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Christmas - yes it's that Army will have our Tree" Project for the families in our corn- to help brighten their will be placed at seven Pamida, Minnwest Matador Supper Store in Ortonville. in Big Stone City and a State Bank in Clinton. tree will be a tag stating age, size and a description they would like for Please remove tag from purchase a gift for a Return the gift along to the location where you by Dec. 11. wrap the gift, but you wrapping paper, if you help some needy family Christmas. Please be returning gift to help the i finish the project. Wish to make a cash dona- send to Bud Knippen, 229 Ave., Ortonville, MN 56278 Larsen at Minnwest the Angel Tree Project, starts the day and continues and Saturday through at Bill's Super Valu Plus to 6 p.m. each day. SHOP 'TIL f rmy Angel Tree Project IN D E PEN DENT We do need bell ringers. Anyone wishing to volunteer for an hour or two may call Bud at 839-6222 or Janiece at 839-3579. If no answer please leave message. R All money donated is designated for Big Stone County to help our local needs. If you care to help and have fun "doing so please call Bud Knippen or Janiece Larsen, co-chairs. D producers, are you Level III certified? :Jan. 1, 1999, some meat will require pork pro- be certified at Level III Pork (PQA) to sell mar- that company. It is antici- :other companies and export be requiring similar cer- future. There are sev- pork produc- training. pork producers, the of Minnesota Extension the Minnesota River hold two workshops in Inn, Marshall, MN - Conferences begin December 2, 1998 - Holiday Inn, St. Cloud, MN - 9:00 a.m. Producers can also be certified by their veterinarian as part of their herd health program. For more information'on the PQA program, please contact Bob Padula, Extension Educator-Livestock at the University of Minnesota Extension Service, Chippewa County at (320)269-6521 OR 1-800-247-0412. LqP country school program set Dec. 4th Lac qui Parle County Museum is getting ready for another old fashioned country school program. The "kids" have been handed their "pieces" and the teacher is working on getting the rehearsals in along with the Thanksgiving Holiday and all else that is going on in town these days. The program will be presented Friday, Dec. 4th, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ethel Melum Addition of the Lac qui Parle Museum located on South Highway 75, adjacent to the J.F. Jacobson Park and the Lac qui Parle Co. Fairgrounds. The public is invited to this event to be reminded once again of all the excitement of the country school program at Christmas 50, 60 or 70 years ago. The Museum is wheelchair accessable, has a great public address system, new high-efficiency furnaces, ample parking space and even a hitching post for Santa's reindeer. Yes, Santa is coming so bring the kids (up to age 100). Lunch will be served! Open house set for Laurie Maas There will be an open house graduation celebration for Laurie Maas this Sunday, Nov. 29, 1998. This celebration is in honor of her graduation from the College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, with her Master the area for local pork producers to receive this training. Workshops will be held: November 20, 1998 - VFW in Madison, MN - 9:30 a.m. to noon November 25, 1998 - Courthouse in Montevideo, MN - 9:30 a.m. to noon The University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Pork Producers Association will also hold PQA ses- sions at the Minnesota Pork Conferences throughout the State. December 1, 1998 - Best Western Join Us For Ortonville's Christmas Kick-Off Nov. 2 8-29 REGISTER TO WIN" $1,000 Given away Sunday at 3:06 p.m. Cider and Cookies on Sunday, 1-4 p.m. a donation for the local Food Shelf I tclre and Liebe Drug will give you] ' one Hallmark card at HALF PRICE! ! to our Holiday Gift Sale Great prices on Appliances, Toys and Unique Gifts! "ebe Drug of Education Degree. The open house will be held at the Scott and Laurie Maas residence on 1010 Highland Highway from 2 until 4 p.m. Mrs. Maas has been employed Ortonville, MN Our Family Yours... thankful for our many and appreciate your and support as our in Ortonville grows. 839-3825 with Ortonville Public School as a Kindergarten Teacher and School Nurse since 1995. i ltal00y EYE.CARE THE CONROY FAMILY wishes you a happy Thanksgiving. Left to right are Lauren, Tract, Chris holding Britton and Ashton. Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone 320-839-2608 Christopher Conroy dST 123 NW Second Street i 1 II II "- -- " SHOP ORTONVILL[[ FOR CHRISTMAS LET SANTA GALS HELP YOU SHOP FOR THE. HOUDAYS -Watch for Them" on the Streets as They Pass Out Candy & Spread Chdslmas Cheer. Remove vehicles I for snow plowing With winter coming on and plenty of snow ahead, the Ortonville Police De.partment reminds Ortonvi!le resitlents that vehicles need to be moved off the streets when it snows to make room for roads to be plowed. Reminders will be broadcast on television at various times the night before roads will be plowed. WlC pickup for December Dec. 3 - Prairie V Conf. Room, Madison, 9-10 a.m. Dec. 7 - Countryside Community Room, Ortonville, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 17 - Appleton Municipal Nursing Home, Appleton, 9-10 a.m. Dec. 21 - Hi-Lo pts. Comm. Room, Graeeville, 9 to|0 a.m. The Country Nutrition Education Assistants will be available. KENNY AND TRACY KELLEN are the November farmers of the month. They operate a dairy cattle operation near Beardsley, where Kenny just recently took over for his father. See their feature story inside this section. INDEPENDENT WANT ADS BRING QUICK RESULTS! i I Saturday, Nov. 28 10:00 AM If you own your home, we can show you how to turn it into a J use of Gold with a Home CaSh Loan from CenBank The equity you have in your home makes it easy to obtain a loan from CenBank. You pay interest only on the amount of money you use, not the amount of your available loan. With a CenBank Home CaSh loan you decide how much, when and why you will use the money. You even decide when to repay the loan! A Home CaSh loan could be used for helping a child with college tuition, new appliances, a snowmobile, home improvements or even a vacation. Let the equity in your home make it possible to purchase items you didn't think you could afford. Stop in and see Tom or Deb today. Your Home CaSh loan is waiting for you at CenBank. FDIC "Because we care!" CenBank P.O. Box 306 113 NW 1st Street Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone 320-839-6123 1-800-335-8920 Fax 320-839-6127