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PAGE 20 November 3, 2016 The Aurora Borealis taken along the Lake Superior shore just north of Two Harbors early Sunday morning, Oct. 30. The Northern Lights can be most visible in September-October and March each year. There are a number of factors that must all come together to create the Northern Lights, and there's no way to predict beyond about 45 minutes that they're coming or will be visible. Note that you'll need different settings on your camera in order to catch the Lights. You won't capture the brilliant colors with your cell phone or point- and-shoot camera; you might not catch anything. (We can help direct you to resources if you're interested in learning how.) Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua and Anton Matua. Receive and pay your bills securely online, all in one place We will Make payments anywhere, anytime, direetly from your net be eemt ebbing account "F la Nov, - fl .Tmek payment history and aeeeunt balaneea at a glance in honor of , on staml and eheeks every month trams Day . Guard a inst identity theft by receiving and paying bills M "r online instead of by unsecured mail ..... I' ..... KIMBALL 398-3500 ST. AUGUSTA 251-6100 ATWATER 974-8861 KANDIYOHI 382-6100 www.harvestbankmn, com Mark Meteorologist Mild weather to stay with us Weather Column: It was a cloudy start to the week on Monday for Halloween. A warm front brought the cloud cover and some sprinkles early on the day, along with the very mild tempera- tures for the trick-or-treaters. Temperatures climbed into the 50s and even the 60s across southern Minnesota by Monday afternoon and early evening for the ghouls and goblins. We did manage to see a gradual clearing sky, however, as the day rolled on across Greater Minnesota. High pressure moved in Monday night into Tuesday that brought some nicer weather across the region. Temperatures remained above average on Tuesday with highs generally in the low to mid 50s. Look for clouds to increase a bit once again by Wednesday as another frontal boundary sys- tem moves in across the Upper Midwest. We aren't expecting much in the way of moisture with this system. We should see the mild weather stay with us into the weekend. Look for lots of 50s and even the 60s all the way into the weekend. Another system could bring some moisture late in the weekend and into early next week. Enjoy the mild temperatures! Weather history: On this date in 1842, records show that a "mild spell occurs at Ft. Snelling, where the temperature rises to 60 degrees F!" Weather fact: Mild: When it comes to weather, we simply mean the temperatures are more pleasant than expected. If the temperature in December usu- ally averages 12 degrees, and this December it averaged 18 degrees, then it was "milder" than normal. MN AT A GLANCE: Moorhead Low 40 High 56 Duluth Low 40 High 55 Central Minn. Low41 High 57 Minneapolis Low 46 High 63 Rochester Low 46 High 65 Marshall Low 43 High 61 Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High 57 Low 41 Winds: W 5-10 mph Prec. None Monday's sunrise: 8:04 a.m. Monday's sunset: 6:05 p.m. Normal High: 44 Normal Low: 28 High pressure will keep our weather quiet and pleasant into the start of the weekend. We should see temperatures any- where from 10 to 20 degrees above average through the period. A weak disturbance will arrive by late Sunday that could bring some rain chances back to the area by early next week. Thursday: Mostly sunny. High 59 Low 42 Winds: SW 5-10 mph Prec. None Friday: Mostly sunny and warmer. High 62 Low 42 Winds: SW 5-10 mph Prec. None Saturday: Partly cloudy. High 58 Low 40 Winds: E 5-10 mph Prec. None Sunday: Partly cloudy, 30-per- cent chance of rain. High 57 Low 44 Winds: SE 10-20 mph Prec. Trace-.20" ....... www.tricountynews.mn NOVEMBER 6 Cross country send-off The EV-W/K girls are heading to State again. The meet is Saturday, Nov. 5. There will be a team send ff Friday morning at 8:55 at EV-W Gym, and at 9:45 at KAHS Wirth Gym. (See more on page land &) 'Fall back' this Sunday Daylight Saving Time ends early Sunday morning, Nov. 6. Don't forget to move your clocks back an hour before rddfing (so you don't show up an hour early for church Sunday morning). No school Monday Both Kimball and Eden Valley- Watkins Schools are closed Monday, Nov. 7, for teachers' workshop. This is the end of first quarter (already). General Election Nov. 8 In Minnesota, you can now vote absentee (early) without a particular reason, until Nov. 7. Contact your county electioQs office to learn more. To find out how to register, where to vote, and what's on your ballot, visit the Minnesota Secretary of State's Elections & Voting page at sos.statsmn.us. if you can't do this yourself, ask a friend or family member; if you still can't get the information you need, you're welcome .to contact our office and we can help you. Stearns Co. (320) 656- 3920 Meeker (320) 693-5212 Wright Co. (763) 682-7579 Minn. (877-600-VOTE (8683) See pages 13-15 for more election information. You can find your sample ballot at mn.us, print it out, mark it, and bring it with you to vote. Most of all, please remember to VOTE Nov. & Veterans Day programs Nov. 11, 8:30 a.m., at KAHS Wirth Gym. Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m., at EV-W Auxiliary Gym Christmas wreaths The Kimball Lions soon will be taking orders for Christmas wreaths to be placed on your loved one's Lions members wi, hang the by Thanksgiving and remove them by the end of January for only the cost of the wrealh. The cost is $13 for a 25-inch wreath, and $20 for a 36- inch wreath. Call Dean IVlozena at (320) 398-8223, Dan Konz at 398- 5011, Ben Lutgen at 398-6444, or Mary Knaus at 492-1527. Upcoming benefits Nov. 10, Shine a Ught on Lung Cancer (cou Spnng) Nov. 12,"Daer Widows' Weekend" at Holy Cross School Nov. l& Emmaus Shop Holiday Open House (L chrL d) - Nov. 20, St.Wendelin's breakfast(Luxemburg) Dec.3, St.John's Chr tmas Bazaar (Kimba,) " Dec. 3, SL John's Lutheran Ho, day Fair (Annandale) Dec 11, CPRail Holiday Train is scheduled to come through our area, stops in Annandale and Eden Valley. : I IIIII III IIIIIIIIII II III II III I