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CHRISTOPHER EMDE is the son of Steve and Lorraine Emde. He has been on the B Honor Roll while at OHS. During school Christopher has worked on the family farm. Following graduation he plans on attending Ridgewater College in Willmar for Agribusiness. EMILY WEBER is the daughter of Mark and Mary Weber. She has been active in Student Council, BPA and Drama/Theater. Emily received the NCTE Achievement in Writing Award, served as a page with the Minnesota House of Representatives High School Program and partici- pated in Girls State 2009. During school she has been employed at Hartman's SuperValu and KDIO Radio. Following graduation, Emily plans on attending the University of Minnesota to double major in English and Political Science. BRANDON ANDERSON ts the son of Leah Onken and Calvin Anderson. During school he has been employed at the Matador Supper Club, Dairy Queen, Runnings, Synergy and Alley Cat Lanes. Following graduation he plans on working. ELSA HEGGE is the daugh- ter of Tammy and Joe Neubauer and Steve Hegge. She has been active in band, pep band and drama. Elsa has been on the B Honor Roll and received Superior ratings in solo and Duet competitions. While in school, Elsa has been employed at Hartman's SuperValuand Cenex. Followinggraduation she plans on attending either Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD or Minnesota State University in Moorhead for Business Management or Veterinary Technician. TRISTAN ZAHN is the son of Marlin and Kathy Zahn. Tristan enjoys fishing, mechanics, metalworking and carpentry. While at OHS, Tristan has been on the A and B Honor Roll. Following grad- uation he plans on attending Minnesota West Technical College in Canby for Diesel Mechanics. The Trojan Junior Varsity baseball team opened the 2010 season with an 11-8 win at Canby on April 9. The Tro- jans took an early 1-0 lead, as Isaac Knutson hit a solo home run in the first inning. The exchanged hands several times until the Trojans came from be- hind to score six runs in the seventh in- ning for the win. City, SD on April 23 and were defeated by a score of 9-3. Minneota led 4-2 in the fourth in- ning and increased their lead to 9-2 in the top of the seventh. The Trojans could only come up with a lone run in the bottom half of the inning while leaving two runners stranded on base. Brandon Nelson pitched four in- II behind win. The Trojans trailed 8-4 going into the seventh inning, when Ortonville scored three runs to trail 8-7 with two outs. With the bases loaded, Riley Blake hit a game winning single to score don Hoffman and Nathan Nelson for the win. Brandon Nelson pitched three in- Syttende Mai in Milan May 15 The Constitution of Norway was signed at Eidsvoll, Norway on May 17, 1814. The constitution declared Nor- way to be an independent nation. Today, communities celebrate that day with lots of food, fun and parades. Milan has often been referred to as "Little Norway," as there is an abun- dance of residents of Norwegian her- itage, potato klub and other ethnic foods as well as two resident Gold Medalist rosemalers. The community of Milan is cele- brating Syttende Mai on Saturday, May Isaac Knutson pitched four innings, nings allowing four runs on three hits, nings, allowing five runs on four hits. 15,2010, beginning with a Norwegian allowing two runs on four hits, struck struck out three and walked four. Tony He struck out four and walked two. church service at 9:30. out six and walked three. Tony Schake Schake pitched the final three innings, Tony Schake pitched the final four in- This year, Janet Martin, humorist finished the game on the mound, going allowing five runs on three hits, with nings, allowing three runs on three hits and author of "Church Basement three innings giving up six runs on four hits, with three strikeouts and one walk. Leading hitters for the Trojans were Isaac Knutson with a home run and sin- ~ae, Colin Plathe had a double and Ben lek and Paul Sitter each had singles. The junior varsity then hosted Min- neota in a game played in Big Stone Steaks, Roasts, Hamburger Pork Chops & Roasts 25 LB. BEEF BUNDLE 20 LB. PORK BUNDLE $79.95 $39.95 Big Stone City fifth grade students planted four trees at POET Biorefining in Big Stone City last week in honor of POET's Arbor Day event. The students three strikeouts and four walks. Tony Schake led the Trojan hitters with two hits including a double. Riley Blake and Ryan Hanson each had a double and Philip Adelman, Paul Sitter and Brandon Nelson each had singles. On April 26, the Trojans played Brandon-Evansville in Big Stone City and came away with a 9-8 come from with five strikeouts and three walks. Leading hitters for the Trojans were Paul Sitter with two singles, Riley Blake with a double and single and Brandon Nelson, Quincy Swenson, Ben Valek and Colby Gimmestad each with one hit. Ladies" and "Growing Up Lutheran" is going to spend the day book signing and talking which she does very well! John Lauritson, WCCO-TV news reporter, will also be in town to emcee the big UFF-DA parade. Janet and John will present a program beginning at 12 noon. The excellent cooks and bakers of Milan will be busy in the Kviteseid kitchen making their famous blod klub, rommagrot, meatballs, almond cakes, rice pudding, fruit soup, open-faced sandwiches and many, many other goodies, just like mom used to make. Come and enjoy, kid's games, mu- sicians, traditional Norwegian arts, crafts and food and a fun Uff-da pa- rade! The day is sponsored by the City of Milan, Milan Commercial Club, Mar- tinson Foundation, Milan Community Foundation, Federated Telephone Co- op, Glacial Plains Co-op and Pioneer- land Library System. The project was also funded in part with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on Nov. 4, 2008, which dedicated funding to preserve Minnesota's art and cultural heritage. For more information on the "Taste of Syttende Mai" in Milan, visit the web page each received seedlings to plant at home. The effort is part of POET's cor- porate-wide Arbor Day initiative. Trees are nature's original biore- fineries converting solar power into us- able energy. At POET Biorefining - Big Stone, we want to celebrate that re- lationship by incorporating more trees into the landscape at the Big Stone City plant, and the company is happy to have the help from area students. Students who participated in the planting are shown in accompanying photo. They include: Kierstin Bublitz, Alex Goergen, Nathan Hurst, Lael Ja- cobson, Preston McMahon, Tyler Mil- lim, Donald Newman, Cidney Norlund, Parker Raffety, Rayver Sherod, Hannah Strei, Dylan VonEschen, Andrew Wendler and Jacob Wiik. CUSTOM BUTCHERING MONDAY-FRIDAY. Emergency Call Dale at 320-808-1871/605-938-4389 kids z, rCh't =sr?. A RECORD THROW IN THE SHOT PUT for sophomore Kara Helge- son during the Morris Invitational Meet on Tuesday, April 20. Helgeson won the event with a throw of 38'9, breaking the Ortonville School record that was held by Sarah Hanratty in 1992 of 37'6. The Trojan track team was idle last week, but will travel to Montevideo for a meet on Thursday, May 6 beginning at 4:30 p.m. ~ Lake of che W~ds The WaUeye Cap;ta| of the V~o~|d Your Premie~e Su~rlmer Chart~ Fishing D~tination! HouRsi M0~I~FriI'~SAM:5~0Pr~; ORTONVILLE, MN ....... - -IbHONE .... 839:2653 Per Lb. .~.. A ~. Locally Grown Pork - Per Lb. O~-z DELl HAM ....................... 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