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#odge-Podge by Phyllis Greely Hoeft I said I would never try to learn to use this new com- er, and perhaps I won't but here I am on Saturday af- Oon just attempting to use it. hgess it may be a considerable amount of fun if we ow to use it No doubt you readers will be glad ,,.. en our printing experiences are no longer the chtef tngs on my mind and I finally refrain from writing .a out the - " .... p.. m. It is a once m a life-tame experience for me. "a'hs that is not exactly true. There have already been *eve ...... f me This is k--" ry bg transmons m thzs business or . ,_ +s mr,initiating than the first time I went to St. Cloud to  to learn how to run the linotype. At least with this uter there will never be hot lead gushing out at me aVing burn scars on my arms, some of which remain .e today.Then we started printing in our own shop ,_ ul not nearly enouglrklaowledge to do it as we wanted tO ,, k," We made many calls to the St Cloud Shopping I011 . ,,+ ._ , Who had been printing our paper until that time. a Volkrnuth, owner of the paper made several trips to to help us out of problems.  transition offset instead of the to doing printing etterpress printing immediately after Clayton died ot an easy change. Again when we went from using ust-O-Writer to the Comp IV, which we are now s to dispose of, was again difficult. This computer  obsolete in 5 years, they say. Perhaps it will be ,  than that. No matter--this computer will be the ,,.or me. Someone else will have the worries of the mnge. ttl Wilfahrt, our high school principal, who is ex- knowledgeable about computers, was here this ',g to show us how to get set up so we could get getting some type set. We are so very grateful. We ui a naan from the company from whom we bought the [ . " =1_ nt gave us a little introduction to the computer I-S'tY when he brought it but we still did not know ],e needed to know to get started. Mr. Wilfahrt set a e.e'lline just for fun that says, " Phyllis' New Toy i s aght tosh Computer". I am beginning to think that aast ,be true. While there is a tremend--s amount that . oe learned in order to do what we will need to do, I aally finding it very interesting. half the space of my regular column is already up and I have still written nothing of real interest to Oh, some of you may be slightly interested, Robinson brought in a couple of very interesting a Couple of weeks ago. I would like to share of the information with you. One appeared in the 19th issue of the Financial World". It was written Smith and is titled "Welfare for the Rich". I going to quote all of it but the general idea is that many very wealthy people are receiving a great money through the Social Security system that do not need. Accordin to the article we not give the money to them, The concluding are as Pollows: is clear: As a group, the elderly are much than the young. Nearly 20% of Americans un- 18 are living in poverty, compared with less than the elderly. the payroll tax will have to rise to 45% or keep retirees in the sort of comfort they are get- Says Paul Hewitt of the National Taxpayers can stand tax rates that high." not know if that is true or not. It surely sounds Oet.of.townen b Dana (Pope) 'llml has been named as the Princeton, Nn. "Teacher of the Year". She is the daughter of Dan and Elsie Pope of Kimball and a 1965 graduate of Kimball High School. Dana has taught the students who are classed as "learning disabled" (LD) during her 18 years of teaching in Princetbn. Middle School principal Jerome Hoff is quoted in the "Princeton Union-Eagle" as saying that Dana is one of the school's most effective instructors. "She has been a leader in developing an opportunit for special ed. students to Ie in the mainstream and most importantly, she has been a staff member who cares deeply for children." OBITUARIES (From Page 2) Stello Kersten Stella Kersten, 79, of New London, died Saturday afternoon, April 20, 1991, at the Belgrade Nursing Home in Belgrade. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 24, at I p.n. at the Green Lake Funeral Home in Spicer with Samuel Mauray officiating. Interment was in the Ripley Cemetery in Litchfield. Visitation was on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home in Spicer. Stella A. Kersten was born on January 13, 1912, in Irving Township, Kandiyohi County, the daughter of Nels and Hilma (Danielson) Person. She attended District 22 schools. In 1939 she was married to William Kersten. They farmed for many years in the Kimball area, .later moving to Litchfield. After William's death she moved to the New London area. For the past three years she has been a resident of the Belgrade Nursing Home. She is survived by three brothers: Elden Person of New London, Percy Person of Belgrade and Wilbur Person of St. Cloud. Also surviving are two nieces and one nephew and several cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, + her husband in 1973, and one sister, Violet. The chameleon's tongue is as long as, and sometimes longer than it's body. Waffle ..d Sausage Breakfast 11:00 am. - 1:00 p.m. Kimball United Methodist Church Sunday, May 5th Adulm $3.50 Chadr, 4-12:$7..50 Children tmdr 4: free Kimball Tri-County News--Thursday, April 25, 1991 Kimball Chatter Ann Rykken was taken out for dinner to the Holiday Inn Sunday by her son Burton and his wife Maxine of Crystal. They were joined by Burton and Maxine's family as well as the George Brookers of North Branch. The celebration was in honor of Ann's 80th birthday. Upon arriving back in Kimball Ann was surprised when many relatives arrived at her home to help her celebrate this special occasion. The surprise party had been planned by her son and daugher- in-law. Everyone bad an enjoyable afternoon and Ann found out that reaching "80" really isn't that bad! Happy Birthday Ann ! Engagements Detschman - Green Kelly Green and Todd Detschman announce their approaching marriage. A June 1 wedding is planned. Kelly is the daughter of Darlene Green and.the late Berle Green of Kimball and Todd is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Detschman of Bemidji. Kelly is employed by Children's World of St. Cloud and Todd is employed by Ben's Tool and Iron in Waite Park. Mansicka - Rosas Samual and Juanita Rosas of Piedras, Negras, Mexico and Gary and Lucy Mansicka of Kingston, MN, wish to announce the engagement of their chldren, Beatriz Rosas Vasquiez and Cory Edwin Mansicka. A June ISth wedding is being planned in Mexico. Cory is attending Minnesota Bible College in Rochester for Migionarv work.