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Thursday, March 3, 2011 Tri-County News* Kimball, MN Sports 4 Leisure Page 5 Slow start dooms Cubs By Jay Klein, coach The Kimball Cubs traveled to Pierz to take on the Pioneers. Friday night, Feb. 18. The Cubs came out of the gates slow and fell behind early. Pierz led 24-8 when the Cubs went on a run to get them back in the game. Kimball trailed at the half by a score of 34-28. The Pioneers expanded the lead to start the second half. The defi- cit proved to be too much to over- come for the Cubs. Pierz won by a score of 77-60. The loss dropped the Cubs&apos; record to 12-9 on the season and 5-6 in conference play. Cameron Hunt led the Cubs in scoring with 15 points, Neff Hel- geson added 14. Helgeson dished out nine assists and Aaron Laabs led the rebounding effort with six. Hunt also contributed five steals. Cubs defeat Rockets on Senior Night By lay Klein, coach The Kimball Cubs' basketball team hosted the Rockford Rock- ets last Thursday night, Feb. 24, in a Central Minnesota Conference match up. Kimball jumped out to an early lead behind good three- point shooting and iggressively attacked the basket against Rock- ford. Seven different Cubs' players scored in the first half of the game. The Cubs led by 13 at the break (37-24). In the second half, the Cubs expanded the lead even further, up to 32 points at one point. Great shooting was the key as Kimball shot 57 percent (16/28) from the field in the second half. The Cubs went on to win by a score of 75-55. Neff Helgeson and Cameron Hunt paced five Cubs in double figures, each scoring 15 points. Brett Ostby had 12 and Dil- lon Menson and Seke Snead had 10 points apiece. Helgeson dished out eight assists and had three steals. Ostby led in rebounding with seven. The Cubs are now 13-9 on the season with a 6-6 record in the conference. Kindergarten Roundup Kindergarten Roundup will take place from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 10, at Kimball Elementary School. If you have a child that will be attending kindergarten for the 2011/2012 school year, please plan to attend. Bring the child's immuni- zation record and birth certificate, as these are required for entrance to school. If you have any ques- tions, please contact Becca Morgan at (320) 398-5425 ext. 205, or Jim Houseman at 398-5425 ext. 202. Thank you, and see you there. ZBR52yGREAT RIVER REGIOHAL Kimball Public Library Library Hours Monday 3-6 Wednesday 10-1 3-6 Thursday 10-1 3-8 Saturday 9-12 5 Main Street North, Kimball, MN 55353 3,=0-398-3915 www.griver.org The Kimball Cubs hosted the Rockford Rockets Feb. 24. The team's five seniors were honored that night for Senior Night." Staffphoto by Marguerite Laabs. Valley Victors 4-H Our last meeting was held at the Eden Valley Civic Center Monday, Feb. 14. Then roll call was "What is your favorite thing about Valen- fine's Day?" We discussed club fam- ily night, shooting sports leader training dates, powder ridge, and community pride. James, Kather- ine, and Gregory Gathje had proj- ect talks/demonstrations. James demonstrated a motor project, Gregory demonstrated how to Club report make paper airplanes, and Kather- ine showed us her latch hook proj- ect. All of them were pretty cool! We also discussed when to regis- ter for the fair and our county fun- draiser-fruit sales. Thanks to the Lux and Gathje families for provid- ing the great treats! Our next meet- ing will be held Sunday, March 6, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Submitted by Shelby Kuechle, Club Reporter Become a weather spotter Like watching severe weather? training conducted by Steams County Stearns County is looking for cit- izens interested in becoming a member of the Skywarn Weather Spotter program. Weather spotters are volunteers trained by the National Weather Ser- vice to effectively identify severe weather and then report that infor- mation to the Stearns County Sher- iffs Office. Skywarn spotters are dis- patched to the location of the threat- ening storms and then track them as they rumble through the county. The 2011 Skywarn Weather Spotter K00mball schoo00 Menu Mar. 7-11 Breakfast Monday-National breakfast week: Cereal choice, slice of toast, fruit choice, milk. Tuesday-Mardi Gras: Scram- bled eggs & cheese, slice of toast, Juice choice, milk. Wednesday-Ash Wednes- day: Pancake, sausage patty, juice choice, milk. Thursday: French toast, ham slice, fruit choice, milk. Friday: Sausage gravy over bis- cuit, fruit choice, milk. Lunch Monday-National Breakfast Week: Oven-roasted beef hot dog Emergency Management and the National Weather Service is scheduled for Wednesday, March 9, in St. Cloud from either 1--4 pJrL or 6-9 p.m. and Satta'd, March 12inAlbanym9 a.n-r- 12parr or 1-4 p.m. If you would like to learn more about identifying severe weather or would like to become a mem- ber of the Stearns County Sky- warn Weather Spotter program, check out our website to register at <www.co.stearns.mn.us>, or call (320) 259-3940. or hamburger gravy over mashed potatoes, baked beans, sliced wheat bread, peach slices, milk. Tuesday-Mardi Gras: Walking taco or taco-baked potato, corn, sliced wheat bread, watermelon, milk. Wednesday-Ash Wednes- day: Beefy nachos or fish sand- wich, cucumber-ranch salad, sliced wheat bread, pear slices, milk. Thursday: Oven-roasted chicken or turkey wrap, barley pilaf, carrot coins, sliced wheat bread, cantaloupe slice, milk. Friday: Grilled cheese sandwich or pork riblet on wheat, tomato soup, sliced wheat bread, apple- sauce, milk. Kimball senior Dilin[ Mar. 7-11 Monday-Euchre: Swiss steak, whipped potatoes, beets, wheat bread, ice cream. Tuesday-Euchre: Meatloaf, scalloped potatoes, carrots, wheat bread, lemon chiffon. Wednesday-Ash Wednesday, Birthday Cake: Lemon pepper fish or salisbury steak, Au gratin potatoes, peas, wheat bread, ice cream gelatin. Thursday: Pork roast, red- skinned potatoes w/gravy, steamed cabbage, wheat bread, cereal bar. Friday-Bingo: Macaroni & cheese or chicken patty sandwich, vegetable medley, fruit cocktail, brownie. 1% milk is served with every meal. Menu is subject to change. Mctlu Suggested contribution for per- sons 60+ and volunteers is $3.50, or what you can afford. Guests under 60 pay $7. REMINDER: When there is a choice of entree on the menu, you will receive the first one listed UNLESS you notify us. The cof- fee pot is on by 11:15 a.m. every Wednesday. For more information, call Rosalea Hoeft at (320) 398-2211 between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Gift dining booklets are avail- able at the Senior Dining Site and the State Bank of Kimball. Par- tially funded under contract with the Central Minnesota Council of Aging as part of the Older Amer- icans Act and administered by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud. TOY Deadlirte: 2 gorLclays Looking for insurance? For all the insurance protection you need, plus some you may have overlooked, call me today. Thomas Ehlinger Agency, Inc. 39A Maus Drive #3 Kimball, MN 55353-0010 (320) 398-3645 Bus w',w.tehJinger.com AMERICAN FAMILY lll B-.'lilll ar I l[l,) American Family Mutual Insurance Company anO is SuOsldaries American Family Insurance Company Homo Office - Madison, W153783 amfam.eom 2009 002147 - R. 3/09 AVAILABLE FOR PRIVATE PARTIES I BANQUETS, WEDDINGS & ANNIVERSARIES Let me stress out take the of tax preparation for you/ I "" Individual, Corporate, Partnership & Farm WordenTax Inc. 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