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.................. www.tricountynews.mn Camp Friendship Auxiliary volunteers Volunteers needed! Friendship Dining Hall, 10509 Make a difference! 108th St. NW, Annandale. Camp Friendship Auxiliary For more info, call Shirley plans next monthly meeting at Olson (952) 201-4170, or Karen 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, at Camp Staaf (612) 598-8479. Firearm Safety sign up, July 10 Firearm Safety sign up will be held from 4-5 p.m. Sunday, July 10, at the Kimball Rod & Gun Club with class right after for anyone 12 and older. Class dates are: Sunday, July 10 5-9; Sunday, July 17 5-9; and Sunday, July 24 5-9. The test will be held Saturday, July 30, starting at 8 a.m. MUST be present test day. Please bring a copy of your birth certificate on sign up day. If you have questions please feel free to contact the Certified Instructors: Carly Serbus (320) 266-6225 Matt Serbus (320) 266-5020 Charlie Serbus (320) 333-0578 Breakfast Club Wednesday, July 13 Jim Kuebelbeck: The Tradition of water dowsing to be nothing more Water Dowsing than anecdotal folklore ..." He Jim Kuebelbeck, owner of Water would change his mind in time: Locating By Dowsing, presents Today, Kuebelbeck and his The Tradition of Water Dowsing wife, Carol, find water for clients at the Stearns History Museum's throughout Minnesota. They have Breakfast ClubWednesday, July 13. had more than 3,000 satisfied cus- The program begins at 9 a.m. tomers. Their success, and his feel- Dowsing is a fascinating pro- ing when searching for water, can cess and certainly draws attention be hard to explain. Kuebelbeck from both skeptics and believers stated in a recent St. Cloud Times alike. Kuebelbeck was once a critic story: "It's not the easiest way to himself. As a child, Jim remem- make a living, but it is extremely bers when his father asked the rewarding." Please join us to hear Rev. Elmer Eisenshenk to help find this captivating story. water foranotherwellontheirfarm. The Breakfast Club program is Father Eisenshenk successfully free for Stearns History Museum found water by using a Y-shaped members; $7 for nonmembers. willow stick to locate an under- Refreshments are served. The ground aquifer. Kuebelbeck could Museum is located at 235-33rd not believe it, as he "considered Ave. S. in St. Cloud. Blood Drive in Watkins, July 20 Wednesday, July 20, there will blood.org, or by calling Theresia be a Blood Drive from 1-7 p.m. at at (320) 764-7251, or Betty at (320) the Watkins Village Hall. You can 764-9163. Walk-ins are always wel- save up to three lives with your come. Thank you for your past donation. Appointments can donations and we hope to see you be scheduled online at redcross there. South Haven Festival, July 30 The South Haven Festival is Saturday, July 30. The parade is at 11 a.m. followed by car show, fam- ily activities, pie and coffee, food stand and Santa, all at the United Kraut N' Wurst Parade Methodist Church. Parade entries, crafters or non-food vendors are welcome, no sign-up is necessary. Music is by Wagon Wheelers at 4-8 p.m. at Bedrock Bar & Grill. If there is anyone interestedplease call Tootz at (320) 764-2109, in putting a unit in the Watkins or (320) 764-9635, or Brenda at Kraut N' Wurst Parade for Aug. 6, (320) 764-2112. Little Miss Watkins candidates sought The Watkins Lions Club will Wednesday, Iuly20, attheWatkins again be sponsoring the Little Lions Club located at the skating Miss Watkins Pageant during the rink. At least one parent or guard- Kraut 'N Wurst annual celebration ian should attend the tea party Aug. 5. with the candidate. Candidate All girls who are full-time res- pictures, pageant practice and idents of Watkins with a Watkins dance routine will be explained address, who have completed kin- at the tea party, so all sponsored dergarten through second grade candidates must attend. may qualify for the pageant. The Little Miss Watkins Pageant Each eligible candidate must will be held at the grand stand in find her own sponsor. If any busi- McCarthy Park at 7:30 p.m. Friday, ness in Watkins would like to spon- Aug. 5. Alternate rain location will sor a candidate they may do so as be held at the Watkins Village Hall. well. All candidate sponsors will The deadline to register can- be required to pay a $25 entry fee didates and sponsors is Monday, for their candidate. Checks should July 18. be written to Watkins Lions Club, To register a candidate, please and mailed to 250 Western Ave. contact Emily Piccerillo at (320) Watkins, MN 55389. All sponsor 224-3562, or (320) 764-2135. checks must be received prior to Please be prepared to sup- the Little Miss Watkins Tea Party ply the candidate's name, par- Wednesday, July20. ent's names, sponsor's name The Little Miss Watkins Tea and last grade completed for the Party will be held at 6:30 p.m. candidate. Kimball Days, Aug. 12-14 Parade units wanted. Forms are located at Kimball City Hall or on the city's website. Nominate a Grand Marshal. Forms are located at Kimball City Hall or on the city's website. Rosanna Dahlinger Parade Coordinator PAGE 3 June 30, 2016 Use caution when the Fourth of ]uly When celebrating Indepen- dence Day this summer, Minne- sotans are encouraged to leave the lighting of fireworks to the professionals, according to the Minnesota Medical Association. "Every summer, we hear dread- ful stories about children and adults getting injured by fireworks going offunexpectedly," said MMA President Dave Thorson, MD. "Eye injuries, hand wounds, it's better, and safer, to celebrate the Fourth of July by letting the experts take care of the fireworks. They're too dangerous." According to 2014 data from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, an estimated 10,500 injuries were treated in emergency celebrating departments for fireworks-related injuries. An estimated 67 percent Rose Loesch of these injuries occurred during loo thday the weeks before and after the _..vth bir Fourth of july (June 20 - July 20). Thirty-five percent of the injuries involved children under the age of 15. The most commonly injured body parts included: hands and fingers (36 percent); head, face and ears (19 percent); and eyes (19 percent). "Minnesota's physicians would prefer that fireworks weren't even available commercially but as long as they are, we strongly advise that you leave them to the experts who know how to handle them," Thorson said. Daily Matinees Movie Hot Line (320) 685-7111 It's EASY to renew or subscribel By mail, phone, fax web, or "' e-mall. (See order form on page 14.) Our Mom, Grandma, and Great-Grandma, Rose Loesch, will be 100 on July 9. She enjoys receiv- ing cards. If you would like to send her birthday wishes, her address is 410 Luella St. Watkins MN 55389. Happy 100th Birthday! Love, Your Family Congratulations on another successful Valley Daze this past weekend, June 23-26. Even the weather cooperated, with a line of storms passing through just before the parade began Saturday afternoon. See lots more photos on page 9. Staff photo by Anton Matua. iK/1K Pork Chop Trot ............ : www.holycrossmn.org for more details, am: Registration for 5k (9a'n start for 5k) am: Registration for lk OOam start kids pm: Polka Mass with Laverne & The Starlites pm: Grilled Pork Chop Dinner w/fresh sweet corn (indoor/out pm-Midnight: Beer Garden & Hamburger Stand pm: Silent Auction pm- Cake Walk & Kids Games (including BB Gun Shoot & Kids Train Ride) pm: Pull Tabs & Wheel of Fortune pm: Registration for Bean Bag Tournament (8:3o prn Start) :30-8 pm: BINGO with CASH prizes! pm: Raffle Drawing- $5,000 Grand Prize! =ght: Street Dance featuring: THE by The Pear/Lake Lodge seating) The entire area will be for your comfort!