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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

FOR SALE: Steel Buildings. Must Go! 95’X300’, 80’X125’. May split. 70’X125’ straight wall grain storage special. Call Today & Save Thousands!!! 1-800-411-5866.             28-2

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-Two bedroom apartment in Big Stone City, SD for $350 a month, available in August. One block south of main street, no steps. Call Dan at 605-862-8229 or 651-249-4062.                              28-4

For rent-Lake home on Ortonville Peninsula, two-bedrooms, garage.  $575/month, available immediately. Call Scott at 612-770-1126.


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*

CARD of thanks

Big Stone Olde Power and Machinery Club wishes to thank everyone who made the 2015 Fair a success for our Tractor Club. If you visited our display, took part in our guessing games, purchased raffle tickets or  just thought about us, you helped. We do want to thank Beardsley  Farmers Elevator, Senior Center Coffee Drinkers in Graceville, Short  Stop coffee drinkers in Clinton, Hartman’s Super Valu Foods in  Ortonville and Bonnie Carlson for donating the prizes for our raffle.  CHS in Clinton and Lakewood Lodge Supper Club for the prizes yet to be  given out for our “Where Is It?” contest that ends July 28, 2015. A  special thank you to Gary and Pat Cardwell, Bob Fletcher, Gary Haugen,  Kitty Snyder and Leonn Klug for work prior to the fair over  and above  what was expected. Thank you to all who donated and loaned items for  our displays. Our building at the Fairgrounds is nearing completion  thanks to all of  you in the area for your continued support. Our club  will see you at Cornfest.

     Big Stone Olde Power and

                Machinery Club,

29-1                Kitty Snyder, President

CARD of thanks

Thanks to all our family and friends for helping us celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary, it was a great day! To our children and grandchildren, thanks for all the work putting the party together and Chef Mark Gere Thanks! God bless and thanks everyone.

29-1                    Dan & Shar Petersen                        


Roger Glenn Hanson


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Hey this year passed too quick and too soon, just as you and your son did. I miss you. I miss your laughs and your voice and I wish I could have been with you. Nobody should have to die alone as you and your son did but I know it’s wonderful being with him and everyone else. I miss you and think about and talk about you everyday. Bless you my big brother. Miss you and all the laughs and fun times. Hugs and kisses till we meet again.  

29-1*                   Your little sis, Suzy


Roger G. Hanson


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Rog, I miss you so much, but Im glad you are finally with Seth now. Its been a long year without you since you went to Heaven. I bet you have had many golf tourneys up there named "Rogers in the Sky"  

Until we meet again, 

Love and Big hugs,

29-1*           Your little sis, Barb


Roger G. Hanson


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I miss you more than

I thought I could,

And I cried much more

Than I thought I would.

Time heals all...

That’s what they say!

But loves the price...

And so I pay.

Sometimes, I smile...

I know you’re near.

It’s not enough,

You are not here.

The years roll by,

I’m not the same...

And in my heart,

You will remain.

You left with LOVE

When you flew away...

And a piece of me,

Went with you that day.



Roger G. Hanson


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It’s been one year already since you left. If you were still here I know you would be out golfing or fishing and listening to music. You are now laid to rest next to our beloved son Seth, at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. You will always be side by side forever. May you both rest in peace. I can’t wait until I can be with Seth again.  

29-1*                             Love, Sharon