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P old days in the Ortonville area Junior varsity football off to start this season f J BACK IN THE YEAR 1946 that this photo was taken of nlembers of the OHS class of 1948. They show the results of a | expedition on Lake Osakis at the resort called "Pollack Joes." right are Art Anderson, Jim Kaercher and Duane Bagaus. of the resort, called Pollack Joe, thrilled the boys, by throwing into the lake, using his toes. Photo was submitted by Duane- of McAIlen, Texas; 10 YEARS AGO Oct. 5, 1988 Danielson and Julie Were crowned King and at the Ortonville Stone State Park. Laura Roeder was saluted by the Ortonville Area Health Services. A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Brotzel of Big Stone City at the Ortonville Hospital. 25 YEARS AGO Sept. 26, 1973 AIvah Matthews, a life long resident of Ortonville, observed his 90th birthday last Sunday with over 90 people turning out to help him cele- brate at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Biel. An all new bigger, higher and Lisa Berkner, Opening the Pizza 205 NW 2nd St. in m November. completed around the Minnesota y. He trav- land -- even air his historic jour- access to Big is under construe- area of Big graders take the win atches last week Se)t. 21, the Canby 15-9, Some pressure on the them lots of free up. Canby's main their serve and it gave 'ee side out. y Larson in serving in the first piece of the Jessica Tollefson was able to setup five different hitters, but that happens with good passing, and,'Katie Thymian had three ace hits, Strege two, Zahrbock one, Larson one and Tollefson one. Haukos and Thymian led the team in serving, but Zahrbock served the last two points to win 15-6. Wheaton gave the Trojans all they wanted with good serving and offense. They set up well and gave the team trouble, hitting the weak area of the Trojan defense. The second game was long and hard fought by both teams with Ortonville coming up on top 20-18 to win the match. The team had good serving and offense by everyone and communicated well, putting the ball up in a set spike combination. Zahrbock went 100 percent on serves, Haukos had five points, Nelson five, Larson five, Strege three and Tollefson one. Amy Haukos had - with seven plus points, had seven, Jessica Lindsey Nelson three, two, Ashley three, Lovgren 100 the team traveled to first game, the team its best game of the good serving and seven an gridders start season at 2-0 Wheaton. On Thursday Sept. 17, Sisseton came to town with a team that had a good deal of size and a large number grade football its season with a pair ;r two big, physical In Sisseton, SD and and more beautiful Kaercher Memorial fountain will soon be operating at'the south end of Big Stone Lake. Senior candidates for Homecoming Queen at Ortonville are Lori Auchstetter, Beth Kindt, Debbie Kolb and Patty Leiferman. King candidates are Jeff Nornes, Rodell Rudolph, Mark Schotberg and Dan Taffe. Two new businesses will be opening soon across from Larrabee's Furniture, they are Big Stone Aluminum operated by Mick Neibergall and his father will be operating a gift shop. His father is Larry Neibergall. 50 YEARS AGO Oct. 14, 1948 Voters in Big Stone County will be asked to vote on a levy of about $26,000 to purchase an interest in the Granite Falls tuberculosis sanitorium. The proposition will be part of the November election ballot. William Donaldson has sold the Eagle Cafe to Emmet Tobin and Roy (Cub) Rasmussen. The junior class under the direction of Robert Furan will present the play "Aunt Tillie Goes To Town." Members of the cast include June Eastvold, Eugene Erickson, Claire Steiner, Marilyn Bergman, Donald Reed, Barbara Gruse, Lois Wilson, Benny Rosenwald, Dean Weber, Myron Scholberg and Phyllis Toner. Stage managers are Ann Gunderson and Joan Davis. Ann Danielson and Gale Haukos were united in mar- riage Oct. 9 at Eidskog Lutheran Church by Rev. H.G. Nydahl. DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Onlonville 'ldependent The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Smith of Ortonville, a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Loarf Westphal of Danvers and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Nelson of Correll. 70 YEARS AGO Oct. 4, 1928 The City Council has passed an ordinance favoring Sunday movies for Ortonville. Ortonville's new depart- ment store - Salet's - will hold their grand opening to the pub- lic in the former Pioneer Store building this coming Saturday, Oct. 6. The barn and hog house on the John Michell farm located about five miles east of Ortonville burned to the ground last Saturday. A recent test shows that Ortonville High School stu- dents are above average in spelling. of players. The teams battled to a 0-0 sides of the ball played extremely halftime score, then the Trojans got well," Coach Swenson reports. into gear offensively. Those linemen are Josh Kellen, :The trenchmen up front started Derek Hiilman, Josh Millc'r,Rya:n opening nice holes for the running Finke, Matt Wipf, Brett Huizenga, backs, which allowed for three Keith Haggerty, Joe Filler and Matt touchdowns to be scored. Special Chan. teams also played a big role, as Derek Rieck returned a punt 75 yards for a tou6hdown. The defense was very tough, and shut out the Redmen. The final score in the game was 26-0. On Thursday, Sept. 24, Wheaton came to town. Again the opponent was physically bigger than the Trojans, but the home team was able to utilize its speed and good blocking, as well as shutting out the Warriors in the second half defensively. The Trojans took a hard fought 20-14 The running backs, who have good speed and power this year are Derek Rieck, Blake Schmieg and Joey Karels. All three have scored touchdowns, which shows the balance of the backfield. The receivers Tanner Radermacher, Dan Laskowske, Josh Zahn and Stuart Stone have not only caught some nice passes from quarterback Pete Ross, but have done a very nice job of run blocking on the perimeter. victory.  OI1  Plnm-(/t ! "In both games, we were able to , = , , utilize our speed against the opponents' size, and our line on both I III The aMystery Begins... Will you be an agent? The 1998 OHS junior varsity campaign got underway on Sept. 8 when Milbank came to town. The Trojans came up on the short end of a 21-14 score, but played well for a large part of the game. Tailback Derek Rieck scored on an 80 yard screen pass, and fullback Ryan Schmeichel plunged across from one yard. Dan Laskowske set the pace on the defensive side with two interceptions from his corner position. Then, on Sept. 14, the JV traveled to Canby. the team played an excellent defensive game, but the defense was plagued by untimely penalties and came up short, 6-0. Following that game, MACCRAY came to town on the 21 st, and the home team was able to put everything together in an impressive 26-6 victory. The Trojandominated both sides of the ball. The offense was led by a solid game from the front line, consisting of Josh Kafka, Derek Hillman, Chris Lee, Garth Haukos, Kent Krogsrud and Coilin Franzky. These young men opened nice holes for running backs Ryan Schmeichel, Derek Rieck, Joey Karels and Blake Schmieg. The passing game was also clicking as quarterback Pete Ross had several completions to wide receivers Tanner Radermacher and Dan Laskowske as well as tight end Joe Fuller. This game was an example of the potential these young men have to be a fine football team. The next JV action will be Monday, Oct. 5 at Dawson, then two games at home against Minneota and Clinton- Graceville-Beardsley. Area seniors to learn Senior Link Area Senior Citizens are invited to the Ortonville Senior Center to an informational meeting about Senior Link, Senior Companion, and the Foster Grandparents Program. This meeting will take place Monday, Sept. 28 at 1 p.m. Mark Vadnais, Program Coordinator for Lutheran Social Service, will speak on these programs and will be available to answer any questions you may have. Please attend if you have an interest in any of the programs. If you wish to eat at the Senior Center on Monday, please call 839- 3555 to reserve yourself a spot before 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 25. The menu for Monday, Sept. 28 is pork steak, scalloped potato, green beans and mandarin orange dessert. TROJANS ON THE MOVE Against Dawson-Boyd Friday, Oct. 2nd IMINNWEST ON THE MOVE To Its New Location Saturday, Oct. 3rd HOURS ON SATURDAY, OCT. 3 AT OLD LOCATION: LOBBY CLOSED, DRIVE-UP OPEN 9-12 Member FDIC 320-839-2568 Friday, .,  Saturday, Oct. 2  Oct. 3 9:00 to 5.30 RRVEST FEST OMECOMING 20% Off Fabric REGULAR PRICE ONLY Check Sale Tables for Great Buys/ We would like to salute the apple growers of the area/ t 2 ) 4 ; t I 8 I I n -=tts=tT=tJ2oann t s u t n n to I = n ttSno ] It It JlldJ|dl|t Jt h|l| t Jd t|dth h It [t|Jh hhhhhhJth|dddthhhh|lhJdihhhll|lh|t hh hllhhh|llltthith|t|t jlhlt|t|dd '| FABRIC AT STORES This Friday & Saturday, Oct. 2 & 3 arrest Fest FRIDAY EVENTS INCLUDE: omecom;n"- =,oo RI00L Homecoming Parade CONTJt SIDEWALK SALES CRAFT & PRODUCE STANDs along main Street to reserve a stand or enter a parade unit. Call Brenda Molden at 839-2818 or Kathy Longhenry at 839-3262. Sales Continue Throughout Businesses on Satur lay 29, 1998 INDEPENDENT Page 7