Newspaper Archive of
Tri-County News
Kimball, Minnesota
Lyft
May 21, 2009     Tri-County News
PAGE 10     (10 of 16 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
 
PAGE 10     (10 of 16 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
May 21, 2009
 

Newspaper Archive of Tri-County News produced by SmallTownPapers, Inc.
Website © 2019. All content copyrighted. Copyright Information.     Terms Of Use.     Request Content Removal.




p " -..-. _ t Thursday, May 21, 2009 a e to OleO8 I Tri-Coun News-Kimball,.MN Kimball rail crossing repaired ... but someone forgot to tell Kimball Train traffic was interrupted for only a short time during last week's rail crossing repair. Cars and trucks could not pass over the tracks for two days, Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua. Bylean Doran Matua, Editor . about a week before road work. AnyonetryingtodriveonHigh- Just to our south, Highway 24 way 15 through Kimball last week bridge work had many signs up at no doubt encountered a surprise: least a week ahead of time. the highway rail crossing was In the case of Kimball's work closed Wednesday and Thursday. last week, there was a sign up at The work crew (from Cana- the Highway 55/15 intersection, dian Pacific Railway) said they and they say there was one south were sent in response to a petition of town (although I have yet to hear signed by ma~y Kimball area resi- from anyone who actually saw it.) dents stating that the crossing was The marked detour was all the way too rough, over to the Watkins overpass. Starting Wednesday morning, Mn/DOT admitted to city coun- the crew removed the rails and cilman Eric Loewen that they for- ties, as well as the concrete and got to tell us. The Tri-CountyNews asphalt between them across the received an e-mail from Mn/DOT full width of the crossing, at 4:11 p.m. Wednesday, just as the Promptlyat 11 Thursday morn- crew was nearly finished for the ing another crew arrived to lay day. down asphalt. By Thursday eve- We were able to post the closure ning, the rail crossing was open to on our Web site, as the newspaper all traffic and life was back to nor- had already been printed for the real. week. But that's not the same as a While we all joke about the two week of forewarning. seasons in Minnesota (winter and Although the two-day closure road work), we've learned to make was a hassle to drivers, residents, accommodations when we know and businesses, we now have a there will be a closure. The only new crossing that should last us trouble is that Mn/DOT forgot to for awhile now. And I'm guessing notify anyone that the work was to (and hoping) that Mn/DOT will begin, remember this incidentand give It's normal that signs go up us more warning next time. American Heart 0 Association . EV-W-K girls take first place in CMC At Holdingford Tuesday, May 12, the gifts' track team took first place on a very windy day. The wind postponed the pole vaulting until Thursday, May 14, and did have some affect on most of the other events. The boys had a good day also, taking third place. All competitors did a great job. This Tuesday, May 19, the team goes to Annandale for the Sub Sec- tion Meet. EV-W-K individual results were: 1. Girls' 100-'meter dash prelim- inary: Macki Nelson second place, time 15.2, Samantha Stuve eighth place, time 15.6, and Kayla Over- land 10th place, time 16.9. Gifts' 100-meter dash finals: Macki Nel- son second place, time 14.9, and Samantha Stuve fourth place, time 15.4. 2. Gifts' 200-meter dash: Samantha Stuve third place, time 30.8, Fidi Gast ninth place, time 32.0, and Amber Besonen 11th place, time 33.2. 3. Girls' 400-meter dash: Rachel Arnold second place, time 1:03.9, Brittany Hesse fourth place, time 1:10.9, and Molly Hurrle seventh place, time 1:11.8. 4. Girls' B00-meter run: Renee Berg sixth place, time 2:50.6, Kee- leyJacklitch 13th place, time 3:07.8, and Heidi Lochen 14th place, time 3:10.2. 5. Girls' 1600-meter run: lustine Hilsgen first place, time 5:42.4, Tanya Maciejewski second place, time 5:50.1, and Heidi Lochen llth place, time 6:57.4. 6. Girls' 3200-meter run: Justine Hilsgen first place, time 12:55.6. 7. Girls' 100-meter hurdles pre- liminary: Holly Erickson seventh place, time 18.4, Kelsey Theisen 1Oth place, time 19.2, and Maria Donnay 14th place, time 20.2. Gifts' 100-meter hurdles final: Holly Erickson sixth place, time 17.8. 8. Girls' 300-meter hurdles: Holly Erickson eighth place, time 55.2, Rachel Lahr 12th place, time 59.2, and Maria Donnay 14th place, time 61.0. 9. Girls' 4xl00-meter relay:. EV- W-K second place, time 55.9. 10. Gifts' zlx200-meter relay: EV- W-K first place, time 1:56.4. !l.Girls' 4x400-meter.relay: EV- W-K first place, time 4:30.5. 12.Girls' 4x800-meter relay: EV- W-K first place', time 10:55.8. 13.Girls' high jump: Justine Hilsgen fifth place, jump 4 feet 10 inches, Sheila Konz ninth place, jump 4 feet 6 inches, and Molly Hurrle 13th place, jump 4 feet 2 inches. 14. Girls' pole vault (held Thurs- day, May 14) New school record, broke~her previous record Macki Nelson second place, vault 9 feet 6 inches, Nicole Klein ninth place, vault 7 feet 6 inches, and Saman- tha Stuve 10th place, vault 7 feet 0 inches. 15. Gifts' long jump: Morgan Meyer fifth place, jump 14 feet 6 1/4 inches, Macki Nelson sixth place, jump 14 feet 3 314 inches, and Fidi Gast, ND. 16. Gifts' triple jump: Tiffany Kuechle fifth place, jump 29 feet 5 1/2 inches, Rachel Arnold sixth place, jump 29 feet 1/2 inch, and Nicole Klein ND. 17. Girls' shot put: Shawny Kramer first place, throw 31 feet 1 inch, Sarah Messer third place, throw 30 feet 4 inches, and Casey Schlangen seventh place, throw 27 feet 6 inches. 18. Girls' discuss throw: Shawny. Kramer first place, throw 100 feet 10 1/2 inches, Sarah Messer sec- ond place, throw 89 feet 10 inches, and Nicole Klein seventh place, throw 77 feet 9 inches. 1. Boys' 100-meter dash prelim- inary: Ryan McCann first place, time 12.4, Tommy Linn 12th place, time 13.5, and lake Linn 13th~ place, time 13.9. Boys' 100-meter dash finals: Ryan McCann first place, time 12.3. 2. Boys' 200-meter dash: Tra- vis Erickson fifth place, time 26.2, Jake Ruhland 10th place, time 27.1, and Danny Lochen 13th place, time 27.9. 3. Boys' 400-meter dash: Tra- vis Erickson fifth place, time 26.2, ]ake Ruhland lOth place, time 27.1, and Danny Lochen 13th place, time 27.9. 3. Boys' 400-meter dash: Alex Mies fifth place, time 56.4, Taylor Breauchy ninth place, time 59.3, and David Mattson 13th place, time 1:01.3. 4. Boys' 800-meter run: Man- uel Baumann eighth place, time 2:30.4, Kirby Knutson ninth place, time 2:31.1. 5. Boys' 1600-meter run: Mitch- ell Fischbach eighth place, time 5:32, Cole Sanders NT, and Cam- eron Wittenberg NT. 6_ Boys' 3200-meter run: Ryan Stein 10th place, time 13:41.4, Brandon Lichte 14th place, time 14:36.5, and Luke Serbus 15th place, time 14:36.7. 7. Boys' ll0-meter hurdles pre- liminary: lared Capes sixth place, time 17.5, Nathan McCann.eighth place, time 17.5, and Ryan Stein 12th place, time 20.2. Boys' ll0- meter hurdle finals: Jared Capes seventh place, time 17.1, and Nathan McCann eighth place, time 17.3. 8. Boys' 300-meter hurdles: Jared Capes second place, time 46.2,. Nathan McCann eighth place, time 49.7, Danny Lochen 10th place, time 50.1. 9. Boys' 4xl00-meter relay: EV- W-K second place, time 48.1. 10. Boys' 4x200-meter relay: EV- W-K second place, time 1:40.I. 11.Boys' 4x400-meter relay: EV- W-K fourth place, time 4:02.8. 12. Boys' 4x800-meter relay: EV- W-K fourth place, time 10:07.3. 13. Boys' high jump: Jake Ruh- land third place, jump 5 feet 10 inches, Luke Schiefelbein NH, and Kirby Mattson NH. 14. Boys' pole vault: Lpke Schiefelbein third place, vault 11 feet 6 inches, Danny Lochen sixth place, vault 9 feet 6 inches. Macki Nelson in the long jump.- Jared Capes in the hurdles. Luke Schiefelbein in the pole vault. Macki Nelson in the pole vault. 15. Boys' long jump: Travis Erickson third place, jump 18 feet 6 1/2 inches, Ryan McCann seventh place, jump 17 feet 9 1/4 inches, and Taylor Breauchy ND. 16. Boys' triple jump: Jake Ruh- land second place, jump 38 feet 8 inches, and Tommy Linn ninth place, jump 34 feet 7 inches. 17. Boys' shot put: Scott Bab- bitt seventh place, throw 36 feet 5 inches, Devin Brutger 16th place, throw 29 feet 10 inches, and Kyle Messer 17th place, throw 28 feet 2 inches. 18. Boys' discus throw: Scott Babbitt second place, throw 124 feet 1/4 inch, Kyle Messer 13th place, throw 81 feet 6 inches, and Devin Brutger 18th place, throw 74 feet 7 inches. Terry Nelson