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4ll Nb," PAGE 20 AuF ust 11, 2016 Kimball i i at State I i -The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Minnesota: held their 97th State Convention in Jr. Activities, Constitution and Rochester, Minn., July 21-23, 2016. Standing Rules, Americanism, Auxiliary members from Leadership, National Security, Kimball representingthe Children and Youth, Public American Legion Auxiliary Unit Relations, and Veterans Affairs #261 were Renee Berscheid, Dori and Rehabilitation. The Unit Hamilton, Carol Santone Royal also received a Certificate of and Connie Chouinard. Participation which was awarded Sandy Fredrickson of Glenville, to Cindy May in recognition of Minn., state president of the valuable contributions to Junior American Legion Auxiliary pre- History. sided. The Honorable Ardel Brede, The newly elected offi- mayor of Rochester brought his cers for 2016-2017 American greetings. Honorary Department Legion Auxiliary, Department of Iunior President Bryce Soltis, Minnesota are: a member of the Waite park Auxiliary Unit #428 brought greetings from the Junior (mem- bers who are younger than age 18) Auxiliary. Greetings were also brought by the 2016 National Northwestern Division Honorary Vice President Jules Efta of Argyle Unit #353. Members from the Kimball Unit attended caucuses on Thursday morning and reported back to the Sixth District information which they received in the caucus meet- ing rooms. The Kimball Unit received Certificates of Merit in the fol- lowing programs from the • Carol Kottom, Department of President from Buffalo • Donna Arends, Department First Vice President from Willmar • Jean Walker, Department Second Vice President • The newly elected National Executive Committee woman is Shirley Fredrick. These ladies assumed their duties at the close of the Department Convention. We also were told that Denise Milton from Bagley was elected Department Commander for 2016-2017. Renee Berscheid Unit 261 Second Vice President M Emergency Cantmunl©atlaa Made Easy. available FREE from the Meeker County website (co.meeker.mn.us) or Facebook page. Sign up now! • Receive and pay your bins securely online, all in one place • Make payments anywhere, anytime, directly from your checking account • Track payment history and account balances at a glance • Save on stmnps and cheeks every month • Guard against identity theft by receiving and paying bills online instead of by unsecured mail KIMBALL 398-3500 ST. AUGUSTA 251-6100 ATWATER 974-8861 i ..... ....... www.tricountynews.mn n. , .., MarK ant, on Meteorologist • -,. ... _ _ J_ __!_ atorms possibly miUWCCK offKi'mbali Days ThUreday night • .- Fr ay there Sup fin Weather Column: It was Stay alert to the posszblhty of ., ~ ? . ".Y • • v me ~rg ano a ue appral~l; another beautiful weekend across severe weather for the mzdweek. . . .. ~in ,,’ ~A; ..... ,~ T ...... • ..... Weather history" On this tract0r~!l; ~ter~ll fight;and ........................ v ......... ,. L le M' Ki " were in the mid- to upper-70s and date in 2004 records show that ~et ,~ m,Da!lc0r0nat!0n~ lower 80s across Minnesota both cool Canadian air is ushered bat.u.m..a.y me~ are ~m~ Saturday and Sunday with fairly in on strong northwest winds. ~a~!vitles for ki.de of all agesi rnational F 11 h " New tins year areme p,g ra~ low humidity and dew points Inte a sad its record , ~ ...... A change arrived on Monday coldest high temperature for this ~ande.m!c out ahead of our next system, date with a high of a chilly 49 ;i Dew points started to climb on degrees F. The Twin Cities only ! u noay t eres. tne, ug~ Monday and Tuesday. On Monday saw a high of 59 degrees F and .pan~Ke & .sau~ge_.Dreaki~. at dew points were in the low 60s. By much of central and west central me uons snelter, me car snow, Tuesday, dew points climbed into Minnesota had highs only in the andth.e 2:00 pamdei the mid to upper 60s and lower 70s mid 50s? /~ctwltles, times and Iocat ns Weather fact: Heat Index: Anare listed on thead on page 9, making it feel quite sticky. However, by Wednesday, those dew points will climb into the upper 70s and lower 80s. This will be the fuel for thunder- storms across much of Greater Minnesota. Some of these storms on Wednesday may be on the strong to severe side. The main threat will be large hail and dam- aging winds. The Storm Prediction Center indicates a slight risk of severe weather that could lead to some isolated tornadoes as well. Heavy rainfall will also be possible on Wednesday into Thursday that could cause some flooding. Cooler and drier weather will return just in time for the weekend as high pressure returns by Friday. Temperatures will return to the 70s for Friday and Saturday with dew points falling back into the 50s by the weekend. KANDIYOHI 382-6100 www. harvestbankmn, com index that combines "air tem- perature and relative humid- ity in an attempt to determine the human-perceived equivalent temperature." MN AT A GLANCE: Moorhead Low 65 High 88 Duluth Low 60 High 86 Central Minn. Low 65 High 87 Minneapolis Low 69 High 90 Rochester Low 67 High 88 Marshall Low 66 High 92 Wednesday: Partly cloudy, 50-percent chance of showers and thunderstorms- some storms may be severe. High 87 Low 68 Wind: SE 15-25 mph Prec..20"-.70" Monday's sunrise: 6:15 a.m. Monday's sunset: 8:36 p.m. Normal High: 79 Normal Low: 57 Showers and thunderstorms will be likely late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. We Region tournament at Clipper Field page 6). Championship game is at 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14. The state toumament begins the next weekend in Dassel, Utchfield, and Hutchinson. 'Shrek: The Musical' Only a few shows left! Great Northern Theater Company presents "Shrek: The Musical" at ROCORI High School. We(L-Thu.-Fri., 8/10-]2, 7"30 p.m. Tickets are available at GNTCl.com or (320) 241-GNTC. Veterans appreciation Dlngmann Funeral Care invites you to a Veterans' Appreciation Lunch at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, at the Kimball American will likely see showers and thun- Legion. Several speakers and derstorms redeveloping by local experts are scheduled to Wednesday afternoon and con- tinuing into Wednesday night as an area of low pressure and a cold front arrives. Some of these cells may be be on the severe side. Scattered showers and thun- derstorms will likely linger into Thursday across parts of the region.-Drier and cooler weather is projected to return by Friday and Saturday as we head into the weekend. Thursday: Variable cloudiness, 60-percent chance of showers/ T-storm. High 82 Low 62 Winds: WNW 10-20 mph Prec..20"-.60" Friday: Partly cloudy and pleas- ant. High 76 Low 56 Winds: NW 10-20 mph Prec. None Saturday: Mostly sunny and cooler. High 72 Low 54 Winds: NW 10-20 mph Prec. None Sunday: Partly cloudy. High 77 Low 57 Winds: WNW 5-10 mph Prec. None @ speak. (See ad on page 4.) Call 398-5055 to reserve your spot. Free pool passes Aug. 18 is the last day this season for free pool passes at the Watkins Pool From 12:30 p.m. to closing, swim FREE! Pick up your passes at Farmers State Bank, Wally's CaM, Stein's Thriftway Foods, or the Tri-County News office. (See ad on page 3.) Summer festivals • Aug. :]3-15 Kimball Days • Au 20 Mk ner (EV) • Forest Sfockade Rendezvo.s • 20-2 Forest Threshers Show • SepLn SL Anthony festival • SepL 18 SL Anne's fesUval U oming benefits Aug] inthe Parkand Aug. ]3,Antique Car Run in Kingston • AUg. ;4, Sp .g Karats of C umbus breakfa (SO Bo ) • Au’ 14, Pork chop dinner at Osbnark Lutheran Church • Aug. 20, Doug K ty memod ATVfide • Aug.20, MidsurnrnerBlast in EdenVaLoy • Aug. ZI, Deer's Ddve 4 Donors • 2Z, AdopUon Rk WaU n Stewart,Watkin • • , • Healing Nest (Sauk Centre) • Sept Ede.Va yarea LiLrary fall fundraLser • Oct. 28, Pead Lake Fry Broadcast issue next week Contact us now if you have so_n , thing to be included in next weeks Tri-County News, going out to 12,000+ readers! The next broadcast issue will be Sept. 15.