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00000027&apos;2010 CO ity Tri-Coun News, Kimball, MN ' Board of Directors miehYKtlmnbal Area' AHHiVerS'eS Historical Society has scheduled a Board of HoffmanS0th Directors meeting. This is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 5, at Kim- ball City Hall. Anyone is welcome. KAHS class reunion The KAHS class of 1985 is host- ing a reunion of 1984-1985-1986 classes at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 31, at Triple R Grill & Bar in Kimball. "Please call Margie (Zwilling) Laabs at (320) 398-3046 with your address. Or become a fan of the group "KHS Reunion" on Face- book. Fair Haven Old Settlers Once again the Fair Haven Old Settlers Committee has begun their planning for the day's events taking place Saturday, June 26. The QuEen's Committee is now seeking candidates for 2010-2011 royalty. All girls between the ages of t5 and 19 that are interested may pick up an application" in the Kimball Area High School office or contact Brenda Newman at (320) 236-7491. If you are interested in having a food stand, or have questions, please contact Brenda Newman at (320) 236-7491. The .family of Carl and Irene Hoffman invites you to help their parents celebrate their 50th wed- ding anniversary at an open house in their honor from 2-5 p.m. Sun- day, June 6, at Generations Ball- room in Kimball. There will be a short program at 4 p.m., fallowed by dinner. Carl and Irene Hoffman were married June 4, 1960, in Faith Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. The open house is hosted by their children and families Todd and Lori Hoffman, Bryan and Crescent Hoffman, and Susan and Troy Hoekstra. Kalla 50th An open house is planned for Marle'ne and Donnie Kalla by their children and grandchildren to cel- ebrate their 50th wedding anni- versary. You are invited to share in this celebration from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, May 30, at St. Mary's Church Hall in St. Augusta. Marlene and Donnie were mar- ried May 28, 1960, at St. Anne's Church in Kimball. No gifts please, your presence is your gift. New book on self-syndication by Minnesota writer Self-syndicated columnist, Jill Pertler, hopes to assist, inform and" enlighten other syndication-hope- fuls with her new book, "The Do- It-Yourselfer's Guide to Self-Syndi- cation." This how-to manual covers all the nitty-gritty details of self-syn- dication including: finding news- paper sources, building relation- ships with editors, managing addresses, getting a good head- shot, dealing with fans, the terrors of public speaking, getting paid and a few surprises discovered along the labyrinth-like route to successful self-syndication. Pertler has touched people's hearts and funny bones with her well-loved weekly column, Slices of Life, since 2002. It is currently published in more than 70 ffews- papers in six states (and count- ing!). The book is available onfine in both print ($12.95) and e-book ($8.95) versions. Check it out on Amazon, Barnes and Noble or <>. For more infor- mation, Jill's website: <http:// marketing-by-design.home.mchsi. corn>. E-mail: <pertmn@qwest. net>, Facebook: Slices of Life, Twit- ter: JillPertler Columnist Jill Pertler's new book is out. We've enjoyed her columns in the Tri-County News for more than a year. Kimball Area Emergency Food Shelfj.AF. Inc. 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. 8 th ANNUAL ...................................  i  Sit .... ili: F CHILI Saturday, May 29 Tempt your tastebuds and enjoy free samples from noon 'o 3 p.m. l: i as the local Annandale Cr8,er busil vie fo r your;itlie;6  / .?" /' , l: / " The Kimball ISD 739 would like to thank Knaus Meat Market for lending them their gas grill for their cookouts. Thanks so much for being a big part of their fun on cookout day. Kimball Area ISD 739 I would like to take this oppor- tunity to say a huge "thank you" to the Kimball Area High School students who ordered their prom flowers from Chickadee Tree Floral and Gifts in Kimball. We really appreciate your business! Through local support we are able to continue to donate back to the schools and other local organiza: tions. Beingalife-long resident of Kim- ball, a graduate of Kimball Area High School, and a volunteer in the schools for many, many years, Page 3 I would like to thank the Wat- kins Fire Department for putting on my benefit, also to everyone that worked I would like to thank my family, friends and relatives for coming and supporting me, also for all the donations May God bless you, Brian Walz and an advocate for great educa- tion and citizenship, I can hon- estly say I am proud of our schools, students, teachers, administrators, businesses and community mem- bers that we have here. I take great pride in my involvement with.any school/community activity I am able to participate in and look for- ward to many years ahead. Best of luck to our 2010 gradu- ates and mayyou all have a blessed and fun summer. Eileen Dahliuger, Owner Chickadee Tree Floral andGifts ers and Artists in the Schools Pro- gram. She has led art workshops at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota History Center, and Walker Art Center This program is funded in part or in whole with money from Min- nesota's Arts and Cultural Heri- tage fund. For more information about Kimball 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 Monday 3-6, Wednesday 10-1, 3-6, Thursday 10-1/3-8, Saturday 9-12. Children ages 8-13 are invited to a "Mapboxes" creative program at the Great River Regional Library Kimball branch 10 a.m. to 12 noon Wednesday, June 9. Mapboxes, as invented by art- ist Susan Armington, are small boxes with tiny maps and 'clues' on the cover They open and unfold a closer View of the landscape with moving pop-ups and 3-D buildings. Children will learn about mapbox design, point of view, collaging col- ors and textures, the secret of pop- ups, drawing with shapes, easy 3-D paper sculpture, and techniques for customizingthe map and coverwith a symbolic clue. Use of a glue gun is involved, so parental supervision is recommended for younger chil- dren. Preregistration is required. Susan Armington holds degrees from Brown University and Cor- nell University. She is a roster art- ist for the Minnesota State Arts Board and for the COMPAS' Writ- Creative mapboxes Program for children at Kimball Ubrary