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Thursday, August 18, 2011 Tri-County News Kimball, MN Students .4 Youth Pastor Olthoff receives Chaplain award and is a Master Credentialed Chap- lain with this association. He was a full-time chaplain with the Sher- burne County Sheriff's Office, was a volunteer chaplain for several agen- cies, including the North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota State Patrols and alsoserved as a Federal Chaplain for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Federal Department of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF). Sheriff Norlin said he is extremely proud of the Meeker County Sheriff's Office Volunteer Chaplains Program, and equally proud of Pastor Terry in receiving this well-deserved award. When Pastor Olthoff was vol- unteering with the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, he was the pastor at the First Presbyterian Church of Litchfield. Pastor Olthoff has moved on in his ministering duties and is currently the pastor of the First Presbyterian Churches of Edgerton and Lismore, Minn. Pastor Jeffrey Garland of the Corner Stone Church of Litchfield, took over after Pastor Olthoff, and is Currently the Meeker County Sheriff's Office Volunteer Chaplain. Sheriff Noflin added that this is the second International Award Member his office has received in these past two years. In 2010, The Meeker County Sheriff's Office received the International Chief's of Police/Sprint Excellence in Law Enforcement Research Award for a project Deputy Ieff Ho and the Hen- nepin County Medial Center jointly Sheriff Ieff Norlin is pleased to announce that recently former Meeker County Sheriff's Office Chaplain, Pastor Terry Olthoff, received the International Co n- ference of Police Chaplains (ICPC) John A Price Excellence in Chap- laincyAward. This is one of the top awards issued by the ICPC. Sheriff Norlin said that Pastor Olthoffwas a volunteer Sheriff's Chaplain with the Meeker County Sheriff's Office when he was nominated for this award. The International Conference of Police Chaplains was founded in 1973, and currently has a mem- bership of more than 2,800 chap- lains from various faith commu- nities from Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish to Buddhist and Mus- lim representing countries from all around the world. The primary goal of the ICPC is: To provide a ministry of presence to the men and women of law enforcement, the departments they serve, and to the people of the communities that the men and the women of these departments serve in. Sheriff Noflin says that Pastor Olthoff was the first Sheriff's Office Chaplain with the Meeker County Sheriffs Office and was very active in the role, with our staff, and in the community. He has even per- formed the wedding ceremonies of a couple of our employees. "Pastor Olthoffbrought quite a bit of experi- ence with him when he started with our office," Norlin said. He started as a member of the ICPC in 1979, KAHS Class of 1991 reunion Aug. 27 Kimball Class of 1963 meets Aug. 27 The Kimball High School Class of 1963 is having a 48-year reunion Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Triple R. Anyone wishing to stop in and say "Hi" is welcome after 9 p.m. If questions, call ]oAnne (320) 286-5921, or e-mail digger45@ The KAHS Class of 1991 is cele- brating their 20-year class reunion Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Red Goat in Watkins. Social hour starts at 5 p.m. and dinner is at 6 p.m. A DI is to f01- low later in the evening. To RSVP, or if you have questions, please con- tact Lisa Ludwig at trevynludwig @yahoo.corn; or Jenny Hamilton at 3 381 Park 81. 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Page 9 It's nearly school open house time Eden Valley-Watkins High School open house is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24. Kimball Elementary School is from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30. he various forms needed to begin school, as well as booths for Hen- dricks Bus Co., Taher lunch service, Partners in Education, and many others will be available. Grades 4-6 need a planner, which P.I.E. will sell that night at their table in the gym. The planner is $3. Kimball Area High School open house is from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31. Holy Cross School open house is at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1. EV-W SCHOOLS start Monday, Aug. 29. KIMBALL SCHOOLS and HOLY CROSS SCHOOL start Tuesday, Sept. 6. Saturday, August 20, 2011 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. Whitney Senior Center Presenations by O'Neal Hampton, contestant from The Biggest Loser & CbefNiemer, Executive Cbeffor Cbanhassen Dinner Theaters Event Sponsors: mrThe =:[==i Good TRII MEDIA II Shephea! I I CotmJ Connecting customers. Delivering results. ltmOm-lmSlmOrk I