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Thursday, September 26, 2013 Community Tri-Coun News * www. tricountynews, mn  i::  __-..___- :_ .......................... Thanks for the 50/50 raffle qfT/0000 Ev handouts about I would like to extend my most heartfelt thanks to all of you who took part in the 50/50 raffle held for me. Thank you to my siblings for organizing it. Thank you to the Lions for all of your help and allow- ing us to use your license. Nora and Glen at Bud's, thank you for allowing us to hold the raffle there and also for doing the meat raf- fle and cash raffles, and for every- thing else you did. Thank you to the area businesses for allowing the tickets to be sold at their estab- lishments: Bud's, Stein's, Sherry's, Candy's, and the Farmers State Bank of Watkins. Thank you to everyone who sold and purchased tickets. To all of the people who came to Bud's the day of the raffle; it was great to see all of you. A special gratitude to the Prayer Warriors out there. If it wasn't for you, this may have been a different type of benefit. I am so grateful to all of you who have sup- ported and continue to support me on this jorney, and I am truly blessed to live in this community and have so many people who care about me. A special thank you to my siblings and family for all they have done and continue to do. I love you all. Debbie Landwehr MNSURE Eden Valley Area Library has informational handouts about the new MNSURE health care. An informational video is also avail- able to watch via computer. Eden Valley Area Library has three com- puters available for patrons use if you don't have one available to you. To access the information, go to: mnsure.org, there is a two- minute video to watch. The fol- lowing link will also help answer questions: www.mnsure.com/hix/ how-work/main-faqs.jsp. Librarians will not give advice - but can help patrons access the information on the computers. New Eden Valley Area Library hours are: Tuesdays and Thurs- days 3 p.m.-6 p.m., Wednesdays noon-3 p.m., Fridays 5:30-8 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m.-noon. Mental Illness Awareness Week is Oct. 6-12 National Mental Illness Aware- ness Week is Oct. 6-12. This week is marked by community edu- cation efforts in all 50 states to raise awareness that mental ill- nesses are treatable medical con- ditions, and that there is help and hope for children and adults with mental illnesses and their fami- lies. To learn more about schizo- phrenia, bipolar disorder, depres- sion and anxiety disorders, or to find support groups, family educa- tional classes and other resources, contact the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Min- nesota at (651) 645-2948 or (888) NAMI-Helps. Klover Klomp.5K Run/Walk Oct. 12 The First Annual Klover Klomp 5K Run/Walk and 1K Fun Run for the kids will be Saturday, Oct. 12, sponsored by the Kimball Kruisers 4-H Club. The Schedule of events include 8 a.m. registration; 9 a.m. 5K race begins; 10 a.m. 1K race begins; 11 a.m. awards ceremony. Awards will be given to the top male and female in each age division. Par- ticipants will receive a free T-shirt. Late registrants are not guaran- teed a T-shirt or a kids' medal. Fee before Sept. 30: 5K - $20; 1K-S10 Fee after Sept. 30: 5K- $25; 1K-$15 Age divisions: • 12 and younger (1K) • 13-19 • 20-29 • 30-39 • 40-49 • 50 and older For more information, please call Sue Erickson at (320) 398-2579. Mosaic craft Kimball lions Shelter, Hwy 15 South Physically Disabled Veterans Deer Hunt Oct. 1-2 The 23rd annual Physically Disabled Veterans Deer Hunt is planned for Oct. 1-2, at Camp Rip- ley near Little Falls. This year, 60 veterans with dis- abilities, ages 22-90, from around the state will participate, 16 Of these veterans will be hunting from wheelchairs. Participating veterans have served in World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Event sponsors include the St. Cloud VA Health Care System, Minnesota Army National Guard - Camp Ripley, and the Minnesota Are You Missing Calls Because Your Cell Phone Number Isn't Published? Department of Natural Resources. Event supporters include the following Minnesota veterans organizations: • American Legion & Auxiliary • Disabled American Veterans & Auxiliary • Veterans of Foreign Wars & Auxiliary • Veterans 4 Veterans Foun- dation • Paralyzed Veterans of America Additional support is from Rice Sportsman's Club, Minnesota Patriot Guard-Riders, Minnesota BPOE (ELKS), and Mid-West Out- door Unlimited. Youth 15 and younger no longer need free small game license With many small game seasons open and pheasant season soon to open, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is reminding hunters that youth age 15 or younger no longer need a free license to hunt small game. In recent years, youth age 15 and under were able to hunt for free but were required to have a complimentary license in their possession. "This hunting season it's very simple for kids 15 and younger," said Jay Johnson, DNR hunting recruitment and retention super- visor. "They can hunt grouse, squirrels, ducks, pheasant and rabbits without any license or stamps." Johnson said youth hunt- ers still need to comply with fire- arms safety certification and other requirements. Free and reduced price licenses are one of the tools the DNR is using to encourage youth to experience and continue hunting, he said. Youth 13 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Grouse season opened Sat- urday, Sept. 14. Waterfowl sea- son .opened Saturday, Sept. 21. Pheasant season opens Saturday, Oct. 12. Page 3 iHiiignnlrrng program at Kimball Library The Kimball Public Library invites adults, teens and children ages 10 and older to create a com- munity mosaic 3:30 to 5 p.m. Mon- day, Sept. 30. Professional mosaic artist Lisa Arnold will demon- strate how to make beautiful mosaics using stained glass, peb- bles and ceramic tile. Each student will create a small mosaic to take home and will also collaborate on a community mosaic to be dis- played at the library. All materials will be provided. The attendance limit is 20 and preregistration is required. This program is funded in part with money from Minne- sota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. For more information, call the Kimball Public Library at (320) 398-3915. Great River Regional Library (GRRL) provides library services at 32 public libraries in Benton, Morrison, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd and Wright Counties. It pro- vides Central Minnesota residents with nearly 1 million books, CDs and DVDs, 250 public computers, programming and information services. Kimball Library open hours Monday 10-1 and 2-7, Wednes- day 10-1 and 3-6, Friday 3-6, Saturday 9-12 St. Cloud support group for families The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota spon- sors free support groups for fami- lies who have a relative with a men- tal illness. Led by trained facilita- tors who also have a family mem- ber with mental illness, the support groups help families develop bet- ter coping skills and find strength through sharing their experiences. A family support group meets in St. Cloud at 7 p.m., on the sec- ond and fourth Tuesdays of each month, at Calvary Community Church, 1200 Roosevelt Road. For information, call Mike at (320) 259-7101, or (320) 492-2024. Kingston Lions Blood Drive Oct. 15 The Kingston Lions are plan- ning a Blood Drive to be 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Kingston Com- munity Center. The location is 30840 722nd Avenue in Kingston. For appointments or informa- tion, please call Sandy Smith at (320) 398-8025. Please bring photo ID or donor card. Daycare will be provided. Farm LIONS (Art You can ear) Friday, October 4 Adults: $8 o0 Children 12 & under: $4 o0 Serving 4 - 8 p.m. 3 & under: FREE Advertise your cell phone number in the Heart of the Lakes Telephone Directory. Make sure your customers can find you. Call Nova Directories today! This directory includes listings for and is distributed to all businesses and residents in Annandale, Clearwater, Kimball, Maple Lake and South Haven. Call Nova Directories to be listed in the popular Heart of the Lakes Directory. Toll Free: 1-888-891-6925. "Look Who's ============================ Tuesday, October 8, 9 am -.1 pm  ......... St. Phllips Church, Litchfield :: Featuring: Tickets. $7 Ventriloquist Kevin Doely Available at: Every Ole • Cedar Crest, Cosmos Music by Philip Geoffrion 9-9:30: Coffee / Venders 14/elCOIfle I. • St Anthony Manor, Watkins 9:30-9:45: Welcome • Grove City Area CARE 9:45-10:30: Philip Geoffrion • Latte Da, Dassel  • Emmaus Gift Shop, Litchfield 10:30-11:00: Venders ,.. : Community Ed, Litchfield 11:00-12:00: Kevin Doely For more  MCOA office, Litchfietd 12:00-12:45: Lunch information call ADVANCE TICKET SALES ONLY 12:45-1:00: Door prizes 1-800-G69-6714  i , w a v..t f,o t, Mk, Coo,v. E.t,. Trust