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ORTONVILLE&apos;S 7TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM won first place at the Wheaton Tournament on Jan. 25, 2003. You see them here. Back row: Josh Anderson, Ethan Hoffman, Curtis Swenson, Mitch Taffe, Dan Spors, Travis Jorgenson, Coach Dave Meyer Middle row: Ashton Conroy, Jacob Lindahl, Ryan Mielitz, Andrew Treinen, Kole Mastel and Zach Larson Front row: Tyler Fredrickson, Kyle Giese, Dan Thompson, Ethan Rakow, Andy Maas, Travis Rademacher, and Ramsey Roscoe. ON TO THE STATE TOURNEY is Trojan grappler Patrick Eustice. He captured the second place for the 103 wt. class in the section 7A tournament Thursday. (photo by Marcia Schmieg.) THE TROJAN WRESTLING TEAM returned home Saturday night after the Sectional meet to a crowd of fans for a pep fest at the OHS auditorium. Front row Matt Athey, Luke Koval, David Webster, John Eustice-water- boy, Tim Rudnick, Drew Johnson, Eric Croatt, Dylan McLain and Patrick Eustice. Middle row Coach Joe Eustice, Eric Coll|ns, Ben Rudnic, Clay Plemmons.Bk row Coach Tom Croatt, Cory Schmieg, Matt Koval, Scott ders)n,  son l(ellen,  Karelsand Cah jarels  '   "  ............. ORTONVILLE TROJANS battled a tall Canby team on Friday evening. Tim Thompson scores against a big reach. OHS LADY TROJANS BASKETBALL team met with fierce defense against arch rivals from Milbank. Jenna Longhenry made this shot against the double team. SECTION 7A WRESTLING CHAMPION Trojan heavy weight Jason Kellen pinned his opponent here in the section tournament. (-photo by Marcia Schmieg.) Tile CLASSIEED00i TROJAN WRESTLING CHEERLEADERS cheered their team well at'the section 7A tournament Left to right are Amanda Croatt, Mallory Roelke, Megan Croatt, Nicole Webster, Kelsey Watkins Larson. (photo by Marcia Schmieg.) TROJAN WRESTLING COACH Joe Eustice was beamil excitement at the pep rally held at the school Saturday nil the sectional tourney. He thanked all the players, parents and fans for their hard work and support and looks to another state wrestling tournament starting Thursday at n Letters to the editor To the Editor, According to recent articles in the Ortonville Independent, the City Council and Ortonville Area Health Services are about to embark upon another large building project. As I understand from the articles they will be building memory care units, assisted care living units and congregate care "apartments. " While memory care units and assisted living may be justified by demand, it will be difficult to prove need for congregate care'apartments." Case in point, as of Feb. 22 there were at least 30 empty market rate ' apartments, out of a total of 68 in the city of Ortonville. Plus there were 10 subsidized units vacant out of 58. These numbers include 20 units which are in the process of being refurbished by HUD. Basic question ... should the city issue $3 million of general obligation bonds, which obligate the taxpayers, without public vote, to get into the housing business? It would appear the be difficult to cash cost per unit will Citizens will be taxed shortfall. Apparen government is not a private corporation. Beverly Corporation, operate an assisted living care in a for-profit Have the promoters any contact with a about the possibility of service'? If not, why According to the new budget, cities will 11 government aid redo reimbursements to nursing be reduced. Is this the expensive taxpayer the financial Give the public all the and let the citizens vote Page 12 "<-,i INDEPENDENT Tuesday, Feb. ORTONVILLE'S 7TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM won first place at the Wheaton Tournament on Jan. 25, 2003. You see them here. Back row: Josh Anderson, Ethan Hoffman, Curtis Swenson, Mitch Taffe, Dan Spors, Travis Jorgenson, Coach Dave Meyer Middle row: Ashton Conroy, Jacob Lindahl, Ryan Mielitz, Andrew Treinen, Kole Mastel and Zach Larson Front row: Tyler Fredrickson, Kyle Giese, Dan Thompson, Ethan Rakow, Andy Maas, Travis Rademacher, and Ramsey Roscoe. ON TO THE STATE TOURNEY is Trojan grappler Patrick Eustice. He captured the second place for the 103 wt. class in the section 7A tournament Thursday. (photo by Marcia Schmieg.) THE TROJAN WRESTLING TEAM returned home Saturday night after the Sectional meet to a crowd of fans for a pep fest at the OHS auditorium. Front row Matt Athey, Luke Koval, David Webster, John Eustice-water- boy, Tim Rudnick, Drew Johnson, Eric Croatt, Dylan McLain and Patrick Eustice. Middle row Coach Joe Eustice, Eric Coll|ns, Ben Rudnic, Clay Plemmons.Bk row Coach Tom Croatt, Cory Schmieg, Matt Koval, Scott ders)n,  son l(ellen,  Karelsand Cah jarels  '   "  ............. ORTONVILLE TROJANS battled a tall Canby team on Friday evening. Tim Thompson scores against a big reach. OHS LADY TROJANS BASKETBALL team met with fierce defense against arch rivals from Milbank. Jenna Longhenry made this shot against the double team. SECTION 7A WRESTLING CHAMPION Trojan heavy weight Jason Kellen pinned his opponent here in the section tournament. (-photo by Marcia Schmieg.) Tile CLASSIEED00i TROJAN WRESTLING CHEERLEADERS cheered their team well at'the section 7A tournament Left to right are Amanda Croatt, Mallory Roelke, Megan Croatt, Nicole Webster, Kelsey Watkins Larson. (photo by Marcia Schmieg.) TROJAN WRESTLING COACH Joe Eustice was beamil excitement at the pep rally held at the school Saturday nil the sectional tourney. He thanked all the players, parents and fans for their hard work and support and looks to another state wrestling tournament starting Thursday at n Letters to the editor To the Editor, According to recent articles in the Ortonville Independent, the City Council and Ortonville Area Health Services are about to embark upon another large building project. As I understand from the articles they will be building memory care units, assisted care living units and congregate care "apartments. " While memory care units and assisted living may be justified by demand, it will be difficult to prove need for congregate care'apartments." Case in point, as of Feb. 22 there were at least 30 empty market rate ' apartments, out of a total of 68 in the city of Ortonville. Plus there were 10 subsidized units vacant out of 58. These numbers include 20 units which are in the process of being refurbished by HUD. Basic question ... should the city issue $3 million of general obligation bonds, which obligate the taxpayers, without public vote, to get into the housing business? It would appear the be difficult to cash cost per unit will Citizens will be taxed shortfall. Apparen government is not a private corporation. Beverly Corporation, operate an assisted living care in a for-profit Have the promoters any contact with a about the possibility of service'? If not, why According to the new budget, cities will 11 government aid redo reimbursements to nursing be reduced. Is this the expensive taxpayer the financial Give the public all the and let the citizens vote Page 12 "<-,i INDEPENDENT Tuesday, Feb.