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HOUSE FOR SALE by owners in Madison, MN across from hospital, three bedroom, oak woodwork, hardwood floors, open stairway, three stained glass windows, privacy fence, four new trees, new sidewalk and shingles. Call for more information, if no one answers please leave message. 763-550-0490 or 320-568-2567. Serious inquiries only.                    36-TF

ALANON MEETINGS every Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Ortonville Community Center (use side entrance). Friends and family of alcoholics are invited.                                    32-TF*

AA MEETINGS every Monday, 8:30 a.m., 400 Washington St., Big Stone City, SD and every Tuesday, 8 p.m., Ortonville Community Center, 200 Monroe Ave. (use side entrance).


FOR RENT: Country Crossings of Madison -  2-bedroom deluxe apartments  - AC, dishwashers, balconies, water, sewer, garbage included, laundry on-site, garages available,  clean, quiet, affordable. Call Dawn 320-321-4371.                                        30-TF*

FOR RENT-Two bedroom apartment in Big Stone City, SD for $350 a month, available in Sept. One block south of main street, no steps. Call Dan at 605-862-8229 or 651-249-4062.                             36-4*

For Rent: 2 Bd, 2 bath House/Cabin for rent. Located 3 miles north of Big Stone City on Hwy 109, overlooking Big Stone Lake. Has 2 car garage and located on over one acre of wooded area. $650.00 per month or as negotiated. Please contact 605-254-3979.                            38-2*

BUYING OLD visible or electric gas pumps, gas station signs, gas globes, and air meters. Also buying old blacksmith anvils. Call Tony 605-228-8627.                                     37-2

HELP WANTED: Advertising and Print Sales position Duties include making sales calls, working with customers, ability to come up with design and marketing ideas.  Candidate must be self motivated, have positive attitude and work well with others. Experience preferred. Positive work environment, great income for motivated individual, matching retirement plan, supplemental health insurance. Send resume to phil@ortonvilleindependent.com or bring to Ortonville Independent, 789 US Hwy 75, Ortonville, MN 56278.                                      


HELP WANTED-Part-time press assistant wanted at the Ortonville Independent. Must be willing to learn. Valid drivers license and heavy lifting required. Good communication skills a must. Please call Phil at 320-815-7918 if interested.                      32-TF

HELP WANTED-CSR (Customer Service Rep) Stolpman Insurance Agency is looking for a Full Time person that is, or is willing to get, licensed for Property Casualty and Life & Health Insurance. Individual would work out of our Ortonville office. Salary and/or commissions will depend on experience. Computer experience should include MS Office.

Email resume and cover letter to:  Agent JohnStolpman@yahoo.com.


HELP WANTED-RNs & LPNs Needed – Recover Health. We currently have openings for nurses to provide pediatric home care to medically complex pediatric clients in the Ortonville area. We offer competitive wages, health care benefits, flexible schedules, and hands-on training with on-going support. Call us today 877-266-5795 or apply online www.recoverhealth.org/apply-online.          38-3*

HELP WANTED-Individuals interested in working on Commercial Fishing Crew out of Browns Valley, call Terry Miller at 320-695-2376.         


RUmmage Sale: Friday, Oct. 2, 4 to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 3, 8 a.m. to 12 noon, 77735 W. Meadowbrook Rd 7 and 1/2 miles north on Hwy 7. If you liked our sale two years ago, you'll like this one too! Lots of misc., some tools, some furniture. No early sales. Thank you.  38-1


Doug Laub


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You left us with beautiful memories, Your love is still our guide, Although we cannot see you, you’re always at our side.  

Sadly missed

38-1                   by family and friends

CARD of thanks

The family of Pearl Pederson would like to convey our heartfelt thanks for the thoughtfulness, prayers, support and love given to us at her passing. The loving sympathy that has been shown during this difficult time is so greatly appreciated. Thank you to Pastor Hall, Becky Knudson and Dean Dallman for the music, the ladies of St. Paul's Lutheran church for the delicious meal, and to the Zahrbock Funeral Home. We extend a special thanks to Pastor Tonn for being with us. A sincere thank you is extended to Dr. Al Ross and to the nurses and staff of the Ortonville Area Health Services for their compassionate care, and a special thank you to Dr. Delage for his care and friendship over the years. We truly have been blessed.


                    God Bless.

Erwin Pederson

GaVae Pederson and family

Glenda Reiffenberger

38-1                                   and family                     

CARD of thanks

The family of Stewart Steen would like to extend our appreciation and thanks to everyone for the kindness shown to us during Stewart’s stay at Ortonville Area Heath Services and Northridge Residence. Our deepest appreciation to Dr. Al Ross, nurses and staff and OAHS and the staff of Northridge Residence. To Paster Bev for your visits, phone calls, prayers and wonderful words at the service. To Bonnie Stotesbery for playing and the ladies of the church for the great food. To our friends for the lunch during visitation and also to our friends and family for the food brought to our homes, memorials, flowers and prayers. He will be sadly missed.


                   Mavis Steen

Del and Jody Steen

and families

Kathy and Al Guse

38-1                                and families