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PARTICIPATING IN THE "BUDDY WALK" held in Sioux Falls, SD Oct. 4 was the Eustice family of Ortonville. The Buddy Walk, which was established in 1995 by the National Down Syndrome Society to celebrate Down syndrome Awareness month, is held all over the United States during the month of October. The walk has raised more than $9.5 million to benefit national education, research and advocacy initiatives, as well as local programs. It is a one-mile walk in which anyone can participate without special training. It is a wonderful, heart-warming event that celebrates the many abilities and accomplishments of people with Down syndrome. "It was amazing to see so many people attend the walk and the support systems that are out there," stated the Eustice's "It definitely warmed our hearts and brought a lot of smiles to our children's faces, especially Mathew's!" It is esumated that over 1000 people attended the walk. CC runners at Section Meet this Thursday, Oct. 23 Ortonville's cross country teams will take part in the Section 6A Meet in New London this Thursday, Oct. 23. The girls varsity race will start at 4 p.m., with the boys varsity race to begin at 4:40 p.m. Trojan boys who will be running in the varsity race are be Jake Henrich, Tom Rausch, Caleb Tollakson, Shane Lindahl, Jake Meyer, Ryan Delage and Nick Athey. Girls who will be running for the Trojans are Nicole Gulley, Vanessa Kirchberg and Annie Haukos. We want hunting photos for the newspaper Either drop off a picture of your bird or deer at the Independent office or call us at 839-6163 and we'll come take a picture or email full size, direct from camera to: (dou The 11th annuat Big Stone Lake Area Ducks Unlimited banquet was held Friday; Oct. 10th at The Matador Supper Club in Ortonville. The chapter thanks all involved in ma ng the fundraiser such a success. Funds from this ban- quet will be used to purchase permanent upland grass easements for nesting pheasants and ducks. Thanks to all who attended the banquet, joined as members and to all the businesses who donated to the banquet, With your continued support and contributions, we can continue to improve habitat for all of our area wildlife. We thank you all. DUC UNLIMITED .................................................................................. Big Stone Lake Area Chapter t .!:S~i~:;:::~.e."' . + +~ t~:~!~i:::: i :i ...... " .... Jl .( Complete Auto Body Shop 100% Customer Satisfaction Largest In-Stock Windshield Inventory PROGRESSIVE COLLISION & GLASS CENTER, INC. Steve and Linda Roggenbuck 109 SE 2nd St. Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-2255 Toll Free 888-819-2255 School menu Tuesday, Oct. 21: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal/Toast, Mozzarella Cheese Stix, Mixed Fruit Sauce, Milk Lunch: Deli Ham and Cheese, Cheesy Potatoes, Garden Peas, Pineapple Sauce; Optional Choice 4- 12 Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese Wednesday, Oct. 22: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Trix Yogurt, Whole Grain Toast, Diced Peach Sauce, Milk Lunch: Nachos Supreme, Lettuce, Cheese, Corn, Applesauce, 4-12 Raised Donuts, K-3 Donut Holes Thursday, Oct. 23: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, French Toast Sticks/Syrup, Diced Pear Sauce, Milk Lunch: BBQ's, Pickles, Batter Bites, Shape-up Juice Bar; Optional Choice 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/ Cheese Friday, Oct. 24: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal/Toast, Scrambled Eggs, Applesauce, Milk Lunch: Cheese Pizza, Garden Salad, Diced Peach 'Sauce, Chocolate Pudding; Optional Choice 4-12: Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese Monday, Oct. 27: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Cinnamon Pastry, Mixed Fruit Sauce, Milk Lunch: Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, Applesauce Tuesday, Oct. 28: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal/Toast, Diced Pear Sauce, Milk Lunch: 4-12 Bacon Cheeseburger, K-3 Cheeseburger, Pickles, Tater Tots, Juice Choices; Optional Choice 4-12 Baked Potato/Meat/Cheese PR 0 IWIA OE PuPh'ng Your/moRe First 47 NW 2nd St., Suite #3 Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone: 320-839-2542 Fax: 320-839-2543 info@ProlmagePartners, corn Trojan u matches THE Ononmtte "Town wi~. he.rl" "A C, or~ttuclive P;;-==~= f~r In A' Live Cornrntmity" l~ I Ill i Illll l Ii [il,,"ll II Ill; I . ._ .I!I~I'I'Ptvlelliilt'lllii: ORTONVILLE'S EIGHTH GRADE VOLLEYBALL TEAM recently completed their season with a 4-6 record. Team members are pictured above. In front from left to right are Cassie Sorenson, Hannah Eustice, Bree Ninneman, Jenae Schneider, Heidi Sparby and Kim Jacobson. Second row left to right are Andrea Burman, Erica Kampen, Amanda Goergen, Amber Sorenson and Kendra Fryer. In back from left to right are Coach Ivy LeMieur, Morgan Messmer, Michaela Radermacher, Shannon Koch, Ally Toner and Megan Baerwaldt. Section 5A football playoffs begin tonight rade volleyball The Section 5A football playoffs will begin tonight (Tues.) at the higher seeded teams field. The high The vollyball season came to ansecond match, but lost 19-25. seeded team will also have the home end last week for the eighth grade "I was really happy with how we field on Saturday, Oct. 25, with the team as they traveled to Wheaton and played," said Coach Ivy LeMieur. lost 25-5, 10-25 and 13-15. "We were very consistent and played Section final set for Friday, Oct. 31 at Southwest Minnesota State On Saturday, Oct. 11 the eighthwell the entire day." University (SMSU) in Marshall. .grade team traveled to Morris to play The team finished the season with All games will begin at 7 p.m. m a eight-team tournament, a 4-6 record. Team members include tonight, with Saturday's games Ortonville was placed in a pool with Megan Baerwaldt, Ally Toner, starting at 3 p.m. The Section three other teams; CGB,West Central Shannon Koch, Michaela Championship on Friday, Oct. 31 and Morris. Radermacher, Morgan Messmer, will begin at 5 p.m. Ortonville finished with wins over Kendra Fryer, Amber Sorenson, Pairings are: CGB and West Central and split with Amanda Goergen, Erica Kampen, #8 Canby at #1 Minneota Morris. The Trojans were ranked first Andrea Burman, Kim Jacobson, Heidi #5 Lakeview at #4 Belgrade- in pool play and played Chokio-Sparby, Jenae Schneider, Bree Brooten-Elrosa Alberta/Herman-Norcross for first Ninneman, Hannah Eustice and #7 Russell-Tyler-Ruthton at #2 place. Cassie Sorenson. Dawson-Boyd The Trojans lost a close first game Coach of this year's eighth grade #6 Renville County West at #3 25-27 and put up a good battle in the team was Ivy LeMieur. Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg ad volleyball to end season The Ortonville Trojan B-squad volleyball team finished up the season last week with two matches. On Monday, Oct. 13 the team trav- eled to Dawson. Ortonville defeated the Blackjacks in all three games played; 25-23, 25-17 and 15-13. The team passed 88 percent and served 86 percent in all three games. The Lady Trojans also racked up eight aces. Leading the Trojans in attacks was Sam Peterson with 14 attempts and three kills, Bonnie-Joy Smith with nine attacks and three kills, and Brittany Maas with eight attempts and three kills. "I was very pleased with how we played on Monday night," said Coach Hillary Henrich. "The girls consis- tently communicated on the court which we have not been doing all sea- son." On Tuesday, Oct. 14, the Trojans hosted Wheaton. The team came out strong in the first game but lost 21-25. Ortonville tried to rally back in the second but lost 25-16. "The team had several small errors and serving mistakes which prevented us from getting a win," said Henrich. "Despite the loss, I was proud with how we ended the season. I really ~.. I,~ ~ saw a great improvement in the team from our first game to our last." IORDEN ROGGENBUCK ++ .- IIF YOU can quote us on that. It's our best bundle ever. Theatre DVR Suite, MidcoNet Preferred Broadband and Digital Phone, all for just 99 bucks a month for 12 months. 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