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December 22, 1998

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'I i ,, J LDREN FROM ORTONVILLE'S CONGREGATIONAL UCC performed the "Nativity" Christmas story during worship Sunday. _Shown in lm left to right is Santa, Pastor Duane Lookingbill, Aidan Rakow, Scott Anderson and Matthew Fellows. Second row, Amanda-Brown, |Rakow, Spencer Schultz, Christopher Fellows, Nick Steuart, Jeanne Thomas, Anna Sherod, Sarah Burns, Amy Dockter and Anne Thomas. are Gabby Burns, Kayla Brown, Kira Sherod, Erica Plath, Colby Gimmestad and Riley Blake. manager -  lllll i ' Ill etlands office ) f-- *-%--- i L/--i-   T in.e0000- \\; 0 ll00lllrl"l'l00lllrlMl t octhe new manager of the Wetland Management al office of the U.S. Fish I aging[lldl!feservice is responsiblenearly 50,000 acres of Children s Theatre production [ffaterfowl production areas 'ng with private landowners nnaking wildlife habitat to be held at OHS Mon, Tues to their private land. the office is located near staff has responsibilities counties in west-central Next Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 28 and 29 will be two exciting days in Ortonville. The cast of the Children's Theatre Company's production of Wondrous Tales of Old J_ggg_n_ will be preparing for four performances at the Ortonville High School Auditorium. The curtain rises at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. both days. ..... = Wondrous Tales of Old Japan is a collection of four Japanese folk tales told in traditional Japanese kabuki theater style. It is a combination of exquisite theater, energetic taiko drumming and radiant costumes that no one will soon forget! The Children's Theatre Company , offers professional training in theater arts for students 8 to 18 years of age in Minneapolis, their home base. The young people in this area are going to have the opportunity to take advantage of the troupe's theater expertise in free workshops for children in grades K-12. These workshops will be held at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 28 and Tuesday, Dec. 29. The 10 am, workshops are for those in grades K- 6. Monday's workshop will be on ?heater Games and Tuesday's workshop is on Kabuki Theater. The I I a.m. workshops are for young people in grades 7-12. Children will learn about Taiko Drums on Monday and the Tricks of Improvisation on Tuesday. Please call Shawnda at the OrtonviUe School at 839-6181 to register your child. Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, Dec. 23. Through all its programs, the Children's Theatre Company strives to provide a professional quality theater experience for families and to offer the highest caliber theater arts experience for young people as participants. The Big Stone Area Arts Council is sponsoring this production through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. Tickets are available at Ortonville area banks, the Big Stone Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, or at the door. Cost for adults is $5 and children grades K-12 are $3. Only 3 Days UNTIL CHRISTMAS Public meet on future of area We need your input and participation to create greater commuhities! Residents and business people in the area are urged to attend to help decide the future of their communities and the region as a whole. Big Stone, Chippewa and Lac qui Parle Counties will kick off a'Community- Based Comprehensive Planning project with a public meeting and vision- ing session on Thursday, Jan. 21st at 6:30 p.m., at the Graceville Community Building. Food and refreshments will be provided for your convenience. For more information, please contact Darren Wilke, Big Stone County Zoning Administrator at (320) 839- 3136 or Audrey Rahrlien, Graceville Mayor at (320) 748-7911. t Independent Ads Get Noticed. [a (You're reading this one aren't you?) lom o. l'.ami{ to o.a! THE ROGGENBUCK FAMILY left to right, in front are Jorden, Steve and Linda; in back, Dustln, lason and Dillan. oqave a happ v holiday/ COMPLETE COLLISION REPAIR, WINDSHIELD GLASS REPLACEMENT AND AUTO REFINISHING. / PROGRESSIVE COLLISION & GLASS CENTER, INC. 109 SE 2nd St.. Ortonville, MN 56278 (320) 839-2255 " Otr \\; Emaaamm/ "Because we caret." CenBank will FROM ALL OF US AT c,.o, \\;X r'/.., Friday, " 26 2 p.m. on -- CenBank Christ--Eve" P.O. Box 306 113 NW 1st Street * Ortotaville, MN 56278 lli Phone 320-839-6123 1-800-335-8920 www,, OTTERTAIL Power Company