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Thursday, August 2, 2012 Tri-Countv News Kimball, MN i- : __-=- = .... :: :::---T Community .................... page 5 Construction has begun on Eden Valley Motel The groundbreaking for the new Eden Valley Motel was Friday, July 27. Those participating are, from left to right, Sonny Thielen (Thielen Construction), Dave Currens (State Bank in Eden Valley), Andy Arens (Arens Electric), Julann Albright (EV Motel), Barry Albright (EV Motel), Randy Hanson (EV Motel), Michelle Hanson (EV Motel), Ross Amundson (EV Motel), Michele Johnson-Amundson (EV Motel), Scott Holthaus (Holthaus Masonry), Romie Torborg (Wenner Plumbing & Heating), Mona Haag (City Clerk), Ken Nistler (general contractor), Eric Reetz (City Council], John Thielen (Thielen Construction), Dan Thielen (City Council), and Pete Korman (Eden Valley Mayor). The 12-room motel will be located on the north side of Highway 55, next to Valley Liquor and the Eden Valley-Watkins Clinic. It is planned to be completed and operational by late fall 2012. Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua. Eden Valley Firearms safety classes begin Aug. 13 The DNR has adopted a new Stu- dent Self-Certification process for this and other youth safety courses. A parent must sign the registration form the first night of class. Upon successful comple- tion of the course, students will be issued a temporary Safety Certifi- cate as in the past. Students must complete the certification pro- cess and pay their $7.50 fee online to validate and print out their FAS certificate. Complete instructions are on the back on the temporary FAS certificate that students will receive after successfully com- pleting the course. Bring something to write with each class period. Course hand- books will be provided. Classes Senior Dinin. Menu Friday: Mandarin chicken salad, fresh fruit, lettuce salad/ dressing, muffin/margerine, milk. Suggested donation for those 60 or older is $3.50, under 60 is $6.55. Eden Valley diners are served at the Civic Center (attached to the city offices building). Watkins diners are served at St. Anthony Manor. Both sites serve at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. This service is through Lutheran Social Service, funded in part by a con- tract from the Area Agency on Aging with funding from the Fed- eral Older Americans Act through the Minnesota Board on Aging. The EV Sportsmen Club and Meeker Pheasants Forever are co-sponsoring the DNR firearms safety class in Eden Valley begin- ning at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, in the Civic Center on Consairt Ave. W in Eden Valley. Students must be at least 11 or older before tak- ing the course. The FAS Certificate becomes valid at age 12. The class is open to the first 35 students to enroll the first night. Persons 18 or older may take the course work online, but must take the written test and perform the field test Thursday, Aug. 23, to obtain their certificate. Talk to Gary if you are interested in that option. Registration and the first class in be at 6 p.m. Monday Aug. 13. F00den vallff-Watkins AMU00H 6-10 rl ay-Hamburger-tomato casserole, tossed salad/dress- ing, corn, bread/margerine, cookie, milk. Tuesday-Lemon-pepper fish, baked potato, creamed peas, bread/margerine, slice pie, milk. Wednesday-Ham, scalloped potatoes, california-blend vegeta- bles, bread/margerine, fruit cock- tail, milk. Thursday-Roast beef, mashed potatoes/gravy, mixed vegeta- bles, dinner roll/margerine, gela- tin poke cake, milk. Kimball senior Dini,00 Aug. 6-10 Monday-"500" Blood Pres- Menu Suggested contribution for per- sons 60+ and volunteers is $3.50, or what you can afford. Guests under 60 pay $7. REMINDER: When there is a choice of entree on the menu, you will receive the first one listed UNLESS you notify us. The cof- fee pot is on by 11:15 a.m. every Wednesday. For more information, call Rosalea Hoeft at (320) 398-2211, ext. 13, between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Gift dining booklets are available at the Senior Dining Site and the State Bank of Kimball. Partially funded under contract with the Central Mirnesota Coun- cil of Aging as part of the Older Americans Act and administered by Catholic Charities of the Dio- cese of St. Cloud. will be held Aug. 13, 15, 16, 20, and 22, at the EV Civic Center from 6-8 p.m. The Field session will take place at the EV Sportsmen's Club trap range near the Vails Lake public access from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Aug, 23. More information will be sent during the second week of the class. Call Gary Duncomb at (320) 453-7465, Jim Theis (320) 764-7155, or Fred Johnson (320) 453-6428, for more information. 2-Buck Tuesdays The Eden Valley Senior Dining Center is offering "2-Buck Tues- days" for older adults, age 60+. The State Bank of Eden Valley is spon- ' soring (and picking up the addi- tional cost) for this special oppor- tunity. RSVP your meal by Monday to guarantee your $; meal. Con- tact your Senior Dinbg site man- ager Heidi Jewett at (320) 453-8375 between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to reserve your meal. Seniors: If you cannot afford $2 for your meal, please contribute what you can afford. Noone will be denied a meal because of inabil- ity to pay, however, a registration form is required. Watch the Tri-County News each week for the menu for the fol- lowing week so that you can plan ahead, sures: Lasagna, green beans, marinated cucumber salad, garlic breadstick, sliced pears. Tuesday-Euchre: Hamburger on a bun, baked beans, confetti- vegetable salad, raspberry parfait. Wednesday: Roast tur- key, whipped potatoes w/gravy, cream-style corn, wheat bread, chocolate mousse. 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