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J Thursday, February 25, 2010 Tri-County News * Kimball, MN ~ ..... ~:~ . , .. . ............ ::. _ ................ House fire in Manannah House Township Kimball Senior Werner 80th Thursday, Feb. 18, at about Citizens " birthday 9:11 p.m. the Meeker County Sher- The members of the Kimball iff's Office received a 911 call report- Senior Citizens met Monday, Feb. ing a house fire at the address of 15, at St. Anne's Dining Site. After 35271 592nd Avenue, in Marian- lunch, vice president Benedicta nah Township. Meeker SheriffDep- Linn called the meeting to order. uties, Eden Valley Fire Department, The Pledge of Allegiance was and the Litchfield Fire Department recited by all. Secretary Ann Page 3 C lrd5 -h .bc Auxiliary meeting chanse The Kimball Lions would like to The Frederick A. Metcalf Post thank the community for coming 261 Auxiliary meeting has been to our Fish Fry last Friday, Feb, 19. It changed to Monday, March 8, at was a great turn out. With your sup- 7:30 p.m. at the Kimball Legion port we are able to help others in Post 261. our commtmity. Public Relations Officer Thank you again. Cindy May I(imball Lions responded. Meeker County Dep- Hamilton read the minutes of the My thanks goes out to many uties were the first units to arrive last meeting and the treasurer, people who were responsible and the house was fully engulfed Anita Hoefer, read the treasurer's for the spaghetti dinner benefit in flames at that time. The home- report, and silent auction Jan. 30 on .my owner, Richard McCann, 70 years A short' meeting was held. We behalf. old, was the only person at the all sang Happy Birthday to Anita My special thanks'goes to MattSt. Anne's Church in Kimball house and was out of the house Hoefer. Two tables of 500 were Khans and SOB s Bar & Grilland to I .... 10- lo-45-. _ a.---~T. Tt~es.~---~urs- ....... and uninjured upon the deputies played. Winners Anna Boese got the Kimball Lions for all that they Also open 2nd ~-on~a-y0ftfi-e arrival. The home was heated by a first place, Darby Curtis second did. month: 5:30-6:30 p.m. wood stove and the fire appeared to place, Benedicta Linn got the door My thanks goes also to my have started in the upstairs ceiling prize. Larry Sheetz served lunch, neighbors for blowing out my tel. (320) 398-221 1 area• The house and contents are a Phyllis Nordstrom will serve at driveway. For after-hours emergencies, total loss and the homeowner (ndi- next meeting March 15. Words cannot express how call one of the area c'fiurcheg. cated there was' no insurance cov- Benedicta Linn An 80th birthday party is grateful I am. to this community .crate in place. - planned for Lorraine Werner at " for all your help and caring. • Kingston Community Center from Iudd Bonham 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27. Small farm Come, help us celebrate. No gifts, please. Your presence is Book Fair at KES workshop offered yourgift By Dan Martens, UofMExt. The Scholastic Book 15air came Do you have the dream of own- St. Cloud VA offers help to veterans Conferences. The theme this year !ng acreage in the country? Do you to Kimball Elementary during have an existing acreage that is in and spouses . " was Book Fair Diner, so kids were need of a plan and strategies for the To understand how deployments can challenge & strengthen families challenged to All you can Read/ Thanks to everyone who sup- thebeStLandP°SsibleworkshopresultS?series,The LivingofferedOn Feb. 25 session will be at the VA Clinical social Worker, Mike ported the book fair this year, as this sprifig by UniverSity of Minne- St. Cloud Public Library s Bremer Mathies will facilitate the adult ses- once again it was a great success. sota Extension, can help you and Room- Children Welcome: sion and offer opportunities for dis- P.I.E. took in 25 percent of the sales your family. The St. CloudVA Medical Center cussion about the challenges and and was given 10 percent of the The eight-week course is will hold an educational/support joys of deployments andhomecom- sales in free books. The profits will designed to arm landowners with meeting to help veterans and their lugs. The meeting is free and open be used to support the Accelerated agricultural information to enable spouses (or other significant family to the public and all adults with Reading Store which awards the them to be good stewards of their members) understand how deploy- interest in this topic are encour- students for all their reading. 40-acre (or less) tract. The course will ments can challenge and strengthen aged to attend. begin with goal setting and individ- families from 6-7:30 p.m. Thurs- ,The St. Cloud VA Medical Cen- Jennifer Schiefelbein, ual property inventory, then address day, Feb. 25, at the St. Cloud Public ters Operatiori Enduring Freedom/ and P.I.E. soil, plant and water basics.Library. The session will also offer Operation Iraqi Freedom Program The Living on the Land curri- ways to manage homecomings and welcomes veterans home, andhelps culum addresses a growing need for re-integrations to all returning ser- coordinate their VA care..For more information regarding small acre- vice members and their families, information for VA healtk care for .... p. II11, ages. The class series incorporates Children in grades K-12 are wel- retOrning veterans, call the Opera-, Kingston Com nity Center knowledge and experience from a come to come along to participate in tion Enduring Freedom/Operation team of instructors to address top- ics including: what do you have and fun and hands-on, meaningful activ- Iraqi Freedom Program line, (320) Sponsored by ~ $5 per person what do you want, what you can do ities provided by the Steams County 255-6453. with your land, water quality, pro- 4-H staff and volunteers while their Lake Union ~~=~~--~ Children under tecting household drinking water, caregivers attend the training. C°venan iii _ I age 5 FREE Church All donations how plants grow, what to do about accepted weeds, lawn and pasture mainte- Of_ r~~rogres- hence, land and soil characteristics," Centuries opens PR0 .s wl. A.msr Ba Y Cwp and a farm tour. March 1 - May 10, at Stearns Flistory Museum & Research Center The series will be taught by Exten- sion educators and natural resource Whatdothetelephone, theFer- ketnewtechnologies, whileCon_ g S O~ professionals at two locations. Reg- ris Wheel, a 28,000-pound type- sumerism depicts fair-goers as vi~ ~hO ister for only one location. Tuesday writer, and nylon stockings have an eager audience for innovative evenings will be held at the Monti- in common? They were just a few goods, from juicy Frui~ to Won_ ~(~ ~/ cello High School from March 2 - of the thousands of products; curl- der Bread and Dr. Pepper. Art, t April 20 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thurs- osities, and inventions that made Architecture, andMusic and Popu- k ~~ aO Uollr Classroom $1~0 / day.evenings will be held at the Ran- their debut at one of 17 tnterna- lar Amusements illustrate the vast chert Supper Club inWebster from tionalfestivals on Americart soil. entertainment options available to Classes begin Feb.28 | March4- April 22 from 6:30-9:30 The exhibition Centuries offair-goers, fromcolossalbuildings Schedule by Mlarch 1st I p.m. " Progress: American World's Fairs, and sculptures to carnival rides | with HOME PICK-UP ............ | For more information about the 1853-1982 presents a remarkable and exhibitions of exotic lands [ X~,~t,~4, Licensed bytheDept, of Public Safety / course, registration information overview of more than a century and cultures. Finally, Remember- and other questions for the Monti- of American World's Fairs. Visitors ing the Fair includes souvenirs and Register: 320-221 -1210 or cello site, call contact Brenda Postels will enjoy more than 125 objects, commemorative items. After all, at (763) 682-7394, and , or Tana Haugen-Brown • at (763) 241-2720, and , public response. Beginnifig with a World's Fair? Registration is open through Fri- the 1853 Crystal Palace exhibi- The exhibition is organized by day, Feb. 26. The registration fee of tion in New York through the 1982 the HagleyMuseum and Library in $175 includes participation of two World's Fair in Knoxville, Tenn., Wilmington, Del., and is toured by people, for example a husband and World's Fairs have emphasized the ExhibitsUSA, a national program wife team or two siblings, who may technological, cultural, andpoliti- of Mid-America Arts Alliance, attend together and share materials, cal advances that form the Ameri- ExhibitsUSA sends more than 20 Benefits include numerous educa- can society that we enjoy today, exhibitions on tour to more than fional publications, opportunities to History of the fairs is related 100 small- and mid-sized commu- network with peers and profession- through six thematic ~ategories: nities every year. Mid-America is als, an educational farm tour and Pmgressasa WayofLifeintroduces the oldest nonprofit regional arts dinner, a site visit consultation from the rationale for the creation of organization in the United States. a Unfversity of Minnesota Extension World's Fairs. Marketplace ofldeas More information is available at educator in your area, as well as the demonstrates the immense oppor- . and . goals and dreams on your country acreage. The Small Farm Extension Web site also has information that can be fotmdat. We're havi.g 0ur First A..ual