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qL It, I:l O'P I1 11'11 TT lt' u T ursday, January 24, 2013 Mi+nni + + concert was Dec. 10. The Eden ing was the last for retiring Wat- variety show was Dec. 21, just L,IV|I war/From page 4 Dec. 8 was Santa Day at Wat- Valley-Watkins choir held their kins mayor Jim Loch. kins Village Hall. "The Pirates' concert Dec. 10 in St. Anthony Christmas Ransom" was the play Church in Watkins. performed before Santa came to The Red Cross Blodmobile vis- visit, ited Watkins Village Hall Dec. 12. Kimball's Santa Day also was Holy Cross Catholic School per- Dec. 8, at Kimball City Hall. formed their Christmas program, "Miracle at Midnight" Dec. 13. The Canadian Pacific Railway Holiday Train stopped briefly in Kimball before making its sched- uled stop in Eden Valley Dec. 13. Before the train arrived, Eden Val- ley Community Center hosted a community party, including a concert by the Kingery Family. Ertl Hardware's customer appreciation days were Dec. 14 and 15 in Watkins. Eden Valley Post Office act- ing postmaster LaRae Asfeld was one of four in the nation invited to Washington, D.C to attend a sales meeting. The trip was a reward for her extra efforts, and included having lunch with the Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe. It was announced in December that Matthew Brown has joined the law firm of Young & Brown in Annandale. The Fairhaven Lions Santa Day was rescheduled to Dec. 16 because of weather; it was at the Schindele Elk Ranch in Clearwater. Dec. 17 was the last regular EV-W school board meeting for board chair Frank Eder and busi- ness manager Nick Thiden. Both men retired after many years of dedicated service to the district. The EV-W band winter concert was Dec. 17. Eden Valley Sefiior Citizens Christmas party was Dec. 18 at the Eden Valley Event Center. The Kimball Elementary K-3 Holiday program was Dec. 18, "An Old-Fashioned Holiday Program." Isaac's Foundation raised $35,000 to fight childhood can- cer, and presented a check to the University of Minnesota for can- cer research. The foundation team includes local childhood cancer survivors. Dale Mozena During the month of December, before Christmas break. Dec. 26, a new memorial was unveiled to the Dakota 38, the 38 Dakota Indians who were hung in 1862 in the largest mass execution in U.S. history, in Mankato. St. Anthony Manor and Watkins Area Homes residents collected gifts for a family in Watkins. Arrivals: Jack David Grunewald to Mike and Jill (Marple) of Watkins. Departures: Dec. 2, David Nething, 84, at his Darwin home. Dec. 4, Alida (Johnson) Gehrke, 88, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Sauk Rapids. Dec. 4, Andrew Moeller, 71, at Quiet Oaks Hospice House. Dec. 10, John Reagan, 95, at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center. Dec. 11, Dale Kleist, 64, in Glen- coe. Dec. 29, Melvin "Mel" Kack- man, 84, at Hilltop Health Care Center in Watkins Transitions: Dec. 1, Cassandra Nelson and Alexandra Hirman were married in Litchfield. Dec. 12, Kristine Dahnke and Jim Frick were iriarried in Las Vegas. "We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give" -- Sir Winston Churchill The State Bank of Kimball held its 8th annual Holiday Rewards Sweepstakes. Based on check card usage, eligible customers were entered in a random drawing for cash prizes totaling $1,000. + State Bank of Kimball" Joanna Moen 7 Photo Check Cards Easy to Use! Easy to Carry! Photo Security! If you don't have a Photo Check Card, make it a priority to stop in and apply today! Julie Vinar State Bank of Kimball PO Box 70 Kimball, MN 55353 120- 98-S500 Member FDIC Saint Augamta Office 24952 County R d. 7 Saint Augusta, MN 320-251-6 lO0 4th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry - Duty at White's Station and Memphis, Tenn until Feb. 24, 1863. 5th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry- Companies B and C had rejoined the regiment, which was on duty at Jackson, Tenn until mid-March 1863. Company D was the only regiment remaining in Minnesota in detached service land rejoined the regiment in mid- ~ ~ February 1863. i 6th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry- On garrison duty at Fort Shelling, Glencoe, Forest City and i Kingston until February 1863. 7th Minnesota Volunteer Infan- try- On garrison duty in Mankato and other points in Minnesota until June 1863. 8th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry - On frontier duty at var- ious points in Minnesota: Anoka, Princeton, Monticello, Kingston, Manannah, Paynesvi!le, Fort Rip- ley, Sauk Center, Pomme de Terre, Alexandria and Fort Abercrombie until May 1864. 9th MinnesotaVolunteer Infan- try - On garrison duty in various frontier Minnesota communities until June 1863. 10th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry - Regiment on detached service for garrison duty at vari- ous outposts in frontier Minnesota until June 1863. 1st Regiment Minnesota Cav- alry "Mounted Rangers" - Orga2 nized at St. Cloud, St. Peter and Fort Snelling for frontier duty against Ind!ans until June 1863. Brackett s Battalion of Minne- !sota Cavalry - On duty near Fort Heiman, Tenn. 1st Minnesota Light Artillery Battery-At Memphis, Tenn until February 6, 1863. ! 2nd Independent Battery, Min- nesota Light Artillery - On duty at Murfreesboro Tenn until June 4, 1863 2nd United States Sharpshoot- ers, Company A - In camp at Fal- mouth, Va and dispatched on Jan. 20, in Burnside's famous "Mud March." / Rubber ] You can now order rubber stamps, seals and signs. Quick service, low prices and high quality. Stop by and take a look! T ~ 70 Main Street South Kimball (320) 398-5000