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Thursday, September 5, 2013 Seed Savers 101 t Perennial Plant Exchange From 10 a.m.-noon Satur- day, Sept. 7, the Eden Valley Area Library will host Seed Savers 101 & Perennial Plant Exchange at the library. Grown any giant cucumbers or zucchini lately, or have a favor- ite tomato? Learn the principles of dry and wet seed saving, seed cleaning, and storage for main- taining good germination rates. Pat & Anne Benson attended a 3-day conference at Seed Sav- ers in Decorah, Iowa, and will be here to share what they learned with you! Share the bounty of your perennial garden with your neighbors! Please pot or bag and label any plants you'd like to share and leave them outside the library on the sidewalk before 10 a.m. You are welcome to take home anything you would like to add to your garden! Hechtel- Manuel Heidgerken Kimball Legion Auxiliary meets Sept. 11 The regular meeting of Freder- ick Metcalf Unit 261, Kimball will resume meeting at 7 p.m. Wednes- day, Sept. 11. Our first meeting of the year will be held at Hendricks Sand & Gravel office in Kimball Public Relations Officer Cindy May "' rqrqqrrl[[ ..... r Mr. and Mrs. Allen Hechtel proudly announce the engage- ment of their daughter Melissa Ann Hechtel to William Gerard Heidgerken, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Heidgerken. Melissa is a 2010 graduate of Kimball Area High School, and Will is a 2010 graduate of Litchfield High School. Both are students at the St. Cloud Technical and Com- munity College. The couple will be united in marriage Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at Zion United Methodist Church in South Haven. Stella Marie Manuel was born Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, to Joe and Heidi Manuel. She was born at 12:03 a.m. and weighed 6 pounds 9 ounces. She was 19-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are John and the late Debbie Manuel, and the late Ronald and Elaine Arnold. Stella is welcomed home by dad, mum, and big sister Lainey. Kingston Legion membership dinner Kimball Class of 1956 reunion Sept. 19 The Kimball Class of 1956 reunion will be at 11 a.m. Thurs- day, Sept. 19, at the Triple R Grill and Bar. Forquestions, please call Harley Hendrickson at (320) 398-8502. Kimball Class of 1954 Reunion Sept. 26 There will be a reunion of the Kimball Class of 1954 at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Triple R Grill and Bar. For questions, please call Mona Almgren at (320) 398-6269. At the end of their white elephant sale, a hand-made quilt was auctioned off to help raise money for new uniforms for the Legion. Auxiliary president Micki Turja acted as auctioneer. Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua, The Kingston Legion and Aux- A white elephant sale was held, Kimball class of iliary held their annual mem- with Auxiliary president Micki bership dinner Tuesday, Aug. 27. Truja serving as auctioneer. The 1962 reunion Everyone was treated to a dinner goal was to raise money for new The yearly get-together of Kim- of grilled porkchops, potato salad, jackets for Legion members. ball Class of 1962 will be at 12 noon beans, and cake with ice cream. The finale was a hand-made American Legion Auxiliary 7th flag quilt, made by Truja and Friday, Sept. 6, at the Triple R in District (Minnesota) president Sandy Smith, with the proceeds Kimball. Everyone is welcome. Pat Ecker attended the dinner and also going toward Legion uni- spoke briefly about district leader- forms. ship and their goals. Legion president Keith Hanson ATTN: Kimball Three Auxiliary members were is proud of the 14 new member- honored for their 50+ years of ships this year, in addition to the Classmates '57 membership: Alice Root, Mary- 16 new memberships last year. We will celebrate our 56th Class Jane AreAs, and Pearl Haapajoki The Kingston Legion is one Reunion at Triple R Grill & Bar in (who did not attend), of only a few in the country that Kimballat 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Three World War II veterans are alcohol-free, and they have Sept. 11. Call Dave Kothe at (320) were honored: Kenneth Wills,enjoyed record-breaking member- 236-2311 or Rich Stenger at (320) Wally Compton, and Clifford shipgrowth. They meet monthly, 282-9076. Wahlberg (who did not attend), and new members are welcome Two women were given Blue at any time during the year. Their Star banners in honor of their sons next meeting is at 7:30 p.m. Tues- There are a few more in active service: Laurie Wells for day, Sept. 24, at the Kingston Com- her son Sgt. Zach Wells, and Marie munity Center/Legion Hall. reunion notices on Williamson for her son Lt. Cmdr. page 12. James Wendler. Pag 3 Lange 50th Then and now Please join us in celebrating the 50th wedding anniversary of Rob- ert and Diana Lange. The open house is 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Willow Creek Park in Kimball The park is located on the south side of Kimball on Highway 15, next to the ballpark. Please let your presence be your gift. Bridal shower Brinkman There will be an open house bridal shower for Katie Brinkman at 12 noon Saturday, Sept. 7, at Kimball City Hall. Katie is the bride-to-be of Brian Konz. The couple is registered at Target. Pantowner show to be at Hilltop Pantowner's Antique Auto Club Car Show will be held at Hill- top Health Care Center in Wat- kins, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12. The public is welcome to join us. Saturday, Sept. '/, 7-10 a.m. ALL YOU CAN EAT/. Pancakes, French toa.~t, s~an~)led t rnaus sausage, juice, milk, coffee Adults: $600 Children (ages 4-10): $200 Children 3 & under: Free! Proceeds used for vari ms mL simz & Brillg Wl n Kimball United Methodist Church & GET$1oo OFF! Highway 55 West, Kimball by the Softball Team ay, Sept. 7 12 prn check-in, 1 pm start Sign up at South Haven Municipal Liquor Store SOUTH HAVN MUNICIPAL LIQUOR STOR 411 Oak Avenue Southr South Haven ; 320-236-9591 Church of St. Anne: Join us for Breakfast scrambled eggs, Knaus" sausage &fresh frmt Adul~,-$7, Ctdd~$4 t Play Take a Chance Fritter Bread to win a ~Tab3 7" Tablet Computed. Raffle drawing at 3 tnn GRAND PPdZE: 2013 CuB CAn LTX 1052 LAwN Arnold s of Kimball, Inc. &