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Reprinted from the Tri-County News Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001. Stearns County boasts of many wonderful farms equipped with every facility to properly conduct such institutions. Among these, none are more worthy of commendable mention than that of Win. Bros, located on Trunk Highway 24, a mile north- east of what is known as Maine Prairie Corners. This farm com- prises 480 acres, and is given over largely to the raising of blooded milk strain short horn cattle. This farm is probably one of the best in the county, and is under the capa- Bros Farm, also known as the Green Farm, located on trunk Highway ble management of John Steman, 24. Photo courtesy of B. Darlene Green. a practical farmer who has spent all of his life in this branch of hus- bandry. He is a native of Minne- at the present time. shared her Kersten family history sota, and was raised in Meeker Wm Bros is one of the success- including all the above in South County, locating on the Bros farm ful businessmen of Minneapolis, Haven area. If you were with us some sixyears ago. and has conducted his large boiler Tuesday, Feb. 26, you heard the At the present time, the stock manufacturing plant for manyrest of the fascinating treasure ot consists of 53 head, a number of years. He is a valuable asset to the stories that family members now which have received premiums county, his substantial investment have compiled in a great book at the Benton County and Tri- within its confines proving con- that their memory not be lost and County Fairs. Poland China hogs clusively that he has faith in mod- be just a name to you. Thanks for are raised to a large extent and, at ern farming and stock raising, attending. April 23 is next fabulous the present time, more than 100 Visitors are always welcome at speaker event "Underground Rail- animals are in the sheds. Shrop- the Bros farm, and theywill find it road." shire sheep also have a place, and a most interesting place to inspect Where to go in 2013. Don't for- assume an important part of the when out that way. Persons inter- get our Historical Society booth farm's output. All of the feed for ested will see here one of the fin- Saturday, April 6, at the Kimball the stock is raised on the farm. est herds of milk strain cattle, and Expo at Kimball Area High School Mr. Steman is a strong advocate of will find it profitable to talk to 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. "Main Street Mem- alfalfa, and 25 acres were planted Mr. Steman who will be only too ories" is our theme. No admission last year, the product being used glad .to show them around the charge, dozens of exhibits, sam- as feed for the milk cows. place. Mr. Steman is ably assisted ples, entertainment, prizes, sou: Wm. Bros is at the head of the in the management of the farm venirs, and more. Plenty of park- Wm. Bros Boiler & Manufacturing by his good wife, who insists that ing, south entrance. Company of Minneapolis. While there is no place so dear to her as Your gifts and memberships to he enjoys farming, it is not a hobby the farmstead, the Society enable us to continue with him, but he runs his farm in William Bros of Minneapolis,to present the Kimball area's rich a business-like way. He keeps the whose extensive farming interests history. It's membership month in the Town of Maine Prairie are again. We have never increased farm, stock and equipment up-to- the-minute all of the time, and it referred to in the above column of the affordable dues, and appreci- naturally follows that it is an asset this issue, has a finely appointed ate your part in keeping us going. and not a liability, summer home on the property Thankyou! where Mr. and Mrs. Bros and the For more information, shar- This stock farm carries a large modern home and numerous out members of their family spend the ing ]#our story in this column, or buildings, including sheds for the summer months away from the in print and photos for the per- hogs, sheep and chickens. The heat and confusion of the city. manent collections, membership, main barn structure is 36 x 92 feet Mr. Bros is a genial gentleman, donations, souvenirs, volunteer- and arranged throughout with and is always pleased to have ing, please let us know at the Kim- the famous Hudson equipfiaent, interestedpeople*******visit his farm. ball Area Historical Society, Box 55, Kimball MN 55353, phone (320) All the farm buildings are electri- Hospital, hank, jewelry store, 398-5250, 5743, or e-mail: kimball cally lighted, and everything is as nearly up-to-date as money and lumber yard, hotel, markets, opera history@meltel.net, and Facebook. brains can make it. house, feed mill, electric plant, * * * * * * * White Leghorn chickens are hardware store, creamery, fur- Volunteerism strengthens raised to some extent, but not for niture store, pickle factory, gen- communities market. There are 575 on the place eral stores, and busy train depot. Where? Ardis Kersten Hollermann Veterans, families invited to Telehealth Fairs Increasing awareness of her home, and avoid a trip to the tevideo, veterans can also meet MedicalCenter, 4801Veterans Dr., Telehealth Services: clinic." clinic staff and tour the facility, in St. Cloud To increase veteran and fam- Virtual care methods are participate in health and hearing March 21, 6 to 7 p.m., at the ily awareness of the VA's increas- becomingmorecommonthrough- Screenings, and apply for enroll- Montevideo VA Clinic, 1025 N. inguse oftelehealth services, Tele- out the health care industry, and ment in VA health care. 13th St. in Montevideo. health Fairs are planned at all the VAcontinues to find new ways The Mobile Audiology Clinic St. Cloud VA Health Care System to use technology tO increase will also be present at the clinics locations in March. access to care, HougeSaid. to conduct hearing screenings for St Anthony Telehealth uses virtual care "We want to familiarize vet- veterans concerned about hear- * methods and systems to assisterans with the equipment andingloss. veterans in staying healthy, and methods so that they are corn- The schedule and location ofManor activities enhances access to care by adding fortable using them to help obtain the events include: Weekly activities a system of care without walls, their health goals," she added. March 7, 6 to 7 p.m. at the Max Mondays: Euchre 7 p.m. "Telehealth is especially impor- The events are free and open to J. Beilke VA Clinic, 515 22nd Ave. E., Wednesday: Exercise 10 a.m., tant for veterans who live in rural all veterans and their families, in Alexandria Senior Citizen cards 1-4:30 p.m. and semi-rural areas," said Joann During the events, veterans can March 12, 6 to 7 p.m., at the Fridays: Mass 8:15 a.m. (except Houge, telehealth coordinator see some of the telehealth tools BrainerdVA Clinic, 722 NW7th St., 1st Friday of the month) for the St. Cloud VA. "Virtual care in action and at the Community in Brainerd Sundays: Pray the Rosary allows the veteran to participate Based Outpatient Clinic locations March 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 8 a.m. in health care directly from his or in Alexandria, Brainerd, and Mon- in the Canteen at the St. Cloud VA Nail Care 1 p.m.