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..... ........ ..................... iiiill .............. i'i:i:i i i 'L' iiill Ulll What's ha enin Nov. 9: Local author to speak at Kimball Ubrary Teacher and author Gwen (Rosha) Anderson was hit by two blows simultaneously at the age of 28. The Kimball Area High School alumna (Class of 1998) was diag- nosed with breast cancer and also went through a divorce. She has written about those experi- ences in a book entitled My Three Lumps. From 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, she will speak about those experiences and her book at the Kimball Public Library. Her pre- sentation is intended for adults and teens. It is funded in part with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Contact: (320) 398-3915. Nov. 10: 'Night of Broken Glass' at SCSU SCSU presents "Night of Broken Glass" commemorating Kristall- nacht in music and images at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, in the James W. Miller Center's second floor reading court. The perfor- mance falls on the 75th anniver- sary of Kristallnacht, a series of coordinated attacks against Jews throughout Nazi Germany in 1938. SCSU Concert Choir and Canta- bile Choir perform final move- ment from Stephen Paulus' Holo- caust Oratorio "To Be Certain of the Dawn." Free and open to the public. Nov. 10: Collector to speak about exhibit Kurt Meyer, St. Ansgar, Iowa, a collector of art with themes of the Midwest, will speak about some of his collection on loan to the Dassel Area Historical Society on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 2:00 p.m. The subject for the artwork is corn, and it is exhibited on level four of the museum. "Meyer is engaging, enthusiastic and enlightening," states Carolyn Holje, museum director. He is a consultant to non-profits. There is no admission charge. Nov. 13: Fishing pro to give seminar Join us for an ice fishing semi- nar with fishing pro and hall-of- famer, Dave Genz from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at CentraCare Health Plaza, St. Cloud. Doors open at 6 p.m. Dave will have an open discus- sion about ice fishing from begin- ning to end, including pointers on best time to fish, best bait and best local lakes, as well as tips on equipment from ice houses and augers to rods. The evening includes a silent auction and door prizes. Cost is $5. Advance tickets are available at St. Cloud Hospi- tal, Respiratory Care from 8 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, or the evening of the event at the door. Proceeds benefit the Breath Savers Support Group. For more information, call (320) 251-2700, ext. 54345. Nov. 17: Art and author event at EV Area Library The Eden Valley Area Friends of the Library are pleased to pres- ent their first Art Show at 12 noon Sunday, Nov. 17, in the Event Center. Art demonstrations and showings will run noon until 2 p.m., resuming after author, Dean Urdahl presents his lat- est book Conspiracy- the story of events leading up to the assassi- nation of President Lincoln.(SEE full story on page 7.) Nov. 19: Seminar on identity theft The Volunteer Attorney Pro- This seminar is being offered gram of Central Minnesota Legal at no charge to interested persons. Services (CMLS) in St. Cloud has Space is limited, and reservations scheduled a seminar on iden- are first-come, first-served. For tity theft for 10-11:30 a.m. Tues- more information and/or to make day, Nov. 19, at the Great River reservations, please call Kathy Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Get- Wingen, Program Coordinator, st main St. in St. Cloud. (320) 253-0138. Nov. 22: Where Were You? 50th Anniversary of John F. Kennedy Assassination Nov. 22, marks the 50th Anni- versary of President ]ohn F. Ken- nedy's assassination. The Stearns History Museum is commem- orating JFK by holding a round table event on Friday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m. where memories of that day will be shared. We encourage you to write down your memo- ries, or those of your family mem- bers, of that fateful day and sub- mit your personal narrative to the Stearns History Museum. Staff will post every submission on our website and 10 narratives will be chosen for the round table event. The deadline to submit your story is Nov. 11. If you do not want ta be considered as a finalist at the round table event, please indicate that on your entry. Send entries to the Stearns History Museun, 235 33rd Ave. S., St. Cloud MN 56301, or e-mail: dpack@ This event is free to members, non-members $5. Refreshments will be served. Dec. 6: Holiday Fundraiser Party The Camps of Courage and Friendship Auxiliary invite you to attend their Annual Holiday Fun- draising Party at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the Camp Friendship Dining Hall, 10509-108th St. NW, Annandale. The evening features hers d'oevures and a dessert buf- fet, wine and beer sampling by Coborns, 50-50 drawing event (last year $1,000 was given back in prizes), more than 100 silert auction baskets and door prizes. All proceeds benefit programs for children and adults with disabili- ties. Advance tickets are $20 and are recommended as tickets may be limited at the door. Call (32C) 274-2085 for tickets and informa- tion. Please join us. Community Help plan festivities for Christmas Train A meeting is planned for 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Kimball City Hall. This gathering is for anyone who would like to put together ideas for the festivi- ties in Kimball for the 14th annual CP Rail Holiday Train. Everyone is invited to this meeting. We want your ideas. The train will stop in I(imball at about 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, (time is approximate). There will be entertainment aboard the Holiday Train, spe- cial music and entertainers. The train is about 1,000 feet long with 14 brightly decorated rail cars and a boxcar that also serves as a trav- eling stage. Museum for the Fallen Breakfast Club, 9 a.m. Nov. 13 Laura Becker-Pallister's son Shawn joined the Marines and during his first deployment to Afghanistan she began to under- stand the full scope of being a military parent. After his deploy- ment, Shawn returned to his base in North Carolina, but 17 Marine families were not so lucky. When St. Cloud lost one son, a young man who had attended Shawn's high school, it was then that Lau- ra's idea began to take shape. A "Museum for the Fallen" is Laura's dream to honor those who died in service to our country and to ensure theywould never be forgot- ten. The museum would provide communities with a living history of heroes, and in addition to learn- ing the names of those who gave their lives; visitors would get to know them through visuals, sto- ries, and memorabilia. Cold water is a As Minnesotans enjoy their last bit of time on water before the ice, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is warn- ing boaterst paddlers and water- fowl hunters not to let their guard down. Right now, water tempera- tures on Lake Minnetonka and the St. Croix River are hovering around 40 degrees. "Forty degrees is cold," said Kara Owens, DNR boat and water safety specialist. "Cold water can prove dangerous, or even deadly, especially if people don't consider the consequences of falling into frigid water this time of year." So far this year, 12 people have died in boating accidents in Min- nesota, compared to 14 deaths this time last year. One person has died during the late boating season (October to November), compared to four deaths this time last year. "It's more important than eer that every boater wears a life jacket every time they step on a boat," said Owens. She added, a life jacket will not only keep you afloat, but always keep you warm if you fall into cold water. The DNR recommends these safety tips for late'season boaters: Wear a U.S. Coast Guard- approved life jacket; even good swimmers need to wear one. Don't go boating alone; boat- ing safety increases with numbers. PAGE 3 Thursday, November 7, 2013 C00rds of Thanks The annual Halloween Party held Oct. 26, at the Kimball Legion Post 261 was a great success. We would like to thank all the parents who brought their kids out to have fun. The count was 52 this year. Also,. thank you Tim Diffley for the music. Our door prize winners were Lilly Merrill of Clearwater, and Tanner Isensee of Kimball. Thank you again and hope to see you all again next year. Kimball ]r. Auxiliary, Unit 261 www.tricou ntyn ews. rn n Come to the Stearns History Museum for Breakfast Club, 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, to hear pre- senter Laura Becker-Pallister's dream to create a Museum for the Fallen to memorialize the service and sacrifice of Minnesota's mili- tary. This event is free to members, non-members $5. About the presenter: Laura Becker-Pallister was born and raised in Minnesota, settling in St. Cloud in 1979. She is the daugh- ter of a Marine, who was such a positive influence on her son Shawn that he also became a Marine in 2008. She is now attend- ing St. Cloud Technical Commu- nity College for a bachelor's degree in Mass Communications, where she is an active volunteer with Wreaths for the Fallen and Central MN Warrior to Citizen. I would like to thank all the peo- ple who included me on the prayer line during my hip surgery, and all those who sent cards of support. Thanks much to Dr. Mulder and his St. Cloud staff and the therapy folks at Meeker Memorial Hospi- tal in Litchfield for the great care while in rehab. And I especially want to thank my daughter for taking care of me the past few weeks. All is good, so thank you all. Addle DeMorett Kimball Legion Auxiliary meets Nov. 13 The regular meeting of the Frederick A. Metcalf Unit 261 will be held at 7 p-m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Kimball Legion Post 261. Public Relations Officer, Cindy May danger to late-season boaters Keep an eye on the weather If boat becomes swamped or and go to shore if the wind picks capsizes, try to re-board and stay up. with the craft if possible and await rescue. '1! lilIP-,kvl d "lv/di'! ffdHI |ll[_,,. HfiR,li] 1| / More/terns added ......... Oy_.:_.:.edavtOtho, ar.c, "Everything"SAn eclectic mix of old' a new & in-between. tearance snem ! ,Unique "funky junk" each sale! 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