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Thursday, May 9, 2013 Tri-County News ° www. tricountynews, mn ==.z:: ..........  .... Kingston Legion met April 28 The members of the Kingston Johnson Kelly American Legion Post 483 and Auxiliary members met for their April business meet- ing Tuesday evening, April 28, at the American Legion in Kingston. The Auxiliary meeting was con- ducted by president Loft Wells, with prayers by chaplain Chris Jeppesen. The American Legion Post joined the Auxiliary members in repeat- ing the Pledge of Allegiance to the American flag, and singing the National Anthem, "The Star Span- gled Banner". They also repeated the Preamble to the Constitution of the American Legion and Auxiliary. The separate business meet- ings took place. Roll call was taken by secretary Judy Comption, min- utes were read, and all reports were given. The officers were selected for the coming year, with the election in May and installation in June. Plans were made for the annual Memorial Day program for Mon- day, May 27, 2013. Twelfth Annual Studebaker Day May 18 The North Star Chapter of the Studebaker .Drivers Club is hold- ing its 12th Annual Studebaker Day at Pioneer Park. You will be able to view these fine classic cars from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18. You're invited to come out and see these vintage vehicles that were labeled in their day as "ahead of their time." You will see Studebakers from pre-war through the mid 60'S. The Studebaker Company was first incorporated in 1852 in South Bend, Ind., and in time became the largest wagon manufacturer in the world. In 1902, they began selling electric runabouts and trucks. Interesting isn't it, we make a big issue today of electric cars; 1904 was their first year to sell gas- oline powered vehicles, which they continued to sell globally until December of 1966.' The Sout h Bend production plant closed in 1964, and automobile production con- tinued in Hamilton, Ont., Canada, until 1966. A feature car on display will be Wild edible plants at Lake Maria S.P. Wild edible plants will be the focus of a program at Lake Maria State Park beginning at 10 a.m. Sat- urday, May 18, at the park's nature center. Registration is required by calling the park at (763) 878-2325. Dr. Steve Saupe, professor and botanist at St. John's Uniyer- sity and the College of St. Bene- dict, will be the featured speaker, covering such topics as identifi- cation and collection of wild edi- ble plants, preparation of edible plants for consumption and pres- ervation and restoration of hab- itat. His presentation will be fol- lowed by a short hike. Saupe received his bachelor's degree from Lynchburg College and his master's and doctorate degrees in botany from the Uni- versity of Illinois. He is the cura- tor of the Bailey Herbarium at St. John's and the College of St. Benedict. The program is free, but there Community IIII Our next Auxiliary and Post meeting will be held Tuesday eve- ning, May 21. Governor Mark Dayton pro- claimed May as Poppy Month. Be sure to wear a poppy honoring the veterans and our service men and women wherever they are serving. A delicious lunch was served by Mary Jane Arens and Sandy Smith. Public Relations, Ann Hamilton the Pan Car, which was manufac- tured in St. Cloud from January 1917 until December 1919; 747 of these controversial cars were pro- duced, and today it is believed there are only five in existence, all here in Minnesota. The Pan car on display is owned and maintained by the St. Cloud Antique Auto Club. Mem- bers of this club will also be display- ing some of their antique cars along with cars displayed by the Wright County Car Club of Buffalo. If you have a classic Car. is a $5 daily vehicle permit fee for those without an annual permit. Lake Maria State Park is located approximately seven miles north- west of Monticello, five miles north of Maple Lake and 10 miles northeast of Annandale on Wright County Highway 111. For more information about directions and activities, call the park at (763) 878-2325, or visit its web site at www. mnstateparks, info. Allina Health establishes Virginia Piper Cancer Institute of Allina Health. To achieve designa- tion as a Virginia Piper Cancer Insti- tute, sites must employ a consistent set of standards. The standards include multidis- ciplinary care conferences to dis- cuss patient cases, cancer care coor- dination, on-site or access to genetic counseling services, and adherence to National Comprehensive Can- cer Network evidence-based cancer care guidelines. Sites must also have, or be working toward, the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer® accreditation. "Having Virginia Piper Cancer Institute recognition allows the com- munity to be assured that the level of cancer care available locally at Buf- falo and throughout the Allina sys- tem, is at the highest quality level Allina Health announced today that the cancer program at Buffalo Hospital has received Virginia Piper Cancer Institute designation and has a new name: Virginia Piper Cancer Institute® - Buffalo. "This designation validates the excellent cancer care we provide at Buffalo Hospital. Our team treats patients with the same quality and standards as other Virginia Piper Cancer Institute locations, with the benefit of being right here in our own community. We couldn't be more proud," said Corinne Jordan, MD, Specialists in General Surgery, sur- geon at Buffalo Hospital and medi- cal advisor at Virginia Piper Cancer Institute. Buffalo Hospital and Virginia Piper Cancer Institute are both part No snow in the forcast! front will move across the Upper Midwest that could bring some showers and thunderstorms for Friday into Friday night. Notice, I didn't say anything about snow for a change! Maybe the shovels and snow blowers can be put away for the season... Enjoy the mild temperatures! Weather history: On this date in 1954, cold temperatures were found across Greater Minnesota as overnight lows dropped into the teens and twenties. The Cass Lake area, for example, dipped to a chilly 26 degrees! Weather fact: A light wind is called a "zephyr." Many poets use the term to describe the gentlest of breezes. MN AT A GLANCE: Moorhead Low 50 High 65 Duluth Low 40 High 60 Central Minn. Low 52 High 66 Twin Cities Low 56 High 72 Roc.hester Low 57 High 74 Marshall Low54 High 73 and in accordance with the high- est national standards," said Nicole Hartung, MD, medical oncologist with Minnesota Oncology who sees patients at Allina Medical Clinic - Buffalo and Buffalo Hospital. About Virginia Piper Cancer Institute The Virginia Piper Cancer Insti- tute provides comprehensive care through all aspects of cancer preven- tion, early detection and treatment to help individuals maintain qual- ity of life and find ways to live with and beyond cancer. The Institute was founded in 1990 at Abbott North- western Hospital. Clinical experts and experienced caregivers provide oncology care and services across the Allina Health system, and offer expert support to various affiliate locations. Monday, May 6: Mostly cloudy, 50-percent chance of showers/ thunderstorms. High 66 Low 48 Winds: SE/NW 5-15 Prec. Trace- .20" Monday's sunrise: 5:57 a.m. Monday's sunset: 8:37 p.m. Normal High: 64 Normal Low: 42 A weather system could bring some showers and thunderstorms to the region on Wednesday. High pressur6 will return by Thursday allowing for a clearing sky, but rain chances return again by Fri- day night. Thursday: Partly cloudy. High 64 Low 48 Winds: NE/SE 5-15 Prec. None Friday: Mostly clear early then becoming party cloudy, 60-per- cent chance of rain by the eve- ning. High 63 Low 45 Winds: S/ NW 5-15>20 mph Prec. Trace-.20" Saturday: Mostly sunny, breezy and cooler. High 46 Low 32 Winds: NW 15-20 Prec. None Sunday: Sunny and pleasant. High 60 Low 40 Wind: W 5-10 mph Prec. None By Mark Anthony, Meteorologist We actually have a week with no snow in the forecast! We knew it had to happen sooner or later as the sun angle is getting just too high for snow to keep popping up in our forecast. On Monday of this week we started things off with high tem- peratures in the 60s and even lower 70s. 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