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Thursday, April 18, 2013 Tri-County News www.tricountynews.mn 'Making and Marketing Jams Et Jellies' Workshop in Rogers April 25 safety from harvest to process, "Making and Marketing Jams & ByDebBotzek-Linn, operational guidelines for the sale Jellies" is sponsored by the Minne- Extension educator in food safety of jams and jellies in Minnesota, sota Fruit and Vegetable Growers "Making and Marketing Jamsand labeling and documentation. Association (MFVGA), University of & Jellies" is a workshop for those The workshop will be held from Minnesota Extension and USDA. interested in selling safe home-pro- 1-4 p.m. in Rogers, Minn April 25, For registration information, duced jams and jellies at farmers' at Cabela's, 20200 Rogers Drive. visit the MFVGA's website at www. markets or community events. Conducting the workshop are Uni- mfvga.org, or call MFVGA at (763) The workshop will address pro- versity of Minnesota Extension 434-0400, or contact University ducing a quality product, home educators in food safety. Registra- of Minnesota Extension at (888) processing and equipment, food tion fee is $25. 241-4591. Bert Blyleven headlines Circle Me History: ACelebration of Baseball June 8, 1936, for example, the afternoons (especially for the win- A fundraising event for the St. Cloud Daily Times and Daily ners), as well as community build- Stearns History Museum Journal-Press, June 8, 1936, ing momentum all over Stearns Wednesday, April 24, profes- reported that despite Richmond's County. Softball, Little League, sional baseballer Bert Blyleven early lead, the St. Cloud Mer- pick up games, women's teams, will headline the Stearns History chants got five runs in the seventh college teams, American Indian Museum's spring event, Circle Me and eighth. Lastrop beat St. Wen- teams all have played a part in the History, at the Gorecki Center in del; Buckman lost to Bowlus. Mel- history of Stearns County. St. Joseph. He'll talk about his own rose gave Cold Spring a shellack- Our event commemorates all journey "From Small Town to the ing at 10 to 0. In other lopsided of these teams and these players - Big Leagues." games, Holdingford beat Avon 15 even the wannabes - with our Cir- Mr. Blyleven, for more than to 3, Watkins beat Albany 12 to cle Me History baseball evening. 20 years in the major leagues, 3, and Royalton took St. Stephen The Stearns Museum will also threw a mean curveball. He 14 to 2. Kimball defeated Kings- take the opportunity to present pitched his first game before he ton and Dassel beat Eden Valley. its Zapp Historian Award to Pro- was 20, and his last game after Cokato beat Darwin. In the upset fessorBill Morgan, local historian, he was 40. He threw for two win- of the day, the Rockville team retired Saint Cloud State profes- ning teams in the World Series, took undefeated St. Martin's 3 to sor, and author of several books on the Minnesota Twins in 1987 and 1. There were other games in the Stearns County history. The event the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1979. Northern League and in the Mor- will include dinner and silent and He's currently a color commenta- rison County league, the Meeker live auctions. tor for the Minnesota Twins and County league. All of these games Mr. Blyleven will sign one item has perfected the "Circle Me, Bert" - and others - got full coverage in per person and dinner guests will machine, to entertain fans at all the newspaper - and this was in also have the opportunity to have home games, early June, not yet the height of the their own photos taken in front of Circle Me History will also fee- season, historic photo of the old Rox sta- ture exhibits by two historians of The diamonds in our com- dium. local baseball, as well as memora- munities have long been aliveCircle Me History tickets can bilia from the St. Cloud Rox drawn with the sounds of bats and balls, be purchased on line at www. from the Museum's collections, cheers and boos. The St. Cloud Rox stearns-museum.org, over the tele- Baseball has a long history in and the River Bats, local games phone at (320) 253-8424, or in per- Stearns County and has involved and intertown rivalries provided son at 235 South 33rd Avenue, thousands of people. On one day, entertainment, happy family St. Cloud. Holy Cross School holds annual dinner and auction Holy Cross School in Marty (also known as Pearl Lake) held their seventh annual dinner and auction Saturday evening, April 13. The theme was "A Night in New Orleans," and Jack and Ginger Zwilling were the hosts. There were nearly 100 items donated for the silent auction, including carved wooden orna- ments, a number of various gift baskets, garden ornaments, and a number of overnight stays and other gifts donated by local and near-local businesses. There really was something for every interest and taste. Nearly 50 items were donated for the live auction that fol- lowed the dinner. (John Meagher donated his services as auction- eer.) A Pearl Lake fishing trip and an overnight ice fishing excursion were among the live auction items. A couple of hand-made quilts were auctioned off, as was dinner for four prepared by Father Mark Ostendorf. There also were cook- ies, pork and beef, soups, breads, and other edibles; lawn and gar- den implements, decorations and furniture; Twins and Vikings tick- ets, and even a round of golf; and a number of very special items made and donated by the students at Holy Cross School. Congratulations to the school and to the community that keeps it going, now more than 100 years: "A Night in New Orleans" was the theme of this year's Holy Cross School annual dinner and auction. There was plenty of food and festivities New Orleans-style April 13 in Marry during the 7th annual dinner and auction for Holy Cross School. Staff photos by Marguerite Laabs. ,ty Page 27 jr ['rr II ]IH 2013 Baseball Sun April 21, 2 p.m at Pearl Lake SUN APRIL 28, 2 P.M.V. ST. NICK Sun May 5, 2 p.m at Luxemburg SUN MAY 12, 2 P.M V. COLD SPRING Sun May 19, 2 p.m at Kimball WED MAY 22, 7:30 P.M V. PEARL LAKE Sun May 26, 2 p.m at Eden Valley Sat June 1, (all day) at Winsted Tournament Wed June 5, 7:30 p.m at Cold Spring FRI JUNE 7, 7:30 P.M V. KIMBALL SUN JUNE 9,2 P.M V. LUXEMBURG THURS.-SUN JUNE 13-16, WATKINS/KIMBALL TOURN. Fri.-Sun June 21-23, at Arlington Tournament FRI JUNE 28, 7:30 P.M V. ST. AUGUSTA SUN JUNE 30, 2 P.M V. EDEN VALLEY Sun July 7, 2 p.m at St. Augusta Find Watkins Clippers Baseball" on Facebook. 2013 Baseball Schedule Sun April 21, at St. Augusta SUN APRIL 28, V. PEARL LAKE Sun May 5, at St. Nick Sat May 11, at Kimball Sun May 12, at Luxemburg WED MAY 15, V. COKATO Sun May 19, at Cold Spring FRI MAY 24, V. KIMBALL SUN MAY 26, V. WATKINS Fri May 31, at Litchfield Blues Sun June 2, at Pearl Lake Wed June 5, at Atwater FRI JUNE 7, V. ST. AUGUSTA SUN JUNE 9, V. ST. NICK Thurs June 13-16, Highway 55 Tournament WED JUNE 19, V. COLD SPRING Fri June 21-22, Valley Daze Sun June 30, at Watkins WED JULY 3, V. RICHMOND FRI JULY 5, V. LUXEMBURG WED JULY 10, V. RAYMOND FRI JULY 12, V. REGAL WED JULY 17, V. CLEAR LAKE Visit edenvalleyhawks.com, the official website of the Eden Valley Hawks. SAT APRIL 20, 4 P.M V. DASSEL Sun April 21, 2 p.m at Luxemburg SUN APRIL 28, 2 P.M V. ST. AUGUSTA SAT MAY 4, 11 A.M BEAN BAG TOURNAMENT (rescheduled) Sun May 5, 2 p.m at Cold Spring Rockies SAT MAY 11, 1 P.M V. EDEN VALLEY Sun May 12, 2 p.m at Pearl Lake SAT MAY 18, 1 P.M V. LUXEMBURG SUN MAY 19, 2 P.M V. WATKINS Fri May 24, 7:30 p.m at Eden Valley SUN MAY 26, 2 P.M V. ST. NICHOLAS Wed May 29, 7:30 p.m at Sartell Fri May 31, 7:30 p.m at St. Michael Sun June 2, 2 p.m at St. Augusta FRI JUNE 7, 7:30 P.M V. WATKINS SAT JUNE 8, 1 P.M V. PEARL LAKE SUN JUNE 9, 2 P.M V. COLD SPRING ROCKIES Thurs.-Sun June 13-16, Highway 55 Tournament (TBD) SAT JUNE 22, 3 P.M V. BROWNTOWN Wed June 26, 7:30 p.m at Cold Spring SAT JUNE 29, 4 P.M V. BIRD ISLAND Sun June 30, 2 p.m at St. Nicholas Fri July 12, 7:30 p.m at Sauk Rapids Sun July 14, CVL Playoffs (TBD) Wed July 17, 7:30 p.m at Dassel Sun July 22, CVL Playoffs (TBD) Sat July 28, CVL Playoffs (TBD) Visit kimballexpress.com, the official website of Kimball Express.