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Thursday, August 22, 2013 Tri-County News * www.tricountynews, mn SLL ii .............. ty ............. Page 5 Mike Schultz having By Mike Nistler, Staff Writer "Monster" Mike Schultz enjoys summer. He's really enjoying this summer. ....... Schultz won the gold medal in early August at the Adaptive Moto-X event at the ESPN Summer X-Games in Los Angeles. Winning gold never gets old to Schultz who knew he had his work cut out for him at the ESPN games. "I knew I would have some stiff competition so I built a practice track at home." Before the competition in prac- tice at the event "a couple of the other guys looked strong," Schultz said. "I knew I needed a good start and at the first corner I was in sec- ond place." Schultz knew he would have an opportunity somewhere dur- ing the race to make his move, and that's exactly what he did in the fifth lap when "I made my move and made it stick." "Winning in the motocross never gets old. The bumps are so much bigger (than in snowmo- bile racing). To be on the top of the game on a dirt bike is huge." While at the event Schultz got a call from the Kimball Days parade organizers, asking him if he wanted to appear in the parade. "It was kind of funny getting the call at the X-Games. But to come home with the gold in front of family and friends was nice." Schultz is a hesitant celebrity, but he admits "it's kind of neat." a 'monster' of a summer =Monster" Mike Schultz was in the Kimball Days parade Aug. 11, just days after winning yet another gold medal in the XGames. Mike lost his left leg after a devastating snowmobile racing accident Dec. 13, 2008. He has earned several gold medals in both snocross and motocross racing since then. Mike and wife Sara (Becket) are both Kimball graduates; they currently live in Pillager but they have strong ties in our area. The major summer races are During the fall months Schultz over for Schultz now. He may par- enjoys riding horses near his Pil- ticipate in some smaller local lager home. And while he rides events, but his next official race horses for enjoyment, the racer will be around the first of the in him comes out from time to year on a snowmobile. And even time when he and his friends will though he enjoys snowmobile rac- race their steeds around the local ing, Schultz isn't wishing summer motocross track. away. When asked if that's dangerous, "I like summer. I'm not wishing Schukzjust laughs. for snow too soon." COUNTRY LIVING As clean as they come! 3bd/2ba entertainment ctr KYLE NEU ReaRor 320-224-1376 Eden Valley 6" Sub 320-251-4533 ECONOMICAL HOME V~welt maintained, clean home. be, tg yard, oversized garage qu et Manannah neighborhood( www.riverwoodrealty.com Erie, valley- atkins sentor Dtnin5 Menu 6 Suggested donation for those Aug. -30 60 or older is S385, under 60 Please call at least one day in is $6.55. Eden Valley diners advance. Meals maybe picked up. are served at the Civic Center Monday: Swedish meatballs, (attached to the city offices build- paprika potatoes, spinach, ing), and should reserve a meal bread/margarine, ice cream, by calling Mary Lou Newcomb at milk. (320) 453-8375. Watkins diners Tuesday: Liver or pepper steak, are served at St. Anthony Manor, buttered boiled potatoes, peas, and should call Peggi Gohman at bread/margarine, apricots, milk. (320) 764-5615 for reservation by Wednesday: Chef salad: turkey, 1 p.m. the day before your meal. ham, cheese, lettuce/salad dress- Both sites serve at 11:30 a.m. Mon- ing, tomato & cucumber slices, day through Friday. This service is muffin/margarine 2" brownie,through Lutheran Social Service, milk. funded in part by a contract from Thursday: Roast beef, mashedthe Area Agency on Aging with potatoes, carrots, dinner roll/mar- funding from the Federal Older garine, pudding dessert, milk. Americans Act through the Min- Friday: Pork chow mein, rice/ nesota Board onAging. chow mein noodles, Oriental vege- tables, Mandarin oranges, cookie, milk. K mball sen or Dini/i Merit/ Aug. 26-30 Suggested contribution for per- sons 60+ and volunteers is $3.50, Monday: Hamburger on a or what you can afford. Guests bun, 3-bean salad, coleslaw, under 60 pay $7. sliced pears. REMINDER: When there is a Tuesday: Roast turkey,choice of entree on the menu, you whippedpotatoesw/gravy, cream- will receive the first one listed style corn, wheat bread, chocolate UNLESS you notify us. The cof- mousse, fee pot is on by 11:15 a.m. every Wednesday: Swedish meat- Wednesday. balls, parslied potatoes, country For more information, call trio vegetables, wheat bread, Jell- Rosalea Hoeft at (320) 398-2211 O pokecake, ext. 13, between 10:30 a.m. and Thursday: Lasagna, green 1 p.m. Gift dining booklets are beans, lettuce salad, garlic bread- available at the Senior Dining Site stick, raspberry parfait, and the Harvest Bank in Kimball. Friday-Bingo: Roast beef & Partially funded under contract Swiss sandwich with lettuce and with the Central Minnesota Coun- tomato slice, minestrone soup, cil of Aging as part of the Older sherbet. Americans Act and administered Euchre anytime there are by Catholic Charities of the Die- enough players cese of St. Cloud. 1% milk is served with every meal. Menu is subject to change. It's EASY to renew or subscribe! By mail, phone, fax, web, or e-mad. (See order form on page 18.) St. Anthony nor activities 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. Tim Ellis, Owner 55 on 15 in Kimball www.tricountynews.mn A Good Bank in a Good Town THANK YOU FOR BANKING WITH US. Convenient Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (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 Visit us on the web: fsbwatkins.com Member 170 Meeker Ave N, Watkins, Minnesota