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Thursday, June 24, 2010 Tri-Coun News. Kimball, MN Students Youth Kuechle receives scholarship UMD spring dean's list University of Minnesota, Duluth has released the dean's list for spring semester. A grade-point average of 3.5 or higher is required to be named to the dean's list. From Kimball: Samuel S. Scheeler in the College of Liberal Arts; and Sonny J. Schiefelbein in Education and Human Service Pro. UW Stevens Point spring grads list The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point conferred degrees on more than 1,300 graduates dur- ing the university's 2010 spring commencement ceremonies. Graduates, their guests and faculty were addressed by UWSP Alumna Beth Ann Richlen, staff attorney and development direc- tor at Wisconsin Judicare Inc. Interim Chancellor Mark Nook welcomed the participants and Interim Provost and Vice Chan- cellor Jeff Morin recognized honor students and award winners. From South Haven: Eric P Voigt, BS, Fisheries & Water Resources- Water Res. Local students excel at HDSU North Dakota State Univer- sity, located in Fargo, announces the dean's list, students achieving a grade-point average of 3.50 or higher and enrolled in at least 12 class credits. From Kimball are Nicole M: Ellis, with a major in Apparel and Textiles; and Joshua P. Hilsgen whose major is Civil Engineering. From South Haven is Reece A. Berns whose major is Mechanical Engineering. From Watkins are Melissa D. Krueger and Hannah M. Linz, both Nursing majors. Students graduate NDSU Nicole Marie Ellis of Kimball graduated, receiving honors, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Apparel and Textiles. Rebecca K. Nordberg of South Haven received a Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Labora- tory Sciences. The NWTF awarded Kristen Kuechle a $500 scholarship. Pictured are Charlie Mueller (board member), Kristen Kuechle, and Ed Haus (board member). The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is a national nonprofit conservation and hunting organization that, along with its volunteers, partners and sponsors, has worked for the con- servation of the wild turkey and preservation of our hunting heritage. Submitted photo. I00dgewater receives scholar00p fun(fir00 Nuclear Regulatory Commission awards $90,000 grant to Ridgewater to fund scholarships for new program The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has awarded Ridgewater College a $90,000 Trade School and Community College Scholarship grant. The grant will be used to support the first year of a newly developed diploma program at the school aimed at training non- destructive examination techni- cians in the nuclear industry, with the majority of dollars dedicated to student scholarships. The new Fast-Track Ultrasonic NDE diploma program, developed in partnership with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), is a 68-credit diploma program, which includes 48 credits of newly devel- oped curriculum and 20 credits that are already established within the existing nondestructive testing pro- gram offerings. Most of the NRC grant will be used to fund up to 10 scholarships for students entering the program (estimated to cover 65 percent of tuition, fees, and books), in addition to helping to offset some program operating costs, such as personnel and equipment. Scholar- ships will be distributed through the Ridgewater College Foundation. The Fast-Track program was developed by EPRI to combat the anticipated shortage of level II NDE-UT technicians capable of serving the nuclear industry in the United States. EPRI led an industry- funded project to develop a per- formance demonstration training JOHN DAMMANN : 2371 165th Street, Clearwater MN 5 cell 320-267-4781 www.organicwormblend.com WORMS CASTINGS VERMtCOMPOSTINGS A SUBSIDIARY OF ROCK HILL ENTERPRISES curriculum with the goal of accel- erating the qualification and cer- tification of nondestructive eval- uation (NDE) professionals. The Fast-Track curriculum is consistent with the needs of NDE professional organizations, meets all regulatory requirements, and utilizes state- of-the-art technology and train- ing. Ridgewater College is one of two academic institutions chosen to pilot this program, and was cho- sen because of its status as a lead- ing NDE academic institution. Program curriculum will focus on nuclear applications and will pro- vide students a minimum of 1,050 hours of hands-on ultrasonic exam- ination experience utilizing discrim- ination techniques. The hands-on experience will involve examination of a collection of flawed mock-up PDI samples provided by EPRI. Stu- dents will commit to a full academic schedule that will include 30 hours per week in the lab to accumulate the necessary experience with pressur- ized water reactor (PWR) and boiling water reactor (BWR) nuclear power plant inspections. Ridgewater College's Nonde- structive Testing program has a rich 35-year history of training nonde- structive testing technicians. Grad- uates have gone on to successful careers in a variety of industries, including fossil and nuclear power generation, petro-chemical plants and pipelines, manufacturing, and aviation. Ridgewater College is a com- munity and technical college with campuses in the central Minne- sota communities of Willmar and Hutchinson. The college serves more than 3,300 full-time equiva- lent students through its nearly 100 academic programs. The institu- tion is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Sys- tem and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Kimball senior Dinin00 June 28-July 2 Monday-Euchre: Spaghetti noodles, tomato meat sauce, carrots, Italian lettuce salad, garlic bread, ice cream. Tuesday-Euchre: Parmesan chicken breast, baked potato w/ sour cream, tangy green beans, wheat bread, carrot cake. Wednesday: Roast beef w/ horseradish, whipped potatoes w/ gravy, broccoli Normandy, dinner roll, sunshine salad. Thursday: Meatloaf, scalloped potatoes, confetti vegetable salad, wheat bread, cinnamon bread pudding w/topping. Friday-Foot Clinic, Blood Pres- sures: Egg bake, tri-tator patty, orange juice, coffee-cake, baked apple slices. 1% milk is served with every LINDYtS REPAIR Kimball Area  Emergency " Food She ........ Inc. %i   , 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 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 Hoefl 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. 9747 Hall Ave NE, Monticello (Watch for signs day of sale; lunch avail.) Lawn & Garden: Gas cooking station; Currier & Ives; Hotoven Harker Pottery Shepherd's hooks; Planters; Hoses; Bird custard bowl; Cut-glass creamer & sugar feeders/houses: Lawn chairs; & MORE. set; 8-track player w/speakers; Black For- IShoo/Tools: Power washer, Chainsa est art pottery Majolica German plate; Circhlar saw;, Compound miter saw, Hand V'mtage potato ricer; Enamel roaster; Blue sander, Heavy-duty drill; Tm snips; Cord- willow saucers, plates, bowls, serving plat- less drill w/charger, 2 batteries; 3-ton floor ter;, Silver & silver-plated flatware, knives, jack stands; Pressure washer degreaser/ eaner, Welding gloves; Pergo flooring in- sulation kit; Copkig saw;, Hand tools; Torch; Dovetail/jam saw; Nails, bolts, screws, etc.; Painting supplies; & MORE. Antiques/Collectlles: Limoges serving dish; Limoges gold-rimmed bread plates; Hand-painted Nippon footed bowl; Footedserving dish; China; Royal China teaspoons; & MORE. Household: Refrig./freezer; Chest freez- er; Tupperware; Rugs; Kitchen ware; Tele- phones; & Misc. household items. Misc.: Fishing gear, games, campin I equip., dog stuff, & MUCH more. Visit www.AuctionZip.com (Auctioneer ID #1278) for photos and a complete listing. Auctioneer: Walz Auction Services LLC, Col. Fred Walz (320) 253-5226 Bal m WEDDINGS & ANNIVERSARIES Garage l.l.C Tim Ellis, Owner 7:30-12 . 15 in Kimball ZO) 398-2200 ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT Broasted Chicken