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Community Tri-County News * Kimball, MN Correction to Old Coots reunion JL Omitted from last week&apos;s article about the Old Coots get-together at Triple R April 26, were four people. They were Bob Hennen, Earnest Ray, CliffHinz, and Roy Loesch, all from the Kimball class of 1958. We apologize for their omission. Operation: Military Kids summer camp Military kids from arc3und the state are invited to attend Opera- tion: Military Kids camp this sum- mer. There are currently approx- imately 17,000 kids in Minnesota who are affected by having a family member deployed. Operation: Military Kids will offer six opportunities for youth to attend camp this summer. Camps e delivered by University of Min- nesota Extension's 4-H program and other partners to help youth understand the deployment pro- cess, cope with the stress of a deployment, build communica- tion skills valuable for a homecom- ing, and connect with other mili- tary youth. "Our intent is to give kids tools to cope with different stages of deploy- ment," said Michele VanDyke, 4-H program manager and Operation: Military Kids camp director. "They also get to connect with other kids who are going through the same experiences," she added. Youth will participate in tra- ditional outdoor camping activi- ties like swimming, canoeing and campfires while building valuable life skills like communication, team work and critical thinking. People interested in attending Operation: Military Kids camps should contact Michele VanDyke at (507) 337-2811, or <koeni094@>. Operation: Military Kids camp dates and locations: For grades K-6: Aug. 7-8, Hartley Nature Cen- ter, Duluth (Northeast Minnesota) For grades 7-12: June 24-25, Baker Near Wil- derness Settlement, Maple Plain (Metro) July 16-17, Camp Koronis, Paynesville (Central Minnesota) Aug. 7-8, Cloquet Forestry Cen- ter, Cloquet (Northeast Minnesota) Family camp for grades K-12 and their families: . July 9-11, Koinonia Retreat Center, South Haven (Central Min- nesota) Aug. 27-29, Ironwood Springs Ranch, Stewartville (Southeast Minnesota) About Operation: Military Kids camps: Operation: Military Kids camps are an Operation: Military Kids program delivered by University of Minnesota Extension's 4-H pro- gram in partnership with American Legion, Minnesota Department of Education, Boys and Gifts Clubs of America, MN Child Care Resource & Referral Network, Army Reserve, National Guard, and youth. For more information, please visit <>. imbnll sehoo00 Menu May 17-21 Breakfast Monday: Toasted cheese bread, sausage patty, fruit choice, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast burrito, juice choice, milk. Wednesday: Cereal choice, slice of toast, juice choice, milk. Thursday: Scrambled eggs & sausage, slice of toast, juice choice, milk. Friday: Sausage & cheese on an English muffin, fruit choice, milk. Lunch Monday: Taco salad or turkey wrap, Mexican rice bake, sliced wheat bread, cantaloupe wedge, TEN Deadliqe: 2 p.rq. Moqdays milk. Tuesday: Italian dunkers or corn dog, green beans, sliced wheat bread, watermelon, milk. Wednesday: Baked potato/ ham & cheese Or cheeseburger on wheat, dinner salad, sliced wheat bread, Mandarin oranges, milk. Thursday: Lasagna or egg salad on wheat, crisp cole slaw, gar- lic bread, cinnamon applesauce, milk. Friday-High School Cook- out: Grilled cheese sandwich or chicken Caesar salad, tomato soup, sliced wheat bread, fresh pineapple wedge, milk. iIlI@nn III Kimball history shared K00mball seni0r Dininq May 17-21 day-'500": Hot roast pork sandwich, whipped potatoes w/gravy, squash, apricots. Tuesday-Euchre: Salmon loaf, oven-fried potatoes, peas in cream sauce, wheat bread, gingerbread with topping. Wednesday: Shepherd's pie, crunchy romaine salad, wheat bread, Jell-O poke cake. Thursday-Blook Pressures: Roast turkey, whipped potatoes w/ gravy, country trio, wheat bread, frosted brownie. Friday: BBQ chicken tenders, scalloped potatoes, creamy cole- slaw, wheat bread, pudding. 1% milk is served with every meal. Menu is subject to change. Suggested contribution for per- sons 60+ and volunteers is $3.50, or what you can afford. Guests under 60 pay $7. REMINDER: When there is a choice of entree on the menu, you will receive the first one listed UNLESS you notify us. The cof- fee pot is on by 11:15 a.m. every Wednesday. For more information, call Rosalea Hoeft at (320) 398-2211 between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Gift dining booklets are avail- able at the Senior Dining Site and the State Bank of Kimball. Par- tially funded under contract with the Central Minnesota Council of Aging as part of the Older Amer- icans Act and administered by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud. Song Strummin' Storyman coming to Kimball Library Children ages 0 to 6 are invited to a concert by Jack Pearson, the Song-Strummin' Storyman, at the Kimball Public Library 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, May 19. Pearson has recorded music for children and for adults, and the whole family will enjoy his songs, stories and fun. His 1995 album "Singin' In Our Own Backyard" received a 2008 Parents' Choice Classic award, reserved for previous gold award winners whose energy and quality have stood the test of time. He plays fiddle, banjo and guitar and also an amplified toy box lid! This program is funded with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota in 2008, which dedicated funding to preserve Min- nesota's arts and cultural heritage. For more information about Kim- ball Public Library activities, please contact the library at (320) 398- 3915. Great River Regional Library (GRRL) provides library services at 32 public libraries in Benton, Mor- rison, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd and Wright Counties. It provides Central Minnesota residents with nearly 1 million books, CDs and DVDs, 250 public computers, programming and information services. Kimball Library open hours are: Monday 3-6, Wednesday 10-1, 3-6, Thursday 10-1, 3-8, Saturday 9-12. Wild edible plants at Lake Maria S.P. Wild edible plants 11 be the focus of a program at Lake Maria State Park beginning at 1 p.m. Sun- day, May 23, 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 University and the College of St. Benedict, will be the featured speaker, covering such topics as identification and collec- tion of wild edible plants, prepara- tion of edible plants for consump- tion, and preservation and resto- ration of habitat. His presentation will be followed by a short hike. Saupe received his bachelor's degree from Lynchburg College and his master's and doctorate degrees in botany from the University of Illi- nois. He is the curator of the Bailey Herbarium at St. John's and the Col- lege of St. Benedict. The .program is free, but there 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 north- east ofAnnandale onWright County Highway 111. For more information about directions and activities, call the park at (763) 878-2325, or visit its website at <www.mnstateparks. info>. Kimball Area Emergency " god She St. Anne's Church in Kimball 10 - 10:45 a.m. Tues./Thurs. Also open 2nd Monday of the month: 5:30-6:30 p.m. tel. (320) 398-2211 For after-hours emergencies, call one of the area churches, Page 5 Kimball Elementary School sixth grade has been busy studying Min- nesota history. Mariella Arnold has donated her time each year to share with KES students about Kimball history and about the early set.tiers that came to this area. This year she did trivia ques- tions with the students for prizes. She also brought beef jerky from Knaus' Sausage House. The sixth-graders would like to thank the Knaus business for supplying the tasty jerky. It was enjoyed by all the class. Mrs. Arnold also shared a DVD about the local history of Kimball. The sixth grade class thanks Mariella Arnold for her time and effort that she shared with us. ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT 19827 County Road 44, Clearwater (Watch for signs day of sale; lunch avail.) IAntiques & Collectlbles: 1857 chest of Farm/Shop/Tools: 1950 Allis Chalrners] Idrawers w,!mirror; Duncan Phyfe table; WD, lights (good rubber), very clean;[ [Antique 9 brown bowl; Prince Albert 2-bottom Allis Chalmers plow; Oliver Itobacco tin; Phillip Morris cigar box; wagon nmning gear; 10" Pro-Tech ta-! very old kerosene lamp; 2-man pull- ble saw (very nice); Coleman 4-HP air type antique tree planter; Antique wood compressor; Asst'd hand & power tools; cabinet; Metal stool; Antique dresser 2-wheel trailer; Fertilizer spreader; Old w/mirror; Quart fruit jars; Pea box (St. beer keg; Metal saw horses; 3 log chains; Cloud Canning Factory); Cast-iron ket- 10-amp battery charger; Emery w/elec- ties; Hay knife; Old chest of drawers w/ tric motor; Ext. cords; Metal hook rack glass knobs; Old hexagon table; Razor w/pipes; Metal feed troughs; Wooden stone; Deer antler; Hand corn-planter; ladder; Small garden cart trailer; Gas cans; Chainlink fence pipes; Horse bits; Antique wood table. Household: HD Kenmore washer & dry- Contractor wheelbarrows; Chain binder er; Couch; Table lamps; 2 end tables; Bar Old miter box; Misc. lumber w/2 stools; Paper shredder; LP gas range; Special Item: EZ Go electric golf cart; Frigidaire elect, range; 4 wood dining new batteries, includes battery charger. room chairs; 3-drawer cabinet; Canner; 2 Visit uph. recliner-rockers; Love seat; Exercise (Auctioneer ID #1278) bike; Dining room table; Office chair, for photos and a complete listing. Owners: Leo & Barbara Koshiol Auctioneer: Walz Auction Services LLC, Col. Fred Walz (320) 253-5226 Garage LLC Tim Ellis, Owner HRS: Mon-Fri: 7:30-5:30; Sa North of Hw),. 55 on Hwy. 15 in Kimball 7:30-12 398-2200