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Thursday, April 22, 2010 Tri-County News • Kimball, MN Community Page 3 Kimball Cemetery annual meeting The annual meeting of the Kim- ball Cemetery Corporation will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 22, at the Kimball Fire and Rescue Hall at 300 N. Elm Street in Kimball. All those people who own ceme- tery lots or have relatives interred in Kimball Cemetery are encour- aged to attend. Maine Prairie c!00n:up Prairie Cemetery is set for May 1. In case of inclement weather, it will be scheduled for May 15. Any- one wishingto help is welcomed. Maine Prairie o Cemetery Board Clean-up day at • Lake Clean-up day at the Lake Union Cemetery of rural South Haven will be starting around 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 28. Kimball Senior Citizens The Kimball members of the Senior Citizens group met Monday, April 18, for their regular monthly meeting. They first enjoyed the noon Senior Dining meal, after which, president Neal Hillary called the meeting to order. The Pledge of Allegiance to the American flag was repeated by all present. Secretary Ann Hamilton read minutes of the March meeting, and in the absence of the trea- surer, no report was given. The members sang"Happy Birthday" to Ann Hamilton, who celebrated an April birthday. The afternoon was spent play- ing "500," and putting a puzzle together. Darby Curtis and Rita Sheetz won prizes for high scores at cards. Anita Hoefer will serve lunch in May. Thanks goes to Sally Hilary who served lunch in April. Report by Ann Hamilton, Secretary ,Kimball Community Gardens Ed and Rose Borman have. set aside land for the Kimball Com- munity Gardens. It's located south of Kimball off Willow Creek Road, County Road 150. The land will be prepared for spring planting by their percheron draft horses, Matt and Doc. Plots are $25. Smaller plots are also available. If you are interested in a 50 foot by 50 foot garden plot, or helping with the youth garden plot, contact Ed or Rose Borman at (320) 398-5552. Each gardener, family, or group is responsible for their own plot and will decide what to plant, keep the plot weeded, and harvest their own crops. Gardens may consist of flowers, vegetables, or a combina- tion of the two. Water will be available, butyou will need to provide your own gar- dening tools. New this year is a cutting bed. Cut your own flowers for $5 a bunch. Fresh eggs are also for sale. Graduation Open Houses Saturday, May 29 4 p.m..-?, Kristen Kueclfle, daughter of Diane and Allan Kue- chle, at their home. Sunday, May 30 1-5 p.m., Macki Nelson, daugh- ter of Terry and Patty Nelson, at their home (9682 Powder Ridge Rd., Kimball). Saturday, June 5 5 p.m.-?, Melissa Konz, daugh- ter of Tony & Jackie Konz, at their home (18001 County Road 48, Kimball). Sunday, June 6 1-5 p.m., Patrick Libbesmeier, son or Deb and Dennis Lib- besmeier, at their home (13603 Balsam Rd., Watkins). Saturday, June 12 3-7 p.m., Kelsi Woods, daughter of Vicki and Gary Woods, at their home (9843 Powder Ridge Rd, Kimball). Sunday, June 13 1-5 p.m., KelseyVigoren, daugh- ter of Barbara Vigoren and the late George Vigoren, at Willow Creek - Park Lions Shelter in Kimball. Call or e-mail the Tri-County News to get your open house listed. It's free for KAHS grads, and just $5 for grads of other schools. (Let us know if your open house is on Facebook, and we can make that notation, too!) Kimball Library coming events Everyone Can Sing, for grades 4-6 April 28 Children in grades 4-6 (ages -9-12) are invited to the Kimball Public Library for "Everyone Can Sing," 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 28. Singer and songwriter Elisa Korenne will present this pro- gram that praises singing as audi- ble joy. She helps people take their singing out of the shower and dem- onstrates simple techniques that can assist, beginning and expe- rienced singers. Korenne earned degrees from Yale University and the London School of Economics before concentrating on a career as an independent songwriter. Her songs have been used on television shows such as ABC's "All My Chil- dren" and MTV's "Sweet Sixteen." Her debut album, "Favorite," was praised as "one of the best albums we've ever heard" by CD Baby, online distributor of independent music. The attendance limit is 25 and pre-registration is required. Haunted Minnesota - May 6 Teens and adults are invited to the Kimball Public Library for a presentation about Haunted Min- nesota 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thurs- day, May 6. Chad Lewis, Co-author of "The Minnesota Road Guide to Haunted Locations," will take the audience on a ghostly jour- ney to some of the most haunted places in Minnesota. His presen- tation will take you from the north woods to Wabasha, stopping off at graveyards in between. It includes photographs, case histories, eye- witness accounts and more. This programming is funded with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota in 2008, which dedicated funding to pre- serve Minnesota's arts and cul- tural heritage. For more information about Kimball Public Library activities, please contact the library at (320) 398-3915. Great River Regional Librai'y (GRRL) provides library services at 32 public libraries in Benton, Mor- rison, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd and Wright Counties. It provides Central Minnesota residents with nearly 1 million books, CDs and DVDs, 250 public computers, pro- gramming and information ser vices. Kimball Library Open Hours: Monday 3-6, Wednesday 10-1, 3-6, Thursday 10-1, 3-8, Saturday 9-12. NHS Food Drive The Kimball Area High School National Honor Society will be sponsoring a food drive Monday, April 26, through Friday, April 30. The goal is for all grades to collect 500 pounds to donate to the food shelf, which will recieve $1 for every pound donated. A list of sug- gested donations will be posted in the Kimball Area High School. We appreciated your support. Sarah Messer, National Honor Society Dollars for Scholars Gala Kimball Area Dollars for Schol- ars would like to remind the com- munity of our upcoming Gala. The theme this year is "Oh, the places you'll go" from Dr. Seuss. The event is held at Kimball Area High School in the cafeteria Saturday, May 15. Doors open at 5 p.m. for you-to browse the Silent Auction. A gourmet meal served at 6 by B&P Catering (from Maple Lake). This year's entertainment is ]ames Wedgwood (comedian/ventriloquist). Tickets are available at either school office and at the State Bank of Kimball. Homemade Spaghetti & Caramel Rolls DimwdFundraiser Hosted by Terry & Jim Frilstad, PA'ITI Foster Parents Sunday, April 25, Serving 10 AM ~ 2 PM ADULTS: S6 Kimball Area High School Cafeteria CHILDREN (6 & UNDER) $3 Bring non-perishable food item SILENT AUCTION & be entered in a drawing. PRIZE DRAWINGS PATH, a non-profit agency established   -- in 1972.provides therapeutic foster F' care for chl"ldren with vere emotional--- mad behavioral disorders. Our goal is '- to raise enough money to sen127  foster youth to Cmnp Anmicon this summer, lii I Proceeds help foster youth attzd ti summer camp to develop new skills, i lifelong memories & lasting friendships. [imMI St. Wendelin's for the CITY OF KINGSTON KINGSTON TOWNSHIP AT KINGSTON COMMUNITY CENTER French Lake Junk Yard • Batteries (car & truck): No charge • Scrap metat: No charge • Only appliances: Washer & dryer: • Tires (car & light truck): $2 ° Tires (tractor & heavy truck): $10 Mumford Sanitation All regular garbage: FREE • Mattress: $15 • Box spring: • Computer cpu or laptop: $8 • Monitor: $8 • Printer: $5 • Scanner: $5 • Copy machine without toner: $25 • TELEVISIONS: • Up to 19": $6 20" to 25": $8 • Over 25": $10 • Console: $15 APPUANCES: $10 • Stove, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, air conditioner Drain oil if in non-leaking container