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PAGE ]8 February 25, 2016 Saturday, Feb. 27 and Sunday, Feb. 28, Sat. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sun. 9-11 a.m., St. Augusta Catholic United Financial Garage Sale at St. Mary's Parish Center in St. Augusta. Saturday, Feb. 27, SKI-Lay at Powder Ridge. This is an American Cancer Society Relay for Life version in the winter. Call Tammy at (320) 398-5011 or Rachel at (320) 398-7200 for more information. Saturday, Feb. 27, 9:30 registration starts. 10th Annual Elmer Garding Cancer Fund Vintage Snowmobile Run starting at Triple R Grill & Bar. Saturday, Feb. 27, Meeker County Pheasants Forever 30th Annual Fundraising Banquet at Litchfield Legion Club. Visit meekerpf.orgfor more information. Sunday, Feb. 28, 10:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m., Roast Beef & Ham Dinner at Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church in Rockville. Sponsored by Cold Spring Area Knights of Columbus. Adults $9 or $8.50 in advance, students 5-12 $6, children 4 and younger eat for flee. Saturday, March 5, 5 p.m., Authentic German Dinner at St. Mary Help of Christians Parish Center, St. Augusta. Friday, March 11, 4-8 p.m., Fish Fry at Assumption Catholic Church in Eden Valley. Saturday, March 12, 4-8 p.m., Adam Schlangen Cancer Benefit at Dino's Eden Lakeside Club with a silent auction and music from the Greg Michaels Band. Proceeds from the event will aid the family in medical expenses. Sunday, March 20, Kimball Firemen's Relief Association Pancake Breakfast, at Kimball Area Fire Hall. Repeating monthly meetings: Third, 8 p.m., Forest City MONDAYS: Threshers meeting. Second, 10 a.m., Wat-Kim- Last, 7:30 p.m., Kingston Johnson Valley VFW Auxiliary meets at KellyAm. Legion Post 483 meets. Hilltop Health Care Center. WEDNESDAYS: Second, 7:30 p.m., Eden Valley First, noon-3 p.m., Local knit- American Legion and Auxiliary ting event, at Eden Valley Library; meets at Legion Club. Sandy, dsmillerbernd@gmaiLcom TUESDAYS: or (320) 237-6015. First, 8:30 p.m., Watkins Amer- Second, 7 p.m., Kimball Legion ican Legion meets. Auxiliary meets. Second, 7 p.m. for Gambling,THURSDAYS: 7:30 p.m. regular meeting for the First, 7:30 p.m., Wat-Kim- Watkins Lions/Lioness Club, at Valley VFW meets. the Watkins Skating Rink. Second, 8:30 p.m., Watkins Please call us at (320) 398-5000 Sportsmen's Club meets at or 453-6397 if a meeting time is Watkins Legion Club. changed or needs to be corrected. • local photos • local news & events • reliable reporting • coupon saving • special sections - valuable advertising . classifieds ® conversation starters Your complete source for local news in your community. Renew by mail (P.O. Box 220, Kimball MN 55353), phone: (320) 398-5000 or 453-6397 or on-line at www,TriCountyNews.MN __ FREE active military subscription __ one-year Minnesota subscription, $36 m one-year out-of-state subscription, $46 __ SENIOR* Minnesota subscription, $26 __ SENIOR* out-of-state subscription, $36 (* Seniors are 62 and older) I .... ..... !iiiiii i!i ! iiii ii!iii!i iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii¸ :iiiii i i!ili;, I I (320) 398-5000 or 453-6397 I 70 • www.tdcountynews.rnn I Name: | Mailing address: I City: State: __ Zip: I Telephone: ........ www.tricountynews.mn ,,, Ill I¸ II'lll[lllllllll 11 [1[ Tuesday, March 1, MN caucuses. Tuesday, March 1, 7 p.m., South Haven City Council mtg. Tuesday, March 8, Township Elections and Annual Meetings. Tuesday, March 8, 7 p.m., Kimball City Council meeting. Wednesday, March 9, 6:30 p.m., EV-W School Board meeting. Wednesday, March 9, 7 p.m., Eden Valley council meeting. Thursday, March 10, Watkins council meeting. Wednesday, March 16, 6 p.m., Kimball School Board meeting. Ca/endar/temsfor Eden Va//ey- Watldns, Holy Cross, and Kimball schools are listed here, with (EVW), (K) or (HC) used to distinguish them. Check school websites: unvw.evw.kl2.mn.us www.holycrossmn.org umnv.kimball.k12.mn, us Monday, Feb. 29, Band contest. (K) Tuesday, March 1, end of second trimester. (K) Wednesday, March 2, Kimball late start. (K) Thursday, March 3, 3:30- 7:30 p.m., Kimball High School parent-teacher conferences. (K) Thursday, March 4, End of second trimester. (HC) I Tuesday, March 8, Township Monday, March 21, 1-2:30 p.m., Elections. Parkinson's Disease Support Sunday, March 13, Daylight Group at the St. Cloud Library. Saving Time begins. (320) 529-9000. Saturday, March 19, 19th Monday, Feb. 29, 7 p.m., annual Gardening Education Day Informational Meeting for Kimball at St. John's University campus. Area Friends of the Library at For the complete brochure and Kimball City Hall. registration information visit Saturday, April 2, 8:30 a.m.- http://z.umn.edu/GardenEdDay, 12:30 p.m., Kimball Area Business call (320) 255-6169, or 1-800-450- & Community Expo, at Kimball 6171, or emaih mnest-stearns.umn. Area High School. edu. Friday, April 8, 9th annual Saturday, March 19, 8 p.m.- Ducks Unlimited banquet at midnight, St. Cloud Singles Club Powder Ridge (advance tickets dance at the Waite Park American only). Legion. Call Harold at (320) 339- 4533 for more information. Monday, March7,3:30-7:3Op.m., Kimball High School parent- teacher conferences. (K) Thursday, March 10, Parent- teacher conferences at Holy Cross. Friday, March 11, Teacher inservice at Holy Cross (no school for students). (HC) Wednesday, March 23, Early Childhood Screening, at Kimball Comm. Ed. Building; call (320) 398- 7700 ext. 244 for an appointment. Tuesday, March 23, end of 3rd quarter. (EVW and K) Wednesday, March 24, EV-W staff development day (no school for students). (EVW) Wednesday, March 24, Kimball teacher workshop day (no school for students). (K) Thursday-Monday, March 24-28, Easter break for Holy Cross students. (HC) Friday-Monday, March 25-28, Spring break (no school). (EVW and K) Thursday, Speech Subsections at EV-W. (EVW & K) Wednesday, April 6, Kimball late start. (K) Thursday, April 7, 4-8 p.m., EV-W Secondary parent-student-teacher conferences. (EVW) Saturday, April 9, Speech Sections at Annandale. (EVW & K) Friday, April 22, Band concert. (K) Friday, May 6, Teacher inservice at Holy Cross (no school for students). (HC) Saturday, May 7, 5-9 p.m., Senior Scholarship Gala, at Kimball Area High School. SP 0 P,.I SCHEDULE Check schools' websites for the most current info. kimbaU.kl2.mn.us evw.kl2.mn.us Kimball Cubs EV-Watldns Boys' Basketball Thu., Feb. 25, Subsection quarterfinals Thu., Feb. 25, Subsection West 5AA quarterfinals Sat., Feb. 27, Subsection semifinals @ STMA Sat., Feb. 27, SubseoionWest 5AA semifinals @ STMA Tue., Mar. 1, Subsection finals @ STMA Tue., Mar. 1, Subsection West 5AA finals @ STMA Fri., Mar. 4,7:45 pm, Section 5AA finals @ SCSU Fri., Mar. 4,7:45 pm, Section 5AA finals @ SCSU Wed.-Sat., Mar. 9-12, State Tournament Wed.-Sat., Mar. 9-12, State Tournament Girls' Basketball FRI., FEB. 26, 7:30 PM, V HOWARD LAKE-W-W FRI., FEB. 26, 6 PM,V P~SVILLE Thu., Mar. 3, Subsection West 5AA quarterfinals Thu., Mar. 3, SubsectionWest 5AA quarterfinals Sat, Mar. 5, SubsectionWest 5AA semifinals @ STMA Sat., Mar. 5, Subsection West 5AA semifinals @ STMA Tue., Mar. 8, Subsection West 5AA finals @ STMA Tue., Mar. 8, Subsection West 5AA finals @ STMA Fri., Mar. 11, 7:45 pm, Section 5AA finals @ SCSU Fri., Mar. 11, 7:45 pm, Section 5AA finals @ SCSU Wrestling Thu.-Sat., Feb. 25-27, State Tourn. @ Excel Center Thu.-Sat., Feb. 25-27, State Tourn. @ Excel Center ... from the Tri-County News archives 10 years ago Eden Valley's City Council discussed injunctions against The Garden of Eden gentlemen's club. Dave Redburn, one of the club's owners offered a compromise of 2 a.m. closing time on Wednesdays and Thursdays and a 3 a.m. closing time of Fridays and Saturdays. In exchange, he stated the club should be allowed to have full nudity and lap dances to continue. The council voted to proceed with the injunction. 20 years ago Monday, Feb. 26, the Kimball Fire Department was called to assist at a house fire on Aspenwood Road in South Haven. Cindy Croat rented the house with her two daughters. The family was not home at the time of the fire. It took about four hours to contain and put out the fire. The house was a total loss. 30 years ago Dean James Stang of St. Nicholas, a 17-year-old senior at Kimball High School, died Sunday March 2, after his clothes became entangled in a power takeoff on a tractor at his parents' farm. Dean was the son of Conrad and Eileen Stang. 40 years ago The Central Division of the United States Ski Association Select Class Championship Races were held Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 28 and March 1 at Mount Telemark, Wis. Twelve racers from the Powder Ridge team competed for Region 1. Members of the team from St. Cloud and Kimball received gold medals. Also, Lori Greelywon a bronze medal for third overall in the Giant Slalom. Compiled by ]ayne Harff