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THE MELODY KINGS from the Ortonville area provided music at he BES Octoberfest. DOING THE CHICKEN DANCE at the BES Octoberfest are these students.In front, you see Isaac Adeiman and Justin Radermacher. In back, left to right are Kayla Mielitz, Whitney Strei, Danielle Brehmer, Theresa Hoffman, and Kayln Gloege. Octoberfest big hit at BES and cheese completed the snack. Octoberfcst was held Oct. 23rd at Bellingham Elementary School, and was rated a big success. Fairy Tales The-Brothers Grimm collected German tblk tales and published them to preserve them for future genera- tions. In all, they collected 156 tales. Some of them are very well known, such as: Hansel and Gretel, Little Red 'Riding Hood, and Snow White. Many of these tales as we know them today, have changed from the original ver- a great .lob! Preppies through grade 2 guessed _several fairy tales from listening to their first lines and listened to Hansel and Gretel, told by Mrs. Strei. They also danced to some songs that went with the story. As a closing, they col- ored a picture that was a combination of various fairy tales. German Food Mrs. Pat Krakow showed where Germany is located on the globe. She then told about the Nutcrackecto the Preppies through second grade. "The sions, various German foods and customs Grades 3-6 pu.t on a puppet show were discussed. of . Everyone  served hot or cold were drawn out of a bag and the cider, along with katTee kuchen (col- selected students entertained us with fee cake), whipped topping and the tale of Cinderella. Other names shaved German chocolate (made by were drawn and those students pan- the 5th and 6th grade PFLS classes), tomimed other tales during the breaks in the puppet show. The students did BBQ or plain sausages, and crackers Thank You your support on Nov. 5th. Students and staff brought in a wonderful display of German articles for everyone to see. Live Music The "'bonus" of the afternoon was a live band, "The Melody Kings" from Ortonville area. Their band con- sists of four gentlemen and two women. They played and the children danced! q\\;vo favorite they played were "'The Chicken Dance"and "The Hokey Pokey". A special thank you to Mr. Krogsrud lbr all the work of lin- ing up a band. the community mere- did! Big Stone Count 3" Enviromnental Services 20 Second St. SE " Ortonxille, MN 56278 Counl 3 Couhouse 8:00 a.m - 4:30 p,m. Monday-Fri&ay Bring in one or more mercury thermometers aad receive a FREE Geratherm digital or shakedown oral thermometer. i RG Aledical Diagnostics the Afinnesota pollution Control Agency and Big Stone Coura), Em'ironmentat Serwces are msoring this exchange in an ffbrt to remove mercut3" rom homes and the environment 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. ORTONVILLE RIDES 1-500-276-9553 MONDAY - FRIDAY 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Member FDIC Minnwest Bank and Ortonville RIDES wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season! ENJOYING A DANCE at the BES Octoberfest are Michaela Radermacher and her grandfather, Gerard. Big Stone County Historical Society A new sign has been added to the Museum grounds identifying those places in Big Stone County on the National Register of Historic Sites. Buildings that are on this list are eligible for a plaque to be added to the building at a small nominal cost (depending on how many we order). There is a two block area in downtown Ortonville on the list (they were identified in previous Independents). Each individual building could be marked. This will add interest to our tourists (and local residents) and give a sense of pride to the community. Call the Museum at 839-3359 for more information. This last summer, the Big Stone Co! Museum took on a Area news digest SISSETON, SD-The nursing program at Community College in Agency Village, SD is reorganization. Plans are to provide a one-yeaff program practical nursing and another in certification nursing requires approximately 80 hours of course work. The program - a two-year program leading to an associate's i nursing - is on probation, mainly because too few of itsi have passed national licensing exams. The South Dakota Nursing, which placed the associates program on to decide in November whether it can continue. MADISON-Barbara Monroe, a Professor of Nursing at School at the UniversiW of Arizona, Tucson, was one of professors who were fatally shot by a disgruntled male who allegedly could not pass the requirements of study. tragic shooting of three instructors, he also killed Monroe's paternal home was at Madison where her Ruth Storry, still lives. The shooting happened at the Arizona School of Nursing Monday, Oct. 28. DAWSON-After three surgeries on his arm and McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, SD, and the good given him at Johnson Memorial Hospital earlier, back at home and calls himself a "miracle!" Nelson picked up by a grain auger while unloading corn at the brother, Ken Nelson, near Canby. With the :hine tightly to the auger, it pulled him off the ladder on which standing and held him pretty much in midair in a for at least 20 minutes before help arrived. stopped, but Nelson was unable to free himself. 1974 by walking through the cemeteries in Big Stone County. We are in need of a contact person for the following cemeteries: Akron (or Ebed-Nezar), Artichoke Baptist, Beardsley, Midway, and Elim. Several letters have gone out to those who were listed in the past and we hope to be able to soon have all these records on a computer. Many requests for genealogy come into the museum each week and we need some way to keep these records current. If you know of anyone we could contact on the cemeteries listed, please give the Museum, a call (839- 3359) or contact Ann Lundberg at (839-2429). cDO your part to help " lean up Big Stone Lake!j/ Q REPAIR Antique Mantle 400 Day AnnivercJY Striking Chiming CRAIG ORTONVILLE, MN 320-839-2357 Clockmaker - Call After 6 THANR YOU I would like to thank all the voters of District casting their votes last Tuesday and showing their I will serve for the people and will take any are brought to my attention and address Again, thank you. Wade Jlhhis o,.,-a behalf, R #1, Box 18A, Here's Something To Make You Smile! 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