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4-H'ers DiekJnann, Krueger At Ccnservatio program ope 4-H Congress in Atlanta, GA for children nn grades K-12 SHEILA KRUEGER AND SARAH DIEKMANN, members of the Beardsley Go-Getters 4-H Club, were among the more than 1,300 4-H delegates who participated in the 81st National 4-H Congress in Atlanta, GA Nov. 29 - Dec. 3. They are both students at CGB High School. Sheila is the daughter of Richard and Jeanne Krueger; Sarah is the daughter of Doug andTheresa Diekmann, all of Beardsley. Sarah Diekmann and Sheila Krueger ,,ere two of more than 1,300 4-H delegates from acrost, the US and Puerto Rico ,,ho participated in the 81st National 4-H Congress in Atlanta, GA, November 29 December 3. In honor of this year's national celebration of 4-H's centen- nial. Minnesota was proud to have 80 youth delegates represent our state, which was also the largest delegation in attendance. National 4-H Congress recognizes the accomplishments of youth in the 4-H program and provides an out- standing educational opportunity for 4-H youth. Youth attending returned home with new ideas and a commit- rnent to become more involved in their communities. Throughout the five-day national event, those attending increased their cultural understanding through work- shops, experienced the culturally diverse heritage of Atlanta, and learned from each other about cus- toms and traditions in other cultures and parts of the country. Delegates also heard motivational speakers such as Millard Fuller, CEO and President of Habitat for Humanity; Rick Bragg, Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times columnist: Erika Harold. 2003 Miss America and Dan Clark, interna- tional motivational speaker and attthor of the best-selling "Chicken Soup for the Soul" books. CLASSIFIED ADS BRING QUICK RESULTS Bellingham/Louisburg By Margret Stueckrath Phone 568-2430 Paul Volkenant was not present when his name was called for $20 Dec. 18th at the Bellingham Community Day Drawing. Jan. 8th the drawing will be for $40. Wally and Lois Larson met Joleen Van Hoorn and boys in Webster, SD on Friday night and brought Lucas and Chandler along home to spend the week-end with Grandpa and Grandma. On Sunday they took the boys back to Aberdeen and visited at the Ron and Joleen Van Hoorn home. Larry and Mavis Dale of Watertown, SD were Saturday afternoon and evening visitors at the Wally Larson home. In the afternoon Mavis, Lois, Howard and Lou Jean Schake attended the "Country Christmas" show at the Prairie Arts Center at Madison. Following the show, Mavis and Larry, Wally and Lois, Howard and Lou Jean and Lyte and Karen Schake enjoyed supper and visiting at Our Place Care. Lucille Nelson, Doris Johnson ,ad Rob and Dolores Danielson were among a group of friends entertained at the home of Dwight and Delaine Magedanz in Milbank on Saturday evening. Ronnie Nelson and Roger Lindner family" and other members of the Watertown c'ar club enjoyed Santa Claus Day. Prairie Five menu Reservations may be made by calling the Senior Center. When requesting a meal call the Senior Center the day prior to eating at 839- 3555 before 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24 Chicken Breast/Djon, Rice Blend, Green Beans, Fruit, Whole Wheat Bread Wednesday, Dec. 25 Merry Christmas To All Thursday, Dec. 26 "Cook's Choice" Day Friday, Dec. 27 Polish Sausage, Boiled Potatoes, Sauerkraut, Pie, Rye Bread Monday, Dec. 30 Chipped Beef, Gravy, Baking Powder Biscuit, Calif. Blend Vegetables, Fruit Sauce, Apple Ring Tuesday, Dec. 31 Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Harvard Beets, Ice Cream, Whole Wheat Bread Tuesday evening Ron Nelson and Bob Peterson of Ortonville attended the Kids Kingdom Christmas Concert at the Ortonville High School. Deric Radermacher was one of the children. Wednesday afternoon Ron Nelson had visitors from Madison. Mel Omen stayed to play whist. I want to wish A Blessed Christmds and A Happy and Good New Year to everyone who reads and gives news items for the Bellingham/Louisburg News. Thank You, Margret Stueckrath Santa Claus Day turkey winners are: Clara Jean Schuelke, Howard Schake, Audrey Volkenant, Erwin Pederson, Ella Thomson, Carol Olson, Walter Maatz, Betty Nelson, Mike Hamson, Ruthie Schuelke, Jeff Sorenson, Fran Trygestad, Gert Rakow, Ralph Milbrandt, Wally Rien, M.J. Kirchberg, Terry Hamson, Carol Mangel. Dave Hanson. Matt Drobney, Roger Kunde, Dorothy Jorgenson, Pat Sorenson, Vicki Larson, Clayton Gloege, Bill Giese, Craig Rakow, Wally Norby, Valborg Larson, Glenda Reinke, Barb Jahn, Orville Schake, Lawrence Rakow, Melvin Maatz, Buster Goetsch and Betty Hanson Christmas Light Winners: 1st Richard Borgerson $25, 2nd Ray Seiler $15 and 3rd Alvin Jorgenson $10. LOUISBURG Sunday dinner guests at Charles and Ihla Thomsons were Lois Thomson of Madison; Lucille Nelson of Bellingham; Maynard and Kerrine Thomson of Wolverton; Edith and Laurence Thomson; Don and Ella  Thomson and Dennis and.Cody -T]]omson. Holidays ....... With best wishes and heartfelt thanks to our many kind customers. Cellular 2000 888-432-6798. 605-432-6798 FOR EQUIPMENT AND EXPERIENCED SERVICE MILBANK Your WIRELESS Communication Specialists Cellular 2000" ?,, Motorola, and Advisor Gold are trademarks or registered trademarks of Motorola Inc. Rejoice! May this holy time recall His clear message of Christmas love to all! CASHTOWN SERVICE Mark and Kris Ninneman, Terry Kirk ]r., Don and Corinne Tiegs, Elrov Adermann, Aaron Smith and Scheral Ninneman ORTOVILI, lllO'l'& "there is still time to participate in the Feder Junior Duck Stamp Program. Th'onservation program is designed to ",a,.ch youngsters in grades K-12 about 'aterfowl and the importance of habitat. It is a program in which students develop an awareness of waterfowl, learn to identify the various species, and recognize the role wetlands and upland grasslands play in their conser- vation. This program has been very suc- cessful in Minnesota as each year approximately 900 school and home School students participate in the pro- gram. lgrtshing you a wondrous and magical season. Love and peace shall dwell upon the Earth for all mankind. Olson Plumbing & Heating Len & Evy Olson Ortonville, MN r? Once their study of waterfowl is complete, the students create an origi- nal painting of a North American, duck. goose or swan which will serve as a design for a stamp. All paintings must be submitted by March 15, 2003 to Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge (Refuge) in Bloomington. The paintings are then judged and 100 winning entries are selected with the Best-of-Show being forwarded to Washington, D.C. for the national competition. The first place National Winner will receive a $4000 cash award. All one-hundred Minnesota winners will be celebrated with a ceremony on May 10, 2003. The Refuge has administr program since 1994. It is a gram as evidenced by the facl the previous nine years, a Mi youngster has placed in the Competition seven years Minnesota can claim place national winners, two place national winners an( Honorable Mention winne obtain information about the [ and/or brochure which outli criteria for the stamp design, Judie Miller at 952-858-0712. 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