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PAGE 14 June 30, 2016 Repeating monthlymeetings: Third, 8 p.m., Forest City MONDAYS: Threshers meeting. Tuesday, July 5, 7 p.m., South Sunday, July 10, 8:30 a.m.- Second, 10 a.m., Wat-Kim- Last, 7:30 p.m., Kingston Johnson Haven City Council meeting.12:30 p.m., breakfast sponsored Valley VFW Auxiliary meets at KellyAm. Legion Post 483 meets. Tuesday, July 12 (NOTE DATEby Cold Spring Area Knights of Hilltop Health Care Center.WEDNESDAYS: Second, 7:30 p.m., Eden Valley First, noon-3 p.m., Local knit- CHANGE), 7 p.m., Kimball City Columbus at St. Boniface Parish Council meeting. Center in Cold Spring. American Legion and Auxiliary ting event, at Eden Valley Library; Tuesday, July 12, 7 p.m., Maine Friday, July 15, 4-7 p.m., Grace meets at Legion Club. Sandy, Prairie Township meeting, at LutheranChurchPorkChopDinner TUESDAYS: or (320) 237-6015. Town Hall. at Kingston Community Center; $9 First, 8:30 p.m., Watkins Amer- Second, 7 p.m., Kimball Legion Wednesday, July 13, 6:30 p.m., in advance, $10 at the door. ican Legion meets. Auxiliary meets. EdenValley-Watkins School Bd. Sunday, Aug. 14, 8:30 a.m.- Second, 7 p.m. for Gambling, THURSDAYS: Wednesday, July 13 (NOTE 12:30 p.m., breakfast sponsored 7:30 p.m. regular meeting for the First, 7:30 p.m., Wat-Kim- DATE CHANGE), 7 p.m., Eden by Cold Spring Area Knights of Watkins Lions/Lioness Club, at ValleyVFWmeets. Valley City Council mtg. Columbus at St. Boniface Parish the Watkins Skating Rink. Thursday, July 14, Watkins City Center in Cold Spring. Second, 8:30 p.m., Watkins Please call us at (320) 398-5000 Council meeting. Saturday, Aug. 20, 5 p.m., Sportsmen's Club meets at or 453-6397 if a meeting time is Wednesday, June 20, 6 p.m.,Midsummer Blast in Eden Valley. Watkins Legion Club. changed or needs to be corrected. Kimball School Board meeting. Charlotte Stewart "Miss Beadle" & Author William Anderson July 9-10, 2016 Karen Grassle "Ma Ingalls" July 16-17, 2016 \ Outdoor drama based on the life of July 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 2016 Laura Ingalls Wilder Performed along the banks of Plum Creek "The sun goes down, the lights go up, and so begins the magic on the hillside" 888-859-3102 local photos, local news & events . reliable reporting coupon saving special sections valuable advertising classifieds conversation starters Your complete source for local news in your community. Renew by mail (P.O. Box 220, Kimball MN 55353), phone: (320) 398-5000 or 453-6397 or on-line at www.TriCountyNews.MN __ FREE active military subscription __ one-year Minnesota subscription, $36 __ one-year out-of-state subscription, $46 __ SENIOR* Minnesota subscription, $26 __ SENIOR out-of-state subscription, $36 (* Seniors are 62 and older) [ .... iiiiiiilil iiii!! iiii ;!ililililiiii!iiiililiiiiiiil ..... iilil i!!i!iiii!i !Y!i l S! | (320) 398-5070 or 453-5397 I 70S Main St , Kimball wwwtricountynewsmn I Name: I Mailing address: I I City: State: __ Zip: Telephone: IIIIIIIIII IHII III I Bands are Fabulous Armadillos, Maiden Dixie, and Chris Hawkey. Saturday, Aug. 27, 1-8 p.m., 3rd Annual Nest Fest including silent auction, games, music, food, crafts, Veteran Art Show, poetry reading, stage acting entertain- ment. Proceeds go to The Eagles's Healing Nest to assist veterans. 310 N Hwy 71, Sauk Centre. Check web- site for more information www. Sunday, Sept. 18, Eden Valley Area Library fall fundraiser, at Dino's Lakeside Club. Wednesday, July 6, 9:30-11 a.m., swimming with pass. Sponsored by EVAL Summer Reading ProgramWatldns Chamber, and available at for pre-school through age 12. AgVentureFeed&Seed, CentraSota, "Radco Traveling Zoo." Contact and Tri-County News. Judy atjjthielen@melteLnet to reg- Wednesday, July 27, 9:30- ister. 11 a.m., Summer Reading Wednesday, July6,9 a.m., Camp Program for pre-school through Friendship Auxiliary meeting at age 12 at Eden Valley Area Library. Camp Friendship Dining Hall, "Traveling Chuckwagon." Contact 10509 108th St. NW, Annandale. Judy at to reg- Volunteers needed. Call Shirley at ister. (952) 201-4170 or Karen (612) 598- Saturday, July 30, South 8479 for more information. Haven Festival. Parade at 11 Saturday, July 9, Pearl Lake a.m. Following parade is the car Parish Festival at Holy Cross show, family activities, pie & cof- Parish. (See ad on page 3.)fee, food stand and other activi- Saturday, July 9, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., ties and crafters. Music by Wagon Granite City Gunslingers will host Wheelers 4-8 p.m. near Bedrock a regional competition at Kimball Bar & Grill. Rod & Gun Club; shooters will Saturday, July 30, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., come from more than five states Granite City Gunslingers compe- for this big Single-Action Shooters tition at Kimball Rod & Gun Club; competition. Spectators are wel- spectators always welcome (and come (and it's free!), it's free!). Because this is the fifth Monday, July 11, 2:30-3:20 p.m., Saturday in the month, this shoot James Wedgewood ventriloquist will be extra-special. at Kimball Public Library, for all Friday-Saturday, Aug. 6-7, ages. Kraut 'N Wurst celebration in Monday, July 18, 10:30 a.m., Watkins (watch for details here). Kindermusic at Kimball Public Monday, Aug. 8, 11:30 a.m., Library, for ages 3-5, pre-registra- "Bruce the Bug Guy" at Kimball tion required (Limit 10). Public Library, for ages 3-12. Thursday, July 21, 12:30 p.m.- Tuesday, Aug. 9, PRIMARY close.PoolDayatWatkinspool. Free ELECTION. Friday-Sunday, Aug. 12-14, Kimball Days in Kimball (watch for details here). Saturday, Aug. 13, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Granite City Gunslingers compe- tition at Kimball Rod & Gun Club; spectators always welcome (and it's free!). Thursday, Aug. 18, 12:30 p.m.- close, Watkins Pool Day. Free swimming with pass. Sponsored by Watkins Chamber, and avail- able at Farmers State Bank, Wally's Caf6, Stein's Thriftway Foods, and Tri-County News. Saturday, Aug. 20, 5 p.m., Midsummer Blast in Eden Valley. Bands are Fabulous Armadillos, Maiden Dixie, and Chris Hawkey. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 9:30- 11 a.m., EVAL Summer Reading Program for pre-school through age 12. "Party in the Park." Contact Judy at jjthielen@meltel. net to register. Saturday, Sept. 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Granite City Gunslingers competition at Kimball Rod & Gun Club; spectators always wel- come (and it's free!). Sunday, Sept. 18, Eden Valley Area Library Fall Fundraiser at Dino's Lakeside Club. us on , too! ... from the Tri-County News archives 10 years ago Meeker Cooperative, in conjunction with Farm Credit Services, treated 1,053 of its members and guests to a free dinner and tours of Meeker Cooperative's new facility Tuesday, June 20. This member appreciation event and open house is the first member event in the new headquarters building. 20 years ago The Craft Hut opened in Kimball just west of the J & M Mini Mart. It is full of craft items of every shape and form with more arriving every day. Last week there were 16 crafters with items on display. Several more were expected by the weekend. The crafters are from Waite Park, Sauk Rapids, Watkins, South Haven, St. Cloud, Maple Grove and Prior Lake. 30 years ago For two weeks water rushed down the streets of Kimball. Starting at the hydrant near the water tower it followed its course to the "church corners" where it turned and proceeded to Main Street and flowed through the gutters. The opening of the hydrant was made necessary during the repair of the water tower which was being resurfaced on the inside. 40 years ago After 27 years serving as a postal employee and most recently as postmaster, Clayton Linn is retiring. He will serve his last day as postmaster on Thursday, July 1. He is being replaced by Wayne Ruckles who will serve as the new clerk in charge. Compiled by layne Harff /