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PAGE 8 March 24, 2016 www.tricountynews.mn Food om-esdom Featuring 5 time Gold Medal X Winner: 13 Annual Saturday, April z 8:3o a.m. - z:3o p.m. Kimball Area Wq, h School BREAKFAST served 8-11 a.m. by take Church Kimball Class of 1974 meets April 23 Attention Kimball Class of 1974, there will be a get-together Saturday, April 23. We will meet at Triple R at 10 a.m. ACT Prep Course offered at KAHS Kimball Area High School will be offering a preparation class for students taking the ACT col- lege entrance test. The class will begin Wednesday, March 30, and run for nine total days. The class will take place before school from 7-8 a.m. Students can register for the course through Kimball Community Education. Letters from Afghanistan March 21, 2016 Hey everyone, h's getting closer to leaving time. Thank goodness, it has been a long week. Tune ges s slw nw" I think that knwing we leave soon makesthe day go slower. It has rained almost everyday here. Everythinghas flooded and is muddy. On one of my missions this week Public Affairs came out and took some photos and wrote a little of what we do on our missions. The photos turned out amazin& Two days after the ~ were publish~, MarkA. Wdsh llI a Facebook n mmge that saki he was proud to serve with me and how he appredated what I do. General Welsh is the Chief of Staff for the Air Force. One last thing before I close: s'mce I am leaving soon I ask that you do not send any more letters or packages. I appreciate everyone's letters and packages! So thank you all for sending me them! Enjoy your weeld A photo taken last week of Airman 1st Class Aiexandra PoweU at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. Ailie is part Fly Away Secudty Team of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing. Her tour there is nearly up; she'll come home for a bit before being stationed in Korea. in Send us your questions for Allie! Do you have a question you'd love Allie to answer a future letter? Send it to us and we'll get it to her. Kiml U Claut of (.la r hlaml Meeket Memorial Chlk Kimball Menus Mar. 28-Apr. 1 Breakfast Monday-No School Tuesday: Sausage & eggwich or choice of WG cereal, WG toast, jelly/margarine, vegetable/fl it selection, juice, mill Wednesday: French toast stix, sausage patty or choice of WG cereal, WG toast, jelly/margarine, vegetable/fruit selection, juice, mill Thursday: Breakfast burrito or choice of WG cereal, WG toast, jelly/margarine, vegetable/fruit juice, milk. Friday: Scrambled eggs & sau- sage w/Tri-Tater or choice of cereal, graham crackers, vegetable/flesh fruit selection, milk. KAHS horticulture class visits Millner's Winery Don Millner is talking to the KAHS Horticulture class about the vineyard and vineyard management at Millner Heritage Vineyard & Winery located south of Kimball on Highway 15. Submitted photo. Lunch Monday-No School Tuesday: Popcorn chicken bowl or sloppy Joe on WG bun, mashed potatoes & gravy, corn, red pep- per slices, carrot sticks, white bean salad, seasonal fruit, milk. Wednesday: Walking taco with fixings or chicken patty onWG bun, corn chips, black bean salsa, diced tomatoes, shredded lettuce, sea- sonal fruit, milk. Thursday: Chicken gravy, mashed potatoes, WG bread slices or hot dog on bun, mashed pota- toes & gravy, dinner salad, corn, broccoli florets, seasonal fruit, milk. Friday: Sesame chicken stir- fry w/brown rice or cheeseburger on WG bun, brown rice, cole slaw, green beans, seasonal fruit. The horticulture class at Kimball Area High School took a field trip to Millner's Heritage Vineyard & Winery. Don Millner presented to the students infor- mation on the care and harvest- ing of grape vines and the grapes themselves. Millner's have nine acres of grapes that include four hybrid varieties of grapes developed at the University of Minnesota. The vineyard was first planted in 2006, with the first harvest taking place in 2007. Mr. Millner also showed the Horticulture class where and how the grapes are crushed to produce juice used to make wine. Boys' basketball team holds post-season banquet By Jay Klein, Coach letter winners (seniors) Dunkin was first team all-conference Tuesday, March 15, the Kimball Westrich, Cole Czech and Sam and Darius Westrich was second boys' basketballprogram held their Ehlinger, (juniors) Del Guerrero team all-conference. Offensive end-season banquet at Kimball (letter winner), Keali'i Kapoi, MVP Award went to Del Guerrero. Area High School. A potluck meal Adam Nehring, Parker Peglow, Weston Hine was named Most was served for the players, their par- Levi Sodergren, and Darius Improved Player, Hayden Gagnon ents and the coaching staff. Awards Westrich (letter winner), (sopho- received the Hustle Award and were also handed out, as coaches mores) Hunter Ahlrich, HaydenCole Czech received the Team refiected on their seasons. Gagnon (letter winner) WestonSpirit Award. Kimball had two This past year the varsity team Hine (letter winner), Michaelplayers named Central Minnesota finished the season with a record Hoffman. (letter winner), andConference Players of the Week of 9 wins and 19 losses overall. (freshmen) Drew Gustafson (letter during the season: Darius Kimball had a record of 2-12 in the winner), Noah Jurek, and Jevonte Westrich and Del Guerrero. Central Minnesota Conference, Victor. Statisticians on this year's The basketball banquet put the finishinginseventhplace.Kimball team were Jake Traurig, Adam finishing touches on a very suc- was the number three seed in Hilbert, Brandon Rosha, and cessful season for the Kimball Section 5A north sub-section for Michael Stern. The team videogra- boys' basketball program. All the playoffs. It was the fifth time in pher was Casey Gohmann. the coaches would like to thank six years that the boys' team won a A number of awards were giventhe players, the players' parents, first round playoff game. out the night of the banquet. The everyone who helped with the There were 16 players on Cubs had two players named program and all the fans for mak- the varsity team this past year. to the Central Minnesota All-ing the season very special and Members of the team included: Conference Team. Del Guerreroone toremember. Post Prom party being planned The post prom committee has alcohol. We are trying to create a or business can help contribute been busy planning a post prom fun-filled and safe environment to the post prom party, you may party for the KAHS students and for our children. The students will mail or drop them off at: Kimball their dates. The post prom partywill not be able to leave the event; and Community Education, Post Prom take place right after the dance, the parents and others in our com- Party, PO Box 368, Kimball, MN Many students leave the dance, munity will have peace of mind 55353. You may also contact Karla and end up at parties where drink- knowing our children are safe. Ehlinger at (320) 250-5357, if you ing alcohol is involved. Many of We are also seeking donations would like for us to pick up an these students end up getting of money, gift cards or prizes for item. Thanks for all your support. behind the wheel after consuming the event, if you, your family and Kimball Hall of Fame Nominate someone now for thefrom three categories: School District who has made sig- KimballArea Public Schools Hall of Activites participant, a Kim- nificant contributions to KAHS Fame. The form is available on the ball graduate out of school for at activities. school's website (www.kimbaU.kl2. least five years; Nominations for the 2016-17 Hall ran.us) and mailing instructions are Coach/advisor at Kimball of Fame Class are due by May 1, 2016. there as well as the criteria for nom- Area Public Schools; or Members are inducted every three ination. Candidates can be selected . Any member of the Kimball years since its inception in 2003.