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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*

Garage Sale: Big 12 Storage Unit #40 (located on Hwy 12 Ortonville). Sporting goods, garage items, lawn care items, tools and other miscellaneous items. No Household items. Saturday, August 29th. 8 a.m. to 12 noon.                          33-1*

HUGE SALE at the former Kampmeier Lumber/Mary V’s on Main Street in Graceville! Stop by for great deals on plates, napkins, table cover, party supplies, gifts, holiday decor, household items, wedding supplies, silk flowers, glassware, vases, centerpieces, and much, much more! Hours: Tuesday - 3-6 pm; Wednesday - Friday - 10 am -1 pm and 3-6 pm; Saturday - 10 am - 2 pm or by appointment. Invite your friends and stop on by!                                               33-2

HELP WANTED - Monarch Heights in Ortonville, MN needs people that care about people. We have one part time position open - 23 hours in two weeks. Everyone gets vacation, sick leave and holiday pay. Competitive wages. Applications can be picked up at 501 Burdick Avenue, Ortonville, MN between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.                     14-TF*

HELP WANTED: Large turkey farm looking for a skilled laborer. Must be able to operate machinery and have a valid driver’s license. Pay will match ability. Call 320-297-0142.                           


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: Preferred Capital Management has an opening close to Clinton in a sow facility. No experience needed, starts at $12 with benefits, work 7-3. Training given, looking for people who care about animals. Advancement opportunities. Call Sasha 507-238-4495 ext. 7, https://sites.google.com/site/preferredcapitalmanagement/contact.


CARD of thanks

My sincere thank you to all who sent cards of sympathy to Vernon and myself in the passing of my sister Arlene. We deeply miss her as we did many things together. We appreciate all your kindness.


33-1         Vernon & Irene Henkelman

CARD of thanks

The family of DeWayne Jensen wish to thank everyone for their kindness shown through cards, flowers, food, thoughts and prayers. A special thank you to Pastor Melanie Reiners of the Tabor United Methodist Church in Big Stone City, SD. Her message touched our hearts. We wish to express our gratitude and sincere appreciation to Mundwiler Funeral Home. Also a special thank you for the Military Honors provided by the American Legion Gertje Van Lith Post #229.                                     33-1

CARD of thanks

We can not express how much our 50th Wedding Anniversary Celebration meant to us. A huge "THANK YOU" to our children and grandchildren for pulling off this party. We are so grateful to have so many friends and family that took the time to be with us. We appreciate all the cards, gifts and flowers that we received. Thank you, Bob Arndt (one of our groomsmen) for emceeing the party and singing; Also Myron Arndt for your songs, Pastor Ragan for your kind words and prayers. Also Diana Snaza for fixing our Wedding cake topper, it looked like the day we were married. Again Thank you, Alan, Vicki, Stephanie, Tiffany, Alyssa, Amanda, Matt, Cade, Brielle, Sandi, Ryan, Kristi, Kortni, Kenadi and Kyson, you guys are the best.


33-1                  Curt and Gloria Arndt