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MEMBERS OF THE JOE AND RENEE EUSTICE FAMILY OF ORTONVILLE and friends,"Mathew's Marchers", attended the Buddy Walk in honor of Mathew Eustice in Watertown, SD on Saturday, Sept. 3. There were over 400 people in attendance and raised over $5,000 for Down Syndrome and The K.A.M.I. Group (Knowledge About Magnificent Individuals for families of Down Syndrome). Mathew is the son of Joe and Renee Eustice. Love and Logic® parenting ses-out yelling at the kids." "I have already The nationally known Love and sions are back by popular demand. No- started using [Love and Logic®] and it Logic® parenting sessions are offered body said raising kids would be easy, is workinggreat. I am going to buy the in the Big Stone Lake Area through but Love and Logic® is here to help. books." Doing Right Every Available Moment These sessions will give you the tools According to Dr. Nancy Darling of (DREAM) for Kids. For more infor- you need to "have more fun and less Oberlin College, good parenting results mation, visit us online at http://big- stress while raising responsible kids of in children performing better in school us all ages." and having less "problem behavior," on Facebook or contact Karin Mack The free sessions are open to any- higher self-esteem, better social skills, (dreamforkids.bigstonelakearea@gmai one who has kids in their lives, not just and lower levels of depression. 320/839-2111. parents. Love and Logic® is great for You can find registration forms on- DREAM for Kids is a group of in- parents, grandparents, foster'parents, line at dividuals who have a unified dream for teachers, child care providers, and any- for-kids/or at the Get Involved office children in the Big Stone Lake area; a one else who routinely interacts with 127 NW 2nd Street - Ortonville, MN. dream where all children are able to kids of any age. Participants from pre- Sessions will be held Mondays and grow up in a family and a community vious sessions responded positively: Thursdays- October:3-6-10-13-17'20- that cares for, supports, and protects "These techniques gave me more ideas 24 from noon-1 p.m. at the Ortonville them as they grow to become healthy and energy and less stress." "I've Public Library Media Center. Registra- and productive adults• learned how to handle situations with- tion is due by Monday, Sept. 26. SMSU admissions counselor to visit Ortonville School Erin Eichten, an admissions counselor from Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, will visit Ortonville High School on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 1 p.m. Information on financial aid, tuition, academic programs, housing and campus life will be discussed. All interested students and parents are welcome to attend. A DREAM CAME TRUE for eight-year-old Adam Essington thanks to . _rm~ Kottke of Big Stone City, SD. The two became acquainted when they each were honored with community benefits held this summer. Adam has always wanted to ride in a big truck, so ~im obliged and took Adam for a ride in his semi. Messmer receives UND scholarship Tate Messmer of Ortonville, received the Community of Learners Scholarship from the University of North Dakota for the 2011-2012 academic year. Messmer, son of Chet and Janet Messin-e-i:~ is-a-20 i-i-- graduate of Ortonville High School. The Community of Learners Scholarship is awarded to high school seniors who have shown .... exemplary achievement in both high ; school GPA and test scores. This scholarship program is intended to . : ......... honor and reward students who .......... contribute to enhancing UND as vibrant and connected learners. Horizons fall and winter freecycle set Big Stone City HORIZONS-are planning their Fall and Winter Clothing FREECYCLE. They are very appreciative of the generous response this community has given in the past. They are asking once again to remember this event when fall cleaning of closets anC_ ...... drawers. Also those having garage and rummage sales; please consider donating leftover clothing to HORI- ZONS FREECYCLE. Warm bedding is also welcome. Watch for further information as to BIG STONE SNO RIDERS SNOWMOBILE CLUB awarded Nicholas Giese of Ortonville a scholarship for 2011. Giese is attending the North place and times to drop off donations Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, N D for Auto Body and the day and time of the FREECY~ . Repair. He is the son of Keith and tynne Giese. Pictured from left to CLE giveaway. (ADVx2) right are Greg Athey of the Big Stone Sno Riders and Nicholas Giese. Saturday, Oct. 1 • 9am-6pm Sunday, Oct. 2 • 9am-5pm Big Stone Apple Ranch 35445 State Hwy. 7 ~ (13 rni. North of Ortonville) Local Artists & Craftsmen Wheat Weavings, Recycled Mittens, Table Runners, Hats, Norwex, Scentsy Candles, Pillows, Antiques & much more! Books signing by John Sails, local author of "First Year" of Browns Valley .. Chicken & Roast Beef Wraps, Gyros, Sausage on a ~ogie Bun, Giant Pretzels, Pop, Water, Hot & Cold Espresso Apples, Fresh Produce, Jams & Jellies, Pumpkin L h Decorating & Games for the Kids iJ Ji Make Your Own Apple Cider J[ i W (Please bring your own containers) ~| ~" For more info, call Peg at 320-839-7050 or Bette at 320-839-2048 IF/[ =[ Big Stone Apple Ranch J I~ OPEN FOR THE SEASON ON SEPT. 23 // li . OpenJ 0am-6pm • 7~"~week .... / Jl C i ENVIRONMENT A health plan that covers preventive care A great way to keep the cost of health care down is to prevent the costs from happening in the first place. Catching a problem early / can stop it from becoming a bigger problem later. Many plans from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota offer first-dollar coverage for preventive care right away without having to pay a deductible. And with all the options available, you can easily find a plan that's right for your budget. Give me a call. I can give you Tom Oakes all the details and answer your. questions ................ Agent _ 40 NW 2nd St. Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-2118 or 800-630-4978 Author zed ndependent agent/agency for BlueCross BlueShield ~ ~t~,le~d~ lla, m* ol m i csm ~'ld Ilde tit'utmll~l - z" " i # i [ SupportingOurC~runity~57years m ~ J ~/ S u~mtingOurCommunity~30years ! ~ , ! ..... I I I i I S~P'ERVAI ~ ~1 ~EIIICALU !~ I ..,,.,.sou,.o,,o,, ,o~,~,~,,, ~ l ~ --,,_~---.-~-~ ~,.,,..,so,,.~o.--,- I :- STORE HOURS, Mon;-Sat.-7,S0am.iOpm-Su~m ~ ! : STORE-HOg--RS, Mon.-~t. e,00am.9pm Sun.'9am'Spm Page 2 INDEPENDENT Tuesday, Sept. 20,201 i