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Thursday, May 6 May 6, 2010 Tri-County News Kimball, MN " ................ ............... ZZ III ............... Page 3 Farmer's Market begins Kimball Days Starting May 14 is the Kimball AreaFarrner'sMarket!Sellingyummy Committee will baked goods, tasty jams and jellies, meet ards qf Thanks Bridal shower AIl;ciNu9 a$ Sale, sponsored by the Kim- Iwouldliketothankallmywon- Orren ball Area Chamber of Com- t~ andofcourseffeshlocalvegetablesof derful family,.friends, all the busi- An open house bridal shower is merce, is set for Saturday, May 15. the season. Fridays 3-6 p.m., May 14 The Kimball Days Committee nesses, and the community for all through Oct. 8. Behind Triple R Grill meetingwillmeet at 7 p.m., Thurs- their time, dedication, donations, planned for Stacy'Orren, bride-to- Sign up now through May 7, and Bar near the comer of Hwy. 15 day, May 13. at KimballCity Hall. and all the support you have given be of Jerry Almgren. The shower at Images by Marguerite or the State will be from 1:30-3:30 p.m.~ Satur- Bank of Kimball. There will be an $8 and Hwy. 55 in Kimball! Come, shop, Everybody is welcome, me through this difficult time. and sit a spell. Would you like to sell? The benefit turned out better day, May 8, at the Triple R Grill & registration fee to help cover adver- Bar in Kimball. " tising costs. The event will be adver- Call Donna at (320)398-2109. than I ,could have imagined and Stacy is the daughter of Tony tisedinthe Tri-CountyNews, St. Cloud Kimball Community National Day of couldnt have done it without all and Deborah Orren of Sauk Rap- Times, and three other local papers. of you. . ids. Jerry is the son of Chad and Fliers will be posted in neighboring Gardens Prayer observed I greatly appreciate all of the CindyMmgrenofKimball. communities and maps will be avail- support lhavereceived. The couple is registered atablethedayofthesale, i Ed and Rose Borman have set Thursday, May 6, has been des- Tammy Temple Voight Target and Home Depot. The Kimball Elementary School aside land for the,Kimball Com- ignated a National Day of Prayer. i munity Gardens. It s located south The Kimball Ministerial Associa- parking lot will be available for of Kimball off Willow Creek Road, tion is holding a time of prayer at The family of Mary Hokkanen out-of-town residents, but you County Road 150. the Kimball City Hall at 12:20 p.m. The land will be prepared for All are welcome. spring planting by their percheron draft horses, Matt and Doc. Plots are $25. Smaller plots are also available. Ifyou are interested Fair Haven Old in a 50 foot by 50 foot garden plot, or helping with the youth garden Settlers plot, contact Ed or Rose Borman at Once again the Fair Haven Old (320)398-5552. Settlers Committee has begun Each gardener, family, or group their planning for the day's events is responsible for their own plot taking place Saturday, June 26. and will decide what to plant, keep The Queen's Committee is now the plot weeded, and harvest their seeking candidates for 2010-2011 own crops. Gardens may consist of royalty. All girls between the ages flowers, vegetables, or a combina- of 15 and 19 that are interested, tion of the two. may pick up an application in the Water will be available, but you KimballArea High School office or will need to provide your own gar- contact Brenda Newman at (320) dening tools. 236-7491. New this year is a cutting bed. If you are interested in having Cut your own flowers for $5 a a food stand, or have questions, bunch. Fresh eggs are also for please contact BrendaNewman at sale. (320) 236-7491. Claiming of growth a heritage, the downside Alexander Ames, a St. Clouddothedifferenttreatmentsofthese State University graduate stu- two family legacies reveal about dent, will present Claiming a Her- the place of historic preservation itage, the Downside of Growth, at in the modern community? Ames the Stearns History Museum at will explore possible answers to 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 12. Ames' these intriguing questions. His presentation is based on his the- research interests include ethnic, sis research that explores the religious, socioeconomic and geo- social and cultural meaning of graphic variations that marked historic preservation in St. Cloud the 158-year history of St. Cloud's and Little Falls. Alice Whitney of South Side and continue to shape St. Cloud and Laura Jane Musser the neighborhood today. of Little Falls were both commu- There is no charge for Stearns nity matrons who shared tam- History Museum members; ily success with the places they admission for non-members is called home. Both of their historic $5. For information about Break- houses have survived into the 21st fast Club or the Museum, please century. Musser's estate, how- call (320) 253-8424. The American ever, emerged as a treasured com- Association of Museums accredits munity asset while the Whitney the Stearns History Museum and house and the South Side neigh- Research Center. It is located at 235 borhood gradually declined. What 33rd Avenue South in St. Cloud. accounts for this difference? What Chop Dinner Benefit for BRIAN "Z" WALZ Member of the Watkins Fire Dept. Saturday, May15 Serving 4~9 pm $8/plate Pork chop, potato salad, baked beans, refreshments will be available Watkins City Park Brian "Z" Walz was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer on February 2, 2010. The cancer has spread to his liver. Brian is 40 years old and has two children, Trista and Brandon. He continues to receive chemotherapy weekly. Brain has protected our communi , being a Watkins Fire Fighter, now let's show Brian our thanks and give back. To make a donation mail to Watkins Fire Department, P.O. Box 406 Watkins, MN 55389. Checks payable to Brian Walz Benefit. would like to thank the many rela- must provide your own tables. tives, friends and neighbors for the flowers, prayers, food, and mone- tary gifts given during the loss of our mother, grandmother, great- grandmother, and great-great- grandmother. Special thanks to Pastor Luke for the beautiful service, Ding- mann's Funeral Care for their pro- fessionalism and si]acere words of comfort, and to our organist, Barb Root. A special thank you to St. Bene- dict's Senior Community, Heritage COI & grllb. , } | House of Kimball for their spe- ~_~. filru file r I~,KlJ$| , ~ ]a~ ~ ~g/ [~NA S ATTIC / I cial care of our mother, andtothe ledate d0n't /"- or 68962CSAH 17,WATKINS [ ladies at the church for serving the ~: t'~ll & S~;ll~lUle . .~]c;r OF MN #24 & MKR CrP/#17 1 funeral dinner. -ivate e-maU nanasattic meltel.nel May God bless each and every date & PHONE 3Z0-2 2-8906 j one of you ................ James and Bernice Hokkanen, .~ llagdellSl ~~aie~ales~~ JUl~ |0", llrh, 12~'~: Joan and Howard Fuchs Janet and Dave Linn Jerry and Vickie Hokkanen Jack and Marsha Hokkanen. A very special thank-you to everybody that helped with Kim- ball Clean-Up Day and Park Clean- Up. Our community is so blessed to have such great people that care about Kimball. Thanks to the special ditch cleaner we also are blessed with in Kimball. It never goes unnoticed. Thanks a million to everyone. Dan and Tommy Konz It's Coming May 27 Graduation Booklet .Sarah Gohman Spaghetti Benefit Dinner Together we can help make a difference) Sarah was diagnosed with a rare blood disease called Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) on January 7th. TTPois a rare life-threatening multi-system disorder that attacks your blood. This disease is not curable but can be put into remission. Once theTTP is in remission, itis unclearifher kidneys will function on their own, if not she will need a transplant. At this time, Sarah is only allowed to work limited hours, causing her to lose her employer provided benefits. Proceeds will be used to pay for COBRA Benefits, as well as other expenses. To make a donation: Torn Ehl!nger - 320,398o3645 Steve Gohman - 320249.70001 Eric Noomer - 3203335579 Sarah Gohman Benefit ! C/O Kimball Fire Department I PO Box 121 Kimball, MN 55353 Checks payable to: Sarah Gohman Benefit