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t -t 4 Commumty Thursday, February l2, 2009 Tri-County News Kimball, MN King Cmssw d Snowmobile ACROSS V-- - accident in Eden I abacusUSes an ...... 12 ---- Valley Township 5 Predicament ........ Saturday, Feb. 7, Stearns County 8 Thick chunk 15 Sheriff&apos;s Office, Eden Valley Res- 12 Gilpin of 1-'8- ...... cue, and Watkins Ambulance were "Frasier" sent tO a snowmobile accident with m 13 Hearty brew ! injuries near the address of 18783 14 Story-telling _ -- 228th Ave. in Eden Valley Town- dance 24 25 26 27 128 30 31 ship. A 16-year-old boywas operat- 15 Membership  ---- |  - ---- ing his father's Yamaha snowmo- 16 Subway .....  bile in an unfamiliar area, when component as  he drove up a hill which abruptly 17 Related m _ ended in a gravel pit. The young 18 Start a 39 man with the last name of Billo, journey 42 43  -- 46 47 48 fell 40 to 50 feet before landing 20 Parking lot in the frozen sand. He was taken attendants 4" m - 50 Is1 -- -- by Eden Valley Rescue from the 22 Eve ......... field to 228th Ave. where Watkins originally 53 Ambulance took care of him and 23 Acknowledge  ....... brought him to St. Cloud Hospi- applause tal Emergency room where he was 24 Galley supply .... .... treated for his injuries. 27 Comfy locale footwear 36 Traffic The accident is under investi- footstools 50 Pitch 6 Carte lead-in p.roblems gation. 32 Justice Dept 52 49-Across, 7 Mogul Griffin 37 Make up div. e.g. 8 Kin of "aloha" your mnd Bull attacks man 33 "So that's it, 53 Memo 9 Tepid 38 The monk in Sunday, Feb. 8, Melvin Pund- eh?" acronym 10 Settled down 'q-he Da sack, 74, was attacked by a bull on 34 "Flying Down 54 Swelled head 11 Prohibits Vinci Code" his family farm, 43796 Hwy. 238, to --" 55 Night light 19 Smallest st. was one just south of St. Francis. Albany 35 Jack-of-all- 56 Stitches 21 Blood-group 41 Lindbergh Police, State Patrol, Upsala Res- trades 57 Church seat letters book cue and the Melrose Ambulance 38 Increases the 58 Mined-over 24 Vacationing 42 Downy responded, as well as the Stearns volume matter 25 Lawyers' org. neckwear County Sheriff's Office. Pundsack 39 Half-ton 26 Man- 43 Relaxation was knocked down and attacked measure DOWN powered 44 Dance lesson while his wife Rose was forced 40 Pussycat's 1 Basilica transport 46 ---friendly to stand on a snow pile to avoid partner section 28 Calendar. 47 Berg portion injury. When responders arrived, 42 Assails 2 Consider abbr. 48 Marshy areas they could not assist Mr. Pund- 45 Snub 3 Uninteresting 29 Annie's 51 Time of your sack because of the aggressive- 49 Kamehame- 4 Long-necked song? life? ness of the animal. The Albany ha Highway lutes 30 Pinch Officer used his taser on the ani- 5 Soldier's 31 ABBA song real, allowing rescue members to remove Mr. Pundsack and take 2009 King Features Synd., Inc. him by Melrose Ambulance to the Melrose Hospital for treatment, after which he was released. The , bull was securely corralled and no other injuries were reported. wvlw. ki all area. com St. Cloud VA Medical Center celebrates The St. Cloud VA Medical Center will celebrate the week of Feb. 8-15 as VXs National Salute to Veterans. During National Salute Week, the VA invites the public to learn more about their nearest medical center and encourages them to give back to these veterans through VA volun- teerism. VP/s National Salute to Veterans Week activities at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center include: Friday, Feb. 13, invited guests and local and state dignitaries will tour the medical center, greet hos- pitalized veterans, and distribute valentines. Saturday, Feb. 14, the St. Patti Clown Club will present a variety show for patients and visitors at 1:30 p.m. in the auditorium, located in Building 8. This event is free and open to the public. The public is encouraged to deliver valentine cards for veterans through Feb. 13, to the VA's Volun- tary Service office, located in Build- ing 8, Room 108. The vAvoluntary Service Com- mittee will sponsor many other events throughout the week. Events include a special "sweetheart" lun- cheon for residents and spouses of residents of the Community Living Center, a prime rib dinner for all veterans residing at the facility. The St. Cloud VA Medical Cen- ter welcomes participation by cit- izens wishing to volunteer to help hospitalized veterans. Adult and student volunteers are needed to assist with recreational activities, to visit lonely patients, and to escort patients to appointments and cha- pel services. Volunteer opportuni- ties also exist in the Silver Spoons Program to provide mealtime assis- tance, and the Hospice Program to support veterans and family mem- bers during the last months of life. For mor information about vol- unteering, contact the Voluntary Service office at (320) 255-6365 or e-mail <>. '/Viinnesota's Amazing Animals' Beginning at 10 a.m. Satur- . day, Feb. 28, Sarah Gainey, assis- tant director and environmen- tal education coordinator at the St. John's Arboretum. will be fea- tured speaker. Geared for children ages 3-12, the program will explain the fas- cinating adaptations of the state's wildlife through interactive games and storytelling. The event is flee, but a $5 vehi- cle entry fee _will apply for those without an annual park permit. Participants will discover answers to these and many more ques- tions: How are loons able to dive so deep? How far can a frog jump? Why can bats see at night? How can fawns hide so well? "This program is an outstand- ing opportunity for children and adults to learn more about the wildlife that inhabit our park and state," says Mark Crawford, park manager at Lake Maria. Lake Maria State Park is located approximately seven miles north- west of Monticello, 10 miles north- east of Annandale and five miles north of Maple Lake on Wright County Highway 111. For more information on activities and directions, call the park at (763) 878-2325 or visit its Web site at <>. -- riag Crossword -- Last week's answers Solution time: 21 mins. There's a reason why more people come to Ameriprise for financial planning than any other company.* And it all begins with our unique Dream Plan Track > approach to financial planning. Working together we'll define your dream, develop your plan and track your progress, helping to make sure your dreams and your plans are one and the same. To set up a conversation, call (320) 693-7271 today. 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