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Laurie went back to the Cities Thursday after the funeral. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Buescher of Bloomington and Daniel Buescher and son David of Richmond were weekend guests of Gail Johnson. High bridge players of the Friday afternoon bridge party at the Ortonville Senior Cent& were Frank Zeek and LuVerne Swezey. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. TEN POINTER was shot Saturday by Matthew Block of (Photo by Bud's Bait) ,e news Phone 839-2207 moved Saturday to will be by his children. previously many years in Extension group met at home on Wednesday Seven members were the agenda for the year. A delicious Served. !Phyllis Schluter and Rose to the Veterans Day kt the VFW Club on They enjoyed a meal and friendly and Kelly Monson and of Stanchfield visited last weekend. brother Marvin Margie Monson last who was 94 years Wednesday, at the Samaritan Center. She resident of the area. in Odessa township in ate was a member of the Church in Ortonville there to the late Frank She was a nursing of the Good Samaritan for about one year. as held Saturday at 2:30 Lutheran Church of Louise and Audrey Jim Gillman and Mrs. a noon luncheon at Audrey Koch was a luncheon guest of Gladys Meister at Milbank. Vidella Roschen and family took Lillian Ninneman out for dinner Sunday, Nov. 8th in Milbank, SD. After dinner in the afternoon Jennifer Parks of the Twin Cities and Dale and Ann Fremo of Boyd, joined them at Lillian Ninneman's apartment. Brian Mathison of Moorhead; Curtis Mathison of Chippewa Falls, WI; John Mathison of Stout, WI; and Erik Mathison of Brooklyn Park, spent the weekend of Nov. 6th at the home of Orlend and Irene Mathison and had a successful deer hunt. Linda Schank of Milbank, SD was a Wednesday, Nov. 4th evening visitor at the Roman Karels home. DeAnn Miller of Mankato visited gladys Brehmer last weekend. Last Sunday dinner guests of Gladys Brehmer were DeRon and Sylvia Brehmer and boys, Dean Brehmer and boys and DeAnn Miller. The week of Nov. 9th visitors of Gladys Brehmer were Lillian Ninneman, Irene Friedrich, Rose Wittnebel and Jordon Brehmer. Sylvia Pinkert was a Monday night supper gtmst of Gladys Brcimaer. Supper guests at the Glacts Brehmer home Wednesday evetiing were Mr. and Mrs. Myron St:hnaser and Dennis. Rose Van Stralen, Joel Sorbel and Joel's mother Clarissa Gruneich went out for lunch on Monday. Carol Snyder and Laurie Schneider came Wednesday for Kathy Gilsdorf's aunt's funeral on Thursday. They stayed with Kathy Gilsdorf. Carol and Court report (Week of Nov. 9, 1998) BIG STONE CO. SHERIFF Julie Marie Ceroll, Lidgerwood, ND, Speeding 67155, Driving After Suspension, Fined $140, Surcharge $33.50, Court Cost $30. Scott Clifford Krogsrud, Bellingham, Speeding 65/40, Fined $65, Surcharge $21.50, Court Costs $15. Derek James Maher, Clinton, Consumption/Driver/2nd, Fined $500, Stayed $290, Surcharge $31.50, Court Costs $10, Jail/Prison: Stayed 30 days for 1 yrs. MN HIGHWAY PATROL Donald Wayne Kohl, Clinton, Seatbelt Violation, Fined $25, Surcharge $14.75, Court Costs $10. Darin Clinton Neale Fahlsing, Brooklyn Center, Speeding 72/55, Fined $55, Surcharge $20, Court Costs $15. Scott David Hanson, Tolna, ND, Speeding 72/55, Fined $55, Surcharge $20, Court Costs $15. Richard Lee Lundberg, Ortonville, Seatbelt Violation, Fined $25, Surcharge $14.75, Court Costs $10. Kathloen Jean Dusing, Browns Valley, Speeding 65155, Fined $35, Surcharge $17, Court Costs $15. Jennifer Marie Eastman, Chokio, Speeding 65/55, Fined $35, Surcharge $17, Court Costs $15. Kenneth Darrell Miller, Barstow, CA, Speeding 65155, Fined $35, Surcharge $17, Court Costs $15. Natasha Lauriel Nuytten, Sioux Falls, SD, Speeding 71/55, Fined $55, Surcharge $20, Court Costs $15. Duane Joel Sperr, Donnelly, Speeding 65/55, Fined $35, Surcharge $17, Court Costs $15. Amy Jean VanLith, Big Stone City, SD, Speeding 72155, Fined $55, Surcharge $20, Court Costs $15. ORTONVILLE POLICE DEPT. Heidi Marie Wittnebel, Beilingham, Speeding 51/30, Fined $65, Surcharge $21.50, Court Costs $15. BIG STONE CO. SHERIFF Franz Arthur Lubenow, Beardsley, Speeding 65/55, Fined $35, Surcharge $17, Court Costs $15. Corey Wayne Stotesbery, Long Prairie, Driving Left of Center, Fined $45, Surcharge $18.50, Court Costs $15. DNR Michael Scott Bendiet, Prior Lake, Unsigned Federal Stamp, Fined $15, Surcharge $24, Court Costs $15. Robert Neff Lewis, Edina, Unsigned Federal Stamp, Fined $15, Surcharge $24, Court Costs $15. ORTONVILLE POLICE DEPT. Thomas Dale Myers, Jr., Ortonville, Misd Theft, Fined $500, Stayed $290, Surcharge $62, Court Costs $10, Jaii/Prisori: Stayed 30 days for 1 yrs. 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One of the rarest of North American birds, the whooping crane's recovery has been slow but steady. Stukel said that the whooping cranes are a victim of wetland drainage and destruction. "Only 16 whoopers remained 50 years ago. Legal protec- tion and public cooperation have helped this impressive species recover Happy 21st Don Kohl - Owner [ Love, 1/4 Mile South of Junction 12 & 75 I and --title Dylan, Tanner MN PHONE (320) 839-2073 from near extinction." Whoopers are all white with black wingtips, visible only in flight. They fly with neck and long legs extended. "White pelicans are also white with black wingtips," Stukel noted. "A pel- ican's short legs don't extend beyond the tail in flight, a feature sometimes difficlalt to see. Pelicans often migrate in flocks of 20 or more. "Snow geese are also white with black wingtips, but they are smaller than whoopers, and their short legs don't extend beyond their tail during flights. Snow geese usually travel in large flocks. "Whooping cranes migrate during the day, usually in small groups of 3- 7 birds, unlike the large flocks of gray sandhiil cranes that also travel through South Dakota. But unless you're an experienced bird watcher, identifying birds in flight is difficult," Stukel said. Whooping cranes are most likely to be seen in central South Dakota on shallow wetlands associated with cropland or pasture. Stukel said that a day's flight may end in midafternoon or later, when whoopers feed and rest before roosting for the night. "Reliable sightings help state and fed- eral agencies protect this endangered species from potentially hazardous situations." To provide sighting details or to obtain further information, contact the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, 605-773-3381, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 605- 224-8693, or the South Dakota Birding Hotline, 605-773-6460. Brown's Valley native volunteer of month Children's Care Hospital and School in Sioux Falls announces that Browns Valley native Christy Yost has been named the October Volunteer of the Month. A former student at Children's Care, Christy Volunt- eers for the accounting and development departments. She .-- is employed by Goodwill Industries of Sioux Falls. Christy is the daughter of Kathy and (hell Yost. Children's Care Hospital & School, open since 1952, serves over 1300 children each year with disabilities and rehabilitation needs in South Dakota and surrounding states. Your Family Eye Care Headquarters General Exams .Contact Lenses Low Vision Vision Therapy Pediatrics Diagnosis and Treatment of Occular Disease EYE.CARE Dr. Christopher I. Conroy OPTOMETRIST Dr. Christopher J. Conroy OPTOMETRIST 123 NW 2nd Street - Center Mall Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone 320-839-2608 i Letters to the editor Dear Editor, Every year, the American Cancer Society and the American Lung Association of Minnesota cosponsor MN D-Day ("Don't Smoke Day")/the Great American Smokeout and this year's date is Thursday, November 19. A lot of media attention has recently focused on tobacco---maybe what hasn't been said is the bottom line. The bottom line is if you quit smoking, you will greatly reduce your risk of lung cancer, heart disease, emphysema and a long list of other smoking-related illnesses. i If kids do not start to smoke, we would eliminate the single bigge;st cause of premature death in the country. I urge those who smoke to try to quit on D-Day and parents to talk with your children about the hartaful effects of tobacco in an effort to keep them from ever starting to use tobacco products. Sincerely, Dorothy Gmiterko, Communications Chairperson Big Stone County Unit of the American Cancer Society OPEN HOUSE K. Vernon and Ruth Loeschke will be honored at an open house [ celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 29, 1998. [ The open house will be held at the Central United Methodist Church in [ Milbank from 2 to 4 p.m. The couple s children will be hosting the I vent. The couple were married in Bellingham, MN on Nov. 28, 1958./ All friends and relatives are invited to attend. .,,J Your presence is your gift. if" RATES AS LOW AS 8,25% APR* Choosing the right loan could be the easiest decision you'll make all day. Yours is not a one-size-fits-all life. That's why Marquette Banks offers a vanety of loans. Everything from home equity loans and lines of credit to installment loans, each with unique advantages. Need to make home improvements? Buy a new car? Maybe you just want to organize your debts. What you do is up to you. 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