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old days in the Ortonville area FORMER INDEPENDENT EMPLOYEES are who you see in ] J taken sometime in the 1970s. At left is editor Steve Hayes t  is ad man, pressman Jim Olson. We think Hayes is in the E, SD area now and last we heard, Olson was located north f  Cities. lflO YEARS AGO t Dec. 1, 1992 nt. and .Jght, a le and c ) uxterior Elaine announce the complete interi- remodeling of Windahl, local public r. nt, has after inlt on main street in d n 0nza Environmental |embers of the Joint ) f,?, IN last week with the hata;tural Resources. Christmas lights -'ic tour will be held IIk Boots and Vicki ere winners of the S .drawing held Friday Way in Ortonville. AGO 23, 1977 new manag- Big Stone Wildlife Will be moving to Ortonville sometime this week. The US Highway 12 Bridge over the Whetstone river was opened to use last week after being closed for seven months. Minnesota farmers and wives filled the Hutchinson armor3' last Thursday, Nov. 17, to hear Colorado Farmers explain the American Agricultural movement's pro- posed strike. Dean VanHout, Roger Lindholm, Joel Hunt and Mark Swigerd were named to the All conference Little Sioux football team. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Neal Block of Ortonviile, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Gary Carlson of Ortonville and a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Russell Huizenga of Ortonville. 50 YEARS AGO Dec, 1t, 1952 About a thousand pople attended the second turkey drawing held Saturday in Ortonville. They had to be pre- sent at the drawing to win. Two elections will take place next week on the reorga- nization of school districts. Fourteen rural school districts will vote along with the Clinton School District about reorganizing into one district. On the same day voters in rural school district 33 will vote on dissolving their district and joining the Ortonville school district. Clarice Anderson and Murlyn Schnaser were united in marriage Dec. 6 at the First English Lutheran Church in Ortonville. Nola Rothi and YM3 Fred Lockwood were married Dec.6 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Ortonville. Betty Bell and S/Sgt. Robert Guse were married Nov. 30th at the home of the bride's parents. The followingbirths were recorded at the Ortonville hos- pital: a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Onken of Miibank and a girl to Mr. and Mrs. William Hubert of Odessa. 70 YEARS AGO Nov. 24, 1932 The highest degree in I.O.O.F. lodge work was con- DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Ortonville Indopendent ferred on a class of six candi- dates. There are three from Ortonville, Otto Jacobson, August Johnson and Lewis Olson and three from Clinton, Albert and Herman Haas and John Reimer. The Fargo passenger train will make its last run for the duration of winter out of Ortonvillc on Sat., Nov. 26. Court will convene here again on Dec. 6th. New jurors have been drawn. William Sorenson of Graceville is one of the two exhibitors of Belgian draft horses from the state at the International Livestock Exhibition that is being held in Chicago. THIS COLUMN SPONSORED BY - HEDGE & HERBERG TRUCKING P.O. BOX 98, BIG STONE CITY, 57216 PH. 862-8143 COLLEEN & GAYLE HEDGE, OWNERS ip i ......... :!00en news inglrs M.J. Kirchberg anMrs] Matt Drobny visited in Ghent on Thursday, dly n'y and Monica Catholic ,v members served lunch "-n_ thing at Northridge on Nov. 15 ..... . ]ve Mork. Mrsl Wavne b : and M. MJ: rcfg" y, Nov. 16 n New Ulm visiting at the Tom and Randy Kirchberg and Dean Goblirsch homes. Brenda Schuelke of Watertown and Alan Schuelke of Montevideo spent Nov. 16 weekend at the home of their parents Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schueike. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Kluxdai and family, Mike Kluxdal and Mrs. Myra Schmieg ere Sunda 3 afternoon and supper guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Stengel in rural Milbank. :P tk, ,'ag,J MINNEAPOLIS ?l Holidazzle o Parade . 'EE Shuttle from Eagan Hotels December 7, 14 or 21 when staying overnight 8est Westem Yanl Square Inn (800) 624-2888 Comfal Inn (651) 287-8800 Core Plaza (800) 324-2664 = Days Inn (800) 617-3262 Hampton Inn (651) 8- 3343 i Hilton  Inn (800) 500-4232 Holiday Inn Express Hotel (800) 681-5290  Guest Studios (651) 905-1778 i Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schuelke, Brenda and Alan visited with Brian Schuelke in Lennox, SD on Saturday, Nov. 16. Mrs. Larry Weiderhoft and family of Madelia spent Nov. 16 weekend at the Lawrence Millerbernd home. Monday evening, Nov. 11 visitors at the home of Mrs. Almira Karels were Mr. and Mrs. Tony Karels and Shaelea Rae of Clinton. ,. Adelman and family. ,// Mr. and Mrs. Shawn Pastika and / family of Rochester spent Nov. 16 weekend at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. John Adelman. Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Rademacher and Breanna of Aurora, SD were Sunday, Nov. 17 dinner and afternoon guests at the Kevin Rademacher home. Joan Karels of Plymouth spent Nov. 16 weekend at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Joe Karels. Mrs. Julie Henrich was a Sunday, Nov. 17 dinner and afternoon guest at the Tom Henrich home in Ortonville. Monday, Nov. 18 supper and evening guests at the Glen Abramowski home were Paul OAHS support group meetings q"he Diabetic Support Group will meet Tuesday, Dec 10, 2002 at 7 p.m. in the Ortonville Hospital Solarium. A 50 minute video "Good News from the Heart" will be shown. Group discussion will follow. The Parkinson's Support Group Nov. 17 dinner and afternoon will meet on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002 guests at the Jerry Adelman home were Keith Adelman and girls, Mr. at 2:30 p.m. in the Education Room at the Northsidc Medical Center, and Mrs. Mike Adelman and sons of lower level. Discussion will focus on Graceviile and Mr. and Mrs. Ken the importance of good oral hygiene in tgarkinson's Disease and caregiver tip/information. For questions, please call Jeanette Felton, RN, facilitator at (320) 839- 4103. Schumacher, Jim and Joe of Maple Grove and friend Tom Call and Tom Merotel Inn & Jites (888) 323-14o3 Schumacher of Champlin. IIAilllm'k41upoI! reeinn (651)r-o3s3 Mr. and Mrs. Willard Lee of f+ .... ,,j,,_.. 16. SpringHi, Suites (688}287-9400! Ellsworth, WI were Wednesday L' UlJMmm bm-m stjesuss (65)ge4-rso f-renoon Nv 19 viitors t the M 'ql:l-21Z4,lffdMI Joe :stre nome. --,t e,,,,,(,,,,, I! Weekend hunters at the home of V7 reoua,r v  steeo & ,':b" . ,o,7ar 1 Mrs. Joan Stre, were Paul . - - - , - - - Schumacher, Jim and Joe of Maple  Grove and friend Tom Call and Tim . 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. Snowmobile trail maps available for 2002-03 Snowmobilers wanting to begin planning winter adventures now have the 2002-03 South Dakota snowmo- bile trail rrraps to guide their way. The maps outline trails systems in both Eastern South Dakota and the Black Hills The South Dakota Snowmobile Trails Map is available in print or electronic versions. For a copy of the brochure, contact the South Dakota Division of Parks and Recreation by phone at (605) 773-3391 or by e-mail to parkin fo@ Maps and additional snowmobil- ing information can also be viewed online at On the website, users can find infor- mation on rules, regulations, tees, safety, weather and the trails systems. When trail systems open in December, conditions will be avail- able on the site, as well. State Trails Specialist Scott Carbonneau said the Black Hills snowmobile trails officially open Dec. 15, while trails in the eastern part of the state open Dec. I. He added that snow conditions will determine whether grooming operations begin on those dates. Information on travel and accom- modations for snowmobilers is avail- able through the S.D. Dept. of Tourism by visiting or by calling (8(X)) S DAKOTA. Bellingham/Louisburg By Margret Stueckrath Phone 568-2430 Spencer Jensen was not present when his name was called for $40 at the Nov. 20th Bellingham Community day Drawing. The Nov. 27th drawing will be for $60. Nov. 20th Turkey Drawing Winner: Joan Karels, Lloyd Hanson, Karen Schake, Maynard Rich, Orville Schake, Erwin Pederson. Vernon, Carol and Nancy Olson stayed at the Neal Olson home at Prior Lake Friday night Nov. 1st and left for Branson, MO early Saturday morning. They spent Saturday night at Springfield, MO and attended the birthday party for Harman Olson at the Glenda and Doug Hayes home at Willard, MO. Sunday evening they left for Branson, MO. Kevin and family joined them there till Tuesday night. Delores and Ralph Heligson from Wood Lake came and stayed from Tuesday till Friday. Vernon and Carol returned home Saturday night. Lucille Nelson, Doris Johnson, Delores Danielson and Annette Moen were Friday afternoon guests of Harriet Nygard. Guests of Dwight and Delaine Magedanz Friday evening at their home in Milbank were Lucille Nelson; Annette Moen of Appleton; Rob and Delores Danielson; Doris Johnson; Mary and Norman Anderson of Clinton; Charles and Donna Magedanz; Art and Edith Magedanz of Milbank; Don and Helen Heller and Stuart and Lucy Sime of Revillo. On Friday evening the 15th of Nov. Lyle and Karen Schake were visitors at the Earl and Margaret Schake home. On Saturday afternoon the 16th Deb and Jeff Flowers from Mankato, and Theresa Reinke from Ortonviile were visitors at the Earl and Margaret Schake home. Saturday evening Pete and Lorraine Crosby from Madison were visitors at the Earl and Margaret Schake home. On Sunday after church Lyle and Karen Schake; Orville and Martha Schake; Howard and Lou Jean Schake and Norman and Val Larson were coffee guests at the Earl and Margaret Schake home. Supper guests on Friday evening at the Wally and Lois Larson home were Robert Larson and Larry Capitola of Ham Lake,; Darrin Larson of St. Cloud; Brent and Michelle Larson of Alexandria; Ron Van Hoorn of Aberdeen; Gary and Dee Wollschlager; Michelle Redfield of Pipestone and Mike Woltschlager of Burnsville. Ron and Joleen Van Hoorn, Lucas and Chandler of Aberdeen, SD: Brent and Michelle Larson of Alexandria and Darrin Larson of St Cloud all spent the week-end at the home of their parents Wally and Lois Larson. The guys all deer hunted Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Betty Stensrud and Lois Larson enjoyed breakfast together on Sunday at DeToys restaurant and then attended the Polka Fcst worship service and dinner at St. John's Lutheran Church at Marietta. Thursday Ronnie Nelson played league pool in Madison. Saturday Mel Oman and Frank Bergerson visited Ron Nelson. Tuesday Ron Nelson visited friends in Appleton. Louisburg Charles and lhta Thomson visited Roy and Marlys Johnson Friday evening. Lawrence and Edith Thomson; Lois Thomson; Don and Ella Thomson; Charles and Ihla Thomson; Karl and Karen Thomson of Wolverton; Kari Thomson of St. Paul; Kc!se , Thomson of Montevideo wstea with Maynard and Ke}rine' Thomson at Wolvcrton tbr Maynard's birthday. Wednesday afternoon Lucille Nelson and Ihla Thomson visited with Marlys Kashmark and Russ and lone Schlueter at Appleton. Women vs. Osteoporosis Osteoporosis affects one out of every two women over the age of 50. Among its effects are weakened bones, a condition that can lead to broken hips, wrists, or even undetected vertebral fractures. Researchers are developing investigational drugs designed to fight this old foe. A clinical research trial of an investigational drug is now underway. The round trip bus pass can be used Ortonville RIDES bus through April on the 30th, 2003. IlIiI FDIC ORTONVILLE RIDES 1-500-276-9553 MONDAY - FRIDAY 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Minnwest Bank and Ortonville RIDES wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season! Brown Clinic/Odyssey Research Services Watertown, SD For more information call: 1-888-939-6565 or 884-4351 II I I II IIIIIIII ;h Or. 26, 2002 00INDEPENDENI Page 7