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Pa00e 18 Education CalendaritemsforBOTHEden Valley-WatklmandImballschools arelistedhere, with(EVami(K) used to diuish them. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 6:30 p.m., EVW School Board Meeting. Open Forum beginning at 6 p.m.(EVW) Friday, Feb. 15-Feb. 18, No School, Wmter Break. (K+ EVW) Thursday, Feb. 21, 3-8 p.m., EVW Elementary parent-student- teacher conferences. (EVW) Sunday, Feb. 24, 12:30-3:30 p.m., Dollars for Scholars Fundraiser, 'Cabin Fever", at Millner Heritage, Tickets $15. Tickets include, five sam- pies of Millner Heritage wines, Hors d'oeuvres, and soup tasting. Tickets available in advance at State Bank of Kimball, KES, KAHS, and also avail- able at the door. Monday, Feb. 25, 3-8 p.m., EVW Elementary parent-student- teacher conferences. (EVW) Tuesday, Feb. 26, 9 a.m. & 7 p.m., Winter Concert, grades 4-6, at Kim- ball Elementary. (K) Tuesday, Feb. 26, 6-8 p.m., Art Show featuring Native American Art by MN artist John Heckman and KES 6th grade students. This event is in conjunction with the Winter Concert, at Kimball Elementary. (IO Wednesday, Feb. 27, 6 p.m., Kim- ball School Board Meeting. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m., EVW School Board Meeting. Open Forum beginning at 6 p.m.(EVW) Friday, March 1, 7:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., Early childhood screen- ing; Anno, (320) 453-2900 ext. 2135. (EWW) Monday, March 4, 10-11 a.m., Kindergarten Roundup at Watkins Elementary School. (EVW) Monday, March 4, 7-8 p.m., Kin- dergarten Roundup at Eden Valley Elementary School. (EVW) t'al00nd ar Thursday, February 14, 2013 Community .._ _ __ __ Tri-C_oun News* ww0000coun00news.00ni! tions please call Randy Johannes at (320) 685-4589 or (320) 250-4976. Sunday, Feb. 17, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Knights of Columbus Benefit Break- Friday, Feb. 15, 4-8 p.m., Kim- fast, at St. Anne's Church in Kimball. ball Lion's Club all you can eat Fish ti[Suggested Donation; $7 adults, $5 Fry, at the Kimball Legion. Saturday, Feb. 16, 1st Annual Steams County Snowmobile Associ- ation Cancer Run, will go on with or without sno, complimentary meal and beverage out by bonfire after 4 p.m. at the Country Snow Cruis- ers Clubhouse, 22698 Ct Rd 12, Rich- mond. can pick up pledge sheet from any local snowmobile dub memeber, or For ques- 00overnment Wednesday, Feb. 13, 7 p.m., Clearwater River Watershed Dis- trict, at Annandale Middle School; Thursday, Feb. 14, 6 p.m., Wat- kins City Council meeting at City Hall; (320)764-6400. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 7 p.m., Kim- ball City Council special meeting to discuss Business Expo. Monday, Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m., For- est Prairie Township meeting at Watkins Village Hall. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 7 p.m., Eden Lake Planning & Zoning; 7:30 p.m." Eden Lake Township Board meet- ing, at E.V. Fire Hall. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 7 p.m., C.R.W.D. work session, at Kimball City Hall; Thursday, Feb. 28, 5 p.m., Eden Valley/Matkins Joint Water Board meeting at E.V. City Council meet- ing room. Monday, Mar. 4, 7 p.m., Watkins Fire Department meeting at Wat- kins Fire Hall. Monday, Mar. 4, 7:30 p.m., Watkins Ambulance and Rescue Squad' meets at old Village Hall squad room. B Janet Thare Your complete source for local news in your community. Renew by mail (P.O. Box 220, Kimball MN 55353) or on-line at www.TriCountyNews.MN __ FREE active military subscription __ one-year Minnesota subscription, $36 __ one-year out-of-state subscription, $46 __ SENIOR* Minnesota subscription, $26 __ SENIOR* out-of-state subscription, $36 (* Seniors are 62 and older) (3-, 6- and 9-month subscriptions are available; ask us!) children 5-12 yrs, 5 and under free. Please bring a non-perishable item for Food Shelf. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 5-7 p.m., Spaghetti supper at Kimball United Methodist Church, Hwy. 55. Sug- gested donation $2 per person. Sunday, Feb. 24, 12:30- 3:30 p.m., Dollars for Scholars Fun- draiser, "Cabin Fever", at Millner Heritage, Tickets $15. I prefer __ EV- WEdition or Kimball Edition (320) 398-5000 70 S Main St., Kimball www.TriCountyNews.MN I IIIIIIIIIIII IIII IName: I I I [Mailing address: 1 ICity: State: Zip: | ITelephone: I it.._ ,, _. ,., ,_ _...- ., -. -. -- dl Communi00 Wednesday, Feb. 13, 7 p.m., Kim- ball Legion Auxiliary meeting. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 9:30 a.m., "Be My Valentine" brunch, at Reichers Event Center in Annan- dale. Make reservations by call- ing Sheree before 8 p.m at (320) 963-6625, or email bruce.skr.74@ Thursday, Feb. 14, 7-11 p.m., Alexandria Singles Dance (Old time and country music) at Alexandria VFW (E. Hwy. 27). Thursday, Feb. 14, 8 p.m., Watldns Lions Club meeting. Thursday, Feb. 14, 11 a.m., Wat- kins Senior CitizensValentine Party 2013, at the St. Anthony Manor. Thursday, Feb. 14, 6:30 p.m., Minnesota Prairie Spinners meet at KAHS. Sandy (320) 274-5666. Friday, Feb. 15, 9 p.m., St. Cloud Singles Club Dance at the Moose Lodge; call Elaine at (320)241-2472. Friday, Feb. 15, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Rock-Fest Youth Night, at Rockville Parish Center, $9 per student. Saturday, Feb. 16, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Alumni Basketball Tournament, at EVW H.S. gym. (EVW) Saturday, Feb. 16, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m., Fairhaven Family Ice Fish- ing Tournament and Raffle, on Clearwater Lake. Check in and reg- istration will take place at BJ Bait at 10 a.m. Please call Sean O'Brien at (320) 398-6658 for questions. Saturday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m.- 12 Midnight, Eden Valley Healthy Communities Group fundraiser, Dance with a DJ beginning at 8 p.m., raffle drawings at 10 p.m., at the Event Center/Library building. Raffle tickets $10 each. Saturday, Feb. 16, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 3rd annual Woodchuck Bocci Tour- nament, in Watldns. Sunday, Feb. 17, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Alumni Basketball Tournament, at EVW H.S. gym. (EV'W) Tuesday, Feb. 19, 8 p.m., Forest City Threshers meeting. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 4:30-7 p.m., Day of Dance, at River's Edge Con- vention Center. for more informa- tion, visit or call (320) 229-5139. Saturday, Feb. 23, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., Hwy. 55 Game, at EVW H.S. gym. (EVW) Tuesday, Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m., Kingston Johnson Kelly Post 483 meeting. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 7 p.m., Watkins Lioness Club meeting. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 7 p.m., Kim- ball Historical Society meeting with presentation on the Kersten Family., at Kimball City Hall. Tuesday, Mar. 5, 8:30 p.m., Watkins American Legion meeting. Wednesday, Mar. 6, 12 noon- 3 p.m., Local Knitting Event, at the EV Library, For more information contact Sandy at dsmillerbernd@ or (320) 237-6015. Thursday, Mar. 7, 8 p.m., Wat-Kim-Valley VFW Post and Aux- iliary meetings. SPOK.T Kimball Cubs EV-Watkins Eagles Boys' Basketball THURS., FEB. 14, 7:30 PM, V. BBE Thurs., Feb. 14, 7:30 pm, at Maple Lake TIFFS., FEB. 19, 7".30 PM, V. PIERZ TUES., FEB. 19, 7:30 PM, V. ROCKFORD FRI., FEB. 22, 7".30 PM,V. ROCKFORD FLU., FEB. 22, 7".30 PM, V. HOLD1NGFORD Tues., Feb. 26, 7'.30 pm, at Howard Lake-W-W Sat., Feb. 23, 6 pm, at Pierz Thurs., March 7, TBD, Subsection quarterfinals Fri., March 1, 7:30 pm, at Minnewaska Girls' Basketball Fd., reb. 15, 7:30 pm, v. Rockford Tues., Feb. 19, 7'.30 pm, at Watertown-Mayer Thurs., Feb. 21, 7:30 pm, at Pierz Fri., Feb. 22, 7:30 pm, at Howard Lake-W-W MON., FEll. 25, 7".30 PM,V. ST. IOHN'S PREP Thurs., Feb. 28, TBD, Subsection quarterfinals Thurs., Feb. 28, TBD, Subsection quarterfinals Sat., March 2, TBD, Section semifinals Sat., March 2, TBD, Section semifinals Tues., March 5, TBD, Subsection finals Wrestling Fri., Feb. 15, TBD, Section finals Fri., Feb. 15, TBD, Section finals Fri., Feb. 22, TBD, Section Individuals Fri., Feb. 22, TBD, Section Individuals Thurs.-Sat., Feb. 28-March 2, State Tournament Thum-Sat., Feb. 28-March 2, State Tournament Girls' - River Lakes Stars Hockey - Boys' THURS., FEB. 14, 7:15 PM,V. SAIJK RAPIDS- RICE (AT RICHMOND) Check the school websites for last-minute changes in schedule: unvw.evw, k12.ran, us Sharing Hometown Redpos, Cooking Tips and Coupons Mom's Meatballs Make Mealtime More Fun Salute bite-sized treats! They're fun,to eat always  on a plate. What s o1 of the most fun mini morsels? The  ofcotase! Home cook Matybeth Mank got her meatballrecipe from her modaer. The dish comes together fast, and includes a super easy, ultra delicious gravy. The only downfall? They'll be gone before you know it! See step-by-step photos of's recipe plus lhottsands more from home cooks nationwide at]ls You'U also find a meal planner, co and chances to win! Enjoy and rnember, use "just a pinch"... Mom's Swedish MeatbaJls ("--- What You Need Meatballs 3 lb ground beef 1 white onion, diced 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 c seasoned dry bread crumbs [ 1/2 c fresh chopped flat leaf parsley 2 tsp coarse ground salt 1 tsp coarse ground pepper Gravy 4 tbsp all purpose flour 2 lOS-oz, cans beefconsomm6/ broth [ 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce I 2 c milk 1 tsp coarse ground salt i 1 tsp coarse ground pepper 12 oz. medium egg noodles, cooked according to directions 1/4 c butter 3 tbsp fresh chopped flat leaf parsley is heating, thoroughly mix together ground beef, diced onion, eggs, breadcmmbs, parsley, salt and pepper. Form mixture into 3/4- to 1-inch meatballs. Brown meatballs on all sides, in batches if necessary. Use a slotted spoon to remove browned meatballs to heatproof plate, leaving drippings in pan. Sprinkle flour over drippings and whisk until combined. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until flour turns light golden brown. Slowly whisk in consomme and Worcestershire. Add milk, salt and pepper while whisking constantly to prevent lumps. Cook for 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally, just until gravy starts to thicken.Add meatballs back to pan along with any accumulated juices; gently toss to coat meatballs, lower heat to medium and simmer uncovered for 10-15 minutes or just until meatballs are cooked through. Toss hot cooked egg noodles with butter to coat. Divide noodles among six plates. Top ] * Place a large nonstick frying pan with 4-6 meatbaUs and some of the gravy; : over medium-high heat. While pan sprinkle with fresh chopped parsley. Submitted by: Marybeth Mank, Mesquite, TX (pop. 139,824))