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heart" O' I''N i:) "A Constructive New_%pe r In A Live Community" N ENT Hunters abound in area for first season deer opener Sat. Big Stone County will be seeing orange this weekend, as first season deer opener is this Saturday, November 8. First season will be a two-day sea- son, beginning one-half hour before sunrise on Saturday. Hunters will be allowed to hunt until one-half hour before sunset on both Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 8 and 9. Second season will begin next Saturday, Nov. 15, and will run through Nov. 18. Muzzle loader sea- son will run from Nov. 29 through Dec. 14. According to DNR officer Bruce Nelsen, this year's season will proba- bly resemble last year's. "'I think it will be a fair season, but it is hard to tell," said Nelsen. Nelsen also mentioned that there have been numerous reports of deer hit along the highways. "The deer are starting to move now because the corn and bean fields have been harvested, and the deer are looking for new homes," he said. Nelsen reminds all hunters that they must wear blaze orange above the waist, and to practice sate hunting. TO LOOK LIKE WINTER as a result of Monday's snow storm. Snow began falling at about and continued throughout the day. Weather forecasts predict anywhere rom four area. Pictured above, Gracevirle's Tim Gronfeld brushes snow from the windows Tickets to Christmas presented Dec. 13-14 now on sale for "Four a musical din- e per- and Sunday, Dec. dinner at 6 p.m. fol- show at 6:50 p.m.. is being present- Stone Area Ecumenical ,,.and will be held at the School Gymnasium. meal with be catered Cafe of Ortonville, Served by Church youth. The meal will include an entree, pota- to, salad, vegetable and beverage. Desserts will be provided by Church Youth Families. Tickets for this event can be pur- chased at Cenbank, Minnwest Bank, Northside Medical Center, Ortonville Area Health Services and several area churches. Ticket costs for dinner and the show are $12 for adults, $9 for ages 12-18, and $6 for ages five to 11. Ticket prices for show only are $5. Man sentenced for driving violations Travis Jon Van Overbeke, 28, appeared in Big Stone County Court last Wednesday, Oct. 29 to be sen- tenced on charges of fleeing a peace officer, careless driving and driving under the influence. Van Overbeke was charged with the crimes following an August 15 incident. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail, 80 stayed, and a $1,000 fine. He will also undergo one year of proba- tion following served jail time. ville's Kiwanis Club chapter rates 80 years of existence Ortonville Kiwanis formed in 1923, just four years after the parent Kiwanis International was founded in Detroit, MI, and has a long and envi- community ser- the chartering of club on TuCsday, 80 YEARS, Ortonville's Kiwanians held a celebration of the club's 80th anniversary. able record of serving the community. The group celebrated with a ban- quet at the New Life Center. Visiting dignitaries and several past members attended the events, with a variety of entertainment. Club officers for the coming year were also installed, and perfect atten- dance pins were awarded during the celebration. Kiwanis Region Six Lieutenant Governor Chuck Nielson of Hutchinson acted as the installing officer. Too Mad Cafe in Ortonville catered the banquet, and members of the Key Club, the high school service club sponsored by Kiwanis, served dinner. Entertainment for the event includ- ed group singing, a musical selection by several members of the Key Club and an excerpt from the upcoming Ecumenical Christmas Dinner Theatre was presented by Deb Barnhardt,, Becky Parker and Brent Zahrbock, accompanied by their director, Lisa Berdan. The program closed with a humor- ous selection by outgoing President, Leonard Johnson. LITTLE GHOULS AND GOBLINS from the area visited the haunted house in Bellingham. City United Appeal underway Ortonville's United Appeal cam- paign began Sunday with Volunteers canvassing the community collecting "One Gift For Many". 21 local agen- cies are participating in this years fund raising effort, eliminating the need for separate fund drives. The goal of this years United Appeal is $15,000. Captains heading up the teams of neighborhood, door to door canvasers are: Beth Mueller, Mona Strege, Craig and Kippy Randleman. Orlou Mittlestaedt, Carol Knoll, Jerry Goddard, Diane Cornielson, Bill Hoel, Dawn Leger, Chris Unruh, Linda Krogsrud, Kim Sykora, Lucie Thoresen, Brent Zahrbock, Burt Nypen and others. The business solic- itation began earlier by letter, inviting business's and organizations to turn in their contributions to Ethel Swenson at Minnwest Bank. Individual dona- tions may also be turned into her. A thermometer has been placed in the window of the Dancing Bean Coffee Shop so that everyone can track the progress of this years cam- paign. OHS winter sports to hold first practices Nov. 17, 24 Ortonville High School winter sports, including Boys and Girls Basketball, Wrestling and Gymnastics, will begin at the end of November. Girls Basketball and Gymnastics will begin on Monday, Nov. 17 after school. Shiela Hoernemann will act as Head Coach for Girls Basketball this season, and Becky Holtquist will act as Gymnastics coach. On Monday, Nov. 24, Boys Basketball and Wrestling will hold their first practices of the season. Boys Basketball Head Coach will again be Tim Giese, and Joe Karels will be taking on the position of Wrestling Coach. Check out our web site at www.ortonviUeindependent.com ) ;: Public hearing on feedlot ordinance LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, Chuck Nielson was present Big Stone County Commissioners celebration of the 80th birthday of Ortonville's will meet today, Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 10 and is pictured above pinning Kiwanis member Leonard a.m. for a public hearing on the pro- commemorative pin. posed feedlot ordinance. VISITING WITH JIM LARSON (at right) during the Hosta La Vista open house held in the metro area on Oct. 25, are Senior United States Congressman Martin Sable, Robert Byrd, Director of the Gerome Foundation in New York City, and John lardin, Master Hosta Gardener. Also present but not pictured was Rudy Boschwitz, former United States Senator. heart" O' I''N i:) "A Constructive New_%pe r In A Live Community" N ENT Hunters abound in area for first season deer opener Sat. Big Stone County will be seeing orange this weekend, as first season deer opener is this Saturday, November 8. First season will be a two-day sea- son, beginning one-half hour before sunrise on Saturday. Hunters will be allowed to hunt until one-half hour before sunset on both Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 8 and 9. Second season will begin next Saturday, Nov. 15, and will run through Nov. 18. Muzzle loader sea- son will run from Nov. 29 through Dec. 14. According to DNR officer Bruce Nelsen, this year's season will proba- bly resemble last year's. "'I think it will be a fair season, but it is hard to tell," said Nelsen. Nelsen also mentioned that there have been numerous reports of deer hit along the highways. "The deer are starting to move now because the corn and bean fields have been harvested, and the deer are looking for new homes," he said. Nelsen reminds all hunters that they must wear blaze orange above the waist, and to practice sate hunting. TO LOOK LIKE WINTER as a result of Monday's snow storm. Snow began falling at about and continued throughout the day. Weather forecasts predict anywhere rom four area. Pictured above, Gracevirle's Tim Gronfeld brushes snow from the windows Tickets to Christmas presented Dec. 13-14 now on sale for "Four a musical din- e per- and Sunday, Dec. dinner at 6 p.m. fol- show at 6:50 p.m.. is being present- Stone Area Ecumenical ,,.and will be held at the School Gymnasium. meal with be catered Cafe of Ortonville, Served by Church youth. The meal will include an entree, pota- to, salad, vegetable and beverage. Desserts will be provided by Church Youth Families. Tickets for this event can be pur- chased at Cenbank, Minnwest Bank, Northside Medical Center, Ortonville Area Health Services and several area churches. Ticket costs for dinner and the show are $12 for adults, $9 for ages 12-18, and $6 for ages five to 11. Ticket prices for show only are $5. Man sentenced for driving violations Travis Jon Van Overbeke, 28, appeared in Big Stone County Court last Wednesday, Oct. 29 to be sen- tenced on charges of fleeing a peace officer, careless driving and driving under the influence. Van Overbeke was charged with the crimes following an August 15 incident. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail, 80 stayed, and a $1,000 fine. He will also undergo one year of proba- tion following served jail time. ville's Kiwanis Club chapter rates 80 years of existence Ortonville Kiwanis formed in 1923, just four years after the parent Kiwanis International was founded in Detroit, MI, and has a long and envi- community ser- the chartering of club on TuCsday, 80 YEARS, Ortonville's Kiwanians held a celebration of the club's 80th anniversary. able record of serving the community. The group celebrated with a ban- quet at the New Life Center. Visiting dignitaries and several past members attended the events, with a variety of entertainment. Club officers for the coming year were also installed, and perfect atten- dance pins were awarded during the celebration. Kiwanis Region Six Lieutenant Governor Chuck Nielson of Hutchinson acted as the installing officer. Too Mad Cafe in Ortonville catered the banquet, and members of the Key Club, the high school service club sponsored by Kiwanis, served dinner. Entertainment for the event includ- ed group singing, a musical selection by several members of the Key Club and an excerpt from the upcoming Ecumenical Christmas Dinner Theatre was presented by Deb Barnhardt,, Becky Parker and Brent Zahrbock, accompanied by their director, Lisa Berdan. The program closed with a humor- ous selection by outgoing President, Leonard Johnson. LITTLE GHOULS AND GOBLINS from the area visited the haunted house in Bellingham. City United Appeal underway Ortonville's United Appeal cam- paign began Sunday with Volunteers canvassing the community collecting "One Gift For Many". 21 local agen- cies are participating in this years fund raising effort, eliminating the need for separate fund drives. The goal of this years United Appeal is $15,000. Captains heading up the teams of neighborhood, door to door canvasers are: Beth Mueller, Mona Strege, Craig and Kippy Randleman. Orlou Mittlestaedt, Carol Knoll, Jerry Goddard, Diane Cornielson, Bill Hoel, Dawn Leger, Chris Unruh, Linda Krogsrud, Kim Sykora, Lucie Thoresen, Brent Zahrbock, Burt Nypen and others. The business solic- itation began earlier by letter, inviting business's and organizations to turn in their contributions to Ethel Swenson at Minnwest Bank. Individual dona- tions may also be turned into her. A thermometer has been placed in the window of the Dancing Bean Coffee Shop so that everyone can track the progress of this years cam- paign. OHS winter sports to hold first practices Nov. 17, 24 Ortonville High School winter sports, including Boys and Girls Basketball, Wrestling and Gymnastics, will begin at the end of November. Girls Basketball and Gymnastics will begin on Monday, Nov. 17 after school. Shiela Hoernemann will act as Head Coach for Girls Basketball this season, and Becky Holtquist will act as Gymnastics coach. On Monday, Nov. 24, Boys Basketball and Wrestling will hold their first practices of the season. Boys Basketball Head Coach will again be Tim Giese, and Joe Karels will be taking on the position of Wrestling Coach. Check out our web site at www.ortonviUeindependent.com ) ;: Public hearing on feedlot ordinance LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, Chuck Nielson was present Big Stone County Commissioners celebration of the 80th birthday of Ortonville's will meet today, Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 10 and is pictured above pinning Kiwanis member Leonard a.m. for a public hearing on the pro- commemorative pin. posed feedlot ordinance. VISITING WITH JIM LARSON (at right) during the Hosta La Vista open house held in the metro area on Oct. 25, are Senior United States Congressman Martin Sable, Robert Byrd, Director of the Gerome Foundation in New York City, and John lardin, Master Hosta Gardener. Also present but not pictured was Rudy Boschwitz, former United States Senator.