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CONCERT CHOIR, pictured above, will be among the groups presenting a "Winter Festival of Song" Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the OHS The program is again presented as a "gift" to the pubhc, with no admission charge. 8S R. Folk tWiler Funeral Home the death of Gerald R. of rural Corona, SD. Folk died of cancer on 1999, at St. Bernard's SD. ss of Christian Burial was Nov. 24 in the St. Catholic Church in Rev. Denis Quinkert, O.S.B. and burial was in the St. were Tom Porozinski, Bernie Kemp, Mike Folk, Doug Folk, Joel Ryan Folk. by: Sandy Tucholke, Zehringer, vocalist, St Choir. Richard Folk was born 1938, at Milbank, SD; the and Louise (Croymans) attended rural school in Township and Milbank united in marriage on June at Milbank with Marianne farmed in the Corona- area for many years. He the Milbank Army National Gerald was awarded the Farmer. united in marriage Sept. 2, Janis Cirks. lso sold Pioneer Seed and was a member of the St. Lawrence Catholic Church of Milbank. He served on the St. Lawrence School board. He was a member of the DHIA; member of the American Legion; a director of the Big Stone Co-op and State Line Farmers Co-op• Gerald R. Folk is survived by his wife, Janis of rural Corona; three daughters and sons in law: Lana and Daryl Foss of Ft. Bliss, TX; Gina and Tom Porozinski of Park Rapids, and Anita and Eric Anderson of Milbank, SD. Two sons and daughters in law: Anthony and Kim Folk of rural Corona, SD and Wayne and Bonae Folk of Canton, SD. His mother: Mrs. Louise Folk of Milbank. Five step daughters and step sons in law; Wanda and Mark Kraemer of Monticello, Kristen and Tim Poehler of Ada, Terri and Mike Holtquist of Big Stone City, SD, Shannon Hofstad of Ortonville, Melissa and James Ireland of Clarksville, TN. 15 grandchildren and eight step grandchildren. Four brothers and sisters in law: Roger and Sharon Folk of Coon Rapids, Gordon and Elaine Folk of Rogers, Howard and Cheryl Folk of Blaine, and Brian and Debra Folk of Milbank, SD. Two sisters and one brother in law: Carol and Clem Benkofske of Minneapolis, and Beverly Duetsch of Hopkins. The Mundwiler Funeral Home of Milbank was in charge of the arrangements. Lorie Line Bus leaves at 6 p.m. "Be There With Bells On" is the theme for Lorie Line's Christmas Show in Watertown, SD this Wed. Dec. 1st. Members of the audience are encouraged to bring bells with them to the concert. The Prime Timers Motorcoaches will leave the Third Street Parking Lot (above Liebe Drug and Jo-Lee Jewelry) at 6 p.m. on Wed. There will be no supper stop but you are welcome to bring a sack lunch aboard if you do not have time to eat prior to departure. Refreshments will be served on the motorcoaches on the return trip home. If you have any questions, call Judy Drewicke at Minnwest Bank 839-2568. CLASSIFIED ADS BRING QUICK RESULTS Extension report John Cunningham, County Extension Director 839-2518 or 1-800-279-2518 HARVESTING TOURISM ON THE FARM Developing tourism through agriculture is the topic of an upcoming conference. An agricultural tourism conference will be held on Dec. 3rd at the Country Inn in Benson. The workshop will begin at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will feature a panel of producers, including Dennis Dragt of Ortonville and Jim Wulf of Morris, discussing their current operations and opportunities for agri-tourism in the region. Other topics will include legal liability concerns and marketing of the agri-tourism business. Participants are encouraged to share ideas as well as samples of products and services they have to offer visitors to their farms. Farm producers,community leaders, and interested individuals are invited to attend. For further information, contact the Granite Falls Chamber of Commerce (320-564- 4039) or your county Extension office. The conference is being sponsored by the Prairie-Waters Tourism Coalition; the University of Minnesota Extension Service; the Minnesota Office of Tourism; the Granite Falls and Montevideo Chambers of Commerce; as well as several community business partners. n Wilson W. Wilson, daughier Of and Emma (Fairchild) was born Sept. 29, 1903 In her early years she Was united in marriage to Wilson on Sept. 29, 1928 at They moved to Mora after and lived until 1970 Clinton• the death of Theodore in moved back to Mora and Mora area since• -She of being a wife, mother She was a lifetime and taught Sunday school She was also a 4-H member of the Eastern Star Circle at her church. died Friday, Nov. 26, at Adult Boarding Home of he age of 96. She was death by: her parents, Theodore and brothers and sisters. ......... Helen is survived by daughters, Thea Huseby and husband, David of Silver Bay, Bette Nord and husband, Naylor of Duluth and Ethyl Wokasch of Eden Prairie; five grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; sister Della Knippen of Ortonville; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 29, 1999 from the Mora United Methodist church in Mora with Rev. Dennis Buckley officiating. Music was furnished by Dale Dunstan and Terry Nord. Pallbearers were Max Sherman, Gerald Udean, Don Nord, Glen Sawyer, Naylor Nord , and David Huseby. Graveside services were held at the Clinton Cemetery with Rev. Larry Kasten officiating. Arrangements by Akkerman- Ingebrand Funeral Home, Mora, MN. WANT ADS BRING QUICK RESULTS! ] A DOUBLE TAKE ROL IANT 4" ble Prin ADD $1.00 FOR 36 EXP. Any size roll of 110, 126 135 or Disc size color print film. C-41 process. Not valid with any other offer. No panoramic, Black & white, Advanced Photo System, Kodalux, Sundance Premium or One hour processing. rtonville, MN 56278 DRUG & GIFTS Phone (320) 839-6102 Love Lights A Tree Progress in the fight against cancer has been made possible through the generous support of informed and car- ing people across the United States. The American Cancer Society's work, however, must continue if we are to combat these latest statistics: one out of every three Americans will get can- cer; one out of every eight women will get breast cancer; one out of every eight men will get prostate cancer; and one out of every 12 men and one out of I,IGHTS.TREE every 20 women will get lung cancer. Thank you for helping the American Cancer Society and for bringing hope to this generation and future generations! Donations in honor of or in memory of a special person can be made throughout the holiday season• This is a wonderful way to recognize a special person in your life and to know you are doing something positive in the battle of cancer• Each honoree (or hon- orees family) will be notified of the donation. Gifts may be sent to: Ruth Donais (317 Dyer Street, Ortonville, MN 56278), Audrey Wellendorf (R1 Box 219, Ortonville, MN) or left at Minnwest Bank, Ortonville, MN The following donations have been made to the Love Lights A Tree program for Christmas tree lights in honor/memory of: In memory of Scott Krogsrud from Marvin & Joan Block; In memory of Norel Mathison from Marvin & Joan Block; In memory of Leo F. Barnhardt from Aaron & Sharon Smith; In memory of Leo Barnhardt from Robin & Roger Tietjen; In memory of Leo Barnhardt from Janet & Russel Athey; In memory of Madeline Matson from Ed, Kris & Jason Vollmer; In memory of Ruthford Wiese from Arlene Wiese; In honor of and In memory of Friends and Families of Zion Luthern AAL Branch 9735 in Ortonville from Zion Lutheran AAL Branch 9735. ******************* THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT CCC Approved Warehouse change The KCCO, Warehouse Licensing and Contract Division has announced a change to the approved warehouse listing. Any grains put into storage in the Barry Farmers Cooperative Elevator will not be eligible for loans during the period this facility is removed from the list of warehouse approved by the Commodity Credit Cooperation, according to the Big Stone County Farm Service Agency Office. Removal action was taken by the FSA Commodity Office at Kansas City, MO, because the operator has requested cancellation of the Uniform Grain and Rice Storage Agreement which controls the storage of Government-owned grains. Beardsley Farmers Elevator is leasing the Barry facility and is in the process of getting CCC approval for the Barry location, so that CCC warehouse loans can be obtained on grain stored at Barry. Open House Dec. 11 for Zahnow 80th An Open House 80th birthday party for Evelyn Zahnow will be held Saturday, Dec. 1 l th from 2-4pro at the Big Stone Senior Citizens Center• No gifts, Please. CLASSIFIED ADS BRING QUICK RESULTS 24,1999 and FriendS, ,, ' • ies depicted in the. ...... omment aou "'- . ,,r,ouh we cannOt "-a  th b,t o, '_'ot aaeqte  /'he ...... _^., comment o_ -ts about the u ...... er Group, Cap Gemini,). mov'e,,we?z00 00low a,e • e00pe,00 !O?rn ,rids of e0000ri,en0000a to do tne_.,' .... '__.,, talk to W"' - 8ness t/tn " d hied tnowo . • onsistent  .... than o u, ,, _.-A eventS suc -:,oenc¥ plans w • Ban are '- _o invested u, . _A rest it. • _ I, uneXpect" .... • and cont" " 7ra_ ;Aust'tW tr, --- ,,;,A it. fix tt au,  _ ...., t31anntng" Y" __ ...rected ev¢,- . , • t t .... _,r to - .... . _., • uac-uv r . _ ".,/. iS ttt ..--r - . ' ot the computer L:des of e,er,e, and nnm.-- .- .- u t and c,eatt • Banks have -often the tirst to '"-d" -- that's backed bY t,, .- fires,unttedba.nStatesate all sV stems' if neeu dandFDlCtestedi,nsUtanc-banks tOessmaketn the State of MinnesOta blattonwide, regulators be in place ., €,mds have oc ..... ' 00mined su, e wal 00adv. the,e ate • Our custometn '' • merit regula -- to-" for /7,K pep • Govern ._. ,,unsatiStac 'Z __A,, tot x • lq0 bankS rat¢o€ of the bankS are o, have sad over  .... endationS for consumers" n questions, ask your banker  ..... comm , .... have  / . . ai,cularl/the months -©r Dant a - A ,,U. It v-- _sacttOt, V e tnnWVm we seno  our x, ur Below a . - rZK informatiOn -ts and records of V - ' e -,ou to take al V o - =d [kead tte x - -ank statemen - -han=e or acwts • . • Stay inlort,'- (.A,. keep /ou , .t..,,,,h the date "=' .ank .... t-.-uld fe el- • It Vo u ',"'" a..,. change. .. ,,-old" ¥ou¢ my:., c_. ,,out mon "-_^liAav weegenu. - - before the uo'L:,t s who otter to ,,v7, e safest ptace u, S^uld for an/' ..... mone/out ",,. ange, tage.°,u_.=aAV and out tt,"- _ a ember, the sn .... • During ttxe u,-,- c hua  bank witt o¢ ,,. , . .t_. --e fiction. Ana ..... /ou need mote, V u" o_ .a,, the fact. Identt "'" • n. Dtu1 informattO s in the bank. be a victtm , ] 1. ,€ou Nov. 30, 1999  INDEPENDENT Page 7 CONCERT CHOIR, pictured above, will be among the groups presenting a "Winter Festival of Song" Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the OHS The program is again presented as a "gift" to the pubhc, with no admission charge. 8S R. Folk tWiler Funeral Home the death of Gerald R. of rural Corona, SD. Folk died of cancer on 1999, at St. Bernard's SD. ss of Christian Burial was Nov. 24 in the St. Catholic Church in Rev. Denis Quinkert, O.S.B. and burial was in the St. were Tom Porozinski, Bernie Kemp, Mike Folk, Doug Folk, Joel Ryan Folk. by: Sandy Tucholke, Zehringer, vocalist, St Choir. Richard Folk was born 1938, at Milbank, SD; the and Louise (Croymans) attended rural school in Township and Milbank united in marriage on June at Milbank with Marianne farmed in the Corona- area for many years. He the Milbank Army National Gerald was awarded the Farmer. united in marriage Sept. 2, Janis Cirks. lso sold Pioneer Seed and was a member of the St. Lawrence Catholic Church of Milbank. He served on the St. Lawrence School board. He was a member of the DHIA; member of the American Legion; a director of the Big Stone Co-op and State Line Farmers Co-op• Gerald R. Folk is survived by his wife, Janis of rural Corona; three daughters and sons in law: Lana and Daryl Foss of Ft. Bliss, TX; Gina and Tom Porozinski of Park Rapids, and Anita and Eric Anderson of Milbank, SD. Two sons and daughters in law: Anthony and Kim Folk of rural Corona, SD and Wayne and Bonae Folk of Canton, SD. His mother: Mrs. Louise Folk of Milbank. Five step daughters and step sons in law; Wanda and Mark Kraemer of Monticello, Kristen and Tim Poehler of Ada, Terri and Mike Holtquist of Big Stone City, SD, Shannon Hofstad of Ortonville, Melissa and James Ireland of Clarksville, TN. 15 grandchildren and eight step grandchildren. Four brothers and sisters in law: Roger and Sharon Folk of Coon Rapids, Gordon and Elaine Folk of Rogers, Howard and Cheryl Folk of Blaine, and Brian and Debra Folk of Milbank, SD. Two sisters and one brother in law: Carol and Clem Benkofske of Minneapolis, and Beverly Duetsch of Hopkins. The Mundwiler Funeral Home of Milbank was in charge of the arrangements. Lorie Line Bus leaves at 6 p.m. "Be There With Bells On" is the theme for Lorie Line's Christmas Show in Watertown, SD this Wed. Dec. 1st. Members of the audience are encouraged to bring bells with them to the concert. The Prime Timers Motorcoaches will leave the Third Street Parking Lot (above Liebe Drug and Jo-Lee Jewelry) at 6 p.m. on Wed. There will be no supper stop but you are welcome to bring a sack lunch aboard if you do not have time to eat prior to departure. Refreshments will be served on the motorcoaches on the return trip home. If you have any questions, call Judy Drewicke at Minnwest Bank 839-2568. CLASSIFIED ADS BRING QUICK RESULTS Extension report John Cunningham, County Extension Director 839-2518 or 1-800-279-2518 HARVESTING TOURISM ON THE FARM Developing tourism through agriculture is the topic of an upcoming conference. An agricultural tourism conference will be held on Dec. 3rd at the Country Inn in Benson. The workshop will begin at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will feature a panel of producers, including Dennis Dragt of Ortonville and Jim Wulf of Morris, discussing their current operations and opportunities for agri-tourism in the region. Other topics will include legal liability concerns and marketing of the agri-tourism business. Participants are encouraged to share ideas as well as samples of products and services they have to offer visitors to their farms. Farm producers,community leaders, and interested individuals are invited to attend. For further information, contact the Granite Falls Chamber of Commerce (320-564- 4039) or your county Extension office. The conference is being sponsored by the Prairie-Waters Tourism Coalition; the University of Minnesota Extension Service; the Minnesota Office of Tourism; the Granite Falls and Montevideo Chambers of Commerce; as well as several community business partners. n Wilson W. Wilson, daughier Of and Emma (Fairchild) was born Sept. 29, 1903 In her early years she Was united in marriage to Wilson on Sept. 29, 1928 at They moved to Mora after and lived until 1970 Clinton• the death of Theodore in moved back to Mora and Mora area since• -She of being a wife, mother She was a lifetime and taught Sunday school She was also a 4-H member of the Eastern Star Circle at her church. died Friday, Nov. 26, at Adult Boarding Home of he age of 96. She was death by: her parents, Theodore and brothers and sisters. ......... Helen is survived by daughters, Thea Huseby and husband, David of Silver Bay, Bette Nord and husband, Naylor of Duluth and Ethyl Wokasch of Eden Prairie; five grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; sister Della Knippen of Ortonville; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 29, 1999 from the Mora United Methodist church in Mora with Rev. Dennis Buckley officiating. Music was furnished by Dale Dunstan and Terry Nord. Pallbearers were Max Sherman, Gerald Udean, Don Nord, Glen Sawyer, Naylor Nord , and David Huseby. Graveside services were held at the Clinton Cemetery with Rev. Larry Kasten officiating. Arrangements by Akkerman- Ingebrand Funeral Home, Mora, MN. WANT ADS BRING QUICK RESULTS! ] A DOUBLE TAKE ROL IANT 4" ble Prin ADD $1.00 FOR 36 EXP. Any size roll of 110, 126 135 or Disc size color print film. C-41 process. Not valid with any other offer. No panoramic, Black & white, Advanced Photo System, Kodalux, Sundance Premium or One hour processing. rtonville, MN 56278 DRUG & GIFTS Phone (320) 839-6102 Love Lights A Tree Progress in the fight against cancer has been made possible through the generous support of informed and car- ing people across the United States. The American Cancer Society's work, however, must continue if we are to combat these latest statistics: one out of every three Americans will get can- cer; one out of every eight women will get breast cancer; one out of every eight men will get prostate cancer; and one out of every 12 men and one out of I,IGHTS.TREE every 20 women will get lung cancer. Thank you for helping the American Cancer Society and for bringing hope to this generation and future generations! Donations in honor of or in memory of a special person can be made throughout the holiday season• This is a wonderful way to recognize a special person in your life and to know you are doing something positive in the battle of cancer• Each honoree (or hon- orees family) will be notified of the donation. Gifts may be sent to: Ruth Donais (317 Dyer Street, Ortonville, MN 56278), Audrey Wellendorf (R1 Box 219, Ortonville, MN) or left at Minnwest Bank, Ortonville, MN The following donations have been made to the Love Lights A Tree program for Christmas tree lights in honor/memory of: In memory of Scott Krogsrud from Marvin & Joan Block; In memory of Norel Mathison from Marvin & Joan Block; In memory of Leo F. Barnhardt from Aaron & Sharon Smith; In memory of Leo Barnhardt from Robin & Roger Tietjen; In memory of Leo Barnhardt from Janet & Russel Athey; In memory of Madeline Matson from Ed, Kris & Jason Vollmer; In memory of Ruthford Wiese from Arlene Wiese; In honor of and In memory of Friends and Families of Zion Luthern AAL Branch 9735 in Ortonville from Zion Lutheran AAL Branch 9735. ******************* THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT CCC Approved Warehouse change The KCCO, Warehouse Licensing and Contract Division has announced a change to the approved warehouse listing. Any grains put into storage in the Barry Farmers Cooperative Elevator will not be eligible for loans during the period this facility is removed from the list of warehouse approved by the Commodity Credit Cooperation, according to the Big Stone County Farm Service Agency Office. Removal action was taken by the FSA Commodity Office at Kansas City, MO, because the operator has requested cancellation of the Uniform Grain and Rice Storage Agreement which controls the storage of Government-owned grains. Beardsley Farmers Elevator is leasing the Barry facility and is in the process of getting CCC approval for the Barry location, so that CCC warehouse loans can be obtained on grain stored at Barry. Open House Dec. 11 for Zahnow 80th An Open House 80th birthday party for Evelyn Zahnow will be held Saturday, Dec. 1 l th from 2-4pro at the Big Stone Senior Citizens Center• No gifts, Please. CLASSIFIED ADS BRING QUICK RESULTS 24,1999 and FriendS, ,, ' • ies depicted in the. ...... omment aou "'- . ,,r,ouh we cannOt "-a  th b,t o, '_'ot aaeqte  /'he ...... _^., comment o_ -ts about the u ...... er Group, Cap Gemini,). mov'e,,we?z00 00low a,e • e00pe,00 !O?rn ,rids of e0000ri,en0000a to do tne_.,' .... '__.,, talk to W"' - 8ness t/tn " d hied tnowo . • onsistent  .... than o u, ,, _.-A eventS suc -:,oenc¥ plans w • Ban are '- _o invested u, . _A rest it. • _ I, uneXpect" .... • and cont" " 7ra_ ;Aust'tW tr, --- ,,;,A it. fix tt au,  _ ...., t31anntng" Y" __ ...rected ev¢,- . , • t t .... _,r to - .... . _., • uac-uv r . _ ".,/. iS ttt ..--r - . ' ot the computer L:des of e,er,e, and nnm.-- .- .- u t and c,eatt • Banks have -often the tirst to '"-d" -- that's backed bY t,, .- fires,unttedba.nStatesate all sV stems' if neeu dandFDlCtestedi,nsUtanc-banks tOessmaketn the State of MinnesOta blattonwide, regulators be in place ., €,mds have oc ..... ' 00mined su, e wal 00adv. the,e ate • Our custometn '' • merit regula -- to-" for /7,K pep • Govern ._. ,,unsatiStac 'Z __A,, tot x • lq0 bankS rat¢o€ of the bankS are o, have sad over  .... endationS for consumers" n questions, ask your banker  ..... comm , .... have  / . . ai,cularl/the months -©r Dant a - A ,,U. It v-- _sacttOt, V e tnnWVm we seno  our x, ur Below a . - rZK informatiOn -ts and records of V - ' e -,ou to take al V o - =d [kead tte x - -ank statemen - -han=e or acwts • . • Stay inlort,'- (.A,. keep /ou , .t..,,,,h the date "=' .ank .... t-.-uld fe el- • It Vo u ',"'" a..,. change. .. ,,-old" ¥ou¢ my:., c_. ,,out mon "-_^liAav weegenu. - - before the uo'L:,t s who otter to ,,v7, e safest ptace u, S^uld for an/' ..... mone/out ",,. ange, tage.°,u_.=aAV and out tt,"- _ a ember, the sn .... • During ttxe u,-,- c hua  bank witt o¢ ,,. , . .t_. --e fiction. Ana ..... /ou need mote, V u" o_ .a,, the fact. Identt "'" • n. Dtu1 informattO s in the bank. be a victtm , ] 1. ,€ou