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Thursday, July 18, 2013 Tri-Coun News www.tricountynews mn E nNa,00ement Anniversaries Konz-Arnhold Hennen 65th Nick and Amy Konz of Kim- ball are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Nicole Konz to Chad Arnhold, son of Ken Arnhold and Jill Arnhold. Nicole and Chad are both grad- uates of Kimball Area High School class of 2006. Nicole graduated in 2011 from St. Catherine's Univer- sity with a Master of Arts degree in Occupational Therapy. She is employed at Regions Hospital in St. Paul within the mental health department. Chad is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science at University of St. Thomas, and is employed at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. A wedding celebration will be held Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. Vernie and Eileen (Baker) Heft- nen were married July 22, 1948. The Watkins couple will celebrate their 65th anniversary with a fam- ily gathering including their four children and families Saturday, July 20. Thielen 50 th An open house celebration will be held in honor of the 50th Wed- ding Anniversary of Sonny and Joan Thielen from 2-5 p.m. Satur- day, July 20, at Eden Valley Sports- roans Park on Browns Lake. Sunday saw lots of rain By Mark Anthony, Meteorologist Weather column: I hope you had a great weekend despite the fact that Sunday was basically a washout as heavy rain fell across the region. Some parts of the state even saw record rainfall for that date. Reports of one to four inches were common across much of Central and West Central Minne- sota. I heard from a listener that they received more than eight inches of rainfall near the Alexan- dria area over the weekend. Drier air finally worked its way back into Minnesota on Monday morning. A ridge of high pressure pushed the front further to the north allowing for a clearing sky and warmer temperatures return- 98 degrees! Weather fact: Rainbows are simply beautiful "multicoloured arcs of light in the sky." Rainbows occur when it's both raining and the sun is shining simultaneously. To see a rainbow, you must "stand with your back to the sun, other- wise it will not be visible." MN AT A GLANCE: Moorhead Low 71 High 88 Duluth Low 65 High 84 Central Minn. Low 72 High 88 Twin Cities Low 75 High 91 Rochester Low 74 High 91 Marshall Low 74 High 90 Monday, July 15: Partly cloudy and warm. 20-percent chance of thunderstorms by the evening. High 88 Low 72 Winds: SW 5-10 Prec. Trace-.25" _ Illlllllllllllllllllllll I I Community Page 5 Eden Valley Library hosts Glendale Rumsey July 23 event 80th birthday The Eden Valley Area Library There will be an open house 80th birthday party for Glendale Rumsey from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, July 28, at the Lake Union Cove- nant Church. Veteran Ray Wells salutes 60 Come share his birthday at the Kimball Legion from 1-4 p.m. Sat- urday, Aug. 3. Light lunch and hugs to be served! God Bless! P.S. If you find any old golf balls, we'll use them to replace marbles. Bridal shower ing to much of the state. High pressure should most of the state quiet with highs average or slightly above average for this time of the year. In fact, by Wednesday temperatures could be near 90 degrees for much of the area. A frontal boundary system will arrive by Wednesday night into Thursday bringing the threat of some thunderstorms to Minne- sota. A few of these could be on the strong side. Stay alert to the possi- bility of large hail and damaging winds accompanying these cells. Drier air will settle-in for Fri- day. At this stage it looks like a pretty decent weekend shaping up with temperatures near normal. Average highs are now in the lower 80s for much of Minnesota. Typi- cal lows now average in the lower 60s! Have a wonderful upcoming weekend! Weather history: On this date in 1964 temperatures were near 100 degrees across much of Cen- tral and West Central Minnesota. Alexandria topped out at a record Konz-Arnhold A wedding shower will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 20, for Nicole Konz, bride-to-be of Chad Arnhold. The event will be at the Kimball Church of Christ. Nicole and Chad are regis- tered at Kohls and Moss Envy, but they would cherish a recycled, upcycled, or homemade gift. Monday's sunrise: 5:46 a.m. Monday's sunset: 9:06 p.m. Normal High: 83 Normal Low: 63 Warm and humid conditions will be with us for the midweek along with a chance of showers and thunderstorms developing by Wednesday night into Thursday. Heat indices could reach the low to mid 90s for Wednesday. Thursday: Partly cloudy, 50-percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High 86 Low 68 Winds: SW 5-15 mph. Prec..10"- .60" Friday: Clearing sky, 20-per- cent chance of showers/T-storms mainly early. High 84 Low 59 Winds: NW 5-15 mph Prec. Trace-.20" keep Kimball Rod and Gun Club events shooters participate in the shoot. All shells were donated and shoot- ers competed in 200- and 100-bird events. The Kimball Rod and Gun Club would like to congratulate our youth shooters for participat- ingI 200 Bird Event: Curtis Kunkel, Zach Stein, Matt Donnay, Jake Borman, Jack Knaus 100 Bird Event: Noah Young Firearm safety sign-up July 28 The Kimball Rod and Gun Club announces firearm safety sign- up 7-8 p.m. Sunday, July 28, at the Kimball Rod and Gun Club. Youth participate in State Shoot Monday, July 8, marked the beginning of a 5-day event in Alexandria for the annual Min- nesota Trap Associations State Shoot. The start of the 5-day event begins with Youth Day. Kimball Rod and Gun Club had six youth Recipes for a healthy lifestyle: on diagnosis and treatment as well as recipes and tips to fortify your spine. The evening will include light snacks and a door prize. Spon- sored by St. Cloud HospitalWomen and Children's Center and Center for Neurosciences. FREE. Pre-regis- tration required at centracare.com. Register early; seating is limited. For questions, call (320) 656-7021. Fortify your spine and Event Center is happy to host three local folks who are authors and world travelers. Staeey (Roeser) Brutger, an EV-W graduate and author of 20 books has started writing more than 10 years ago and writes along the themes of Urban Fan- tasy and Paranormal Romance. Stacey's recent titles include "The Demon Within," Electric Storm," and "Blood Sworn." She and hus- band Craig reside in the Eden Val- ley area. She will be available for book signing and will have books for sale. Lona Brutger, a retired EV-W Elementary teacher, and her sister Dorothy took a 10-day trip in April along the "Blue Coast" to visit France, Monaco, and Italy. They will visit and share stories about their exciting trip abroad. This event will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, at the Eden Val- ley Event Center. Refreshments will be served by the Friends of the Library. Everyone is welcome. Back by popular demand! Add flavor to your life by increasing range of motion, improving mobil- ity and relieving neck and back pain due to osteoporosis, arthritis and joint or spinal disc degeneration. Jeffrey Derr, MD, Rehabilitation Medicine Physicians will present information from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at CentraCare Health Plaza in the Windfeldt room 2013 Graduation Open Houses Eden Vailey-Watkins and Kimball Area High Schools 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) ATTN: Kimball Classmates '57 We will celebrate our 56th Class Reunion at Triple R Grill & Bar in Kimball at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11. Call Dave Kothe at (320) 236-2311 or Rich Stenger at (320) 282-9076. It's EASY to renew or subscribe! EV-W class of 1978 The Eden Valley-Watkins 1978 class reunion will be held at Dino's Eden Lakeside Club (downstairs) from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, Call Deb at (763) 502-8778 with any questions. By mail, phone, Kimbal! Legion to fax, web, or march in parade e-mail. Kimball Legion members will (See order form march in the South Haven parade on page 20.) Saturday, July27. Please be at the Kimball Legion by 10 a.m. If questions, please call Roseann Petty at (320) 398-8202. Veterans rendezvous planned Central Minnesota veterans and their families are invited to Rendezvous for an afternoon of music, fun, and connection to fel- low veterans and the St. Cloud VA and its programs, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Circle Parking Lot on the campus of the St. Cloud VA Medical Center. "In naming this event, we chose Rendezvous for some of the sym- bolism it conveys, but the num- ber one thing we want to provide is an opportunity for veterans to connect with each other in a relax- ing, fun and welcoming environ- ment," said Brett Jagodzinski, a VA employee organizing the event. "During the fur trade era of the early nineteenth century, the 'Rendezvous' was an annual gath- ering where trappers traded their fur pelts for goods and supplies, and engaged in fellowship and camaraderie after a long, often lonely year spent trapping in the mountains," explained Jagodzin- ski. "In the military, a rendezvous point is often a prearranged meet- ing place where troops know they can meet up with one another if they get separated during battle. This event sort of blends both of those ideas together." Planned activities include live music concerts, food, and family games, Jagodzinski said. A variety of Veteran-focused VA informa- tion booths will also be available during the event. "The musical performers will be high quality, national tour- ing shows," Jagodzinski said. Per- formers will be announced on the St. Cloud VA's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/stcloudvahcs. The event is open to all residen- tial Veterans, to Veterans through- out Central Minnesota, and their immediate families. Financial and volunteer sup- port is being provided by the Clearwater Legion Riders, Min- nesota Patriot Guard, Clearwater American Legion, Weber's Deck, and White Oak Realty. Eden Valley Area Library's "Cat in the Hat" SUMMER READING PROGRAM/STORY HOUR Wednesday, July 24, 9:30-11 a.m. Featuring: Bluebirds!!! Sto.ry, activities, guest speakers, craft, and reading rewards! Preschool thru Grade 6 are welcome! FREE preregistration is required. Contact Judy: jjthiehn@meltel.net or (320) 266-5515 Upcoming dates: August 7 & August 21