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Parents and students should come to the meeting. Bruce Holmseth The parent/student meeting for all Kimball Area Students partic- ipating in any activities in grades 7-12 will be Monday, Aug. 8, in the high school cafetorium. The meet- ing will start at 6:30 p.m. Coaches will be introduced, along with updates and changes of the upcoming school year will be Are you ready for some FOOTBALL? Kimball Elementary open house Open house for Kimball Ele- mentary School is from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30. The various forms needed to begin school, as well as booths for Hendricks Bus Co., Taher lunch ser- vice, Partners in Education, and many others will be available. Grades 4-6 need a planner, which P.I.E. will se/a that night at their table in the gym. The planner is $3. (The high school open house is from 4,7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug: 31.) Copper thefts continue Sheriff Jeff Norlin is asking for evening and the public's help to be watchful for in places in suspicious persons and vehicles tion sprayers, nighttime hours, or around irriga- abandoned farm related to copper, metal, and other salvage thefts. With the high prices of scrap metal, Meeker County, as well as across Minnesota and the nation, these types of thefts con- tinue to occur, often causing thou- sands of:dollars more in repair- ing and replacing the items taken. Scrap copper is at the top of the thieves' lists, mostly heavy-gauge wire. . Sheriff Norlin asks residents to pay particular attention where there may be an unknown per- son or vehicle, especially in the sites or houses, electrical sub sta- tions, radio towers, groves or other places that old farm equipment may be left. Basically anywhere you observe suspicious activity and there would be a source of copper, or other scrap materials. Sheriff Norlin says you may call 911 to report this type of activ- ity. A deputy will be dispatched immediately. The location, a good description of what you saw, and a license number only if you can safely or easily obtain one is help- ful when you call. ) School Football Field. The cost is $5. All participants will learn skills such as passing, catching, ball handling, blocking, kicking and much more. Members of the Kimball Area High School football team and coaches will conduct the camp. For more information on any of these programs, please contact Brian Becker at (320) 764-7800, or (320) 493-1217, or e-mail brian@ Programs are sponsored by The Kimball Booster Club, we are seeking new members and volun- teers. There is no cost to becoming a member, so join today and help support youth activities in Kim- ball! It's time for Kimball Cubs' Youth Football! Touch Football Program for students entering grades 1-2. From 10 a.m. to noon Satur- day, Aug. 20, 27, and Sept. 10, 17, 24, at the Kimball Area High Schogl Football Field. The cost is $15. Third-sixth grade Tackle Football Sign-up and equipment hand- out is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at the Kimball Area High School. Tackle football is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7:30 p.m. starting Aug. 30, at Kimball Area High School Football Field. The cost is $35. Third-sixth grade Football Camp Takes place from 2-4 p.m. Fri- day, Aug. 20, at Kimball Area High POSTMASTER: Send address changes to the Tri-County News, RO. Box 220, Kimball MN 55353. The Tri-County News (USPS 639- 180) is entered at the Post Office, Kimball, Minnesota 55353, as Periodi- cals. It is published Thursdays by the Tri-County News, Inc., RO. Box 220, Kimball MN 55353, Stearns County. LOCATION: Our office is at 70 Main Street South in downtown Kimball. Weekday office hours are Monday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Tuesday through Fn- day 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Our telephone and fax number is (320) 398-5000. E-mail can be addressed to <news@tricounty news.MN>. Our Web site is <www. tricountynews.MN>. We also have a drop site at Ertl Hardware Hank in downtown Watkins. DEADLINE: 2 p.m. Monday. RATES: Subscription rates are S36/year ($26 for age 62 and older) in Minnesota; S46/year (536 for se- niors)-etsewhere in the U.S. Single copy price is 75 cents. STAFF: Jean Doran Matua, Editor nd Pub[isher Sue Hughes: Creative Designer Maxine Doran: Admin. Associate Marguerite Laabs: Photographer Marlene A. Young: Ad Sates Pep Lexi Bulau: Intern The staff of the Tri-County News recognizes that it has a responsibili- ty to report the news accurately and fairly, and that it is accountable to the public. Please contact our office if you feet we've fatten short of that objective. 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We are proud to be a member of: Minnesota Newspaper Assoc. Kimball Area Chamber KimbaLl Area Historical Society Stearns County Press Assoc. 2011 MNAAd Contest first-place winner; 2010 MNAAward for Best Website; 2010 MNAAward for Best " Serf-Promotion Ad; 2010 MNA Award for Best CoLor Ad; 2010 MNA Award for Best News Photo; 2009 MNA Award for Best Self-Promotion Ad; 2008 MNA Award for Best Advertise- ment; 20.08 Award for Portrait and Personality Photography; 2007 MNA Award for Advertisin Excellence; 2007 MNA Award, Best Information Graphic; -2006 MNA Award, Classified Adver- tising; 2004 MNA Award, Advertising Excellence; 2000 MNA Award, Best Local News Story. 201 I, Tri-County News