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2013 Graduation Open Houses Eden Valley-Watkins and Kimball Area High Schools Another gold for Quin Saturday, July 6 1-5 p.m., Austin Peterson, son of Lisa and Dan Peterson, at their home (36297 642nd Ave., Watkins). (EVW) 3 p.m.-?, Allie Seth, daughter of Steve and Kendra Seth, at their home (440 Hazel Ave. E., Kimball). (K) Saturday, July 13 2 p.m.-?, Mickael Lies, daughter of David and Mary Thielen, at Eden Valley Sportsman's Park. (EVW) 2 p.m.-?, Paige Thielen, daughter of Thomas Thielen, at Eden Valley Sportsman's Park. (EVW) FB indicates party invitation is on Facebook. 3 p.m.-?, Hall Birr, daughter of Marsha Loch, at Roscoe Community Park. (EVW) Saturday, July 20 2-8 p.m., Samantha Skaggs, daughter of Steve and Lisa Skaggs, at their home (18075 33rd Ave., Clearwater). (K) 2 p.m.-?, Joseph Rudolph, son of Bruce Rudolph and Kris Opitz-Rudolph at their home (35371 697th Ave., Kimball). (K) Call us at 398-5000 or 453-6397 to add your graduate to this list. FB indicates the event is on Facebook. You can find all the addresses, listed by date, at http://tricountynews.mn/community/local-notices/ weddings/193-open-houses Notes to friends of the Eden Valley Area Library Thank you very much to every- one who helped make the Friends of the Library used book sale dur- ing Valley Daze a huge success. We took in $130. Thank you to everyone who assisted on Kick Off night, book sale set up, cashiers, and sorted and boxed up left-over books. We had many local folks who had not visited before stop by to browse through the librarY and Event Center. We had many people - especially children - stop by for a library card. We even promoted our fine facilities to local lake folks who also showed a real interest in our library and signed up for library cards. They were thrilled that we are open Saturdays, and we may have a few new volunteers. The Summer Reading Pro- gram is an absolute "HIT". Over News of our students University of Minnesota, Duluth, spring dean's list From Eden Valley: Alyssa R. Schultz, Sr, Educ & Human Service Pro, Psychology BA SC Jeremy D. Schultz, Fr, Educ. & Human Service Pro, Exercise Sci- ence Alexandra Theis, So, UMD-Sci & Eng. Swendon Coll of, Cell and Molecular Biology BS From Kimball: Kelsey Vigoren, Sr, Labovitz School of Bus & Econ, Health Care Management B B A From South Haven: James Chapman, So, Labovitz School of Bus & Econ, Pre Business From Watkins: Travis D. Eisenbacher, So, UMD-Sci. & Eng. Swenson Coll of, Cell and Molecular Biology BS Jaron Faber, Jr, UMD-Sci & Eng. Swenson Coll of, Biology BS Bemidji State University announces its Spring semester Dean's list Bemidji, Minn. Saturday, June 27, the Spring Semes- ter Dean's List was released by Dr. Martin Tadlock, vice pres- ident for academic affairs at Bemidji State University, and included students from the area. Bemidji State students carrying 12 or more semester hours during any one term and earning atteast 3.25 (B-plus) grade point aver.age are listed on the Dean's List. Deans List recipients are: Melissa Konz and Ryan Wieneke of Kimball, and Grant Warren of Watkins.- 40 children were in attendance on Wednesday morning. The 21st Century teens led by Mary Holmberg and staff had the kids working in Cat in the Hat themed stations, A great time was had by all. Thanks teens. Judy Thei- len is keeping track of books read by the kids and the treasure chest is a big hit - donations are always accepted. Wednesday, July 10, 9:30 a.m., our theme will be dinosaurs, with a walk through the dinosaur jun- gle, a dino dig and the making of cards that will go to our Meals on Wheels friends and to our local military folks. Thank you, Helen Grothe, for the generous donation of supplies. Please note: we will not be hav- ing our regular-scheduled Friends of the Library meetings July 1 nor Aug. 5, but will start up our meet- ings again Monday, Sept. 2. We will have a surprise guest author speaking to our community Sun- day, Sept. 15 at 2 p.m.. save the date. Stop by the library often - the librarians have been working overtime to make your visit enjoy- able and have purchased several books from the the "wish list". We have a fine selection of Flynn books and can't keep "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" on the shelves- isn't that a great problem? We are so delighted to see young people with their bikes parked outside. Happy Reading Everyone! Thank you, Marilyn Peterson' Friends of the Eden Valley Area Library IMPACT group learns about bugs i2i .... ............ Quin Amundson (center) competed in State Special olympics Thursday and Friday, June 21 and 22, at Stillwater High School She captured a gold medal for both the 200-meter walk and 200-meter run. In held events, Quin threw the shot put for a third-place bronze medal Congratulations to Quin for a stellar state performance! Submitted photo. The Eden Valley-Watkins Marching Eagles performed at Valleyfair Monday, June 24, as part of the summer community ed program Submitted photo. The Eden Valley-Watkins Community Education March- ing Eagles attended Valley- fair Monday, June 24. They were able to march around the park at 10:30 a.m. and then spent the rest of the day playing in the park. Their first experience this sum- mer was Friday evening during the Valley Daze events. The brief Kid- die Parade was a great start for this group to practice their perfor- mance. please come to Kraut N' Wurst Many groups went on the fun rides which will be their next and final while others stayed in the water performance for the summer. park. The brief rain shower did The Kraut N' Wurst parade takes NOT slow this group down. place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, in There are currently 54 students downtown Watkins. who participate in the Marching Many thanks to all of our spon- Eagles. They learned "Old Time sors who hblp make it possible for Rock and Roll" and have worked this group to exist. We appreciate hard on learning to march and your support! play this summer. .... ::iJ: :::  ' * Rehabilitation Therapy Adult Day Care Hospice Care Respite Care . Blood PressureScreening NOW! 7 Days a Week: Occupational, Physical, & Speech Rehabilitation Therapies to Adam from the Sauk River Watershed District met our IMPACT group better serve Tuedsday, June 25, at the Mud Lake access for a water/insect activity. YOU. we put on rubber boots, collected and indentified insects, tadpoles, and mayflies. Submitted photo. 4zo Luel|a St. I Watkins I