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CQMMUHITY EDUCATION (From Page 2) be proud of in one evening? This mop doll class is just for you! You will create a s mop don decorated with ribbons and flowers in the colors of your choice. The cost of this class is $7.00. Join instructor LaVonne Oravetz on Thursday, April 25 in the room 204 of the Kimball Area High School from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Each participant is asked to bring a good pair of scissors and glue gun (if possible) to the class. The cost of supplies, approximately $9.00, is payable directly to the instructor at the class. Registration deadline is April 16. Planning for Disabled Person A seminar designed especial- ly for families, professionals, caregivers, and other interested people concerned with the future of persons with special needs. The presentation will be made by Gracka Gruis, Senior Planner with Estate Planning for the Disabled (EPD), a uniclue corporation that was established to assist the average family. Whatever your personal situa- tion you can benefit from the information you will rccve by attending this seminar to begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, in room 200 of the Kimball Area High SchooL There is no charge- deadline to register is April1. .Trips. Tke Lovely tkwllt $1mmn Alwi124 The 1940's revisited .... a celebration of big beautiful women gifted with big beautiful voices who know how to get the most out of the best music ever written. Join us on Wednesday, April 24, as we travel to the Plymouth Playhouse to see The Lovely Liebowitz Sisters with Bobby Argyle and His Sox. This theatre performance guarantees to deliver you one sbowstopping tuno after anothor. Some of these ttales will include In The Mood, Strip Polka, Harbor Light, Don't Sit Under The Apple Tr and much more. Our trip to the theatre will include a buffet lunch of baked chickea, fish and deluxe burrito and an the fLxings. The cost o this trip is $29.00 and includes the motorcoaeh transportation, theatre tickets aud-bet hmch. mgistraUon deadline is April 10. The motorcoach departs from the Kimball Area High Sclol at 7:20 a.m. There will be a dinner stop at the Buffalo McDonald's around 7-7:3O p.m. on the return trip home. This meal is on your own. Geritol Frolics date change As many of you may have noticed, Kimball Community Education has publicized a trip to the Brainerd Community College for the fabulous Geritol Frolics. This must see perfor- mance was listed in the spring newsletter as Sunday, May 19. I personally went to Brainerd the day tickets went on sale and stood in line for over one-and- a-half hours. Once I reached the ticket window I was told that there were only two days remaining with enough tickets for us. Thus our date has been changed to Saturday, May 25. The price of this trip is $20. The motorocoach will depart the Kimball Area High School at 9 a.m. We will be stopping in Little Falls for a fast food lunch before arriving in Brainerd for the show. On the way home we will stop at the Old Country Buffet in St. Cloud for dinner. Both meals are on your own. This trip f'dls up very quickly as it is one of the most popular senior citizen shows in Mid- Minnesota. Call today for reser- vations. From the Comer d ,k4r On Tuesday evening, April 23rd, at City Hall, 7:00 p.m., a staff member from the St. Cloud Hospital will speak to all members of the Kimball fire department, rescue squad, police department, and wastewater department on Hepatitis B and the vaccination program. Anyone working in these departments is advised to take the vaccine. www A reminder to any group sponsoring a raffle. One must apply to the Charitable Gambling board for an exempt gambling certificate. The certificate should be brought to the City Council. There is no fee, but the operation is then legal. The assessment notices were mailed this week concerning revenue required for the new well and purification plant. The project cost is $636,000. The $300,000 will be a FmHA grant for the purification plant, while the $336,000 will be a loan at 5%. Land parcels that have city water available will pay an assessment of about $600 or approximately $40.00 per year; water main assessments for seven properties on Highway 55 will be $13.25 per front footage. A special public hearing is scheduled for 7 p.m., City Hall, A. The above should not be news 1st Main and Hazel to anyone who has been reading this column as the council has asked for citizen input for over nlk AnmM MaWr of r, State Representative Jeff Bertram sent congratulations to Kimball on being selected to participate as one of ten pilot communities in the "Community Assessment Model." He writes, "It is great to see a community in my district benefit from a legislative program which I have supported. X hope the program meets its expectations and that Kinball continues as a emmunity to strive." 4r On babalf of tho Kimball fire department, the city accepted with gratitude a $]000 check from the WAT-KIM-VALLEY VFW Post 5460 for the fire hall building fund. It would be great if other gronl with available gambling funds would eomdder a Kimball fire hall fund. The cause is good ns well as inst. two years. The search for answers to the water-well problem has been in-depth. Water is becoming a precious commodity as the year 2000 approaches. Some cities, i.e. Brooten, are purchasing bottled water due to adverse conditions of water. Your council is trying hard to project what is best for our residents as the future unfolds. 00ls/nut00 Foods of Ancient Times Are In Vogue Again Walk through your grocery store. and you'll find new foods every day. Y(nfll ;lls) fiml liners ptple ate them- sands of years ago. Foods from ancient limes, such as whole wheat, bar}ey and dry beans, are in vogue again because of a new emphasis on complex carbohydrates, says Mary Helen Gunkler, registered dietitian and Haft nalritioni.q for Total cereal. Fruitx. vegetables and grains sup- ply complex earhohydrates, energy. fiber and many vitamins and minerals. In addilion, a gram of carbohydrate has less than half the calories of a gram of fat. The new Dietary Guidelines for Americans encourage eating more IL, k, . ! ] I I | See me for cor, home, life | I imoronce I I, I I h.--6,A---** I I |A ["*4"4 I KIMBALL Tri-County News--Thursday, April 11, 1991 "Jr foods rich in complex carbohydrates: at least 6 sewings of grains, at least 3 servings of vegetables and at leal 2 fruit servings. Choose the number of servings appropriale for your calorie needs. An ;iverage serving of earlhy(Irale f(l. such as a slice of bread or a medium- size apple, has about 70 calories. Therefore. six servings of grain foods provide about 420 calories. Older adults aml people who gel limited exercise will want to include the minimum number of servings in es.'h food category. Active. growing ",loleenls and athletes need more. Gunkler concludes thai it's easy to include more complex carbohydrate h,ods throughout the day. Here are examples: .Breakfast I oz. Whole Wbcat Tolal = I serving gram I slice whole wheat Ioasl ---- I serving grain I banana = I serving fruit .Lunch I CUp pasta = 2 servings grain 1/2 cup green beans = I rving vegelable I medium pear = I serving fruit -Dinner I whole-grain dinner roll = ' I serving grain I medium baked potato = I serving vegetable I/2 cup Stltsash = I serving vegetable .Snack I oz. whole-grain crackers = I serving grain KimballChatter Agnes Hinz called on Millie Hinz one day last week. Do you live with a person wire beats you? Regular self help meetings are i now being held in Monticello every 2rid and 4th Monday at 7 p.m. to approximately 8:30 p.m. Babysitting is available. Ask if transportation is a problem. Confidentiality will be carefully maintained. For further information or transportation call Lesley 682-1612, Barb 682- 2607, or Diane 295-2784. i Kimball Chatter Visitors at the Waldo and Joyce Robinson home Sunday afternoon were Alene and Lewis Borman of Paynesville, Rodney, Jerry and Janet Robinson. Who's gdng to be 20 en tim 15? LoVO, Morn & Dad J & M Mini.Mart Hwy. 15 &55 Noun: 6 e.m. Men. Ikru Fri. to 10:30 p.m. Sat. g Sn., 7 e.m. to 10:30 p.m. NOW AVAILABLE- Cold Spring Bakorf Goods MINNESOTA GOLD BRAND SKIN-ON Wieners ALL STAR COOKED Salami BERNATELLO'S Pizza 0 OFF Dr. Pepper, Diet Dr. Pepper, 7 Up, Diet 7 Up 2 LITER 99 Dr. Pepper, Diet Dr. Pepper, Wekh's Gm.00, 7 Up, Diet 7 Up, Sunkist Orange, Dad's Root Beer, R C Cob, Diet R C Cola Phone: 398-2600. We occep food stomps.