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school news CALENDAR - American Education 11-16 Kindergarten for lunch; Girl Scouts ! Board mtg. 8 p.m .; P/T p.m. 11-17 - Pre-school GBB (A) Milbank it 5:00 p.m. -18 First Graders ; GBB practice 11-19: Second Graders • GBB practice 11-20 Third graders for lunch; 6th graders in a.m.; 4-H Special at 12:30 p.m. GBB Tournament at MENU Breakfast ed cold cereals, apple juice, milk. )atty, buttermilk milk. toast sticks, , apple jmce, milk. Lmon & sugar yogurt, grape juice, !gg & cheese omelette, tuice and milk. Lunch Monday--Meat loaf, boiled potatoes, green beans, banana pudding, bread, milk Tuesday--Pork roast, baked potatoes, diced carrots, lime fruit jello, bread. Wednesday--Scalloped potatoes with ham, mixed vegetables, apple crisp, bread. Thursday-- Turkey chunks in gravy, mashed potatoes, corn, cabbage-pine apple salad, bread, milk. Friday--Crispy chicken, tatar puffs, carrots, vanilla pudding, bread, milk. **PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES HAVE BEEN RE- SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, 11-16 FROM 3:30 - 7:30 p.m.--because of snow... Mrs. Sather's class is looking for a tape recorder and record player in good condition. If there are headphones to go with either machine, that too would be a big help. Please notify the school if you have one of these items to donate. Thank you. 6th GRADERS CHOOSE MOTTO The 6th graders are really on the ball this year--they've already chosen their class motto 'In Ourselves our future lies'. Their class colors are silver and lime green and flower is a lime-green tipped white rose. RSVP volunteers united contribute time to others One hundred thirty-seven RSVP Volunteers United - members have contributed t 6,431 hours of service to Big Stone County in 1998. Each RSVP volunteer contributed an aver- age of 13.33 hours of their time per month to help persons in their com- munity or a nearby community. RSVP Volunteers United - are adults with the desire to give of their time to make life better for others. RSVP Volunteers United - is a free service available to adults who are interested in being a part of the solu- tion to meeting their community needs through volunteerism. RSVP Volunteers United - mem- bers are matched with their local non- profit agencies, organizations and/or licensed health care facilities to make a positive impact in meeting commu- nity needs. RSVP Volunteers United - mem- bers share their time, interests and experiences to serve their communi- ties from: Beardsley, Clinton, Correll, Graceville, Odessa and Ortonville. Volunteers provide services to others through: Family Service, RIDES Program, OAHS/Northridge, Food Shelf, Environmental Office, Prairie V Nutrition for the Elderly, Historical Society, Grace Home, Gracevilte Senior Citizens, Beardsley Senior Citizens, Ortonville Public Schools, RSVP Volunteers United, LSS Senior Link, Habitat for Humanity, Upper Minnesota Valley AAA, Big Stone Wildlife Refuge, Holy Trinity Thrift Shop, Big Stone County Soil and Conservation, Ortonville Senior Center, Big Stone Lake Area Civic and Commerce, Big Stone Emergency Management/ Veterans Services, Big Stone County Sheriff's Department, Graceville Public Library and the Women's Advocacy Resource Center. Anyone interested in more details on RSVP .Volunteers United, may contact any of the agencies/facilities listed above or by contacting Karin Mack, Director at RSVP Volunteers United, 127 N.W. 2nd Street, Ortonville, MN 56278, (320) 839- 2111. There's a wide range of volun- teer needs in the RSVP area of Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Swirl and Yellow Medicine Counties - why not see what you can do for others? RSVP Volunteers United is spon- sored locally by the Big Stone County Family Service Center. INDEPENDENT WANT ADS BRING QUICK RESULTS! ] Big Stone City Gall Maxwell, Phone 839-2207 Lucille McFarland visited Lorraine Schnaser on Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Myron Schnaser and Dennis were supper guests at the Gladys Brehmer home Wednesday night. Jim and Erlyn Hagen of Coon Rapids were overnight guests in the Lula Hagen home Friday, Nov. 6th and Sunday, Nov. 8th. Saturday, Nov. 7th Lula traveled along with Jim and Erlyn to Aberdeen to the Dave Shultis home. Lula's grandson Chad Shultis had the lead role in a musical play Camelot as Sir Lanceltt at Northern State University. Chad is a fourth year vocal student. The play was very entertaining and enjoyed by all. Other guests for the performance were his grandparents Ran and Betty Schultis of Madison, SD. Bryan Sparby, who is in the Navy, came home on leave from Newport News, VA on Friday. He is home on 21 day leave from the USS Nimitz to visit his family. Suzann Harmening of Genoa, IL arrived Monday morning to spend the week with her parents Leo and Darlene Barnhardt. Carolyn Zahn of Ortonville, visited Leo and Darlene Barnhardt and Suzann Harmening Monday forenoon. Carolyn brought a carry-in noon lunch. Frank Benkofske and Dorothy Tillman were last Saturday evening visitor at the home of Elmer and Charlotte Athey and family. Delores Bengtson and her daughter Sharon Wieber of Milbank spent Saturday, Nov. 7th and Sunday, Nov. 8th at Coon Rapids. They attended a baptism for Austin Allen Bunes and Kaylee Jean Snyder, grandchildren of Pat and Dennis Bengtson. There was no school at Big Stone Friday the 13th because it was the end of the first quarter. The student got out of Big Stone School early on Thursday because Parent Teacher Conferences were held from 3 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Guests enjoyed a baby shower hosted by relatives for Laura Knodel of Hutchinson at the Bill and Deb Wiik home on Saturday afternoon. Laura thanks everyone for the lovely gifts. Arvin and Jennifer Mueller and Robert, Betty, Megan and Evelyn Zahnow were dinner guests at Bob and Juanita Carlson's on Sunday to help Laura Knodel celebrate her birthday which was Nov. 3rd. at's entertainment and COFFEE ............ 99 € lkUna Cream, Caramel Cream or &lmond Cream SERVING WEDNESDAY STARTING AT 2:30 P.M • Friday - Fish Special AM to 11:30 PM - Food Orders Taken Until 11:00 P.M. Theatre of Seasons Cafe 75 & 12 " ORTONVILLE, MN • (320) 839-2233 Open 7 Days a Week from 6:00 AM to 11:30 PM Book Sale lhmd fvtn,s. Palm" Baela YkkNm. ILl II,mm Veq Re(z, onat at the COUNTY PUBUC UBI WSD Nov. 16-21, 1998 9:00 AM to 80 PM; F/9:00 AM to 5,00 PM: Saturday 990 AM to 3:00 PM IES - ' Nov. 19 AVON BUSCH LIGHT SlOG LORD CALVERT OPEN HOUSE  [ TUES.,NOV. 17 1 20 games Merchandise prizes between games. DRAWING FOR TWO HALF HOGS. BLUE MOON DINER Hwy. 75 - Clinton Daily Blue Plate Specials Watch for other "SPECIAL" Menu Nights GREAT FOOD- GREAT FUN? Monday-Friday BREAKFAST SPECIALS Served 5:30 AM - 10:00 AM 1 Cake with 1 Link. 90€ 2 Eggs, Toast, 2 Links or 2 Strips of Bacon - $1.99 EVENING SPECIAL i I Hours: Mon.-Sat. 5:30 am - 8:00 pro; Sundays 8:00 am - 2:30 pm LUE OON DINER Owned & Operated by BeBe Gehring & Jim Davern 10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. • JOAN BLOCK 545 CLIFF STREET Ortonville, MN 13th Annual Specialty Designs Sale Saturday, Nov. 21 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Ortonville Senior Citizens Center Cross Stitch • Rosernaling Folk Art • Quilting Hardanger • Dolls Lefse • Wood, Ceramic & Porcelain: Painting GRANDMA'S ATTIC Co/lee, bars & cider NO KARAOKE SATURDAY, NOV. 21 (to be rescheduled) WATCH FOR UPCOMING DATES ONLY 3 WEEKS LEFT OF FRIDAY NIGHT ROLLERSKATING 7:00-9:00 p.m. Adm. Skate Rental LAKESIDE HARMONY CHORUS presents HOLIDAY GIFT GIVING Candles • Skin Care • Fragrances  Children's Gifts • Gift Sets • Bath & Body Products • Nutrition Products EVERYONE WELCOME! ;; Lakeside Apts. Community Room 301 Fu'st Street • Ortonville, MN (320) 839-3781 Columbian llotel "A Prairie Town .n Street • Ortonville, bin • Phone 320-839-3127 In our continuing mission to restore Columbian Hotel, we will be renovating the day and open to the public at 4:00 P.M. DAILY a full food and drink menu available for dining pleasure! Our facility will still be for noon lunch if you wish to make Q group reservation or to provide delivery food service to the Main area. Call us at for reservations delivery orders Companion" Variety Radio Show featuring Local Talent € SATURD,,00 , NOV. 21 BBQ RIBS I st Dinner Reg: Pdce 2nd Dinner for $ 1.00 WITH COUPON ONLY Not redeemable with gift certificate or any other coupon, [ THURS., NOV. 19 ] EVENING SPECIAL Steak Cubes Ist Dinner Reg. Price 2nd Dinner for $ 1,00 WITH COUPON ONLY Not redeemable with gift certificate or any other coupon FIESTA ROOM 7:30 PM at the Milbank High School Theatre • ONE SHOW ONLY " TICKETS $5.00 from any chorus member or at the door 17, 1998  INDEPENDENT Page 9