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report Stanek WCROC MN 56267 gL DISTRICT PROGRAM rsity of Minnesota in the West Central ity programs. County are working with and citizen leaders to and to make the business as usual. In ersity of Minnesota changed to provide and specialized right within our challenge for the Was how to do this with Pain After Hip Replacement? model means that all have access to multiple In the past, most of ? information available in by educators that county. Now citizens can access information from educators throughout the region, and not limited to the county where they live. The extension staff in the district has embraced the changes. They are listening to citizens and policy makers as these changes are being implemented. One example of the creativity and enthusiasm for change is the imolementation of region-wide news columns like this one. Extension educators welcome the opportunity to increase their knowledge and to connect more closely with campus specialists for programming and research. The Univers!ty of Minnesota is committed to professional development for our staff, some of which might take them outside the region or even outside the state, Area citizens will benefit from the educators increased knowledge and information. County extension directors have new responsibilities for assessing county programming needs. They will be contacting county citizens to see if the current program deliverables are meeting new. emerging concerns. They are very aware that a rapid response is critical. Extension highly values having a local presence in each county. Each county extension offfice in the region serves as the local contact for the University's Extension programs. We also appreciate the tremendous contribution of county hired support staff in these county offices. They too are helping citizens in their counties benefit from multi-county Extension work. As an example, the county extension offfices are all working toward using one common mailing label program. To learn more about the regional staff, resources and programs, you are invited to the West Central District Extension Program Showcases. The show cases will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at the Montevideo Community Center from 5:45 to 8 PM. Pre-register at 1-800-247-0412 and on Thursday, Nov. 21 at the West Central School in Barrett from 5:45 to 8 PM. Preregister at 1-877-843-1846. Food for both will be provided by Pride of the Prairie, which features locally grown foods. Kay Stanek is the West Central Extension Director which includes Big Stone County. UMVRDC Nov. meeting The Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting Nov. 18, 2002 at the Appleton Civic Center. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Midlife Crisis Submitted by B.S. County Local Advisory Council on Children's and Adult Mental Health. Parapkrased from Behavioral Health Facts by Allina Hospitals and Clinics Managing Midlife Crisis Is That All There Is? You may feel you arc doing nothing at midlife. You went through the teens, got training, took a job, maybe got married, and maybe had children. Those years were all full, but at middle age you are in a stable job and home but bored. You now feel half your life is over and may wonder what you have done. You may think there is little time for more. Your body is growing old. Your high expectations may not have materialized. You may feel depressed and have a low self-image. Most people adjust to these changes without major problems by developing new hobbies, making new goals, changing jobs, going back to school, taking a vacation, and trying to develop spark in their job, home, Was your hip replaced with a Zimmer Centralign Hip Prosthesis? This implant was in use from 1992-98. There have been reports of premature loosening, failure and pain associ- ated with it. If you were implanted with one, you may be entitled to compensation. Visit our web site at rww. hiphr.c0m or call us toll-free at 1-866-HIPHURT (447- 4878) for a free consultation. Pritzker I Ruohonen & Associates, P.A. A Minneapolis, MN law firm dedicated to the dghtl of Injured people and marriage. You may need to get professional help if you try dare devil hobbies, are oromiscuous, waste money, find a mate younger, buy what you can't afford like a sports car, overindulge in alcohol, or use drugs. These don't work and only lead to more trouble; so get professional help. If you have any questions please call Family Social Services at 839- 2555. Special Vets Day supper set Nov. 16th Attention all Gertje Van Lith Auxiliary members. You are invited to attend the Veterans Day supper at Big Stone Legion Club Nov. 15. Social Hour 6 p.m. - dinner 7 p.m. If you are a paid up Auxiliary member, husband is paid up Legion member or if you pay your dues that night meal is free. Please call Legion Club 862-8310 if you are able to attend betbre Nov. 14th. Old Mill Twirlers The Old Mill Twirlers danced to the calling of Dean Ferguson last Wednesday. There were no squares in attendance with guests from Sisseton and Peever. Jim Jirak from Breckenridge will call on Wednesday, Nov. 13. On lunch committee are Delores Whitehead, Vern and Bev Foss. Upccming dances: Nov, 20 Hank Prasnicki. Old Mill Twirlers dance on Wednesday evenings at 8 p.m. in the High School lunchroom. Use the Northeast door. i to everyone who voted in the ' I Ortonville School Board election, l l Your support is much appreciated! J [ Ron ThomPson /I "' Paid adverti:'_:e:t i::r}:,, a6dsPai: candidate" ] t' tertainment 16th Annual BBQ Supper & Craft Auction etionoor 9orvieo: donatod bg [2buck Itown and John Bakor / // ',TUES., NOV. 12, 2002 BBQ Ribs Ist Dinner Reg. Price 2nd Dinner for $1.00 BRANDY WiTH COUPON ONLY Not redeemable with gift certificate or any other coJpon. mber 15 Friday Hove 01d Mill Light E & J WED,, NOV. 13, 2002 i Old 6 OZ. or 12M!1 Brand, L: BBQ Supper served from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. s s125 [B i r Auction beginning at 6:30 p.m. Clinton Memorial Building Supper Includes: ( ADULTS-S4.00 )  mcouPonomv = BBQ, chips, salad, STUDENTS- $3.00  ....... , bars, ge PRESCHOOL - $2.00 MOVIE !THURS., NOV. 14, 2002 RENTALS Steak Cubes Visit our NEWstart-up movie rental department, Ist Dinner Reg. Price VIDEO GAME & 2nd Dinner for $1,00 GAME BOX RENTALS WITH COUPON ONLY General Services Not redeemable with gift certificate or any other coupon 221 - 2nd St NW Ortonville. MN ........ J 320-1 J ',REEN PRINTING AND EMBROIDERY 11 N000ER 22 Will'S PHOTO6BAPHY WILL BE T.AdrJNG CHRISTMAS PICTUfES WITH PACKAGES SI/llNG AT 14...4:30 TI7:00 16...9:00 TILL 1:00 18j19j...4:30 TILL 7.'00 NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY FRE Pi@TURE WITH SANT DURING TIlE OF EACll PHOTO DAY LARGE, LARGE, LARGE SBLITION OF llLHBAS YOU CAN SEE AND TOUCH... T-SHIRTS. SWEA'PSHIRTS. DRESS SHIRTS. JACKETS. SCAJFS. MITrENS. TOWELS. BLANKETS. C.A, PS. SOCK. PILLOW CASES. LINENS. CAII-IAF'FI PRODUCTS. STOCKING CAPS. DENIM SHIRTS, TABLE CLOTHS. CHIIS'rMAS STOCKINGS AND SANTA CAPS DOOR PRIZES RACKS AND SPlg4IAIbS IN ORTONVILLE ON MAIN STREET STARllN(; FRIDAY. NOV. 15 (I='G) "Hwn/Potter 8 Chamber of Secrets" STARTING FRIDAY, NOV. 15 (G) "The Santa Clause 2" STARTING FRIDAY, NOV. lS (R) "xkas The Movie" ENDING THURSDAY, NOV. 14 Ullt HWY. 15 MILBANK, SO PH. 605432-4421 FIESTA ROOM Christmas partits Call Us Today! j 12, 2002 " .'n INDEPENDENT Page 15