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Page 4 Commun Tri-Counw News Kimball, MN Ki,,gC o o d igtorp ft latterg .!i;i J ACROSS ~--" ~ 1"5- 1-T- 1 "Humbug!" ____ ---- Compiled by the Kimball Area Historical Society 4 Trade 12 i ~ ~~;~~;~i~;~;~`~;~;~~;~:~ii~i~i~;~;ii~;~i~i 8 Leno's 15--q-- ---- feature When the stase went to Kimball 12 Expert 18~-- (.4 repeat from Dec. 28, 2000, the minutes from time of arrival at the rie Fort, hut I have no recollection 13 Gyro holder ~ 24 25 year the Kimball Area Historical various offices. Bond was set and of the fort itself" 14 Fight the ____ Society was founded), supplied in the amount of $4,000 Sincerely yours, clock a6 127 In a 1949 appearance before and while we were supposed to James Knower i 15 Michael Jackson ~-- ---~-- the Kimball ET.A., Mr Gran- carry a gun to protect the mail, Text from the Tri-County News ville Smith, then president of the this provision was never enforced. Oct. 27, 1949, the year of the Terri- album --~ .... 17 Previously 34 i Stearns County Historical Society, "Six horses were used in operat- torial Centennial. ---- called for some information about ing the stage, starting with a flesh Another early history of Kim- owned 37 the Halfway House on old High- team at Fair Haven in the morn- ball states that Feb. 15, 1904, the 18 Shadow ~ 43 44 way 15, opposite school 37 and the ing. A change of teams was made Rural Free Delivery was inaugu- location "Blue Moon," where the county at Maine Prairie. Then the return rated from the Kimball post office 19 Honest 45 46 road crosses to Pleasant Lake. The trip was started from St. Cloud with three routes. Mr. O.F. Hewitt politician? 21 Chemical 50---- ------ upshot of this request has been a with a fresh team, and another was carrier on route number 1, suffix ---- --r-- couple of greatly appreciated let- change was made at Maine Prai- Mr. Guy Moss on number 2, and 22 Comic 53 ; I ters from Mr. James Knower of rie, the trip being finished with Mr. J.B. Vincent on number 3. "married"to ---- -- Kimball, last driver on the stage the same team used in starting the Wageswere$50permonth.****** Fang dramatist iction employee coach line that linked St. Cloud trip in the morning. 26 Sired 50 Leak slowly 8 Inhumane 33 South with points south. Excerpts may "In addition to carrying the Startthenewyearoffright:Join 29 Visibility 51 Sub- 9 Possesses Korean be of particular interest to pres- mail, passengers were also car- or renew membership in the Kim- hindrance sequently 10 Capades site capital eat-day postal employees, fled. The fare charged was $1 from ball Area Historical Society. Our 30 Galena, e.g. 52 Swiss 11 Homer's 35 Symbol of "The house you referred to is either Fair Haven or Kimball to fiscal year begins and ends each 31 Ear-related canton neighbor intrigue the original Halfway House. It got St. Cloud, a fare of 75 from Maine January; $10 gives you an individ- ; 32 Indulge in 53 Will Flanders 36 Basis for its name from being the half-way Prairie, and 50 from Luxem- ual membership, $15 gives you a pugilism beneficiary 16 Of the upper grits stopping place between Maine burg, and apportionment charges family membership, $25 gives you 33 Check bar 54 Ethereal hipbone 38 'qhe Biggest Prairie and St. Cloud for refresh- between any of these intermedi- a business membership. As you i codes 55 19-Across' 20 Huge --" meats and drinks. It was man- ate points. The stage could carry know, the responsibility for pre- 34 "-- Town" party 23 Places 39 "Real Time" aged by a Mr. Krear and served as nine riders besides the driver, and serving historic Kimball belongs 35 Tussaud's 24 History moderator a country store for the neighboring an extra charge of 25 was made to to all of us. Through your support, medium DOWN chapters 42 Punch farmers, carry a trunk, future generations will also have 36 Stickup job 1 Decrease 25 Musical 43 Architect "In my stage coach days, we "In addition to mail and pas- an opportunity to learn aboufour 37 Extremely 2 Needing based on Saarinen always stopped there to water sengers, I also made a charge of history and about the men and impressive liniment "La Boheme" 44 Plumbing our horses. My operation of the 10 for errands carried out in women who had the courage to 39 Bovine 3 Roll call 26 Amazon.corn problem stage between Fair Haven and St. Cloud. Frequently I paid taxes risktheir lives for the future. utterance reply btJy 45 La-la St. Cloud was approximately forothersandbroughtvarieditems lust imagine ... if you've seen 40 Sapporo 4 Immobilizer 27 Needle case preceder between the years 1900 and 1903 of merchandiseasrequested, every "History Matters" column, sash 5 Dorian 28 Any of the 46 'q-he Raven" when the stage was discontinued The postmaster at Fair Haven then you've read 262 with this 41 Entertained Gray's Dionne writer because of the establishment of during my driving days was Bert one. Feb. 20, 2010, will be the next 45 Piece of creator quintuplets 47 Submachine Rural Free Delivery of mail. Baldwin; at Kimball Eliel Peck; at Board of Directors meeting at work 6 Corroded 29 Henhouse gun "Contracts for carrying the Maine Prairie D.B. Stanley; at Lux- 10 a.m. in Kimball's Historic City 48 German 7 Seeming threat 49 Greek mail on the stage route were let emburg Mr. Kasinski, the latter Hall. Next is Tuesday, Feb. 23, for i poet/ contrad- 32 Starbucks Bworkplace out on bids for a four-year period, name approximate. At St. Cloud our first 2010 meeting, featur- ~ 2010 King Features Synd., Inc. My contract called for $550 per thepostmasterwasHarveyWeyre, ing Dean Urdahl's continuation year for carrying the mail and free When I started the route, the of the Sioux Uprising and repara- transportation for postal inspec- St. Cloud post office was on Fifth tion that followed. His area history "~ THEIN torsifandwhenrequired. Avenue South, but during my term program of true stories are some- "; The contract also provided that it was removed to its present loca- thing of interest to all. Watch for i the driver was entitled to the right- tion on Eighth and St. Germain. details herein two weeks. Put it on of-way on the road over other traf- "The stage did considerable your calendar. fic, a provision which we never passenger business for people who For membership, contributions attempted to enforce, as we felt came by Sou Line train both from for this column, your own family that we might need the assistance the east and west to Kimball, and history research, photo and story i of other travelers at times, as much then were enabled to get across to donations for the growing classic i as they might need ours. St. Cloud or to travel in the oppo- collection, City Hall restoration, "The contract called for the site direction from St. Cloud to contributions, souvenirs and any stage to leave the Fair Haven post points south. Numerous Normal other information, please contact WELL office at 6 a:m., and to return at Schoolstudentswerepassengers, oursocietyatBoxl00, KimballMN 6 p.m. each of the six days a week, "I was born and raised on a 55353, call (320) 398-5743 or (320) and no holidays recognized. Inter- farm one mile north of MainePrai- 398-5250, or e-mail . post office in Kimba[1, Maine Prai- on that farm in about 1866 or 1867, * * * * * * * Water Conditioning rie, and Luxemburg. It was up to and I was born in 1876. Asaboy, I "Amorselofgenuinehistory the postmasters to have the mail can remember the remnants an a thing so rare as to always of is be ready for dispatch as we were old cellar or pit which I was told valuable."- Thomaslefferson required to wait no longer than six marked the spot of the Maine Prai- Kimball Area ~ Narcotics arrest Emergency MN Online High School " Food Shelflike, in Grove City Inc. ~ Small school Big success stories Thursday, Jan. 14, at about st. Anne's Church in Kimball Ready for college Ready for life 6 p.m.,, the Meeker County Sher- [io-16:45alm~ru;s.ht~ursl iff's Office and CEE VI Drug Task ! Also open 2nd Monday of the 1.800.764.8 166x1 1 1 Force executed a search warrant month: 5:30-6:30 p.m. at 107 Axel Avenue, Grove City. The : tel. (320) 398-2211 info@mnohs.org "info" to 612-876-2227 search warrant stemmed from an i For after-hours emergencies, ongoing narcotics investigation. , call one of the area churches. Multiple items were seized which included methamphetamine par- aphernalia, marijuana, and mar- --Kiml Crossword- ijuana paraphernalia. Cory Ray Last week's answers Danielson, age 37, and Jamie Lyn Solution time: 21 mins. Grubbs, age 29, were arrested on ILIOI~ ~I~I~IIslPlulNI felony charges of methamphet- For Real amine paraphernalia in the pres- , ~ ence of a child, fifth-degree, drug Pain Therapy... possession, and child endanger- ment. They were booked in the Thera-Gesic Pain Cream Mucker County Jail and are pend- ing formal charges through the It Really Works...Compare and SAVE. Mucker County Attorney's Office. ~ Litchfield Police also assisted on this case.