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PAGE 10 22,2016 www.tricountynews.mn 20]6 KI ALL HALL OF FA/' E During halftime of a Cubs south entrance to Wirth Gym at home game against KMS, fivethe high school, joining several individuals andthe 1956football others placed there in recent team were inducted into theyears. Kimball Hall of Fame. The Cubs A reception was held following were ahead 7-0 at halftime, and the game, in the cafetorium. The they were playing a good game. Cubs had lost a close game, 8-7, Inductees were announced but a little cake and coffee - plus individually and each walked a lot of old friends catching up on from the south goal to the 50-yard old times -helped to cover the line facing Kimball fans (and the taste of defeat. concession stand). Each received Congratulations to all the 2016 a certificate. Their photos will be inductees, and their families! hung in the Hall of Fame at the Individual inductees to the Jensen '63, Neal Spaulding Kimball 2016 Hall of Fame were, from left, Jason Spaulding '94, Tom Marquardt '76, George '61, and Harold "Cork" Peters '49 (deceased, represented by his widow and daughter). Members of the 1956 KHS football team were inducted into the 2016 Kimball Hall of Fame as the "Team of Distinction." Part of a 35-game undefeated streak, the '56 team also kept all their opponents that year scoreless -not a single point was scored against Kimball that year. Some team members who are no longer with us were represented by family members. Many of these men attended the Old Coots lunch earlier in the week (see photo below, with names). Staff photos by Marguerite Laabs, St. Anne's festival Sunday The Church of St. Anne in Kimball held their Fall Festival Sunday, Sept. 18, on perhaps the last beautiful weekend day before temperatures turn cold. Charlie Roth provided music outside as kids played games and jumped in the bouncey house, adults played Bingo, everyone shopped the farmer's market and silent auction or took chances on the cake walk, and enjoyed grilled burgers and a beverage. Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua. O The Kimball 1956 Championship football team met with the Old Coots Tuesday, Sept. 13, at Triple R Grill & Bar. They are, from left to right, in front, Jerry McKenzie, Tom Flam, Jerry Nelson, Ken Besonen, Norm Nelson, Jim Stelten, and Dave Feeder. In back are Cliff Hinz, Roy Loesch, Dennis Muehring, Gene Merten, Dave Kothe, and Lee Triebel. Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua. Key mental health advocate to speak in Willmar Key mental health advocate Minnesota's40thAnniversaryand is needed as NAMI continues to Sue Abderholden, executive direc- its advocacywork to improve men- work for positive change. Families, tor of NAMI Minnesota, will pres- tal health services, professionals, persons living with ent a flee, public education pro- Find out about the impact ofa mental illness and the general gram on building Minnesota'smental health advocacy past and public are invited to attend. To mental health system called present and help create a vision register (not required)or get more Forty Years of Change from 12- for the future by sharing what information, go to namihelps.org, 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28, at your community needs to bet-or call (651) 645-2948 or 1-(888) theYMCA, 1000 Lakeland Drive SE ter support the needs of children 626-4435. in Willmar. The program is part of and adults living with a mental ili- a 40-city tour celebrating NAMI ness and their families. Your voice