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Please Give Generously... United Appeal Fund October 1 3-26, 2002 @ rive A VOLUNTEER FROM YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD WILL BE CALLING YOU SOON. Q ENVIRONMENTAL FAIR ATTRACTS 6TH GRADERS! Over two days - Sept. 17th and 18th - almost 1,300 6th grade students 11th annual South West Minnesota Environmental Fair in Madison. Fifteen different hands - on learning stations were available on issues ranging from soil, native prairie, trees, and insects to water quality and wetlands (with time constraints, students are them all). Presenters included SWCD personnel, Extension educators, MPCA, NRCS, DNR, Minnesota Zoo and Science Museum. by the Southwest Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts and the Southwest Minnesota Association District Employees. The event is open to all 6th grade students in the 14 county area of SW Minnesota and planning begins the event. Pre- and post tests allow teachers to evaluate student learning. Response to the event has been terrific. Next year's fair will ! the Lyon County Fairgrounds in Marshall. Students at this year's Fair from Ortonville are shown above. /Louisburg Stueckrath 568-2430 not present when for $100 at the Community Day the drawing will be 1949 class of 1949 of 53rd class 1, 2002 at Perkins with a dinner of visiting and years. Those in and Verene SD; Ray and Ruth Hoffman of Long Lake; Roger and Carol Bombeck of St. Paul; LuVern and Eddie Putzier of Nassau; Marilyn and Herbert Streich of Ortonville; Stanley and Leona Karels of Melrose; Lorraine and Phillip Olson of Madison; Lois Murray of Benson; Margaret Klefsaas of Bellingham and Elaine Thorstenson, Deb and Emily of Sioux Falls, SD. Fran Trygestad spent several days last week at the home of Neil and Amy Trygestad caring for granddaughter Georgia. Lois Larson was among those of the Madison Lutheran Home Dietary Dept that held a housewarming at the home of Rafael and Noemi Domingo on Monday evening, Oct. 7. Dwight and Delaine Magedanz of Milbank, Doris Johnson, Delores Danielson, Charles and Ihla Thomson were visitors of Lucille Nelson after St. Paul's Church Supper Tuesday evening. NaY0000Y Oct. 5 at her parental home. St. Joseph's Mission Group creamed chicken dinner and quilt and article sale at St. Joseph's School on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002. Mrs. Almira Karels, Mr. and Mrs. John Karels of Fargo, Eileen Karels of Fergus Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Pillatzke attended St. James Parish dinner in Dawson on Sunday, Oct. 6 and visited with their granddaughter and niece Melanie Karels at her Group " home in the afternoon. Mrs. Paul Kindlespire of New Hope spent Oct. 5 weekend at the home of her mother Mrs. Julie Henrich. On Saturday they attended an open house bridal shower in honor of Heather Witlock (bride to be of Jason Henrich) at St. John's Catholic Church hall in Ortonville. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Volkenant attended the Schuelke reunion at the Matador in Ortonville on Saturday evening, Oct. 5 and visited with special guests Mr. and Mrs. Alois Schultz of Ft. Meyers, FL and also had a 60th birthday observance for Ray Volkenant of Belgrade. Oct. 5 noon dinner guests at the Roger Karels home were Neil Radermacher and family, Dale Radermacher and family all of Eagen, Lisa Carlson and girls of Chaska, Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Radermacher of Willmar. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Karels and their guests were among relatives that attended the wedding of Brian Radermacher and Jamie Schneider in Milbank on Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Chad Henrich of Aberdeen, SD are the parents of a son Jackson Thomas born on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2002. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Tom Henrich of Ortonville and great grandmother is Mrs. Julie Henrich of Rosen. Mrs: Bernard Pillatzki is a patient at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar since Saturday, Oct. 5 after being injured in a fall in her home on Friday, evening. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Rademacher attended the wedding of their nephew Brian Radermacher and Jamie Schneider at Milbank on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 5, 2002. Mr. and Mrs. Rob Rodas, Anthony and Alana of Alexandria spent Saturday evening till Sunday, Oct. 6 at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Roger Karels. Mrs. Myra Schmieg spent Wednesday, Oct. 2 till Tuesday, Oct. 8 at the Marvin Kirchberg home in Bloomington and also visited with other family in the cities. CCW Region IV Mrs. Tom Pillatzki, Mrs. Joan Strei, Mrs. Jim Croatt, Mrs. John Adelman, Mrs. Gerald Radermacher attended the Council of Catholic Women Fall Gathering at Sacred Heart Church in Murdock on Tuesday evening, Oct. 8, 2002. Jennifer Fatland of Sioux Falls spent Oct. 5 weekend at the home of her mother Mrs. Joan Strei and attended the birthday party in honor of Joseph and Anthony Abramowski at the home of their parents Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Abramowski on Sunday, Oct. 6. Mr. and Mrs. Scott Halbur of Sioux Falls were visitors at the Tom Pillatzke home during Oct. 5 weekend If you're 5 0 or older, you're in the mone00'! I hen you insure our h,me with us, through Atm-Owncrs Insurance Compare; we'll save you money! Statistics show that y)ur age group exwriences fewer, less-costly losses, allowing US to pass the savings ()n to you. Ckntact our agency txlay tot a customized proIx>sal on your homeowners insurance protection. Jluto-Oumers Insurance Life Home Car BIJsness Tom Kindt Agency 113 NW First Street Ortonville, MN Lcated In the CenBonk bufldin 9 Phone 320-839-6145 news i In Big Stone City- 4 Days Only- Starts Tues. 9:00 AM ltl. Kirchberg Schuelke, Mr. were among the Schuelke atador on Saturday returned r, Sept. 30 after at the Derek iavage, Mr. and Fargo, Mr. and F( )R STATE REPRESENTATIVE 7 ! Swit ': 3,000 sq. miles acres 36,640 56232 // Mrs. Mark Kareis and Jeff of St./home. Cloud, Eileen Karels of Fergus Falls Mrs. spent the weekend at the home of their mother Mrs. Almira Karels. Additional visitors during the weekend were Mr. and Mrs. Gene Pillatzke, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Karels, Mr. and Mrs. Fran Karels, Robbie, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Karels, Mr. and Mrs. Jason Karels and visited with their sister Mrs. Monica Abraham of Mesa, AZ who left Sunday, Oct. 6 to return Marcy Trombley of Minnetonlea spent Friday until Sunday, Oct. 6 at the M.J. Kirchberg home and was a Sunday forenoon caller at the home of Mrs. Almira Karels. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Schwarz and sons of New Ulm were weekend guests at the Lawrence Millerbernd home. Mrs. Larry Weiderhoeft and family of Madelia spent Saturday, Aaron Peterson District 20A Dear Rural Neighbor, I have the commitment and energy to work hard to make sure rural Minnesota is treated fairly in St. Paul. I will be a strong voice for our towns, farms, seniors, and Main Street Businesses. I want to represent you and I am dedicated to improving our rural economy, public schools, health care access and affordability, telecommunications, roads, and natural resources. My legislative priorities will be: rural economic development & value-added agriculture improved education funding & quality, diverse schools health care access & affordability for seniors, families, and businesses transportation & telecommunications improvement & connectivity natural resource conservation to improve hunting, fishing, tourism I was raised on a farm in District 20A. My family has been active in public service my whole life. My great-great grandparents homesteaded their farm in LqP County. I graduated from Madison High School and the University of Washington in public administration. I have worked as a staff member for Congressman David Minge and Jim Oberstar and also for the Minnesota State Senate. I am currently a field rep- resentative in this area for Prairie Land Management, Inc. I believe rural values are important. I will be an advocate for rural Minesota and will speak-up for our values in the legislature because our values matter in Minnesota. up to 8 Jeans Guys and gals sizes. All reduced for quick sale. a, All your favorite brands to choose from. From Flannel Shirts .................................. $5.88 Light Weight Jackets .: ........ From $11.88 T-S Neck Ties ...................................... 1/2 Off AU your Men's Rugby Shirts ........................ $9.88 Many a fraction of their original price. Western Shirts Pearl Snap .............. $15.88 From Hooded Sweatshirts ...................... $11.88 Dress Shirts .......................... 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