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-I ..... ! --- Thursday, March 21, 2013 rag omm -oo Sixth Annual Sportman's Night Out Two receive Stearns County food safety awards Mark your calendars for the packages will be available with a Two facilities recognized for Sixth Annual "Sportman's Night total of at least 10 shotguns and work in area of food safety Out" which will be at Powderrifles raffled. A silent auction will A Sauk Centre restaurant and Ridge north of Kimball Friday, also include many donated items a Richmond School have received March 29. The event is sponsored from area businesses and DU mer- Stearns County's 2012 Food Safety by Maine Prairie Ducks Unlim- chandise. Awards. ited Chapter #312. This event A sit-down dinner of fish orEveryyear, Stearns County's includes raffles for a Fishing pack- chicken will be included. Doors Environmental Services Depart- age, two Waterfowl Hunting pack- open at 5:30 p.m., dinner is at meAt presents a food safety award ages, Tier Raffle, 3-Gun Raffle, 7 p.m. Purchase your tickets soon, to one school and one restaurant Bean Bag Raffle, Pull Tab Gun Raf- as no tickets will be sold at the in the County. The awards are pre- fie, Green Wing Raffle Sponsored door. Call Jamie Kurkowski at seAted to those establishments by The Kimball Rod and Gun Club (320) 241-6975, or Bill Liedman at that do an excellent job promoting and a Deer hunting package. The (320) 398-5523 for tickets or more food safety year after year. Big Dog gun is a Fausti Silvery DU information. Jitter's Java Caf6 in Sauk Cen- engraved O/U 3" 12 gauge. Other tre was selected to receive the 2012 Food Safety Award in the res- Walk-In Access program now available to taurant category. Owners Kathy and Tom Oschwald accepted the Meeker County landowners award during the Stearns County From left to right are Richmond School's Cindy Kleve, cook-baker, Board of Commissioners meeting. Irene Worm, Head Cook, and Jeff Mergen who presented the food Landowners from Meeker Meeker County landowners Richmond Elementary School County can now enroll land in can contact the Meeker Soil and was selected to receive the 2012 safety awardon behalf of Stearns County. Submitted photo. Walk-In Access, a program of the Water Conservation District office Food Safety Award in the school plishment and formal recognition The Food Safety Awards have Minnesota Department of Natural at (320) 693-7287 for program category. Head Cook, Irene Worm, by the Board of Commissioners. been presented annually, begin- Resources. details and enrollments, accepted the award on behalf of Stearns County's Environmen- ning in 2003. Walk-In lands provide pub- Block said that 12,500 acres are the school, tal Services Department is respon- lic access to private land. Land- already enrolled for 2013 through Both establishments received a sible for inspections of restaurants owners, in turn, are paid for the multi-year contracts and hopes to plaque recognizing their accom- located within the county. access. The program now includes add another 12,500 acres in new 35 counties lAthe western half of enrollments. tl~dstat~i : "Walk-In Access is an effec- "We've?had many requests to tive way for landowners to gener- expand the area of our Walk-In ate extra revenue from their hab- ]t's EASY to renew Civil War digest (cont'd from page 6) pilot program," said Marybeth itat acres," Block said. "It rewards Block, DNR Walk-In access coordi- landowners who own high-quality or subscribe! Sunday, March 22, 1863 Where Minnesota Regiments phon Confederates under Cola- were the week of March 18-24, nator. "As we enter our third year habitat and are willing to let the By e, nel Basil Duke of Brigadier Gen- 1863 for the program, the time seems public huntonit." mail, right to add some additional coun- Walk-In lands are open for pub- fax, web, or eral John Hunt Morgan's cavalry, lstMinnesotaVolunteerInfan- ties." lic hunting only, each year from e-me||, began a new campaign with the try-In camp near Falmouth, Va. capture of a Federal garrison at untilApri11863. Walk-In targets privately Sept. 1 to May 31. No target prac- owned parcels of 40 acres or more, rice, trapping, dog training, camp- (See order form Mount Sterling, Ky., Colonel Duke 2rid Minnesota Voluntee which are enrolled in a conserve- ing, horseback riding or fires areon page 24.) was the general's brother-in-law. Infantry- On duty at Chapel Hill tion program such as Conserve- allowed. Enrolled acres are for Skirmishing occurred at BlueTenn.,until June4, 1863. ~ tion Reserve Program or Reinvest walk-in traffic only; no vehicles Springs, near Independence, Mo.; 3rd Minnesota Volunt6~l In Minnesota. River bottoms, wet- are allowed on conservationland, near the head ofthe White River in Infantry - On duty at Fort Hei- lands and other high quality habi- Once private landis enrolled in Arkansas; and another near Mur- man Ky., until June 2, 1863. : ~, ~ tat can also be considered for the the program, bright yelloW-green "~~~~ freesboro,Te'nn-i:i-- ::~-~~ )!~h'MinnesotaVo program, hexagon signs are placed a( the Monday, March23, 1863 ~try-Expedition to Yazoo Pasg~ial The program pays landown- property boundaries. Aqua Trio3-13-13 The Federal gunboats U.S.S. Moon Lake, Yazoo Pass, Coldwa- ers by the acre to allow hunt- Locations of parcels enrolled Win loss Hartford and U.S.S. Albatross ter and Tallahatchie Rivers until ing access. Bonuses are added if for 2013 will be on the DNR web- The Rookbs 25 11 attacked the Confederate batter- April 8, 1863. more than 140 contiguous acres site in August. More information Main Street Pub 24 12 ies at Warrenton on the Missis- 5th Minnesota Volati~eez are enrolled, if the land is within on the Walk-In program and aKrippner Bailing 18 14 sippi River below Vicksburg, Miss. Infantry - On duty at Duckport: one-half mile of existing state or map of the Walk-In Access court- Team V 16 20 Other fighting occurred at Win- La., untilApril 1, 1863. federal hunting land, or if a multi- ties is available online at www. RJMGD 14 22 field, N.C.; Little Rivet Turnpike 6th Minnesota Voluntee~ year agreement is signed, mndnr.gou/walkin. Pearl Lake Lodge 11 25 near Chantilly, Va.; and Thomp- Infantry- On garrisonduty at For1 180 and above: leremy Vinar 238, son's Station, Tenn. Shelling, Glencoe, Forest City and Re~t~ =/t's your :~,~e" 221, 199; Tony Garding 214; Jason A Confederate act provided Kingston untilApril 1863. Philippi 211, 192, 191; lared Mack- for the funding of treasury notes 7th Minnesota Volunteel ~ I~1 ereth 199; Dan Young 194; Ryan issued priortoDec. 1, 1862, and for Infantry - On garrison duty i~ =r =~ Young 191, 188; Adrian Young 187. further issuance of treasury note's Mankato and other points in Min- www.riverwoodrealty.com 500 and above: Jeremy Vinar 658; for not less than $5 or more than nesota until June 1863. Jason Philippi 394; Ryan Young $50. 8th Minnesota VolunteeJ 538; Adria:n Young 530; Dan Young Tuesday, March 24, 1863 Infantry- On frontier duty at var- 524. In the watery web of Steele's ious points in Minnesota: Anoka Commercial League 3-14-13 Bayou north of Vicksburg, there Princeton, Monticello. Kingston~ 221 Church St 8,Watkins Main Street Pub 95 49 was another skirmish, this time Manannah, Paynesville, Fort Rip-, Atotofhomeher~.This3bd~,4bath. H&SGeothermal 93.5 50.5 on Black Bayou, as the Federal ley, SaukCenter, PommedeTerre, has all the room youll need, at a p~t;e you can expedition struggled to make its Alexandria and Fort Abercrombie Ran Dockendorf e~o~ Newer kitchen cabinets, possible 4th BR. TripleR 81 63 Broker/GRI KFD 78 66 way through the swamps and low- until May 1864. 764-SOLD (7653) H & S Heating/AC 67 77 lands. The action signified the end 9th MinnesotaVolunteer Infan- Work ins SOB's 65.578.5 of the Steele's Bayou campaign try- On garrison duty in various ' ~ ~- ~ ~ Kim-Built 56 88 as the gunboat slowly withdrew, frontier Minnesota communities Weekly top ten: Kelly Danelke 245, taking Major General William T. until June 1863. 232, 680; Dwight Vinar 239, 638; Sherman's infantry troops with 10th Minnesota Volunteer leremy Vinar 235, 225, 629; Bren- them. The expedition proved lit- Infantry- Regiment on detached hen Schindele 253, 617; Jason Sal- tle except to annoy the Confeder- service for garrison duty at vari- ares and show the impracticabil- ous outposts in frontierMinnesota 131 Western Ave S, Watkins zbrun 616; Dave Unterberger 236, Wonderful ,5 bedroom, 2' Bath home on 3/4 acre lot, Dan Libbesmeier intown. Yes 5 bedrooms. Loaded with chamcter! 610; Matt Adolph 232, 610; Matt ity of using the inland waterways untilJune 1863. Realtor ONLY Adolph 232, 589; Aaron Winter to reach Vicksburg, Miss. It was 1st Regiment Minnesota Cav- 320-309-1960 582; Bill Liedman 226, 574; Preston the last unsuccessful effort to find airy "Mounted Rangers" - argo- Kimball Fischer 572; Joe Asfeld 230.an entrance to the city before the nized at St. Cloud, St. Peter and major effort began under Major Fort Shelling for frontier duty General Ulysses S. Grant. against Indians until June 1863. Brackett's Battalion of Min- - 'S~ ,~d~ ~ ~, nesota Cavalry - On duty at Fort Watkins Donelson, Tenn., until June 5, ., home, just east of 1863. afforde~ hobby Kyle,Neu :-. -. ~-.- 1st Minnesota Light Artillery Realtor NOW ONLY $129,5001! Battery - On duty at Lake Provi- 320-224-1376 'HE INNESOTA DISPLAY AD NETWORK dence, La., until April 22, 1863. Eden Valley 2nd Independent Battery, Min- We have 24 building Choose the entire state or a combination of nesota Light Artillery- Onduty at zones that cover your target audience. Murfreesboro Tenn., until June 4, lots, of all sizes, ready .................. 1863. and waiting for your your newspaper representative 2nd United States Sharpshoot- 3 BR, 4 balh, newer home, for complele detc~ls. new home!! 2700 fin~ sq m 3 garages.~ Move va ready~, ers, Company A - In camp at Fal- The 2](4 Network is a program of the MHA, phone 800279-2979 mouth, Vs., until April 27, 1863.