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...... ~,~::~>~ ....... Bob Golf Pro, Kimball Golf Club irnrrrlnrrrlr i' [ rrn ii rq Kimball Golf Club News May 5 Up Coming Events Friday, May 6, Bridgestone Golf Ball Fitting Noon-5 p.m. Saturday, May 7, 1 p.m. start the Ken Helling Golf Scramble (Benefiting the Kimball/EV-W Do your best, one shot at a time As I get older, I tryto think of the Golf Teams) and then move on. Remember that bad things that happen to me on The week of May 9, Leagues golf is just a game. ~ Nancy Lopez the golf course as a "test". They're Start No round of golf is with- not hurdles; they're not bad marks out adversity - it is a game of or punishment. They're things I hazards, traps, and penalties, need in my life, things that bring Consequently, golfers have much me back to reality. - Frank Bread to say about hardship. Take the One bad shot does not make a following words of wisdom to losing score. - Gay Brewer heart. Then apply whether trouble No matter what happens, keep occurs in the game of golf or the on hitting the golf ball. - Harry game of life. Vardon Saturday, May 14, Couples Night starting at 5:30 p.m. Pick your 4-Some Saturday, May 21, Noon start Kimball Lions Scramble For more information, contact Kimball Golf Club (320) 398-2285 Golf, The Game for Life! The banners are here! Over the winter months, the Kimball Lions have been busy working on more improvements on the Willow Creek Park shelter. The west side of the shelter You'll notice brand-new banners on (the "old" side) is now completed with knotty pine walls, a suspended accoustic light poles on the east side of Main ceiling, all-season windows, and new tables and Chairs. Most of the visible work Street in Kimball. They're bright blue was completed in March, by Lions members volunteering many hours and many with yellow lettering, and they're nights, to be ready for Spring reservations. (Reservations can be made by calling beautiful. They help to visually unify Kimball City Hall at 398-2725.) the street. The Kimball Area Chamber In addition, the east side (what used to be the "new" side) has been thoroughly of Commerce and Kimball Lions cleaned, tables and chairs bleached and ready for Spring events. Special thanks provided the funding for these banners to Bill Adolph Jr. who volunteered his expertise in hanging the ceiling, and to that are also on Maus Drive, at Powder Tony Kuechle who continues to be a great helping hand on many Lions projects. Ridge, and at the Kimball Golf Club. Staff photo by Mary Knaus. Sarah Brandt designed the banners with Kimball's historic village hall and the blue-and-gold school colors. Staff photo by Jayne Harff. Horticulture class makes planters Candidates wanted for Fairhaven Royal Ambassadors 4TH ANNUAL By ]ody Markgraf The Fairbaven Old Settlers Day committee is seeking appli- cants for the 2016-2017 Fairhaven Royal Ambassadors Candidate Programs. Students interested must be 16 years old by July 1, 2016. Applications are available in the high school offices of both Kimball and Annandale high schools or at www.fairhavenambassadors. com. Contact Jody Markgraf at, or at (320) 237-0418 for information. Pictured are members of the KAHS Horticulture class. From left to right, in back are Samantha Reinert, Natasha Kunkel, Ariel Laabs, Amanda Roerick, Maja Hard, and Krista Hendrickson. In front row are Steve Maus and Thomas Lochen. Submitted photo. Kimball Ag Department transplanted to the pallets and Horticulture class delivers four temperature hardened for the last "Pallet Planters" to A.M. Maus. two weeks. We'd like to thank the The planters were constructed by Kimball Chamber of Commerce the Horticulture class this spring, and A. M. Maus for the oppor- The class prepared the pallets by tunity to brighten the Kimball painting them, making holdersCommunity. The Horticulture using landscape netting, plant- class has three more they are pre- ingMorning Glories, Zinnias, and paring; one for Diva's, one for Bachelor Buttons started in the Hendricks Bus Service and one for green houses. Once the weather the Kimball Fire Department. got warmer the plants were Summer swim lesson PAGE 7 May 5, 2016 sign-up Watkins pool manager Ashlee Lundberg and city clerk Deb Kramer accepted sign-ups for summer swimming lessons. The official sign-up was Saturday morning, April 30, but sign-ups are still welcome at city hall. The class schedule was posted here last week, and is available at the city's website at cityofwattrins. com. Lessons and free swim hours are open to everyone in the area. (Watch for details on three more "free swim" days this summer sponsored by the Watkins Chamber of Commerce. Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua. It's EASY to renew ..... / ........................................... or subscrlbel :: By mail, phone, fax, web, or e-mail. Great for gifts too! (See order form Kimball ! on page 18.) 12 Saturdayofmonth,11.21 . , . . "Treasures from the Country" Friday, May 13, 8 am-4 pm Saturday, May 14, Starting 8 am Willow Creek Park Shelter Includes Notwex, Watkins Products, antiques, furniture, plants, farm items and mLsc household items. 13 & 14 Saturda] May I4, m:3o o.m. to ] p.m. Hotdogs & Pop DOOR pRIZES BURGER NIGHT American Cancer Society Benefit Friday, May 13, 5-7:30 pm ALL CITY GARAGE SALE Thursday, May 12-14 Maps available at Kingston Mini Mart 31083 Hwy. 15, Kingston - 320-398-9501 Monday-Friday: 6am-gpm, Saturday-Sunday: 7am-gpm