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Thursday, May 30, 2013 Tri-County News www.tricountynews.mn Thirty-seven-year cancer survivor walks for a cure Page 7 II KAHS Booster Club.receives $4,500 Long-time Kimball resident Jane Pickle (third from right) and members of her family participated in the May 12 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure at Mall of America. This was the fifth year they've done the 5K walk (about 3 miles). Pictured are Pat Heeren holding 2-year-old Cooper Heeren, Kate Heeren (Jane's granddaugh- ter), lO-year-old Caden Bruckschen (Jane's great-grandson), Jane Pickle (37-year breast cancer survivor), Susan Pickle Hoese (Jane's daughter and herself a three-year breast cancer survivor, and Tim Hoese (Susan's husband). Jane and the Heerens live in Glencoe; Caden lives in Hugo. Submitted photo. Granite City Book Club- Family Secrets A moment at the Kingston Veterans Memorial The Stearns History Museum is excited to welcome aw&d-win- ning novelist Wendy Webb to the Granite City Book Club meeting : on Wednesday, June 12. The author will discuss her second book, The Fate of Mercy Alban, in which a family is rocked by long-held secrets that cause waves even big- ger than those outside the family home on Lake Superior. This book raises the ghosts of a wild party, a famous writer, a disappeared aunt, a suspicious death, and old love let- ters. One reviewer compared the book to Daphne DuMurier's chill- ing Rebecca. Webb's first book, The Tale of Halcyon Crane, won a 2011 Minnesota Book Award and several other prizes. Join the discussion at the Gran- ite City Book Club meeting held at the Stearns History Museum. A At the Kingston Memorial Day service, Eugene Rumsey (center) posed sampling of Minnesota wines pro- with his grandchildren (from left) Dawn Savat, Aaron Savat, Austin vided by Westside Liquor will be offered, at the meeting. Copies of Savat, and Anne Savat in front of the memorial. Rumsey served in the Wendy s book are currently on sale Navy from 1950-54. Photo by Amanda Carding. in the Museum Shop. Reading the book beforehand is encouraged. Saturday, April 6, the Dodge Brand and A.M Maus & Son Inc. provided the opportunity to test-drive new 2013 Dodge-brand cars and rewarded the school $20 for each test-drive. For the many people who took advantage of the opportunity, it amounted to a check for $4,500 for the KAHS Booster Club. Accepting the check for the Boosters are Fritz Heffman, Glenn Schindele, and Bob Merchant. Submitted photo. Reduction Thursday, June 6 * 8 a m. - 6 plm.I Friday, June 7 8 a m.- 7 p rn, ' ' /Saturday, June 8 * 8 a.rn. - ] p.m. I I 7 Miles north of Kimball or 4 miles south of Luxemburg on I I Highway 15 ston County Road 146 - I For information please call Lisa at 320-654-8070 | SATURDAY, JUNE 1 AT SAM At Lampi Auction Center (9141 64th St. NW) - Annandale, MN ONLINE BIDDING AVAILABLE ON MAJOR ITEMS!! | Selling Tractors & Farm Equip., Skid Loaders & Attachments, I Construction Equip., Boats & Marine, Docks & Lifts, RVs, Trailers, Vehicles, ATVs, Lawn Mowers, Sheds & Play Houses, Shop Items, PLUS... Pavers, Building Materials, & much more!I! www, LampiAuction. com CONSIGN TODAY!! BRING IN YOUR ITEMS UNTIL WED., MAY 29 320-274-5393 Open Mon-Fri: 8am-4:30pm & open 'til 6pm May 28 & 29 Lic. 86.01 Sales Tax will Apply! Kickoff Music Festival Central Minnesota May 31-June 2 The 21st annual Minnesota Homegrown Kickoff Music Fes~ tival will be May 31 through June 2, at E1 Rancho Mafiana in Stearns County. This three-day outdoor music and camping fes- tival will feature 20 bands from Minnesota that perform blue- grass, old-time stringband, and related genres of acousti~ music. Add in the hundreds of amateur pickers on the grounds and the woods will be ringing with fiddles, banjos, and guitars. The annual event is produced by the Minne- sota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association. No Man's Stringband, The Flemming Fold, Moss Piglets, Eel- pout Stringers, Hey Lonesome, Blue Yodel #9, No Grass Limit, The Cactus Blossoms, and The Platte Valley Boys are just a few of the many bands scheduled to per- form. In addition to the main stage concerts there will be a variety of activities including workshops, a "Jam With The Band', program, open mic in the ranch house, the Gathering Place teht, and plenty of campground jam sessions. It's a family-friendly event - tickets for teenagers are only $5 for one or all days (including camping) and children age 12 and under are admitted flee. You can go for the day or camp for the weekend. For more information about the Min- nesota Homegrown Kickoff Music Festival, call (800) 635-3037, or visit www.MinnesotaBluegrass.org. Together, Ecumen Hospice, Ertl Funeral Home, and Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home would like to invite you and your family'to a Remembrance Picnic on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 starting at 5:00 p.m. located at the West Ripley Park in Litchfield, MN. This remembrance picnic is Centered around keeping memories of loved ones in our hearts to help us endure the days following a death, Please RSVP so we may plan accordingly to: Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home at 320-693-8151, Ertl Funeral Home at 320-764-2800, or Ecumen of Litchfleld at 320-693-7367. Food and beverages will be provided. a o n o. HaeeC.n Ertl [ ~"er ~iH~r~ J~" ~Funeral Home '[i( EC U M E bY o/Litch~eld 316 Sibley Avenue South 221 Church Street ECUMEN Hospice Litchfield, MN 55355Watkins, MN 55389 218 N HolcombeAve. Phone: (320) 693-8151 Phone: (320) 764-2800 Litchfield, MN 55355 www.JohnsonHagglund.com www.ErtlFuneral.comPhone: (320) 693-7367