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Good old days in the Ortonville area A CLOSER VIEW OF ORTONVILLE'S PUBLIC SCHOOL building as it appeared during the first part of this century, is shown in this photo submitted today by Ortonville's Bud Knippen. 10 YEARS AGO Sept. 1, 1988 A grand opening of the all new car washing system will take place this week at Carlson's Mini Mart. The Ortonville City Council approved its support for an impatient chemical dependency treatment center, specifically targeted for women, to be located in the former Anothen Chemical Treatment Center in Ortonville. Ortonville merchants will be celebrating Moonlight Madness Thursday evening from 6 until 9 p.m. The Granite Valley Open Horseshoe Tournament was held last week end in Ortonville. Fran Asmus was saluted this week by the Ortonville Area Health Services. Steve Schuelke was saluted as the Big Stone City fireman of the week. 25 YEARS AGO Sept. 12, 1973 Tikhon Ferris has joined the staff of Strong Risk Management in Ortonville. A number of men held a plowing bee at the Howard Sitter farm last week. Howard underwent his fifth major surgery at Rochester recently. The Mrs. Jaycee style show is scheduled for next Monday at the Ortonville High School auditorium. Marvin Weick, Matthew Thompson and Vickie and Steve Rolfsmeier were blue ribbon winners at the Minnesota State Fair. 50 YEARS AGO Sept. 30, 1948 Vivian King has been cho- sen as the Ortonville Homecoming queen with Marian Arnett as the queen attendant. A dedication ceremony of the new rearing pond at Meadowbrook north of Ortonville will take place Oct. 14th followed by a banquet. Complete plans of the pro- posed new hospital were before the State Board of Health Friday of this week for final approval. Harold Dittes and Rosella VanErem were united in mar- riage last Tuesday morning at the St. Charles Catholic Church in Big Stone City. Frances Holman and Lawrence Rakow were united in marriage Sept. 19 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Odessa. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Otis Floyd of Big Stone City, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Seeman of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Curtis of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Hanson of Odessa and a girl to Mr. and BeUingham/Louisburg By Clarissa Sorenson, Phone 568-2204 James Millerbernd was not present at the Community Day Drawing Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 2nd when his name was called for $100. On Wednesday, Sept. 9th, the drawing will again be for $100. The Ruth Circle of St. Pauls Lutheran Church met at the home of Lucille Nelson Tuesday afternoon, Sept. I st with Carol Mangei, Marlys Kunde, Margaret Klefsaas, Carol Olson, Phyllis Seller and Clarissa Sorenson attending. The Bible Study - The People of God - Session 8 "Seeing the Poor" was led by Margaret Klefsaas. The business meeting followed and was conducted by President Carol Olson. Lunch was served by hostess, Lucille Nelson. Arvil]a and Don Cole of Denver, Colorado spent from August 20 to September I at the Eugene Hanson home. They also visited her mother, Iva Rakow at the Madison Lutheran Home. Last weekend, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Maatz and Daren Maatz were guests at the Dave and Amy Maatz home of Maple Grove. Hubert and Meranda Redepenning attended the cross country meet at Appleton Thursday afternoon. Their granddaughter, Rae Ann Redepenning participated in the meet. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hiepler visited Dorothy Weber Wednesday night. Erwin and Pearl Pederson and GaVae Pederson of New Brighton spent Saturday through Tuesday at I Illll Introducing the Xerox Document Centre. The most advanced digital copier today. DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Ordonville I.ddependent Mrs. Vincent q'illman of Big Stone City. 70 YEARS AGO Sept. 20, 1928 A.J. Bladholm of Marshall has been appointed as Highway Engineer for Big Stone county. The resignation of F.W. Engdahl becomes effective this week. A double wedding took place Sept. 18 at the home of Mrs. Henry Ulrich in Big Stone City, SD, when Alfred Brandt was united in mamage with Vierlyn Bonn and Carl Brandt with Luella Ulrich. The old Swan Peterson farm located 3 miles north of Ortonville was sold for $39 per acre at a public auction held Monday. All under 16 years of age must be home by nine o'clock unless they are accompanied by their parents. The curfew ordinance was again ordered enforced by the city council. Medora, ND and also at the Peace Eric, Stacy and Taylor and Dana Garden on the United States and Hanson of St. Cloud, Gene and Diane Canada border, and Ryan Kzire]s 6f Grand Forks, Tuesday afternoon, Selma Boraa, " Chad and Jeni Gibb bTG'rand Fdrs, of Madison visited Minnie Schellberg. Robert and Joan Ronglien and Joyce and Wally Norby attended the Minnesota State Fair on Thursday. Saturday, August 29th, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Maatz and Daren Maatz attended the wedding of Denise Wagner and Martin Syverson at the Abiding Savior Lutheran Church in Moundsview and the reception at the VFW in Blaine. Bill and Minn(e Giese visited Martha and Floyd Jones at their apartment in Milbank Sunday afternoon. Hilda Brehmer, Lillian Ninneman and Mr. and Mrs. Danny Ninneman of Ohio went to Milbank Thursday afternoon and visited Clara Angerhofer at the Whetstone Valley Nursing Home. Weekend guests at the Eugene Hanson home were Rick and Dianne THE DOCUMENT COMPANY XEROX KIM MORK Local Sale Rtative X Xerox Authorized Sales Alert! Pederson. Wednesday overnight guest at the Melvin Maatz home was Daren Maatz of Willmar. Sunday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Loeschke of Milbank visited Minnie Schellberg. Thursday night, Mr. and Mrs Roger Josephson and Hilda Brehmer helped lone Brehmer celebrate her birthday. Last Saturday afternoon, Paul and Carol Lund attended the wedding in Annandale of Mara Novak and Steve Jacobson at St. John' s Lutheran Church. They spent Saturday evening and Sunday with Leida and Shane Brodersen in Plymouth. Don and Ardella Woodward of Hastings, Merlin and Connie Teigan of Peculiar, Missouri and Spence and Marilyn Jensen were last Sunday evening visitors of Alvin and Marius Jensen. Dennis and Kathy Nelson took Elly Nelson on Saturday, August 29th to start college at South Dakota State University in Vermillion, SD. The Whist Club at the home of Alice Shurb Monday evening. Alan and Ruth Hansen spent last weekend in the Cities and were supper Prairie Five menu Reservations may be made by calling the Senior Center. When requesting a meal call the Senior Center the day prior to eating at 839- 3555 before 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15 Hot Dish "Cook's Choice", Hot Vegetable, Fruit Pie, WW Dinner Roll Monday, Sept. 16 Pork Roast, Mashed Potatoes/ Gravy, Squash, Strawberry Shortcake, Rye Bread Thursday, Sept. 17 Baked Chicken, Boiled Potatoes, Cucumber Salad, Cookie or Bar, WW Dinner Roll Friday, Sept. 18 BBQ Beef Cubes, Rice, Green Beans, Orange/Banana Cup, Whole Wheat Bread Monday, Sept. 21 Swiss Steak, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Wax Beans, Ice Cream, Raising Bread Tuesday, Sept. 22 Vegetable/Macaroni Salad, Meat Croissant, Pickle, Fresh Fruit INDEPENDENT WANT ADS PAY and overnight Karen and M On Sunday afternoon the 40th wedding sister, Vange and the new Communi Excelsior. Burneita and Cambridge were guests of Elmo Sorenson. In the and Stan and Lorraine aunt, Thora Lund at Saturday Lund attended the Mrs. Greg Meers at spent the Labor Day lake. Last Sunday Marius Jensen Hanson's 80th birthdaY. 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