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Good old days in the Ortonville area Debbie Hoffman DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the files o! the Ortonviile Independent CAN YOU NAME ALL OF THESE FOLKS? If so, you've been one of our readers for many, many years. You're looking at the "Parker clan," in photo taken at the altar of Ortonville's UCC Congregational Church. Head honchos, of course, are the late JR, shown fourth from right in back row and his late wife Babe, cen- ter, fifth adult from right in the front. FOR THE WEEK OF Nov. 9, 2010 10 YEARS AGO NOV. 7, 2000 Marilyn Hanson, CenBank's longtime cashier and employee, was named the new president. Marilyn replaces Thomas Gronseth who resigned. Odessa's Darold "Beetle" Bailey, along with wife Paula, will be featured in an upcoming seg- ment of Channel 5, KSTP Television's "On the Road" series, hosted by Jason Davis. It will fea- ture Beetle's most recent carving projects and Paula's basket weav- mg. Members of the Milbank, SD Fire Department, assisted by the Big Stone City, SD and Wilmot, SD departments, were called to a blaze at The Wharf last Tuesday, Oct. 31. According to Milbank Fire Chief Ron Bjerke, the fire originat- ed in the kitchen. He stated the building is still structurally sound. Owner Jennifer Angerhofer says she plans to rebuild. Mark J. Lindquist was sworn into the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) on Oct. 27. The ceremony took place at the F.D.R. Memorial in Washington, DC. 25 YEARS AGO Nov. 6, 1985 A boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Wittrock, Milbank. The Home Health Care Division of OAHS was started this spring after years of planning. Lydia Wulff-Palmer began her duties as manager April 15. Home Health Care is a complex of services avail- able and provided to a person in his or her home. Hilltop '76 has installed a new Car Care Center, replacing the firm's grocery space section. Owner-operator Dan Goergen announces the new center is now open for business with a Grand Opening planned soon. Torness Furniture and Carpetland of Milbank kicks off a four-day sale event this Thursday to celebrate their 45th anniversary. Hoxtell ownership changes this week. Dan Hoxtell, owner for the past 33 years, congratulates son Jim, who has now taken over sole ownership of the firm. Jim has been in partnership with his father Ortonville, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Russman of Big Stone City, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Royal Anderson of Correll and a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Harland Lund of Ortonville. since discharge from the Navy in 1972. 50 YEARS AGO Nov. 10, 1960 Some of the winners in the gen- eral election were Kennedy, Humphrey and Barr. Several races were still undecided at press time. Walt and Ed's are the new Plymouth dealers in Ortonville. Fire destroyed a grain dryer at the Hansen Elevator last week. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sandberg of Ortonville, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Athey of Clinton, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Severin Wolischlager of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. John Rothi of 70 YEARS AGO Nov. 7, 1940 A step toward doing something regarding the alarmingly low level of Big Stone Lake was taken by the Ortonville Town and Farm Club Tuesday night when it voted to draw up a resolution requesting immediate action from the state conservation department regarding the damaged gates of the control works and the low lake level. Ortonville High School's big, annual school carnival will be held tomorrow, Nov. 8 with the main show starting at 9 p.m. in the audi- torium. Practically all the school's organizations have acts prepared. Lyall Peterson, assistant editor of The Independent a few years ago, will be married to Mary Carey of Omaha, NE on Saturday, Nov. 9 it was learned this week. A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. D.C. Christianson of Wilmot, SD on Oct. 30. THIS COLUMN SPONSORED IN PART BY... ,I r00ean's /-00sTRoNc I . V ......... & o I 00=00oohngt.t.c. Dean Kovarik, owner k Bigl 4t29Xe SciDt; S% 10916 P(:I 6oO ":'21) 1 8  I ;lllii I I [, I i iDI d [II! i--l.l I!'1 i11 tl i | ill ;i I [.-] I Thank You To those who encouraged and supported me, in my run for the Ortonville School Board Thank you To the voters, who exercised the Right to Vote, and marked my name on their ballots, for the position of School Board Member for the Ortonville School. I will do my best, to fulfill your expectations, and do 'r t he best job possible, while serving on the board. / " November 2010 Rosen News By Adelaide Kirchberg Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Schmieg attended the confirmation of their granddaughter Emma Longhenry in New Ulm on Sunday, Oct. 31 and were among guests at the Joy Longhenry home in honor of their daughter's confirmation. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Radermacher, Taylor and Travis Tabitha Henrich, Mr. and Mrs. Tanner Radermacher of Moorhead were among Saturday, Oct. 30 afternoon and supper guests at the Josh Moen home at Milan in honor of their son Carter's first birthday. St. Joseph's Youth Group served a french toast and sausage brunch at St. Joseph's School after Mass on Sunday, Oct. 31 with proceeds donated to food shelves. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Karels visited Mrs. Jamie Karels and their grandson Braeden Joseph, born on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010 at the Ortonville Hospital on Thursday evening. Mrs. Josh Moen and Carter of Milan and Mrs. Bud Radermacher were Sunday, Oct. 31 afternoon visitors at the Glen Radermacher home in Ortonville. Mrs. Joe Karels and Mrs. Adelaide Kirchberg attended the meeting and 91st birthday of the Bellingham Legion Auxiliary in Bellingham on Monday evening Nov. 1,2010. Mrs. Jennifer Fatland and Andrew of Sioux Falls spent Oct. 30 weekend at the home of her mother Joan Strei and sister Jeanette Abramowski and sons. Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 2 visitors at the Mrs. Adelaide Kirchberg home were Sr. Myra Schmieg, her mother Myra Schmieg of Crookston and Mary Wersch of Winipeg, Canada. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Millerbernd spent Friday and Saturday Oct. 29 and 30 at the Derek Jones home in Andover and Sunday until Monday Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at the Steve Millerbernd home in St. Cloud. Mrs. Lyle Fischer and Joey of Sleepy Eye were Friday, Oct. 29 visitors at the home of her parents Lawrence Millerbernds. Jacen Allen was not present on Nov. 3, when his name was called at the Community Day drawing in Bellingham for $100, so next Wednesday the drawing will again be $100. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Millerbernd were Sunday, Oct. 31 afternoon visitors at the Tom Schwarz home in New Ulm. Mrs. Betty Comstock of Mankato spent Oct. 30 weekend at the home of her sister Kay Karels. Kay Karels, Mrs. Betty Comstock and Mrs. Keith Hoffman attended a baby shower in honor of Mrs. Matt Karels of Fargo at the First English Church in Ortonville on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010. Big Stone City News I By Gail Maxwell 839-2207 Delores Bengtson's granddaughter Sarah Bengtson came down from Madan, ND. She took Delores back home with her. Delores also visited her son Paul and his wife Diane of Washburn, ND. Delores was gone for a week from Thursday, Oct. 21 to Thursday, Oct. 28. Wednesday, Oct. 27 the day it was so windy, they had a terrible blizzard in Washburn. A brief visitor Sunday afternoon, Oct. 31 at the home of Arlin and Verna Angerhofer was Arlin's sister Carolyn Monson. Bob and Peggy Dunston went to St. Cloud the weekend of Oct. 29. Their granddaughter was in a play on Friday, Oct. 29 at the Pairmount Theater. They went to see the play called "Halloween Awakening". The play was put on by the Stroia Ballet Company in which their granddaughter Amanda danced in. After the play they went to Fujui's for dinner to celebrate. Their granddaughter had the lead in several parts in the play. Bob and Peggy returned home on Sunday. Vern and Judy Lund went to Chicago for three days with friends from the Cities. They went to Greek town for wonderful food, went to the Jelly Belly, jelly bean factory, shopping and sightseeing. They had a great time. The weather was gorgeous for this time of year in Chicago. Mel and Rowena Diers from Aberdeen stopped for a short visit with Vern and Gert Goldsmith on Monday, Nov. 1. Kris Krause of Minneapolis picked up Gert Goldsmith and Pat Delgehausen on Saturday, Oct. 30 and they went to visit Ryan and Brian Krause and Amanda Summer all of Milbank. On Sunday, Oct. 31 Kris, Ryan, Brian, and Dennis Kraus, Pat Delgehausen, and Kayla Tillma were luncheon guests of Vern and Gert Goldsmith. Trudy Taylor too was a caller later on in the afternoon. Suzann Harmening's girlfriend Patti Holtquist and Suzann got together on Wednesday, Oct. 27 for a fun day of shopping and they had lunch together. Darlene Bogenrief attended confirmation for Nicole Bogenrief in Chanhassen on Sunday, Oct. 31. They were served a delicious dinner afterwards. Roger and Marilyn Barnhardt went to Taylor Barndhardrs confirmation dinner on Sunday, Oct. 31 in Ortonville. In the afternoon they went to Milbank to attend Marilyn's sister Karen and Jim Loehrer's 50th wedding anniversary open house. They visited with a lot of people they hadn't seen in quite awhile. There was a good turnout and a nice day. Tuesday, Nov. 4 Val and Paula Rausch hosted an election night party to watch the results especially the House results for Val's election. On Saturday night, Oct. 30 Don Haukos had a fall party with about 25 people at his house. They also celebrated Steve Rabe's birthday. "Once again, :eful for the suppo00 I received during the campaign and Iook forward to continuing to serve you in the Minnesota Legislature.'" Representative Andrew Falk Stay Informed: To help you stay infbrmed about the issues going on at the Capitol and how they affect you, I write a weekly column and send out regular email updates. To have these updates sent directly to you, please send me an email at: and request to be put on my email list. Campaign Signs: Now that the campaign season has finally ended, it's time to collect the campaign signs. If you have a sign or know of signs still up, please call or email me. I will come pick them up right away. Please do not throw them away. Once again, thank you for your support. Sincerely, FALK - 320-444-5017 irepared and paid for by Andrew Falk for State Representative Committee - Murdock, MN 56271 KDIO Temps Hj Low Oct. 31 48 27 Nov. 1 55 37 Nov. 2 61 30 Nov. 3 55 43 Nov. 4 45 30 Nov. 5 50 25 Nov. 6 61 30 Thani'c You 72513 U.S. Hwy. 12, Ortonville, MN 56278. Starting Monday, Nov. 1 at Minnwest Bank for 4-6 weeks The staff apologizes and is NEW 8:00 AM to 5: 8:00 AM to 6:00 Saturday 9:00 hours on:ii: i!i! er notlc i00!i "i !i;ii!: , Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010 00INDEPENDENT Page 5