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old days in the Ortonville area '(:ii i DOWN MEMORY'S LANE / I 1 (71% A  FORMER FUEL OPERATORS in Ortonville. That's who you see in the above photos. At left is the Eunice Longhenry, who owned and operated a Phillips 66 station in the building where Sturdevant's Auto Parts is located today. At right is Dwayne Koehntopp, who operated the Standard bulk fuel for many years. 10 YEARS AGO of driftwood, effective July 1. Jan. 5, 1993 Anne Hedemark's services Fred Kreisel was honored and Pat Martinson of as Big Stone County Public at the annual Firemen's Relief will be participating Health Nurse were terminated banquet after 34 years of ser- "Geritol Frolics" cast in effective February 1 at the vice with the Ortonville Water Community College pro- December meeting of the Big & Light Dept. in Las Vegas Jan 10- Stone County Commissioners. Cold, Snow and Wind gave Roger Raether was the area the first taste of winter Ray Jankord was installed as the president of the last night first baby of the year born Ortonville Civic and Game Warden Joe Douthitt 3rd at the Ortonville Commerce Assn. Other offi- received word that he had been fital. Parents are Roger cers include Burton Nypen, Ed transferred from Big Stone Debra (Maine) Jankord of Froelich, Garry Swenson and  and Lac qui Parle counties to Stone City. Gene O'Neill. game warden in Hennepin issue featured an arti- Ten to sixteen cases of county. on Lowell Jackson, a noted dynamite and 500 to 1,000 feet The following births were painter in this area for of detonating primer cord were recorded at the Ortonville ,ears. stolen from the Ortonville Hospital: a boy to Mr. and Athey of Big Stone Stone Co. over the week end. Mrs. Dare Kropunenske of was honored as the fire- A girl was born to Mr. and the month is Big Stone Mrs. Gordon Lindquist of Ortonville at the Ortonville Lights A Tree was Hospital ,'d successful again with lights given in memory or 50 YEARS AGO of loved nne Jan. 15, 1953 25 YEARS AGO Robert Norman, Ortonville Dec, 2, 19'77 School Superintendent for the Mrs. Joe Petrick was pic- past five years has accepted a with a display of real position as superintendent of ' eggs decorating a piece the Montevideo Schools, _ Hamburger, Steaks, Roasts - Per Lb. Chops & Roasts - Per Lb. 25 LB. BEEF BUNDLE 20 LB. PORK BUNDLE $49.95 $34.95 Fr This column sponsored in part by - ORTONVILLE STONE Ortonville, MN 320-839-6163 For All mr Rock Needs! .... __ gham/Louisburg By Margret Stueckrath Phone 568-2430 Wednesday' Community Dax and Janice Dale of visited Saturday and ' at the Lloyd Larsen home. Dec. 22 Betty Nelson, Iv CUSTOM BUTCHERING DAYS- MON. & WED. EMERGENCY CALL DALE 605-938-4389 OR LEON 320-325-5230 Crystal Dahl and DeLayne Dahl of Don and Naomi Schulz of Nortblk, Dawson spent the day at the Tom and NE spent the Dec. 21st weekend Gn DaM and son Jo[@n homg at isiting relatives. Thevo yisjted her Hutchins0il for d family hriStias br9ther Duane stueckrafh" at  party. ...... . N"ort h ri d ge;'Ortonvit ie. Margret DeLayne Dahl of Dawson spell / Tuesday afternoon and Christmas Day with her mother Betty Nelson. AS The 1ok Strikes Midnight... We'd like to wish our loyal customers health, wealth, and love in the new year! Thanks ]or doing business with us! Lundberg Construction, Inc. Roger and Richard Lundberg Ortonville, MN 320-839-3540 Stueckrath at home in Bellingham and Willard Rakow of Odessa. Lucille Nelson was a Christmas Eve supper guest at Thomas and Lynette Nelson home. Lucille Nelson, Thomas and Lynette Nelson, Erick and Luke were Christmas Day guests of Linda Vant Hull, Andrew and Brady at St. Louis Park. Brady Vant Hull is spending a few days in Minneapolis. He lives in Los Angeles. Craig, Lawrence and Fran Rakow attended the Christmas Eve program at St. John's Church in Madison Alyssa and Colby took part in the program. Later they were guests at the Maurice Wollschlagers for supper. Dinner guests at the Lawrence Rakow home Christmas Day were Bryan Rakow of Ortonville, Maurice, Erin, Alyssa, Colby and Haley Wollschlager of Madison and Craig Rakow. Yvonne Hanson was a caller in the afternoon. Ronnie Nelson went to Ortonville for Christmas dinner at St. John's Church. Louisburg Charles and Ihla Thomson and Kim May of Las Vegas spent the weekend at the home of Mike and Beckie May of Aitkins. Christmas weekend guests of From the Files of The Ortonville Independenf Nassau, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Valentine Karels of Big Stone City and a girl to Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Johnson of Ortonville. 70 YEARS AGO Dee. 29, 1932 Three weeks work on the part of Ortonville business men and other persons attempting to reorganize the First National Bank of this citY was undone Wednesday after- noon when the directors of the institution acted to place it in the hands of a receiver. Ort(mville thus has lost its sole remaining bank. Florence Johnson and Roy Gustafson were united in mar- riage Dec. 21st at the home of the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hallock are the parents of a son born at the Johnson home hospital. A midnight show will be shown Saturday night at the Orpheum to usher in the new year. Charles and Ihla Thomson we, c, Mike and Beckie May, Liza Stephen of Aitkins, Rick and Rachael Gatorason, Travis and Jenna of Chanhassen, Dennis and Janell Thomson, Alexis, Brady and Cody. Sunday afternoon guests of Elmo and Lorraine Sorenson were the Jeff ,chluter family. They enjoyed an early Christmas: atricia Anderson of Milan was a Tuesday mormng visitor of her parents, Elmo and Lorraine Sorenson. Christmas Eve guests of Elmo and Lorraine Sorenson were Connie Robertson of Eden Prairie, LeAnn Stone, Crystal and Noah of Bellingham. Connie returned home Christmas Day. Tuesday eve visitors at the home of Lawrence and Edith Thomson were Don and Ella Thomson and Charles and lhla Thomson Christmas Day dinner guests at the Charles and lhla Thomson home were Lawrence and Edith Thomson and Lois Thomson of Madison. Dinner guests at the Don and Ella Thomson home Dec. 26 were Curtis Thomson and four children, Peggy Dittes and children of Montevideo and Gerry Grimm. q" rtonville II II Gag Maxwell, Phone 839-2267 Norman Shelsta spent a week with his niece and family, Rob Livingston, at Columbia, SC. David and Laura Olson of Minneapolis spent the weekend visiting with Norman Shelsta. Christmas Eve visitors at the Dustin Hills home were Mr. and Mrs. Patrick O'Neill, Beardsley, Mrs. Patricia O'Neill, Ortonville, Mr. and k gf ght gF Mrs" Steve Hendricks' Hutchinsn' t . . oo m or nm ast lnternet? ., Sue Heisick, Cedar, and Mr. and Mrs. J.P. O'Neill, Oak Grove. CALL Christmas Day visitors at the Dennis O'Neill home in Graceville, were Mrs. Patricia O'Neill, NATE'S NET Ortonville, Mrs. MarionKramer,,; Graceville, Mike O Neill NDSU, Fargo, Sara and Darius, Grace tile. Sunda, visitors at the Pat O'Neill WIRELESS INTERNET... where your uploads are as fast as downloads. NO PHONE LINES TO sLoW YOU DOWN! You can be on line all the time and never get bumped off! No need for that second phone line for the Internet, because it's wireless.* Computer Sales & Service Wireless Internet QO 's " ate ".-- i :oLd;:, o Your lnternet Provider - emaih lori@nate 8 325 S. 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Elisha Rendon also placed in all five events, receiving second place on beam with a 6.8, second in floor with The seventh grade girls were ner- vous as this was their first ever coln- petition. They survived the jitters and managed to place in three events. Paulina Chalupka earned a first place on bars with a 6.8, Chelsie Hedge won a third place on beam with a 7.3, and Erin Eustice a fifth on vault with a 5.5. Other scores for the seventh grade competitors were: Chelsie Hedge, floor 5.6, vault, 54; Caitlin Henderson, beam 6.5, floor 3.7; Paulina Chalupka, beam 7.0, vault 5.4; and Erin Eustice, beam 6.9. ORTONVILLE, MN Daily Hours: Mon.-Fri 8:00 AM- 5:30 PM PHONE (320) 839-2653 ALLaVJLABLEmRGIFTGlVlNG! Register to win one of three $100 Beef Bundles. Per Lb i Boneless - Per Lb, Assorted Chuck Roast or Pork Chops Steak 81.59 $1.79 Locally Grown - Per Lb SIDES & $ I. 49 QUARTERS ............ 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