On to 1st grade

May 24, 2018

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Mrs. Vandenbosch’s class and Mrs. Gylling’s class are all together for kindergarten graduation May 15.

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RTR golfers compete in Camden Conference tourney

May 24, 2018

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The annual Camden Conference tournament was held in Marshall last Monday with 18 holes of golf being played by all the golfers. There were nine teams for both boys and girls.
Community Christian Schools of Willmar took first place honors for the boys with a score of 325. LQPV was second place with a 337. The RTR boys were the seventh place team with an 18-hole score of 416…

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Knights grab conference win over Lancers 7 to 4

May 24, 2018

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR baseball team traveled to Canby last Tues­day to battle the Lancers in Camden conference action. It was one outstanding day for baseball. The wind was calm and the temperature was 80 degrees.
The Knights would score two runs in their half of the first inning. Hunter Van­Lerberge and Payton Hess opened the game with sin­gles…

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Lady Knights fall to TMB

May 24, 2018

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR girls traveled to Tracy last Monday to play the TMB Panthers in some softball. The conditions for playing were not the great­est as rain fell throughout most of the two games. The coaches did agree to play only five innings in each game.
The Panthers scored three runs in the first in­ning and another two runs in the third frame to have a nice advantage.

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Pops Concert

May 24, 2018

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Justin Condelli directing the RTR High School Band at last week’s Pops Concert held at the Lake Benton Opera House.

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Eighth Grade Recognition May 17 at the middle school

May 24, 2018

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A total of 48 eighth grade students at RTR Middle School were honored at 8th Grade Recognition ceremonies on May 17.

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

Eighth grade students at RTR Middle School were honored for their achieve­ments for the 2017-18 school year at a ceremony last Thursday. Each middle school teacher presented awards to top performers in their respective classes.
Math: Most Improved— Kara Jorgensen, Riley Owen…

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Track teams compete at conference meet

May 24, 2018

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

The RTR track teams traveled to Granite Falls on Thursday to compete in the Camden Confer­ence track meet at Yellow Medicine East High School. The boys’ team placed fifth with 46 points. Lac qui Parle Valley won the meet with 188 points. The girls finished with 14 points in 8th place. Canby-Minneota took first with 179 points.

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Champions Circle Fastpitch comes to Ruthton

May 24, 2018

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On April 22, several area softball players got lessons in fundamentals from some local alumni.

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

A large group of area girls gathered at RTR Elementary School in Ruthton on April 22 to learn the fundamentals of hitting, fielding and pitching a softball. The girls received first-hand instruction from Shane Bouman, owner of Cham­pions Circle Fastpitch of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Bouman was joined by Troy Bouman and Pete Petersen for the event.

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Valedictorian, Salutatorian announced at Senior Awards

May 17, 2018

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Announced at last week’s Senior Awards Night were 2018 RTR Valedictorian Johanna Nielsen and Salutatorian Gabrielle Thooft.

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

 
Two students were revealed at last week’s Senior Awards ceremony as the top of the senior class academically at RTR High School. High School Principal Daniel Bettin presented Johannah Nielsen as Valedictorian and Gabrielle Thooft as Salutatorian for the Class of 2018.
Many other awards and scholarships were presented throughout the evening…

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Spring sing

May 17, 2018

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The RTR Elementary Spring Concert was presented Thursday afternoon and again on Thursday evening…See the pictures that made the paper—as well as many that did not—in full color at brnphotos.com.