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t age 12 Community Kraut 'N Wurst Parade looking for entrants If there is anyone interested Aug. 3, please call Tootz at in putting a unit in the Watkins 764-2109 or 764-9635, or Brenda at Kraut 'N Wurst Parade for Saturday, 764-2112. Kimball Days parade units wanted Parade units are wanted for the Registration forms can be picked upcoming Kimball Days celebra- up at Kimball City Hall. tion Aug. 9-11. Sign up for Up-Sync for Kimball Days The Lip-Sync competition for Catholic Church. Contestants Kimball Days is set for 1:30 p.m. must pre-register. Forms can be Saturday, Aug. 10, at St. Anne's picked up at Kimball City Hall. Kraut-N-Wurst Days Saturday, August 3 Contact Flavian: (320) Thursday, July 18, 2013 Tri-s.mn  :-=::::::  Enjoy South Haven Days July 27 fun for everyone. The whole family can enjoy the performance. This is a Legacy Funded event, sponsored by the Annandale/Kimball Great River Regional Library. Bring your own chair or blanket and relax and enjoy the show. The Car Show sponsored by Mom's Place will be from 11:30- 2 p.m. with door prizes and tro- phies just bring your vehicle the day of the show as there's no advance registration. Home vendors and crafters are welcome to come and set up on the lawn or inside the church, there is no fee but a donation would be appreciated if you've had a profitable day. If you're interested in reserving a space for yourself inside, please contact Shirley Pramann at (320) 253-7816, Come and celebrate South Haven Days with us, you can attend the parade at 11 a.m. and then walk over to Zion United Methodist Church for the car show and family activities! There's something for every- one! The Children's games and side- walk chalk drawing will be from 11:30-12:30 p.m. Everyone's a win- ner and every child will receive a prize. The Big Fun Show is great enter- tainment for the whole family from 12:30-1:30 p.m. on the grass by the west side of the church. In case of rain it'll move inside. Its comedy, juggling, magic and mod- ern Vaudeville, a one-man cir- cus performed by Mr. Fun himself Dave Walbridge and it is incredible or sp5210@juno.com, or just come and set up outside on Saturday morning. There will be a lunch stand available outside sponsored by Precious Gifts Preschool, plus you'll be able to have dessert of pie and ice cream inside sponsored by Zion UMC. There will also be whole pies for sale along with other baked goods. There are numerous opportu- nities for everyone to come and meet and greet your neighbors from South Haven and the sur- rounding area. Why not come and sit awhile and visit with friends and family. Everyone's welcome to come and enjoy the afternoon with your family. We'll see YOU in South Haven July 27. Crafters and vendors wanted for Kimball Days Crafters and vendors are wanted for Kimball Days for Saturday, Aug. 10. If interested, please con- tact ]oyce Quast at (320) 398-8643, or Gloria Olson at (320) 339-8427. Minn. Pioneer Park hosts artisan expo Saturday, July 27, Minnesota Pioneer Park in Annandale will sponsor an area artisan expo from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Artisans will demonstrate, display and sell their work in many of the museum's his- toric buildings. Come and experi- ence a wide variety of art includ- ing painting, blacksmithing, wood carving and chipping, pottery, pho- tograph spinning, quilting, wear- ing and more. Musicians will per- form in the Finnish Church. Sum- mer-time food favorites also will be available including our famous root-beer floats. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students, & under age 5 Free. Minnesota Pioneer Park is located just east of Annandale on Highway 55. (320) 274-8489 or www.pioneerpark.org. DK Dan Schminke Family Practice Prenatal Care Now We Offer Physical Therapy on M, W, F at the clinic Pediatric/Well Child Care Obstetrics Family Care through the Ages EKG/X-ray/Lab Service Pulmonary Testing Minor Procedures/Fracture Care Sports Medicine Physical Therapy Services Work Site Evaluations OB/GYN Services(Thursday mornings) PERSONALIZED HEALTH CARE FOR YOUR FAMILY. (320) 275-4330 740 Parker Ave., (Hwy 12) Dassel Open Monday through Friday, MEEKEFI MEMOFIIAL 8:00 a.m. to 5"00 p.m. CLINIC www.meekermemorial,org Follow us on Twitter Introducing Emily Krekelberg Greetings! I'm Emily Krekelberg, and I'm the new Livestock Educator for University of Minnesota Exten- sion in Steams, Benton, and Morri- son counties. I grew up on my family's dairy farm iner Le Sueur, ., where we milked about 40 Holsteins hnd raised 100 acres of corn and alfalfa. My parents are Dale and Patty, and I am the youngest of five children. My dad, Dale, still milks a small number of cows on the original farm. One of my brothers, Dan, co- owns and manages Fairview Dairy near Kenyon, Minn. They milk about 320 Holstein cows. I spent 13 years as a member of Le Sueur County 4-H, and I was very active with the Dairy proj- ect, participating in quiz bowl and showing at the county and state level. I served three years as a Scott- Le Sueur County Dairy Princess. I was honored as a Top 12 Finalist for Princess Kay of the MilkyWay in 2011. I attended the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, where I received my bachelor's degree in Animal Science, with an empha- sis in Dairy Production this past May. On campus, I was involved with Beta of Clovia Sorority, Gopher Dairy Club, Collegiate Agri Women, Agricultural Education Club, Dairy Challenge Team, and American Dairy Science Association-Student Affiliate Division, serving as the ADSA-SAD National President for 2012-2013. While in school, I was a Dairy Sales Intern for Boehringer-ingel- heim in summer 2011 and an Ag Intem for U of M Extension in Scott, Carver, and Le Sueur coun- ties in summer 2012. My internship in 2012 initially sparked my interest in working with Extension, and I'm glad to be back as a Livestock Edu- catorl i ii I will work primarily with dairy and beef programming, includ- ing serving on the U of M Dairy and Beef Teams, planning dairy field days, providing educational resources to farmers, and working with other educational programs on regional and statewide levels. Some topics that are of interest to me include milk quality and par- lor management, calf rearing, cow comfort, livestock facilities, con- sumer education, and meat pro- cessing. I enjoy working with all types of livestock and am looking forward to assisting farmers in the area with a variety of animals. I am excited to be serving Stearns, Ben- ton, and Morrison counties as the new Livestock Educator with Uni- versity of Minnesota Extension! My home-base office is at the Stearns County Extension Office. Call (320) 255-6169, if a local call to St. Cloud, or (800) 450-6171. The Benton County Extension office number is (320) 968-5077, if a local call to Foley, or (800) 964-4929. The Morrison County Office number is (320) 632-0161, if a local call to Lit- fie Falls, or (866) 401-1111. WWWotttcoutlnOwjomn