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Thursday, August 8, 2013 ews. mn 911]1] nngnngl Pag 5 ,'Out of the Blue' at Stearns History Museum Scott Thoma authored the Scott Thoma, who was a little boy $5. book "Out of the Blue" about the at the time, writes the story about Founded in 1936, the Stearns F-5 tornado that swept througha familywho suffered through the History Museum has focused on Tracy, Minn. This book will be fea- storm. In Scott's book, "Out of the preserving and interpreting the tured at Breakfast Club 9-10 a.m. Blue", he describes the harrowing history of the region for 77 years. Wednesday, Aug 14 at Stearns His- events Linda Vaske and her family The mission of the museum is toryMuseum and Research Center endured. Linda was in the process to engage people in the explora- at 235 33rd Ave S., St. Cloud of finalizing the adoption paper- tion of the County's diverse heri- On June 13, 1968, at work on two-year-old Nancy when tage by providing connections to 7:04 p.m., the first recorded F-5 this storm tragically changed their the past, perspectives on the pres- tornado in Minnesota history lives. Come to the Stearns History ent, and inspiration for the future. swept through the small south- Museum for Breakfast Club on The Stearns History Museum and western town of Tracy. The mas- Wednesday, Aug. 14, at 9 a.m., to Research Center is nationally sive tornado destroyed several learn more about the heartbreak- accredited by the American Alli- city blocks, killed nine people ingevents of this storm. This event ance of Museums. and injured more than 100 others, is free to members, non-members American Legion Auxiliary State Convention at Niahnomen The 94th State Convention for ing Honorary Department JuniorSecurity, Poppy, Public Relations The American Legion Auxiliary President, Kaitlin Fernlund, aand Veterans Affairs & Rehabili- was held July 18-20, at Mahnomen, member of the Waite Park Unit tation. LuAnn Marschel served as Minn. #428, brought greetings from the the Department Sergeant-at-Arms Auxiliary member from Kim- Junior (members who are under for the Convention and the Instal- ball, representing the American the age of 18) Auxiliary. lation of the new officers. Legion Auxiliary Unit #261 was Greetings were also brought byThe newly elected officers for LuAnn Marschel. the 2013 Governor of Minnesota2013-2014 American Legion Raleen Tolzman of Cleve- Girls State Caprisha Buchanan of Auxiliary, Department of land, Minn., State President of the Circle Pines, Minn. Minnesota are: American Legion Auxiliary, pre- KeynotespeakerwastheNorth- Shirley Frederick, Depart- sided. American Legion Depart- western National Vice President of ment President from Hackensack; ment Commander Don Pankake the American Legion Auxiliary, Chris Ronning, Department from Hutchinson brought greet- Doris Ann Werlinger of Rapid City, First Vice President, from Maple ings. Martin Warnsholtz, the S.D. Grove; mayor of the city of Mahnomen, The Kimball Unit received Cer- Sandra Fredrickson, Depart- and White Earth Reservation tificates of Merit for their pro- ment Second Vice President, from Tribal Council Secretary/Trea- grams in Americanism, Chil- Glenville. surer Robert J. Durant welcomed dren & Youth, Education, Junior everyone to Mahnomen. Incom- Activities, Memorial, National F__,den valley-Watkins senior Dintn l Menu Aug 12-16 margarine, blushing pears, milk. Suggested donation for those Please call at least one day in 60 or older is $3.85, under 60 advance. Meals may be picked up. is $6.55. Eden Valley diners Monday: Cranberry-glazed are served at the Civic Center chicken, baked potato, Califor- (attached to the city offices build- nia-blend vegetables, bread/ing), and should reserve a meal margarine, fruit cocktail, milk. by calling Mary Lou Newcomb at Tuesday: Hamburger-tomato (320) 453-8375. Watkins diners casserole, green beans, Mandarin are served at St. Anthony Manor, orange whip, bread/margarine, and should call Peggi Gohman at cookie, milk. (320) 764-5615 for reservation by Wednesday: Grilled chicken 1 p.m. the day before your meal. wrap with chicken, shredded let- Both sites serve at 11:30 a.m. Mon- tuce & diced tomatoes/mayo, day through Friday. This service is melon cubes, potato salad, bar, through Lutheran Social Service, milk. funded in part by a contract from Thursday: Baked fish, brown the Area Agency on Aging with rice, cole slaw, mixed vegetables, funding from the Federal Older dinner roll/margarine, raspberry Americans Act through the Min- parfait dessert, milk. nesota Board on Aging. Friday: Salisbury steak, parslied whole potatoes, squash, bread/ Kimball sen or D ninq Menu Aug 12-16 Suggested contribution for per- " sons 60+ and volunteers is $3.50, Monday: Swiss steak, baked or what you can afford. Guests potato w/sour cream, beets, under 60 pay $7. wheat bread, peaches. REMINDER: When there is a Tuesday: Sweet & sour chicken, choice of entree on the menu, you Oriental vegetables, rice, fruit will receive the first one listed sauce, brownie. UNLESS you notify us. The cof- Wednesday-Birthday Cake: fee pot is on by 11:15 a.m. every Pork roast, red-skinned potatoes Wednesday. w/gravy, steamed cabbage, wheat For more information, call bread, fruit cocktail. Rosalea Hoeft at (320) 398-2211 Thursday: Mushroom & onion ext. 13, between 10:30 a.m. and pork chop, whipped potatoes w/ 1 p.m. Gift dining booklets are gravy, squash, dinner roll, peanut available at the Senior Dining Site butter bar. and the Harvest Bank in Kimball. Friday: Meatloaf, scalloped Partially funded under contract potatoes, carrots, wheat bread, with the Central Minnesota Coun- lemon chiffon, cil of Aging as part of the Older Euchre anytime there are Americans Act and administered enough players by Catholic Charities of the Dio- 1% milk is served with everyceseofSt. Cloud. meal. Menu is subject to change. St. Anthony Manor activities for July Weekly activities Mondays: Euchre 7 p.m. Wednesdays: Exercise 10 a.m. Senior Citizens Cards: 1-4:30 p.m. Fridays: Mass 8:15 a.m. (except the first Friday of month) Sundays: Pray the Rosary 8 a.m. Nail care 1:30 p.m. At your site or at our secure auction facility LE~ OUR YEARS OF AUC'IION EXPERIENCE WORK FOR YOUI in: Sat., Aug. 17 @ 9 a.m. Start Tim Ellis, Owner HRS: Mon-Fri: 7:30-5:30; Sat: North 55 on 15 in Kimball * 10-Noon 398-2200 A Good Bank in a Good Town THANK YOU FOR BANKING WITH US. Convenient Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 (drive-up only 3-4:00 p.m.) Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Saturday, 8:30-11:30 a.m. (walk-up/drive-up only) (320) 764-2600 p.m, Visit us on the web: fsbwatkins.com Member M,nneso!a 170 Meeker Ave N, Watkins, "