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Good old days in the Ortonville area IT WAS BACK IN THE EARLY 1970s when this Independent photo was taken, near the old Ortonville Otter Tail power plant. You see a group of Ortonville Jaycees and National Guardsmen doing some voluntary clean-up work. Identity is known of only the three men at right. Left to right, they are Ike Christensen, John Biel and Jim Strong. 10 YEARS AGO Oct. 19, 1988 State TOPS queen in South Dakota is Sandy Wentland, daughter of Duane and Sally Gustafson of Ortonville. Sandy is of Lake Preston and has lost a total of 70 pounds. Ortonville City Council Monday night unanimously approved a special Sunday Liquor License request to be added to the ballot at the gen- eral election in November. Ardell Hasslen was fea- tured as the employee of the week by the Ortonville Area Health Services. Grand opening of the newly remodeled Dairy Queen will be held Oct. 24 thru Oct. 29. 32 people are employed at the Dairy Queen. A girl was born Oct. 15 to Mr. and Mrs. Roland Ebnet of Clinton at the Ortonville Hospital. Kindt, Debbie Kolb and Lori Auchstetter. King candidates are Rodell Rudolph, Jeff Nornes, Dan Taffe and Mark Scholberg. Slated for the top FFA degree are David Weber and Gary Ellingson. The spillway dam south of Odessa is nearing completion The cost of the dam will be $7,000,000 according to Lem Kaercher, project chairman. Tom's Skelly will hold an open house this weekend, Tom Dorry has purchased the for- mer Prior's Skelly. Open house will be held this week at the all new Sports Center in Big Stone City owned and operated by LaValle Berkner, John "Bud" Hans and Ken Keeler. Tom Kramer and Dale Hertel were featured in the Know Your Teacher series. 50 YEARS AGO Oct. 28, 1948 Ladies The Gamble Dealer store in Ortonville operated by Frank Schad, will reopen Monday morning in greatly enlarged quarters at its present location. First Lieutenant Glen Gullikson has stepped down and has handed his leadership over to First Lieutenant John Sparrow. Joanne Weeding and Marvin Schmeichel were unit- ed in marriage last Saturday in the Immanuel Lutheran Church of Odessa by Rev. A.E. Peterson. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Norman Larson of Odessa, a irl to Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Radio Shack (Co.tinued from page 1) 'business because when I had a cellular phone and wanted to talk to the dealer, he was always busy," for components and other electronics," says Steve. Even though there are more than 7,000 Radio Shack locations, the only stores locally are in Morris, which is 40 miles away, and Watertown, SD about 60 miles away. He and Joan began the project in July, converting the old location of Big Stone Cellular to include the Radio Shack franchise. "We attended a convention in Dallas, TX to learn all we needed to know about the business," Steve says, "the project Wright-Tatge vows DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Onlonville I.ad eoendent Radtke of Correll, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Harley McDaniel of Big Stone City, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Pansch of Correll, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Conraads of Big Stone City, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Hippen of Wilmot and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Sitter of Ortonville. 70 YEARS AGO Oct. 18, 1928 A total of seven candidates had filed for the office of coun- ty sheriff of Big Stone County up until noon on Thursday and it was stated that other applica- tions are expected before Saturday when the county commissioners will meet to fill the position left vacant by the demanded resignation of Sheriff John Weeding. Nora Scholberg and Raymond Hegge were united in marriage on Oct. 6 by Rev. Arling Thompson at the home of the bride's parents. Tillie Magnuson and Carl Hillstrom were united in mar- riage on Oct. 17 at the Zion Lutheran parsonage. A big Junior Livestock and Poultry show will be held Friday and Saturday in a large tent near the Peterson Dray Line barns in Ortonville. began in July, and we opened the doors Aug. 15." Other employees at Radio Shack include Rachel Garrett, Assistant Manager and Don Egert who works part time. In addition to sales of consumer :?i; Kristen Wright and Brock Tatge were united in marriage on June 12, 1998 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alexandria. Father Al Ludwig and Pastor Pete Martinson officiated the ceremony. Parents of the bride are Jerry and Mary Kaye Wright. Parents of the groom are Doug and Pat Tatge. Tanya Wright, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Kelly Tatge, sister of the groom; Kate Higgins, Steph Olson, Lisa Annis, Sonja Thorson and Nicole Daniels, friends of the couple. Sidney Tatge, niece of groom, was the flower girl. Carter Tatge and Josh as bestmen. Groomsmen Nathan Wright, brother of Jeff Rasmussen, Mark Paul Chan and Chris friends of the Austin Tatge and of the groom, were the ring Ushers were Tony Christenson, Getty JohnsOn, Affeldt, friends of the couple. Kirsten and Brock Ortonville. Brock works fo Family Insurance in Kirsten works for Associates in Benson. electronics, Radio Shack also offers installations on car stereos and Primestar and DirectTV systems. And with Christmas right around the corner, there will be plenty of radio controlled cars, electronic games and other gadgets children love. The Sterns invite everyone to stop in to see the great specials for Radio Shack's grand opening this week. Steve says they look forward to serving the a(ea fo r many year.s to come. Sister Adelman honored as educator of year Sister Antoinette Adelman OSB Principal of St. Augustine Mission in Winnebago, NE, received the Catholic Educator of the Year Award in the Archdiocese of Omaha, NE on Sept. 23, 1998 at the Ceremony at the HolidSY Omaha, NE. She is the daughter of and Mrs. Vince Adelm Mr. and Mrs. John Mrs. Larry Sharp attended the Award their sister Sister Antoinette's provide Catholic educaW Winnebago ,rld Omaha in 1985, when she became for grades 7 and 8 as well as of the mission school. Sister Antoinette has to others as a catechist religious programs and Missionary Benedict Directress of Formation. Sister's love of the Native American art and greatly enriched the li siudents and peers. Stevesays. "Pretty soon, Iwasdoing o .,,,,  o rg ( T ' --' ["P ( , ',,T  "  sales for him part time, then full time,   * then before I knew it we had the , -  " " . o - . I[ " business by ourselves here in Ortonville." From there, the Sterns openeda fJ OUALITY AUTOMOTIVE CENTER branch office for Cellular 2000 in _ , Granite Falls two years ago, and one year later he was contacted by the Radio Shack franchise. "We felt that the Big Stone Lake and WhetstoneValleyareascoulduse . Br,an and Brenda Block announce the addition of a dealer with a full line of consumer businesseselectrnics' and there were manYthat rely on Radio Shack Johnson Automotive to their newly remodeled building. = . Class Ring Tim00 Lower Prices than at School Faster Delivery ttigher Quality 00000059.95 Limited time offer OFFICIAL DESIGN CENTER JEWELRY 'dlk, I 6SZTB  |$1.32112 WE INlllff YOU TO OUR OPEN HOUSE/CUSTOMER APPRECIA T/ON DAY 00ibbo" c t t i. g FRIDA Y, OCTOBER 16 - HWY. 12, MIL BANK Friday 10:00 AM 605-432-4847 We continue to be N.E. South Dakota's Exhaust Specialist! Custom Pipe Bending Complete Exhaust Installation Pro-Check Price Guarantee Quality Mufflers and Pipes Over 8 Years Experience ...FREE SAFETY INSPECTION... 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