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Time is running out to buy a new Classic OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACE from Central Boiler. Call today for more information and special pricing! F & R Outdoor Furnaces 605-432-4928.                         34-12*

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


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).


HELP WANTED-Part time press assistant (25 hours a week) wanted at the Ortonville Independent. Must be willing to learn. Valid drivers license and some heavy lifting required. Good communication skills a must. Please call Phil at 320-815-7918 if interested.                                  28-TF

MONARCH HEIGHTS has the following openings: Part-time Direct Support Professional-training provided with some benefits. Consultant RN. Interested applicants can pick up an application at 501 Burdick Ave, Ortonville, MN between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday - Friday.          33-TF*

Full Time Installer, Design Electronics-RadioShack is seeking a professional, reliable and trustworthy individual to join their team as a Full Time Installer for their western locations (Morris and Ortonville, MN and Milbank, SD). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, installing and servicing satellite television systems, security systems and home wiring. Experience is a plus, but we will train the right individual. All serious applicants, please email a resume to Steve at sandres@desrs.com.                        34-4*

Help Wanted: Director of Religious Education  for St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rosen, MN. Must be an active practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church.  Approx... 20 hrs. per week. Salary DOE. Also Janitor for St. Joseph church and school building in Rosen.  Approx. 5+ hours per week. For applications and/or job descriptions contact St. Joseph Catholic Church, 421 Madison Ave. Ortonville, MN 56278 or call 320-839-2772.     34-2*

HELP WANTED: Large turkey farm located by Holloway seeking general labor positions. Must have drivers license. Wage determined by experience and ability. 320-297-0142/320-289-2558.                  35-3*

HELP WANTED: Large turkey farm looking for equipment operators for tractors/loaders, CDL helpful but not required. Pay will match ability. 320-297-0142/320-289-2558.    35-3*

HELP WANTED:  SWCD TECHNICIAN POSITION NOW OPEN:  The Lac qui Parle Soil and Water Conservation District, Madison, MN is looking for the right person for District Technician.  Salary is dependent upon education and experience with full benefits.  Application form and position description are available on the district’s website at www.lacquiparleswcd.org , in the office at 122 8th Ave. S., Madison, MN 56256, 320-598-7321 x 3 or by emailing sheri.laechelt@mn.nacdnet.net.  Application deadline is September 26, 2014.                                    35-2*

Snow removal: Open for bids for winter of 2014-15 at St. Joseph Catholic Church and School in Rosen, MN. This would include the sidewalks and parking lot at the church and the school building when needed.  To submit your bid in writing contact St. Joseph Catholic Church, 421 Madison Ave. Ortonville, MN 56278.              34-2*

Card of thanks

Thanks to all of the faithful returning and new donors who took time to donate the life-saving gift of blood at the Ortonville Blood Drive on Sept. 2.  A total of 97 units were donated. Thanks to Kate, Sue, Julie, Don, Bruce, Norm, Craig, Phyllis and  Jeanette for the volunteer work provided and Women of the Moose ladies for the delicious meal. Also to ADA, Pepsi, Women of the Moose for their donations. Thank you KDIO for excellent publicity given. Thank you FIRST TIMERS: Sara Tollakson, Brittany Swigerd, Phyllis Barr, Rebecca Ash, Cynthia Fish, Kristen Salzer, Keeta Erickson AND Ruth Fish. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO RECEIVED PINS: Terry Gere: Two gallons, Arlen  Giese: seven gallons, AND Ben Johnson: two gallons. Looking forward to the next Drive on Dec. 23 and again thanks for giving hope to patients and their families.                                  


                                       Evie Swigerd

35-1*            Ortonville Co-Ordinator