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........ .......... www.tricountynews.mn ZUMC celebrates 125 years Kimball Class of 1966 met Sept. 17 PAGE 7 September 22, 2016 The Kimball High School Class of 1966 met Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Kimball Legion Club for dinner and a social time. They are pictured from left to right, in front, Karen (Bremer) Marschel, Elizabeth (Young) Bryant, Luella (Rothstein) Louis, Darlene (Smith) Lampi, Eileen (Wagner) Kunkel, and Connie (Jude) Rathje. In middle row are Tony Wieneke, Mary Jo (Robinson) Jamison, Kathy (Isaacson) Rapley, Jackie (Stein) Zahler, Cheryl (Lowe) Rightsell, Allen Stelton, Gary Linn, Wayne Koenig, Audrey (Rosenow) PurcelI,Leroy Rose, Diane (Kunkel) Rosenow, Willy Looman, and Jerry Brutger. In back are Matt Krippner, Gale Pope, Faith (Hokkala) Kingman, Ken Knaus, Gordie Pusc, Ron Grossinger, Mike Gannon, Neal Pramann, and Jerome Kuechle. Staff photo by Mary Knaus. Kimball Class of 1956 met Sept. 16 Zion United Methodist Church in South Haven celebrated its 125th anniversary Sunday, Sept. 18, at the church. Several former pastors came to participate; those who couldn't come, sent letters. An afternoon program included comments from former pastors and from church members. All the pastors commented that Zion had been a strong influence in forming their careers; many of the pastors sent to Zion were fresh out of seminary, or nearly so. The church began in 1891 as Zion Evangelical Church. Gethsemane Evangelical closed in 1920 and merged with Zion. In 1953 the greater church merged to become Evangelical United Brethren; this merged with Methodist in 1968. The current church building is the third one for Zion; it was built in 1963. Zion UMC became part of a Tri-Community Parish with Annandale and Kimball in 1966; in 1974 it became a Bi-Parish with Kimball. In 2012, Zion became allied again with Annandale as the joint agreement with Kimball ended. Over the years, 45 pastors have served Zion, with heavy participation by lay members of the church. Above, Pastor Ruth Hograbe leads the program. Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua. The KHS Class of 1956 met Friday, Sept. 16, at Triple R Grill & Bar. They are pictured from left to right, in front, Alice (Pelzer) Ross, Donna (Waiters) Bauer, Darlene (Dammann) Obert, Mary (Vincent) Fischer, Gene Meyer, Rod Robinson, and Roland Donnay. In middle row are Shirley (Triebel) Fischer, Jean (Schmidt) Weber, Edith (Konz) Palmer, Joanne (Eckman) Olson, Ardis (Salmela) Hammer, Joyce (Hess) Burgstaler, Ron Oster, and Harley Hendrickson. In back are John Delander, Joann (Jacobson) Nesser, Arian Schlagel, Sherill Fischer, Earl Rokala, and Harland Johnson. Staff photos by Jean Doran Matua. Chain of Lakes soccer news The Chain of Lakes High School soccer team traveled to Prinsburg Monday, Sept. 12, to battle Central Minnesota Christian School. This was the Roosters' first opportunity this season to face a High School varsity team. At CMCS, soccer is the sport in the fall, as they do not field a football team. In addition, they have several top athletes as demonstrated by their third-place finish in the Boys High School Basketball State tournament last March. The Roosters got off to a good start, maintaining ball con- trol and playing tough defense. Unfortunately, about half way through the first hall CMCS got off an awkward shot from the side that somehow crept into the cor- ner of the net for a 1-0 lead. And as so often happens in soccer, that one goal was followed quickly by two more goals, all three in less than five minutes. But the team regained their poise and contin- ued to play hard. Until half way through the second half when another shot from the side got caught up in the wind and floated over goalkeeper Hunter Jaynes (Paynesville) head. This seemed to take the 'wind out of the sails' of the Roosters and two more goals resulted in a 6-0 loss. Thursday, Sept. 15, the Roosters traveled to Cambridge to take on Cambridge Christian School. Unlike And those were the only goals kept the game close. On the other with their 3-4 graders, traveled the CMCS game, this one was much to be scored from the field that day. hand, the Roosters had many good to Willmar for a game against more even. Because of the long Unfortunately there is another chances to score but just couldn't Community Christian. In a fun travel, the Roosters did not get any way to score a goal, a penalty shot. get the ball across the goal line. game to watch, both teams played warm-up time in, and as the whis- Half way through the second half, This coming week the team back and forth, but neither team tle blew to start the game, they did COL was called for a hand ball in faces Community Christian ofcould get the ball in the net. Noah not have all their players in place. As the penalty area which resulted Willmar on Monday, Sept. 19,Voss and Avery Karol (both ot a result, the Warriors scored a goal in a score giving Cambridge a 2-1 and Faith Christian of Milaca on Paynesville) shared the shutout in one minute into the game. Which win. Deserving special recogni- Tuesday, Sept. 20, both games at goal. The team next plays Central is how the game continued until tion for the Roosters was Keali'i home at 4:30. Minnesota Christian in Prinsburg later in the first half, George Matua Kapoi (Kimball) who stood inMiddle School Soccer Thursday, Sept. 22. (Kimball) scored for the Roosters to as goalkeeper in the absence of On Saturday, Sept. 17, the even the score before half. Jaynes. Had many great stops and Middle School Roosters, along Chain of Lakes Soccer Club played their second game of the season Saturday morning, Sept. 10, in Paynesville, against Minneapolis Homeschoolers. Both teams wore "11for Jacob" stickers on their uniforms Saturday, in honor of Jacob Wetterling. The Roosters hosted the game, but lost 4-0. (Last year they lost 8-0, so that's dramatic improvement.) The Roosters are in yellow, while Minneapolis is in blue. Staff photo byAnton Matua.