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burn less wood with a Central Boiler OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACE. Safe, clean & efficient. F & R Outdoor Furnaces, 605-432-4928.                                       


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

Steel Buildings! 101' x 232' may split. 1-83' x 125'. 1-71' x 100'. ALL MUST GO! SAVE THOUSANDS! Call 218-512-3011.                    40-2* 

FOR RENT-One bedroom apartment, downtown Ortonville. Call Paul, days 605-432-9224, evenings 605-432-5058.                         39-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).


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

HELP WANTED:  Delivery and yard personnel. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment. Must be able to lift 75# frequently. Must have a valid drivers license. Must be able to pass drug test. Full time position. Could develop into Yard Foreman position. Hooter’s Lumber, Inc., Chokio, MN.  320-324-7171 Ask for Jay. Job application can be sent to you or stop and pick one up.     40-4*

Paramedical exam company seeking part-time help with mobile life insurance exams in the Ortonville area. Applicants must be experienced in phlebotomy. email resume to” Karen.L.Winiecki@examone.com.                                      40-3

Are you looking for a job?  List your qualifications here, the days and hours you are willing to work, full or partime, and contact information. Call the Independent at 320-839-6163 to place your ad.            TF

Card of thanks

I would like to thank everyone who came to help me celebrate my "80th". It was a fun afternoon. Thanks for all the gifts and cards I have received. Special thanks to my family for doing this for me.

   41-1                    Delores Danielson

Card of thanks

A very special thank you to our dear family and friends for making our 60th Anniversary such a memorable day. All the lovely cards, gifts, flowers and phone calls were very much appreciated. We are truly blessed.


                    Harvey & Virginia

41-1                                       Wildung

Card of thanks

Our humble and heartfelt thanks to everyone who attended our 50th anniversary reception; for cards and kind words. Special thanks to Aunt Dorothy, Betty Reinke, Jennifer Neu and my sister Rita and family. Finally our deepest gratitude to our children, spouses and families; thank you so much for everything; for all 29 worshipping with us at Trinity with special music by Lauryn, Ruth, Anna, Stephanie and Amanda; the planning and preparation of the reception, with many surprises! We will cherish the day always. God’s blessings to each of you.

                    Marlyn and Reva

41-1                                 Schumacher