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Deer Hunt ,i.'+ (continued from page one) :.-" +tituents (including hunters, farmers, i.Zbusiness owners, county commission- .:+ers, etc) gathered to evaluate deer is- iZ-" Sues suoh as crop depredation, harvest !ZZ rates, economical impacts and current Cpopulation trends. They were then   asked to, as a'team, establish deer pop- i:" ialation goals for each permit area. "-Z The local outcome xOas an agree- i-" ! ment to increase the population by 50 .-.percent in permit areas274 and 275, fiz/nd by 25 percent in permit area 278. '-'-To obtain these goals, the DNR really ;'-Chad to protect antlerless deer and in i C2009 they issued no antlerless tags in  + 274 or 275 and only had 250 tags in +S 278. In that short time, even with some + tough winters, they've been able to .+ +m the herd size around and are now :+.+at the population goal established in fi.2007 by those constituents. (Popula- tions are surveyed using models de- rived from the harvest data and then .corrected every few years with heli- -Copter surveys in winter, or spot light . surveys in spring). Management efforts now will be " aimed at trying to hold the local permit area populations as stable as they can. - + The firearms deer season concludes ".'in northern Minnesota on Sunday, Nov. ".!20, and Sunday, Nov. 13, in all other ++-parts of the state. A te season in + southeastern Minnesota that stretches Z'from Watertown in the north to Cale- -donia in the south opens Saturday, Nov. :i 19, and closes Sunday, Nov. 27. !;Girl born to Chris !::and Amanda Lee Lauren Jean Lee, daughter of . Christopher and Amanda Lee was born on Oct. 22 at 12:53 a.m. She "weighed six pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long. Proud grandparents are Scott and Lou Huizenga and Roger and Carol + Moen. - (ADV) Community Center happenings Hours at the Center are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, with the Senior Nutrition Meal served at 12 noon. Please call the Center the day before you wish to eat to reserve a hot and delicious meal at (320) 839-3555. A monthly menu and a schedule of events can be found at the Center. Nutrition meals are also served at Lakeside Apts., and you can call (320) 839-3304 to reserve a meal there. You will find the Prairie 5 Senior Nutrition menu elsewhere in the Independent. Why eat alone when you can enjoy a hot and delicious meal with friends? And WE do the dishes t Too cool to walk outside? Come up and use our treadmill-free! A stationary bike and pulley chair are available for use, free of charge, during Center hours. Milltones to perform sacred.concert The Milltones Barbershop Chorus will present a concert of sacred music at the Blue Cloud Abbey on Sunday, Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. Proceeds of the free will offering help fund the scholarship program. Appearing on the program will be the Milltones, four quartets made up of chorus members and as a special attraction, the All State Choir mem- bers from the Milbank High School will be singing. Also, Jesse Nelson from the Milbank High School will be speaking during the concert. Coffee and snacks will follow the concert. OFD raffle winners Ortonville Fire Department calen- dar raffle winners for the first week are: Nov. 1, $1,000, Dean Anderson, Big Stone City, SD. Nov. 2, $50, Rhonda Krumwiede and Ashley Meyer, Wheaton. Nov. 3, $50, Ryan Hage, Ortonville. Nov. 4, $50, Ed Vollmer, Ortonville. Nov. 5, $100, Brad Shelstad, Ortonville. Nov. 6, $50, Steve Hennen, Ortonville. Contact Shady Oak Realty for info about the homes to be auctioned on Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. at the Center, (320) 839-2118. The Vintage Stitchers meet every first Thursday at 10 a.m. These fun ladies use their knitting and crocheting skills to create beautiful items for local charities. Bring your knitting needles or crochet hook and join us on Thursday, Nov. 3. Yarn and patterns are available. Need help deciding which Medicare supplement will serve you best? Ashley Ellingson from Senior Link will be available for assistance with Medicare Enrollment on Friday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. This is a free service. Free Blood Pressure checks are available on the first Monday of each month from 12:30 to 1 p.m. KDIO Temps I-!i Low Oct. 23 59 39 Oct. 24 55 34 Oct. 25 51 41 Oct. 26 48 35 Oct. 27 52 30 Oct. 28 51 35 Oct. 29 51 24 Hands Across the Lake Quilt Guild to meet Hands Across the Lake Quilt Guild will meet on Monday, Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Big Stone City. Prairie Points and Underground Railroad Quilt will be demonstrated. Bring your doll quilt for Project Christmas and toiletries for Someplace Safe. Everyone is welcome. sta T ank Open house 60th set for Ervin and Beverly Kaufman An open house celebration will be held on Sunday, Nov. 6, from 1 to 4 p.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Big Stone City, SD, in honor of Erv and Bev Kaufman. Join them for well wishes and refreshments. No gifts. Cards may be sent to 48540 142 St., Big Stone City, SD 57216. (ADV) Area news digest CANBY- Canby Police Chief Isaiah Keating said he is concerned about an increased amount of reported scares in the Canby area. Newer computer technologies are making scams more difficult for victims to recognize and easier for criminals to pull off. Most of the incidents reported to the Canby Police Department have not resulted in property loss. APPLETON-Appleton Area Health Services (AAHS) announced the hiring of interim CEO Kathy Johnson. She is a resident of Dawson, and has been the CEO of Johnson Memorial Health Services of Dawson for the past four and a half years. Johnson was brought on after the contract of Jason Carlson, previous CEO of AAHS, was not renewed by the hospital board. FAIRFAX-The new Fairfax Library project broke ground on Monday morning as the crews began removing dirt to prepare the site beginning the construction process. As the day went on, more equipment arrived to get the project into full swing. By late Monday afternoon a lot of progress had been made in preparation for the concrete work, set to begin within the next few days at the site. Across the street the demolition of the inside of the new City Hall was under way. The dumpster was full by mid afternoon as the crews cleared the interior of the building to begin the construction process. SWIFT COUNT-Swift County's Board of Commissioners transferred $1.5 million from its economic development funds to its Rural Development Authority (RDA) or the CNH expansion project. The loan is part of a three- part economic de elopment package being worked out that also includes tax abatement and a I rant from the Minnesota Investment Fund (MIF.) The RDA has been on the a reement between the county and CNH (Case New Holland,) RDA Director Je mifer Gruis told commissioners at their meeting Oct. 18. "We have the lore, the papers we agreed on internally are with Case right now so formally we m , looking for the board to approve that loan. That would be a loan to the RD, which would go to Case," she said. Ortonville News By Gail Maxwell 839-2207 Dawn and John Schenk of St. Cloud came to visit her mother Palma Gutzman on Sunday,, Oct. 23. Brian Streed of Wheaton came for a whole day to visit his parents Oscar and Jane Streed on the day he was free from his plumbing business. He spent the day cleaning and sorting out his parents garage which was needed and appreciated. The good visit was an additional plus. Darrell McKinney of Lafayette, (near New Ulm) came to visit his parents Jim and Lany McKinney Monday, Oct. 24 and Tuesday, Oct. 25. On Sunday, Oct. 23 Harvey and Jo Kelzer had brunch with Harold and Mary Jane Ingalls at the Millstone in Milbank. In the aftemoon Harvey and Jo visited with Harvey's sister Mary DeVaal of Milbank. Delores Karels went with Marilyn Carlson to Blanche Twist's of Northridge to celebrate Jan Nordick's birthday. Don Adelman and Lowell Larson of Ortonville were visitors at Don's mother Gen Adelman's of Fairway View on Oct. 20. Laurie Zemple of Aurora, CO came to visit her mother Gen Adelman of Fairway View on Oct. 19 to spend some time and enjoy the fall colors. David and Janet Weber's niece Gina and their grandchildren Katy, Jennifer, Chris and Drew came and spent a couple days with David and Janet. One night they all went to the movies. They spent Wednesday, Oct. 19 and Thursday, Oct. 20. Laura Lamb's brother and his wife and family of Litchfield came on Thursday, Oct. 20 Matt Lamb's  rents from Canada came on Friday, ( ct. 21 to visit Matt and Laura Lamb nd the three girls. They returned ho e on Monday, Oct. 24. Gloria Danilson and Helen Danielson Breden on Sunday, Oct. 23 went to church'at Abiding Faith Lutheran Churclh. After that they went to a birthda party for Stanley Adolphson. Glo/(ia and Helen Were invited to dinner here. They had an enjoyable afternoon at the Adolphson's. Kathy Korth ad her grandchildren Oliver and Adrierme Korth came and got her mother lleanora Quast and they went to Nprthridge to visit Kathy's dad Richd Quast. David Rademacher of California came to Minnesot@to visit his farm by Rosen and to visit his sister and brother-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Gary Carlson. He visited from Tuesday, Oct. 18 until Sund[ay, Oct. 23. Mr. and Mrs Craig Donner of Houston, TX visited their father Ken Jensen and Luane Huizenga for a weekend, i Wednesday, OCt. 19 Mr. and Mrs. Cla3,ton Schievebein of Bozeman, MT visited KeniJensen and Luane Huizenga. Mr. and Mrs. russ Huizenga took Luane Huizenga ,ut for lunch on her birthday on Frida , Oct. 21. Harold and " esley Rothi of Elk River were Oct. 2 [ weekend guests of John and Anna Rt thi. Kathy Gilsdo  spent the Oct. 21 weekend in Detro t Lakes at Tony and Wanda Gilsdorf's aome. On Tuesday Oct. 25 David Stolpman was tt msferred from the Wednesday, Oct. 19 to visit Matt and Ortonville Hosl: tal to Northridge. Laura Lamb and family. They left on Uban and Ludi Stolpman hope to have him home soon. Sandy Kumm picked up her mother in Mitchell, SD from Sandy's brothers who brought her there from Ellsworth, KS. Sandy's husband Wayne and her brothers along with several other relatives went pheasant hunting; while Sandy took her mother into Rapid City to visit Sandy's sister. Visiting Dorothy Gmiterko the weekend of Oct. 22 and 23 was her daughter Theresa Gmiterko of Hopkins. Terry came Friday afternoon. They did lawn work and went to the Dairy Queen for supper. On Saturday it was more raking of leaves, playing bingo and going to Lakewood Lodge Phyllis Schluter and her sister Jerri Van Hout went with their brother Pat Kvidera and his wife Jonnie to see their sister Mary Fredrick in Crossville, TN. They left on Wednesday, Oct. 12 and returned on Wednesday, Oct. 19. They found Mary and her husband Mark doing well. It was a good trip. Charlene Karels had knee surgery at Douglas County Medical in Alexandria on Thursday, Oct. 20. She was there until Monday night, Oct. 24. Monday night, Oct. 24 Charlene was admitted to the Ortonville Hospital where she will be for at least a week. On Friday, Oct. 21 Larry, Cynthia and Courtney Karels from Moorhead came to visit Charlene in Alexandria and stayed with Matt Karels at the lake until Sunday, Oct. 23. They went everyday to see her along with Matt and Chad Karels. Angie Aschwege and three of her sisters Carol Gustafson, Mary Deike, and Joy Windorski attended the Women of Faith conference at the St. Paul Excel Center Oct. 22 and 23. AgCountry Services to award $24,000 in scho arships in 2012 Lake, Roseau, Ste Wadena or Wilkin ] In North Dakold be awarded to r Cass, Cavalier, D: Griggs, LaMoure Ramsey, Ransom, Steele, Stutsman. ms, Todd,*Traverse, 2ounties. scholarships will sidents in Barnes, :key, Grand Forks, Nelson, Pembina, Richland, Sargent, Towner, Traill or Walsh Counties. b' reed on Selection is academic record, personal atributes, vocational promise, leadershi and financial need. The deadline for aiplications in March 1, 2012 and recipients will be an- nounced in early/pril. Students may oitain scholarship ap- plication forms frclm their high school counselor, at any AgCountry Farm Credit Services office or from Ag- Country's website at www:agcoun- AgCountry Farm Credit Services is a customer-owned and customer driven organization that provides credit and fi- nancial services to more than 12,000 farmers and ranchers through 27 of- rices in 18 counties in eastern North Dakota and 24 counties in northwest and west central Minnesota. AgCoun- try also provides agribusiness loans and leases in 42 states nationwide. The company, headquarterd in Fargo, ND, has managed assets in excess of $4 bil- lion and more than 400 employees. AgCountry Farm Credit Services will award 24, $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors from eastern North Dakota and northwest and west central Minnesota who plan to enroll in col- lege next fall. Applicants must be from a farmin- ing/ranching family or plan to pursue a career in farming or some other aspect of agriculture. Scholarships will be given away to Minnesota residents in Big Stone, Becker, Beltrami, Clay, Clearwater, Douglas, Grant, Hubbard, Kittson, Koochiching, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Otter Tail, Pennington, Polk, Pope, Red Ortonville Area Health Services An real Home Heal h Open Hou e Staff will be available to provide information and answer any questions you may have. D PRIZ ~ Refreshments Will Be ed~ Tuesday, Nov. 1,2011 00INDEPENDENT Page 3