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OF THE BIG STONE LAKE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND THE TOURISM are shown above with a print of Ortonville Mayor Dave Ellinson volunteering at the MWC The print, painted by artist Dianne Bienkowski, was used in the Pamida store's calendar Ivas sold in Pamida stores across the country to benefit the United Way. Ellingson will be doing a |of the calendars, which are available at either Pamida or the Chamber Office for a minimum $1 on Dec. 12 from 1-4 p.m. at Pamida. Proceeds from calendar sales benefit the local United Way and other local needy organizations, and those who purchase a calendar will also have their names into a drawing for a $60 pair of binoculars to be given away at 4 p.m. Dec. 12. From left to right in Pamida Manager Earl Hills and Dave Ellin?.son. In back are Deb Barnharcll, Mike Carlson, Sonja ia Kolb, Mary Ann Ulrich and Mary Hnlman. + STONE COUNTY FOSTER PARENTS were honored at a dimmer last Tuesday evening at the Matador Club in Ortonville. From left to right in front are GerrySkoog, Karen Void, Kathy Morrill and Kent In back are Audrey Leuthardt, Ron Void, Alice Stielow and Dick Stielow. IDENT WANT ADS BRING QUICK RESULTS! xperience the Joy of giving to a child this Holiday Season. Stop in at our Big Stone City office to select a card. THE at HELP A NEEDY 7 FAMILY the Angel Tree located the bank lobby. Joyce is shown here. Marquette Banks HOME OF FREE CHECK NG BIG STONE 23 DEC. 18 MILBANK 605-432-4553 BIG SONE CITY 605-862-8163 Salvation Army Angel Tree Project Merry Christmas - yes it's that time of year again. The Salvation Army will have our annual "Angel Tree" Project for the benef of needy families in our com- munity to help brighten their Christmas. The trees will be placed at seven different locations. Pamida, Minnwest Bank, CenBank, Matador Supper Club and Holiday Store in Ortonville. Marquette Bank in Big Stone City and the Clinton State Bank in Clinton. On the tree will be a tag stating boy or girl, age, size and a description of what they would like for Christmas. Please remove tag from the tree and purchase a gift for a needy chil'd. Return the gift along with the tag to the location where you picked up the tag by Dec. 11. Please do not wrap the gift, but you may include wrapping paper, if you County board (Continued from page I) of the board granting additional compensation to an elected official, stating, "She should have asked for this when she first assumed the additional duties. Legally, I recommend the board rescind the motion." Wade Athey of rural Clinton asked Board Chairman Dave Torgerson whether there had been anything stated in Pattison's contract about the additional compensation. Torgerson responded by saying, "No, we were just responding towhat Judy had asked us to do. There had been a precedent set by the sheriff awhile back, but we didn't have to go the same way." Throndrud, who made the motion to rescind the board's action, stated, "This whole thing is a firestorm. She didn't mean for that to happen so (Pattison) had asked us to rescind the motion. I do this with remource, since she had ben named auditor of the year a couple years ago. She is at least deserving of some verbal credit. That may be of more value than the money." Following Throndrud's comments, the board voted unanimously to rescind the previous motion. wish. Lets all help some needy family have a Merry Christmas. Please be prompt with returning gift to help the volunteers finish the project. If you wish to make a cash dona- tion, please send to Bud Knippen, 229 Michigan Ave., Ortonville, MN 56278 or contact Janiecc Larsen at Minnwest Bank. Along with the Angel Tree Project, the Kettle Campaign starts the day after Thanksgiving and continues each Friday and Saturday through Dec. 19th at Bill's Super Valu Plus from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. 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. 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. A beautiful tree will really get you into the boliday spirit! Firs Pines Free Tree Bag With Purchase of Your Tree Wreaths, Garland, Door Swags, Evergreen Hearts & Crosses, Poinsettias, Christmas Cactus, Gift Items, Tree Stands and Tree Bags, Holiday Centerpieces, Fresh Floral Arrangements Gift Certificates Available! Enjoy Coffee, Apple Cider & Cookies as you select your tree! 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See your local DIRECTV dealer or call: PEGASUS SATEttITE TEtE WSIO DIRECTV 800-405-3 727 Big Stone Cellular Ortonville, MN 320-839-3264 888-839-3265 Bob's TV Milbank, SD 605-432-6491 Limited time offer for new residentml customers m designated Pegasus service terr,tory who purchase a DIRECTV satellite system and subscribe to DIRECTV by January 2 I. 1999. Certain restrictions apply. May not be combined wfth any other offers Programming and pricing subject to change. DIRECTV andTotal Choice are registered trademarks of DIRECTV. Inc.. a unit of GM Hughes Electromcs PMA-S$S-PST-092298-01T INDEPENDENT Page 3 Dec. 1,1998