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A DONATION OF $10,000 was made to the Ortonville School A+ Foundation for the playground equipment at the school. Shown above from left to right are Paul Strong, Treasurer of the A+ Foundation and Kathi Thymian, Ortonville School Board member. The Ortonville School Board is very appreciative of the donation. Annual Conference for Young Artists to be held at SMSU Plan to attend the 19th Annual Conference for Young Artists on Jan. 6,2011 at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. The confer- ence is for students in grades 3-8 and will begin at 8 a.m. with registration and end at 1:50 pm. This conference celebrates writing and features a keynote presentation and 'three hands on sessions that introduce students to authors, illus- trators and other types of communi- cators. John Coy, author of picture books and young adult novels, is the keynote speaker. Through interaction with the pre- senters, students will discover their creative abilities and how to express their thoughts. Eighteen presen- ters will give classes on various kinds of writing: poetry, storytelling, illus- trating, joumaling, fantasy or science fiction, etc. In addition, students will create characters, discover the seven secrets to a super story, break writer's block, write with their heart, bring an adventure to life, make their own comic, explore the fast changing world of writing sports stories, etc. Looking for a Birthday or Christmas gift for that special child in your life; your daughter/son, niece/nephew, or grandchild? Consider paying the registration or taking them to the conference. It will be a great learning experience for the child as well as a great way to spend quality time with that special child. Students must be pre-registered and accompanied by an adult to attend the conference. The early bird registration deadline is Nov. 23 with the final registration deadline on Nov. 30. Register early for a better chance that your child gets the classes they're most interested in. The conference brochure and registration form are available on SW/WC Service Cooperative's website: If you have questions, contact Andrea Anderson at or 507- 537-2257. Independent Ads Get Noticed. (You're reading this one aren't YOU?) Open house bridal shower set for B. Vanderwal An open house bridal shower in honor of Bridget Vanderwal, bride-to- be of'Jared Schwebach, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church Hall in Chokio. Bridget is the daughter of Ron and Ginger Athey of Ortonville, and Jared is the son of James and Renee Schwebach of Dumont. They are registered at Target and Fleet Farm. Please'bring a favorite recipe to share. (ADVx2) Open house baby shower set for Giles It's a boy!! A long and challenging journey has come to an end! Come celebrate the new one, that is just about to begin! Join us for a baby shower celebrat- ing McKegn's adoption! His proud parents are Ryan and Amy Giles. Proud grandparents are John and Jean Merritt and Randy and Val Giles. The shower will be held on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010 from 12:30-3 p.m. at St. John's Catholic Church basement, 421 Madison Ave., Ortonville, MN 56278. Men are also welcomed to come visit with Ryan and Amy. McKegn was born on June 25, 2010 in Ethiopia, Africa. They are registered at Target. If any questions please call or e- mail Lisa Merritt at 320-815-8418 or or Kyla Powell at 320-839-2865 or lkpow- (ADVx2) H00py ",1 18sth Birthda H I Ladies! I LII,00 , I I [ Love. :. J " Your Families t THE JOY OF GREAT ENTERTAINMENT AT AN UNBELIEVABLE PRICE with these limited time offers from Midcontinent! Theatre BVR Trio Bundle per month for 12 Months Theatre DVR Suite and MidcoNeP Preferred Broadband Bundle per month for 6 Months Reg. Price Total Savings per month over 6 months v 2390 ,26940 ORDER, UPGRADE AND MORE WITH MYMIDCO TM AT MIDCOCOMM,COM CALL 1.800.888.1300 GO ONLINE: MIDCOCOMM.COM .... 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(ADVx2) Caregiver support group to meet Lakeland Hospice and Home Care is sponsoring a Caregivers Support and Education Group that meets the second Tuesday of each month from 3-4 p.m. at the Lakeland Hospice House, 394 Woodland Drive, Fergus Falls, MN. This group specializes in those who are caring for a loved one with a life-threatening illness. No matter where the loved one resides, this group is open to any adult who is pro- viding care regardless if hospice ser- vices are being used or not. The group is confidential and free of charge. There is no need to register. For more information contact Bonnie Wallin, LSW, Bereavement Coordinator (218) 998-1400. Area news digest MONTEVIDEO- Jeff Eickhoff has been named sergeant of the Montevideo Police Department. Eickhoff, was one of five officers who applied for the position, which is opening due to Rohn Halvorson's retirement. Eickhoff and the other four officers had to go through a lengthy, four-step interview process before a sergeant was named. Other candidates for the job were officers George Ecklund, Derek Olson, Nick Gunderson and Troy Breuer. CLARKFIELD- Brooklen Bendickson of Clarkfield won the 2010 National Pedal Pull Championship in Mitchell, SD. Seven-year-old Bendickson defeated other pedal pullers from around the country en route to winning the title. Prior to nationals, Bendickson placed second in the Minnesota State Pedal Pull. GRANITE FALLS-Talk about a rude awakening. In the morning of Oct. 1 after getting a cup of coffee and stepping out of the kitchen to dry her hair, Vonnie Vosberg narrowly escaped serious injury as a Ford Explorer barreled through the kitchen of her Prentice Street home. Vosberg's husband, Vern, had just stepped out of the shower and heard a loud crash, what he thought was an explosion in the house. Apparently, the vehicle's driver, Bradley Raddatz of Wood Lake, had a coughing spell that caused him to black out while driving and crash into the house. Raddatz was transported to the Granite Falls Hospital for non-life threatening injuries but was badly bruised and cut. Neither alcohol or drugs are believed to have been involved. BENSON-A former police officer was busted with felony possession of marijuana Oct. 6. CEE-VI Drug & Gang Task Force, along with the Swift County Sheriff's Office and Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, raided the rural Benson home of Jeffrey Peter Marose, 45, finding marijuana plans and marijuana growing equipment and paraphernalia. Marose, who is a former deputy with the Washington County Sheriff's Office, is charged with 5th degree possession schedule 1,2,3,4-not small amount of marijuana. The felony charge holds a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Ortonville News By Gail Maxwell 839-2207 Sunday, Oct. 31 Jim and Darlene Loeschke attended the confirmation of their granddaughter Kailia Zahmann in Fergus Falls. Harold and Wesley Rothi of Elk River were at John and Anna Rothi's for the Oct. 30 weekend. Hunters stopping at Phyllis Schluter's for the weekend of Oct. 30 were Bob Schluter of Bloomington, Jim Schluter of Rosemount, and Dennis and Chuck Wiesner of Andover. Don and Zelda Kohl visited Palma Gutzman on Saturday, Oct. 30. On Oct. 31 David and Janet Weber attended the confirmation of their grandson Christopher Weber at Zion Lutheran Church. Several people attended a dinner held in Christopher's honor at Pizza Ranch and afterwards visited at David and Janet's farm. Viola Zadow and Shirley Karels visited with Sister Jone at St. William's at Milbank on Sunday, Oct. 31. They enjoyed the afternoon by playing cards. Wilfred and Gen Adelman's son Duane of Lakeville, visited Gen on Saturday, Oct. 30 and Sunday, Oct. 31. They also went to see Wilfred at Northridge. Milltones to sing at Blue Cloud Abbey The Milltones Barbershop Chorus will be presenting a sacred concert at the Blue Cloud Abbey on Sunday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. Prelude music will be provided by Sheila Dailie. The Milbank All-State Choir mem- bers will be singing a few selections. The free will offering helps fund the A1 and Judy Vedder's nephew Dale Weinkauf of Milbank visited A1 and Judy on Friday, Oct. 29. Noelle Korth and son Oliver of Milbank visited Eleanora Quast on Halloween. Helen Danielson Breden had trick or treaters on Saturday night, Oct. 30 her great grandchildren Bethany and Conner, their parents Ryan and Julie Danie!son, and two children who were their cousins. Helen Danielson Breden attended Abiding Faith Free Lutheran Church on Sunday, Oct. 31 at 10:45 a.m. Afterwards she attended the dinner. Urban, Lucille, and David Stolpman attended the 50th wedding anniversary of Jim and Karen Loehrer of Milbank on Sunday, Oct. 31. They enjoyed visiting and having a great lunch with many friends and relatives. On Sunday, Oct. 31 Vi Hansen had lunch with Dan and Sue Hanratty at their home. Vi Hansen had noon lunch with Todd and Sarah Verheul and Mark at their home on Tuesday, Nov. 2. The weekend of Oct. 29 Jerry and Carmen Steen and family of Sioux Falls visited Inga Koeckeritz. Chris Parker spent the Halloween weekend with his dad in Warren. The "Hallowlujah" party was enjoyed by many youth of the area that was held Sunday night, Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m. at New Life Community Baptist Church. They enjoyed the Halloween evening with lunch, games, face painting, remote controlled cars, inflatables, treats, prizes, and musical chairs with winning cakes. Vidella Parks enjoyed visiting her college friend Susan from Michigan who was at her parents Richard and Delores Mauch's home of rural Chokio on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Artichoke Lake Baptist Church held their annual Harvest Festival which was a blessing to many on Sunday, Oct. 31. They enjoyed hymns, a lutefisk and ham dinner, special music, a message by Pastor Bob Gravley, and wonderful fellowship. On Friday, Nov. 5 Mary Gustafson and Mary's daughter-in-law Carol Gustafson went to Mary's son Chad, who is the coach of football, play-off at St. Cloud State; since they won the last game. Twyla Hinneberg visited Gale Johnson of Northridge on Monday, Oct. 25. High bridge players at the Ortonville Community Center Friday afternoon, Oct. 29 were Hugo Rademacher and Betty Nelson. They had a very enjoyable afternoon. scholarship program. Following the concert, join us for coffee, cookies and bars._ (ADVx2) Award Winning Recipes Won Your Wild Game Main St. Industries I]k.attheTrI-StateLockerConventlonl Processing Headquarters auction, supper set 1Pq/ummerSausage / H.otDog.s Lowest Prices on lX*er / Pepper Sticks e N,ng tologna Processing in the areal The 23rd annual Supper and / Country Ring / German Sausaage W|IIIBffIBBElllWIHII$| Auction, sponsored by Main Street Industries in Clinton, will be held Friday, Nov. 19 at the Clinton Memorial Building. The supper will be served from 5- 6:30 p.m. with the auction beginning at 6:30 p.m. Cost Adults/(7-12)-$6;K-6- $5, Pre-School-$3. (Take-Outs Available) Many wood items to be auctioned, including shelves, quilt racks, grill cart, benches, hope chest, and many other donated items. Mark Your Calendar; Watch for more details next week. Sausage ,/ Venison Jerky ,/Breakfast Links ,/Polish Sausage tSl|tl|l'l! ,/Formed Jerky / Dried Venison / Smoked Bratwurst ,/Special Seasoned Cooked Deer Roast ACCEPTING DEER SATURDAY & SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH & 14TH Ii 'mlnnll nne Loan I It-.a I 1,;.7 -;=" --'" 2 HO Boneless liT-e0n6olll . ..... d 1111 g II .... P_ork R-und II.. - I il mliUUllH I I A AA i I Ounglo8 u 5teal I LIL  Beef u S 95 Roast I II U00II ,.. II 39 I0011 2 II "4-'" II-------- or Steak f 30 " ..---- N  S ellli' 2uI.D. IBIIBOf $a)t49 ., .un.,.- Steak  LL  u S 95 ..-II s,, =/I II l =. II 79 74 veteran i aomeone mho, at oae point in hialie oote a laak check made paale to 'C[he ited ,.tatea o 7Zmetica ' ot a amott o '.p to ad icladi m[ lie," Chat ia otoot, ad thee ate wa[ too mam[ people i Chia coattail oho rto [oe adettand it. This office extends our deep felt gratitude to our past and present military. You Are Our Heroes...God Bless You! (ontinuin to genre the 7i Store ake aea Dr. Ronn McDaniel, P.A. 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