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MRS PEGGY DUFFIELD, FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCE TEACHER AT OHS taught a sewing/quilting class the last semester and they made quilts. Each student made the same design but dl~fferent color scheme for the quilts "Tall as Me". The class provides hai~d-on learning and brought back the sewing skills. The quilts were displayed the wekend of June 6 at the Bonanza Quilt Show at Bonanza State Park. Picturedabove with their Quilts are in front from left to right Megan Sherod, Kayla Albright and Kaye Eastling. Back row left to right are, Nicole Kelzer, Mrs. Duffield(holding Katie Ohrtman's quilt) and Kaitlyn Smith. Not pictured is Danielle Larson. (Submitted photo.) SOU state "r mentor program Minnesota Foundation for Responsible Animal Care is inviting college students with an interest in serving as spokespersons for animal agriculture to apply for the position of Minnesota State Fair 4-H Animal Science Peer Mentor. Eight positions are available. Persons in these positions will serve as mentors to selected 4-H State Fair livestock exhibitors in all species (beef, dairy, sheep, swine, goats, lama, poultry and rabbits) to encour- age, model and role-play positive interactions with State Fair visitors to livestock displays. MnFRAC is seeking college stu- dents age 18 or over, with an interest and/or experience in 4-H and live- stock exhibits. Other qualifications are communication, teaching and coaching skills, ability to work with variety of adults and youth, expertise in production, processing and promo- tion of one or more animal species and experience as a livestock exhibitor and industry spokesperson. A copy of the job description may be found on the MnFRAC website The program will include a one- day orientation/training led by MnFRAC, 4-H and Midwest Dairy staff, written materials for review and coaching and daily support by MnFRAC staff during the State Fair. Applicants must be available the five days of the 4-H Livestock Week- end, August 26-30, 2009. A $300 stipend per person, fair entry tickets and 4-H meal tickets will be provided. To apply applicants must submit a resume, transcript and statement describing why they are interested in this position and the industry knowl- edge, communication and leadership skills that they bring to the position. Application deadline is July 1; appli- cations will be accepted until all posi- tions are filled. Send completed. materials to: Juanita Reed-Boniface, Project Manager, JRB Associates, Inc 2462 Lake George Dr. N.W. Cedar, MN 55011. For more informa- tion contact AgriFolks @ THE "A Constructive Newspaper In A Live ~y" l! i~I.i, l~','~ n ,'+-.= t .'~*;+ ~ The Big Stone Post 229 Badgers opened their 2009 season at the Milbank Tournament June 6-8. Big Stone defeated Clark 20 to 1 in the opening game on June 5. Evan Sammon was the winning pitcher. In two innings, he struck out five, walked one, and allowed one hit. Matt Fellows pitched one inning of relief. Evan Sammon was the leading hitter with a double and a homerun. Bryant Zahrbock also had a homerun. Jeff Watson hit a triple. Mike Winther hit a double. Singles were collected by Tyler Adelman and Keven Berdan. Big Stone lost the second game of the tournament on June 6 to Groton by a 9-7 score. Groton took a 3-0 lead in the first inning, and the Badgers closed the gap scoring two runs in the second inning following a lead off home run from Evan Sammon. Groton scored three runs in the fourth and three more unearned runs in the fifth to lead 9-2. Big Stone came back scoring five runs in the fifth inning, but came up short losing by two runs. Bryant Zahrbock was tagged with the pitching loss. He pitched five innings, struck out five, walked four, and allowed five hits. The Badgers committed four errors. Evan Sammon led the offense with a home run and a single. Also hitting singles were Matt Fellows, Jeff Watson, and Keven Berdan. On June 7, Big Stone played Milbank for third place in the tourna- ment and came out on top by a 3-1 score. The Badgers scored all of their runs in the first inning following a double by Bryant Zahrbock and a sin- gle from Jeff Watson. Milbank had two errors to allow the runs. Milbank scored a lone run in the third inning and the last two innings were score- less in the rain shortened five inning game. The only other Big Stone hit was an Evan Sammon single. The winning pitcher was Evan Sammon. He pitched 4 1/3 innings with nine strike outs, five walks, and allowed four hits. Jeff Watson came in to pitch in the last inning with bases loaded and collected the last two outs to pre- serve the win for the Badgers. On June 10, the Big Stone Post 229 Badgers traveled to Wheaton for a double header and won both games. Big Stone won the first game 9-5. The Badgers had a 3-0 .lead that was broken by Wheaton in the third inning on a Luke Schmitz home run to put Wheaton ahead 4-3. Wheaton went ahead 5-3 on a Brady Karsky home run. The Badgers came roaring back in the fifth inning scoring six runs resulting from a Jeff Watson double and a home run by Andy Strei. Big Stone held Wheaton scoreless after that to win the game. Matt Fellows pitched five innings for the win. He struck out four, walked four and allowed six hits. Jeff Watson had a single and a double. Kever. Berdan had two singles. Andy Strei had a homerun, and singles were hit by Tyler Adelman, Bryant Zahrbock, Seth Maas, and Evan Sammon. Big Stone dominated the second game of the evening and defeated Wheaton 13 to 1 in five innings. The Badgers started the game scoring five runs in the first inning and scored in each inning of the game. Wheaton collected their only run in the third inning. Andy Strei started the scoring with a grand slam home run in the first inning. He also had a single. Jeff Watson had two singles and a double. Matt Fellows hit a double and a solo home run in the third inning. Seth Maas had two singles and a two run homer in the fourth inning. Keven Berdan and Bryant Zahrbock each had a single. The Badgers pounded out 12 hits in five inning. Jeff Watson was the winning pitcher. He pitched five innings with four strike outs and three walks. He gave up four hits. The Badgers played Clinton at Ortonville on June 12 and came up with an eight to four win. Clinton scored two run in the 1st inning. Big Stone took the lead 52 in the second inning. Clinton scored runs in the fourth and fifth innings. The Badgers countered with single runs in the fourth, fifth, and sixth innings. Andy Strei continued with the hot bat going three for three with a two run home run. Ryan Parady and Seth Maas each hit a double. Getting singles were Keven Berdan, Matt Fellows, and Jeff Watson. Evan Sammon pitched an excellent game striking out 12 Clinton batters in seven innings. He allowed two walks and gave up six hits. The Big Stone Badgers now have record of five wins and one loss. The game that was scheduled to be played at Clinton on June 16 has been can- celled. The next game for the Badgers will be at home at Trojan Field against Madison. It will be a double header with the first game to begin at 6 p.m. Area students on NDSU Dean's List Area Minnesota students are among the 2,811 North Dakota State University students to be placed on the spring 2009 Dean's List. Included are the following: Michael J. Hiedeman, Beardsley, majoring in Agriculture and Biosys Eng; Brittany L. Sykora, Beardsley, majoring in Pharmacy. Kara L. Maatz, Bellingham, majoring in Nursing; Karissa L. Kuschel, Browns Valley, majoring in Business Administration; Brady E. Thompson, Browns Valley, majoring in Physical Education. Rachel R. Strobel, Chokio, major- ing in Public Relations and Advertising; Alissa K. Martig, Clinton, majoring in Pharmacy; Joshua A. McAlister, Clinton, major- ing in Business Administration. Amanda L. Arnold, Holloway, majoring in Nursing; Derek B. Bremseth, majoring in Construction En.gineering; Lucas J. Bremseth, majonng in Computer Science. RaeAnn A. Redepenning, Marietta, majoring m Criminal Justice. From Odessa: Rebeca A. Hillman, majoring in Natural Resources Mgmt. From Ortonville: Caitlin L. Barr, majoring in Marketing; Tiffany M. Giese, majoringin Child Development and Family Sci; Amanda M. Maas, majoring in Zoology; Gregory S. Maas, majoring in Architecture. We salute our dedica------- ed volunteers of the ORTONVILLE AMBULANCE SERVICE who help us at a moment's notice. I Darcy Roscoe, 47, is referred to as the "senior rookie'! by other mem- bers of the ambulance service because she has only been a volunteer for a little over a year. Darcy operates a hair salon "Darcy's Cutting Edge" in her home. She also does hair at St. William's in Milbank every Monday. She loves the outdoors, appreciates nature and enjoys sports. Living in Big Stone City, she and her husband Tom have three child- dren. They are Ramsey, 19, currently deployed with the 1-151st FA; Jesse. 17, employed at Ortonville and Rocky Knolls Golf Courses and The Matador Supper Club; and Rikki, 15, who works at The Matador Supper Club and Subway. Tom is employed at Rausch Bros. Monument and also helps out at Rocky Knolls Golf Course. The Roscoe family has lived in the Big Stone Lake area for 18 years. Her family is her pride truly blessed?' Darcy grew up in Luverne, the daughter of Richard and Betty Burmeister. She also has two brothers and two sisters. Tom's parents, Bill and the late Joan Roscoe, are from Pipestone and raised 10 children. Taking great pride in being a part of the Ortonville Ambulance, Darcy considers it a very rewarding job. "I've made some wonderful new friends and the support of the community is terrific. If you have ever thought about becoming an EMT, go for it! It was always in the back of my mind and I am really glad that I finally took the challenge. I wish I would have done it years ago." This salute sponsored by the following 215 SE 2nd Street Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-2323 ORTONVILLE, MN Fresh Meats, Produce, Bakery, Dell Sandwiches and Salads, Chester Fried Chicken STORE HOURS: Mon-Sat, 8am to 9pm; Sun, 9am to 5pm WASTE MANAGEMENT 770 U.S. Hwy. 75 Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-2264 or 2372 DDS 17 SE 2rid Street Ortonville, Minnesota 56278 2006 Kia Sorento 4x4, V6, auto, PS, moon roof, 57,000 miles - Very nice local trade! $1o,5oo 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix $11,900 3800 V6, heated leather, moon roof, white - Factory Warranty! 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix $11,200 3800 V6, PS, alloys, 37,000 miles - Factory Warranty! 2008 Pontiac $11,200 3800 V6, PS, alloys, y Warranty! 2007 Pontiac G6 GT $10,900 V6, moon roof, chrome wheels, 44,000 miles - Factory Warranty! 2006 Ford Taurus SE $6,500 V6, PS, aluminum wheels, 84,000 miles - Nice local trade! 2006 Ford Taurus SEL $7,500 V6, moon roof, leather, 75,000 miles, silver 2004 Pontiac Grand Am SE i $6,995 V6, aluminum wheels, loaded, 50,000 miles 2004 Chrysler Sebring Touring $7,700 Power seat, alloys, moon roof, loaded, 37,000 miles 2001 Isuzu Rodeo LSE 4x4 $6,500 V6, auto, PS, moon roof, leather, 85,000 miles, black North Hwy, 75 Ortonville, MN 56278 * 320-839-3333 Foster awarded SMAHC grant The Board of Directors of the Southwest Minnesota Arts & Humanities Couilcil (SMAHC) voted to award a total of $4,990 to Individual Artists under the SMAHC/McKnight Individual Artist Study Opportunity Grant. The Individual Artist Study Opportunity Program awards up to $500 to artists in all stages of their careers for specif- ic study opportunities such as work- shops, classes and mentorship. Among those receiving grants was Ortonville's Neva Foster. She was awarded $490 to attend Chinese Watercolor Painting Classes with Lian Zhen in Waseca. SMAHC is the designated regional arts council for 18 counties (Big Stone, Chippewa, Cottonwood, Jackson; Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rock, Swift, and Yellow Medicine) of Southwest Minnesota. In addition to offering grants to indi- vidual artists, SMAHC provides financial and technical assistance to non-profit organizations and schools interested in sponsoring or producing arts activities. 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