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i PAGE 16 Au ust 25, 2016 GRRL Library remains closed The St. Cloud Library location the clean up continues. Additional other locations or the drive up/ will remain closed to patrons until testing will be performed on the walk up book drop in St. Cloud. All further notice. All other Great air handlers, meeting rooms and St. Cloud programs are canceled River Libraries will remain open book surfaces Aug. 23. through Sept. 12, 2016. with normal operations. We have extended all St. Cloud We will continue updates with We continue to work with city hold expiration and due dates new information as it becomes officials, insurance representa- through Sept. 12, 2016. Patrons available. fives and restoration companies as can drop off items at any of our The Kimball High School graduating ciass of 1955 held their 61st reunion at Triple R Grill & Bar Tuesday, Aug. 16. It was a small group but those attending enjoyed the gathering. Pictured are, Left to right, front row, Dorothy (Gehrke) Burton, Ruth (Meyer) Geislinger, teacher Marilyn Gordon, and Alice (Petty) Robinson. In back are Bob Fieldseth, Bob Kuechle, Joann (Arens) Hendricks, Jerry Robinson, Richard Eckman, and Dean Mozena. Mariella Arnold, another of their teachers, stopped by to greet her former students. Submitted photo. FREE "Harvest Bank Mobile" in your app store! - View and transfer funds between accounts Mobile check deposit KIMBALL 398-3500 ST. AUGUSTA 251-6100 ATWATER 974-8861 KAND1YOHI 382-61 O0 : www.tricountynews, mn EV-W back-to- school open starts house Cl es begin for local students on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Eden Valley-Watkins Elemen- Eden Valley-Watkins, Holy Cross, tary and Secondary Schools will and Kimball students start that host an Open House from 6-8 day. p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31. This One exception: Kimball is an excellent opportunity for students in grades 9-12 will parents and students to meet start school Wednesday, Sept. 7. staff and to become better accli- Because sixth- and seventh- mated with each building prior graders will be brand-new at the to the start of school Tuesday, high school this year, they will Sept. 6. Everyone is welcome to have a day to themselves in the attend, and refreshments will be building. Grades 9-12 will arrive served, the next day. Please call Rob Pederson, ele- Open houses for both schools mentary school principal at will be on Wednesday, Aug. 31. (320) 453-6455 ext. 2132, or Bruce (See stories on this page for Kiehn, high school principal, at more details.) (320) 453-2900 ext. 1141 with any Lastly, as summer break ends questions, and students return to class and everyone gets back into their Kimball schools fall routines, please be careful driving, especially before and house after school. open Open house for students at Baseball tournament Kimball Elementary and Kimball The state amateur baseball Area High School will be held tournament began last weekend from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, in Dassel, Litchfield, and at eachschool. Hutchinson. See the brackets Meet your teachers, find your on page 8. (Watkins first plays iocker, sign up for schoollunch, this Sunday, Aug. 28.) The Note that school will start for championship game is at 3 p.m. Kimball K-8 students on Tuesday, Monday, Sept. 5, in Dassel. Sept. 6. This year, students in Tech support scares both grades 6 and 7 are new to the high school building, and the Local residents have received extra day will give them a chance unsolicited calls from tech support companies offering to to get used to the new building and procedures, fix their computer problems for a fee. Beware these scams. See Kimball students in grades 9-12 will start school the next day, the story on page 7 for more Wednesday, Sept. 7. information. The rest of the school year is Filing for local offices the same for all grades. City council and school boards in our area will participate in the general election Nov. 8. The deadline to file for office was Aug. 16. See the story on page 12 for a list of those who have applied for Tuesday, Aug. 16, at about local offices. 3:14 p.m. Stearns County Sheriff's officials became aware of a med- Early deadline and ical emergency in Quarry Park, office closure Waite Park. It was reported that Monday, Sept. 5, is Labor Day. a 17-year-old female from Lake The Tri-County News office will Henry was floating on a flotation be closed that day. Our deadline device near a rock cliff when a for the Sept. 8 paper will be at person walking on the cliff above 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2. Thank you unintentionally caused a softball- for helping us meet the deadline. sized rock to dislodge from the We wish you a safe holiday cliff. The rock struck the female in weekend and *sniff* end of the head, injuring her. summer. Deputies and WaRe Park Fire/Rescue administered aid Sumlilerfestivals and the female was taken to the Sept.11St. Arlthony festival St. Cloud Hospital by Gold Cross Sept.18 SL Anne's festival Ambulance. No names have been released. Upcoming benefits Au 2Z, AdopU0n R WaU - Ste at-Watld 2"/, Nest Fest for Eagles' Healing Nest (Sauk Centre) Aug.2 Dennis Serbus Memorial Shoot (Kimball) Sept. 17, Hoedown & pork chop dinner (Concordia Luth., FH) Sept. 17, Judy Pauls Annual Bike Run (Watkins) SepL Eden Val ykrea Litrary fall fundraiser Oct. PearlLake FLsh Fry Injury in Quarry Park Motorcycle crash near Avon Monday, Aug. 22, at about 8:14 a.m. the Stearns County Sheriff's Office received a report of a single motorcycle crash with injuries near the intersection of 1st Street SE and Norway Rd., just east of the city of Avon. Stearns County Sheriff's Office, Avon Fire and Rescue and Gold Cross responded to the scene. The victim, identified as Diane Bauer, age 57, of St ]oseph, was Eastbound on 1st St. SE, attempt- ing to negotiate a left-hand curve as she approached the stop sign of Norway Rd. Bauer was driv- ing a 2006 Suzuki Motorcycle and it left the roadway entering into the right ditch and crashed. Bauer was treated for injuries by Avon Rescue and taken to the St. Cloud Hospital by Gold Cross Ambulance.