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WORKING A C&CTOURISM BOOTH in Omaha, Neb. are, to the far left, Art Anderson and, in the mid- dle, Jim Kaercher. What a boost for the area and what a great looking booth. FOR THE WEEK OF OCT. 21, 2008 Chicken". Eat in or take out! Cashtown Cafe, Ortonville. Helen Kohls of Ortonville was 10 YEARS AGO the lucky winner last week of a new Oct. 20, 1998 freezer, loaded with food values, After nine years serving teens, given away during the Grand Skeezicks is closing the doors to Opening festivities at Bill's the Ortonville youth center. They Warehouse Foods in Ortonville. are closing because of lack of par- Myron Wee of Ortonville began ticipation from the youth and their his duties Oct. 10 as the new parents, not a lack of funds or vol- administrator and program director unteers. In the early 90s, anywhere of the Monarch Heights Group from 50 to 60 kids per night would home for the handicapped in come. The past summer, they were Ortonville. He succeeds Bonnie lucky to have three to four kids a Hanschu who resigned last month. night. Jeff Hansen, fifth grader, was Joanne Svendsen of White Bear the grand prize winner in this year's Lake, recently took over the Big Fire Prevention Poster Contest, Stone Lake State park manager sponsored by Ortonville's position from Shawn Donais. This Volunteer Fire Department. Jeff is her first park manager position, received his prize, a model fire She is currently working on her truck, from Boyd Anderson of the masters degree in forest resources fire department. at the University of Minnesota. The week of Oct. 25, 1998 is Senior Dining Week. The Senior Dining Programs, which comprises the senior dining sites and home delivered meals programs are observing 25 years of providing nourishing meals, companionship, nutrition and health education, to over 98,000 persons over age 60. 25 YEARS AGO Oct. 19, 1983 Too busy hunting to fix dinner? Let us do the cooking!!! "Broasted 50 YEARS AGO Ernie's Food Store is holding their grand opening in their new location Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this week. Ernie's is located in the building formerly occupied by the Ben Franklin store. By moving, Ernie Holtquist, has doubled the space which his old food store afforded and gives him an opportunity to increase the gro- cery items he carded many times. Four English-Scotch lassies, each with $300 in travelers checks By Gall Maxwell their friends all from Texas. 839-2207 Derald and Margaret Hay, Vivian On Saturday, October ll Ralph and Hay from Big Stone, and Jan Lavina Loeschke attended their Mikkelson from Milbank will be grandson Derrick Loeschke and Eliza leaving on the 23rd for Amarillo, TX Bollock's wedding at the Methodist to attend the wedding of Christopher Church in Big Stone. Hay and Kylee Wartes on Saturday, The week-end of Oct. 10 Arlin and Oct. 25. Verna Angerhofer passed throughDonald and Arvene Van Hout's Brookings on their way to Sioux Falls grandchildren Laura and Isaac Hauser and stopped for a short time to visit from Raymond spent MEA week-end with their daughter Julia Angerhofer. with their grandparents Donald and In Sioux Falls they visited with Arvene. On Saturday Ashley Van another daughter Leann Barnett and Hout from Brookings visited them. her son Tommy. They stayed in the On Sunday, Oct. 12 Dick and Sue Barnett's home overnight on Saturday Goldsmith of Flandreau visited and then came home Sunday evening. Vernon and Gert Goldsmith. Janice, Visitors for pheasant hunting at Ryan, and Brian Krause of Milbank, Derald and Margaret Hay's from Kris Krause of Minneapolis, and Pat Saturday evening, Oct. 18 to Delgehausen all were Sunday visitors Wednesday, Oct. 22 are Scott Hay, and dinner guests of Vernon and Gert. Tony Hay, Chris Hay and three of Sunday afternoon Sue Goldsmith I would appreciate your vote on Tuesday, November 4 for 5istrict 3 Soil & Water Conservation Supervisor Thank You Mike Jorgenson inserted and paid for by the candidate on his own behalf. From the files ~ lhe Ortonvi~le Independent Britishers with a trace of Scotch in them ? For Rent - One 3 room apt., fur- nished with gas stove and Jungers oil heater, refrigerator, running hot and cold water, table, chairs, bed, laundry room and shower accom- modations. Basic price $35 per month, plus gas. 70 YEARS AGO Oct. 20, 1938 It is reported that some misun- derstanding arose several days ago in their jeans, stopped off in on a farm a few miles southeast of Ortonville last Wednesday morning town as to the ownership of some on a tour through the United States, chickens, allegedly held in partner- Canada and Mexico. The four areship, with the result that one of the all from England and are working parties who had been making night- girls who teamed up for their inex- ly visits to the hen house in an pensive, although likely hard at attempt to decrease the flock was times uncomfortable, sight-seeing shot through the nose by a small trip of the American continent,calibre rifle bullet. The parties con- Enroute to Ortonville they cerned are all as dumb as oysters as "hitched" a ride in a Thunderbird to what actually did happen and the all the way from Chicago and luck- details are as mysterious as the ily, while at Mobil Hilltop, they identity of the famous culprit who were invited to ride to Winnipeg struck Billy Patterson, an unsolved with a young man who had just national mystery of several decades driven in from California. Eachago. carried a pack weighing 50 lbs., How two Ortonville residents containing clothes, two tents, express facial emotion at football primer stoves and other campinggame (Minnesota-Washington con- equipment. Each carried a camping test) was seen here when the last knife. What if they run out of issue of Life appeared. In the main money? Three will work as stenog- picture, clearly seen were Patricia raphers and one as a dental .techni- Daly and George O'Connor among clan to earn enough to completea group of cheering fans filling an their long sojourn. Plucky little end section. CO, U~JV" ~ ~ Illll P'~ TI'IIS ~L PO ~D~D IN PART BY... -~ & ,~,~_ STRONG .... Dean Kovarik, owner Phone 605-862-8528 14291 SD Hwy. 109 Big Stone City, SD 57216 Cell 605-467-0301 ~.~ II visited with her mother Loretta Stern of Ortonville. Oct. 15 Don and Joan Reiffenberger went to New Ulm to attend Grandparents Day activities at St. Anthony's Elementary School with their granddaughter Nicole Gangelhoff. They spent the night at Tami and Dan Gangelhoff's and enjoyed visiting with Jacob and Nicole. Don and Joan Reiffenberger also visited at the home of Dolores and Tom Kirchberg on the evening of the 15th to celebrate Dolores's birthday. St. Charles Church closed their Fall fund raising activities on Sunday, October 12 by holding a youth raffle and drawing the winners for the Fall raffle. St. Charles church wishes to thank all those who su-p-ported their Fall fund raising efforts. Don Haukos and Patti Holtquist went to visit Earl and Molly Lundin on Tuesday night, Oct. 14. Annie Hauko's went to Madison on Thursday, Oct. 16 to spend time with her grandmother Florence Haukos. Mike, Lonnie, Mcaela, and Thomas Rausch attended the South Dakota right to life convention in Aberdeen on Saturday, Oct. 11. There were many excellent speakers including Bobby Schindler, brother to Terri Schiavo who was comatose and her estranged husband was given permission to no longer give her water i -.v___ and food. Stephanie Rausch spent the day with her cousin Austin Omland in Aberdeen. The evening supper was spent with uncles, aunts, and cousins of Lonnie's family. Austin Stoddard and Dillon Beck spent Tuesday, Oct. 14 through - Sunday, Oct. 19 at the home of % October 20th-31st + ', Austin's grandparents DeWane and I' = i Making Room for New Cathy Stoddard. Darin, Shawn, and Eon Stoddard spent the week-end of ' Inventory I ~ ~ :~('~' : ] ~(~: l Oct. 17 at the home of DeWane and ~ ~]~ ~~~ Cathy Stoddard e Treas ', l~':~ / ~ Bill and Deb Wiik, owners w~ ' [__[~ . ~" l :l::~ ~. 350 Ma n St (Hwy 12). Big Stone Ci SD v'/%%'/ l~~i~__.~ 605 880 1775 or 605 2 6047 s I k ..... ~'--i " " If you're happy and you know it.., .,.write a letter to the editorJl ORTONVILLE THREE YEAR OLD PRESCHOOL programs enloyed their recent field trip to Schumacher's Pumpkin Patch. While exploring the pumpkin patch, the children learned how pumpkins grow and how they need to be taken care of. Before heading back to school they each got to pick a pumpkin to keep! The Monday, Wednesday class is picturedabove. Front row left to right are Karli Reiffenberger, Autumn Walton, Hannah Vanderwal, Allie Neu, DRU Boots, Kylee Vance (hidden), Daunte Fetters, Lilly Hartman and Sean Dwyer. Middle row left to right are Carter Brown, Rayonna Johnson, Carly Olson and Gary Vangsness Jr. (hidden). Standing in the back are Reva and Marlyn Schumacher. SEP 2qS--NOV 30 By Adelaide Kirchberg Mrs. Adelaide Kirchberg home. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Schmieg Lydia Holmgren of St. Cloud spent visited with her mother Lilian four days with her grandmother Ninneman and Alfred Volkenant at Glenda Rieffenberger and they also Fairway View apartments in visited with great-graridparents, Mr. Ortonville on Sunday, Oct. 13: and Mrs. Erwin Peterson rn Ramsey Roscoe of Big Stone City, Bellingham. SD and Tabitha Henrich were Sunday Ross Reiffenberger of St. Cloud evening, Oct. 13 visitors at the Bud spent Oct. 12 weekend at the home of Radermacher home. his mother Glenda Reiffenberger. Mr. and Mrs. Lester MillerberndMr. and Mrs. Kevin Rademacher spent Oct. 12 weekend at the Martin were Sunday, Oct. 13 visitors at the Millerbernd home in Omaha, NE. Jeff Rademacher home in Aurora, SD.~ Suzanne Silva of Hawaii spent Shawn Pastika family of Rochester Tuesday, Oct. 7 to 10 at the home Of were Oct. 11 weekend visitors at the her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence John Adelman home. Millerbernd. Mrs. Larry Weiderhoeft Mr. and Mrs. Mike Adelman and of Madelia was a Tuesday visitor, sons of Graceville spent Oct. 11 Mrs. Lyle Fischer of Sleepy Eye was a weekend at the Jerry Adelman home ' Friday, Oct. 10 visitor and her sister, and enjoyed duck and pheasant Suzanne returned home with her and hunting in this area. returned to Hawaii on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Morrie Hoffman of Rain during the weekend put a stop St. Paul spent Wednesday and onbean combining. Thursday, Oct. 15 and 16 at the Mrs. Marion Weber of Ortonville, Hoffman farm and were Thursday Mrs. Gene Pillatzki and Mrs..Roger forenoon callers at the Mrs. Adelaide Sis were Friday, Oct. 10 visitors at the Kirchberg home. Cartxidge~ We have time clocks to help manage your payroll. See usfor your Commercial Cleaning Products! 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