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Pa00e 8 News of our students Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall (SMSU) to graduate May 11 College of Arts, Letters, & Sci- ences and College of Business, Education and Professional Stud- ies: From Kimball-Suzanne Ame- lia Robben, BS in Early Childhood Education. From Watkins - Kyle Edward Geb - hardt ***summa cure laude (3.8-4.0 spa) BS in Accounting/Finance. From Watldns-Thomas John Linn-BS in Agribusiness Manage- ment. St. John's University, Collegeville, dean's list: From Eden Valley, Nicholas Ben- son-sophomore, son of Patricia Benson, dean's list for fall semes- ter 2012. Kimball Express Beanbag Tourney date change Kimball Express has changed the date for their beanbag tourna- ment to Saturday, May 4. It will be at 11 a.m. Registration can be on that day; sign-up is at 11 a.m. Aqua Belles 4-8-13 Win loss Everything Signs 41 22 Red Goat 40 23 Holly's House ofHair 33 30 Main Street Pub 31 32 Tessmers Gravel Gals 26 37 MGDs 18 44 150 games and over: Alicia Johan- neck 151, 153; Melody Garding 165, 157; Peggi Gohman 156; Lisa Kickhafer 159; Pat Brandt 155, 169; Julia Messer 195; Megan Mack- ereth 172, 174; Julie Vinar 170; Jes- sica Wessling 159, 160; Annette Lang 153; Andrea Miller 154; Katie Beck 173; Diane Spiczka 152; Mary Garding 153, 163. 450 series and over: Pat Brandt 462; Megan Mackereth 481; Julie Vinar 455; Jessica Wessling 466; Katie Beck 461; mary Garding 463. Aqua Belles 4-15-13 Everything Signs 46 24 Red Goat 42 28 Main Street Pub 36 34 Holly's House of Hair 35 35 Tessmers Gravel Gals 31 39 MGDs 20 50 150 games and over: Katie Beck 168; Mary Garding 151; Tineya Lammersen 153; Megan Mack- ereth 187, 16Z 152; Julie Vinar 158, 178; Renita Rohloff 166; Annette Lang 152; Jodi Vinar 171, 166; Joanna Mackereth 167; Trista Kramer 166, 164; pat Brandt 187. 450 series and over: Megan mack- ereth 506; Julie Vinar 466; Jodi Vinar 483; Pat Brandt 456. Students 4 Sports Thursday, April 25, 2013 KCP presents 'Footloose' door 2 in the front of the building. There will be roles for high school students ages 12-18 and adults of all ages. No experience is neces- sary. For more information, please see the KCP website at kimball, visit the KCP FACEBOOK page or contact Jody Markgrafat (320) 237-0418. Kimball Community playhouse is proud to announce "Footloose" as it's 2013 Summer Musical pro- duction, to be held July 12 and 13 at 7 p.m., and July 14 at 2 p.m. in the Kimball Area High School Cafeto- rium. Auditions will be Tuesday, May 21, and Wednesday, May 22, from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Kimball H.S. FACS room. Please enter at 4-H Shooting Sports Kick-Off days, 6-8 p.m. at Grove City Gun Club: May 2, May 9, May 16, May 23, May 30, June 13, June 20, July 11, July 18, and Aug. 8. Fun Shoot: Grove City Gun Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15. State Shoot: Friday-Sunday, Sept. 6-8, Alex- andria For more information on how to become involved in the Shoot- ing Sports Project or 4-H, please call the Meeker County Extension Office at (320) 693-5275, e-mail, or visit website at www.extension.umn. edu/county/meeker. The 4-H Shooting Sports Kick- Off will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 25,'at Grove City Gun Club. The event will be held rain or shine. If it rains, it will be at the Grove City Park shelter, follow the 4-H signs. All interested project members should plan to attend. A hot dog supper will be provided. Please RSVP by April 22, by calling (320) 693-5275, or e-mail mnextmeeker@ Please do not bring firearms to this event, just members and par- ents. Certified leaders will have equipment available at the kick-off to try out the different disciplines. Summer practices are Thurs- Valley Victors 4-H Club met April 8 for most humorous. Spring road ditch cleaning is set for May 18. Project bowl participants in dairy and rabbit bowls fared well at regional contests. Participants in Food Review and Demonstration day did very well. The club project theme this year was chosen to be fireworks. Thank you to Shelby Kuechle for volunteering to be in charge of the pet show and to the Lemke and Maas families for volunteer- ing to be in charge of the Kiddie Parade during Valley Daze. Fam- ily fun day will be April 21, at the Litchfield Bowling Center. The next meeting will be May 19, at the Lemke farm. Valley Victors Reporter, Katherine Gathje The Valley Victors 4-H club held their April meeting April 8, 2013, at the Eden Valley Event Center. Roll call was name something fun to do in the mud, Ashley Gruenes talked to the club about how to bottle feed a calf. Arnie Gruenes showed the club how to make seven layer bars. Anthony Shettler presented a demonstration on showing rab- bits. Taylor Ruprecht talked about the show box diorama that she made. Leah Ruprecht showed the club how to make chocolate chip cookies. Gretta Lemke presented a demonstration on fortune tell- ers. George Lemke gave a demon- stration on making survival crafts. Henry Lemke showed the club his food review project. The club's Share the Fun skit did well and earned the award Homes sought for exchange students have pocket money for personal expenses; and full health, accident and liability insurance. ASSE stu- dents are academically selected onto the program, and host fami- lies can choose their students from a wide variety of backgrounds, countries, and personal interests. To become a host family, or to find out how to become involved with ASSE in your commu- nity, please call our ASSE Mid- western Regional Office at (800) 736-1760, or go to corn, to begin your host family application. There are many stu- dents to choose from, so begin the process of welcoming your new son or daughter into your family today. ASSE International Student Exchange Programs, in coopera- tion with the local high school, is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 and 18, from a variety of coun- tries; Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan, to name a few. ASSE students come with an enthusiasm to practice their Eng- lish and experience American cul- ture - food, sports, shopping and more. They also love to share their own culture with their host fami- lies. Host families welcome these students into their family, not as a guest, but as a family member, giv- ing both the students and families a rich cultural experience. In addition, ASSE students Never Leave Personal Documents In Your Car Conservation tree distribution date delayed is now tentatively set for Fri- day and Saturday, May 3 and 4. Norman said, "Soil conditions and temperatures are just not appro- priate for tree planting right now. We're hopeful that will improve by May 3." Contact Meeker SWCD at (320) 693-7287 with any questions. You may still order trees by visiting the Soil and Water Conservation sec- tion of the website, or stopping by the office at 916 East St. Paul Street in Litchfield to get an order form. The Meeker Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has delayed the distribution of their conservation trees because of the slow-to-arrive spring weather. According to Joe Norman, District Technician, the distribution, origi- nally scheduled for April 26 and 27, dialiiti...:.::. ..: ::::::, .:.:.: .:: i ] ::::.: %i ======================================================== v.:f, We. Basement Waterproofing Basement Humidity & Mold Control Basement Finishing Slab and Sidewalk Lifting Basement Structural Repairs & Crawl Space Repair Ikuuument & ,m edalllsts THINK YOUR:FIRE IS OUT? Sneaky leaker? Your toilet may be running without your knowledge and wasting 100+ gallons of water per day. Conserve water and save money by finding and fixing leaks. Our FREE dye tablets will detect water leaking from your tank to the bowl. www.tricountynews. M N