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We will see a change coming our way by mainly Tuesday into Wednesday as our next weather maker arrives that could bring showers and thunderstorms to the state of Minnesota. A few of these could linger mainly into early Thursday to our east. Temperatures will cool down a bit on the backside of the sys- tem by Friday and Saturday before we warm up again by Sunday and Monday. We should return to the low- to mid-80s by late in the weekend into early next week. By the way, if you love sky watching you are in for a treat this week. If conditions are right, you should be able to see the "Southern Delta Aquarid meteor shower" as it reaches its peak overnight. The meteors will appear to "radiate from the constellation Aquarius." Enjoy the show! Weather history: On this date in 1915, records show that "frost hits northeastern Minnesota." Weather fact: Frost is a "deposit of small white ice crystals formed on the ground or other surfaces Rochester Low 67 High 82 Marshall Low 67 High 84 Wednesday: Partly to mostly cloudy, 50-percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High 80 Low 61 Wind: ENE 10-15 mph Prec..10"-.50" Monday's sunrise: 5:59 a.m. Monday's sunset: 8:56 p.m. Normal High: 80 Normal Low: 59 Showers and thunderstorms chances will be with us for Wednesday before drier weather will return by Thursday. We could still see some isolated showers and thunderstorms for Thursday, but high pressure will start to build across the region. Temperatures will cool off for Thursday and Friday on the backside of the sys- tem and fall into the mid to upper 70s across much of the area. Temperatures will climb back into the 80s over the weekend. Thursday: Partly cloudy, 20-percent chance of showers/T- storms. High 79 Low 60 Winds: ENE 5-10 mph Prec. Trace-.20" Friday: Partlycloudy, 20 -percent chance of showers and thunder- storm. High 77 Low 60 Winds: ENE 5-10 mph Prec. Trace-.20" Saturday: Partly cloudy, 20-per- cent chance of showers/T-storms. High 79 Low 61 Winds: SE 5-10 mph Prec. Trace-.20" Sunday: Mostly sunny. High 83 Low 64 Winds: S 10-15 mph Prec. None Call Beginning July 1, find the FREE "Harvest Available Bank Mobile" in your app store! View and transfer funds between your Fridag, Jul9 Igt accounts on your Android" or Apple"= Mobile check deposit Coming soon - mobile Bill Pay ST. AUGUSTA 251-6100 ATWATER 974-8861 KANDIYOHI 382-6100 www. I KIMBALL 398-3500 Musical are busily getting ready to perform. Based on the Oscar-winning animation film, Shrek The Musical is the Tony Award- winning adventure-filled musi- cal playing in Glanville Smith auditorium at ROCORI High School, Cold Spring, on Thursday- Sunday, Aug. 4-7, and Wednesday- Friday, Aug. 10-12, 2016. Show times are 7:30 p.m. except Sunday which is a matinee, starting at 2 p.m. An unlikely hero, Shrek finds himself on a life-changing jour- ney alongside the wisecrack- ing Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Featuring fantastic songs from ]eanine Tesori and a sidesplitting script by David Lindsay-Abaire, Shrek The Musical brings the beloved characters you know from the film to life on their way to dis- covering the big bright beautiful world at the end of this fabulously fresh storybook journey. Shrek The Musical is irreverent fun for the whole family and proves that beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre. Throw in a short tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude, and more than a dozen other fairy-tale misfits, and you've got Night Out from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the Fire Hall. There will be kids' waterball, fire extinguisher demonstration, and hot dogs, chips and for dinner. Free- will donat'mns will he accepted to benefit Rossman. month of summer, activities are gearing up! From festivals to baseball, and even some shooting, you and your family will have a wide choice of activities in which to participate this weekend. See the list on page 1, and more details on page 14 and elsewhere in this issue. Kraut 'N Wurst is coming up NEXT weekend. This could be an emotional celebration coming just 3 1/2 weeks after a tornado. But we know the Watkins Fire Department and community will have everything ship-shape for their annual festival! So far as we know, all the locations for Kraut 'N Wurst will stay the same. (Watch for the Little Miss Watkins candidates in next week's Tri-County News!) The pool's open, and the water is fine the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there's one on Call (320) 764-SWIM for open hand-'and his name is Shrek. swim times at the Watkins Pool. Co-directors Leigh Ann Davis The pool is open most days after and Vicki Meyer say GNTC will lessons. Sign Up for CodeRed All residents of Meeker County should sign up for the free emergency notification system the county has implemented. Go to the county's website (co. or their Facebook page and sign up. It's easy, it's free, and it's totally under your control. You can change or stop it at any time. Emergency notifications can be sent to your cell phone, land line, or email; it's your choice. Disaster help at city office The City of Watkins office has lists of registered contractors, and lists of what help residents need. If you need something that a volunteer can help with, sign up at the city office: 764-6400. The city also has a number of donated resources available to residents affected by the tornado. Just ask! Summer festivals July Jul . put its unique spin on this frac- tured fairy tale; it will be silly and funny, but at the heart of the show is finding the hero in us all. The cast features Steve Schweim, Litchfield, as Shrek, Bridgette Anderson, Kimball as Mother Goose, Holly Dahlinger, Kimball as Dweedle Dee, Ariel Laabs, South Haven as Fairy Godmother, Thoren and Ahnika Lexvold, South Haven as the Mad Hatter and Sugar Plum Fairy, Andrew Vey, Kimball as Papa Dwarf, and Aedyn Colville, Kimball, as Young Fiona. Shrek The Musical was nom- inated for seven Tony Awards in 2009 (including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score, Best Orchestrations), win- ning the Tony for Best Costume Design. It also received 12 Drama Desk Award nominations win- ning Outstanding Actor in a Musical, Outstanding Set Design, and Outstanding Costume Design. Shrek also won the Grammy award for Best Musical Show Album. The London pro- duction also was nominated for Best New Musical, Best Actor, and Best Costume Design. Kids, aduks, it doesn't mat- ter your age, Shrek The Musical is some of the best fun you're going to have at the theater this summer." Call (320) 242-GNTC (4682) to order tickets, or go to You may also purchase tickets at the box office, ROCORI High School on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6:30-8 p.m. Ticket prices are $17 adult, $13 Senior, and $10 students.