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old days in the Ortonville area 7 OF WESTERN MINNESOTA...SEASON OF 1902. That's the title won by this OHS Photo submitted by Ortonville's Warren Schoen. Front row, left to right, are Theo Engdahl, and Wm. Fraser; second row, Fred Wright, J.N. Childs - Supt., Omar Sparrow, O. Oehler Carl; third row, Walter Carl and John Gardner; back row, Guy Carl, Peter Scholberg, Percy Cranmer, Elmer Schoen and Gault Lange. Elmer Schoen was the father of Warren. The team included victories of 5-0 over Big Stone City, 5-0 over Montevideo, 11-0 over Appleton, 6-6 tie with Windom Institute, 33-0 over Browns Valley, 11-0 over Windom Institute 10, 1992 Kent Matheny their first with a special sale in Ortonville. Plumbing and remain open to Butch and Rod of the not to combine of treasurer and Arndt will student this winter under from Moorhead ad in this issue had contribut- Avenue of Flags in area 1977 Goldsmith has a call to the Grace Lutheran Church of Detroit Lakes. Over four inches of rain has fallen in the area during October. Eleven employees of the Big Stone Cheese Factory have completed a course in emergency care and trans- portation of the sick and injured, sponsored by the Grant County Ambulance ser- vice of Milbank. Rev. John Breitholtz took over last Sunday as the pastor of Ortonville's First Baptist Church. Shad Redepenning was the winner of the Fire Department's poster contest. Trojans took second in the LSC with a 24-6 win at Canby. , 50 YEARS AGO Nov. 20, 1952 Hundreds a,re pescnt ..... Saturday for the first turkey day drawing held in City , Phone 839-2207 Herrmann and Visited Hazel Gibson ospital on Sunday of Victoria, was a at the home of il Raaf were rn Zahnow on Oct. 261h Sharon and visited and had her mother Delores visited and Jerri Van Oct. 31st. Janice Hinders, and visited Frances Steltz 30th. on Oct. 28th were Holtquist's sons of Ortonviile MI and from Waterford, MI. from a pheasant .,an and their San Diego, CA guests at Mike and Sean, a nephew of are moving to of Oct. 18th Mike and Lonie Rausch and family' traveled to Rapid City to visit their son Dan, who is a sophomore at School of Mines. The family enjoyed viewing the new veggie tale movie Johan while in Rapid City. Clara and Frank Zeek's great- nieces and nephews Andrew, Emma, and Matthew Christensen came trick or treating on Halloween. Vi Rabe went to Golden Valley to babysit the children of Yogi and Kathy Rabe which included the triplets and Colin. The week end of Oct. 25th Vi Rabe's son Steve and his wife Carol and Vi's daughter Marianne Young from the Cities were out to visit Vi. They helped at Vi's garage sale Saturday, Oct. 26th. Fran Benkofske and Dorothy Tillman were Sunday morning, Oct. 27th visitors at the home of Elmer and Charlotte Athey and family. Quentin and Renea Roggenbuck of St. Paul visited Sally Roggenbuck of Northridge the week-end of Oct. 251h. They brought some Halloween treats and some Christmas trinkets for Sally. John and Carol Roggenbuck of Spearfish, SD came on Tuesday, Oct. 291h to Thursday, Oct. 31 to visit Sally Roggenbuck. Ortonville. 25 turkeys were given away. The event was sponsored by the Civic and Commerce Assn. "Can't Take It With You" is the name of the junior class play to be given Nov. 251h. Thirty six petit jurors have been named to the fall term of court to be held in Ortonville. Mary Lou Osborn and Cpl. Wallace Thies were married Nov. 14 in Indiana. Patricia Lind and Larry Ross were married Nov. 8 in Old Mill Twirlers The Old Mill Twirlers danced to the calling of Hank Prasnicki last Wednesday. There were three squares in attendance with guests from Sisseton and Peever. Dean Ferguson from DeSmet will call on Wednesday, Nov. 6. On lunch committee are Gene and Stella Bucy and Bill and Elaine Mohr. Upcoming dances: Nov. 13 Jim Jirnak. Old Mill Twirlers dance on Wednesday evenings at 8 p.m. in the High School lunchroom. Use the Northeast door, visitors are always welcome. Sons of Norway meets Nov. 14th The Sons of Norway Lodge 1-651 didn't hold an Oct. meeting as we celebrated our birthday by having the Norwegian Folk Dancers program. Many attended. We served the group supper and cupcakes and coffee and juice to the public following the concert. They were dressed in very beautiful attire. Dancers were super. The November meeting will be held Thursday, Nov. 14, 2002 at the Middlebrook. meeting room. The program will be remembering past Thanksgivings. We will be thinking DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From lhe Files of The Ortonville Independent Cleveland, OH. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Gingrich of Milwaukee, WI and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Byron Redepenning of Marietta. 70 YEARS AGO Nov. 3, 1932 Voters will go to the polls Tuesday. One of the main issues is the election of the office of clerk of court which Henry Larkin was appointed to fill in until the election. Running for the office are Herman Gloege, M,L, Johnson, Henry Larkin and Katherine French Sparrow. Gus Kleinschmidt of the Ortonville Mercantile Go. has started a sale which is sched- uled to last until Christmas eve. Seven boys were inducted into the Boy Scouts at a cere- mony Wednesday evening. They were Pat Daly, Ernest Herzog, Earl Kehrberg, Robert Kollitz, Vincent Rothi, John Schcn and Frank Tureen. A son was born at the Ortonville Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Haase of Odessa. W.D. Gowan was named president of the Ortonville Golf club at their annual meet- ing. about electing a new president in place of our past president, Floyd Dailie, who passed away in September. He is sadly missed. We will be talking about ideas for a Norwegian Banner. Remember to bring your used postage stamps. November lunch committee are Norman Shelsta, Gloria Tillman and Bob Voldseth. See you there! New faces are always welcome. Come and join us. Markets III No. 1 Wheat ...................... 4.57 Soybeans ..................... : ...... 5.26 Corn ................................... 2.16 Nov. 5, 2001 No. I Wheat ...................... 3.07 Soybeans ........................... 3.85 Corn ................................... 1.54 OPhthalmology Associates now offers the latest clear cornea no-stitch surgery. Outpatient surgery is performed at Ortonville Hospital. For an appointment, ca111-800-255-7448. Reach us on the Internet at http://mem Check out our web site at ) Rosen news I II I I I Illll Ill By Mrs. M.J. Kirchberg Mrs. Joe Karels and Monica Simmons attended a music concert in Moorhead on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002 where Kassie Karels participated. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schuelke were Sunday, Oct. 27 visitors at the Wm Werlinger home in Long Prairie. Oct. 26 weekend guests at the Lester Mitlerbernd home were Mr. and Mrs. Martin Millerbernd of Omaha, NE, Steve Millerbernd and friend Jackie of St. Cloud, Mr. and Mrs. Derek Jones and Sierra of Blaine. Oct. 26 weekend guests at the Ray Schuelke home were Brian Schuelke of Lennox, SD, Alan Schuelke of Montevideo, Brenda Schuelke and Mandley Davis of Watertown. Mark Karels of St. Cloud spent Friday, Oct. 25 tilt Sunday forenoon at the home of his mother Mrs. Almira Karels. John Paul Adelman and Kathryn Freeman and Victoria of Brooklyn Park were Oct. 26 weekend guests at the John Adelman home. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Schwarz and sons Daniel and Isaac of New UIm were Oct. 26 weekend guests at the Lawrence Millerbernd home. Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Schuelke of Ortonville were Monday evening, Oct. 21 visitors at the Ray Schuelke home. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kindlespire and family of New Hope were Oct. 26 weekend guests at the Mrs. Julie Henrich home and were among relatives that attended the wedding of Jason Henrich and Heather Witlock at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Ortonville on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 26. Eddie Karels of St. Paul spent Oct. 26 weekend at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Edward Karels. Alfred Volkenant was among II I I friends and relatives that attended the funeral of Donald Schuelke in Dawson on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002 at Grace Lutheran Church with Ft. Jeff Horajsi officiating. Joan Karels of Plymouth spent Oct, 26 weekend at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Joe Karels. Thomas Strei, age 8(1 of Alexandria passed away at his home on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002. Funeral mass was held at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alexandria on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002 at 11:30 a.m. Raymond Karets of Reno, NV was a Tuesday forenoon visitor at the M.J. Kirchberg home. Paul Schumacher and sons Joe and Jim of Maple Grove enjoyed pheasant hunting in this area last weekend and were guests at the home of his sister Mrs. Joan Strei. Mrs. Joan Strei visited her aunt Helen Willigalli at the Madison Nursing Home on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 20. Jeanctte Abramowski and sons Joseph and Anthony were Friday, Oct. 25 till Saturday guests at the Todd Fatland home in Sioux Falls. On Saturday afternoon, Oct. 26 they attended a prenatal babies reunion of Anthony Abramowski at McKennen Hospital. They returned home on Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Dave Mork and Bernie Kirchberg were Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 29 visitors at the MJ. Kirchberg home. Sunday, Oct. 27 afternoon visitors at the Jerry Adetman home were Keith Adelman and girls of Gracevitle. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Karels, Mrs. Joan Strei, Mrs. Jim Croatt attended the funeral of Tom Strei at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alexandria on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2()2. In agriculture, the road to financial success is forged, not followed. / s CEO of your operation, you're responsible for driving results. Does your itinerary include good -records and other financial tools to make successful marketing decisions? The records specialists at AgCountry Farm Credit Services can help you manage your records year-round for forecasting, trending and determining break-even points so you can make accurate and timely business decisions. For asmooth ride to your financial success, call our records specialists today. Minnwest Bank HOLIDAY SPECIAL We are giving away to our patrons FREE ROUND TRIP bus passes to the Ortonville RIDES bus each time you come into our bank. We are giving these passes out from Nov. 1st-Dec. 31st, 2002. Please inquire when you visit our bank. The round trip bus pass can be used on the Ortonville RIDES bus through April 30th, 2003. IIIII ORTONVILLE RIDES 1-500-276-9553 MONDAY - FRIDAY 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Member FDI( Minnwest Bank and Ortonville RIDES wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season! 5, 2002 INDEPENDENT Page 7