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PAGE 10 September 8, .A ..... lilly Stearns Museum Breakfast Drowning in marry Park Club Sept. 14 Sunday, Sept. 4, at about The missing swimmer was St. Cloud Hospital by Gold Cross The Demise of the American advocate in the industry with 6:17 p.m., the Stearns County identifiedasJuanAlbertoMorales- Ambulance where he was later Sheriff's Office was dispatched to Rosas, age 34 from Columbiapronounced dead. Family Farm and its consequences groups like the National Farmers the Quarry Park'& Nature Preserve Heights, Minn. The Stearns Assisting agencies includedJerry and Diane Blonigen, Organization and as a frequent (Quarry #11) on a missing swim- County Sheriff's Office conducted Gold CrossAmbulance, Waite Park retired farmers from St. Stephen, guest on regional radio stations. met. The caller reported that someone had disappeared under- water while swimming in the mid- dle of the quarry. a search of the quarry and located Morales-Rosas approximately two hours after he disappeared. Morales-Rosas was taken to the Police Department and the Waite present The Demise of the Park Fire Department. At this time American Family Farm at the no foul play is suspected and the Stearns History Museum's incident appears to be accidental. Breakfast Wednesday, Sept. 14. The program begins at 9 a.m. The couple has been involved with agriculture for decades and brings a personal perspective of the chal- lenges facing today's farmers. Jerry's family is rooted in Stearns County agriculture. His great-grandfather established a farm near St. Martin in the 1860s, a place where he learned the skills necessary to begin operating it strong community awareness to loCal businesses and organizations, and the importance of doing business near home; in other words: "Shop Local." You'll be surprised to learn about our local businesses and how much they contribute to our communities! i Brian Hooper runs a one-man shop offering mobile vehicle glass replacement on-site. Owner: Brian Hooper O e April 2013 Our Employees: Just myself What do we do? Mobile glass repair and replacement for automobiles, cut laminated glass for construction equipment and farm equipment. I do on-site replacement usually. During the cold winter months, I do have a shop I work out of, but primarily I work on-site. I handle the insurance aspect of the replacement. What sets us apart: I have been in this business for 15 years, going on my own more than 3 years ago. I believe what sets me apart is my personal customer service: when you call, you talk right with me. I have a great price and value, and quality products. You get same-day service. I stock 30 different windshields, and have a great warranty. Our customers: Personal vehicle owners, fleet vehicles, insurance companies, and construction companies; just about everyone. Community involvement: I am a member of the Kimball Area Chamber of Commerce, Kimball Golf Club Board, and I support our local schools, local baseball team, and local organizations and fundraisers. Contact info.: Web:; Email:; Tel. (320) 339-8744 The Blonigens will cover the rea- sons why American farm prices have been stagnant since the 1950s. They also will share the factors on why this has been detrimental to the family farm, a kingpin in the overall success of our economy. Their strat- egy is simple. The family farm is a critical element in bringing stability and growth to rural America. The Breakfast Club program is free for Stearns History Museum members, $7 for nonmembers. Refreshments are served. The Museum is located at 235-33rd on his own. Blonigen became an Ave. S. in St. Cloud. Library card sign-up iPad promo September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time when the nation's public libraries highlight the value of a library card. Great River Regional Library (GRRL) is encouraging this September's membership sign-up with prizes including three mini iPadsI GRRL provides services at 32 public libraries in Benton, Morrison, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd and Wright Counties. Area residents who get a card in September are eligible for a random prize draw- ing that includes the mini iPads. Current cardholders who sponsor a new cardholder will also be entered into the drawing. Branch libraries will also have other prizes available; A public library card is a ticket to free educational resources that support early literacy and lifelong learning for parents and children, as well as recreational resources for all. Card holders have access to a family destination that provides a spectrum of free services including computers, Internet access, down- loadable eBooks and eAudiobooks, crafting programs/activities, book clubs, storytimes, and game nights, as well as a shared collection of more than 950,000 books, DVDs, music CDs and audiobooks. Families are integral to a child's development, as shown by data collected by the Harvard Family Research Project and the Public Library Association for its report, "Public Libraries: A Vital Space for Family Engagement." The report highlights the importance of librar- ies, with their rich digital environ- ment and hands-on resources, and skilled librarians in helping par- ents to guide their children's learn- ing. Libraries are spaces, it notes, that embrace the entire family across every generation and offer construc- tive outlets for family engagement. Library registration forms can be obtained at area librar- ies. 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