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f Thursday, Apri122,2010 Students .4 Youth Tri-County News Kimball, MN Kimball Girl Scouts attend Centuries in Progress Girl Scout troops 83 and 924 of Kimball attended Centuries in Progress Family Day at the Steams History Museum Sunday, April 11. Julie Bunkowski, a registered nurse from St. Cloud Hospital, talked to the girls about the history of incubators, incubators were fea- tured in the 1933 Chicago World's Fair "Centuries in Progress" using real premature babies. The girls held premature dolls showing them how small the babies are that use the incubators at the hospital. The girls asked questions and talked about their experiences with their family members using the incubators. The CentraCare Live Link Ili Helicopter was also a highlight of the day. They were able to look and sit inside the helicopter. The Girl Scouts were interested in how fast it could get to their town and how small it was inside. They learned how they can transport premature babies from one hospital to another. Pictured with the crew of Live Link III are: Sarah Zipoy, (Leader), Julia Zipoy, Emily Tadych, Andrea Thompson (Leader), and Kaytlin Harris. In the back row: Krista Loch, Athena Capes, Taijah Capes, and Lilly Thompson. Submitted photo. Jonathan Bisila advances to state speech com neous Reading, sophomore Chelsey Maus took fourth place, and fresh- man Tyler Dockery took seventh, marking their last meet in this cat- egory as both will switch categories next year. Freshman Kenzie Traurig placed eighth in Great Speeches and will also be making a category change. Other studefits who com- peted were freshman duo, Blake Fox and Spencer Capes, sopho- more Tara Matthieson in Extempo- raneous Speaking, freshman Alissa Jones in Extemporaeous Reading, and eighth-graders Megan Bisila in Informative Speaking and McKen- zie Libbesmeier in Original Oratory. Milaca High School, coached by Audrey French, won top hon- ors with 10 students advanc- ing to state and the 2010 Section 5A Championship, with Dassel- Cokato, coached by Susan Marco, taking the Second place spot. Congratulations to all Section 5A speakers advancing to the state tournament! By lody Markgraf, Speech Coach Kimball Area High School was one of eight hot spots for Class A speech competition on Saturday, April 17, as 234 students from 25 Section 5A schools competed for 39 trips to the state tournament. The top three competitors in each of 13 speech categories won a spot at the meet this coming Friday and Satur- day. With his second-place medal, freshman Jonathan Bisila - a first- year speecher - will vie for a state finalist spot with the other top 23 discussion students in the state. Including Jonathan, Kimball entered 12 students in the Section 5A meet. Seniors Abby Zoller and KelseyVigoren placed fifth and sixth in Original Oratory, and along with LindseyPramann, who competed in Great Speeches, completed their last career speech meet. In Extempora- KAHS class reunion The KAHS class of 1985 is host- ing a reunion of 1984-1985-1986 classes at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 31, at Triple R Grill & Bar in Kimball. Please call Margie (Zwilling) Laabs at (320) 398-3046 with your address. Or become a fan of the group "KHS Reunion" on Face- book. B.O.B. takes 2nd at Pierz tournament Macgregor participates at MSHSL contest St. John's Prep student Mar- nie Macgregor, senior/daughter of David Macgregor and Marsha Anklam of South Haven, recently participated in the Minnesota State High School League Solo Ensemble Contest April 9 and 12. The students performed for pro- fessional judges and received numeric scores falling into four ratings ranging from fair, good, excellent and superior. Marnie received excellent rat- ings for her vocal solos. Kimball Area .. Emergency Food Shel  Inc. li St. Anne's Church in Kimball 10 - 10:45 a.m. Tues./Thurs. Also open 2nd Monday of the month: 5:30-6:30 p.m. tel. (320) 398-2211 For after-hours emergencies, call one of the area churches. By Brett Ostby, coach The Kimball B.O.B. (Brett Ost- by's Boys) took second place at the Pierz 3 on 3 tournament held Sun- day, April 11. The team consisted of Ty Filzen, Neil Helgeson, Tyler Lock and Dillon Menson. It took a few games during pool play to get Filzen and Lock acclimated to the game. They lost their first three games in pool play, but got offto an 18-0 lead over Pillager. The next few minutes consisted of running their offense around Loch who hit a big three, to the finish it off. In bracket play, the inside/out- side play of Menson and Helge- son and Loch (lock) down defense of Filzen and Loch carried them to wins over Pillager and an unde- feated Pierz team to put them in the championship against Menagha. The Menagha game was tied up at 21 before losing at the end. Some highlights of the tourna- ment included Menson stuffing the 6'10" post player from DeLasalle and Helgeson hitting the game- winning shot against Pierz when he was in the air deciding whether to pass or shoot. Also. Filzen got hot and hit some key shots as the tour- nament went into bracket play, and Loch defended and rebounded like he had played the game his whole life. Coach Ostby called some cru- cial time outs to get the team focused. Theboys hustled, played great, and had a lot of fun on their way to a second-place trophy. Another game note, both Filzen and Loch were seen signing some type of contract after the tournament. ......... Page 7 Holy Cross jumps for hearts Friday, April 16, 1I Holy Cross School's first year in helping the students jumped a combined 834 Heart Association by participating jumps for the Heart Association. in this program. They are looking Ashley Haus set the school record for more jumpers and higher num- at 400 jumps. This was Holy Cross bers next year. These Holy Cross students jumped rope to raise money for the Ameri- can HeartAssociation. Pictured are (back row, left to right) James Man- cini, Brandon Haus, Seahara Mancini, and Austin Voigt; (middle) Ellie Ruhland, Joseph Donnay, Ashley Haus, and Michael Donnay; (front) Emily Haus, Dylan Voigt, and Maria Haus. Submitted photo. JOHN DAMMANN  2371 165th Street, Clearwater MN 5; cell 320-267-4781 ' www.organicworrnblend.corn WORMS = CASTINGS - VERMJCOMPOSTINGS A SUBSIDIARY OF ROCK HILL ENTERPRISES T" Gq ii!iiiii Call 1.888;775.8258 iiii:i:i:!:::i:ii:ii:ii:iii 6arage l.l.C Tim Ellis, Owner HRS: Mon-Fri: 7:30-5:30; S North of Hwy. 55 on Hwy. 15 in Kimball