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f -&apos;X 1 Men" Golf _ Schedule THURSDAY, JUNE 3 18-HOLE LEAGUE TEAM 1 TEAM 17 Robert Pflueger Gerry Kunz John Mathison Tony Rausch TEAM 2 TEAM 18 Glenn Nelson Norm Davis Dennis Hullstrom Tom Gronseth TEAM 29 TEAM 19 Charles Radermacher Bill Hartman Morrie Hoffman Mike Rausch TEAM 4 TEAM 20 Bill Thyne Gene O'Neill Blair Johnson John Drewelow TEAM 5 TEAM 21 Tim Jurgens Virgil Gerber Gordon Hippen Randy Stock TEAM 6 TEAM 22 Gordon Gloege Brett Jacobsen Verden Gerber Jim Kaercher TEAM 7 TEAM 23 Erv Mikkelson Scott Simonitch ' Herb Streich Ran Athey TEAM 8 TEAM 24 Art Novak Tom Kindt Wendell Paulsen Bill Pansch TEAM 9 TEAM 25 Duane Stock Dan Petersen Wes Strei Dick Berens TEAM 10 TEAM 26 Les Iverson Ray Seiler Vic Colago John Stolpman TEAM 11 TEAM 27 Gary Johnson Randy Stattelman Terry Gem Roger Sandberg TEAM 12 TEAM 28 Aden Lacombe Virgil Sis -Ray Thompson Gary Watkins TEAM 13 TEAM 15 Joe Homing Todd Cloos Dale Finke Val Rausch TEAM 14 TEAM 16 Gary Dinnel Jerry Stattelman Brent Zahrbock Karl Duhr TEAM 3 Bob Ross Bryan Delage BYE 9-HOLE LEAGUE TEAM 1 Steve Strei Mark Amundson TE2 Randy Ch Jim Teske TEAM 3 Tom Kramer Jim Collins TEAM 4 Vince Stegner R. D. Schreiner TEAM5 Dan Oakes Mark Hughes TEAM 6 Mark Thompson Dan Welberg TEAM 7 Tim Holtquist Gary Thoreson TEAM8 Greg Peterson Bernie Kirchberg TEAM9 Don Donais Roger Nornes TEAM 10 Keith Giese Dave Gruenwald TEAM 11 Jerry Wiegman Brent Nelson TEAM 12 Eric Torgerson Steve Hoffmann TEAM 13 Mike Swenson Art Frounfelter TEAM 14 Ran Frauanshuh Roger Bird Dave Reiffenberger TEAM 16 Tim Gapp Grog Strobl TEAM 17 Ryan Dinger Roy Retcher TEAM 18 Curt Byst01 Dan Nelson TEAM 19 Dave l.arson Jim Schmeichel TEAM 20 Dennis Justison John Cunningharn TEAM 21 Sammy Haugen Dave Ellingson TEAM 22 Mike Hynnek Tim Giese TEAM 23 Tim Scherer Mark Gere TEAM 24 Andy Johnson John Sovell TEAM 25 Scott Arndt Greg Rasset J ORTONVILLE'S 16'S BLUE JUNIOR OLYMPIC VOLLEYBALL TEAM came home with third place honors at the Heartland Tournament in Big Lake May 16. In front, left to right, are Katie Thymian, Jessica Tollefson, Samantha Strege and Kelly Larson. In back are Coach Beth Mueller, Megan Reiffenherger, Amy Haukos and Lacy Ronglien. Trojan boys second at Secti Grossman qualifies for State The Trojan boys golf team placed second at Marshall, May 28, to champion Redwood Valley. Redwo<xl Valley, last years second place finisher in the State A tourney, shot a team score of 316 to the Trojans 324. Coach Sandberg stated, "We got off to a terrible start, as we were II strokes behind after nine holes, we did much better on the next nine, but the deficit was just too much to overtake." Tracy Grossman shot 39-37 (76), good for second place and will represent Ononville in this years state tourney at St. Cloud, June 7th and 8. Tracy placed third in the the state event last year as a sophomore. Dan Ross shot 45-37 (82), Mike Sandberg was 43-40 (83), Andy Ross scored 42-41 (83), Scott Sandberg 48-38 (86) and Pete Ross 48-44 (92). "As you can  by the ,,;cores we had a tremendous comeback attempt and our guys are commended for that effort," said Sandberg. "This is the third time that we have finished cond in our fi)ur consecutive trips to the ction, considering that this te,'un ha been the "guts" of the boys te,-un for the last three years the second place finish was okay but not what we were there for. It was particularly diMcult to take due to the tact that these young men have shot so well for so long...the game of golf can be cruel as one swing or putt can really change one's perspective during the courm of play...however; it should be pointed out that golf is a game and what we learn from the games we play is somethnes important as well. We will lose one player from this squad that has amassed a fi)ur year record of 360-36, Scott Sandberg is a six year lettermen, a conference player, conference sub-section three runner-up addition, his 3.89 gpa Trojans to championships the after writing Sea lineup for the last difficult to what a accomplish." A recap of this Trojans with a 90.4 winning invites Hancock, WCA, Ortonville, third at Quad County Sub-section section 3A. Junior olympic girls take Youtl00 ,ishi;tg h day tO third in Heartland tourney held u ne at Ref The Ortonville 16 s Blue JO but Ortonville c,'une up with the win, M)lleyball team was among 11 teams scoring 15-13. In the next match they that participated in the Heartland Tournament in Big Lake, MN on May 16. In the first match of pool play they came up against a tough Alexandria team and lost both games by anarrow margin. That seemed to make the team only more determined and they c,'une up with big wins in their next match against Avon Blaze, scoring 15-2 and 15-4. The final match in pool play was with Mora and again came up with wins of 15-13 and 15-2. This gave Ortonville the # 4 seed in the Gold Division in the tournament playoffs. They played #6 seed, Pierz, with each team taking a win, which lead them into a rally game. It was a nail-biter for the fans, Graceville gun club high scores 5-18-99 High Scores 25 - Gary Johnson, Jim Carlson 24 - Gary Johnson, Paul Koch 23 - Paul Koch 5-25-99 High Scores 25 - Jim Carlson, Don Bahr 24 - Bob Watkins, Randy Ward 23 - Jim Carlson, Bob Orton, Delmer Hauschild Kids League Shooters Ryan Pansch, Jake Kleindl, Scott Rixe, Aaron Shippy, Dustin Witte, A.J. O'Neill Rademacher- Milter, 0000morial Winners A total of 29 two-man teams, playing with handicap, vied for honors in this year's Memorial Golf Tournament, sponsored annually by the Men's Golf League. Taking first this year was the team of Charlie Rademacher and Mike Miller with a net 57. Last year's winners and in charge of the tourney this year were Joe Berning and Dale Finke. Engagement Kelly O'Sullivan and Matthew Carlson announce their engagement. Parents are Jim O'Sullivan, Joplin, MO and Vicki O'Sullivan, St. Joseph and Jim and Sharon Carlson, Ortonville. Kelly is a 1996 graduate of Frazee High School and a 1997 graduate of Alexandria Tech. She is employed at Cartwright Drug in Ortonville. Matthew is a 1995 graduate of Ortonville High School and a 1997 graduate of Alexandria Tech. He is employed at Lundberg Construction in Ortonville. A July 17th wedding is planned at First English Church in Ortonville. i GRANITE VALLEY HORSESHOE CLUB Week 3 - May 25, 1999 NAME & SPONSOR W/L RGER % WIN% Alex Johnson / Cashtown Service 811 18.22 .889 Bud Pauisen 5/1 32.00 .834 Don Tiegs I Cashtown Service 7/2 23.11 .778 Roman Karels 412 27.00 .667 AI Knippen / Hedge & Herberg 6/3 25.77 .667 Eric Collins 412 12.33 .667 T.J. Ninneman / Cashtown Service 2/1 10.66 .667 Roger Angerbofer 3/2 4.40 .600 Bob Gottsleben ". 316 2.66 334 Elroy Adermann / Cashtown Service 2/7 9.33 .223 Bob Johnson t Self 0/9 3.11 .000 Curtis Ohon / Cashtown Cafe 015 2.00 .000 ,, Drew Johnson 0/3 3.33 .O00j ii i i went up against the #1 seed, W. Fargo. They played hard but were defeated. The final match of the day was W. Fargo against Alexandria, in which W. Fargo came up winning both games. The Ortonville Blue team came home proudly with third place medals. The girls did a great job playing hard, keeping focused and upbeat and exhibited go( te,'unwork. Team participants include Katie Thymian, Jessica Tollefson, Samantha Strege, Kelly Larson, Coach Beth Mueller, Megan Reiffenberger, Amy Haakos, & Lacy Ronglien City's CWC to host Milbank come June 15th Ladies, there is a treat in store for you at Zion Lutheran Church in Ortonville, on June 15, 1999 from 9 to 11 a.m. Ortonville's Christian Women's Club will be hosting the combined coffee of their club and the Milbank Christian Womens Club. It will be their "Bouquets of Spring" Morning Coffee and they would love to see lots of ladies from this area enjoy this treat. Special feature "Rose Painting" will be rosemaling by Betty Wanke from Milan. "June is Busting Out All Over" music will be soloist Marlys Selvig from Ortonville. She is a retired elementary teacher and she likes reading, handwork and spoiling their new grandson. Speaker Ann Henzlik from Chisago City, will be "Scent-Cerely" yours. She is a seamstress and loves to read and exercise. Tickets are $3 inclusive and you can make reservations by calling Violet at (605) 862-8500 or Marilyn at (320) 325-5522. If you need use of the free nursery, you can let them know when you make your reservations. Cancellations are appreciated. Walk-ins are welcome. Hope to see you there! No meet of Study Club until Sept. Ortonville's Study Club met May 19th, at the Ortonville Golf Clubhouse. Evelyn Nolop and Delores Christensen were hostesses. New officers for 1999-2000 were announced. They are: Judy Gere, President; Donna .Hoel, Vice President; Barb Johnson, Secretary; Delores Christensen, Sunshine. Speaker for the day was Diane Rademacher of the upper Minnesota Watershed District. She explained her work on lake and river restoration and gave some suggestions as to how we can all help to have cleaner water. Next meeting will be in September. Locals graduate from USD Local students were among the approximately 1,000 students who were candidates for degrees at the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD lllth spring commencement exercise= recently. Among those students were Valerie Anne Knoll of Ortonville, with a BS in psychology and an AS degree in Nursing. Also jraduating from the area was Wendy usan Johnson of Madison, with a BS in biology. As part of the National Fishing Week celebration that is held across the country, there will be a youth fish- ing day event at the Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge. the event will be near the auto tour route south east of Ortonville on Saturday, June 5th from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. This event is open to all youth up to age 12. Children should be accompanied by at least one adult. The Refuge and the Minnesota BIG STONE WALLEYE LEAGUE Department of Natural Resources along with local businesses and civic groups, will help host this first of what may become an annual event. Along with open fishing in a refuge pond stocked with a variety of game fish, there will be opportunities for kids to learn about fish identifica- tion, casting, knot tying, fish Oean- ing/handling and rigging fishing tack- le. Kids are encouraged to bring their own rod and reel be some rods register call June 1. Local sponsors JC's, Bud's Bait, Sporting Goods and Sonny's Ortonville, Odessa and Schmidt's Tackle. Goergen advances to state in triple jump, breaks school Ruth Goergen is the new 6A section triple jump champ. She broke her own school record set at conference and jumped 35' 10" for first place. Ruth will advance to state competition Saturday. Elizabeth Thompson had a lifetime best in the 100 meter intermediate hurdles of 17.(7) for fourth place. Bridget Athey had her best finish in the 1600 meter run and ran 5:48 for seventh. David Heirigs ran 5:16. Hilary Libka and Kelsey Henningson, both ninth graders, ran lifetime bests in the 400 meter dash with a 65.25 and she beat a couple of girls. Kelsey in the 300 meter hurdles ran 54.45. That was almost two seconds better and she also beat a couple of girls who were seeded ahead of her. Terry Heirigs in the 3200 meter Open house for Signe Hans' 81st An open house honoring Signe Hans on her 81st birthday will be held at the Clinton Memorial Building on Saturday, June 5th from 2 to 4 p.m. Everyone is invited. No gifts please. Engagement ran better than his sub-section time by almost 20 seconds but did not place. Ruth tied her personal best of 15'6" in the long jump but did not reach finals. She also tied the school record in which she holds in the pole vault of 7'6". Dan Rausch had trouble hitting his mark in the triple jump. He had a couple of gtxxl jumps but scratched. All the throwers had what is called a "bad day". Jessica Ch,e was close to what she usually throws but the young pexple are young ,and it was a very tough growing experience, especially for Carmen Leger, who has had a very g(xxl year. "Wait til next sophomore and Nick Kriesel did in was pleased. one of "those The team wisheS parents and the team at Fargo. thank the entire support of track. LOCAL Thursday, track meet for for young registration possible to Jan year." Ortonville School. James Thompson ,and Jesse Ckvos ......... .There is a $1 also participated in the 110 meter will be high hurdles fiw Jim and high jump immediately for Jesse. Both gained a lot of Sign in at experience this year and are only a begin at 6 p.m. sharP. Tom and Sandy Reyes (Scheff) of Minneapolis announce the engagement of their daughter Lisa, to Adam McFarlane, son of Jim and Karen McFarlane of Big Stone City. Lisa graduated from DeLaSalle High School in 1997 and is attending UNLV majoring in social work with a minor in Spanish. Adam is a 1996 graduate of Ortonville High School and is in the Navy stationed at China Lake, CA. They are planning a Saturday Aug. 14th wedding at St. Helena Church in Minneapolis. , nar 17.2 # 13.3 # McMohon 8.7 # 5.8 # Dlffel 4.6 # the public. "- Comfortable Reading "Newspapers come into your home, almost like part of: greet them in your bathrobe, carry them into with them in the den. They may with you into the bathroom." - ASNE Bulletin, a publication produced foot of the lake by 6 p.m. June 11th, 12th & 13th . FREE ATTENTI Water Enthus" WATER SKIS - KNEE BOARDS LIFE TUBES HARNESS TOW ROPES - S I01 RICK AND CINDY CHAMBERLAIN invite you to inventory of water sports equipment. Rick and SPORTING GOODS & Ortonville, MN 56278 Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9am-6pm Page 6  INDEPENDENT TuesdaY" f -'X 1 Men" Golf _ Schedule THURSDAY, JUNE 3 18-HOLE LEAGUE TEAM 1 TEAM 17 Robert Pflueger Gerry Kunz John Mathison Tony Rausch TEAM 2 TEAM 18 Glenn Nelson Norm Davis Dennis Hullstrom Tom Gronseth TEAM 29 TEAM 19 Charles Radermacher Bill Hartman Morrie Hoffman Mike Rausch TEAM 4 TEAM 20 Bill Thyne Gene O'Neill Blair Johnson John Drewelow TEAM 5 TEAM 21 Tim Jurgens Virgil Gerber Gordon Hippen Randy Stock TEAM 6 TEAM 22 Gordon Gloege Brett Jacobsen Verden Gerber Jim Kaercher TEAM 7 TEAM 23 Erv Mikkelson Scott Simonitch ' Herb Streich Ran Athey TEAM 8 TEAM 24 Art Novak Tom Kindt Wendell Paulsen Bill Pansch TEAM 9 TEAM 25 Duane Stock Dan Petersen Wes Strei Dick Berens TEAM 10 TEAM 26 Les Iverson Ray Seiler Vic Colago John Stolpman TEAM 11 TEAM 27 Gary Johnson Randy Stattelman Terry Gem Roger Sandberg TEAM 12 TEAM 28 Aden Lacombe Virgil Sis -Ray Thompson Gary Watkins TEAM 13 TEAM 15 Joe Homing Todd Cloos Dale Finke Val Rausch TEAM 14 TEAM 16 Gary Dinnel Jerry Stattelman Brent Zahrbock Karl Duhr TEAM 3 Bob Ross Bryan Delage BYE 9-HOLE LEAGUE TEAM 1 Steve Strei Mark Amundson TE2 Randy Ch Jim Teske TEAM 3 Tom Kramer Jim Collins TEAM 4 Vince Stegner R. D. Schreiner TEAM5 Dan Oakes Mark Hughes TEAM 6 Mark Thompson Dan Welberg TEAM 7 Tim Holtquist Gary Thoreson TEAM8 Greg Peterson Bernie Kirchberg TEAM9 Don Donais Roger Nornes TEAM 10 Keith Giese Dave Gruenwald TEAM 11 Jerry Wiegman Brent Nelson TEAM 12 Eric Torgerson Steve Hoffmann TEAM 13 Mike Swenson Art Frounfelter TEAM 14 Ran Frauanshuh Roger Bird Dave Reiffenberger TEAM 16 Tim Gapp Grog Strobl TEAM 17 Ryan Dinger Roy Retcher TEAM 18 Curt Byst01 Dan Nelson TEAM 19 Dave l.arson Jim Schmeichel TEAM 20 Dennis Justison John Cunningharn TEAM 21 Sammy Haugen Dave Ellingson TEAM 22 Mike Hynnek Tim Giese TEAM 23 Tim Scherer Mark Gere TEAM 24 Andy Johnson John Sovell TEAM 25 Scott Arndt Greg Rasset J ORTONVILLE'S 16'S BLUE JUNIOR OLYMPIC VOLLEYBALL TEAM came home with third place honors at the Heartland Tournament in Big Lake May 16. In front, left to right, are Katie Thymian, Jessica Tollefson, Samantha Strege and Kelly Larson. In back are Coach Beth Mueller, Megan Reiffenherger, Amy Haukos and Lacy Ronglien. Trojan boys second at Secti Grossman qualifies for State The Trojan boys golf team placed second at Marshall, May 28, to champion Redwood Valley. Redwo<xl Valley, last years second place finisher in the State A tourney, shot a team score of 316 to the Trojans 324. Coach Sandberg stated, "We got off to a terrible start, as we were II strokes behind after nine holes, we did much better on the next nine, but the deficit was just too much to overtake." Tracy Grossman shot 39-37 (76), good for second place and will represent Ononville in this years state tourney at St. Cloud, June 7th and 8. Tracy placed third in the the state event last year as a sophomore. Dan Ross shot 45-37 (82), Mike Sandberg was 43-40 (83), Andy Ross scored 42-41 (83), Scott Sandberg 48-38 (86) and Pete Ross 48-44 (92). "As you can  by the ,,;cores we had a tremendous comeback attempt and our guys are commended for that effort," said Sandberg. "This is the third time that we have finished cond in our fi)ur consecutive trips to the ction, considering that this te,'un ha been the "guts" of the boys te,-un for the last three years the second place finish was okay but not what we were there for. It was particularly diMcult to take due to the tact that these young men have shot so well for so long...the game of golf can be cruel as one swing or putt can really change one's perspective during the courm of play...however; it should be pointed out that golf is a game and what we learn from the games we play is somethnes important as well. We will lose one player from this squad that has amassed a fi)ur year record of 360-36, Scott Sandberg is a six year lettermen, a conference player, conference sub-section three runner-up addition, his 3.89 gpa Trojans to championships the after writing Sea lineup for the last difficult to what a accomplish." A recap of this Trojans with a 90.4 winning invites Hancock, WCA, Ortonville, third at Quad County Sub-section section 3A. Junior olympic girls take Youtl00 ,ishi;tg h day tO third in Heartland tourney held u ne at Ref The Ortonville 16 s Blue JO but Ortonville c,'une up with the win, M)lleyball team was among 11 teams scoring 15-13. In the next match they that participated in the Heartland Tournament in Big Lake, MN on May 16. In the first match of pool play they came up against a tough Alexandria team and lost both games by anarrow margin. That seemed to make the team only more determined and they c,'une up with big wins in their next match against Avon Blaze, scoring 15-2 and 15-4. The final match in pool play was with Mora and again came up with wins of 15-13 and 15-2. This gave Ortonville the # 4 seed in the Gold Division in the tournament playoffs. They played #6 seed, Pierz, with each team taking a win, which lead them into a rally game. It was a nail-biter for the fans, Graceville gun club high scores 5-18-99 High Scores 25 - Gary Johnson, Jim Carlson 24 - Gary Johnson, Paul Koch 23 - Paul Koch 5-25-99 High Scores 25 - Jim Carlson, Don Bahr 24 - Bob Watkins, Randy Ward 23 - Jim Carlson, Bob Orton, Delmer Hauschild Kids League Shooters Ryan Pansch, Jake Kleindl, Scott Rixe, Aaron Shippy, Dustin Witte, A.J. O'Neill Rademacher- Milter, 0000morial Winners A total of 29 two-man teams, playing with handicap, vied for honors in this year's Memorial Golf Tournament, sponsored annually by the Men's Golf League. Taking first this year was the team of Charlie Rademacher and Mike Miller with a net 57. Last year's winners and in charge of the tourney this year were Joe Berning and Dale Finke. Engagement Kelly O'Sullivan and Matthew Carlson announce their engagement. Parents are Jim O'Sullivan, Joplin, MO and Vicki O'Sullivan, St. Joseph and Jim and Sharon Carlson, Ortonville. Kelly is a 1996 graduate of Frazee High School and a 1997 graduate of Alexandria Tech. She is employed at Cartwright Drug in Ortonville. Matthew is a 1995 graduate of Ortonville High School and a 1997 graduate of Alexandria Tech. He is employed at Lundberg Construction in Ortonville. A July 17th wedding is planned at First English Church in Ortonville. i GRANITE VALLEY HORSESHOE CLUB Week 3 - May 25, 1999 NAME & SPONSOR W/L RGER % WIN% Alex Johnson / Cashtown Service 811 18.22 .889 Bud Pauisen 5/1 32.00 .834 Don Tiegs I Cashtown Service 7/2 23.11 .778 Roman Karels 412 27.00 .667 AI Knippen / Hedge & Herberg 6/3 25.77 .667 Eric Collins 412 12.33 .667 T.J. Ninneman / Cashtown Service 2/1 10.66 .667 Roger Angerbofer 3/2 4.40 .600 Bob Gottsleben ". 316 2.66 334 Elroy Adermann / Cashtown Service 2/7 9.33 .223 Bob Johnson t Self 0/9 3.11 .000 Curtis Ohon / Cashtown Cafe 015 2.00 .000 ,, Drew Johnson 0/3 3.33 .O00j ii i i went up against the #1 seed, W. Fargo. They played hard but were defeated. The final match of the day was W. Fargo against Alexandria, in which W. Fargo came up winning both games. The Ortonville Blue team came home proudly with third place medals. The girls did a great job playing hard, keeping focused and upbeat and exhibited go( te,'unwork. Team participants include Katie Thymian, Jessica Tollefson, Samantha Strege, Kelly Larson, Coach Beth Mueller, Megan Reiffenberger, Amy Haakos, & Lacy Ronglien City's CWC to host Milbank come June 15th Ladies, there is a treat in store for you at Zion Lutheran Church in Ortonville, on June 15, 1999 from 9 to 11 a.m. Ortonville's Christian Women's Club will be hosting the combined coffee of their club and the Milbank Christian Womens Club. It will be their "Bouquets of Spring" Morning Coffee and they would love to see lots of ladies from this area enjoy this treat. Special feature "Rose Painting" will be rosemaling by Betty Wanke from Milan. "June is Busting Out All Over" music will be soloist Marlys Selvig from Ortonville. She is a retired elementary teacher and she likes reading, handwork and spoiling their new grandson. Speaker Ann Henzlik from Chisago City, will be "Scent-Cerely" yours. She is a seamstress and loves to read and exercise. Tickets are $3 inclusive and you can make reservations by calling Violet at (605) 862-8500 or Marilyn at (320) 325-5522. If you need use of the free nursery, you can let them know when you make your reservations. Cancellations are appreciated. Walk-ins are welcome. Hope to see you there! No meet of Study Club until Sept. Ortonville's Study Club met May 19th, at the Ortonville Golf Clubhouse. Evelyn Nolop and Delores Christensen were hostesses. New officers for 1999-2000 were announced. They are: Judy Gere, President; Donna .Hoel, Vice President; Barb Johnson, Secretary; Delores Christensen, Sunshine. Speaker for the day was Diane Rademacher of the upper Minnesota Watershed District. She explained her work on lake and river restoration and gave some suggestions as to how we can all help to have cleaner water. Next meeting will be in September. Locals graduate from USD Local students were among the approximately 1,000 students who were candidates for degrees at the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD lllth spring commencement exercise= recently. Among those students were Valerie Anne Knoll of Ortonville, with a BS in psychology and an AS degree in Nursing. Also jraduating from the area was Wendy usan Johnson of Madison, with a BS in biology. As part of the National Fishing Week celebration that is held across the country, there will be a youth fish- ing day event at the Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge. the event will be near the auto tour route south east of Ortonville on Saturday, June 5th from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. This event is open to all youth up to age 12. Children should be accompanied by at least one adult. The Refuge and the Minnesota BIG STONE WALLEYE LEAGUE Department of Natural Resources along with local businesses and civic groups, will help host this first of what may become an annual event. Along with open fishing in a refuge pond stocked with a variety of game fish, there will be opportunities for kids to learn about fish identifica- tion, casting, knot tying, fish Oean- ing/handling and rigging fishing tack- le. Kids are encouraged to bring their own rod and reel be some rods register call June 1. Local sponsors JC's, Bud's Bait, Sporting Goods and Sonny's Ortonville, Odessa and Schmidt's Tackle. Goergen advances to state in triple jump, breaks school Ruth Goergen is the new 6A section triple jump champ. She broke her own school record set at conference and jumped 35' 10" for first place. Ruth will advance to state competition Saturday. Elizabeth Thompson had a lifetime best in the 100 meter intermediate hurdles of 17.(7) for fourth place. Bridget Athey had her best finish in the 1600 meter run and ran 5:48 for seventh. David Heirigs ran 5:16. Hilary Libka and Kelsey Henningson, both ninth graders, ran lifetime bests in the 400 meter dash with a 65.25 and she beat a couple of girls. Kelsey in the 300 meter hurdles ran 54.45. That was almost two seconds better and she also beat a couple of girls who were seeded ahead of her. Terry Heirigs in the 3200 meter Open house for Signe Hans' 81st An open house honoring Signe Hans on her 81st birthday will be held at the Clinton Memorial Building on Saturday, June 5th from 2 to 4 p.m. Everyone is invited. No gifts please. Engagement ran better than his sub-section time by almost 20 seconds but did not place. Ruth tied her personal best of 15'6" in the long jump but did not reach finals. She also tied the school record in which she holds in the pole vault of 7'6". Dan Rausch had trouble hitting his mark in the triple jump. He had a couple of gtxxl jumps but scratched. All the throwers had what is called a "bad day". Jessica Ch,e was close to what she usually throws but the young pexple are young ,and it was a very tough growing experience, especially for Carmen Leger, who has had a very g(xxl year. "Wait til next sophomore and Nick Kriesel did in was pleased. one of "those The team wisheS parents and the team at Fargo. thank the entire support of track. LOCAL Thursday, track meet for for young registration possible to Jan year." Ortonville School. James Thompson ,and Jesse Ckvos ......... .There is a $1 also participated in the 110 meter will be high hurdles fiw Jim and high jump immediately for Jesse. Both gained a lot of Sign in at experience this year and are only a begin at 6 p.m. sharP. Tom and Sandy Reyes (Scheff) of Minneapolis announce the engagement of their daughter Lisa, to Adam McFarlane, son of Jim and Karen McFarlane of Big Stone City. Lisa graduated from DeLaSalle High School in 1997 and is attending UNLV majoring in social work with a minor in Spanish. Adam is a 1996 graduate of Ortonville High School and is in the Navy stationed at China Lake, CA. They are planning a Saturday Aug. 14th wedding at St. Helena Church in Minneapolis. , nar 17.2 # 13.3 # McMohon 8.7 # 5.8 # Dlffel 4.6 # the public. "- Comfortable Reading "Newspapers come into your home, almost like part of: greet them in your bathrobe, carry them into with them in the den. They may with you into the bathroom." - ASNE Bulletin, a publication produced foot of the lake by 6 p.m. June 11th, 12th & 13th . FREE ATTENTI Water Enthus" WATER SKIS - KNEE BOARDS LIFE TUBES HARNESS TOW ROPES - S I01 RICK AND CINDY CHAMBERLAIN invite you to inventory of water sports equipment. Rick and SPORTING GOODS & Ortonville, MN 56278 Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9am-6pm Page 6  INDEPENDENT TuesdaY"