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old days in the Ortonville area t  ABOUT 20 YEARS AGO when this photo was taken. At Roger Lundberg, and at left is his son Richard. In center The three made up a crew of Lundberg Construction - r city for 72 years. 10 YEARS AGO Nov. 17, 1992 underway for softening water plant in Ortonville, automatically filter the water so resi- no longer need in their homes. was honored of the Big Stone and Bruce were featured as Farmers of the is a bird aviary fund Northridge in 25 YEARS AGO No,,: 9, 1977 The t975 Grand National champion of the owner con- structed class of automobiles was in town late this summer. Owner Jerry Dittrich of Long Mont, CO stopped to visit his .navy buddy. Bill Dorry. This issue had an article on Kent Bolsta being a score keeper of the U of M grid statistics. Boyd Anderson has sqld Boyd&apos;s Bed 3 Shop to Kevin Raaf of Orton ille. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Schultz of Milbank are the parents of a son born at the Ortonville Hospital. 50 YEARS AGO Nov. 27, 1952 Open house will be held Monday, Dec. 1st, at the new grade school building in Big Stone City. The tenth annual Stegner show will be held this week- end Glenn Thoreen, proprietor of the Federated Store has added a home furnishing department in the balcony. This issue contained a pic- ture of Dick Cook, who is walking in the 48 states, by the welcome to Minnesota sign by the power plant. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Martin Haanen of Ortonville and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Gerhardt Nitz of Ortonville. ONE price lot ALL eligible prescriptions Kirchberg Fran Karels, Mr and Joe Karels and Karels attended the banquet and program at -utheran Church in evening, Nov. 3, Mrs. Ehon Mogard, :ey and Brendan of afternoon, Nov. Dennis Rademacher FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE :3. Rademacher, Mrs. Betty Nelson, Mrs. Mrs. Randy Stukey that attended the Chorus Concert Abbey on Sunday :hberg and Dave New UIm were ring, Oct. 31 till guests at the M.J. and were among lis area. Mrs. Marlys Clemente, CA was a r 3 forenoon visitor, Mr. Mork were Sunday Mrs. Lawrence Mr. and Mrs. Lester Millerbernd attended Strei at St. Mary's on Wednesday, Jack Abrahamson of Were Nov. 2 weekend home of Mr. and Mrs. Nov. 3 dinner and at the Jerry Adelman and Mrs. Mike Sons of Graceville, Mrs. and family of rural of New UIm of Brookings, Five may be made by Center. When meal call the Senior Prior to eating at 839- Nov. 12 Boiled Salad, Rice Nov. 13 g, Mashed Y, Peas 'N Carrots, nner Roll Nov. 14 Seasoned Mashed Cabbage, Sherbet, Nov. 15 CHOICE", Soup, Fruit Nov. 18 Potato/Sr Crrn, Pudding, WW Nov. 19 on, Rice Blend, Whole Wheat ;Nov. 12, 2002 DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Ortonville Independent 70 YEARS AGO Nov. 10, 1932 Federated Women's clubs held their annual meeting here Friday. Mrs. Herman Pansch of Odessa, county president, led the meeting. High School singers will present an operetta on Nov. 17th. Members of the cast include, Doris Blackmun, Ellis Weigel, Jack Kelly, Loretta lnderieden, Jane Kollitz, Raymond Hausauer, Myrtle Robbins, Walter Anderson, Vivian Sennott, Phyllis Wiley, Burton Mittelstadt, and Norman Klemp. Evelyn Powell will be the accompa- nist. "County Goes Democratic" was the headline in this issue. Eastvold, Hudson, Larkin, Hanratty, Berdan and Lestina turn up victors in the local election. The public schools and offices will be closed all day Friday for Armistice Day and the private business places will close at 11 o'clock for the remainder of the day. ., r f This column sponsored in part by Nelson Electric Brent Nelson Commercial & Residential Wiring - Licensed & Bonded in MN & SD Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-2631 J SD were weekend guests at the Kevin Rademacher home. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Karels attended the funeral of Tom Strei at St. Mary's Church in Alexandria on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002 and attended the pre-school program of their grandson Anthony Rodas. Mrs. Roger Karels attended the Milltmc Balbcr,,hp Chru Concert {at Blue Cloud Abby on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2002. Mrs. Bernard Pillatzke returne-" home from the Ortonville Hospital 6h Saturday, No,,,. 2 Their daughter Mrs. Dennis Moser of Rapid City is spending a week helping at their home. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Pavelko and family of Worthington were weekend visitors. Mrs. Buzz Comstock and girls of Mankato were Nov. 2 weekend visitors at the home of her sister Kay Karels. Additional Saturday afternoon visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Steven Fedt and family of Milbank. Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Schuelke of Ortonville and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schuelke were among relatives that attended the funeral of Tom Strei at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alexandria on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schuelke visited with Joan Ro'nglien at her apartment in Ortonville on Thursday forenoon, Oct. 31. Mrs. Julie Henrich and Mrs. Rose Schuelke of Madison attended the Remembrance Banquet and program at St. John's Lutheran Church on Sunday evening. Nov. 3. Mrs. Jim Okeson of Wood Lake was a Sunday till Monday, Nov. 4 guest at the home of her sister Mrs. Greg Strei and also visited with her parents Matt Drobnys. We use Bausch & Lomb 217 laser The Irmst precise excimer laser ever approved by the FDA 93% see 20/20 or better!! Dr. Kadambi, Board certified opthalmologist h= p,aoed o.r 19,0U0 procedures.  2090-360 Main Street Winnipeg, MB IitkJ'#l Canada R3C 3Z3 clinic, wlnnlDeg Limited Time Only [LASIK 1-866-808-EYES (3937) 00Big Stone II Gall" Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 American Legion Auxiliary will have a potluck supper at 6 p.m. on Nov. 12th at the Legion Club. It will be the Auxiliary's 83rd birthday. Please Auxiliary ladies come and help them celebrate their birthday. A business meeting will follow the supper. Bill and Connie Voel were week- end guests at Dawn and Larry Morton's at Waconia. They attended the Baptism service on Sunday, Nov. 10th for Whitney Connie Morton. Sunday, Nov. 3rd Delores Bengtson went to Verlyn Hansen's home in Milbank where he held a birthday party for his grandson Ramsey Tanner Weiver's third birthday. They had a potluck dinner. Sharon Weiber, Lisa Gabriel and Shelila Opus and their families, Jeremy and Tonya Weiber, Bonnie Swezey, and Brandy Hansen all were in attendance. Greg and Leanne Barnett and Tommy of Sioux Falls and Julia Angerhofer of Brookings spent the week-end of Nov. 1st at the home of Arlin and Verna Angerhofer. Mr and Mrs. Rory Knutson's daughter Jessica, who is in kindergarten and is five years old, won the Ortonville Holiday Station halloween coloring contest. Harry Loeschke picked up his wife Lily Loeschke from the Milbank nursing home on Thursday, Nov. 7th and brought her home. They opened Christmas gifts which their son Kenneth and wife Leanne had given them. On Thursday, Nov. 7th parent-. teacher conferences were held at Big Stone School. The Big Stone students didn't have class Friday, Nov. 8th because of the end of the quarter. Seventh and eighth grade band students from Big Stone School were invited to take part in the Middle School band festival at the Milbank High School. Rehearsal began at 1:30 Thursday afternoon, Nov. 7th with Mr. Mortimer and Dr. Manhart. The students performed a concert for the public at 7:30 that evening. Paul and Liane Rausch traveled to Augustana College in Sioux Falls on Friday, Nov. 8th to attend the Fall band concert in which their daughter Maria participated. Wade Van Dover and his dad Kenny went goose hunting after they closed up Kenny's cabin on Saturday, Nov. 2nd. Betty Binsfeld was a supper guest of Wade and Cindy Van Dover and family on Thursday, Nov. 7th. Friday, Nov. 8th Mrs. Melvin I I I Looking for Lightning Fast lnternet ' CALL NATE'S NET WIRELESS INTERNET... where your uploads are as fast as downloads. NO PHONE LINES TO SLOW YOU DOWN! You can be on line all the time and never get bumped off! No need for that second phone line fdr the Internet, because it's wireless! oo :9 To ate s Net I(_' "four Intemet provider- email: lori@yte, 0-- Jl['rl[, I < ._ INDEPENDENT Loeschke came to visit Harry I,oeschke in the afternoon. Jerry Jorgenson came Saturday forenoon, Nov. 9th to visit Harry l,oeschke. Bellingham/Louisburg By Margret Stueckrath ,, Phone 568-2430 Ludvi Ronglien was present when his name was called for $100 at the Nov. 6 Bc]lingham Community Day Drawing. Nov. 13 the drawing will be Lucille Nelson, Linda Vant Hull.-- Lynettc Nelson and Judy Rcdcpenning were Saturday evening visitors of Eleanor Anderson in Minneapolis Mr. and Mrs. Nell Trygcstad and Georgia of New Prague were week for $20. Oct. 8th Cheryl Varner and Burdein Nenow were visftors at Earl and Margaret Schakes in Bellingham. Oct. 12th Wes and Carol Washek from Henning, were visitors for the day at Earl and Margaret Schakes. Carol is Earl's daughter. Oct. 12lh Earl Schakes grandsons Darrick Allen. St. Paul, and Dustin Burstein, Rosemont, visited at the Earl Schake home and did some hunting while in the area. Oct. 19th Don and Arvene Van Hour from Big Stone City treated Earl and Margaret Schake to supper for their l lth wedding anniversary. Sunday, Oct. 20th Mark and Becky Krocke, Sioux Falls, SD spent the day with Earl and Margaret Schake and treated them to dinner at DeToy's. Becky is Margaret's daughter. Nell Trygestad and Georgia of New Prague were guests of grandparents Charles and Fran Trygestad Oct. 25-27. Amy was on a business trip. .Lyle and Karen Schake wele Wednesday evening visitors at the Wally and Lois Larson home. Joleen Van Hoorn, Lucas and Chandler of Aberdeen, SD came on Thursday afternoon to the home of her parents, Wally and Lois Larson. Thursday evening Joleen took the boys trick or treating and Friday morning Joleen returned to Aberdeen. Lucas and Chandler spent a IEw days with Grandpa and Grandma. Friday evening they enjoyed the Halloween party up at the school. Joleen came Tuesday morning and she and the boys returned to Aberdeen on Thursday evening. Lucille Nelson and Lynette Nelson spent the weekend at the home of Linda Vant Hull in St. Louis Park. Ill I I end guests of his parents Charles and Fran Trygestad. Dinner and supper guests during the weekend were Mr. and Mrs. Warren Trygestad, Blake, Grant and Annika and grandparent Preston Mork. Hunters were guests between goose hunting, visiting with house guest, Nell and Amy Trygestad. Thursday, Oct. 31st Theresa Reinke from Ortonville was a caller at the Earl and Margaret Schake home. Earl and Margaret Schake were Nov. 4th evening visitors of Lee and Lorraine Crosby at Madison. Brent and Michelle Larson of Alexandria were Saturday supper and early evening guests at the home of his parents Wally and Lois Larson. Thursday Ronnie Nelson visited relatives in Madison and played pool. Mcl Oman, Madison was a Monday morning visitor at Ronnie Nelsons. Saturday, Nov. 2nd visitors and dinner guests at the Duane and Margret Stueckrath home were Kim and Joyce Karges, Amber and Nicholas of Willmar. Margret Stueckrath visited at the Earl and Margaret Schake home Tuesday evening. Sunday Nov. 10th Martin and Wilma Amundsen of Florida arrived at the home of their cousin, Charles and Fran Trygestad. They will visit their family members especially Aunts and Uncles; Preston Mork, Leonard Mork, Woody and Carol Mangel and several cousins. Alan and Ruth Hansen, Byron and Elvera Marquart, Appleton and Robert and Janice Hansen of Hazel Run were Sunday, Nov. 3 afternoon and supper guests at the Alice Hansen Hilltop Apartment, Madison. They helped her celebrate an early 94th birthday. Her birthday was Nov. 6th. Aaron Peterson District 20A THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT ON ELECTION DAY! i look forward to serving you in the Minnesota Legislature. Please contact me at 320-226001737. 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