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ALL N oo, o w oro..M C'S 'u P - .'= r .'c''' NO Paper SetuNOp IFACTORY TO DEALER WorkFees Charges I W#Ol ESAI E IN OICE "N0 One Excepti0ns!Frmula" Minus All Qualifying Retail Incentives Ortonville Study Club I II By Isabel Kraemer, Secretary/Treasurer The Ortonville Women's Study Club met at 11:30 on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, at the Matador. Hostesses were Lois Pflueger and Darlene Mikkelson. A delicious luncheon was served at an attractive Autumn decorated table. The meeting opened with our table prayer and Women's Club Collect. Dee Strong, program chairperson, introduced Andrena McEwen, who shared with us her great passion, that of writing memoirs and journaling. She read excerpts from her writing and gifted each of us with a copy of one of her first stories, "To My House." City police ticket unbuckled Ortonville Police Department officer's tagged one unbuckled vehicle occupant during the Safe & Sober enhanced seat belt enforcement campaign, Nov. 18-Dec. 1. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety lOTS) coordinated the statewide effort that included participation from more than 400 law enforcement agencies. "The answer to your safety in a vehicle is on your shoulders-- literally," says Officer Jason Mork. "Don't leave the seat belt hanging. The enforcement campaign aimed to increase the state's belt use rate. Minnesota's increase in seat belt use has corresponded to a decrease in fatalities and serious injuries since 1986, when the state's seat belt law went into effect. Thai year, belt use was 33 percent and there were 6,135 fatalities and serious injuries. In 2002, 80 percent of the state was belted and 2,883 fatalities and serious injuries were reported. "You may be the best driver on the road driving the biggest car on the road, but you can't control other drivers' actions, so be prepared and buckle up." Says Officer Jason Mork. President, Barb Johnson, opened the business meeting. It was decided to proceed with our plan to send Christmas gifts to Northridge residents and Big Stone County Food Shelf. Roll call was answered by 13 members present. Hostesses for our Dec. 17th meeting are Marge Lindholm and Donna Heel. Pat Kunz will be program chairperson. The meeting was adjourned. From MINNEAPOLIS, MN I'o LAUGHLIN, NEVAD/ Entries sought for aviation calendar Each year the Office of Aeronautics, Aviation Education Section, sponsors the International Aviation Art Contest for the State of Minnesota. Winners of the Minnesota contest go on to compete in the National and International Competition. Minnesota was pleased to have 1047 entries for the 2004 calendar, more than any other state. The contest has a specific theme each year and the entrants are asked to draw a picture relating to the theme. The 2003 art contest's theme was "100 Years of Flight". There are three categories; age 6-9, age 10-13, and age 14-17. Each category has four winners chosen and their artwork becomes the twelve pages of the next year's calendar. Anyone interested in submitting an entry should call Sara Verheul at the Ortonville Airport at 320-839- 3846. f SHOP ORTONVILLE -% FOR CHRISTMAS LET THE SANTA GALS HELP YOU SHOP FOR THE HOLIDAYS p!,i .. -.. Watch for them on the streets as they pass out candy and  spreed Christmas cheer. J _jo = PRINTING Is Our Buslnes00t O THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT J:;. From$259* 7zt its egular meeting on the 17th o1 A]ovembe 2003, the Otonvil ity ouncil awarded CZ3oom and .ype,s (onstuction o was a /llinn. the prime contract #or the construction o# the dialysis pero #acitity in the south portion o the ome municipal clinic building, making this worthwhile project a tae ealit i. 74ctually, wok on the acility has already started. ("[io all o thoae kind and thoughtful individ.a&, baainesaea, organiationa and goups who so graciously and immediately made John t contiationa to the i Stone Lake 7rea Kidney c23ialai roject that oar goal waa achieved beoe the deadline o /I4a 15, 2oo3. Zhe 7z Stone oqealth Gae ivea to each o yo. a h.e and heartfelt "CThank a jo6 00ett one/ z4ctually, the #uU amount given and to be matched 6| t the oundatias will be in the amount o1 $119,836.17. Aever in o. memo l has auch a aura o money been aiaed in so ahot a time, an accomplishment clealv shown the t,,temendo.s support in the aeaa o kidney dialysia, 7zppopiate 3:,_ receipte and acknowledgements will be mailed in nea utue, S3nv OFF Large or Medium Pizza t' Participating Pizza Ranches only. Some restrictions may apply. ay VALUABLE COUPON 12 pcs. Crispy Ranch Chicken, Potato Wedges and Coleslaw for s13.9 Stop in and The World's Largest Stocking Draing. For kids 10 and under. at each store. Drawing to be h. issue ar a eft and i ntere of fer abow specific soil , of ! ceremon M, of A from I anc from Mad Worked breed Some restrictions may apply. Not available in all areas Not good With ny other offer. Any Buffet Any Large House ! Participating PIzza ', Ranches only. Some restrictions may apply. Don't Forget Pizza Ranch Gift Certificates!!! Page 14 INDEPENDENT ALL N oo, o w oro..M C'S 'u P - .'= r .'c''' NO Paper SetuNOp IFACTORY TO DEALER WorkFees Charges I W#Ol ESAI E IN OICE "N0 One Excepti0ns!Frmula" Minus All Qualifying Retail Incentives Ortonville Study Club I II By Isabel Kraemer, Secretary/Treasurer The Ortonville Women's Study Club met at 11:30 on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, at the Matador. Hostesses were Lois Pflueger and Darlene Mikkelson. A delicious luncheon was served at an attractive Autumn decorated table. The meeting opened with our table prayer and Women's Club Collect. Dee Strong, program chairperson, introduced Andrena McEwen, who shared with us her great passion, that of writing memoirs and journaling. She read excerpts from her writing and gifted each of us with a copy of one of her first stories, "To My House." City police ticket unbuckled Ortonville Police Department officer's tagged one unbuckled vehicle occupant during the Safe & Sober enhanced seat belt enforcement campaign, Nov. 18-Dec. 1. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety lOTS) coordinated the statewide effort that included participation from more than 400 law enforcement agencies. "The answer to your safety in a vehicle is on your shoulders-- literally," says Officer Jason Mork. "Don't leave the seat belt hanging. The enforcement campaign aimed to increase the state's belt use rate. Minnesota's increase in seat belt use has corresponded to a decrease in fatalities and serious injuries since 1986, when the state's seat belt law went into effect. Thai year, belt use was 33 percent and there were 6,135 fatalities and serious injuries. In 2002, 80 percent of the state was belted and 2,883 fatalities and serious injuries were reported. "You may be the best driver on the road driving the biggest car on the road, but you can't control other drivers' actions, so be prepared and buckle up." Says Officer Jason Mork. President, Barb Johnson, opened the business meeting. It was decided to proceed with our plan to send Christmas gifts to Northridge residents and Big Stone County Food Shelf. Roll call was answered by 13 members present. Hostesses for our Dec. 17th meeting are Marge Lindholm and Donna Heel. Pat Kunz will be program chairperson. The meeting was adjourned. From MINNEAPOLIS, MN I'o LAUGHLIN, NEVAD/ Entries sought for aviation calendar Each year the Office of Aeronautics, Aviation Education Section, sponsors the International Aviation Art Contest for the State of Minnesota. Winners of the Minnesota contest go on to compete in the National and International Competition. Minnesota was pleased to have 1047 entries for the 2004 calendar, more than any other state. The contest has a specific theme each year and the entrants are asked to draw a picture relating to the theme. The 2003 art contest's theme was "100 Years of Flight". There are three categories; age 6-9, age 10-13, and age 14-17. Each category has four winners chosen and their artwork becomes the twelve pages of the next year's calendar. Anyone interested in submitting an entry should call Sara Verheul at the Ortonville Airport at 320-839- 3846. f SHOP ORTONVILLE -% FOR CHRISTMAS LET THE SANTA GALS HELP YOU SHOP FOR THE HOLIDAYS p!,i .. -.. Watch for them on the streets as they pass out candy and  spreed Christmas cheer. J _jo = PRINTING Is Our Buslnes00t O THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT J:;. From$259* 7zt its egular meeting on the 17th o1 A]ovembe 2003, the Otonvil ity ouncil awarded CZ3oom and .ype,s (onstuction o was a /llinn. the prime contract #or the construction o# the dialysis pero #acitity in the south portion o the ome municipal clinic building, making this worthwhile project a tae ealit i. 74ctually, wok on the acility has already started. ("[io all o thoae kind and thoughtful individ.a&, baainesaea, organiationa and goups who so graciously and immediately made John t contiationa to the i Stone Lake 7rea Kidney c23ialai roject that oar goal waa achieved beoe the deadline o /I4a 15, 2oo3. Zhe 7z Stone oqealth Gae ivea to each o yo. a h.e and heartfelt "CThank a jo6 00ett one/ z4ctually, the #uU amount given and to be matched 6| t the oundatias will be in the amount o1 $119,836.17. Aever in o. memo l has auch a aura o money been aiaed in so ahot a time, an accomplishment clealv shown the t,,temendo.s support in the aeaa o kidney dialysia, 7zppopiate 3:,_ receipte and acknowledgements will be mailed in nea utue, S3nv OFF Large or Medium Pizza t' Participating Pizza Ranches only. Some restrictions may apply. ay VALUABLE COUPON 12 pcs. Crispy Ranch Chicken, Potato Wedges and Coleslaw for s13.9 Stop in and The World's Largest Stocking Draing. For kids 10 and under. at each store. Drawing to be h. issue ar a eft and i ntere of fer abow specific soil , of ! ceremon M, of A from I anc from Mad Worked breed Some restrictions may apply. Not available in all areas Not good With ny other offer. Any Buffet Any Large House ! Participating PIzza ', Ranches only. Some restrictions may apply. Don't Forget Pizza Ranch Gift Certificates!!! Page 14 INDEPENDENT