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PAGE 20 September 22, 2016 www.tricountynews.mn One-year subscription to the Tri-County News, delivered each week to your home, is still just $36 (or $46 if you live out-of-state). These rates have remained the same since 2010. We offer a $10 senior discount, tool Call us today! (320) 398-5000 or 453-6397. (Meanwhile, our website is ALWAYS FREE!) Mark Meteorologist Come, Above average temps Sunday Weather Column: The state of Minnesota enjoyed a nice week- end for this time of the year. Temperatures were above aver- age for much of greater Minnesota on Sunday. Most of the area expe- rienced high temperatures in the upper 70s and lower 80s. Some of the warmest air was found across southern Minnesota and parts of eastern Minnesota on Sunday. Glencoe, Faribault, and Mankato all hit 84 degrees E Some light rain showers moved across Minnesota late Sunday night into mainly early Monday. Rainfall amounts were generally light. High pressure pushed back into the area by Monday afternoon and Tuesday. Temperatures climbed into the 70s and lower 80s with lots of sunshine by the afternoon. A change will come our way again by Wednesday, We have no quotas to meet. We only want to meet you! BANK KIMBALL ST. AUGUSTA 398-3500 251-6100 www.harvest UllllUlUlllllllllll II ATWATER 974-8861 bankmn.co KANDIYOHI 382-6100 m IIIIIIIII however, as our next weather dis- turbance arrives. Temperatures will cool off and a much more active weather pattern will be with us for much of the period. Don't forget that fall officially arrives this Thursday at 9:21 a.m. Get set for those cooler tempera- tures and the fall colors to arrive across the state of Minnesota! Enjoy your week! Weather history: On this date in 2005 records show that "an unusually intense late sea- son severe weather event affects parts of central Minnesota and west central Wisconsin during the late afternoon and evening hours." There were reports of "baseball-sized hail, damaging thunderstorm winds, and torna- does result from several supercell thunderstorms." The NWS said that the "most widespread dam- age occurred across the northern and eastern portions of the Twin Cities." Three tornadoes moved across "parts of Anoka and north- ern Hennepin counties, including an F2 tornado!" Weather fact: A rainbow is in fact a full circle of light. However, due to most people "viewing a rainbow on the ground we only see a semi-circle or arc of the rainbow." MN AT A GLANCE: Moorhead Low 56 High 65 Duluth Low 54 High 67 Central Minn. Low 57 High 65 Minneapolis Low 61 High 69 Rochester Low 59 High 68 Marshall Low 59 High 69 Wednesday: Variable cloudi- ness, 60-percent chance of scat- tered showers/T-storms. High 65 Low 53 Winds: ENE 10-20 mph Prec..10"-.30" Monday's sunrise: 7:07 a.m. Monday's sunset: 7:27 p.m. Normal High: 64 Normal Low: 44 Showers and thunderstorms will arrive for Wednesday as our next system arrives. High pres- sure will push in to the region for Thursday before a much more active weather pattern settles in for Friday and into the weekend. Temperatures will be near average for much of the period. Thursday: Partly cloudy. High 66 Low 55 Winds: NE 10-15 mph Prec. None Friday: Increasing cloudiness, 60-percent chance of showers/T- storms. High 63 Low 55 Winds: E 10-20 mph Prec..20"-.50" Saturday: Mostly cloudy to cloudy, 40-percent chance of lin- gering rain/T-storms. High 66 Low 55 Winds: ESE 10-20 mph Prec. .10"-.50" Sunday: Mostly cloudy to cloudy, 70-percent chance of showers/T-storms. High 62 Low 51 Winds: $10-15 mph Prec..20"-.70" Scout meetings tonight Scooung (rod scout and Boy Scout) dgn-up meeUngs am b ng held tonight, from 6-7 p.m.'l'hursday, Sept. 22, at both Kimball and Eden Vailey-Watkins Elementary schools. TOPS open house tonight All are invited to an open house atSt. Anne's Church in Kimball to an open house recognizing two TOPS members who have reached their weight-loss goals. There will be a brief ceremony and lunch. Taking Pounds Off Sensibly (TOPS) is open to anyone looking for a doable weight loss program. Lions golf tournament The Watkins Lions will host a golf tournament Saturday, Sept. 24. Registration starts at 11 a.m., with shotgun start at noon at the Kimball Golf Club. A hole-in- one could win you a car from AM Maus & Son. Proceeds go to fund local Lions projects. Kimball Friends of the Library meeting Anyone interested in helping the Kimball Library continue and prosper should plan to attend this meeting: 7 pro. Monday, Sept. 26, at Kimball City Hall. Job Fair coming Tuesday From 12:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at River's Edge Convention Center, Glenn Carlson Hall) in St. Cloud. Homecoming not far off EV-W Homecoming is Oct. 2-7. Kimball Homecoming is Oct. 16-19. Watch for details here. Kingston Bloodmobile Tuesday, Oct. 11, 1-7 p.m., at Kingston Community Center. Call Sandy for more info., (320) 398- 8O25. Carnelian fishing restrictions meeting Ameeting is scheduled from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, at Kimball City Hall to discuss an indefinite limit of five sunfish possession on both Lake Camelian (Kimball) and Pleasant Lake (Rockville) in Stearns County. 'Meet the Candidate' The Kimball Area Chamber of Commerce will again host a "Meet the Candidate Night" before this year's general election. The Q&A forum will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at the KAHS cafetorium with local and state candidates. There will be time to meet your candidates and discuss issues with them as well as the more formal Q&A panels. The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 8. (Remember that election signs cannot be placed in the right- of-way of state highways.) Upcoming benefits Sept. 24, Watkins Uons 2nd annual golf tournament Sept. 25, Pork chop dinner & raffle (church of Our Lady, Manannah) Oct. 1, Pancake breakfast at Kimball UMC Oct. 1, St. Wendelin's beef supper(Luxemburg) Oct. 2, Fall dinner at AssumlYdon Church (Eden Valley) Oct. 7, Lions rL h Fry Oct. 8, Ostmark church bazaar (rural Watkins) , 9, St. John's pork chop dinner l) 16, Kingslxm turkey dinner 0ct.28, Pea Lake Fry