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       FOR RENT-Building downtown Ortonville. Currently set up as office space,

Could be re-modeled to suit needs. Zoned for business only. New bathroom, garage could also be included if needed.                                                            Call Phil 320-815-7918

free heat and HOT water. Eliminate monthly heating bills with an OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACE from Central Boiler. F & R Outdoor Furnaces, 605-432-4928.           8-12*

FOR SALE: Regulation size pool table. This is not a slate table. Comes with cue sticks, pool balls and chalk. Very nice condition. $125. Also a 6x3 ft pool table, also not slate, comes with two pool sticks. Great for a smaller space, $50. Call 320-305-9651.                                           6-TF

ALANON MEETINGS every Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Ortonville Senior Citizen 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 Senior Center, 200 Monroe Ave. (use side entrance).  


Correspondent wanted to submit weekly Bellingham/Rosen area news to the Ortonville Independent. If interested, call 320-839-6163.


Now Hiring: The Ortonville Post office has part time openings available. For more information inquire at the post office or call 839-2883 ask for Lori.                                            13-2

FOR RENT-One bedroom apartment, downtown Ortonville. Call Paul, days 605-432-9224, evenings 605-432-5058.                           3-TF*

card of thanks

The family of Ruth Hoernemann would like to thank our family and friends for their prayers, condolences,  memorial gifts, flowers, cards, food, and support during this difficult time. A special thank you to Mundwiler and Larson Funeral Home, Pastor Kister and O’Neill,  the Odessa Ladies Aide, and the staff from Northridge,  Hospice and OAHS.                                  

              The family of

14-1                       Ruth Hoernemann

card of thanks

The family of Norma Mielitz wishes to express their gratitude to family and friends for the outpouring of love and support during this difficult time. We appreciate the cards, food, flowers, memorials, phone calls, e-messages, prayers, visits and hugs received. A huge thank you to the Sisters and staff at St. William’s for providing such a comfortable and loving home for Mom the past four years. We appreciate the kindness and expertise of Tim and Tana Mundwiler in arranging Mom’s funeral. We are very grateful to Pastor Amy Atkins for her prayerful guidance during Mom’s final hours and for the meaningful personalized service for Mom. A special thanks to the ushers, those who baked bars and those who served the lunch at church. The love and loyalty of friends and family meant the world to Mom, and we so appreciate every one of you!                                  

           Jerry and Cheri Mielitz

and family

                                  Lindy Lu and Dave Hammer

14-1                                   and  family

card of thanks

Thank you to the Toqua Sportsmen’s Club for the banquet they held March 22. It was very well organized and the food was wonderful!! Tom and I were fortunate to win five very nice prizes! We are very appreciative and thank you for a very enjoyable evening. It takes a lot of hard work and support to organize a successful banquet.                                  


14-1                   Tom and Ann Nelson