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(3r 1 9 " f'Pl f fll 111 Thursday, August 22, 2013 W$,/TH~ ....... SpeakEasy reopens By Mike Nistler After being closed for almost two years, The SpeakEasy Bar and Restaurant has reopened in Eden Valley. Owner Allen Foss and staff opened the doors Monday, Aug. 5, after spiffing up the place. "It was in pretty good shape," said Foss who did some work on the kitchen primarily, and a lot of cleaning up. "Business has really been good. I've met a lot of really nice people," said Foss, who owns an off:sale liquor store in Big Lake, as well as a bait and tackle store and a machine shop. The SpeakEasy has both daily lunch and dinner specials. Foss hired Dan Gillan as the head chef and his wife, Lisa Gillan, to run the bar. Dan Gillan is from Boston, originally. "We're pumped," said Foss, who is planning an open house later this summer. Plans are also under way for an Oktoberfest event, in mid- October where German food, beer, and music will be on the agenda. in Eden Valley Already feeling much at home in The SpeakEasy in Eden Valley is new owner Allen Foss. Foss is happy with the restaurant, his staff, his customers, and the community. He plans to host an open house later this summer. Staff photo by Mike Nistler. Foss said he's also looking forward "Everybody is very excited," Foss to having a Halloween party in the said of The SpeakEasy's reopening. establishment. Mark Anthony Meteorologist Cooler air arrives Wednesday Weather column: A few spotty Daytime highs should cool showers and isolated thunder- off into the low- to mid-80s by storms moved across Minnesota Wednesday and that trend will on Monday. Most of the activity likely continue into the week- stayed across Southern Minne- er~d. There exists the possibility of sota. some isolated or scattered show- Very warm and humid condi- ers on Friday-Sunday. The winds tions impacted much of Minne- are also expected to be breezy on sota on Tuesday as daytime highs Friday and Saturday, so it could be hit the low- to mid-90s across most choppy out on area lakes. of state. With dew points in the Have a great week, but keep an upper 60s and lower 70s, it cer- eye on the weather on Wednesday! tainly felt even warmer. Heat indi- Weather history: On this date ces reached the mid- to upper- in 2004 it was cold across Minne- 90s across parts of Minnesota. A sota as temperatures dropped into southerly breeze was responsi- the 30s across much of the region. ble for pulling in that warm and Some spots in Northern Minne- humidair fromthe Gulf of Mexico. sota experienced frost on their There is some relief in sight as windshields, off to work in the a cold front will arrive on Wednes- morning! day. This will be the focus of a Weather fact: More often than slight risk of severe weather across not, thunderstorms move from much of the area. The Storm Pre- west to east. However, conditions diction Center indicates that the in the atmosphere dictate how and potential exits for severe weather where storms will move, and it can in the late afternoon and early eve- be in any direction. As a result, ning. Weather/To page 13 Show Your Patriotic Variety of 3x5 Flags Telescoping Poles Contact~ Wally Strand 612-735-0212 John Smith 320-398-8025 Bo| Lee Dahlquist KINGSTON PROUD TO BE NAMED AN AMERICAN STAR CERTIFIED AGENCY Thomas Ehlinger Agency, Inc. 39A Maus Drive #3 Kimball, MR 55353 Bus: (320) 398-3645 tehlin0e@amfam.com AMERICAN FAMILY . . All your protection under one roof. ProAdjuster system... comfortable and consistent treatment option. t> Manipulatiorl !l> X-my F Acupuncture ~, Physiotherapy Physical & Massage Therapy All Insurance Accepted, Dr. Man~' (IY "**=~' KIi I ALL CHIROPRACTIC (320) 398-7900 (888) 785-2813 510 ' 55 East, Kimball All of your personalized eyecare needs., ........... close to COMPREHENSIVE EYE HEALTH ASSESSMENTS EYE DISEASE DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT SURGICAL CO-MANAGEMENT URGENT CARE SERVICES EYEWEAR & CONTACT LENSES LAKES Eye Clinic 1)r. Femrite, Optometrist 308 5th Ave. S #110, (.'old Spring 685-54(X) ~ bp We carry Propane & Kerosene small engine repair 51 Elm Street Kimball, MN 55353 Riding Tractors, Tillers Tdmrners Mowers Blowers Boat Motors Golf Carts -1759 -.---Todd