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Minnesota Lake • Freeborn Easton • • • • Alden Wells Bricelyn •

• Walters • Kiester

The Wells

Shopper Published weekly by the Wells Mirror, Wells, MN 56097

971 Plaza St, Albert Lea • 507-377-4284 • FreebornLumber.com M-F 7:30am-5pm; Thurs 'til 7pm

August 10, 2013

Circulation: 4,000


Jaycees

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FREE e brat e l e C el Kerns! Day

Wells Area

Kernel Days Street Dance

Treats

Friday, August 16 4:30 p.m. ‘til gone

98 3rd Street SE, Wells • 553-3155

The boss is away & the

Girls went CRAZY!

Special 25¢ & $1.00 section!

WELLS DRUG

Saturday, August 17 • 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.

COLD

Tickets:

16 oz.

$5.00

BEER

$3.00

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Wells Area Jaycees Kernel Days Beer Garden Aug. 16, 5 p.m. - 1 a.m. • Aug. 17, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Pulled pork sandwiches, hotdogs, pop, water & 16 oz Beers at Half Moon Park

Kernel Days Kick-Off Luncheon

Sale good August 17, 2013

Wells Drug • 36 S. Broadway • 553-3161

Communities Fighting Student Hunger (Backpack Program) will be hosting a Fundraiser Friday, Aug. 16, from 5-8 p.m. at Half Moon Park

Enjoy a Rootbeer Float or an Orange Float! Student hunger can’t be right...join the fight” yard signs_mike hansen 13.eps

SIDING & GUTTERS MN. Lic. #BC090743

53 1st Street SW, Wells • 553-3151

Local roofer from Mankato for 26 years

Lori’s Daycare

•Flexible schedule for full-time, part-time & drop ins. For more information call Lori Dobbe at 507-402-6227 or 507-553-3802

Full time toddler openings

WhitesideFamilyChildcare.com Full time, part time & drop ins welcome Chris - 553-3170 Stacie - 553-3522

Little Lambs Day Care Center Full time - Part time Drop in Care (With 24 hour notice)

Call 507-553-5121


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cond Chances SeConsignment Shop

Back To School Sale

during Kernel Days Tuesday, Aug. 13Saturday, Aug. 17

Kernel Days 2013 WANTED: Parade Units Saturday, August 17th 5:00pm

Forms are available on our city web page, chamber of commerce tab: www.cityofwells.net, or at City Hall. Wells Area Chamber of Commerce members and Nonprofit organizations (schools, churches, Lions, etc.) FREE

50% Clothing & Household Furniture 25% off

All other units (businesses, politicians, tractors/cars, etc.) $25.00

Downtown Wells, MN 507.553.5006 Betty & Mary Johnson

For more information or questions, contact Ann Schuster at 507-525-1054 or annmarieschuster@gmail.com

DONKEY BASEBALL

Salad Luncheon Sponsored by:

Saturday, August 17th 11:00am Come join in the FUN! 9 person teams 16 years old and older

Wednesday, August 14th 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Wells American Legion Basement Adults $6.00 Children (12 & Under) $2.00

Proceeds will go toward improving the Wells Public Library

&

The Wells

Friday, August 16th 6:30pm

Brush up on your Wells history and join us for a race around town, be ready to “phone a friend” for some extra help. Individuals & teams are welcome to compete! Meet at the Bevcomm Stage for full details. Persons 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

First place will be awarded $50 in Wells Chamber Bucks!

3rd Annual

GOLF TOURNAMENT Sunday, August 18th

Check-in: 9:30 a.m. • 10 a.m. Shotgun Start $75 per team (plus green fees for non-members) • Lunch Provided •

(under 18 will need parent to sign waiver)

Wells Library Foundation

* Handicap Accessible

Amazing Wells History Race

Call Pat Mithun to register or for more details 507-327-1170.

3 person, 18 hole best ball tournament Sign up at Wells Municipal Golf Course

First place team will be awarded $100 in Wells Chamber Bucks!

Sweet Corn Season is here! S & S Sweet Corn Sales is now selling

JUBILEE SWEET CORN

across from the old bus garage on Hwy. 253 in Bricelyn. $4.00 per dozen. Opening time 10 a.m. daily and closing time will vary depending on corn supply. We have volume discounts. Call Daniel Timm

Shopper

Promoting the area!

507-653-4273 or cell 507-380-1367

Prizes will be awarded.

WELLS-EASTON CLASS OF 1968 45TH CLASS REUNION

Saturday, August 17th at 7:00 p.m.

(immediately following Kernel Days parade which starts at 5 p.m.)

Class of ‘68 will have a unit in the parade. Location: Ron & Sue (Frank) Boeck Farm 62112 285th St., Wells

TONY BOOTH with Albert Lea’s own

Stephanie Erdman & her Legends Band

Saturday, Sept. 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Approximately 6 miles East of Wells on Freeborn blacktop.

For information or to RSVP, contact: wehsclassof68@gmail.com Julie Seedorf 15 4th St. SE • Wells, MN 56097 Phone: 507-383-4994

Real Country Music

DIRECTLY FROM TEXAS

‘68

Tony sings his hits...The Keys in the Mailbox, Lonesome 7-7203 & more!!

1-877-730-3144 (service fees apply) Tickets are $20 online

www.ActOnBroadway.com Marion Ross Theatre 147 N. Broadway • Albert Lea

Come Help the Depot

celebrate its 110th Birthday!

Special Music BOTH Days • Special Displays • Face Painting

Kernel Days August 16th-18th UNDER THE TENT

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16 Big Ben & the Brians FREE Concert 12:30-2:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17

12pm - 2:30pm Face Painting 1pm - 4pm FREE Concert! John’s Concertina Music

Extend Museum Hed ours F riday & S

aturday

10am-4pm

Sunday

Noon-4pm

Kernel Days Weekend at Wells V.F.W. Saturday

11am-4pm Pork Sandwiches with fresh sweet corn Cost: $4.00 All proceeds go for Wells Color Guard uniforms 4:30 p.m. Any veteran wishing to ride in the parade, meet in the alley to be loaded on the float 8:30-12:30 a.m. DJ - Distinctive DJ

Sunday

7 - 11:30 a.m. V.F.W. Ladies Aux. Pancake Breakfast Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage & beverage $6.00

Hope to see you! Have a Happy & Safe Weekend!


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Sealed Bid Land Auction Lacher Estate

80 ± Acres • Farmland • Wednesday, August 21, 2013 Foster Township, Faribault County, MN

View property brochure online for this and our other properties at

www.WingertRealty.com

For questions and other information CALL Alan Noy • 507-491-3572 Auctioneer License #07-11-09 Chuck Wingert • 507-381-9790 Auctioneer License #07-53 Only registered 1-800-730-LAND(5263) bidders may WINGERT REALTY

Land Specialists

LAND SERVICES, INC

1160 Victory Drive South, Suite 6 • Mankato, MN 56001 507-345-LAND (5263) • www.WingertRealty.com

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2010 Chevrolet Traverse LT AWD

V6, power driver seat/locks/windows, CD, towing package, captain's chairs, 82,000 miles.

All Seats $3 "Despicable Me 2" PG • 98 min.

August 9th - August 12th

Sale Price $19,495

2008 Buick Enclave CXL AWD

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Fri. - Mon. 7 PM • Sun. Matinee 2 PM Coming Soon!

V6, 7-passenger, dual power heated leather seats, 63,000 miles.

Sale Price $24,995

2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 4x4

8-person seating, towing package, power locks/ windows/driver seat, CD, 148,000 miles.

Sale Price $16,995

Grown Ups 2 • The Smurfs 2 Wolverine • Planes

2011 Chevrolet Avalanche LTZ, 4x4, 45,000 mi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $37,995

Movies subject to change due to Box Office scheduling conflicts. Please continue to check Facebook and CityOfWells.net for changes.

2010 Chevrolet Avalanche LTZ, 4x4, 69,000 mi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $31,995

Wells Flame Theatre

Downtown Wells, MN • (507)553-5713 Check out the website www.cityofwells.net or Facebook for current showing.

2009 Pontiac Vibe FWD, 4 cyl., auto, 33,000 mi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $13,995 2008 Buick Enclave CXL AWD, 7-pass., 98,000 mi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $19,995 2007 Buick Terraza CXL, 7-pass., 102,000 mi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10,995 2007 Cadillac Escalade AWD, 7-pass., 127,000 mi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $21,495

2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT, 4x4, 158,000 mi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6,995 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT, 4x4, 138,000 mi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6,995 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS, 4x4, 200,000 mi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,995 1999 Ford Explorer XLT, 4x4, 161,000 mi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,995 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited, 4 dr., 137,000 mi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3,995

Tuesday, September 10th

Travel by bus & leave the driving to us! For trip details or to sign up, stop by the bank or call 553-3155.

Gary Salisbury & Eldon Coyle 311 6th Street SW • Wells, MN

Thursday, Aug. 15, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. sofas * corner curio * rocker recliners * end tables * coffee tables * glider rocker & ottoman * double bed * bunk bed * youth desk * mirrored dressers * bookshelves * chest of drawers * hope chest * hall tree * TV stands * Sony TV * Thomas cabinet radio * area rug * lamps * computer desk * Lowrey organ * card table & chairs * computer * RCA camcorder * Eden Pure heater * wall decor * glassware * kitchenware * sm appliances * cookbooks * Tupperware * aprons * vintage clothing * ties * purses * fabric * rag rugs * bedding * 2 drawer file * knickknacks * bath lift * bath chairs * books * games * air hockey table * portable basketball hoop * golf clubs * sports equipment * Christmas tree * holiday decor * DVDs * VHS tapes * Simplicity vacuum * step ladders * patio table * lawn chairs * Brinkman gas grill * wheelbarrow * tools * Craftsman air compressor * Troy-Bilt pressure washer * garage & garden items. MUCH MISCELLANEOUS!!!!!! SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!!

Numbers handed out at 9:00 a.m. on the first day. Sale By:

Aunt Pearl’s Attic Estate Sales

2007 Chevrolet Avalanche LTZ, 5-pass., 4x4, 125,000 mi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $19,595 2007 Chevrolet Suburban 2LT, 4x4, 125,000 miles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $19,995

Clay County Fair in Spencer, IA

COMBINED ESTATE SALE

View more vehicles at www.hinkleychevrolet.com “Serving Satisfied Customers for over 76 Years”

HINKLEY Chevrolet • Buick Dealer #10412

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ph: 507-553-3121 or 1-800-788-6442

~ ADVERTISE ~ and watch your business GROW!

1x4 Sounds like multiplication?  Guess again. It’s newspaper talk for a one column by 4 inch ad. Too small to be effective? You’re reading this one!

Call 553-3131


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Burger & Sweet Corn Feed Saturday, Aug. 10 • Freeborn American Legion Serving from 5-7:30 p.m. Adults: $6; Children under 8: $2

Menu includes Burgers, Sweet Corn, Potato Salad, Coffee & Kool-aid.

* All You Care To Eat! *

Wells Depot Museum Open

Buy a 2014 membership &

Friday, Saturday & Sunday Noon to 4 p.m. or by Appointment.

Call Betsy @ 553-5872

All incoming USC 7th Graders, Parents/Guardians are invited to attend the Remember the

Wells Area Food Shelf

with your donations

Hours: Tuesdays 4-6 pm

www.wellsareafoodshelf.com

Tuesday, August 20 at 6:30 p.m. Gordon Hansen Auditorium at USC High School

Wells-Easton Class of ‘78

35th Class Reunion September 7th

Wells Golf Club House starting at 5:30 p.m.

SPREAD THE WORD!

For more information & to RSVP, call before August 20th Julie: 507-553-6234 or Lori: 612-802-6189

OF THE WEEK

By Rick Mueller

Protect Yourself In The Sun

get the rest of 2013 free! Family - $695 Couple - $600 Single - $445 College Student - $295 High School Student - $190 Senior Couple - $575 Senior Single - $420

7th Grade Orientation Meeting

ATTENTION:

Health Tip

WANT TO GOLF FOR FREE?

Notice

The Freeborn Township would like to remind all Township residents that they are responsible for the spraying of all obnoxious weeds on their properties. If this is not taken care of, it will be done by the Township at the owner’s expense.

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Don’t Get Hit TWICE

Accidents are bad enough; don’t get hit with outrageous repair rates too. Trust the collision repair pros for affordable, reliable service.

Specializing In Autobody Repair • Windshield Replacement Computerized Wheel Alignment & Suspension Work • Auto Sales

Karl’s Of Wells, Inc.

125 Third Street N.W. • Wells

Price Matching on any competitors estimate

Lifetime Guarantee on all paint & collision work

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Mel’s Golf Carts CLOSE-OUT

Wells Chiropractic Clinic

Example: $5000 Car with Small Down Payment & Approved Credit for $150/month for 36 months Many used golf cars available. Authorized Yamaha Dealer. Provide the highest quality in all our golf carts. Drive your cars in the building.

Fall Portrait Special

Why put up with pain another day?

On New Colored 2012 Yamaha Gas & Electric Golf Carts

Dr. Chad A. Malwitz

Mel’s Golf Carts, LLC 132 Garfield Ave. So., Albert Lea, 507-438-2705

(Up to 1 Hour Session indoors or outdoors)

Acupuncture & DOT Physicals now available

M-F 8-5:30; Sat. 9-12 Additional hours by appt.

• 45 Holiday Cards • 10% Print Order

Only $125

46 South Broadway, Wells Ph: 507-553-5666

Participating provider for all major insurance plans. Please call office for specific details

Schedule your session by August 31, 2013 (session date does not have to be before then)

New Photography Studio located on Broadway in Alden!

Call 507.402.1501 or email reyer08@gmail.com Emily Reyerson, Owner

NO SHINGLE OR CONTRACTOR WILL SERVE YOU BETTER!

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Roofing · Siding · Gutters · Windows Quality craftsmanship · Superior Service

Honest, thorough inspections & estimates!

The easiest option for all of your home’s exterior needs with no shortcuts! t

Call us a 3 .460 3 2 9 . 7 0 5 e re for a f amage storm d ion! inspect

IN THIS WEEKS CLASSIFIED SECTION OF THE WELLS SHOPPER!

To advertise your

HOT DEALS call 507-553-3131!


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Kernel Days 2013 Wells, Minnesota

Schedule

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Events

Saturday, August 17th

11:00–12:30 Wells Library Foundation Salad Luncheon - American Legion 8:00 Maple Valley Classic Car Show - Downtown 9:00 Farmer’s Market - Wells Marketplace hursday ugust th 10:00 Past & Present Wedding Fashion Show - Flame Theatre 4:00–7:00 Entries accepted for Seed Art Contest, Photo Contest, Quilt Contest, 10:00-4:00 Seed Art Contest, Photo Contest, Quilt Contest, & Table Setting Show - Community Center & Table Setting Show - Community Center 7:00 Little Miss Kernel “Blast from the Past” Program and 10:00-4:00 Wells Depot Museum Open Dolly & Me Dress Up Revue - USC Auditorium 12:00-1:00 Cupcake Entries for Contest - Flame Theatre riday ugust th 1:00 Cribbage Tournament - American Legion 10:00–8:00 Seed Art Contest, Photo Contest, Quilt Contest, 1:00-4:00 John’s Concertina Music Concert - Wells Depot Museum & Table Setting Show - Community Center 2:00 Cooking Show - Flame Theatre 10:00–4:00 Wells Depot Museum open 3:00 Jim Lawrence Orchestra, Parkview Care Center 11:00-1:00 Wells Federal Bank free lunch in their parking lot 3:30 Classic Car Cruise - Around Town 12:30-2:30 Big Ben & the Brians perform - Wells Depot Museum 5:00 GIANT PARADE 2:00–4:00 55+ Lions Bingo, Broadway Apartments - Downtown 7:00 Mankato Brawlers Football - USC field 2:00–4:00 500/Bridge Tournament, Limited to 20 tables - Covenant Life School 9:00 Dance sponsored by Wells Area Jaycees “Pop Rocks” Band - Wells Municipal Liquor Store parking lot At Half Moon Park on Friday: Check the Information Tent for more Details! 2:00-3:00 Kids Krafts At Half Moon Park on Saturday: Check the Information Tent for more Details! 3:00-4:00 Fun Photos 8:00 Softball & Volleyball Tournaments 4:00-5:00 Steve Klingbeil Gospel Singers 9:00 Bocce Ball Tournament 5:00 Petting Zoo 9:00-4:00 Kernels Market: 5:00 Lions Bingo, Food Stands & Beer Garden opens Farm implement & auto expo, log carving, home-based businesses and crafts 5:00-10:00 Six Inflatables - ages 3-18 10:00 Family Fun Walk 5:00-10:00 Rock Climbing Wall - ages 12+ 10:00-8:00 Six Inflatables - ages 3-18 s k 6:00 Kiddie Parade 10:00-8:00 Rock Climbing Wall - ages 12+ irewor 6:00 Volleyball Tournament 10:00 Bingo, Food Stands & Beer Garden opens 6:00 Tractor Races & Events 10:00 Bean Bag Tournament 6:30 Amazing Wells History Race 10:00 Kid Power Pedal Tractor Pull - State Sanctioned 8:00-12:00 “Sweet Siren” Band 11:00 Reptile Amphibian Discovery Zoo Show 10:00 Fireworks 11:30 Donkey Baseball 12:00 Minute to Win It ts 1:00 Coins in the Sand Hunt de star uns a e d r r a r d a n Pa P 1:00 UPDS Dance Showcase a ay, town roadw ark n w 2:00-3:00 Street Drum sound off (garbage cans/buckets only) do nB nP m. th o ompso kview . u p o S h r 7:00 Speaker Al Batt nd T st Pa 5:00 arou ends pa enter. After the Parade: Live performances by Jim Lawrence Orchestra, and Care C Bingo, Food Stands, and more activities!

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Colene Dalton Grand Marshal

Sunday, August 18th

7:00–12:00 V.F.W. Pancake Breakfast - V.F.W. 8:00 Softball Tournament 9:30 3rd Annual Golf Tournament - Wells Golf Course 12:00-4:00 Wells Depot Museum Open

The Wells Area Chamber Of Commerce & Wells Area Jaycees would like to say “thank you to everyone that contributed to the Kernel Days Celebration.”


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Shopper Classified

Ad Deadlines:

Wells Mirror and Shopper 40 W. Franklin, Wells, MN 56097 Ph: 507-553-3131 Fax: 507-553-3132

Cards of Thanks

Wells Mirror: Monday 4 p.m. Wells Shopper: Thursday Noon E-mail: wellsmir@bevcomm.net Classified ads must be prepaid

Special Notice

THANK YOU

I would like to thank Teresa Lemmer for buying my premium on my Champion Breeding Ewe. I would also like to thank First Bank of Blue Earth for buying my premium on my Champion Pen of Three. Also, thanks to Don Linder for buying my premium on my Reserve Market Lamb. Thanks to all for your support to 4-H.

Izzy O’Rourke

Thank You

I wish to thank everyone for the cards, flowers, food, visits, and phone calls following my surgery. Special thanks to my co-workers at The Shepherd’s Inn for covering my work and to Cassie for cleaning my house. It’s wonderful to have a great family & friends.

God Bless All of You, Coni Olson

Thank You

We would like to thank everyone who sent cards, flowers, brought food, called or showed their concern at the time of our mom, grandma and great-grandmother Harriet Swenson’s death. Thank you to Pastor Tom Biatek for the wonderful service, the ladies of UMC, Sue and staff of Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home and anyone else who thought of us during this difficult time. A very special thank you to the Parkview staff for the wonderful care shown to mom and our family. You’re the best! Marlene Culbertson Randy & Deb Swenson & family

Garage Sales Moving Sale

SHOWER honoring

McKenzie Ann Bruckhoff daughter of Jerry & Veronica

Sunday, August 25th 2:00-4:00 p.m. 18747 610th Ave, Wells (home of Wes & Patsy Quade)

Registered at Target and Babies R Us

THANK  YOU

for supporting local businesses

590 9th Ave. SW, Wells Saturday, August 17th 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Like new davenport, nice recliner, outdoor furniture, fishing supplies, & many other things!

Garage sale

340 9th Ave. SW, Wells Friday, August 16th 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday, August 17th 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Junior girl’s clothing, shoes, household decor, books, girls accessories, & miscellaneous items!

YARD SALE 390 6th St. SW, Wells (4th Avenue driveway)

A colossal thank you to Melissa Rath with her efforts and determination in getting Easton a new playground. Also thank you to the Easton Community Playground Group, to all those who have been working hard over the last few weeks to get the playground set up, and also to those who financially supported it. This new playground is a wonderful addition to our small community and is greatly appreciated. It is fantastic to live in a town where residents take pride in their community and work together to accomplish goals for the greater good. Thank you!! Melisse Loonan, Easton

Cards of Thanks The Jamaican Mission Team would like to thank the businiesses who sponsored our Jammin Jamaican 5K and 1 Mile Run/walk on Sat. July 20. Thank you so much!

• Karl’s of Wells • B & D Metal Works, Inc. • Hinkley Chevrolet & Buick • Paragon Bank • Wells Marketplace • All Pets Veterinary Clinic • Magnuson Chiropractic • State Farm -Mark Schmitz • People’s State Bank of Wells • Wells Federal Bank • Tom and Marilyn Staloch • Brad Heggen Realty • L & R Water Craft Inc. • Herman Manufacturing Co. • Wells Chiropractic Clinic

Saturday, August 17 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Many household items, some furniture, albums, books, canning jars, frames, yard tools, and much more!

MOVING SALE

655 6th Street SW, Wells Friday, August 16th 8 am - 6 pm Saturday, August 17th 8 am - 2 pm

Antique Singer sewing machine, newer Kirby vacuum, Kimball entertainer organ, 18.3 cu ft. chest-style freezer, bedroom furniture, sofa, occasional chairs, end tables, lamps, small appliances, linens, holiday decorations, kitchenware. Most miscellaneous 50¢

Moving Sale

Friday August 16 12 p.m. (noon) - 7 p.m. Saturday August 17 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. 1007 Borchert St SE, Mapleton Watch For Signs. See us on Craigslist. Rain or Shine.

Classified Ad Rates: $4.00

One week, 15 words, Shopper AND Mirror Display Advertising Rates: $6.00 per col. inch, Shopper AND Mirror

Wanted

Real Estate

Wanted Yearbook Wells High School Class of 1968. Photocopies of Senior class acceptable, Individual and group shots. Email to: tresabedford@yahoo.com

House for Sale in Rake, IA 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, basement, steel roof, detached garage.

Call 641-566-3986

OPEN HOUSE 307 E. Higbie Ave. Minnesota Lake

Sunday, August 18th Noon - 2:00 p.m.

Over 2,400 square feet of finished living space! 5 bedrooms, 2 baths, new main floor family room with knotty pine and patio door leading to deck & patio. The garage is sheet rocked and insulated, extra MLS#7003098 $132,500 cement parking next to garage, Agent Donna Strand landscaped yard. Boiler & roof are 507-380-6239 just 10 years old. A definite must see home!!

Move-In Condition! 3.56 Acres, edge of

town, city utilities, 4 bedroom, 2 bath. Many 2013 updates, shingles, permanant siding & more!

g New Listin 411 4th Avenue • Minnesota Lake

$149,000

Traditional Gem! 3 bedroom, 2 bath, vaulted

ceilings, sunroom, permanant siding, main floor laundry, plus 3 car garage/workshop. 741 2nd Avenue SW • Wells

$99,000

Direct

(507) 456-0816 Rentals FOR RENT: Farmhouse 5 miles North of Wells. Call 507-380-9723. ----------------------------------2 BDRM APARTMENT, Milltown Manor, 411 Water St., Minnesota Lake, MN. Call 507-794-2599 or 507227-2038. 44m-tfn ----------------------------------MILLTOWN MANOR APTS Minnesota Lake, 2 bedroom. $360 No Pets/Smoking. Application required. Call 507-227-2038 or 507-794-2599. -----------------------------------APARTMENT FOR RENT in Minnesota Lake. Near lake, pond, park. $350/mo. Call (507) 380-6820. 28m-8tc -----------------------------------

1 BD ~ WELLS! Smoke free apts for 62+ or disabled persons. Rent based on income! Elevator, community room with activities, on-site laundry and much more! Free applications & tours. 507-553-3366 or 800-676-6505 tdd 507-451-0704, www.lifestyleinc.net Equal Housing Opportunity. 30s-4tc

Services GRANDMA NANNY looking to care for your children. To interview, call 507-995-0405. 30s-3tc

For Sale MAKE AN OFFER 4 dressers, baby swing, 55-gal. aquarium/stand, Pali bed, and more. Call 504-327-3888 -----------------------------------


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Real Estate PRICE REDUCTIONS

125-2nd Ave SE, Wells 3 BR, 2 BA with central air, garage, carport, patio & two sheds. MLS#6003283 Reduced to $36,900

Employment

Employment

Looking For Positive, Motivated People To Join Our Team! Certified Nursing Assistant Positions Please call Sherry at 507-524-3315 Mapleton Community Home 301 Troendle St., Mapleton

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS

Kerry Ingredients • Blue Earth, MN

582-1st Ave SW, Wells 3 BR, 2 BA rambler with finished basement, deck & two garages. MLS#40134 Reduced to $54,900

110 N 2nd St, Kiester 3 BR, 1 BA with steel siding & triple garage. MLS#6002822 Reduced to $54,900 Zoa Heckman (507) 317-8689

59368-35th St, Kiester 3 BR, 1.5 BA acreage with, quonset, grain storage with leg, updated septic & 6.6 acres. MLS#6001911 Reduced to $79,900 Zoa Heckman (507) 317-8689

691-6th St SW, Wells 3 BR, 2 BA rambler with big living room, refinished oak floors, patio & attached garage. MLS#6001979 Reduced to $89,900 Zoa Heckman (507) 317-8689

JOB FAIR!

Monday, August 19th

Wells Community Center 189 2nd St. SE, Wells 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

• Machine Operators • Industrial Sanitarians • Mantenance Technicians • General Labor 12 Hour Shifts for a better work/life balance. Starting rate up to $11/hour

Stop by 2324 Hendrickson Rd • Albert Lea, MN between 9am-3pm; Mon-Fri to fill out an application • 507-373-1054

is currently looking to fill the following positions:

P/T LPN/RN’s – Eve & Night Shift (3p-11p & 11p-7a) Casual-P/T CNA’s – Eve shift (1:30 p-9:30p & 3p-11p combo) F/T Housekeeper - Day Shift (7:30a-3p) For more information, please visit our website at www.stlcare.com or e-mail info@stlcare.com Applications taken until positions are filled.

www.bradheggenrealty.com

Employment

Food Service Assistants (3.5 hrs/ day) and Cashier (2.5 hrs/day) needed at Maple River Schools Mapleton site. $9.60/hour. Submit completed application to: Heather Ehlke, Food Service Director, PO Box 515, Mapleton MN 56065. Application Deadline is August 13th or until filled. See Maple River website for application and more job information

Employment Substitute Paraprofessionals Meeting

If you are interested in being a substitute paraprofessional or teacher at United South Central during the 2013-14 school year, attend a mandatory meeting on Monday, August 26 from 8:15-11:30 a.m. in USC’s Hansen Auditorium.

Drivers Wanted

Local hauling. Full & Part-time positions. Must have current CDL and Health Card.

Contact Dallman Trucking 507-382-8173

is looking for a full time

Dietary Supervisor

Must have or be willing to obtain the Dietary Manager Certificate. Will be working a manager position ultimately responsible for all dietary operations and scheduling. Benefits include Health Dental & Life Insurance and 401k. Parkview Care Center 55 10th St. SE Wells, MN 56097

507-553-3115

1219 S. Ramsey, Blue Earth, MN 56013 • 507-526-2184

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY   Paragon Bank is seeking a part-time Customer Service Teller Ideal candidates will have teller or cash handling experience, strong customer proficiency, excellent math/problem solving skills and attention to detail. Paragon Bank offers a competitive benefits package. Please provide resumé to: Carmen Meyer, Paragon Bank PO Box 330 • Wells MN 56097

Equal Opportunity Employer

107 S. Broadway, Wells (507) 553-6959

Employment

This institution is an equal opportunity provider, and employer.

Applications will be accepted until August 12, 2013. 590-9th Ave SW, Wells 3 BR, 2 BA rambler with 2,400 sf, central vac, egress window, in-ground sprinkler system, steel siding, covered patio & triple garage. MLS#6003314 Reduced to $229,000 Brad Heggen Realty, Inc.

Employment

Wondering how to advertise your business in our Business Service Directory? Call the Wells Mirror and Wells Shopper

507-553-3131

is looking for a full time

Maintenance Director

Must have or be willing to obtain a State Boilers License. Will be ultimately responsible for the basic maintenance, housekeeping, and laundry services at Parkview. Benefits include Health Dental & Life Insurance and 401k. Parkview Care Center 55 10th St. SE Wells, MN 56097

507-553-3115

Immediate Openings! APPLY NOW

Seeking experienced individuals for the following positions: * General Labor * Forklift Drivers * Machine Operators * Manufacturing Supervisors * AND MORE! Competitive Wage with Benefits Hurry in to apply. 2324 Hendrickson Rd Albert Lea, MN 56007 Mon-Fri from 9 am - 3 pm to fill out an application

507-373-1054

Please bring proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.A.


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350 3rd St. NW • Wells Phone: 507-525-6291 Fax: 877-470-1880

112 W. First St., Suite 104 • Fairmont Phone: 507-399-2149 • Fax: 507-399-2159 Crisis: 877-399-3040

Fairmont

112and W Adolescence First St., Suite • Adult • DBT104 Group • Individual, Family, Couples Fairmont, MN 56031 • Grief and Loss • Victim Abuse • Anger Management • In Home www.krismacounseling.com • krisma@midconetwork.com Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm and by appointment

Serving The Area Since 1961 We service other brands On demand water softeners Stainless RO systems • Whole house filters

Box 128 Wells, MN 56097

800-795-1239 507-553-5044

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(within the 560 zip code) Thomas Steinhauer Computer Repair

BACK TO SCHOOL SPECIAL $20 LAPTOP COMPUTER CLEAN-UP

Phone: (507)402-0942 See website for details www.thomas-steinhauer-computer-repair.com

Midland Towing & Recovery

Minnesota Lake 507-462-3854 507-317-4247

Providing service to South Central Minnesota

Non-Local $38 /year Snow-Bird $38 /year Out of State $40 /year

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507-553-3131

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Business Service Directory Reg’s Auto & Truck Repair Freeborn, MN • 507-863-2296 www.freebornspridebuilders.com Email: fpb@bevcomm.net

203 S. Broadway Wells, MN 507-553-6085

Reg Rebelein, Owner

Weber Construction of Wells, Inc.

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• Excavating • Sewer & Water • Crushed Rock, Gravel & Sand Hauling Located at: 1020 2nd Ave. SW • Wells, MN

Phone: 507-553-5115

Pat’s Gun Repair

495 9th St SW Wells, MN 56097 (507) 553-5730 (507) 383-9772 Cell email@patsgunrepair.com

Elmer’s Body Shop 52 Second St. SE Wells, MN 56097

Beautiful bodies are our business

Dave & Tom • 507-553-5914

Custom Window Designs, LLC 136 So. Broadway Wells, MN 56097

(507)553-3465

www.CWdesigns@bevcomm.net

DRK Energy Systems • Bixby Corn Stoves •Bosca Pellet Stoves • Sun Essence Quartz Infrared Heaters

Pellets available for sale. Natural pork & poultry available. drkenergysystems@gmail.com or call Dale at 507-525-0413

The Square Yard, Inc.

Linda Steinhauer • (507) 526-2348 216 N. Main St • Blue Earth, MN

R&R Flooring

* Residential * Farm * Commercial * Industrial

Your COMPLETE Flooring Store “We Sell It, We Install It!”

•50’ Aerial lift • • Pole Setting • Tree trimming • • underground trenching/wire locating •

Residential • Commercial

110 N. Broadway Alden, MN

Floor Covering Sales & Installations

(507)874-3261

Now Celebrating 25 Years of serving the area.

Jerry & Mary Reyerson

Phone: 507-294-3739 Hwy 22 Kiester, MN

www.thesquareyard.net “Let Us Floor You”

Independent Therapy Services of Wells 150 3rd St. NW

of Blue Earth, Inc. • Farm • Residential • • Commercial • Industrial •

We can help with: Neck and Back Pain, Work Injuries, Sciatica Pain, & Headaches. Mon. & Wed. 1-5 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday 8:30 a.m.-noon; Fridays by appointment

Call 553-6645 for appointment

507-553-3000 • Wells 507-526-5721 • Blue Earth

Emily Reyerson

Alden, MN • (507)402-1501

Serving the area since 1985

Email: reyer08@gmail.com

facebook.com/The.Sparkling.Image

Kim Lau

Construction, LLC

Computer Sales, Service & Repair

107 S. Broadway, Ste. 3 Wells, MN

507-553-5956

• Additions • New • Decks Construction • Shingling • Remodeling Member of Better Business Bureau & National Home Builders Association

Vist us at: kimlauconstruction.com

507-553-6927

• Free Estimates • Insured • LIC. #BC376122

• Trenching • Plumbing • Heating & Air Conditioning • Infloor Heating • All Electrical Wiring Needs • Generator sales Phone: (507)553-5848 Fax: (507)553-3080 24 Hour Service: (507)317-6376

The repair shop you can trust.

10 3rd St. NE, Wells, MN

507-553-6014 Jeff Giese, Owner

broadwayauto@bevcomm.net

Siding, Windows & Roofing Freeborn, MN

Rich Honstad

Ph: 507-863-2100

DENNY SWEHLA TRUCKING & EXCAVATING

For all of your septic system needs

• Design • Installation • Inspection •

• • Pumping • •

Also available: Sewer Video Camera for Inspections & Locates Call and ask us about our Porta-Potty Rentals!

Also Basements & Excavating Rock & Gravel Hauling 50 3rd St., Easton, MN

Call Anytime: 507-787-2225

Call the Wells Mirror & Shopper today to reserve your spot in our Business Service Directory! 507-553-3131


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