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Thursday, August 4, 2011 " Tri-County News *Kimball, MN _ C 00mmtmity Page 3 Hwy. 55 resur- Card5 of ThaH005 " ............. " 'FREE: Stearns and Meeker counties begin Aug. 8 May we send our heartfelt brought food, cards, and comfort- Motorists will encounter lane thanks to all who gave so gener- ingwords, and aspecialthanksto 6 ° SUb restrictions on Highway 55 from ously of their kindness and sym- hospice and to Pastor Nerud. We Stearns CountyRoad 66 in Paynes- pathy in the death of our mother/ ville to just east of Highway 4 in grandmother/great-grandmother Meeker County beginning Men- Verlinda Schindele. We especially want to thank" those who vis- ited us at the church and shared in the service. Thanks also to those who visited, prayed for us, day, Aug. 8. Flaggers will direct traf- fic through the work zone while crews resurface the roadway. Knife River Corporation of Sauk Rapids, is the prime contractor for the $1.3 million roadway improve- ment project• The project is scheduled to be complete by late August, weather permitting• During construction and road maintenance work, the Minne- sota Department of Transporta- tion urges drivers to: • Check, or call 511 for up-to-date information about traffic and road conditions• • Watch for construction crew and equipment in the work zone. • Follow posted speed limits; fines double in work zones. • Plan ahead and expect delays, especially during peak travel times. • Stay alert; expect the unex- pected. Eden Valley August Blood Drive The American Red Cross will be in Eden Valley from 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Eden Valley• If you have questions, call Bonnie Meyer, coordinator, at (320) 282- 1468. Visit make-donation, to schedule your- self an appointment online. Bring along your identification, it is required to donate. Kimball Days parade units wanted Come join the Kimball Days Parade. It's planned for 2 p.m. Sun- day, Aug. 14. The line up is at 1 p.m. at St. Anne's parking lot, the north entrance. Entry fee is $25• Contacts are Brian Kiffmeyer at (320) 493-5276, and Rosanna Dahlinger at (320) 291-4018, or e-roail kimballdays parade @live. com. Parade applications can be found at cityo3' pages/KimballDaysForms. Why life insurance? Because people depend on you. How much and what type? That depends on you too. Call me today for a free, no-obligation Life Insurance Needs Analysis. Thomas Ehlinger Agency, Inc. 39A Maus Drive #3 Kimball, MN 55353-0010 (320) 398-3645 www.tehlinger,com AMERICAN FAMILY American Family Lifo Insurance Company • Home Offtce Madison W153753 amam corn 200 OO2O23- 1 06 know she touched many lives• Laure and Neale Doering Mark and Pam Schindele Lucinda and Jocko Kline Wm. and Teresa Schindele Robin and Rich Halverson Glenn and Jana Schindele Thanks from Watkins Blood Drive What a day we had at the blood drive in Watkins Wednesday, July 27. In spite of the hot weather, we had a great turnout, and 67 units were collected, exceed- ing our goal by six units• Thank you to all of our repeat donors, to the seven first-time donors, to all who walked in, and to those who encouraged someone else to come. Those earning pins were Dan- iel Dockendorf and Rosie Nistler- 3 gallons, Alan Dockendorf-4 gal- lons, Alan Geislinger-5 gallons, Jim Wirz-6 gallons, Reuben Geis- linger-8 gallons, and Joe Rath- mann-12 gallons• Thank you and congratulations. Many volunteers are needed to make the drive successful Thank you to those who promoted the drive: the organizers, telephone recruiters, poster distributor, the Journal Patriot and the Tri-County News for the wonderful advertis- ing, the churches for bulletin coy- erage, the City of Watkins for mar- quee and hall use, and to those who readied the hall. Thank you to all those who helped the day of the drive: the vol- unteers from the community who helped unload and load the truck, those who registered donors, can- teen helpers, those who prepared the food for the workers, and to those who cleaned up and reset the hall. Thank you to the fol- lowing organizations who pro- vided food or workers: the Amer- ican Dairy Association, Watkins Lions, Catholic Aid Association, St. Anthony CCW and Social Con- cerns. Thank you to the Red Cross workers who worked efficiently to make the drive run smoothly. If you could not come to Wat- kins, you have the opportunity to donate at Kimball Wednesday, Aug. 3, or at Eden Valley Tuesday, Aug. 16. Make a difference, donate. Lip sync competition for Kimball Days Participants needed - The lip sync competition for Kimball Days is at St. Anne's start- ing at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13. Registration forms are available for participants at Kimball City Hall. The registration forms need to be filled out and returned with their C D by 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10. If there are any questions, please call Alisha Kuechle at (320) 398-2150. Car & Tractor Kimball Days Celebrafibn Sunday, August 14, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Voting ends at noon Corner of Highways 55 & 15 $7 per entry ° Prizes to the Top 20 ° Door Prizes! Questions: Kimball Parade starts at 2 p.m. Good only at: 24086 8rate Hwy 15 (just N. of Luxemburg on Hwy t5) 320-251-4533 iiii:ililili:il meow ...........  Pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs, •  Knaus sausage, juice, milk, coffee _ i:_::  Adults: $7" Age 4-10:$3.3 & Undz: Free ::i :?":::: :::  :::=:::i ..................... / Zion ......... I 450 Fairhaven Ave. South Haven Friday, August 12: Jeii-O Wrestling 7 pm $1 donation entry fee supports the food shelf Saturday, August 13: Pork Chops on a Stick 11 am-4 pm $3 Sunday, August 14: Free Mimosa with any breakfast order (while supplies last) 10 am-1 pm Located downtown Kimball on Hwy 15 • (320) 398-5785 Days Friday, August 12 Tractor Pedal Pull: 5:30 pm Teen Hayride & Outdoor Movie: 7 pm Little Miss Kimball Coronation: 7:30 pm SOFTBALL Tournament: ALL WEEKEND Saturday, August 13 Craft & Merchandise Sale: 9 am-1 pm ids ZONE: 10 am - 2 pm (inflatables & Jlames) I Tournaments Volleyball and Bean Ba Dance: Saturday 9 pm "Whiskey Tango" Sunday, August 14 Antique Car & Tractor Show: 8 am-t pm & Sausage Breakfast: 740 am-12 prn