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S Seniors on parade son of Clooa, has basket- enjoys motor- snowboarding, trips, sledding of Ortonville fun stuff. He all sports he attended Jesse has g high course and plans to SD. high school favorites. AMANDA OSLUND is the daughter of Gene Oslund. She has been active while attend- ing OHS with Montage, Inc. After graduation, Amanda plans to attend Northwest College in Dowell, WY, where she will be studying anthropol- ogy for two years, and attend- ing two more years of school elsewhere to eget her bache- lor&apos;s degree. Her best memo- ries of high school have been going to Festival of Nations two years in Spanish class. DENIELLE SCOBLIC is the daughter of Daniel and Denise Scoblic. She has stayed active during high school with soft- ball, volleyball stats, football cheerleading, as the basketball team mascot, as well as being a religion teacher, in concert and women's choir, pep band, jazz band and concert band. Denielle was named all-confer- ence for softball in 2001, and has worked during school at Mac Daddy's and Bill's Super Valu Plus. She plans on attending Dakota State University in Madison, SD, per- suing degrees in business administration and manage- ment information systems. MINDEE LOVGREN is the daughter of Rich and Tami Lundberg and Lynn Lovgren. She has been active in volley- ball, track, softball, church youth group, and enioys being with frmnds, shopping, watch- ing movies and driving around. Mindee has also been in band since fifth grade, choir in grades 7-9, and has done much babysitting. She received a fifth place award in pep band, church scholar- ships, lettered three years in track and one year in volley. ball, and was crowned in the Little Miss contest for 1990- 1991. Mindee worked at Cenex for one year, then Northrtdge, and plans to attend school in Fergus Falla for generala her first year, for the LPN, RN and operating tech. Her beat high school memories are_going wagoning with Laura Brown and finally being a senior. tROJAN TEAM, which returned second place finishers in State hoops this year, are shown to right, are Assistant Coaches Tim Giese and Dave Dinnel, Tony Weber, Tim Thompson as David Guse last week), Riley Sammon, Pete Ross, AI Westermeyer, Landon Franzky, Ross Wielzman, Ross Randall, Tanner Radermacher, Nate Thompson and Coach Kyle Kirkeby. Zahrboc, Joe Ful er, Derek Rieck and Jesse Cloos. to the editor Editor t got Senator Wellstone's t reacted yet to the that the US Govt. against Syria. lraq. etc. "because they. are deeloping weapons (gf' mass destruction !" Harold Dorland W. St. Paul. MN Food Drive in of the Month" I APRIL Is the DE Rosen and Belhngham St. Joseph's Youth Group ',ill be collecting non-perishable food Items for the Lac qui Parle food shelf on Saturday, April 6th in the communities of Rosen and IO N Bellingham. Please support those in need'. Have items ready on vour door step on or by 19 a.m Thank you for your support. healthy lifestyles Pa. o,.s MSUM scholarships pressure for Felton, Miller t at worksffes, senior Countryside offices Ortonille High Scherzi nior Josh more available to 40; recognize signs of mental illness findin help; samtV, use car seats, seat and more. 1-800.657.3291 Miller and recent graduate Sarah Fehon have both been awarded schol- arships for Minnesota State University, Moorhead for '.he 2X)2- 2003 academic year. Miller, son of Mike and Sarah Miller, was awarded a $5(X) university scholarship and Felton, daughter of Don and Jeanette Fehon, will receive a $500 award from the MSUM alumni foundation. MAy AFRECT YOU1 IUGTS tq,.EA.IE IUEAD T CAREFLty ce b0e =ecPm ]t 2001 Welcome spring at Bonanza Education Center Saturday, April 13th, 2002 events from 7:30 a,m. to 4 p,m. Bring the whole family to welcome back spring and enjoy the events scheduled at Bonanza FJ.lucah(m Center Bonanza Education Center is located in the Bonanza I-rti<)n of Big Stone Lake State Park, located oft of MN Highv, ay 7. It is 18 miles north of Ortonville. eight miles south of Beardsley. and 15 miles west of Chnton. Turn west at the Bonanza area sign Folto, the signs to the Center. A Birdwatehing Breakfast will begin at 7:30 am. Learn basic birdwatching fechniques and take a walk through Bonanza to identify yearlong residents and returning migrants. Coffee. juice, and rolls provided. A Prairie Hike will be held at 10 am. Discover prairie life - grasses, flov, ers. animals and birds, and the hislor?' of Bonanza Prairie. Jackie Bird will perform at 1 pm. Native American dancer/singer/artist, Jackie Bird, will perform the hoop dance and through the aid of her puppet "Wild Flower", tell stories and songs from her culture. Art activities for kids throughout the day will include ladybug masks, arrowhead necklaces, frog masks, Nalive American games, and butterfly puzzles. Contacl Bonanza Education Center flr more informalion at 320- 265-6944. Cost ls $4/person or $12/family. The first art activity is included, extras are $1 ,f) each. Bring a picnic lunch (there will be no lunch service available) and enjoy the day at Bonanza Education Center. The Bonanza Education Center offers off-campus educational programs in natural and cultural history to school students from five school districts on a regular basis. The Bonanza area is a 283 acre preserve of tall grass prairie, big oak and basswood savanna, and brush/woodland lying next to Big Stone Lake. Ar otdoor crama :>ase   tfe of Laura Ingalls Wilder r Waln Grove. MN July 12-13-14, 19-20-21, 26-27-28 Pageant T Tonsl Inomato 888-859-2120 888-528-7298 .... Coming events I I OAHS Auxiliary will meet Tuesday. April 9th at 7 p.m. at Nonhndge. The topic will be the pie sale in May. All members are encouraged lo attend. If you need a ride call Doris Scheff, 839-2744. DEREK RIECK i$ the Iron of Brad and Diane Rleck, active in baseball, football, track, baaketball and FCA. He has also been a Winter Carnival and Homecoming King candi- date. Derek enjoys snowmo- biling, golf, softball and just apending time with frienda and family. He received the achievement award for OHS extracurricular acttvtttee, was Pheasant Conference honor- able mention for 2001 base- ball, rookie of the year for track, and wad all-conference in football in 2001. During school, he has worked at Pepsi, Hedge and Herberg Trucking and Waste Management. Derek has been accepted at Alex Vo-Tech for Diesel Mechanic=, then plane to work cloae to homa. Hla high achool rnemorie are winning the flrat playot/game in football, getting aecond at m in baskelball, and being one of the top 10 running backs in the state in 2000. "It's easy to be a man...it's hard to be a good one." BASI ,_" TRAININ G FOR A FEW GOOD MEN I I I ! Bellingham ,s, hool news Calendar Tuesday, 4-2 3:00 gymnastics Thursday, 4-4 3:(X) gymnastics Sunday, 4-7 Daylight savings time begins Lunch Tuesday--chicken nuggets, seasoned fries, pineapple, vanilla pudding, PBJ sandwiches and milk. Breakfast Tuesday--grapple juice, assorted cold cereals, cinnamon toasl and milk Wednesday--apple juice, french toast, ham patty, and milk. Thursday--range juice, fried egg on toast, smokies and milk. Friday--apple juice, assorted cold cereals, granola bars and milk. Wednesday--ham slice, mashed potatoes, buttered corn, cherry crisp with whipped topping, bread and milk. Thursday--beef hotdog on bun, nacho chips with cheese, peach slices, rice krispie bars and milk. Friday--Bearcat burgers, oven fries, orange slices, choc(flate chip cookies and milk, Markets i Plemmons wins Pinewood Derby with top secret car In an impressive display of speed and style, eight year-old Cub Scout Sean Plemmons, grandson of Ron and LaVerne Doering of Correll, t(mk .sev- eral firsts at the 2002 Pack 98 Pinewood Derby Championship Races at Hoover Elementary in North Mankato last Tuesday night. Sean's #4 flame red Firebird pine car tied for best of show, won the Den 4 races and finished first over a very competitive field of 20 cars for the 20(12 Pack 98 Pinewood Derby Championship. In extremely close competition, Sean's car barely edged out two-time Sub-Section solo, ensemble Sat. Students from the Ortonville High School Music Department will be doing their final practices this week in preparation for the Sub-Section Solo and Ensemble Contest on Saturday, April 6. The contest will be held at Benson again this year with 19 college and Den 4 medalist and defimding Pack 98 champion. Sean was also awarded his Bear Scout Achievement Patch. Controversy, however, surrounds the Plemmons vehicle. Although the unique seven inch dragster meets gen- eral pinewo( car guidelines for size and weight, Scout Leaders debate whether the pine car, designed by Plemmons Engineering, will pass more stringent specifications in the upcoming Regional Scout-a-Rama Pinewocu.l Derby. But, when asked whal makes his car go so fast, Sean's only comment was, "It's top secret." high school adjudicat()rs rating the performances and working with each entry individually. [{ntric , !r{m 01f% include ,,A in the vocal categories and 3t in the mtru- mental. The contest is.open to the public with no admission charge and schedules of the 75 local entries are available at the high school office. Soybeans ............................ 4.25 Corn.... .............................. 169 April 2, 2001 No. 1 Wheat ...................... 2.97 Soybeans ........................... 3.86 Corn ................................... 1.57 ( Check out our web site at www.ortonvilleindependent.com ) At one point it looked like this day rnit never come, But v all persevered, now the polf has armed: The Twins Opening Weetl senes against the Detroit Tger= is just around the comer. This 3-gme event takes place Friday,  12111 through Sunday, April 14th, in an acbon-packed weekend that wgl feature excit baseball, giveaways and fun acth4bes for ttm whote family. Call 612-33-TVNS or visit twinsbaseball.com for tickel. FIIAY AIL 1l: TWllll lflk IIITIIIIT 7IS PM IATIIIIIAY  13: TWlNI VII. IITIIIIT il:OS PM IIIAY APIIIL 14: TWII Yl. INl111RIT 11:0 PM Rainbow Foods Twins magnet schedule giveaway: all fans On Friday and till first 5,000 fans Saturday and Sunday 2, 2002 00INDEPENDENT Page 5