunningham County Extension Educator 839-2518 or 1-800-279-2518 DATES TO REMEMBER: Sept. 10 - Re-scheduled Annual Extension Committee Picnic & Budget Meeting (6:00 p.m.) Sept. 12-15 - State 4-H Horse Show at State Fairgrounds Sept. 16 - 4-H Federation Meeting at CMB Sept. 17 - WC Extension Educator meeting at Morris (8:00 a.m.) Sept. 20-21 - State 4-H Dog Show at State Fairgrounds Sept. 21 - 4-H at the Dome - Twins Game Oct. 5 - 4-H Awards Program at Clinton Memorial Building Oct. 5-11 - National 4-H Week Durango SXT PRINTING At Its . Finest and I At Lowest  Prices '- NO JOB TOO BIC OR TOO SMALL! The 0rtonville Independent Ortonville, MN • 320-839-61 63 $24,985 after rebate 7 qL,'b '-"'"'°" =, "Is There ' New Life Community Baptist Church Pastor Worship Awana children's program Wednesday nights at 6:: Youth Group(7 th - 12 th grade) Sunday nights at At New Life Community Baptist Church we care m becoming and where you're going than where *605 N. Minnesota St. Ortonville, MN. *320.839. INDEPENDENT WANT ADS BRING QUIq Pro Auto offers a wide selection of car, truck and sport utility tires. Brands like Mastercraft, Toyo, Aurora, Briclgestone and BFGooclrich Luke Backstrand, Service Manager (at left) and Mark Muenchow, Tires, Brakes and Alignments (at right) DLR #25623 Pro Auto also does Brake Work! (320) 839-2911 or 839- 7197 547 U.S. Hwy. 12 • Ortonville, MN 56278 I Page 2b INDEPENDENT. Big Stone ('Aty Gail Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 Dewayne Herrmann and son Kevin of Las Vegas, NV spent several days over Labor Day week-end at Dewayne's parents Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Herrmanm Ervin and Lamoine Herrmann and Dewayne and Kevin Herrmann visited Sunday afternoon, Aug. 31st at Darvin Ballhagen's of Wilmot. Rausch brothers sponsored for the 30th year their team of family and friends for the Labor Day softball tournament in Graceville. Out of towners were Berry Ronning and family from Alexandria; Andy and Nathan Rausch from Maple Grove; Keith Gilsdorf and family from Brooklyn Park; Mike Gorgio and family from Piano, TX; and Steve and Tyler Sis from Minneapolis. Visitors Labor Day week-end at the Arlin and Verna Angerhofer's home were Cindy and Julia Angerhofer of Brookings, and Greg and Leann and Tommy Barnett of Sioux Falls. They came to visit with Shizuto Takahashi since she was scheduled to leave for Japan on Tuesday, Sept. 2nd. Ms. Takahashi had been staying in the Angerhofer's home for a few weeks. Joe Angerhofer is also staying with his parents for the time being. Friday, Aug. 29th Shirley Voeltz had Elaine Sherping from Winsted; Gloria Pike from Aurora, SD; Eleanor Seehafer from Milbank; and Mayra Quade and Sharon Butte from Corona, SD. They were all Shirley's classmates who had lunch at Shirley Voeltz's. Gary and Donna Van Hout of Dell Rapids and friends were week-end holiday visitors at their takehome and at John and Jerri Van Hour's. Sunday afternoon, Aug. 31st Delores Bengtson was a overnight guest of her sister Mildred Harstad at Marietta. Saturday afternoon, Aug. 30th Rod and Cindy Bublitz and boys were overnight guests of Delores Bengtson. Rod and Cindy and Wade' and Bonnie Swezey and family brought in dinner which they all enjoyed. Elmer and Charlotte Athey and Keith and Matthew spent part of Labor Day week-end camping with family and friends. Evelyn Zahnow was a dinner guest at the Verene Putzier's home in Nassau on Monday noon, Sept. 1st. Later in the day she visited at the Virgil Raaf's home. On Tuesday, Sept. 2nd Blanche Westermeyer and Ansel Doll went to Dumont and visited their brother Butch and wife Joyce Doll. They also went to Wheaton and visited their sister Eleanor and Henry Ahrens, and sister Helen Frich. They went to the Wheaton nursing home where they visited their twin brothers Bim and Skip. On Friday, Aug. 29th Norma Wojtalewicz of Appleton visited with her sister Blanche Westermeyer. On Sunday, Aug. 30th Blanche's children all had a picnic at Blanche's. A number of friends also attended. JCustom Liquid Manure Applicatior " ' " DIRECT INJECTION JERRY LOXTERCAMP OWNER/OPERATOR 5 Years Experience, References Available 48713 State Hwy. 28 Cell: 1-320-298-0036 Villard, MN 56385 Home: 1-320-352-3172 I Seasonal Tax Preparer Madison, MN Are you looking for: • Seasonal winter work • Work in agribusiness environment • Additional income And love to work with numbers and income taxes? Farm Credit Services of Minnesota Valley is looking for... • Income Tax Preparer with farm return emphasis • Seasonal, non-benefited position • December - April, up to 1,000 total hours (heavy during peak tax season) Qualifications: • Accounting background • Tax preparation experience desired • Proficient computer skills & detail oriented • Tax certification or willing to obtain (company paid) Send cover letter and resume to the address below or by e-mail to Ihauge@farmcredit.com. Application deadline is September 19. Human Resources Coordinator Farm Credit Services of Minnesota Valley PO Box 1560 Willmar, MN 56201 An Equal Opportunity Employer Child safety seat check-up clinic Sept. 24 On Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 4-6 p.m., Countryside Public Health will sponsor a child safety seat check-up clinic. The clinic will take place at the O'Kayes Home Center parking lot at 116 Monroe Ave., Ortonville. What's the safest seat to buy? Has your seat ever been recalled? When is it safe for your child to "come out" of the seat'? It is the right type of safety seat for the size of your child? What is that little metal clip and when do you need to use it'? Does your child's safety seat move around after you have buckled it'? Child safety seats can be confusing, and the questions seemingly endless, but help is available. Come to the free drive-thru child safety seat check-up and spend 20-25 minutes having your child's safety seat examined for safety. These questions will be answered and any others you may have about transporting your child as safely as possible. Replacement car seats will be available. Call Countryside Public Health at 320-839-6135 to register for the safety clinic. Big Stone City senior citizens Evelyn Zahnow, Secretary Twenty six guests registered for the Sept. 2nd potluck dinner at the Sr. Citizen Center with four additional afternoon guests to play bingo. We opened the days activities with the happy birthday wish to Julie Marie followed by the pledge to the flag and our table prayer. Dinner was served at 12 noon. Our business meeting was brought to order by Pres. Cliff. Secty and treas, reports were approved as read. There were no bills. Helpline for people over 55+ sign up for no call literature left for anyone who wished to receive it. No other action was taken. A thank you was extended by Mildred for a get well wish while she was ill. Also Albert thanked us for the card presented after his surgery. Evelyn and Geneve set our tables today and Gail and Idella will set the tables for our Oct. 7th meeting. Meeting was closed and Mildred, Evelyn and Gladys had readings and jokes. The afternoon was spent playing bingo and cards. Stroke of the Brush Often referred to by only its • initials, BSAC (Bee Sack), the Big Stone Arts Council has its roots deep in the community as concerned citizens over the years have banded together to "Develop and Promote the Arts in the Big Stone Lake Area." BSAC has been the innovator and sponsor of many events since it began in 1997, with the help of many volunteers and special donations by "Friends of the Arts" and memberships it has been a financial and artistic coup. Intergenerational programs, art displays with demonstrations, and "Stars in the Park" held at Central Park in downtown Ortonviile, are some of the events held to spotlight the area artists. What has kept the organization alive and flourishing? New faces, fresh ideas, regular monthly board meetings, keep the membership and surrounding communities involved and interested as.BSAC continues. Help the Big Stone Arts Council to ensure a voice for the arts in out surrounding communities by becoming a member. For more information contact Mary Hiliman 320-273-2332, or Elaine Gable 320- 839-2085. Join us at our next monthly meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003 at 5PM in the lower level of the Ortonville Public Library. Read about the October Annual Meeting in next months Stroke of the Brush. In 16o9, German astronomer Johannes Kepler determined that a planet orbits the sun in an ellipse, rather than a circle. He also coined the word "satellite" for the moons of any planet. In 1796, Dr. Edward Jenner administered the first known vaccine inoculation in Gloucestershire, England. In 196o, Decca Records in England destroyed 25,000 copies of Ray Peterson's tragic-ending pop song, "Tell Laura I Love Her," calling it "too tasteless and vulgar for the English sensibility." Later, singer Ricky Valance, took the song to number one in England, and Peterson's original version reached number seven in the U.S. \\; In 1919, a junior high Health, used from 1919 to harmful substance is a narcotic...its effect is Extension se00'O3 Dod John Cunningham County Extension Educator 839-2518 or 1-800-279-2518 DATES TO REMEMBER: Sept. 10 - Re-scheduled Annual Extension Committee Picnic & Budget Meeting (6:00 p.m.) Sept. 12-15 - State 4-H Horse Show at State Fairgrounds Sept. 16 - 4-H Federation Meeting at CMB Sept. 17 - WC Extension Educator meeting at Morris (8:00 a.m.) Sept. 20-21 - State 4-H Dog Show at State Fairgrounds Sept. 21 - 4-H at the Dome - Twins Game Oct. 5 - 4-H Awards Program at Clinton Memorial Building Oct. 5-11 - National 4-H Week Durango SXT PRINTING At Its . Finest and I At Lowest  Prices '- NO JOB TOO BIC OR TOO SMALL! The 0rtonville Independent Ortonville, MN • 320-839-61 63 $24,985 after rebate 7 qL,'b '-"'"'°" =, "Is There ' New Life Community Baptist Church Pastor Worship Awana children's program Wednesday nights at 6:: Youth Group(7 th - 12 th grade) Sunday nights at At New Life Community Baptist Church we care m becoming and where you're going than where *605 N. Minnesota St. Ortonville, MN. *320.839. INDEPENDENT WANT ADS BRING QUIq Pro Auto offers a wide selection of car, truck and sport utility tires. Brands like Mastercraft, Toyo, Aurora, Briclgestone and BFGooclrich Luke Backstrand, Service Manager (at left) and Mark Muenchow, Tires, Brakes and Alignments (at right) DLR #25623 Pro Auto also does Brake Work! (320) 839-2911 or 839- 7197 547 U.S. Hwy. 12 • Ortonville, MN 56278 I Page 2b INDEPENDENT.