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Thursday, April 4, 2013 .... F[.i ,i ................................. i]]H] ................ nP Commercial League 3-28-13 Win loss H&SGeothermal 110.581.5 Triple R 110 82 Main Street Pub 105 87 H & S Heating/AC 100 92 KFD 99 93 SOB's 94.5 97.5 Kim-Built 77 115 Weekly top ten: Dwight Vinar 237, 231, 671; Preston Fischer 236, 235, 668; Kelly Danelke 257, 220, 645; Jeremy Salzbrun 224, 221,613; Tra- vis VanNurden 587; Travis Abe 562; Scott Kissner 560; Jason SaP zbrun 558; Joe Asfeld 556; Tony Stewart 224; Aaron Winter 206. Aqua Trio 3-27-13 200 and above: Dan Hansen 216, 216, 203; Jerome Garding Garding 213; Jason Philippi 203, 201,200. 500 and above: Dan Hansen 635; Jason Philippi 604; lake Anderson 531; Jerome Garding 531. Town and Country 3-29-13 Gagnon Landscaping 235 157 Aqua Lanes 225 167 Looman's Constr. 208.5 183.5 Triple D Farm 178.5 213.5 Weisman Racing 170 222 Vinar's Cabinet 159 233 Week 29 high games 210 or better: Gordy Schreifels 268, 268; Andy Mackereth 264; Mark Jordan 243, 236; Trent Lammersen 234; Jesse Bogatzki 225; Steve Becker 217; Matt Adolph 214; Dwight Vinar 213; Joe Asfeld 212; Cory Kunkel 210. High series: Gordy Schreifels 670; Mark Jordan 663; Jesse Bogatzki 622. Tri-County League 3-27-13 Vinar's Cabinet 265.5 182.5 Ameriprise Financial 220 228 Blue Moose Bar/Grill 217 231 Krippner Cust. Pump.215.5 232.5 Kimball Legion 214 234 Custom Towing 212 236 Week 29 high games 210 or bet- ter: Dwight Vinar 248, 236; Brian Mackereth 247; Ben Leither 247; Dean Schmidt 241, 219, 214; Matt Adolph 236; ]eremy Vinar 234, 228; Dave Kloepner 233, 225; Steve Becker 232, 231, 215; Jason Knoll 229; Dan Young 224; Keith Hinke- meyer 222; Russ Hinz 214; Gordy Schreifels 213. High series: Steve Becket 678; Dean Schmidt 674; .Dave Kloepner 653; Dwight Vinar 645; Ben Lei- ther 632; matt Adolph 632; Jeremy vinar 623; Gordy Schreifels 620; jason Knoll 609; Brian Mackereth 606. Aqua Jills 3-26-13 R & R Construction 59 32 Gohmann's Foods 58 33 Aqua Lanes 55 36 AM Maus 52 39 Stuve Auto 51 40 Kimball Rescue 41 43 FHE 38 53 Scores 160 and higher: Kristy Imholte 169; Barb Liedman 172; Lynn Adolph 205; Karla Adolph 193; Megan Truenow 179. Tidbits for March 2013 Some would have you think when three hens were with him, that aprons are a thing of the past. he was alone. March 1, he looked know better as I have nieces who downtrodden. His head wasn't held year them, and I still do on occa- high and he wasn't strutting. I told sion. A friend gave me a special one myself I should take something to as a thank-you. She had bought feed him/them. After the snow of the apron, but personalized it by March 3 and 4, I didn't see him for appliqu6ing "Rose" and below that, awhile. I wondered if he starved to cross-stitched a rose. I wear it when death. mykids are here, soifIcan'tremem- About a week and a half later, her my name, I can look at it. I fig- he was on the opposite side of the are that way they won't know if I'm road, but he wasn't strutting. I took losing my mind. Okay, that is what some grain along the next morn- told my grandson before he could ing and dumped it on the edge of read, and he asked what it said, and the road. Imagine my surprise that then why my name was on it. afternoon as I drove by to see that Reading an article on aprons, someone else had also decided to I picked out a few tidbits to share feed the pheasants by spreading here. There is an apron museum some shelled corn near the grain in Iuka, Miss. Aprons have been for them. around since Adam and Eve. Gen- March is National Mayors for esis 3:7 states that when they real- Meals on Wheels Month. The goal ized they were. naked, they used is to have many mayors, or some, fig leaves to make aprons to cover one from their staff, deliver Meals their nakedness. Aprons," often the on Wheels across the USA show- same length as the pioneer wom- ing their support of the program. en's dresses, saved on laundry and a Mayor Tammy Konz delivered here pocket on the back of it could hold on the 27th. Thank you, Tammy, for a rifle, your support of Senior Dining in Judy Garland wore an apron Kimball. in the Wizard of Oz. It later sold Twenty-eight Easter Dinner for $480,000 at an auction. Look- meals were served on the 26th. The ing back, out on the farm, aprons Kimball Kruisers 4-H Club turned were easy to put on over your barn tracings of their hands into lambs. clothes when it was time to work in They were cute. I spotted one black the kitchen. That makes sense to sheep among the "flock." Bright me, but why did we females always idea! I decided to blacken two put one on over our clothes when more. While setting the tables, one we worked in the kitchen, but my black sheep was placed on each of brothers didn't? They didn't change the three tables. While the diners from their clothes either. Besides, were eating, I looked for the black aprons were handy to wipe your sheep and the diner at that place hands on. won a door prize. Strange, there Think of all the germs that fami- were only two black sheep. I had lies shared in past years. My grand- the volunteer double-check as she daughters were "grossed" oiJt, and I had placed them. Come to find out, mean really "grossed," upon hear- a lady had moved a couple of place ing that my parents and us kids all settings from one table to another drank out of the same water dipper, so the men could all sit at one table. There he is, strutting his stuff A fellow, sheepishly admitted, that alongside the road again. This was not wanting to be a black sheep, a daily sight as I drove to work. In he'd tossed his across the table. It the sunshine, his breast glistened must have landed upside down. a beautiful reddish gold. Pheas- Now that he knew he would get a ant roosters, at least to me, seem to ticket for a free meal, yes, he'd be a carry themselves In a proud man- black sheep. I chuckled awhile. ner. Except for a couple of mornings A new entr6e, a turkey, bacon r March was Food Share Month "Demandcontinuestoincrease, were more than $15,000 in cash vation ArmyThrift Store by Cross- and donations (during March and more than 92,000 pounds of roads. Food Share month) are drasti- food product. Major Lee Morrison, The food collected during Food cally down" says, Karla Rolfzen, head of the local Corps added, "We Share month is greatly counted Social Services Coordinator at the never lose hope. The good people on to help support our Food Pan- Salvation Army in St. Cloud. The in the St. Cloud area have always try, the Community Lunch pro- food and cash donations to the St. increased supporting the Salva- gram, and the Shelter Meals for Cloud Area Salvation Army dur- tion Army, especially when the the residents at the 64-bed Emer- ing "Food Share" which are max- need is the greatest." gency Shelter which houses home- imized through a matching grant How to donate: less individuals, families and vet- from Second .Harvest are wayGive on line at www.salvation erans, all located at the St. Cloud behind last year's donations. After Area Salvation Army Service Cen- three weeks, or 60 percent of the Mail a check to The Salvation ter. Last year the Salvation Army five week event completed, the Army, 400 South US 10, St. Cloud, distributed over 240 tons of food Salvation Army has only collected MN 56304. from the Food Pantry, served $3,263 in cash and 23,635 pounds Drop a donation off at The Sal- 30,000 meals during the Commu- of food product, 22 percent and vation Army office on highway 10, nity lunches and served 20,000 26 percent respectively. Last year across from Cashwise. additional meals from Shelter Res- the totals collected at the Corps Drop a donation off at The SaP idents. Kingston Legion Auxiliary met March The Kingston Johnson Kelly Anthem, The Star-Spangled Ban- American Legion Post 483 and the her, and repeated the Preamble of Kingston Johnson Kelly American the Constitution. Legion Auxiliary members met Auxiliary president is Lori Tuesday evening, March 26, for Wells, and Legion Commander is theirmonthlymeetingatKingston Keith Hanson. Separate business American Legion Hall. meetings then began. March being American Legion's All reports by chairmen of var- 94th birthday month, the veterans ious programs were completed enjoyed a pot luck supper supplied and will be returned to the Amer- and served by the Auxiliary mem- ican Legion Auxiliary Department bers. Birthday greetings were also office before April 15. sung by the Auxiliary members. Department president Raleen The Legion members then Tolzmann was unable to attend joined the Auxiliary members our March Meeting, as it was a with the opening ceremony. All busy month visiting Auxiliary repeated the Pledge of Allegiance meetings and attending the Wash- to the Flag, sang the National ington Conference. March also is Community Service Month. Ten members of the Kingston and ranch wrap met the approval Johnson Kelly American Legion of the diners here. I didn't get Auxiliary chose"HomeYardBeau- one because of a miscount in the tification" as their community kitchen, service project, spending 80 hours April is volunteer recognition of care, in view of the public pass- month across the nation. Those ingby. who volunteer at the Senior Din- The Auxiliary also has a com- ing site will be honored on Tuesday, munity service project which will April 16. The appreciation "party" be the "Veteran's Care Package," will be combined with the sched- this year. Auxiliary members will uled Western Day. Angle Hoeft will bring snack items to be packed at be entertaining you with country each meeting. There are service music starting at 1 p.m. The cook men in other lands who receive will be preparing a dessert to serve no mail or packages. The Auxil- at the end of the party. I will need a iary will take part in the Veterans head count so I order enough des- Poppy program in May. Chairper- sert. son is Sandy Smith. Also, the Girls Catholic Charities will be host- State Program takes place in June. Ing their annual volunteer appre- Offering "New Hope" to vet- ciation brunch on Sunday, April 28. erans and their families, there is The volunteers here have their a program called "Project New names in a bowl and 6-8 names are Hope." There will be a gathering drawn to see who the lucky ones with a speaker at 2 p.m. Saturday, are. Besides the buffet, they are April 13, at the Kingston Commu- entertained and many win door nity Center. This program is spon- prizes. Mother's Day is right around the corner. Support your mother, mother-in-law, an aunt, a neighbor or a friend by giving them a gift they will love: tickets for meals at senior dining or for meals delivered to their homes. Gift booklets of tickets are available at the local bank (Har- vest Bank), and at the dining site. For more information, call (320) 398-2211, ext. 13. Leave a message if necessary. Diners truly appreciate getting tickets. The evening of March 27, I heard the honking and yes, observed a large flock of geese making their way north. The next day, several diners told of seeing flocks the night before and that morning. The con- sensus was that spring was indeed here or soon would be. Well, I was asked to go on a date with the Easter bunny and his lovely wife to a surprise destination. So, if I am going to be ready to be picked up on time, I best get moving. 'Til next time Rosa_lea Hoeft, Satellite Site Coordinater 26 sored by Lions Clubs and others. The Kingston Lions have asked Don Pals of "Project New Hope" to come and speak about New Hope retreats. There are so many veterans who have returned home from their mission unable to cope with present struggles. They and thei[ families would be treated to a retreat after their stressful time in the service, no matter what era they served in. Everybody is wel- come to attend April 13, and no charge for attending. April 21-27 is "National Vol- unteer Recognition Week." A big thank you is wished by the Kings- ton American Legion Auxiliary members to all who are volun- teers. Department president Raleen Tolzmann's project this year is the Minneapolis V.A. the "Veteran Women's Center" will be refur- bished to make it woman-vet- eran friendly with new furniture, wall decorations, and supplies; and their own waiting room. This includes "Baby Bundle Baskets" with baby needs, also gift items for the veteran moms. The Kingston Johnson Kelly Auxiliary members took part in this project, and an award for the President's Project Recognition Certificate was received, as well as a Public Relations award. Our next meeting is Tuesday, April 30. Public Relations, Ann Hamilton Remember our servicemen and our veterans. Every day is Veterans Day.