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113 dl mmll t Thursday, July25, 2013 ews * www. tricoun 0 0 Minnesota Bluegrass & 8-11, 2013 E1 Rancho Mafiana, Richmond, iN Performances by: The Claire Lynch Band Junior Sisk & Rambler's Choice Darin & Brooke Aldridge Bigfoot AND International Bluegrass Music Association Entertainers of the Year - The Gibson Brothers And many more/ The Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival has been nominated three times as Event of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) in Nashville. 800-635-3037 - www.Min nesota BI ueg FRIDAY-SATURDAY AUGUST FRIDAY EVENTS • LITTLE MISS WATKINS PAGEANT 7:30 pm at Watkins park • BEER/HAMBURGER STJBD OPEH 7-10 PM - COW DROP 9 PM Food & refreshment stands SATURDAY EVENTS • 5-KRUNNIOAM • 8 TEAM VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT • City Park- Starting at 9:30 am • Mixed Doubles - 100% Payback Sponsored by MIES OUTLAND , PARADE: ig:30 AM • FREE ICE CREAM 3 PM Donoted by the LIONS • KIDS' PETTING ZOO • KIDS' FEST 12-4 PM . ,• ROCK CUMBING WALL 1-4 PM TOTAL in • FREE KIDS MOONWALK 1-6 PM "-'- . PEDAL TRACTOR-PULL CONTEST 8 classes, ages 4-11 - 3-5 pm Sponsored by the/JONS & LIONESS CLUBS • BEAN BAG TOURNAMENT Sign-up Friday night or Saturday morning at the Beer Stand, Tourney starts immediately after parade • WJU'KIDS CAR SHOW 9 AM-1 PM WATERBALL Fi6HT 6 PM "BLOODYmY BAe ALL BAYt • UVE MUSIC 9 PM-1 AM "Meiden Dixie" at City Park KBAUT Ir WURST HTTH DRAWING 11 PM City Park • SILENT AUCTION FOR: 14X16 MilNO BEOI( Master Mark Plastics (Material 0nty) open Saturday from 10am to 1am in the Kraut 'N Wurst Parade looking for entrants If there is anyone interested in putting a unit in the Watkins Kraut 'N Wurst Parade for Saturday, Aug. 3, please call Tootz at 764-2109 or 764-9635, or Brenda at 764-2112. Stearns Extension office relocated July 30-Aug. 4 for County Fair The Steams County Extension office located in St. Cloud will be on the move for the week of the 2013 Steams County Fair. The office will temporarily be relocating to the Stearns County Fairgrounds in Sauk Centre from Tuesday, July 30, through Sunday, Aug. 4. Normal business hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday will retum on Monday Aug. 5, in the St. Cloud office located in the Mid- town Square Office Building at 3400 1st St North, Suite 103, St. Cloud, MN 56303. The Stearns County Exten- sion Office helps people access research-based knowledge from the University of Minnesota in areas such as agriculture, horti- culture, youth development/4-H, community nutrition and food safety. The local office also offers unique services such as soil test- ing for your garden, lawn and field; or the testing of pressure canner gauges in preparation for the can- ning season. Information can be accessed through one-on-one con- tact with an Extension educator as well as through the extensive online resources available at www. extension, umn. edu. During the week of relocation, household questions, such as cook- ing, canning, freezing, cleaning and stains can be answered by call- ing the Extension AnswerLine at (800) 854-1678, and farm-related calls can be answered through the Extension Farm Line at (800) 232-9077. Have a question about join- ing 4-H, or just curious about what amazing projects the 4-H youth have worked on this past year? Come visit us in the 4-H Building at the fair. Have a horticulture question? Stop by our %sk a Master Gar- dener" booth in the Open Class Horticulture Building. See you at the Stearns County Fair! Tractor accident with injury Monday, July 22, the Meeker County Sheriff's Office andWatldns Ambulance responded to 33479 675 Avenue, Watkins, for a one- vehicle (tractor) personal injury accident. David Kuechle, 64 years old, from rural Watkins, was driv- ing a Kubota L2550 4-wheel drive tractor with a front-end loader and a brush mower on the back. Kuechle was mowing the ditches near his residence when he got too far on the incline of the ditch caus- ing the loader to roll two times. One of the times the loader rolled, Kuechle was struck by the rear tire. David Kuechle was taken by Wat- kins Ambulance to the St. Cloud Hospital. This crash is being inves- tigated by the Meeker County Sher- iff's Office. Sign your team up today for Watkins Annual Kraut-N-Wurst Days too% qurrr/ payoutS! Ltrnited Contact Flavian: (320) 764-5491