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Good old days in the Ortonville area resigned her position to become public housing manag- er of the HRA. Agnes Grosenick, Iris Schoen and Ruth Pflueger were recently honored as 50 year members of the Eastern Star. The following births were recorded 'at the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Block of Ortonville and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Hage of Ortonville. THIS AERIAL VIEW OF DOWNTOWN ORTONVILLE was taken sometime back in the early 1960s, according to Warren Schoen of Ortonville, who submitted the photo. Ill YEARS AGO Dec. 14, 1993 The Minnesota Society for Multiple Sclerosis presented a check to the Ortonville Library for $7,500. Members of the City Council want their yearly salary reinstated after an ordi- nance passed a month ago reducing their salary to 0. Sena Scholberg was a win- ner of $500. in scrip money in the Christmas drawing last week. This cohmm sponsored in part by 0RTONVILLE STONE Ortonville, MN 320-839-6163 For All ur Rock Needs! I 25 YEARS AGO Dec. 6, 1978 For the first time in two years, Ortonville has a full time postmaster. He is Arnie Nitz of Ortonville who has been with the post office for the past eight years. Rev. Pacifico Camarin has resigned as minister of the Milbank and Ortonville Congregational Churches. Marge Olson, executive secretary of the Ortonville Civic and Commerce Assn. has I Ortonville News By Gail Maxwell and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. 50 YEARS AGO Dec. 24, 1953 Employees of the J.C. Penney store and their hus- bands and wives honored Stanley Arnett and his wife at a dinner party at Broadbent's Cashtown cafe. Mr. Arnett was the J.C. Penney Store manager in Ortonville for twenty years. Rev. and Mrs. A.R. McCorkle will open the doors of a newly constructed church in Cosmos on Dec. 27th. Lila Shannon and Kenneth Benson were married Dec. 21 at the Methodist Church in Clinton by Rev. Duel. Three births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hanson of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Zummach of Ortonville and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. David Kipley of Clinton. 29, 2003. Brian Schuelke of Lennox, SD spent a week vacation at the home of his parents Ray Schuelkes. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Schwarz and sons of New Ulm were Wednesday, 839-2207 Wednesday, Dec. 3rd Bob and Nov. 26 till 28 guests at the home of Kenny and Virginia Jensen of Mary Lou Meyer visited Cliflbrd and. her par=nts Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Correli were Sunday afternoon and Lizzie Hanson and Altons, lVlld. Additional Thanksgiving evening, Nov. 30th visitors at te Y6rry Yah Edat Iso vlslte fford Day guests were Mr. and Mrs. Larry and Alma Jorgenson's home. Saturday, Nov. 29th Joe and Dorothy Coubal went to the Montevideo Community Center to celebrate the Coubal Christmas. They played games and opened gilts. There were about 70 people there. The hosts and hostesses were Mary Jo Haugerud from Montevideo, Mr. and Mrs. Lou Coubal also from Montevideo, and Mr. and Mrs. David Hedin from Maynard. People came from Montevideo, Maynard, Clarkfield, Granite Falls, Savage, Rochester, St. Cloud, Holdingford, Ortonville, Minneapolis, and Kranzburg. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Munson spent Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 2nd at Joe and Dorothy Coubal's. Sunday afternoon, Nov. 30th the Homerite residents had a tree trimming party and desserts and coffee. Nick Karels and family of Perham were visitors at the Roman Karels's home on Sunday, Nov. 30th. For Thanksgiving Viola Hansen had Sally Tyler and family from Colorado, Don and Caroline Verheul from Colorado, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Verheul from Sioux Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Matt Verheul from Sioux Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Verheul from Wyoming, Mr. and Mrs. Dan ltanratty from Ortonville, Sarah and John Marte from Hillman, and Sarah and Todd Verheul from Ortonville. Bliss Gerjets spent a few days over Thanksgiving at her son Dennis and family's of Brookings. Saturday, Nov. 29th Deb Steuart and Carlene Wittnebel and her daughter Amy visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Sunday, Nov. 30th Dean and Beverly Hanson and Calvin and Lacey Hanson and family visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Tuesday, Dec. 2rid Carlene Wittnebel, Wanda Koepke, and Marlys Radermachar visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson on Wednesday, Dec. 3rd. Thanksgiving was celebrated at the Oscar Streed home with the families of Brian and LuAnn Streed of Wheaton, Kurt and Diana Streed of Lake City; the Nathan Streeds of Willmar; Eric and Lisa Steed of Lakeville; Christi Streed of Perham; and Sarah and John Mathes of Ortonville. On Sunday, Nov. 30th Syl Pinkert went to her son Ronnie's for Thanksgiving dinner. Paul and Kim Bolsis and Ashley and Amanda of Andover returned home Sunday, Nov. 30th after spending time with relatives. Wednesday, Nov. 26th to Friday, Nov. 28th Marjorie Parker spent Thanksgiving with her daughter Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Bueng of Moorhead. Marjorie and her daughter and husband went shopping Friday at quarter to six in Fargo. All the carts were gone and they shared one basket among the three of them. Marjorie Parker and her friend Jerry went to the Matador on Sunday, Nov. 30th. Ann Schmeig and Lillian Ninneman went to Milbank shopping on Monday, Dec. 1 st. Ann brought her mother Lillian a beautiful Poinsettia. Lillian Ninneman enjoyed playing whist at the Ortonville Senior Center on Tuesday, Dec. 2nd. Thanksgiving guests at the home of Jim and Darlene Loeschke were John Loeschke and friend Emily Adams both of Minneapolis. James and Doris Scheff went to Waconia, to their son Greg and family's for Thanksgiving. Also they saw their daughter who had a baby boy the day before Thanksgiving. High bridge players at the Ortonville Senior Center Friday afternoon, Dec. 5th were Jerry Jorgenson and Pearl Pederson. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. Rosen News Friday, Nov. 28 supper and evening guests at the Mrs. Myra Schmieg home were Mr. and Mrs. Tom Schmieg and girls of Clive, IA, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Schmieg and girls of Bloomington, Mr. and Mrs. Tim Stengen and Brandon of rural Milbank and St. Myra Schmieg of Crookston. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Radermacher and family spent Thanksgiving at the Michael Markstrom home in Sioux Falls. Winners of St. Joseph's Mission Group Raffle were Quilt-Keith Hoffman, Crib Quilt-Gene PiUatzke, $20 cash-Liz Brehmer and basket of goodies-Theresa Kluxdal of Bloomington. Thanksgiving weekend guests at the Roger Karels home were Alan Dimberg and family, Rob Rodas and family of Alexandria, Scott Shauge and family of Sabin, Arnie Werner and family, Jerome and Bonnie Radermacher of Willmar and Del Rose Karels of Ortonville. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schuelke and sons Brian of Lennox, SD, Alan of Montevideo, Mr. and Mrs. Mandley Davis of Watertown attended family Thanksgiving dinner at St. James Church hall and enjoyed fellowship with relatives and friends. Mrs. Myra Schmieg and Sr. Myra Schmieg were among relatives that attended the surprise 60th birthday party for Leon Stoick at the V.F.W. in Madison on Saturday evening, Nov. Millerbernd of Ortonville. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Fischer and sons of Sleepy Eye spent Friday, Nov. 28 at the Lawrence Millerbernd home and Saturday guests were Mr. and Mrs. Larry Weiderhoeft and family of Madelia. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Radermacher and family were among Thanksgiving Day guests at the Harvey Wildung home in Ortonville. Saturday, Nov. 29 the Glen Radermacher family Thanksgiving was held at the Bud Radermacher home. Attending were Mrs. and Mrs. Glen Radermacher, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Radermacher and Matt of Ortonville, Tim Radermacher and friend Marsha and Lexi of Montevideo, Mrs. Mike Beninga and Candi of Marietta, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Radermacher, Jenna and Jon. Jon Radermacher who attends college in Vermillion, SD spent Thanksgiving weekend at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Joe Radermacher. Mrs. Julie Henrich was among guests at the Val Rademacher home on Sunday, Nov. 30. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kindlespire and family of New Hope were Wednesday till Thursday guests at the home of her mother Mrs. Julie Henrich. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Mathre and family of Maple Grove were Thursday till Saturday and guests with Mrs. Henrich were Thanksgiving dinner guests at the Matt Henrich home in Milbank. Kristi Lynn Volkenant of Omaha, NE spent Thursday till Sunday at the home of her parents Paul Volkenants. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Volkenant and Krisit Lynn were among Thanksgiving Day guests at the Eugene Bergstrom home in Marshall. Alfred Volkenant, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Volkenant and Kristi Lynn were Saturday evening guests at the Alan Volkenant home. Mr. and Mrs. Tim Salmen and family of Madison, SD were Thursday and Friday guests at the home of her parents Mr and Mrs. Dennis Rademacher. Additional Thanksgiving Day guests were Mr. and Mrs. Dave Bergeson and girls of Madison, Mr. and Mrs. Randy Stuckey and family of Milbank, Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Anderson and family. Mr. and Mrs. Matt Drobny were Thanksgiving Day guests at the Greg Strei home. Thanksgiving Day guests at the Edward Karels home were Barbara Karels and Jordon of Montevideo, Meaghan Karels of Decorah, IA. Jordon and Meaghan stayed with their grandparents till Sunday, Nov. 30. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Abrahamson of Coon Rapids, Eddie Karels of St. Paul, Yvette Bruns and Erin and friend Brian of Brookings, SD were weekend guests. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Croatt, Mr. and DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Ortonville Independent 7O YEARS AGO Nov. 30, 1933 The retirement of Mary Mogren, postmistress of the Ortonville post office for near- ly twenty five years, and the appointment of J. Claude Gowan as postmaster was announced Wednesday by the Postmaster General. Three little girls, Vivian King, Frances Fridgen and Marlene Kiernat were announced the winners of the Baby popularity contest. Bessie Berry and William Schumacher were married Nov. 26 at the Aiban township Lutheran Church on Nov. 26. Hazel Fawcett and Robert Dawson were married Nov. 25 at the Evangelical Church in Correll by Rev. Reinking. Mrs. Edward Karels attended Mass at St. Michael's Church in Madison on Saturday evening, Nov. 29 in honor of their brother and wife Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Karels followed by dinner at the After 5 Club. They also celebrated Mrs. Karels (Bernice's) 90th birthday. Thanksgiving weekend guests at the Kevin Rademacher home were Greg Rademacher of Brookings, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Rademacher, Adam Rademacher of Watertown, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Rademacher and family of Aurora, SD and with their parents were Thanksgiving Day guests at the Albert Folk home in Milbank. Gilbert Rademacher of New Ulm spent Friday till Sunday at the Kevin Rademacher home and enjoyed pheasant hunting in this area. Thanksgiving weekend guests at the Kay Karels home were Mr. and Mrs. Gary Karels, Blaine and Kayla of Breckenridge and Michael Prebenow of Wahpeton. Additional Thanksgiving Day afternoon and supper guests were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fedt, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Karels and family of Big Stone, Danielle Beyer, Pauline Karels, Sarah and Scott of Ortonville, Mr. and Mrs. Steven Fedt and family of Miibank, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Karels and Randy of Grand Forks, Betty Comstock, Ashley and Nicole of Mankato, Brad and Brandon Karels, Mr. and Mrs. Andy Legred and Jonathon and Jerome Schuelke. Word was received of the death of Mike Karels, 85 of Seattle, WA on Friday, Nov. 28, 2003. He was the last member of the Henry Karels family of 17 children and has nieces and nephews and cousins living in this area. Friday, Nov. 28 supper and evening guests at the Kay Karels home were Mr. and Mrs. Gene Karels and Randy, Jerry Karels'and sons, Sarah and Scott Karels, Betty Comstock, Nicole and Ashley, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Fedt and family of Milbank and Matt Karels. Mr. and Mrs. John Adelman attended the Larson family Thanksgiving get-together at the Holiday Inn at St. Cloud. Mrs. Joan Strei spent Thanksgiving weekend at the home of her daughter Jennifer and Todd Fatland in Sioux Falls. On Thanksgiving they attended Mass celebrated by Bishop Robert Carlson and dinner at The Banquet with the Fatlands. She returned home on Sunday, Nov. 30. Mr. and Mrs. John Adelman were Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 29 and 30 guests at the Shawn Pastika home in Rochester. Mr. and Mrs. Rob Hoffman spent Thanksgiving week at the home of their son David and family in Ann Arbor, MI. Mr. and Mrs Lester Millerbernd spent Thanksgiving home of Mr. and Mrs. Millerbernd in Omaha, NE, Mrs. Derek Jones and Sierrai and Steve Millerbernd Jackie of St. Cloud were Thanksgiving Day Tom Rademacher home Mrs. Jerry Rademacher and Sauk Rapids, Trent Cloud, Mr. and Mrs Rademacher and Rademacher and Mickey of Aberdeen. Mrs. Julie Henrich Wednesday, Dec. the home of Rose Schi Madison. St. Joseph's Mission their Christmas party and supper at the Julie Henrich Thursday afternoon Dec. 4, Visitors at the home during the Thank weekend were Mr. and Pavelko and family of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Emily of Volga, SD, Mr. Brenden Van Sambeek and Milbank, Mr. and Mrs. and family, Mr. and Pillatzki and family, Mr. Mark Pillatzki and famil Mrs. Brad Nelson and family, United Appeal campaign The United Appeal campaign needs your help in reaching this years goal of $12,000! Several homes and businesses have not yet been contacted for their support. If you were among those missed, please contribute by dropping off your donation to Ethel Swenson at nears Minnwest Bank or by mailiJ Ortonville United Appeal. Twenty eight local depend on serve our community. So $11,000 has been col give today! /00Send your very best this M00ie adln aPh2tg00e:wt00o ga :7 ds' your family portraits taken for greeting cards and enlargements. ( SittingFee$7 99 For One Person (Each additional person '1" "=) style of photo greeting cards and low priced film b&L Photo 1-Hour Photo Processing Lab 307 Main St., Milbank 432-5222 Across from Pizza Ranch ! Set WARNING Aeration Systems starting on or December 26, 2003 will cause thin ice conditions on the lakes in the following counties... Stevens Co. Lake Hatti - Scott Twp. R. 43W T Sect. 21; Big Stone Co. Artichoke Lake - Artichoke Twp. R, T 122N, Sect. 35; Big Stone Co. Long Tom - Odessa Twp. R 45W Sect. 6. If there are questions concerning these aeration please call, Lake Hatti, 320-324-2438, 320-324-2494; and Long Tom, Weather conditions may cause the areas of thin ice water to fluctuate greatly. Stay clear of the marked a SAVE-A-LAKE Minnwest Bank HOLIDAY SPEC We are giving away to our patrons one ROUND-TRIP bus pass to the Ortonville RIDES each time you come into our bank. We are these passes out from Dec. 1st-31st, 2003. Please inquire when you visit our bank. The round-trip bus pass can be used on the RIDES bus through April 30th, 2004. | ORTONVILLE 1-500-276-9553 MONDAY - FRIDAY 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Member FDIC Minnwest Bank and Ortonville RIDES wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season! Page 8  INDEPENDENT Tuesday, Good old days in the Ortonville area resigned her position to become public housing manag- er of the HRA. Agnes Grosenick, Iris Schoen and Ruth Pflueger were recently honored as 50 year members of the Eastern Star. The following births were recorded 'at the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Block of Ortonville and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Hage of Ortonville. THIS AERIAL VIEW OF DOWNTOWN ORTONVILLE was taken sometime back in the early 1960s, according to Warren Schoen of Ortonville, who submitted the photo. Ill YEARS AGO Dec. 14, 1993 The Minnesota Society for Multiple Sclerosis presented a check to the Ortonville Library for $7,500. Members of the City Council want their yearly salary reinstated after an ordi- nance passed a month ago reducing their salary to 0. Sena Scholberg was a win- ner of $500. in scrip money in the Christmas drawing last week. This cohmm sponsored in part by 0RTONVILLE STONE Ortonville, MN 320-839-6163 For All ur Rock Needs! I 25 YEARS AGO Dec. 6, 1978 For the first time in two years, Ortonville has a full time postmaster. He is Arnie Nitz of Ortonville who has been with the post office for the past eight years. Rev. Pacifico Camarin has resigned as minister of the Milbank and Ortonville Congregational Churches. Marge Olson, executive secretary of the Ortonville Civic and Commerce Assn. has I Ortonville News By Gail Maxwell and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. 50 YEARS AGO Dec. 24, 1953 Employees of the J.C. Penney store and their hus- bands and wives honored Stanley Arnett and his wife at a dinner party at Broadbent's Cashtown cafe. Mr. Arnett was the J.C. Penney Store manager in Ortonville for twenty years. Rev. and Mrs. A.R. McCorkle will open the doors of a newly constructed church in Cosmos on Dec. 27th. Lila Shannon and Kenneth Benson were married Dec. 21 at the Methodist Church in Clinton by Rev. Duel. Three births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hanson of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Zummach of Ortonville and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. David Kipley of Clinton. 29, 2003. Brian Schuelke of Lennox, SD spent a week vacation at the home of his parents Ray Schuelkes. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Schwarz and sons of New Ulm were Wednesday, 839-2207 Wednesday, Dec. 3rd Bob and Nov. 26 till 28 guests at the home of Kenny and Virginia Jensen of Mary Lou Meyer visited Cliflbrd and. her par=nts Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Correli were Sunday afternoon and Lizzie Hanson and Altons, lVlld. Additional Thanksgiving evening, Nov. 30th visitors at te Y6rry Yah Edat Iso vlslte fford Day guests were Mr. and Mrs. Larry and Alma Jorgenson's home. Saturday, Nov. 29th Joe and Dorothy Coubal went to the Montevideo Community Center to celebrate the Coubal Christmas. They played games and opened gilts. There were about 70 people there. The hosts and hostesses were Mary Jo Haugerud from Montevideo, Mr. and Mrs. Lou Coubal also from Montevideo, and Mr. and Mrs. David Hedin from Maynard. People came from Montevideo, Maynard, Clarkfield, Granite Falls, Savage, Rochester, St. Cloud, Holdingford, Ortonville, Minneapolis, and Kranzburg. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Munson spent Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 2nd at Joe and Dorothy Coubal's. Sunday afternoon, Nov. 30th the Homerite residents had a tree trimming party and desserts and coffee. Nick Karels and family of Perham were visitors at the Roman Karels's home on Sunday, Nov. 30th. For Thanksgiving Viola Hansen had Sally Tyler and family from Colorado, Don and Caroline Verheul from Colorado, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Verheul from Sioux Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Matt Verheul from Sioux Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Verheul from Wyoming, Mr. and Mrs. Dan ltanratty from Ortonville, Sarah and John Marte from Hillman, and Sarah and Todd Verheul from Ortonville. Bliss Gerjets spent a few days over Thanksgiving at her son Dennis and family's of Brookings. Saturday, Nov. 29th Deb Steuart and Carlene Wittnebel and her daughter Amy visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Sunday, Nov. 30th Dean and Beverly Hanson and Calvin and Lacey Hanson and family visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson. Tuesday, Dec. 2rid Carlene Wittnebel, Wanda Koepke, and Marlys Radermachar visited Clifford and Lizzie Hanson and Alton Hanson on Wednesday, Dec. 3rd. Thanksgiving was celebrated at the Oscar Streed home with the families of Brian and LuAnn Streed of Wheaton, Kurt and Diana Streed of Lake City; the Nathan Streeds of Willmar; Eric and Lisa Steed of Lakeville; Christi Streed of Perham; and Sarah and John Mathes of Ortonville. On Sunday, Nov. 30th Syl Pinkert went to her son Ronnie's for Thanksgiving dinner. Paul and Kim Bolsis and Ashley and Amanda of Andover returned home Sunday, Nov. 30th after spending time with relatives. Wednesday, Nov. 26th to Friday, Nov. 28th Marjorie Parker spent Thanksgiving with her daughter Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Bueng of Moorhead. Marjorie and her daughter and husband went shopping Friday at quarter to six in Fargo. All the carts were gone and they shared one basket among the three of them. Marjorie Parker and her friend Jerry went to the Matador on Sunday, Nov. 30th. Ann Schmeig and Lillian Ninneman went to Milbank shopping on Monday, Dec. 1 st. Ann brought her mother Lillian a beautiful Poinsettia. Lillian Ninneman enjoyed playing whist at the Ortonville Senior Center on Tuesday, Dec. 2nd. Thanksgiving guests at the home of Jim and Darlene Loeschke were John Loeschke and friend Emily Adams both of Minneapolis. James and Doris Scheff went to Waconia, to their son Greg and family's for Thanksgiving. Also they saw their daughter who had a baby boy the day before Thanksgiving. High bridge players at the Ortonville Senior Center Friday afternoon, Dec. 5th were Jerry Jorgenson and Pearl Pederson. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. Rosen News Friday, Nov. 28 supper and evening guests at the Mrs. Myra Schmieg home were Mr. and Mrs. Tom Schmieg and girls of Clive, IA, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Schmieg and girls of Bloomington, Mr. and Mrs. Tim Stengen and Brandon of rural Milbank and St. Myra Schmieg of Crookston. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Radermacher and family spent Thanksgiving at the Michael Markstrom home in Sioux Falls. Winners of St. Joseph's Mission Group Raffle were Quilt-Keith Hoffman, Crib Quilt-Gene PiUatzke, $20 cash-Liz Brehmer and basket of goodies-Theresa Kluxdal of Bloomington. Thanksgiving weekend guests at the Roger Karels home were Alan Dimberg and family, Rob Rodas and family of Alexandria, Scott Shauge and family of Sabin, Arnie Werner and family, Jerome and Bonnie Radermacher of Willmar and Del Rose Karels of Ortonville. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schuelke and sons Brian of Lennox, SD, Alan of Montevideo, Mr. and Mrs. Mandley Davis of Watertown attended family Thanksgiving dinner at St. James Church hall and enjoyed fellowship with relatives and friends. Mrs. Myra Schmieg and Sr. Myra Schmieg were among relatives that attended the surprise 60th birthday party for Leon Stoick at the V.F.W. in Madison on Saturday evening, Nov. Millerbernd of Ortonville. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Fischer and sons of Sleepy Eye spent Friday, Nov. 28 at the Lawrence Millerbernd home and Saturday guests were Mr. and Mrs. Larry Weiderhoeft and family of Madelia. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Radermacher and family were among Thanksgiving Day guests at the Harvey Wildung home in Ortonville. Saturday, Nov. 29 the Glen Radermacher family Thanksgiving was held at the Bud Radermacher home. Attending were Mrs. and Mrs. Glen Radermacher, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Radermacher and Matt of Ortonville, Tim Radermacher and friend Marsha and Lexi of Montevideo, Mrs. Mike Beninga and Candi of Marietta, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Radermacher, Jenna and Jon. Jon Radermacher who attends college in Vermillion, SD spent Thanksgiving weekend at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Joe Radermacher. Mrs. Julie Henrich was among guests at the Val Rademacher home on Sunday, Nov. 30. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kindlespire and family of New Hope were Wednesday till Thursday guests at the home of her mother Mrs. Julie Henrich. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Mathre and family of Maple Grove were Thursday till Saturday and guests with Mrs. Henrich were Thanksgiving dinner guests at the Matt Henrich home in Milbank. Kristi Lynn Volkenant of Omaha, NE spent Thursday till Sunday at the home of her parents Paul Volkenants. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Volkenant and Krisit Lynn were among Thanksgiving Day guests at the Eugene Bergstrom home in Marshall. Alfred Volkenant, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Volkenant and Kristi Lynn were Saturday evening guests at the Alan Volkenant home. Mr. and Mrs. Tim Salmen and family of Madison, SD were Thursday and Friday guests at the home of her parents Mr and Mrs. Dennis Rademacher. Additional Thanksgiving Day guests were Mr. and Mrs. Dave Bergeson and girls of Madison, Mr. and Mrs. Randy Stuckey and family of Milbank, Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Anderson and family. Mr. and Mrs. Matt Drobny were Thanksgiving Day guests at the Greg Strei home. Thanksgiving Day guests at the Edward Karels home were Barbara Karels and Jordon of Montevideo, Meaghan Karels of Decorah, IA. Jordon and Meaghan stayed with their grandparents till Sunday, Nov. 30. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Abrahamson of Coon Rapids, Eddie Karels of St. Paul, Yvette Bruns and Erin and friend Brian of Brookings, SD were weekend guests. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Croatt, Mr. and DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Ortonville Independent 7O YEARS AGO Nov. 30, 1933 The retirement of Mary Mogren, postmistress of the Ortonville post office for near- ly twenty five years, and the appointment of J. Claude Gowan as postmaster was announced Wednesday by the Postmaster General. Three little girls, Vivian King, Frances Fridgen and Marlene Kiernat were announced the winners of the Baby popularity contest. Bessie Berry and William Schumacher were married Nov. 26 at the Aiban township Lutheran Church on Nov. 26. Hazel Fawcett and Robert Dawson were married Nov. 25 at the Evangelical Church in Correll by Rev. Reinking. Mrs. Edward Karels attended Mass at St. Michael's Church in Madison on Saturday evening, Nov. 29 in honor of their brother and wife Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Karels followed by dinner at the After 5 Club. They also celebrated Mrs. Karels (Bernice's) 90th birthday. Thanksgiving weekend guests at the Kevin Rademacher home were Greg Rademacher of Brookings, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Rademacher, Adam Rademacher of Watertown, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Rademacher and family of Aurora, SD and with their parents were Thanksgiving Day guests at the Albert Folk home in Milbank. Gilbert Rademacher of New Ulm spent Friday till Sunday at the Kevin Rademacher home and enjoyed pheasant hunting in this area. Thanksgiving weekend guests at the Kay Karels home were Mr. and Mrs. Gary Karels, Blaine and Kayla of Breckenridge and Michael Prebenow of Wahpeton. Additional Thanksgiving Day afternoon and supper guests were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fedt, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Karels and family of Big Stone, Danielle Beyer, Pauline Karels, Sarah and Scott of Ortonville, Mr. and Mrs. Steven Fedt and family of Miibank, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Karels and Randy of Grand Forks, Betty Comstock, Ashley and Nicole of Mankato, Brad and Brandon Karels, Mr. and Mrs. Andy Legred and Jonathon and Jerome Schuelke. Word was received of the death of Mike Karels, 85 of Seattle, WA on Friday, Nov. 28, 2003. He was the last member of the Henry Karels family of 17 children and has nieces and nephews and cousins living in this area. Friday, Nov. 28 supper and evening guests at the Kay Karels home were Mr. and Mrs. Gene Karels and Randy, Jerry Karels'and sons, Sarah and Scott Karels, Betty Comstock, Nicole and Ashley, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Fedt and family of Milbank and Matt Karels. Mr. and Mrs. John Adelman attended the Larson family Thanksgiving get-together at the Holiday Inn at St. Cloud. Mrs. Joan Strei spent Thanksgiving weekend at the home of her daughter Jennifer and Todd Fatland in Sioux Falls. On Thanksgiving they attended Mass celebrated by Bishop Robert Carlson and dinner at The Banquet with the Fatlands. She returned home on Sunday, Nov. 30. Mr. and Mrs. John Adelman were Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 29 and 30 guests at the Shawn Pastika home in Rochester. Mr. and Mrs. Rob Hoffman spent Thanksgiving week at the home of their son David and family in Ann Arbor, MI. Mr. and Mrs Lester Millerbernd spent Thanksgiving home of Mr. and Mrs. Millerbernd in Omaha, NE, Mrs. Derek Jones and Sierrai and Steve Millerbernd Jackie of St. Cloud were Thanksgiving Day Tom Rademacher home Mrs. Jerry Rademacher and Sauk Rapids, Trent Cloud, Mr. and Mrs Rademacher and Rademacher and Mickey of Aberdeen. Mrs. Julie Henrich Wednesday, Dec. the home of Rose Schi Madison. St. Joseph's Mission their Christmas party and supper at the Julie Henrich Thursday afternoon Dec. 4, Visitors at the home during the Thank weekend were Mr. and Pavelko and family of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Emily of Volga, SD, Mr. Brenden Van Sambeek and Milbank, Mr. and Mrs. and family, Mr. and Pillatzki and family, Mr. Mark Pillatzki and famil Mrs. Brad Nelson and family, United Appeal campaign The United Appeal campaign needs your help in reaching this years goal of $12,000! Several homes and businesses have not yet been contacted for their support. If you were among those missed, please contribute by dropping off your donation to Ethel Swenson at nears Minnwest Bank or by mailiJ Ortonville United Appeal. Twenty eight local depend on serve our community. So $11,000 has been col give today! /00Send your very best this M00ie adln aPh2tg00e:wt00o ga :7 ds' your family portraits taken for greeting cards and enlargements. ( SittingFee$7 99 For One Person (Each additional person '1" "=) style of photo greeting cards and low priced film b&L Photo 1-Hour Photo Processing Lab 307 Main St., Milbank 432-5222 Across from Pizza Ranch ! Set WARNING Aeration Systems starting on or December 26, 2003 will cause thin ice conditions on the lakes in the following counties... Stevens Co. Lake Hatti - Scott Twp. R. 43W T Sect. 21; Big Stone Co. Artichoke Lake - Artichoke Twp. R, T 122N, Sect. 35; Big Stone Co. Long Tom - Odessa Twp. R 45W Sect. 6. If there are questions concerning these aeration please call, Lake Hatti, 320-324-2438, 320-324-2494; and Long Tom, Weather conditions may cause the areas of thin ice water to fluctuate greatly. Stay clear of the marked a SAVE-A-LAKE Minnwest Bank HOLIDAY SPEC We are giving away to our patrons one ROUND-TRIP bus pass to the Ortonville RIDES each time you come into our bank. We are these passes out from Dec. 1st-31st, 2003. Please inquire when you visit our bank. The round-trip bus pass can be used on the RIDES bus through April 30th, 2004. | ORTONVILLE 1-500-276-9553 MONDAY - FRIDAY 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Member FDIC Minnwest Bank and Ortonville RIDES wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season! Page 8  INDEPENDENT Tuesday,