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PUBLIC SCHOOL'S EIGHTH GRADERS recently made edible plant and animal cells. In are learning the parts of the cell and the function of each part. To help them learn the parts worked in two groups to plan their models. Each group had to decide on something to go to represent each of the cell parts. The students then brought those items to school. to decorate their cookie. When they were finished, they were tested on the cell parts. had passed the test, they were able to eat their cell. Yummy. In top photo, left to right, Josh Schuelke, Ryan Goggin, Rachel Behlings, Ryan Bolsta, and Annie Rausch with cell. In lower photo, left to right, you see Melissa Albright, Catlin ock, Rowan Toner, Jacobson, and Natasha Brotzel with their finished plant ceil. school news Retakes E. Edwards studio picture retakes 31 at 8:00 a.m. If a retake, please to school and or send to the off Afternoon Oct. 23 are busy planning a Fest" special Wednesday, Oct. 23. filled with aromas of ag and baking, the a German craft and we are planning to music from 1:45 to which the public is invited to attend Attention, Parents We would once again like to feature family articles for the news papers. What we would like you to do is write up a short article about what your children likes about BES, what they are involved in and other positive comments you would like to say. Also, enclose a picture of your family. Grandparents and alumni are also school today also. Thursday, 10-24 GBB (H) 4:30 with Grant-Deuel welcome to send in articles. The past Friday--apple juice, assorted cold articles have made a positive impact cereals, cinnamon toast and milk. on our school--thanks! Calendar Tuesday, 10-22 3:00 GBB practice Wednesday, 10-23 Special Interest Day "OctoberFest" with live music 1:45-2:45. ALL Preppies will be in Breakfast Tuesday--grapple juice, french toast, breakfast links, and milk. Wednesday--apple juice, cinnamon rolls, strawberry yogurt and milk. Thursday---orange juice, waffles, ham patty, and milk. EST FOR BIDS e Area Health Services Lunch Tuesday--chili, grilled cheese, sliced pears, strawberry shortcake, PB/PBJ and milk. Wednesday--lasagna, cheesy green beans, diced peaches, bread, pudding cup and milk. ThursdayJmini corndogs, oven fries, diced pears, PB/PBJ and milk. Friday--sloppy iDes, ripple chips, baked beans, bananas, PB/PBJ, brownies and milk. Area Health Services Is soliciting lhe purchase, delivery and of furniture, furnishings and for the new Outpatient Services will be accepted until 12:00 p.m. Nov. 6, 2002. The bids will be lhe same day at 2:00 p.m. at the Chambers, 315 Madison Ave., MN 56278. Clinton first responder benefit Sunday A.M. The Clinton First Responders wilJ have a Fund Raising Pancake- Sausage Breakfast at the Clinton Memorial Building on Sunday, Oct. 27 with serving from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. There will be matching funds up to $500 by AAL Branch #2566. There will also be a Silent Auction. If you are unable to attend but would like to make a donation, make check payable to AAL #2566, and give it to Gerry Lillehaug or Deanna Stattelman. and specifications are upon request. If any company is in submiffing bids, please contact OAHS Administrative 750 Eastvold Ave., Ortonville, MN 320-839-4126. be notified in writing. 15, 22, 2002) WordAIone Fellowship to meet in Benson Trinity Lutheran Church, Benson, will host the Nov. 2nd gathering of WordAlone, at 10 a.m. Saturday morning. Coffee and a cordial welcome awaits all. The topic of this month's meeting will be "How to share WordAIone in your local congregation. INDEPENDENT WANT ADS PAY Ortonville news Gail Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 Travis and Amanda Swezey and great-grandson Cody Swezey were visitors  Beth Swezey Sunday, Oct. 13th. Some Homerite apartment residents enjoyed a potluck supper on Oct. 14th in the Community Room. Saturday dinner guests at Jeanette Bohlman's were sons Jon and Paul Bohlman and daughter-in-law Chari Bohlman. Jon lives at Albert Lee, and Paul and Chari are from Big Stone City, SD. Week-end visitors of Phyllis Schluter were son Richard from Bloomington and daughter Sharon Wiesner and'her son Dennis from Andover who came Friday evening, Oct. 1 lth. Son Robert of Bloomington and son Jim of Rosemount arrived on Saturday, Oct. 12th. The men enjoyed deer and duck hunting. Crafts, Gifts, and More has moved up from Jim and Son's Lumber Yard to the Dancing Bean so people can stop in and visit Lany McKinney and do Christmas shopping. Jerry and Alma Jorgenson attended the Lutheran Laymen's League Rally at Appleton on Sunday late afternoon, Oct. 13th. Jerry and Alma Jorgenson visited at the Bruce and Evie Swigerd's home on Sunday evening, Oct. 13th. Glen and Virginia Kuechenmeister were Oct. 1 lth week-end visitors of Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Monday, OCt. 14th Deb Steuart and. Carlene Wittnebel visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Virginia Kuechenmeister, Deb Steuart, Carlene Wittnebel, Wanda Koepke, and Lizzie Hanson went to the wedding of Jennifer Parks at the Baptist Church on Saturday, Oct. 12th. Tuesday, Oct. 15th Cheryl Ninneman visited Clifford and Lizzie" Hanson and Alton Hanson. Carlene Wittnebel visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson on Thursday, Oct. 17th. Alvin and Phyllis Schwarze visited Emma Schwarze on Sunday, Oct. 13th. Wednesday, Oct. 16th Emma Schwarze was to Northridge for Hymn Sing. Melissa Johnson from Granite Falls was a Saturday, Oct. 12th overnight guest of Amanda Jensen. Sunday, Oct. 13th Brian and Jody Frevert and Darsheli brought dinner down to Amanda Jensen's. Saturday night, Oct: 12th Reuben and Loraine Bakken of Appleton visited Amanda Jensen. Alice and Orrin Anderson visited Amanda Jensen Thursday forenoon, Oct. 17th. Dennis and LaDona Buescher and daughter Samantha and friends of S.amantha of Bloomington spent the week-end of Oct. llth at Gall Johnson's. Wednesday, Oct. 16th Carol Dragt and Faith Sprung were visitors at Gall Johnson's. The residents of the Homerite apartments helped Sena Scholberg celebrate her birthday on Thursday, Oct. 17th in the Community Room. Lillian Ninneman went to Jennifer Parks wedding at the Baptist Church on Saturday, Oct. 12th. On Tuesday, Oct. 15th Lillian Ninneman went to Hilda Brehmer's funeral at Madison. The Big Stone Community Choir sang at Northridge and the Ortonville Senior Center on Oct. 9th. The Christian Women's Club met at Zion Church Tuesday, Oct. 15th. Carol Neuman gave a talk on Fall crafts. Jan Schmidt sang several songs called Artistic Tune. The inspirational speaker was Laurie Kimball of Minneapolis. She talked on constructive thoughts. Sunday, Oct. 13th Ethel Anderson and son Jim Anderson went to the Baptism of Ethel's great-grandson Marshall Levi Barta. He is son of Vance and Danyeal Barta. It was held at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Fargo, ND. Ethel Anderson, Verna Stoehr of Ortonville, and Verna's daughter Roselyn Lundell of Portland, OR attended Christian Women's Club on Tuesday, Oct. 15th. David and Inez Troen of Glenwood spent Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 16th with Rena Bagne. They had dinner at the Ortonviile Senior Citizen's Center. High bridge-players at the Ortonville Senior Center Friday afternoon, Oct. 18th were Arnold Souba and Darlene Loeschke. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. Wayne Jorgenson of Paynesville spent several days Oct. 18th and 19th at the Jerry and Alma Jorgenson's home and attended the funeral of Clarence Koeckeritz on Friday morning Oct. 19th at Trinity Lutheran Church in Ortonville. Jane Asche visited at the Jerry and Alma Jorgenson's home and with their house guest Wa'ne Jorgenson on Thursday, Oct. 18th. They had all attended the Visitation Service for Clarence Koeckeritz at the Larson Funeral Home. Verna Stoehr of Ortonville flew to Portland, OR on Saturday, Oct. 19 with daughter Rose and son-in-law Dave Lundell to visit at their Portland home. From Oct. 25-27 Verna will visit the Lundell's winter home in Tucson, AZ, returning to Ortonville on Oct. 27 with Dave and Rose, where they will visit Clifford Swenson and other relatives and friends the last week of October. Gary Kubly... A Champion for Rural Education As your State Senator, Gary Kubly will stand / firm in his support for equitable education funding J for our schools. During his legislative career, Gary Kubly has resisted attempts to cut education programs, and has stood firm in his support of additional education funding for our schools. Education funding must address the issues of declining enrollment in rural Minnesota as well as transportation and utility costs. Our children deserve the best education possible. You can count on Gary Kubly's support and leader- ship in providing funding for rural schools. Vete let Gary lubly In Yellew Medicine, lenville, Big Stene, Linceln, Lac Illil Parle, Swift and Chippewa eenntles. Paid for by the Friends of Gay/Kubly for State Senate Committee, P.O. Box 31, Gratfite Falls, MN 56241. I I I Illllll/ I i I i SALE OF BIG STONE COUNTY FARMLAND The following farmland will be offered in four (4) parcels or in total to the highest bidder fo r cash: PARCEL 1: The Southwest Quarter (SWl/4) and Lots One (1) and Two (2), Section Thirty- five (35), Township One Hundred Twenty-four (124), Range Forty-six (46), including ripar- ian rights, containing approximately 253.64 acres, more or less; and PARCEL 2: The Northwest Quarter (NWI/4) of Section Two (2), Township One Hundred Twenty-three (123), Range Forty-six (46), containing 150.52 acres, more or less; and PARCEL 3: The Northeast Quarter (NE1/4) of Section Twenty-seven (27), Township One Hundred Twenty-four (124), Range Forty-six (46), containing 160 acres, more or less; and PARCEL 4: The Southeast Quarter (SEll4), Section Twenty-two (22), LESS the following tracts all in Section Twenty-two (22): The North Half of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter (Nl/2 NWl/4 SEll4); the West Fifteen (15.00) chains of the South Half of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter (Sl/2 NWI/4 SEll4); the West Thirteen (13.00) chains of the North Half of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter (Nl/2 SWl/4 SEll4); the West one-half (.50) chains of the South Half of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter (Sl/2 SWl/4 SEll4), Township One Hundred Twenty-four (124), Range Forty-six (46), containing 111.50 acres, more or less. All bids must be in writing and in a sealed envelope addressed to Steen Realty, P.O. Box 360, Clinton, MN 56225, marked "ANDERSON REAL ESTATE," and be accompanied by a cashiers check in an amount equal to at least five percent (5%) of the total bid. All bids must be received no later than 3:00 p.m. on November 7, 2002. If you submit a written bid, then you may attend the conclusion of the auction at the law office of R. D. Schreiner, 11 SE 2nd Street, Ortonviile, Minnesota 56278, at 10:00 a.m., on November 8, 2002. All bid- ders will be allowed to raise their bid on any parcel on which a written bid was submitted and the bidding will continue until the highest bid is obtained. Bids will be opened in the following order: Parcel 1; Parcel 2; Parcel 3; Parcel 4; and Parcel 5 (bid for total) opened last. Any bidder wishing to increase his bid on the total must have submitted a bid on the total and as well as a bid on any of Parcels 1 through 4. The sale shall be for cash and the successful bidder will be required to pay the balance due no later than thirty (30) days at the closing. SELLER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY AND ALL BIDS. For information concerning the parcels, contact David E. Alberts, Steen Realty, at 320-325- 5401. II I I I I I Illl I I II Ill I I lllll . I III J I Illll II 22, 2002  INDEPENDENT Page 7