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=bad old days in the Ortonville area alternate Presentation College j.  ' snow queen at Aberdeen. Engineers explained hat ,I the plan is to no longer run Hwy 7 through Ortonville's main street. The plan is to go up the hill just north of the Lakeside Fruit Farm and angle, c00tta,,k ,to. [,o, ,to.00 Prairie Five Community Action Council has opened a bank m Odessa patronage in 2002. new clothing at the Village Hall. Lem Kaercher has a new rrl"lr r,o license plate with the abbrevi- IVI00IVlUHI :9 ation for Lem 'n Drops- --Od &Ok OlllgTteld tO ?*llliJkl LEMO0000 LANE Ramona Gruse and Ruth Potter were presented 50 year 1/O/1 iJl'l 2 00 3. pins from the Laurel Crown From the Files of The Chapter. 0rtonville I ndependen! S. D., a boy to Mr. and Mrs.  N " 50 YEARS AGO Leonard Schmieg of Rosen, a dppl/ e/ e[]// Jan. 8, 1953 boy to Mr. and Mrs. Germain Seaton was named Adelman of Odessa, agirl to ,t/O/,1/l gTt{{ 0"i  L{, tgt5 Glenn chairman of theCounty Board Mr. and Mrs. Robert V. V V of Commissioners Tuesday at Hasslen of Ortonville and a the reorganization of the coun- gift to Mr. and Mrs. Donald ty board. Fierstine of Ortonville. Nassau Farmers Big Stone county attorney, C.J, Benson, was elected presi- dent of the Minnesota County Elevator Attorneys association at the 70YEARS AGO convention of the association Dec. 22, 1932 in Minneapolis. Reports have been received Robert Pflueger was that plans are underway for the Nassau, MN 56272 installed as the president of the seining of rough fish from Big Ortonville Kiwanis Club on Stone Lake. Phone 1-800-842-1391 or 320-668-2323 SOME TIME AGO, when Independent publisher Jim took Tuesday. Other officers are Dr. The Orange and Black in Boone, Iowa, when then Russian Premier Nikita Fran Karn, Leonard Thrall and quintet won over the was visiting the operation of the Garst Feed plant there. Don Geier. Montevideo basketball team ..... I Obit, ari 24 to I 1 last Friday Nikda m center and, to hes left, is Mr Garst A photo of lim ......... m . . " " Lmanolm were umtea m ar .... Reorgamzahon of the Frst ha! this event appeared at that time. m Life magazine, riage Dec. 27 at the Trinity Nat'oni al' na nk has' progresseo-- U es :l Lutheran Church in Clinton. o$/ny - 10 YEARS AGO Sara Kaercher has been The following births were ttthebStalenf III I I I I named to mae a three weeks O vHle = va----"' [ Dec 29, 1992 ' recorded at the rton " ...... approval and setup and nna tour of Europe next summer lighting contest winners in , . Hospital: a boy to Mr. and : ...... Frank Weber " D he U S . . . illbtlU,..tlUil,. IIIville were the following y t . . Collegiate Wind Mrs. Bernard Plllatzki of ,,_, .... r .... ,a .... tana Ortonvflle, a boy to Mr and mann the cit electrical - -. Funeral Services for Frank Weber, [:rank was united in marriage to Y . " elected captain of the age 83, of Ortonville were held Marian Schmieg on Sept. 12, 1950 at as Wednesday, Dec.  St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rosen. 18, 2002 at St. :"7 At retirement the couple moved to John s Catholic i 7 Ortonvilbe where Frank started to do [I 'I- Ortonville.Church ."7::. removal.lawn care, gardefling and snow Fr. Robert P'/m . ): . He enjoyed watching wrestling and Gobhrschservedll[#/f/ii> attended Several pro wrestling as Celebrant with :,'+ i matches, tte loved to watch his Fr Jack Nordick !! grandchildren and great grandchildren serwng as!! I1 play. Frank was a member of St. --k;' - 5DYecE.ARsAGI, 1 80 Concelebrant.!:::. l John's Catholic Church ,nOrtonville. Kelly has been named 2 O . Conunercial & Residential Wiring - Licensed & Bonded in MN & SD The organist was i. ] Frank passed away on Sunday lre chief of the Big Stone Nancy Schultz was chosen Olmdlle, MN =?O 3=0..19-=11 Pat Kunz and the,. ,___,_,_.,  - morning, Dec. 15, 2002 at Northridge |dept. - " ,  St. John's and St. Joseph s Choirs Residence in Ortonville reaching the w statewmde fish Immmts approved provided special music, age of 83years, three months and ": ", Honorary pallbearers were the three days. . Hospice Team Members, Marlys Survivors include wife, Marian the number of large northern p|ke, but Pillatzke, Cindy Enke, Peggy Weber of Ortonville, six children, most anglers rejected a statewide slot Joh eai . ! DaN'fdJY We Ot3f'il, .,elk .........  .... - limit during the public input process: A c'areank's six its for crappie; sunfish, .......; ........... i  ........................... changes could help imlr0ve fishifig.  .... The DNR decided instead to propose children David WejRichafd WebeL of _and catfish will take effect The limiLchangesare tb.e.esult of -" DNR data showed that lake trout specl regulations for northern pFke Dennis Weber,'T"nohl"[g Weber, Ltna ) 3 fishing opener next May, extensive biological analysis and pub- v sts have ena ve recom n bey of ink around the stat ][u03 . . ,Aar e be be - on a um es e, Sis and Kenneth Weber. Burial was at Weber of Kerkhoven, Linda (Roger) sota Department of Natural hc input the! began about two..yea" mended levels on many waters in which received support from anglers. St. Joseph s Catholic Cemetery in Sis of Rosen and Kenneth (Becky) announced today The hmt ago most Minnesota game fish lmas ,, o v a T r sal s bm finah nd a! - " , " ....... northeast Minnes ta and the a er ge his popo " "rig "zed a Rosen. Weber of Shakopee, one sister, Justine wi!! affect all inland waters nave remained uncnang.e.q mr me rest size of crappie and sunfish has been details will be announced soon. Frank Marcellus Weber was born Anderson of Ortonville and three Minnesota Canada border 4o to 70 years, yet fishing pressure "W to bal M - . declining statewide. The new limit on e had ance the interests of Sept. 12, 1919 at Lakeshore sisters-in-Law Florence Weber of t . and t, have increased dra- lake trout is expected to decrease the anglers who wanted more drastic Township, Madison, to parents John Dawson, l)orothy Weber of land possession limits will be maucanyaunng mat time, accorain__g statewide harvest by as much as 30 changes with others who preferred no and Barbara (Demuth) Weber. He Bellingham and Beulah Weber of toy three s cms with era to Ken rayer infector el the DNR " Pa ' lea ltor pe ' , P-  ...... '. percent on average and will help changes, said yer. 'We rned a grew up on a farm and continued to Fairmont; twelve grandchildren, three going from 15 to 10, sunfish tqsnenes tavsmn, maintain lake trout populations at a lot in this process and had a great dia- farm throughout all his life. great-Grandchildren and many nieces i to 20, and lake trout from "Our limits have been in place for hi,,h,, lval letup with anlers One conclusion " so Ion at w " -,-= ........... . Frank was a grain and dairy farmer and nephews. o The dady and possessmn g th hatever ratmnale there most o reached w w o. ........ The crappie and sunfish limit . f us is that e ill and he was especially proud of his The Larson Funeral Home of camsn wm remain at rive, may nave been lor them has been chanes are expected to reduce hay- need to review fish limits more often dairy cattle. He also had a special love Ortonville was in charge of the , | one over 24 inches and two lost," Payer said. 'We wanted to do an vest by only 3 to 4 percent, but the in the future." for each one of his farm dogs. arrangements. ' to see if limit harvest reduction could be greater on " lakes with exceptional fisheries. The To changes could help stabilize the lily declining trend in average size for those species. Xh Limit changes were also consid- e ered for northern pike, walleye, brown trout, and largemouth and smallmouth World bass. The biological analysis showed that statewide population trends for walleye, brown trout, and largemouth and smallmouth bass were stable or /do,/the spirit of the season increasing. As a result, limit changes shine brightly upon you and were not proposed for those species. your family. And may an ."We will continue to look for abundance of peace and joy dwell in your hear forever opportunities to improve fishing for :: walleye, bass and brown trout with Merry Christmas special regulations on specific lakes Charles F'reoert and streams," Payer said. The analysis did show a decline in Mini'Motor Repair m "Big Stone City, SD gott,,nt.oR,.00lnt::; THRRi00 lillT llllSiltS Whatever's on your program this holiday 110 season, we hope it's filled .,. ( with harmony and joy. -'1-1 [ al,,o.l '-  We really appreciate yoUrbusiness with us and /.",,,. IJll ,,,-. %.-' doing .]4.LI.--'*{,,, look forward to seeing you % [$ O ,,.  :- in the new year. It's easy to get overloaded ' dunng the holidays. ! Oataworks, Lighten the lad and sta' safe" Keep in mind that even mall hlickty bul "i'CalD'__ current to dangerotts. Inc. enough be Toss out decorations x ith worn or frayed cor&s. H " we'Veeo Ctr,stmast)een t3um,nOanc .nenowCanoletnat ,t'sat t)Omnere we'clens ,ket gett0 sayreacty Big514StoneHighcRy,StreetsD Don t overload circuits or run cords under rugs or furniture. And air, "a vs turn off ]I|L "thanks", to a, Or'mrougnoutYOU wno'vetnehepeClyear ignt up our I,ves 605-862-8149 electric,, decorations before you go to sleep. Use extra cam around electriciw  anti i00ARR'S ELECTRIC you U keep the holidays bright and happy. r,l _/_. I! | | ORTONVILLE, MN Pomr Oompeny lay, Dec. 24, 2002  INDEPENDENT Page 5c Q