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Thursday, February 4, 2010 Tri-County News, mball, MN Students 4 Youth Spellin8 Bee K imbatl schools Menu scheduled for Feb. 10 Feb. 8-12 wedge,hney milk.crnbread' cantaloupe Breakfast Tuesday: Italian spaghetti or Monday: Cereal choice, slice of chili dog on wheat, whole kernel toast, fruit choice, milk. corn, sliced wheat bread, fresh Tuesday: Scrambled eggs & orange wedges, milk. sausage, slice of toast, juice choice, Wednesday: Turkey gravy over milk. mashed potatoes or ham wrap, Wednesday: Pancake, sausage assorted vegetables, sliced wheat patty, juice choice, milk. bread, fresh apple, milk. Thursday: French toast, ham Thursday: Heart-shaped nug- slice, juice choice, milk. gets or meatball sa.ndwich, sweet- Friday: No School. heart mac & cheese, cupid salad, Lunch honey roll, Valentine's cookie, Monday: White chicken chili milk. or turkey on wheat, baked potato, Friday: No School. Local students Kimball senior Dininq earn St, Cloud Feb. 8-12 1% milk is served with every meal. Menu is subject to change. Monday-Euehre, bloodpres- Suggested contribution for per- sure taken: Swiss steak, baked sons 60+ and volunteers is $3.50, potato w/sour cream, mixed or what you can afford. Guests vegetables, wheat bread, ice under 60 pay $7. cream. REMINDER: When there is a Tuesday-Euchre: Liver & choice of entree on the menu, you onions or hamburger patty w/ will receive the first one listed gravy, whipped potatoes w/gravy, UNLESS you notify us. The col- beets, wheat bread, pumpkin bar. fee pot is on by 11:15 a.m. every Wednesday-Birthday cake: Wednesday. Pork roast, red-skinned potatoes For more information, call w/gravy, steamed cabbage, wheat Rosa|ea Hoeft at (320) 398-2211 bread, sherbet, between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday: Hearty stew, French Gift dining booklets are avail- bread, seven-layer salad, apple able at the Senior Dining Site and crisp w/topping, the State Bank of Kimball. Par- Friday-Valentine's Day Party tially funded under contract with begins at 11:15 coffee & treats, the Central Minnesota Council of Valentine Bingo-bring red, pink Aging as part of the Older Amer- and/or white prizes; dress up if icans Act and administered by you'dlike, orwearredsandpinks: Catholic Charities of the Diocese Lasagna, green beans, lettuce of St. Cloud. salad, breadstick, red velvet cake. Kimball Area Public Schools have scheduled the annual Spell- ling Bee for Wednesday, Feb. 10. The ,bee is for student in grades 5 through 8. Classrooms will hold grade-level competitions the week of Feb. 1. Home-school students wishing to participate in the spell- ing bee should contact spelling bee coordinator, Melissa Winter, at (320) 398-7700 ext. 167 before Monday, Feb. 8. Arrangements will be made for home-school students .to join a grade-level appropriate competition. ,State degrees ' St. Cloud State University con- ducted fall 2009 commencement ceremonies at Halenbeck Hall for more than 770 undergraduates. More than 210 students earned their graduate degrees in com- mencement and hooding ceremo- nies held at Ritsche Auditorium, as well. Both ceremonies took place Sunday, Dec. 20. The following students received their degrees: From Kimball - Andrew Rich- ard Ecker, Graduate Certificate, Geographic Information Science; Brooke Elvira Harvat, cum laude, Bachelor of Science, Elementary/K-8 Education; Laura Leeh Lindeman, Bachelor of Science, Community Health; Laura Leeh Lindeman, Bachelor of Science, Management. From South Haven - Julie C. McGinnis, magna cum laurie, Bachelor of Science, Art Education; From Watkins - Alan Jerome Halbur, Masters in Engineering Management, Master of Engineer- ing Management; Robert Michael Hennen, Graduate Certificate, Sixth-Year Program: Educational Administration. From Eden Valley - Kimberly Ellen Nelson, Bachelor of Elective Studies. \\; DUCT TAPE! I con do everything on your IRA  "chore" list and MORE!! RESTORATIONS  REMODELS  MAINTENANCE MARLON KOISTINEN SOUTH HAVEN (320) 248-3013 (320) 398-8071 Pelzer is Teacher of the Year candidate 106 teachers are candidates for day, May 2, at The Northland Inn Minnesota Teacher of the Year in Brooklyn Park. Over the coming Kimball teacher Kim Pelzer weeks, a22-memberpanelofcom- is among 106 teachers who have munity leaders will name a group accepted their nominations and of semifinalists, and then final- completed the required candi- ists. date materials to become eligible This year's program will name for the honor of 2010 Minnesota the 46th Minnesota Teacher of Teacher of the Year. the Year, celebrating the tradition Sharon Borgert of Eden Val- of excellence in teaching in Min- ley-Watkins also is among the 106 nesota. Candidates include pre- candidates thisyear, kindergarten through 12th-grade D The 2010 Minnesota Teacher of teachers, from public or private cans' List for the Year will be announced Sun- schools. Fall 2009 Girl Scouts received award The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) has announced its Dean's List for Fall Semester 2009. These students on the Deans' List have achieved a grade-point aver- age of 3.5 or higher; they are from Kimball: Samuel S. Scheeler, College of Liberal Arts, Criminology B A; Sonny J. Schiefelbein, Education & Human Service Pro, Hlth Educa- tion B A Sc. The University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire has named 1,828 under- graduate students to its Deans' List for the 2009 fall semester. Katie Lochen from Kimball is on the Dean's List, Nursing and Health Sciences, nursing. Mankato State University Deans' List was announced by Dr. Scott R. Olson, provost and vice president of academic affairs. Local Girl Scouts pictured above are Sierra Stanley, Katie Buschaw, Among the more than 14,500 stu- and Joelle Edwards. Submitted photo. dents, atota1715 students qualified Girl Scout troop 174 attended a award is the highest honor they for the High Honor List by achier- teen-leader retreat and award rec- can achieve at this age group, and ing a 4.0 straight 'Tk" average, while ognition at the Brainerd Lakes now they have great ideas for their 2,313 students earned a 3.5 to 3.99 Lodge last weekend. This was in Silver award. Much thanks goes to average to qualify for the Honor recognition of the Bronze award Images by Marguerite, Chickadee List. through Girls Scouts, which they Tree and AmericInn of Annandale From South Haven - Kimberly received in the spring. This resulted for their time spent with the girls Newton, High Honors; Kristina after they completed a project for on the related patches they earned Nistler, Honors; the Humane Society of making cat to receive this award. Thanks to the FromWatki-ns-TeresaKuechle, and dog blankets, and collecting many community members who Honors. pet supplies to donate. The Bronze support scouting. Page 5 Small Engine & Welding Repair LIND00PS REPAIR Bal Let me take the stress out of tax preparation for you! * Electronic Tax Filing - Business Consulting * Individual, Corporate, Partnership & Farm WordenTax Inc. Shawn L. 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