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PAGE 24 May 19, 2016 m- Home to the Granite City Gunslingers is the back end of the Kimball Rod & Gun Club, southwest of town. Their permanent structures serve as stations for shooting scenarios and competitions (right). They are there every second and fifth Saturdays of the summer months, and spectators are always welcome (at no cost), It was a cool morning Saturday, May 14, but there were 20 or so hardy souls there, Below, J.T. Hallson and Steve Nerhein hand-built this custom gun cart that was so incredible I just had to take a picture of it (and them). some of the bigger financial institutions, the cust are rfcmxi to by their account numtxa's, At our bank, we like to get to know our customers by name. We think the better we know you, the better we can serve your financial needs. HARVEST BANK KIMBALL ST, AUGUSTA ATWATER KANDIYOHI 3~3500 251-6100 974-8861 3~824;100 www'harvestbankmn'cm Staff photos by Jean Doran Matua. Comments sought on pending request for hog feedlot A public hearing will be held June 16 at the Stearns County Planning Commission to hear comment about a proposed hog feedlot. The application requests approval for up to 2,460 hogs in a 10-acre space, and includes a ges- tation building and a farrowing building, with manure lagoons beneath them. The meeting will be at the county Service Center West building in Waite Park (near Mills Fleet Farm). This is the only meeting of the three being held where the public can be heard on the issue. Letters may be entered instead of speaking, and these may be mailed, faxed, dropped offat their offices, or brought with you to the meeting. Address: Stearns County Environmental Services, 705 Courthouse Square Room 343 St. Cloud MN 56303 Fax: (320) 656-6484 Tel.: (320) 656-3613 Email: feedlots@co.stearns. A Feedlot Review Committee will meet before the lune 16 Plan- ning Commission meeting. The Board of Commissioners meet June 21 to decide whether and how to act on the matter. This meeting is open to the public, but no comment will be accepted at that time. (That means NOW is the time to let the county know tmw you feel about it.) ? !))i i )' Summer meals return in EV-W district Free breakfasts and lunches will again be offered through the USDA in the Eden Valley-W-atkins School District. The meals will be available at three locations: EV-W high school: Tues., May 31 through Friday, Aug. 12, serving breakfast 7:30-9 a.m. and lunch 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (closed July 4). EV Elementary: July 11-14, July 18-21, July 25-28, and Aug. 1-4, serving breakfast 8-8:30 a.m. and lunch 11:30 a.m.-12 noon. Watkins Elementary: lunch only, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. when swimming lessons are in session, Monday through Thursday (except July 4) on these dates: June 6-16, June 20-30, July 5-14, July 18-28, and Aug. 1-11. These meals are for children age 18 and younger. The EV-W schools host and serve the meals, and will be reimbursed by state and federal programs. School is nearly out There are 5 days left of classes for Kimball students and 6 days for EV-W students. Graduation is Thursday, May 26, for both schools. Graduation open houses are listed on page 9.Be sure to send us your graduation open house information if we don't already have it! There's no charge for 2016 KAHS and EV-W graduates, and we're happy to include others as if you lesson Pool, you, the Watkins U and bakesa (EV.) May2 Jeff Pa Bumout Cancer at Holy Cross SeptlS, EdenVal yArea Ubrary fa, (See calendar on page 20.) Broadcast issue this week This week's Tri-County News was mailed to every mailing address in Eden Valley, Watkins, Kimball. and South Haven, and part of Clearwater, in addition to our regular subscribers. Graduation issues will be in next week's Tri-Coonty News (May 26), and the 2016 Tfi-County Resource Guide will be in the June 9 Tri-County News (to subscribers only, or you can pick up a copy at our office or at local businesses). The next broadcast issue will be June 16, but there's a lot that will happen between now and then. You'll miss it without the gift that keeps on giving all year long. We are pleased to offer a $10 senior discount.