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OFF THE BALL during a recent home game, OHS Trojan above. Trojan Peter Rausch is also pictured from getting to Randall. Receptionist AgCountry Farm Credit Services is seeking a Receptionist for the Morris, MN office. Position will serve as key operator and resource person for the office phone system and for office machines, resolving problems and requesting services as needed; assist in opening, sorting, and distributing incoming mail; prepare outgoing mail. Perform various clerical tasks as word processing, filing, data input, information assembly, and documenta- tion circulation. Position requires high school degree; completion of a two- year post secondary clerical program preferred; ability to communicate effectively with customers and co-workers; and basic understanding of farm financial services desirable. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, life insurance short & long term disability, 401k plan, annual leave, sick leave, holidays, tuition reimbursement, and a competi- tive compensation package. Deadline for applications is Oct. 3, 2003. Send resume and cover letter to: AgCountry Farm Credit Services ATTN: Chuck Troftgruben PO Box 6020 Fargo, ND 58108-6020 Email" ctroftg @agcountry.com football team suffers loss inneota 00'ikings last Friday played their second season last Friday, , when they played Were defeated 42-15. s!rong in the first and holding In the second scored a touch- to hold off the who scored 22 points yards, completing two of four receiv- ing attempts, and Craig Mork went 100 percent, receiving two of two attempts, for 31 yards. Defensively, Ross Randall and Tim Thompson led the Trojans in tackles, with 12 tackles apiece. Dan Schmeichel added 11 tackles, Ryan Clops claimed eight, and Franky Kovai had seven. Tim Thompson had one sack for the night, and Ross Randall added an interception. The Trojans will play again this Friday, September 26 against Dawson-Boyd in Dawson. team does Minneota out-rushed the Trojans, gaining a total of 451 offensive yards, as compared to the Trojans' 292 offensive yards. Additionally, Minneota had fewer turnovers, giving up one interception, in contrast to Ortonville's three. Trojan Dan Schmeichel had a strong night offensively, rushing for 48 yards in 16 attempts. Pete Rausch added 39 yards in eight attempts, fol- lowed by Ross Randall who rushed for 10 yards in eight attmepts. Randall also had 16 completed passes for 164 yards and one touchdown. On the receiving end. Riley Sammon received six of 11 attempts for 70 yards. Dan Larson had 33 came back in the sec- Minneota to six was unable to The final quarter Ortonville eight Minneota from scor- n Cross Country against strong competition High School's Cross at the Canby September of 20:56. Jon Archer followed in 20th place with a time of 21:04, Kirby Athey took 23rd place with a time of 22:14, followed by Dustin Beachem who placed 24th with a time of 22:18. Andy Domine and Michael Stone fol- lowed in 25th and 26th places, respec- tively. Domine's time was 23:09 and Stone's time was 24:22.' According to Coach Lynn Keller, the Canby course was the toughest course the Trojan team has seen all season. "The athletes went out there and did the best they could," she said. On Saturday, September 20, the Trojans traveled to Milbank, SD to compete in the Milbank Invitational. Six teams competed in the event. In the seventh and eighth boys 3000M, Michael Peterson placed 16th with a time of 13:37, and Ross In the Varsity girls 4000M event, Molly Rausch took 37th place with a time of 19:15. Megan Croatt took 40th place with a time of 19:23, and Erin Peterson had a time of 21:45 to place 50th. In the Varsity boys 5000M event, David Rausch placed 45th with a time of 20:26. Andy Domine placed 46th with a time of 20:36, and Dustin Beachem followed with a time of 20:47 to place 48th. Kirby Athey took 53rd place with a time of 21:30. "I was very pleased with their per- formances at this meet," said Keller. "We had some great competition, and we ran very strong on the course. The runners are looking forward to run- ning on their home course on Monday, September 22 at the Golf Course. The meet begins at 5 p.m. in the event, Milbank, SD, and and Ross competed in the ,'s 2000M race. with a time of placed 17th 4000M event, )eted, including Croatt and Erin daced 28th with a placed 31st with and Peterson placed of 23:47. EOE Freshmen lose to Wheaton Warriors On Thursday, September 18, the Trojan Freshman footbal team was defeated by Wheaton 6- I 1. The Trojans played an excellent first half and took an early 6-0 half- time lead against the Warriors. The Trojan touchdown came on a 65 yard punt return by Dylan McLain. The Trojans were unable to score in the second half. Wheaton scored twice in the sec- ond half, and converted one of their two point PAT's to take the victory. Men's golf Thursday Male golfers will have their choice of nine or 18 holes this Thursday, September 25, for the Men's Golf event. Those who choose to play 18 holes will participate in two-man teams, at a cost of $5 per person. Patio points will be in effect for this event. Par is one, bogey is zero, and will go up and down from there. Both scores will be counted. Those who play nine holes will have low net individual scores. Players will keep track of least num- ber of putts. A blind draw will be held for a prize. The cost to enter is $5 per golfer. At least three are needed for the scratch pot. State reports third West Nile Minnesota's Department of Health has confirmed that a third person has died from illness due to West Nile Virus infection. ' The death occurred in an 84-year- old Kandiyohi County man who developed encephalitis after becoming ill in late August. This brings the total number of West Nile virus cases in Minnesota this year to 54. 5000M event, 19th with a time McLaughlin placed 24th with a time of 14:21. fireplace that delivers superior heat Warm even the coldest days. Can easily be con- a gas-burning unit (natural or LP/propane). 00BROS. INC. Heating & Air Conditioning 3, MN 56278 320-839-2513 Our web site at www.ortonvilleindependent.com ) HUNTERS! Want hunting photos for the i newspaper! Either drop off a picture of your bird or, deer at the Ortonville school news James Knoll Elementary Calendar of Events Tuesday, Sept. 23:4-5:30 p.m. ECFE Fall Session; 6:15-7-45 p.m. ECFE Fall Session; 6-7 p.m. Flag Football at the Athletic Field. Thursday, Sept. 25: Early Dismissal (All Students dismissed early); 1:10 p.m. All elementary students dismissed,; 1:15 p.m. All secondary students dismissed; 1:30 p.m. Staff inservice. Saturday, Sept. 27:10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Flag Football at the Athletic Field. Sports Calendar Tuesday, Sept. 23:6 p.m. Volley BalI-ABC at KMS - C at Murdock Thursday, Sept. 25:5:30/6 p.m. Volley Ball - ABC Hancock at Ortorlville; 5 p.m. 9th Milbank at Ortonville, Fooball; 5 p.m. Cross Country at YME; 5:30 Volleyball 7/8 Hancock at Ortonville; 1:15 p.m. School Dismissed. Friday, Sept. 26:7 p.m. Football at Dawson-Boyd. Saturday, Sept. 27:9 a.m, Volleyball B-C at Benson; 10 a.m. Football 7-8 at Milbank. Monday, Sept. 29:5 p.m. Volleyball - ABC at CTF; 4:45 p.m.Volleyball-7/8 Morris at Ortonville; 5 p.m. Football JV Dawson-Boyd at Ortonville; 5 p.m. Football 8th at Dawson Tuesday, Sept. 30:6/6:15 p.m. Volleyball ABC at Canby; 6/6:15 Volleyball 7/8 Canby at Ortonville; 5 p.m. Cross Country at Montevideo. School Lunch Tuesday, Sept. 23: Breakfast: Cereal Choices or French Toast nlcb New Life Community Baptist Church Sticks/Syrup, Applesauce, Milk Lunch: Macaroni and Cheese, Mini Corn Dogs, Fresh Veggies & Dip, Fresh Red Grapes, OPTIONAL CHOICE 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese Wednesday, Sept. 24: Breakfast: Cereal Choices or Eng. Muffin, P. Butter/Jelly, Orange Juice, Milk Lunch: Fajitas, Lettuce, Cheese Salsa, Fajita Veggies, 4-12 Cutie Pies, K-3 Diced Peach Sauce, OPTIONAL CHOICE 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese Thursday, Sept. 25: Breakfast:Cereal Choices or Cinnamon Roll, Fresh Apple Half, Milk Lunch: Pepperoni Pizza, Garden Salad, Mixed Fruit Sauce, Jello Squares, OPTIONAL CHOICE 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese Friday, Sept. 26: Breakfast: Cereal Choices or Trix Yogurt, Cinnamon Wheat Toast, Mixed Fruit Sauce, Milk Lunch: BBQ's, Pickles, Batter Bite Fries, Diced Pear Sauce, Brownie, OPTIONAL CHOICE 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese Monday, Sept. 29: Breakfast: Cereal Choices, Breakfast Pastry, Diced Pear Sauce, Milk Lunch: Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Dinner Rolls, Green Beans or Cheesy Broccoli, Mixed Fruit Sauce Tuesday, Sept. 30: Breakfast: Cereal Choices or Raised Donut, Applesauce, Milk Lunch: 4-12 Bacon Cheeseburger, K-3 Cheeseburger, Pickles, Tator Tots, Juice Choices, OPTIONAL CHOICE 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese 7 Wonders: Life's Most Basic Questions "Why Is Life So Unfair?" Sunday, September 28 th Pastor Todd Dahlgren Worship Service: 10:30 a.m. 23, 2003 Independent office or call us at 83%6163 and we'll come take a picture. : iliI 1 1 !1 illllll II Ill I! 1 1 Awana children's program Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. Youth Group(7 th - 12 th grade) Sunday nights at 6:00 p.m. At New Life Community Baptist Church we care more about the person you're becoming and where you're going than where you've been, *605 N. Minnesota St. Ortonville, MN. *320.839.3440 I I 00INDEPENDENT FOURTEEN AND FIFTEEN-YEAR-OLD Punt, Pass and Kick winners are first place - Jeffrey Papasso, at left, and second place winner - Andrew Treinen. Papasso is eligible to advance to the sectional tournament at Litchfield Football practice field in Litchfield Saturday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m. TWELVE AND THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD Punt, Pass and Kick winners are shown here. Left to right in front are First place winner Tiffany Giese and second place winner Kayla Mielitz. In back are First place winner Tyler Fredrichsen, Second place winner Ramsey Roscoe and Third place winner Keven Berdan. First place winners in the Jaycee sponsored event will advance to the sectional tournament at Litchfield Football practice field in Litchfield Saturday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m. TEN AND ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD Punt, Pass and Kick winners are shown here. Left to right are first, second and third place winenrs. In front are Natalie Sitter, Rikki Roscoe and Jesica Mielitz. In back are Jesse Roscoe, Andy Strei and Dan Berdan. First place winners in the Jay e sponsored event will advance to the sectional tournament at Lit field Football practice field in Litchfield Saturday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m. EIGHT AND NINE-YEAR.OLD Punt, Pass and Kick winners are shown here. Left to right are first, second and third place winners. In front are Morgan Messmer, Emily Giese and Tiffany Mielitz. In back are Jade Hass-len, Riley Blake and Jorden Roggenback. First place winners in the Jaycee sponsored event will advance to the sectional tournament at LitchfieldFootball practice feld in Litchfield Saturday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m. Page 7 OFF THE BALL during a recent home game, OHS Trojan above. Trojan Peter Rausch is also pictured from getting to Randall. Receptionist AgCountry Farm Credit Services is seeking a Receptionist for the Morris, MN office. Position will serve as key operator and resource person for the office phone system and for office machines, resolving problems and requesting services as needed; assist in opening, sorting, and distributing incoming mail; prepare outgoing mail. Perform various clerical tasks as word processing, filing, data input, information assembly, and documenta- tion circulation. Position requires high school degree; completion of a two- year post secondary clerical program preferred; ability to communicate effectively with customers and co-workers; and basic understanding of farm financial services desirable. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, life insurance short & long term disability, 401k plan, annual leave, sick leave, holidays, tuition reimbursement, and a competi- tive compensation package. Deadline for applications is Oct. 3, 2003. Send resume and cover letter to: AgCountry Farm Credit Services ATTN: Chuck Troftgruben PO Box 6020 Fargo, ND 58108-6020 Email" ctroftg @agcountry.com football team suffers loss inneota 00'ikings last Friday played their second season last Friday, , when they played Were defeated 42-15. s!rong in the first and holding In the second scored a touch- to hold off the who scored 22 points yards, completing two of four receiv- ing attempts, and Craig Mork went 100 percent, receiving two of two attempts, for 31 yards. Defensively, Ross Randall and Tim Thompson led the Trojans in tackles, with 12 tackles apiece. Dan Schmeichel added 11 tackles, Ryan Clops claimed eight, and Franky Kovai had seven. Tim Thompson had one sack for the night, and Ross Randall added an interception. The Trojans will play again this Friday, September 26 against Dawson-Boyd in Dawson. team does Minneota out-rushed the Trojans, gaining a total of 451 offensive yards, as compared to the Trojans' 292 offensive yards. Additionally, Minneota had fewer turnovers, giving up one interception, in contrast to Ortonville's three. Trojan Dan Schmeichel had a strong night offensively, rushing for 48 yards in 16 attempts. Pete Rausch added 39 yards in eight attempts, fol- lowed by Ross Randall who rushed for 10 yards in eight attmepts. Randall also had 16 completed passes for 164 yards and one touchdown. On the receiving end. Riley Sammon received six of 11 attempts for 70 yards. Dan Larson had 33 came back in the sec- Minneota to six was unable to The final quarter Ortonville eight Minneota from scor- n Cross Country against strong competition High School's Cross at the Canby September of 20:56. Jon Archer followed in 20th place with a time of 21:04, Kirby Athey took 23rd place with a time of 22:14, followed by Dustin Beachem who placed 24th with a time of 22:18. Andy Domine and Michael Stone fol- lowed in 25th and 26th places, respec- tively. Domine's time was 23:09 and Stone's time was 24:22.' According to Coach Lynn Keller, the Canby course was the toughest course the Trojan team has seen all season. "The athletes went out there and did the best they could," she said. On Saturday, September 20, the Trojans traveled to Milbank, SD to compete in the Milbank Invitational. Six teams competed in the event. In the seventh and eighth boys 3000M, Michael Peterson placed 16th with a time of 13:37, and Ross In the Varsity girls 4000M event, Molly Rausch took 37th place with a time of 19:15. Megan Croatt took 40th place with a time of 19:23, and Erin Peterson had a time of 21:45 to place 50th. In the Varsity boys 5000M event, David Rausch placed 45th with a time of 20:26. Andy Domine placed 46th with a time of 20:36, and Dustin Beachem followed with a time of 20:47 to place 48th. Kirby Athey took 53rd place with a time of 21:30. "I was very pleased with their per- formances at this meet," said Keller. "We had some great competition, and we ran very strong on the course. The runners are looking forward to run- ning on their home course on Monday, September 22 at the Golf Course. The meet begins at 5 p.m. in the event, Milbank, SD, and and Ross competed in the ,'s 2000M race. with a time of placed 17th 4000M event, )eted, including Croatt and Erin daced 28th with a placed 31st with and Peterson placed of 23:47. EOE Freshmen lose to Wheaton Warriors On Thursday, September 18, the Trojan Freshman footbal team was defeated by Wheaton 6- I 1. The Trojans played an excellent first half and took an early 6-0 half- time lead against the Warriors. The Trojan touchdown came on a 65 yard punt return by Dylan McLain. The Trojans were unable to score in the second half. Wheaton scored twice in the sec- ond half, and converted one of their two point PAT's to take the victory. Men's golf Thursday Male golfers will have their choice of nine or 18 holes this Thursday, September 25, for the Men's Golf event. Those who choose to play 18 holes will participate in two-man teams, at a cost of $5 per person. Patio points will be in effect for this event. Par is one, bogey is zero, and will go up and down from there. Both scores will be counted. Those who play nine holes will have low net individual scores. Players will keep track of least num- ber of putts. A blind draw will be held for a prize. The cost to enter is $5 per golfer. At least three are needed for the scratch pot. State reports third West Nile Minnesota's Department of Health has confirmed that a third person has died from illness due to West Nile Virus infection. ' The death occurred in an 84-year- old Kandiyohi County man who developed encephalitis after becoming ill in late August. This brings the total number of West Nile virus cases in Minnesota this year to 54. 5000M event, 19th with a time McLaughlin placed 24th with a time of 14:21. fireplace that delivers superior heat Warm even the coldest days. Can easily be con- a gas-burning unit (natural or LP/propane). 00BROS. INC. Heating & Air Conditioning 3, MN 56278 320-839-2513 Our web site at www.ortonvilleindependent.com ) HUNTERS! Want hunting photos for the i newspaper! Either drop off a picture of your bird or, deer at the Ortonville school news James Knoll Elementary Calendar of Events Tuesday, Sept. 23:4-5:30 p.m. ECFE Fall Session; 6:15-7-45 p.m. ECFE Fall Session; 6-7 p.m. Flag Football at the Athletic Field. Thursday, Sept. 25: Early Dismissal (All Students dismissed early); 1:10 p.m. All elementary students dismissed,; 1:15 p.m. All secondary students dismissed; 1:30 p.m. Staff inservice. Saturday, Sept. 27:10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Flag Football at the Athletic Field. Sports Calendar Tuesday, Sept. 23:6 p.m. Volley BalI-ABC at KMS - C at Murdock Thursday, Sept. 25:5:30/6 p.m. Volley Ball - ABC Hancock at Ortorlville; 5 p.m. 9th Milbank at Ortonville, Fooball; 5 p.m. Cross Country at YME; 5:30 Volleyball 7/8 Hancock at Ortonville; 1:15 p.m. School Dismissed. Friday, Sept. 26:7 p.m. Football at Dawson-Boyd. Saturday, Sept. 27:9 a.m, Volleyball B-C at Benson; 10 a.m. Football 7-8 at Milbank. Monday, Sept. 29:5 p.m. Volleyball - ABC at CTF; 4:45 p.m.Volleyball-7/8 Morris at Ortonville; 5 p.m. Football JV Dawson-Boyd at Ortonville; 5 p.m. Football 8th at Dawson Tuesday, Sept. 30:6/6:15 p.m. Volleyball ABC at Canby; 6/6:15 Volleyball 7/8 Canby at Ortonville; 5 p.m. Cross Country at Montevideo. School Lunch Tuesday, Sept. 23: Breakfast: Cereal Choices or French Toast nlcb New Life Community Baptist Church Sticks/Syrup, Applesauce, Milk Lunch: Macaroni and Cheese, Mini Corn Dogs, Fresh Veggies & Dip, Fresh Red Grapes, OPTIONAL CHOICE 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese Wednesday, Sept. 24: Breakfast: Cereal Choices or Eng. Muffin, P. Butter/Jelly, Orange Juice, Milk Lunch: Fajitas, Lettuce, Cheese Salsa, Fajita Veggies, 4-12 Cutie Pies, K-3 Diced Peach Sauce, OPTIONAL CHOICE 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese Thursday, Sept. 25: Breakfast:Cereal Choices or Cinnamon Roll, Fresh Apple Half, Milk Lunch: Pepperoni Pizza, Garden Salad, Mixed Fruit Sauce, Jello Squares, OPTIONAL CHOICE 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese Friday, Sept. 26: Breakfast: Cereal Choices or Trix Yogurt, Cinnamon Wheat Toast, Mixed Fruit Sauce, Milk Lunch: BBQ's, Pickles, Batter Bite Fries, Diced Pear Sauce, Brownie, OPTIONAL CHOICE 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese Monday, Sept. 29: Breakfast: Cereal Choices, Breakfast Pastry, Diced Pear Sauce, Milk Lunch: Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Dinner Rolls, Green Beans or Cheesy Broccoli, Mixed Fruit Sauce Tuesday, Sept. 30: Breakfast: Cereal Choices or Raised Donut, Applesauce, Milk Lunch: 4-12 Bacon Cheeseburger, K-3 Cheeseburger, Pickles, Tator Tots, Juice Choices, OPTIONAL CHOICE 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese 7 Wonders: Life's Most Basic Questions "Why Is Life So Unfair?" Sunday, September 28 th Pastor Todd Dahlgren Worship Service: 10:30 a.m. 23, 2003 Independent office or call us at 83%6163 and we'll come take a picture. : iliI 1 1 !1 illllll II Ill I! 1 1 Awana children's program Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. Youth Group(7 th - 12 th grade) Sunday nights at 6:00 p.m. At New Life Community Baptist Church we care more about the person you're becoming and where you're going than where you've been, *605 N. Minnesota St. Ortonville, MN. *320.839.3440 I I 00INDEPENDENT FOURTEEN AND FIFTEEN-YEAR-OLD Punt, Pass and Kick winners are first place - Jeffrey Papasso, at left, and second place winner - Andrew Treinen. Papasso is eligible to advance to the sectional tournament at Litchfield Football practice field in Litchfield Saturday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m. TWELVE AND THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD Punt, Pass and Kick winners are shown here. Left to right in front are First place winner Tiffany Giese and second place winner Kayla Mielitz. In back are First place winner Tyler Fredrichsen, Second place winner Ramsey Roscoe and Third place winner Keven Berdan. First place winners in the Jaycee sponsored event will advance to the sectional tournament at Litchfield Football practice field in Litchfield Saturday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m. TEN AND ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD Punt, Pass and Kick winners are shown here. Left to right are first, second and third place winenrs. In front are Natalie Sitter, Rikki Roscoe and Jesica Mielitz. In back are Jesse Roscoe, Andy Strei and Dan Berdan. First place winners in the Jay e sponsored event will advance to the sectional tournament at Lit field Football practice field in Litchfield Saturday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m. EIGHT AND NINE-YEAR.OLD Punt, Pass and Kick winners are shown here. Left to right are first, second and third place winners. In front are Morgan Messmer, Emily Giese and Tiffany Mielitz. In back are Jade Hass-len, Riley Blake and Jorden Roggenback. First place winners in the Jaycee sponsored event will advance to the sectional tournament at LitchfieldFootball practice feld in Litchfield Saturday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m. Page 7