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c notices FOR BIDS TO CONTRACTORS Stabilization hereby given that sealed received by the Big Stone of Commissioners at the Auditor, 20 SE 2nd Minnesota 56278 until on the 10th day of the construction of work: C.P. 06-630-98 Shoreline of Big Stone Lake State Line and Bridge 5411 meters work are: meters ) Rap, CL V : tons meters ans,&apos; proposals and be examined or / Engineer's North Minnesota Street, N 56278, (320) 839-2594. retains the right to or any part of a be sealed, identified on and accompanied by a Big Stone County amount of at least five of the total bid. Said check forfeited in the event that enter into a contract. withdraw a bid within 30 closing time of bids. Judith Pattison, Auditor Stone County, Minnesota 27, Nov. 3, 1998) IOTICE HEARING OF AS JOINT #7 given that a public the redetermination Stone/Traverss Joint on November 17th at the Clinton Memorial :linton, Minnesota. The is to allow the ewers Report he redetermination of #7. Viewers have stated in Report that land benefits and Traverse County, of Commissioners made from both Traverse County have Board to act as the ' for Joint Ditch #7. All , this redetermination to attend and ask and oive testimony the red'etermination of day of October 1998. Judith Pattison, (.g Stone County Auditor 3, 1998) NOTICE IN DISTRICT COURT BIG STONE SUMMONS LOSE 30 LBS. Why weight? CALL TOLL FREE 888-373-6958 Comelius K. Orion, t, CMC REAL ESTATE a Wisconsin ,ration, and CMC a Delaware office at 516 West Illinois OgiMe, but solely as of Chicago, and Pacific of the United Illinois, . Docket No. 77 B 8999 of the and all of the unknown defendants and all interest or the Complaint OF MINNESOTA TO DEFENDANTS: )reby summoned and upon the Plaintiff's to the Complaint in the Office of the Court of the above named Court days after service of exclusive of fail to do so, t will be taken relief demanded in revolves, affects, or a real estate situated in Stone, State of as follows: Shay (1BO), City of this action is to and adverse claims to land, and to Defendants' have no lien or interest in the real estate. No are made against any MCLAUGHMN, & BRUTLAG, CHARTERED #59018 56278 L 320-839-2549 10, 17, 1998) NOTICE TO MEANS TELCOM CUSTOMERS On October 15, 1998 MEANS Tek:om filed ranis with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission to change the surcharges for Operator Services and Directory Assistance as follows: Per Ca n Operator Surcharges Operator dailed station-to-station $2.25 Operator dmled person-to-person $4.90 Coin sent paid $2.25 Directory Assistance $0.95 These changes become effective November 1, 1998. ME/EANS Telcom also operates as Lonsdale One Plus. Cannon Valley Long Dist., ;I<MTC LongDistance Benton Telephone Long Dist., West Central Long Distance, Albany Tele- phone Long DisL, Runestone Long Distance, Melrose L(xl_ Distance, Haistad Long Distance, CTC L oKg. Dts., Emily Long Distance, ITC DisLongt DDis.tne, Ac.  .Long Distance, Loretel Long i uis , ross=a Long Distance, Red River !Long Distance_, Blackduck Long Distance, Park Region Long Distance, Felton Long Distance, I Frated tong Distanc?. ,SleepyEye Lo Dis- tance, I.-a .me. m uistance Hothsay Long Distance, Home xelephone Long Distance, Madelia Long Distance, SL James Long Diso _.titS., Long Distnece, Qardonville Long p mance, A.owhe Long Ois:e, Ete W- uey Long Distance, ranada Long Distance Ot- ter Tail Telcom Long Distance, Bamesville Long Distance. Lowry Long Distance, Garden Valley Long . New UIm Long Distance WTCA Long Distance Co., and C Long Distance. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE BIG STONE/TRAVERSE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS ACTING AS DRAINAGE AUTHORITY FOR JOINT COUNTY DITCH #24 Notice is hereby given that a public heanng conceming the redetermination of benefits on Big Stone/Traverse Joint Ditch #24 will be held on November 17 at 3:00 p.m. at the Clinton Memorial Building in Clinton, Minnesota. The purpose of this meeting is to allow the viewers to present their Viewers Report concerning the redetermination of benefits on Joint Ditch #24. Because the viewers have stated in their Viewers Report that land benefits in both Big Stone and Traverse County, a Joint Board of Commissioners made up of County Commissioners from both Big Stone and Traverse County have formed a Joint Board to act as the Drainage Authonty for Joint Ditch #24. All persons affected by this redetermination of benefits are invited to attend and ask questions and give testimony concerning the redetermination of benefits. Dated this 27th day of October 1998. Judith Pattison, Big Stone County Auditor (Nov. 3, 1998) NOTICE NOTICE OF HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Heanng will be held at the City Council Chambers in the City of Ortonville, Minnesota at 315 Madison in said city of Ortonville at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16, 1998 to consider an application to the Revolving Loan Fund P'rogram from Galen Swihart d/b/a Heritage Pnnting. The app.licants and any residents of the municipality may be heard or may present their views in writing aor before the meeting. At the concldon of such headng, the Ortonville Cit Council shall decide if the Revolving Loan Fund request is advisable. Dated this 3rd day of November, 1998. City of Ortonville, Minnesota Roman Taffe, City Clerk Administrator (Nov. 3, 10, 1998) Legion Auxiliary met Oct. 8th By Julia Marie Utley The American Legion Auxiliary Gertje-Van Lith Unit #229 met Oct. 8, 1998 at 7:30 p.m. with Luella Hoxtell and Genevieve Adelman as hostesses. Thank yous were read. Secretary reported 113 paidup members as of Sept. 30th. Dist. President Gayle Grimsrud attended our meeting and suggested that we carry Application for Membership blanks to every meeting. She said when getting medication all we need is our Membership card to be eligible for discounts at the various places listed in our Legion magazine. We are to keep track of our hours and money spent for the spring report. Hot Springs Home is in need of a plant in each room (monetary or supply materials). The Unit voted to send them $25 for a plant. Plans were made to furnish cakes for Nov. 13th for November Birthday party. Members were asked to participate in Make a Difference Day Oct. 24th. Plans are being made for the Uniform Party to be held Nov. 7th. The Unit voted to furnish rolls for American Education Week. Our next meeting will be Nov. 12th Auxiliary Birthday: Pot Luck with the Legion. Farm Credit Services hosts "Fall Financial" An informational meeting on farm business issues will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at the Graceville Community Center, Graceville. This annual "fall financial update" is hosted by Farm Credit Services and is open to the public. Topics to be covered are: * "Boom & Bust in the 90's," A story as told by Dr. Start Stevens, corn extension marketing economist, University of Minnesota. * "Calculating Break Even Costs" with Tim Holtquist, Ortonville Farm Management. * "Marketing with Crop Revenue Coverage" with Howard Olson, FCS Insurance Coordinator * "What's New in Farm Records," FCS Records Technicians, Linda Harstad and Tanya Kath. * "1998 Tax Changes: Income Averaging, CRP Issues and More" with Lisa Kurtz, FCS Tax Specialist. * "Assuring Viability in Farm Transfers" with Bruce Middaugh, FCS Succession and Retirement Planner. I INDEPENDENT WANT ADS BRING QUICK RESULTS*. J SECOND NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a General Election is to be held on November 3, 1998. The opening time and place for each Precinct located in Big Stone County is listed below. All polls statewide close at 8:00 p.m. TOWNSHIP Akron Township Artichoke Township Big Stone Township *City of Odessa *Odessa Township City of Ortonville W-1 City of Ortonville W-2 *Ortonville Township Otrey Township Prior Township Yellowbank Township Agassiz Township EQI.IJI2C-t.EL&C TIME Akron Town Hall in Correll 10:00 AM Artichoke Town Hall 10:00 AM Big Stone Town Hall 8:00 AM Mail Ballot Mail Ballot Ortonville Armory 7:00 AM Ortonville Fire Hall 7:00 AM Mail Ballot Otrey Town Hall 10:00 AM Prior Town Hall 10:00 AM Yellowbank Town Hall 10:00 AM Agassiz Town Hall 7:00 AM "Please note that the polling place for non-registered mail ballot precincts is the County Auditor's Office. That at said Election the following matters will be voted upon: The election of two members of the School Board for the term of four years each to succeed: RON THOMPSON JAMES NELSON Northern. l)otd)le-Nal)l)ed FLEECE PRINTS *7 98 for which offices one application has been filed by or in behalf of candidate as follows: RON THOMPSON Dated: October 13, 1998 James A. Nelson, Clerk Independent School District No, 62 i iii i Independent want ads I ' BUILDING FOR SALE Mirmwest Bank Ortonville will be receiving bids until 12:30 P.M. on November 25, 1998, at Minnwest Bank Ortonville, 21 SE Second Street, Ortonville, Minnesota 56278 for the sale of the following described building located in Ortonville, Big Stone County, Minnesota: The Minnwest Bank Ortonville Building (50 x 88 Two Story Brick Building) located at 25 NW Second Street, Ortonville, Minnesota and described as Lots Seven (7) and Eight (8) of Block Nineteen (19) of the Original Townsite of the City of Ortonville, being a Subdivision of the Northeast Quarter (NE 1/4) of the Southwest Quarter (SW 1/4) of Section Nine (9), Township One Hundred Twenty-one ( 121), Range Forty-six (46). Bids will be opened Wednesday, November 25, 1998, at 1:00 P.M. at Minnwest Bank Ortonville, 21 SE Second Street. Ortonville, Minnesota. Bids must be accompanied by a check in the amount of 5% of the bid. Any bidder submitting a bid and security payment may raise his or her bid at the time of the opening of the bids. Bidding will contin- ue until the highest price for the building is achieved. The seller reserves the right to reject any and all bids. In the event of any raised bid, the successful bidder shall immediately increase his or her deposited bid security to equal 5% of the total bid. Seller reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Seller will pay the real estate taxes due and payable in 1998, and the buyers will be responsible for all real estate taxes in all subsequent years. Conveyance of the real estate shall be by Warranty Deed and an Abstract will be provided to the purchaser. Sale shall be for cash, and the successful bidder will be required to pay the balance of the purchase price no hter than 30 days after acceptance of the highest bid or upon seller providing marketable title. Occupancy of said building shall be granted to buyer on January 2, 1999. Bids should be submitted to: Terry Gere, President Minnwest Bank Ortonville P.O. Box 128 Ortonville, MN 56278 CUSTOMER SALES & SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE (CSSR 1 PART TIME) TCI Cablevision of South Dakota, Inc., located in Milbank, SD is seeking a person to fill the position of part-time CSSR. This position could lead to full-time sometime in 1999. Duties will include, but not be limited to: answering the phone; taking service and customer orders and scheduling; computer entry of payments and customer records; cash reconciliation; and other office responsibilities as assigned. The successful candidate must have working knowledge of basic office skills; computer keyboarding and processing experience pre- ferred; sales experience preferred. The successful candidate must take and pass a drug screen test before work can begin. Qualified applicants should submit a resume and fill out an applica- tion at the SD Job Service Office located at 104 South Grant in MiIbank, SD. This position closes on Nov. 20, 1998. TCI Cablevision of South Dakota is an equal opportunity employer. Lac qui Parle Wavecutters Need Swimming Coach 3 DAYS A WEEK Tuesday-Thursday-Friday 3:30 - 5:30 PM Runs from mid-November through mid-February. Swim meets are held on Saturdays. If, interested contact: Sharron Haas, 320-598-7604 Sylvia Moen, 320-752-4272 I st Solved 1. Crumbling Walls Restored 2. Bukltng Walls Strsightensd 3. Leaky Basements Made Dry (No digging up yard) Over 30 Years of Service ! Proven Systems 320-654-9900 ( 1-80o-348-b247 CLASSIFIED ADS BRING QUICK RESULTS Bin Memoriam ] IN MEMORIAM In loving memory of Steven Adelman, husband and daddy, who passed away four years ago, Nov. 5, 1994. ***** Always a silent heartache many a silent tear, But always a beautiful memory of you who we loved so dear. God gave us the strength to bear it and the courage to take the blow, But what it meant to lose you, no one will ever know. ...... Sadly niy 40-1 Jackie, Melinda and Stephanie John Stolpman, ClC BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota Medicare supplements for seniors. Life and Health for individuals. Group plans; 2 to 49 employees. Local and Personal Service, give us a call. Rich Stoick Stolpman Insurance Agency Bellingham Ortonville Phone 568-2101 Phone 839-6194 An independent licenser o tl Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Registered marks of The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association 1994 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota EACH Dish Towels Sloe FREE...To First 25 Customers on Thursday & Friday... J.P. Coats Gold Plated Quilting Needles ONE GROUP, CLOSE-OUT Patterns 3for $1.00 (while supply lasts) t z z 4 s o 7 8 o n 'u nuaaaumamana a=s ,= n n n a a I, n as ,=ol Jlllllhh hJlhilhhhhhhhh hit h hh hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhilhllhh hh Ilhhlll iIlllhhh hit h hllhhhllj I VA Ui00Q'I'IPIL/' F00JBmC MN |/"M1UL/O 1 SHOP 320-839-3334 I II JUVENILE PRE-QUILTED Panels Reg. S8.98. 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