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DO YOU NEED YOUR PROM DRESS ALTERED?  There is still time to get the perfect fit for your special night.  Also taking appointments for wedding alterations for the whole wedding party!! I also design custom garters!! Call Heidi at 320-325-5161.   

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.                               12-TF

HELP WANTED: Monarch Heights in Ortonville needs people who care about other people. There are two positions open, 56 hours every two weeks and 23 hours every two weeks. Extra call in hours available. Starting wage is $10.85. Everyone earns vacation, sick leave and holiday pay. Applications can be picked up at 501 Burdick Avenue, Ortonville between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. 16-2

WORK WANTED: Older gentlemen looking for lawns to mow, small or large. Reasonable rates, free estimates. Call (320) 839-3430. Leave message if no answer. 13-4

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)


BOOKING SUMMER paint jobs. Call Roger at 320-305-1721 for your estimate. 12-6

FOR SALE: Big Stone County will receive sealed bids on a 2003 Chevy Impala (4 door, 3.4 liter V6 151,225 miles) and a 1992 Chevy Cheyenne 3500 Pickup (regular cab, long box, 5.7 liter V8, 143,780 miles) until 11:00 A.M. on Monday, April 17, 2017.  Further information and bid sheets can be downloaded at www.bigstonecounty.org  or picked up at the Auditor’s Office. Successful bidders must make full payment at the time of purchase.

Vehicles may be examined in the Big Stone County Sheriff parking lot, south of the Courthouse. Bids should be returned to the Big Stone County Auditor’s Office, 20 2nd St SE, Ortonville, MN 56278.

If you have any questions, please call 320-839-6373. Big Stone County reserves the rights to reject any and all bids and waive informalities.


For Rent: Three bedroom home in Big Stone City. Garage, washer and dryer. Abailable immediately. Call 605-949-3087. 14-TF

APARTMENTS FOR RENT: One and two bedroom apartments in Ortonville with balcony and garages available. Call Jon at 320-305-6150.

Mackinac Island & More of Michigan June 24-30. Mackinac Island, Ford Rouge Factory Tour, Henry Ford Museum, Frankenmuth Michigan and more.  WD TOURS, Appleton, 320-752-4565, wdtours@farmerstel.net 16-2

God & Country (Music That Is) Tour to Creation Museum, Ark Encounter, Churchill Downs, Nashville, St. Louis, Amana Colonies and More June 10-17.  WD TOURS, Appleton, 320-752-4565, wdtours@farmerstel.net 16-2


I want to thank everyone who sent me cards, well sihes, gifts and their visits for my birthday. Also, Pastor O’Neil for his visits. It was very much appreciated. Gods blessings to you all.

Eddie Roeder

Did you know the Ortonville Independent can now print posters and