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Thursday, November 5, 2009 Tri-County News Kimball, MN Genealogy Super Saturday many and Poland. Since the Fam- ily History Library catalogs record A genealogy workshop will bePassenger lists, police records under the name of the locality, and from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, and unreadable localities mostvillagesweretoosmalltohave at the Stearns History Museum Observe the process of usinga church or vital records office, and Research Centerlocated at 235 multiple sources, including pas- you will need to use gazetteers to South 33rd Avenue in St. Cloud. senger lists~ to trace the Maleska determine where the records were This is especially for Minneso- family of Stearns County and find- originally kept. Maps, alone, are tans of German or Polish Descent! ing their village in Prussia, despite not enough to locate places of yes- Plan to attend two presenta-the illegible locality spellings, teryear. Learn what gazetteers are tions given by Stephen S Barthel, Learn what 'police records' are and how to use them to locate par- a nationally-known accredited and how they can help you find a ish registers for anyvillage or farm genealogist and former reference place of origin, that has a name. consultant of the Family History The gazetteer The cost is $5 for members, and Library in Salt Lake City. Find parish localities in Ger- $10 for nonmembers. St. Cloud Municipal Band November concert The St. Cloud Municipal Band's selections from Aladdin, Clas- and is free for all to attend. After Nov. 9 concert at the Paramount sic Walt Disney movies, and some the concert, the Municipal Band Theatre in St. Cloud will have an marches, too. will be selling their compact disc, animated feel to it, as they fea- Hauck said the concert will "Encore." The disc is the first set ture music from classic movies be both fun and challenging for of recorded music by the band to and television shows. The perfor- the group, "The cartoon music is be made available to the public. mance will have familiar Disney fun to play, but in order to have a Encore sells for $10 with all pro- songs, and popular Hanna Bar-rewarding concert for both band ceeds benefiting the Municipal bera numbers as well. members and the audience, we Band. Municipal Band Director Mel need to perform selections with The St. Cloud Municipal Band Hauck says the concert will have some meat to them." Some of the is a fellowship of musiciansshar- some fun pieces, but there will be more challenging pieces include ing our tradition of performing more to it than that, "We will fea- Toccata Marziale, Elsa's Proces- great music. For more information ture some great family-oriented sion to the Cathedral, and A Festi- on the St. Cloud Municipal Band, songs, but we will have traditional val Prelude.~ visit , music as well. We want to present The concert is 7:30 p.m. Mort- or e-mail . all ages." The band will perform Theatre in downtown St. Cloud, times. Sgt. Kathy Pederson *Observe posted speed limits and traffic signs. Minnesota StatePatrol From 2006-2008, there were : Ar~ ~here r~l~ f(]~r f~l]~ll~e~P 434 crashes that involved a farm vehicle, resulting in nine fatalities Dear Trooper Kathy: Are there their crops to markets, grain eleva- and 26 serious injuries, accord- ANY rules for farmers? They take up tors and processing plants, ing to Minnesota Department of the whole roadway and I have yet to Motorists need to be prepared Public Safety. In 2008 alone, farm- see them with lights on. I just about for slow-moving farm vehicles, related vehicles were involved in ran into one last night. He didn't Watch for tractors pulling wagons 127 crashes. Of those crashes, two have any reflectors or lights on and at slow speeds, as well as combines resulted in fatalities, 43 in injuries it was right after sunset! and other wide equipment that and 82 in property damage. Trooper Kathy Says: PATIENCE, may go over the center line.Ifyouhaveanyquestionsregard- PATIENCE, and PATIENCE! Try to Farm vehicles such as corn- ingtraffic safety and/ortraffic laws, remember they are onlyin the fields bines and other wide equipment please e-mailherat . Sgt. Pederson will of time. I have some tips for you as are generally very large, so motor- not offer advice on specific situa- well as for the farmers, ists need to give them extra space fions or real events, which involve Truck traffic increases signifi- and use caution when attempting law enforcement. cantly during the harvest season, to pass. both in terms of volume and the * Motorists should also watch Back talks number of hours each day trucks for fallen debris from farm-related Whitney WithOut Walls and other farm-related vehicles are vehicles and remember that it is (WWOW) presents two programs on the road. safer to brake or drive through the by Physical Therapist John Sipe The leading contributing crash debris rather than veer into oncom- from St. Cloud Hospital Rehabilita- factors in farm vehicle crashes are ingtraffic or offthe road. tion Center: "Oh, My Aching Back" inattention, speeding and unsafe Drivers are urged to: at 10:05 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, at passing. Drivers are urged to stay Watch for debris dropped by Salem Lutheran Church, 90 Pdver- alert, give farm equipment opera- trucks hauling sugar beets and side Drive SE, and "Loss of Balance tots extra room during harvest, other crops, and Falls" at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. Use extra caution on state high- Use safety belts. 12, at Benet Place South, 1975 15th ways now that farmers are shipping Drive with headlights on at all Ave. SE. PAHCS Ntedicare insurance plan "Oh, MyAching Back" discusses common causes of back problems change takes effect Jan. 1 and what can be done on a day Paynesville Area Health Care System (PAHCS) has announced that as of Jan. 1, 2010, they will no longer accept UniCare, a Medicare Advantage plan, as a health insur- ance payer. Patients that wish to continue receiving non-emer- gency services at PAHCS, and have it paid by their health insurance, will need to choose a different Medicare Advantage plan. The opportunity to change to a different health plan through open enrollment is available from Nov. 15 through Dec. 31, 2009. There are several resources that are willing to help those who need assistance in choosing a new cov- erage plan to fit their health-care requirements, including: your per- sonal insurance agent, the Senior Advocate Office (Senior Linkage Line) at (800) 333-2433 or online , the Web site for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Notification letters to current UniCare patients of Paynesville to day basis about them. "Loss of AreaHealthCareSystemhavebeen Balance and Falls" focuses on the mailed with additional informa- causes of falls and falls prevention. tion regarding this change. If you For more information about have additional questions, please WWOWevents, contact Dave Simo- contact PAHCS Patient Financial ndet at (320) 309-3747 or e-mail at Services at (320) 243-3767. . Page 3 Thursday, Nov. 5, 7 pm your blaze orange attire & join us! Sunday, Nov. 15 Serving 9 am-1 pm Adults: $7 Children (6.12): $4 Children 5 & under: FREE St. Ignatius Church 35 Birch St. E. Annandale I medidne and m ical supplies for | a traveling c!inicto e vUlageof / Apawas; Nicaragua Four ! t members of the group going to li Nicaragua in Janua i 2010 are | I rom the Annandale area, including | 1 q