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Pa00e 4 King Crossword ity Thursday, April 9, 2009 C ommun Tri-County News- I(imball, MN Kimball Lions Scavenger Hunt for Food Shelf ACROSS 1 Junk in the in-box 5 Stir-fry pan 8 Greet the villain 12 Operatic showstopper 13 Rage 14 Reverberate 15 "Yellow" band 17 Horse of a different color? 18 Scoundrel 19 Cognac, e.g. 21 Lieu 24 Brat's stocking stuffer 25 "-- Fiction" 26 Make like a caught 50 Squared possum 30 Recede away 31 10 million 51 War god rupees 52 Urban 32 Sticky stuff scurrier 33 Jerry Garcia 53 Information fan 35 Lion's pride? DOWN 36 Feeble 1 Pouch 37 Autumnal quaff 38 Dramatist Molnar 41 Swindle 42 Satan's field 43 Winter woe 48 Snitch 49 Mess up .._. 2"--" 3"'" i E '  11-- !Pl !"' i ,,; 7 PC 28 Top-notch requirement 29 Active person 8 Boston 31 "Big Brother" news-paper host Julie 9 Pic to click 34 Resides 10 Roe provider 35 Chopped 11 PlayStation finely maker 37 Cape- 16 Cushion 38 Greek 2 Expert 20 Bygone cheese 3 Have 43- comic Martha 39 Always Across, 21 Raced 40 Anger maybe 22 Toothpaste 41 Wagon 4 Capricious holder 44 Historic time and reckless 23 Exile isle 45 Eggs 5 Untamed 24 Mantle 46 Allow 6 Feast-famine 26 Pulpit VlP 47 "csr' link 27 "ZoundsF evidence 2009 King Features Synd., Inc. Saturday, April 4, The Kimball Lions completed their first annual Food Shelf Scavenger Hunt. The hopes were to round up food sup- plies, basic needs such as dish soap, toothpaste, personal items, and cleaning supplies that would stock the Kimball Area Food Shelf. The successful results of the event were receiving 717 pounds of food and products, and $160 in cash. Submitted photo Sign up now for the All-City Garage Sale! The All-City Garage Sale, spon- sored by the Kimball Area Cham- ber of Commerce, is set for Satur- day, May 2. Sign up now through April 24 at Images by Marguerite or the State Bank of Kimball. There will be an $8 registration fee to help cover advertising costs. The event will be advertised in the Tri- County News, St. Cloud Times and three other local papers. Fliers will be posted in neighboring commu- nities and maps will be available the day of the sale. The Elementary School park- ing lot will be available for out-of- town residents. (You must provide your own tables.) TCN Deadlilze: 2 p.nz. goredays Kimball holds Easter egg hunt in the park .C00M --  Crossword -- Last week's answers Solution time: 25 mins. G U R U | D I E I 0 P U $ N I Wells * Pumps I Dozens of children gathered Sunday afternoon, April 5, for a visit with the Easter Bunny and to collect some of the 1,000-plus Easter eggs hidden in Willow Creek Park. The plastic eggs were filled with candy, and children also received prizes. Cookies and juice were served as well. This event, a first in Kimball, was made possible by volunteers and by donations by local businesses. Photos by Jean Doran Matua. Fireman's breakfast was a record success A record 1,282 people turned out for this year's Kimball Fire- men's Relief Association pancake breakfast. This was the thirty-sec- ond year of the event which is the primary fundraiser for our local volunteer fire department. They started running out of food, and had to make several trips to Knaus and Gohmann's; but no one left unfed. Besides a wonderful breakfast (not just pancakes, but Knaus sau- sage, French toast, and scrambled eggs), the fire department got to show off, for the first time, its latest acquisition: the 1948 Internation- al fire truck that was the depart- ment's very first new fire truck. The truck had been kept in stor- ate for decades, and has now been fixed up to run beautifully. Watch for it in parades this summer! The proceeds from the annu- al breakfast go toward purchas- ing needed equipment for the fire department. Although most of the trucks and equipment is paid for with private donations, grants, and gambling proceeds, the breakfast money allows the department to buy a rescue boat, for instance. This year they plan to buy a second thermal-imaging camera which will allow firefight- ers to locate people inside a burn- ing building when it's too smoky to see them. These and dozens more photos of the fireman's breakfast and the Easter egg hunt are available in a slideshow at our Web site.